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Culture Cosby alternate juror: I 'probably' would have convicted him
Author: 0 Cosby alternate juror: I 'probably' would have convicted him

The mistrial declared Saturday morning set the scene for a courtroom rematch between Andrea Constand , a former women's professional basketball player, and Bill Cosby , the comic legend who she says drugged and sexually assaulted her. Bill Cosby supporters welcomed today's news of a mistrial . "It has been restored". In a formal declaration announced mutually with her attorneys on Saturday, Constand expressed gratitude towards all the prosecutors and members of law enforcement who ...

Culture Black bear kills boy, 16, during mountain race in Alaska
Author: 0 Black bear kills boy, 16, during mountain race in Alaska

Global Positioning System coordinates from the victim's cellphone helped guide the searchers, which included most of the competitors, to the correct area. "We know he struck it", he added. His body was airlifted off the mountain. A "very shaken" relative-it's unclear who-told race director Brad Precosky what was going on.

Author: 0 Justices say law on offensive trademarks is unconstitutional

The suit was brought forth by Simon Tam , the founder of the Asian-American rock band The Slants . The band's name was rejected for trademark by the PTO in 2011 over claims that the name disparages Asian Americans. Alito also said trademarks are not immune from First Amendment protection as part of a government program or subsidy. In June 2014, the United States Patent and Trademark Office canceled six federal trademark registrations for the Redskins, saying the nickname is "disparaging ...

Author: 0 Kashmir: Bodies of Lashkar commander Junaid Matoo and two militants recovered

Bodies disfiguredOn Friday, LeT militants ambushed a police jeep and killed six policemen, including a Station House Officer, and disfigured their bodies with bullets. In what is believed to be a response to the Matoo's killing, terrorists attacked a police party in Achabal area of south Kashmir which is 20 km away from the site of the Arwani encounter.

Culture Jurors in Bill Cosby trial deadlocked, judge orders them to try again
Author: 0 Jurors in Bill Cosby trial deadlocked, judge orders them to try again

Jurors deciding Bill Cosby's fate at his sexual assault trial resumed deliberations on Friday morning and will try to break a deadlock on all three charges. But Cosby's lawyers maintain Constand was a willing sexual partner, and say Constand told a "stone cold lie". On Thursday, the jury entered into its fourth day of deliberations - and announced that it can not arrive at a unanimous decision despite extended deliberations.

Author: 0 Connecticut's NBC station refuses to air Megyn Kelly's Alex Jones interview

Connecticut's NBC affiliate says it's not going to air Megyn Kelly's report on conspiracy theorist Alex Jones , the radio host who has alleged the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre was a hoax . The AP reports that the network plans to go ahead with its airing of the piece this weekend on " Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly ". Critics immediately expressed concern that NBC was giving the conspiracy theorist a platform.

Author: 0 London blaze death toll reaches 30 as Queen visits survivors

The 24-storey, 120 flat tower block was engulfed in flames in the early hours of Wednesday. Prime Minister Theresa May , increasingly a focal point for wrath, bundled away under police guard after meeting residents Friday. "We've worked tirelessly to establish how many people we believe were in Grenfell Tower on the night and at this point in time we are unable to say that they are safe or well", he said.

Author: 0 Time right for Socceroos at Confed Cup, says Cahill

Loew called the 2017 a stress-test for the German youngsters who, after Australia , will face Chile and Cameroon in their group. Have you read Trendiee Today? As a result of having to play so many games, the injury risk for his stars is increasing Loew said.

Author: 0 Trump endorses controversial air-traffic spinoff plan

To cut down on those delays, the Federal Aviation Administration has been rolling out new systems to replace outdated radar navigation and radio communication with modern GPS and digital communications. Trump's proposal is just that - a proposal. Gribbin said the move had already been done in more than 50 countries and would allow the air traffic control system to more quickly update its technology while the FAA still maintains a safety and accountability role over the new nonprofit.

Culture Has Drew Barrymore Moved on from Ex Will Kopelman?
Author: 0 Has Drew Barrymore Moved on from Ex Will Kopelman?

Drew Barrymore reportedly has a new man in her life and is said to be dating businessman David Hutchinson . The couple was spotted out at XS Nightclub in Wynn Las Vegas on Friday night as they took in a DJ set by Norwegian superstar Kygo.

Culture Prosecutors rest case in Cosby sex assault trial
Author: 0 Prosecutors rest case in Cosby sex assault trial

Cosby said he obtained seven prescriptions for the drug, a central-nervous-system-depressant that became illegal in the United States in 1984, from a Los Angeles doctor in the 1970s. He said to her, 'Andrea don't you remember? Acting as an expert witness for the prosecution in the Bill Cosby trial , she testified about common post-sexual assault victim behavior.

Author: 0 Burling, Kiwis beat Oracle third time in America's Cup

It means that Team New Zealand leads the series 3-nil in the race to seven after four wins. Team USA skipper Jimmy Spithill doesn't believe the cyclors are the key to Team NZ's early advantage in the America's Cup final. He's also the CEO of the America's Cup Event Authority. As both boats headed towards the turn the gap was down to just over three seconds, and it looked like the U.S.

Author: 0 London tower fire: 58 people missing presumed dead, say police

After a turbulent three months which has seen three militant attacks and now the tower blaze, Queen Elizabeth said "it is hard to escape a very sombre national mood", in a message on her official birthday. Police Commander Stuart Cundy said the number of 58 is based on reports from the public and may rise. He has not provided details about the inquiry.

Culture Security tightened ahead of Congressional Baseball Game after shooting
Author: 0 Security tightened ahead of Congressional Baseball Game after shooting

Scott Applewhite, File). Richmond talked about their bond Thursday after visiting Scalise and his family at the hospital. Scalise was shot Wednesday morning as a gunman sprayed bullets into a GOP congressional baseball practice . President Donald Trump sent a message of encouragement, which was shown on the stadium scoreboard prior to the game. "That's not America. So, it's one of the risks you take on".

Culture Scalise still in critical condition but improved after second surgery
Author: 0 Scalise still in critical condition but improved after second surgery

Scalise remained listed in critical condition Thursday night after multiple surgeries, though word came from the hospital during the game that he had improved. Scalise is still sedated, but he has been awake enough to see and recognize that his family is there with him. MedStar says the bullet traversed the pelvis, and LSU Health New Orleans trauma surgeon Dr.

Author: 0 Failed gambit: United Kingdom polls put paid to May's hard Brexit

She had hoped for a more decisive majority than the 331 seats won by former prime minister David Cameron in the 2015 general election but instead she ended by sacrificing the small lead she did have in Parliament. It would represent a remarkable turnaround in Labour and Jeremy Corbyn's fortunes and a spectacular decline in the popularity of Theresa May's Conservatives since the Prime Minister's decision to call the snap election.

Author: 0 At least one person stabbed near north London mosque

Police say one person has been arrested and there are a number of casualties being worked on at the scene. They were called out at 12.20am. This story will be updated as new information becomes available. British Prime Minister Theresa May was informed of the incident about 3:00am local time. It has not been associated with radical views for more than a decade.

Culture Theresa May sidesteps questions about response to Grenfell Tower disaster
Author: 0 Theresa May sidesteps questions about response to Grenfell Tower disaster

This is particularly the case given the circumstances of numerous Grenfell Tower residents, including the number of bereaved families who may be resident overseas and the costs of burial and cremation. "The response of the emergency services, NHS and the community has been heroic", she said. Maitlis asked: "Do you accept you misread the public mood on this one, you misread the anger that people feel about this?" The poor, the black, the white working class, underprivileged women - ...

Culture Jada Pinkett Smith 'deeply hurt' by the new Tupac Shakur biopic
Author: 0 Jada Pinkett Smith 'deeply hurt' by the new Tupac Shakur biopic

Pinkett Smith then went on to tweet some of the things she believes the film got wrong about her relationship with Shakur. L.T. Hutton recently told TMZ that he's hurt by Jada's accusations and stresses that the film may have taken creative license to tell Pac's story, but overall the film is an accurate representation of the iconic rapper's life.

Author: 0 Donald Trump tightens red tape on travel from the United States to Cuba

In 2014, President Barack Obama announced that the USA would "chart a new course" with Cuba , and in 2016 he announced several steps the US would take toward "normalization" of relations and a "shift" away from the Cuban embargo, which can not be lifted without an act of Congress.

Culture Search for 7 Navy sailors ends after bodies found on ship
Author: 0 Search for 7 Navy sailors ends after bodies found on ship

USA authorities tacitly acknowledged there were no survivors, although Aucoin declined to say how many bodies had been recovered until relatives of the dead sailors are notified. John Richardson, Chief of Naval Operations. Seven sailors were reported missing when the collision happened, but not all of those missing were recovered, US Navy spokeswoman Yoko Kato said.

Author: 0 Beyonce And Jay Z Welcome Twins

The R&B singer performed live at the Grammy awards in Los Angeles two weeks later, proudly displaying her swelling belly in a motherhood-themed show. According to TMZ the twins will remain in hospital as doctors deal with a minor issue.

Culture Russia's Putin denies having compromising information on Trump
Author: 0 Russia's Putin denies having compromising information on Trump

He had similar dismissive answers to Kelly's questions about Michael Flynn , Trump's national security adviser who was sacked after a brief stint in the White House. "He was clearly defending himself by putting all the blame on somebody else, whether it was the US or 3-year-olds, or smart hackers, or people who could imitate Russian Federation or USA interference in somebody else's elections".