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Judge: Prosecutors can use Cosby's deposition at trial

The criminal case was reopened previous year (15) after the star's sealed deposition was made public, revealing Cosby had enjoyed a number of extramarital affairs and confessed to buying sedatives to give to women he wanted to sleep with. He also admitted to having sexual contact with Constand. He said he did not hear her object. And so I go into the area that is somewhere between permission and rejection.



Deputy Killed When Vehicles Plunge into Water-Filled Texas Sinkhole

The deputy's vehicle was among those swallowed up by the huge sinkhole in the 8400 block of Quintana Road in the city's Southwest side. The 6m deep sinkhole swallowed two cars. "We are heartbroken to confirm Deputy Dora Linda Nishihara passed away after her vehicle fell into a sinkhole Sunday", read a statement from the Bexar County Sheriff's Office.


New Zealand Prime Minister John Key resigns after 8 years

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key resigns after 8 years

There had been speculation over whether he will run for another term in 2017. Key said his National Party caucus would meet on December 12 to decide on a new party leader and prime minister. "Very few countries are in the financial position we are in", he said. However Donald Trump's recent victory in the USA has derailed that process, with his announcement the U.S.



Senior judges begin hearing appeal against Brexit ruling

While Prime Minister Mrs May said she wanted to invoke Article 50 to begin official negotiations to leave Europe by March, a challenge in the High Court led to a decision that she could not do so without the say so of Parliament. This is without a doubt the biggest United Kingdom court case to ever be televised. The case, which will finish on Thursday, with a judgment reserved until the new year, has attracted worldwide attention.



Canadian couple in their 70s among the dead in Tennessee wildfire

Smoke billows from the remains of a home on the northern outskirts of Gatlinburg, Tenn ., Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. There was sadness and there were bright spots on the fourth day after a gale-driven wildfire, originally sparked along the upper stretches of Chimney Tops Trail the day before Thanksgiving, rushed into the forested ridges and hills around this resort town on a hellish Monday night no one will ever forget.


Russian field hospital hit in Syria's Aleppo, nurse killed

Russian field hospital hit in Syria's Aleppo, nurse killed

The rapid gains for regime forces have left opposition fighters reeling and on Monday Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said talks would be held on a rebel evacuation. Lavrov also said Russian Federation would not support a resolution by the UN Security Council demanding a temporary ceasefire in Aleppo. The resolution had 11 votes in favor, three against with one abstention when the council voted on Monday, but because Russian Federation and China as permanent members of the 15-seat ...