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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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Lee Radziwill, sister to Jackie Kennedy Onassis, dies at 85

Lee Radziwill, sister to Jackie Kennedy Onassis, dies at 85

Lee Radziwill, the younger sister of former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and a former princess, has died. Read more ...

A look at the victims of the Illinois mass shooting

A look at the victims of the Illinois mass shooting

The victims of disgruntled employee who opened fire at a suburban Chicago industrial warehouse were co-workers ranging from an intern to a plant manager. Read more ...

Acting US defense secretary will review programs to cut for wall funding

Acting US defense secretary will review programs to cut for wall funding

Patrick Shanahan said, beginning Sunday, he will start studying which projects military money may come from to shift funds toward a border wall following President Donald... Read more ...

Police sources: New evidence suggests Jussie Smollett orchestrated attack

Police sources: New evidence suggests Jussie Smollett orchestrated attack

Two law enforcement sources with knowledge of the investigation told CNN that Chicago Police believe Jussie Smollett paid two men to orchestrate the assault against him last month. Read more ...

Heavier rain Sunday night to follow afternoon of hit-and-miss showers

Heavier rain Sunday night to follow afternoon of hit-and-miss showers

While most of Sunday will be cloudy with hit-and-miss showers, heavier rain will move in during the night, meteorologist Aimee Wilmoth said. Read more ...

Nearly 12-hour standoff in Mississippi ends with 'multiple fatalities'...

Nearly 12-hour standoff in Mississippi ends with 'multiple fatalities', according to police

Clinton city spokesperson Mark Jones said the incident escalated to a hostage situation when police responded. Read more ...

1 stabbed outside East Boston bar overnight

1 stabbed outside East Boston bar overnight

Boston police responded to a stabbing outside an East Boston bar early Sunday morning. Read more ...

One dead, another detained after stabbing at Orlando gas station

One dead, another detained after stabbing at Orlando gas station

A 45-year-old man was fatally stabbed Sunday morning at a 7-Eleven. Read more ...

Overnight snow lingers over the metro Sunday morning, causing hazardous...

Overnight snow lingers over the metro Sunday morning, causing hazardous driving conditions

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Man wounded in North Braddock drive-by shooting

Man wounded in North Braddock drive-by shooting

Police said a 21-year-old man was critically wounded as he was walking along Hawkins Avenue on Saturday night. Read more ...