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Asia Argento, Who Accused Weinstein, Made Deal With Her Own Accuser

The Italian actress and director Asia Argento was among the first women in the movie business to publicly accuse the producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault. She became a leading figure in the #MeToo movement. Her boyfriend, the culinary television star Anthony Bourdain, eagerly joined the …

Harvey Weinstein

Italy bridge designer warned in 1979 of risk of corrosion

ROME (AP) — The Italian engineer who designed the Genoa bridge that collapsed and killed dozens warned four decades ago that it would require constant maintenance to remove rust given the effects of corrosion from sea air and pollution on the concrete.<p>RAI state television broadcast excerpts Sunday …

Genoa

Owl Erects A Transparent Monument

<i>…</i><p>German doom metal unit <b>Owl</b> had no idea just how much their third album and Temple of Torturous full-length debut <i>Nights in Distortion</i> would mean to …

New Albums

8.2-magnitude earthquake strikes in South Pacific off Fiji

<b>(CNN) —</b> A massive 8.2 magnitude earthquake struck in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, roughly 200 miles off Fiji and almost the same distance from Tonga, according to the preliminary report from the US Geological Survey.<p>The earthquake struck just after midday Sunday and was almost 560 kilometers …

Natural Disasters

Six Flags America roller coaster to close for good

Six Flags America announced Friday that its stand-up coaster, Apocalypse: The Last Stand, will permanently close on Sept. 8.<p>Apocalypse has reigned as …

Six Flags

Inside the Ring of Underground Wrestling

the look<p>Photographs by Devin Yalkin Text by Ben Detrick Produced by Eve Lyons<p>By day, Jake Gomez works as a special-education teacher in Downtown Brooklyn. But on a Friday evening in June, the stocky, mohawked 31-year-old was professionally elbow-dropping opponents in the ring. Within the …

Staten Island

Mexico investigates deaths of over 100 endangered sea turtles

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican officials are investigating the recent deaths of more than 100 endangered sea turtles in a sanctuary in the south of the country, the government said on Saturday.<p>A total of 113 turtles were found dead between July 24 and Aug. 13 in the Puerto Arista sanctuary in the …

Sea Turtles

Memorabilia from original Playland-At-The-Beach to go to auction as tribute museum closes

When Playland-At-The-Beach shuttered at San Francisco's Ocean Beach in 1972, its comic and family-oriented attractions weren't discarded. Nearly all of its arcade games and quirky oddities eventually saw daylight again in 2008, when Playland-<i>Not</i>-At-The-Beach opened in nearby (and landlocked) El …

53-year-old man arrested in connection with over 100 synthetic pot overdoses

<b>NEW HAVEN, Conn. --</b> A 53-year-old man has been arrested in connection with more than 100 synthetic-marijuana overdoses, many of them in the same New …

New Haven

Dallas Stars: Last Year’s Grade, Next Year’s Guess: Jason Spezza

Our August series of Dallas Stars player grades continues today with center Jason Spezza, who had a rough season last year.<p>When the Dallas Stars …

NHL

Here's the latest in the Christopher Watts case

FREDERICK, Colo. (AP) — Colorado authorities prepared Friday to file formal charges against an oil and gas worker accused of killing his pregnant …

Crime

Golden Knights' Marchessault & Karlsson: The NHL's Next Dynamic Duo

To say the Vegas Golden Knights’ 2017-18 season was surprising is an understatement. It was astonishing and flat-out jaw-dropping. Coming into the …

Ice Hockey

Senators’ Chabot Looks to Build on Rookie Year

While Ottawa Senators fans brace for the worst this upcoming season, they can rest assured that there will be at least one bright spot on the team. …

Ice Hockey

Colorado family struggled with debt before husband's arrest in wife and daughters' killings

<b>(CNN) —</b> Chris and Shanann Watts detailed their life on social media. They shared photos of beach vacations to San Diego and screengrabs of lovey-dovey text messages. They gushed about their daughters and posted photos of the little girls' gap-toothed grins and funny dances.<p>"Happy Husband …

Crime

50 tons of meth found in mountain drug lab: Mexico

MEXICO CITY – Mexican marines on Friday said they had discovered an underground drug lab in the mountains outside the capital of Sinaloa state where …

Mexico

Former Leafs enforcer and advocate for retired NHLers, Kurt Walker, dead at 64

Kurt Walker, who transformed from hard-knuckle Maple Leaf to a compassionate advocate for NHL players struggling with retirement, has passed away.<p>The …

Ice Hockey

ICE Detains Man Driving Pregnant Wife To Hospital To Deliver Baby

<b>SAN BERNARDINO (CBSLA) —</b> A newborn is without his father Friday after immigration agents detained the man as he was taking his wife to deliver the …

Immigration

Fireball caught on video in Alabama, Georgia

NASA says a fireball that streaked across the Southeastern sky was traveling about 53,700 mph when it lit up the night over Alabama.<p>The Meteoroid …

Space Travel

With Lore, Elder Concoct the Perfect Heavy Metal Gateway Drug

The Boston power trio will make a metalhead out of anyone.

Bands

Mysterious fur-covered sea 'monster' washes up on beach: 'Could it be some ancient creature?'

Is it the remains of a woolly mammoth — or a decaying whale? Those were the questions on beachgoers' minds as they gathered around a giant, hairy sea creature that was beached in Siberia.<p>The mysterious creature, which doesn't appear to have a prominent face with eyes, recently washed up from the …

San Antonio

Bizarre 'Blue Buttons' Wash up on Florida's Gulf Coast

Nature<p>Bizarre 'Blue Buttons' Wash up on Florida's Gulf Coast<p>By Sean Breslin<p>5 hours ago<p>weather.com<p>00:30<p>'Blue Buttons’ Washing Up Near Destin, …

Gulf Coast

Rebel Wizard - Voluptuous Worship of Rapture and Response Review

I first stumbled across prolific one-man Australian riff machine Bob Nekrasov and his solo outfit <b>Rebel Wizard</b> on the band’s impressive 2016 opus,</i> …

Songwriting

Ian Astbury on the Cult Being an Outsider Band

<b>Ian Astbury:</b> I think the trilogy was an observation that came afterwards. That was more of an observation after <i>Hidden City</i> was recorded. There …

This Georgia missing child case led to a stunning discovery in New Mexico

<b>(CNN) —</b> The grim discovery of 11 emaciated children on a filthy New Mexico compound, along with a cache of guns and the remains of a small boy has captured headlines for days.<p>It has become a case in which prosecutors allege that a family sequestered itself in a remote town to plot violence -- and …

Crime

Carnation - Chapel of Abhorrence Review

To most people, the word “carnation” refers to a frilly colored flower. Belgium’s <b>Carnation</b> aren’t most people. In fact, if the music on this death …

Death Metal

Experience 11 Minutes of Atmospheric Blackened Doom from AGE DECAY

Bristol is currently basking in the sun, but that hasn’t deterred its studious goth population from working their dour magic. Downer-doom outfit Age …

Selfies

15 Terrifying Horror Movies On Netflix You Have To Watch Now

There has never been a better time to be a horror movie fan. The sheer number of films available on VoD, subscription, and streaming services means that the biggest challenge viewers have is deciding what to watch--we've all spent way too much time scrolling through page after page of movies in …

Horror

Long distance Flixbus crashes in Germany, several injured

Police are unsure why a long distance bus veered off a straight section of highway in northeast Germany. Six people have been seriously injured in …

Traffic

These Drivers Have Nerves Of Steel

We're very relieved that these short-sighted drivers in India made it across safe and sound.<p>You may never get anything that looks "real" out of this …

Personal Information

Man sentenced to 148 years in prison for forcing motel couples to have sex at gunpoint

ELIZABETH, N.J. — A woman stood and stared straight at the man who tainted her world and made it dark when he terrorized, robbed and sexually assaulted her and her male companion while at a motel six years ago and suggested his sentence should be execution.<p>"I hope you don't have the option to see …

Crime