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Cosby retrial could favor defense though publicity a wild card

/  18.06.2017  /  Entertainment 

(Reuters) – A retrial of Bill Cosby on sexual assault charges will likely offer major advantages to the defense, former prosecutors and defense lawyers say, but the enormous publicity surrounding the case may also produce a second jury that is more eager to convict.

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Mistrial declared in Bill Cosby sex assault case but retrial planned

/  17.06.2017  /  Entertainment 

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) – A Pennsylvania judge on Saturday declared a mistrial in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault case after the jury said it could not reach a verdict, but prosecutors said they would retry Cosby and he still faces a slew of civil lawsuits.

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Actress Carrie Fisher died of sleep apnea, other factors: coroner

/  17.06.2017  /  Entertainment 

(Reuters) – The cause of death of actress Carrie Fisher, best known for her role as Princess Leia in the “Star Wars” franchise, has been determined as sleep apnea and other factors, the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office said in a statement on Friday.

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Whitney Houston was never ready for fame, says new documentary

/  16.06.2017  /  Entertainment 

LONDON (Reuters) – Before the millions of record sales, hundreds of awards and international acclaim, Whitney Houston was simply “Nippy from Newark”, a naive young girl, ill prepared for fame.

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As Shanghai’s Magic Kingdom turns one, Disney pushes further into China

/  16.06.2017  /  Entertainment 

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Walt Disney celebrates the first anniversary of its $5.5 billion theme park in Shanghai on Friday, a key plank of the entertainment giant’s push into the world’s second-largest economy through everything from English schools to films.

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Deadlocked Cosby jury resumes deliberations on Friday

/  16.06.2017  /  Entertainment 

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) – Jurors deciding Bill Cosby’s fate at his sexual assault trial will resume deliberations on Friday morning in an effort to break a deadlock on all three charges.

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Singer Adele joins vigil for victims of London tower block inferno

/  15.06.2017  /  Entertainment 

LONDON (Reuters) – Singer Adele was among people who gathered on Wednesday night close to a London tower block that was destroyed in a catastrophic fire, according to posts on social media.

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Days of deliberations but still no verdict at Cosby sex assault trial

/  15.06.2017  /  Entertainment 

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) – Jurors at Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial will resume deliberations on Thursday, after nearly 30 hours of discussions stretching over 2-1/2 days have failed to yield a verdict.

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Australian comedian Rebel Wilson wins defamation suit

/  15.06.2017  /  Entertainment 

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australian comedian Rebel Wilson has won a defamation suit against a global magazine publisher after the Victorian Supreme Court found a series of articles alleging she was a serial liar had damaged her career, local media reported on Thursday.

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Bob Dylan accused of borrowing some of Nobel lecture from study guide

/  15.06.2017  /  Entertainment 

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Bob Dylan has been accused of borrowing heavily for part of the Nobel Literature Prize lecture he finally delivered to the Swedish Academy last week.

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