NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York Police Department on Thursday apologized for the first time for the raid on the Stonewall Inn gay bar 50 years ago and anti-gay laws of the time that gave rise to the modern LGBT rights movement, describing them as discriminatory and oppressive. … [Read more...] about New York police commissioner apologizes for Stonewall raid in 1969
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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A carjacking on Long Island turned into a police pursuit into New York City and ended with a shooting and crash in Queens that left the suspect shot dead. Dozens of Nassau County and NYPD police officers surrounded the crushed silver car with bullet holes in its door, smashed against the side of a burger restaurant Tuesday evening, reports CBS2’s Ali Bauman. … [Read more...] about Carjacking On Long Island Turns Into Chase Into New York City, Suspect Shot Dead
The 39-year-old star was joined by her US on-screen friends, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel and Nick Cannon on the evening. Later she travelled in style, taking a private jet back to LA with her husband Stephen Belafonte to get back to her children Angel, Madison and Phoenix in good time.filming X Factor auditions earlier this month before she got back to work on Simon Cowell’s AGT show in the States a few days later. Mel’s hectic few weeks comes as new promotional shots for the X Factor have been released. She can be seen with her fellow judges on the British panel including Simon, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and Louis Walsh. … [Read more...] about Mel B jet-sets between talent shows as new X Factor 2014 pictures are released
The upcoming Clifford is a little bit of a reboot of sorts. The original version of the series premiered on PBS in 2000. Running for three seasons, the series was aired in 110 countries and received numerous Daytime Emmy nominations. The late John Ritter, who was the voice of Clifford, received a posthumous nomination for an Emmy in 2004 following his sudden 2003 death. After Clifford the Big Red Dog's first series ended, a spinoff, Clifford's Puppy Days ran from 2003 to 2006. A live-action film adaptation has been in the works for a while as well, with the latest update coming last fall noting that the project had found a new director. … [Read more...] about ‘Clifford: The Big Red Dog’ Getting New TV Series
The art of marketing films: Workshop for filmmakers in Nairobi And the winner is… The winner of the pitching workshop was selected by an expert jury: Denise Mwende (Showmax, Kenya), Linda Githige (Kwese iflix, Kenya), Wanuri Kahlu (filmmaker, Kenya) Cindy Mbae (Rushlake Media, Kenya) and Jana Wolff (European Film Market Berlinale). The award went to Densu Moseti. … [Read more...] about Will Netflix’s first African series open a new chapter in African filmmaking?