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Camille Cosby bashes prosecutors following husband's mistrial

Women who have accused comedian Bill Cosby of sexual assault appeared optimistic Saturday despite their disappointment that a mistrial was declared in the criminal case against the comedian. The judge declared a mistrial after jurors deadlocked on the charges after six days. Judy Huth, who says Cosby sexually assaulted her at the Playboy Mansion when she was 15, sued in December 2014. Read More »

Theresa May tries to quell public anger, meets fire victims

Police broke up a scuffle between members of the crowd as the Mrs May's vehicle drove off. A man representing the group, who did not give his name, told reporters they would make a full statement "in the community ". Ms May also met with survivors of the fire during a visit to Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, which is treating eight people. One woman told me she had escaped in only her top and underwear. Read More »

Camille Cosby claims 'overtly arrogant' judge collaborated with 'exploitively ambitious' DA

More than a dozen excerpts from Cosby's deposition, including the "friends" comment and his acknowledgment that he'd gone "somewhere between permission and rejection" during a previous encounter with Constand. Constand did not appear at the news conference. But Allred hit back on behalf of the other Cosby accusers she's representing: "It's too early to celebrate, Mr. Read More »

Adam West, Iconic Star Of TV's 'Batman,' Has Died

There was always something a little goofy about the show itself, with its masked heroes, Batman and Robin, its staged fistfights, accompanied by comic-book illustrations saying "Pow!" and "Zowie!" - and about West's portrayal of its eponymous hero. Read More »

Justin Thomas shoots 63, trails Brian Harman by 1 at US Open

Open on Saturday, but Brian Harman stole some of that thunder by taking the lead through three rounds at Erin Hills. Harman is now in pole position to become the first left-handed U.S. "That means I'm a part of history", he said. "But I'm just excited to give myself a great chance to win this golf tournament". And he still has a long way to go. Read More »

Cause of US Student's Brain Injury in N. Korea Still Unknown

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Former NBA bad boy and champion Dennis Rodman recently made the trip to North Korea where he presented officials with President Donald Trump's book "The Art of the Deal ". UC doctors received copies of brain MRI images from medical officials in North Korea , Kanter said. "My goal is to go over there and try to see if I can keep bringing sports to North Korea ". Read More »

Lily Allen's Newsnight appearance cancelled after controversial Grenfell Tower fire claims

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On June 14, shortly before 1 a.m., a fire broke out in Grenfall Tower in London. Anger spilled over about the fire, which killed at least 30 people and left many more homeless or missing. On Friday, the BBC issued a statement to clarify the cancellation. "What I have done since this incident took place is, first of all yesterday, ensure that public services had the support that they needed in order to be able to do the job they were doing in the immediate aftermath", she said. Read More »

Florida Man Fights Off 5 Shot-Gun Toting Robbers With Machete

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He was able to take the shotgun from one of the robbers, later identified as Alen Beltran-Vazquez, 32, of Greenacres, and hold him until deputies arrived. Deputies were quickly able to locate a suspicious vehicle at a gas station on Fruitville Road. Inside the vehicle were four men - Cabrera-Basulto, Jauregui-Lorente, Jorge Valido-Leyva and Roberto Salcedo-Balanza - wearing dark clothing. Read More »

Witness tells court Cosby drugged and assaulted her

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The first law enforcement official to take a statement from Constand was Detective David Mason of the Durham Regional Police Service in Ontario, Canada according to testimony. "I began to slur my words and I also told Mr. Cosby that I had trouble seeing him, that I could see two of him". The room was dark. Both times, Constand said, she made it clear she didn't welcome the behavior. Read More »

Judge declares mistrial in Cosby's sexual assault case

It was a stunning development - and a momentary victory - for the 79-year-old pioneering black entertainer who had risked spending the rest of his life in prison if convicted of assaulting Andrea Constand at his Philadelphia mansion. He confirmed that Cosby's accuser Andrea Constand , a former sports director from Temple University, has agreed to cooperate with his office. The comedian said in depositions that he gave her the common allergy medication Benadryl - calling the pills her ... Read More »

Pittsburgh Penguins goalie quandary: Murray vs Fleury - Game 5

Murray said the other day that he hadn't noticed that particular trend. He's far from the only unexpected contributor for Nashville during these playoffs. The Penguins have played almost every type of game in the last month - they've been embarrassed, they've done the embarrassing and ran teams out of the building, they've won 1-0 games and they've won games in overtime. Read More »

Theresa May to return to meet Grenfell Tower victims following backlash

Police have said it could take months to search the building and some victims might never be identified. May, whose political position was already weakened by a poor showing in parliamentary elections last week, announced the government would immediately provide 5 million pounds ($6.39 million, 5.7 million euros) to help victims of the fire. Read More »

Check fire safety at all flats in Ireland, says housing chief

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May who has promised £5 million ($6.4 million, 5.7 million euros) for emergency supplies, food and clothing, has also announced a judge-led inquiry into the disaster. The British police fired a stun gun at a man who reached for a knife as he ran towards officers at one of the gates to the Westminster parliament in central London yesterday, witnesses said. Read More »

All to play for as round three begins at Erin Hills

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Dustin Johnson , Rory McIlroy and Jason Day were among the casualties who will not play over the weekend. On the longest course ever for a major, the cut was the lowest at the US Open since 1990. He says the greens on his last few holes "were firming up". Prior to the tournament, the 28-year-old Northern Irishman had defended the severity of the rough, saying the fairways were "the widest played at a US Open " and "if we can't hit within that avenue, you might as well pack your bags ... Read More »

'Bachelor in Paradise' put on hold due to sexual misconduct on set

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And it has to be assumed that "appropriate responsive action" could include shutting down this season entirely, should circumstances warrant that level of intervention. E! News reports that filming of Bachelor in Paradise has been suspended "indefinitely ", with contestants spotted flying home from the show's Mexico location. Read More »

Judge declares Mistrial in Bill Cosby Case

Cosby will remain free on $1 million bail. District Attorney Kevin Steele said immediately after the mistrial that he would retry Cosby. "We will evaluate and review our case". Much has been said and written about the sex scandal that has torpedoed Bill Cosby's legacy - so much so that it can be hard to recall how he reached the point of facing trial on three counts of felony aggravated indecent assault. Read More »

Minute's silence to be held for Grenfell Tower victims

The first victim of the Grenfell Tower inferno in London has been named as Syrian refugee Mohammed Alhajali (23), who came to Britain in 2014 and was studying engineering in London . The government has promised a full public inquiry, but that has done little to ease a sense of frustration at the lack of information about how the fire moved so quickly to engulf the building. Read More »

Prime Minister breaks promise to keep Grenfell Tower survivors in the area

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Residents affected by the Grenfell Tower atrocity were passionate and angry during a lengthy exchange with the Prime Minister, a bishop who sat with them revealed. He gave love to everyone. "We will continue to look at what more needs to be done". "As further lessons and recommendations emerge from this awful tragedy we will respond accordingly". Read More »

London fire: 58 missing presumed dead

Later on Saturday Theresa May admitted the support for families in the immediate aftermath of the fire "was not good enough". The council leader said: "We didn't consider retrofitting sprinklers because we were told that what you try to do when you are refurbishing is to contain a fire within a particular flat so that the fire service can evacuate that flat, deal with the fire". Read More »

Celebrity reaction to the mistrial in Bill Cosby's trial

At the time of the alleged attack, she was an employee of Temple University's women's basketball team. Following the judge's decision, Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele said he intends to retry Cosby at a later date. About a dozen excerpts from Cosby's deposition testimony in which he talks about obtaining quaaludes to give to women he wanted to have sex with. The jury appeared unable to agree on which version of the night in question to believe: Constand's or Cosby's. Read More »

Bill Cosby's wife criticises 'arrogant' judge in statement following mistrial

Constand "has shown such courage through this, and we are in awe of what she has done", Steele said . Cosby is charged with drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand at his home outside Philadelphia in 2004. Prosecutors have suggested he gave her something stronger, possibly quaaludes. But the jurors clearly struggled with their verdict , telling the judge on day four they were at an impasse. Read More »