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Eleven jurors chosen for Bill Cosby sex assault trial in Pa.

Eleven jurors chosen for Bill Cosby sex assault trial in Pa.

Cosby's lawyers accused prosecutors of trying to systematically keep blacks off the jury on Tuesday. Montgomery County Judge Steven O'Neill sided with prosecutors, saying the woman's race did not enter into the decision to dismiss her. Cosby became the first black actor to star in a network TV show in 1965 but has alienated some younger blacks by criticizing their clothes, music and lifestyle.



United Kingdom police hunt Manchester bomber's network

Twenty-two people, including several children, were killed on Monday when a bomb went off at a concert by United States pop star Ariana Grande in Manchester , northwest England. "So after that, he told us, 'Having internet, I see the attack in Manchester and I knew that's my brother'". Late Wednesday night police announced on Twitter that searches in the city's Moss Side area were ongoing and reported that a controlled explosion had taken place.



Weird and Wonderful: Liverpool's 2016/17 Premier League campaign in numbers

However, after Thomas Tuchel's side finished in 3rd place in Bundesliga, it is now impossible for Liverpool to face the German side as both teams will be seeded in the Champions League draw. Our 29-year-old, so impressive in central midfield this season when fit, reckons that our Champions League qualification will help us attract players of serious note in the next few months.



Ivanka Trump meets human trafficking victims in Rome

Trump reached the Vatican at 8.30am after spending the evening at the United States ambassador to Italy's residence. The meeting between the two world leaders was apparently cordial-the Pope presented Trump with an olive branch for peace and a copy of his climate change encyclical Laudato Si .


Brennan says he had concerns about Russian contacts with Trump campaign

Brennan says he had concerns about Russian contacts with Trump campaign

He said he passed evidence collected by the Central Intelligence Agency to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. US Intel Chief: collusion unclear but concerning contact between Russia, Trump campaignWhile President Donald Trump is overseas, his presence looms large back in Washington , DC.


#ManchesterBlast: Ariana Grande offers to pay for funerals

#ManchesterBlast: Ariana Grande offers to pay for funerals

British Home Secretary Amber Rudd said Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi "likely" had accomplices and she criticized the USA government for leaking information about his identity. There are no further details about the arrests. British media reports said that Abedi had links to Libya and had traveled to Syria. However, the French minister said it was unclear whether the attacker was part of a larger network of extremists planning attacks .