• Wind Advisory Continues, Gusts Bring Winter-Like Temps to Chicago Area
Wind Advisory Continues, Gusts Bring Winter-Like Temps to Chicago Area

North wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Overnight lows will be in the upper teens to around 20, forecasters said, and there is a slight chance of snow Friday morning. Be the first to know when news happens. Cloudy, with a low around 40. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Sunny, with a high near 74. Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low aro...

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  • 'Usual Suspects' production allegedly halted due to Kevin Spacey
'Usual Suspects' production allegedly halted due to Kevin Spacey

Spacey, 58, would go on to win the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his role in the classic, which was directed by Bryan Singer . Several people have come forward with sexual misconduct allegations against the House of Cards star after actor Anthony Rapp accused Spacey of sexual assaulting him when he was 14-years-old .

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  • Lionsgate drops John Travolta's 'Gotti' 10 days before release
Lionsgate drops John Travolta's 'Gotti' 10 days before release

Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films bought back the rights to Gotti , having produced it with Highland Film Group and Fiore Films. Travolta portrays John Gotti , the flaboyant head of the Gambino crime family who spent the last decade of his life in prison.

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  • Trump slams 'very unfair' treatment of Flynn
Trump slams 'very unfair' treatment of Flynn

Because of this, Dershowitz expressed hope that Robert Mueller, the special counsel charged with investigating the alleged collusion with the Russians, will refuse to press charges against Trump. "I want the American people to know this truth: The FBI is honest. In a separate tweet, he wrote: "Report: 'ANTI-TRUMP FBI AGENT LED CLINTON EMAIL PROBE" ...

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  • Disney on verge of $60 billion deal with 21st Century Fox
Disney on verge of $60 billion deal with 21st Century Fox

Now, though, CNBC is reporting that Disney's interest in Fox's properties hasn't wavered and that the two sides are still in talks. The addition of Fox's TV assets and global exposure would be attractive to Disney as it gears itself up to take on players such as Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Netflix with its forthcoming direct-to-consumer o...

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  • Google is hiring 10000 people to clean up YouTube
Google is hiring 10000 people to clean up YouTube

The company, she said, has developed "computer-learning" technology that can identify videos with extremist content or content that risked the safety of child users. YouTube said machine learning was helping its human moderators remove almost five times as many videos that they were previously, and that 98% of videos removed for violent extremism a...

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  • Reggie Yates steps down from Top of the Pops after Jewish slur
Reggie Yates steps down from Top of the Pops after Jewish slur

Yates, who has hosted the music countdown show for many years, including when it was a weekly program, apologized last month for what he said on a podcast. But on Monday, he went a step further, announcing that he will step down from hosting this year's Top of the Pops shows on BBC. "It was not my intention to offend or reinforce stereotypes, b...

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  • Why is BBC being accused of Racism by Bollywood Fans?
Why is BBC being accused of Racism by Bollywood Fans?

He was the youngest son of Prithviraj Kapoor, a veteran of Bollywood and the theatre. Making it worse, the Amitabh Bachchan clip that the channel aired was from the film Kabhie Kabhie , a film that also featured Shashi Kapoor. He made his debut as a leading actor in movies in 1961. Actors and directors from across the Hindi movie industry p...

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  • Naya Rivera Files for Divorce from Ryan Dorsey for Second Time
Naya Rivera Files for Divorce from Ryan Dorsey for Second Time

Naya , 30, who played a cheerleader in the hit Fox show, is citing "irreconcilable differences" according to TMZ . However, Rivera is fighting for joint physical custody of their son, Josey Hollis Dorsey. However, she revealed in her memoir, " Sorry Not Sorry ", that her and Dorsey's relationship go a long way back. But after their wedding was c...

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  • Director Bryan Singer Fired From Freddie Mercury Movie
Director Bryan Singer Fired From Freddie Mercury Movie

As for his absences from what the director describes as his "passion project", it would appear that this was actually as the initial early reports of Singer's absence suggested - simply a family health issue. He also says his "dispute" with Malek was not related to his departure. With sexual assault allegations surrounding the director, his ch...

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  • Javier Mascherano admits Barcelona end is near
Javier Mascherano admits Barcelona end is near

Javier Mascherano believes Barcelona's period of dominance across Spain and Europe is coming to an end. "It makes sense that after such a long time there's not much more I can do in this club". "I'm one of those people that thinks that you have to know when is the right time to end a stage". Barca are already assured of their place in the C...

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  • 'Coco' repeats as box office victor with $26.1m
'Coco' repeats as box office victor with $26.1m

The better-received "Thor" sequel has proved far mightier, with almost $300 million in five weeks of release. Family film Wonder , about a fifth-grade boy (Jacob Tremblay) with facial abnormalities, likewise stayed in third with $12.5 million.

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  • Eminem Unveils 'Revival' Tracklist Featuring Alicia Keys, Kehlani, Pink & More
Eminem Unveils 'Revival' Tracklist Featuring Alicia Keys, Kehlani, Pink & More

In an interview with Complex , Phresher gave some insight to his upcoming collaboration with Eminem on the song "Chloraseptic". Joining the likes of Beyoncé , Alicia Keys , Kehlani , Skylar Grey , Ed Sheeran and X Ambassadors , the Brooklyn rapper appears to be the only rap feature on the project with Eminem .

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  • Raptors Knock Off Suns, Maintain NBA's Top Home Record
Raptors Knock Off Suns, Maintain NBA's Top Home Record

Warren dropped 25 points on 12-for-19 shooting on Monday, to go with 8 rebounds, 3 assists, and 2 steals against the Philadelphia 76ers . The Suns' burst was short-lived though, and VanVleet drained a pair of free throws to follow up a Lowry three-pointer and the Raptors were back up by 18 with 4:49 to play in front of a capacity Air Canada Centr...

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  • French singer Johnny Hallyday dies at 74 after battle with cancer
French singer Johnny Hallyday dies at 74 after battle with cancer

French singer Johnny Hallyday died after a battle with cancer. He sold more than 110 million records over his career, beginning with French-language covers of singers including Eddie Cochrane and Elvis Presley. He's one of the most successful recording artists of all time. The singer adopted the last name of one of the cousin's boyfriends, ...

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  • 'SWAT' and 'Westworld' Halt Production Due to California Wildfires
'SWAT' and 'Westworld' Halt Production Due to California Wildfires

Production on the CBS drama S.W.A.T. was also suspended, but a tweet from the SWAT Writer's Room marked everyone as being safe. With traffic a mess, the flames getting close to Santa Clarita Studios, and unsafe air, the entire cast and crew of S.W.A.T.

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  • Dashcam of Randy Travis' Grayson County arrest released
Dashcam of Randy Travis' Grayson County arrest released

The lawsuit said the video, showing him nude and disoriented and making threats to the officers, was highly embarrassing and intimate and inappropriate to release in light of the fact that Travis "can no longer speak cogently and is not even in the position to discuss, let alone defend, his previous actions".

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  • Cinemark debuts Movie Club monthly membership program
Cinemark debuts Movie Club monthly membership program

But whether or not it succeeds on its own, the impact of MoviePass appears to be forcing shifts in the movie theater industry that could turn the process of paying for a movie into something akin to signing up for Netflix. Cinemark Holdings ( CNK ), the third-largest USA theater chain, on Tuesday announced the launch of a movie subscription me...

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  • Beyoncé and JAY-Z Had Another Elevator Moment on His Birthday
Beyoncé and JAY-Z Had Another Elevator Moment on His Birthday

Jay Z was feeling particularly generous on Monday night when he invited the paparazzi to snap a quick photo of himself and Mrs. Carter while in an elevator. One point of the video even shows Bey stepping in between her sister and her husband to stop the feud. That's my sister. Not my sister-in-law. The in-laws were also all smiles sitting next...

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  • Prince Harry attending Star Wars premiere - with his brother
Prince Harry attending Star Wars premiere - with his brother

But after spending two seasons playing Prince Philip, whose struggles with living in the shadow of his wife Queen Elizabeth are explored in detail throughout The Crown's second season, maybe it's not surprising that Smith has a unique perspective on the costs of marrying into the royal family.

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  • U.S. law firm to probe Naspers relationship with the Guptas
U.S. law firm to probe Naspers relationship with the Guptas

News24 alleges the Naspers-owned pay-TV operator made "questionable" payments to the channel, then owned by the Gupta-family, which may have had undue influence on the decisions taken by the country's former communications ministers. The board has instructed its audit and risk committees to assess whether there have been corporate government failu...

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  • Chester Bennington Autopsy Reveals Alcohol and Ecstasy in His System
Chester Bennington Autopsy Reveals Alcohol and Ecstasy in His System

The report also found nothing out of the ordinary in the autopsy showing that Bennington was a relatively healthy man. The site also reports that authorities found a prescription bottle of Zolpidem, a generic Ambien, on the 41-year-old's dresser, in addition to a pint glass of Corona and an empty bottle of Stella Artois.

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  • Terry Crews Sues Hollywood Agent Who Allegedly Sexually Assaulted Him
Terry Crews Sues Hollywood Agent Who Allegedly Sexually Assaulted Him

For help, advice or more information regarding sexual harassment, assault and rape in the United Kingdom, visit the Rape Crisis charity website. TMZ reports that Crews is suing Adam Venit for fondling him at an event previous year, after news that Venit returned to his job at William Morris Endeavour after a measly one-month suspe...

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  • Man planned mass shooting at Islamic center, Florida sheriff says
Man planned mass shooting at Islamic center, Florida sheriff says

Bolatete confessed his failing health - the result of being shot in the kidney by a police officer in the Philippines years ago. In one conversation, the detective and Bolatete drove past the mosque on their way to the firing range. "Bolatete specifically mentioned that he did not plan to survive the attack", the agent wrote in the documents Fede...

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  • Fallen Kingdom teaser brings back the Tyrannosaurus Rex
Fallen Kingdom teaser brings back the Tyrannosaurus Rex

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is directed by J.A. Bayona ( A Monster Calls ) and stars Chris Pratt , Bryce Dallas Howard , Toby Jones, Rafe Spall, Daniella Pineda , Justice Smith , Ted Levine, Geraldine Chaplin, James Cromwell, Jeff Goldblum , and BD Wong.

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