• At impasse, Bill Cosby jury tests patience of judge, defence
At impasse, Bill Cosby jury tests patience of judge, defence

He says he sees "nothing but hard work, dedication, fidelity" to their oath. He adds "tonight, just rest". He says it was consensual. Bill Cosby's defense team is asking again for a mistrial, more than 50 hours into jury deliberations in his suburban Philadelphia sexual assault case.

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  • Queen Elizabeth and Prince William Comfort Survivors of the Grenfell Tower Disaster
Queen Elizabeth and Prince William Comfort Survivors of the Grenfell Tower Disaster

Locals yelled questions at Mayor Sadiq Khan as he walked through the west London neighbourhood where the 24-storey Grenfell Tower went up in flames early on Wednesday. While the deadly blaze at the Grenfell Tower in north Kensington has prompted an outpouring of generosity, it has also unleashed fury at the authorities as the charred towe...

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  • Trump changes landmark Obama-era Cuba policy
Trump changes landmark Obama-era Cuba policy

But, facing pressure from US businesses and even some fellow Republicans to avoid turning back the clock completely in relations with Cuba , the president chose to leave intact some of his Democratic predecessor's steps towards normalization.

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  • At least 30 dead in London tower fire
At least 30 dead in London tower fire

The protesters barged their way through an automatic door at and sought to gain entry to an upper floor. The protesters scuffled with security guards in the lobby of the building. Like many other residents she has spent the days following the fire living in temporary shelters with minimal sleep, printing and distributing posters wherever she can.

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  • Trump confirms he is under investigation in Russia inquiry
Trump confirms he is under investigation in Russia inquiry

The special counsel overseeing the investigation into Russian election meddling and any ties between Russia and the Trump campaign is reviewing whether President Trump tried to obstruct justice, according to a report published Wednesday night in The Washington Post that cited unnamed officials.

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  • Amal and George Clooney have twins
Amal and George Clooney have twins

The actor and his lawyer wife welcomed a baby boy and a baby girl on Tuesday and they've named them Alexander and Ella , a rep for the couple has confirmed . "I have no advice because his wife is Lebanese like me and I know his mother-in-law and his sister-in-law and I know those kids can not be in better hands", Salma Hayek told PEOPLE .

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  • Trump announces new Cuba policy to cut United States business, tourism
Trump announces new Cuba policy to cut United States business, tourism

Still, Cuba said it is willing to continue "respectful dialogue" with on topics of mutual interest. The Arizona Republican says any policy change "that diminishes the ability of Americans to travel freely to Cuba is not in the best interests of the United States or the Cuban people".

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  • Greens at Erin Hills starting to firm up
Greens at Erin Hills starting to firm up

He was a long shot to make the cut on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) after opening with a 79, his worst score ever in a US Open, and he removed any suspense when he hit a wedge over the green at No. The Washington Ozaukee Public Health Department says the water line taps into a well near hole 12 and there's no evidence other water stations were aff...

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  • Gunman's Widow Hadn't Spoken With Him Before He left Home
Gunman's Widow Hadn't Spoken With Him Before He left Home

The wife of Virginia gunman James Hodgkinson who targeted a Republican party baseball practice match on Wednesday and critically injured GOP congressman Steve Scalise has spoken publicly for the first time about the shooting , telling reporters: "I can't believe he did this".

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  • Trump's Personal Lawyer Hires Own Lawyer for Russia Probe
Trump's Personal Lawyer Hires Own Lawyer for Russia Probe

In a series of tweets, Tur reveals Cohen has retained Washington DC lawyer, Stephen Ryan, and that he will testify in front of the House Intelligence Committee on September 5th. As TPM has reported , he has extensive business ties to immigrants from former Soviet republics living in the US and earlier this year helped deliver a Ukrainian lawmaker'...

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  • Armie Hammer says
Armie Hammer says "Cars 3" gig was "a lot of fun"

Photo Credit: Walt Disney Pictures. In their heyday, the Pixar folks made movies like Monsters, Inc . Storm is barely in the film, registering as little more than a retake of McQueen in the first movie. Cars 3 , much like the first film, works in spite of its flaws. Recommended Format: Although I didn't see it in 3D, I'd be comfortable re...

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  • Conspiracy theorist vows to release full Kelly interview
Conspiracy theorist vows to release full Kelly interview

Many people, including parents of the Sandy Hook victims, are furious that Kelly is giving Jones a major platform. But NBC has held its ground, arguing that Jones , for all of his moral and ethical deficiencies, is a newsmaker worthy of primetime coverage.

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  • List of Republican congressmen found with baseball practice shooter
List of Republican congressmen found with baseball practice shooter

None of the victims injured in the attack were on the list, the law enforcement source said. Investigators studying Wednesday's attack at a suburban Virginia park said Thursday that Hodgkinson had obtained his rifle and handgun from licensed firearms dealers.

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  • Rep. Steve Scalise undergoes a third surgery after Alexandria shooting
Rep. Steve Scalise undergoes a third surgery after Alexandria shooting

Steve Scalise , the House majority whip, lay bleeding on the field, we recalled the police officers who ran into the Pulse night club to end Omar Mateen's rampage in Orlando. Scalise , who was standing at the second base plate, was struck by gunfire and collapsed. Press Secretary Sean Spicer told pool reporters that Trump and First Lady Me...

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  • Coroner releases results of Carrie Fisher death inquiry
Coroner releases results of Carrie Fisher death inquiry

However, they were unable to determine which of those "other factors" directly caused her death. Fisher passed away at age 60 on December 27 at UCLA Medical Center, after suffering a medical emergency on a flight from London to Los Angeles International Airport.

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  • Celtics and 76ers discussing deal for top pick
Celtics and 76ers discussing deal for top pick

Financial terms of Fultz's deal were undisclosed. The Celts finished the regular season with a 53-29 mark, which was two games better than both the Cleveland Cavaliers and Toronto Raptors. For one, moving away from Fultz and toward Jackson would signal that the Celtics are intending to keep Isaiah Thomas , a free agent next summer, for the long ...

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  • Annual Congressional baseball game brings unity after shooting
Annual Congressional baseball game brings unity after shooting

The Democratic and Republican congressional baseball teams proceeded with their annual game to benefit charity Thursday night under the lights at Nationals Park in Washington , D.C., only 36 hours after a shooter unleashed gunfire at a GOP team practice.

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  • Doctors: Scalise remains critical, but 'excellent recovery' possible
Doctors: Scalise remains critical, but 'excellent recovery' possible

Although he remains in critical condition, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise stands a good chance for an "excellent" recovery after being shot at a charity baseball practice outside Washington this week. Scalise was hit as a gunman sprayed bullets into a GOP congressional baseball practice outside Washington D.C. The fact that his injuries brought ...

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  • Mueller examining Trump obstruction
Mueller examining Trump obstruction

Officials said one of the exchanges of potential interest to Mueller took place on March 22, less than a week after Coats was confirmed by the Senate to serve as the nation's top intelligence official. Also Wednesday, Senate judiciary chairman Charles Grassley said his panel will investigate the removal of former FBI director James Comey and ...

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  • Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation
Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation

Onlookers have assumed that any obstruction was meant to prevent evidence of "collusion" or Russian infiltration of Trump's campaign from surfacing. "Nice", Trump wrote in his first tweet. Mueller will interview Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats, National Security Agency chief Mike Rogers and Rogers' former deputy Richard Ledgett in th...

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