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Cosby lawyers accuse Andrea Constand of lying to police

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Cosby has been accused of assault by dozens of women, but the charges in this trial deal exclusively with Constand's accusations. The 79-year-old Cosby could spend the rest of his life in prison if convicted. and I felt Mr. Cosby's hand groping my breasts under my shirt. "I wanted him to stop". Agrusa also questioned why Constand allowed herself to be alone with Cosby after the comedian had made advances on two occasions - touching her thigh one time and trying to open her trousers ... Read More »

May orders probe into London tower fire; toll rises to 17

Some people jumped to their deaths rather than face the flames, and witnesses reported seeing small children thrown from the tower by their families in a desperate bid to survive. In addition to those killed, ambulance crews took 74 people to hospitals after the fire . Thirty-seven people are still receiving treatment in hospitals across London , with 17 still in a critical condition. Read More »

Funeral fund raises thousands for Syrian refugee killed in London fire

It looks like it's been bombed, ironically like the burnt out shells of buildings in many war-ravaged and abandoned buildings in Syria where Mohammed Alhajali came from. It called for a "thorough investigation" into building regulations, adding: "Mohammed came to this country for safety and the United Kingdom failed to protect him". Read More »

Amazon buys Whole Foods in $13.7 billion deal

The Whole Foods acquisition was masterminded by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. The deal will still have to pass regulatory and shareholder approval, but is expected to be completed in the second half of 2017. TheFinancial Times said the deal significantly ramps up Amazon's bid to disrupt the U.S. grocery industry, where its presence has been growing over the last few years. Read More »

VP Pence hires personal lawyer to respond to Russian Federation probe: aide

The obstruction of justice investigation into Trump began days after Comey was sacked on May 9, according to people familiar with the matter, the Washington Post said. Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., right, chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Va., left, listen as Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence about his role in the firing of FBI Director James Comey and the investigation into ... Read More »

Brexit talks with European Commission to begin on Monday

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The DUP leader, Arlene Foster, said she hoped to shake hands "sooner rather than later". A DUP spokesman told AFP there had been a break in the talks due to parliamentary business. "There's a lot of anxiety", Sinn Fein MP Michelle Glidernew told. But former Tory PM Sir John Major warned the political price could be even higher , saying it risks destroying the fragile Northern Ireland peace process. Read More »

Border Patrol raids aid camp, arrests 4 men from Mexico

CBP has always been aware of the encampment. Officials say it's impossible to carry enough water to survive a desert crossing in that heat. On Thursday, temperatures in the area soared above 105 degrees. The men were tracked to the camp near Aravaca but agents were unable to find evidence the individuals had left the camp, according to Border Patrol. "In the last four years we have had a written agreement that states that the Border Patrol will respect global Red Cross standards in allowing ... Read More »

Theresa May criticised for not meeting fire survivors on Grenfell Tower visit

Speaking after visiting the site of the devastating fire in London's North Kensington area, May said she wanted to make sure "this bad tragedy is properly investigated ". Volunteers in Glasgow - 550 kilometres (350 miles) away - sent a truck laden with nappies and other supplies. She also paid tribute to the bravery of firefighters who risked their lives to save others. Read More »

Apple works hard to make developers happy - and that means new hardware

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IOS 11 is now going through developer testing and, while we expect Apple to add features closer to the launch of its new iPhones, it has already highlighted some of the big changes you can expect. The improved MacBooks and MacBook Pros are on sale now The rest of the iMac family is also being updated, with Intel's faster and more efficient Kaby Lake processors at their heart. Read More »

Abuse of power, not obstruction, should keep Trump's legal team on edge

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On Trump's plane ride home after a trip to Wisconsin, Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters he "has no intention" of firing Mueller, even though she maintained that "the president has the right to". After Comey's testimony, Trump said he had been vindicated because his former FBI director confirmed telling Trump on three occasions that he was not under investigation. Read More »

The Special Counsel Turns to Trump, Investigates him for Russia Collusion

Comey would not say in his testimony last week whether he thought the president sought to obstruct justice but added it would be up to special counsel Mueller "to sort that out". In a series of tweets that started just before 8 a.m., Trump once again denied any collusion with Russian hackers during the 2016 election . Already, the Trump administration has responded. Read More »

Justin Trudeau dit non à une taxe sur l'internet

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Trudeau réagissait à un rapport déposé jeudi matin par le Comité permanent du patrimoine canadien, formé en majorité de députés libéraux. "On s'est fait élire il y a un peu plus d'un an et demi sur une promesse de baisser les impôts pour la classe moyenne (.) On va continuer à chercher des façons de baisser les impôts pour la classe moyenne". Read More »

Congress Seeks Normalcy, Heads Back to Work Day After Shooting

He says, "They ran right into the fire" and saved a lot of lives. Scalise is still in critical condition , and he is expected to undergo further surgery in order to address his internal injuries. In the history of the contest, Republicans and Democrats each have won 39 games with one tie. "The Congressional Baseball Game has never been about Republicans against Democrats", said Rep. Read More »

Pakistan victory sets up Champions Trophy semi-final against England

We really bowled well. They compiled an unbroken eighth-wicket partnership of 75, with Sarfraz hitting an unbeaten 61 and Amir undefeated on 28, to leave Sri Lanka crestfallen and reflecting ruefully on dropping Sarfraz twice in quick succession as the Pool B contest reached a thrilling conclusion. Read More »

IO Interactive Keeps Hitman And Goes Independent

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Square Enix was done with IO Interactive , and was attempting to sell off the studio. While the two settled their divorce, IO was forced to make layoffs in order to secure its future. Then later in May, the publisher said in a financial briefing document that it wants the series to "carry on" , although how exactly this would be accomplished was not made clear. Read More »

Trump cries 'witch hunt' amid Russia probe

He is reportedly interviewing three top intelligence officials - Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats , National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers and retired deputy NSA director Richard Ledgett - as part of the probe as early as this week. Read More »

FIFA targets gay slurs by Chile, Mexico fans in Russia

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Formerly known as the Intercontinental Championship or the King Fahd Cup, the Confederations Cup is an global competition that began in 1992 and is played only by men's national teams. The Aston Villa midfielder pulled up sore after Australia's 3-2 World Cup qualifying win over Saudi Arabia last week and has been replaced by Austria-based midfielder James Jeggo. Read More »

School yearbook to be reissued with pro-Trump photos

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The new yearbooks will be available in about two weeks, Dyer said. Friday was the district's last day of the school year. Nothing in the high school's dress code would prevent a student from expressing political views and support for a candidate through appropriate clothing, Dyer said last week. Read More »

US student freed from N. Korea has severe brain injury

Dr Daniel Kanter, professor of neurology and director of the Neurocritical Care Program at the University of Cincinnati Medical Centre, said Otto Warmbier's condition is best described as " unresponsive wakefulness ". "That's what we're seeing is this removal". Otto Warmbier went to North Korea as a bright-eyed 21-year-old student looking for adventure. On his last night there, he apparently tried to remove a large propaganda sign. Read More »