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Bill Cosby drops remainder of federal suit against accuser


Comedian Bill Cosby on Thursday dropped the remaining counts of a lawsuit he filed against one of the women accusing him of sexual assault, along with several others, claiming they violated the terms of a confidential settlement in another lawsuit.

Minnesota judge denies claims of 29 would-be heirs to Prince estate

A Minnesota judge has excluded nearly 30 would-be heirs from the estate of the late pop star Prince, bolstering the inheritance claims of the performer's sister and surviving half-siblings, probate court records released on Friday showed. | Video

Music, 30 Jul 2016

Prince Harry regrets not talking sooner about Diana's death

LONDON Britain's Prince Harry has spoken about how he regrets not talking sooner about the impact of the death of his mother, Princess Diana. | Video

Life 25 Jul 2016

Edward Snowden talks film debut and dramatizing his life in 'Snowden'

SAN DIEGO, Calif. When former NSA contractor-turned-whistleblower Edward Snowden met with Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone to discuss a movie on his life, he never thought he would be making his own film debut. | Video

23 Jul 2016

Dying on stage: comedian Marx has come closer than most

GREENWICH, EnglandLike most stand-up comedians, Carey Marx has stories about "dying on stage", but in his case they are almost literally true.

22 Jul 2016

Divisive Ailes gave conservatives a TV home at Fox News

When Roger Ailes arrived at Fox News Channel two decades ago, his mandate from media titan Rupert Murdoch was to create a network to compete against established market leader CNN and its new rival MSNBC.

21 Jul 2016

Health remains priority for work of Gates foundation in Africa

ADDIS ABABA Bill Gates said health would remain a priority for the work of his foundation in Africa and it faced a struggle to bring down the rate of new HIV infections in the world's poorest continent.

Health 21 Jul 2016

Twitter cracks down after 'Ghostbusters' actor complains about abuse

SAN FRANCISCO Twitter Inc late on Tuesday permanently suspended a number of user accounts for harassment, vowing to redouble its efforts to quickly thwart abusive behavior and block repeat offenders from the social media site. | Video

Tech 20 Jul 2016

'Snowden' director Stone talks NSA, Pokemon GO at Comic Con

SAN DIEGO, Calif. Pokemon GO may seem a long way from the spy networks of the U.S. National Security Agency, but for Oliver Stone, director of NSA whistleblower movie "Snowden," the gaming app represents "a new level of invasion" of our digital privacy. | Video

23 Jul 2016

Director, producer and writer Garry Marshall dead at 81: media

Director, producer and writer Garry Marshall, who was responsible for creating sitcom hits such as "The Odd Couple" and "Happy Days" and directed hit movies “Pretty Woman” and “The Princess Diaries,” died on Tuesday, Variety reported. | Video

20 Jul 2016