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Bill Cosby's lawyers accuse prosecutors of blocking Black jurors

The case will start June 5 about 300 miles away in Montgomery County, north of Philadelphia, where the criminal charges were filed. PITTSBURGH (AP) - Half of the new jury pool being questioned Wednesday in Bill Cosby's sex assault case said they've formed an opinion on his guilt or innocence, while one knows Cosby or his family.



Swedish art gallery satire The Square wins Palme d'Or at Cannes

Coppola is only the second female director to be celebrated in Cannes' 70-year history, following in the footsteps of Yuliya Solntseva , who won the award for Chronicle of Flaming Years back in 1961. Robin Campillo's film 120 Beats per Minute gets the Grand Prix . Ruben Ostlund's " The Square " won the Pale d'Or this year. He said his leather shoes had been flown ahead of him.



Manchester police not sharing intelligence with United States after leaks

A British official said that Manchester police will stop sharing bombing investigation information with US amid fury over leaks. The decision to stop sharing police information with USA agencies was an extraordinary step for Britain, which is usually at pains to emphasise its "special relationship" with the United States.



BTS make K-pop history at 2017 Billboard Music Awards

She performed Believe in a revealing outfit of silver tassels. "I got my whole family up here", the 30-year-old rapper said in accepting his 13th award of the evening, which made him the artist to win the most Billboard awards in a single night.



Sofia Coppola becomes the 2nd woman to win Best Director at Cannes

The jury handed out two Best Screenplay gongs - one for The Killing of a Sacred Deer and another for You Were Never Really Here . The Grand Prix went to BPM (Beats Per Minute ), director Robin Campillo's look at the early-'90s war on AIDS, set on the front lines of the French gay-rights movement.



Thousands of Brazilians Rally Against President Temer

In an editorial Friday that recounted the history of the corruption scandal enveloping Temer , O Globo said he "has lost the moral, ethical, political and administrative conditions to continue governing Brazil" and suggested it was time for him to resign.