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Math teacher charged in sex crimes involving three male students

Math teacher charged in sex crimes involving three male students Investigators began looking into allegations of misconduct in May after receiving a call from school administrators. Detectives with the Rocky Mount Police Department began an investigation and interviewed numerous students and faculty of the school before the arrest on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Nathan Outteridge says Iain Percy's words of wisdom sparked America's Cup comeback

The Kiwi helmsman claimed a 2-1 lead in the Challengers Series finals after Artemis lost their skipper to Bermuda's Great Sound . Artemis will face Emirates Team New Zealand in the best-of-nine finals starting Saturday for the right to meet two-time defending champion Oracle Team USA in the 35th America's Cup match starting June 17. [Full Article...]

Without 'Hamilton' buzz, Tonys to put on courageous face Sunday

The growing trend toward immersive, site-specific and otherwise alternative theater has mostly been an off-Broadway (and regional) phenomenon, with such interactive shows as "Here Lies Love" and "Sleep No More" making a splash in NY over the past few years. [Full Article...]

Polanski rape victim asks judge to close case

Polanski rape victim asks judge to close case Deputy District Attorney Michele Hanisee in court had reiterated that the state, not the victim, must ultimately decide who is prosecuted. If Gordon was skeptical of Polanski's arguments, however, he was solicitous of Geimer, who flew in to testify on Polanksi's behalf. [Full Article...]

Adam West Quotes: Famous Sayings By 1960s-Era 'Batman' Actor

Adam West Quotes: Famous Sayings By 1960s-Era 'Batman' Actor Though the character of Batman went on to be played by actors such as Michael Keaton, George Clooney and Christian Bale in big-budget movies, Newmar argued that the TV show's more simple approach to the character had made West particularly appealing to fans. [Full Article...]

TV Icon Adam West Dead at 88

TV Icon Adam West Dead at 88 Batman is a coveted role today, but West said at that time playing the character kept him from getting some good roles. Burt Ward, who co-starred as the masked vigilante's sidekick Robin in the iconic series said he was "devastated at the loss of one of (his) dearest friends". [Full Article...]

Two London Bridge terrorists named by police

Two London Bridge terrorists named by police Scotland Yard said Butt was known to police two years ago but with no intelligence suggesting an attack . Redouane claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan and also used the name Rachid Elkhdar, police said . May said that she was looking at "how to make it easier to transport foreign terror suspects and to increase controls on extremists where it is thought they present a threat, but there is not e... [Full Article...]

Shah Rukh Khan trolled for Jab Harry Met Sejal

Shah Rukh Khan trolled for Jab Harry Met Sejal He always shoots his films overseas, and loves food. People have to understand it's just the title, there's more to the film. Reportedly, Khan is set to play a tourist guide that meets a vacationing woman, played by Sharma. It was actor Ranbir Kapoor who suggested the title for the Imtiaz Ali directorial. And the character's names are Harinder "Harry" Singh and Sejal. The title of this SRK starrer... [Full Article...]

That's Amore! Jessica Chastain gets married in Italy

That's Amore! Jessica Chastain gets married in Italy The 40-year-old actress and her long-term partner, Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo , tied the knot in Treviso , Italy , last Saturday (10.06.17) in the family chapel of the groom's luxury estate, Villa Tiepolo Passi, Italian news outlets have revealed. [Full Article...]

Kathy Griffin's Final Tour Date Canceled Amid Donald Trump Drama

Kathy Griffin's Final Tour Date Canceled Amid Donald Trump Drama However, Griffin claimed that now, because of a mistake she made, Mr. Trump and his team have a sexist vendetta against her. Griffin also called the president a "fool" and said that she believes attention on her photo is a distraction from more important government issues. [Full Article...]

Rallies against Islamic law draw counter-protests across US

According to a Washington Post report, about three dozen ACT protesters, some dressed in fatigues and carrying American flags, gathered in downtown New York City. In Chicago, around 30 people demonstrated against Shariah while around twice as many people participated in a counter-protest held across the street . [Full Article...]

Cosby on trial: Gripping testimony, brisk pace mark week one

Prosecutors called 12 witnesses over five days before resting on Friday. The trial of Bill Cosby will continue Monday with Cosby's lawyers having the opportunity to provide a defense to charges that he sexually assaulted a woman in his Cheltenham home in 2004. [Full Article...]

Conservatives, DUP agree to 'confidence and supply' deal on government

Ms Davidson, who wields considerable influence after the Scottish Conservatives won 13 seats, said: "I want to ensure that we can look again at issues like Brexit which we know we are now going to have to get cross-party support for". "It's an issue very close to my heart and one that I wanted categoric assurances from the prime minister on, and I received (them)", said Davidson, who is engaged ... [Full Article...]

Ariana Grande resumes tour after Manchester attack

Pop singer Ariana Grande on Wednesday released a new single aimed at helping those hurt by last month's terror attack in Manchester, England, according to a new report. Funds raised will benefit the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund , which was set up by the city council and the British Red Cross. There is nothing I or anyone can do to take away the pain you are feeling or to make this better. [Full Article...]

Women and girls help 'Wonder Woman' break office record

It's official - " Wonder Woman " is a summer blockbuster! However, Jenkins' film only has the record for the largest United States opening: at the worldwide box-office, Fifty Shades of Grey retains the title having grossed $242 million compared to Wonder Woman's opening $223 million. [Full Article...]

'Batman' star Adam West dies at 88

He was and always will be our hero", said a statement released by his family. (AP Photo/Mark Elias, File). On Saturday, June 1. Adam West , TV's original Batman , has died . After seeing this commercial, Batman producer William Dozier chose West for the show's lead role. The show spawned a pretty good movie-for pure entertainment value, it's up there with the best of the Batman film... [Full Article...]

Local girl bows out of spelling bee

The national bee weeded out the field to the truly elite spellers during Wednesday's grueling preliminary rounds. "Just meeting everyone here from all the different states is fun and I've learned so many words that I can use everyday", she said. [Full Article...]

NCAA Track & Field Championships: Stanford's Grant Fisher takes 5K title

He said it simply came down to listening to his coaches. Tori Gerlach started the day for the Blue & White as she competed in the prelims of the 3,000-meter steeplechase, an event Gerlach is ranked No. Outkicking Knight was another athlete with a Canadian connection, Stanford University's Grant Fisher , a dual citizen with the United States. Earlier this spring, Knight broke the Canadian reco... [Full Article...]

Bobbi Kristina Brown's ex-boyfriend Nick Gordon arrested for allegedly abusing girlfriend

Bobbi Kristina Brown's ex-boyfriend Nick Gordon arrested for allegedly abusing girlfriend Law enforcement tells us ... the girlfriend filed a report at the police station Saturday morning claiming she'd been battered and not allowed to leave their residence. The $36 million figure was broken down and includes $15 for present life value, $13.8 million pain and suffering. Gordon was found guilty before a judge who declared Bobbi Kristina "died due to a violent altercation" with Gordon. [Full Article...]

Adam West, Star of TV's 'Batman', Has Died at 88

To us, he will always be our favorite Batman , someone who loved the role and also understood comic-book fandom years before anyone else in the acting community. Born William West Anderson in Walla Walla, Washington, he moved to Seattle at age 15 with his mother after his parents divorced. "He was bright, witty and fun to work with", Newmar said on Saturday in a statement. [Full Article...]


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