• Cosby lawyers fighting civil suits by 10 women
Cosby lawyers fighting civil suits by 10 women

Cosby's spokesman, Andrew Wyatt, told reporters that the trial's outcome had "restored" his client's legacy. Cosby faced three charges of aggravated indecent assault. Cosby broke barriers as the first black actor to star in a network show, I Spy, in the 1960s and created the top-ranked Cosby Show two decades later, starring as kindly Dr.

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  • After jury deadlocks, Bill Cosby faces 2nd sex assault trial
After jury deadlocks, Bill Cosby faces 2nd sex assault trial

Cosby has denied all of the women's claims, saying that any sexual encounters were consensual. Prosecutors reopened a criminal probe and filed charges in 2015 after Cosby's deposition in the woman's 2005 lawsuit was unsealed, and they realized the 12-year statute of limitations for felony sexual assault had not yet expired.

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  • Protests Over Yanez Verdict Expected to Continue Sunday
Protests Over Yanez Verdict Expected to Continue Sunday

The police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile, the black motorist whose girlfriend streamed the immediate aftermath of the shooting live on Facebook, was on Friday acquitted of all charges. She says those arrested were booked at Ramsey County Jail on charges including being a pedestrian on the busy freeway. But no video existed of exactl...

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  • WaPo: Special Counsel Looking At Jared Kushner's Business Activities
WaPo: Special Counsel Looking At Jared Kushner's Business Activities

That's the logical inference from the president's tweet Friday morning asserting that he's being investigated for firing FBI Director James Comey by the person who told him to fire Comey, namely Rosenstein. A Justice Department official - who declined to speak on the record - told CNN that the White House didn't order Rosenstein's state...

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  • Trump transition, campaign told to keep Russia-related documents
Trump transition, campaign told to keep Russia-related documents

The president, for his part, has denied any collusion between members of his campaign and Russian agents looking to interfere with the election. Trump took to his Twitter account Thursday morning to denounce the report. "It would be standard practice for the special counsel to examine financial records to look for anything related to Russian Fe...

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  • No confirmation on Beyonce twins
No confirmation on Beyonce twins

Neither Beyonce , one of the world's most popular singers, nor her husband, the rap star and entrepreneur Jay Z , has made any announcement about the birth. Former President Barack Obama appeared in a video to mark Jay Z's induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame during a ceremony in NY on Thursday night and seemed to reveal the gender of th...

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  • 'Congress should intervene': Gingrich airs his, Trump's concerns about Robert Mueller
'Congress should intervene': Gingrich airs his, Trump's concerns about Robert Mueller

For now, the staff has prevailed. Mueller's inquiry may also now include questions about whether Trump tried to influence the FBI investigation. Marc Kasowitz, the president's personal attorney, said Comey should be investigated for leaking what he called "privileged" communications with Trump.

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  • Blumenthal to host 'emergency hearing' on health care overhaul
Blumenthal to host 'emergency hearing' on health care overhaul

The Congressional Budget Office also estimated that 23 million more Americans would be without insurance in 2026 compared to the current baseline. The fact that they don't want us to know what they are up to tells us all we need to know. John Kasich (R), Montana Gov. Steve Bullock (D), Nevada Gov.

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  • Scalise undergoes surgery Saturday, shows 'signs of improvement'
Scalise undergoes surgery Saturday, shows 'signs of improvement'

Scalise had been awake immediately after the shooting, Sava said, but had gone into shock by the time he arrived at the hospital. He has become more responsive and was able to speak with loved ones. Police congregate near the home of shooter James Hodgkinson in Illinois, US. Also suffering relatively minor injuries were two Capitol Police officer...

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  • Celtics, 76ers Agree on Trade for No. 1 Pick
Celtics, 76ers Agree on Trade for No. 1 Pick

Per Jake Fischer of Sports Illustrated, the Sixers were actively pursuing J.J. Redick prior to their trade with the Celtics and the expectation is that their interest will pick up as the offseason progresses. 3 as well. Thomas will be an unrestricted free agent after next season, and could command a max contract worth upwards of $200 millio...

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  • US Special Counsel in Russia Probe Examining Kushner's Finances
US Special Counsel in Russia Probe Examining Kushner's Finances

If Rosenstein recuses himself from oversight of the special counsel investigation, that role would fall to the Justice Department's No. 3 official, newly confirmed Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand. U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, a Democrat from California, said she is becoming "increasingly concerned" that Trump will terminate both Mueller an...

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  • Polygamist sect leader arrested near South Dakota-Nebraska border
Polygamist sect leader arrested near South Dakota-Nebraska border

His initial court appearance was scheduled for Thursday afternoon. This indictment is about fraud, ' U.S. Attorney John W. Huber said in a statement. He and 10 other members of his group are accused of converting millions of dollars from the federal assistance program into cash. The government also alleges that the Jeffs brothers and others l...

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  • Trump Signs Executive Order Expanding Apprenticeship Opportunities
Trump Signs Executive Order Expanding Apprenticeship Opportunities

The order creates a task force to recommend ways to promote apprenticeships and require all federal agencies to evaluate their training programs - one official said that was "43 separate work force programs that are spread across 13 agencies that total $16.7 billion a year" - and consider how to consolidate the programs.

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  • Most doubt Trump's respect for institutions
Most doubt Trump's respect for institutions

Overall, 64 per cent disapprove and just 35 per cent approve of his job performance . "What's striking is that Republicans in Texas are warming to Trump even though they have reservations about his temperament and character". Republicans in Texas are still satisfied, with 66 percent saying Trump is honest and trustworthy and 80 percent saying he's...

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  • Schumer Tells 'Mitch': Come To All-Senators Meeting To Discuss Health Bill
Schumer Tells 'Mitch': Come To All-Senators Meeting To Discuss Health Bill

Schumer, New York Democrat , wrote to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell . The governors implore the leaders to focus on stabilizing the individual insurance markets, give states flexibility and ensure affordable cover. For McConnell, it's more important to pass a bill than for it to be a good bill. "I don't know", Murkowski told Vox'...

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  • U.S. president confirms he is under FBI investigation
U.S. president confirms he is under FBI investigation

ABC News reported on Friday that Rosenstein has privately said he may need to recuse himself from matters relating to the Russian Federation probe, given that he could become a potential witness in the investigation . The White House initially claimed that Rosenstein's memo contributed to Trump's decision to fire Comey. One White Ho...

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  • Scalise upgraded to serious condition after more surgery
Scalise upgraded to serious condition after more surgery

The Republicans had been holding early morning practices for weeks at the Alexandria, Va., field for the annual baseball game on Thursday against Democratic lawmakers. Mika, a MI native, was one of five people shot when a gunman opened fire Wednesday as the Republican team practiced in Alexandria, Virginia. If Scalise did not suffer nerve damage ...

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  • Lobbyist Shot at Baseball Field Expected to Make Full Recovery
Lobbyist Shot at Baseball Field Expected to Make Full Recovery

Scalise, who has had two surgeries, will need additional operations and will be in the hospital for "a considerable period of time, presumably weeks", Sava said . When Dr. Sava explained the extent of Scalise's injuries, however, the full nature of what the congressman suffered became apparent. The FBI said it was investigating the shooter's "ac...

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  • Condition of Congressman shot in Virginia raised to 'serious' from 'critical'
Condition of Congressman shot in Virginia raised to 'serious' from 'critical'

He said doctors have turned down Scalise's sedation levels enough that he has been able to respond to visiting family members. Now, doctors are "encouraged in the improvement in his condition in the last 36 hours", Sava said. Brooks said the list was short and the other names he was told of were also GOP congressmen. Ms Griner remains in hosp...

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  • Halfway through June, still no GOP health bill in Senate
Halfway through June, still no GOP health bill in Senate

Activists must understand that they have less time to save the Affordable Care Act than they might think. The CBO's assessment will help determine which taxes the Senate needs in order to pay for its replacement bill. Murkowski's state depends heavily on the ACA's expansion of Medicaid , which the House bill would eliminate. While a core g...

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