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by | June 23, 2017 | 05:44

Johnson said , however, that if he were to do it over again, he would have "camped out" in front of the DNC's headquarters. "And so we were concerned that, by making the statement, we might in and of itself be challenging the integrity of the - of the election process itself", Jeh Johnson , the former head of the Homeland Security Department, told members of the House intelligence committee .

by | June 23, 2017 | 05:40

Dassey was improperly questioned by police investigators in 2006, when he was 16, and that he was mentally unfit. The ruling states that Dassey's confession to helping his uncle rape and kill Halbach was involuntary under the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S.

by | June 23, 2017 | 05:15

Prosecutors are fighting to keep the jurors' identities a secret, arguing in court documents Monday that releasing them would result in a "publicity onslaught" and make picking a jury for the second trial more hard. Some jurors in highly visible cases have endured post-trial harassment. Prosecutors plan to retry Cosby. Pennsylvania law allows the public release of jurors' identities, but judges have discretion to keep them a secret under certain conditions.

by | June 23, 2017 | 05:07

During his campaign, Donald Trump pledged to build a wall on thesouthern border of the United States to deter illegal immigrants, promising to take the money to build it from Mexico . The government has selected the finalists for contracts to build wall prototypes in San Diego and is expected to announce the winners soon. Trump also referenced the now-bankrupt solar firm Solyndra while criticizing USA energy policies during a presidential debate previous year.

by | June 23, 2017 | 05:06

Jurors asked to rehear testimony from accuser, Andrea Constand , and Cosby's unsealed deposition during which he admitted to give Quaaludes to young women he wanted to have sex with. Since deliberations began on Monday, the jury has reviewed enormous chunks of testimony, prompting McMonagle to complain that it was essentially watching a replay of the trial.

by | June 23, 2017 | 04:34

The jury at Cosby's trial in Philadelphia began deliberating Monday over whether he drugged and molested a woman at his suburban estate in 2004. Today, Cosby's loyal wife Camille sat in court for the first time to hear the closing arguments for and against her husband of 53 years.

by | June 23, 2017 | 03:19

The Senate bill tries to fix that problem - sort of. For the past seven years, Republicans have plotted a course for repeal of the landmark health reforms of Trump's Democratic predecessor Barack Obama. It would cap program funding at the rate of inflation starting in 2025, as opposed to the higher rate of medical inflation plus 1 percentage point used in the House bill.

by | June 23, 2017 | 03:06

Before he got going, Oliver offered up a proviso. But the cease-and-desist letter seemed to have only emboldened Oliver, who tore into the 77-year-old coal baron on the show. "Oliver pointed out that a government report determined the collapse was due to unauthorized mining practices and noted that Murray blamed it on an natural disaster", HuffPost said.

by | June 23, 2017 | 02:47

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell hopes to push the legislation through the Senate next week. The lukewarm endorsement of the Better Care Reconciliation Act stood in contrast with the ringing reaction from Trump following the release of the House's American Health Care Act .

by | June 23, 2017 | 02:32

Cheltenham police Sgt. Richard Schaffer's testimony could blunt efforts by Cosby's lawyers to exploit the fact that Castor saw no case. Also Thursday , a detective testified that Bruce Castor, the district attorney who decided more than a decade ago not to bring charges against Cosby, shut the investigation down in 2005 while police were still working the case.

by | June 23, 2017 | 02:16

The jurors, who appeared worn out, were dismissed by Judge Steven O'Neill around 9 p.m. and returned to their hotel. "That's the question", said criminal lawyer Alan J. But as the deliberations drag on, noted Toronto defence lawyer Monte MacGregor told the Toronto Sun the lack of a verdict suggests a stalemate in the jury room.

by | June 23, 2017 | 01:55

The trailer begins with a barfight between Boseman and a group of bullies, setting the tone for the gritty trailer that showcases the early days of Marshall's life, before he helped desegregate schools in the Brown v Board of Education trial in 1954.

by | June 23, 2017 | 01:28

A palace spokesman said the Duke would remain in the private hospital in central London on Wednesday night. " Prince Philip is in good spirits and is disappointed to be missing the State Opening of Parliament and Royal Ascot ", it said.

by | June 23, 2017 | 01:25

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the center tab of the chest clip could break, posing a choking hazard to infants. If you're a parent with a Britax B-Safe child auto seat, you may need to check if your model is impacted by a safety recall.

by | June 23, 2017 | 01:18

Kardashian West wrote in her blog about giving birth to her first child while dealing with the condition, which she said affects five percent of women giving birth. In the November 13, 2016, episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians , Kim revealed her intentions that she "would love to maybe" have another baby.

by | June 23, 2017 | 01:03

Miranda Lambert's week got off to a tough start on Monday (05Jun17) when she found herself trapped in an elevator en route to the CMT Music Awards rehearsal. Fans who wish to watch the great performances and award night online can do so with the help of the online streaming device. The Chainsmokers , who taped their performance Tuesday, collaborated with Florida Georgia Line on a song called "Last Day Alive", off the duo's album "Memories ..." Some of country music's biggest solo ...

by | June 23, 2017 | 00:59

A juror in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial said the panel was nearly evenly split for most of the deliberations, contradicting an earlier report of a 10-2 divide. When reached for comment, Wyatt issued a statement to Rolling Stone confirming the town halls - and suggesting that he's hoping they will expose the larger forces at play in Cosby's trial.

by | June 23, 2017 | 00:45

Photo Credit: Universal Pictures . What Cruise and Crowe are doing in this film is a million dollar question. Opening this week is The Mummy , starring Boutella, who unlike Saldana, Gillan and Gadot, is portraying a character originally conceived as a male.

by | June 23, 2017 | 00:37

Montgomery County D.A. Kevin Steele will retry Cosby. The 12 main jurors were advised by the judge not to speak out about the trial because Cosby will eventually be retried. The judge declined to do so while the trial was going on, but indicated he would consider releasing the names after the trial. "You have at least to ask the question, would it really have more influence than what's already out there?" he said.

by | June 23, 2017 | 00:23

There is the possibility that the film could lean more towards the schmaltzy and cliched side than the authentic and genuinely emotional side, but the trailer explores complex themes of guilt and blame in a bad situation that already seems to put Stronger above many generic dramas.

by | June 23, 2017 | 00:17

In a unanimous decision , the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit ruled that those who tried to stop enforcement of the law failed to prove they have been or will be harmed by it. House Bill 1523, signed into law by Republican Gov. Phil Bryant a year ago, allows businesses, individuals, and religiously affiliated organizations to deny service to LGBT people, single mothers, and others who somehow offend an individual's "sincerely held religious belief".

by | June 22, 2017 | 10:23

Judge Steven O'Neill leaves the courtroom following his decision in the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown , Pa., Saturday, June 17, 2017. But it was Cosby's reputation as a public moralist who urged young people to pull up their saggy trousers and start acting responsibly that prompted a federal judge to unseal portions of an explosive deposition he gave more than a decade ago as part of Constand's civil lawsuit against him.

by | June 22, 2017 | 10:18

On the third count, that the alleged assault occurred after Cosby gave Constand drugs or intoxicants without her knowledge, substantially impairing her for the goal of preventing her resistance, the jury was deadlocked at 10 to two, in favor of a guilty verdict, according to the juror.

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:51

DreamWorks Pictures has set an October 27, 2017 theatrical release date. Entertainment One have debuted a brand new trailer for the upcoming Miles Teller-led drama Thank You For Your Service , which is released in cinemas later in the year.

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:44

However, both parties were on the same side Tuesday, arguing against identifying jurors. In another setback for the prosecution in Bill Cosby's criminal trial for the 2004 rape of Andrea Constand , a Pennsylvania judge today agreed to release the names of the jury in the case that ended in a mistrial June 17 .