Brian Dennehy To Star In Amazon Pilot ‘Cocked’

Brian Dennehy To Star In Amazon Pilot ‘Cocked’

Brian Dennehy is in negotiations to star opposite Sam Trammell in Amazon Studios’ dramedy pilot Cocked. Written by Samuel Baum and Sam Shaw, Cocked centers on Richard Paxson (Trammell), a Washington D.C. management consultant who’s estranged from his father Wade (Dennehy) and brother but is pulled back in to the fray of his family’s gun […]

Man arrested on red carpet says he never hit Pitt

Man arrested on red carpet says he never hit Pitt

LOS ANGELES: The man who was arrested after jostling with Brad Pitt on a red carpet last week says he was merely trying to give the actor a hug and didn´t mean him any harm. Vitalli Sediuk says he accepts responsibility for the incident and will spend the next few months dealing with the legal […]

US acted fast to ‘save the life’ of soldier freed in Afghanistan

US acted fast to ‘save the life’ of soldier freed in Afghanistan

A deal to free a US soldier in exchange for five Taliban prisoners in Guantanamo Bay was sped up as the soldier’s health deteriorated, US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Sunday, as Kabul voiced its objections to the “illegal” swap. Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, 28, arrived at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Centre in Germany on […]

How deadly flies spurred remarkable evolution

How deadly flies spurred remarkable evolution

Two sets of male crickets on neighboring Hawaiian islands have been able to avoid attracting deadly parasitic flies by simply shutting up. The crickets likely arrived from Oceania in the late 1990s, and the flies came from North America around the same time. When the crickets tried to lure nearby females with their evening serenades—the […]

USA ‘to fine BNP Paribas €7 billion’ in sanctions probe

USA ‘to fine BNP Paribas €7 billion’ in sanctions probe

The US is seeking more than €7.4 billion ($10 billion) to resolve a criminal probe into allegations that the French bank evaded US sanctions against Iran, Sudan and Cuba, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. BNP – the largest publicly traded French bank – is seeking to pay less than $8 billion, the newspaper reported […]

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