(CNN)Even before Johnny Depp said it, the actor seemed to know that his comment would be controversial. The actor was at the Glastonbury Festival in the UK when he made his remarks, which were recorded.
Washington (CNN)Lawmakers took a rare break from bitter partisan politics and went to the White House Thursday evening for a good old-fashioned picnic. “We’ve gotten to know many of you over the last weeks and months, and developed many friendships with politicians,” Trump said in brief remarks to lawmakers. “Can you believe it? Some really … Continue reading Amid partisanship, lawmakers unite for White House picnic →
London (CNN)Families made homeless by the Grenfell Tower fire are to be rehoused in new, affordable apartments right next door to luxury private homes in one of the most exclusive — and expensive — parts of London. The government has been heavily criticized for its response to the fire — and has pledged to house … Continue reading Grenfell Tower fire families to be rehoused in luxury complex →
In 2015 one market research company estimated the UK market could be worth as much as 3.6bn. But there is little doubt it has grown significantly over the past decade. Focus on body image The report identifies several factors that are encouraging young people in particular to focus on body image. These include increasing levels … Continue reading Social media pressure is linked to cosmetic procedure boom – BBC News →
The Wall Street Journal has fired longtime foreign affairs correspondent Jay Solomon for what it said was a violation of his ethical obligations as a reporter. AP said it could not confirm whether Solomon received money from Farhad Azima, the businessman, or accepted a stake in his company, Denx LLC. Denx ceased operations last year, … Continue reading Wall Street Journal Fires Reporter Jay Solomon For Alleged Spy Plane Deal →
Los Angeles (CNN)Patricia Krenwinkel, a Charles Manson follower convicted in the Manson family murder spree and the longest-serving female inmate in the California prison system, will be up for parole consideration on Thursday. The crimes captivated people during a turbulent time in the nation’s history. Prosecutors say Manson hoped to spark a race war with … Continue reading Manson family member Patricia Krenwinkel is up for parole. Here’s what you need to know →
Costa Rica Fishing Costa Rica is an angler's dream come true. The country's Pacific ports and beach resorts provide access to some the best deep sea fishing in the world, while the canals and rivers of the northern Atlantic coast feature world-class snook and tarpon fishing. Hacienda Matapalo is the best selling property in Costa … Continue reading Fishing in Costa Rica →
(CNN)In a surprising development that sent a disturbance throughout the “Star Wars” galaxy Tuesday night, the franchise’s upcoming Han Solo prequel film lost its directors. Lord and Miller added that ultimately their vision didn’t match up with that of Disney’s Lucasfilm. “Unfortunately, our vision and process weren’t aligned with our partners on this project. We … Continue reading Han Solo ‘Star Wars’ film loses its directors during production →
(CNN)Rapper Prodigy, one half of the influential hip hop duo Mobb Deep has died, according to a co-author on one of his books, Kathy Iandoli. A cause of death has not been released, but the rapper had been hospitalized for complications caused by sickle cell anemia prior to his death, Iandoli told CNN.
Sporadic downpours and flash flood warnings helped to put a damper on Democratic turnout in base precincts In Georgia the resistance was stopped by the rain on Tuesday when Karen Handel in the Sixth Congressional District. With 99% of precincts reporting, Handel had 52.4% and Ossoff had 47.6% Sporadic downpours and flash flood warnings helped … Continue reading Georgia special election: Republican Karen Handel beats Jon Ossoff in runoff →