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Author: 0 Polanski's victim to play supporting role for him in court

While most sex abuse victims are criticizing the government for stronger sentencing in an effort to curb the number of incidents and to feel vindicated in their specific cases, Geimer is taking the opposite approach. Geimer was flying from her home in Hawaii to ask a Los Angeles Superior Court to unseal testimony from a former deputy district attorney in hopes it will lead to a resolution in the case.

Arts&Culture Bill Maher apologizes on air: Racial slur 'has caused pain'
Author: 0 Bill Maher apologizes on air: Racial slur 'has caused pain'

Dyson questioned why Maher was apologizing at all , given the fact that he has railed against a so-called culture of apology in the past. That said, Ice Cube , who served as the de facto leader of hip-hop group N.W.A. After accepting his apology, the rapper and actor detailed why Maher's words were unacceptable stating that, in the past, white people have used the word against black people "like a knife".

Author: 0 Trump Breaks Silence On Comey: 'WOW, Comey Is A Leaker!'

During a Rose Garden news conference on Friday, President Donald Trump said for the first time that he is "100 percent" willing to give a sworn account of his interactions with former FBI Director James Comey . The U.S. Senate committee spent about three hours on Thursday questioning Comey. Comey nevertheless did not make any major new revelations about alleged links between Trump or his associates and Russian Federation, an issue that has dogged the president's first months in ...

Arts&Culture Trump Responds To Comey Testimony, Calls Former FBI Director 'A Leaker'
Author: 0 Trump Responds To Comey Testimony, Calls Former FBI Director 'A Leaker'

It doesn't make sense. Speaking to reporters for the first time since 18 million Americans watched Comey's testimony before the Senate , Trump called the former FBI head a "liar" and said he never asked him to drop an investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn over his contacts with Russian Federation.

Arts&Culture 'Harry Kane isn't the only player we have to look out for'
Author: 0 'Harry Kane isn't the only player we have to look out for'

Tottenham forward Kane is England's main attacking threat, having topped the English Premier League scoring charts in the last two seasons. I've worked with him with the U21s and I know his mentality. "Club level, I have had a good few seasons but to take that next step it is worldwide football - in the big games, in big moments". Scotland are the underdogs, but it is expected that they will come out looking to win the match to get their campaign and confidence back on track.

Author: 0 Jurors Hear Cosby's Story -- But Not From Him

According to onlookers, The Bill Cosby Show star put his head in his hands, as the prosecution recited the revealing statement. On Friday, the jury heard the portion of the deposition in which Cosby was asked about obtaining Quaaludes, a powerful sedative, for a bad back in the 1970s and giving them to women.

Author: 0 Church bus crashes in Atlanta area; 1 killed, others injured

The bus carried 38 passengers, mostly 11th and 12th-grade students, from Mount Zion Baptist Church in Huntsville, Alabama , about three and a half hours away. The Justice Department says it won't prosecute two Veterans Affairs Department executives after lawmakers accused them of misleading Congress about massive cost overruns at a Colorado VA hospital.

Arts&Culture Taylor Swift Is Back on Spotify: What 'Twitter' Has to Say …
Author: 0 Taylor Swift Is Back on Spotify: What 'Twitter' Has to Say …

Swift had been one of the most popular artists on the service when she pulled out, after saying "it's my opinion that music should not be free". ("Windowing" should not to be confused with "exclusives", where an artist makes their work available only on a specific service, a strategy Apple Music has prolifically chased.) Both policies were taken as affronts by Swift and her team - on the latter point, as robbing artists and their labels of control.

Arts&Culture Apple debuts HomePod speaker to bring Siri into the living room | Pix
Author: 0 Apple debuts HomePod speaker to bring Siri into the living room | Pix

The 12.9-inch iPad Pro size will remain, but will be refreshed with the new technology upgrades. Speaking to 5,300 attendees who are mostly app developers at the mega hall of McEnery Convention Center, the head honcho of Apple gave an introduction and brief insight on all the new announcements, followed by detailed presentations by respective product heads.

Arts&Culture Mistrial bid amid sex assault expert testimony
Author: 0 Mistrial bid amid sex assault expert testimony

Robreno, who, in response to a request from the Associated Press, agreed that the document was in the public interest. A toxicologist testified Friday that the effects Constand said she experienced - she testified that she got blurry vision and rubbery legs and was "frozen" as Cosby pawed at and penetrated her with his fingers - could have come from either medication.

Arts&Culture CCTV shows dramatic moment police shoot dead London attackers
Author: 0 CCTV shows dramatic moment police shoot dead London attackers

British police on Tuesday named the third London Bridge attacker as an Italian national of Moroccan descent , and Italian officials said they had passed on their concerns about him to British intelligence officials a year ago. The Times newspaper also said it had obtained footage of the men laughing and joking five days before the attack as they met outside the Ummah Fitness Centre, a gym in east London where Butt trained.

Author: 0 Jay Olivia Shares Storyboard Images From Wonder Woman

In their cases, their movies opened really well, so that could explain why WB had them back. " Wonder Woman " grossed $100.5 million by the end of its opening weekend, the most successful opening weekend for a film by a female director, Patty Jenkins .

Arts&Culture Tulsa law officers kill man, sparking street protest
Author: 0 Tulsa law officers kill man, sparking street protest

Deputies first ordered Barre to drop the knives, but said he did not comply and "threatened to kill the deputies". Deputies said that on June 5, they received another call from a neighbor stating Barre was scaring her children. After about two hours and with the help of local ministers the crowd dispersed. The shooting come weeks after a jury acquitted a Tulsa police officer of manslaughter in another shooting.

Author: 0 Prosecutors Seek To Use Cosby's Words Against Him At Trial

Bill Cosby leaves the courtroom with aide Andrew Wyatt on June 8, 2017. He faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted. It's unclear whether Cosby's defense team will present evidence when the trial resumes. In his deposition, Cosby also said he did not believe Constand and her mother were after "hush money", and said he'd always viewed her as a truthful person.

Author: 0 What Bill Cosby's Accusers Have to Endure on the Stand

Prosecutors are expected to show jurors the candid statements he made about giving accuser Andrea Constand three unmarked pills in 2004 before engaging in sex acts with her. Therese Serignese, one of dozens who've alleged Cosby molested them decades ago, walks outside the courtroom during lunch break at Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse on Tuesd.

Arts&Culture Theresa May to form minority United Kingdom government
Author: 0 Theresa May to form minority United Kingdom government

Reacting to the news, Paul Donovan, the chief economist at UBS Wealth Management, said that the United Kingdom result is unlikely to provide "strong and stable leadership". Early polls showed May's party with a comfortable lead, but the gap closed during the seven-week campaign. A clear successor to May, should she resign, has not emerged.

Author: 0 What the Fuzz? Unpacking the folksy rhetoric of the Comey testimony

Comey, who was sacked by Trump on May 9, revealed during Thursday's testimony that he had a friend, later identified as Columbia University Law Professor Dan Richman, leak contents of his private memos to the media in hopes of prompting the "appointment of a special counsel".

Author: 0 Trump Changes Stance On Qatar

As Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called for Saudi Arabia, Qatar and other countries Friday to "immediately take steps to de-escalate" the diplomatic crisis in the Gulf, which he said is "hindering USA military actions in the region and the campaign against ISIS", President Donald Trump continued his criticism of Qatar for what he portrayed as that country's role in funding terrorism .

Arts&Culture Penguins put Predators in Pekka trouble: Arthur
Author: 0 Penguins put Predators in Pekka trouble: Arthur

The Penguins hold a 2-0 lead over the Predators in the championship series , with Games 3 and 4 scheduled for Saturday and Monday in Nashville. During the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-3 win over the Nashville Predators in the opening game of the Stanley Cup Finals, one rowdy fan chucked a dead catfish onto the ice.

Arts&Culture Bill Cosby's Accuser Takes The Stand In Sexual Assault Trial
Author: 0 Bill Cosby's Accuser Takes The Stand In Sexual Assault Trial

Opening arguments from the prosecution painted Cosby as a man who habitually exploited his fame for his own sexual pleasure, while the defense declared its intention to torpedo Constand's credibility. "It was a very big burden on me, but". Constand is a lesbian, but didn't tell Cosby at the time. "I can only go based on who I've experienced, and at the end of the day, it's the court's job to find the truth of the matter".

Arts&Culture Djokovic in 'whole new situation' after Paris loss
Author: 0 Djokovic in 'whole new situation' after Paris loss

The pair also clashed in the last four a year ago, when Murray gave probably his best ever performance on clay to win in four sets before going on to lose to Novak Djokovic . "Just pretty bad set". Murray eliminated No. 8 Kei Nishikori 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 (0), 6-1 on Wednesday, while No. 3 Wawrinka won 6-3, 6-3, 6-1 against No.

Arts&Culture Wayforward Announces The Mummy Demastered on Consoles and PC
Author: 0 Wayforward Announces The Mummy Demastered on Consoles and PC

In The Mummy there's an organization called Prodigium and, in this VR game, you play as one of their agents. In the experience, players will take on the role of a Prodigium agent who has been tasked with locating and capturing the ancient Egyptian princess Ahmanet, a task complicated by the hordes of ravens, spiders and undead.

Arts&Culture Vindicates self, proclaims 'Comey is a leaker — Trump Friday Twitter
Author: 0 Vindicates self, proclaims 'Comey is a leaker — Trump Friday Twitter

Trump told NBC News after he fired Comey . Comey said that never happened. "The testimony , in conjunction with Comey's firing, also raises the question of whether President Trump was improperly trying to end the investigation into ties between Russian Federation and his campaign affiliates and administration", Himes said.

Arts&Culture Teenage Texas mother who left toddlers to die in hot auto charged
Author: 0 Teenage Texas mother who left toddlers to die in hot auto charged

Federal and New Mexico authorities say six members and associates of the so-called "Cruces Boys" gang have been arrested on drug trafficking charges. "As a result of that investigation, it was determined that the two girls had actually been left in their mother's vehicle intentionally for over 15 hours, overnight, on June 6 and until around noon on June 7, while she (Hawkins) and other friends were inside a residence", Hierholzer said.

Arts&Culture Senator Kirsten Gillibrand: Has President Trump Kept His Promises? 'F--- No'
Author: 0 Senator Kirsten Gillibrand: Has President Trump Kept His Promises? 'F--- No'

Democrats have been desperately seeking a voice at once principled and ferocious enough to compel voters in the 2020 presidential election. "If we are not helping people, we should go the f-- home", Gillibrand said. Gillibrand declared on the topic of passing paid family leave legislation, Gizmodo's Hamilton Nolan reports . The junior senator from NY pushed a number of issues in her time on stage: paid family leave, the incentivizing of "conscious capitalist" employers who provide strong ...

Author: 0 Jurors hear Cosby's description of liaison with Constand: 'I am not stopped'

But jurors Thursday did hear what the comedian told investigators in 2005 and what he testified to in a deposition taken in a civil lawsuit filed by Andrea Constand , his accuser. Downplaying the Valentine's Day calls, Ryan, through Schaffer's testimony on Thursday, displayed a phone record that showed Constand also called other people on that same day.

Author: 0 Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Trial Resumes

Constand said the calls mostly concerned the women's basketball team. Later, the defense laid into Constand over several late-night phone calls made to Sherry Williams , Andrea's supposed former girlfriend. "I was leaving in a month, and I did not want to stir up any trouble, and for it to look negative to not talk with a trustee", Constand said. Atchison's client roster includes Cosby and his wife, Camille.

Author: 0 President Trump 'told lies', Comey testifies

Comey used the "L word" again while explaining why he chose to take notes during his meetings with the president. Comey said he interpreted Trump's wording " I hope you can let this go " about the Flynn investigation as a direction. But also because if you believe Comey's testimony, Huckabee Sander's statement is, itself, not true. "No. No. Next question", Trump said during a May 18 press conference , when a reporter asked him about the New York Times story .

Author: 0 US intelligence contractor pleads not guilty to leaking charge

On CBS News Wednesday, Winner's mother and stepfather said they drove over 1,100 miles from Texas to support her in Georgia, where "her words to me were that she was really scared that they would make her disappear", according to her mother.

Author: 0 Apple reportedly adds simple Wi-Fi sharing in iOS 11

It will be available for users to download and install later this year in fall. Whereas Wi-Fi Sense automatically shares the Wi-Fi credentials with all your contacts, the Wi-Fi sharing feature in iOS 11 requires you to manually accept each iPhone and iPad that wants to connect to your network.

Author: 0 HomePod, Echo, Google Home: How secure are your speakers?

Meanwhile, Google has leveraged its mountain of anonymized user data and powerful machine learning engine to teach Google Assistant how to understand context. That same client can't request that Siri plays music via Spotify, which contends with Apple Music. "We're open to that", Limp said, according to CNET .

Arts&Culture Salman Khan to team up with Rahat Fateh Ali Khan in Tubelight
Author: 0 Salman Khan to team up with Rahat Fateh Ali Khan in Tubelight

Kabir Khan's stories choice of Sohail, the relatively less successful of Khans, to play the screen brother of Salman Khan in his next, Tubelight came as a bit of a surprise for many. Salman and Sohail have earlier worked together in films like Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya? "That was while we were developing the script, and before we could decide, I was convinced by Sohail".

Arts&Culture Sanchez, Yankees hammer Price again in 9-1 win over Red Sox
Author: 0 Sanchez, Yankees hammer Price again in 9-1 win over Red Sox

Already leading 1-0 in the third inning, New York's Gary Sanchez hit a three-run home run to left field scoring Aaron Judge and Matt Holiday to put the Yankees up 4-0. Herrera said after the Phillies' game in Atlanta that Schmidt had called him to apologize for his remarks. But you can bet that Joe Girardi is well aware because he knows that for each game the Yankees pick up (or lose) in that column, the pressure automatically shifts to the team with the deficit.

Author: 0 Trump's lawyer to file leak complaint against Comey, report says

Mr Trump has branded his former FBI director a "leaker", a day after Mr Comey gave testimony in which he accused Mr Trump of trying to quash an investigation and lying about him and the FBI. Comey , who was sacked by Trump on May 9, repeatedly stated that Trump has lied in his accounts of their interactions. Under oath, Mr Comey said: 'The administration chose to defame me and more importantly the Federal Bureau of Investigation'.

Arts&Culture Michael Fassbender wanted for Dark Universe
Author: 0 Michael Fassbender wanted for Dark Universe

The Dark Universe will begin with The Mummy , heading to United Kingdom cinemas on June 9 , and will continue with movies featuring a menagerie of creatures from the classic Universal slate. The movie already has Bill Condon as its director and a release date has been scheduled for February 14, 2019. With Kurtzman's statement, it is likely that Vlad the Impaler will get another reboot in the future.

Author: 0 Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland may be election key

Andrew Gimson, contributing editor to the grassroots ConservativeHome website, said May had "lost the trust of the Tory party" and they would not want to fight another election under her. The SDLP has dominated the Derry constituency for decades and its defeat there signals its terminal decline in the face of a post-peace process Sinn Féin surge.

Author: 0 Footage shows last moments of London attack

British voters went to the polls Thursday for an election envisioned to be dominated by the country's pending departure from the European Union but that ended up focusing on worldwide terrorism following attacks in London and Manchester.

Author: 0 Turkey, Iran urged to provide food to Qatar

In a series of three Twitter posts Tuesday, Trump seemed to take credit for the Saudi-led move to isolate Qatar, which hosts the largest USA military base in the Middle East. The new policy to transfer passengers from Qatar Airways to the countries involved in the diplomatic standoff is expected to last until a resolution to the crisis is found.

Author: 0 Korea Conducted Missile Test in Anju, not Pukchang

For his part Mattis on Saturday pledged the USA would stay engaged on North Korea, calling Kim Jong Un regime's missile program "a clear and present danger". But he added that the United States will remain an worldwide leader, and that Americans accept that "like it or not, we are part of the world". "While competition between the USA and China, the world's two largest economies, is bound to occur, conflict is not inevitable", he said.

Author: 0 Taylor Swift returns to Spotify after almost three-year boycott

Honestly, it's really like. she started it and it's time for her to finish it", she said on the "Late Late Show with James Corden " at the end of May. I mean , I'm not Buddha - things irritate me. Especially when someone tries to assassinate my character with little girls [her fans]. Swift's team said the move was in celebration of Swift's album "1989" selling more than 10 million copies and her RIAA certification Thursday for selling 100 million songs.

Arts&Culture At French Open, del Potro gets lost off court, wins on it
Author: 0 At French Open, del Potro gets lost off court, wins on it

Strength", tweeted Del Potro in Spanish. After splitting the first two sets, the second-round match was evenly poised at 1-1 in the third when Almagro simply could not bear the pain in his knee any more. "And sometimes the heart is first, (before) the tennis match or the tennis life". It felt good. I felt in control of my game. Del Potro then helped him off the court and sat on the sidelines with Almagro to comfort him further.

Author: 0 Stocks rise as Dow hits record high during Comey testimony

They said that since I had involvement with the campaign, I should not be involved in any campaign investigation. "There might be a tape", Comey said. Comey wanted to get his account out, perhaps encouraging the appointment of a special prosecutor. Sessions stepped back in March shortly, after being sworn in, over reports that he didn't inform lawmakers of a meeting with the Russian ambassador.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande got a tribute tattoo for the Manchester bombing victims

The victims include 22 killed and more than 100 people injured. The show was a attractive show of love, bravery and solidarity and helped to raise over $10million for the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund . Grande will be also reportedly be resuming her world tour later this week in Paris, after suspending it and canceling her London shows in the wake of the attack.

Author: 0 Patty Jenkins Isn't Signed For Wonder Woman 2 Yet

Baroness Paula von Gunther was created by William Moulton Marston as the first recurring enemy of Wonder Woman . Before she directed Wonder Woman , Jenkins was the director of Monster , a film that gave Charlize Theron an Oscar for Best Actress.

Author: 0 Roman Polanski sex victim to appear in court for first time

FILE - In this May 27, 2017 photo, director Roman Polanski appears at the photo call for the film, "Based On A True Story", at the 70th global film festival, Cannes, southern France. Braun said it was up to the judge to decide whether to take into account Geimer's request in the long-running saga. Braun said the aim of Friday's hearing at Los Angeles Superior Court was to unseal testimony about the 1977 plea deal and use it as evidence to get European authorities to rescind the worldwide ...