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Accuser takes the stand in Bill Cosby sexual assault trial

Accuser takes the stand in Bill Cosby sexual assault trial

She also said she wanted to stop Cosby but could not. The gifts, she said, included hats, T-shirts and "some bath salts for him and his wife". She came out of nowhere, Andrea Constand did, swooping in without notice, all dressed in white, a blizzard in June.



British PM May faces mounting criticism over London tower block blaze

Firefighters worked through the night to dampen the massive blaze that engulfed a 24-storey residential tower block in west London killing at least 12 people with claims emerging that warnings about safety had been ignored. Opponents of May's government demanded to know whether more could have been done to prevent the disaster , if building precautions such as fire doors had been properly implemented and if spending cuts to local authorities had played a part.


May says Brexit talks to start as scheduled despite losing parliamentary majority

May says Brexit talks to start as scheduled despite losing parliamentary majority

May's office issued a statement saying she was "deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life" but made no mention of the talks with the DUP. Earlier this week, in a joint press conference with Mrs May, French president Emmanuel Macron claimed the door is always open for the United Kingdom to remain in the European Union before Article 50 negotiations are concluded.



Trump being investigated by special counsel for possible obstruction of justice

In a tweet early Thursday, Trump said: "They made up a phony collusion with the Russians story, found zero proof, so now they go for obstruction of justice on the phony story". Tuesday night, Deputy White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders maintained the president has the right to fire Mueller , but doesn't plan on it.


May seeks help of N. Irish party to form minority government

May seeks help of N. Irish party to form minority government

The Downing St. resignations came as May worked to fill jobs in her minority government and replace ministers who lost their seats on Thursday. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn , speaking after being re-elected in Islington North, said it was time for Mrs May to "make way" for a government that would be "truly representative of the people of this country".