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Bill Cosby: America's Dad convicted of drugging, sex assault

Apr. 27, 2018 12:32 AM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby could be headed to prison at age 80 for sexual assault for the rest of his life, vindicating a multitude of women who doubted anyone would ever believe their word against that of America's Dad. The comedian was convicted Thursday of drugging and molesting Temple University...

Comic who called Cosby rapist credited after his conviction

Apr. 26, 2018 7:28 PM EDT

Standup comic Hannibal Buress, whose 2014 remark about sexual-assault accusations against Bill Cosby went viral, is getting another serious surge of attention. The path to Cosby's conviction on Thursday on charges he drugged and molested a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home arguably started 3 1/2 years...

Reaction to the guilty verdicts for Bill Cosby

Apr. 26, 2018 8:07 PM EDT

Reaction to Bill Cosby's conviction on charges he drugged and molested a woman at his suburban Philadelphia mansion in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era: "Cosby is guilty. I'm sorry if you loved a lie. His victims can now exhale. Thank you judge and jury. Thank you society for waking up." —...

Tom Brokaw denies sexual misconduct claim by ex-NBC reporter

Apr. 26, 2018 11:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who worked as a war correspondent for NBC News said Tom Brokaw groped her, twice tried to forcibly kiss her and made inappropriate overtures attempting to have an affair, according to two reports published Thursday. Linda Vester told Variety and the Washington Post that the...

Fox talks Disney, teases 'Bohemian Rhapsody' at CinemaCon

Apr. 26, 2018 4:48 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — 20th Century Fox Chairman and CEO Stacey Snider addressed Disney's deal to purchase most of Fox and also gave a first look at the highly anticipated Freddie Mercury biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody" in a wide-ranging and emotional presentation to theater owners and exhibitors Thursday at the...

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Comparing Cosby's 2 trials: More accusers and a conviction

Apr. 27, 2018 12:42 AM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The retrial that led to Bill Cosby's conviction Thursday on charges he drugged and molested a woman at his suburban Philadelphia mansion played out far differently than one that ended in a hung jury last year. This time, prosecutors had the advantage of calling five additional...

Bill Cosby: America's Dad convicted of drugging, sex assault

Apr. 27, 2018 12:32 AM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby could be headed to prison at age 80 for sexual assault for the rest of his life, vindicating a multitude of women who doubted anyone would ever believe their word against that of America's Dad. The comedian was convicted Thursday of drugging and molesting Temple University...

The Latest: Guice among those in green room when round ended

Apr. 27, 2018 12:27 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times local): 11:25 p.m. LSU running back Derrius Guice, Iowa All-American quarterback Josh Jackson and Texas offensive lineman Connor Williams were left in the green room when the first round of the draft ended. Twenty-two players were invited to...

Timeline in Bill Cosby's sexual assault case

Apr. 27, 2018 12:19 AM EDT

Bill Cosby was convicted Thursday of drugging and molesting a woman in 2004 at his home near Philadelphia. The 80-year-old comedian could spend the rest of his life in prison for assaulting former Temple University women's basketball official Andrea Constand. Key events in the case: ___ 2002 Cosby meets Constand...

Starring inmates, 'O.G' puts incarceration under a new lens

Apr. 26, 2018 11:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 120 incarcerated men and dozens of prison guards play roles large and small in Madeleine Sackler's "O.G.," a drama believed to be the first fiction film ever made entirely within the walls of a maximum security prison. "O.G.," which recently premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival,...

Thousands protest brutal killings of 3 Mexican film students

Apr. 26, 2018 10:59 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Thousands of people gathered in Mexico's second-largest city Thursday to protest the deaths of three film students who were killed and dissolved in acid in a case that has highlighted the disappearance of the country's youth amid a vicious drug war. The students were abducted March 19 on...

Sun, fun and Sting _ Jazz Fest opens in New Orleans

Apr. 26, 2018 10:59 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Sting is the opening day headliner for the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. But by the time he takes the stage Friday evening, more than 60 acts will have performed at more than a dozen stages and tents throughout the infield of the Fair Grounds Race Course, home of the outdoor...

Lynching memorial and museum in Alabama draw crowds, tears

Apr. 26, 2018 10:55 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Tears and expressions of grief met the opening of the nation's first memorial to the victims of lynching Thursday in Alabama. Hundreds lined up in the rain to get a first look at the memorial and museum in Montgomery. The National Memorial for Peace and Justice commemorates 4,400...

The Latest: Accuser calls Bill Cosby 'a raping monster'

Apr. 26, 2018 10:48 PM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial (all times local): 10:40 p.m. One of Bill Cosby's accusers says he's "a raping monster" and she looks forward to seeing him "in handcuffs on his way to prison" following his conviction on charges he sexually assaulted a woman at his...

Giants pass on QB, take running back Saquon Barkley at No. 2

Apr. 26, 2018 10:23 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants passed on an heir apparent to two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning and took a running back that many think is the best to come out of college in decade. The Giants selected Penn State's Saquon Barkley with the second pick overall, a player many football...