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Author: 0 Bill Cosby's Accusers Have Not Lost Hope Despite Mistrial

His wife, Camille Cosby, issued a strongly worded statement that condemned the district attorney for bringing the case and criticized the media, which she said had "continually disseminated intentional omissions of truths". The case itself has followed a long path to prosecution. She also called the prosecutor "heinously and exploitively ambitious". Cosby also is battling sexual battery or defamation cases still pending by 10 women in California and MA.

Global Ward stuns Kovalev in eighth to defend titles
Author: 0 Ward stuns Kovalev in eighth to defend titles

Still, for a fighter who spent most of his career at super-middleweight, Parker would provide a tough test. His trainer Virgil Hunter raised the stakes in even further. He had a good moment and he's a really great fighter - I'm not taking anything away from him. But he did not fight a smart fight against an enormously talented champion.

Global 'I Just Don't Want A Poor Person' Running The Economy
Author: 0 'I Just Don't Want A Poor Person' Running The Economy

He also applauded Republican Ralph Norman, who notched a slimmer-than-expected win in a special election to fill the SC congressional seat vacated by Mick Mulvaney, his budget director, and mocked Handel's challenger, Jon Ossoff, saying the Democrats "spent $30 million on this kid who forgot to live in the district".

Author: 0 Trump Reports Hundreds of Millions in Financial Liabilities

Almost $20 million was made from his private country club in New Jersey and $37.2 million was from his Mar-a-Lago club in South Florida . The Trump Corporation, the president's real-estate management company, almost tripled its income from a year prior.

Global Spicer: Journos Want To Become 'YouTube Stars' [AUDIO]
Author: 0 Spicer: Journos Want To Become 'YouTube Stars' [AUDIO]

Reporters asked Spicer about speculations of change in the White House "press shop", and inquired as to possible changes in his role during the afternoon on-camera press briefing . "You get assertion but no argument". But Spicer's rumored promotion wasn't the only prominent news from the White House press department this week.

Global DUP deal with Tories `must deliver tangible benefits for Northern Ireland´
Author: 0 DUP deal with Tories `must deliver tangible benefits for Northern Ireland´

Prime Minister May said she "fully respects" that Ireland will remain a member state of the European Union , and "that's why it's more important than ever that our relationship goes from strength to strength. " Theresa May has no mandate for the direction she is taking the country". "We have a Good Friday Agreement, which is also an worldwide legal document that needs to be respected in the context of Brexit negotiations", Mr Coveney told RTE, Ireland's state broadcaster.

Author: 0 Three Palestinians shot dead after killing Israeli officer

The IS group claimed the attack earlier today in an online statement, saying that three IS militants had targeted "a gathering of Jews" in an operation on Friday. Palestinians want to establish an independent state in the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem, territories Israel captured in the 1967 Middle East War.

Global DUP could potentially pull out of Tory deal if 'taken for granted'
Author: 0 DUP could potentially pull out of Tory deal if 'taken for granted'

It comes at a time of unprecedented political flux with May yet to secure a deal to prop up her government after a botched snap election left her short of a majority. Those plans could also deliver on May's repeated promise to make internet firms more accountable for the spread of extremist material online. An Immigration Bill abolishes European Union free movement rules after Brexit , but does not include the target for net migration.

Global Church of England head says it 'colluded with' sex abuse
Author: 0 Church of England head says it 'colluded with' sex abuse

Welby ordered the independent report after Ball was convicted and imprisoned in 2015 for misconduct in public office and indecent assaults against teenagers and young men from the 1970s to 1990s. There are no excuses. "For the survivors, it may feel this is all too late", Peter Hancock, the church's lead bishop on safeguarding , said in a statement .

Global Congress hears sinister tale of Russia election meddling
Author: 0 Congress hears sinister tale of Russia election meddling

Officials say they do extract the technical data related to the attacks and shares the information broadly. He has said that "patriotic" hackers, however, might have carried out the attacks on the USA election. "In retrospect. I should have bought a sleeping bag and camped out in front of the DNC in late summer", Johnson told the House Intelligence Committee .

Author: 0 PM Sharif felicitates new Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia

As Defence Minister and deputy crown prince , Prince Salman led Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen and oversaw the kingdom's energy policy. The royal decree stated that "a majority" of senior royal family members - 31 out of 34 - from the so-called Allegiance Council support the recasting of the line of succession.

Global Australia lifts suspension of airstrikes against IS in Syria
Author: 0 Australia lifts suspension of airstrikes against IS in Syria

The Pentagon said a U.S. F-15 aircraft flying over Syrian territory fired on the Shaheed 129 drone after it displayed hostile intent and advanced on coalition forces on June 20. Israeli security officials said Monday that they were studying the missile strike to see what they could learn about its accuracy and capabilities.

Author: 0 Senate to finally unveil secret health care bill

McConnell says Republicans will have a "discussion draft" of a GOP-only bill scuttling former President Barack Obama's health care law by Thursday. The draft outline also detailed funds to stabilize USA insurance markets, where customers' high medical costs have driven premium rates higher and pushed out health insurers in 2017; the situation is expected to worsen in 2018.

Global Mohammed bin Salman named Saudi Arabia's crown prince
Author: 0 Mohammed bin Salman named Saudi Arabia's crown prince

Although the timing was surprising, Mohammed bin Salman's promotion to crown prince was widely expected. A son of the late Crown Prince Nayef who had served as interior minister since 1975 until his death from a heart attack in 2012, Prince Mohammed had been closely identified with the formidable and effective security structure built by his father.

Author: 0 Erdogan congratulates new Saudi crown prince

Mohammed bin Nayef, 57, had served as crown prince since 2015, taking the post shortly after Salman, his uncle, was crowned. In his felicitation message, the prime minister expressed great confidence that under the most dynamic and visionary leadership of the Crown Prince, brotherly Country will attain even greater glory and the brotherly Saudi people will prosper even more.

Global Election hacking targeted 21 states, lawmakers told
Author: 0 Election hacking targeted 21 states, lawmakers told

He said that some of the attempted intrusions were unsuccessful "as if someone rattled the door knob and was unable to get in", but in other cases, "they made it through the door". "I understand the notion of victimization, but I do not believe our country is made safer by holding this information back from the American public", Warner said, according to CNN .

Global Sales chief says Boeing won 571 orders and commitments
Author: 0 Sales chief says Boeing won 571 orders and commitments

SpiceJet and Boeing [NYSE:BA] today signed a memorandum of understanding for 40 737 MAX airplanes. Ten minutes later, United said it will convert 100 of its current MAX orders to MAX 10 orders. According to Airbus , the A320neo Family incorporates the very latest technologies including new generation engines and Sharklets, which together deliver at least 15% fuel savings at delivery and 20% by 2020.

Global Coalition confirms Iranian drone shot down by USA aircraft in Syria
Author: 0 Coalition confirms Iranian drone shot down by USA aircraft in Syria

The incidents mark an escalation in the area around At Tanf - a base near the Syrian-Jordanian border manned by coalition forces that are advising an anti-ISIS Syrian rebel group. Tuesday's incident marked the third time the USA has shot a pro-government aircraft from the sky within a month. Lieutenant Colonel Damien Pickart, a spokesman at U.S.

Author: 0 Current, former US officials detail Russian cyberattacks

Johnson , who served under President Barack Obama , sat in a House intelligence hearing discussing what he knew about Russian interference in the 2016 election during his time in office. "I don't know for certain whether the Russians would consider themselves successful", he said. American elections are highly decentralized. The Senate intelligence committee plans a hearing on the same election issues with current Federal Bureau of Investigation, homeland security and state election ...

Global Syria conflict: Australia resumes anti-IS air raids
Author: 0 Syria conflict: Australia resumes anti-IS air raids

OIR said that that armed drone " displayed hostile intent and advanced on coalition forces ". The threat was seen as retaliation for the U.S. downing of a Syrian air force jet on Sunday, as tensions in the region rose. The statement added, the drone, "continued to advance on the Coalition position without diverting its course it was shot down". Despite the increasing number of incidents, analysts say neither Syria s regime nor Washington now wants a major confrontation.

Author: 0 After weeks of secrecy, Senate to unveil healthcare bill

In a lot of ways, the Senate's bill looks like the House bill: it rolls back the ACA's Medicaid expansion - making for deep spending cuts to that program, compared to current law. The nation finally will get to see the details of the Senate Republican version of health-care reform on Thursday. The measure would cut and revamp Medicaid , the health care program for lower-income and disabled people.

Global Michigan Airport Stabbing Suspect Appears to be Lone Wolf
Author: 0 Michigan Airport Stabbing Suspect Appears to be Lone Wolf

USA officials identified the suspected assailant, who is in custody and cooperating with investigators, as a 49-year-old Canadian resident from Quebec named Amor Ftouhi . Canadian police also searched an apartment in Montreal where the suspect is believed to have lived, authorities said. Canadian TV footage showed police escorting at least one person from the Montreal building.

Author: 0 Truth of what happened to Otto Warmbier may never emerge

The meeting of top US and Chinese diplomats and defense chiefs was held a day after President Donald Trump said China's efforts to use its leverage with Pyongyang had failed, raising fresh doubts about his administration's strategy for countering the threat from North Korea.

Global US Troops In Al-Tanf, Downing of Iranian-Made Regime Drone
Author: 0 US Troops In Al-Tanf, Downing of Iranian-Made Regime Drone

In Tuesday's incident, the USA -led coalition said an F-15E Strike Eagle jet destroyed an armed Shahed-129 drone in the early hours of the morning as it neared the Al-Tanaf base along Syria's eastern border. And it is on the Raqa and eastern border fronts where the advances have brought the regime into conflict with US-led forces. He said the photo had been altered by social media users but the judge ruled against him on Monday.

Author: 0 10-year-old dead as Tropical Storm Cindy swallows the Gulf Coast

The storm system continues to pack maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour, the National Hurricane Center said in a 7 p.m. advisory. The National Weather Service says residents in a Tropical Storm Watch should review evacuation routes and review their disaster supply kit.

Author: 0 Senate Bill Repeals Most Obamacare Taxes, Keeps Subsidies for Low Income

The Senate version of legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act is expected to contain deep cuts to Medicaid that could be even more damaging to CT than the cuts in the House version. Enough have voiced concerns to make clear that McConnell and other leaders have work to do before passage is assured. The health bill was always going to be more hard to pass in the Senate .

Author: 0 Ex-Madrid player Di Maria pleads guilty to Spanish tax prosecutor

Di Maria, 29, made a deal with authorities to avoid a trial at the Spanish Supreme Court - which found Lionel Messi guilty of similar crimes a year ago. On Tuesday, Ronaldo was told to appear before a judge for questioning on July 31. Previously his worldwide teammates Javier Mascherano accepted a one-year prison sentence as part of an appealing for tax evasion in January 2016 whereas Lionel Messi was also found guilty of tax evading and was sentenced to jail for 21 months, however, ...

Global Republican hypocrisy in full view in health care debate
Author: 0 Republican hypocrisy in full view in health care debate

Cory Gardner to vote against the GOP-led health care bill in the Senate - was ready to take flight over tens of thousands of people at Wednesday's Rockies game. The Republican-controlled House of Representatives narrowly approved its version of repeal last month. President Donald Trump said Wednesday night he hopes to "surprise" with a plan that has "heart".

Author: 0 Record levels of refugees and displaced persons

The UN Refugee Agency's Global Trends report says there were 65.6 million people forcibly displaced worldwide at the end of 2016 - some 300,000 more than the previous year. Since violence erupted in South Sudan in December 2013, more than 1.8 million people , including more than one million children have arrived in neighbouring countries.

Global Blasts Rock Besieged City as Philippines Marks Independence Day
Author: 0 Blasts Rock Besieged City as Philippines Marks Independence Day

But asked when fighting would end, military spokesman Brig Gen Restituto Padilla said he could not give "a very accurate estimate because of compounding developments faced by ground commanders". Though many are suprised that US military is providing assitance to Filipino soldiers despite Duterte's unpleasant remarks about American leaders and global organisations, the leader clarified that he had personal difference with only former US President Barrack Obama and not with the current ...

Global US Air Force shot down Syrian combat drone in southern Syria
Author: 0 US Air Force shot down Syrian combat drone in southern Syria

Although the US Central Command said the plane was downed "in collective self-defense of coalition-partnered forces", accusing the Syrian government of attacking the US-allied Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Damascus said the plane was carrying out operations against IS when it was targeted.

Author: 0 Intel chiefs tell investigators Trump suggested they refute collusion with Russians

Two top intelligence officials told investigators President Donald Trump suggested they publicly declare there was no collusion between his campaign and Russia, CNN reported . Newt Gingrich hinted to the AP in an interview that he thinks Trump's tweet about Oval Office tapes was a bluff, created to rattle a political enemy much as Trump's foray into Birtherism was created to rattle Obama.

Global China's dog meat festival opens despite ban rumours
Author: 0 China's dog meat festival opens despite ban rumours

According to The Independent , dogs are kept in cramped areas and there have even been claims some are stolen pets. There were also reports of a heavy police presence on the streets. But locals disagreed that sales were down. Outside the market, vendors sold stewed dog meat out of enormous steaming woks, shovelling big portions into plastic bags for passing customers.

Global Saudi-Iran Tensions Seen Worsening With Rise Of New Saudi Crown Prince
Author: 0 Saudi-Iran Tensions Seen Worsening With Rise Of New Saudi Crown Prince

The former deputy crown prince replaces his cousin, Prince Mohammed bin Nayef , a veteran security chief who led the Saudi campaign against Islamic State and al Qaeda - a role that he has now been removed from. The young prince, known as M.B.S., emerged from obscurity after his 81-year-old father ascended to the throne in January 2015. "Prince Mohammed bin Salman is its architect", said Mr John Sfakianakis , director of the Gulf Research Centre.

Global Australia to resume airstrikes against IS targets soon
Author: 0 Australia to resume airstrikes against IS targets soon

A U.S. aircraft on Tuesday shot down an armed pro-Syrian regime Unmanned Aerial Vehicle advancing on Coalition forces in Southern Syria, according to a US-led coalition statement . "We view these actions by the American command as a conscious failure to uphold their responsibilities within the memorandum", the ministry said. Spicer said the US has the right to defend its coalition partners.

Global Russian Diplomat: Probable that IS leader killed in May
Author: 0 Russian Diplomat: Probable that IS leader killed in May

On June 16, the Russian Defense Ministry said that al-Baghdadi might have been among a group of terrorist leaders attending a so-called Daesh military council and killed in a Russian Aerospace Forces strike on May 28 south of the terrorists' stronghold of Raqqa in northern Syria.

Author: 0 Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall

The third tropical storm of 2017, Cindy was moving slowly northwest Tuesday night and expected to reach the northern Gulf Coast late Wednesday and rumble inland Thursday over western Louisiana and eastern Texas. A storm surge of 1 to 3 feet above ground level is expected along the coast in portions of the Tropical Storm Warning area. As the storm moves north, the Gulf Coast will continue to experience potentially risky flooding and winds of 40 miles per hour to 50 miles per hour, CNN ...

Author: 0 Korea Calls Trump A 'Psychopath'

Trump's message came on the day after the death of Otto Warmbier , who arrived in the United States in a coma after being imprisoned in North Korea. In a characteristically impulsive display of public philosophizing, Donald Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday to leave his followers, and his own administration, mulling over his latest stance on North Korea, whose regime the president has repeatedly deemed a grave threat to America.

Global United States student release 'humanitarian'
Author: 0 United States student release 'humanitarian'

Mr. Warmbier mentioned that he was angry the family had to be so careful about what they said regarding North Korea while their son was being held captive. Dr. Jordan Bonomo, director for Neurocritical Care Fellowship at the University of Cincinnati , said respiratory arrest is the main cause of cardiopulmonary arrest in a young person, and respiratory arrest is typically caused by "intoxication or traumatic injury".

Global Calls for ban on 'toothpick crossbow' toy
Author: 0 Calls for ban on 'toothpick crossbow' toy

Parents have called for the toys to be banned out of fears that someone will be seriously injured. Selling online and in shops for as little as seven yuan (RM4.30), so-called toothpick crossbows were originally created to shoot out just that - toothpicks.

Author: 0 Puerto Ricans Vote For Their Country To Become America's 51st State

Congress will ultimately have to approve the outcome of Sunday's referendum. Puerto Rico voted in favor of statehood, the New York Post reports. On Sunday, Puerto Rico voted in favor of becoming the 51st state in America. In a statement, the governor said that he would travel to the USA capital to speak with Congress, the White House, and other agencies regarding the referendum results.

Global US Shoots Down Iranian-Made Drone in Syria That
Author: 0 US Shoots Down Iranian-Made Drone in Syria That "Displayed Hostile Intent"

The U.S. -led coalition said in a statement that an F-15E Strike Eagle jet destroyed the Shaheed-129 drone around 12:30 am northeast of the Al-Tanaf garrison, which is close to the Jordanian border. Washington said it would "work diplomatically and militarily.to reestablish deconfliction " but Moscow continued to take a hard line Tuesday even before the latest incident.

Author: 0 Prince Philip in hospital hours before Queen's Speech

Philip has been by the queen's side throughout her 65 years on the throne and she has described him as "my strength and stay". Philip was supposed to be accompanying the Queen to the State Opening of parliament on Wednesday but his place has been taken by the Prince of Wales.

Author: 0 Nitish Kumar's JD-U to support Ram Nath Kovind in Presidential elections

For the record, the Congress has said the possibility of nominating a candidate to run against Kovind will be confirmed only after the June 22 meeting. Senior leaders from several opposition parties who attended the May 26 meet are expected to be present at today's meeting. It has been learnt that in the last two days, a lot of back-channel discussion have been held and the Left parties have even shared a list of names with the Congress on who the opposition candidate could be.

Author: 0 Two Virginia Democrats vying to be face of Trump resistance

Corey Stewart , the populist former Trump campaign state chairman who ran on an unrestrained Trumpian populist platform, stands only 1.15 percent back from Gillespie, who most mainstream outlets reported would coast to victory. Virginia's Democratic Sens. Tim Kaine and Mark Warner , along with attorney general Mark Herring have endorsed Northam. Northam also vowed to fight Trump but said he will work with state Republicans to move a progressive - and realistic - agenda forward.

Global Two Bali Prison Escapees Captured By Police
Author: 0 Two Bali Prison Escapees Captured By Police

The whereabouts of Australian man Shaun Davidson, who was among the four escapees, remains unknown. Immediately after the escape, local authorities distributed photos and information about the four men to the global police organisation. Davidson is likely to be avoiding Australia, he previously fled Perth on a false passport while facing charges for alleged cannabis and meth possession with the intent to sell.

Global London Mosque Attack: Suspect identified as Darren Osborne
Author: 0 London Mosque Attack: Suspect identified as Darren Osborne

He was asked to leave quietly and he went. "We have a witness saying that the guy who did what he did, the driver of the van, said 'I did my bit, ' which means he's not mentally ill", Kacimi said. "In a statement given to local media on behalf of Osborne's family, his nephew Ellis Osborne said: "We are massively shocked; it's unbelievable, it still hasn't really sunk in".

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