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Author: 0 New details emerge in USS Fitzgerald collision investigation

The destroyer was severely damaged when the protruding undersea bow of the cargo ship struck Fitzgerald on the right side. The safety board is focusing on the cause of the collision and the lessons to be learned, while Japan's coast guard is investigating possible professional negligence in the accident.

Arts&Culture Unpopular Among Voters, Pelosi Says She's 'Worth the Trouble'
Author: 0 Unpopular Among Voters, Pelosi Says She's 'Worth the Trouble'

The Ohio lawmaker argued that the Democratic Party had lost touch with the working class. In Tuesday's special election in Georgia, Republicans consistently tied Democrat Jon Ossoff to the national party. And Republicans say just narrowing the margins in red districts still spells a loss . Ellison said the Georgia 6th was not as competitive as 64 other House seats that Democrats could win in 2018 to wrest control away from Republicans , adding, "They're the ones who better be ...

Arts&Culture Goldie May Have Just Revealed Banksy's True Identity
Author: 0 Goldie May Have Just Revealed Banksy's True Identity

However, a fan theory past year suggested that Banksy could actually be Massive Attack's Robert Del Naja . A British DJ may have revealed the name of elusive street artist Banksy during a radio interview, when he talked about people cashing in on his art pieces .

Arts&Culture Queen leads silent tribute at Ascot to victims of recent tragedies
Author: 0 Queen leads silent tribute at Ascot to victims of recent tragedies

The Prince of Wales's Stakes was his 10th win in 24 starts and his sixth Grade 1 or Group 1 win. Under strong encouragement, Highland Reel found more and edged clear by 1 1/4 lengths. The victory completed an global look to a day on which French trainers Andre Fabre and Jean-Claude Rouget struck with Le Brivido in the Jersey and Quemah in the Duke of Cambridge respectively, while Zhui Feng's 25/1 victory for Amanda Perrett and Martin Dwyer ensured the bookies also went home happy.

Arts&Culture Andrea Constand Thanks Supporters After Bill Cosby Mistrial: 'I Am Eternally Grateful'
Author: 0 Andrea Constand Thanks Supporters After Bill Cosby Mistrial: 'I Am Eternally Grateful'

Kevin Steele will retry Cosby. "She has been positive in every way and continues to be and she has indicated she will continue to cooperate with us", said Steele, who was flanked by co-prosecutors Kristen Feden and M. He also found success with his "Fat Albert" animated TV show and starred in commercials for Jell-O pudding. He also said that he felt particularly bad for Cosby's accuser Andrea Constand .

Arts&Culture Tom Cruise convinced Courtney B. Vance to star in The Mummy
Author: 0 Tom Cruise convinced Courtney B. Vance to star in The Mummy

Cruise's reputation for actually doing all of the mad stunts he does makes him the flawless action hero for a director with a bit of creativity and vision. "As a template for future films, it's a warning that Dark Universe filmmakers are going to need to think about the stories they're telling as much as the stories they're planning".

Author: 0 Cosby sexual assault case ends in mistrial

The jury failed to reach a unanimous decision on any of the three counts against the comedian, ending the trial without a verdict. Soon after, Lena Dunham, Judd Apatow, Ru Paul and others spoke out on social media, seemingly united in their criticisms of the outcome.

Arts&Culture Turkey summons USA ambassador over arrest warrants for Erdogan's guards
Author: 0 Turkey summons USA ambassador over arrest warrants for Erdogan's guards

U.S. Authorities have issued arrest warrants for a dozen Turkish security guards involved in a clash outside the Turkish ambassador's residence Washington police said on Thursday. Borazan says that Dalkiran, who she first identified for The Daily Caller, threatened to kill her. During a speech Erdogan gave at the Brookings Institute on March 31, 2016, several D.C.

Author: 0 Mourners gather for United States student jailed by N. Korea

He was medically evacuated in a coma last week, and his death further strained relations between Pyongyang and Washington , with US President Donald Trump calling it a "total disgrace". Warmbier died Monday at an OH hospital five days after he was evacuated in a coma from North Korea, where he had been held for 17 months. Medical tests did not reveal what precipitated Warmbier's injuries, but also found no evidence of the botulism infection that North Korea claimed as the cause along ...

Arts&Culture Mobb Deep's Havoc on Prodigy's Death: 'I Still Can't Believe It'
Author: 0 Mobb Deep's Havoc on Prodigy's Death: 'I Still Can't Believe It'

I'm still just f--ed up", he said. "I can hardly look at the pictures". But after speaking with Prodigy's road manager who, Havoc remembers, was crying at the time, the rapper knew that Prodigy's death wasn't just a "weird rumor". "Sometimes he has sickle cell crises". Early reports suggested that Prodigy's chronic medical condition played a factor in the death; later reports suggested that he had choked on food during a hospital visit .

Arts&Culture Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Case Goes to Jury
Author: 0 Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Case Goes to Jury

On Tuesday, the jury reviewed more than a dozen passages from a deposition Cosby gave last decade, listening to excerpts on a wide range of topics, from Cosby's first meeting with Andrea Constand to the night in 2004 she says he drugged and violated her.

Arts&Culture Svitolina suffers injury scare ahead of Wimbledon
Author: 0 Svitolina suffers injury scare ahead of Wimbledon

Giorgi adapted to the slick surface very well, hitting some raging forehand drives, finding some good angles, and occasionally coming to the net effectively. Fortunately for the depleted tournament , Garbine Muguruza survived. "But for the moment it's very uncomfortable, and there is a question because the season is still long and there is lots of big tournaments as well where I will feel more comfortable and confident on the hard court".

Arts&Culture Leaked! Even before its release, SRK's magician act from Tubelight goes viral
Author: 0 Leaked! Even before its release, SRK's magician act from Tubelight goes viral

In the post-Dangal and Baahubali 2: The Conclusion era, the expectations from big-ticket films in India have also skyrocketed, and Tubelight is the first among them that's up for release. This is a wartime film absolutely devoid of any sense of valour, or vainglory associated with war. This is the sort of reductive thinking that one would have assumed Kabir Khan is opposed to.

Arts&Culture Prince William Turns 35: How Did Kate Middleton's Husband Celebrate Birthday?
Author: 0 Prince William Turns 35: How Did Kate Middleton's Husband Celebrate Birthday?

Getty The monarch led a minute's silence during the day in honour of the recent tragedies across the United Kingdom, including terrorist attacks and the devastating fire at Grenfell Tower. According to The Daily Mail , the family spent the day privately celebrating at home together. Some time ago, Kate Middleton was resplendent with Queen Elizabeth II and yesterday she was just as much on the opening day of the Royal Ascot .

Author: 0 Ben Platt wins 'Best Actor' Tony, sings 'Waving Through a Window' Special

It won six Tonys total, including best lead actor in a musical for Ben Platt , and best score. The show opened to critical acclaim back in November 2016, and chronicles a lonely, awkward high school student, Evan Hansen (Platt) caught up in a lie that goes viral after a fellow loner, Connor Murphy (Mike Faist) commits suicide early in the school year.

Author: 0 Companies urge Trump to move faster on approval of commercial drones

Tech leaders gathered today at the White House for a series of focused sessions on hot topics in tech. The lawsuit complains that some of Trump's tweets have been deleted, that White House officials have used messaging applications that destroy the contents of the message after the recipient reads it, and that Trump has centralized decision-making in the White House, which is exempt from the Freedom of Information Act.

Author: 0 Bill Cosby's attorney says he is anxious about entertainer's health

O'Neill indicated he would try to schedule a new trial within 120 days. Several of them attended the criminal trial with their layers. Instead, Cosby emerged from the courthouse with his publicity team, which read a statement from his wife that accused the judge likely to retry him of arrogance and collusion with prosecutors.

Arts&Culture Mauro Ranallo to Rejoin WWE Broadcasting Team with NXT
Author: 0 Mauro Ranallo to Rejoin WWE Broadcasting Team with NXT

Fans at live shows even chanted "fire JBL " as public outrage over the situation grew, while JBL blocked journalists who wrote about the story and anyone who interacted with Ranallo on Twitter . Not only will the main roster announcers of tomorrow get to learn from one of the greatest by having Ranallo in NXT , but fans get to enjoy his awesome play-by-play once again.

Arts&Culture Gene Simmons abandons bid to trademark 'rock on' hand gesture
Author: 0 Gene Simmons abandons bid to trademark 'rock on' hand gesture

According to the United States Patent And Trademark Office , the status of Simmons' application has been filed under "Abandoned becuase the applicant filed an express abandonment". Forbes' intellectual property writer Ronald Abrams notes that "hand gestures in and of themselves cannot function as trademarks, and even if they could, there would be no practical way to enforce the trademark against others".

Arts&Culture AAA projects record travel for July 4th weekend
Author: 0 AAA projects record travel for July 4th weekend

But airline travel over the holiday is also expected to rise for the eighth straight year. The number of travelers over the Independence Day holiday will exceed 5 million statewide, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California.

Arts&Culture Diageo paying up to $1 billion for George Clooney's tequila company Casamigos
Author: 0 Diageo paying up to $1 billion for George Clooney's tequila company Casamigos

Diageo, which is based in the United Kingdom, said in a statement that Clooney and pals will remain involved in promoting the brand, as well as handling "leadership and vision". It supports our strategy to focus on the high growth super-premium and above segments of the category. Casamigos sells for $45 to $55 per bottle, about the same price as Diageo's other Don Julio tequila.

Arts&Culture Special election losses leave Democrats divided, searching
Author: 0 Special election losses leave Democrats divided, searching

Trump's election as president had papered over the intraparty disputes and generational divides among House Democrats, as lawmakers joined in opposing the White House and trying to channel the energy of their party's liberal base. Here's one of Karen Handel's ads which connects her opponent to Nancy Pelosi and Bernie Sanders. That's because they think she helps them win elections.

Arts&Culture Juror: Cosby panel almost evenly split through deliberations
Author: 0 Juror: Cosby panel almost evenly split through deliberations

A juror told ABC News that while 10 of the jurors agreed that Cosby was guilty on at least two of the three counts, two jurors wouldn't budge, leaving the guilty vote at 10-2 on counts one and three. In reality, prosecutors reopened the investigation in 2015 after the public release of a deposition that Cosby gave in 2005 and 2006 as part of accuser Andrea Constand's lawsuit against him - testimony that hadn't been offered when another district attorney passed on the case in early 2005.

Arts&Culture Trump says he didn't tape his conversations with Comey
Author: 0 Trump says he didn't tape his conversations with Comey

Trump tweeted on Thursday, following aBloomberg story reporting that there were no such tapes, that he has "no idea whether there are "tapes" or recordings of [his] conversations with James Comey ". The tapes, produced between 1971 and 1973, helped doom the Nixon administration, leading to the president's resignation over the Watergate scandal.

Arts&Culture Spokeswoman: Trump thinks election hacking 'probably was Russia'
Author: 0 Spokeswoman: Trump thinks election hacking 'probably was Russia'

Johnson also said he believes Russian attempts at influencing USA elections is "going to get worse before it gets better and bad cyber actors all the time are more and more ingenious, more tenacious and more aggressive". "Most election officials have security systems in place that would have flagged the email before it even reached the intended recipient". He noted that give the decentralization of the system, the audits and testing by local election officials, the media attention and ...

Author: 0 Defense will seek to secure Dassey release

In 2005, Dassey, then 16, confessed to authorities that he assisted his uncle, Steven Avery , in raping and killing Halbach. The vote was 2-1, affirming the 2016 ruling by Judge William Duffin that Dassey's will was overborne and his rights were violated by investigators Mark Wiegert and Tom Fassbender.

Author: 0 Bill Cosby Plans Youth Education Tour After His Sexual Assault Mistrial

Following a surprisingly short trial in which assorted tidbits from a 2006 deposition were read aloud while the defense rested after only six minutes, the highly publicized trial of Bill Cosby ended in a mistrial . Prosecutors have vowed to seek a retrial in the Constand case raising the prospect that the now frail and isolated comedian, once adored by millions as "America's Dad" but his career now in tatters, may be forced to return to court in a matter of months.

Arts&Culture Arrests at Capitol of health bill protesters
Author: 0 Arrests at Capitol of health bill protesters

There were a few minor points that were inserted in the final days of the bill but for the most part 90 percent of the bill was known to the public and the Republicans for that almost three-month period. The bill would also reconfigure how Americans with slightly higher incomes who don't qualify for Medicaid would get tax credits to help pay insurance premiums, eliminate penalties for those who fail to obtain insurance and employers who fail to provide it, and make it easier for states to ...

Arts&Culture CONSUMER ALERT: Britax recalls over 207K infant seats due to choking hazard
Author: 0 CONSUMER ALERT: Britax recalls over 207K infant seats due to choking hazard

The recall is for chest clips on child safety seats. The seats have a center tab on the chest clip marked "ABS" that may break, presenting a choking hazard to an infant in the auto seat, increasing the risk of injury. Auto seats affected by the recall can be fixed using a free kit that can be provided by Britax. No injuries have been reported. There's a video on the Britax website that explains how to switch out the clip for replacement.

Arts&Culture The first reviews of Tom Cruise's 'The Mummy' are in
Author: 0 The first reviews of Tom Cruise's 'The Mummy' are in

Over the next few years, Universal plans to reboot " Bride of Frankenstein ", " Van Helsing ", "The Wolf Man", " The Creature from the Black Lagoon ", the "Phantom of the Opera" , as well as " The Hunchback of Notre Dame ". Glenn Kenny was also thrown off by the Jekyll character, but that's just one reason he's warning that the " Dark Universe " franchise might be a "grievously ill-advised" one.

Author: 0 Kiwis beat Oracle in 1st 2 America's Cup races in Bermuda

Explore the races at https://t.co/GzDDpifL7W #LVAC pic.twitter.com/9IqRSwC2E7- Louis Vuitton US (LouisVuitton_US) June 19, 2017 Oracle skipper Jimmy Spithill said his crew had to make some "serious changes". In 1988, after turning back New Zealand's rogue challenge with his catamaran defense, Conner engaged with some unpleasantness as a news conference ended, telling Kiwi boat designer Bruce Farr: "Get lost".

Arts&Culture Juror says Cosby trial panel almost evenly split
Author: 0 Juror says Cosby trial panel almost evenly split

The decision to release the names came after lawyers representing the news outlets argued the jurors' names should be made public to ensure transparency in the judicial process, the report added. According to the juror, "there was no budging" from the holdouts - and things got incredible tense inside the tiny deliberations room. The jury was selected from the Pittsburgh area and spent two weeks sequestered 300 miles (482 kilometers) from home.

Arts&Culture No Verdict Tonight: Cosby Jury Breaks for the Evening
Author: 0 No Verdict Tonight: Cosby Jury Breaks for the Evening

When Cosby was questioned about the night of the alleged assault, he told police that he did not have sexual intercourse with Constand , either "awake or asleep". "The Cosby Show" star faces charges for allegedly drugging Constand in his Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, mansion back in 2004. Instead, his defense consisted of a roughly six-minute appearance by Cheltenham Township Police Department Sergeant Richard Schaffer, who led the 2005 investigation into allegations Cosby drugged and ...

Arts&Culture Watch The Trailer For Upcoming Film About Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall
Author: 0 Watch The Trailer For Upcoming Film About Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall

Marshall is a compelling figure, and he's played by a terrific actor in Boseman, so I'm eager to see how this all comes together. Here, Boseman depicts Marshall as something of a superhero attorney, one who served as an NAACP lawyer and won the pivotal Brown v Board of Education case, and who says lines like, "The only way to get through a bigot's door is to break it down".

Arts&Culture Devon Love Island evictee Jess Shears defends having sex on TV
Author: 0 Devon Love Island evictee Jess Shears defends having sex on TV

Eliminated 'Love Island' contestant Jessica Shears has said she hopes that she and Dom Lever can pursue a relationship once the show is behind them. "If he was going to wait for her, he'd have left last night too, or today". Jonny said: 'Girls, let me just say first, we love you all. He is an wonderful guy and deserves to find someone who will make him happy, ' she said.

Arts&Culture Saudi Arabia and Bahrain welcome Trump's scolding of Qatar
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia and Bahrain welcome Trump's scolding of Qatar

But he also warned that the response - Bahrain , Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates cut diplomatic ties on Monday and are trying to blockade Qatar by air and sea - could be counterproductive. At $261bn, Qatar is the third biggest projects market after Saudi Arabia and the UAE . Qatar says the Saudi charges against it are a ploy for regional dominance, but frictions have been mounting for years over Qatar's backing of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and its Hamas offshoot in ...

Arts&Culture Jay-Z will tour with new album later this year
Author: 0 Jay-Z will tour with new album later this year

However, according Page Six of the NY Post Mr. Carter is pushing his tour back a few months to spend some quality time with his newborn twins. It's thought that Beyonce and JAY-Z have made a decision to raise their growing family on the West Coast due to the area's good school system and will likely send their brood to private school after moving across the country from their previous base in NY.

Arts&Culture Coal company sues HBO's John Oliver for defamation
Author: 0 Coal company sues HBO's John Oliver for defamation

Mr Murray was a "geriatric Dr Evil", he said, who mistreated his employees and tried to weaken coal safety regulations through litigation. "Worse yet, Defendants employed techniques designed exclusively to embarrass Plaintiffs, including Mr.

Arts&Culture The next Jurassic World film finally has an official title!
Author: 0 The next Jurassic World film finally has an official title!

It could refer to the smashed apart park following from the disasters of Jurassic World? Jeff Goldblum back in a " Jurassic Park " movie? Yes! Granted, nothing will ever top the T-Rex from the original, but film fans were more than happy to pay their hard earned money to see the Indominus rex terrorise a new generation of dinosaur lovers.

Arts&Culture Dead as Cindy Makes Landfall Along Gulf Coast
Author: 0 Dead as Cindy Makes Landfall Along Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Warnings were cancelled Thursday morning for Harris, Galveston, Chambers and Liberty counties, the National Weather Service said . "Regardless it is the rain, if anything we have to watch out for with (Tropical Storm) Cindy ", meteorologist Matt Devitt said.

Arts&Culture USA congressional baseball field shooter acts alone
Author: 0 USA congressional baseball field shooter acts alone

Agents said they aren't sure whether the shooting was a spontaneous or a planned event, but that it now seems to have been more spontaneous. Hodgkinson Acted Alone, FBI Says On the day of the shooting, the FBI says Hodgkinson got out of his van with two weapons - a 7.62 mm caliber SKS rifle and a 9 mm handgun.

Arts&Culture Ron Howard takes helm of Han Solo 'Star Wars' film
Author: 0 Ron Howard takes helm of Han Solo 'Star Wars' film

The Millennium Falcon has a new pilot: Ron Howard has stepped in to direct the upcoming untitled Han Solo film, Lucasfilm announced Thursday. Disney reiterated the film's release date of May 25 next year, suggesting that - at least for now - the " Star Wars " spinoff will be released on schedule.

Author: 0 Simon Cowell charity single released to aid fire victims

He rapped, "I don't know where to begin, so I'll start by saying I refuse to forget you". A charity single involving more than 50 stars has been released , for the victims of the London tower block fire. The X factor man previously said the "phone didn't stop" with artists wanting to join the all-star song and praised the British nation for always uniting when tragedy hits home.

Author: 0 Man Utd manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud by Spanish authorities

James Rodriguez has turned down a transfer to AC Milan because he is holding out for a move to Manchester United this summer, according to reports in Spain. The Portuguese manager owes Spanish tax authorities 3.3 million euros (2.91 million pounds), a Madrid prosecutor said in a statement, adding it had presented a claim to a local court.

Arts&Culture Rebel Wilson will give away money from defamation win
Author: 0 Rebel Wilson will give away money from defamation win

She's looking at one helluva payday, with her lawyers announcing yesterday that they were seeking $5.89 million in special damages and $1.2 million in general damages . Yesterday, Wilson's lawyer, Matthew Collins QC, told the court that Wilson could've made up to $18 million from blockbuster film roles had the articles had not damaged her career.

Author: 0 Faroe Petroleum plc's (FPM) Buy Rating Reiterated at Peel Hunt

BNP Paribas reaffirmed a neutral rating and issued a GBX 1,550 ($19.61) target price on shares of Ashtead Group plc in a research note on Monday, February 27th. It has a 24.56 P/E ratio. The Company's divisions include Networks, which consists of electricity distribution, electricity transmission and gas distribution; Retail, which consists of energy supply, enterprise and energy-related services, and Wholesale, which consists of energy portfolio management and electricity generation, gas ...