• Student detained in N Korea is mourned at hometown funeral
Student detained in N Korea is mourned at hometown funeral

An estimated 2,000 people packed Wyoming High School, in Wyoming, Ohio , with more lining the streets, CNN reports . China, North Korea's main trading partner, has been accused of not fully enforcing existing United Nations sanctions on its neighbour, and has resisted some tougher measures.

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  • Sexual assault case against Bill Cosby ends in mistrial
Sexual assault case against Bill Cosby ends in mistrial

When asked about Cosby's statement during a press conference, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania District Attorney Kevin Steele responded, "I'm not going to talk about Camille Cosby ". Cosby's starring role as beloved dad Heathcliff Huxtable in " The Cosby Show ", along with years of family-friendly standup comedy routines, made him a household name.

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  • South Korea tests missile with warning to North
South Korea tests missile with warning to North

North Korea's state media, which is normally quick to publicize successful missile-related developments, did not carry any reports on the engine test. The United States assessed that the test, the latest in a series of engine and missile trials this year, could be for the smallest stage of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) rocket engine...

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  • Pelosi on calls for new leadership: 'I'm worth the trouble, quite frankly'
Pelosi on calls for new leadership: 'I'm worth the trouble, quite frankly'

Karen Handel , Republican candidate for Georgia's 6th Congressional District , makes a heart with her fingers as she speaks to supporters during a brief appearance at her election night party at the Hyatt Regency at Villa Christina in Atlanta , Georgia , on Tuesday.

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  • Montano competes again while pregnant
Montano competes again while pregnant

In 2014, 34 weeks pregnant Montano shocked the world by running the same 800m race. The six-time national champion ran in the USATF Outdoor Championships three years ago, while eight months pregnant with her first child. "I represent pregnant women", Montano told media . "It's my responsibility to make sure I'm a voice and an advocate for them...

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  • Phil Jackson fell in and out of sleep during draft prospect's workout
Phil Jackson fell in and out of sleep during draft prospect's workout

This past week, the 11-time NBA Finals winning head coach now turned executive said that he would consider dealing Porzingis if it made the Knicks better. "No matter how much we value Kristaps and what he has done for us, when a guy does not show up at the starting meeting, everyone starts to speculate about the duration or their mobility in th...

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  • Nevada senator becomes fifth Republican to oppose healthcare bill
Nevada senator becomes fifth Republican to oppose healthcare bill

Democrats are expected to vote as a bloc against the bill, meaning it could be defeated with as few as three Republican votes. According to Senator Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), the GOP health care bill "makes draconian cuts to Medicaid that will impact our nation's children, low-income Americans and seniors".

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  • For the first time, Jeremy Corbyn is more popular than Theresa May
For the first time, Jeremy Corbyn is more popular than Theresa May

Workers aged 16 or 17 can be paid such a low rate before they are highly inexperienced and usually have few formal qualifications. Labour's general election manifesto pledged to raise it to at least £10 an hour by 2020 for workers aged 18 or over.

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  • Trump aide Kushner meets Israeli leader Netanyahu
Trump aide Kushner meets Israeli leader Netanyahu

Ynet also reported Wednesday that two kindergarten buildings under construction in the coastal city of Netanya will be named for Malka and Hadar Cohen, 19, a border policewoman who was killed in a terrorist stabbing attack in February 2016 - like Malka, at the Damascus Gate in the Old City of Jerusalem .

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  • Donald Trump's controversial state visit left out of Queen's Speech
Donald Trump's controversial state visit left out of Queen's Speech

May slimmed down her plans and omitted several policies touted in the Conservative election campaign, including plans to change funding for the care of older people, which opponents dubbed the "dementia tax". May's attempt to lead a minority government comes on the heels of a fire at Grenfell Tower that killed at least 79 people, one of the country...

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  • The First Reactions To Spider-Man: Homecoming Are Finally Here
The First Reactions To Spider-Man: Homecoming Are Finally Here

My other guess: Connelly is playing someone of significance in the Marvel Cinematic Universe that Karen / Suit Lady is simply a codename for. Now, we have Spider-Man: Homecoming releasing in two weeks, and we're very psyched to see it. After making her debut as the character in Captain America: Civil War , Marisa Tomei is back as Peter Parker'...

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  • Palestinians dismiss IS claim of Israel policewoman killing
Palestinians dismiss IS claim of Israel policewoman killing

It was reported to be the first time the Islamic State group has claimed an attack in Israel . Another Israeli police officer was lightly wounded in the attack, and two Palestinian bystanders were wounded in the shootout that followed the initial assault.

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  • All set for Ladies Day
All set for Ladies Day

His mood was even sweeter as his nemesis Aidan O'Brien's 2000 Guineas double victor Churchill couldn't summon up his namesake's fighting spirit, and was left floundering in fourth as Godolphin's Barney Roy won the feature St James's Palace Stakes.

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  • Fellow Republicans press Donald Trump about Comey tapes
Fellow Republicans press Donald Trump about Comey tapes

Mr. Comey testified that he chose to memorialize all of his meetings and conversations with President Trump because he was "uncomfortable" with those one-on-one conversations from the start. Reed says "there's a real question of the propriety" of Sessions' involvement in Comey's dismissal, since Sessions had recused himself from the federal probe i...

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  • More whiffs for the scrambling Democrats
More whiffs for the scrambling Democrats

His campaign has attracted more supporters than some expected. During Wednesday's caucus meeting, Pelosi reportedly stressed to her fellow lawmakers that while the results have been disappointing, the party was making headway in districts that have been largely Republican-controlled for years .

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  • Scalise's Condition Improves, Upgraded From Serious To Fair
Scalise's Condition Improves, Upgraded From Serious To Fair

Bullet holes at the YMCA where a gunman opened fire during a GOP baseball practice in Alexandria, VA. Rep. Steve Scalise was shot. He has required several surgeries for a reported gunshot wound to the hip. and hopefully run" in the future, Sava said. "I feel a lot more confident and a lot more optimistic than I did two, three days ago", Sava ...

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  • Polanski's victim to play supporting role for him in court
Polanski's victim to play supporting role for him in court

Agreeing that Samantha Geimer and her loved ones deserve the closure provided in the successful resolution of the case, Judge Scott Gordon added that Roman Polanski holds the key to bringing her peace by finally surrendering himself to US authorities.

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  • Jury Still Deliberating On Verdict In Bill Cosby Trial
Jury Still Deliberating On Verdict In Bill Cosby Trial

It should be noted that the jury selected for this trial was chosen from a pool of potential jurors in Allegheny County near Pittsburgh, completely across the state from the county in which the case was tried. For more on Cosby , including trial updates, historical photos, videos and an audio series exploring the case, visit http://www.apnews.com/...

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  • Celebrities React To Bill Cosby Mistrial With Total Indignation
Celebrities React To Bill Cosby Mistrial With Total Indignation

Three of the questions were requests to review what Cosby said and another two were about the testimony of his accuser, Andrea Constand. The jury had been instructed by the judge to work into the weekend to reach a verdict, after they first revealed that they were deadlocked on the case on Thursday.

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  • Censor Board Unhappy With 'Intercourse'
Censor Board Unhappy With 'Intercourse'

With Anushka Sharma as the female lead, " Jab Harry Met Sejal " hits the screens on August 4. In the trailer SRK aka Harry and Anushka Sharma aka Sejal are seen discussing indemnity bond. "We ( CBFC ) can not stop content on the internet". Nihalani had objected to the uncensored trailer being broadcast on television channels , facing a lot of ...

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  • NewsAlert: Vegas Golden Knights select Calvin Pickard first in expansion draft
NewsAlert: Vegas Golden Knights select Calvin Pickard first in expansion draft

During the 2017 National Hockey League awards show, the Vegas Golden Knights introduced their 30 expansion draft picks in front of their fans at T-Mobile Arena. One of the dumber things sports teams do is make decisions based on players' former residences, yet Vegas found a way to do it with a team in a desert .

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  • Knicks pick caps crazy week for France's Ntilikina
Knicks pick caps crazy week for France's Ntilikina

The NBA's highest drafted French player, Ntilikina became will take a charter flight back to France in the wee hours on Friday to compete in the fifth game of the French League finals with his Strasbourg team against Chalon . Another factor contributing to Jackson's willingness to deal Porzinigis is his infatuation with former Kansas Jayha...

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  • It's 'Very Bothersome' That Comey And Mueller Are 'Good Friends'
It's 'Very Bothersome' That Comey And Mueller Are 'Good Friends'

And if you look further back, before he heard about that, I think maybe he wasn't admitting that" Trump said without specifying to which of Comey's past statements he was alluding. Mr Comey testified that he had told the president in multiple conversations he was not personally under federal investigation and said the president implored him to ma...

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  • Tony winners: Dear Evan Hansen, Hello, Dolly! sweep
Tony winners: Dear Evan Hansen, Hello, Dolly! sweep

Over at Amazon , the Dear Evan Hansen cast recording sits in the No. 2 position, with Disney's MOANA, featuring music by Lin-Manuel Miranda at No. 8 and the HAMILTON cast recording still sitting pretty at No. Midler also took best actress in a musical . She expressed her appreciation for "all the people who are refusing to just stand and ...

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  • Hilary Duff's Ex-Husband Mike Comrie's Rape Charge Has Been Dropped
Hilary Duff's Ex-Husband Mike Comrie's Rape Charge Has Been Dropped

He insisted his accuser consented to all the sex acts that took place, according to official documents obtained by TMZ Sports . The first woman allegedly had consensual sex with the retired hockey player and left. The woman recorded Comrie's voice on her phone after that - cops contend the former National Hockey League star did sound very drun...

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  • Cosby won't testify, defense rests in sex assault trial
Cosby won't testify, defense rests in sex assault trial

Cosby pleaded not guilty to three charges of aggravated indecent assault, a second-degree felony. A conviction could send Cosby to prison for the rest of his life, completing the stunning late-life downfall of one of the most beloved stars in show business.

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  • Black bear kills teen during mountain race in Alaska
Black bear kills teen during mountain race in Alaska

The boy's body was found about a mile up the path, at around 1,500 vertical feet, CBS News reported. A park ranger confirmed shooting at a 250-pound bear. They worked at an exploration site about 5 miles away from the main camp. Tom Smith, an associate professor at Brigham Young University who's studied bears since he worked as a biologist at Katma...

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  • Martha named World's Ugliest Dog
Martha named World's Ugliest Dog

Like victor Martha , many dogs were adopted. "She knocks over every water bucket no matter how securely attached to the fence", said owner Shirley Dawn Zindler of her homely hound. The World's Ugliest Dog Contest is celebrating man's best friend's imperfections in California. It's meant to show that all dogs, regardless of physical appearanc...

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  • 2 holdouts prevented Bill Cosby conviction, says juror
2 holdouts prevented Bill Cosby conviction, says juror

On the first count, the jury voted 10 to two to find Cosby guilty of digitally penetrating accuser Andrea Constadt without her consent, the juror revealed to ABC . He said that he felt the jury would acquit Cosby on all counts. Lawyers for news outlets had argued that jurors' names should be public to ensure transparency in the judicial proc...

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  • Jewar to be second airport in Delhi NCR
Jewar to be second airport in Delhi NCR

Later the minister took to the microblogging site Twitter and said that the area notified for Noida Airport is 3000 hectares; 1st phase will be developed for 1000 hectares. Also at the briefing, Minister of State Jayant Sinha told media persons that within a year, the land procurement process is expected to be completed to start the bidding p...

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  • Thousands stretch and pose for International Yoga Day
Thousands stretch and pose for International Yoga Day

Attributing the UN's declaration of June 21 as the International Day of Yoga to the efforts of Prime Minister, Narendra Modi , Union Minister of State for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Wednesday encouraged people to practice yoga in their daily lives.

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  • Here's how people reacted to the new victor of RuPaul's Drag Race
Here's how people reacted to the new victor of RuPaul's Drag Race

Here are the four finalists' highlights from the season... RuPaul's Drag Race season 9 ended with a fabulous finale on Friday. After a nail-biting finish, Ru declared Sasha Velour the victor of season 9. In the second semi-final lip sync, Shea faced off against Sasha (serving up some sort of Frances Conroy Poison Ivy Riverdale moment)...

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  • Reporter Files Lawsuit Against All Eyez On Me
Reporter Files Lawsuit Against All Eyez On Me

Powell also claims the character named "Nigel" in the biopic is actually based on a real-life goon who went by Haitian Jack, and the only way that this character could have been so meticulously fleshed out is by using information garnered from his articles.

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  • Cespedes, Duda power Mets over Giants 11-4
Cespedes, Duda power Mets over Giants 11-4

Even Asdrubal Cabrera's pregame declaration he wants a trade couldn't distract the Mets, who rolled to an 11-4 victory at AT&T Park to snap a four-game skid. The 31-year-old, a two-time All-Star and a veteran of 11 big league seasons, had not started at second since September 28, 2014. Brodey signed for a $500,000 bonus and Winaker for $280,000.

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  • Indian PM Modi visits Portugal on trip to meet with Trump
Indian PM Modi visits Portugal on trip to meet with Trump

The working dinner that Trump is hosting for Modi is the first of its kind under the administration. S also has a defence partnership with Pakistan. Portugal has a large Indian-origin diaspora with the Indian community in Portugal estimated at 65,000.

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