In November 2014, US spy chief James Clapper went to Pyongyang to bring home Matthew Miller, who had ripped up his visa when entering the country and was serving a six-year sentence on an espionage charge, and Korean-American missionary Kenneth Bae , who had been sentenced to 15 years for alleged anti-government activities.
He also said she phoned Cosby dozens of times after the alleged assault. "This is not sympathy for the victim". The jury included two black members. By allowing Cosby's wife to enter the courtroom in the middle of proceedings while the judge was speaking, officials at the Montgomery Courthouse extended her an extraordinary and unprecedented courtesy.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions became flustered under questioning from Democratic Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) interrupted her. Moments later, Harris returned to a theme other Dems had also raised: Sessions' refusal to answer multiple questions about what he and President Donald Trump did or did not talk about regarding the firing of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey.
It's the latest in a series of hearings to examine the evidence that led U.S. intelligence agencies to declare unequivocally in January that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election and start probing whether the Trump campaign colluded with it.
The Israeli beauty portrays the titular Amazonian warrior in the new DC Comics blockbuster, which shattered USA box office records upon its release last week (02Jun17), hauling in over $ 100 million in its debut weekend, and bowing globally with a stunning $223 million gross as critics and film fans alike raved about the movie.
Due to the sheer number of allegations swirling about what did or didn't happen on the "Bachelor In Paradise " set, host Chris Harrison released a statement in the hopes of setting the record straight. "It's very clear [in the contract] that you have zero expectation of privacy and there are recording devices anywhere and everywhere. You're responsible for yourself", the source said, adding that unlike Men Tell All or Women Tell All , the BIP crew doesn't walk around with platters ...
He testified that he recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation only because of a Department of Justice regulation that required it because of his involvement in the Trump campaign. Sessions refused to say whether he had ever discussed the Russian Federation investigation with Trump, arguing that he could not disclose private communications with the president.
Agrusa also attempted to portray earlier encounters between Constand and Cosby as romantic, including a private dinner on his couch in front of a fire, with incense burning in the room. Constand initially told police about the incident in 2005, but the then-district attorney declined to press charges against Cosby . Los Angeles lawyer Angela Agrusa spent a painstaking hour going over Andrea Constand's old phone records.
While the now ex-couple maintained a stoic stance over their split, Katrina recently gave us a glimpse of her possessive side towards Ranbir. The " Baar Baar Dekho " star recently posted an adorable video where Ranbir, who is busy blowing some flying kisses, along with saying "I Love You" to fans, is "slapped" by the former, with a toy.
Slater and Gordon principal lawyer Andrew Baker told reporters Wednesday the detainees on Manus Island no longer had to "suffer in silence". Manus Island detainees will receive AUS$70million (NZD$73m) in the settlement of a class action against the Australian government.
However, the tourists' chase got off to a awful start with Luke Ronchi dismissed for a golden duck, and though Kane Williamson hit an impressive 87, they were bowled all out for 223 with just over five overs remaining. " England outplayed us in all areas today - credit to them for the way they went about their business, especially with ball in hand". The Kiwis must beat Bangladesh on Friday and hope England defeat the Aussies 24 hours later if they're to progress.
WHAT'S NEXT: The defense will begin its case Monday. Mr Cosby - the legendary comedian and television star - is on trial this week for allegedly sexually assaulting Andrea Constand , a former employee of his alma mater. "What was happening at that time was that, that was, quaaludes happen to be the drug that kids, young people were using to party with and there were times I wanted to have them just in case", Cosby said in the previous deposition testimony.
Crosby becomes just the third back-to-back victor of the award, which was first handed out in 1965, after former Penguins captain Mario Lemieux (1991, 1992) and Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Bernie Parent (1974, 1975). First going viral in the earlier rounds , the catfish made more notable appearances in the Stanley Cup Finals when one self-proclaimed redneck was able to sneak one into enemy territory for Game 1 and a well-dressed, bedazzled catfish taking the ice in Nashville ...
Ariana Grande and her fellow One Love Manchester performers have soared to the top of the iTunes charts. Donate to the Manchester Emergency Fund via the One Love Manchester website here. "I love you guys so much, and I think the kind of unity you're displaying is the medicine the world needs right now". In an interview with BBC , Cyrus hinted that " One Love Manchester " could become an annual event.
Box office numbers prove Disney knew what it was doing when the studio decided to make the fifth installment of the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise. Hollywood studios and theater owners are depending on Wonder Woman to boost box office sales at the end of this week. Ridley Scott's sci-fi thriller Alien: Covenant , which topped the box office in its debut last week , suffered a severe decline in its second weekend, plummeting 71 percent, earning just $10.7 million.
In 2014, the Shake It Off singer pulled her music from Spotify , where she was one of the service's most popular artists, after bemoaning that artists receive a tiny royalty per song play. Especially when someone tries to assassinate my character with little girls [their respective fan groups]. In 2015, she criticized Apple Music for not paying artists for songs streamed during a customer's three-month trial.
The company Beloved released a "hairy chest" swimsuit , and we nearly don't know how to process it. But wait, there is more! And, apparently, so can the beach, thanks to this "hairy chest" swimsuit that's baffling-and offending-the internet.
She calmly shrugged off insinuations that she and Cosby ever shared a romantic relationship. Constand was grilled by the defense on cell phone calls she made to Bill Cosby and several of her accounts given to police. Constand, a former employee at Temple University, has accused Cosby of drugging and assaulting her during a visit to his home 13 years ago. Agrusa contended that the advances Cosby made on Constand on two occasions - touching her thigh one time, and attempting to unbutton ...
In his opening remarks, Sessions said he knew of no conversations between Trump campaign individuals and Russian officials about interfering in the US election. "I know nothing but what I've read in the paper", Sessions said. "As such, I have no knowledge about this investigation beyond what has been publicly reported , and I have taken no action with regard to any such investigation".
Leading the box office , it's also the largest opening weekend for a female director of all time , besting Fifty Shades of Grey by a healthy margin. " Wonder Woman " is getting a lot of praise after its opening weekend, and it deserves it. In fact, she's only the second woman to single-handedly direct anyHollywoodlive-action movie with a production budget over $ 100 million .
He said: "I didn't say that. there'd be nothing wrong if I did". The remarks amounted to an allegation of perjury against Mr Comey, who was abruptly fired last month and who was under oath when he gave testimony on Thursday during the most closely watched congressional hearing in years.
But Neal Katyal , a partner at the firm Hogan Lovells and former Acting Solicitor General who wrote the special counsel regulations nearly two decades ago, says that ultimately, Trump has the constitutional authority to fire who he wants, and the power to repeal the regulations.
Brandon Radke told WSB the job was easy and he took precautions to make sure the snake didn't bite him. Radke said he used the pump's nozzle to move the snake around so he could grab it behind the head to safely remove it. Customers say they could have never done what Radke did. Radke said that watching Steve Irwin growing up helped prepare him for handling snakes. When snakes aren't hanging out underneath a car's hood , it looks like they are hanging out behind gas pumps.
Asked about media reports that he had met with Kislyak on a third occasion at a Washington hotel past year, Sessions testified that did not remember meeting or having a conversation with the ambassador at the event. When Wyden tried to interrupt, Sessions cut him off. Testifying at a Senate hearing, Sessions, who was a close Trump adviser during the battle for the presidency, said it was a "detestable and appalling lie" to suggest that he participated in or was aware of any collusion ...
Should these figures maintain their pace into tomorrow, Wonder Woman's second weekend will be down 45%, which is an incredible hold for a superhero movie beating the 50%-60% average decline we typically see for Marvel fare in its sophomore session.
Christopher Ruddy , CEO of Newsmax Media and a friend of the president's, told PBS on Monday and then CNN on Tuesday that Trump saw Mueller as "illegitimate" and was considering firing him. Look who he is hiring.check fec reports . Weeks ago, Gingrich had heaped praise on Mueller, hailing him as a "superb choice" for special counsel whose reputation was "impeccable for honesty and integrity".
U.S. secretary of state Rex Tillerson said on Tuesday that North Korea had released Otto Warmbier , an American serving a 15-year prison term with hard labor for alleged anti-state acts, as reports emerged that the 22-year-old has been in a coma for as long as a year.
At 6:30 a.m., a Toyota Camry swerved in front of a GMC Terrain while in the 600 block of North Lake Shore Drive, police said. A news helicopter crew in Chicago captured video of an unbelievable rescue early Tuesday morning. Juan Farris, a probationary officer who responded to the call, raced over, spread himself out on the ground and hoisted the struggling dog out of the water.
Defeat in game four was Golden State's only loss of the play-off campaign as they strolled to the title with a 16-1 post-season win-loss record. That's what the Cavaliers must do after falling to the Warriors in the final for the second time in three seasons, having rallied from 3-1 down a year ago to win the crown when James led the series in points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocks-another unprecedented feat.
One said , "We aren't going to comment on rumors about private conversations that may or may not have happened". The remarks provided ammunition to Democrats who have unanimously opposed the Republican effort to dismantle President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
Labour parliamentary candidate Jo Rust, who organised the event with Daphne Sampson, said: "The event in memory of Jo Cox will bring together neighbours in a simple act of community, friendship and fun". We will really focus on how she lived". The sister of murdered MP Jo Cox has said she has not yet fully come to terms with her death or had time to grieve - and revealed she does not give her killer a second thought.
Today, a new batch of photos has been released, and it shows a first look at Beric Dondarrion ( Richard Dormer ) in Season 7. HBO is continuing their behind-the-scenes looks at Game of Thrones as we approach the start of Season 7. Kings and queens, knights and renegades, liars, lords and honest men.all play the 'Game of Thrones '. "It's the natural evolution of what we had already established with Chris, Andy, Mallory and Jason".
Drugging and sexually violating a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. She denied they had a romantic relationship and said she had rebuffed previous advances from him. Steele also reminded jurors about a telephone conversation in which Cosby apologized to Constand's mother and described himself as a "sick man". "I would suggest to you that Andrea Constand is a real victim", he said.
Watch England take on Pakistan in the first ICC Champions Trophy semi-final, live on Sky Sports 2 on Wednesday from 10am. Morgan will be wary of a side who clearly relish conditions in Cardiff where past year they chased down a target of 303 to beat England, with Sarfraz Ahmed , their hero against Sri Lanka , hitting 90.
Comey in his explosive hearing declined to comment on some of the more salacious and heinous allegations around the president - allegations that are more central to the investigation now led by Robert Mueller - he did make some pretty damning claims.