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Cosby’s sexual assault trial enters second week

Cosby’s sexual assault trial enters second week

Published 16/04/2018

(Please note graphic language in penultimate paragraph.) NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) - Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial is set to resume Monday, with the defense team [more…]

Norway considering whether to ask US to extend Marines’ presence

Norway considering whether to ask US to extend Marines’ presence

Published 16/04/2018

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway’s foreign minister said her government was discussing whether to ask Washington to extend the stay of U.S. Marines in the country, [more…]

Russia may have tampered with chemical attack site, U.S. envoy says

Russia may have tampered with chemical attack site, U.S. envoy says

Published 16/04/2018

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Western countries accused Moscow on Monday of preventing inspectors from reaching the site of a suspected poison gas attack in Syria [more…]

J&J Baby Powder litigation takes new focus with asbestos claims

J&J Baby Powder litigation takes new focus with asbestos claims

Published 16/04/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A $117 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) and a supplier in favor of a man who said his asbestos-related [more…]

Philippines complains Facebook fact-checkers are biased

Philippines complains Facebook fact-checkers are biased

Published 16/04/2018

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines government criticized on Monday Facebook’s (FB.O) choice of two independent online news platforms to help fight the spread of fake [more…]

NASA’s newest planet-hunting spacecraft set for launch in Florida

NASA’s newest planet-hunting spacecraft set for launch in Florida

Published 16/04/2018

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - A new NASA satellite designed to detect more Earth-like worlds around stars beyond our solar system is due for launch [more…]

Country stars return to Vegas for ACM awards after 2017 mass shooting

Country stars return to Vegas for ACM awards after 2017 mass shooting

Published 16/04/2018

(Reuters) - Singer Carrie Underwood returned to the stage on Sunday after a serious face injury as country stars went back to Las Vegas for [more…]

Trump on Twitter (April 15): James Comey, Rasmussen Poll

Trump on Twitter (April 15): James Comey, Rasmussen Poll

Published 16/04/2018

The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS. The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters [more…]

‘Rampage’ Sneaks Up on ‘A Quiet Place’ to Win Weekend Box Office

‘Rampage’ Sneaks Up on ‘A Quiet Place’ to Win Weekend Box Office

Published 15/04/2018

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - After a weekend of fluctuating projections, Dwayne Johnson (just barely) owned the North American box office after all. Though earlier estimates [more…]

U.S. marijuana friends and foes cautious at signs of softer Trump

U.S. marijuana friends and foes cautious at signs of softer Trump

Published 14/04/2018

(Reuters) - Both advocates and opponents of legalized marijuana reacted with caution on Saturday to signs from the White House that growers in U.S. states [more…]