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Parrot tells firefighter to 'f*ck off' during rescue attempt

This bird was not in the mood to be saved.<p>Jessie, a bright yellow and turquoise Macaw parrot, escaped her home in Edmonton, UK over the weekend and …

London Fire Brigade

Catholic Priests Abused 1,000 Children in Pennsylvania, Report Says

Bishops and other leaders of the Roman Catholic Church in Pennsylvania covered up child sexual abuse by more than 300 priests over a period of 70 years, persuading victims not to report the abuse and law enforcement not to investigate it, according to a searing report issued by a grand jury on …

Crime

Omarosa Manigault Newman Taped Her Firing by John Kelly

Omarosa Manigault Newman secretly taped John F. Kelly, the White House chief of staff, as he fired her in December in the Situation Room, a breach of security protocols, but one that revealed him suggesting that she could face damage to her reputation if she did not leave quietly.<p>The recording was …

Donald Trump

Puerto Rican Government Acknowledges Hurricane Death Toll of 1,427

SAN JUAN, P.R. — The government of Puerto Rico quietly acknowledged in a report posted online that in all likelihood more than 1,400 people died in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria — a figure that is more than 20 times the official death toll.<p>Hurricane Maria cut through the island on Sept. 20, …

Caribbean

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will bring a longer battery life -- and Fortnite

Samsung's latest Galaxy Note has arrived.<p>The world's largest smartphone manufacturer unveiled on Thursday the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 -- an updated, but not exactly revolutionary, addition to its smartphone lineup. It also unveiled its first Galaxy-branded smartwatch and a smart speaker called Galaxy …

Batteries

Samsung announces Galaxy Note 9 with 6.4-inch screen and a huge battery

A refinement of last year’s model with incredibly powerful hardware<p>Samsung is coming off of a disappointing launch for its Galaxy S9, but that doesn’t mean the company is shaking things up for its next major smartphone. The Galaxy Note 9 is officially being announced today, and Samsung is doubling …

Gear & Gadgets

Zendaya Isn't Taking Center Stage—She's Making Room

At 21, Zendaya has never been shy about using her voice, whether she’s calling the shots at Disney or clapping back on social media. Here, she opens up to Janet Mock about re-rewriting the Hollywood narrative and inspiring others to do the same.<p>I've been enamored with Zendaya since 2015, when her …

Women of Color

Johnny Mathis, the voice of the ’50s, was always ahead of his time. Now he’s ready to talk about it.

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Johnny Mathis, master of the velvet vibrato, exercises with a personal trainer at 5:30 in the blasted morning every weekday that he’s not on perpetual tour of America’s midsize cities and casinos.<p>“Everything counts when you’re onstage,” he says, perched on a stationary bike …

Music

Sandra Oh Reveals What Grey’s Anatomy Prop She Stole — and Is Now in Her Living Room

Sandra Oh may be a Golden Globe-winning actress, but there’s still a lot that fans don’t know about the <i>Killing Eve</i> star.<p>Speaking with PEOPLE for …

Living Rooms

Stevie Nicks, Taissa Farmiga & More ‘Coven’ Stars Are Returning for ‘American Horror Story: Apocalypse’

This brand-new cast announcement makes <i>American Horror Story: Apocalypse</i> look like a star-studded soirée.<p>Ryan Murphy just announced that the <i>Coven</i> …

Horror

Multiple nominations for the dark 'Ozark' light up Jason Bateman's outlook

Jason Bateman has been a professional actor for more than 36 years, so he’s no stranger to receiving kudos from his peers, including the highs and lows of awards season as a two-time Emmy nominee, five-time SAG Award nominee and Golden Globe winner for “Arrested Development.” Despite that Emmy …

Entertainment

Ruby Rose set to star as lesbian superhero Batwoman for The CW

Following the announcement that The CW will add Batwoman to its collection of DC Comics superhero TV shows, Ruby Rose has been confirmed to play the first openly gay superhero to headline a TV series.<p>Batwoman will be introduced in December during The CW's annual crossover between its existing DC …

Batwoman

Megan Mullally & Nick Offerman Set To Appear on 'Bachelor in Paradise'?

<b>Megan Mullally</b> and her hubby <b>Nick Offerman</b> may be appearing on <b>Bachelor in Paradise</b>!<p>While making an appearance on <b>Jimmy Kimmel Live</b> on Tuesday night …

Bachelor in Paradise

Blake Lively Attends Husband Ryan Reynolds' Aviation Gin Event 'Just for the Free Food'

Blake Lively was by Ryan Reynolds‘ side on Tuesday night to toast his liquor company, Aviation Gin—but her reasons for attending the event may have …

Ryan Reynolds

Ariana Grande Jokes About Injuring Herself Filming Carpool Karaoke: 'My Bandage Looks Sick'

Ariana Grande just discovered Carpool Karaoke is all fun and games — until she gets hurt!<p>On Tuesday, Grande, 25, shared a black and white selfie on …

Carpool Karaoke

Julianne Hough Poses In The Bathtub As She Opens Up About ‘Self-Care’

Julianne Hough shared a sultry photo with an important message.<p>Julianne Hough shared a snap from the bathtub on her official Instagram page on August …

Julianne Hough

Pink Gets Discharged From the Hospital—and Gives the Paparazzi a Warning

| Wed., Aug. 8, 2018 4:43 AM<p>After being being treated for a gastric virus earlier this week, <b>Pink</b> has been discharged from the hospital.<p>The singer …

Paparazzi

'Everything Was a Struggle.' Bethenny Frankel on How She Went From $20,000 in Credit Card Debt to a $100 Million Skinnygirl Deal

She found her financial freedom and so can you.<p>Bethenny Frankel has a beef with Postmates.<p>A recent order placed with the delivery service was simple …

Personal Finance

Bethenny Frankel Says Many of the Real Housewives 'Can't Afford the Lives They're Living'

Bethenny Frankel says the bank accounts of many <i>Real Housewives</i> stars aren’t quite as flush as they appear on TV.<p>“They can’t afford the lives they’re …

Real Housewives

Angelina Jolie Vs. Brad Pitt Custody Battle: She Doesn’t Want Him To Be In Their 6 Kids’ Lives

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are having some serious issues when it comes to fighting for custody of their six children and it turns out the actress …

Angelina Jolie

Special report: America’s greatest threat is a hurricane-force cyberattack

<b>For the past month,</b> Axios has been interviewing people trusted with the nation’s most sensitive secrets. We wanted to know, in this time of acute …

Cybersecurity

At spiking levels, foreign countries now see the U.S as a threat

Russian aggression and the rise of China are among the biggest foreign policy concerns Americans face. In many countries, though, the world power …

Geopolitics

VENOM with Eyeballs Is Sweet, Sweet Nightmare Fuel

After seeing so much of Venom in this week’s trailer, we know substantially more about the movie, from how well this incarnation of Eddie Brock will …

Eddie Brock

Judge Blocks Attempt to Post Blueprints for 3-D Guns

WASHINGTON — For years, Cody Wilson, a champion of gun-rights and anarchism from Texas, has waged a battle to post on the internet the blueprints for making plastic guns on 3-D printers, claiming the First Amendment gives him the right to do it.<p>Plastic guns are difficult to detect, and concerned …

Guns

Correction: Playboy Centerfold-GOP Donor story

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a July 31 story about a lawsuit brought by a former Playboy model against a top fundraiser for President Donald Trump, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the woman was seeking an additional $200,000 beyond a $1.6 million settlement that was to be paid in …

Corruption

How an Ex-Cop Rigged McDonald’s Monopoly Game and Stole Millions

Jerome Jacobson and his network of mobsters, psychics, strip-club owners, and drug traffickers won almost every prize for 12 years, until the FBI …

Crime

New Orleans shooting: Police say 3 killed, 7 injured; 2 suspects

Police are looking for two suspects who opened fire in New Orleans, killing three people and injuring seven more, city police spokesman Aaron Looney said.<p>The New Orleans police department responded to the incident on Saturday evening about three miles from the French Quarter.<p>Police Chief Michael …

New Orleans

Board recommends Cosby be found a sexually violent predator

A Pennsylvania board recommended Bill Cosby be classified as a sexually violent predator, which would require the former TV star to attend at least monthly sex offender counseling — in prison and out — and police to post warning flyers throughout his neighborhood whenever he is freed.<p>It is now up …

Bill Cosby

10 Best Comic Runs Of All Time

1. Uncanny X-Men: Chris Claremont And John Byrne<p>Chris Claremont has written more issues of X-Men than any other writer in history, and while that is …

Comics

A Woman Has Finally Won the Top Writing Award in Comic Books

Marjorie Liu on Friday became the first woman to win the comic book industry’s top prize for writers.<p>Liu took home a Best Writer Eisner Award for her …

Comic Books