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Bill Cosby: 12 jurors selected for upcoming criminal trial

Bill Cosby's defense attorneys Brian J. McMonagle, right, and Angela Agrusa talk with reporters after the second day of jury selection in Cosby's sexual assault case at the Allegheny County Courthouse, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, . " No one should make an effort to be on this jury, and no one should make an effort to not be on this jury ", Judge Steven T. O'Neill told the group.



Ariana Grande to hold concert in Manchester for bombing victims

Greater Manchester chief constable Ian Hopkins said: 'It's very clear that this is a network that we are investigating'. Jomana Abedi said the 22-year-old called his mother moments before detonating a nail bomb in the foyer of Manchester Arena following an Ariana Grande concert, killing 22 people and injuring scores more .



Carter adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at 89

Brzezinski helped topple economic barriers between the Soviet Union, China and the West. Carter issued a statement late Friday, calling Brzezinski a "brilliant, dedicated and loyal", adding: "I will miss him". The Polish-American diplomat was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1981 for his role in the normalization of U.S. "I will miss him". Brzezinski was born in Warsaw on March 28, 1928.


Trump reportedly tells 'confidants' United States will leave Paris climate deal

Trump reportedly tells 'confidants' United States will leave Paris climate deal

White House advisers Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner, and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson argue that the United States should remain in the Paris accord . "The G7 has taken positive action many times in the past but this year it looks like it's been all about shaking hands, drinking wine and eating nice pasta, without achieving results".


Hardline Israelis descend on Old City for Jerusalem Day

Hardline Israelis descend on Old City for Jerusalem Day

Meanwhile, ahead of Trump's meeting with Netanyahu in Jerusalem Monday, a live-streamed White House schedule stated Trump would deliver remarks in " Jerusalem , Israel ", apparently recognizing Israel's sovereignty over the holy city despite Trump himself never affirming a change in United States policy .


Texas lawmakers OK budget but 'bathroom bill' still in limbo

Texas lawmakers OK budget but 'bathroom bill' still in limbo

He can only grandstand so much. Community Impact Newspaper and The Texas Tribune have established a partnership to share essential updates during the 85th legislative session. The bill allows public schools to restrict transgender students to using only single-use facilities. As Senate Republicans move forward with their health care bill, they may decide to keep waivers from the House bill that would harm some of the sickest and neediest Americans.