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Jury begins deliberations in Harvey Weinstein rape trial
"Tallied this past Monday. Jurors have started deliberations in the rape and sexual assault trial of disgraced former movie executive Harvey Weinstein. The jury got the case on Friday after prosecutors made a final push for conviction. Weinstein is accused of two counts of rape and 5 counts of sexual assault. The 70 year old Weinstein is already serving a 23 year sentence for a conviction in New York. Authorities are warning shoppers to watch out for porch pirates this holiday season, security officials say 200 million packages nationwide
Infowars host Alex Jones files for personal bankruptcy
". Police have yet to identify a suspect. InfoWars host Alex Jones has filed for personal bankruptcy protection in Texas. Joan cites debts that include nearly one and a half $1 billion he's been ordered to pay to families who sued him over his conspiracy theories about the sandy hook school massacre. He has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Houston. The Dow closed up 135 points today, the NASDAQ fell 21. This is CBS News.
Here's what Disney's Splash Mountain will look like with 'The Princess and the Frog' makeover in 2024
"One of the country's favorite log flume rides will make its final run next month, Disney, Disney World's splash mountain is being shut down on January 23rd, that ride opened in 1989 and it was fashioned on the old Disney film song of the south. It will be replaced by Tiana's Bayou adventure, which is based on the princess and the frog, the new attraction will open in Florida, as well as at California's Disneyland in 2024. It's 9 25. Money news at 25 and 55. Here's Jeff claw. The now finished Friday up 35 points the NASDAQ lost 21, U.S.
Best books 2022: fiction, nonfiction, comics, and some that defy categorizing. - Slate
"Person here as they talk about their books and let you know what their name is and who they are. We're going to go nonfiction fiction nonfiction fiction until we reach ten. So our first book on our list of top ten books of 2022 is an immense world by Ed young and here to talk about it is our non fiction critic here at The New York Times Jennifer salai. Thanks, Gilbert. So this is a book that asks a lot of us as readers. And it's not because it's particularly dense or filled with jargon. Or difficult
First 'Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny' trailer reveals de-aged Harrison Ford
"That's the trailer for the next Indiana Jones movie. Indiana Jones and the dial of destiny is the 5th Indiana Jones movie and it opens up on June 30th, Harrison Ford will once again be Indiana Jones, but this is the first one in the franchise that's not directed by Steven Spielberg. James mangold, he directed Ford versus Ferrari and walked the line he'll direct this one. Harrison Ford has said that this is going to be his last time as Indiana Jones. Is it too soon to get online? I don't think so. Go for it. I'll give it a shot. Coming up major changes could be coming to the Democrats 2024 presidential nominating calendar. 9 13. The following is a paid commercial message. Friends of Keith you urgently request that you stop is unjust extradition. The extradition request is made in bad faith by the South Korean government. The U.S. State Department has the power to help Keith by refusing this extradition request. The apprehension of Keith is a political move by the South Korean government, blaming Keith and his entire family for the sinking of the sewell fairy has been an attempt to cover up their own duplicity in the tragedy. The South Korean government has a long history of human rights violations and connections to military dictatorships. Keith is an honest and contributing resident of the United States
Elton John to play Glastonbury as epic tour draws to close
"Expire at the end of the month. Elton John said to perform at the festival in June, the organizers are saying it'll be a farewell show in Britain. The Latin berry festival is announcing this morning, the legendary musician will play on the final night of the festival June 25th, John ended the North American leg of his farewell yellow brick road tour last month with a show at Dodgers stadium. Traffic and weather together on the 8th, a little bit of relief on the Indiana toll road after that fiery semi crash will give you the latest details. 5 46 sports, here's Josh liszt he's been on both sides of the Cheddar curtain after time in Green Bay as Aaron Rodgers quarterbacks coach with the packers Luke gets he's gained reputation as a successful play caller for the bears and Justin Fields. Only gets he was assured fields could return from a shoulder injury in time to face the packers Sunday. Kind of in the same boat as last week, day to day, getting better is taking some reps like you did last week, so I'm kind of just play that thing out as the week goes just like we did last week. The fields was a full participant at yesterday's bears workout on pace to return from that left non throwing shoulder injury. I'm not looking for anything in particular like that. I mean, if something was glaring that
Ye no longer buying Parler app, Twitter account suspended
"The rapper Ye has been kicked off of Twitter in a rambling interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones on Thursday, the rapper Ye formerly known as Kanye West, talked about his recent meeting with Donald Trump, made anti semitic jokes, and said he saw good things about Hitler. His Twitter account was suspended after posting a picture of a swastika merged with a star of David. The platform's new owner, Elon Musk, tweeted that the rapper had again violated our rule against incitement to violence, Ye posted an unflattering picture of Musk in what he called his final tweet. Meanwhile, parler announced that the rapper is no longer buying the conservative social media site back in October, they'd said the acquisition would be completed near the end of this year. Parler was launched in August of 2018, surged in popularity when followers of Donald Trump migrated to the site, it had to be relaunched after it was kicked off of Google Apple and Amazon Web servers in January of 2021 over its ties to the insurrection at the U.S. capitol. I'm Jennifer King
Robert Downey Jr. details upcoming documentary 'Sr.,’ honoring his late father: 'I'm still working for Dad'
".NET. One more film we want to cover here, Adam before we go, senior, so that's S, our period. This is a documentary portrait of director Robert Downey senior. Downey passed away last year at age 85. He's best known for his 1969 counterculture comedy putney swope and he's also of course the father of Robert Downey Jr., who does feature prominently in the film, along with his dad. It's directed by Chris Smith, best known for American movie, Smith also made the fire festival Doc fire and the 2017 Doc, Jim and Andy, the great beyond about Jim Carrey's portrayal of Andy Kaufman in man on the moon. So Adam, did you know much about Robert Downey senior before you saw this? I didn't know much at all. I think I knew probably. I'm going to speculate, say, probably about as much as you do, Josh, or a lot of people who come to this documentary, you've heard of putney swoop. I know about Robert Downey senior, but mainly through knowing about Robert Downey Jr. and discovering that, oh, his dad was this irreverent filmmaker, this kind of counterculture subversive, but otherwise I have not seen still
Pantone's 2023 color of the year is 'Viva Magenta' - NPR
"That revels in pure joy. That's how pantone a leading source of color expertise describes its just announced color of the year for 2023. Are you ready? It's called viva magenta. And it looks to me like a deep reddish pink pantone also calls viva magenta an unconventional shade for an unconventional time. 1125
Kanye West Tells Alex Jones: ‘I Like Hitler’
"Kanye West is praising Adolf Hitler. You can't say out loud that this person ever did anything good and I'm done with that. I'm done with the classifications every human being has something of value that they brought to the table. Especially Hitler. Speaking on Alex Jones show InfoWars, west says he sees good things about Hitler and added the Nazi leader and then at highways and the microphone he uses as a musician. The city of Yuval, Texas is filing a lawsuit against its own district attorney over access to information regarding the rob elementary school shooting. The lawsuit accuses DA Christina busby of blocking the city's ability to obtain critical information about the response by law enforcement to the shooting on May 24th. According to the lawsuit, busby has significantly restricted an independent investigation into the shooting by not making evidence available, busby has claimed that releasing the requested information could potentially traumatize the victim's families.
Director Laura Poitras on her new documentary 'All the Beauty and the Bloodshed'
"Have a conversation with the Academy Award winning documentary filmmaker Laura poitras about her new film all the beauty in the bloodshed, a portrait of the artist nan goldin that is both a fierce picture of protest and an intimate personal history. It's an amazing film, had a good chat with Laura. I hope you'll stick around for that. But first we have a different documentary to discuss, and also some lists. Movie rankings are all the rage, later we're going to talk about our best picture ranking and what 2022 films matter, but just before we began recording, Sight & Sound magazine, the hallowed British institution has released. It's, I don't even know what the word is for every ten years. Is it death and I don't know. Just Centennial. Is that a thing? Is that every 10,000 years? Ten thousand years. You've been a long time since I started Latin. Let's keep it moving. Every ten year site and sound releases a poll voted on by critics and some filmmakers as well of the greatest films of all time, of all time, and the last time we saw this list was 2012, so we've been waiting a decade to see this list. It's here. It has arrived. It's actually the hundred greatest films, but there's a lot of focus usually in the top ten. And so Amanda,
Savannah Guthrie Misses Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting Due to Flu-Like Illness: 'I'm So Sad'
"Last year for a blood infection. The national Christmas trees come to life, President Biden led a crowd on the ellipse near The White House in lighting the tree last night. They tradition started in 1923 when president Calvin Coolidge lit a 48 foot tree with 2500 lights. This year's tree is 27 feet tall. Traffic and weather together on the 8th just ahead some slowdowns already on the Stevenson will tell you about that. 5 46 now sports, here's Josh Liz. Yeah, more steps in the wrong
Venezuelan publisher receives award from US book association
"Note of like, oh my God, we have an association called reporters and editors association. Any chair they hand out awards. And it's actually seen in some ways the most prestigious award because it comes not from publishers, but by road reporters and editors. And they did pick anatomy of an epidemic as sort of the best investigative book of 2010. But so there was a little recognition that, oh, this counts as the conventional narrative, but even so it's not that I could go right for it. I pitched stories I've given up, but I can't pitch stories to The New Yorker. I can't pitch stories to major magazines, because they don't believe it. Okay? They are still stuck in that conventional narrative. And that's one of the problems we have and that I get so frustrated with
Danny Masterson rape case ends in mistrial as jury is deadlocked
"In the GOP. A judge declares a mistrial in the rape trial of that 70s show actor Danny Masterson, George telling the judge they were hopelessly deadlocked about the rape allegations after a monthlong trial. A Los Angeles superior court judge had ordered the panel to take Thanksgiving week off and keep on deliberating the 46 year old Masterson was charged with the rape of three women, including a former girlfriend between 2001 and 2003. He claims the acts were all consensual. Coming up on WTO. Fleetwood Mac mourns the death of Christine McVie. I'm Jason fraile. 5 43. There's an economic calamity coming down the tracks that will negatively impact every U.S. household. Unless Congress acts now to stop the rail strike, we talked with Chris John, president and CEO of the American chemistry council, and here's what he had to say about once at stake for the U.S. economy. The only way to prevent an economic train wreck is for Congress to act quickly. Chemicals are needed for virtually every manufacturing process in the country, including automobiles, pharmaceuticals, refining, and semiconductors to name a few. If the rail system shuts down, many chemical plants will start shutting down in a matter of days, and many other important sectors of the economy will soon