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Author: 0 Mistrial declared in Cosby sex assault case

The judge sought to comfort the jurors, at least one of whom fought back tears, calling their epic deliberation "one of the more courageous acts, one of the more selfless acts that I've seen in the justice system". "I have been greatly concerned for his health, I don't know if I can survive what he survived this week", he said. With deliberations passing the 50-hour mark, longer than the testimony of all the witnesses combined, the 79-year-old TV star's lawyer complained that jurors were ...

Arts&Culture Not done with WWE just yet, Mauro Ranallo joins NXT broadcasting team
Author: 0 Not done with WWE just yet, Mauro Ranallo joins NXT broadcasting team

Given the circumstances, some thought that Ranallo would never return to the company, but as we've learned throughout the years when it comes to WWE - never say never. They said nothing good lasts forever, that Mauro Ranallo was done with WWE , but with the recent developments just announced today, it seems everyone was wrong to assume Ranallo was done with the company.

Arts&Culture Gene Simmons Withdraws Devil Horns Trademark Application
Author: 0 Gene Simmons Withdraws Devil Horns Trademark Application

Simmons isn't the only one to use the gesture - late Black Sabbath frontman Ronnie James Dio is also credited with using it extensively. Now the filing reads that "The owner of the trademark application withdrew the application and the application is no longer active".

Arts&Culture Clooney sells tequila for $1b
Author: 0 Clooney sells tequila for $1b

He jokingly said, "We'll still be very much a part of Casamigos, starting with a shot tonight". The deal is expected to close in the second half of this year. But does this mean Clooney and his partners will ride off into an agave sunset? "If the brand sustains its growth, it could potentially be the next Patron", Morgan Stanley analysts said, citing the biggest competitor in high-end tequila.

Author: 0 Jury Still Deliberating On Verdict In Bill Cosby Trial

They are still ongoing at this time. Through three notes to the presiding judge, the jurors signaled possible divisions as they asked to take a new look at the premier pieces of evidence presented by each side in the fiercely contested trial.

Arts&Culture After Georgia, Republicans celebrating, Dems searching
Author: 0 After Georgia, Republicans celebrating, Dems searching

In the well-to-do Atlanta suburbs, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California was the focus of torrents of negative advertising in a House race that cost more than $50 million, the most expensive in history. "But Democrats can not let this defeat tamper our enthusiasm". President Donald Trump threw his support to Handel in the days before the voting Tuesday through his official Twitter account.

Arts&Culture 2 holdouts prevented Bill Cosby conviction, says juror
Author: 0 2 holdouts prevented Bill Cosby conviction, says juror

On the first count, 10 out of 12 members decided Cosby was guilty of digitally penetrating Andrea Constand without her consent and on the second count, that was Constand was unconscious during Cosby's act, the juror revealed that it was 11 to 1 to acquit.

Author: 0 Mourners gather for funeral of student detained in N Korea

The services were being held in his home state of OH, with the funeral at his former high school and burial at a Cincinnati cemetery. Ohio Sen. Rob Portman, who had met with North Korean officials in NY to press for Warmbier's release, attended the funeral.

Arts&Culture Rep. Jackie Speier Disputes Jeh Johnson on DNC, Russia
Author: 0 Rep. Jackie Speier Disputes Jeh Johnson on DNC, Russia

Johnson said , however, that if he were to do it over again, he would have "camped out" in front of the DNC's headquarters. Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testified on Wednesday before the House Intelligence Committee and he pretty much smacked the ol' gob into the Monster seats, as we say around Yawkey Way.

Arts&Culture Cosby's fate is in the hands of the jury
Author: 0 Cosby's fate is in the hands of the jury

Judge Steven T. O'Neill said his jury charge will take about 45 minutes. The jury began deliberating at about 5:30 p.m. EDT Monday and called it a night about four hours later. Prosecutors have suggested he drugged her with something stronger - perhaps quaaludes. The defense closed by accusing Constand of lying about an affair with Cosby and concocting the allegations to take advantage of the wealthy, older star.

Arts&Culture Judges affirm 'Making a Murderer' confession was coerced
Author: 0 Judges affirm 'Making a Murderer' confession was coerced

The case against Dassey was constructed largely on that confession, in which he stated that he helped to rape and kill a woman named Teresa Halbach , as The Two-Way has reported . January 30, 2007: A judge says defense attorneys can tell jurors that Avery was wrongfully convicted of rape and may use as evidence a vial of his blood found unsecured in the Manitowoc County courthouse.

Arts&Culture Trump proposes to build Mexico wall with solar panels
Author: 0 Trump proposes to build Mexico wall with solar panels

In March, two academics proposed the idea of a solar paneled wall in an article for theWall Street Journal. According to Frank Wouters, a UAE-based renewable energy strategist and consultant, if the wall is built with solar panels on top, the mirrors will need to be positioned to receive the most amount of sunlight during the day - which for northern hemisphere countries, including the U.S., means facing them to the south.

Author: 0 Cosby spokesman: Tour ahead to educate youth on misbehavior

The announcement comes less than a week after Cosby's high-profile trial on charges of aggravated indecent assault ended in a mistrial . Wyatt's suggestion that rape can "affect any young person" is true, but only insofar as that apparently in America, you can be raped by a rich, famous man and then watch him walk scot free out of the courthouse to continue his life.

Arts&Culture Senate GOP health bill would overhaul Obama law
Author: 0 Senate GOP health bill would overhaul Obama law

Montana's U.S Senators released statements about the bill on Thursday morning. Those subsidies are expected to be linked to recipients' income in the Senate bill, a "major improvement" from a measure approved last month by the US House of Representatives that tied them exclusively to age, Republican Senator Susan Collins of ME said.

Arts&Culture Coal company sues HBO's John Oliver for defamation
Author: 0 Coal company sues HBO's John Oliver for defamation

The suit claims that Murray's character was deliberately attacked in an attempt to ruin his reputation and the reputation of his company. An HBO spokesperson appeared similarly unconcerned by Murray's suit: "While we have not seen the complaint, we have confidence in the staff of Last Week Tonight and do not believe anything in the show this week violated Mr.

Arts&Culture Prosecution rests their case in Bill Cosby sexual assault trial
Author: 0 Prosecution rests their case in Bill Cosby sexual assault trial

Reape on Thursday read back Cosby's own account of his 2004 sexual encounter with the case's central accuser Andrea Constand , who testified earlier in the week that the entertainer drugged and assaulted her. Cosby admits in the deposition he knew it was illegal to give the drug to others. Constand testified she continued to maintain contact in her role as an administrator in Temple's athletics department, given Cosby's status as a university trustee.

Arts&Culture Los Angeles County deputies fatally shoot male suspect
Author: 0 Los Angeles County deputies fatally shoot male suspect

The shooting was reported at 3:47 a.m.in the 38500 block of 10th Street East. According to the Los Angeles Times, upon arrival, one of the deputies was attacked and bitten in the leg by a pitbull. The teen tried to corral the dog, but it then tried to attack deputies, prompting them to open fire, KABC reported . The dog retreated behind the building, where deputies found the wounded boy.

Arts&Culture Britax recalls over 207K infant seats due to choking hazard
Author: 0 Britax recalls over 207K infant seats due to choking hazard

Britax will provide a replacement clip marked "PC" free of charge. A representative from Britax says that the vehicle seats themselves are safe and only the chest clip is recalled. A document and a video on the Britax website explain how to switch out the clip for the sturdier replacement. The recall was expected to begin June 21, 2017.

Arts&Culture Kim Kardashian: From sex tape to motherhood
Author: 0 Kim Kardashian: From sex tape to motherhood

Her income was bolstered by merchandise from her Kimoji app , a lipstick collection with Kylie Jenner's Kylie Cosmetics and income from her family's reality TV show. The initial deposit to be paid by the couple to the surrogate's agency is said to be a whopping $68,850. The surrogate would have to abstain from smoking, drinking, and drugs during pregnancy.

Arts&Culture The Mummy Dark Universe Stories coming to Android and iOS in June
Author: 0 The Mummy Dark Universe Stories coming to Android and iOS in June

Cruise has been monster man his whole life and has big plans for Universal's big stable of classic monsters. A new musical theme for the " Dark Universe ", composed by Danny Elfman, will debut in theaters ahead of " The Mummy ". It's disposable, and " Dark Universe ", not surprisingly, looks like a very expensive mistake. He has no chemistry with Jenny Halsey (Annabelle Wallis ), the younger woman dujour here, who teases him about the size of his manhood while giving dire warnings about the ...

Arts&Culture Bill Cosby Trial Ends In 'Mistrial'; Prosecutor Says He Will Retry
Author: 0 Bill Cosby Trial Ends In 'Mistrial'; Prosecutor Says He Will Retry

Following the jurors' declaration of a deadlock after six days of deliberations, Bill Cosby's sexual assault case ended unsettled. Cosby's trial ended without a verdict after jurors failed to reach a unanimous decision. He plans to retry the case within four months. Levenson believes the breakdown of the first Cosby jury is important to know, but perhaps not predictive of how the second trial might go.

Author: 0 Senate GOP health bill would reshape Obama law

Democrats have been hammering Republicans this week on the Senate floor for a lack of transparency on their bill that was drafted behind closed doors, arguing that Democrats held about 100 hearings and meetings on the Affordable Care Act before its passage in 2010.

Arts&Culture Defence must now convince jurors in Cosby trial
Author: 0 Defence must now convince jurors in Cosby trial

Constand testified earlier this week that the pills, which prosecutors have suggested might not have been Benadryl , left her incapacitated at his Philadelphia-area home before Cosby sexually assaulted her. This was likely because the 79-year-old comedian's lawyers question why Constand kept calling Cosby after she says he drugged and sexually assaulted her, and why she waited a year to go to police with it.

Arts&Culture Keith Urban wins big at CMT Awards
Author: 0 Keith Urban wins big at CMT Awards

Download the WFMY News 2 App now. By the time his name was announced for Video of the Year , he was almost speechless. BK said, 'Well the Chainsmokers would be cool.' And in my head I literally was thinking, 'Wow, that's something we've never talked about but that would be really cool.' And the next thing you know, a week and a half later we're getting a phone call.

Arts&Culture French fitness blogger Rebecca Burger killed by exploding whipped cream dispenser
Author: 0 French fitness blogger Rebecca Burger killed by exploding whipped cream dispenser

Burger, who had 160,000 Instagram followers and more than 55,000 Facebook fans, passed away at the weekend. "Rebecca was a great athlete and a kind and generous person with whom to work". "Precision: the siphon that caused her death was put under seal". 'We will always be proud of you Rebecca, ' they said. Don't use this product in your homes!' Several similar incidents involving exploding cream dispensers have occurred in France in recent years, but no one has been killed .

Author: 0 'The Mummy' a fine beginning to new era of monster movies

However, with its blend of action, spooks and laughs, some nicely filmed sequences and a decent effort by Cruise, this latest " Mummy " is, like numerous other recent big-budget, more worth seeing than not. Instead, it was seen as a fun adventure flick with a few jumps and a few laughs. Ahmanet appears to die at the end of the film but Boutella hints that there may well be more to come from this particular Universal monster: "She stayed alive in that sarcophagus for 5,000 years so why not ...

Arts&Culture US Shoots Down Pro-Syrian Drone
Author: 0 US Shoots Down Pro-Syrian Drone

This hope has led to numerous armed confrontations between the U.S., Iran, and Syria. Al-Tanaf, on the key highway connecting Damascus with Baghdad , has been menaced by a surge of Iran-backed troops loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad .

Arts&Culture Juror: 2 holdouts blocked conviction in Bill Cosby trial
Author: 0 Juror: 2 holdouts blocked conviction in Bill Cosby trial

The votes on the first count were 10 to 2 in favor of finding Cosby guilty of digitally penetrating his accuser Andrea Constand without her consent, the juror told ABC . Lawyers for news outlets had argued that jurors' names should be public to ensure transparency in the judicial process. Of the 12 jurors at Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial, only two though the star was innocent but refused to listen to persuading arguments, it has been revealed.

Author: 0 Jury in Bill Cosby sex assault case scrutinizes his words

Cliff Huxtable on "The Cosby Show ", called all the encounters consensual. In her essay, Fowler wrote that she was propositioned by her manager on her first day with an engineering team. ET, on Tuesday , O'Neill commiserated with them about their fatigue . Cosby's felony sexual assault case was handed over to jurors on Monday (11Jun17).

Arts&Culture Nationals' Scherzer gives up hit to Marlins in 8th inning
Author: 0 Nationals' Scherzer gives up hit to Marlins in 8th inning

Scherzer was still rolling when backup catcher A.J. Ellis came to the plate in the eighth inning. "When I looked at the glove, it was empty". And the Marlins , suddenly, had hope. "He was still throwing the ball great", Baker said. It was his game. Early on, Scherzer had two minor hiccups. Scherzer walked Christian Yelich in the first and hit Derek Dietrich with a pitch in the second.

Arts&Culture Crouching Tiger star Zhang Ziyi joins Legendary's Monsterverse
Author: 0 Crouching Tiger star Zhang Ziyi joins Legendary's Monsterverse

Apart from the 38-year-old star, the movie will also star Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga and Millie Bobby Brown . The movie is slated to be released on March 22, 2019 in the U.S. Adam Wingard ( The Guest , You're Next ) is set to helm the kaiju tentpole. Her credits include Memoirs of a Geisha , House Of Flying Daggers and The Grandmaster and Hero , and she recently finished shooting God Particle , the sci-fi thriller produced by J.

Author: 0 GOP health plan cuts Medicaid, ends penalties

They also forced McConnell to turn aside requests to require Senate committees to debate and vote on the measure, a step in the legislative process that GOP leaders have foregone. Simply consider the fact that the Republicans hold a mere two-seat majority in what was once known as the United States Senate. "If you have a good bill, a bill that actually helps people, you don't need to keep it secret", Sen.

Author: 0 Hearing scheduled on release of Cosby jury names

Prosecutors in Bill Cosby's sex assault case have asked the judge not to release the names of the men and women who served on the jury. It's possible the next jury could be selected in another county so as not to place too heavy of a burden on Allegheny County, where Pittsburgh is located, said Dennis McAndrews, a former Philadelphia-area prosecutor.

Author: 0 Theresa May apologizes for response to Grenfell Tower fire

A Scottish government ministerial working group set up in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster has agreed a series of actions to be taken, following its first meeting. A spokesman for Newham council said it had begun reviewing the cladding on towers including Ferrier Point in Canning Town, which was also refurbished with new cladding by Harley Facades, the same company that worked on Grenfell Tower.

Arts&Culture New Trailer, Poster, Photos Debut For Thank You For Your Service
Author: 0 New Trailer, Poster, Photos Debut For Thank You For Your Service

Steven Spielberg actually considered directing this film himself before moving on, and Hall seems to have a solid handle on the material. The first trailer for Thank You For Your Service has finally arrived. In addition to Teller , the cast includes Haley Bennett , Joe Cole , Amy Schumer , Beulah Koale , Scott Haze , Keisha Castle-Hughes, Brad Beyer , Omar J.

Arts&Culture Jury Had 2 Not Guilty Holdouts
Author: 0 Jury Had 2 Not Guilty Holdouts

The juror said all but one juror wanted to acquit Cosby on the other count, alleging Constand was unconscious or semi-conscious at the time and could not give consent. They are interested in finding out how close the jury came to reaching a verdict. Cosby, 79, has called the sexual encounter consensual. The names of the jurors who deadlocked in the Bill Cosby sexual assault case have been released.