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Arts&Culture Mistrial Declared in Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Trial
Author: 0 Mistrial Declared in Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Trial

Nearly immediately, the prosecution announced its intention to retry the comedian and former Temple trustee. "We will reevaluate and review our case. However, Cosby's attorney, Brian McMonagle , highlighted some major inconsistencies in both Constand's testimony , as well as the words of another accuser, Kelly Johnson .

Author: 0 UK Royals Honor London Fire Victims as Anger Mounts

Protesters stand in the lobby of Kensington town hall in west London , the headquarters of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea , demanding answers over the Grenfell Tower fire , in London , Friday June 16, 2017 . Scuffles broke out near the building, with demonstrators chanting "we want justice!" as they surged toward the doors. Queen Elizabeth II said the disaster had cast a sombre pall over Britain , but insisted the country was showing resolve in the face of adversity.

Arts&Culture Piers Morgan Apologizes to Ariana Grande After Criticizing Her For Leaving Manchester
Author: 0 Piers Morgan Apologizes to Ariana Grande After Criticizing Her For Leaving Manchester

Meanwhile, more than 16,000 fans have signed a petition saying that Ariana should be given the "Freedom of Manchester" honor, which would essentially make her an honorary citizen of the city. Artists like Justin Bieber , the Black Eyed Peas and Miley Cyrus also performed. All donations go to the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund , which was started by the Manchester City Council and the British Red Cross in the aftermath of the attack.

Arts&Culture The charges against Bill Cosby and their potential sentences
Author: 0 The charges against Bill Cosby and their potential sentences

At least 10 women have pending civil claims against Cosby in lawsuits filed in California and MA. Cosby's wife had said in her statement: "How do I describe the District Attorney?" "He has been restored, and for all those attorneys who conspired - like Gloria Allred - tell them to go back to law school and take another class", Wyatt said.

Arts&Culture Grim Search At London Blaze Site Continues as Anger Mounts
Author: 0 Grim Search At London Blaze Site Continues as Anger Mounts

But the fire has exposed that in London , blocks apart, live two different worlds. "It's the face of the poorest and most vulnerable". Whole families are said to be among the missing, including Bassem Choukeir, his wife Nadia, her mother Sariyya and the couple's three daughters Mirna, Fatmeh and Zaynab.

Arts&Culture First Deadpool 2 Set Image Features X-Mansion
Author: 0 First Deadpool 2 Set Image Features X-Mansion

Production on the sequel to the unconventional superhero flick has started in B.C., with filming taking place on Vancouver Island. " Big f&*%^ surprise. That essentially rules out the possibility of an appearance by McAvoy or any of the other First Class actors in the modern-day set Deadpool 2 - on the off-chance that any X-Men movie fans were still holding out hope for such a crossover.

Arts&Culture Last day of the Bill Cosby sex assault trial
Author: 0 Last day of the Bill Cosby sex assault trial

Temple spokesman Brandon Lausch said the university would not be issuing a statement of reaction. She also attacked the judge, the accuser's lawyers and the media. Cosby also said he gave Constand three half-tablets of the cold and allergy medicine Benadryl to help her relax before what he insisted was a consensual sexual encounter at his home.

Arts&Culture Cosby jury sent home after deliberating 4 hours
Author: 0 Cosby jury sent home after deliberating 4 hours

A Pennsylvania jury on Tuesday began its first full day of deliberations in the trial of entertainer Bill Cosby , who is accused of sexually assaulting a female friend who had come to him for career advice in 2004. The lawyer grew especially excited when he displayed a statement from Constand that the night of the alleged assault, she called Cosby from the street to tell him she was at his home and ask to be let into the driveway.

Arts&Culture Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial gets predictably harrowing in day 2
Author: 0 Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial gets predictably harrowing in day 2

Cosby and Frazier were on screen together in the 1978 comedy "California Suite", which also starred Jane Fonda and Alan Alda. The jury was selected in the Pittsburgh area because of the heavy publicity surrounding the case and is sequestered at a hotel for the duration of the trial, expected to last two weeks.He says she told him and two other investigators that she felt Cosby place "something foreign" in her genitals but wasn't specific.

Author: 0 Wonder Woman breaks U.S. box office record for film by female director

After that she directed few episodes of Arrested Development and Entourage . Patty Jenkins' Wonder Woman took $100.5m (£78.09m) at the US/Canada box office this weekend - the biggest domestic debut for a female director. The film is also the best reviewed to come out of the DC Extended Universe in years. Wonder Woman added $122.5 million USA internationally, including $38 million United States in China.

Author: 0 Patty Jenkins Is Already Thinking About A 'Wonder Woman' Sequel

After that she directed few episodes of Arrested Development and Entourage . Wonder Woman has broken the USA box office record held by a female director, making £173 million globally in its opening weekend. The film is also the best reviewed to come out of the DC Extended Universe in years. Last week's top film, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales , slid dramatically to $21.6 million USA in its second week.

Author: 0 Cosby jurors wrestling with verdict

The jury is weighing three counts of aggravated indecent assault against Cosby , each carrying a maximum 10-year sentence. Late Wednesday, they filed into Courtroom A in the stately Montgomery County courthouse after asking to re-listen to all of Constand's testimony about the night she says Cosby tricked her into taking pills that left her "frozen" and unable to stop him from sexually assaulting her.

Arts&Culture Queen begins birthday celebrations on somber note
Author: 0 Queen begins birthday celebrations on somber note

According to the Telegraph , George had initially seemed restless as the group gathered for photographs, but once the flyby began he was "bouncing on his toes as he waited for the next plane to arrive". "As a nation, we continue to reflect and pray for all those who have been directly affected by these events". She then takes a Royal salute from officers and inspect the troops before the Regimental Colour, flag, is carried down the ranks.

Arts&Culture Cosby judge declares mistrial as jury deadlocks again
Author: 0 Cosby judge declares mistrial as jury deadlocks again

Much has been said and written about the sex scandal that has torpedoed Bill Cosby's legacy - so much so that it can be hard to recall how he reached the point of facing trial on three counts of felony aggravated indecent assault. The judge declared a mistrial after jurors deadlocked on the charges after six days. Cosby has denied all of the accusations, which have shattered the reputation he built as "America's dad" while starring in the 1980s hit TV series " The Cosby Show ".

Author: 0 Queen Elizabeth II visits relief centre for victims of tower block inferno

National media in London reported extensively Friday that it would have cost just 5,000 pounds (6,400 USA dollars) extra for a cladding material with better fire protection qualities. But accusations of a slow official response have heaped pressure on the premier, whose Conservative government remains in limbo after losing its parliamentary majority in last week's election.

Author: 0 2 injured airlifted after US Navy ship collision

Footage showed extensive damage to the mid-right side of the naval ship, which is an Arleigh Burke-class (Flight I) guided missile destroyer built in 1993. local time. The ship's commanding officer, Commander Bryce Benson , is in a stable condition after being transferred to US Naval Hospital Yokosuka, according to Navy officials.

Author: 0 Comey says Trump's lying, Trump says Comey's lying

However, when asked later if he had pushed Comey to end the investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn's Russian Federation links, Trump said , "There'd be nothing wrong if I did say that, according to everybody that I've read today, but I did not say that".

Author: 0 London tower fire death toll expected to grow beyond 12

And as NPR's Frank Langfitt in London , police are hoping that the death toll will not reach the triple digits. The flames have now been extinguished but the number of dead is expected to rise and the likelihood of finding survivors at this point is slim, Stuart Cundy , commander of the Metropolitan Police Service in London , told reporters at a news conference Thursday afternoon.

Arts&Culture No reason to fire special counsel: US Justice Dept
Author: 0 No reason to fire special counsel: US Justice Dept

Supporters of President Donald Trump floated the idea Monday that Trump should fire Mueller, and Chris Ruddy , a Trump confidant, told reporters after leaving the White House yesterday that Trump was considering doing just that . The attorney general, Elliot Richardson, resigned rather than doing so, putting the onus on deputy attorney general William Ruckelshaus, who also chose to resign.

Author: 0 Will the NBA Champion Warriors Visit the White House?

Some reports have suggested James, the best player on the planet, may head to California to join the Lakers or Clippers in 2018, likely bringing talented players along in an effort to topple the Warriors if the Cavaliers fall short again next year.

Author: 0 Armie Hammer says "Cars 3" gig was "a lot of fun"

As you'd expect, the animation quality is solid (a 3-D version is available but unspectacular), and there are some familiar faces in the cast , even if no one really stands out performance-wise. His nemesis is rookie Jackson Storm ( Armie Hammer ), and though Lightning should really hang up his tires, he insists that he'll decide when he's done.

Arts&Culture How Amal and George Clooney Met
Author: 0 How Amal and George Clooney Met

While most of us would have made a beeline for that person and spent the night flirting and absorbed in conversation, poor old George Clooney had to play it cool as his mum and dad were in the room with him! George is sedated and should recover in a few days'.

Author: 0 President Donald Trump attacks Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into possible obstruction as witch hunt

Rosenstein was the author of the memo that made the case for Comey's firing, and now leads the Russian Federation investigation after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the investigation. He subsequently appointed Mueller as special counsel for the investigation into Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 election. The President complained the probe was unfair and wondered why his defeated Democratic opponent was not getting the same scrutiny.

Arts&Culture Here Is How Trump Will Shift Cuban Policy
Author: 0 Here Is How Trump Will Shift Cuban Policy

Weakening the impact further, Trump's policy carves out exceptions in the military ban for airlines, cruise ships, agricultural sales and remittances. The administration is also clamping down on tourism. In 2015, President Barack Obama relaxed the restrictions that were first instituted during the Kennedy Administration.

Author: 0 Trump to reveal whether or not he taped Comey conversations

On Thursday, Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee to discuss his firing, which occurred in May, the investigation into any potential ties between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign and the possibility Trump may have obstructed justice when he put pressure on Comey to drop the investigation into Gen.

Arts&Culture Box office triumph for Wonder Woman's female director Patty Jenkins
Author: 0 Box office triumph for Wonder Woman's female director Patty Jenkins

Steve Trevor's ( Chris Pine ) protective instincts surface several times only to be brushed off by Prince. Up next is The Mummy reboot with Tom Cruise, Annabelle Wallis, Russell Crowe and Sofia Boutella as the titular creature. I went through glass on windows, " she said. EW talked to our fearless leader back in April, and she discussed wanting to set a possible Wonder Woman sequel in America.

Author: 0 Trump attacks obstruction of justice probe by former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief Mueller

Mr. Trump's morning tweets included what seemed like a jab at former FBI Director Robert Mueller , the new Special Counsel for the Russian Federation probe, as he said the investigation was being "led by some very bad and conflicted people!" Separately, Coats testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee in a closed session Thursday that lasted for three-and-a-half hours.

Arts&Culture 'RHOA' star Kenya Moore marries mystery man in St. Lucia
Author: 0 'RHOA' star Kenya Moore marries mystery man in St. Lucia

Lucia spoke to Radar Online about Kenya Moore's alleged wedding and said that while the television personality did stay at the venue, there was no nuptials during her stay. That could be the case of why Moore wants to keep this one under wraps . "I am ashamed", she wrote in her Bravo blog in March . Kenya also shared a photo of a handsome meal that she shared on the beach, complete with some Champagne, naturally.

Arts&Culture Cosby jury to deliberate as long as able
Author: 0 Cosby jury to deliberate as long as able

Jurors asked earlier in the week for clarity around the language of count three, which pertains to whether Cosby administered "drugs, intoxicants or other means for the goal of preventing resistance" without Constand's knowledge. The jurors have not mentioned anything about the deadlock to the judge since that time. "Usually in hung juries there is significant disagreement at the start of deliberations, even if by the end only one or two disagree with the group".

Arts&Culture Cuba condemns Trump's 'hostile rhetoric' but still wants to talk
Author: 0 Cuba condemns Trump's 'hostile rhetoric' but still wants to talk

Independent Cuban enterprises not affiliated with the military, which are smaller and far fewer in number, will still be permitted to do business with US citizens and companies under Trump's policy, Politico's report said. If you've already planned a trip, the officials said the new regulations will account for those situations, so those travelers may not be out of luck.

Author: 0 Adorable Young Penguins Fan Cries After Sidney Crosby Signs His T-Shirt

As far as the eye could see, there was black and gold in the Steel City as Pens fans basked in the sun and the glory of becoming back-to-back Stanley Cup champions. The Swede played two nights later against the Edmonton Oilers, but went on to miss the remainder of the regular season and the first seven games of the playoffs.

Author: 0 Tyronn Lue on Cavaliers vs Warriors: "I don't see a big gap"

But seriously? I don't quite agree with what Stephen A. Smith thinks about him , but I am getting exhausted of hearing him talk. And as one of the staunchest LeBron defenders on the planet, there's not much I can say to shoot down that hot take.

Arts&Culture Trump considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller — CEO of Newsmax
Author: 0 Trump considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller — CEO of Newsmax

Sources told The Times that staff worked to talk Trump out of firing Mueller, what they viewed would have been a disastrous decision for the administration. Bloomberg first reported on June 1, citing two unnamed people, that Department of Justice fraud chief and former FBI General Counsel Andrew Weissman would join special counsel Robert Mueller's so-called "murderer's row" of prosecutors.

Author: 0 Daniel Berger repeats as FedEx St. Jude Classic champion

CHAMPIONS: Brandt Jobe won the Principal Charity Classic by one shot in Des Moines, Iowa, shooting 69 to finish at 14-under 202 for his first victory since taking a tournament in Japan in 1998. Scott McCarron tied for second with Kevin Sutherland, who holed out for eagle on No. 18. Australian golfer Matt Jones sits two shots off the lead after three rounds of the US PGA Tour's St Jude Classic in Memphis.

Arts&Culture Beckham says missing OTAs had nothing to do with contract
Author: 0 Beckham says missing OTAs had nothing to do with contract

But quarterback Eli Manning didn't seem to think Beckham missed a ton. The three-time Pro Bowl receiver joined teammates yesterday for the start of a mandatory three-day minicamp. I've seen the whole holdout stuff and I've never really seen it work, so it was never in my mind that I'm not going to go to OTAs to get a new contract.

Author: 0 Lorde admits she was secret onion rings reviewer

Now, she's deleted the account altogether because she doesn't want to "turn it into a whole thing " and risk fans throwing onion rings at her on tour, which is fair enough. They're my favourite and I think they're underrated. "It's a bit lighter", she said. (Radio.com) Lorde is in full-on promotion mode for her new album Melodrama .

Author: 0 The stars come out at the Tony Awards

The homegrown production, which started Off-Broadway, tells the story of Evan Hansen , a high-school senior with social anxiety whose life is turned upside down after a classmate commits suicide. President Bill Clinton during his hosting gig, which he ended with a duet with two-time Tony Award victor Patti LuPone. Moments after winning Best Score of a Musical, eventual Best Actor in a Musical victor Ben Platt led the cast of Dear Evan Hansen in the stand-out number " Waving ...

Author: 0 Daredevil hangs by her teeth over Niagara Falls

The aerialist's performance broke a world record, previously held by her husband, Nik Wallenda . Wallenda performed the feat while on a hula hoop-like contraption, as she was suspended from the helicopter hovering 300 feet above the Falls.