Putin denied Russian Federation influenced the election, saying "we don't even have to do that. Anything at all he could spray out there", Pickering, who served as the US ambassador from 1993 to 1996 during the Clinton administration, said on " Squawk Box ".
He also played with speculation about his sexual orientation as he sang the Andrew Lloyd Webber song "As If We Never Said Goodbye" from "Sunset Boulevard". " Come From Away " star Jenn Colella lost the best featured actress in a musical Tony to Rachel Bay Jones of " Dear Evan Hansen ", while choreographer Kelly Devine lost to Andy Blankenbuehler for "Bandstand".
Asked if he had taped their conversations, as he implied in a threatening tweet shortly after he fired Comey, Trump said he would reveal that answer soon. Comey told the Senate intelligence committee on Thursday that Trump did make those statements. "What struck me is that it is completely unacceptable for the president to ask the FBI director to be personally loyal to him and to ask the FBI director to drop it with regards to an ongoing investigation into his former national ...
Nixon was named best featured actress in a play for a revival of Lillian Hellman's "The Little Foxes," about a greedy southern family's underhanded business practices. He thanked, among others, the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities. "It's more than I deserve", said Midler.
She said in a press conference Friday that she is sorry for posting the video and predicts her career may be over. Comedian Kathy Griffin faced the cameras and the controversy today surrounding a photo of her holding a mask that looks like President Donald Trump's severed head.
The previous United States opening weekend record for a female-directed film was the $85 million (£66 million) taken by Sam Taylor-Johnson's Fifty Shades Of Grey in 2015. There were plenty of skeptics, which isn't unusual for a super hero reboot, but after just three days in theaters it's safe to say that the doubters should be few and far between today.
Across France , however, turnout was low and three pollsters projected it would remain below 50 per cent. If no candidate manages to achieve that target then all candidates who win at least 12.5% of registered voters will go into the second round, where the victor will advance to parliament .
Thomas's next of kin have been told, police said, but formal identification has not yet taken place. So far four of those killed in the attack have been named as Australian Kirsty Boden, Canadian national Chrissy Archibald, James McMullan, from Hackney, and French national Alexandre Pigeard.
It has been revealed that Richard Hammond was feared dead by his Grand Tour co-hosts Jeremy Clarkson and James May , following his fiery crash at a Hill Climb event in Croatia. The show said no-one else was involved, and the cause of the crash was under investigation. The 47-year-old climbed out of the vehicle before the fire and suffered no serious injury, although he will need surgery to fix a broken leg.
Well, now there's even more to love with Gadot's brand of strong hero as she revealed to "Entertainment Weekly" that when the film needed to do some reshoots, she was five months pregnant with her second child. Facebook/WonderWomanfilmA promo image of DC Films' " Wonder Woman ", showing favorable reviews, used as the cover photo on the movie's official Facebook page.
Of course, this idea of Evans stepping away also leads to discussion of how Cap is written out - does he simply quit The Avengers and superheroics altogether (which he's done in the comics when adopts the identity of Nomad ) or will Avengers 4 see Steve Rogers make the ultimate sacrifice? Now, actor Chris Evans seems to have hinted at the death of Captain America too.
The big victor was a show about outsiders - " Dear Evan Hansen ", which featured a lonely 17-year-old who gets caught in a web of lies. The Tony Awards were held at Radio City Music Hall in NY. He also mimicked Bill Clinton during the 71st annual Broadway awards at New York City's Radio City Music Hall on Sunday. But Rudin's clout could not carry another one of his shows - " A Doll's House, Part 2 " - over the finish line.
When the orchestra tried to goose her along with swelling instruments, Midler was not having it. Blanchett was bypassed for a best actress award for her debut Broadway performance of the Sydney Theatre Company's production of The Present.
Neighboring Israel and Lebanon are technically at war, and the Arab nation has a law that bans Israeli products. "In addition she supported the israeli army during its attack on Gaza, served in the israeli army for 2 years (as israelis usually do), and boasted about the army training her for Hollywood".
Australian Candice Hedge was working at Elliot's Cafe in Borough Market when attackers Khuram Butt , Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba launched their van and knife rampage. Police said late Sunday night that a 19-year-old man had been arrested in the east London neighborhood of Barking. Metropolitan Police Commander Dean Haydon praised the bravery of the police officers and members of public who tackled the three despite the danger of being killed in an explosion had the vests been real.
Previous winners of the award include Diego Maradona , Lionel Messi , Luis Figo , Paul Pogba and Sergio Aguero . England on Sunday lifted the Federation Internationale de Football Association U-20 World Cup for the first time defeating Venezuela 1-0 in the summit clash here.
The long-serving conservative who frequently criticised Mr Obama's foreign policy said Mr Trump's penchant for inflammatory tweets sent a message that "America doesn't want to lead". Trump said that Khan offered a "pathetic excuse" and "had to think fast on his "no reason to be alarmed" statement". "We will destroy ISIS and we will protect civilization".
The homegrown production, which started Off-Broadway, tells the story of Evan Hansen, a high-school senior with social anxiety whose life is turned upside down after a classmate commits suicide. Cate Blanchett and Tim Minchin have been left empty handed after being nominated for gongs at the Tony Awards in NY. Kevin Kline won his third Tony Award playing an egomaniacal matinee idol in the midst of personal turmoil in the play " Present Laughter ".
It would have been a fairly major plot twist if Wonder Woman had been pregnant in this summer's blockbuster (though I could see a working mum plot arc working), so it was vital that actor Gal Gadot's pregnancy be disguised. She writes that watching a superhero movie without the lens of the male gaze is "like putting glasses on for the first time". There could have been no better choice for Amazonian Queen and her sister than veterans Robin Wright and Connie Nielsen who are fantastic ...
Markle, who attended Pippa Middleton's Berkshire wedding with Prince Harry in May, accessorized with J.Crew sunglasses , Jennifer Meyer Long Bar stud earrings, a Madewell x Biltmore 'panama' hat , and a Chanel "Gabrielle" bag .
Griffin said today that Trump is "personally trying to ruin my life". "I'm going to be honest, he broke me", she cried. In response to the criticism from the president and his family, Bloom said it marked the "first time in history the president of the United States and his family are personally attempting to ruin a comedian".
Cynthia Nixon at the Tony Awards said that she was grateful to have had the chance to perform in the 1939 play about lesbian relationships. Bette Midler also won for leading actress in a musical for her role as matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi in one of the hottest shows on Broadway.
Cynthia Nixon, the American actress of " Sex and the City " TV fame who won best featured actress for " The Little Foxes ", called the play about greed and ambition in 1900 Alabama was "eerily prescient". Kevin Kline won his third Tony Award playing an egomaniacal matinee idol in the play " Present Laughter ". Last year, all eyes were on how many statuettes " Hamilton " would capture.
The producers made an attempt to cut her lengthy speech off by drowning her out with music. Before Dear Evan Hansen , they won an Oscar for writing the lyrics of La La Land's Oscar-winning song City of Stars. Other show highlights will be the return of the Rockettes on a Tony stage after 13 years and the decision to have all four playwrights nominated for best play Tonys appear to present their works.
Forecasts also said Oslo would hold off a late surge by A Doll's House, Part 2 in the best play race, and it did; and that Jitney and Dolly! The event hosted by Kevin Spacy, featured standout performances by Platt who sang "Waving Through a Window" from Dear Evan Hansen , David Hyde Pierce who performed "Penny in my Pocket" from Hello, Dolly! and Cythia Erivio and Hamilton's Leslie Odom Jr.
She woke to him fondly her breasts and penetrating her with his fingers, she testified. The defense asked her why she had called Cosby 53 times after the alleged assault, to which Constand said they were about the women's basketball team and often during a tournament period, and that "it had more to do with business than it did with me personally".
An empty-net goal by Carl Hagelin caused the normally delirious Bridgestone Arena crowd to fall silent as the final seconds ticked off the clock. The Pittsburgh Penguins shut out the Predators 2-0 Sunday night in Nashville, Tenn., to win their second straight championship .
Gavin Creel won his first Tony for featured actor in a musical in Bette Midler's big return to Broadway in " Hello, Dolly! ". TWO PRESIDENTS: Host Kevin Spacey managed to portray two US leaders in one telecast - former president Bill Clinton and Frank Underhill, the fictional president he plays on Netflix's political thriller " House of Cards ".
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif rejected Trump's message, calling it repugnant on his Twitter account. Iran said on Thursday that gunmen and bombers who attacked Tehran were Iranian members of Islamic State who had fought in the militants' strongholds in Syria and Iraq - deepening the regional ramifications of the assaults.
Mr Trump wrote on Twitter . On Tuesday, the president tweeted that the Senate "should switch to 51 votes immediately" to "get health care and TAX CUTS approved, fast and easy". Trump's tweet raised some eyebrows, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has repeatedly sworn not to touch the filibuster for legislation.
Rather, it seems that zombie sharks and monkeys, along with the fact that that Johnny Depp is somehow legitimately a cinematic sensation in Russian Federation in 2017, carried Pirates 5 to global victory. That's a rough start by most measures, and there's not much of an overseas box office to look at yet. The studio reached it in the second-fastest time ever, only behind when it reached that mark a year ago in early May.
After Constand began "seeing double", she realized that her legs were weak, at which point she alleges that Cosby led her to a couch, where she "passed out". A woman has told a court she was "frozen" during an alleged sex attack by Bill Cosby . "If she wanted to do that, then I would be willing to. pay for the schooling".
Comey testified last week to the Intelligence committee. "I'll tell you about that sometime in the very near future", Trump said. "Yes, in an ultimately conclusive way, that was a thing that capped it for me that I had to do something separately to protect the credibility of the investigation, which meant both the FBI and the Justice Department", Comey said.
Throughout her more than 50 years in entertainment, Midler has racked up multiple Emmy, Golden Globe and Grammy awards - and was twice-nominated for an Oscar - but she's never been nominated for an official Tony in a competitive category.
On Friday, jurors heard how Cosby had grown increasingly concerned that he was being perceived as a " dirty old man " when Constand's mother called him in 2005 to confront him in a conversation she was secretly recording. "I'm apologizing because I'm thinking, 'This is a dirty old man with a young girl.' I said to the mother it was digital penetration". The criminal case was reopened when Cosby's deposition became public.