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Statement from Cosby's wife assailing judge, prosecutors


He made seven unsuccessful requests for a mistrial - five while the jury deliberated and two during the trial's evidence phase. The panel outside Philadelphia has deliberated more than 45 hours without reaching a verdict on charges that Cosby drugged and molested a woman in 2004. Read More »

Trump to Limit Cuba Travel, Restrict Business Deals with Military


A main concern is that Mr Obama's White House made it too easy for money spent by American companies and individuals to flow to Cuban government sources instead of benefiting regular Cubans. tourist travel to the island, restate the importance of the trade embargo and institute a broad prohibition on financial transactions with companies controlled by the Cuban military, according to Politico , which got a draft version of the new policy. Read More »

Warriors Green makes fun of Cavaliers

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. Read More »

Bill Cosby's Wife MIA in Second Day of His Sexual Assault Trial

Some time later, she says, she woke up half-naked in the bed in his hotel room. Cosby then [assaulted her], she said. Constand said she first met Cosby in late 2002, when she was the newly hired director of basketball operations for Temple University's women's basketball program and he was the school's most famous alumnus. Read More »

House health care bill fails Alaskans

Union-sponsored health insurance and Medicare also receive high marks - 86% and 84% of individuals with coverage from these sources, respectively, rate it as excellent or good. If the bill passes, it would initially boost jobs and increase economic output, "however, cuts in funding for Medicaid and health subsidies then begin to deepen, triggering sharp job losses and broad disruption of state economies in the following years", said Leighton Ku, director of the Center for Health Policy ... Read More »

Wonder Woman cruises over The Mummy


Wonder Woman grossed over $54 Million for the same $30 Million weekend. A shift in approach resulted in Wonder Woman , a runaway critical and commercial hit that has now taken in US$435 million globally. " Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie ", last weekend's runner-up, falls to #3 this weekend. There's also an Invisible Man movie planned with Johnny Depp, and talk of a standalone Dr. Read More »

NBC Newtown Affiliate Won't Air Megyn Kelly's Alex Jones Interview

NBC Connecticut is committed to giving the Sandy Hook families a voice, today, tomorrow and in the future. Megyn Kelly's new show has gotten off to a promising but rocky start after her interview with Vladimir Putin. Jones leaked the audio of his and Kelly's conversation after feeling she was "misrepresenting" him in the interview. I saw a different side of you, and you became very fascinating to me. Read More »

Lorde opens up about being body shamed


The Kiwi singer will be supported by Khalid in the United Kingdom and the rest of Europe. Almost four years after Royals and the album that propelled her to global fame, New Zealand singer Lorde returns with Melodrama , her long-awaited follow-up. Read More »

Brexit talks will reportedly begin on Monday despite Britain's political chaos

Ireland has a key role in the arrangements and structures set out in the Good Friday Agreement that has led to a period of peace in the trouble-torn region. "My preoccupation is that time is passing - it is passing quicker than anyone believes - because the subjects we need to deal with are extraordinarily complex from a technical, judicial and financial point of view". Read More »

Theresa May called a 'coward' after meeting Grenfell fire victims


British Prime Minister Theresa May visited hospital to meet the people injured in the incident on Friday but she is under fire for not meeting victims of the fire sooner. Authorities have not issued an exact figure at this time .Twenty-four people are being treated in the hospital, including 12 in critical care. "We hope to confirm a record tomorrow which will raise some money for the many people affected by the tragedy". Read More »

'Wonder Woman' conquers box office with heroic $100.5 million

Don't worry, I'm not going to don my critic hat and start diving into the ins and outs of the film. The most challenging was when I run up the stairs away from my tutor. I went through glass on windows, " she said . Thankfully, you don't have to take my word for it. Playing Wonder Woman catapulted her into stardom. Read More »

Protesters chanting 'we want justice' storm town hall in London

The Sun newspaper on Friday listed 65 people who it said were still missing or feared dead, Reuters reported . And as NPR's Frank Langfitt in London , police are hoping that the death toll will not reach the triple digits. Earlier on Friday, May met victims privately at a central London hospital. Critics say that cladding could be to blame for turning the fire into a lethal inferno. Read More »

Uber CEO Taking 'Undetermined' Leave From the Company

Holder, an attorney at law firm Covington & Burling LLP, interviewed employees as part of a 14-week investigation he conducted with his colleague, Tammy Albarran. It adds a system to encourage swift redress of employee grievances and requires the company to rewrite its corporate values, among many other things. Read More »

Amazon buys Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion

This purchase of Whole Foods seems like another step in that direction. There are now 13 stores in Canada. The deal also allows Whole Foods co-founder and CEO John Mackey to remain as head of the company he started. Wal-Mart bought internet retailer for about $3 billion previous year in the largest-ever deal for an e-commerce startup. Whole Foods did not embrace Jana's suggestions. Read More »

Tony Awards TV audience slumps without 'Hamilton'


An exuberantly nostalgic production of Hello, Dolly! won for Best Musical Revival and its adored star, Bette Midler , won Best Leading Actress In A Musical, 50 years after she stepped onto a Broadway stage in the original production of Fiddler On The Roof. Read More »

Grenfell Tower fire: Protests as anger grows


Posters and pictures of residents missing in the Grenfell Tower disaster, are posted near the Latymer Christian Centre in west London on June 16, 2017 . She returned to the site today, this time meeting victims and residents, but was met with cries of "coward" and "shame on you" as she left under heavy police escort. Read More »

Queen Elizabeth and Prince William Comfort Survivors of the Grenfell Tower Disaster

Mr Cundy promised that police "will get to the answer of what has happened and why... if criminal offences have been committed it is us who will investigate that". A demonstration in solidarity with those affected by the devastating Grenfell Tower block catastrophe will be staged in Derry this evening. Residents of the tower had repeatedly warned local officials that the building was a firetrap and that a "catastrophic event" was inevitable. Read More »

Protests erupt over London fire response

Britain's Queen Elizabeth visited residents, volunteers and emergency services at a center helping those affected by London's tower block fire on Friday, with grandson Prince William promising to return to hear residents' concerns. Ms May also met with survivors of the fire during a visit to Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, which is treating eight people. As she met with victims of the fire, angry protesters gathered outside the church waiting for her to come out and meet them. Read More »

Connecticut NBC affiliate won't air Alex Jones interview

NBC News has, in fact, been caught flat-footed by the ferocity of the blowback from both Jones and the Sandy Hook families , who have threatened to sue over the interview. Then in a preview of the televised footage, Jones is seen talking with Kelly about the Newtown shooting, with Jones calling Kelly "an anti-gunner". "God, she was like, 'I want to get steaks with you, I'm obsessed with you, oh my god, ' you know, wailing around in her seat - it was all c**p". Read More »

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

When it's not selling toys or admissions to Carsland in Disneyland, Cars 3 is a decent reconstituted Rocky with a weird faux feminist subplot and attractive animation. A lot has changed since those days, but even now the pressure of feeling like you don't belong when no one else looks like you remains. There are two exceptions to my noise ban: Marvel universe movies and kids movies. Read More »

On The Fly: Could Celtics Be Dealing Their No. 1 Pick?


Scouts have raved about Fultz, and he has been better than advertised ahead of the draft to this point. The Celtics got Robert Parish from the Warriors, along with the No. Fultz's talent has put him in a unique position between two of the NBA's most iconic franchises, but he welcomes the possibility of ending up on either side of the famed Celtics-Lakers rivalry. Read More »

Yanez acquitted of all charges in Castile shooting


He screams: 'I told him not to reach for it! Castile's younger sister told reporters her brother didn't deserve to die the way he did: "I will never have faith in this system", she said. The officer told the jury he saw Castile's hand on the gun and Castile did not follow his instructions not to reach for the gun. Yanez said he pulled Castile over because of a broken tail light on his vehicle, but radio transmissions later revealed that the officer thought Castile resembled a suspect in ... Read More »

Trump Blasts Media Report on Obstruction of Justice

Americans are mixed on whether the Justice Department investigation, now led by Robert Mueller , can be fair and impartial. While he was strongly critical of some of Comey's testimony to a Senate panel, the president said last week that the former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief had vindicated him when he said that while he was at the agency, Trump was not the subject of the FBI's Russian Federation probe. Read More »

Trump restores some Cuba penalties, rejecting 'oppressors'

Friday in Miami , President Trump said the Obama administration's deal with the Castro regime was awful and "misguided". Trump couldn't "care less about Cubans", Rhodes said via Twitter , adding "the few people in Miami enabling Trump in carrying out this charade should be embarrassed" and "held accountable". Read More »

WWE Money in the Bank lineup: Five matches advertised for Sunday's event

Who should win these respective matches? Let's take a closer look at each below. He's one of the best sellers I've ever seen and he makes me believe he's completely done in nearly every single one of his matches. Sami Zayn - Zayn is my pick to win this match. Could the victor cash in on the night of, replicating what Dean Ambrose did in 2016? Of course, this is assuming Mahal walks out of St. Read More »

Trump says he'll hold Cuban government 'accountable'

President Donald Trump announced a rollback of his predecessor's detente with Cuba on Friday, telling an enthusiastic crowd in Miami that the USA would continue to diplomatically and economically isolate the island until it held free and fair elections. Read More »

Queen, Prince William visit tower fire area

Pictures showing the charred insides of a flat in the tower block reveal blackened appliances lined up against the wall while charred possessions are scattered across the floor. After announcing the updated death toll of 12 in the afternoon, Cmdr. " London's fire commissioner says it would be a miracle if anyone is still alive inside", Larry Miller reports for NPR from London . Read More »

Trump to Announce Changes to Cuba Policy


But, facing pressure from USA business and some of his fellow Republicans to avoid turning back the clock completely in relations with communist-ruled Cuba, he also will leave intact many of Obama's steps toward normalization. Meanwhile, there will be no changes to " wet foot, dry foot " policy, which allows Cubans who arrive in the US without visas to stay, an official said. Read More »

Woman accusing Bill Cosby of sex assault denies prior romance between them


The AP does not typically identify people who say they are sexual assault victims unless they grant permission, which Johnson has done. They're your friends; they'll take the edge off'. But the 44-year-old Constand brushed aside the broadsides like a courtroom pro, the Philadelphia Daily News reports . Agrusa attempted to portray as romantic earlier encounters between the two, including a private dinner on Cosby's couch in front of a fire. Read More »

Gal Gadot discovers character's power in costume


Wonder Woman is the first female superhero to be given the "big screen treatment" in the modern superhero era and according to Warner Bros "is the flawless movie to bring us into summer". Sources say Warner Bros . will soon begin negotiations with Jenkins, who will have major leverage thanks to the movie's historic opening weekend. "That scene was just a slightly tense scene of them walking", Jenkins told " The Hollywood Reporter ". Read More »

Kathy Griffin Cries, Apologizes For Trump Photo Controversy, Says 'He Broke Me'


Five of her upcoming performances have also been canceled. At the press conference , Griffin told the reporters of Trump; "If you don't stand up, you get run over". He said Griffin is cooperating with the agency. In the aftermath of a gory photo featuring comedian Kathy Griffin holding a severed, bloody head of USA president Donald Trump , Griffin said her "career is over" and that Trump "broke her", addressing the backlash from both sides of the aisle in a press conference on ... Read More »

Wisconsin business leaders to meet with Trump

Such workers are deemed essential for any industrial economy that wants to be competitive, including manufacturing-heavy Wisconsin. "We can't turn off the Russian Federation noise, but we need to do a better job filling the atmosphere with an alternative", a Republican involved in White House strategy said as the week began. Read More »

Britain's May to form new government with Northern Irish party


The recently concluded election in Britain has resulted in a hung parliament with Prime Minister Theresa May failing to achieve an absolute majority. However, given the utter disaster that was last night's election, May could possibly resign as the leader of the party, ushering in a new prime minister. Read More »