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

When McMonagle urged jurors to view the alleged sexual encounter between her husband and Constand as part of a year-long romance, Camille Cosby sat with her head held high, a slight smile on her face. "He gave her no choice in this matter". Steele was adamant that the prosecution proved beyond a reasonable doubt that Cosby is guilty of raping Constand .

Culture&Arts Are Bella Thorne and Scott Disick a Thing Again?
Author: 0 Are Bella Thorne and Scott Disick a Thing Again?

Although, it seems Bella had second thoughts about their reunion going public - despite walking out of the hotspot with the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star - as she attempted to hide herself from view once the duo had got into the same auto.

Culture&Arts 'I was frozen': Cosby accuser says she was drugged, groped
Author: 0 'I was frozen': Cosby accuser says she was drugged, groped

Cosby's hand groping my breasts under my shirt, and I also felt his hand inside my vagina moving in and out, and I felt him take my hand and place it on his penis and move it back and forth". Cosby, 79, arrived for Day 3 of his trial at the courthouse in suburban Philadelphia as usual, with bodyguards and assistants to help him walk. His lawyers have highlighted "erroneous statements" she made to police.

Author: 0 Authorities Release Dashcam Footage From the Philando Castile Shooting

Prosecutors were skeptical, asking if he even saw a weapon in the first place, or simply assumed Castile was reaching for it. Tuesday, dash camera video shows the moments before , during and after the gunfire. He replies: "OK, don't reach for it then". An emotional Yanez keeps his gun pointed toward a wounded Castile while calling for backup and an ambulance.

Culture&Arts India vs West Indies 1st ODI: WI win toss, opt to bowl
Author: 0 India vs West Indies 1st ODI: WI win toss, opt to bowl

Shikhar Dhawan and Ajinkya Rahane both hit half-centuries as India went straight on the attack in their series opener in Trinidad but rain prevented the tourists completing their innings at Port of Spain . Captain Virat Kohli will look to put to rest, all the off-field controversies regarding Anil Kumble's controversial exit, as India gear up for the first ODI against a second string West Indies , here on Friday.

Culture&Arts Brazilian president says he built warm ties with Putin
Author: 0 Brazilian president says he built warm ties with Putin

In December 2016, Obama ordered that dozens of Russian diplomats be expelled from the US, two Russian compounds be closed and that several Russian individuals be sanctioned. Obama eventually approved sanctions against Russian Federation, but they were "so narrowly targeted that even those who helped design them describe their impact as largely symbolic", according to the Post .

Culture&Arts Juror says Cosby trial panel almost evenly split
Author: 0 Juror says Cosby trial panel almost evenly split

The juror said all but one juror wanted to acquit Cosby on the other count, alleging Constand was unconscious or semi-conscious at the time and could not give consent. O'Neill has said he fears the release of the jurors' names would have a chilling effect on the selection of jurors needed for Cosby's retrial if the first jury discusses its deliberations with the news media.

Author: 0 Senate GOP health bill: Cut Medicaid, end no-coverage fines

As he has multiple times since the ACA's passage in 2010, Obama conceded that the bill was less than flawless and vowed to support any Republican-backed bill that "is demonstrably better than the improvements we made to our health care system, that covers as many people at less cost".

Culture&Arts Gov. Henry McMaster pledges action in wake of Myrtle Beach shootings
Author: 0 Gov. Henry McMaster pledges action in wake of Myrtle Beach shootings

In three interviews with press Thursday, he told The Sun News that the shootings were not keeping with the broad reputation of Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand as a place families and children can come to relax and have fun. The city has installed a run of barricades along the sidewalk in certain areas in hopes that it will help keep pedestrians safe following a rash of recent shootings.

Culture&Arts This breakdancing gorilla will make your entire day!
Author: 0 This breakdancing gorilla will make your entire day!

The video, posted to the zoo's YouTube page on Tuesday, shows Zola the gorilla thrashing, jumping and twirling about in the pool. "This is absolutely incredible, thank you for this gift", wrote one user. This is not the first time Zola has danced into people's hearts. Zola the gorilla is at it again. He was just 9-years-old when this toe-tapping video was shot.

Culture&Arts Tropical Storm Cindy heads toward land
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Cindy heads toward land

The center of the disturbance is expected to make landfall near the Texas-Louisiana border late Wednesday night into Thursday. The eye of the storm is now in the Gulf of Mexico and a couple of hundred miles south of Morgan City, Louisiana, slowly headed north.

Author: 0 Dash cam video showing Philando Castile killing released

Former Officer Jeronimo Yanez said on the day after the shooting that he was "hit with a odor of burning marijuana " when he pulled over Castile , his girlfriend, and his then-four-year-old daughter. Castile responds, "I wasn't reaching". Yanez , a St. Anthony officer, testified he feared for his life because Castile put his hand on his firearm, not his wallet or identification papers, and was pulling the gun from his pocket.

Culture&Arts Cosby's fate is in the hands of the jury
Author: 0 Cosby's fate is in the hands of the jury

Prosecutors presented nearly no forensic evidence, and legal experts have said the trial fits the "he said-she said" arguments so common to sexual offense cases. Constand did make a brief call to Cosby at 9:45 p.m. March 16, 2004, he said. Constand initially told police she had not been alone with Cosby before the alleged assault and that she had little contact with him afterward.

Author: 0 Bill Cosby is planning on holding sexual assault town halls, reps say

It's to educate them on how to protect themselves from accusations of sexual assault. "This issue is bigger than Bill Cosby ", his representative Andrew Wyatt said on Good Day Alabama . Another juror told ABC News that jurors voted 10-2 to convict Cosby on two counts. On Thursday, The Associated Press and a Pittsburgh television station reported that jurors they had spoken to said the panel ended its deliberations nearly evenly split between those supporting conviction and those ...

Culture&Arts Arrests at Capitol of health bill protesters
Author: 0 Arrests at Capitol of health bill protesters

There were a few minor points that were inserted in the final days of the bill but for the most part 90 percent of the bill was known to the public and the Republicans for that almost three-month period. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY and other Democratic leaders began a series of procedural requests to slow down consideration of the legislation, a discussion draft of which posted shortly before the Senate convened.

Culture&Arts Coal company sues HBO's John Oliver for defamation
Author: 0 Coal company sues HBO's John Oliver for defamation

The suit names producer Charles Wilson, HBO, and parent company Time Warner, Inc., according to Law Newz . The lawsuit claims the HBO comedian executed a "meticulously planned" and "ruthless character assassination" created to boost TV ratings and hurt his mining company.

Culture&Arts Prosecution introduces sworn testimony in fifth day of Cosby trial
Author: 0 Prosecution introduces sworn testimony in fifth day of Cosby trial

Prosecutors introduced his lurid testimony from a decade ago about how he gave pills to Andrea Constand and then fondled her. A toxicologist testified Friday that the effects Constand said she experienced - she testified that she got blurry vision and rubbery legs and was "frozen" as Cosby pawed at and penetrated her with his fingers - could have come from either medication.

Culture&Arts Los Angeles County deputies fatally shoot male suspect
Author: 0 Los Angeles County deputies fatally shoot male suspect

He said that's when deputies opened fire, but they did not see the teenager right behind. The dog retreated to the rear of the complex, where deputies found the boy suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body. The dog was injured but survived, the newspaper reported. "As the deputies approached the driveway ... one of the deputies was attacked by a 60- to 65-pound male adult pit bull", Bergner told the Los Angeles Daily News .

Culture&Arts Britax Recalls 207000 Carseats Over Chest Clips That Can Break
Author: 0 Britax Recalls 207000 Carseats Over Chest Clips That Can Break

While Britax says it is unaware of any injuries related to the recall, NHTSA's complaint database includes several incidents in which the chest clip has broken. Check the company's website for the model numbers of all affected vehicle seats. A document and a video on the Britax website both explain how to switch out the clip for the replacement.

Author: 0 Kim Kardashian's New Makeup Line Rakes in Millions Minutes After Release

They, too, sold out in minutes , raking in around $13 million, so it's not exactly a shock that Kim has now gotten into the makeup business, as well. With the surrogacy comes the conditions that the employed woman doesn't smoke, drink alcohol, take drugs and not have sexual intercourse in the weeks leading up to the pregnancy.

Culture&Arts 'The Mummy' is a summertime guilty pleasure movie
Author: 0 'The Mummy' is a summertime guilty pleasure movie

A new musical theme for the " Dark Universe ", composed by Danny Elfman, will debut in theaters ahead of " The Mummy ". Other films, in an attempt to kick-start the action, would have featured the aforementioned plane crash very early in the movie.

Culture&Arts Tatiana Maslany demonstrates A+ cry face in the first 'Stronger' trailer
Author: 0 Tatiana Maslany demonstrates A+ cry face in the first 'Stronger' trailer

On April 15, 2013, Bauman was at the finish line of the Boston Marathon to cheer on his ex-girlfriend Erin Hurley ( Tatiana Maslany ) in an effort to win her back. Stronger is directed by David Gordon Green , who is probably best known to the casual film fan as the director of stoner comedies like Pineapple Express and Your Highness .

Author: 0 Senate GOP releases bill to cut Medicaid, alter 'Obamacare'

The Senate bill would also reduce subsidies now provided to help people without workplace coverage get private health insurance, said Caroline Pearson, a senior vice president of the health care consulting firm Avalare Health. Republicans have a narrow path to clearing legislation through the Senate. The agency estimated there would be 23 million more Americans without insurance in the first decade under the House bill .

Culture&Arts George and Amal Clooney welcome twins
Author: 0 George and Amal Clooney welcome twins

The actor and his wife, Amal Clooney , welcomed their twins on Tuesday morning, and mother and babies are doing just fine according to the actor's rep. After their marriage, the couple bought a £10m mansion on an island in the Thames in Berkshire and have made Britain their home. "It's going to be an adventure", he told Laurent Weil on French programme Rencontres de Cinema .