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Jun 18 2017

Hundreds to attend rally for Grenfell Tower Victims

Angry residents and families marched on Downing Street yesterday as fury over the inferno boiled over. The west London borough of Kensington and Chelsea ranks among...

Jun 18 2017

United States lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting

He is now in serious condition, an improvement from the critical condition he was in since his first surgery on Wednesday. Four other people were hurt after James Hodg...

Jun 18 2017

Brits Are Upset With The Prime Minister's Response To The London Fire

One woman wept saying it was because the Prime Minister declined to speak to anyone outside the meeting which lasted less than hour. The meeting is unlikely to quell co...

Jun 18 2017

Patty Jenkins is already thinking about Wonder Woman 2

She continues to remind us all of just how incredible the film's weekend accomplishments were. In May 2017, when Uproxx asked Jenkins if the sequel could be set in the...

Jun 18 2017

No verdict Tuesday in Bill Cosby sexual assault case

The six days of testimony and arguments heaped disgrace on the award-winning actor lauded as a hero by African Americans and revered by whites for smashing through racial...

Jun 18 2017

Amid turmoil, Queen says Britain sombre but steadfast

Fire safety engineers were stunned at how rapidly the fire spread, engulfing the building in less than an hour in the middle of the night and preventing firefighters from...

Jun 18 2017

Bill Cosby Raises Fist After Mistrial

David Kavinoky, a criminal defense attorney for 20 years and host of Deadly Sins on Investigation Discovery, told BuzzFeed News retrials generally favor the prosecution...

Jun 18 2017

For Bill Cosby, 2nd sex assault trial ahead

Cosby did not testify but his version of the encounter was shown to jurors in the form of a police interview he did in 2005, as well as sworn depositions he gave in 2005 ...

Jun 18 2017

Israeli police officer critically injured in Jerusalem stabbing, attackers killed

The female officer identified as Hadas Malka , later succumbed to her wounds . According to police, two of the assailants opened fire at a group of police officers ...

Jun 18 2017

Bodies of missing sailors found on stricken Navy destroyer

Naval commanders praised the sailors for containing flooding caused by the collision, stabilizing the ship and sailing it back to port at the U.S. naval base in Yokosuka....

Jun 18 2017

Cuba rejects new United States policy, calls it 'archaic'

Mr. Trump will reinstate travel and commercial restrictions eased by Mr. Obama a year ago, during that administration's attempts to obtain additional concessions from the...

Jun 18 2017

Rumours, says Sushma on her name figuring in Presidential race

He, however, ducked questions over Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti Sayeed's call for talks with separatists to resolve the ongoing problem in the state. In a stingi...

Jun 18 2017

Judge declares mistrial in Cosby sexual-assault case

Outside the courtroom, standing at the top of the main steps, Cosby's publicist read a statement from Camille Cosby - Bill Cosby's wife - criticizing the judge, prose...

Jun 18 2017

Bat-Signal City Hall: LA Lights Up Night to Honor Adam West

West played Batman more than anyone else, including in animated and movie outings. The mayor also led the audience in a rendition of the TV show theme song, playfully...

Jun 18 2017

Judge declares mistrial in Cosby's sexual assault case

Prosecutors said they would retry Cosby, who remains charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault. It was announced Saturday that the jury in the case agai...

Jun 18 2017

Real people share the best advice they ever got from their dads

And recognize their sacrifices and efforts to fulfill your wishes and consequently helping you become a better individual. Because even if you cannot take that self...

Jun 18 2017

After jury deadlocks, Bill Cosby faces 2nd sex assault trial

The jury of seven men and five women, including two African Americans, deliberated for 52 hours over five days before declaring themselves "hopelessly deadlocked" on the ...

Jun 18 2017

Britain's May Meets with Victims of Deadly High-rise Blaze

May is chairing a government task force on the fire and a spokesman says that she will meet afterward with "a group of residents, victims, volunteers and community leader...

Jun 18 2017

Six Egyptians Still 'Missing' After London Grenfell Tower Fire

The police chief said the figure of 58 included that toll given earlier. Scuffles broke out near the building, with demonstrators chanting "we want justice!" as they ...

Jun 18 2017

Bill Cosby: prosecutor plans new trial as jury scuppers sexual assault case

Some of Cosby's accusers wait to enter the courtroom at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa ., Saturday. The judge then declared a mistrial . Prosecutors...