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Defence raises race bias in Cosby jury selection process

Defence raises race bias in Cosby jury selection process

Bill Cosby , right, leaves after attending the second day of jury selection in his sexual assault case at the Allegheny County Courthouse, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Pittsburgh . The jury pool was drawn from the Pittsburgh area because of concerns raised by Cosby's defence team that it would be hard to find open-minded jurors in Montgomery County, near Philadelphia, where Cosby has a home and where his trial is scheduled to start on June 5 in Norristown .



For First Time In 4 Years, Solo Speller Claims National Bee Crown

Julie Sisson, enrichment aide at Petoskey Middle School, said the school was amazed at how well Anna did in the contest. "I had fun", she said. Two teens from the Chicagoland area also made it pretty far in the Spelling Bee . Ananya is taking home over $40,000 in cash and prizes. "She played to win and win she did", the National Spelling Bee's official account tweeted on Friday.



Spicer refuses to say Trump's 'covfefe' tweet was a typo

Spicer tells reporters when asked about the tweet: "I think the president and a small group of people know exactly what he meant ". "I think Mike's a very capable guy", said Lewandowski, who was seen going into the White House on Wednesday, according to a source quoted by Politico reporter Alex Isenstadt on Twitter.


Suspect in fatal Portland attack yells about 'free speech' at hearing

Suspect in fatal Portland attack yells about 'free speech' at hearing

The Portland train attack suspect spent his first appearance in court spouting off nonsensically about free speech and being a national hero - yelling, " You call it terrorism , I call it patriotism". Prosecutors say he fatally stabbed two men and wounded a third. Christian told jailers that he has no income, no mental health issues and does not remember the last time he had a permanent address.


Portland stabbing survivor calls out 'white savior complex' in Facebook video

Portland stabbing survivor calls out 'white savior complex' in Facebook video

Crowley at the Multnomah Justice Center in Portland Paul G. Crowley at the Multnomah Justice Center in Portland . "I want you to imagine that for a second, being a little girl on that MAX", Fletcher said. Defense attorney Gregory Scholls did not return a call for comment after the hearing. The deaths stunned the city, but also underscored nervousness about recent events, including a series of apparent hate crimes in the region and contentious public rallies that have drawn national ...



National Spelling Bee champ clinches title with 'marocain'

Vinay will also receive a Scripps National Spelling Bee engraved trophy, a $2,500 US savings bond, a trip to New York City to appear on LIVE with Kelly and Ryan , and a complete reference library from Merriam-Webster. Vinay outlasted 291 other kids and fought through several rounds against runner-up Rohan Rajeev to claim the spelling bee trophy and its $40,000 grand prize.