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Cosby defense rests without calling the comedian to testify

Cosby claims he gave Constand Benadryl, to "relax" her, and that the sex was consensual. "She'd remember it for the next 365 days and all the days of her life if there were a sexual assault in this case", he said in his own summation, as Cosby's wife, Camille, sat in the courtroom for the first time since trial began. Read More »

Finland PM pulls plug on coalition in nationalism row


Twenty parliamentarians, including former Finns Party leader Timo Soini and all other current Finns ministers, formed a new group called New Alternative. Newly-elected chairman of the Finns Party and Member of the European Parliament Jussi Halla-aho delivers his speech at the Finns Party congress in Jyvaskyla, Finland June 11, 2017. Read More »

Sony unveils new "Spider-man" game at E3 expo


PS4's worldwide sales managed to reach 60 million in March, and just a couple of months later, Sony is now reporting the sales have reached 60.4 Million. For example, past year many assumed Resident Evil 7 was exclusive to PlayStation 4 but that wasn't the case all that. There's nothing new here other than that Sony is dipping back into their old treasure trove of great IP that came out during the PS2 era in order to sell people old popular games with a new coat of paint. Read More »

Sen. Al Franken Responds To Attorney General Jeff Sessions' Testimony

Sessions frustrated some committee members by refusing to answer questions about the president: Had Trump complained about his recusing himself, as reported in the press? "The suggestion that I participated with any collusion , that I was aware of any collusion with the Russian government to hurt this country ... Read More »

Wales hold Serbia to 1-1 draw in tense qualifier


Having trounced Group D weaklings Moldova, Chris Coleman's team then drew against everyone else in the first round of fixtures, leaving them four points away from even a play-off place. They are four points behind the top two at the halfway stage, and defeat in Belgrade would seriously undermine their qualification hopes. "I think that scarred anyone who was involved in that game", admitted the 27-year-old. Read More »

Supreme Court gives Trump more time to file travel ban briefs


He says the ban should be restored "until we have the ability accurately and responsibly to vet those seeking entry here". The main concern before the Supreme Court is whether the ban breaches the US Constitution's interdictions on the basis of the religious discrimination. Read More »

Jeff Sessions denies secret meeting with Russians

Jeff Sessions before the Senate Intelligence Committee . "I would have to consult with lawyers in the department who know the proper procedure before disclosing documents held within the Department of Justice ", he said . Wyden asked Sessions what problematic issues existed. "I believe the American people have had it with stonewalling ", Sen. Explaining his decision to recuse himself from any Justice Department investigation into Russia's role in the election, he denied any ... Read More »

'Frictionless' border with Republic of Ireland gives DUP a rough ride

Foster's rivals in Northern Ireland , such as Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams, have objected, describing any partnership between the Conservatives and the DUP as "a coalition of chaos ". May also restored former Justice Secretary Michael Gove to the Cabinet in another move created to show she was willing to listen to critics. "We are going into these talks with the national interest at heart". Read More »

Comey should get his story straight on Clinton, Trump: Susan Shelley

He said he refused on all points, told senators of the detailed memos he had written after his conversations with Mr Trump and said he hoped they were taped because he is confident of their veracity. "When [my father] tells you to do something, guess what, there's no ambiguity in it". What's totally illegal and very cowardly is abusing the power of the presidency to obstruct justice. Read More »

UK can't expect Britons to replace EU workers after Brexit- CBI

The Czech prime minister said Friday that Britain should not be granted any extension on the two-year deadline for the Brexit talks. "Her wish and will was not really too much accepted by the British people", he said. That is why the European Union wants the talks to go smoothly. EU Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said that "with a weak negotiating partner, there's the danger that the negotiations will go badly for both sides". Read More »

A Lot of People Unaccounted For After Tower Blaze

According to her, she woke when her son noticed fire outside the window. Mr Chowdhry said that some residents told him they were not alerted to the danger: "People were crying in the streets they were all shocked and stunned". "I think everyone felt really helpless because no-one could get to them". My friend is living on the top floor, the 23rd floor. "Her father is Chinese and her mother is English", he said. Read More »

Trump breaks Twitter silence over Comey testimony

Trump faced journalists at the White House on Friday afternoon in a joint news conference with the president of Romania, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partner. Comey's testimony underscored the discord that had soured their relationship. "If I'm Trump's lawyer, I now know that the obstruction file is open in the special counsel's office", he said, asking not to be identified. Read More »

Inquests to open on London Bridge terror victims

Coincidentally, numerous same staff were on duty when victims of the Westminster Bridge attack in London on March 22 were brought in. "I'm not going to be deterred, I have more to do here", she said when asked whether she would stay in London . Read More »

Sessions calls accusations of Russian Federation collusion an 'appalling lie'

No less importantly, the anti-Russian campaign serves as a political diversion, directing the attention of the American public to an entirely bogus, concocted issue-did Russia intervene in the USA presidential election to help Trump win?-while the noisy conflict in official Washington covers over the systematic attacks by the Trump administration on working people. Read More »

At Jeff Sessions's Senate Testimony, Silence and Ignorance Are Good Enough

The dossier was used by the FBI to launch its counterintelligence investigation into potential collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign , an investigation that has been underway since July. I never met with them. King noted that Sessions publicly testified about the administration's original justification for firing Comey - that he mishandled last year's probe into Hillary Clinton's private email server - but refused to discuss whether the Russian Federation ... Read More »

Stephen Colbert grilling Oliver Stone about Putin is excruciating to watch

According to Putin , presidents in the United States change, but their policy remains intact. Stone was granted unprecedented access to both Putin's professional and personal worlds, and interviewed the Russian leader more than a dozen times over the course of two years, most recently in February following the USA presidential elections. Read More »

Rosenworcel to Return to FCC


Trump, a Republican, must still fill the final open FCC commissioner slot. The White House announced the intention - it does not become official until it is sent to the Senate - late Tuesday night. "During her first term as commissioner, Jessica proved to be an outstanding public servant who championed policies that enable American consumers to benefit from the tremendous changes taking place in the communications and technology marketplace". Read More »

Massive fire at 27-storey tower block in London, several injured

Many residents who gathered outside the smoldering ruins of the building said the fire had been caused by a faulty fridge in one of the flats, but the fire service told MailOnline it could not confirm the reports at this stage. London mayor Sadiq Khan also declared it a "major incident". Khan said questions will need to be answered over the safety of tower blocks. An Australian man who identified himself as Jody told BBC Radio 5 he did not think anything could have been done ... Read More »

Sessions rebukes Russian Federation ties 'lie'


Gingrich told CBS "This Morning" that Trump called him on Monday night to discuss Mueller but he did not think the president was considering firing him. Asked about Trump's own contention that the president fired Comey with the Russian Federation probe in mind, and regardless of any recommendation from anyone else, Sessions said: "I guess I'll just have to let his words speak for themselves". Read More »

Trump on counterattack after Comey testimony

Mr Comey also claimed he took memos of his meetings with the president as he was concerned Mr Trump may lie about what was discussed. Comey says he effectively ignored both of Trump's requests, and was sacked in May. elections and then lying about the motives for the move. "My primary consultant is myself, and I have, you know, I have a good instinct for this stuff". Read More »

Donald Trump says Comey's testimony gives him 'total vindication'


SENATOR SUSAN COLLINS: Not necessarily, and here's why. He said that Comey's testimony may result in some political damage for the president, but he believes it was actually a pretty good day for him in a legal sense. "I mean, this is the president of the United States, with me alone, saying, "I hope" this", he said. "We also were aware of facts that I can't discuss in an open setting that would make (Sessions') continued engagement in a Russia-related investigation problematic, " ... Read More »

British pound dives as UK enters new period of political uncertainty

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May waits for the result of the vote in her constituency at the count center for the general election in Maidenhead on June 9, 2017. Niblett said: "Having made Brexit the rationale for the election, she nevertheless made no effort during the campaign to explain how she would manage the negotiation or what a successful deal would look like". Read More »