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by | June 03, 2017 | 04:55

Although several women have come forward with accusations of misconduct, the trial stems from an alleged 2004 encounter at Cosby's home with Andrea Constand. Cosby says the contact was consensual. The defense had used four strikes to keep someone off the jury by Monday afternoon, while the prosecution had used two.

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:55

Barron said that investigating and adjudicating bad behavior will now be a university responsibility, rather than an inter-fraternity council responsibility, he said. Transition to deferred recruitment/rush process for fraternities and sororities. Monitoring and spot checks will be done by university employees. The school also permanently shut down the Beta Theta Pi fraternity chapter.

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:22

Vinay takes home a $40,000 cash prize and trophy, along with a $2,500 US savings bond and complete reference library, a trip to New York City and Hollywood. "It was kind of intense", she said of 21 rounds of head-to-head contest with Rohan Rajeev , speller 235 and an Oklahoma eighth grader in his first Bee.

by | June 03, 2017 | 03:57

The US president's decision is not wholly surprising given that he previously asserted that "the concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make US manufacturing non-competitive", and that he also received a letter last week from more than 20 Republican Senators urging him to quit the 2015 agreement.

by | June 03, 2017 | 04:11

When a reporter asked if the president "engaged in obstruction of justice" in meetings with fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey, Spicer offered a terse response: that "all questions on these matters will be referred to outside counsel, Mark Kasowitz".

by | June 03, 2017 | 04:48

Namkai-Meche either said something to get Christian's attention, or Christian simply turned his attention to him because he was nearby, and surveillance video shows Namkai-Meche stand up as Christian began shouting at him. Micah Fletcher, who was nearby, got up and stood next to Namkai-Meche. Christian pulled a folded knife from his pocket and concealed it in his hand, prosecutors say.

by | June 03, 2017 | 03:44

Yanez is Latino, and Castile had a firearm he told the officer about at the time of the traffic stop; but the stakes remain enormously high as relations between police and the local black community continue to be deeply fractured. Tim Nelson of Minnesota Public Radio says this is the first time a Minnesota officer has been tried for a duty-related shooting. Yanez has pleaded not guilty in this case, arguing self-defense.

by | June 03, 2017 | 04:16

You've got no safe place. "You have said that you will be President for all Americans". Namkai-Meche either said something to get Christian's attention, or Christian simply turned his attention to him because he was nearby, and surveillance video shows Namkai-Meche stand up as Christian began shouting at him.

by | June 03, 2017 | 04:09

She receives a $40,000 cash prize and the Scripps National Spelling Bee engraved trophy presented by Scripps, a Kindle e-reader from Kindle, a $2,500 US savings bond and a complete reference library from Merriam-Webster. What a fantastic performance! Yep, they wanted her to spell the nonsensical word that President Donald Trump tweeted out earlier this week . She'd spent 45 minutes and almost two dozen rounds going back and forth with 14-year-old Rohan Rajeev , of Edmond, Okla.

by | June 03, 2017 | 03:08

The paper was one of the first to officially endorse Donald Trump for President that year. Well, does Trump have any views on the Philippines, where President Rodrigo Duterte recently declared martial law in part of the country? The important take away from this is, of course, that Spicer did not elaborate or explain what was covered by the phrase "on these matters".

by | June 03, 2017 | 03:07

Nevada now has 60 dispensaries throughout the state, according to data from the state's Department of Health . The law passed by voters past year gives alcohol distributors a monopoly on sales for the first 18 months, unless there is not enough interest.

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:32

Even though Taiwan is not a signatory to the 2015 Paris agreement , as China tries to prevent it from attending worldwide events, non-governmental organizations and government departments have taken part in activities of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:46

USA intelligence officials have said Russian Federation tried to interfere in the US election by hacking Trump's opponents, a charge that has deepened a political scandal which has focused on whether Trump had improper ties with Moscow , something he flatly denies.

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:56

Behind closed doors Thursday, Trump targeted Germany and the U.S.'s trade deficit with the country, according to Der Spiegel . "Merkel on Sunday declared a new chapter in U.S". After meeting in February with Trump administration officials - including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and White House adviser Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law - Federica Mogherini, the European Union's foreign policy chief, said her meetings had convinced her that the EU would pursue a "more pragmatic ...

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:24

Brussels and Beijing believe in "the full implementation, without nuances, of the Paris climate agreement ", Juncker said , and underlined that there can be "no backsliding" on the pact. In a speech during the EU-China Business Summit, Jean-Claude Juncker said the parties agreed that worldwide solutions were needed in everything from the fight against terror to supporting global economic growth.

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:38

This Madison County Detention Center booking photograph taken Thursday, May 18, 2017 shows Byron McBride . (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). One person of interest was in custody and a second person had been identified, said Heath Hall, a spokesman for the sheriff's department in Madison County, Mississippi .

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:04

Ananya, like most of her predecessors, had participated in other spelling bees, particularly the North South Foundation and the South Asian Spelling Bee, but didn't win either. Vinay likes to volunteer because she likes to help people. Her opponent successfully tackled words like cheiropompholyx and emphyteusis, but lost after he incorrectly spelled marram , a type of beach grass, at the annual event held in Oxon Hill, Maryland .

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:13

Former athletic director Tim Curley will spend three months in jail. "Former vice president Gary Schultz , 67, was sentenced to 6 to 23 months, with two months behind bars". All three men were convicted of the same misdemeanor charge of child endangerment , but Curley and Schultz both reached plea agreements and testified at Spanier's trial in March.

by | June 03, 2017 | 01:40

The process was confusing, and many customers were unable to complete the procedure. A majority of the public (63%) continue to say that President Trump and Republicans in Congress are responsible for any problems with the Affordable Care Act moving forward, more than twice the share who say President Obama and Democrats in Congress are responsible.

by | June 03, 2017 | 01:56

The bad news was that two of those who work nights were in comas Thursday afternoon. And in this village of just under 800 people, Cathy Ramirez is the kind of person who knows just about everybody. The cause of the explosion has yet to be determined, and an investigation is already underway. The plant's filters lacked an explosion protective system, according to OSHA records .

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:03

Comey reportedly detailed that request, as well as other interactions with the president, in a series of memos. Reports that Trump had urged Comey to drop his investigation into Flynn spurred new calls for impeachment, with critics claiming the president obstructed justice.

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:05

Checchi Capital Advisers LLC now owns 4,659 shares of the oil and gas development company's stock worth $289,000 after buying an additional 814 shares in the last quarter. The stock of Ally Financial Inc (NYSE:ALLY) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, May 31 by BMO Capital Markets. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, May 29 report.

by | June 03, 2017 | 01:18

After nearly a week of competing, months of preparing and over a dozen final rounds of performing on ESPN , the champion of the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee has been crowned. "You can find words in interesting places", she said. After three consecutive ties, the National Spelling Bee was determined to have a solo victor, so it added a new tiebreaker procedure for Thursday night's finals in Oxon Hill, Md .

by | June 03, 2017 | 01:39

Abbas announced he is ready to be Trump's partner in securing peace in the Middle East through establishment of a Palestinian state on land captured by Israel in 1967. Clashes broke out near a checkpoint between Jerusalem and Ramallah involving several hundred stone-throwing youths and Israeli soldiers who responded with rubber bullets and tear gas, leaving at least one wounded.

by | June 03, 2017 | 00:11

Habibzai says the total damage from the bombing based on an initial estimate is 1 billion Afghanis ($1.5 million) but that number could rise. At least 80 people were killed in the explosion on Wednesday. The explosion occurred near the German embassy at one of the entrances to Kabul's unofficial Green Zone. Al Jazeera's Qais Azimy, reporting from Kabul , said that people across the Afghan capital were grieving.

by | June 02, 2017 | 23:59

In comments to reporters at the St. Petersburg Economic Forum, Putin likened hackers to "artists", who could act on behalf of Russian Federation if they felt its interests were being threatened. "No hackers can have a radical impact on an election campaign in another country", adding that "no information can be imprinted in voters' minds, in the minds of a nation, and influence the final outcome and the final result".

by | June 02, 2017 | 23:33

I believe the United States of America should be at the front of the pack", Obama said in a statement here. A spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called the USA decision a "major disappointment", adding that America needs to remain a "leader on environmental issues".

by | June 02, 2017 | 23:35

The records show Didion paid a $3,465 fine and the case was closed in September 2013. Didion officials didn't immediately return messages from The Associated Press on Thursday. The AP says OSHA's citation in 2011 was the last one the agency issued to the plant. Cambria is about 50 miles north east of Wisconsin's capital, Madison.

by | June 03, 2017 | 00:50

Hughes was not wearing a life jacket and wardens said it was not clear why Hughes went into the water. Maine Warden Service divers are on scene this morning at Panther Pond to search for a CT man missing since last evening. Raymond firefighters and game wardens searched the area throughout the night and found the man's overturned canoe but no other sign of the man. Hughes' body was taken to the State Medical Examiner's office in Augusta.

by | June 03, 2017 | 00:08

The White House is telling federal agencies not to cooperate with congressional Democrats' oversight requests, for fear the information would be used to attack the President, Politico reported Friday. "I believe this is the best economic policy if we want to encourage economic development", said Sen. "There's some frustration that there's no Plan B that anybody else has yet developed", Traub said.

by | June 03, 2017 | 00:08

The California Department of Transportation said Monday that millions of tons of rock and dirt tumbled down upon the narrow oceanside highway over the weekend. The state already had closed that part of Highway 1 to fix buckled pavement and other, earlier damage from one of California's rainiest winters in decades.

by | June 02, 2017 | 23:16

The president said the administration "will begin negotiations to re-enter either the Paris Accord , or an entirely new agreement". " President Trump can turn his back on the world, but the world cannot ignore the very real threat of climate change ", he said in a statement .

by | June 03, 2017 | 00:06

It said Comey would testify in an open session at 10 a.m., followed by a closed session. It was Comey's firing that sparked the snowball effect of investigations and subpoenas that have flowed out of Washington in recent weeks. Comey is not expected to testify about the details of the FBI's Russian Federation investigation. In an interview with ABC News, Conway appeared to indicate that the president would allow Comey to testify, saying, "We'll be watching with the rest of the world when ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 23:13

Trump's decision has drawn worldwide condemnation, and has some experts predicting it could damage the US's global standing on environmental issues. Condemnation of President Trump's decision came from within the United States as well as outside of it, with his predecessor, Barack Obama , who signed up to the deal alongside 194 other countries in 2015 , disapproving of Mr Trump's choice.

by | June 02, 2017 | 22:55

The Bronx borough president said he plans to participate in the June 11 parade on Fifth Avenue, continuing a 20-year streak, and not letting the fact that Oscar Lopez Rivera - one of the leaders of a Puerto Rican terrorist group that is said to be responsible for more than 100 bomb attacks on USA targets - slow him down.