Month: October 2021

Same Alec Baldwin shot struck both Halyna Hutchins and Joel Souza: reports

Same Alec Baldwin shot struck both Halyna Hutchins and Joel Souza: reports

One projectile from a firearm used by actor Alec Baldwin on the set of the movie “Rust” on Thursday went through the body of the film’s cinematographer before striking the film’s director, according to reports. Both the New York Post and the Hollywood website Showbiz 411 claimed they received first-hand accounts from eyewitnesses to the …

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Chris Paul reaches 20,000 points as the Phoenix Suns beat the Los Angeles Lakers

Chris Paul reaches 20,000 points as the Phoenix Suns beat the Los Angeles Lakers

Point guard Chris Paul achieved the career milestone of scoring 20,000 points as his Phoenix Suns humbled the Los Angeles Lakers 115-105 on a dramatic night in California. Paul finished with 23 points and 14 assists – the 36-year-old also became the first player in the league’s history to record 20,000 points and 10,000 assists …

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Sasse blasts Biden admin's 'persistent lie' about number of Americans trapped in Afghanistan

Sasse blasts Biden admin’s ‘persistent lie’ about number of Americans trapped in Afghanistan

Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., released a statement Friday criticizing President Biden’s administration after it “repeatedly lied” about the number of Americans that remain “trapped behind Taliban lines” in Afghanistan. “The Biden Administration has shamelessly and repeatedly lied about the number of Americans trapped behind Taliban lines,” Sasse said in a statement. “For weeks, their official …

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California police employee on leave for hateful posts that included support for shooting cops, authorities say

California police employee on leave for hateful posts that included support for shooting cops, authorities say

A Northern California police department employee has been arrested on weapons charges and placed on administrative leave after an FBI investigation revealed he authored hateful posts on a website that included support for shooting police officers, authorities said Friday.  Dennis Shevchenko, 40, works as a community service officer but does not have arrest powers, Police …

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Peter Scolari, ‘Bosom Buddies’ and ‘Newhart’ star, has died

Scolari had cancer and had been ill for two years, his manager Ellen Lubin Sanitsky told CNN. He was 66. Scolari appeared in numerous films and television series over the years, including “Newhart,” “Murphy Brown,” and “The Good Fight.” He won an Emmy in 2016 for his portrayal of Hannah’s father Tad Horvath on “Girls.” …

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TV OT: The aliens are coming! The aliens are coming! Plus: ‘Curb’ and ‘Insecure’ return

This week saw the finale of “American Horror Story: Double Feature,” whose second installment (a vast improvement over the first) rewrote US history around aliens landing during the Eisenhower administration. The fixation with watching the skies is being joined by Apple TV+’s globe-spanning “Invasion” and CW’s “4400,” both of which hinge on mysteries but which …

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When Gene Simmons isn’t performing with KISS, you can find him painting

And we’re not talking about his music. The co-founder of KISS spoke to CNN about how he began painting during the Covid-19 pandemic as a hobby to decompress, and, now, he’s actually selling his artwork. “My family and I were up in Whistler self-quarantining and staying away from people and I went into a warehouse …

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Cost of flights to rise as Rishi Sunak prepares to raise air passenger duty

Cost of flights to rise as Rishi Sunak prepares to raise air passenger duty

Rishi Sunak Cost of flights to rise as Rishi Sunak prepares to raise air passenger duty Exclusive: chancellor to boost green credentials by hitting environmentally damaging long-haul flights Heather Stewart Political editor Fri 22 Oct 2021 19.05 BST Last modified on Fri 22 Oct 2021 21.26 BST Travellers to destinations including Australia, South Africa and …

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Unions warn of ‘winter of chaos’ without urgent action to curb Covid

Unions warn of ‘winter of chaos’ without urgent action to curb Covid

Coronavirus Unions warn of ‘winter of chaos’ without urgent action to curb Covid Joint statement calls for mandatory mask-wearing and attacks government’s ‘laissez-faire approach’ Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Heather Stewart Political editor Fri 22 Oct 2021 19.00 BST Last modified on Sat 23 Oct 2021 05.12 BST Trade union leaders …

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Halyna Hutchins' friend, former classmate remembers 'Rust' cinematographer: 'She brightened the world'

Halyna Hutchins’ friend, former classmate remembers ‘Rust’ cinematographer: ‘She brightened the world’

A dear friend of the late cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, who was killed on set of “Rust” on Thursday from a prop gun, is remembering the incredible talents she gifted the film industry. David Henry Gerson is a filmmaker who attended the AFI Conservatory in Los Angeles, Calif. with Hutchins. Gerson told Fox News in an …

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