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Author: 0 SCOTUS to Hear Case That Could Affect Our Elections

Democrats and those aligned with them took that order as a sign they could lose the case. The high court case could affect pending legal disputes over Republican-drawn maps in North Carolina and Pennsylvania and a Democratic-drawn map in Maryland.

Author: 0 Transformers: Bumblebee Solo Film Compared to Iron Giant

All you need to know is that, as always, Decepticon leader Megatron (Frank Welker) wants to possess all the power, and Optimus eventually, as always, will have to stop him. Written by Art Marcum, Matt Holloway, Ken Nolan, and Akiva Goldsman. As said in FilmJournal, the Last Knight is the first movie in the world to strap two such cameras into a 3D rig.

Author: 0 Roman Polanski sex victim to appear in court for first time

She noted that she has suffered "insults and mistreatment" for 40 years. The trial judge in the case found "substantial evidence of oppressive conduct by Polanski and a strong likelihood that a jury would find despicable conduct on the part of Polanski".

Culture Police vehicle rammed on Paris's Champs-Elysees in possible terrorist attack
Author: 0 Police vehicle rammed on Paris's Champs-Elysees in possible terrorist attack

An attacker defending the Islamic State group shot and killed a police officer on the Champs-Elysees in April, days before a presidential election, prompting an extensive security operation. At least 84 people died in a truck attack on a crowd in Nice past year and similar incidents have occurred in London and Berlin. Police closed two of the Metro stations on the Champs-Elysees, but two hours after the attack tourists were back taking selfies of the Arc de Triomphe and visiting shops.

Culture London Fire: Likely Grenfell Tower Death Toll Rises to 79
Author: 0 London Fire: Likely Grenfell Tower Death Toll Rises to 79

At least 30 people have died in the Grenfell Tower fire , police have revealed. "Family liaison officers are supporting families, and that includes those people we know to be dead; some of those who are crucially ill and sadly those people who we have been told were in Grenfell Tower that night who we have been unable to trace".

Author: 0 Australia launches terror probe after deadly Melbourne siege

Police are investigating whether long-time criminal Yacqub Khayre deliberately lured them into a deadly ambush after it was revealed he had booked a female escort, whom he took hostage, and sparked an alert on his tracker. In the latest incident, police responded to a phone call to emergency services, advising that a man had been killed and a hostage was being held. Australian police are treating Monday's hostage taking incident in Melbourne as an "act of terrorism ".

Author: 0 Theresa May condemns latest 'sickening' United Kingdom terror attack

The suspect, described as a large white man, was initially arrested by police on suspicion of attempted murder . Abdul Rahman, an eyewitness, told the BBC that the driver said he wanted to "kill all Muslims". But this time it was Muslims just outside a north London mosque who came under attack . London's police commander Cressida Dick said the attack was clearly aimed at Muslims.

Culture Shari Botwin: Some hope amid Bill Cosby mistrial
Author: 0 Shari Botwin: Some hope amid Bill Cosby mistrial

A mistrial over the weekend doesn't close the book on Bill Cosby's sexual assault case. Cosby - who is legally blind and carries a cane - then had to endure a taxing trial, the attorney said. After a jury said it was 'hopelessly deadlocked, ' Judge Steven O'Neill declared a mistrial in the Bill Cosby sexual assault case. Mike McCloskey told WDVE-radio 102.5 FM that he and other alternates were kept separate from other jurors during deliberations in eastern Pennsylvania which ended in ...

Culture Daesh head of media killed in Afghanistan airstrike
Author: 0 Daesh head of media killed in Afghanistan airstrike

Forces-Afghanistan said in a statement. Commander Gen. John Nicholson further stated that the death "will disrupt the ISIS-K network, degrade their recruitment process and hinder their attempts to conduct worldwide operations". Islamic State-Khorasan recently chased the Taliban away from Tora Bora, a one-time Osama bin Laden hideout. However, the Taliban refuted the claims.

Author: 0 Cosby jury hears his admission that he used to get Quaaludes

Cosby was all smiles as he walked out of court Friday, raising his wooden cane to salute well-wishers. He has said the sexual encounter was consensual. After being "frozen" in near-paralysis by the pills Cosby gave her, she said, he groped her breasts and vagina, and placed his penis in her hand. Picking up some of her testimony from earlier today, Valliere admitted to McMonagle that she wrote the words, "Victory the case goes on" underneath the news article on her social media page.

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump calls for tolerance after latest London attack

Still, Muslim groups say Trump reacts differently when Muslims are the perpetrators of attacks, instead of the targets. Police have not named the man arrested, but the van bears the logo and phone number for Pontyclun Van Hire in south Wales .

Culture Bodies of missing Navy sailors found after collision near Japan
Author: 0 Bodies of missing Navy sailors found after collision near Japan

Seven sailors were left missing and three injured after Saturday's collision , which the US Navy said nearly sank the destroyer, BBC reported . Aucoin says the loss of life could have been much worse, and he praised the crew, which had to fight just to keep the destroyer afloat. Official Navy channels did not initially confirm the number of bodies recovered from the warship, but CNN reported that an official confirmed to the outlet that all seven were recovered.

Author: 0 Jury Deadlocked In Bill Cosby Trial

The district attorney at the time declined to press charges, citing insufficient evidence . Andrew Wyatt spotted Joe Molinaro, his wife and two children outside the Montgomery County Court House earlier in the week. "We should not be here but we can't control that and Mr. Cosby is just happy to know that 12 of his peers understand that the facts of this case just don't add up".

Culture 1 man dies at Electric Daisy Carnival venue
Author: 0 1 man dies at Electric Daisy Carnival venue

Officials won't say how many of those 443 medical calls were related to the heat, as reported drug use or pre-existing health conditions could also be a factor. However, 15 attendees and one employee were taken to nearby hospitals for further treatment. Insomniac Events did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the nature of the medical assistance sought by festivalgoers.

Culture British police release footage showing devastation inside London's Grenfell tower
Author: 0 British police release footage showing devastation inside London's Grenfell tower

Detectives investigating the massive fire at the Grenfell Tower in west London have released images and video footage from inside the building that show "the scale of the challenge" investigators face in recovering bodies. After a church ceremony to pay respect to those who died in the fire, London mayor Sadiq Khan said he found "a community frustrated and angry". Metropolitan Police Stuard Cundy said: "Sadly, our work will be ongoing for many , many weeks".

Culture Lorde: I'm an 'underdog' in the industry
Author: 0 Lorde: I'm an 'underdog' in the industry

She said of her heartbreak: "It's pretty gnarly, I think it's pretty hard across the board". "They're about hearing, "I've done it, too" ". Lorde told The Guardian: 'It's like having a friend with very specific allergies . Thank you, I want to say thank you so much. I think you can feel a rushing freedom and be elated by that, and then that same day have this sadness hit you and for two hours feel the worst you've ever felt.

Author: 0 Cosby jury deadlocked after four days of deliberations

For his 60 accusers, no justice", tweeted lawyer Lisa Bloom, who is representing Janice Dickinson's separate case against the comedian. O'Neill indicated he would try to schedule a new trial within 120 days. Even as his attorney demanded a mistrial, Cosby himself thanked jurors for "their long days" and "their honest work, individually". "It has been restored".

Culture 1 dead, 10 hurt in crash near mosque suspected as terrorism
Author: 0 1 dead, 10 hurt in crash near mosque suspected as terrorism

Police shot and killed the three Islamic extremists who carried out the attack . Two others were treated at the scene for minor injuries. All of the casualties were Muslims, he added. The attack outside the Muslim Welfare House comes on the heels of two recent attacks in London in which vehicles have also been used as weapons, both on bridges over the Thames River.

Culture Star Trek: Discovery Gets Premiere Date; Season Split in Two Halves
Author: 0 Star Trek: Discovery Gets Premiere Date; Season Split in Two Halves

This newest series, Star Trek Discovery , is poised to bridge the gap between the new films and the older series by serving as a prequel to the original series starring William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy. Be prepared to live long and prosper when Star Trek: Discovery debuts. The bad news is you won't be getting all of it this year. Martin-Green stars as First Officer Michael Burnham and the series will feature her ship as well as new missions and a new cast of characters.

Culture Sessions to testify publicly before Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday
Author: 0 Sessions to testify publicly before Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday

Mr Sessions recused himself in March from a federal investigation into contacts between Russia and the presidential campaign of Donald Trump after acknowledging he had met twice previous year with the Russian ambassador to the US. Shelby chairs the Senate appropriations subcommittee. The next day, Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation and said it would be overseen by his deputy attorney general, who last month appointed a special counsel to handle the probe.