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Prosecutors reopened a criminal probe and filed charges in 2015 after Cosby's deposition in the woman's 2005 lawsuit was unsealed, and they realized the 12-year statute of limitations for felony sexual assault had not yet expired. McMonagle, in his closing argument, pointed out that Constand telephoned Cosby dozens of times after the alleged assault. Constand testified that the pills, which Cosby did not identify at the time, left her disoriented and unable to resist.
  • AF Thunderbirds performance jet flips during landing; 2 hospitalized

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    Friday at Dayton International Airport. "Our performance at Dayton Air Show is to be determined", one tweet said. Erik Gonsalves, a graduate of Archbishop McCarthy High School, was the pilot of the plane and suffered lacerations and some leg injuries, but is listed in good condition.
  • Scalise's Shooter Appears to Have Acted Alone, FBI Says

    Scalise's Shooter Appears to Have Acted Alone, FBI Says

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    The FBI said that despite Hodgkinson's antipathy for Trump and the Republicans, so far the attack appeared more "spontaneous" than premeditated - though the investigation is still in its early stages, and officials said they have not finished examining all of his electronic devices.
  • Sens. Susan Collins, Rand Paul express doubts about Senate health care bill

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    President Donald Trump says he doesn't think congressional Republicans are "that far off" on passing a health overhaul to replace " Obamacare ". "And I'm open arms; but, I don't see that happening". "There's still an opportunity to make this bill better", he said . As one of five Republican senators that announced opposition to the bill in its current form, Paul said he would consider voting for partial repeal of Obamacare, if there's a stalemate, but argued the Senate bill ...
  • Five Republican senators now oppose health care bill as written

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    While the majority of those millions who lose insurance ― and therefore access to relatively affordable health care ― might not die, many have noted that the exorbitant costs of health care in America would leave them at risk of severe financial ruin should a medical emergency ever arise, not to mention the reduced feasibility of regular checkups or preventative care, or prescription drugs.
  • Wash. Democratic Senator To Lobby Colleagues In Opposition of Healthcare Plan

    Wash. Democratic Senator To Lobby Colleagues In Opposition of Healthcare Plan

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    McConnell, R-Ky., can not pass the bill if he loses more than two Republican votes. Nonetheless, Heller's announcement underscores the scant margin of error Republican leaders must deal with. Sandoval said the Senate bill "is something that needs to change". Heller got an opponent for next year when first-year Democratic Rep. Jacky Rosen announced this week she would seek his Senate seat.
  • Man catches teen falling from park ride: 'It's OK to let go'

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    A group of men managed to coax the girl into letting go and falling down into the arms of the group who stood underneath the ride. The accident happened on the Sky Ride at Six Flags Great Escape Amusement Park, about 55 miles north of Albany, New York .
  • Ex-Officer Found Not Guilty After Fatally Shooting Sylville Smith

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    On Oct. 31, Heaggan-Brown was sacked from the Milwaukee Police Department for a separate incident involving sexual assault allegations against him. One of the victims alleged that Heagann-Brown assaulted her just one day after Smith's fatal shooting. The sexual assault case was not mentioned during the trial because it is being handled separately and knowledge of it could prejudice the jury.
  • Ron Johnson on GOP health care bill: 'Not a 'yes' yet'

    Ron Johnson on GOP health care bill: 'Not a 'yes' yet'

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    People are removed from a sit-in outside of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office as they protest proposed cuts to Medicaid, Thursday, June 22, 2017 on Capitol Hill in Washington . The legislation would phase out federal funding for Medicaid expansion - now covering about 11 million people in 31 states - beginning in 2020, and shift more of those costs back to states.
  • Discontent Among Democrats Over Pelosi Leadership

    Discontent Among Democrats Over Pelosi Leadership

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    President Donald Trump tweeted Thursday that he hopes House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi stays as leader of the Democrats. The apparent effectiveness of that messaging suggested to some that the 77-year-old Californian could be a liability for Democrats as they aim to regain their majority.
  • Police Remove Disabled Protesters Outside Mitch McConnell's Office

    Police Remove Disabled Protesters Outside Mitch McConnell's Office

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    They blocked the hallway, chanting: "Don't touch Medicaid , save our liberty". Heller is the fifth GOP senator to declare his opposition. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said in a statement: "We can't believe this needs to be said, but it's not okay to drag people out of wheelchairs when they're protesting legislation".