• Actor Adam West who portrayed TV 'Batman' dies at age 88
Actor Adam West who portrayed TV 'Batman' dies at age 88

Later in his career, West was a fixture on the animated sitcom Family Guy , playing various characters, including Mayor Adam West , in more than 100 episodes of the series. The 88-year-old also had a number of film appearances under his belt including Robinson Crusoe on Mars and Oscar nominated Redux Riding Hood. "He is the only Batman to us,...

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  • The Bat-Signal Will Be Lit In Tribute To Adam West
The Bat-Signal Will Be Lit In Tribute To Adam West

The legendary actor Adam West , known for his straight face dialogue delivery, was the first Batman for numerous fans of my generation. For his generations of fans, West will always be Batman and at least we can rest easy knowing that we have this one last turn in the role to enjoy.

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  • Hillary Clinton says Republicans will be the
Hillary Clinton says Republicans will be the "death party" if they pass

That group said the legislation did not go far enough in its repeal of Obamacare . They plan to rush it to a vote with no hearings for their fellow senators or the public. The bill would let states get waivers to ignore some coverage requirements under Obama's law, such as specific health services insurers must now cover.

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  • Tell your senators to kill secret health care bill
Tell your senators to kill secret health care bill

In addition, the proposed changes to Medicaid financing for people who were newly covered under Obamacare and those in the standard Medicaid program are dramatic. Dozens of amendments are expected, and the Senate schedules back-to-back-to-back votes known on Capitol Hill as a "vote-a-rama". Heller said he thought the bill would harm the elder...

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  • Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal excited about 'Raazi'
Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal excited about 'Raazi'

The film will be directed by Gulzar's daughter Meghna Gulzar which is her next directorial venture after Talvar . "I'm honoured to be getting an opportunity to work with Meghna Gulzar and also looking forward to working with Alia, who I feel is one of the finest actresses we have at the moment", IANS quoted Vicky Kaushal as saying.

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  • Public memorial service help for U.S. student detained in N. Korea
Public memorial service help for U.S. student detained in N. Korea

Less than a week after returning to the United States after 17 months of detention in North Korea, his family announced Warmbier had "completed his journey home". "I believe China is making efforts to stop North Korea from making additional provocations, yet there are no tangible results as of yet", Moon told Reuters at the sprawling Blue House pre...

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  • Bill Cosby Trial: Defense Rests After Calling Just One Witness
Bill Cosby Trial: Defense Rests After Calling Just One Witness

The fast-moving case went to the jury of seven men and five women on Day 6 of the trial after closing arguments gave differing portrayals of what happened between Cosby and Andrea Constand at his suburban Philadelphia estate. It has since been revealed that Andrea Constand is gay. Yes. If he is convicted, prosecutors say, Cosby would also...

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  • Cosby accuser Andrea Constand thanks jury, asks for privacy
Cosby accuser Andrea Constand thanks jury, asks for privacy

They asked a series of questions throughout the day, but on Saturday, shortly after they were to resume deliberations, it became clear that there would be no verdict. Overtly arrogant and collaborating with the district attorney'. The facts of the case - Cosby invited Constand to his home, provided her pills he didn't identify and then penetrated h...

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  • Trump seizes on Republican victory in Georgia
Trump seizes on Republican victory in Georgia

A defiant Pelosi said she's "worth the trouble". But Republican Karen Handel ended up winning by a comfortable five percentage point margin. This allegation comes following the loss by the Democratic candidate John Ossoff in the special election for Georgia's Sixth District after Trump nominated Tom Price as Secretary of Health and Human Services...

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  • Heavy rain, flooding likely before sunshine returns
Heavy rain, flooding likely before sunshine returns

The heavy rain threat continues through the first part of the day Saturday as a cold front combined with Cindy's remnants works through the tri-state. As of 9 a.m. Friday , there were 7500 reported outages statewide. The circulation center of what was Cindy will then get caught in the upper-air flow and make a sweeping northeast then east ...

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  • After high-profile losses, some Democrats seek change at the top
After high-profile losses, some Democrats seek change at the top

Republicans won two seats in the U.S. House late Tuesday, defeating Democrats in SC and also in the most expensive U.S. House race in history, Georgia's 6th Congressional District. You had Democratic lawmakers themselves tossing this out as the reason for Ossoff's loss. "All of the seats that have been in play, the congressional seats are be...

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  • Why Keshia Knight Pulliam Is Supporting Bill Cosby
Why Keshia Knight Pulliam Is Supporting Bill Cosby

Cosby is charged with three counts of aggravated sexual assault, each with slightly different criteria for arriving at guilty verdict. He talked about the "question zone", the place where he, Cosby , determined whether a woman was consenting-"she didn't verbally say it but given a time to say "Yes" or "No" in the question zone".

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  • Some House Democrats mull over how to oust Pelosi as leader
Some House Democrats mull over how to oust Pelosi as leader

The two most recent special elections, both contests for congressional seats in the House of Representatives, were held in SC and Georgia, the latter marking, as noted by CNBC, the most expensive House race in history. Pelosi's enduring role as a Republican punching bag revived debate over whether her leadership is an electoral drag on the part...

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  • Lady Aurelia does it again with King's Stand win
Lady Aurelia does it again with King's Stand win

Jack Hobbs , the victor of the Group 1 Sheema Classic in Dubai in March, was the 2-1 favorite but faded in the final furlong and finished last. Cox said: "That was very good and it means a lot to me". Qemah , a 4-year-old filly by Danehill Dancer, is owned by Al Shaqab Racing and trained by Jean-Claude Rouget. O'Brien - who until yesterday had ...

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  • Radiohead take aim at 'strong and stable' May at Glastonbury
Radiohead take aim at 'strong and stable' May at Glastonbury

On Thursday (22.06.17), Glastonbury's Twitter account informed festival goers that the silence would be taking place. No doubt his son Brooklyn will teach him the ways of partying down on Worthy Farm , as Beckham says he has been to festivals before.

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  • Sound of silence opens UK's Glastonbury before Manchester classics fill the void
Sound of silence opens UK's Glastonbury before Manchester classics fill the void

The actor picked up a guitar as he unexpectedly strode onto the stage and played along to the U.S. folk star's hit Sunday Morning. But never fear - The Week has created a guide for what to look out for and when, if you find yourself resigned to watching from home.

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  • Polanski rape victim to ask court to end case
Polanski rape victim to ask court to end case

Agreeing that Samantha Geimer and her loved ones deserve the closure provided in the successful resolution of the case, Judge Scott Gordon added that Roman Polanski holds the key to bringing her peace by finally surrendering himself to US authorities.

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  • Amazon eyes big serving of USA grocery pie
Amazon eyes big serving of USA grocery pie

Amazon has massive warehouses, along with a seemingly endless supply of funds, that will completely change the industry. Amazon is also experimenting with a "click and collect" model that lets customers buy groceries online and pick them up at new AmazonFresh locations.

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  • Trump's 'Solar Border Wall' Claim Sends Stocks Soaring
Trump's 'Solar Border Wall' Claim Sends Stocks Soaring

The president has estimated that completing the barrier would cost US$8 billion to US$12 billion, though many experts say the actual cost would be far higher. Trump's first full-year budget, released in May, proposes a US$1.6 billion (NZ$2.2 billion) downpayment for new and replacement sections of a border wall.

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  • Saudi-Iran Tensions Seen Worsening With Rise Of New Saudi Crown Prince
Saudi-Iran Tensions Seen Worsening With Rise Of New Saudi Crown Prince

The king removed his nephew, Mohammed bin Nayef , as his successor by royal decree and relieved him of all of his positions. Mohammed bin Salman , who will take on Nayef's old job as interior minister, was relatively unknown in the kingdom when his father came to power 2 1/2 years ago.

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  • Bernie Sanders to visit Charleston for health care rally
Bernie Sanders to visit Charleston for health care rally

According to the accusations, she obtained bank loans for Burlington College, a now-defunct liberal arts college with approximately 200 undergraduates that she served as president of from 2004 to 2011. "Yes", Bernie responded. "It is nonsense". MoveOn is described as "a progressive public policy advocacy group", and the tour was created to put pr...

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  • Success of Lonzo Ball-Lakers marriage depends on future moves
Success of Lonzo Ball-Lakers marriage depends on future moves

As he exited the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, the fans in attendance booed him mercilessly. It seems that every team this year is trying to be a competitive match for the National Basketball Association champion Golden State Warriors and the 2016 National Basketball Association champion Cleveland Cavaliers .

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  • Theresa May to set out proposals for European Union citizens at European Union summit
Theresa May to set out proposals for European Union citizens at European Union summit

Orban says "there are quite a few veterans here who have been laboring for decades". "That's not the norm here". Asked if he had given any ground to Britain, Mr Barnier said: "I am not in a frame of mind to make concessions, or ask for concessions.

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  • GOP senator is latest to oppose health bill
GOP senator is latest to oppose health bill

The Senate measure would make major cuts in the Medicaid program for poor and disabled people. "I recognize that repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act has become a core tenet of the Republican Party", Obama wrote in a Facebook post .

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  • Russian Federation slams Trump's Cold War policy on Cuba
Russian Federation slams Trump's Cold War policy on Cuba

President Donald Trump's announcement Friday that he plans to tighten restrictions on travel and trade with Cuba drew mixed reactions from Colorado lawmakers, with Republican U.S. Trump's new policy will eliminate such self-certified visits by individuals while still allowing them to be done as group tours, and also retaining some individua...

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  • DUP denies demanding £2bn for NHS and infrastructure in Tory talks
DUP denies demanding £2bn for NHS and infrastructure in Tory talks

The basis of the claim is that any deal between the government and DUP will be in breach of the 1998 Good Friday agreement, under which the government undertook to exercise its power in Northern Ireland "with rigorous impartiality on behalf of all the people in the diversity of their identities and traditions".

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  • Camille Cosby Calls The DA 'Heinously And Exploitively Ambitious' After Husband's Mistrial
Camille Cosby Calls The DA 'Heinously And Exploitively Ambitious' After Husband's Mistrial

Less than 48 hours later, the panel informed the judge that they were still deadlocked on all three counts. The judge said he saw no evidence of coercion or trouble in the deliberating room after the jurors reported their impasse on Thursday and he instructed them to keep trying for a verdict.

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  • Tracy Anderson Sets the Record Straight on Jennifer Lopez's Abs
Tracy Anderson Sets the Record Straight on Jennifer Lopez's Abs

Lopez had snapped a photo of her sculpted abs and shared it on Instagram with the caption, "Ayyyyy..." and a laughing face emoji. And to get foamed a little, she reveals the result to her fans. Elite Daily points out comments such as, "I love you, you're my idol but why is a chunk of ur back missing?", and, "what happened to our back??? its ...

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  • Remnants of tropical storm bring tornadoes, flooding to US Gulf Coast
Remnants of tropical storm bring tornadoes, flooding to US Gulf Coast

Cindy is forecast to drop between 3-6 inches (7.5-15 centimeters) of rain, "with isolated maximum amounts up to 12 inches (30 centimeters)" over parts of Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas through Friday . There were no tornadoes reported on Thursday by the National Weather Service , which said there were two in MS and one in Alabama on Wednesday .

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  • North Korea calls itself 'biggest victim' in US student Otto Warmbier's death
North Korea calls itself 'biggest victim' in US student Otto Warmbier's death

Though his family said they were told Warmbier had fallen into the coma after contracting botulism and taking a sleeping pill, USA doctors believed that Warmbier had been beaten and suffered massive brain damage. "Let's try to work this out", Rodman said. Mr Warmbier was accused of trying to steal a propaganda banner while visiting North Ko...

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  • Insurance group encouraged by GOP bill
Insurance group encouraged by GOP bill

The doubts about the latest plan from Washington came from Republicans, Democrats and the nation's one independent governor. Two groups of demonstrators expressed their concerns Friday in Augusta about Republican efforts to overhaul health care, urging U.S.

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  • Former Vanderbilt football player found guilty of rape
Former Vanderbilt football player found guilty of rape

After deliberating for about 15 hours, the jury on Friday evening found Brandon Banks guilty of aggravated rape and aggravated sexual battery . He was found not guilty on five other counts. The victim took the stand in the trial, the fifth time she has testified in the rape. "When you examine the evidence in this case, it doesn't allow for e...

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  • Bill Cosby's fate is now in the hands of the jury
Bill Cosby's fate is now in the hands of the jury

Bill Cosby did not testify in his trial. The actor had previously revealed in a series of interviews that he would not answer questions in court, denying all allegations made against him by as many as 60 women. Bill Cosby leaves the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown Pa ., Monday June 12, 2017. The defence says when the case began it...

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  • World's Ugliest Dog Contest awards underdogs' inner beauty
World's Ugliest Dog Contest awards underdogs' inner beauty

A blind Chihuahua-Chinese Crested mix named Sweepee Rambo bested 16 other ugly entries in last year's competition and waddled away with $1,500, a trophy and a flight to NY with her owner for media appearances. The contest is judged based on both appearance and personality. At 16 years old, Moe, a Brussel Griffon pug, is this year's most senio...

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  • Gene Simmons, KISS Frontman, Wants to Trademark 'Rock On' Hand Gesture
Gene Simmons, KISS Frontman, Wants to Trademark 'Rock On' Hand Gesture

Simmons is seeking to trademark the gesture for "entertainment, namely, live performances by a musical artist; personal appearances by a musical artist". "That's like saying I invented the wheel", he said in a 2001 interview. If you see me in photos, I'm sticking out my thumb. It's laughable, I think, quite honestly.

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