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Prosecutors rest their case in Bill Cosby's sexual-assault trial

The prosecution rested its case on Friday after five days of testimony. On Monday, the defense is slated to begin what is expected to be a very short presentation. In the interview, Cosby admitted he gave Constand several pills, which he said were over-the-counter Benadryl. "The mother is coming at me for being a dirty old man". Read More »

What We Learned About The GOP Baseball Shooter Through 7 Facebook Posts

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James Hodgkinson , the left-wing Bernie Sanders supporter who shot at Congressional Republicans during their early-morning baseball practice on Wednesday, had a troubled history of domestic violence. "And I said 'There's houses over that way.' But I don't think I got though to him". "I just want to let people know he wasn't evil, just exhausted of some of politics going on", a friend of Hodgkinson said. Read More »

Trump expands apprentice programs with new executive order

The person spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss private conversations. We can not allow the American people to be scammed by organizations that rake in million dollars in profit from vulnerable students and give them a shoddy education in return. Read More »

In Florida, Donald Trump warned of all-consuming investigations

Mueller wants to question Dan Coats , the director of national intelligence; Adm. Michael S. Rogers, the head of the National Security Agency; and Richard Ledgett , the former NSA deputy director. Trump wrote in his letter firing Comey that the ousted FBI director had informed him on three separate occasions he was not under investigation. A few days later, Trump spoke separately with Coats and Rogers and asked them to issue public statements to the effect that there was no evidence of ... Read More »

Donald Trump's Russia troubles just got much more serious

Trump wrote on Twitter , in a pair of messages that ended with a reference to his campaign slogan "Make America Great Again". Robert Mueller , the former FBI director now leading the DOJ probe, is looking into whether the 45th president is guilty of a federal crime, The Washington Post reported Wednesday evening. Read More »

VP Pence hires personal lawyer to respond to Russian Federation probe: aide

At an off-camera briefing for reporters, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders referred questions about the president's latest tweets to Trump's personal attorney. The second, the source continued, is whether if any potential offences were committed, Trump or others attempted to cover them up or obstruct the investigation into them. Read More »

VA shooting: Belleville, IL community surprised by incident

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Witnesses said the shooter was able to get off about 50 rounds before the bloodshed came to an end. The attacker James T Hodgkinson who was a IL resident, was taken to hospital as he too received injuries. Nina Turner, a former OH state senator who campaigned for Sanders in his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, said: "Both sides need to look in the mirror". Read More »

Kevin Duran't Doesn't Believe 'Superteam' Label Applies To Warriors

So what'd you expect LeBron to do after coming up short against the Golden State Warriors in the 2017 NBA Finals? "Because I knew he wanted it", Wanda Durant responded. But speculation has centered whether the Warriors would refuse a meeting with Trump. "And we've witnessed his greatness and how lopsided it made things". Read More »

Border Patrol raids aid camp, arrests 4 men from Mexico

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Authorities say the Mexican woman was convicted on felony charges in Cook County, Illinois. "In the last four years we have had a written agreement that states that the Border Patrol will respect global Red Cross standards in allowing us to provide humanitarian assistance without government interference", said Maryada Vallet, a volunteer with No More Deaths . Read More »

NORC poll: Just 1 in 5 support Trump's move to fire Comey

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President Donald Trump complained on social media about the wide-ranging investigation of Russian interference in the US election as Robert Mueller appeared to widen his probe to include whether Trump tried to obstruct justice. Responding to a question phoned in by a USA man from the state of Arizona, Putin said that Comey's testimony did not include any evidence that Russian Federation meddled in the election. Read More »

Free summer meal options for Upstate students

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Summer meals participation is measured in the report , not just in absolute numbers, but also by comparing the number of children receiving summer meals to the number of low income children receiving school lunch during the regular school year. Read More »

Angry Trump decries being target of Russian Federation probe

Shortly after Trump fired Comey, a Justice Department official tapped Mueller to take up the investigation as a special counsel. The president previously said that fired FBI Director James Comey assured him in private conversation that he was not under investigation. Read More »

Jury Selected in Trial of Cop Who Killed Philando Castile

Yanez says he thought Castile looked like one of the robbery suspects. He radioed his partner, Joseph Kauser, to inform him that he was stopping the auto because the " occupants just look like people that were involved in a robbery ", according to the Star Tribune . Read More »

President Trump on Rep. Scalise's condition: 'He's in some trouble'

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Though the game pegs Republicans against Democrats , attendees and participating lawmakers showed unity in wake of the shooting . Press secretary Sean Spicer said "there is not enough time to follow Secret Service protocols" to ensure Trump's safety, but the president visited Scalise in the hospital on Wednesday. Read More »

EU chief: EU, China believes Trump climate decision 'a big mistake

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The world is "laughing (and) crying at the president of the United States, who clearly doesn't know what he's talking about", former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told CNN on Friday. And that's even after Trump decided the US should no longer participate in an worldwide agreement seeking to curb global warming. Kerry called Trump's Environmental Protection Agency head, Scott Pruitt, an "extremist" who doubts climate science. Read More »

Trump will clamp down on Cuban travel, trade

Conlan maintains that he's seen positive change since the travel embargo was lifted. "It does not target the Cuban people but the measures are created to restrict the flow of money to oppressive elements of the Cuban regime". Trump's new directive still allows individual travel in all but that category, and reverts to an earlier policy of requiring "people to people" visits only in a Treasury-licensed group. Read More »

Sen. Sanders condemns shooter who 'apparently' volunteered on campaign

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I am sickened by this despicable act . Eastern and taken to the hospital, including the House Majority Whip, Representative Steve Scalise of Louisiana, and a staffer for Texas Rep. "I talked to people on the Iowa campaign this morning who have never heard of him". Sue Hodgkinson said when he prepared to leave Illinois, James sold nearly everything he owned from his businesses. Read More »

Bernie Sanders condemns shooting by gunman who volunteered for his presidential campaign

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Multiple law enforcement sources have identified the man as 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville , Illinois. But he said he was a passionate person who occasionally got into fights. The gunman also had three domestic violence cases on his record - one involving the reckless discharge of a gun in 2006. A search of online newspapers show that Hodgkinson frequently wrote letters to his hometown newspaper, the Belleville News-Democrat, which published almost two dozen letters ... Read More »

This Warriors Player Was The Drunkest At Team's NBA Finals After-Party

What made them great: With a dominant inside-outside combination of O'Neal and Bryant, the Lakers stormed to their second of three straight titles, sweeping three 50-win teams along the way in the Western Conference playoffs. NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant rode on a different bus with his mom. Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green appears to be taking some shots at the Cleveland Cavaliers. Read More »

Wanted Georgia escapees caught in Tennessee

Sills had described the fugitives earlier as "dangerous beyond description". Dubose and Rowe had left their weapons at the crash site, authorities said. The governor said, "We will do everything in our power to support their loved ones, and we will not forget their sacrifice and service". Following a string of false sightings in SC on Wednesday, their trail was cold , according to authorities. Read More »