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10 still in critical condition after London fire

10 still in critical condition after London fire

She has promised to set up a public inquiry and pledged £5 million (NZ$8.8 million) to help the victims. Thirty people have been confirmed dead as a result of the blaze that ripped through a London...

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Last day of the Bill Cosby sex assault trial

Bill Cosby gestures as he leaves the Montgomery County Courthouse during his sexual assault trial, Friday, June 16, 2017, in Norristown, Pa . To an outside observer, it feels as though Cosby has b...

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Ward, Kovalev do it again in light heavyweight title bout

Ward, Kovalev do it again in light heavyweight title bout

For both fighters, Saturday's rematch is a chance to move beyond that controversial match, with Kovalev believing he was robbed of a victory and Ward believing he didn't get enough credit for the ...

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Andrea Constand's 'courage' buoys spirits of Cosby accusers

Bill Cosby's celebrity peers aren't shying away from sounding off about his mistrial , declared Saturday by a Pennsylvania judge. Cosby's legacy in the years to come will somehow have to balance h...

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Tougher Trump line toward Cuba delights hardliners on island

While Trump gave his speech, a hundred activists about evenly divided between supporters and opponents of the president chanted and held up signs outside the venue, the Manuel Artime Theater, named af...

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Alleged Cosby Sex Assault Victim: 'I Wanted It to Stop'

Shocked, her mother called Cosby to confront him, the charging document says, and eventually spoke to him by phone for more than two hours. Cosby says he had a romantic relationship with her. Cosb...

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What's next for Bill Cosby?

In the Smerconish interview before the trial , Cosby said he would have to deal with negative public opinion no matter the verdict. She concluded that it's too early for Bill Cosby to celebrate. ...

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Cosby accuser thanks prosecutors after mistrial

Cosby, who gave the deposition as part of Constand's lawsuit against him, said he got seven prescriptions for the powerful sedative in the 1970s for the goal of giving them to women with whom he wan...

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'Further expenses' will be covered for Grenfell Tower victims, Government vows

'Further expenses' will be covered for Grenfell Tower victims, Government vows

Speaking at a briefing, Met Police Commander Stuart Cundy said the recovery operation could take weeks, as in investigation headed by the Met starts in earnest. But even those within her own par...

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Reaction To Cosby Case

The fallout was swift and devastating, with at least 50 accusers coming forward. This is the one case to come to trial. As previously reported , the jury of seven men and five women deliberated for...

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Mistrial in Cosby case; prosecutor will go to trial again

Mistrial in Cosby case; prosecutor will go to trial again

His wife of more than 50 years, Camille Cosby , accompanied him Monday, and his onscreen daughter, Keshia Knight Pulliam, who played Rudy Huxtable on The Cosby Show escorted him into the Montgomery...

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Donald Trump Infrastructure Speech in Cincinnati, Ohio

Conservative opposition remains a potential roadblock to Trump's infrastructure plans . "I know I'm not the main attraction today", he added. Three days later, however, President Donald Trump ...

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Ariana Grande's One Love Manchester concert released as charity album

Ariana Grande's One Love Manchester concert released as charity album

Following the attack, the pop star cancelled the remainder of her United Kingdom tour dates and suspended the rest of her tour , returning to the U.S.to be with her loved ones - a choice " Good Morni...

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Ryan Reynolds Shares First Image From Deadpool 2 Set

Ryan Reynolds Shares First Image From Deadpool 2 Set

No one's home". James McAvoy will reprise Professor X in next year's X-Men: Dark Phoenix , with his fellow X-Men: First Class film trilogy stars Michael Fassbender and Jennifer Lawrence also retu...

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Acrobat Erendira Wallenda hangs by teeth from helicopter above Niagara Falls

Acrobat Erendira Wallenda hangs by teeth from helicopter above Niagara Falls

Nik Wallenda called his wife "a ballerina in the air" during a news conference Thursday detailing the stunt . She said she listened to music throughout so as to block out any sound from spectators...

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Cosby judge bristles at requests for mistrial

Cosby judge bristles at requests for mistrial

The wait for a verdict in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial entered its fifth day on Friday with no hint of whether the deadlocked panel made any progress after the judge ordered them to keep deli...

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Tapwrit rallies to win Belmont Stakes

The $2 exacta came back $45.20 and the $2 trifecta returned $624. However, there were several very interesting horses racing on Saturday, including the one-eyed horse Patch , who showed in third....

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Conor McGregor V Floyd Mayweather Super-Fight: 5 Positives & 5 Negatives

While Mayweather wrote, "It's official" on his Twitter account. The fight will be held at 154 lbs., and it will take place in Las Vegas at the newer, larger T-Mobile Arena. "Our understanding ...

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Jury deadlocks in Cosby trial; mistrial declared

Prosecutors have said they will bring a fresh trial after the judge halted the current case by declaring it a mistrial. Cosby never took the stand during this trial, but Andrea Constand , who accus...

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Zach Johnson making an early move at Erin Hills

Zach Johnson making an early move at Erin Hills

The cut was projected at one-over. After his round, McIlroy, who hit just five fairways to tie for last in the 156-man field in that category, said: "I don't think I hit a fairway from the 10th and ...

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Prosecutors Seek To Use Cosby's Words Against Him At Trial

Prosecutors Seek To Use Cosby's Words Against Him At Trial

Jurors heard excerpts on Friday from Cosby's decade-old testimony in a related civil suit about how he gave quaaludes to women he wanted to have sex with. She turned him down. The defense has questi...

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Cosby's accuser says she was drugged, groped; "I was frozen"

Cosby is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting Constand at his home outside Philadelphia in 2004. The 79-year-old entertainer, once known as "America's dad" for his role in the 1980s hit telev...

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United Kingdom police arrest seventh suspect over London bridge attack

The London Bridge attackers wore fake explosive belts that had water bottles wrapped in silver tape, and may have planned to create a "siege situation" during their terror rampage , authorities s...

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Hung Jury: Prosecutors say they'll retry Bill Cosby

Hung Jury: Prosecutors say they'll retry Bill Cosby

Shortly after her arrival, he poured wine for then-31 years old Constand and presented her with three blue pills that he said were herbal and would "take the edge off". Cosby faced three charges of a...

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Grenfell Tower fire: How you can help

The anger over the treatment of residents from the Grenfell Tower fire spilled on to the door step of Downing Street. Authorities now admit a full accounting might be impossible because some victi...

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Bill Cosby trial Day 8: Jury resumes deliberations for a third day

Bill Cosby trial Day 8: Jury resumes deliberations for a third day

On Monday and Tuesday, the panel of seven men and five women reviewed portions of Cosby's deposition from Constand's lawsuit, as well as notes from her first police interview. Bill Cosby arrives ...

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Mark Wahlberg Confirms 'Last Knight' is His Last 'Transformers' Movie

Mark Wahlberg Confirms 'Last Knight' is His Last 'Transformers' Movie

The Transformers films have grossed 3.4 billion euros at the box office so far and projections for the latest edition are good. He said on The Graham Norton Show yesterday: "It's the last one ...

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Cosby Jury Will Hear More Deposition Testimony

Cosby Jury Will Hear More Deposition Testimony

They began deliberating on Monday afternoon and have been sequestered at a hotel for the trial's duration, a relatively rare occurrence in the USA criminal justice system. Ms Constand told the jury ...

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Judge declares mistrial in Cosby case after jurors fail to reach verdict

Judge declares mistrial in Cosby case after jurors fail to reach verdict

The judge then declared a mistrial . Under US law, any application of the term "reasonable doubt" would mean that the jury should acquit the defendant. Bill Cosby was facing three charges of aggr...

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Will Cosby testify at sex assault trial? Lawyers remain mum

Prosecutors presented nearly no forensic evidence, and legal experts have said the trial fits the "he said-she said" arguments so common to sexual offense cases. But jurors still heard plenty from him...

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New Normal for the US Left: Advocating Assassination of US President

New Normal for the US Left: Advocating Assassination of US President

The reaction from the artistic community could not have been more different. Shakespeare's play, which was written sometime around 1599, has been a popular one with theatre companies around the co...

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Jon Hamm Praises Gal Gadot's Role in 'Wonder Woman'

Jon Hamm Praises Gal Gadot's Role in 'Wonder Woman'

Along with Wonder Woman-themed cups, popcorn buckets and flip-flops, the media powerhouse announced on her Instagram Tuesday that she had enlisted bakery Charm City Cakes to create a themed cake f...

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LAPD Chief: Teen Cadets Stole Two Patrol Cars

LAPD Chief: Teen Cadets Stole Two Patrol Cars

Wednesday, authorities said, when a watch commander saw video of a young girl putting gas into an LAPD vehicle. The department became aware that two LAPD cruisers had gone missing around 5 p.m. ...

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Cosby jury wants to review lawsuit testimony

The jury, which is set to enter its fifth hour of deliberations, went straight to the heart of the case with its first question Monday night: Can we hear again what Cosby said he told accuser Andre...

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'The Mummy' Proves Lifeless On Opening Weekend While 'Wonder Woman' Triumphs Again

'The Mummy' Proves Lifeless On Opening Weekend While 'Wonder Woman' Triumphs Again

This makes " The Mummy " Tom Cruise's biggest worldwide opening weekend ever as it tops the opening of 167.4 million dollars of " War of the Worlds " in 2005. In third on North American screens was ...

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