Facebook has revealed a profit of $9bn (£6.5bn) in the three months to September, up from $7.8bn (£5.6bn) last year and higher than expected. The company’s total revenue, which primarily consists of ad sales, rose to $29.01bn (£21bn) in the third quarter from $21.47bn (£15.6bn) at the same time last year, missing analysts’ estimates of
Prince Andrew must be questioned under oath by Virginia Giuffre’s lawyers in her civil sexual assault case by mid-July next year, a US judge has ruled. District Judge Lewis Kaplan in Manhattan set the deadline of 14 July 2022 to complete depositions in a scheduling order agreed to by lawyers for Andrew and Ms Giuffre
As authorities continue to investigate the fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin during a rehearsal film scene in New Mexico, questions are being raised about how the tragedy was able to occur on set. Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, 42, was killed when Baldwin discharged a prop firearm on the set of the western movie Rust on Thursday.
Three abandoned children have been found near the skeletal remains of their nine-year-old brother at a block of flats in Texas. Authorities said the youngsters, aged seven, 10 and 15, were discovered at an apartment complex west of downtown Houston on Sunday. Heartbreaking. @HCSOTexas units are at an apt complex at 3535 Green Crest, near
Actor James Michael Tyler, best known for playing Gunther in Friends, has died at the age of 59. Tyler died peacefully at his home in Los Angeles on Sunday morning, a statement from his manager said. The actor was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer in 2018, which later spread to his bones. “If you met
The recording of a 911 call has revealed the chaos and panic on a film set after a cinematographer was fatally shot by actor Alec Baldwin. Script supervisor Naomi Mitchell tells the operator “we need help immediately” after Halyna Hutchins was struck in the chest on the set of the Western movie Rust in Santa
A director who was injured when Alec Baldwin fatally shot a crew member with a prop gun says he is “gutted” by her death. Joel Souza was shot in the shoulder on a film set in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and taken to hospital. He has since been discharged. Standing in front of him when
The husband of the cinematographer fatally shot by Alec Baldwin on a film set has spoken about his “enormous loss” in an emotional tribute. Halyna Hutchins, 42, died on Thursday after she was shot in the chest with a prop gun on the set of Rust, near Santa Fe, New Mexico. Court documents have since
Alec Baldwin was handed a loaded prop gun by an assistant director who indicated it was safe to use, moments before the actor fatally shot his crew member, according to court documents. The assistant director yelled “cold gun” before handing him the firearm on the set of the Western film Rust, a search warrant filed
A woman has died and a man has been injured after Alec Baldwin discharged a prop firearm on a film set, officials have confirmed. According to Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office, the shooting happened on the set of Rust – a movie that is being filmed in New Mexico. A spokesman for Baldwin, who is
Dental records show that the human remains found at a Florida wilderness park are those of Brian Laundrie, Gabby Petito’s fiance. The 23-year-old had been named a person of interest in the killing of Ms Petito, who was reported missing on 11 September by her parents while the couple were on a road trip. The
Donald Trump is launching a new social media platform to “stand up to the tyranny of big tech”. The former US president – who was banned from Twitter and Facebook earlier this year – says he plans to share his thoughts with the world on TRUTH Social. Announcing his plans, Mr Trump added: “We live
Nikolas Cruz has pleaded guilty to the murders of 17 people killed in the 2018 high school massacre in Parkland, Florida. The 23-year-old entered his pleas in a courtroom in front of a dozen relatives of victims after answering a long list of questions from Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer aimed at confirming his mental competency.
A ransom of $1m (£720,000) is being demanded for each of the 17 American and Canadian missionaries kidnapped in Haiti. The country’s justice minister, Liszt Quitel, said talks are under way with gang to release the group, who were kidnapped over the weekend outside Port-au-Prince. They were taken by a gang called 400 Mawozo, who
A woman was raped onboard a train in Philadelphia while as many as 10 people stood by or possibly filmed the incident on their phones instead of dialling 911, police have said. A 35-year-old homeless man is accused of sexually assaulting a woman shortly after 9pm on 13 October on a train run by Southeastern
Lawyers representing Kobe Bryant’s widow have accused officials of “scorched-earth” tactics that are designed to “bully” her into dropping a lawsuit against them. Vanessa Bryant is suing Los Angeles County after first responders took and shared graphic photos from the site of the helicopter crash that killed the basketball star, their teenage daughter and seven