• Russian opposition leader 'arrested on way to protest'
Russian opposition leader 'arrested on way to protest'

Monday's protests are being seen as another test of the strength of anger towards alleged corruption at the highest levels - and a gauge of how much support Navalny has for his bid to unseat President Vladimir Putin in next year's elections.

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  • Putin critic held before Moscow protest
Putin critic held before Moscow protest

He said contractors hired to build a stage at the agreed-upon venue couldn't do their work. Navalny said protesters had a constitutional right to gather to express their political opinions and that Tverskaya Street would be an ideal location because it will be turned into a pedestrian zone for the Russia Day celebrations.

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  • Maryland, DC attorneys general plan lawsuit against Trump
Maryland, DC attorneys general plan lawsuit against Trump

In a court filing in that lawsuit, the administration argued that market-rate payments to Trump's properties do not violate the Constitution, and cited examples of past presidential transactions, including George Washington selling farm produce overseas.

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  • 'Dear Evan Hansen' And 'Hello, Dolly!' Reign At The 2017 Tony Awards
'Dear Evan Hansen' And 'Hello, Dolly!' Reign At The 2017 Tony Awards

Moments later, the show's story writer, Steven Levenson, won the Tony for best book, and Alex Lacamoire earned one for best orchestations. Kevin Spacey stole the show as he hosted the Tony Awards for the first time, performing an elaborate opening medley that poked fun at rumours about his sexuality.

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  • The prosecution in the Bill Cosby trial has rested its case
The prosecution in the Bill Cosby trial has rested its case

Earlier in the trial, Constand's mother testified that she wasn't looking for money from the entertainer. In the deposition, which became public almost two years ago, Cosby said he gave Constand three half-tablets of the cold and allergy medicine Benadryl.

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  • Chrissy Teigen Grabs a Camera, Joins Press Line at Tony Awards 2017!
Chrissy Teigen Grabs a Camera, Joins Press Line at Tony Awards 2017!

Jitney won Best Revival of a Play, and therefore, John now has a Tony Award to add to his resume! John Legend is officially winning in life. As with his Tony for co-producing Jitney , Legend has quite a bit of experience producing television shows, including the music docu-series Sing It On and the recently-cancelled but critically ac...

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  • Attorney General Sessions' Testimony To Senate Panel Will Be Public
Attorney General Sessions' Testimony To Senate Panel Will Be Public

Sen. Jack Reed , D-R.I., said "there's a real question of the propriety" of Sessions' involvement in Comey's dismissal, because Sessions had stepped aside from the federal investigation into contacts between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign.

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  • Cosby doesn't testify; defense rests case
Cosby doesn't testify; defense rests case

At the end of last week, a spokesman for Cosby hinted the star might testify. Ms Constand said she had to return calls from the Temple University trustee because he was an important booster and she worked for the women's basketball team. For the first time since the start of his criminal trial, Cosby's wife of 53 years Camille escorted him into t...

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  • Kevin Spacey Kicks of Tonys
Kevin Spacey Kicks of Tonys

This exploration of loneliness, loss and lies and in a high school community, picked up six awards including a best leading actor Tony for the 23-year-old Ben Platt . The play, which premiered off Broadway and then moved to Lincoln Center in April 2017, follows the little-known story of the integral role a Norwegian couple played in getting the Is...

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  • 5 conversations to have with your kids after
5 conversations to have with your kids after "Wonder Woman"

Still, another Gadot and Jenkins film is set to get the hype train going. Jill Lepore, a Harvard University scholar who authored " The Secret History of Wonder Woman ", wrote in The New Yorker that "the film renders invisible - erases - the fights women waged a century ago for representation, contraception, and equality".

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  • Alison Brie's Entourage audition was the sexist nightmare you'd expect
Alison Brie's Entourage audition was the sexist nightmare you'd expect

Brie doesn't have a problem with nudity ― she actually appears nude in her new show ― but the " Entourage " audition she described is clearly problematic. "Early in my career, I auditioned for three lines on an episode of Entourage that I had to go on in a bikini!" said Brie . "Wrestling and marriage, they're both just like, 'YAAAAHHHH I can ...

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  • Polanski rape victim asks judge to close case
Polanski rape victim asks judge to close case

The most recent attempt to resolve matters ended in April, when a Los Angeles judge ruled that the French-Polish director could not cut a deal from overseas to return to the U.S. Polanski served 42 days in jail before leaving the country and almost a year in Swiss prison in the late 2000s before authorities there made a decision to reject an extr...

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  • Dear Evan Hansen wins best musical at 2017 Tony Awards
Dear Evan Hansen wins best musical at 2017 Tony Awards

The actor displayed his comedic impressions of late U.S. talk show presenter Johnny Carson and former U.S. President Bill Clinton during his hosting gig, which he ended with a duet with two-time Tony Award victor Patti LuPone . " Come From Away ", the 9/11-connected musical that had its world premiere at the Playhouse in 2015, was also nomin...

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  • 'Orange Is the New Black': 5 burning questions from season 5
'Orange Is the New Black': 5 burning questions from season 5

This past year I've done so many different things: I've played a lawyer on CBS [in Doubt ], I've just done a pilot for ABC and I was Dr Frankenfurter on Rocky Horror Picture Show , but when I come back to Orange , there's just something about this show and this cast and this writing and our fans.

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  • Musical 'Dear Evan Hansen' wins big at the Tony's
Musical 'Dear Evan Hansen' wins big at the Tony's

Political statements have become as common this awards season as celebrity selfies. He thanked, among others, the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Biden - whose wife, Jill, introduced the military veteran-themed " Bandstand " at the ceremony and got a standing ovation - was clearly a major draw at the p...

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  • The Tony Awards Part 4: All Things Dear Evan Hansen
The Tony Awards Part 4: All Things Dear Evan Hansen

The show centers on a profoundly lonely 17-year-old who fabricates a previous friendship with a classmate who has just committed suicide. "The things that make you unusual are the things that make you powerful", Platt said as he collected his Best Actor award.

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  • 'Dear Evan Hansen' wins big at Tonys
'Dear Evan Hansen' wins big at Tonys

Another memorable speech came from the night's other big musical star, Bette Midler , winning best actress ( her first competitive Tony) for her lauded turn in " Hello, Dolly! ". Later, the actress went on to television and film with roles in Hocus Pocus , Beaches and even her own show, Bette . Platt, in his acceptance speech, address...

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  • Tony Awards: List of winners
Tony Awards: List of winners

The actor was poking fun at Midler who, after winning Best Actress in a Musical , disregarded her playoff music and kept right on talking. When the orchestra tried to play her off, she didn't just speak over it - she shot back merrily: "Shut that crap off!" It was Akerlind's second Tony award .

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  • Cosby joined by wife Camille at 6th day of trial
Cosby joined by wife Camille at 6th day of trial

Dozens of women have made similar accusations against Cosby stretching back to the 1960s, although only Constand has accused him of a crime that allegedly took place recently enough to allow for prosecution. Numerous accusations against Cosby were made after the statute of limitations had expired. Camille Cosby has been deposed in a civil suit ...

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  • Ariana set to release Somewhere Over the Rainbow as charity single
Ariana set to release Somewhere Over the Rainbow as charity single

Rachel and Ellie Crowcroft attended the One Love Manchester benefit concert at the Emirates Old Trafford ground on Sunday, 4 June. Grande's performance of " Somewhere Over the Rainbow " can be watched in the video below. Thank you. I want to thank you so much for coming together and being so loving and strong and unified. People who hadn'...

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