• Nabra Hassanen's memorial set on fire in Dupont Circle
Nabra Hassanen's memorial set on fire in Dupont Circle

The incident occurred only hours before Hassanen's funeral . Her body was later found floating in a pond in Sterling, Virginia. The group encountered 22-year-old motorist Darwin Martinez Torres about 3.40 a.m. But we will all feel the loss of Nabra Hassanen , and a loss of sense of safety here, in weeks and years to come. Imam Mohamed Magid...

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  • Cosby lawyers: Ask accuser on stand if she's gay
Cosby lawyers: Ask accuser on stand if she's gay

Bill Cosby said he gave Benadryl to Andrea Constand , but there's reason to think the substance wasn't that benign, prosecutors at his sexual assault trial suggested Friday. Would jurors reconsider why Constand may have repeatedly called Cosby after the assault? She testified that such victims often fear they'll face backlash for harming a ...

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  • Jason Derulo Thanks Country Music Fans After Winning His First CMT Award
Jason Derulo Thanks Country Music Fans After Winning His First CMT Award

The country star also won male video , collaborative video and social superstar of the year at the Music City Centre in Nashville , Tennessee. Thank you God for so many incredible blessings. "You have no idea how much this means to me". Carrie Underwood has always been a favorite of CMT Music Awards voters, and Wednesday was no differ...

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  • Lifestyle blogger Rebecca Burger killed by exploding whipped cream dispenser
Lifestyle blogger Rebecca Burger killed by exploding whipped cream dispenser

Women's Best, the online health store which Burger promoted for online, also mourned her death in an Instagram post . "Here is an example of a chantilly siphon that exploded and struck Rebecca's thorax, resulting in her death", they wrote.

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  • Tom Cruise hopes to rival Marvel's mega movie franchises
Tom Cruise hopes to rival Marvel's mega movie franchises

Universal announced last month a shared monster movie universe, which will kick off with the launch of the new The Mummy movie starring Tom Cruise and Russel Crowe. The most prominent come midway through the film, when Cruise's character, Nick Morton, first enters the Prodigium headquarters in London. This reboot of the Universal monster serie...

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  • U.S. shoots down drone on Syria-Iraq border
U.S. shoots down drone on Syria-Iraq border

The incident took place after a series of clashes between pro-regime troops and the US-backed anti-ISIS group, the Syrian Democratic Forces, near the SDF-held town of Ja'Din, just south of Tabqah, Syria. The Russian military also said it would stop using the " deconfliction " channel that was established to avoid conflicts as coalition and Russian ...

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  • Names of jurors in Bill Cosby case are released
Names of jurors in Bill Cosby case are released

Without more details from jurors, it may be impossible to determine why the jury was unable to come to a consensus despite 52 hours of deliberations, longer than the trial itself. Here Cosby arrives to the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., alongside his wife, Camille on June 13. After a brief statement that was read by Wyatt, Cos...

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  • Bill Cosby sexual assault trial: Jury to deliberate for 3rd straight day
Bill Cosby sexual assault trial: Jury to deliberate for 3rd straight day

Jurors asked about the phrasing Tuesday morning during their sixth hour of deliberations, but Judge Steven O'Neill said he couldn't define it for them. Prosecutors rejected filing a case against Cosby based on Goins' allegations, which they said investigators could not corroborate. "I just thought about it, 'How would I want to be treated if, G...

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  • Judge declares mistrial in Bill Cosby sexual assault case
Judge declares mistrial in Bill Cosby sexual assault case

It's unclear how many jurors voted for conviction and how many wanted an acquittal. Media organizations including The Associated Press are seeking the identities of the jurors, and prosecutors are trying to keep them a secret. Mike McCloskey told WDVE-radio 102.5 FM that he and other alternates were kept separate from other jurors during delibera...

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  • Bill Cosby judge says jurors' identities can be released
Bill Cosby judge says jurors' identities can be released

The Montgomery County judge who presided over the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial took under advisement a request by media outlets to release the identities of the jurors who deadlocked in their deliberations. According to the juror who spoke to ABC , the majority of jurors wanted to convict Cosby on counts alleging he lacked consent when he p...

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  • Judge Considering Release Of Cosby Juror Names
Judge Considering Release Of Cosby Juror Names

The jury was selected from the Pittsburgh area and spent two weeks sequestered 300 miles (482 kilometres) from home . The jurors who heard the case in Montgomery County were from Allegheny County. He said the encounter was consensual. Ultimately, O'Neill stated, he was bound by a state Supreme Court decision stating that "the names of the jurors...

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  • New reboot of The Mummy criticized as
New reboot of The Mummy criticized as "Worst Tom Cruise movie ever"

The inaugural film in the recently titled Dark Universe is " The Mummy " and it's creeping into theaters this weekend. But even scrappy rodents powered by centuries of evil can't save the movie from a bad script, muddy cinematography, and mostly uninspired special effects.

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  • Chief: Police testing for sex assault of slain Virginia teen
Chief: Police testing for sex assault of slain Virginia teen

Police have arrested 24-year-old Jonathan Soloman of SC in association with the fire. Police have charged 22-year-old Darwin Martinez Torres of Sterling with murder, which they said appeared to be motivated by road rage . She's warned her not to attend late-night Ramadan prayers and services with friends, so she won't be a target. Torres...

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  • Latest 'Transformers' bad, even for a 'Transformers' movie
Latest 'Transformers' bad, even for a 'Transformers' movie

I think the same answer could be applied to Adam Sandler and all his headache-inducing Netflix movies he's been producing lately: I believe we just love to be a part of the conversation and wisecracking. One thing's clear: Whatever you think about the Transformers' films, Paramount's not making these movies for the USA anymore. I am [contract...

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  • GOP is 5-0 on special elections
GOP is 5-0 on special elections

It was a personal and party success achieved despite him. "And it was a huge win for republicans and a big loss for Democrats ". "Do you think she's doing a good job, congresswoman?" There have been five women elected to represent Georgia in the House of Representatives.

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  • Cosby's fate in hands of jury
Cosby's fate in hands of jury

Though dozens of women have accused Cosby of sexual misconduct, Constand's accusations are the only ones that have led to criminal charges. The Cosby defense presentation was startlingly fast: one witness, a police detective, who was on the stand for a total of six minutes.

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  • Princess Kate laughs off royal fall at Royal Ascot
Princess Kate laughs off royal fall at Royal Ascot

Highland Reel had to overcome an outside draw but Moore managed to get him across and tracking the front-running Scottish. Day 2 of the 2017 Royal Ascot meeting kicked off with the Royal Procession once again, with the Queen dressed in a buttercup yellow hat and joined by Prince Charles in the first carriage.

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  • After Georgia special election, another loss for Democrats
After Georgia special election, another loss for Democrats

Democratic Party divisions are on stark display after a disappointing special election loss in a hard-fought Georgia congressional race. Karen earned 51.4 percent of the vote , enough to lead Democrat Jon Ossoff , who came up in second place with 48.6 percent, according to the most recent reports.

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  • Avengers 3: Robert Downey Jr
Avengers 3: Robert Downey Jr

Though the Sherlock star arrived on set a mere week ago, it appears as though he and his fellow Doctor Strange actor, Benedict Wong , have settled in nicely with their new teammates - off-camera at least. Mark Ruffalo and Robert Downey Jr . were pictured eating lunch together on the set of "Avengers: Infinity War ". Gamora (Zoe Saldana ), N...

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  • Cornrows and man buns: The Ken doll gets a makeover
Cornrows and man buns: The Ken doll gets a makeover

Mattel is introducing 15 new looks for the male doll, including different skin tones, body shapes and hair styles. In 2004, Ken "broke up" with Barbie . Mattel's announcement in January a year ago of the new curvy Barbie was welcomed as an acknowledgement, however belated, that women come in many shapes and sizes.

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