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Why there should be no argument in the Trump trial's opening statements

msnbc.com This week, with a jury seated and sworn, trial will begin in a Manhattan courtroom in the false records case brought by District Attorney Alvin Bragg against former…

FTX Investors Settle with Bankman-Fried, Target Celebrity Promoters Next

tftc.io A group of investors and customers of the defunct cryptocurrency exchange FTX has reached a settlement with co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried. If approved by a judge, the…

Beyoncé’s Latest Accessory Choice Includes This Affordable ‘It Girl’ Bag for Under $200

billboard.com All products and services featured are independently chosen by editors. However, Billboard may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the…

Victoria and David Beckham have been married for nearly 25 years. Here's a timeline of their relationship

aol.com None David and Victoria Beckham met in 1997 when they were both famous in their respective fields. • None The couple got married in 1999, and they now have four kids…

Review: ‘Grenfell’ Sees Tower Fire Through Residents’ Eyes

nytimes.com The notion of creating a safe space for an audience to experience a work of theater tends to provoke the tough-guy purists, because it sounds like coddling. Shouldn’t the…

Sam Bankman-Fried Turns Rat, Cooperates in Lawsuit Vs. FTX Celebrity Backers

bitcoinist.com The drama surrounding the FTX collapse continues to unfold with a surprising twist. Sam Bankman-Fried, the crypto wunderkind turned convicted fraudster, has agreed to…

Today's 'Wordle' #1,038 Clues and Answer for Monday, April 22 Puzzle

newsweek.com If you are struggling with today's Wordle puzzle, then no problem. As usual, Newsweek is here with a few clues to help you find the answer. The word puzzle game has gone…

The pests next door

vox.com Amina Martin rehabilitates pigeons and other birds in a small apartment in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. | Benji Jones/Vox In NYC, many wildlife rehabbers see pests as part of a…

How ‘Stereophonic’ Made Musicians Out of Actors

nytimes.com About a week into rehearsals for the Off Broadway premiere of David Adjmi’s latest play, “Stereophonic,” Will Butler sent an email to the cast. Butler, a former member of…

Cryptojacker Charged with Defrauding Two Cloud Providers of $3.5M

cryptopotato.com United States prosecutors have filed charges against a Nebraska man accused of a cryptojacking scheme that allegedly defrauded two cloud providers – one headquartered in…

Peter Frampton Reacts to Rock Hall of Fame Induction, Reveals Who He Wants to Perform With During the Ceremony

billboard.com Peter Frampton says news of his long-awaited Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction “hasn’t really sunk in yet.” But he’s still thrilled that the honor is upon him after 52…

David Beckham gave Victoria Beckham a piggyback ride while leaving her 50th birthday party. Here's the star-studded guest list

aol.com None Victoria Beckham celebrated her 50th birthday with a party on Saturday. • None David Beckham carried Victoria out of the party at a private members' club in London.…

Smaller Films Hit April Doldrums

deadline.com This weekend was the first in some time without a specialty film in the top ten as wide releases ramp up from Civil War to Abigail and hang in theaters as per Kung Fu Panda…

Who are the key players at Donald Trump's hush money criminal trial?

pbs.org Donald Trump’s hush money criminal trial shifts to opening statements Monday, followed by the start of witness testimony. A jury of seven men and five women, plus six…

Spice Girls Reunite for Brief Birthday Show

vanityfair.com “It’s important to evolve and try new things,” Victoria “Posh Spice” Beckham said in an interview on the eve of her landmark birthday celebrations. And while that's probably…

These are the top 12 fertility clinics in the Northeast region of the US

newsweek.com Newsweek, in partnership with Statista, recently published its second annual ranking of America's Best Fertility Clinics. The top 125 facilities on the 2024 ranking were…

Filing: a group of FTX investors and customers agree to drop their claims against SBF if he cooperates in cases against celebrities and others who pushed FTX

bnnbloomberg.ca A group of FTX investors and customers has agreed to drop their claims against co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried in exchange for his cooperation against other defendants in a…

All the records Taylor Swift could break with new album

newsweek.com It did not take a genius to predict Taylor Swift's new album, The Tortured Poets Department (TTPD), would smash many records. Given the rabid anticipation for the album,…

Why couples are choosing cohabitation over marriage

vox.com Naomi Elliott for Vox First comes love, then comes … moving in together. After about two years of dating, Matt Garville, 38, made some space in his closet for his…

Bankman-Fried agrees to help in lawsuit targeting FTX celebrity endorsers

dlnews.com Bankman-Fried agrees to help in celebrity lawsuit Jailed former FTX chief Sam Bankman-Fried has agreed to settle with investors who will drop their civil liability claims…

Melania's presence at Trump's hush-money trial could be 'powerful,' legal experts say

businessinsider.com Former President Donald Trump appears at Manhattan criminal court in New York, Friday, April 19, 2024. Maansi Srivastava/The New York Times via AP, Pool Opening statements…

Haney vs. Garcia Pay-Per-View: Here’s How To Watch the Boxing Livestream Online

variety.com After meeting six times at the amateur levels (the pair split the contests 3-3), Devin “The Dream” Haney looks to defend his WBC Super Lightweight Title tonight against his…

Who is Clara Bow from Taylor Swift's new album?

pbs.org One track on Taylor Swift’s new album, “The Tortured Poets Department,” honors a long-celebrated, oft-miscast heroine of American feminism: actress Clara Bow. WATCH: How…

"White Supremacist Leader Sentenced to 44 Months in Prison for Conspiring to Make Death Threats Against Brooklyn Journalist"

reason.com The Justice Department reported yesterday: Earlier today, at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn, Nicholas Welker, also known as "King ov Wrath," was sentenced by United…

What to Do When Your 401(k) Leaves Something to Be Desired

nytimes.com Chris Gentry is meticulous about his craft — he’s a professional woodworker at a small company in Brooklyn, N.Y., that makes custom dining and coffee tables, cabinets and…

Proposed Settlement: Crypto Users Weigh Dropping Lawsuit Against Sam Bankman-Fried

cryptonews.com A group of cryptocurrency users involved in a class-action lawsuit against former FTX CEO Sam “SBF” Bankman-Fried has recently reached a proposed settlement. According to…

Louis Gossett Jr. Cause Of Death Revealed

deadline.com Oscar-winning actor Louis Gossett Jr. died of a lung condition, according to his death certificate obtained by TMZ. The actor died in Santa Monica on March 29 at the age of…

Stubborn Inflation: Can Real Wages Resume Their Climb?

csmonitor.com “We had some good progress being made,” says Mark Hamrick, an economic analyst at Bankrate. “In recent months, that progress has stalled.” That means the Federal Reserve may…

How to Turn $1k into $100k With These 3 Micro-Cap Growth Stocks

investorplace.com Swing for the fences with these high-growth small cap stocks! Turning $1,000 into $100,000 takes a bit of luck and a ton of tolerance for risk. But for those seeking…

How Do You Find a Jury of Donald Trump’s Peers?

vanityfair.com An IT consultant who lives on the Lower East Side walked into a Manhattan courtroom on Tuesday and sized Donald Trump up. The excitement rose in his voice as he declared…

‘Sasquatch Sunset’ Bigfoots 800+ Screens In Week 2 Expansion: “It’s A Wildcard”

deadline.com Nathan Zellner and David Zellner’s Sasquatch Sunset is stomping into circa 850 theaters this weekend after debuting in 9 with a solid opening for a film many could find…

Meet a Scientologist "Rises Above the Noise" With Branding Genius David Brier

benzinga.com LOS ANGELES, April 19, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientology Network's MEET A SCIENTOLOGIST, the weekly series spotlighting the everyday lives of Scientologists from around the…

Ryan Garcia vs. Devin Haney: How to Stream the Boxing Match Live Online

billboard.com All products and services featured are independently chosen by editors. However, Billboard may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the…

Inside the disastrous apartments of NYC men, exposed by a TikTok comedian

businessinsider.com Jerome Peel's bedroom, as featured on the new show "Boy Room." Courtesy of Gymnasium The homes of New York City's young men are being captured on camera — and it isn't…

Nas’ ‘Illmatic’ Album: All 10 Songs Ranked

billboard.com Today marks the 30th anniversary of the consensus best album in rap history. Illmatic, meaning “the science of everything ill,” was a pivotal moment in hip-hop, especially…

Executive Turntable: Shore Fire Elects Four Co-Presidents; ‘Tiny Desk’ Maestro Has New Job; LiveCo’s CEO Swap

billboard.com It’s time for another spindle around the Executive Turntable, Billboard’s comprehensive(ish) compendium of promotions, hirings, exits and firings — and all things in between…

Roku’s ‘The Spiderwick Chronicles’ Lacks the Excitement and Adventure of the Novels: TV Review

variety.com There’s a lot of magic in “The Spiderwick Chronicles.” Based on the acclaimed children’s fantasy books by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black, and adapted for television by Aron…

Kit Zauhar Lands North American Distribution For SXSW Competition Title ‘This Closeness’ Via Factory 25, IFC Center To Launch Theatrical Run

deadline.com Brooklyn-based indie film distribution and production company Factory 25 has acquired North American theatrical rights on writer-director Kit Zauhar’s sophomore feature This…

Today's 'Wordle' #1,035 hints and answer for Friday, April 19

newsweek.com If you're one of the millions of players still addicted to Wordle, you'll know the daily puzzles can really test your brain. Created by Brooklyn-based software engineer Josh…

‘The Spiderwick Chronicles’ Review: Christian Slater in a Roku Fantasy Series Sorely Lacking in Wonder

hollywoodreporter.com Magic is all around in the world of The Spiderwick Chronicles. Most of it is hidden away from the eyes of humans, tucked into obscure corners or shielded from human eyes by…

Donald Trump suddenly laughs when ex-wife mentioned in court

newsweek.com Former President Donald Trump enjoyed a good laugh on Thursday after a close encounter involving him and ex-wife Marla Maples was mentioned in court. Trump's chuckles were…

Letitia James gets nearly $2 million in 9 days

newsweek.com The office of New York Attorney General Letitia James had a strong week and a half, bringing in almost $2 million after consecutive legal victories. James' office announced…

'Stress Positions' Review: An Antic Covid-19 Comedy

wsj.com Set during the early months of the pandemic, writer-director Theda Hammel’s feature debut follows a Brooklyn man taking care of his injured nephew.

Crafting ‘Stereophonic’: How ‘Terrifying’ Rehearsals, Creative Clashes and a Soundproof Studio Led to Broadway’s Buzziest Show

variety.com A little over 10 years ago, David Adjmi was on an airplane, listening to Led Zeppelin’s “Babe I’m Gonna Leave You,” and picturing Robert Plant recording the vocals. “It’s…

Owen Teague Went to ‘Ape School’ to Pull Off a Spectacular Transformation in ‘Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes’

variety.com A chimpanzee rests its chin on its hand, looking like the ape version of Rodin’s “The Thinker.” “There’s a picture of me somewhere sitting in that exact same position,” Owen…

RED BULL CULTURE CLASH RETURNS TO NEW YORK CITY ON JUNE 1ST

benzinga.com Four crews bring New York City's most celebrated parades together for an epic showdown NEW YORK, April 18, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Bull Culture Clash will return to New…

Wyndham Rewards Unveils Finalists for Gillespie Wall Mural Honoring Greensboro Six

benzinga.com Top three candidates chosen from more than 50 artists nationwide; Winning artist to be selected next month following formal presentations of original concepts PARSIPPANY,…

I bought my first home without an agent. I saved a ton of money

businessinsider.com having an agent was realizing just how much I had already figured out on my own. Sebastian König for BI Last summer, when I told my then-girlfriend that I had just hired a…

Brian Cox Thinks Joaquin Phoenix Was “Truly Terrible” in 'Napoleon'

vanityfair.com Brian Cox, the foremost interpreter of the phrase “fuck off,” is not one to mince his words. Per the Standard, Cox proved that to be true on Tuesday night when he absolutely…

USC cancels speech by valedictorian who expressed support for Palestinians, cites safety concerns

pbs.org The University of Southern California canceled a commencement speech by its 2024 valedictorian who has publicly supported Palestinians, citing security concerns, a rare…

Nicki Minaj Gets Love From PETA for Vegan Sneaker Collection: ‘Truly the Way of the Future’

billboard.com Nicki Minaj released her first-ever sneaker collection when teaming up with Loci earlier this month to lace the Barbz with some new footwear for the spring. Related Nicki…

Kim Petras, Arca & Tokischa Are Bringing the Pride to LadyLand 2024’s Lineup

billboard.com With Pride Month less than two months away, pop star Kim Petras, electronic artist Arca and dembow rapper Tokischa are ready to party with you this June. Related Charli XCX…

Meet Nicola Peltz Beckham, the billionaire heiress, actress, and director who's married to Brooklyn Beckham

aol.com None Nicola Peltz Beckham is the daughter of billionaire businessman Nelson Peltz. • None She married David and Victoria Beckham's son Brooklyn in a star-studded wedding in…

Singer-songwriter Yaeji shares her favorite anime

polygon.com My Favorite Anime is a column dedicated to collecting the stories of the biggest celebrity anime fans in the world, charting a path from their earliest introductions to…

Victoria Beckham Turns 50, David Beckham Celebrates With New Photos and a Gentle Roast

vanityfair.com Victoria Beckham has somehow hit the half-century mark, and her husband, soccer icon David Beckham, celebrated her fiftieth birthday with a photo montage video that included…

Colby Hall Says NPR Suspending Uri Berliner ‘Proves His Point’ and is Not In Line With Their Mission of ‘Tolerance’

mediaite.com After NPR business editor Uri Berliner published a column that blew the whistle on the outlet’s increasingly liberal bias — to the near-total exclusion of all other points…

Shore Fire Media Promotes Five Execs to Leadership Roles

variety.com Shore Fire Media, one of the music industry’s most long-running and far-reaching strategy and communications companies, has announced the promotion of five of its top…

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