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Jury selection for Bill Cosby's sex assault trial nears completion.

The Pennsylvania jury that will decide comedian Bill Cosby's fate at his upcoming sexual assault trial was nearly complete on Wednesday, a day after defense lawyers claimed prosecutors were trying to exclude black people from the panel. A fresh set of 93 prospective jurors answered four dozen ...

- The Raw Story - US

Jury selection for Bill Cosby's sex assault trial nears completion.

The Pennsylvania jury that will decide comedian Bill Cosby's fate at his upcoming sexual assault trial was nearly complete on Wednesday, a day after defense lawyers claimed prosecutors were trying to exclude black people from the panel. A fresh set of 93 prospective jurors answered four dozen questions in a Pittsburgh ...

- Yahoo! News - US

New York firms offer 'Plan B' to staff ahead of summer transit woes.

Faced with this summer's partial shutdown of New York's Pennsylvania Station due to track repairs, some employers in the largest U.S. city are scrambling to come up with "Plan B" offerings to allow their suburb-dwelling staff to avoid the largely shuttered transit hub. Inquiries have spiked for temporary office spaces that ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Hunt begins for 12th juror in Bill Cosby's sex assault trial.

The hunt is on for a 12th juror for Bill Cosby's sex assault trial as a new pool of local residents is questioned Wednesday in a Pittsburgh courtroom. Cosby's lawyers accused prosecutors this week of trying to keep blacks off the jury after they struck two black women from the panel. However, the...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Pennsylvania moves closer to complying with Real ID law.

The Senate voted Tuesday to repeal and replace a 2012 state law that bars Pennsylvania from complying with federally approved anti-terrorism travel rules at airports and federal property.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Jury selection for Bill Cosby's sex assault trial could be completed Wednesday.

The jury that will decide whether to convict or acquit comedian Bill Cosby at his upcoming sexual assault trial in the Philadelphia area is likely to be chosen on Wednesday, even as the defense says prosecutors are trying to exclude black people from the panel. A fresh set of about 100 prospective jurors were called on ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Ex-officer helps exonerate US prisoner after 24 years.

"You know, time heals all wounds", Shaurn Thomas says as he leaves the Pennsylvania prison.

- BBC - UK

Some New York businesses are considering temporary offices to avoid 'summer of agony' at Penn Station.

Thomson ReutersNEW YORK - Faced with this summer's partial shutdown of a key New York transit hub due to track repairs, some employers in the largest U.S. city are scrambling to come up with "Plan B" offerings to allow their suburb-dwelling staff to avoid the largely shuttered hub. Inquiries have spiked for temporary office ...

- Business Insider - US

The Latest: Bill Cosby arrives for Day 3 of jury selection.

PITTSBURGH — The Latest on jury selection in Bill Cosby's sex assault case :

- Billings Gazette - US

Bill Cosby's jury selection racially one-sided: lawyer.

Bill Cosby's defense lawyers accused Pennsylvania prosecutors Tuesday of trying to keep black jurors off the mostly white panel that will decide if the comedian is guilty or innocent of sexual assault. More than 50 women have come forward over the last two years accusing Cosby of rape and sexu...

- The Raw Story - US

Innocent Pa. man freed after spending 24 years in prison.

A convicted murderer was declared innocent and set free on Tuesday.

- ABC News - US

Bill Cosby arrives for day three of jury selection

Bill Cosby arrived in court just before 8 a.m. for the third day of jury selection in his Pennsylvania sex assault case at the Allegheny County Courthouse in Pittsburgh Wednesday.

- FOX News - US

Defense raises race bias in Bill Cosby jury selection process

With just one black person seated among the first 11 jurors chosen for Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial, defense lawyers are crying foul and accusing prosecutors of trying to systematically keep blacks off the jury. The lawyers returned to court on Wednesday in Pittsburgh to pick a 12th juror...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Dollar bounces back above ¥111.50 in Tokyo trading

The dollar bounced back above ¥111.50 in Tokyo trading Wednesday, following a hawkish remark by the head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥111.94-94, up from ¥111.20-20 at the same time on Tuesday. The euro was at $1.1175-1176, down from $1.1252-1254, and at ¥125.10-10, ...

- The Japan Times - JP

New York firms offer 'Plan B' to staff ahead of summer transit woes

Faced with this summer's partial shutdown of a key New York transit hub due to track repairs, some employers in the largest U.S. city are scrambling to come up with "Plan B" offerings to allow their suburb-dwelling staff to avoid the largely shuttered hub. Inquiries have spiked for temporary office spaces that do not ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Cosby Lawyers Accuse Prosecutors of Racial Bias

Bill Cosby's lawyers accused Pennsylvania prosecutors of trying to systematically keep black people off the jury Tuesday after prosecutors used their strikes to send two black women home, the AP reports. Judge Steven O'Neill rejected the argument after prosecutors said the second woman was a former Pittsburgh detective who ...

- Newser - US

Senators take Penguins to Game 7

Craig Anderson and the Ottawa Senators bounced back nicely two days after a blowout loss put them on the brink of elimination. Anderson stopped 45 shots, Mike Hoffman scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period and the Senators beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 Tuesday night to force a decisive Game 7 in the The ...

- The Japan Times - JP

The case against Bill Cosby, explained

By Manuel Roig-Franzia, The Washington Post/Posted at;yakimaherald.com The Bill Cosby trial started Monday with jury selection in Pittsburgh. Three white men and two white women have been chosen so far. Here's what you need to know about The Bill Cosby … Continue reading → The post The case against Bill Cosby, ...

- worldwide hippies - US

Federal Court: Transgender Employee With Gender Dysphoria Wins ADA Protection

A decision out of a federal court in Pennsylvania last week is being heralded as a landmark ruling for the transgender community. Traditionally, transgender individuals have been excluded from protection under the Americans with Disabilities Act because being transgender is not a disability. However, this meant that certain ...

- FindLaw - US

Defense raises race bias in Cosby jury selection process

PITTSBURGH — With just one black person seated among the first 11 jurors chosen for Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial, defense lawyers are crying foul and accusing prosecutors of trying to systematically keep blacks off the jury.

- Billings Gazette - US

Many businesses don't know who has access to their critical data

According to a survey conducted by Lepide, a leading security auditing solutions provider, 60 percent of companies are still not able to determine who has access to their critical data. The survey was conducted during a variety of trade shows including Infosec Europe, RSA Singapore, and DataConnectors Pittsburgh, and ...

- BetaNews.Com - US

Attack of Pennsylvania man with cerebral palsy caught on video

The 29-year-old assailant was charged with simple assault after mocking and punching the man outside a 7-Eleven.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Turkey failed coup: More than 200 suspects on trial

, May 23 : Turkey has begun the trial of more than 200 suspects including senior military officers accused of plotting and orchestrating 2016 failed coup.The hearing did begin, but prosecutors are calling for their life sentences, and among them are President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's aide-de-camp, the former head of Turkey's ...

- Sify - IN

The Fed: Fed wants to make shrinking its balance sheet as exciting as watching paint dry, Harker says

Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker said Tuesday the central bank's goal is to make shrinking its balance sheet as exciting as watching paint dry

- Marketwatch - US

New York City steakhouse sues Pennsylvania eatery over name

SCRANTON, Pa. " A New York City steakhouse is suing a Pennsylvania eatery for trademark infringement.Peter Luger Inc. filed a lawsuit last week against Scranton's Carl von Luger Steak & Seafood restaurant.The lawsuit says...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Pennsylvania man accused of mocking, punching man with cerebral palsy arrested

A Pennsylvania man faces charges after he mocked and then sucker-punched a person with cerebral palsy as he left a convenience store.

- FOX News - US

Penn State to issue 'report cards' to frats after student's hazing death

The school is still working on the details, but the Philadelphia Inquirer reported on Monday that officials at Penn State will revive the idea of report cards that it instituted as part of a task force on Greek life back in 2015.

- FOX News - US

Philadelphia Orchestra back among old friends

THE Philadelphia Orchestra is returning to Shanghai this week, bringing three concerts from May 25 to 27 in different forms to kick off its 2017 Asia tour. Schumann’s “Fantasy” series, Mozart’s “Clarinet Quintet” and Dvorak’s “Piano Quintet” will be staged at the chamber ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Cops save child from SUV teetering on hill after driver ODs

PITTSBURGH — Police in Pittsburgh say an SUV with a child in the backseat nearly flipped over a steep hillside after the driver and passenger overdosed on what investigators believe was heroin.

- Billings Gazette - US

Missing earring halts Philadelphia TV weather forecast

PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia meteorologist has a TV news anchor to thank for finding an earring that fell off during her live forecast.

- Billings Gazette - US

Jury selection enters 2nd day in Bill Cosby sex assault case

PITTSBURGH — Jury selection resumed Tuesday in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial as prosecutors and the defense seek to fill out a panel of 12 jurors and six alternates in a case that has attracted worldwide publicity.

- Billings Gazette - US

Faster, Fresher, Cheaper: The Grocery Shopping Revolution

Marie Henry cares a lot about the food her family eats. During growing season in her town of East Nottingham Township, Pa., the 35-year-old stay-at-home mom walks down the street to her Amish nei...

- Yahoo! News - US

Boeing expects third and final multiyear Osprey contract by end of 2017

Boeing hopes to sign for its third multiyear procurement contract for the V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft before the end of the year, a company representative told reporters on 18 May. Speaking at the site of the production facility in Philadelphia where Boeing builds the V-22 fuselages to be

- Jane’s - US

Bill Cosby trial: 5 jurors selected as 1/3 of jury pool admits they've already formed opinion on his guilt

Bill Cosby arrived at the Pittsburgh courthouse where jury selection in his sex assault case is getting underway Monday.

- FOX News - US

When you can legally have sex with a 17-year-old, can you be prosecuted for possessing lewd nude photos of her?

From Commonwealth v. Kushmanick, which was decided last year by a Pennsylvania appellate court, but which I just came across last week : 1. The facts: Kushmanick started dating S.C. when he was 18 or 19, and she was 16 (according to defendant, just a week shy of her 17th

- The Volokh Conspiracy - US

3 white men, 2 white women picked for Bill Cosby jury so far

PITTSBURGH — The panel that will decide Bill Cosby's fate in his sex assault trial began to take shape Monday with the selection of five jurors, three white men and two white women.

- Billings Gazette - US

5 jurors picked for Cosby trial, 2 know a sex assault victim

PITTSBURGH — The search for 12 jurors and six alternates for Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial is off to a brisk start even though a third of the initial jury pool had an opinion about Cosby's guilt or innocence…

- Billings Gazette - US

Pittsburgh is falling out of love with Uber's self-driving cars

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Hirings/Firings/Layoffs,Technology,Autonomous Reports of accidents and wrong-way driving were only the beginning of troubles.Continue reading Pittsburgh is falling out of love with Uber's self-driving cars Pittsburgh is falling out of love with Uber's self-driving cars originally appeared ...

- Autoblog - US

Jury for Cosby's sex assault trial starts to take shape

PITTSBURGH - The Pennsylvania jury that will decide comedian Bill Cosby's fate at his sexual assault trial next month has its first five members.

- Reuters - US

'The Cabinet should've stood its ground'

Binyamin Regional Council head says the Cabinet should not have approved the package of goodwill gestures to the PA.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Kid rapper releases fidget spinner song that actually kinda slaps

World, I guess it's time for you to meet Matt Ox. If you don't already know who this kid is, just consider him a spawn of Post Malone. It's hard to find much information about him, but Matt Ox is basically the more explicit version of MattyB, and goes as hard as you can get for a kid who raps. In "Overwhelming," he reps ...

- Mashable! - US

New York City steakhouse sues Pennsylvania eatery over name

A New York City steakhouse is suing a Pennsylvania eatery for trademark infringement.

- FOX News - US

Boeing unconcerned about MH-139's European heritage in bid for USAF Huey replacement

Boeing is not worried that its bid to secure the US Air Force's UH-1N Huey Replacement Program might be scuppered by the European heritage of its MH-139-based proposal. Speaking to reporters at the company's Vertical-Lift production facility in Philadelphia, Boeing's head for the programme,

- Jane’s - US

Pittsburgh is falling out of love with Uber’s self-driving cars

Pittsburgh was the initial test city for Uber's self-driving car initiative. While our experience in one of the autonomous vehicles was thankfully pretty safe, it wasn't long before reports of accidents and wrong-way driving began to surface during t...

- Engadget - US

Jury selection begins in Bill Cosby sexual assault trial

Bill Cosby appeared Monday at the Allegheny County Courthouse in downtown Pittsburgh where the beginning phases of jury selection for his upcoming sexual assault trial were set to take place. The trial for the 79-year-old was scheduled to begin June 5 after 18 months of pretrial hearings. The jury w...

- The Raw Story - US

Jury Selection Begins in Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Trial

Thirteen years after a Temple University basketball team manager went to famous alumnus Bill Cosby's nearby home for career advice, her complaint that Cosby drugged and molested her that night will soon be a task for a Pennsylvania jury.

- Breitbart - US

3 dead, 1 injured in fire in Philadelphia home

PHILADELPHIA " Authorities say three people died and another was injured in an early morning fire in a Philadelphia home.The fire department says the blaze was reported about 5 a.m. Sunday in a west Philadelphia neighborhood.Arriving...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Disgraced Cosby arrives for jury selection in sex assault trial

PITTSBURGH, May 22 — Disgraced US megastar Bill Cosby arrived at court today for the start of jury selection in his sexual assault trial, in which he is accused of drugging and assaulting a woman at his home 13 years ago. The pioneering black...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Moment of truth for Cosby as jury selection for sex assault trial begins

PITTSBURGH - About 100 potential jurors were due in a Pennsylvania courthouse on Monday, where a judge will begin selecting the panel for the rape trial of Bill Cosby, a comedian best known as America's favorite TV dad before dozens of women accused him of sex abuse.

- Reuters - US

Race, gender, fame questions loom as Cosby jurors sought

PHILADELPHIA — Thirteen years after a Temple University basketball team manager went to famous alumnus Bill Cosby's nearby home for career advice, her complaint that Cosby drugged and molested her that night will soon be a task for a…

- Billings Gazette - US

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