• 'I was frozen': Cosby accuser says she was drugged, groped

    'I was frozen': Cosby accuser says she was drugged, groped

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    Asked by the prosecution why she waited to report the incident, Constand replied that she did so due to his status as a trustee, an alumnus and a benefactor of athletics programs. Cosby grabbed her by the arm, she said, and brought her to a couch to lie down. I was frozen , and those messages didn't get there. According to the charging document in the case, Constand's mother, Gianna Constand, noticed, after her daughter moved back to her native Toronto, that her personality and ...
  • TRACKING THE TROPICS: Monitoring two developing storms near the Gulf of Mexico

    TRACKING THE TROPICS: Monitoring two developing storms near the Gulf of Mexico

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    Cindy will have parts of the Gulf Coast on high alert, however, as it's expected to drop up to 12 inches of rain and cause minor coastal flooding when it roars ashore Wednesday night or early Thursday . The start of summer doesn't just bring heat concerns, but tropical storms. "After the storm moves inland, it may be picked up by a non-tropical system and pulled northeastward across the lower Mississippi, Tennessee and OH valleys and onward across the southern Appalachians this weekend", ...
  • Wonder Woman, Pirates of the Caribbean top Korean box office

    Wonder Woman, Pirates of the Caribbean top Korean box office

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    While Jenkins isn't signed on, Warner Bros . will start a negotiation process with her very soon. In June 2017, Wonder Woman producer Charles Roven said , "I know I've got to take her from the end of World War I to someplace". Patty Jenkins did offer possible details about Wonder Woman 2 in that it may be set during today and also in part in the United States . Not to diss love interests like Lois Lane or heroes like Black Widow, but those characters fit the molds that comic books ...
  • US coroner investigating death of student freed from N Korea

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    US President Donald Trump called Warmbier's detainment and death a "total disgrace". "The results would have been a lot different", Trump said . Gareth Johnson, Young Pioneer Tours founder, poses with a North Korean Guard in January 2016, the same month Otto Warmbier was detained.
  • Miles Teller arrested for public drunkenness in San Diego

    Miles Teller arrested for public drunkenness in San Diego

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    When a police officer approached Teller, the 30-year-old " Whiplash " and " Divergent " actor became uncooperative. "At that point, the officer determined Teller was unable to care for himself, and he was transported to detox", the spokesperson added, claiming however, that Teller refused to follow direction and was rejected by the detox program.
  • Iraqi Forces Launch Assault to Retake Mosul's Old City

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    Iraq launched its military offensive to retake western Mosul from the Islamic State on February 19. In Syria, the USA -backed Syrian Democratic Forces, made up predominantly of Kurdish fighters, have seized territory to the north, east and west of Raqqa, Islamic State's Syrian bastion.
  • Katy Perry Becomes First Person to Reach 100 Million Twitter Followers

    Katy Perry Becomes First Person to Reach 100 Million Twitter Followers

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    Mashable questioned the authenticity of Perry's Twitter followers, claiming that bots, or fake accounts, are a common problem on Twitter. Meanwhile, singer Justin Bieber is not far behind with nearly 97 million followers. Perry recently released her latest album " Witness ", and with it, has been moving toward what she has previously referred to as a more "socially conscious" kind of pop.
  • Director John Avildsen dies at 81; won Oscar for 'Rocky'

    Director John Avildsen dies at 81; won Oscar for 'Rocky'

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    No one had placed much money on the film telling the story of a bullied teenager who learns karate. Avildsen took a chance on Rocky , written by and starring the then-unknown Sylvester Stallone as a struggling boxer. and the Dixie Dancekings" (1975), " Neighbors " (1981), " Lean on Me " (1989), and " 8 Seconds " (1994), Avildsen was the subject of a documentary , John G.
  • Rand Paul Discusses Role of Security During Morning Shooting

    Rand Paul Discusses Role of Security During Morning Shooting

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    He's got a gun!" "I'm not going to assess who takes responsibility, but we're all responsible for the discourse that happens in American government", Davis said. Statements of support are flooding in across the political spectrum. Scalise's office said the lawmaker is undergoing surgery and in stable condition, adding: "He is grateful for the courageous actions of U.S.
  • Fox News drops Roger Ailes' 'Fair & Balanced' slogan

    Fox News drops Roger Ailes' 'Fair & Balanced' slogan

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    While we've spent the previous year being distracted by a continuous, raging dumpster fire of terrible news , Fox News quietly moved away from its iconic "Fair and Balanced" slogan and no one really noticed. Submit your Newswire tips here. The old slogan has been used since Ailes founded the cable news network back in 1996. Ailes would also use "fair and balanced" as a measuring stick on whom to hire.
  • AAA: Michigan's average gas prices fall 9 cents

    AAA: Michigan's average gas prices fall 9 cents

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    Average retail gasoline prices in Chattanooga fell another 2.8 cents per gallon in the past week to $1.96 per gallon. "Oil prices plunged to lows that should translate to a total discount of five to 10 cents at the pump, but motorists shouldn't expect that discount to hit overnight".