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Judge declares mistrial in Cosby sexual-assault case

Around 60 women have publicly accused the Emmy-winning actor in recent years of being a serial sexual predator, alleging that he drugged and assaulted them over a span of 40 years across the United ...

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Adam West, the original Batman, dies at 88 after battle with leukaemia

Affleck called West a hero and a kind, funny, and an all-around great guy. We were acquaintances in my adulthood. While that character forever typecasted West's acting career, he would later embrace...

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Justin Thomas shoots 63, trails Brian Harman by 1 at US Open

The 21-year-old, who became the youngest victor of the prestigious Players Championship last month, added a four-under par 68 to his opening 69 and second-round 70 for a nine-under 207 total to stand ...

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Warmbier 'brutalized, terrorized' in N. Korea: father

Warmbier 'brutalized, terrorized' in N. Korea: father

The New York Times previously cited a senior U.S. official as saying Washington had received intelligence reports Mr Warmbier was repeatedly beaten while held captive in North Korea . Blue-and-whi...

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Lily Allen pulled from Newsnight after controversial Grenfell Tower comments

Lily Allen pulled from Newsnight after controversial Grenfell Tower comments

No official reason has been stated for the BBC's decision to replace Allen, and no statement has been forthcoming from the broadcaster. While some felt that May had been given a rough ride, most bel...

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Penguins hoping home ice remains huge factor

Rinne , the playoff leader in wins and goals-against average, rebounded in a big way for Games 3 and 4 in Nashville , limiting Pittsburgh to a just two goals on 52 shots as the Predators evened the...

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Queen Sees `Somber Mood' After Fire as Doubts Mount About May

Queen Sees `Somber Mood' After Fire as Doubts Mount About May

In addition to those killed, the blaze injured at least 74 people. Local residents shouted angry questions when London mayor Sadiq Khan paid a visit to the area. Some people then left the building...

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58 people feared dead in London tower fire: UK police

58 people feared dead in London tower fire: UK police

The blaze engulfed the 24-storey apartment block of social housing on Wednesday. As the protesters sought to gain entry to an upper floor, police tried to bar their way. One woman outside the town h...

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58 presumed dead in London tower blaze, police say

58 presumed dead in London tower blaze, police say

Activists held up posters with pictures of people still missing after the deadly inferno. "So that 58 would include that 30", the spokesman said Saturday. "What we are doing is putting in place the su...

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At least 58 presumed dead in London Grenfell fire

At least 58 presumed dead in London Grenfell fire

She said she has ordered daily progress reports on housing for those affected, and vowed the public inquiry into the disaster will be "open and transparent". In a statement to mark the official celebr...

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Padres beat Brewers in another slugfest, 7-5 in 11 innings

Padres beat Brewers in another slugfest, 7-5 in 11 innings

Spangenberg hit the first pitch from reliever Oliver Drake (2-2) leading off, and two outs later, d'Arnaud followed with his first homer of the season. Torres came back out for the 11th but was replac...

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What's Next for Bill Cosby?

The jury came back in a deadlock for a second time, prompting the judge to declare a mistrial on the case. "She will absolutely come back again", she said . Cosby, 79, once one of the country's mos...

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London fire: UK Prime Minister Theresa May rushed away from protesters

Armed with signs stamped with " JUSTICE FOR GRENFELL " and "NEVER AGAIN", protesters took to the streets of London on Friday afternoon to call for justice for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire...

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UK police: 58 dead and presumed dead in London blaze

Two protests were called in reaction to the Grenfell Tower fire on Wednesday with many calling for an independent inquest into the event. Cundy said the images and video of the scenes inside the ...

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People 'Are Missing,' Presumed Dead After London Tower Blaze

Police expect the number of dead to increase, but have not put a figure on it. 'USAR officers will be working alongside the Metropolitan Police Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) team and Londo...

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Mistrial declared in Bill Cosby sexual assault case as jurors deadlocked

Constand's complaint is the only one that has come to trial. All the while, Cosby maintained his innocence through his lawyers, who called the accusers liars and opportunists. The jurors - five wome...

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At a glance: Last day of the Bill Cosby sex assault trial

Cosby said in a radio interview before the trial he hoped to resume his performing career after the Constand case was resolved. Former teen actor Barbara Bowman told her story to many media outlets...

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Judge declares Mistrial in Bill Cosby Case

More than 40 women have accused the 79 year old entertainer of sexual assault. He says it was consensual. Prosecutors say they plan to try Cosby again. The mistrial was a blow to the dozens of wom...

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'Cuban/American Friends Are Very Happy' With New Cuba Policy

Cubans watched television sets with dismay and anger on Friday as U.S. President Donald Trump railed against their country in a speech from Miami that made many fear a return to an era of frostier U...

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Robert Mueller gifts probe to US President Donald Trump for birthday

An hour later, Trump was back at it, calling the investigation the "single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history". The probe by special counsel Robert Mueller, a former FBI chief, "marks...

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Cosby jury deadlocked after four days of deliberations

Cosby jury deadlocked after four days of deliberations

They also asked to rehear Cosby's 2005 deposition. The jurors on Wednesday requested part of Constand's testimony, particularly about the night of the alleged assault , as well as testimony from a ...

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Spectators react to mistrial at Bill Cosby trial

Steel later added that "the judge has made some indications in court that he is looking to put this on track within 120 days". "Why are we running from the truth of this case - this relationship?" ...

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Andrea Constand Testifies Bill Cosby Drugged And Molested Her

Andrea Constand Testifies Bill Cosby Drugged And Molested Her

She wanted to stop him, she said, but wasn't able to do so. Cosby, who turns 80 in July and is reportedly legally blind, appeared to listen attentively to Constand's testimony, occasionally consulte...

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Cosby jury deliberations, now longer than trial, stretch into Saturday

The trial marks a steep fall from grace for an entertainer known for his role as a lovable father and obstetrician on the hit TV series " The Cosby Show ". By Thursday morning, after almost 30 hours...

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Bill Cosby trial: Judge declares mistrial after jury fails to reach verdict

During their deliberations, jurors asked to revisit almost every key piece of evidence from the trial. "We will revaluate and review our case and will retry it and move as soon as possible", Montgo...

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Cosby Accuser Thanks Prosecutors After Mistrial; DA Will Retry Comedian

When they came back Saturday and said, "Nah bruh, we just can't agree", the judge declared a mistrial . "These are God's tears". Former university trustee Bill Cosby (center), enters the Montgome...

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BND reporter offers insight to local coverage of congressional shooter

BND reporter offers insight to local coverage of congressional shooter

Until recently, Hodgkinson ran a home-inspection business out of his house in southern IL. Until past year, when his license expired, Hodgkinson ran a home inspection business. The couple had been m...

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Why the Golden State Warriors should go to the White House

Local media reported hundreds-of-thousands of people thronged the gritty East Bay streets for the parade and rally to celebrate the team's second title in three years. Warriors co-owner Joe Lacob ,...

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Teen Cadets Stole Two Patrol Cars — LAPD Chief

Police say the cadets , who are not allowed to drive cruisers, signed the vehicles out using the names of officers. A trio of juvenile cadets at the Los Angeles Police Department have been arr...

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Camille Cosby Blasts DA And Judge After Husband's Mistrial, Thanks Supporters

The judge then declared a mistrial . Then, a Twitter meme campaign by the Cosby team went awry. While Agrusa spoke, Cosby stood silently behind her, his head occasionally tilting back, looking to...

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Stephen Furst, Flounder in 'Animal House,' dies at 63

Stephen Furst, Flounder in 'Animal House,' dies at 63

Stephen Furst (second from right), actor and director, best known as "Flounder" in the National Lampoon classic "Animal House": Virginia Commonwealth University. Furst initially rose to fame as Ken...

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Jurors begin deliberations in Cosby trial

They began deliberating at 5:25 p.m. on Monday and continued for about four hours into the night, and they continued deliberating at 10 a.m. on Tuesday. "Your friends", Cosby said he told her. Co...

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Prosecutors vow to retry Cosby

Soon after the decision came down, Cosby's wife, Camille , issued a statement attacking the D.A., the judge, and the accusers. 'How do I describe the judge? Overtly arrogant, collaborating with t...

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Bill Cosby accuser: 'We're coming for you'

O'Neill grew testy on the bench as he questioned McMonagle's requests to end the trial without a verdict. He was taken to trial in Pennsylvania, where Variety reports the case ended today in a...

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Mistrial Declared In Bill Cosby's Trial As Jury Deadlocks

Mistrial Declared In Bill Cosby's Trial As Jury Deadlocks

The case itself has followed a long path to prosecution. The jury failed to reach a unanimous decision on any of the three counts against the comedian, ending the trial without a verdict. Cosby, who...

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Andre Silva is slowly becoming Ronaldo's perfect wingman

Ronaldo has scored 18 goals in his last 11 matches, including two in Portugal's 3-0 win at Latvia in a European World Cup qualifier last week, the team's last match before the Confederations Cup o...

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Trump pledges infrastructure action in OH as Comey crisis swirls

Trump pledges infrastructure action in OH as Comey crisis swirls

Democrats would prefer to leave the private sector out of any infrastructure overhaul, preferring instead to add $1 trillion to the deficit to cover the cost of a wide range of projects they say will ...

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Prince George and Princess Charlotte steal show at parade for Queen's Birthday

Prince George and Princess Charlotte steal show at parade for Queen's Birthday

Wearing an ultra-sweet pink polka dot dress, the adorable two-year-old captured the nation's hearts once again as she stood on the balcony at the annual celebratory event, which marks the Queen's offi...

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London fire: 58 presumed dead, say police

British media have reported that contractors installed a cheaper, less flame-resistant type of exterior panelling on the tower in a renovation that was completed just a year ago. So, the residents a...

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Dr. Dre pledges $10M for Compton High performing arts center

Dr. Dre pledges $10M for Compton High performing arts center

The publication also reports that Dre collaborated with recently re-elected Compton Mayor Aja Brown on the decision. According to a 2016 study by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities , at...

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