• 6 questions the jury has had in the Bill Cosby trial
6 questions the jury has had in the Bill Cosby trial

Prosecutors have suggested he might have given her quaaludes. Deliberations, which have now reached almost 40 hours, are set to resume at 9 a.m. Friday. He also reminded the jury that they can deliberate for as long as they want. Prosecutors would have the option of seeking a retrial if the jury can not reach a verdict.

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  • United Kingdom finance minister refuses to detail Brexit position
United Kingdom finance minister refuses to detail Brexit position

Chancellor Philip Hammond said Britain should prioritise jobs and prosperity and take a "pragmatic" approach as it begins Brexit talks next week. Brexit talks in Brussels on Monday will focus on the status of expats, the UK's "divorce bill" and the Northern Ireland border, rather than on future trade relations with the European Union , i...

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  • Donald Trump's new Cuba policy: Dreams dashed for Americans visiting Caribbean island
Donald Trump's new Cuba policy: Dreams dashed for Americans visiting Caribbean island

President Donald Trump arrives at the White House in Washington , Friday, June 16, 2017, after speaking about Cuba policy in Miami . The Trump administration says it is changing the policy of the USA toward Cuba by limiting the amount of money that might go toward the Cuban military, restricting American tourism there and reaffirming th...

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  • Mike Pence hired former Attorney General to represent him in Russian Federation investigation
Mike Pence hired former Attorney General to represent him in Russian Federation investigation

President Donald Trump last month named Marc Kasowitz , a New York-based trial lawyer, as his private attorney for the Russian Federation investigation. Thanks for your continued support. . Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats spent more than three hours in a closed session with the Senate Intelligence Committee, just days after he re...

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  • Facing competing Brexit demands, PM May nears deal with Northern Irish 'kingmakers'
Facing competing Brexit demands, PM May nears deal with Northern Irish 'kingmakers'

Macron said the door was "always open" for Britain to remain in the European Union as long as the negotiations on Brexit have not finished. British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative party resumed talks on a deal to prop up her minority government yesterday as she faced a battle over her Brexit strategy just days before European Unio...

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  • Cuba Blasts Trump's Policy Speech as 'Hostile Rhetoric' That 'Reverts' Progress
Cuba Blasts Trump's Policy Speech as 'Hostile Rhetoric' That 'Reverts' Progress

USA president Donald Trump has thrust America and Cuba back on a path towards open hostility with a blistering denunciation of the island's communist government. However, individual "people-to-people" trips by Americans to Cuba , allowed by Obama for the first time in decades, will again be prohibited. The Cuban News Agency said Trump took "a ...

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  • Cosby tweets thanks, defense demands mistrial over impasse
Cosby tweets thanks, defense demands mistrial over impasse

Andrea Constand exits the courtroom during jury deliberations in Bill Cosby's his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Benedict Morelli, a prominent trial attorney who represented Tracy Morgan in the case against Wal-Mart, told Business Insider that the fact that the jurors aske...

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  • DAG Rosenstein Considering Recusal from Russia Investigation
DAG Rosenstein Considering Recusal from Russia Investigation

Carson was asked if he believed Mueller could be fair following the President's tweets calling the probe into alleged collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation "a witch hunt". That left Rosenstein in charge of the Russian Federation probe. In another tweet earlier yesterday, Trump writes, "After 7 months of investigations & committee ...

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  • President Trump to Announce New Cuba Policy
President Trump to Announce New Cuba Policy

According to the Guardian , under President Trump's plans, diplomatic relations with Cuba will remain in place , and so will commercial flights to the country. The US embassy that was closed in 1961 reopened in Havana. USA airlines and cruise ships will still be allowed to serve the island 90 miles south of Florida.

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  • UK election throws up wider array of Brexit alternatives
UK election throws up wider array of Brexit alternatives

The negotiations will be headed by the Commission's team on the European Union side, but the Council's working group made up of diplomats from the 27 member states would be on-call for feedback. Hammond said his presence at the EU finance ministers' meeting was "a sign of our commitment to being close partners with the European Union after we've ...

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  • United States accuses Chinese firm of money-laundering
United States accuses Chinese firm of money-laundering

The complaint released Thursday accuses Mingzheng International Trading of secretly moving funds to North Korea's state-owned foreign trade bank through the US financial system back in 2015. Mingzheng International Trading Limited has not commented. There is no phone listing in Shenyang for Mingzheng International Trading. It described the ba...

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  • More than 20 dead from forest fires in central Portugal
More than 20 dead from forest fires in central Portugal

Interior Ministry official Jorge Gomes said 16 people died in their cars on a road between the towns of Figueiro dos Vinhos and Castanheira de Pera and three people died from smoke inhalation in Figueiro dos Vinhos. President Marcelo Rebelo went to the Leiria region to meet families of the victims, "sharing their pain in the name of all the ...

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  • Father of German reunification, Helmut Kohl, dies aged 87
Father of German reunification, Helmut Kohl, dies aged 87

But, Kohl gained the support of both the Soviet Union and the US and by October 1990, West and East were once more a single country for the first time since the end of WWII, and Helmut Kohl was the leader of the Unified Germany. The party leaders hinted that Kohl's tenure was more productive than his successors Gerhard Schröder and Merkel. US...

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  • Schlapp Questions 'Problematic' Hirings of Lawyers for Mueller's Trump-Russia Probe
Schlapp Questions 'Problematic' Hirings of Lawyers for Mueller's Trump-Russia Probe

The Post's information on Coats is based on anonymous sources who claimed Trump asked Coats whether he could ask Comey to back off the FBI's focus on Flynn. As counter-programming to the Russian Federation narrative consuming the White House, Jared Kushner's Office of American Innovation has been talking up "Infrastructure Week" and "Workforce...

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  • US President says no proof on 'collusion' with Russians
US President says no proof on 'collusion' with Russians

The investigation regarding obstruction-of-justice began in the days following Trump's firing of Comey on May 9 and before Mueller's appointment as the special counsel, according to the people associated with the matter. Dianne Feinstein of California, the ranking Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, said she was "growing increasingly concerned...

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  • Gunman who shot US Congressman had a hit list
Gunman who shot US Congressman had a hit list

Ticket sales picked up after Wednesday's shooting, eventually setting an attendance record, the organizers said , as attendees such as Alexander Hilten, 16, of Arlington, Virginia, made a decision to come to the game for the first time . Matt Golin, who lives about a half mile from where the shooting happened in Alexandria, chose to come to his f...

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  • Play ball! GOP, Democrats battle as one - Team Scalise
Play ball! GOP, Democrats battle as one - Team Scalise

Sava estimates there are hundreds of bullet fragments in Scalise's pelvis and says doctors don't intend to try to remove them all, as that could cause more harm than good . Predicting when the congressman would be released from the hospital was hard, the doctor said, adding that "he will require a period of healing and of rehabilitation".

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  • Special Counsel Robert Mueller Is Reportedly Probing Jared Kushner's Business Dealings
Special Counsel Robert Mueller Is Reportedly Probing Jared Kushner's Business Dealings

Gorkov's state-owned bank Vnesheconombank (VEB) has been under USA sanctions since 2014. Questions of conflicts of interest are typically a matter of "self-regulation", rather than Justice Department regulations, said Jonathan Turley , a public policy law expert at George Washington University.

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  • Trump says he is under investigation in Russian Federation inquiry
Trump says he is under investigation in Russian Federation inquiry

Trump's young presidency has been battered by allegations - under investigation both by Congress and the FBI - that Russian Federation interfered to sway the 2016 election in his favor, in possible collusion with Trump's campaign team. Friday's tweets are the latest in a week of angry social media responses by the president over a report by The Wa...

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  • Schiff: 'Useless' for Trump to Fire Mueller
Schiff: 'Useless' for Trump to Fire Mueller

A day before former FBI Director Robert Mueller accepted the appointment to be the special counsel probing Russian meddling in the presidential election, President Trump met with him to talk about taking another turn as FBI director.

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