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Gloria Allred to Bill Cosby

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Drugging and sexually violating a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. He says it was consensual. During their deliberations, jurors sent a string of questions to the judge, asking to rehear the testimonies of five trial witnesses and Cosby's previous deposition testimony. Read More »

Cosby jury back to work on verdict for 5th day

It's also likely that Cosby's defense team will have something more to say about the potential for a mistrial. "I'm sorry it's causing everyone frustration, but the law requires that I allow a deliberating jury to continue to deliberate". Read More »

United Kingdom election: Deal still not signed

Negotiations to agree Britain's withdrawal from the European Union are to officially begin on Monday, The Independent understands. Speaking to RT, Mr. However, putting the pro-British unionist DUP in a position of influence in London could also undermine the British government's ability, enshrined in a 1998 peace agreement, to function as an impartial broker between Northern Ireland's unionists and its Catholic Irish nationalists. Read More »

Cosby Jury Deliberates For Fifth Day

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He adds "tonight, just rest". Andrea Constand , right, returns to the courtroom at the Montgomery County Courthouse during Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Norristown, Pa. Mr Cosby testified in a 2006 deposition that he got seven prescriptions for the powerful sedative in the 1970s for the goal of giving them to women before sex. Read More »

Dem 'concerned' Trump will fire investigators

Trump confirmed in a tweet Friday he was under investigation and appeared to take aim at Rosenstein, calling the investigation a " witch hunt ". When Comey was deputy attorney general in the Bush administration, he appointed a close friend and former colleague, Patrick Fitzgerald, as special counsel to investigate who leaked the identity of Valerie Plame, a covert Central Intelligence Agency officer. Read More »

Cosby Team Declares Victory, DA Vows New Case After Mistrial

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Constand's case was the exception. "We're talking about all the man's tomorrows", said McMonagle, urging acquittal of an icon in the twilight of life. His lawyer says Cosby and Constand were lovers sharing a consensual sexual encounter. "She has been positive in every way and continues to be and she has indicated she will continue to cooperate with us", said Steele, who was flanked by co-prosecutors Kristen Feden and M. Read More »

Protests over Minnesota police shooting result in 18 arrests on freeway

Saturday, a few dozen protesters had gathered in front of the Governor's Residence, the site of a almost three-week encampment after Castile's death last summer". Yanez proceeded to tell him not to reach for it, to which Castile replied that he wasn't. Differing interpretations on the intentions of Castile's next movements defined both the state and defense cases. Read More »

Cosby Jurors' Deadlock Reflects Divide in Court of Public Opinion

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The jury deliberating Bill Cosby's fate at his Pennsylvania sexual assault trial is reviewing testimony from his accuser's mother about a phone conversation she had with the TV star after the sexual encounter. Judge Steven O'Neill said Friday that he'll let jurors work as long as they want as they try resolving a deadlock that threatened to end the case without a verdict. Read More »

Lions outmuscle Maori to register morale-boosting win

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The Saracens lock threw aside his quiet-man approach in favour of bossing his pack around the field. Referee Nick Brian could not see the grounding but awarded a penalty try for the Tongan collapse. Ken Owens 7, Jack McGrath 7, Kyle Sinckler 7, Iain Henderson 7, Sam Warburton 7, Greig Laidlaw 6, Dan Biggar 7, Elliot Daly 7. All Blacks boss Steve Hansen predicted the Lions' call-ups on Thursday. Read More »

Statement from Cosby's wife assailing judge, prosecutors

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Bill Cosby's lawyer repeatedly demanded a mistrial in his sex assault trial as five days of deliberations on the fate of the man once known as America's Dad pushed into Father's Day weekend, but the judge said there was no precedent to shut down the jury's talks. Read More »

Jurors hear Cosby's side of alleged sexual assault for first time

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Cosby also explained in the deposition that he was instantly attracted to Constand when he met her, inspiring him to invite her to his house and get a sense of whether she reciprocated. What are they going to do if they receive it? It took Constand a year to come forward. "I'm apologizing because I'm thinking, 'This is a dirty old man with a young girl.' I said to the mother it was digital penetration". Read More »

Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Trial: Five Takeaways From Day Two

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The 79-year-old actor's life and legacy are on the line when his accuser takes the stand. Sewell said they didn't go to police at the time because her husband, a Los Angeles detective, feared the ordeal that would ensue. "No, I was not", said Constand, who held firm and maintained her composure in the face of a withering cross-examination for the second straight day in Cosby's sexual assault trial. Read More »

Last day of the Bill Cosby sex assault trial

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The judge said the jury had performed "one of the most courageous acts" he had seen in the justice system, adding he would "forever hold you dear in my heart". But the jurors clearly struggled with their verdict, telling the judge on Day 4 they were at impasse. "The fact that they are being repeated does not make them true", said John P. Read More »

First Deadpool 2 Set Image Features X-Mansion

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As this Twitter post from Reynolds suggests, Deadpool 2 will be embracing the same crude, R-Rated, self-reflexive sense of humor as its predecessor did. " Big f-cking surprise. No one's home", tweeted the actor on Saturday, alongside an image of himself in the Deadpool suit, kicking back in front of Hatley Castle at Victoria, B.C.'s Royal Roads University. Read More »

Cosby's wife assails judge, prosecutors in statement

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However, Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele has stated that he will retry the case. Cosby , 79, was accused of drugging and molesting Andrea Constand , 44, at his home in suburban Philadelphia in 2004. With the criminal case now set for a retrial, it appears that the MA civil case will be significantly prolonged. But it was his reputation as a public moralist who urged young people to pull up their saggy trousers and start acting responsibly that prompted a federal ... Read More »

Berger repeats at St. Jude Classic

He won this event back in 2014, but that's his only PGA Tour victory since 2011, and he hasn't finished better than 47th so far in 2017. "I could have chipped it 100 times and not made it 100 times", Berger said. Charl Schwartzel and Whee Kim tied for second at 9 under. "So going back to 2008 probably, the first half of '08, and I really, really felt good about my game and I felt like I had a chance to win a lot of tournaments". Read More »

Woman Raped by Roman Polanski to Ask Court to End Case

The Associated Press doesn't typically name victims of sex abuse, but Geimer went public years ago. Geimer called that argument hypocritical at a news conference after the hearing. Polanski fled to France in 1978 after he pleaded guilty to having sex with a minor and shortly before he was to be sentenced in the case. She also suggested recalling the worldwide warrant for Roman's arrest. Read More »

Bill Cosby's sexual assault case ends with a mistrial

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The jury deliberating for a fifth day in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial is asking for a definition of reasonable doubt. Lawyers for Andrea Constand issued a statement on her behalf Saturday. The hung jury leaves open the possibility that Cosby will be tried again. Cosby was charged with sexually assaulting Constand at his suburban Philadelphia estate in 2004. Read More »

Jurassic World 2 Has An Action Sequence That's "Just Insane"

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Colin Trevorrow may not be directing the sequel to Jurassic World , but that doesn't mean he doesn't know what's happening in the movie, meaning his involvement with the film hasn't diminished either. It's the sequel that relaunched the franchise, this time with "Guardians of the Galaxy" star Chris Pratt taking on a more a serious role than he usually does, together with Screen Actors Guild Award victor Bryce Dallas Howard . Read More »

Beware of Blaming Government for London Tower Fire

Councils across England are carrying out urgent reviews of high-rise buildings in the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower fire. Asked whether 1970s tower blocks should be knocked down because they are "inherently unsafe", he said: "We need to act immediately, we need to do whatever it takes to make the properties safe". Read More »

Cosby jury deliberating, no new questions

And when asked how she would feel about the man she has adored since childhood if he is convicted by the jury, the 38-year-old mum stated, "I'm just gonna have to cross that bridge when I come to it". He further said that, in her first interview, she claimed to have never been alone with his client before the alleged attack, but later contradicted that statement saying that she spent time alone at his home before the alleged assault at a CT casino resort. Read More »

Judge declares mistrial in Bill Cosby sex assault case

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Constand embraced numerous alleged victims who sat through the trial . Drugging and sexually violating a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. After the mistrial was declared , some of the women who have accused Cosby of sexual assault in past decades were crying as they gathered around Constand to console her. Read More »

Mistrial declared in Bill Cosby sexual assault case

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Lawyers for Andrea Constand issued a statement on her behalf Saturday. "I wanted her to be comfortable and relaxed and be able to go to sleep after our necking session", he said. It wasn't immediately known how many jurors wanted to convict and how many wanted to acquit. The jury's continued questions leave open the possibility that jurors may remain deadlocked and unable to reach a unanimous verdict on any of the three counts of aggravated indecent assault that Cosby faces. Read More »