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Cundy added that the figure could change. "I appreciate that the authorities want to be absolutely certain that any information is correct before it is issued publicly, and the fire brigade, police and coroner are doing a heroic job obtaining this information in extremely hard circumstances", Sadiq Khan said.
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    The trio attacked struck at Damascus Gate in annexed East Jerusalem late on Friday before being shot dead by security forces, said Israeli police . She later died in hospital of her wounds. In the other attack, the third Palestinian fatally stabbed an Israeli woman working as a border police officer.
  • Bodies of missing sailors found in flooded compartments of US destroyer

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    Seven US sailors were missing and a skipper injured after their Navy destroyer collided with a container ship off the coast of Japan early on June 17, with the badly damaged US vessel partially flooded. Bryce Benson, who was reportedly in stable condition after being airlifted to the US Naval Hospital on the Yokosuka base, the Navy said. An earlier statement from the Seventh Fleet said that the crash caused "significant damage and associated flooding to two berthing spaces, a machinery ...
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    Back from Miami where my Cuban/American friends are very happy with what I signed today. Pressing "pause" on a historic detente, US President Donald Trump thrust the US and Cuba back on a path toward open hostility on Friday with a blistering denunciation of the island's communist government .
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    The lit Bat-Signal will be projected onto the LA City Hall for an unspecified period of time . Ward, 71, who played Batman's sidekick Robin in the 1960s TV show and, said the other half of his dynamic duo spent his life "trying to make this world a better place" as he was joined by West's family on Thursday.
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    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 against him.
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    Nearly immediately after the judge declared a mistrial by hung jury, people on both sides were issuing declarations of their own. Cosby had been charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault against Andrea Constand: penetration while she was unconscious, penetration without her consent, and penetration after intoxicating her without her knowledge.
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    Gloria Allred , the women's rights attorney who represents 33 Cosby accusers, told the media outside the courthouse after the mistrial, that she hoped next time more accusers will be allowed to testify. Janice Dickinson, the model and reality TV personality, said in a November 2014 interview that Cosby sexually assaulted her after the two had dinner at Lake Tahoe in 1982.
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    The judge instructed them to keep working, but despite marathon 12-hour sessions, the jury said on Saturday it was at an impasse.The trial drew intense media attention, with more than 100 credentials issued for print, online, television and radio reporters.The case itself has followed a long path to prosecution.
  • Prosecutors vow to retry Bill Cosby after mistrial

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    Cosby says the encounter was consensual. Kelly Johnson was the only other accuser allowed to testify at Cosby's trial . "A charge is a charge", he added when asked if he would retry Cosby but with lesser charges. "If we take the good that came out of this - laws and attitudes were changed ". And so we find ourselves in a situation where making Cosby look credible would be an uphill battle but making his accuser seem vaguely dubious could be done in a snap.