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Juror: 2 holdouts in Bill Cosby's trial refused to convict


For all intents and purposes, the deliberations ended after the jury first deadlocked after 30 hours of deliberations; a further 22 hours of deliberations did not change the minds of the holdouts, the juror explained. But after hours of deliberation, it became clear that the group was not going to reach a consensus. "Thank you for the outpouring of love & kindness & support". Read More »

Los Angeles pays tribute to Batman star Adam West

Hundreds of fans — some in costume — cheered Thursday night as Mayor Eric Garcetti and Police Chief Charlie Beck turned on the Bat-Signal. Adam West will be honoured with a bat signal tribute in the Los Angeles night sky this Thursday (15.06.17). Read More »

US Warplane Shoots Down Iranian Armed Drone in Syria


On several occasions in recent weeks, warplanes of the US-led coalition have also struck pro-government forces to prevent them advancing from the Al Tanf garrison in south-eastern Syria at a spot where the country's borders join Iraq and Jordan. Read More »

Juror: 2 holdouts blocked conviction in Bill Cosby trial


A Montgomery County judge will rule Wednesday on whether the names of jurors in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial will be released to the public. In an exclusive interview with ABC News , the juror said the panel was leaning towards convicting Cosby on two counts. Read More »

Military details USS Fitzgerald collision

Seven sailors had been missing since the collision, which occurred at 2:30 a.m. Saturday local time; it remains unclear at this time how many of them the Navy found . "They were fantastic together", she said over the phone Monday. He said officials are planning to obtain a device with communications records, while noting that Japan's Transport Safety Board also started an accident investigation on Monday. Read More »

Jurors begin 3rd day of deliberations in Bill Cosby trial

But by 9:20 p.m. on the said night, the judge asked them to return to their hotel to take a break. Just after they began their deliberations Monday, jurors asked to revisit a section of the transcript where Cosby described pills he gave to Constand the night of the alleged assault - ones he contends were Benadryl . Read More »

Whipped cream dispenser kills popular Instagram blogger


The death of Rebecca Burger was announced by her family on social media, which they called a "domestic incident". Rebecca Burger , 33, had a heart attack after being struck in the chest by the gadget at her home in France on Sunday. They wrote: 'We are sorry to announce the sad news of losing this lovely soul. Lifestyle blogger Rebecca Burger . "Pray for her to rest in peace and for her family to remain strong". Read More »

US senator met with North Koreans about student

Warmbier returned to the US last week after being imprisoned for 17 months in North Korea , but was revealed to be in a coma shortly after news of his release emerged. Politicians renewed calls for the regime to release three USA citizens being held in the country. The result? That cause of death remains a mystery, at least for now. Read More »

Why we're taking the PP on review - Absa


BASA has urged Parliament to confirm the independence of SARB and assure the public and investor community that this critical institution will not be compromised. Mkhwebane also proposes that the constitution requires "regular consultation between the bank and parliament to achieve meaningful socioeconomic transformation". Read More »

The breakdown of the Cosby jury, by race and gender


They have been deliberating for a total of thirty hours thus far. O'Neill sent them back to the jury room try to break the stalemate. If the jury tries again and is still deadlocked, it would be considered a "hung jury" and opens up the possibility that O'Neill will declare a mistrial. Read More »

Cosby Judge To Decide Whether To Release Jurors' Names


Cosby acknowledged that he had cheated on his wife with Constand, but he said that their relationship was consensual. "I feel like we didn't get justice". "It can never be clearer that if you speak up, you could be chilling the justice system in the future if jurors are needed in this case", O'Neill told them. Read More »

Judge considering release of Cosby juror names


The Pennsylvania Supreme Court had ruled in this case the jury would be drawn not from the local area but from the Pittsburgh region, in response to concerns from the defense about how Steele's pledge to prosecute Cosby had been a key issue in his 2015 campaign for district attorney. Read More »

The Mummy is a monster way to start off a franchise


But between all of the missteps "The Mummy " takes throughout its course, the movie is just a lot of fun, making it a great guilty pleasure for the 2017 summer-movie season. He's a trigger in and of himself - as soon as he states his name, you're supposed to light up with anticipation of his turn into Mr. Hyde - but it all feels perfunctory, a rerun we've already seen that already feels stale. Read More »

Paul McCartney Plots First Tour of Australia and NZ in 24 Years

On his December trip, McCartney will fill out stadiums and arenas in Perth , Melbourne , Brisbane , Sydney and Auckland . McCartney revealed the dates through a live Facebook interview with Australian comedian Tim Minchin . "It is very exciting", comments McCartney in a statement. "I've been looking forward to it for a long time, finally it's happening". Weren't we once told that Sir Paul would be here in 2002, but then he cancelled on us because he didn't think it was appropriate to ... Read More »

Memorial for slain Muslim teen Nabra Hassanen set on fire

Jonathan Solomon, a 24-year-old from SC, was arrested and charged with "attending or kindling bonfires", according to the Metropolitan Police Department. The police's statement on Monday added, "If during the course of this ongoing criminal investigation, information or evidence later surfaces that would indicate this was hate-motivated, detectives would certainly ensure appropriate charges are filed". Read More »

Cosby trial judge rejects mistrial again, sends jury back to deliberate


Attorney Gloria Allred speaks with members of the media during jury deliberations in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Also Thursday, civil rights lawyer Gloria Allred said she was disappointed with the deadlock . If there is a mistrial, Cosby would not be considered guilty or not guilty, and prosecutors may choose to retry the case with a different set of jurors. Read More »

Cosby Trial: Deadlocked Jury Deliberates on Day 5


Earlier on Friday, the jurors reviewed portions of the sworn depositions Cosby gave during Constand's civil lawsuit in 2005 and 2006, when he described the night in question. He said it was important to him to develop a friendship with Constand, and served as her mentor, offering her career advice. Question: Can we hear Cosby's deposition about Quaaludes? His accuser, Andrea Constand , believes Cosby drugged and sexually violated her. Read More »

Highland Reel leads rivals a merry dance at Royal Ascot


He has always had that pace . The 5-year-old son of Galileo (IRE), defending champion in the Longines Breeders' Cup Turf (G1) and a top-level competitor worldwide, stalked the early pace, then willingly moved to the lead as the field turned for home in the 1 1/4-mile Prince of Wales's. Read More »

Transformers: The Last Knight

After four movies of whittling away bits of it, Bay has completely and utterly destroyed my childhood with Transformers: The Last Knight . Needless to say, this isn't a good Transformers movie to bring the kids to (lots of adult language, too). Read More »

A victory for Donald Trump and Brian Mast in Georgia

Her victory over Democrat Jon Ossoff in Georgia's 6th Congressional District means Republicans held all four of their seats that were up for grabs in special elections this spring. Last night Republicans won two special House elections in Georgia and in SC. It was the most expensive House race in United States history. Parnell lost by just 2,836 votes to Republican Ralph Norman, 51.1 percent to 47.9 percent, a closer margin than Ossoff's race. Read More »

Harry Kane rescues England in extraordinary finale against Scotland

England were certainly strong in the way that they recovered, however the Three Lions will be disappointed with the result considering that they would have expected to win. I think going 2-1 down in the manner that we did, a lot of heads could have dropped or people could have been sulking or so forth. "I thought the boys put a great effort in, especially as some hadn't played for a long time and you could see we were getting a wee bit exhausted towards the end. Read More »

Adele visits London firefighter in wake of apartment tower disaster

Protests erupted across the capital on Friday night as fury came to a head over the help and information given to Grenfell residents. "Between them they own 36 blocks of flats of seven or more storeys". "A number of residents of Grenfell Tower are very concerned at the fact that the new improvement works to Grenfell Tower have turned our building into a fire trap", the post stated. Read More »