• Bill Cosby jury putting in long day's work
Bill Cosby jury putting in long day's work

And all along, they said Constand was a willing romantic partner. They told the judge they wanted the "full context" of Cosby's testimony about the pills he gave to Constand, which he had described to her as "friends". "She sat with her back to the kitchen wall", Cosby said. Constand initially settled the case with a civil suit in 2006, but it ...

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  • UK Prime Minister Theresa May: Will she stay or go?
UK Prime Minister Theresa May: Will she stay or go?

Sky's Ireland correspondent David Blevins said: "If they're going to squeeze out some concession from the Tories, is that concession going to frustrate Sinn Fein to the point where the prospect of devolution disappears and there is direct rule from Westminster again in Northern Ireland - with the potential of that direct rule being imposed by a Tor...

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  • Stephen King gets blocked from Trump
Stephen King gets blocked from Trump

On Tuesday, King wrote in a tweet that he had been blocked by the United States' 45th president, writing, "Trump has blocked me from reading his tweets". It's surprising though that the U.S. President made a decision to shut out a veterans' group as they're typically held in high esteem in American politics.

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  • I'm here as long as you want me, Theresa May apologises
I'm here as long as you want me, Theresa May apologises

He added: "I'm sure we all look forward to welcoming the Queen's Speech just as soon as the coalition of chaos has been negotiated". After the discussions, Mrs May joined MPs in the House of Commons , where opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn arrived to applause from his lawmakers.

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  • Bairstow 'a chance' to replace Roy - Morgan
Bairstow 'a chance' to replace Roy - Morgan

England have always backed the Surrey man, with skipper Eoin Morgan suggesting prior to the start of the event that Roy would be their opener right throughout the tournament. Pakistan are also considering changes with coach Mickey Arthur planning to strengthen the middle order. "I was particularly anxious that Roy hadn't fired yet, because ...

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  • Theresa May says she'll stick to Brexit timetable
Theresa May says she'll stick to Brexit timetable

As a parliamentary system, the UK's government is formed by the party that holds the majority of seats in the parliament. But with her authority diminished, May risks facing more opposition to her Brexit plans from both inside and outside her Conservative Party , and some colleagues may be lining up to replace her.

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  • Comey's dad says his son 'laughs' over subject of leaking
Comey's dad says his son 'laughs' over subject of leaking

Fears exist that with President Trump testifying in public, the Senate hearing surrounding Comey's intelligence committee testimony would take the controversial matter to a very high level that could affect the country's image in the short and long term.

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  • Warriors dethrone Cavaliers, capture National Basketball Association title with 129-120 win
Warriors dethrone Cavaliers, capture National Basketball Association title with 129-120 win

Kevin Durant Cleveland Cavaliers at Golden State Warriors , Oakland , USA - 12 Jun 2017 Golden State Warriors player Kevin Durant celebrates after winning the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers in game five of the NBA Finals.

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  • Iran says Saudis suspected of being behind terror attacks
Iran says Saudis suspected of being behind terror attacks

Al Thani reportedly hailed Iran as an "Islamic power" and criticized US President Donald Trump's policy towards Tehran . Another attack involved an explosion near the Imam Khomeini shrine. Zarif also called for establishment of a regional forum to resolve differences, which has become more necessary after tensions between Qatar and the Saudi-l...

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  • The two women who saved Theresa May could yet be her undoing
The two women who saved Theresa May could yet be her undoing

Corbyn said it is "quite possible" that there will be another election this year or early next year. Jeremy Corbyn , leader of the opposition Labour Party , which saw its number of parliamentary seats and share of the vote increase, said there could be another election this year or early in 2018 after Thursday's vote produced no clear victor.

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  • Hundreds get food poisoning in Iraqi displaced camp
Hundreds get food poisoning in Iraqi displaced camp

Ms Hamoud said a woman and a girl died while at least 300 other people remain in critical condition. One woman receiving treatment told the agency: "We felt stomach pains as soon as we ate". The restaurant owner has been arrested. Obed said that they had previously banned outside organizations from bringing food to the camp, but that they chang...

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  • Sessions to face sharp questions on Russian Federation contacts
Sessions to face sharp questions on Russian Federation contacts

Gingrich initially supported the choice of Mueller but said he changed his mind after he spoke with Trump on June 12. "Recommending Director Comey's firing would seem to be a violation of his recusal, and Attorney General Sessions needs to answer for that", Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles SchumerDem senators seize on Senate press cr...

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  • Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous allegations'
Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous allegations'

That was the context in which I was asked the question and in that context it was a fair and accurate response to the charge as I understood it. Sessions denies meeting privately with Russian ambassador at Washington's Mayflower Hotel on April 27.

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  • Britain's May to Face Her Party amid Post-Election Tumult
Britain's May to Face Her Party amid Post-Election Tumult

A stream of senior lawmakers entered May's 10 Downing St. office Sunday afternoon, to learn what roles they had been given in government . Exchanges at Stormont Castle on Tuesday are expected to be limited discussions between party officials.

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  • Korean drone snapped THAAD photos
Korean drone snapped THAAD photos

The drone was found in a South Korean border town last Friday and South Korean investigators have discovered hundreds of photos in its Sony-made camera, a Defense Ministry official said , requesting anonymity because of department rules. " We confirmed that it took about 10 photos ", of the anti-missile system, known as the Terminal High Altitude...

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  • United Kingdom election: Brexit plans in disarray
United Kingdom election: Brexit plans in disarray

The meeting with the rank-and-file, some of whom have called for May to step aside sooner rather than later, was brought forward a day. Barely a month ago, the centre-left party seemed doomed to lose the election, plagued by internal divisions over its direction under veteran socialist Corbyn .

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  • Sinn Fein maintains abstentionist stance as DUP puts out feelers to Tories
Sinn Fein maintains abstentionist stance as DUP puts out feelers to Tories

Peter Brooke, the Tory Northern Ireland secretary at the time, made a speech saying Britain had no selfish strategic or economic interests in Northern Ireland. DUP leader Arlene Foster. If the British government cannot play the role of mediator it is not obvious who can. We will talk to whoever is the largest party, it looks like the Conservati...

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  • U.S. carries out historic ballistic missile intercept
U.S. carries out historic ballistic missile intercept

Syring called the system "vitally important to the defense of our homeland" and said the test "demonstrates that we have a capable, credible deterrent against a very real threat". Company personnel at the MDIOC provided engineering, flight test execution, and communications expertise that helped the Mission Control Center Facility and the C2BMC Sys...

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  • Why Jeff Sessions says he can't talk
Why Jeff Sessions says he can't talk

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and Russell 2000 closed at record highs. "He didn't recall this, but I responded to his comment by agreeing that the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Justice needed to be careful to follow department policy" regarding contacts with the White House , Sessions said.

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  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions Testifies Before Senate Intelligence Committee
Attorney General Jeff Sessions Testifies Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Comey said he could address the details only in a classified setting - heightening the suspense about what might be asked and answered on Tuesday. The questions have dogged his tenure as attorney general and led him three months ago to recuse himself from the Russian Federation probe.

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  • Appears to confirm Comey's testimony on Flynn investigation
Appears to confirm Comey's testimony on Flynn investigation

The former FBI director also appeared to confirm Trump's statements that, on three occasions, Comey told the president he was not personally under investigation with regard to Russian Federation. She called Comey an "honourable individual". He will file the complaint with the Justice Department's inspector general and also make a "submiss...

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  • Trump was wrong to withdraw from Paris climate accord, says Gove
Trump was wrong to withdraw from Paris climate accord, says Gove

A source familiar with the matter said Trudeau had last month strongly urged Trump to stay in. "The prime minister does not oppose the Paris agreement from being discussed at the G20". "The United States will continue to engage with key worldwide partners in a manner that is consistent with our domestic priorities, preserving both a strong econ...

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  • India, Pakistan become full members of SCO
India, Pakistan become full members of SCO

The leaders supported Afghanistan's efforts to combat terrorism , extremism and drug-related crimes, saying the United Nations should play a core role in coordinating global cooperation to secure peace and stability in the Asian country.

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  • Theresa May Promises 'Certainty' After Queen Approves Plan To Form Government
Theresa May Promises 'Certainty' After Queen Approves Plan To Form Government

Above all, investors are anxious about the general uncertainty surrounding the country - whether a bruised May will resign in due course, whether the Conservatives will be able to form a new government or whether it will be an alliance of opposition parties, led by the Labour Party .

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  • Election a disaster for PM May: Sturgeon
Election a disaster for PM May: Sturgeon

The SNP lost seats to the Conservatives , Labour and the Liberal Democrats in the election - with other high-profile casualties including John Nicolson, Mike Weir and Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh. She said as a party with significant parliamentary representation she would be willing to be part of a "progressive alternative" to a Conservative govern...

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  • Dennis Rodman returns to North Korea
Dennis Rodman returns to North Korea

Such direct consultations between the two governments are rare. North Korea has been accused of human rights violations in the past, with the United Nations levying sanctions on the country on multiple occasions. He spoke on condition of anonymity because the ministry had not issued a formal statement . She said the university community has ...

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  • American Otto Warmbier Has Been Released From A North Korean Prison
American Otto Warmbier Has Been Released From A North Korean Prison

They said "we want the world to know how we and our son have been brutalised and terrorised by the pariah regime" in North Korea . May 2017: After Sweden is granted visitation rights to a detained American, the North Koreans urgently request to have an in-person meeting with the United States in New York City.

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  • Stuttering Murray faces Del Potro test in Paris
Stuttering Murray faces Del Potro test in Paris

Murray eventually took it 10-8 after one hour and 25 minutes, with Del Potro then spending much of the changeover slumped over the net. Halep is in sublime form after winning the Madrid Open and reaching the final in Rome last month, and is one of the favourites in Paris as a result.

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  • SKorea leader proposes Asian nations co-host 2030 World Cup
SKorea leader proposes Asian nations co-host 2030 World Cup

The unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) equipped with a Sony-made camera was discovered last week on a mountain in Inje of Gangwon Province near the heavily fortified inter-Korean border by a local resident after it apparently crashed there. South Korea has repeatedly accused the North of flying suspected spy drones across the tense border. The syste...

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  • North Korea releases jailed American college student
North Korea releases jailed American college student

Sessions is reportedly not expected to reveal details of his conversations with President Trump beyond what is publicly known. Similarly, he did not answer whether Trump had expressed concern to Sessions about the attorney general's March decision to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation.

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  • Sessions is appearing before Senate Intel Committee: What could happen?
Sessions is appearing before Senate Intel Committee: What could happen?

Reed said he also wants to know if Sessions had more meetings with Russian officials as a Trump campaign adviser than have been disclosed. Still, for Sessions, there's a great deal at stake politically with this testimony. Comey wrote that Sessions did not reply to his request. That led to Comey wondering aloud during his testimony last wee...

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  • Prosecutors: Reality Winner wrote
Prosecutors: Reality Winner wrote "I want to burn the White House down"

This June 2017 photo released by the Lincoln County (Ga.) Sheriff's Office, shows Reality Winner . Winner, is being held for federal authorities at the Lincoln County, Ga., jail. If convicted, victor faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and/or a fine of up to $250,000, according to court documents. But the Justice Department didn't annou...

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  • Sessions to testify as Republicans prod Trump on tapes
Sessions to testify as Republicans prod Trump on tapes

In a letter on Saturday to Senator Richard Shelby Mr Sessions said that he had been scheduled to discuss the Justice Department budget before House and Senate Appropriations sub-committees but that it had become clear some members would focus their questions on the Russian Federation investigation.

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  • Macron meets Putin, warns over Syrian chemical weapons
Macron meets Putin, warns over Syrian chemical weapons

The New York Times confirms that Macron trashed the Russian propaganda outlets , which he says are not examples of true journalism. "As for the bilateral relations, I would like us to continue and intensify these relations", Macron said .

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  • United Kingdom election: So what is a hung parliament?
United Kingdom election: So what is a hung parliament?

Prior to the elections, May's Conservative party held 330 seats; it was rather challenging for May and her party to pass major legislation with such a narrow majority. An analysis of marginal seats in the United Kingdom general election has revealed exactly how many votes away Jeremy Corbyn was from becoming Prime Minister.

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