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Cosby's fate rests with jury in Pennsylvania sex assault case

The iconic comedian faces three counts of aggravated indecent assault. The district attorney at the time declined to press charges, citing insufficient evidence. In his six-minute appearance Monday, Shaffer said that Constand had visited with Cosby at an out-of-state casino and that police knew he had vision problems more than a decade ago. Read More »

Trump responds to report that he's being investigated for obstruction of justice


It came after some of the president's surrogates have attempted to ding the credibility of former FBI Director Robert Mueller , who is now leading the DOJ investigation of Russia's interference in the 2016 USA presidential election . The former Alabama senator also defended himself against accusations that he misrepresented himself during his confirmation hearing when he said he hadn't met with Russian officials during the campaign. Read More »

U.S. lawmakers back at work after shooting, congressman still hospitalized


A high-ranking US congressman who was shot at a Republican baseball practice is facing a " more difficult" recovery than initially thought, President Donald Trump said Thursday. This is something they've been doing now for more than one hundred years. Organizers estimate raising more than $1 million and attracting record attendance, up to 25,000 people by some counts. Read More »

Liverpool consider sending Joe Gomez out on loan


The last of those was a hard afternoon against Wolves in January, though the Londoner did finish the campaign strongly for Mike Garrity's U23 side. Marco Silva faces a tough start to life as Watford manager as he gets set to welcome Liverpool to Vicarage Road on the opening weekend of the new season on August 12. Read More »

Trump Responds to WashPo Obstruction of Justice Bombshell: 'Phony Story. Nice'

Quoting officials, the newspaper said one event of interest to Mueller is an exchange on March 22, when Coats told associates that Trump had asked him to intervene with Comey to get him to back off the focus on Trump's former national security advisor Mike Flynn as part of the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of the Russian Federation affair. Read More »

Senior member of Islamic State-backed Maute group arrested: Philippines

On June 9, authorities showed to local media two photos of Maute bomb experts who were allegedly planning to conduct a bomb attack in Cagayan de Oro. A team composed of the Martial Law Implementing Unit, Cagayan de Oro police, and the Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit-10 (CIDU-10) nabbed Maute at 6:30 am in Sta Cruz, Macasandig, Cagayan de Oro City. Read More »

India beat Bangladesh to reach final

Playing in their first ICC event semi-final, this was a big day for the development of Bangladesh cricket . Earlier today, India won the toss and made a decision to Bowl first. Mohammed Amir's fitness will be key going forward for the three-time ICC Champions Trophy semifinalists. The Indian captain also reached a personal milestone of 8000 ODI runs in his 183rd match. Read More »

Qatar signs pact with U.S. to buy F-15 jets


The reference to "all fronts" could refer to Turkey's military base in Qatar. But Qatari officials believe the F-15 sales show that the still an ally in the region, despite Trump's comments. "Our expectation from King Salman is that he be the leader in solving this problem", Cavusoglu said at a joint news conference with his Tunisian counterpart. Read More »

Special counsel investigating Trump for obstruction

Ahead of the hearing there had been suggestions that Sessions might have had a third, unreported, encounter with Kislyak in April 2016, at Washington's Mayflower Hotel, where candidate Trump was giving his first major foreign policy speech. Read More »

Ticket sold in California wins $448 million US Powerball jackpot

Marietta Liquor & Deli in Sun City, Calif., sold the lucky ticket containing all six winning numbers for the 10th largest prize in United States history. Alberre says he and his father own the store in Sun City. Both amounts do not figure in a deduction for taxes. Powerball's jackpot hit a record $1.6 billion in January 2016, when three winning tickets were sold in Florida, California and Tennessee. Read More »

United Kingdom to hold inquiry as tower fire claims 17

The London Fire Brigade says its crews were able to rescue 65 people from the building. "We like to think of ourselves as "roughty, toughty" and heroes - they are heroes - but they have feelings, and people were absolutely devastated by yesterday's events". Read More »

CNN sues Justice Department for copies of Comey memos

It stands to reason that the circumstances surrounding Comey's firing would now be at the center of Mueller's query. Comey's statement before the House Intelligence Committee upset Trump, who has repeatedly denied that any coordination with the Russians took place. Read More »

Two Inmates Escape After Murdering Two Prison Guards

Greg Dozier, commissioner of the Georgia Department of Corrections, said one of the men is a "validated gang member", though he did not specify whom. Dozens of law enforcement officers from all around the state are searching for the two. He said the guards were shot on the bus. Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills confirmed to WSB-TV that the officers were killed. The two escaped inmates are believed to be in this white Ford F-250. Read More »

Were fire barriers installed in London tower?


Prime Minister Theresa May has said there will be a full public enquiry into the disaster. He said hundreds of thousands of people living in similar tower blocks throughout Britain will be "frightened, traumatized and very, very worried" until more is known about how the blaze proved so deadly. Read More »

Scalise shooter active in Occupy movement in 2011


Roger Williams. Police believe that Hodgkinson opened fire on Republican lawmakers at a congressional baseball practice Wednesday, June 14, 2017 in Alexandria. Citing court records, the Associated Press reported that in April 2006 Hodgkinson was arrested on two counts of battery - one for striking a man in the face with a wood shotgun stock and another for punching a woman with his fist, as well as a count of unlawful damage to a motor vehicle for cutting the passenger seatbelt of the ... Read More »

Russia's military says may have killed IS leader Baghdadi: Agencies

The ministry said its Su-34 strike aircraft and Su-35 multirole fighter attacked a so-called Daesh military council south of its stronghold of Raqqa in northern Syria on May 28. Since then, the group has lost considerable amounts of territory and has been under pressure from air strikes by Russian-led forces and the USA and its allies. Read More »

Australian PM says melbourne seige'a terrorist attack'

The Seven Network reported that a woman had called the police saying she was in a hostage situation. Armed police shot a gunman dead after a two-hour hostage situation and successfully rescued a woman in her 20s who was being held against her will. Read More »

The Aftermath Of The Grenfell Tower Fire

They will "run a system of checks and inspections so that we can as quickly as possible provide assurance to people", he said. Planning documents detailing the refurbishment did not refer to a type of fire barrier that building safety experts said should be used when high-rise blocks are being re-clad, according to Reuters research. Read More »

Australian TV journalist Adam Harvey hit by bullet in Philippines city

Australian journalist Adam Harvey has been hit by a stray bullet in the Philippine city of Marawi . Marawi, the most important Muslim city in the mainly Catholic Philippines , is facing a struggle between the government forces and hundreds of militants fighting under the black flags of the Islamic State (IS) group. Read More »

Somali survivors tell of restaurant siege by rebels; 31 dead


Another survivor, Aden Karie, was wounded by an attacker who spotted him moving behind a curtain in the dark room. Police said the bodies of five girls thought to have been killed by militants were found in the restaurant. The militia has opted for a direct confrontation strategy and has also launched several attacks against the military bases of the African Union Mission in Somalia, killing hundreds of soldiers. Read More »

Friday: Behind the Headlines - A local perspective on the Alexandria shooting


The alleged shooter , identified by police as James Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Illinois, was killed in a shootout with police Wednesday morning after shooting Rep. Meanwhile, Hodgkinson's brother Michael said he was angry over Trump's victory as president, even travelling to Washington to protest. Head said Hodgkinson came off as extreme. Read More »

US Lawmakers Await Sessions' Testimony

The appearance before the Senate intelligence committee comes one week after former FBI Director Comey cryptically told lawmakers the bureau had expected Sessions to recuse himself weeks before he did from an investigation into contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation during the 2016 election. Read More »

NSA Leaker's Mom Thinks She's A Patriot

The Intercept , a digital magazine founded by journalists involved in the release of documents leaked by NSA contractor Edward Snowden , said some material was withheld at USA intelligence agencies' request because it wasn't "clearly in the public interest". Read More »

Injured Capitol Police officer throws out first pitch


Mark Meadows, who chairs the conservative House Freedom Caucus, didn't see the need to boost members' personal office budgets, saying, "I have a bigger problem with my staff not getting paid enough than with the money for security". "We owe it all to them". Capitol Police are required to secure all events on Capitol grounds. What events are Capitol Police required to work? . Read More »