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Two marines at San Diego air station seriously burned after explosion

An investigation was underway Monday into the cause of a sudden, intense fire at MCAS Miramar, where two Marines suffered severe burn injuries. Problems continue to plague the F-35 program, which has become the most expensive defense project in US history.

Topic of the Day: Jurors Deadlocked in Cosby Case

At this point, the jury could come back with a partial verdict or no verdict on any of the three felony indecent sexual-assault charges Cosby faces . Simpson's trial in 1994. Outside the courthouse, Constand's lawyers blasted the Cosby team Tuesday for releasing a statement from a woman who had been blocked from testifying at the trial.

Japanese air bag maker Takata files for bankruptcy protectio

Takata and the automakers were slow to address the problem with the inflators despite reports of deaths and injuries. "Because there is so much work to be done, there is a real concern that there won't be enough money to complete all these recalls and therefore the auto manufacturers themselves will have to pick up most of the costs".

Bill Cosby's accuser Andrea Constand testifies at trial

Constand's allegations unleashed a tidal wave of more than 60 women who claimed the man once dubbed America's Dad had drugged and sexually assaulted them as well. Johnson testified on Monday that the alleged assault happened in 1996. "No, ma'am, those calls were because Warren Chambers had asked me to deliver salt products to Mr.

Juror Says 2 Holdouts in Bill Cosby's Trial Refused to Convict

The jury wasn't able to unanimously agree on charges that Cosby allegedly "drugged and molested" Temple University employee Andrea Constand at his Philadelphia residence in 2004 - the only alleged incident Cosby was on trial for, despite the dozens of accusations that have been pinned against him since 2014.

Judge declares mistrial in Bill Cosby's sexual assault case

The jury got back to work Saturday as deliberations on the fate of the man once known as America's Dad pushed into Father's Day weekend. According to portions of Cosby's deposition, he gave Constand Benadryl to "relax" her during a consensual sexual encounter.

'DuckTales' Reboot Gets a New Theme Song, Intro, and Release Date

I think it goes without saying that one of the fondest memories of the show DuckTales was its theme song. That's not all - to get everyone hyped for the big premiere, Disney has released the official theme song and opening titles for the new DuckTales show.

Spithill, Oracle get swagger back with 1st America's Cup win

But Spithill's been here before. Team New Zealand , the hard-luck loser to Oracle in 2013, gained during a wind shift on leg four of the sixth race and passed Oracle in the matchup of 50-foot foiling catamarans. "We're going to come out and get stronger". Burling , 26, bested Spithill in the pre-start of both races, and the US couldn't recover either time.

Indrani Mukerjea, 199 prisoners booked for rioting post inmate's death

In a major development in the Byculla prison riot case, Indrani Mukerjea , prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, has been reportedly booked and her role in clashes inside the jail is being probed. DIG Sathe said that this is the first time in her service over two decades she had come across such a violent protest by women prisoners which left many cops injured.

Senate Republicans Push to Reach Health Deal

Since House Republicans passed a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare last month after much hand-wringing and drama, a "working group" of Senate Republicans have been meeting to share their preferences for a health care bill. "I want to know exactly what's going to be in the Senate bill, I don't know it yet", Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) recently told reporters. " The bill is mean ", Schumer said.

Talk about going out on top: Daniel Day-Lewis announces his retirement

He will not comment further about the decision, she said. Daniel Day-Lewis is retiring from acting, the Guardian reports. Lewis took home hardware for his turns in " My Left Foot " (1989), " There Will Be Blood " (2007), and " Lincoln " (2012), and remains the only actor to win the Best Actor award three times .

125-Pound Droopy, Drooling Mastiff Wins World's Ugliest Dog Contest

Zindler is the founder of the animal fostering group, " Dogwood Animal Rescue Project ", the New York Times reported. Martha underwent surgery to improve her eyesight, and now, she's the top dog with $1,500 and a huge trophy to her name! "She bosses the other dogs around and makes sure all guests are suitably slimed on arrival".

Bruno Mars to open BET Awards

At the tender age of 24, Chance the Rapper has accepted the humanitarian award during the BET Awards on Sunday for his work in his hometown of Chicago, winning over fans for both his musical talents and his philanthropic efforts. Mars has been on an R&B adventure with his latest album, " 24K Magic ", which was inspired by '90s R&B. Mars, Migos and Solange are nominated for video of the year along with Beyonce and Big Sean .

Cyclist rides across the USA to hear late daughter's heartbeat

Her organs were harvested over the next few days and four men aged 20 to 60 were saved by this. After the successful surgery, Jack Jr. was contacted by Abbey's father, Bill Connor. But, Conner's daughter lives on in a man who needed a life-saving transplant. "If you had her as a friend she always had your back, and for her to be helping people in need - that fits who she is", Mr Conner said.

Brad Pitt & Tommy Lee Jones Are Teaming Up For "Ad Astra"

Pitt will play an autistic space engineer on the hunt for his father who left earth to seek extra-terrestrial life. So though the film is set in space, describing it as like Heart of Darkness (which was the primary inspiration for Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now ) makes it seem like a less spectacle, and more like a psychologically driven film.

Slip of the tongue may have revealed Banksy's identity

Robert Del Naja had been linked with Banksy by investigative journalist Craig Williams, who claimed the street artist was actually a group of people working under the name. Del Naja has also reputed the connection telling a crowd "We are all Banksy ". In reverse, Del Naja featured in Banksy' 2010 mockumentary entitled "Exit through the Gift Shop", and his recently opened Walled Off Hotel in Bethlehem features a soundtrack by Massive Attack.

Alex Jones Leaks Pre-Interview Phone Calls With Megyn Kelly

And, so you're going to hear what I actually said ....it's all going to come out. "It's not going to be some gotcha hit piece", she said. Jones, who runs the website InfoWars , has posited that the horrific massacre in 2012 at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School that left 20 6- and 7-year-olds dead was a "false flag" attack perpetrated by the government, that "no one died" and that the victims were "child actors".

Death of Avengers Hinted At In Infinity War

Speaking with i09, Feige said the Spider-Man sequel was "purposefully" set up that way. And our first foray back into the MCU will be with Peter Parker , and through his eyes, and back on the ground level. Since there are still two Avengers films in the pipeline, Feige doesn't think that an announcement regarding the remainder of the Phase four MCU films will be made until much later.

See Kate McKinnon Spoof Jeff Sessions' Senate Testimony on 'Seth Meyers'

Twisting her lips to mimic what she describes as Sessions' "funny little mouth", McKinnon explained in Sessions' Alabama drawl why the attorney general didn't respond when James Comey asked him to keep Trump away from him. Side note: does everyone else find it kind of terrifying to see Kate McKinnon make her Sessions face without the rest of the hair & makeup? "When I said oath, I thought I was saying oats in one of those lispy Barcelona accents".

Barbie's New Ken Doll Gets Dragged by Its Man Bun on Twitter

There will be 15 new Ken dolls in total with hairstyles ranging from man buns to cornrows reports the HuffPost . Mattel has today introduced a range of new Barbies and Kens to represent different body types, races, and general life interests.

Leslie Jones Is Gorgeous in Green at BET Awards 2017

Since confirming their reunion in March , the foursome has announced a performance at the Essence Festival in New Orleans in July (and two dates immediately following in Detroit) and plans for a reality show on Bravo . Also, "Amazulu" hitmaker Amanda Black and Tanzanian performer Ray Vanny are nominated for Viewer's Choice Award "Best International Act", in conjunction with performers from the UK, South Korea, Canada, Australia and Jamaica.

Here's what happens when a jury is deadlocked - KXLH.com | Helena, Montana

They had been deliberating for roughly two hours Thursday - about 30 hours overall - when they reported after 11 a.m. that they were deadlocked and could not reach a unanimous decision on any of the three counts that have been filed against Cosby.

Did Bob Dylan crib his Nobel Prize lecture from SparkNotes?

Singer Bob Dylan performs during a segment honoring Director Martin Scorsese, recipient of the Music + Film Award, at the 17th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards in Los Angeles , USA, January 12, 2012. Perhaps the deepest irony of this situation stems from the fact that Dylan received his controversial prize in Literature, and thus such accusations not only fail to help legitimize his win but may also bolster the confidence of students and scholars with an aversion to citing in their ...

Day 5 Of Deliberations For Cosby Jury

If there is a mistrial, Cosby would not be considered guilty or not guilty, and prosecutors may choose to retry the case with a different set of jurors. The deadlocked jury has been deliberating for more than 40 hours. "It is a phenomenon that occurs across the country". As the jurors left for the day, O'Neill heaped praise on them, thanking them for their dedication and the sacrifice they've made being 300 miles (480 kilometers) from home in the Pittsburgh area.

Jurors in Cosby Trial Refused to Convict

Each spoke anonymously, to the Associated Press and local TV network WPXI, and said that the 10-2 vote did happen at one point in deliberations but changed as some jurors changed their minds. Pennsylvania's Supreme Court has ruled previously that, "The First Amendment provides a qualified right of access to jurors' names". The juror reportedly refused to further comment on what exactly was discussed in the room but did give the personal opinion that while Constand may not have known what ...

North Korea Says Otto Warmbier Isn't the Biggest Victim in His Case

The North's foreign ministry spokesman also said in comments carried by the official KCNA agency that Warmbier was " a victim of the policy of strategic patience " of former US president Barack Obama , whose government never requested his release.

Best to captain Lions against Hurricanes

Hurricanes: Jordie Barrett, Nehe Milner-Skudder, Vince Aso, Ngani Laumape , Julian Savea , Otere Black, Te Toiroa-Tahuriorangi, Ben May, Ricky Ricitelli, Jeffrey To'omaga-Allen, Mark Abbott, Sam Lousi, Vaea Fifita, Callum Gibbins, Brad Shields (captain).

Trump suggests changes likely on health care overhaul

Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller says he opposes the GOP bill scuttling much of the Obama health care law, complicating the effort by party leaders to guide the measure through the Senate . President Donald Trump , who vowed to repeal and replace Obamacare during his campaign, praised the Senate's bill, but noted changes were likely.

Each vote in USA special election cost politicians $200

In an era of big political money , this is still a staggering amount. Democratic challenger Jon Ossof was hoping to flip the historically red district by campaigning not just against his opponent, but also President Trump. Another Democrat who has been pushing for leadership changes, Rep. Filemon Vela of Texas, told CNN the group didn't make any decisions at Thursday's meeting, but those who participated believe there is growing unrest among House Democrats about the direction of the ...

Juror Reveals Why Bill Cosby Is Walking Free

On the first count, 10 out of 12 members decided Cosby was guilty of digitally penetrating Andrea Constand without her consent and on the second count, that was Constand was unconscious during Cosby's act, the juror revealed that it was 11 to 1 to acquit.

Khloe Kardashian Gets Grossed Out While Boyfriend Tristan Thompson Cooks Kidneys

Kidney-related differences aside, the cute couple seems to be going strong, and Khloe opened up about potentially having kids with her boyfriend of almost one year on the season finale of Keeping Up with the Kardashians . She then conceded that her beau looked "pretty hot" in the kitchen as he gave his mom a shout-out and explained that he's been eating this dish since he was about 6 years old.

Godolphin in Fine Form at Royal Ascot

It was an unforgettable day for Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and Godolphin as they celebrated a treble on the first day of Royal Ascot , including two Group Ones, 40 years to the day since he had his first victor in England .

Modi, Shah to be present when Kovind files nomination on Friday

Chandrababu Naidu, and former Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal. Hectic parleys between leaders of non-NDA parties began this morning, hours ahead of the crucial opposition meeting where they are expected to zero in on a joint candidate for the presidential election .

Highland Reel leads rivals a merry dance at Royal Ascot

The Sussex Stakes is an intriguing proposition as it would see Ribchester take on the best younger horses whose number includes Godolphin's Barney Roy who won the St James's Palace Stakes for three-year-olds under James Doyle. "She was a little too excited before her run at Lingfield last time, but was very quiet today", explained winning rider Gregory Benoist . Al Shaqab Racing's Qemah won the Group Two Duke of Cambridge Stakes to record her second win in as many visits, having won the ...

'Pitch Perfect 3' Trailer Reunites Barden Bellas for "Farewell Tour"

Anyway! The bellas have all graduated from college, but things aren't going exactly how they imagined. That's when they decide to reunite and hit the road on the USO tour in Europe to prove they still got it. Elizabeth Banks and John Michael Higgins return as the omnipresent commentators, too. " Pitch Perfect 3 ", directed by Trish Sie , premieres Christmas Day.