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by | June 02, 2017 | 22:25

Cosby did not speak. A fresh set of 93 prospective jurors answered nearly 50 questions in a Pittsburgh courtroom on Wednesday, as Judge Steven O'Neill sought to fill the 12th and last seat on the jury for the trial of the man once known as America's favourite TV dad.

by | June 02, 2017 | 22:57

Raul Grijalva, D-Tucson. Obama's office released the statement in the middle of Trump's Rose Garden announcement that the United States would be withdrawing from the landmark climate pact. This decision follows an earlier Musk statement in which he had promised to leave Trrump' advisory council if the U.S. pulled out of the Paris accords.

by | June 02, 2017 | 23:51

Many of them also pledged to help honor the nation's commitments in Paris . "Essentially we've emitted too much, which makes the 2-degree challenge hard", said Glen Peters, a senior researcher at the Center for International Climate Research in Oslo.

by | June 02, 2017 | 22:08

The tweet has since been deleted and replaced with a presidential guessing game , as well as a both highly annoyed and highly amused internet searching for answers. He blew past follow-up questions about the meaning of covfefe . "It has everything: Russian entanglements, spray tans, creepy handshakes, surprise trade wars".

by | June 02, 2017 | 22:33

Weiner also agreed to not appeal any prison sentence between 21 and 27 months. Preska set sentencing for September 8. The investigation infamously intersected past year with the 2016 presidential campaign, when agents seized devices and found emails between Hillary Clinton and Huma Abedin , Weiner's estranged wife and a top Clinton adviser.

by | June 02, 2017 | 22:10

The US has been legally committed to relocating its embassy from Tel Aviv to the Holy City since the Jerusalem Embassy Act was passed in 1995. "I think President Trump will come here and get a feel of what united Jerusalem is really like and I am convinced that he will see that the city belongs to the State of Israel and that our demand is legitimate and important".

by | June 02, 2017 | 21:56

Fearing that another attack could be imminent, the United Kingdom government announced on Tuesday that it had raised the country's terror alert to the highest "critical" threat level. A source close to the bombing investigation told Reuters that the focus was on whether Abedi had received help in putting together the bomb and on where it had been done.

by | June 02, 2017 | 22:27

While in the past the Spurs shied away from marquee free agents, instead deciding to build in the draft, their addition of LaMarcus Aldridge in 2015 and pursuit of Kevin Durant in 2016, clearly shows a change in approach. If San Antonio chooses to pursue him at all costs, the safer scenario would be a sign-and-trade with the Clippers, allowing the team to shed some of its salary cap to make Paul an honest deal.

by | June 02, 2017 | 22:15

The president says he's open to renegotiating the agreement . Climate change is real and we all share a responsibility to fight it. "So whether you're in the confines of Paris or not, we need to continue to make the commitment as a country to address the impacts that we're seeing".

by | June 02, 2017 | 21:55

Criticizing Trump in a personal capacity, and not on behalf of the bipartisan panel that advises Congress, she added: "He's just making it easier for them by pulling the USA back from the position of global responsibility". Until now, USA participation in the Paris agreement incentivized such initiatives. "It means helping coastal communities from Louisiana to the Solomon Islands", explained Mr.

by | June 02, 2017 | 22:40

In Thursday's article in the Times, Fandos makes special reference to Senator John Cardin of Maryland, the top Democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee who in a letter to the State Department opposed the sale of the arms. His brother lives in the USA and attends University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. FETO is the Turkish government's name for the followers of the Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is in self-imposed exile in the US.

by | June 02, 2017 | 23:29

In one of these memos, Comey wrote that Trump suggested he drop the agency's investigation into Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn. As a college football kicker at Mormon-owned Brigham Young University in Utah, Chaffetz stumped for Dukakis during his 1988 presidential campaign. Chairman Chaffetz will serve until June 30.

by | June 02, 2017 | 22:35

Corporate America is making a final urgent plea to President Trump: Don't pull out of the Paris climate accord. The Trump administration may or may not signal the mode of withdrawal if it does, in fact, announce that it will pull out of the agreement this week.

by | June 02, 2017 | 23:11

The security alert was later lifted. The militia, which is aligned with the Libyan government, said that the younger Abedi was allegedly planning a terror attack in Libya when arrested. British authorities did not say the investigation had in fact been compromised by the leaks. The Into You hitmaker had just finished performing to 21,000 fans at Manchester Arena on Monday evening (22.05.17) when there was an explosion in the foyer of the venue, killing 22 people and injuring over 50.

by | June 02, 2017 | 21:50

CNN has reached out to the White House for comment. Tillerson, a former Exxon Mobil CEO , had urged Trump not to abandon the deal but was ultimately overruled. Reports suggest Tillerson was one of the advisers who counselled President Donald Trump not to pull Washington from the accord, fearing a blow to USA influence overseas.

by | June 02, 2017 | 22:17

Mr Farron accused the Conservatives of running an immigration policy to "appease UKIP", and drew applause when he highlighted the case of an Asian doctor who was spat at and abused as he returned home after treating the injured in the Manchester bomb attack.

by | June 02, 2017 | 22:23

With less than a week to go before the national election, the poll showed the Conservatives' share of the vote had fallen to 45 percent, down four percentage points since the previous poll published on May 18. They say that the prospect of a softer Brexit from Europe under a Labour-led administration could bolster the value of the pound. "Set free from the shackles of European Union control, we will be a great, global trading nation once again bringing new jobs and new opportunities for ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 22:47

The number of deaths due to the floods and landslides has increased to 180, while 110 are missing, Sri Lanka's Disaster Management Center said on Monday. Half a million Sri Lankans have been displaced by the island's worst flooding in more than a decade. Sri Lankan military and rescue teams have used boats and helicopters, but officials said access to some areas was very hard.

by | June 02, 2017 | 23:17

The Australians will be playing One-Day Internationals (ODI) after a significant gap, having played four Test matches in India before taking part in the Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 tournament. Potential replacements for the 28-year-old Warwickshire player are led by Middlesex and England Lions pair Steven Finn and Toby Roland-Jones, both of whom featured in Monday's Royal London Series defeat against South Africa on their home ground at Lord's - where England rested Woakes ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 21:45

In a statement , Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said Thursday that it believes all embassies should be in what it called Israel's "eternal capital". Spicer says, "The question is not if that move happens, but only when". He said leaving foreign embassies in Tel Aviv is "a surrender to unfair Arab and Muslim pressure".

by | June 02, 2017 | 21:36

Security personnel were still carrying out a search operation at the complex hours after the incident happened. Thirty-eight bodies of victims who supposedly died of suffocation and smoke inhalation were recovered from the gaming room of Resorts World Manila , according to police authorities.

by | June 02, 2017 | 21:46

Hosts England exhibited why they are considered as one of the favourites to win the trophy in the opening match against Bangladesh in the ICC Champions Trophy opener here on Thursday. I think there are four or five really good teams who on their day can beat anyone. The Bangladeshi batsmen took a liking to Jake Ball (1-82) and the seamer, a surprise inclusion ahead of leg-spinner Adil Rashid, leaked runs all too readily.

by | June 02, 2017 | 21:50

FILE - In this May 23, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump arrives to speak at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. It added that despite the disappointment, Israel appreciates Mr Trump's friendship and his commitment to moving the embassy to Jerusalem in the future.

by | June 02, 2017 | 22:44

I was back in the blue jersey after a long time , so I guess I was very over-excited probably. "He's going to have a scan tonight. We want to get back to how we want to play and get off to a good start". However, Morgan insists Roy's place in the team is not under any immediate threat. "There was absolutely nothing", said Morgan after Thursday's match.

by | June 02, 2017 | 21:34

Her speech came as a YouGov poll for " The Times " puts her ruling Tory party on 42 per cent, down one point since the end of last week, with Labour up three on 39 per cent and the Liberal Democrats down two points on 7 per cent - at par with the far-right, anti-EU UK Independence Party (UKIP).

by | June 02, 2017 | 23:23

But Smith admits Australia are looking to balance the side with an all-rounder - John Hastings or Marcus Stoinis - meaning one of the strike bowlers will be receiving an unwanted knock on the door on Friday morning. And in both the games, India managed to bundle out the opposition inside 40 overs. Ahead of the big-ticket game, he further said, "No global game comes easy to you, you have to work hard for it and it will be the same against India ".

by | June 02, 2017 | 22:34

In his 3,000-word, 27-minute euphoric speech made in the White House Rose Garden, Trump repeatedly slammed India , China and the rest of the world and cast the USA as a victim of global machinations. "Collectively, these actors remain committed to the Paris accord ". "( Trump's ) administration is abdicating its leadership and taking a backseat to other countries in the global fight against climate change", Cuomo said.

by | June 02, 2017 | 21:33

But Merkel, whose country hosts this year's global climate summit, said it was now time to look ahead. As president, I have one obligation, and that obligation is to the American people. Criticizing Trump in a personal capacity, and not on behalf of the bipartisan panel that advises Congress, she added: "He's just making it easier for them by pulling the USA back from the position of global responsibility".

by | June 02, 2017 | 22:21

John Brown, Mark Lindsey, and David Glasco escaped from jail this morning, according to the Prentiss County Sheriff's Office in Mississippi. He said he was hopeful the remaining two escapees would be captured after police created a "containment" area in Colbert County, Alabama.

by | June 02, 2017 | 22:52

Many economists have big doubts. He said it would also lead to a reduction in cement, iron, steel, coal, natural gas and petroleum production. The Trump administration could withdraw from the entire United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change , an global treaty ratified by the US Senate and signed by President George H.W.

by | June 02, 2017 | 22:51

The Tories had enjoyed a healthy lead over their rivals in the polls , placing the party in pole position to return a healthy majority in the snap election on June 8. YouGov's chief, Stephan Shakespeare, told the Times: "The data suggests that there is churn on all fronts, with the Conservatives , Labour and the Liberal Democrats both likely to both lose and gain seats".

by | June 02, 2017 | 22:38

When the PM called the election in April, the Tories were 20 points ahead of Labour in the polls. Sturgeon previously said that she would be willing to enter a "progressive alliance" with Labour but did not "want a Tory Prime Minister or Tory government".

by | June 02, 2017 | 21:56

The main beneficiaries were Group A rivals and tournament hosts England, who launched this year´s edition with an eight-wicket win over Bangladesh at the Oval on Thursday. As forecasted yesterday by captain Steve Smith, Australia have resisted the temptation to unleash the "Big Four" fast bowlers, instead opting for crafty paceman John Hastings over his Victorian teammate James Pattinson .

by | June 02, 2017 | 22:32

And while leaders around the world are expressing their dismay, China sees this as an opportunity to become a global leader on climate change . Donald Trump , however, said that his administration would renegotiate either to re-enter the Paris accord or to have a new agreement "on terms that are fair to the United States, its businesses, its workers, its people, its taxpayers".

by | June 02, 2017 | 22:29

He remains chairman, but Rep. Mike Conaway, R-Texas, is now leading the probe. "Clearly, it doesn't appear separate to the president", Schiff said . Named in the subpoenas were former national security adviser Susan Rice , former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power and former CIA Director John Brennan.