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Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Mistrial: Two Jurors Prevented Guilty Verdict


On counts one and three, the two holdouts were "not moving, no matter what" the juror said. Another juror told ABC News that jurors voted 10-2 to convict Cosby on two counts. The juror said all but one member wanted to acquit Cosby on the other count, alleging Ms Constand was unconscious or semi-conscious at the time and could not give consent. Read More »

For Bill Cosby, 2nd sex assault trial ahead

Bill Cosby's sexual assault case has ended in a mistrial . The trial of Cosby, who lives on a compound in Shelburne, began June 5 and was in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania . He said the encounter occurred in 1990, while Johnson insists it was 1996. He also found success with his "Fat Albert" animated TV show and starred in commercials for Jell-O desserts. Read More »

UK Safety Operation Underway after London Fire


McCormack said the fridge freezer, a Hotpoint FF175BP model, had not been subject to any product recall. Speaking to reporters at Scotland Yard, Metropolitan Police Detective Superintendent Fiona McCormack confirmed the force will consider manslaughter charges as part of its inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire . Read More »

Wisconsin AG asks court to review Dassey ruling

Dassey had stated, very unconvincingly, that he had aided his aforementioned uncle (who also received a life sentence) in the rape and murder of Halbech in their family auto salvage yard. "The pattern of questions demonstrates that the message the investigators conveyed is that the "truth" was what they wanted to hear", reads the decision, according to WBAY . Read More »

Queen leads silent tribute at Ascot to victims of recent tragedies


The last quarter of the race's 210-year history is littered with the names of horses who have won the race a few times . After the Jane Chapple -Hyam trained Kaspersky had outrun his odds by making steady headway from the back of the field to finish five and three-quarter lengths behind the victor Ribchester, Payne said: "That was a great thrill". Read More »

Democrats Ask 'What's Next?' After Republican Congressional Victories


Debbie Dingell of MI. "What will more than US$30 million (S$42 million) get you?" The result also showed that, as in last year's presidential election , massive campaign spending does not work for the Democratic Party . have given me", she told a crowd that chanted Mr Trump's name. He tried and failed last fall to unseat Pelosi as House minority leader. "I am making it a little bit hard to get their support, but who cares?" he said. Read More »

Number of Presumed Dead in London Fire Rises to 79

He said the death toll could still change if anyone reported as missing was found alive, of if anyone was found in the ruined tower who had not been reported as missing. Mr Cundy would not be drawn on the specifics of the criminal investigation, including whether anyone had been arrested or raids carried out. He added that if there had been any illegality, he would "do everything within his gift" to bring them to justice. Read More »

Miley Cyrus Makes an Absurd Claim That She's Not a Human


Hopefully this will become the new normal too - I'm weird because I feel very genderless. I treat the planet with as much respect as possible. I'm just a spirit soul, not divided by human being, even animals. Miley Cyrus has been making headlines since her days on Hannah Montana and then for rebelling against her Disney Channel mold and now for her high-profile relationship with Liam Hemsworth . Read More »

Emmy-winning TV journalist Gabe Pressman dies at 93


Pressman spent most of his career (over 50 years) at WNBC in NY. The New York Press Club released a statement calling Pressman, "a legend and a moral compass". "Pressman's reports, interviews, commentaries and hard news stories are featured during various newscasts on the station". He understood early the power of the medium and made himself a master of short-form documentaries in the style of Edward R. Read More »

Queen's speech is encouraging for retail, says BRC boss

The discussion comes at a time when the government is weak following Prime Minister Theresa May's disastrous decision to hold a snap election in which she lost her majority. The DUP sources also dismissed reports in the Northern Irish press that it was Northern Ireland Office officials who were holding up the deal being discussed with Downing Street . Read More »

Transformers: The Last Knight

How will this Transformers movie do? Unicron makes an appearance, sort of, and we get a version of Hot Rod that's sure to piss off fans of the original Transformers animated movie. In the midst of it all, Sir Anthony Hopkins presumably collects a sizeable pay-packet for playing an eccentric English aristocrat who just happens to be in tune with the Transformers (he has his own robot butler) and a catastrophe that is about to strike the planet. Read More »

Black bear kills 16-year-old boy during race in Alaska

That all changed shortly after noon Sunday. Patrick's brother was near the finish line and ran to a race director to get help, reports say. The mine called a third time to report that the bear responsible for the attack had been shot and killed. Read More »

JK Rowling reveals new details about Harry Potter's family


But it also has a wealth of background information for fans to explore-including one nugget on Harry's family that some believed was entirely new information. Rowling". Henry/Harry served on the Wizengamot , the high Wizard court of law, from 1913 to 1921. One of the exceptions was Harry's great-grandfather Henry Potter . Read More »

GOP senators oppose GOP health care plan

Obamacare , in the meantime, provided tax subsidies to help people with a certain level of income; the Senate Bill being largely in line with it. The Senate Bill, however, eliminated those taxes . But it maintains the health insurance marketplaces and tax subsidies that help people pay premiums. Read More »

Suggesting I Had Comey Tapes 'Wasn't Stupid'


He mentioned that with all those latest reports on e-surveillance, any interceptions, disclosure of information about people and illegal information leaks, he had no idea if there were recordings of his conversations with James Comey , but he did not have them. Read More »

Tropical Storm Cindy brings winds, some rain, minimal damage to Southeast Texas

Residents and government officials along the northern Gulf Coast are closely watching Tropical Storm Cindy , which the National Weather Service said could cause "life-threatening flash flooding". The storm is expected in north Louisiana by Thursday evening before moving out of the state overnight. Heavy rainfall is still in the forecast for states along Cindy's latest path toward central Tennessee, where it is expected to arrive Friday . Read More »

Cindy weakens to a depression


National Weather Service forecasters estimated the storm had dumped anywhere from 2 to 10 inches (50 to 250 millimeters) of rain on various spots along the Gulf Coast from southern Louisiana to the Florida panhandle as of Wednesday. Emmanuel and Leeland streets Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Houston as Tropical Storm Cindy hit Southeast Texas and th. Street and other flooding was reported in places such as Port Arthur, along Sabine Pass and the border with Louisiana, where Cindy made ... Read More »

Harry Kane's equaliser 'huge moment' for England - Gareth Southgate

Two late free-kicks from Griffiths (87, 90) looked to have earned the home side a sensational victory in Saturday's World Cup qualifier , after substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had opened the scoring 20 minutes from time . "They did have the bulk of possession, which you expect them to do - they're a good team, their players play at a high, high level". I think going 2-1 down in the manner that we did, a lot of heads could have dropped or people could have been sulking or so forth. Read More »

Breakdancing Gorilla Video Will Make You Feel Happy


This video comes from the Dallas Zoo, and it features Zola the gorilla playing around in his swimming pool. The Calgary Zoo added music to that video, and wrote that Zola "loves to play in water". Bob's video spread like wildfire on Twitter - as of Friday morning, it has more than 32,000 likes and 20,000 retweets. If you need any tips on dance moves for the weekend Zola has you covered. Read More »

Trump says he is 'very supportive' of Senate healthcare bill

The bill takes major steps to roll back provisions of the Affordable Care Act but doesn't go as far as the House's version . WASHINGTON (AP ) - Senate Republicans' new health bill cuts taxes by almost $1 trillion over the next decade, mostly for corporations and the richest families in America. Read More »

Chinese automaker buys stake in Malaysia's Proton


Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak stands on stage waiting for a signing ceremony between Proton and Geely in Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia, Friday, June 23, 2017. Shufu said there would be no direct conflict in terms of brand positioning where Proton and Geely are concerned. Geely has owned Volvo since 2010. Read More »

Private Equity Firm To Buy Staples, Inc


Cantab Capital Partners LLP raised its stake in Staples by 59.1% in the fourth quarter. HighPoint Advisor Group LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Staples during the third quarter worth about $466,000. will post $0.88 EPS for the current fiscal year. Investors of record on Friday, June 23rd will be paid a $0.12 dividend. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.22%. Read More »

Cosby lawyers fighting civil suits by 10 women

Cosby, 79, was accused of drugging and molesting Andrea Constand, a colleague at his alma mater Temple University, in 2004. They told Judge Steven O'Neill on the fourth day that they could not reach a unanimous verdict. In rounding out her statement, Camille Cosby thanked her supporters, including friends, family and staff members, as well as Bill's legal team who she described as hard-working in an attempt to echo "powerful articulations of truth". Read More »

USA lawmaker shot by anti-Trump gunman showing improvement

The bullet entered Scalise's left hip and tore across his pelvis, cracking bones and injuring organs and blood vessels. "The Scalise family greatly appreciates the outpouring of thoughts and prayers", MedStar Washington Hospital Center said in a statement released on behalf of his kin, reports CNN . Read More »

The Mummy could be heading for Tom Cruise's biggest global opening


WARNING: there are SPOILERS in the video and article . I can see why. The Mummy (Sophia Boutella ), an Egyptian princess who was betrayed many thousands of years ago. With Cruise in the lead, playing roguish American soldier and tomb raider Nick Morton, The Mummy is structured like a blockbuster action movie, rather than the creeping horror of its inspiration. Read More »

Daniel Day-Lewis, Hollywood Legend, Retires From Acting

Day-Lewis is set to star in an untitled drama directed by Paul Thomas Anderson , set in the world of fashion. "He said, "(Daniel) is immensely grateful to all of his collaborators and audiences over the many years. However, this isn't the first time Day-Lewis has made a decision to retire from the world of acting. Day-Lewis will complete his promotional duties for that movie, but once that's done, his acting days will be behind him. Read More »

North Korea denies torturing USA detainee Otto Warmbier

The ceremony was held at a high school in Wyoming, Ohio, from where he completed his schooling before enrolling at the University of Virginia. They heard stories about his life, rap music he listened to and his habit of shopping for sweaters at thrift stores. Read More »

Rubio a maybe, Nelson a no on Republican health care bill

In both bills, the spending cuts made by Medicaid and other programs would go to fund a substantial tax cut for the health care industry and the rich. "I think it's really important that we do it the right way". "Currently, for a variety of reasons, we are not ready to vote for this bill, but we are open to negotiation and obtaining more information before it is brought to the floor", they said in a statement . Read More »

Louis Vuitton channels escapism at sweltering Paris menswear

Louis Vuitton put a streaming feed online through select social media channels including their official YouTube and Twitter accounts. "Well, I sent a few pictures [from the collection] to Drake because he's a big fan... This 40-produced track sounds like it could have been off of More Life . Recently, Drake and DJ Khaled premiered their overnight "To The Max" smash single. Read More »

WWE announces five more competitors for Mae Young Classic


Top female competitors from around the world will participate in a single-elimination tournament. Indian woman pro-wrestler Kavita Dalal aka "Hard KD" has been selected for World Wrestling Entertainment's ( WWE ) 32-competitior Women's tournament, The Mae Young Classic. Read More »

Democratic Party More Bankrupt Than Ever

Asked who she thought should replace Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.), Rice declined to name a candidate. "I feel very confident in the support I have in the caucus", the California Democrat said. "All we do is win, win, win", the President said to cheers in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, as he pressed Democrats to support his legislative agenda in the Congress. Read More »