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No Verdict Tonight: Cosby Jury Breaks for the Evening

No Verdict Tonight: Cosby Jury Breaks for the Evening He said Cosby may be flawed, but he's not a criminal. Constand testified last week that Cosby gave her three blue pills and then penetrated her with her fingers against her will as she lay paralyzed and half-conscious. Phone records showed she made no such call in January, he said, and instead show she only called Cosby's phone numbers in NY. Constand said she was "mistaken" when she... [Full Article...]

Speaker Ryan visits wounded lawmaker at hospital

Speaker Ryan visits wounded lawmaker at hospital Jack Sava of MedStar Washington Hospital Center said Friday. Doctors say House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (skuh-LEES') has a good possibility of recovery after he was at "imminent risk of death" from a gunshot wound to the hip two days ago. [Full Article...]

Crestfallen that Donald Trump rolling back detente: Cubans

Crestfallen that Donald Trump rolling back detente: Cubans The statement reiterates Cuba's commitment to "the necessary changes that we're making now as part of the updating of our socio-economic model", but says "they will continue being decided in a sovereign way by the Cuban people". USA farmers can continue selling their crops to the Cuban government . The announcement of President Trump -it adds- goes against the support of most of the US publ... [Full Article...]

Senate's Iran Sanctions Bill Also Toughens Sanctions on Russia

Senate's Iran Sanctions Bill Also Toughens Sanctions on Russia President Trump and Moscow have always denied any collusion. "If the president doesn't sign a bill that passes the Senate with 90 votes, the president will learn yet another lesson about what the public wants", Brown said. The administration said Russia had been using the facilities for intelligence gathering; when they were shuttered, 35 Russian operatives were also expelled from the countr... [Full Article...]

No word on Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke's Homeland Security appointment

No word on Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke's Homeland Security appointment Clarke had announced last month that he had accepted an offer within the agency, but the agency never publicly announced the position, according to WisPolitics. He added he is still reviewing his options, both inside and outside government. David Clarke has confirmed that he will not be taking a role with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) after all. [Full Article...]

Jury deadlocks in Bill Cosby's criminal trial

District Attorney Kevin Steele spoke to reporters after the judge declared a mistrial Saturday. The jury failed to reach a unanimous decision on any of the three counts against the comedian, ending the trial without a verdict . Dunham, who in 2014 wrote about a sexual assault committed against her , said Saturday that " Bill Cosby's trial is about much more than Bill Cosby ", in a serie... [Full Article...]

South Africa supports mediation to resolve Gulf crisis

South Africa supports mediation to resolve Gulf crisis Jubeir said Qatar can move goods in and out "whenever they want". Up until last week the majority of Qatar's milk came from Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia has closed the Qatari peninsula's only land border, threatening imports of both fresh food and raw materials needed to complete a $200 billion infrastructure project for the 2022 football World Cup. [Full Article...]

U.S. lawmaker shot by anti-Trump gunman showing improvement

The 51-year-old from the southern state of Louisiana was hit in the left hip by a bullet from a high-velocity rifle. The round fragmented, and caused significant damage to bones, internal organs and blood vessels. "I feel a lot more confident and a lot more optimistic than I did two or three days ago". At Friday's hospital news conference, Scalise's chief of staff Brett Horton read a stateme... [Full Article...]

President Trump Reportedly Wanting to Fire Mueller

President Trump Reportedly Wanting to Fire Mueller The meeting comes a day after lawmakers questioned Justice Department officials about the probe and Mueller's independence, and after a friend of Trump said the White House was considering firing Mueller . House Speaker Paul Ryan , weighing in Tuesday morning, advised the White House and Trump to let the special counsel's investigation continue, and await vindication. [Full Article...]

Judge Finds Defendant Guilty; Manslaughter Law Extending to New Grounds?

By obeying someone who tells you to die, you will never be able to fulfill your dreams and goals. She did not tell Roy's family. "Like I don't get why you aren't". Constitutions". Segal suggested the verdict, if upheld on appeal, could chill "important and worthwhile end-of-life discussions between loved [ones] across the Commonwealth". [Full Article...]

After Mueller Meeting, Senate Intel Committee Won't Probe Obstruction

Mr Trump did not clarify what exactly he was referring to in the early morning tweet, although he has frequently described reports about possible ties between members of his campaign and Russian Federation as a "witch hunt". "Nice", Trump wrote in his first tweet. The meeting comes a day after lawmakers questioned Justice Department officials about the probe and Mueller's independence, and after... [Full Article...]

Pence hires Richmond attorney to aid in Russia probe inquiries

Moscow denies meddling in the campaign. The president has come under further scrutiny for his decision to fire FBI Director James Comey , a decision Trump later seemed to imply was related, in part, to the Russian Federation probe that Comey was then overseeing. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump 'yells at TVs in the White House' about Russian Federation investigation

But then Rosenstein made the surprise move to appoint Robert Mueller as special counsel to lead the Russian Federation investigation, a development that people close to Sessions and Trump believe has worsened matters for everyone involved. [Full Article...]

Gunman who shot US Congressman had a hit list

The GOP house majority whip is recovering at the Medstar Washington Hospital Centre after being shot in the left hip. Scalise was among five people wounded when the shooter sprayed rifle fire at congressional Republicans practicing for the game. [Full Article...]

Cuban Ambassador to the US Criticizes President Trump's Policy Rollbacks

Obama. The Trump administration says it is changing the policy of the US toward Cuba by limiting the amount of money that might go toward the Cuban military, restricting American tourism there and reaffirming the 56-year-old trade embargo. [Full Article...]

Tougher Trump line toward Cuba delights hardliners on island

Tougher Trump line toward Cuba delights hardliners on island But while Trump's policy backtracks on some of President Obama's efforts to engage with the island, key directives will remain in place. "Officially, today, they are rejected". GAESA, a conglomerate run by General Luis Alberto Rodriguez Lopez-Callejas, son-in-law of Cuban President Raul Castro , operates dozens of hotels, tour buses, restaurants and other facilities. [Full Article...]

High winds blow into Omaha area; CWS festivities canceled

The Aggies made it to Omaha by sweeping Davidson in the Super Regional. The curbs were brought in for last month's Berkshire Hathaway stockholders meeting at the nearby CenturyLink Center and they got good reviews. Those three schools have combined to win four national championships beginning in 2004. I am not going out on a limb whatsoever by picking the team that is 54-4 and is on the cusp of ... [Full Article...]

Trump friend says president 'considering' firing special counsel Mueller

Trump friend says president 'considering' firing special counsel Mueller Sam Nunberg, who worked for Trump's presidential campaign, said it "could seem to be a conflict" for Mueller to first interview with the president to be a possible replacement for fired FBI Director James Comey and then days later to be named as the special counsel heading an investigation that could look into Comey's firing. [Full Article...]

Robert Mueller hires 13 lawyers to handle Russian Federation investigation

Robert Mueller hires 13 lawyers to handle Russian Federation investigation Special Counsel Robert Mueller is probing Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible collusion between Trump's associates and Moscow. Moreover, the Senate intelligence committee has already grilled several high-ranking officials - including Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats , National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers and Attorney General Jeff Sessions - about wheth... [Full Article...]

Mueller Hires 13 Attorneys to Join Russia Probe

Today, in another series of furious tweets, it seems Trump has inadvertently confirmed this news. Rosenstein sees no reason at this point to recuse himself , the Justice Department said Friday. But Rosenstein has privately told people at the Justice Department, as ABC News first reported, that he may need to step aside from his role supervising the special-counsel investigation, according t... [Full Article...]


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