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What happened in Bill Cosby's sexual-assault trial What happened in Bill Cosby's sexual-assault trial
- June 18, 2017

The prosecution rested its case Friday. The defense has suggested that her repeated calls to him show the encounter was consensual. During his civil deposition , Cosby admitted to stockpiling Quaaludes with the sole objective of giving them to "young women he meant to have sexual contact with", reports Daily Mail . (more...)
Bill Cosby 'drugged friend then sexually assaulted her'
- June 18, 2017

Constand managed the women's basketball team at Temple, Cosby's alma mater, while he was a high-profile trustee. In my head I was trying to get my hands to move or my legs to move but I was frozen and those messages didn't get there. Constand claimed Cosby assisted her to the couch and laid her down, and that she doesn't recall passing out. Johnson and Constand are two of over sixty women who have accused Cosby of similar crimes. (more...)
'Wonder Woman' wows box office with US$100.5 million debut
- June 18, 2017

Now, various stars have taken their time to praise and congratulate Gadot and Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkin's on an excellent superhero movie, and this includes Marvel star Chris Evans. Wonder Woman is a prequel (of sorts) to DC Comics' 2016 superhero film, Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice . "The story will take place in the USA, which I think is right", she said . (more...)
Patty Jenkins reveals the setting for Wonder Woman 2
- June 18, 2017

Here are the numbers to prove it: from 4,165 theaters across the domestic box office in North America, Wonder Woman took in $100.5 million in this opening weekend! Director Patty Jenkins's acclaimed superhero film surpassed Sam Taylor-Johnson's Fifty Shades of Grey , making £100.5 million in the United States compared to the erotic thriller's £85.2 million. (more...)
Cosby jury reviews accuser's testimony amid deliberations Cosby jury reviews accuser's testimony amid deliberations
- June 18, 2017

Jurors on Tuesday continued to deliberate the fate of the comedian, who could face up to 30 years in prison if convicted of the three counts of indecent aggravated assault against him. Pulliam's hail mary argument in Cosby's defense - "he's still a person" - is literally the very least someone could ever say in defense of anyone. (more...)
Konta eases into maiden home final Konta eases into maiden home final
- June 18, 2017

With Wimbledon looming, Konta is keen to get as much grass court tennis as possible and is excited about this time of the year. I know Donna is playing very well recently and I know Lucie is a very risky player as well, and I'm sure they're gonna have a great match here. (more...)
Mistrial declared in Cosby case after jury deadlocks again Mistrial declared in Cosby case after jury deadlocks again
- June 18, 2017

Cosby's 2005 testimony included his admission that he had drugged and had sexual contact with Constand, but he claimed the sex was consensual and the drug he gave her was Benadryl. The judge declared jurors could talk as long as they wanted, and said he interpreted the panel's questions as evidence it wanted to continue working toward a verdict. (more...)
Cosby judge declares mistrial as jury deadlocks again Cosby judge declares mistrial as jury deadlocks again
- June 18, 2017

Dozens of women have come forward to say he drugged and assaulted them, but this was the only case to result in criminal charges. Cosby was charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault and face up to 10 years for each charge. (more...)
'Wonder Woman' buries 'The Mummy' at box office 'Wonder Woman' buries 'The Mummy' at box office
- June 17, 2017

Tom Cruise's film failed to beat the first-weekend box office collection of DC's fourth installment " Wonder Woman ". The remake, this time starring Cruise and Sofia Boutella ("Star Trek Beyond"), grossed only $32.2 million in its North American debut, according to studio estimates (final numbers are due Monday afternoon). (more...)
London fire death toll rises to 17, number expected to increase
- June 17, 2017

Six victims have been provisionally identified so far, but Cundy told BBC that police "may not be able to identify everybody". London Police said an investigation had been launched to determine whether the blaze involved any crimes and May announced a public inquiry, a type of probe that's used to investigate issues of major public concern. (more...)
Man who survived historic Niagara Falls plunge dies in second try Man who survived historic Niagara Falls plunge dies in second try
- June 17, 2017

The body of Kirk Jones was found by authorities on June 2 in the Niagara River, about 12 miles from the iconic waterfall. He may have actually died on April 19 while attempting a stunt at Niagara Falls. He suffered only bruises, scrapes, and battered ribs. "I honestly thought that it wasn't worth going on". After appearing in court in December 2003, he said depression had led him to climb down an embankment and float feet first over the falls. (more...)
Trump isn't teflon: Republican satisfaction drops 17 percent in one month
- June 17, 2017

Overall, 64 percent disapprove and 35 percent approve of how Trump is handling the presidency. The Gallup poll findings earlier this year followed news of the Trump administration's failure to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, colloquially known as Obamacare. (more...)
White House torn over Mueller's role as pressure grows
- June 17, 2017

As Rosenstein said in the Senate hearing, he believes Mueller's team has both the independence and resources necessary to conduct the ongoing probe. Sen. Christopher Coons, D-Del., asked Rosenstein: Why would the deputy attorney general have written a memo to Sessions that was "exclusively" about a matter from which Sessions was recused? That October, Nixon had Cox fired , leading eventually to House impeachment hearings and the president's resignation. (more...)
Katy Perry makes Twitter history with 100 million followers Katy Perry makes Twitter history with 100 million followers
- June 17, 2017

That's a 10 percent increase from what the CEO initially claimed. Katy joined Twitter in 2009 and has been an active user since then. Apparently, the new bot programs appear "human", so it may be hard to tell if it is a fake account or not. (more...)
Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner
- June 17, 2017

Cathy's biological parents' rights had been revoked, and she had been in foster care or with the Hodgkinsons since she was 4 years old. His repeated brushes with authorities suggest that Hodgkinson grew increasingly short-tempered as he aged. (more...)
'Happy' Bale aims for more trophies at Real Madrid 'Happy' Bale aims for more trophies at Real Madrid
- June 17, 2017

It was Zidane's stunning volley against Bayer Leverkusen that won Real the 2002 title in Glasgow, while previous year, five months after replacing Rafael Benitez as coach, he breathed new life into a demotivated team and took them to the Champions League trophy. (more...)
Coroner releases results of Carrie Fisher death inquiry Coroner releases results of Carrie Fisher death inquiry
- June 17, 2017

There were signs of " multiple drug intake" but the coroner said its significance on Fisher's death was not determined. Fisher, who found fame playing Princess Leia in Star Wars , lost her fight for life in hospital on December 27 and her movie star mother Debbie Reynolds died the following day. (more...)
Director John Avildsen who won Oscar for Rocky, dies at 81 Director John Avildsen who won Oscar for Rocky, dies at 81
- June 17, 2017

His eldest son, Anthony told the Times that John had passed away from pancreatic cancer at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles . It's almost impossible to describe just how important John G. "His directing, his passion, his toughness and his heart — a great heart — is what made " Rocky " the film it became", Stallone wrote in a statement. (more...)
Major League Baseball allowing players to wear nicknames on uniforms later this season Major League Baseball allowing players to wear nicknames on uniforms later this season
- June 17, 2017

In addition, players will be allowed to sport a patch honoring someone who was "instrumental in their development". According to a memo obtained by Yahoo! As part of the MLB's "Players Weekend", players will be allowed to don nicknames on the back of their jerseys, Yahoo's Jeff Passan reported Wednesday. (more...)
Kinzinger friends with injured Congressman Scalise Kinzinger friends with injured Congressman Scalise
- June 16, 2017

Texas Rep. Roger Williams said that one of his aides, Zack Barth, was shot but was doing well and expected to fully recover. Praising the actions of law enforcement officers and first responders, Trump said the suspected assailant - identified as James T. (more...)