• Cosby's fate rests with jury in Pennsylvania sex assault case
Cosby's fate rests with jury in Pennsylvania sex assault case

Constand , now 44, was the prosecution's star witness in the week-long trial in the Philadelphia suburb of Norristown, testifying that Cosby gave her pills that left her unable to respond when he sexually assaulted her. Victims' right groups have said Constand is a flashpoint for a larger cause but that it does not diminish her case. She sued...

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  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions heatedly denies improper Russia contacts
Attorney General Jeff Sessions heatedly denies improper Russia contacts

What happened after former FBI Director James Comey met one-on-one with President Trump in the Oval Office on February 14, Sen. Those calls have escalated since fired FBI Director Comey cryptically told lawmakers last week that the bureau had expected Sessions to recuse himself weeks before he did from the investigation into contacts betwee...

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  • McIlroy returning from another injury at Wisconsin major
McIlroy returning from another injury at Wisconsin major

Which golfers are best suited to hoist the trophy Sunday? "Every hole we've got this", said Na. It's just a matter of managing how many repetitions I put myself through. "It's overwhelming at times, the amount of people that are coming up to me and wishing me luck". "They decline, and I get in on my own merit". He ruptured a tendon in his ankle...

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  • Jeff Sessions to testify before Senate intel committee today
Jeff Sessions to testify before Senate intel committee today

Sessions said that regulation - 28 CFR 45.2 - "states, in effect, that Department employees should not participate in investigations of a campaign if they have served as a campaign advisor". He concluded, "I recuse myself from any investigation into the campaign for president, but I did not recuse myself from defending my honor against scurrilou...

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  • McCain slams Pentagon for Afghan policy delay
McCain slams Pentagon for Afghan policy delay

Dillon Baldridge attached to 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division were gunned down in the latest "green on blue" incident carried out by Afghan troops against USA forces. "And I think the chairman's point is it's very late in the game and the ability for us just institutionally to rewrite a budget to reallocate resources between defense...

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  • Trump responds to Comey's testimony, says, 'No collusion, no obstruction'
Trump responds to Comey's testimony, says, 'No collusion, no obstruction'

Mr Comey told the Senate intelligence committee on Thursday about several one-on-one interactions with the president, during which he said Mr Trump pressed him to show "loyalty". "Whether he obstructed justice remains for the facts to come forward". Trump also twice declined to confirm the existence of White House recordings of the conversa...

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  • Stephen King says President Trump blocked him on Twitter
Stephen King says President Trump blocked him on Twitter

Whether it's the ads on his favorite morning shows or the voices of veterans we've helped to resist his unsafe agenda. this morning, the President of the United States had enough of VoteVets, and he acted on the impulse. Please?If Ivanka Trump had grown up in farm country, like some of us, she'd know her father is reaping exactly what he sowed. ...

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  • No reason to fire special counsel: US Justice Dept
No reason to fire special counsel: US Justice Dept

The Department of Justice appointed the former FBI chief to lead the investigation into Russian Federation following the firing of James Comey by President Trump . They say Mr Trump did not collude with Russian Federation and see the investigation as a politically motivated sham that handicaps Mr Trump's ability to execute his agenda, accordin...

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  • American student released from North Korea prison is reportedly in a coma
American student released from North Korea prison is reportedly in a coma

Mr Warmbier was sentenced to 15 years of hard labour for attempting to steal a propaganda sign from a hotel. Warmbier had tried to snag a propaganda banner on his final night in Pyongyang , and ended up being detained for 17 months. When the Swedes finally got the okay to visit, the North Koreans immediately asked for a meeting with Joe Yun ,...

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  • North Korea releases jailed American student
North Korea releases jailed American student

The State Department says former National Basketball Association star Dennis Rodman , who is visiting North Korea, had nothing to do with the release of a detained American college student. Otto Warmbier (WORM'-bir), who had been serving a 15-year prison term, was freed and evacuated from North Korea on Tuesday, as Rodman arrived in the reclu...

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  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies about Russia
Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies about Russia

Sessions says he was not silent, saying he stressed to Comey the need to be careful about following appropriate policies. Comey's decision to announce past year that Clinton would not be prosecuted over her emails was a "usurpation" of the Justice Department's authority, Sessions said.

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  • Cosby's fate is in the hands of the jury
Cosby's fate is in the hands of the jury

He said Constand told police in her first interview that she had never been alone with Cosby before the alleged attack, but later admitted she had spent time alone with him at his home and at a CT resort. Gianna Constand , the accuser's fiercely protective mother, testified that Cosby apologized over the phone to her and her daughter and off...

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  • Rolling Stone, fraternity agree to settle rape story lawsuit
Rolling Stone, fraternity agree to settle rape story lawsuit

No other terms of the agreement were provided in the fraternity's online announcement of the deal but a spokesman for Phi Kappa Psi, Brian Ellis, confirmed the sum to be paid in return for dismissal of the suit was $1.65 million. She was awarded $ 3 million by a jury in November before Rolling Stone agreed to cut a deal. The University of Virg...

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  • Jury re-watches 2 key videos in police shooting of motorist
Jury re-watches 2 key videos in police shooting of motorist

The patrolman's shouted expletives at his targeted victim and claimed in court that he opened fire because Castile was reaching for a gun. "Castile was responsive and listening to Yanez", Paulsen told jurors Monday. He told the jury "drugs and guns don't mix", and that Castile being stoned contributed to his failing to follow Offier Yanez's comma...

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  • North Korea frees US student held for attempted theft of propaganda poster
North Korea frees US student held for attempted theft of propaganda poster

He was evacuated on Tuesday. On Tuesday, Warmbier was evacuated from North Korea, accompanied by a medical team and a State Department representative. The U.S. government condemned the sentence and accused North Korea of using such American detainees as political pawns. The brutalization and terrorism the North Koreans have put upon Otto and th...

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  • Melania, Barron Trump move into White House
Melania, Barron Trump move into White House

Arguably, her biggest public outing came last month when she and Trump visited the Middle East and Europe on a trip that the White House later praised as a resounding success. Melania's parents had joined them for the short flight from Bedminster, New Jersey, where Trump had spent the weekend at his golf course. Mr Trump has not yet tweeted ab...

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  • Powerball ticket worth $447.8 million is sold in Riverside County
Powerball ticket worth $447.8 million is sold in Riverside County

Saturday's jackpot is the seventh-largest in Powerball's history, according to the California lottery . The winning numbers were: 20, 26, 32, 28, 58, Powerball: 3, according to the statement. Powerball spokesman Randy Miller says the location where the winning ticket was sold was not immediately available. The cash prize would be $273.1 mill...

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  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies on Russia probe, Comey firing
Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies on Russia probe, Comey firing

Sessions in March stepped aside from the federal investigation into contacts between Russian Federation and the presidential campaign after acknowledging that he had met twice a year ago with Kislyak. In March, Sessions recused himself from any investigations into Russia's actions in the 2016 campaign. "Jeff could add a lot of light to it as to...

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  • US President Donald Trump says travel ban ruling comes at 'dangerous time'
US President Donald Trump says travel ban ruling comes at 'dangerous time'

The 9th Circuit largely upheld the Hawaii injunction on Monday. In a letter to the Supreme Court Tuesday, the Department of Justice asked if it could supplement its court briefings given the most recent ruling. "Although the Fourth and Ninth Circuits used different rationales, both courts were clear that there is no justification for this t...

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  • Some Palestinian ex-prisoners in Gaza say their salaries withheld
Some Palestinian ex-prisoners in Gaza say their salaries withheld

Guterres, who has previously slammed critics of Israel as anti-Semites and reaffirmed Jerusalem's Jewish roots, shifted gears by saying the Israeli "occupation" sends "an unmistakable message to generations of Palestinians that their dream of statehood is destined to remain just that, a dream; and to Israelis that their desire for peace, security...

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