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Culture&Arts Bill Cosby case handed to jury
Author: 0 Bill Cosby case handed to jury

Sixty women have accused Cosby of drugging them, sexually assaulting them, or both. " Cosby was charged a year and a half ago, just before the statute of limitations was set to run out". That means a conviction would put Cosby in prison at least until he is 84 years old, based on state sentencing guidelines. Legal experts said testifying would have been a risky move that could have opened the TV star to withering cross-examination about some of the 60 or so other women who have ...

Author: 0 Rodman returns from 'really good' North Korea trip

The doctors said Warmbier's brain injuries are consistent with respiratory arrest, possibly caused by intoxication or traumatic injury. A White House spokeswoman says Warmbier's release "was a big priority" for President Donald Trump . North Korea has a long history of kidnapping or arbitrarily detaining foreigners. Late Tuesday night, the Gulfstream jet touched down in Cincinnati, and his family finally got to see him, before medical personnel carried him off the plane into a waiting ...

Author: 0 London Police Raise Death Toll In Tower Fire To 30

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. Shortly after Saturday's meeting, Downing Street released a strongly-worded statement in which the Prime Minister said support in the immediate aftermath of the fire "was not good enough".

Author: 0 Relatives Of London Fire Victims Unleash Their Fury Upon Theresa May

Hundreds of protesters also marched on Whitehall, central London , to voice their frustration at the Government's response to the fire, which ripped through the tower block in north Kensington on Wednesday morning. It followed a separate, smaller protest at Kensington Town Hall , where residents tried to air their grievances to councillors. The building had been home to a diverse group of residents, many of them from Sudan, Eritrea and Syria.

Culture&Arts Adele was spotted giving hugs at London's Grenfell Tower after deadly fire
Author: 0 Adele was spotted giving hugs at London's Grenfell Tower after deadly fire

The singer , along with her husband Simon Konecki , was spotted last night around where the tragic disaster occurred, with eyewitnesses saying that she was going around hugging people. The singer , who owns a house in the borough of Kensington and Chelsea where the fire took place, wasn't the only star to offer up their support. She later posted on Instagram: 'This is my neighbourhood I can't believe this is happening .

Author: 0 'Witch Hunt': Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing

Amid reports Donald Trump is unhappy with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's closeness with fired FBI Director James Comey , the top ethics lawyer from ex-President George W. " Witch Hunt ", Trump stated in a Twitter message. The president also called out the " Fake News Media " and boasted of his "very powerful "social media numbers, in his Friday morning tweets ".

Culture&Arts NBC vows to air interview with conspiracy theorist Jones
Author: 0 NBC vows to air interview with conspiracy theorist Jones

On Thursday Jones leaked a private conversation between himself and Kelly in which the latter could be heard promising to treat him fairly and saying that the segment would not be a "hit piece". She claims she was moving forward with the interview to highlight Jones' falsehoods in the way "journalists are supposed to do". "I've never done this in 22 years".

Culture&Arts Wonder Woman becomes biggest opening by a female director
Author: 0 Wonder Woman becomes biggest opening by a female director

The Warner Bros . picture based on the DC Comics superhero brought in weekend sales of $100.5 million in the U.S. and Canada, researcher ComScore Inc. Behind the new champion is another newcomer, " Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie ", which sits at No. 2 with an estimated $23.5 million. Wonder Woman has earned an outstanding $122.5 million from 34,300 screens in 55 global markets, with $9.3 million of that figure coming from 665 overseas IMAX screens.

Author: 0 Queen Elizabeth II leads minute of silence for fire victims

The reason we had to pause the search and recovery yesterday was for the safety of our staff. Services on the London Tube railway line that runs above ground close to the tower were suspended yesterday, London Fire Brigade said. The public is also demanding answers about how the blaze spread so quickly amid reports that the recently-renovated building's exterior paneling fueled the flames.

Culture&Arts First Deadpool 2 Set Photo Has Ryan Reynolds Visiting X-Mansion
Author: 0 First Deadpool 2 Set Photo Has Ryan Reynolds Visiting X-Mansion

A movie shoot for what is believed to be the next Deadpool film took over the iconic Hatley Castle at Royal Roads University, in Colwood. " Big fucking surprise. After the original Deadpool went through a tortured development cycle, it's a welcome change to have all the Deadpool 2 information at our fingertips within moments.

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

Lawyers for Cosby have said throughout that their client is innocent of all accusations. Following the declaration of a mistrial in Bill Cosby's indecent assault trial , his wife, Camille Cosby , issued a fiery statement on Saturday slamming the judge, prosecutors and the media.

Culture&Arts John Avildsen, director of Rocky and The Karate Kid, dies aged 81
Author: 0 John Avildsen, director of Rocky and The Karate Kid, dies aged 81

Starring Sylvester Stallone , Rocky got an Oscar for Avildsen as well as got awarded for Best Picture and Best Editing. His directing, his passion, his toughness and his heart - a great heart - is what made 'Rocky'the film it became. Rocky wasn't Avildsen's only underdog story that became a major franchise. In 2016, a documentary was released detailing the life and career of the now-late director.

Culture&Arts Jury begins deliberating sex charges against Bill Cosby
Author: 0 Jury begins deliberating sex charges against Bill Cosby

The fast-moving case went to the jury of seven men and five women on day six of the trial after closing arguments gave differing portrayals of what happened between Cosby and Andrea Constand at his suburban Philadelphia estate. "And he danced and she deserved better", he said pointing to Camille, who had joined her husband in court for the first time this trial. She says they left her semi-conscious.

Culture&Arts Prosecutors rest their case at Bill Cosby's trial
Author: 0 Prosecutors rest their case at Bill Cosby's trial

Prosecutors have suggested he gave her something stronger - perhaps quaaludes, a highly popular party drug in the 1970s that was banned in the United States in 1982. He claims the sexual encounter with Andrea Constand was consensual. Reape read portions of the deposition aloud. Andrea Costand moved home to her parents after the night she says he assaulted her, and her mother spoke with Cosby by phone about what happened between him and her daughter.

Culture&Arts Bill Cosby's Accuser Takes The Stand In Sexual Assault Trial
Author: 0 Bill Cosby's Accuser Takes The Stand In Sexual Assault Trial

Andrea Constand told jurors Cosby had earned her trust for more than a year before drugging and assaulting her in his Philadelphia mansion in 2004 . The then-30-year-old director of women's basketball at Temple University - where Cosby was serving on the board of trustees - said she had asked the television star if the pills were herbal, and that he indicated they were.

Author: 0 Patty Jenkins Is Already Thinking About A 'Wonder Woman' Sequel

After that she directed few episodes of Arrested Development and Entourage . Wonder Woman has broken the USA box office record held by a female director, making £173 million globally in its opening weekend. The film is also the best reviewed to come out of the DC Extended Universe in years. Last week's top film, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales , slid dramatically to $21.6 million USA in its second week.

Author: 0 How the 'Wonder Woman' box office gross compares to other superhero movies

With a budget of $150 million, the newest DC movie was the most expensive to ever be directed by a woman . With Wonder Woman now making a killing in movie theaters across the globe, director Petty Jenkins has already set her sights on the inevitable and totally deserved (because the DCEU movie is pretty awesome: go see it!) sequel.

Author: 0 Keshia Knight Pulliam will always be there for Bill Cosby

The defense argues that Cosby and Constand were lovers sharing a consensual sexual encounter. Cosby claimed in a deposition, which was taken in 2005 and 2006 for a civil lawsuit that was later settled, that he gave Benadryl to Constand to help her relax and enjoy a consensual sexual encounter.

Author: 0 Pocono 400: 5 takeaways from NASCAR at Pocono

Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch aren't about to officially pass the torch to the next generation of drivers. If you watched the "Drivers Only" broadcast of the Xfinity Series race on Saturday, you saw Ryan Blaney as the pit reporter who finished his day interviewing victor Brad Keselowski .

Author: 0 3 share lead after 2 rounds at St Jude Classic

I hit a lot of really good shots today and had a chance to shoot something really low. Playing out of the penultimate twosome, he mustered six (of 14) fairways and 11 greens in regulation, losing 0.554 strokes tee-to-green and 1.770 on-the-green.

Culture&Arts Queen's speech to take place next Wednesday
Author: 0 Queen's speech to take place next Wednesday

The leader of Britain's House of Commons says the state opening of Parliament will take place on June 21. The announcement comes as British Prime Minister Theresa May continues to court the Democratic Unionist Party in a bid to secure an alliance to remain in power.

Culture&Arts Mistrial declared for Bill Cosby, wife SLAMS the judge
Author: 0 Mistrial declared for Bill Cosby, wife SLAMS the judge

Only one other accuser, Kelly Johnson , was allowed to testify as prosecutors sought to establish that Cosby had demonstrated a pattern of assault. "Why are we running from the truth of this case - this relationship?" "Our plan is to move this case forward as soon as possible", he said .

Culture&Arts Mistrial declared in Cosby case after jury deadlocks again
Author: 0 Mistrial declared in Cosby case after jury deadlocks again

The Associated Press does not typically identify people who say they are victims of sexual assault unless they grant permission, which Constand has done. The Montgomery County District Attorney's office said it will immediately retry the case. The prosecution took five days to present their case; the defense, less than a day.

Author: 0 Congressman's condition 'more difficult' than first thought

Scott Applewhite, File). MedStar Washington Hospital Center released an update about Majority Whip Steve Scalise last night. She's the hero who took out the crazed gunman shooting at Republicans during a baseball practice, taking a bullet herself during a gun battle with the assailant.