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Comey: I kept records on Trump because I thought he might 'lie'

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With his father's Twitter handle silent, @DonaldJTrumpJr became the 10th most mentioned Twitter handle in the Comey conversation, according to social media analysis firm Brandwatch. He also said that would be "100%" willing to be questioned under oath. "We are doing really well", he said. He said the circumstances, the subject, the person, and the fact that they were alone compelled him to do so , but beyond that, a sense of unease. Read More »

Redemption for Urban, who takes home 4 CMTs

To top it all off, Urban also won the highest award- Video of the Year- for " Blue Ain't Your Color ". The list of CMT winners 2017 will be updated here. Little Big Town won the first televised award of the night, taking home group video of the year for " Better Man ", their No. 1 hit that was written by Taylor Swift. Read More »

Team Trump just can't get its story straight on Qatar

Trump said . "We had to stop the funding of terrorism ". A tweet from President Trump Tuesday tied Qatar to the "funding of radical ideology". Qatar has steadfastly denied the allegations and has largely blamed a hack of its state news organization for the crisis. Read More »

Pam Bondi: James Comey Only Cares About Protecting Himself

James Risch of Idaho, for instance, tried to dismiss Comey's claim that Trump had told him , in a one-on-one meeting in the Oval Office, that "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go". The complaint comes after Comey testified to the Senate Intelligence Committee that he moved to make aspects of his contemporaneous memos public by enlisting a friend to share contents of his own notes with a reporter, after the president suggested in a tweet there ... Read More »

Polanski's victim to play supporting role for him in court

Earlier this year, the director had again tried to negotiate with the US Justice on rape he is accused of 40 years. Making her first public appearance at a court hearing in the case on Friday, Geimer, who was 13-years-old when Polanski assaulted her in Los Angeles in 1977, said she had wanted the criminal case against the film director closed for decades. Read More »

Woman Raped By Roman Polanski To Ask Court To Drop The Case

The Associated Press does not typically name victims of sex abuse, but Geimer went public years ago. This combination photo shows director Roman Polanski at the photo call for the film, "Based On A True Story", at the 70th global film festival, Cannes, southern France, on May 27, 2017, left, and Polanski at a Santa Monica, Cal. Read More »

Donald Trump '100%' willing to testify under oath on James Comey

Donald Trump says he is "100 percent' willing to speak under oath about his conversations with ex-FBI chief James Comey ". TRUMP: Well, I didn't say that . The way the Q&A unfolded, it certainly sounded as if Trump said he's prepared to testify under oath, which would raise the stakes on the investigation considerably. Read More »

Watch Scotland v England live on STV and the STV Player

Whether they can translate that intensity into an upset victory we will find out tonight when the teams clash at Hampden Park in a World Cup qualifier. Walker is set to start against Scotland on Saturday, but Trippier - after an impressive finish to last season - may be handed his Three Lions debut next Tuesday (June 13). Read More »

Bill Cosby Trial Could Wrap Sooner Than Expected

He has denied assaulting Constand or any of the more than 60 other women who have accused him of sexual misconduct. "I apologised to this woman", Cosby said, according to the deposition . She said feelings of self-blame and confusion are exacerbated if intoxicants are involved. Constand testified this week she rejected Cosby's advances and would have fought him off again had the pills not left her paralyzed and semi-conscious. Read More »

Prosecutors rest their case at Bill Cosby's trial

Bill Cosby leaves the courtroom with aide Andrew Wyatt on June 8, 2017. The defense will begin its case Monday in the sexual assault trial. Cosby insists in the deposition that the seven prescriptions for Quaaludes he received from a now-deceased Los Angeles doctor were for an injury for his back, but the physician knew that's not what Cosby was going to use them for. Read More »

Tulsa police fatally shoot 29-year-old man armed with knives

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A prosecutor has told jurors in OH that the white former police officer who killed a black unarmed motorist should have followed his training, while the defense says the man who was killed should have followed. The verdict in favor of Betty Jo Shelby, 43, who was allowed to return to the force, sparked protests and calls from community leaders and family members of 40-year-old Terence Crutcher to demand more accountability from the police. Read More »

After An Unprecedented Opening, 'Wonder Woman 2' Is Already In The Works

While Patty Jenkins has said she will most likely return to direct, with Gal Gadot starring once more, the future of some of the other movie's stars , is still in question. The film is also the best reviewed to come out of the DC Extended Universe in years. She said , "I'm not a big obligation person when it comes to art". Read More »

Police name third London Bridge jihadi as Youssef Zaghba

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Late on Saturday the three attackers drove south across London Bridge, mowing down pedestrians before stabbing bystanders in the nearby Borough Market area. One neighbour, who asked not to be named, said: "I looked out and saw just loads of armed police officers balaclava'd up". All three were shot dead by the police. Read More »

Kerr County girls die after mom left them in vehicle, sheriff says

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Kerr County Sheriff Rusty Hierholzer said Hawkins and a 16-year-old male friend went to another friend's house on Tuesday night. Kerville Police Department, Texas Rangers, Child Protective Services and the Kerr County Sheriff Office investigated the incident and determined the two daughters were actually left in Hawkins' auto for more than 15 hours. Read More »

Prosecutor Says Gianforte Will Plead Guilty To Assault

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In his victory speech, Gianforte conceded that he had "made a mistake", briefly apologized to Jacobs and promised Montanans he would not embarrass them again. Jacobs replied, "You just body-slammed me and broke my glasses". He said he is making a $50,000 contribution to the Committee to Protect Journalists , a non-profit organization, following the incident . Read More »

Cosby set for 5th day of sexual assault trial

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The question of whether jurors would be allowed to hear that decade-old admission fueled one of the most hotly contested pretrial evidentiary fights in the case. Jurors are riveted and taking notes as they hear Cosby say he was romantically interested in Constand but never told her so. The district attorney in Montgomery County, where Cosby is charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault, revealed pieces of the 2005 civil deposition in which Cosby was asked why he concealed the ... Read More »

Bill Cosby accuser tells sex assault trial there was no prior romance

Cosby acknowledged in a 2005 police interview that he fondled Constand after giving her what he said were cold-and-allergy pills to help her relax, according to a statement also introduced in court on Thursday. The next time she visited Mr Cosby's home, to discuss her future with the women's basketball team, she said the pills Mr Cosby gave her left her incapacitated as he grabbed her breast and touched her genitals. Read More »

Jerry Seinfeld explains Kesha hug snub

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It was only for the very best. He added, "You had to have everything". These people are not doing anything interesting. Maybe making matters worse, Sascha doesn't even watch his beloved show anymore. While Seinfeld responded with a quick "no thanks", Kesha continued to press the 63-year-old for a hug - and he continued to decline. It didn't go well. Read More »

What is a hung parliament?

British Prime Minister Theresa May's gamble in calling an early election backfired spectacularly as her Conservative Party lost its majority in Parliament , throwing British politics into chaos. May insisted she would not be deflected from delivering her vision of a clean Brexit , while working to overhaul the United Kingdom economy and crack down on terrorism - a reference to the two attacks that marked the election campaign. Read More »

Top Takeaways: Comey's high-drama testimony distilled

Comey said he took the president's words as a directive, but Republicans insist that Trump's words weren't a clear order. Comey's one-on-one dinner with Trump on January 27, in which the president asked for his loyalty, occurred just after the White House was briefed on the investigation of former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn. Read More »

Russian Hackers Blamed for Qatar Diplomatic Crisis

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Bahrain blamed Qatar's "media incitement, support for armed terrorist activities and funding linked to Iranian groups to carry out sabotage and spreading chaos in Bahrain" for its decision to cut ties. The Saudis have also closed their land border with Qatar and others have blocked access to air space around the wealthy Gulf country. "The emir of Qatar has made progress in halting financial support and expelling terrorist elements from his country". Read More »

Charges withdrawn against Preds fan who threw catfish onto ice

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The defending National Hockey League champions moved to a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series , which shifts to Nashville on Saturday for game three. Laviolette was purposely vague when asked post-game whether he would stick with Rinne for Game 3 in the Music City on Saturday night, where his team has been almost unbeatable in the playoffs with a 7-1 record on home ice. Read More »

'Never in a million years': Girl helps deliver baby brother

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Jacee Dellapena was trying to watch her brother be born on Tuesday when she started crying because she thought she'd miss the birth because she was too short, WBLT reports. "I didn't see no reason why she shouldn't be there", she said. So Jacee, with the help of the doctor, put on scrubs and was the first member of her family to hold the baby when he entered the world. Read More »

Andrea Constand Testifies In Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Trial

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He gave her wine as well, she said. "When I stood up, my legs were not strong and I began to panic a little bit, and Mr. Cosby helped me by my arm and he assisted me over to a couch and said just relax", she told the jury members. "I was mistaken", she said, unflustered. Either recordings of phone calls between Constand representatives of Cosby after the alleged assault were poorly recorded (possible!) or the audio in the Montgomery County courthouse is bad (also possible!). Read More »

Nadal, Wawrinka to meet in French Open final

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He said: "When have you seen Djokovic lose 0-6 in a Grand Slam quarter-final?" He said: "I don't think he's low physically". - Wawrinka won the fourth set to level the match 6-7 (6) 6-3 5-7 7-6 (3) after four hours of play. Nadal will become the second man after Roger Federer to enter 10 Grand Slam finals of the same Grand Slam if he manages to beat Thiem in the semi-final. Read More »

Russian official mocks James Comey testimony

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Comey's testimony in the most widely anticipated congressional hearing in years will put at center stage a high-stakes clash between two men with vastly different personas. Alluding to the Oval Office meeting where Comey says Trump asked him to pull back the Flynn probe , Feinstein asked: "Why didn't you stop and say, "Mr. Read More »

French 'keeper's gaffe gifts Sweden a win

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However Deschamps will reflect on points squandered in Sweden by a side with star quality few in Europe can match but who now find themselves lovely over their shoulder at an improving Dutch side just three points behind. Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum; Spartak Moscow forward Quincy Promes, and Tottenham striker Vincent Janssen added second-half goals. Sweden play host to France in Stockholm on Friday in what is a crunch match at the top of their World Cup qualifying group. Read More »

Talking Trump, Gillibrand Gives R-rated Speech at NYU

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Gillibrand, D-N.Y., appearing at the Personal Democracy Forum at New York University, said: "Has he kept his promises? No", she said of Trump's campaign trail pledges. Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's message about helping the public took on a bold tone Friday morning when she told a crowd at a conference on technology and democracy, "If we are not helping people, we should go the f-- home". Read More »

Bill Cosby to Accuser: 'I Have 3 Pills to Help You Relax'

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A federal judge, at the request of the Associated Press, unsealed portions of the deposition in 2015. "And then I stopped, and I went up to bed", he said, according to the statement read to the jury. Prosecutors have not presented that as evidence at this trial yet. Cosby's statement in the deposition, from Costand's civil case against him, was consistent with statements he made to police in January 2005. Read More »

Coast Guard rescues mariners off OR coast

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A press release by the Indian Coast Guard said here information about the flooding of the boat was relayed to the Indian Coast Guard headquarters at Panambur in New Mangalore at 9.25 am. After arrival at the position at 10.49am, ICGS Rajdoot assessed the situation and commenced retrieval of the fishermen from the distressed boat. The fishermen tried to empty the water and then sought to be rescued, he said, duly thanking the Coast Guard staff for saving their lives. Read More »

Bill Cosby lawyer takes aim at Andrea Constand

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Phone records showed Constand called Cosby 53 times between January 20, 2004, days after the incident, and March 31, 2004, when she left Temple University , including twice on Valentine's Day. The 44-year-old then cried as she explained how Cosby allegedly sexually assaulted her . Demonstrating Constand's awareness of Cosby's romantic interest would have little bearing on whether she gave consent during the interaction in question. Read More »

Utah members of Congress say nothing new in Comey testimony

I was also confused by the initial explanation that was offered publicly that I was sacked because of the decisions I had made during the election year. Comey also declined to divulge any further confirmed details of the Steele dossier, which contained the infamous allegation of a "pee tape", in which Trump was allegedly recorded by the Russian government while in the company of Russian sex workers. Read More »