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Bill Cosby faces 2nd sex assault trial after jury deadlocks

The actor's wife said she was grateful to any of the jurors "who tenaciously fought to review the evidence; which is the rightful way to make a sound decision...ultimately, that is a manifestation of justice, based on facts, not lies". A retrial of Bill Cosby on sexual assault charges will likely offer major advantages to the defense, former prosecutors and defense lawyers say, but the enormous publicity surrounding the case may also produce a second jury that is more eager to convict. Read More

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Trump 'faces obstruction of justice probe'

Last week, former FBI Director James Comey told Congress he believes he was sacked by Mr Trump to undermine the agency's Russian Federation probe. The memo sent Thursday asks for records related to foreign travel, contacts with Russian "officials, agents or nationals" and background investigations into the top Trump associates now targeted by Mueller's probe. Read More

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US seeks to recover more assets stolen from Malaysian fund

US seeks to recover more assets stolen from Malaysian fund

The company also noted that DoJ's civil lawsuit does not contain any appendices with documentary proof or witness statements to support the allegations. "We are unwavering in our commitment to ensure the United States is not a safe haven for corrupt individuals and kleptocrats to hide their ill-gotten wealth or money, and that recovered assets be returned to the victims from which they were taken", added Blanco. Read More

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Jury deadlocks in Cosby trial; mistrial declared

Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele said they'd retry the case. Thursday, jurors told the court they could not come to a unanimous decision beyond a reasonable doubt, which is required in criminal cases. Over two visits, she said, he touched her "without warning" and tried to unbutton her trousers before she stopped him. "You're not off the hook, buddy", she said outside the courtroom. Read More

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Patrick Reed sets early lead at US Open

Fowler shot a 73 and was still very much in the hunt at a second straight major. This game's all about putting, so it's pretty simple, I just didn't get it in the hole fast enough. Before assuming Kisner blamed all his Saturday woes on the course setup, here's the rest of the story. "I got a massive break", he said. "I was sticking to the same game plan, I was doing the same things", Hadwin said. Read More

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Doctors: Student freed by N. Korea has severe brain damage

His neurological condition has been described as "unresponsive wakefulness", with doctors stating that he has no conscious awareness of his surroundings. He has not spoken since his return to his family hometown in Ohio. "I think the results speak for themselves", Warmbier said. Warmbier said recently, they chose to go public with their situation and shortly thereafter, Otto was home. Read More

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Garcia hoping Erin Hills gets harder, faster

Garcia hoping Erin Hills gets harder, faster

Day shot a 75 for a two-day total of 10-over 154, ending at 17 the longest active streak of making the cut in the majors. Compatriots Jason Day and Adam Scott are both set to have the weekend off. The 26-year-old from the Merseyside has only competed in eight majors up to this point, and missed the cut at the Masters in his last attempt. The U.S. Read More

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Protesters storm local town hall after deadly London fire

When asked whether the final number of people who had been killed in the fire would likely be double or triple digits, Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said , "I'd like to hope that it isn't going to be triple figures". Protesters march down Oxford Stret during a rally calling for justice for those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire on June 16, 2017 in London , England. Read More

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Trump rolls back some, not all, changes in US-Cuba relations

The statement, however, added that Cuba "reiterates its willingness to continue the respectful dialogue and cooperation that have taken place with Washington since 2015 when the drive for restored ties began under Obama". Trump will not close the U.S. Embassy in Havana, and commercial flights and cruise ships will still be allowed. A group of Muhajirs have urged the Trump administration and US Congress to cut off military sales and aid to Pakistan, citing Islamabad's support to terrorism. Read More

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Cosby accuser thanks prosecutors after mistrial

Since the ruling, Camille Cosby has releases a statement criticising the judge and the District Attorney , along with a quick pop at the media too. Number one, there are some 60 women who have stepped forward to allege that Bill Cosby sexually assaulted them over the course of some 50 years. Cosby lawyer Brian McMonagle says jurors might think they have to deliberate until "the cows come home ". Read More

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Anger boils over as London fire toll hits 30

Protesters calling for action Friday over the fire at London's Grenfell Tower stormed Kensington and Chelsea town hall, the center of local government in the area. Around 70 people are missing, according to Britain's Press Association, and identification of the victims is proving very hard. "So that 58 would include that 30", Cundy said. Read More

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Sexual assault case against Bill Cosby ends in mistrial

Sexual assault case against Bill Cosby ends in mistrial

Cosby's career and good-guy image were already in tatters by the time his chief accuser took the witness stand, and the prosecution's decision to pursue a second trial keeps him in legal limbo. But as Cosby exited the courtroom, spokesman Andrew Wyatt sent a powerful message to the gathered media. "Blatantly vicious entities that continually disseminated intentional omissions of truths for the primary goal of greedily selling sensationalism at the expense of a human life", Camille wrote in ... Read More

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Ariana Grande Released The Most Beautiful Song To Benefit Manchester Victims

Ariana Grande Released The Most Beautiful Song To Benefit Manchester Victims

Grande took on a somber and serious tone, captivating the thousands in attendance when she began talking about meeting the mother of 15-year-old Olivia Campbell, a victim of the terror attack. "First show back tonight", she wrote on Instagram. In this Sunday, June 4, 2017, handout photo provided by Dave Hogan for One Love Manchester , singer Ariana Grande performs at the One Love Manchester tribute concert in Manchester, north western England, Sunday, June 4, 2017. Read More

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'Wonder Woman' gets the biggest ever opening weekend for a female director

Patty Jenkins , who also directed Monster , surpassed the previous record held by Sam Taylor-Johnson for Fifty Shades of Grey , which made $93m (£72m) in its opening weekend in 2015. "The story will take place in the USA, which I think is right", she said back in April in an interview with EW. Though critically lauded and financially successful, the release of Wonder Woman hasn't come without controversy. Read More

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Trump dismisses obstruction of justice probe as 'phony story'

Bush administration, said on " Squawk Box". US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who appointed Mueller last month, on Tuesday testified that he has seen no evidence of good cause to fire Mueller. The story relies on information from five anonymous officials, without mentioning what agencies they work for or what level of seniority they have. The widened Russian Federation probe could have far-reaching repercussions for Trump's presidency , transforming his closest aides into ... Read More

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Ward-Kovalev rematch has everything - except the hype

Ward-Kovalev rematch has everything - except the hype

Seven months ago, the two light heavyweights faced off at T-Mobile Arena in target="_blank" a fight that left fans with more questions than answers . "He didn't overwork me in each workout". "I am expecting his best, but you are going to see a different Andre Ward ". They think the 2 half of the fight indicated Andre Ward has figured Sergey Kovalev out. Read More

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DJ Khaled Feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller

DJ Khaled Feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller

She also rocked a pair of Karen Walker Love Hangover sunglasses in pink and a vintage Versace belt. Music fans shared their appreciation for Wild Thoughts on Twitter in their droves. And frankly the superstar does not disappoint on "Wild Thoughts": in addition to stealing the show to its two male acolytes level music, the Barbadian is more canon than ever. Read More

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Volkswagen mints new Polo

Volkswagen mints new Polo

It's the range-topper (unless VW is secretly planning a Polo R), and gets a slightly bigger engine than its predecessor. The new Polo gets short overhangs that are complimented with bold shoulder lines and a relatively flat bonnet giving it an aggressive look. Read More

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Ford adds toughened-up FX4 package to Expedition lineup

Ford adds toughened-up FX4 package to Expedition lineup

The new naturally aspirated 3.3-liter V-6 base engine in the F-150 makes 290 hp at 6,500 rpm and 265 lb-ft of torque at 2,750 rpm - that's 8 hp and 12 lb-ft more than the 2017 model's base 3.7-liter V-6 engine. "In addition, the engine features spray-on bore liner technology featured in the high-performance Mustang GT350, all to squeeze out even more weight from the aluminum block". Read More

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Trump announces changes to Obama-era Cuba policy

He vowed Canada would continue to support Cuba in terms of tourism and investment, as well as "the opportunities we wish to create for the people of Cuba and for Canadian business people". The new policy doesn't mean Americans in Cuba will be "stuck" on the island forever, but getting to Cuba will become more complicated for the average U.S. Read More

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