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12 Jurors Chosen to Decide Bill Cosby Sex Assault Case

NEWS SCAN Twelve jurors have been chosen in the Pennsylvania sex assault case against Bill Cosby. The 12th juror is a white female in her 40s and among the group are two African Americans. The jury makeup is 17 percent black, higher than the 13 percent black

Facebook Fine Could Slow Future EU Launches

NEWS SCAN Facebook Inc. received one of its biggest regulatory slaps last week when European antitrust regulators fined it $122 million for providing misleading statements about its 2014 purchase of WhatsApp. The fine is relatively small compared to Facebook’s annual profits—the Menlo Park, California-based social

MPs make Fresh Plea to Impeach Justice Nagarjuna Reddy

NEWS SCAN Over 60 members of the Rajya Sabha, cutting across party lines, have submitted a motion seeking the initiation of impeachment proceedings against Justice C.V. Nagarjuna Reddy of the High Court for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.This is the second attempt by members of the

Martial Law Declared by Philippine President

NEWS SCAN Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law on the island of Mindanao on Tuesday when heavily armed militants linked to the Islamic State took over large parts of Marawi City, a provincial capital in the predominantly Roman Catholic country. Violence erupted after the government attempted to capture