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Judges Rule 'Making a Murderer' Confession Was Improperly Obtained

Wisconsin's attorney general says he plans to ask the full 7th Circuit Court of Appeals to review a decision by three of its judges who ruled an inmate featured in the Netflix series " Making a Murderer " should be retried or freed. The methods by which Dassey's confession was obtained were heavily scrutinised in the 2016 Netflix documentary. On the day Dassey confessed , lead investigators Tom Fassbender and Mark Wiegert pulled him out of school and questioned him alone for hours.

McConnell's challenge: finding votes for Senate health care bill

During the Obama years - whether leading the GOP minority or as Senate majority leader since 2015 - McConnell was a key player on several must-pass items: a 2011 budget and debt deal; an early 2013 "fiscal cliff" tax bill; and several "omnibus" spending packages.

European Union cool to May's citizen rights offer

Even though the Prime Minister emphasised she did not want to break up families or deport anyone now living in Britain, EU leaders withheld judgment on the proposal, choosing to wait for the release of the full plan next Monday. Under May's plan, Europeans who have been living in Britain for five years at the time of a yet to be specified cut-off date would be entitled to a new "settled status" - granting them permanent rights to healthcare, education, welfare and pensions equivalent to ...

Katie Price and husband Kieran Hayler reveal HUGE baby news

The pair have been married since 2013 and even revealed their plans for another baby together recently. Pictures surfaced showing Katie, 38 and Tom Zanetti, 27 driving around Miami in a convertible before arriving to a beach to take shots for her 2018 calendar, which reportedly made Kieran jealous.

SRK, Salman attend Baba Siddiques iftar party

Meanwhile, " Tubelight " managed to gross Rs. 21.15 crore on the opening day, becoming the second highest opener of 2017, but the lowest opening for a Salman Khan movie that released around Eid in the last five years. However, Salman while speaking at an event said the reviews are better than he expected, reported PTI. Mumbai: Salman Khan's " Tubelight " is released this Friday did not go well with the critics but he is pleased as they did not give minus rating to film.

Anyone could have essayed Laxman in 'Tubelight': Salman Khan

The film will release across 1,200-screens overseas, which is the widest for any Khan-starrer till date. Will it do better business at the box office? Staying true to Salman's words, during a recent press conference of the film, a reporter asked the boy if it was his first time in India.

9 bodies found after landslide buries scores in China

Relatives were sobbing as they awaited news of their loved ones. Chinese President Xi Jinping called for an all-out rescue effort, and CCTV reported that around 500 rescuers were heading to the area. The village is known locally for tourism and Chinese reports said it was unclear if tourists were among the people buried by the landslide. Images from the scene broadcast by state-run CCTV showed a large-scale rescue operation under way involving bulldozers and heavy diggers.

Mark Wahlberg: 'Nobody is good enough to date my daughter'

In an interview with Collider , Bonaventura, who has produced all the Transformers films and is overseeing its many spin-offs , dished out details on the Bumblebee movie. She warns the scientists and tells them not to touch it because "He" won't like it. She then tells him that she can teach him how to control it. -Transformers battle that opens the film, it is blessed to have Sir Anthony Hopkins back to light this edition up, adding dignity, credibility, wit and his regal presence to ...

Review Roundup - Michael Bay's TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT

Wahlberg hinted that he was leaning toward leaving the franchise, despite being signed on for one more film, in an interview with Collider published earlier in the day Monday. If Quintessa was originally human and was the one who created the Transformers , what does that mean for human-Transformers relations? "It's just the fatherly thing in me, you know?" The objective of that movie is to develop more time with less robots in a way, and to go back to 1985 and go back to sort of the ...

Susan Boyle Attacked By Gang Of 15 Teenagers

Ms Boyle suffers from Aspergers Syndrome which affects her ability to make sense of the world, interact with others and process information. A witness told the newspaper: " They were throwing stones, screaming and shouting things ". However, at one point in her recent very successful career she did buy a brand new house but she didn't like being away from her home town and went on record to say that she wanted to return to the town and old home she knew and loved and that is something she ...

Geri Horner gets parenting advice from Victoria Beckham

I swear on my life that's what I did. "If the girls want to do it, i'm 100% there", she said. "I've got an open door policy". "Bluebell, my daughter (from a previous relationship) said to me, 'Please don't give up, '" she said. "She's very tender-hearted", Horner tells OK! magazine. "I think, 'Ooh, I could have done that a bit better'". "She [Geri] was like: 'You look fine!' She tried to be nice but we both knew the truth".

Markets Right Now: Grocers plunge on Amazon deal; Dow gains

Major stock indexes eked out tiny gains after spending much of the day in the red, but grocery stores and retailers plunged on concern about new competition as Amazon said it would buy Whole Foods. "Dominant players like Walmart , Kroger, Costco, and Target now have to look over their shoulders at the Amazon train coming down the tracks", O'Shea said.

Ugly dogs compete for who looks ruffest

She beat off stiff competition from 13 other mangy mutts - majority the kind of older, smaller dogs who dominate the competition. Zindler, an animal control officer who also serves as president of the rescue project's board of directors, rescued Martha from a local shelter and the pup returned the favor by bringing home the Ugliest Dog crown.

Understanding the New US Policy on Cuba

It is not clear if Trump's directive would affect more than 20 agreements signed by the two countries in recent years. In an interview, Rhodes said he took solace that Trump, who put new limits on commercial transactions and USA citizens' travel to the island nation, had not ended diplomatic relations.

Parole Denied for Manson Follower

Krenwinkel, 69, was convicted of seven counts of first-degree murder in the August 1969 Manson family attacks that left seven people dead. As well as Tate, who was married to director Roman Polanski and pregnant with his child, they murdered four other people at the property that fateful night.

Here's how much the average American spends on health care

The health insurer Medica recently said it will return to Iowa next year , a move that saves most of that state's counties from having no exchange options. Despite all those concerns, more than two dozen insurers have said they are making plans to continue selling coverage on the exchanges. MDwise Marketplace, an insurer in IN also announced it would leave that state's exchange.

Trump Signals He Will Work With Republican Holdouts on Health Care Bill

Brian Sandoval, a Republican. The legislation would phase out federal funding for Medicaid expansion - now covering about 11 million people in 31 states - beginning in 2020, and shift more of those costs back to states. "The protections around pre-existing conditions are still in place in the Senate bill, but the waiver authority gives states options that could include limiting coverage for people with pre-existing conditions", says Pearson.

Dating at Age 49 Is 'Tough — Jamie Foxx

Jamie Foxx has revealed that he Ed Sheeran up for six weeks before the musician found worldwide fame. Foxx also revealed how he helped Ed land one of his earliest gigs in the USA, adding that after hearing him play, he knew the singer was "going to be something special".

Bay and Wahlberg roll out of Transformers franchise

In what is now the fifth instalment of Michael Bay's money-making baby, Transformers returns to our screens again, this time with The Last Knight . I know we're doing a spinoff first in the Bumblebee movie, and that is a very distinctive departure from what you've been seeing so far... One of the best characters this time around is Downton Abby's Jim Carter as a steampunk-esque version of C-3PO named Cogman.

Senate GOP releases health care bill to cut Medicaid, alter 'Obamacare'

But, he assured the public, "we'll get it done even if we don't have any help from the Democrats". The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has estimated that the House version of bill would leave 23 million people uninsured.

"I was frozen": Cosby accuser Andrea Constand testifies

Her testimony came a day after another woman who has accused Cosby of sex assault, Kelly Johnson , told the jury that he had given her an unidentified pill before sexually assaulting her . Ms Constand says she later awoke from her drug-induced slumber to find his hands groping her breasts and his fingers penetrating her. The district attorney at the time reportedly declined to do so, citing a lack of evidence.

Bellator NYC Results: Zach Freeman finishes Aaron Pico in under a minute

Freeman is working a tight d'arce choke and that's it, Pico is forced to tap-out and Freeman has just produced a massive upset, ruining the debut of Bellator's most hotly tipped young prospect in a matter of just 24 seconds! Pico stumbled backwards and was in serious trouble as Freeman pounced on him.

French raiders claim spoils at Royal Ascot

The beautifully bred Mori is a fascinating contender in the Ribblesdale but I am not convinced she will stay 12 furlongs and I think Coronet (3.40) is better than she showed at Epsom last time and can reverse Oaks form with Alluringly. In 2016, Coolmore's Highland Reel won the Breeders' Cup Turf over Flintshire and Found, and Queen's Trust won the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf over Lady Eli.

Radiohead take aim at 'strong and stable' May at Glastonbury

Singer Thom Yorke changed the lyric at the end of the song Myxomatosis to "strong and stable", apparently mocking a slogan that May repeated many times in her campaign. Earlier in the day, Hollywood star Johnny Depp apologised for joking about assassinating US President Donald Trump. I lie for a living. "So I thought I'd come out here and start the show tonight singing that song back to Florence tonight".

Otto Warmbier to be laid to rest

Cynthia Meis, his college admissions counselor from high school, said she admires the strength displayed by Warmbier's parents in the face of such loss and the glare of global media attention. He could not speak or move voluntarily, and his doctors said he suffered extensive brain damage. (CNN) - After more than a year detained in North Korea, Otto Warmbier returned to the United States in a coma last week, only to die six days after his arrival.

Blac Chyna Rear-Ended in Car Crash, Assessed by Paramedics

Police officials and emergency medical personnel attended the scene and Blac Chyna was spotted inside an ambulance where her condition was monitored for close to 45 minutes. They eventually released her after they were satisfied that she was okay. LAPD officers have detained the driver of the other auto and administered DUI tests.

Trump to reveal Cuba policy in Miami this Friday

The U.S. could use further dismantling of the embargo as leverage for Cuba's progress in implementing economic reforms that the Cuban government has tentatively endorsed, settling property claims, releasing political prisoners, or returning fugitives.

Toy Story Consultant Shares the Super Depressing Story of Andy's Dad

More importantly, Andrew is credited as a co-creator of the actual story itself, a credit that he shares with John Lasseter (the man who debuted as a director with Toy Story , but eventually became the Chief Creative Officer of Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar ), Pete Docter (another longtime writer-director of Pixar films) and the late Joe Ranft .

40 days later Trump admits: No Comey tapes

President Donald Trump has suggested that his predecessor Barack Obama may have planted secret recording devices in the Oval Office. But after an inquiry from congressional investigators about the tapes , Trump tweeted yesterday, "I did not make, and do not have, any such recordings".

Five-month pregnant Alysia Montano completes 800m race

In 2014, Montano ran the same race while she was eight months pregnant . Alysia Montano , middle distance runner has mesmerised sports fans after she completed the USA Track and Field Championships on Thursday while five months pregnant.

George Clooney just sold his tequila business for up to $1 billion

Starting with a shot tonight. Clooney, star of such movies as " Ocean's Eleven " and "Up in the Air", started Casamigos with Rande Gerber and Mike Meldman, and they own equal shares of the company. Drinks giant Diageo confirmed that it had purchased Casamigos Tequila - which translates as " House of Friends - on Wednesday". Rande, who is married to supermodel Cindy Crawford , told TMZ of the billion dollar sale.

Jared Kushner visits home of Israeli policewoman killed in terror attack

However, journalists were prevented from even filming Kushner's arrival at Netanyahu's office. Kushner is scheduled to meet with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at his West Bank headquarters in Ramallah on Wednesday evening following the Iftar meal breaking the day's Ramadan fast.

Here's What The Queen Laid Out In Her Speech To Parliament

The government has committed to introducing a Great Repeal Bill to bring existing European Union regulations into United Kingdom law, it has been confirmed in the Queen's Speech to Parliament today (21 June). The nine-minute speech reflected May's diminished position - a loss of stature that has emboldened those within her own party who want a "softer" Brexit which makes a less-sharp break with the EU.

Cosby judge could revisit issue of revealing names of jurors

The county courts and the district attorney's office have not yet calculated how much the Cosby prosecution cost taxpayers. Typically, prosecutors have that long to decide whether to retry someone in Pennsylvania . But it was Cosby's reputation as a public moralist who urged young people to pull up their saggy trousers and start acting responsibly that prompted a federal judge to unseal portions of an explosive deposition he gave more than a decade ago as part of Constand's civil lawsuit ...

Alleged Cosby Sex Assault Victim: 'I Wanted It to Stop'

Attorneys for Cosby are expected to continue their cross-examination of her Wednesday. The prosecutors also cross-examined Constand for being late to file a complaint. "There was a lot of confusion trying to put a lot of dates together", Constand said Tuesday. She said they became friends over conversations about the team and later her career.