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Cosby obtained Quaaludes with intent of giving to women for sex: court documents

3 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Comedian Bill Cosby testified in 2005 to obtaining Quaaludes with the intent of giving the sedatives to young women to have sex, according to court documents unsealed on Monday. Cosby, 77, made the admission during his testimony in a...Show More Summary

Donald Trump says some of his comments about Mexico distorted

4 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After days of outrage, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Monday that some of his criticism of Mexico has been distorted but stuck to his stance that many illegal immigrants...Show More Summary

One killed, five injured in NYC apartment blaze

5 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

One person was killed and five were injured in a New York apartment fire on Monday that forced some occupants to jump from a burning three-story building, fire officials said. The blaze broke out at about 1:45 a.m. at the Brooklyn structure and was extinguished a half-hour later, a spokesman for the New York City Fire Department said. Show More Summary

No evidence of active shooter at Walter Reed, police say

5 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Staffers at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center were asked to shelter in place after uncomfirmed reports of an active shooter on the hospital's Bethesda, Md., campus.

World Cup kiss a poignant moment for many

5 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Abby Wambach celebrated the U.S. victory over Japan in the Women's World Cup final by racing to the stands to kiss her wife — a poignant moment that wasn't lost on gay rights supporters watching on television.

After vote win, Greece's Tsipras looks to rebuild talks

5 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

The country is under pressure to reach a deal with creditors as soon as possible after Greeks resoundingly rejected the notion of more austerity in exchange for aid.

Boston Marathon bomber files motion seeking new trial

5 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

(Reuters) - Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who has been sentenced to death, filed a motion in federal court on Monday seeking a new trial, according to court records. The preliminary motion for a new trial cited a lack of evidence in his trial this spring, according to documents filed in federal court in Massachusetts. Show More Summary

Hundreds of thousands gather for pope Mass in South America

6 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people filled a park in Ecuador's main port city Monday for Pope Francis' first big event of his three-nation South American tour, hoping for a glimpse of Latin America's first pope returning to his home soil for a Mass dedicated to the family.

Greece enters uncharted territory after referendum 'no' vote

6 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

The country's future in Europe's common currency is now uncertain.

U.S. women beat Japan 5-2 for World Cup title

6 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Carli Lloyd.scored three times in the first half to vault the Americans to their third Women's World Cup title on Sunday with a 5-2 victory over Japan at B.C. Place.

Fans cheer as Princess Charlotte christened on royal estate

6 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

LONDON (AP) — Prince William and his wife, Kate, marked a milestone for their newborn baby Princess Charlotte on Sunday — a christening ceremony on Queen Elizabeth II's country estate that was steeped in royal tradition.

South Carolina legislature set to begin debate on flag removal

11 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - South Carolina lawmakers were set to begin debate Monday on legislation to remove the Confederate battle flag that flies on the grounds of the state capitol in Columbia. The debate comes...Show More Summary

Germany: No basis now for new debt talks with Greece

15 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Germany continues to talk tough after Greece rejected creditors' austerity demands in a referendum.

Phoenix firefighters free man from chimney after prank

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

Phoenix Fire Department video shows a crew in helmets drilling into a wall during an operation that department spokesman ?Aaron Ernsberger said involved about 30 firefighters. It can't be fun," one firefighter tells the man, before knocking away the last bricks and hauling him out by his legs, shirtless and covered in soot.

Deck collapse in North Carolina injures over 20 people: local media

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

(Reuters) - More than 20 people were hurt on Saturday in a residential deck collapse on the North Carolina coast, local TV station WNCN reported.

Obama speechwriter reveals secret same-sex marriage at White House

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

During a special presentation of the popular live storytelling podcast The Moth at this year’s Aspen Ideas festival, former Obama speechwriter Jon Lovett shared a story about how, years before gay marriage would become legal nationwide, he secretly performed a same-sex marriage at the White House.

Clinton warns Iran nuclear deal won’t solve threat

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

The Democratic presidential candidate tells voters that Tehran is still "the world’s chief sponsor of terrorism."

Federal regulations on campus sexual assault take effect

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

The increasingly public fight against campus sexual assault reached a watershed this week, as a set of major federal regulations aimed at combating the nationwide problem quietly went into effect.

Greek campaigns neck and neck before crucial referendum

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The brief but intense campaign in Greece's critical bailout referendum ends Friday, with simultaneous rallies in Athens supporting "yes" and "no" answers to a murky question in what opinion polls suggests will be a very close vote.

Hispanic leaders want GOP field to condemn Trump's 'idiocy'

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Hispanic leaders are warning of harm to Republican White House hopes unless the party's presidential contenders do more to condemn Donald Trump, a businessman turned presidential candidate who's refusing to apologize for calling Mexican immigrants rapists and drug dealers.

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