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Boris Johnson denies plot to topple May after UK election


At the time of writing, it appears that the Conservatives have struck a non-formal deal with the Democratic Unionist Party (the largest Northern Irish party, which supports Brexit) to allow Theresa May to continue as prime minister in a minority government. Read More »

New Sphero Spider Man Toy Launched

I left that demonstration full of excitement and hope for Spider-Man. The Verge likened the toy to "a camp counselor at a bonfire". Look out! Here come our seven favourite things about Spider-Man so far. That this is not a beginner's Spider-Man, a Spider-Man who's been at this for eight years now and is a master at his craft. The infrared sensor enables the toy to enter "guard mode" to warn users if someone enters their room. Read More »

Ethics office releases 98 pages of Trump financial records


The initiation fee for Mar-A-Lago doubled after Trump became president, from $100,000 to $200,000. After taking office, Trump opted against Office of Government Ethics recommendations that he divest his holdings. Trump broke a modern precedent when he refused to release his tax returns during both his campaign and presidency so far. The report suggests that Trump's main source of income since the beginning of 2016 up until now arrived from his real estate empire. Read More »

Keshia Knight Pulliam Would Be 'Disappointed' if Cosby Found Guilty, But…

Now the case has finally come to trial and is in the deliberation stage. The prosecution leaned on Cosby's words in the 2005 deposition, in which he admitted obtaining sedatives with a view to having sex. Right how, we can be sure the jury is evaluating the credibility of the complaining witness. Agrusa pressed Constand about her inconsistent statements to police: she first said the assault took place at Cosby's house after a dinner at a restaurant with some high school students in March ... Read More »

No plan to sack Russian Federation probe head Robert Mueller: US justice official

Mueller was named special counsel a week after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey , who had been handling the Russian probe. Gingrich's comments followed Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday, in which he told lawmakers that he had instructed a friend to share an unclassified memo of an interaction between him and President Trump with a reporter. Read More »

Watergate saga should tell Trump firing Mueller won't help him

Sessions lent his support to the special counsel, Robert Mueller , who is now in charge of the Justice Department's Russian Federation investigation. Ruddy was at the White House Monday to meet with White House aides, but did not speak with the president, Press Secretary Sean Spicer said. "Mr". Read More »

As Brexit talks loom, May scrambles for deal to stay in power

After touring the wrecked and fire-blackened apartment block and ordering an inquiry, May returned to talks to try to seal a deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to secure the backing of their 10 lawmakers in parliament to help her pass laws and govern as Britain starts talks to leave the EU. Read More »

McBryde happy youthful Wales will develop after Tonga win


Wales coach Robyn McBryde says he's waiting for the phone call from Warren Gatland to tell him which players he's bringing into the Lions squad, one of whom could be Gareth Anscombe. On his first worldwide start, fly-half Sam Davies ended the game with 12 points, Cuthbert's impressive try the stand-out moment of a game in which both sides made errors. Read More »

Mistrial Declared In Bill Cosby's Trial As Jury Deadlocks

On behalf of Andrea Constand and ourselves, we would like to thank the dedicated individuals of the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office in particular Kevin Steele , Kristen Feden and Stewart Ryan and the many police officers and detectives who worked on this case, in particular Rich Schaffer, Jim Reape and Mike Shade. Read More »

Cosby side declares victory, goes on attack

Following the declaration of a mistrial in Bill Cosby's indecent assault trial, his wife, Camille Cosby , issued a fiery statement on Saturday slamming the judge , prosecutors and the media. Cosby told investigators in Pennsylvania that he gave Constand Benadryl and that the encounter was consensual. "What we've got now is jurors trying to overcome the will of other jurors by recapping the entire trial", McMonagle said. Read More »

After winning a Tony, Bette Midler offers tearful thanks to Hawaii teachers

The top prizes for leading actor and actress in a play went to Present Laughter actor Kevin Kline and A Doll's House, Part 2's Laurie Metcalf , who beat Cate Blanchett. While the rest of the four-person cast was nominated, she was the only victor. Unlike a year ago, when " Hamilton " dominated the show and won 11 Tonys, the wealth was spread out this time . Read More »

1 dead, 11 injured by explosion in upscale Colombia mall

Enrique Penalosa , the mayor of Bogota , Colombia, called the incident, which appears to have taken place on the second floor of Centro Comercial Andino, a " cowardly terrorist attack ". Some analysts attribute an uptick in violence in Colombian cities to the group's desire to wrest concessions from the government at the negotiating table. Read More »

Reaction To Cosby Case

Bill Cosby's attorney, Martin Singer, also accused Janice Dickson, a reality TV star and model, of being a liar. Prosecutors have said they will bring a fresh trial after the judge halted the current case by declaring it a mistrial. She called the judge overtly arrogant and collaborating with the district attorney. She claims that when Cosby and his lawyers called her a liar, it was defaming. Read More »

Le groupe Etat islamique revendique l'assassinat d'une policière — Israël

Lors de l'une de ces attaques, deux assaillants ont été visés par des tirs de la police après qu'ils eurent ouvert le feu et tenté de poignarder des policiers. Le ministère israélien des Affaires étrangères et l'ambassade d'Israël à Londres ont adressé samedi un courrier à la BBC, pour contester sa couverture de l'attentat perpétré vendredi soir à Jérusalem où une policière israélienne a trouvé la mort. Read More »

Two London Transit Lines Suspended Near Site of Deadly Fire

The Met police have confirmed that 30 people died in the fire and scores more are still missing. The latest figure included the previously released number of 30 deaths in the catastrophe in North Kensington early Wednesday. BBC Newsnight reports that the type of cladding on the outside of Grenfell Tower, installed in 2015 during a refurbishment, had a polyethylene - or plastic - core, instead of a more fireproof alternative with a mineral core. Read More »

19 morts dans un feu de forêt au Portugal


D'après le secrétaire d'Etat, les flammes se sont propagées "avec beaucoup de violence" et "de façon inexplicable", évoluant alors sur quatre fronts. Jorge Gomes, le secrétaire d'Etat pour les Affaires intérieures, a déclaré que le président du pays Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa s'était mis en route pour se rendre sur le lieu de la tragédie. Read More »

US Navy Destroyer Collides With Merchant Vessel Near Japan


Those rules leave vessels little room to maneuver, as turning away from one ship could place a vessel at risk of an even more serious incident with another, Schuster said. destroyer vulnerable in the collision, Schuster said. Several Japanese and USA boats and aircraft have been deployed, with the search continuing into the night. Read More »

Trump Keeps Railing at Russia Probe; Kushner Deals Reportedly Draw Scrutiny

California Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Trump's tweets are sending a message "that he believes the rule of law doesn't apply to him and that anyone who thinks otherwise will be fired". That report had quoted "officials familiar with the matter" and was based on anonymous sources who weren't "authorised to speak". The emergence of the obstruction of justice inquiry may make it harder for Trump to have Mueller removed. Read More »

Kevin Hart gives props to NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant

Bob Myers has done a tremendous job of elevating himself as one of the best executives in the history of the game through his impeccable drafting ability. He can score, has great court vision, defends and maybe more than anything else, is everything you want in a leader. Green addressed the super team chatter while addressing the crowd just days after Cleveland's LeBron James - who played with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in Miami - referenced that he had never played on a super team. Read More »

London highrise fire: 58 missing, presumed dead, police say


Commander Cundy said: " The time it is going to take us to undertake the search and recovery operation is going to be significant". The death toll from the London fire stands at 30, and is still climbing. May chaired a government task force on the disaster before meeting survivors. "It really devastated me", he said. He said that feeling of being ignored is a source of much "deep frustration", and told how people have been left feeling "that decisions are taken about their lives and ... Read More »

50-Acre Brush Fire Breaks Out In Banning


By 12:45 had grown to 50 acres and was being fought by 130 firefighters with the help of 14 engine companies, a helicopter, two air tankers and other equipment. Incident commanders were requesting additional aircraft, Hawkins said. This story is developing. The Banning Bench is an elevated area in the foothills above the city. Read More »

Palestinian attackers killed after stabbing Israeli officer

Israel is a prominent subject in ISIS's propaganda output, with the group regularly stating that it seeks to take over Jerusalem, where the third-holiest site in Islam-the Haram al-Sharif, or Noble Sanctuary-and the most holy in Judaism-known to Jews as the Temple Mount-is located. Read More »