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Sexual assault: Bill Cosby awaits jurors verdict

Sexual assault: Bill Cosby awaits jurors verdict

Bill Cosby's fate is now in the hands of a jury, after lawyers on both sides of his sex assault trial delivered impassioned closing arguments Monday to the seven men and five women who will determine...

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Mattel introduces its most diverse Ken doll line to date

Mattel introduces its most diverse Ken doll line to date

One of the new dolls features Ken in a man bun straight out of the Leonardo DiCaprio and Jared Leto playbook . It was just a matter of time after Barbie got a politically correct makeover that ...

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Nation falls silent to remember victims of Grenfell Tower fire

Nation falls silent to remember victims of Grenfell Tower fire

On Sunday, investigators released photographs and video footage showing what's left of the inside the 24-storey apartment building that was engulfed in flames in the early morning hours of last Wednes...

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Queensland force a decider in stirring comeback

For Queensland , tonight's game is all about new beginnings - not just with the fresh faces that will take the field, but in the realisation that the Blues' game-one performance set the bar for a new...

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The 2017 Royal Ascot

She gradually navigated her way to the front under John Velazquez, who was deputising for the sidelined Frankie Dettori. However, the 91-year-old Monarch may have to miss the first couple of races t...

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Faedo fabulous again, Florida beats TCU to go to CWS finals

Faedo fabulous again, Florida beats TCU to go to CWS finals

LSU will await the victor of Saturday night's matchup between the TCU Horned Frogs and Florida Gators, before a best-of-three series will begin on Monday night from TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha . B...

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Martha the Neapolitan mastiff wins title of World's Ugliest Dog

Martha the Neapolitan mastiff wins title of World's Ugliest Dog

Martha , with owner Shirley Zindler , beat 13 other contenders to be presented with a trophy and a $1,500 (£1,200) prize. We have a new World's Ugliest Dog and she's a big one. The 3-year-old Ma...

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DeMario Jackson will not be returning to 'Bachelor in Paradise'

DeMario Jackson will not be returning to 'Bachelor in Paradise'

He believes "it's not a good idea" to join the rest of the cast in Mexico for the upcoming fourth season of " Bachelor in Paradise ", according to a CNN source . Olympios's publicist did not immediat...

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Burling, Team New Zealand win Race 7 in America's Cup

Team USA's Australian skipper Jimmy Spithill has offered to stand down after America's Cup challengers Team New Zealand progressed to the cusp of a dominant victory. "We all saw today that the...

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Burling, Team New Zealand reach match point in America's Cup

Burling, Team New Zealand reach match point in America's Cup

Spithill followed through the gate, six-seconds behind, and the New Zealanders took up a controlling position, covering the American boat upwind. But, in what has quickly become a catchcry for Oracle'...

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Virginia Democrats vying to be face of Trump resistance

The Historic Triangle sided with the rest of Virginia on Tuesday, picking Democrat Ralph Northam and trending with Republican Ed Gillespie as candidates for November's race for governor. Virgini...

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Federer outplays Zverev to win ninth Halle crown

Khachanov then missed two set points before Federer took it to the tiebreaker. Federer also will go for his ninth title in the German city, which would mark the first time he has won a tournamen...

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Saudi, most Gulf Arabs celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr

Saudi, most Gulf Arabs celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr

Imams around the country are urging Australian Muslims to continue the self discipline, self control and sacrifice that was practised throughout the past month as well as to reflect on the lessons lea...

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Trump Suggests Tape Saga Was About Trying to Keep Comey Honest

Trump Suggests Tape Saga Was About Trying to Keep Comey Honest

The House panel said on June 9 it had written to Don McGahn, the White House counsel, asking about the existence of any recordings or memos covering Comey's conversations with Trump and asked that c...

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Eid-ul-Fitr to be celebrated on Monday

President Abdul Hamid in his message extended his greetings and good wishes to the countrymen and all the people in the world on the occasion of the holy Eid-ul-Fitr. The news brings an end to the mon...

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Mark Wahlberg Does Not Think Michael Bay is Done With Transformers

Steve Jablonsky has written music for every one of Michael Bay's Transformers films . While not exactly a household name, Knight directed one of the biggest unsung masterpieces of previous year, K...

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UK Queen's husband Prince Philip discharged from hospital

UK Queen's husband Prince Philip discharged from hospital

The 96-year-old's hospital admission meant that he missed the State Opening of Parliament , with Prince Charles taking his place at the Queen's side. The Duke of Edinburgh did not let his illness...

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Foo Fighters close Saturday at Glastonbury with epic set

Florence And The Machine were parachuted in as a last-minute replacement and sang the band's hit Times Like These to mark their absence. Last year, Adele dropped the f-bomb 33 times in the space ...

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Could Senate health-care bill make opioid crisis 'worse'?

Significantly, President Donald Trump's assessment of the House Republican version of the bill agreed with criticisms by Democratic Party opponents, including Clinton and Obama. "I frankly would lik...

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Bruno Mars, nominated for 5 honors, to open BET Awards

To laugh, relax your shoulders and just be open to everything that's happening. The 2017 nominations are being led by Beyonce who has been named in seven categories. The Ghetto Kids have had the p...

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Georgia House race wasn't that special

Georgia House race wasn't that special

Republican Karen Handel will officially become Georgia's 6th District congresswoman on Monday evening, filling a seat that's been vacant for more than four months after a hard-fought victory ove...

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Sixers 'focused on' Joel Embiid contract extension

To no one's surprise, the Philadelphia 76ers drafted Markelle Fultz with the first pick of the 2017 NBA Draft on Thursday night. Although he missed a good chunk of last season with a torn me...

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Macron seeks majority as France votes for new Parl

Macron seeks majority as France votes for new Parl

Despite Macron's success, turnout was very low for this round of French elections, with 48.7% casting their ballots compared to 57.2% in the first round in 2012. Far-left leader Jean-Luc Melenchon, wh...

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Droopy Mastiff crowned 2017 world's ugliest dog (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

She's also described as big, lazy, homely and gassy. The annual world's ugliest dog contest was held in Petaluma on Friday. But the 125-pound Neapolitan mastiff beat 13 other mutts to win a $1...

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Los Angeles Cops Investigating Lil Kim and Her Crew In $20K Robbery

Los Angeles Cops Investigating Lil Kim and Her Crew In $20K Robbery

Sources say that Kim and her team arrived at the house around 2 a.m. last night, but when they examined the house upon their arrival, Kim did not find the place to her liking. The veteran rapper is at...

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Louis Tomlinson vents One Direction frustrations, describes himself as 'forgettable'

Louis Tomlinson vents One Direction frustrations, describes himself as 'forgettable'

Speaking to The Observer , Tomlinson described how, in a further blow, the death of his mother from cancer meant she was no longer around to offer words of encouragement when he questioned his abilit...

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

Anthony Hopkins can't even class up the joint. The first word that popped into my mind after watching " Transformers: The Last Knight " was "wow" ... "If I'm going to do 3D, I'm going to do it th...

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Jury Deadlocked In Bill Cosby Sex Assault Trial

Each carries a maximum 10-year prison term, though the counts could be merged at sentencing if he is convicted. After thirty hours of deliberations and investigating, the jurors at the sexual ass...

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Cosby set to begin defense at sexual assault trial

Cosby set to begin defense at sexual assault trial

But jurors still heard plenty from him as prosecutors read them excerpts from his 2005 police statement and civil deposition. He is charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault, each one...

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A new development has been made in Brendan Dassey's case

He was sentenced to life in prison in 2007 in the death of photographer Teresa Halbach two years earlier. Dassey, who was convicted in the murder of Teresa Halbach and sentenced to life in prison, w...

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Erin Andrews, ex-NHL player Jarret Stoll marry in Montana

Erin Andrews, ex-NHL player Jarret Stoll marry in Montana

During an interview on " Good Morning America ", Andrews shared some intimate details from Stoll's proposal that took place at Disneyland's exclusive Club 33 . Although no photos of the intimate we...

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1 man dies at electronic music concert in Vegas

1 man dies at electronic music concert in Vegas

Las Vegas police Officer Larry Hadfield said authorities are ordered to monitor "reliable intelligence that may or may not threaten" the music festival. The National Weather Service put midnight te...

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Salman, SRK attend Baba Siddiqui's Iftar party, but separately

This is not to compare the content or the mass pull that the two films enjoyed but the fact that there is a capacity available out there and it is only around 50% of this capacity which has stepped in...

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World's Ugliest Dog unimpressed with title

A 16-year-old Brussels Griffon-pug mix was runner up in the competition. "Does Martha know she's that ugly?" an announcer asked. And a world champion. Postsurgery, Martha's eyes remained red and...

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Ugly dogs compete for which looks the ruffest

Ugly dogs compete for which looks the ruffest

If you sometimes feel less than satisfied with your appearance, spare a thought for poor Peanut, who has been officially named the world's ugliest dog. But for their owners, it was love at first sight...

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Katy Perry says playing Glasto makes her feel 'cool'

Katy Perry says playing Glasto makes her feel 'cool'

The hour-long set also saw her recognise the significance of her first Glastonbury performance - asking the crowd if the career milestone meant that she was "cool" . 'I don't ever really feel cool. W...

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White House responds to Comey tape deadline with Trump tweet

The four leaders of the investigations , Reps. "Why would somebody threaten tapes that don't exist?" Asked during the Senate hearing whether he anxious about the existence of tapes, Comey replied, ...

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Mourinho denies tax fraud claims

The episode may cost Real Madrid their star winger as Ronaldo feels hard done by the apparent excessive force with which the complaint has been dealt with. Coentrao is suspected of failing to correc...

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Naked Glastonbury crowd member gets song dedication from David Grohl

Belatedly promoted to the top of the bill, she grabbed the opportunity with both hands, covering the Foos' 2003 hit Times Like These in tribute along the way - much to the gratitude of its creator. "I...

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London fire: 79 feared dead in Grenfell Tower inferno

London fire: 79 feared dead in Grenfell Tower inferno

Cundy said the search and recovery operation was ongoing in the burnt-out 24-storey tower, which was built in 1974 and had received a major refurbishment that was completed past year. "I've said befor...

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