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He was taken to trial in Pennsylvania, where Variety reports the case ended today in a mistrial . "I wanted her to be comfortable and relaxed and be able to go to sleep after our necking session", he said. During the trial Cosby did not take the stand but excerpts from his 2005 to 2006 depositions in a vicil suit brought on by Constand were read aloud.
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    It included a statement that Cosby first became attracted to Constand, then manager of Temple University's basketball team, in 2003. He has said the sexual encounter was consensual. Constand testified this week she rejected Cosby's advances and would have fought him off again had the pills not left her paralyzed and semi-conscious.
  • Cosby jury begins sixth day of deliberations

    Cosby jury begins sixth day of deliberations

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    Bill Cosby's chief accuser is thanking prosecutors for taking her case after a jury failed to agree on a verdict. Lawyers for Andrea Constand issued a statement on her behalf Saturday. After a preliminary hearing, a judge decided there was enough evidence for him to stand trial. But her lawyer, Dolores Troiani , said "she's a very spiritual person".
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    She enrolled in a fashion school and plans to launch her own collection. Samantha Geimer , left, appears at Los Angeles Superior Court for a motion hearing in Los Angeles on Friday, June 9, 2017 . Polanski, whose films include " Rosemary's Baby " and " The Pianist ", was arrested on US warrants in both Poland and Switzerland during the past decade, but both countries ultimately declined to extradite him.
  • Judge declares mistrial in Cosby sexual assault case

    Judge declares mistrial in Cosby sexual assault case

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    In the call, Gianna Constand said Cosby apologized and described himself as a "sick man". O'Neill said they had to rely on their collective memory. Gloria Allred, an attorney representing more than 30 Cosby accusers, welcomed the prosecutors' decision to seek a retrial.
  • Cosby judge declares mistrial as jury deadlocks again

    Cosby judge declares mistrial as jury deadlocks again

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    Women bringing civil cases would also likely find it easier to introduce testimony from other accusers to support claims that Cosby engaged in a pattern of assault, said Douglas Wigdor, a plaintiffs' attorney who represents clients in sexual harassment cases.
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    Wife of Nik Wallenda hangs by teeth over Niagara Falls

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    Wallenda's husband, Nik, had performed his own special antics just five years earlier. "There's a fine line between daredevil and insane", jokes Mark Armstrong from Maryland who just happened to come to the falls and stumble upon the daunting challenge Erendira chose to take on.
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    Its worldwide figure now stands at $435 million. " Wonder Woman " is still at the top spot in North American theaters. " The Mummy " posted very strong openings of $52.2 million in China and $17.8 million in South Korea, both of which were records for films starring Mr.
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    The Conservative source said: "We're confident of getting an agreement, we're confident that the Queen's speech will be passed". Besides forging a deal to keep her job and preparing for Brexit talks, May is grappling with a crisis over the breakdown in power-sharing between the pro-British DUP and the Catholic nationalist Sinn Fein party in Northern Ireland's separate, devolved government.
  • Cosby Jury Asks Questions

    Cosby Jury Asks Questions

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    In a previously sealed deposition from the 2005 case, America's once favorite dad said that he was romantically interested in Constand from the first time he saw her, though he didn't tell her that. Prosecutors have argued that his acknowledged use of Quaaludes on women shows that his alleged drugging of Andrea Constand in 2004 was not a mistake.