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Bill Cosby trial Day 6: Jury deliberations begin

Bill Cosby trial Day 6: Jury deliberations begin Jurors did hear Cosby's side of the story, though not in his voice. Prosecutors and police detectives read aloud portions of Cosby's statements to police in 2005 and in a civil deposition in 2006. In criminal trials, the onus is on prosecutors to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt, and defendants are not required to take the stand. By the afternoon, prosecution hammered home the glaring c... [Full Article...]

Trump says he's optimistic about Senate approval of GOP healthcare measure

Trump says he's optimistic about Senate approval of GOP healthcare measure It was the latest signs of high-stakes maneuvering over a key campaign promise, and the president signaled a willingness to deal. "We have a few people who are modestly, not standing on the rooftop screaming, they want to get some points". "No way", Johnson told host Chuck Todd. "It's so easy, but we won't get one Democrat vote. if it was the greatest bill ever proposed in mankind, we wouldn't get... [Full Article...]

TvOS 11 Beta 2 Now Available for Testing

TvOS 11 Beta 2 Now Available for Testing While the latest beta build goes to the developers, Apple is expected to release a public beta build by the end of this month as promised at WWDC 2017. Yet, this process can be flawed; especially when it comes to interaction between non-apple products or apps that may suddenly become incompatible with the new system. [Full Article...]

USA court throws out case against 'Making a Murderer' convict

USA court throws out case against 'Making a Murderer' convict Duffin called the confession "so clearly involuntary in a constitutional sense that the court of appeals' decision to the contrary was an unreasonable application of clearly established federal law". The 2015 Netflix documentary series raised questions about the conviction, leading some to believe that Avery and his nephew Brendan Dassey , who was also charged with the murder and is serv... [Full Article...]

Democrats may benefit from gerrymandering — AP analysis

Democrats may benefit from gerrymandering — AP analysis He'd like to see nonpartisan legislative staff draft initial maps and a supermajority consensus required by redistricting and reapportionment panels. North Carolina's congressional and state House districts are among the most Republican-skewed in the country despite voter preferences that are relatively evenly split, according to an Associated Press analysis. [Full Article...]

Spithill, Oracle get swagger back with 1st America's Cup win

Spithill, Oracle get swagger back with 1st America's Cup win Under pressure in the shifty winds, Oracle produced a series of mistakes that further doomed their chances, including a penalty for sailing through the boundary and a splash-down off their foils that saw them slow dramatically. But Oracle and skipper Jimmy Spithill were penalized for a port-starboard infraction and had to drop two lengths back. But in a closely fought second race it was Team... [Full Article...]

'Bachelor in Paradise' suspended amid alleged misconduct

'Bachelor in Paradise' suspended amid alleged misconduct After just a week of filming in Mexico, ABC has suspended production on the reality show's fourth season due to the launching of a thorough investigation into, as the Warner Bros. According to Los Angeles Times reporter Amy Kaufman , who is writing a book about The Bachelor , a producer filed a complaint after witnessing the NSFW incident. [Full Article...]

Katy Perry joins crowd at Glastonbury

Katy Perry joins crowd at Glastonbury Katy Perry wears a bedazzled jumpsuit adorned with a giant eye on the chest while performing during day three of the 2017 Glastonbury Festival on Saturday (June 24) at Worthy Farm in Glastonbury, England. 'I had so much fun and as you can see gave you all of me, literally. He described the performance - his biggest at the Somerset festival to date - as "one of the greatest shows of my life" b... [Full Article...]

Papierski, Gilbert power LSU into CWS Finals

Papierski, Gilbert power LSU into CWS Finals LSU made it 5-0 in the bottom half of the fourth inning, when the switch-hitting Papierski, who homered from the left side of the plate in the second inning, crushed a solo home run, his second of the afternoon, and his 11th of the season, this one from the right side, as the Tigers basically put the game out of reach. [Full Article...]

'Messi Could Have Played For Real Madrid'

'Messi Could Have Played For Real Madrid' On the day where Barcelona celebrated the milestone of their greatest ever player reaching the age of 30 , the thought that Messi could have ended up anywhere else, let alone Madrid, is nearly unfathomable. That's life, those are the details. Prosecutors in Barcelona say they are not against replacing football star Lionel Messi's 21-month jail sentence for tax fraud with a fine, a spokeswom... [Full Article...]

Bruno Mars kicks off BET Awards

Bruno Mars kicks off BET Awards The Ghetto Kids dance group from Uganda are in California, Los Angeles United States to represent their country and the East Africa at large at the BET Awards , later today. The Grammy victor was being honored with the Humanitarian Award for his philanthropic efforts in his and the former First Lady's hometown of Chicago. [Full Article...]

Camille Cosby Joins Bill Cosby In Court For First Time

Camille Cosby Joins Bill Cosby In Court For First Time Prosecutors had the first and final word in the trial of Bill Cosby . Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele opened his closing argument Monday afternoon with a quote from Cosby's 2005 deposition, about drugs he gave to Constand . [Full Article...]

Burling, Team New Zealand reach match point in America's Cup

Burling, Team New Zealand reach match point in America's Cup The first day of the second weekend of America's Cup racing had a little bit of everything. An early tack on the first upwind put Spithill and Slingsby to the right and when both boats tacked to converge, ORACLE TEAM USA made a pass on the dial-down, switching sides. [Full Article...]

Johnny Depp's managers allege that he physically abused Amber Heard

Johnny Depp's managers allege that he physically abused Amber Heard Johnny Depp and Amber Heard . Johnny Depp's legal problems continue to grow as new revelations about recently released records indicate that his manager was aware of the actor's violence against Amber Heard . The actor is suing the company for allegedly mishandling his income throughout his career to the tune of $33 million. In a legal document published by People magazine at the week... [Full Article...]

Lorde's Melodrama tops Billboard charts on debut

Lorde's Melodrama tops Billboard charts on debut Her album went to number one here in Australia and in the USA and she brought Melodrama to the Glastonbury stage. Lorde delivered an eye-catching set on The Other Stage at Glastonbury 2017 this evening (June 23), with the New Zealand artist performing at various points inside a large perspex box. [Full Article...]

Angels score 3 after overturned call, beat Red Sox 4-2

The Red Sox celebrated the storied career of David Ortiz on Friday night, and the former first baseman and designated hitter had his number retired and threw out the first pitch before the team's game against the Los Angeles Angels . The Los Angeles Angels tipped their caps. Kimbrel entered the ninth inning with a 3-2 score so giving up a run wasn't the nail in the Red Sox coffin. [Full Article...]

Northam Wins Virginia Democratic Primary For Governor As GOP Race Remains Tight

But the margin by which Gillespie lost - 0.8 percent - was tiny compared to the tremendous defeat the polls predicted. Frank Wagner , R-Virginia Beach. That spike didn't materialize. Northam had 55% of the total vote statewide by 8:30 p.m. with 70% of the precincts reporting, an hour-and-a-half after polls closed across the state. [Full Article...]

Martha the Neapolitan mastiff wins title of World's Ugliest Dog

Martha the Neapolitan mastiff wins title of World's Ugliest Dog According to the Shirley, Martha was rescued from the nearby Sebastopol, when she was nearly blind and neglected like thousands of other breeds. Where she saw beauty, he saw a "train wreck" with sagging skin, red eyes and a chronic drooling issue. [Full Article...]

Presidential elections: AIADMK Panneerselvam faction extends support to Ram Nath Kovind

The Prime Minister said that Kovind will make an exceptional President and continue to be a strong voice for the poor, downtrodden and marginalised. The ruling AIADMK and Opposition Congress today sparred in the Tamil Nadu Assembly over the former's support to NDA's Presidential nominee Ramnath Kovind. [Full Article...]

Vegas Golden Knights add to developing roster with three first-rounders

Vegas Golden Knights add to developing roster with three first-rounders McPhee's predecessor and successor with the Capitals: While it was a good night for McPhee, who previously held the same post in Washington, the expansion draft wasn't so kind to the man McPhee replaced with the Capitals (David Poile) and the one who stepped in after McPhee was sacked in 2014 (Brian MacLellan). [Full Article...]


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