Catherine G Brady

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Ex-NYPD sergeant vows ex-wife ‘will never get my pension’

A retired NYPD sergeant has vowed never to relinquish any part of his pension to his ex-wife — even though he’s under court order to do so.<p>“I will …

New rape allegation against Harvey Weinstein in class-action lawsuit

<b>(CNN) —</b> A class-action lawsuit filed by three women against Harvey Weinstein and his former employers includes a new allegation of rape against the former movie producer.<p>Melissa Thompson says she was pitching Weinstein a marketing tech idea for The Weinstein Company in 2011 and alleges Weinstein …

Harvey Weinstein

Bill Cosby Found Guilty Of All Charges In Sexual Assault Retrial

<b>Updated at 5:34 p.m. ET</b><p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>This story contains a graphic description of sexual assault.</i><p>A Pennsylvania jury has found Bill Cosby guilty of three counts of aggravated indecent assault, setting up the comic legend for the possibility of years of imprisonment for drugging and sexually …

Justice

Vatican police arrest former diplomat in US, Carlo Alberto Capella

Monsignor Carlo Capella once worked as a diplomat at the Vatican's embassy in Washington. He was recalled last year after the US State Department …

U.S. Dept. of State

Trump sons' trip to Dubai costs taxpayers at least $73,000

President Trump's sons' visit to Dubai this week has costed taxpayers a minimum of $73,000 in security costs, according to government purchase orders …

Donald Trump

"Condom Snorting Challenge" Is the Latest Ridiculous Teen Craze: What to Know

Teens are finding new ways to shock.<p>Because eating Tide Pods and butt chugging just weren’t enough to satisfy those thrill-seeking teens, a dangerous …

San Antonio

'This guy has no idea what he's doing': Former Obama deputy rails against Trump's pick for VA secretary

A former Obama official railed against President Donald Trump's decision to nominate US Navy Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson as Veterans Affairs secretary by offering an analogy that illustrated how he believes Jackson is unqualified for the job.<p>Jim Messina, who once served as President Barack Obama's …

Stephon Clark was shot 7 times from behind, private autopsy finds

Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man who was killed by Sacramento police officers earlier this month, was shot eight times, with nearly all of the shots striking him from behind, according to private autopsy results announced Friday.<p>Dr. Bennet Omalu, announcing the results of his autopsy at a news …

Law Enforcement

Tesla reveals the driver killed in a Model X crash was traveling with Autopilot engaged, received 'several' automated warnings before the collision

Tesla revealed new information about a collision involving a Model X, in which the driver of the electric SUV was killed last week.<p>The company said in a blog post on Friday night that the Model X had been operating on Autopilot, its semi-autonomous driving system, before the crash, according to …

He applied to 20 of the best colleges and got a full ride to all of them

<b>(CNN) —</b> Micheal Brown stared at the acceptance letter in front of him: It said yes.<p>So did the next one. And the one after that.<p>The 17-year-old from Houston applied to 20 of the best universities in the US. He was admitted to every single one with a full ride and $260,000 in additional scholarship …

College & University

Florida shooting survivor Hogg won't accept Ingraham's apology over mocking tweet

Florida shooting survivor David Hogg declined on Friday to accept Fox News host Laura Ingraham’s apology over a tweet mocking him, saying she’s expressing remorse only because a flurry of advertisers dropped her program.<p>Hogg, who called for companies to boycott the talk show host after she derided …

Florida

36-Year-Old Accountant Called In As Emergency NHL Goalie — And He Crushed It

Scott Foster is a 36-year-old accountant who lives in Oak Park, Ill. More than a decade ago, he was goalie on Western Michigan's hockey team. These days he plays in a rec league at a rink called Johnny's Icehouse.<p>That rink is just a few blocks east of the arena where the Chicago Blackhawks play — …

Ice Hockey

Pope To World: Hell Does Exist

Things got a little heated at the Vatican this week when an Italian journalist reported that Pope Francis denied the existence of hell.<p>Apparently, the fiery 93-year-old avowed atheist reporter, Eugenio Scalfari of <i>La Repubblica</i>, set the social media world aflame after writing in Italian that when …

Pope Francis

Zuckerberg's refusal to testify before UK MPs 'absolutely astonishing'

Mark Zuckerberg has come under intense criticism from the UK parliamentary committee investigating fake news after the head of Facebook refused an invitation to testify in front of MPs for a third time.<p>The chair, Damian Collins, said it had become more urgent the Facebook founder give evidence in …

Cambridge Analytica

9 Picks for Spring Reading

<b>These new releases from some of the South’s most talented writers will have you contemplating miracles, haunted pasts and life after loss.</b> <b>Anatomy of</b> …

Horror inside Dutch parliament as cannabis activist throws himself off balcony after leaving Facebook post saying 'sorry I had to do this'

A pro-cannabis activist threw himself from a balcony with a rope around his neck inside the Dutch parliament in an apparent suicide attempt while MPs …

MTV & NAACP Join Forces to Send Youths Affected by Gun Violence to March for Our Lives

MTV and the NAACP are teaming up to do their part to support March for Our Lives this weekend. The duo announced Thursday (March 22) that they will …

Fourth nor'easter in three weeks leaves 90,000 without power after heavy snow

The death toll from the fourth nor'easter to slam the Northeast in three weeks stood at four Thursday as millions of Americans dug out and returned to work.<p>More than 29,000 customers were still without power Thursday night after the Interstate 95 corridor was pummeled with as much as 19 inches of …

Weather

The history of Melbourne's opium dens and their continuation into the 1950s

In the cultural landscape, an opium den is perennial shorthand for exoticism and a kind of shabby glamour, as explored by Baudelaire, Oscar Wilde, or …

Melbourne Comedy Festival

Bob Balaban Can't Help But Do Everything

You can place Bob Balaban. Look at him. Here are some hints: <i>Seinfeld</i>, <i>Close Encounters of the Third Kind</i>, Christopher Guest's improvised comedies</i> …

Isle of Dogs

That ‘Love, Simon’ Crucial Mother-Son Coming-Out Scene Almost Didn’t Happen

Jennifer Garner asked screenwriters, studio to include what is now considered “moment” of the film<p>Greg Berlanti’s directorial effort “Love, Simon” …

Miley Cyrus

Watch RBG work out while ignoring Stephen Colbert

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is stronger, and planks longer, than the vast majority of American adults. If you weren’t already privy to the details of her grueling workout routine, the video below is your chance to take in the 85-year-old US Supreme Court justice’s gym game—in all of its pure, unadulterated …

Stephen Colbert

Another Effort To Get Rid Of The 'Johnson Amendment' Fails

A provision in the U.S tax code that bars churches and charities from engaging in political campaigns remains intact, more than a year after President Trump pledged to "get rid of and totally destroy" it.<p>Under the Johnson Amendment, named for its 1954 legislative sponsor, then-Sen. Lyndon B. …

Religion

NYC agency investigating more than a dozen Kushner buildings

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's buildings regulator launched investigations at more than a dozen Kushner Cos. properties Wednesday following an …

Watch a Marathon Streaming of All 856 Episodes of Mister Rogers Neighborhood, and the Moving Trailer for the New Documentary, Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

The bombast, arrogance and bloviation--maybe you need a break from it all. You may need exactly the opposite--a little Fred Rogers. If so, we've got …

Fred Rogers

Pennsylvania Chief Justice Criticizes Impeachment Moves

<b>Updated at 11:00 p.m. ET</b><p>The chief justice of Pennsylvania's Supreme Court is condemning moves to impeach most of the court's Democratic justices.<p>The impeachment resolutions, introduced by a Republican lawmaker, follow a tense battle over the commonwealth's redrawn congressional map, which the …

Late 'Star Trek' Actor Anton Yelchin's Parents Settle Car Manufacturer

Actor was killed in a freak accident in 2016 after his car rolled backward<p>The parents of actor Anton Yelchin, who was killed two years ago in an …

Star Trek

House probe overlooked most Trump-Russia contacts, report claims

WASHINGTON — Even though the final report from the Republican-led House Intelligence Committee will find no evidence of collusion between the Trump presidential campaign and Russia, a new study by a Democratic-aligned advocacy group suggests the committee didn’t look very hard.<p>According to the …

Donald Trump

Palestinian Teen Agrees To 8 Months In Prison After Slapping Israeli Soldier

A Palestinian teenager who gained international attention after a video showed her slapping and kicking an Israeli soldier has agreed to plead guilty to assault charges and will serve eight months in prison.<p>Ahed Tamimi, 17, became a symbol of Palestinian defiance to military occupation after she …

Israel

PornHub greets bloggers after YouTube gun ban introduced

<b>YouTube has banned videos that show people how to manufacture or modify guns and their accessories.</b><p>It had already banned videos linked to the sale of guns and accessories.<p>Many firearms enthusiasts noticed that some of their videos had been removed from the video-sharing website and some had their …