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US Student's Death A 'mystery' - North Korea

The North previously released American detainees it had accused and convicted of crimes against the state on the occasion of high-level visits by US officials. The death of an American college student after his imprisonment in North Korea is threatening to overshadow high-level U.S. The spokesman said it was a "mystery" as to why Warmbier died days after returning home, but compared his death to the case of another American detainee, Evan Hunziker. Read More »

COSBY TRIAL: Jury ends first day of deliberations without verdict

Jackson said she worked with Constand at Temple University and shared a hotel room with her during occasional trips. In total, it has been reported that the defense witness was on the stand for just six minutes. Prosecutors are poised to give their closing argument Monday afternoon. Cosby lowered and shook his head in the courtroom as she spoke. Andrea Constand is one of 59 women who have accused Cosby of rape, attempted assault, sexual harassment or sexual assault. Read More »

Madhur Bhandarkar releases hard hitting trailer of his short film Mumbai Mist

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The film's star cast includes Annu Kapoor and child artist Devrath Mudgal in lead roles with Parvin Dabas, Jonita Doda and Jitin Sippy playing supporting parts. The film revolves around the story of an upper-middle-class man (Annu Kapoor) who becomes friends with an 11-year-old ragpicker who is an orphan (Devrath Mudgil) and highlights the handsome bond that they come to share. Read More »

Cosby accuser Andrea Constand thanks jury, asks for privacy

Cosby's team declared victory, however temporary. "They are yours and yours alone", he said. Jurors had said they were at an impasse on Thursday, but Judge Steven O'Neill bristled at resulting calls for a mistrial from Cosby's attorneys, saying he would let the jury work as long as it could to break the deadlock. Read More »

Rep. Tim Ryan: 'Toxic' Democratic Party Has No Clear Economic Message

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But Pelosi taunted Rice and others urging her to step down, issuing what sounded like a warning on Thursday, saying, "when it comes to personal ambition and having fun on TV, have your fun". Crowley chairs the House Democratic Caucus, and he says it's important to remember that Democrats in those four races were trying to flip Republican strongholds, districts handpicked by the White House as President Trump tapped members of Congress to serve in his administration. Read More »

Cindy spurs flash flood watches around the South

By late weekend, a cold front will raise the rain coverage back to a more numerous set-up. An additional one to three inches of rain is possible today, with isolated spots getting four to possibly eight inches. Cindy crossed the coast between Cameron, La., and Port Arthur, Texas.at about 4 a.m. With very deep tropical moisture still in place, the stalling of the front will lead to high rain chances through the weekend and into the beginning of next week. Read More »

Republican wins Georgia election in blow to anti-Trump effort

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Republicans won two seats in the U.S. House late Tuesday, defeating Democrats in SC and also in the most expensive U.S. House race in history, Georgia's 6th Congressional District. Though, like in the 2016 election, there are a multitude of reasons for the loss, one issue continues to stick out like a sore thumb: Nancy Pelosi . Read More »

Bill Cosby jury ends 2nd day of deliberations without verdict

However, this move raised concern from Victoria Valentino, one of the 50-plus women who has accused Cosby of sexual misconduct. He says they were lovers and their encounter was consensual. Cosby is charged with three counts of felony aggravated indecent assault . They spent Tuesday studying what the TV star said happened inside his suburban Philadelphia home and how he characterised his relationship with his accuser. Read More »

Donald Trump Takes Victory Lap In Iowa After GOP's Georgia Win

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You get reliable intelligence and forecasts on more than a dozen factors that affect the economy and are critical to your business and financial success. Pelosi allies have pushed back at the blame game, and pointed to the improvement Democrats had in other special elections in Kansas, Montana and SC as evidence that their efforts to harness the resistance against Trump was working. Read More »

Kate Middleton Looks Very British in This Outfit for the Royal Ascot

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The five-year-old horse, trained by Aidan O'Brien, began to unwind and powered home to finish the near 1 ¼ miles race in 2:05.40. Despite the frantic rush, Her Majesty hopes that she can travel from Central London to the racecourse in Berkshire whilst missing as little racing action as possible. Read More »

Radiohead take aim at 'strong and stable' May at Glastonbury

On Sunday, keep an eye out for veteran rocker and former Bee-Gee Barry Gibb, who takes to the Pyramid Stage at 4pm. Two hours and 25 songs later, they closed with Karma Police , singing: "For a minute there, I lost myself". The National, The XX, Katy Perry , Biffy Clyro, Craig David , Haim, Lorde, and Barry Gibb amongst others will make an appearance at the festival. Read More »

Ed Sheeran: Playing in Glastonbury festival is daunting

Fortunately for those unable to make it to the festival, BBC Music is set to live stream over one hundred performances from Glastonbury 2017 across six stages. May has yet to form a stable government in the United Kingdom, more than two weeks after an inconclusive national election. Tom Martin, a 30-year old from Cork, Ireland, was not disappointed by a band he had long followed. Read More »

Polanski rape victim wants case ended

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Polanski, 83, is now wanted by U.S. authorities over the rape, which took place in 1977. Braun told Reuters he hopes the unsealed testimony would reveal the Polanski's plea deal which he wants to use as evidence to European authorities to rescind the global arrest warrant against Polanski. Read More »

Amazon buys USA supermarket chain Whole Foods for $13.4bn

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The purchase in one fell swoop gives Amazon , which until now has operated nearly entirely on the internet, a big presence in the brick-and-mortar world on Main Street, with more than 450 stores in the US, Canada and Britain. In December, Amazon opened a grocery store in Seattle with no checkout line. Jana, Whole Foods' second largest investor, had been pushing the company to perform better and add directors with experience in retail, technology, finance and real estate. Read More »

President Trump claims solar panels will pay for his Mexican wall

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Much has been said of the wall that will prevent Mexicans to head over to the USA without documentation, and now it appears it may use solar energy to power the region . The president has shown a vested interest in utilizing the latest technology in order to improve efficiency and cut costs. "This was not it. Self-obsessed and bumptious that Donald Trump is, he also made sure that people know that this "bright and brilliant" plan is his idea and this way, he's doing a favour on Mexico as ... Read More »

Saudi Arabia: A Dramatic Reordering Of Succession

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Prince bin Salman is also fronting Vision 2030 , he plans to diversify the economy away from its dependency on oil, and there must be a new motion with the change in the leadership, she noted. In a recent television interview aired in May on Saudi TV, bin Salman delivered a strong warning to Iran and ruled out any dialogue with officials there. Read More »

Bernie Sanders Calls GOP Health Care Bill 'Most Harmful' Ever

Toomey served on a 13-man "working group" that played a role in crafting the GOP plan, though he said Thursday that the group's involvement consisted of "discussing and debating and vetting various proposals", not writing the bill. In another tweet , Leahy took aim at Senate Republicans for crafting the legislation behind closed doors. It would also end the tax penalty the Affordable Care Act imposes on people who don't buy insurance. Read More »

Lakers take Ball with second overall pick

Los Angeles did add Brook Lopez in the trade that sent Russell away. " Josh Hart , I think, is built on defensive toughness", he said. Markelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball have been the headliners in so much of the pre-draft conversations, projected to be selected first and second. Read More »

Europeans want hard line in Brexit negotiations, poll shows

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A statement issued by Davis' department Sunday in London said "Despite European leaders' attempts to leave open the possibility of Britain remaining in the UK, Davis will make it clear that he is determined to achieve a Brexit deal that works for the whole of the UK". Read More »

Donald Trump calls on Republican senators to muster support for healthcare bill

The House approved its version of the bill last month. McConnell also tried to prevent the 2013 government shutdown, but was overridden by tea party forces in the House. That's a crucial problem for the GOP because many Republican senators are demanding such restrictions. By previous year, that was down to 7 percent. Charlie Baker, the Republican governor in heavily Democratic Massachusetts, and Tom Wolf, a Democratic governor in Pennsylvania, had similar concerns. Read More »

Trump pledges to revamp Obama-era Cuba deal

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U.S. President Donald Trump has signed a directive that sparked controversy and could push relations with Cuba back to hostility, a Cuban expert said . "Effective immediately, I am canceling the last administration's completely one-sided deal with Cuba ". Trump's address in Miami announced changes in the United States' policy toward Cuba after the Obama administration made a decision to normalize relations with the island nation following a decades-long freeze of diplomatic ... Read More »

DUP whip: Chances of Conservative deal 'very good'

Donaldson said local media reports that his party was asking for 1 billion pounds to be spent on health and a further billion to be allocated to infrastructure was "wild speculation and wide of the mark". "If what we do benefits people across the United Kingdom then as a unionist party that is something we are proud of". "Our objective is a very clear one and it's a very simple one: that there should not be an economic border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland", Mr ... Read More »

Here's what celebrities think about Bill Cosby's mistrial

Cosby chose not to testify at the trial. "She's entitled to a verdict in this case", said Steele. "Why are we trying to make it something it's not?" He left without commenting. "It's too early to celebrate, Cosby". There are many other variables to consider for the next trial - like what people already know about the case and whether Constand will elaborate on any new details, even whether new witnesses are called. Read More »

George Clooney sells tequila company for up to $1 billion

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The spirits giant will pay $700 million for Casamigos upfront, with the option for an additional $300 million based on the brand's performance over the next 10 years. The brand was founded as a private company, but Clooney and Gerber took it public in 2013. Clooney and Gerber launched the brand just four year ago, and the idea was more of a passion project than a business venture. Read More »