• Jury in Cosby sex assault trial stays late
Jury in Cosby sex assault trial stays late

Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele said in his closing argument Monday that the 79-year-old comedian's decade-old statements corroborate Andrea Constand's allegations that he drugged and violated her at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004.

Read more

  • UK to hold inquiry as tower fire claims 17
UK to hold inquiry as tower fire claims 17

Fire safety engineers were stunned at how rapidly the fire spread, engulfing the building in less than an hour in the middle of the night and preventing firefighters from reaching many trapped inside. As part of their response to the disaster , the Government pledged to work with local authorities to rehouse all those left homeless by the blaze...

Read more

  • Baseball game back on after shooting
Baseball game back on after shooting

The shooter was identified as James T Hodgkinson, a 66-year-old home inspector from IL who had several minor run-ins with the law in recent years and belonged to a Facebook group called "Terminate the Republican Party". Scalise has previously played in the congressional game, and in previous years wore a variety of Louisiana jerseys. Vice P...

Read more

  • Britain can stay in European Union but perks will end - Verhofstadt
Britain can stay in European Union but perks will end - Verhofstadt

There is a steady dialogue between the two sides that has never stopped at any point. "We never put timescales on when we expect a deal to be done and I'm not going to start now". Brexit talks to be delayed? Mrs May will seek to finalise an agreement with Mrs Foster and her party in a bid to get backing for her legislative programme in Parliam...

Read more

  • Tory deal may breach Good Friday pact
Tory deal may breach Good Friday pact

The announcement by Andrea Leadsom suggests that Prime Minister Theresa May and the Northern Ireland-based Democratic Unionist Party have struck an agreement or are close to one. What is the timescale and how is it going to work? They are hoping to ramp up the pressure on the region's largest political party to change its stance at a time whe...

Read more

  • 'Blood on Their Hands': 'Alt-right' Blame Media Incitement for Congressman's Shooting
'Blood on Their Hands': 'Alt-right' Blame Media Incitement for Congressman's Shooting

Scott Applewhite). Rep. Mo Brooks, an Alabama Republican, said his colleague "crawled into the outfield, leaving a trail of blood". As a top Republican, Rep. The bullet caused massive bleeding, and damaged bones and internal organs. "How dare they?" retorted Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, pointing to a year of venomous attacks by Republicans inc...

Read more

  • Jeremy Corbyn tells Labour MPs: 'We are now a government in waiting'
Jeremy Corbyn tells Labour MPs: 'We are now a government in waiting'

Having interviewed more than 50,000 people for its latest survey, YouGov now thinks social class - once the great schism in British politics - is no longer as strong a signal of voting intention. And the Conservatives didn't just do badly; they have descended into all-out chaos. "When the election started, I had never heard him talk before".

Read more

  • GOP, Democrats playing ball as Team Scalise
GOP, Democrats playing ball as Team Scalise

Griner, Bailey and a third officer, Henry Cabrera, engaged the gunman nearly immediately, and Alexandria Police officers quickly added support upon arriving at the scene, eventually fatally wounding the alleged gunman, identified by federal law enforcement sources to CNN as James Hodgkinson .

Read more

  • At least 7 dead, 59 injured in China kindergarten blast
At least 7 dead, 59 injured in China kindergarten blast

Horrific images taken after the explosion in Fengxian county in the eastern province of Jiangsu show women sitting on the ground clutching screaming children, surrounded by the dead and wounded. Among those injured, nine were in critical condition. Numerous victims are covered in blood and appear unconscious. The blast is the latest tragedy to ...

Read more

  • Death Toll Climbs to 17 In London Apartment Fire
Death Toll Climbs to 17 In London Apartment Fire

That's why I am today ordering a full public inquiry into this disaster ", she said in a statement . She also said that this blaze was unique and that in her 29 years as a firefighter, she has never encountered a fire like this one: "I've truly never seen that in a high-rise building".

Read more

  • Search for Thai family after London tower block inferno
Search for Thai family after London tower block inferno

Mrs May said it was essential that the "terrible tragedy" is properly investigated , as she pledged to provide "every assistance necessary" to the emergency services and local authority dealing with the aftermath of the blaze. The 60-year-old, who lives nearby, said he called them as the blaze unfolded but they were following instructions to sta...

Read more

  • Putin Invites Comey To Follow Snowden to Russia If Politically Persecuted
Putin Invites Comey To Follow Snowden to Russia If Politically Persecuted

Putin posed this question during an interview Thursday, comparing Comey to someone who copied and leaked classified information from the National Security Agency in 2013 without any authorization. "One security service says that there is a high possibility of Russian interference". One possible explanation, floated recently by cyberpolicy expert ...

Read more

  • Deputy almost run down by suspected drunk driver
Deputy almost run down by suspected drunk driver

The speeding vehicle tore the door off the parked auto and barely missed Smith. The speeding auto ripped the door off the stopped vehicle. Deputies were able to stop the speeding auto. The Sheriff's Office says Smith is grateful her training kicked in and that she's okay. The driver of the moving vehicle was arrested on suspicion of driving und...

Read more

  • Sinn Féin protests to Theresa May over Tory-DUP link
Sinn Féin protests to Theresa May over Tory-DUP link

However, Gove later clarified his comments, adding this would not mean staying within the EU's trading rules, telling the BBC: "We will be outside of the Customs Union as it is understood". "We made it very clear that any package (on restoring power-sharing) that is delivered, there has to be a strong financial package to allow us to deliver good...

Read more

  • Ohio Man Suspected In Five Homicides — George Brinkman
Ohio Man Suspected In Five Homicides — George Brinkman

Suzanne's boyfriend, Scott Plymale , said in the 911 call that Dale Kostar, Taylor's boyfriend, entered the house and saw a body . A responding police officer said the three slain women were cold to the touch, "face down in bed all lying right next to one another", according to a police report obtained by the station.

Read more

  • Probes launched amid grim search for London fire victims
Probes launched amid grim search for London fire victims

Rydon, the construction firm which carried out the refurbishment, said it "met all required building control, fire regulation and health and safety standards". "We need answers now", he said, adding: "We can't afford to wait a number of years". "Every single person that lives in a high rise apartment today is going to be thinking, 'How safe am I?...

Read more

  • Senators press Trump on tapes of Comey visit
Senators press Trump on tapes of Comey visit

Sessions had been scheduled to testify Tuesday before a joint appropriations subcommittee of Congress, but on Saturday he sent letters to the committee chairmen saying that the intelligence committee would be a better forum to answer questions about Russian Federation.

Read more

  • DUP leaders arrive at Downing Street for talks with Theresa May
DUP leaders arrive at Downing Street for talks with Theresa May

Speaking alongside Mr Macron, the PM said: "We have been very clear we want to maintain a close relationship and a close partnership with the European Union and individual member states into the future, including in the areas we've discussed this evening".

Read more

  • Probe Into Baseball Shooting Opens
Probe Into Baseball Shooting Opens

Scott Applewhite). Steve Scalise , R-La., speaks with the media on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, May 17, 2017 in Washington . Hodgkinson wounded four people including House Republican Whip, Steve Scalise . The popular annual GOP-Democrats baseball face-off, which raises money for charity, will go forward as planned Thursday evening and a big crow...

Read more

  • Scalise Still in Critical Condition, Improving After Second Surgery
Scalise Still in Critical Condition, Improving After Second Surgery

President Donald Trump sat by Rep. Steve Scalise's bedside and spoke with the House Majority Whip's family during a visit Wednesday evening to the hospital where Scalise remains in critical condition . The Congressional baseball game is a tradition that dates back to 1909. Brooks, R-Huntsville, said this morning when events like Wednesd...

Read more