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Author: 0 White: McGregor Would Pay Steep Penalty for Fouling Mayweather

Earlier Wednesday, the Nevada State Athletic Commission approved a request by Mayweather Promotions to hold a boxing event in Las Vegas on August 26 . And finally, when asked about McGregor's chances in the fight, White said: "I'll tell you this - the reason Conor McGregor is as big as he is, it's because he'll fight anybody, anywhere, anytime".

Author: 0 Beloved Actor Adam West, TV's Original Batman, Has Died Aged 88

West died Friday night at his Los Angeles home after a battle with leukemia , according to a statement of his family on Facebook , Xinhua reported. However, he struggled to find continuing success after the show's cancellation. West, thank you for all those afternoons you helped me and other 70's kids dream about the fun of being a hero.

Author: 0 Cosby jury told to rely on 'recollection' after asking 12th question

The jury also asked Judge Steven O'Neill to repeat the definition of "reasonable doubt". In Cosby's trial, jurors said Thursday they are deadlocked and can not come to a unanimous opinion on any of the three charges. Cosby says he gave Benadryl to Constand before their 2004 sexual encounter, but prosecutors suggest it was something stronger that left her incapacitated.

Culture Bill Cosby's legal team attack sex assault accuser's credibility
Author: 0 Bill Cosby's legal team attack sex assault accuser's credibility

Cosby is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting C. Where is Andrea Constand from? (Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Pool Photo via AP). On Wednesday, Agrusa repeatedly asked Constand about why she continued spending time alone with Cosby even after he'd allegedly made previous sexual advances towards her, which she rebuffed.

Culture Seamus Power in the hunt at the St. Jude Classic
Author: 0 Seamus Power in the hunt at the St. Jude Classic

He played a bogey-free round on Sunday, usually avoiding trouble after the first hole. Among that group was amateur Braden Thornberry (65), Chez Reavie (69), Kevin Chappell (69) and third-round co-leader Rafa Cabrera Bello of Spain (71).

Culture Hospital: US congressman Scalise still in critical condition
Author: 0 Hospital: US congressman Scalise still in critical condition

Scalise "sustained a single rifle wound that entered in the area of the left hip", Sava said, adding that the round fragmented and did "substantial damage to bones, internal organs and blood vessels". Sava says Scalise has responded to family members while he's still under sedation. Doctors "fully expect him to walk", Sava said, "and hopefully run".

Author: 0 Potus admits he's under probe over Russian Federation ties

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein issued a statement Thursday night warning Americans not to "accept as true" stories based on "anonymous officials". There's no guarantee that the office of the special counsel will pursue this line of investigation, says Entous - these meetings are merely the first step to help investigators determine whether there's more evidence to uncover about obstruction of justice.

Author: 0 London police: 58 people assumed dead in Grenfell Tower fire

Residents who survived said they warned the building's manager about fire hazards for years but were ignored. "This is our town". Scotland Yard has opened a separate criminal investigation. Mrs May was hustled away under heavy police guard from a meeting with residents on Friday as protesters shouted " Shame on you " and hundreds stormed a local town hall calling for justice.

Author: 0 'Wonder Woman' breaks box office records with $100.5 million opening

Ruh-roh! THR goes on to explain that Warner Bros . executives chose to hold off on negotiating for Jenkins' return until the film's release, preferring to see how it performed with audiences and critics before making any firm decisions about the franchise's future .

Author: 0 Cosby jury asks to rehear hours of testimony

The jury in Bill Cosby's sexual assault case appears ready to work late for the third night in a row. Now the case has finally come to trial and is in the deliberation stage. The judge will determine the sentence 60-90 days after the verdict and Cosby could technically walk free as there is no mandatory minimum punishment.

Author: 0 Grenfell Tower death toll rises to 58, say police

It issued a statement before the protest to try to address the concerns of residents. It has also been confirmed the fire service's mobile platform can reach the top of the blocks, while each of the buildings has three exits, including the main entrance and two emergency exits, while communal areas have fire-retardant paint.

Culture Hamas and IS both say they killed Israeli policewoman
Author: 0 Hamas and IS both say they killed Israeli policewoman

One of the wounded Palestinians was shot with a live round in his spine, and another round in his kidney, while the soldiers chased the ambulance to the Al-Makassed Hospital in Jerusalem , but were unable to invade it, after dozens of Palestinians clashed with them, and prevented them from entering the hospital.

Author: 0 Trump Steps Up Attacks on Russia Probe's Leaders

Rosenstein can fire Mueller , but that doesn't make him the one investigating Trump . President Donald Trump took to Twitter early Friday morning to confirm that he is under investigation - or as he likes to call it, a " witch hunt ".

Culture Seven sailors missing after US destroyer collides with container ship
Author: 0 Seven sailors missing after US destroyer collides with container ship

The USS Fitzgerald sailed into port on Saturday evening but search and rescue efforts by US and Japanese aircraft and surface vessels had been continuing for the seven missing sailors, the Navy said. Because the collision happened at night, most of the ship's crew were asleep in their berths. Nippon KK, which chartered the Filipino-crewed ACX Crystal merchant vessel said it would cooperate fully with the Japanese Coast Guard's investigation into the collision.

Culture Cuba Stands Firm against Trump's Hostile Policy
Author: 0 Cuba Stands Firm against Trump's Hostile Policy

Yet new moves will burden the USA government with the complicated task of policing U.S.travel to Cuba to make sure there are no transactions with the military-linked conglomerate that runs much of the Cuban economy. Under the expected changes, the US will ban American financial transactions with the dozens of enterprises run by the military-linked corporation GAESA, which operates dozens of hotels, tour buses, restaurants and other facilities.

Author: 0 Bat-Signal to shine over Los Angeles in tribute to Adam West

The event itself will be attended by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Police Cheif Charlie Beck. The live-action " Batman " show, starring West along with Burt Ward as his sidekick Robin and a collection of colorful villains, was inspired by a long-running comic book series.

Author: 0 Bill Cosby faces retrial in sex assault case

The news comes on the heels of Montgomery County Judge Steven T. O'Neill attempting to pressure the jury into a verdict following deliberations that lasted a little over four days. Cosby's wife, Camille Cosby, slammed prosecutors for bringing the case to court. "Heinously and exploitively ambitious", she wrote in a statement posted on Bill Cosby's Facebook page .

Author: 0 Bill Cosby's Sexual Assault Case Has Ended In A Mistrial

As for the criminal retrial, no start date has yet been announced, but Judge Steve O'Neill will reportedly seek to schedule one within the next 120 days , meaning it shouldn't be too much longer until the timeline becomes clear. She testified that Cosby acted as a mentor before offering her unidentified pills one night that left her unable to stop his advances. Cosby chose not to testify at the trial.

Author: 0 Cosby's sex case ends in mistrial, jury deadlocked

Steele of Montgomery County immediately vowed to put Cosby on trial again. "We came here looking for an acquittal, but like that Rolling Stones song says, 'You don't always get what you want, sometimes you get what you need, '" defense lawyer Brian McMonagle told reporters.

Author: 0 Theresa May offers support package for London fire victims

National media in London reported extensively Friday that it would have cost just 5,000 pounds (6,400 USA dollars) extra for a cladding material with better fire protection qualities. He said: "The investigation is a police investigation". The queen and her husband, Prince Philip , stood silently on the steps of Buckingham Palace before the start of the Trooping the Color ceremony that each year marks the queen's official birthday, which is traditionally celebrated in June when the ...

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

May, who on Thursday met emergency services at the fire site but did not meet locals, visited residents, volunteers and community leaders at a nearby church on Friday and was rushed away afterwards by police as an angry crowd outside shouted "Coward" and "You're not wanted".

Culture Cosby publicist after mistrial: 'Mr. Cosby's power is back'
Author: 0 Cosby publicist after mistrial: 'Mr. Cosby's power is back'

That testimony had been read to the jury earlier in the trial . A U.S. judge has declared a mistrial in the Bill Cosby sex assault case after the jury remained deadlocked for days. Cosby's spokesman, Andrew Wyatt, told reporters that the trial's outcome had "restored" his client's legacy. Before going on trial , Cosby expressed hope he could eventually resume his career.

Author: 0 London apartment fire: Rage as death toll climbs to at least 58

Public anger is mounting as residents and neighbors demand answers for how the blaze early Wednesday spread so quickly and trapped so numerous tower's 600-odd residents. "They have been left with nothing - no bank cards, no money, no means of caring for their children or relatives". She also noted that an emergency fund of more than $6 million has begun to be "distributed on the ground so people can buy clothes, food and other essentials".

Author: 0 Spectators react to mistrial at Bill Cosby trial

Deadlocked jurors in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial told a judge they can not reach a verdict on charges he drugged and molested a woman in 2004. Cosby has been accused by more than 50 women of either rape, sexual battery, drug-facilitated sexual assault, sexual misconduct and or child sexual abuse.

Author: 0 USA student, freed from North Korea with neurological injury, was 'brutalized' - father

In an earlier news conference, Kelly Martin of the University of Cincinnati Medical Center said Otto is in stable condition since arriving at the hospital Tuesday, but he has suffered a " severe neurological injury ". Until 2010, Warmbier's condition was generally referred to as a vegetative state, but many doctors saw the term as pejorative , since it suggested that a patient was somehow similar to a vegetable.

Culture Armed with a machete, robbery victim detains suspect until deputies arrive
Author: 0 Armed with a machete, robbery victim detains suspect until deputies arrive

Detectives recovered surveillance video from the victim's home which captured the entire incident. One of the victims, Leandro Mojena-Peralta, 38, said the robbers told him and another victim to get on the ground. Four men, including Cabrera-Basulto and Jauregui-Lorente, wearing dark clothing were found inside the auto and arrested. Once all five men were under arrest, deputies said two of the suspects admitted to attempting the armed robbery.

Author: 0 London police say 58 people assumed dead in tower block blaze

Cundy added it was hard to say how many people were missing, but he said police did not expect to find any survivors in the search of the tower. "From a personal perspective, I really hope it isn't", Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy said responding to speculation reported in The Telegraph and other media outlets that the number of dead could exceed 100.

Culture Dozens of victims feared to be still inside Grenfell Tower
Author: 0 Dozens of victims feared to be still inside Grenfell Tower

Earlier this week she was criticised for not meeting members of the public when she visited Grenfell Tower in the aftermath of the disaster. May who has promised £5 million ($6.4 million, 5.7 million euros) for emergency supplies, food and clothing, has also announced a judge-led inquiry into the disaster.

Author: 0 Bachelor In Paradise Season 4 Stops Production Over 'Allegations of Misconduct'

According to multiple media reports , the trouble began when contestants Corinne Olympios and DeMario Jackson began getting "hot and heavy" in the pool while cameras were rolling. They could have stopped the woman from drinking too much, but instead, they just let it go. On Tuesday though, the two contestants were called into the Executive Producer's office where they were told that what happened in the pool made one of the producers "uncomfortable".

Author: 0 Cosby's wife lashes out after sex-assault case declared mistrial

Cosby, 79, once one of the country's most beloved entertainers, is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand at his home near Philadelphia in 2004. Former teen actor Barbara Bowman told her story to many media outlets in the years after Constand went public. "She's a very spiritual woman, she believes things happen for a objective, and I think the goal is.it should encourage other women to come forward and have their day in court".

Culture Andre Ward vs Sergey Kovalev II
Author: 0 Andre Ward vs Sergey Kovalev II

Unfortunately for Duva and Yormark, the same can't be said about the lead-up to Ward-Kovalev II. The action will get underway at 2am with the behind-the-scenes special with both fighters " Ward v Kovalev 24/7" airing just before at 1.30am to whet the appetite.

Author: 0 At least 70 reported missing after Grenfell Tower fire

Cundy said there may have been other people in the tower that police are not aware of, which would add to the final death toll. London police expect the toll to rise but it could take months to search the building and identify the victims.

Author: 0 Bill Cosby accuser: 'We're coming for you'

In total, Cosby has been accused of sexual misconduct by almost 60 women . Those cases continue to go forward, though they could be delayed as Cosby may not be required to give depositions in several of them until after the retrial. O'Neill and Cosby's lead lawyer, Brian McMonagle, clashed on Friday, with the defense attorney complaining that the jury was essentially getting a replay of the entire trial.

Author: 0 Statement from Cosby's wife assailing judge, prosecutors

District Attorney Kevin Steele said immediately after the mistrial that he would retry Cosby. "Why are we running from the truth of this case - this relationship?" The reaction to the mistrial was also swift from supporters of alleged Cosby victim Andrea Constand .

Author: 0 Tougher Trump line toward Cuba delights hardliners on island

Hundreds of millions of US dollars flowed into privately owned businesses in Cuba , The Associated Press reported, spurring the growth of a nascent middle-class that could thrive independent from the government. Applauding the Cuban dissidents in the audience, some of whom were tortured by the Castro regime, Trump pledged to "expose" the Cuban dictatorship for its human rights abuses.

Culture Stephen Furst, Flounder in 'Animal House,' dies at 63
Author: 0 Stephen Furst, Flounder in 'Animal House,' dies at 63

The charming Stephen Furst , star of Babylon 5 and Animal House has passed away at the age of 63 due to complications from his long-running battle with diabetes. Stephen Furst , best known to TV audiences for his role as Dr. Elliot Axelrod on the 1980s medical drama St. Elsewhere , has died. The Babylon 5 suffered from type II diabetes, having been diagnosed following his father's passing.

Author: 0 Bill Cosby trial: Accuser says she was 'frozen' after being drugged

The gifts, she said , included hats, T-shirts and "some bath salts for him and his wife". Constand did not report the alleged January 2004 assault to authorities until January 2005 after she returned home to Canada. "And those messages didn't get there". He told a radio station last month that he will not testify , "What people want to say, want you to say, and how they maneuver-yes, I do have lawyers to protect me, "objections, ' 'sustained"-but I just don't want to sit there and ...

Author: 0 Gloria Allred to Bill Cosby: 'Round 2 is coming'

The prosecution put forth thirteen accusers as potential witnesses but only one was permitted to testify: Kelly Johnson, whose story about a 1996 incident is strikingly similar to Constand's own. They spent days asking to have testimony read back, including Constand's testimony at trial as well as the first report she made to police in 2005.

Author: 0 Bill Cosby's Sexual Assault Trial Just Ended In A Mistrial

During the course of the evening, Cosby allegedly provided Constand with wine, water and three blue pills, which she ingested at Cosby's urging. Lawyers for Andrea Constand issued a statement on her behalf Saturday. If the jury can not break its impasse, the judge would have to declare a mistrial . Given Cosby's deposition, Constand's testimony , and the recorded phone call between her mother and Cosby, I'm just...

Culture British PM Theresa May To Meet Fire Survivors In Downing Street Residence
Author: 0 British PM Theresa May To Meet Fire Survivors In Downing Street Residence

In his latest update on the recovery operation, Mr Cundy said a search of the burnt out building in north Kensington had resumed after a brief pause because of fears about the safety of the structure. "The prime minister is this morning chairing a cross-government meeting to ensure everything possible is being done to support those affected by the Grenfell tragedy", the spokesman said.

Culture Mo Brooks' name appeared on James Hodgkinson assassination hit list, report says
Author: 0 Mo Brooks' name appeared on James Hodgkinson assassination hit list, report says

James Hodgkinson , a onetime home-inspection business owner, left the couple's home in March to move east to D.C. not long after their adopted daughter returned with her young son, she said . When a reporter asked her how she felt, Hodgkinson replied, "Horrible". He always drank alone, and always drank cans of Budweiser - sometimes just one, sometimes as many as six, said Kristina Scrimshaw, a bartender at the restaurant.

Author: 0 Warriors celebrate NBA title with parade through Oakland

Durant, the Finals MVP, has a player option after joining the Warriors last summer. The recent success of the Golden State Warriors is the flawless gift for fans that have been following the team for any significant amount of time between 1978 and 2012, where the team failed to win a single playoff game.

Culture Three teenagers arrested after stealing police cars and 'going on patrol'
Author: 0 Three teenagers arrested after stealing police cars and 'going on patrol'

The third stolen auto was only recovered after the teens gave officials its location. The teen arrested in connection with that auto was wearing a police bulletproof vest stolen from the vehicle. As the second stolen cruiser drove on, a pursuing LAPD vehicle crashed at Gage Avenue and Broadway, according to Officer Tony Im. Police found the third auto parked outside a residence near where the other two vehicles were found and recovered two stun guns and two police radios.

Author: 0 At a glance: Last day of the Bill Cosby sex assault trial

We commend those prosecutors who raised awareness that one of the hallmarks of drug related sexual assaults is the affect the drug has on the victim's memory and ability to recall and were nonetheless willing to present this evidence to the jury.

Culture Jury begins deliberations in Bill Cosby sex assault trial
Author: 0 Jury begins deliberations in Bill Cosby sex assault trial

Prosecutors say the famed comedian drugged and sexually assaulted Andrea Constand , a former Temple University employee, at his home near Philadelphia in January 2004. Earlier in the evening, they requested to see the entire context of Cosby's testimony "where he calls the pills his friends". They also complained that prosecutors improperly struck blacks from the jury chosen in Pittsburgh.

Author: 0 Mistrial Declared In Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Case

Under questioning from her lawyer, Cosby acknowledged that he had obtained several prescriptions for quaaludes in the 1970s for the goal of offering the powerful sedative to women he wanted to have sex with. She did not comment publicly. His lawyer says Cosby and Constand were lovers sharing a consensual sexual encounter. Count 3 alleges all this happened after he gave her an intoxicant that substantially impaired her and stopped her from resisting.

Author: 0 Camille Cosby bashes prosecutors following husband's mistrial

The comedian pleaded not guilty. Attorney Gloria Allred , who represents many of Cosby's accusers, believes the case would not have ended in a mistrial if Constand had not been the only accused woman to testify. "If Cosby's defense is true he is admitting to cheating hundreds of times on his wife with the use of quaaludes". Since the ruling, Camille Cosby has releases a statement criticising the judge and the District Attorney, along with a quick pop at the media too.