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Cosby's fate now for jury to decide

As NPR reported last week, Constand testified , telling her story in public for the first time. Jurors at the court in Norristown, Pennsylvania, were put on the case at about 5.30pm local time and met for about four hours before being sent home late on Monday night, with deliberations resuming in the morning. Read More »

Virginia Gunman Had Criminal Past


Sanders condemned the attack on the floor of the Senate, saying he was "sickened" by what transpired. "We prayed as a team for Majority Whip Steve Scalise , Capitol police and staff that were shot", Ruiz said. That's where he met the former mayor of Alexandria, Bill Euille, who told The Washington Post he had spoken with Hodgkinson several times over the past month. Read More »

Kenneth Starr: Trump Should Not Fire Robert Mueller

Trump appeared to be a responding to a Washington Post report that special prosecutor Robert Mueller "is interviewing senior intelligence officials as part of a widening probe that now includes an examination of whether President Trump attempted to obstruct justice, officials said ". Read More »

No longer out of bounds: Trump allies question Mueller investigation

Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Maryland) asked what would happen if Trump found someone other than Rosenstein who would fire Mueller (implying that under such circumstances, Trump fired Rosenstein and replaced him). "The attorney general is still responsible for answering critical questions from this committee, " Shaheen said. With few exceptions, Trump's allies are urging him not to move to dismiss Mueller, which would be both politically and technically complicated. Read More »

UK PM seeks political alliance in Northern Ireland

May's Conservative Party, which failed to win a majority in an election last week, has been holding talks with the DUP on securing the support of its 10 members of parliament to pass legislation. May has two years to reach agreement with the European Union but has repeatedly said she would be prepared to walk away from negotiations without a deal if necessary. Read More »

Donald Trump's White House 'a crime scene'

The president is nonetheless angered by the investigation, which he has described as a "witch hunt", The New York Times reported . Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigators have asked for information and will talk to Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Adm. Read More »

Could Comey testimony be blocked by executive privilege?


White House spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters Friday he was unaware if the president would try to block Comey's testimony. Comey, the Federal Bureau of Investigation director who was abruptly fired by Trump in May, is scheduled to testify before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Thursday. Read More »

Amnesty warns that May-DUP negotiations must not undermine abortion law reform

Leader of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) Arlene Foster arrives at 10 Downing Street in London, for a meeting with Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May , Tuesday June 13, 2017 . She said that their support would be used to create a stable United Kingdom government. Some involved in the Irish peace process are alarmed because the 1998 Good Friday peace accords call for the British government to be neutral in the politics of Northern Ireland. Read More »

Modi congratulates Ireland PM Leo Varadkar

The new Taoiseach said the government he will lead will be neither right-wing nor left-wing and that he had no interest in fighting the political battles of the 1980s. "It's just part of who I am, it doesn't define me, it is part of my character I suppose". Mr Varadkar was joined on his special day by his delighted family and partner Matthew Barrett. Read More »

Trump interviewed Mueller for FBI job day before he was tapped f


Mueller is overseeing a host of investigations involving people who are or were in Trump's orbit, people familiar with the probe said. The effort to muddy the waters surrounding the investigation is coming amid growing White House concern that the probe could detract from the president's agenda for months or years to come. Read More »

CBI questions Manish Sisodia over 'Talk to AK' campaign case


Initial reports suggest that this is related to the CBI's Preliminary Enquiry (PE) into chief minister Arvind Kejriwal's "Talk to AK" programme. It alleged that a consultant of a well-known public relations company, Perfect Relations, was hired by the Delhi government to promote the "Talk to AK" campaign and a proposal of Rs 1.5 crore was prepared for this objective. Read More »

Periyar University declares results for UG and PG courses


The cost for applying for Recounting is Rs. 200 and the cost for applying revaluation and copy of answer sheets are Rs. 250. As per the latest updates, official website of Periyar University i.e. Periyar University successfully conducted UG & PG examination in the month of April 2017. Navigate to official website of Periyar University or follow the link below. Read More »

Putin Offers Comey Asylum From Political Persecution in Russian Federation


Putin mixed the tough talk with benevolent promises about the Russian economy to disgruntled callers complaining about decrepit housing and low salaries during the four-hour marathon meant to burnish his father-of-the-nation image. On a more serious note, Putin criticized new US sanctions on Russian Federation, over its actions in Ukraine, saying they were "inappropriate" and "nothing good would come from them". Read More »

Amnesty criticizes Saudi-led measures against Qatar

In all, 18 destinations in the region are now out of bounds for Qatar Airways , which has also been forced to close its offices in Saudi Arabia and the UAE . "I am also concerned by some of the strong actions which Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt and Bahrain have taken against an important partner, and urge them to ease the blockade on Qatar ". Read More »

Donald Trump is under pressure and it doesn't look good

Nice", Trump wrote sarcastically on his Twitter account Thursday. Mueller is also investigating Trump for obstruction of justice , the Post reported Wednesday . The requests from Mueller also pointed towards a new scrutiny on whether the President tried to influence the Russian Federation investigation through conversations he had with Comey , whom he ultimately fired, or with other officials. Read More »

White House now a crime scene


Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigators have asked for information and will talk to Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Adm. Newsmax Media CEO Christopher Ruddy stood by his claims after the White House downplayed his comments and suggested he did not know what he was talking about. Read More »

Chinese start-up Mobike gains $600 mln in biggest financing round to date


The move is part of an overseas expansion from the Tencent-backed company, which aims to expand its business into 100 cities globally before the end of the year. Mobike has 100m users, who take 25m rides a day around the 100 cities it operates in. Launched in April 2016, it has increasingly integrated features from Tencent's ecosystem, including a tie-up with Wechat, China's most popular social messaging and payments platform with over 900 million users. Read More »

Hospital updates Rep. Scalise's condition while colleagues honor him at baseball game


Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., who was at the baseball practice when the shooting happened, told CNN that after Scalise was shot he was "dragging his body" to escape, leaving behind a trail of blood. "I've had armed police at my public meetings". "I served with many of these congressmen, they're my friends, including Rep. Steve Scalise , who is seriously wounded - but I can say with confidence that he continues to receive the best possible medical care". Read More »

Cosby's fate rests with jury in Pennsylvania sex assault case

McMonagle added that Cosby's "romantic interludes" with Constand were examples of Cosby being disloyal to his wife, but he didn't commit any crimes. Jurors also once again heard a recorded phone call between Cosby and Constand's mother, Gianna Constand, during which Cosby can be heard asking if his alleged victim is still interested in pursuing a career in broadcasting before offering to pay for her to go to graduate school. Read More »

S Korea axe Stielike after Qatar shock


The KFA have not yet named Stielike's replacement. Uli Stielike's win percentage in his 37 matches in charge of South Korea. "But results in World Cup qualifying have not been what we wanted". South Korea host already-qualified Iran in their penultimate qualifier in late August before a trip to Uzbekistan in the final round of matches in early September. Read More »

Congressional shooting: Investigators seek info on shooter; area likely closed for days


A sign in the crowd proclaimed "ONE FAMILY" and the announcer's mention of Mr Scalise, the House majority whip who was critically wounded in the attack, brought the masses to their feet. Texas Rep. Roger Williams said that one of his aides, Zack Barth, was shot but was doing well and expected to fully recover. The bullet struck Scalise in the hip, and traveled across his body, shattering bones and passing through internal organs, causing major internal bleeding. Read More »