Johnny Depp defamation trial: Amber Heard testifies her role in ‘Aquaman 2’ was reduced

CNN — Amber Heard finished testifying on direct examination in the $50 million defamation case with ex-husband Johnny Depp on Monday, following a week-long break in proceedings. Depp’s attorneys began cross-examination of Heard on Monday afternoon. Depp has accused Heard of defaming him in a 2018 op-ed for the Washington Post. In the piece, which … Read more

Buffalo shooting: The mass shooting suspect had plans to ‘continue his rampage’ after killing 10 people at a grocery store, police say

CNN — [Breaking news update at 7:56 a.m. ET] The alleged Buffalo, New York, mass shooting suspect had plans to “continue his rampage” after opening fire at a supermarket, killing 10 people, city Police Commissioner Joseph Gramaglia said Monday. “There was evidence that was uncovered that he had plans, had gotten out of here, to … Read more

3 shot outside Milwaukee Bucks game. Two hours later, 17 others are shot a few blocks away

CNN — Seventeen people were shot Friday night in downtown Milwaukee just two hours after three were shot a few blocks away, near the arena where the Milwaukee Bucks were playing in the NBA Playoffs. Ten people were taken into custody in the shooting downtown, and 10 firearms were recovered, according to Milwaukee police. The … Read more

Palestinians vow to stay on West Bank land despite defeat in decades-old legal battle

jerusalem CNN — The leader of a Palestinian village council in the West Bank vowed Friday to continue fighting eviction from land the Israeli military is claiming as a firing range, despite an Israeli Supreme Court decision against the Palestinians in a case that has been in court for more than two decades. “We will … Read more

Funerals held for three killed in Israeli Independence Day attack as police hunt suspects

Elad, Israel CNN — Three men killed in a gun and ax attack Thursday night in the central Israeli city of Elad were buried Friday following a huge funeral procession, the Israeli rescue service Zaka Tel Aviv said. The Magen David Adom emergency service named them as Oren Ben Yiftach, a father of six; Yonatan … Read more

Dave Chappelle releases first statement about ‘unsettling’ attack

CNN — A representative for Dave Chappelle has released a statement regarding an audience member who attacked him Tuesday night while the comedian was performing at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. “As unfortunate and unsettling as the incident was, Chappelle went on with the show,” Carla Sims, Chappelle’s representative, said in a statement to … Read more

Amber Heard takes the stand in Johnny Depp defamation trial

CNN — Amber Heard took the stand on Wednesday in her defense against a $50 million defamation claim brought by her ex-husband, Johnny Depp, detailing in her three hours of testimony the early days of their romance and allegations of physical and sexual abuse. “I struggle to find the words to describe how painful this … Read more

Casey White and Vicky White search: Alabama corrections officer sold her home days before she disappeared with an inmate

CNN — Extrafood. Special privileges that other inmates didn’t get. Those are some of the clues that support the belief that Alabama corrections official Vicky White and murder suspect Casey White had a romantic relationship before both disappeared last week, said Lauderdale County Sheriff Rick Singleton. Vicky White, 56, and Casey White, 38, who are … Read more

Alabama authorities searching for an inmate and the corrections officer who removed him from jail

CNN — Authorities in Lauderdale County, Alabama, are searching for a corrections officer and an inmate charged with murder who went missing Friday morning. Vicki White, assistant director of corrections at the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office, and inmate Casey White were last seen about 9:30 am Friday when she removed him from the jail, supposedly … Read more

Judge says Trump’s appraiser was ‘not consistent’ in adhering to internal quality controls

CNN — The Trump Organization’s long-time appraiser inconsistently applied its internal quality-control practices when valuing properties for former President Donald Trump’s real estate business, a state judge said Wednesday. The finding increases the scrutiny on Trump’s long-time appraiser and raises questions about the accuracy of his work as New York Attorney General Letitia James’ investigation … Read more