Cosby himself did not testify on his behalf. Last week, police detectives read aloud his statements to police in 2005 and in his civil deposition in 2006 responding to the allegations. In it, Cosby admitted getting a prescription to a sedative called Quaaludes back in the 1970s and giving the drug to women he wanted to sleep with.
The paper added that the U.S. has "absurd" expectations for Beijing to solve the issues on the Korean Peninsula and overestimates China's influence on Pyongyang. From the White House to Capitol Hill, pressure mounted for a tough USA response, even as US diplomats sought to protect others Americans from facing a similar fate.
Beijing is increasingly caught in the middle of the Trump administration's showdown with Pyongyang. The talks at the State Department with State Councillor Yang Jiechi and People's Liberation Army Chief of Joint Staff Fang Fenghui were part of the new US-China Diplomatic and Security Dialogue, a forum aimed at addressing key disputes between the world's two largest economies, as well as security issues where they can work together.
Johnson, who served under President Obama, told the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin "plain and simple" directed cyberattacks on the 2016 presidential election , but the interference didn't "alter ballots, ballot counts or reporting of election results".
Sources within the DUP have said that " Conservative high command ought to stop their backbenchers whingeing about the DUP and show our party some respect", according to The Guardian , adding that their support "can't be taken for granted".
Police carry away the dead body of a man who rammed into a police convoy and detonated an explosive device on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris . The man, who died in the attack, was also carrying in his auto an assault rifle, two pistols, ammunition and two large gas canisters when he rammed a police convoy on Monday.
The archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby , said the report on the church's handling of former bishop Peter Ball made " harrowing reading ". Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, the highest-ranking bishop in the Church of England, called the behavior described in the report "inexcusable and shocking".
Russian Federation said Monday it was suspending its cooperative mechanism with the U.S.in response to the downing of the Syrian warplane and threatened to shoot down enemy aircraft over Syrian government-held territory in the west. Subsequent U.S. airstrikes hit a convoy and a base of pro-Assad troops and later carried out another raid in the same area, followed by shooting down a drone believed connected to Iranian-supported forces.
Pyongyang has called President Donald Trump a "psychopath", while he describes N Korea as a brutal regime . Trump appeared to acknowledge as much in a tweet Wednesday, a day after the death of US student Otto Warmbier , 22. last week, more than a year after he had been sentenced to 15 years' hard labour. North Korea hasn't conducted a nuclear test explosion as feared earlier this year - a possible effect of Chinese pressure.
This was the third BAT attack on Indian patrol party along LoC in Poonch this year. "Own Area Domination Patrol was targeted by armed intruders and an exchange of fire occurred". Earlier, there have been several BAT attacks in which troopers have been beheaded or their bodies mutilated. It is the same Krishna Ghati sector where the Pakistani BAT had beheaded Lance Naik Hemraj and badly severed the head of Lance Naik Sudhakar Singh of 13 Rajputana Rifles, on January 8, 2013.
President Donald Trump asserted that the first draft of the Senate healthcare bill released on Thursday was work in progress. While no Republican senator has yet come out opposed the bill, McConnell has only a two-vote margin of error with many senators voicing problems with the legislation.
The woman was identified as Charleena Lyles , 30, by family members, according to NBC Seattle affiliate KING. In the four-minute audio recording that was released by the police, the officer at the beginning of the audio clip discussed a "safety caution" about her address.
The protest Monday was part of a day of demonstrations throughout Russian Federation spearheaded by Alexei Navalny , the anti-corruption campaigner who has emerged as Russia's most prominent opposition figure and who has announced he intends to run for president next year.
In the second panel, state election officials also indicated that they were working to secure voting systems, with and without federal help. Earlier, it had been reported that the elected President Donald Trump recognized the cyber attacks of the Russian Federation , but said that they did not influence the election results.
Waters later joked in a tweet that her daughter "moved her own motion" before she was able to stand and address the health issue that affects coal miners. Previously, children were banned in the chamber and breastfeeding mothers had to be given a proxy vote while they ducked outside to feed their babies.
The United States insisted Monday it wants no broader role in Syria's civil war, and seeks only to destroy the Islamic State group, but the weekend incident shows the limits of America's ability to stay disengaged. "Australian Defence Force protection is regularly reviewed in response to a range of potential threats", a spokesman told local media. It was not known what exactly was hit and Iran has provided no details.
India women won by 109 runs. Skipper Mithali Raj hit a strokefilled 85 as Indian women's cricket team beat Sri Lanka by 109 runs in a warm-up game for the ICC Women's World Cup, here today. England play New Zealand in their final warm-up match on Wednesday before their World Cup campaign begins against India at Derby on Saturday. With a seasoned campaigner like Mithali Raj at the helm, India will be hoping to put up a good performance at the Women's World Cup.
With the new role, Taeyang will be in charge of performing the Olympic Winter Games' song, and promoting the worldwide multi-sport event. Do plans to discuss the matter with Jang and IOC President Thomas Bach, both of whom are scheduled to visit South Korea later this month to attend the closing ceremony of an worldwide Taekwondo competition.
Americans who go to Cuba , who beyond hotels can stay at privately owned inns, could face problems when they return if they are found to have patronized the GAES. The directive still leaves much of Obama's policy in place, including diplomatic relations and reopened embassies, the ability of Cuban Americans to travel and send money to family, and the congressionally mandated trade embargo.
USA spy satellites picked up on activity at North Korea's only nuclear testing site, Punggye-ri, according to CNN Tuesday night. He is not specifying any particular action China may take to meet that goal. Terrorism and competing territorial claims in the South China Sea are also expected to be raised at Wednesday's discussions. The U.S. often sends powerful warplanes in times of heightened animosities with North Korea.
Meanwhile, Reuters reports that the Turkish parliament "approved a draft bill allowing its troops to be deployed to a Turkish military base in Qatar", apparently in support of the Qatari government. But he added that Qatar knew what it needed to do to restore normal relations. Qatar ally Turkey meanwhile hosted the Bahraini foreign minister for talks on the crisis.
On a visit to Paris on Tuesday evening where she met with French President Emmanuel Macron, May described the talks with the DUP as "productive". She is hoping to strike a deal with the DUP to pass her legislative programme after failing to secure an outright majority after last week's election.
Azul Brazilian Airlines has been elected by SkyTrax as the best low-priced airline in South America for the seventh consecutive year. Qatar Airways also won the award for Best Business Class in the World and Best Airline in the Middle East.
Trump said he was reimposing certain travel and trade restrictions that had been relaxed by the Obama administration in an attempt to improve relations, criticising it as a "completely one-sided deal". Obama traveled to Havana last March to solidify a detente between the U.S. and Cuba that his administration negotiated in 2014. The president said he was canceling former President Barack Obama's "terrible and misguided deal" liberalizing ties with Havana.
Torres reportedly pulled up to Hassanen and her friends, who were walking to a mosque for an a prayer vigil, and picked a fight with them during which Hassanen became separated from her friends. "She's like humble. She was very nice, you know, I'm very sad", said Abas Sherif, a family friend and spokesperson. They ran into a mosque, but one of them, Nabra , was left behind and was later reported as missing, said Deputy Aleksandra Kowalski, a spokeswoman for the Loudoun County ...