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Author: 0 Trump Contradicts Tillerson Line On Blockade Of Qatar Within Hours

He traveled Wednesday to the United Arab Emirates. "We call on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain , and Egypt to ease the blockade against Qatar", Tillerson said . Qatar has dismissed as "baseless" a terrorism blacklist published by Saudi Arabia and its allies which linked individuals and organisations in Doha to support for Islamist militant groups.

Author: 0 Cosby trial jurors call it quits for night

Cosby is charged with drugging and assaulting Constand at his Pennsylvania home in 2004. On Tuesday , the jury reviewed more than a dozen passages from a deposition Cosby gave last decade, listening to excerpts on a wide range of topics, from Cosby's first meeting with Andrea Constand to the night in 2004 she says he drugged and violated her.

Culture Juror: 2 holdouts in Bill Cosby's trial refused to convict
Author: 0 Juror: 2 holdouts in Bill Cosby's trial refused to convict

On the second count where the charge was for Constand being unconscious or unaware, the votes were 11 to 1 to exonerate while on the third count, which said Cosby drugged Constand without her knowledge, the votes were 10 to 2 in favor of a guilty verdict.

Author: 0 Autopsy declined for student who died after North Korea release

Warmbier, a 22-year-old University of Virginia student, died Monday , six days after he returned to his OH home in a coma after 17 months of detention in the North for taking down a political propaganda sign from a hotel. "Being with Otto made life all the more lovely", Alex Vagonis, Warmbier's girlfriend, said. I have more confidence that Xi knows the territory better than Trump and indeed has become, along with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the most important leader in the world, given ...

Author: 0 Police investigating London Bridge attack arrest 19-year-old in Barking

His force released photographs of the blood-smeared bottles covered in silver and black tape, through which the brown belts had been laced. After Butt's payment was declined, the trio of terrorists rented the smaller van that they used to plow into crowds before jumping out of the vehicle and going on a stabbing rampage that left eight people dead and nearly 50 injured.

Culture US officials underscore Russia threat to 2016 elections
Author: 0 US officials underscore Russia threat to 2016 elections

Rep. Adam Schiff , D-Calif., who is leading an investigation of alleged Russian interference as the ranking member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, accused Johnson of waiting too long to publicize the seriousness of Russia's interference in the election.

Author: 0 Dassey attorneys welcome appellate ruling

Back in 2007, Dassey was sentenced to life in prison for the 2005 death of photographer Teresa Halbech. The appeal panel upheld the magistrate's ruling that the confession was coerced, and Dassey will be freed. He added, "We continue to send our condolences to the Halbach family as they have to suffer through another attempt by Mr. Dassey to re-litigate his guilty verdict and sentence".

Culture Jurors asked eighth question in Cosby trial
Author: 0 Jurors asked eighth question in Cosby trial

Judge Steven O'Neill said Friday that he'll let jurors work as long as they want as they try resolving a deadlock that threatened to end the case without a verdict. At one point during the trial, McMonagle stood beside Cosby and suggested to jurors that while Cosby may have been an unfaithful husband, that didn't make him a criminal.

Culture Cosby's fate in hands of jury
Author: 0 Cosby's fate in hands of jury

The fast-moving case went to the jury of seven men and five women on Day 6 of the trial after closing arguments painted different pictures of what happened between Cosby and Andrea Constand at his suburban Philadelphia estate. As he hammered at Constand's credibility, McMonagle zeroed in on Constand's initial report to police that the incident may have occurred March 16, 2004, comparing it against her later statements that the alleged sexual assault occurred months earlier.

Culture Senate GOP health bill seeks to hobble Obama law
Author: 0 Senate GOP health bill seeks to hobble Obama law

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is praising the Republican plan to scuttle the Obama's health overhaul, arguing it's the right alternative to a "failed" law. "Will attend if we can find them", Schumer said, while writing his R.S.V.P. In that sense, it looks like the House bill , which the CBO said would cut Medicaid by $834 billion over a decade (relative to current law), with a loss of 14 million beneficiaries.

Culture Coal company sues HBO's John Oliver for defamation
Author: 0 Coal company sues HBO's John Oliver for defamation

When Oliver's writers contacted Murray Energy for comment before airing the segment , the company's representatives warned them that they were using outdated information and discredited reports to support the show's arguments, according to the complaint .

Author: 0 Batman Adam West Dies At 88

Former Batman actor Adam West has died aged 88, his family said. "This is a terribly unexpected loss of my lifelong friend, I will forever miss him", the statement continued. After the show ended, West went on to voice Batman in a number of animated series including The New Adventures of Batman , Legends of the Superheroes and The Simpsons .

Author: 0 Republican Senators Released Their Draft Of The Health Care Bill

There is every reason to expect that the same would happen under the Senate plan, especially since Obamacare's exchanges were struggling with a too-small, too-sick enrollee pool even with the mandate in place... It's unlikely that it will be much different than the scores that the nonpartisan CBO, now run by a GOP appointee, gave the two versions proposed in the House.

Author: 0 Rolled out: Fifth 'Transformers' movie falls on its own sword

Like it or not, the Transformers franchise is huge. "I'm probably not the one to be asking that question to because I don't get Beast Wars , but you know, thankfully I'm not the only vote on it". Once again , the resourceful Cade ( Mark Wahlberg ) is at the center of it all, having come into contact with an object that could hold the key to Earth's salvation.

Culture Senate Republicans holding private meeting
Author: 0 Senate Republicans holding private meeting

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has enacted rules to bypass committee hearings on the bill, which supporters hope to get signed before the Fourth of July recess. Instead of Obamacare's insurance mandate, the House Republican bill would incentivize people to have continuous coverage whereby if coverage is interrupted for more than 63 days, insurers can charge a 30 percent penalty over the original premium for one year.

Culture Prosecution rests their case in Bill Cosby sexual assault trial
Author: 0 Prosecution rests their case in Bill Cosby sexual assault trial

The excerpts read to jurors Friday were part of a prosecution bid to leave a lasting impression on the panel of seven men and five women as they absorbed a week's worth of testimony and evidence. I said, 'Are you accusing me.' 'No I'm not, but Bill.' so forth and so on. On Tuesday, in a Pennsylvania courtroom, she told her story publicly for the first time.

Author: 0 Jury in Bill Cosby sex assault case adjourns without verdict

There were inconsistencies between this report and Constand's later police reports which the defence used to assail her credibility. Late Tuesday afternoon, they requested a readback of Constand's initial report to police in Canada in January 2005.

Culture Trailer Spotlight: Chadwick Boseman Stars In 'Marshall' This October
Author: 0 Trailer Spotlight: Chadwick Boseman Stars In 'Marshall' This October

All heroes have origin stories, and Chadwick Boseman is tackling Thurgood Marshall's . The gritty trailer shows the emotional, mental and physical hurdles both Marshall and Friedman endure to prove Spell's innocence. Board education victory that ended segregation in schools in 1954, or his appointment as the Supreme Court's first African-American justice in 1967. As the nation teeters on the brink of WWII, a almost bankrupt NAACP sends Thurgood Marshall (Chadwick A.

Author: 0 Here's What The Queen Laid Out In Her Speech To Parliament

May's programme for government was largely restricted to the technical work of making sure Brexit can happen: a bill that sets out how the government will transpose huge swathes of European Union law into British law and separate bills on related topics such as immigration, customs and fisheries.

Culture Britain's Prince Philip admitted to hospital with infection
Author: 0 Britain's Prince Philip admitted to hospital with infection

When the Duke was in his 70s one of the Queen's former physicians described him as "astonishingly fit for a man of his age". The development comes almost seven weeks after the palace announced that Prince Philip will retire from royal duties from September.

Culture Britax recalls over 207K infant seats due to choking hazard
Author: 0 Britax recalls over 207K infant seats due to choking hazard

Britax auto seat owners can find the manufacture date on the side of the vehicle seat. The company said it will contact owners and give them free replacement clips. A document and a video on the Britax website explain how to switch out the clip for the sturdier replacement. A representative from Britax says that the auto seats themselves are safe and only the chest clip is recalled.

Author: 0 Beyoncé and Jay Z welcome twins, reports say

Despite Mathew's proud granddad tweet, neither Beyonce or her husband Jay Z have confirmed the birth. Beyoncé fever lit up the internet over the weekend amid reports that Queen Bey had given birth to her twins. As of Sunday morning, however, the couple had not made an official announcement and there's no indication of the babies' gender nor their names. She discussed the incident in her HBO documentary, " Life Is But A Dream " and said, "About two years ago, I was pregnant for the ...

Author: 0 Became known, how many will earn the surrogate mother Kardashian

American socialite and reality TV star, Kim Kardashian started her career as a beauty entrepreneur on a positive note. We pay for juicy info! According to a report by TMZ , the couple's sourced their surrogate through an agency and are willing to pay $45,000 in instalments over 10 months.