Prosecutors drop sex assault case against actor Kevin Spacey

Prosecutors say they are dropping the criminal case ‘due to an unavailability of the complaining witness’ Massachusetts prosecutors on Wednesday announced they had dropped a criminal case alleging that former House of Cards star Kevin Spacey groped an 18-year-old man at a bar in Nantucket more than three years ago. Prosecutors said they decided to drop the felony indecent assault and battery charge against the Oscar winner after the alleged victim invoked his right under the United States Constitution against giving self-incriminating testimony. Spacey’s lawyers had previously accused the man…

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Remembering Anthony Bourdain

If you’ve never read one of Anthony Bourdain’s books or watched one of his wonderful travel documentary shows, spend a few nights learning more about the world around us though his exciting journeys on this, June 25, #Bourdain Day. At the end of May, illustrious chefs Eric Ripert and José Andrés posted a call to action on chef Ripert’s Instagram page: @ericripert “IMPORTANT!! JUNE 25th – #BOURDAINDAY On this day we will celebrate the Life, Legacy & Birthday of our Dear Friend Anthony. Wherever you are & whoever you’re with,…

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Doris Day, Hollywood star of the 1950s and ’60s, dies at 97

Legendary actress, singer and animal rights activist Doris Day died Monday following a career that spanned decades. Actress Doris Day poses for a portrait circa late 1960’s [File: Martin Mills/Getty Images] Actress Doris Day, who became one of the greatest box-office attractions of her time, died on Monday at the age of 97, her foundation said. Day, who co-starred with 1950s and 1960s superstars such as Rock Hudson and Cary Grant, died at her Carmel, California home after a bout with pneumonia, the Doris Day Animal Foundation said on its…

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