Reuters People News Round-Up: Tylor Swift, Bill Cosby, Katt Williams

Following is a summary of current people news briefs. ‘Speak Now’ – Taylor Swift sets off storm by getting political Taylor Swift’s decision to break her silence on politics triggered a storm on Monday, with fans and commentators divided over whether one of pop music’s biggest stars should have spoken out. Swift, 28, has notably …

Entertainment News Round-Up: Taylor Swift, Bill Cosby, Mourners

Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs. ‘Speak Now’ – Taylor Swift sets off storm by getting political Taylor Swift’s decision to break her silence on politics triggered a storm on Monday, with fans and commentators divided over whether one of pop music’s biggest stars should have spoken out. Swift, 28, has notably …

UPDATE 3-Limo that crashed in New York, killing 20, was in bad condition

A victim of a limousine accident that killed 20 people in upstate New York texted a friend that the 17-year-old vehicle “wasn’t in very good condition and sounded terrible” before it fatally crashed on the way to a birthday party, the victim’s aunt told CNN on Monday. Saturday’s accident, which killed two pairs of newlyweds, …

Brett Kavanaugh officially sworn in as 114th justice of SC of US on Saturday

Brett Kavanaugh, 53, was sworn in as a judge of the US Supreme Court, hours after he was confirmed by a bitterly divided Senate by 50-48 votes. Kavanaugh was officially sworn in early Saturday evening as the 114th Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States by Chief Justice John Roberts who administered the …

Senate confirms Brett Kavanaugh to be as justice of US Supreme Court

Devdiscourse News DeskLast Updated at 07 Oct 2018, 05:10 ISTUnited States Brett Kavanaugh will be sworn in as a justice to U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday – hours after he was confirmed by the Senate, the court announced in a statement. Chief Justice John Roberts will administer the constitutional oath and retired Justice Anthony Kennedy, …

FBI probe is the next battle in war over Kavanaugh (UPDATE 4)

Democratic U.S. senators expressed concern on Sunday over reports the White House was working with Republicans to narrow the scope of an FBI investigation into sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. President Donald Trump bowed to pressure from moderate members of his Republican Party on Friday and ordered the probe after Christine …

Jack Conklin active for first time after tearing ligament

Devdiscourse News Desk30 Sep 2018, 08:28 PMUnited States Tennessee Titans right tackle Jack Conklin is active for the first time since tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in January. Conklin had surgery almost two weeks after leaving the divisional playoff loss at New England with an ACL tear. Conklin is back along …

Palmeiras beat Cruzeiro 3-1 to return to top of Brazil's Serie A table

Devdiscourse News Desk30 Sep 2018, 10:03 PMBrazil A dominant Palmeiras beat Cruzeiro 3-1 at home on Sunday to return to the top of Brazil’s Serie A table. Lucas Lima’s deflected shot from outside the box put the home side 1-0 up midway through the first half but Mancuello levelled the scores with a penalty kick …

Sports News Roundup: Yankees clinch top AL wild card, LeBron to make Lakers

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. NASCAR notebook: Bell enjoys Charlotte Road Course debut Mission accomplished for Christopher Bell. With a victory at Richmond in his pocket and a berth in the second round of the NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoffs guaranteed, Bell was perhaps the only driver who approached Saturday’s Drive for …

Sports Round-up: Eagles' Long pledges, Eagles S Hopkins dies, McIlroy buzzing

Eagles’ Long pledges $400,000 to literacy programs Eagles defensive end Chris Long is giving back in a big way again. Long, who donated his entire 2017 regular-season salary to charity, pledged $400,000 of his $2.5 million salaries for 2018 to literacy programs. Ex-wife opens up about abuse claim against Cubs’ Russell The ex-wife of Chicago …