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The British government has announced a 5 million-pound ($6.3 million) emergency fund for the victims. There is simmering anger in the multi-ethnic north Kensington area hit by the blaze, and public fury has been directed at senior government figures, including May, who was jeered Friday after she visited the fire community.
  • London Tower Block Fire Death Toll Rises to 58

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    May has been criticised for her muted response to the fire and had to be rushed away from a meeting with residents on Friday under heavy police guard as protesters shouted " Shame on you ". Commander Stuart Cundy of the Metropolitan Police confirmed the latest numbers as vowed the police will "bring people to justice if there is evidence".
  • LeBron James Becomes 1st Player to Average Triple-Double in NBA Finals

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    In history it's happened three times: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Magic Johnson with the Lakers; and Julius Erving and Moses Malone with Philadelphia. As good as Durant is, this was Curry's team first. LeBron James was remarkable in defeat, however. The former Oklahoma City Thunder was the best player among the Warriors , and he was named as the MVP of the finals.
  • Spectators react to mistrial at Bill Cosby trial

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    His wife, Camille Cosby , issued a strongly worded statement that condemned the district attorney for bringing the case and criticized the media, which she said had "continually disseminated intentional omissions of truths". Judge O'Neill accepted the defense's motion for a mistrial, telling the court that this outcome represented "neither a vindication or a victory" for either side.
  • Great-granddaughter celebrates the 'Mother' of Father's Day

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    President Calvin Coolidge too supported the idea of a national Father's Day in 1924 to, "establish more intimate relations between fathers and their children and to impress upon fathers the full measure of their obligations". It may not be as grand as a plane ticket to the Bahamas, or auto keys to a brand new BMW. You see, we dads were once little boys, so we have these neat things we've learned that we can share with our children.
  • Golden State Warriors: 5 things we want to see at the parade

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    LeBron James might be approaching his last stand with the Cleveland Cavaliers . "Bald head nut!", read the caption on the 21-second video. The Lakers could very well be a target ... Chris Paul , Dwyane Wade, Derrick Rose, Gordon Hayward, Paul George and Blake Griffin may all be changing addresses. Both have early termination options before July.
  • Bill Cosby trial: Mistrial declared after jury deadlocks

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    Why did a mistrial happen? " We're going to retry the case ", said Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele . Cosby said in that decade-old testimony that he had given Constand a non-prescription allergy medication, Benadryl, to relax her because she said she was stressed.
  • Bill Cosby case: Judge declares mistrial after jury deadlock

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    The jury reconvened Saturday morning after deliberating for several days this week. The charges against Cosby remain in place. Finally, after fifty-two hours of debate-their discussions ended up stretching longer than the presentation of evidence in the case-they declared again that they would be unable to reach a unanimous verdict.
  • Death toll climbs to 30 in London Grenfell Tower fire

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    The blaze, which began in the early hours of June 14, claimed at least 30 lives , with dozens more reportedly still unaccounted for. People demanded answers as authorities were accused of ignoring residents concerns over fire safety. He added: "We would like the chief executive of the council to make public commitments on what the council is going to do for the victims of this borough, and for all the other buildings in the borough that could stand the same fate at Grenfell Towers".
  • Mistrial Declared In Bill Cosby's Criminal Trial

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    The 2004 encounter at Cosby's suburban Philadelphia estate was the only one to result in criminal charges. In a statement released on Bill Cosby's official account from Camille , it reads: 'How do I describe the District Attorney? "They came here and deliberated long and hard over days, 52 hours of deliberations".
  • Stanley Cup Final Buzz: Predators, Penguins ready for Game 5

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    Now the Virginia native and former Moorhead (Minn.) High School and St. Cloud State star is two wins from helping the Penguins become the first team in 19 years to repeat as Stanley Cup champs. Sidney Crosby came alive in Game 5, with three assists on the night. After allowing eight goals on 36 shots in the first two games of the Stanley Cup Final in Pittsburgh, Rinne has allowed just two goals on 52 shots in the last two games in Nashville.
  • London police say 58 people assumed dead in tower block blaze

    London police say 58 people assumed dead in tower block blaze

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    The 24-storey, 120 flat tower block was engulfed in flames in the early hours of Wednesday. In a statement to mark the official celebration of her 91st birthday, she said: "It is hard to escape a very soreer national mood" after a "succession of terrific tragedies".
  • London fire: UK Prime Minister Theresa May rushed away from protesters

    London fire: UK Prime Minister Theresa May rushed away from protesters

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    Of the 58, he said the number of confirmed fatalities in Wednesday's inferno remains at 30. The 24-storey, 120 flat tower block was engulfed in flames in the early hours of Wednesday. "One rang up and offered to deliver 1,000 hot meals", she said. Mrs May added: "There have been huge frustrations that people do not know who to talk to, that they can't get through on the council hotlines".
  • Bill Cosby's trial on sexual assault charges ends without verdict

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    As they made their way out of the courtroom, Gloria Allred began her press conference outside, with two more women who said Cosby had assaulted them also ready to speak. Over two visits, she said , he touched her "without warning" and tried to unbutton her trousers before she stopped him. "We can never underestimate the blinding power of celebrity", Allred said outside the courthouse, publicly requesting that the retrial include testimony from more accusers.
  • Gloria Allred to Bill Cosby: "Round 2 is coming"

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    He reminded prosecutors and the defense that "a mistrial is neither vindication nor victory for anybody". "A mistrial is simply the justice system at work", O'Neill said, thanking jurors and urging them not to feel that they let the justice system down.
  • Mistrial Declared For Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Case

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    Referring to the comedian, Masten said she "will not degrade myself to ever" utter his name again. Cosby's wife, Camille, who attended just one day of the trial, issued a fierce statement on Saturday, read out by a representative. Board of Education decision, which desegregated public schools. The charges against Cosby remain in place. His lawyer says Cosby and Constand were lovers sharing a consensual sexual encounter.
  • Mistrial Declared In Bill Cosby's Trial As Jury Deadlocks

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    Count 1 alleges that Cosby didn't have consent when he penetrated Constand's genitals with his fingers. Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele said they'd retry the case . The judge then declared a mistrial . Cosby himself didn't comment. According to portions of Cosby's deposition, he gave Constand Benadryl to "relax" her during a consensual sexual encounter.
  • Mistrial declared in Bill Cosby sexual assault case

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    Cosby's legal team declared victory out the courthouse. Andrea Constand was the only one who testified against Bill Cosby even though dozens of women had accused him of sexually assaulting them. "It has been restored". Take away the dozens of other accusers, focus just on the two stories of alleged assault that were allowed to be discussed in court (Constad and a former William Morris assistant who testified as "prior bad act" evidence), and what we're dealing with is a jury discussion ...
  • Cosby jury deliberations, now longer than trial, stretch into Saturday

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    The judge sent the jury back a couple of times to deliberate after he was told they were deadlocked . Three counts of felony aggravated indecent assault, each covering a different aspect of the alleged crime. "She's entitled to a verdict in this case". The nature of the split among the jurors was not revealed. O'Neill said after the mistrial ruling that he would attempt to set the case to continue within the next 100 days.
  • Mistrial declared in Bill Cosby trial as jury deadlocked

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    BLOCK: Goldie, 60 - some 60 women have accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault . He was asked whether Andrea Constand , who endured many grueling hours on the witness stand, had it in her to go through it all again. The actor was facing three counts of aggravated sexual assault. The judge then declared a mistrial for the 79-year-old comedian. In the call, Gianna Constand said Cosby apologized and described himself as a "sick man".
  • Grenfell Tower: PM reverses vow to keep survivors in the area

    Grenfell Tower: PM reverses vow to keep survivors in the area

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    Public anger is mounting as residents and neighbours demand answers for how the blaze early Wednesday spread so quickly and trapped so numerous tower's 600-odd residents. "We have worked tirelessly over the last four days to truly understand those that we know were there on the night". Mr Green, the Minister for the Cabinet Office, also promised that the Government would pay for residents' legal representation at a public inquiry to ensure they "have a voice in setting the terms of ...
  • Lena Dunham speaks out on Bill Cosby's mistrial

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    Jurors were unable to reach a verdict on three counts of sexual assault against Cosby. She went on to say that Cosby led her to a couch where she was incapacitated as the star groped her breasts and began to sexually assault her. Huxtable, to convict Fat Albert. that he couldn't have done this terrible thing". A 2005 police interview during which Cosby acknowledged giving her pills and fondling her, along with related testimony from the suburban Philadelphia detective who read it into the ...
  • Possible Assassination List of GOP Lawmakers Found on Scalise Shooter's Body

    Possible Assassination List of GOP Lawmakers Found on Scalise Shooter's Body

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    Scalise, the house majority whip, remains in a critical condition . Wednesday, they said the IL resident had been living out of his vehicle in the D.C. He was also alleged to have pointed a 12-gauge shotgun at a man who attempted to intervene in the dispute and struck him in the head with the butt of the gun, according to the report .
  • People Still Missing After Grenfell Tower Fire Assumed Dead

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    Police broke up a scuffle between members of the crowd as the Mrs May's vehicle drove off. Two protests were called in reaction to the Grenfell Tower fire on Wednesday with many calling for an independent inquest into the event. London Fire Brigade requested that parts of the Circle and Hammersmith and City line be closed. But we may well need help from our close neighbours'.
  • UK PM admits failings after tower fire

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    Prime Minister Theresa May ordered a public inquiry into the incident that will establish what happened and who is to blame, although it won't lead to criminal prosecutions. "We have examined the original location where the fire started, and there is nothing to suggest at this time that the fire was started deliberately", he said.
  • Cosby Accuser Thanks Prosecutors After Mistrial; DA Will Retry Comedian

    Cosby Accuser Thanks Prosecutors After Mistrial; DA Will Retry Comedian

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    About 60 women have accused Cosby of sexually assaulting them, effectively ending the long career of the entertainer once known as "America's dad" for his role in the 1980s television hit " The Cosby Show ". Instead, she targeted the prosecutor, O'Neill and some members of the media in a statement read by a publicist outside the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Penn.
  • The Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Case Has Ended in a Mistrial

    The Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Case Has Ended in a Mistrial

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    Our justice system and our society at-large don't believe women. "He thought he could bury us", accuser Linda Kirkpatrick said of Cosby outside the courtroom in Norristown, Pennsylvania. Cosby has said any sexual activity was consensual. After a full week of the prosecution's case, the defense started and ended in less than 10 minutes.
  • Keshia Knight Pulliam Defends Bill Cosby: 'People Falter, People Make Mistakes'

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    Around 60 women came forward to publicly accuse Cosby in recent years of being a serial sexual predator alleging that he drugged and assaulted them over a span of 40 years in cities across the United States. A special date would be set for sentencing by the judge. The disgraced star maintains the sex they had was consensual. Cosby is appealing a ruling allowing Dickinson's case to proceed.
  • Cosby accuser thanks prosecutors after mistrial

    Cosby accuser thanks prosecutors after mistrial

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    Bill Cosby's lawyer repeatedly demanded a mistrial in his sex assault trial as five days of deliberations on the fate of the man once known as America's Dad pushed into Father's Day weekend, but the judge said there was no precedent to shut down the jury's talks.
  • Bill Cosby judge declares mistrial as jury deadlocks again

    Bill Cosby judge declares mistrial as jury deadlocks again

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    O'Neill praised the jury for its "selfless" and "courageous" effort to reach a verdict, and called the Cosby case likely the largest undertaking in the history of the county's criminal justice system. "Do you agree that there is a hopeless deadlock that can not be resolved by further deliberations?" "For all those attorneys who conspired - like Gloria Allred - tell them to go back to law school and take another class", he said.
  • By the skin of her teeth, Erendira Wallenda conquers Niagara Falls

    By the skin of her teeth, Erendira Wallenda conquers Niagara Falls

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    While dangling over the Falls under overcast skies, a smiling Erendira performed a series of moves to music that only she could hear through headphones. She says it all started when she was two-years-old and began training. Now, with the help of modern technology, Nik and Erendira rely on the help of their dentist, a close family friend who built mouth guards molded to their bites.
  • Judge declares mistrial in Cosby case

    Judge declares mistrial in Cosby case

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    Bill Cosby's chief accuser is thanking prosecutors for taking her case after a jury failed to agree on a verdict. The jury filed out nearly within arm's reach of Andrea Constand , Cosby's accuser. The charges against him are three felony charges of aggravated indecent assault . By that time, Constand had sued Cosby in civil court, where he admitted in a deposition to using quaaludes in order to obtain sex, consensually, from young women, before settling out of court for an ...
  • Bill Cosby's Sexual Assault Case Ends in a Mistrial After Jury Deadlocks

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    Prosecutors say they'll retry Bill Cosby on sexual assault charges after his first trial ended in a hung jury. Cosby's four daughters did not appear in court. "I also want to thank these supporters who have been here - and, please, to the supporters, stay calm". This is not over. "I will forever hold you dear in my heart and be grateful for what you have done for the justice system".
  • Majors a minor-ity after two rounds at 2017 US Open

    Majors a minor-ity after two rounds at 2017 US Open

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    Moments later, he began a run of five straight birdies that put him right where he wanted to be going into the weekend. Sixty-eight players made the cut, with former champion Webb Simpson, former Masters and British Open victor Zach Johnson and former PGA champion Keegan Bradley all making it on the number.
  • Andrea Constand gives first public testimony against Bill Cosby