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Bill Cosby's sentencing is next week. Here's what you need to know

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He could go to prison and die there. For now, he waits in a mansion.
In April, Bill Cosby was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand. He was released on $1 million bail and has been awaiting his sentencing under house arrest at his home in Cheltenham, Pa.
Judge Steven T. O'Neill permitted this comfort as he did not believe Cosby was a flight risk, and on this matter it appears O'Neill was correct: Cosby hasn't tried to make a run for it. Instead he has stayed put in the same home where, in 2004, he gave Constand three pills, “ friends to help you relax ,” and then...
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Judge bars additional Cosby accusers at sentencing hearing

Judge bars additional Cosby accusers at sentencing hearing

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Cosby, 81, is due in court on Monday to be sentenced in the drugging and sexual assault of his one-time friend Andrea Constand.
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Portugal women's groups outraged by sexual assault sentence

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LISBON, Portugal - Women's rights groups in Portugal reacted angrily Friday to a court's suspended sentence for two men found guilty of sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman who had passed out drunk at a night club.
The Women's Alternative and Response Union said in a Facebook post it was “revolting” that an appeals court rejected the public prosecutor's request for prison time.
Two judges, a man and woman, at the appeals court ruled that the two nightclub workers, who were 25 and 39 at the time of the attack, were only “half to blame” for the assault on the 26-year-old woman after a...
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Portugal women's groups outraged by sexual assault sentence

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Women's rights groups in Portugal are reacting angrily to a court's suspended sentence for two men found guilty of sexual assault on an incapacitated person when they had intercourse with a drunken woman who had passed out at a night club
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