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Jurors selected for Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial

The Pennsylvania jury that will hear the sex assault case against actor Bill Cosby will include two blacks among the 12 people on the panel. Two of them are black. 2 and not punished by the court. Cosby arrived at the Allegheny County Courthouse just before 9 a.m. Tuesday. Cosby claims the incident was consensual.


Venezuela Protests, Clashes Continue After Man Set on Fire

Venezuela Protests, Clashes Continue After Man Set on Fire

CARACAS , Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is accusing protesters of setting fire to a government supporter, saying what he calls "Nazi-fascist" elements are taking root inside the opposition's ranks and contributing to a unsafe spiral of violence in the two-month anti-government protest movement.



7 people now seated on jury in Bill Cosby's sex assault case

Before the selection of the latest three jurors Tuesday morning - two men and a woman -an undisclosed filing in the case delayed proceedings in the Allegheny Court of Common Pleas by more than two hours. Defense lawyer Brian McMonagle says he hopes the process will go fairly quickly. A crucial piece of evidence for prosecutors is likely a 2005 deposition Cosby gave in a civil suit filed by Constand in which he discussed giving Quaaludes to women before sex during the 1970s.


Kentucky reports rise in unemployment rates in 83 counties

Kentucky reports rise in unemployment rates in 83 counties

Chattanooga's 3.2 percent growth in employment over the past year was almost double the pace of the country as a whole. The number of jobs in Hall County increased by 400, or 0.5 percent, to 88,900. That total represents an increase of 3,529 over the past 12 months. Over the year, however, claims were down by 125, or 18.7 percent, from 668 in April 2016.



Donald Trump meets Pope Francis at Vatican City

We had a fantastic meeting and we had a fantastic tour, it was really handsome. But, as CNN points out, the newest picture of the pope in the set doesn't tell the whole story. The Vatican described the discussions as "cordial" and stressed the two men's joint opposition to abortion and shared concern for persecuted Christians in the Middle East.