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Judge declares mistrial in Cosby sexual-assault case

If they can't break the deadlock, O'Neill could declare a hung jury and a mistrial . "Mr. Cosby's power is back", Wyatt beamed. Linda Kirkpatrick, another accuser, said that Cosby underestimated the dozens of women who have spoken out against him. Read More »

Tougher Trump line toward Cuba delights hardliners on island

President Donald Trump's announcement that he's "cancelling" his predecessor's policy toward Cuba is a good deal less than meets the ear. The new realities of U.S.travel to Cuba will be determined by the regulations that federal agencies will produce as a result of the new policy . Read More »

6 questions the jury has had in the Bill Cosby trial


But he says he no longer had them when he met accuser Andrea Constand in 2002 at Temple University. Prosecutors have suggested he might have given her quaaludes. "I am required to read you an instruction". On Thursday jurors said they were having trouble reaching an unanimous verdict on any of the three charges facing the 79-year-old entertainer for allegedly sexually assaulting college administrator Andrea Constand at his Philadelphia-area home in 2004, after giving her pills she said ... Read More »

Cosby's accuser says she was drugged, groped; 'I was frozen'


Later, the defense laid into Constand over several late-night phone calls made to Sherry Williams , Andrea's supposed former girlfriend. (Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Pool Photo via AP). The comedian once dubbed America's Dad could get 10 years in prison if convicted. Actress Sheila Frazier was on Cosby's arm as he headed into the building in Norristown . Read More »

Cosby jury begins sixth day of deliberations

Cosby was charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault for allegedly drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand at her home - at his home - pardon me - in 2004. O'Neill instructed them to keep working, but they came back on Saturday and said they were "hopelessly deadlocked ". In a February 17, 2005, news release, former District Attorney Bruce Castor Jr. Read More »

Bill Cosby Case Ends in Mistrial But We're Still Deliberating His Legacy

Cosby's wife of 53 years, Camille, slammed prosecutors for bringing the case to court, calling District Attorney Kevin Steele "heinously and exploitively ambitious" in a statement released after court adjourned. In the civil deposition, Cosby admitted that he had previously obtained prescriptions for Quaaludes, a powerful sedative, with the intention of giving the drugs to women with whom he wanted to have sex. Read More »

Bill Cosby's sexual assault case ends in a mistrial

District Attorney Kevin Steele said immediately after the mistrial that he would retry Cosby . Instead, a publicist read a blistering statement from his wife, Camille , who had been in court during one day of the trial but was not at the courthouse Saturday. Read More »

Andre Iguodala turns down potential visit to White House: 'Hell nah'

It's unique, it's something that you don't want to see end at all. "We don't want that to taint what we've accomplished this year". I haven't even thought about it until I heard it yesterday that it was even talked about. "It means the world for me to win the championship", Durant told the crowd. "There was never any question in my mind that this was going to work. I might call him and say, 'If they ask, just say our schedules conflicted.' And then if y'all write something, we'll say, 'fake ... Read More »

3 teen police volunteers steal LAPD cars, stun guns


Police said the teens were brought in for questioning following the arrest and one confessed to stealing a third patrol auto , which they possibly had for weeks. "One of the pursuits terminated when the pursuit vehicle was involved in a traffic collision". Officer Aareon Jefferson, a department spokesman, said it was easy for pursuing officers to identify the SUVs as stolen because the drivers weren't in uniform. Read More »

Stephen Furst, Flounder in 'Animal House,' dies at 63


Stephen Furst has passed away, and his family has confirmed the death of this actor. He intensely believed that [laughter] is the best therapy, and he would want us to practice that now. Furst is most famous for portraying the role of Kent "Flounder" Dorfman in the hit film Animal House . He later played Vir Cotto in the 1994-98 Babylon 5 , and was the voice of Booster in TV's Buzz Lightyear of Star Command , among numerous other roles. Read More »

Jury deliberations begin in Cosby sexual assault trial


Cosby is accused of drugging and violating a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home in January 2004. The jury at Cosby's trial began deliberating Monday over whether he drugged and molested a woman more than a decade ago in a case t. Mr Steele said Mr Cosby , a Temple University trustee and the university's most famous alumnus, set his sights on Ms Constand , an employee in the university's athletic department who was 36 years younger than him. Read More »

Mistrial Declared In Bill Cosby's Trial As Jury Deadlocks

Andrea Constand is the only woman of dozens of women thus far who chose to take her sexual assault accusations against Cosby to court. "Mr. Cosby's power is back - it's back". McMonagle, insisted that the alleged incident between Cosby and Constand was consensual and that their relationship was romantic in nature. Cosby lawyer Brian McMonagle says jurors might think they have to deliberate until "the cows come home ". Read More »

Cosby jury deliberations, now longer than trial, stretch into Saturday

She alleges that Cosby drugged and raped her in Lake Tahoe in 1982. Cosby's wife, Camille, issued a statement, which was read by an assistant of Cosby's publicist, in which she criticized prosecutors for taking the case to court. "There are some things in this case that should be fuzzy. Why?" We commend those prosecutors who raised awareness that one of the hallmarks of drug related sexual assaults is the affect the drug has on the victim's memory and ability to recall and were nonetheless ... Read More »

The Bill Cosby trial: What happened and what happens next


Outside the courthouse, as Cosby stood silently behind them, members of his team criticised the case against him. Women bringing civil cases would also likely find it easier to introduce testimony from other accusers to support claims that Cosby engaged in a pattern of assault, said Douglas Wigdor, a plaintiffs' attorney who represents clients in sexual harassment cases. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo, Andre Silva in perfect sync

The Portuguese sports daily A Bola published a front-page story Friday saying that Ronaldo was upset with the accusations made against him and that his decision was "irreversible". - Cristiano Ronaldo was the top scorer in this season's Champions League, finding the net 12 times, while only two players assisted more than Ronaldo (five, behind Neymar and Ousmane Dembele). Read More »

President Trump: 'It's Time to Rebuild Our Country'

Democratic politicians regularly use stories of people who are facing a hard situation to help drive public opinion to drive the change that they desire. What a mess!' Trump said in a formal address. "We won't get one Democratic vote", he said. State and local governments are more likely to sell municipal bonds to raise money for projects, Heidi Crebo-Rediker, an adjunct senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations who served in the Obama administration, said to the WSJ. Read More »

Queen Elizabeth marks official birthday with Trooping the Color event


Later, the royal family watched the traditional RAF fly-past from the Buckingham Palace balcony. Princess Charlotte knows there's something more interesting afoot. Prince William and Prince Charles were on horseback, while William's wife Kate and Charles' wife Camilla were in a carriage with Prince Harry . Read More »

58 presumed dead in London tower blaze


The 120-apartment tower was quickly engulfed with flames after the blaze broke out shortly before 1:00am Wednesday, and witnesses reported seeing the fire racing up the exterior walls. London's fire department says that the reason for the subway closure near the high-rise fire disaster is because of a "short-term risk of some debris falling onto the tracks". Read More »

Some Grenfell Tower victims may never be identified, police say

The visit can be seen as a response to the anger of residents from the west London neighborhood because May had visited the scene of the fire without meeting victims. The Times reported that the material believed to have been used for the refurbishment has been banned in high-rise buildings in the US. The names of those who lost their lives are beginning to be made public. Read More »

Justin Bieber Breaks Down During One Love Manchester Set


Almost two weeks ago, the Manchester Arena became the site of a deadly terrorist bombing that killed 22 people and injured at least 59 others. The event was staged in response to the suicide bomb attack following the United States singer's concert at Manchester Arena on May which killed 22 people. Read More »

Gloria Allred to Bill Cosby: "Round 2 is coming"


Lawyers for Cosby , 79, have said throughout that their client is innocent of all accusations. As news reporters streamed out of the room, several other Cosby accusers, some in tears, waited in line to hug Constand , who smiled broadly and maintained her composure. Read More »

London fire: Police say 58 people assumed dead in tower block

The number of confirmed fatalities remains at 30. "The scale of this tragedy is clearly proving too much for the local authority to cope with on their own", Khan said in an open letter to Prime Minister Theresa May . The Local Government Association said authorities were reviewing fire risk assessments and the construction of buildings. She stood for a minute's silence at the start of her birthday parade on Saturday. Read More »