Rape Victim Asks Judge To End Polanski Case

Geimer called that argument hypocritical at a news conference after the hearing. The 54-year-old Geimer appeared in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom for the first time on the director's behalf. Polanski is trying to have his outstanding global arrest warrant lifted. He was unable to up his 2002 best director Oscar for The Pianist because he feared arrest if he returned to the US.

Donald Trump Under Investigation for Possible Obstruction of Justice

Mark Corallo, a spokesman for Trump's outside attorney Marc Kasowitz, said in a statement to CNN: "The FBI leak of information regarding the President is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal". The NSA said in a statement: "NSA will fully cooperate with the special counsel". Citing unidentified "officials", the Post reported Mueller's probe has taken a dramatic turn.

'I will provide certainty': May's United Kingdom election gamble not paying off

He further pointed to Theresa May's unsuccessful campaign that paved the way for Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party to clinch 261 seats in the parliament. Based on interviews with voters leaving polling stations across the country, the poll is conducted for a consortium of United Kingdom broadcasters and regarded as a reliable, though not exact, indicator of the likely result.

Suspect in shooting at Republicans baseball practice was Bernie Sanders backer

Suspect in shooting at Republicans baseball practice was Bernie Sanders backer

Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old from Belleville, Illinois. An acquaintance of the man who shot at a Republican baseball practice on Wednesday morning said he was "shocked" to hear about the incident. In March, local sheriff deputies in IL met with him after receiving alarmed calls that he had fired off 50 shots on his property, a rural area on the outskirts of town where it is legal to fire a weapon.

Trump won't rule out firing Mueller, his lawyer says

A senior political writer for the newspaper sounded the alarm in a piece titled, "Is Robert Mueller conflicted in Trump probe?" Comey has made clear that he vetted his testimony with Mueller and his aides to avoid revealing information that might compromise the special counsel's pursuit of possible criminal wrongdoing.

London fire: Grenfell Tower cladding 'linked to other fires'

But numerous building's residents say they had been warning of a fire risk for months. Firefighters spray water onto the 24-storey apartment block in west London on Wednesday. The aluminium cladding is suspected to have acted as an accelerant in the blaze that destroyed Grenfell Tower in north Kensington, with at least 12 people confirmed dead and many more missing.