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Cosby plans sex assault talks, accusers' lawyer cries foul


Bill Cosby plans to conduct a series of free public seminars about sexual assault this summer, his spokesman said days after a Pennsylvania judge declared a mistrial in the entertainer's sexual assault trial.

Jackie Kennedy watch, painting sell for three times estimate in NY

A Cartier wristwatch given to Jackie Kennedy and a painting she made in 1963 as a thank-you gift to reciprocate sold for $379,500 on Wednesday, more than three times pre-sale estimates, Christie's auction house said.

Life 21 Jun 2017

Kim Kardashian said to have hired surrogate for third baby

LOS ANGELES Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's family may be growing, according to reports on Wednesday that the celebrity couple have hired a surrogate to carry their third child after a doctor advised the reality star against another high-risk pregnancy. | Video

22 Jun 2017

Triple Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis retiring from acting

LOS ANGELES Three-time Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis is retiring from acting, his spokeswoman said on Tuesday, ending a storied movie career that includes performances in "Lincoln" and "Gangs of New York." | Video

21 Jun 2017

Parole hearing for O.J. Simpson's robbery sentence set for July 20

A parole hearing for former football star O.J. Simpson, serving time in a Nevada prison for a 2008 robbery and kidnapping conviction, has been set for July 20, the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners announced on Tuesday.

21 Jun 2017

Beyonce's father confirms the birth of her twins in Twitter message

The father of pop star Beyonce turned to Twitter on Sunday to say his daughter was now the mother of twins, confirming earlier reports of the year's most highly anticipated celebrity birth. | Video

Music 19 Jun 2017

Venus Ramey, war bond-selling, gun-toting Miss America of 1944, dies at 92

Venus Ramey, who used her victory as Miss America in 1944 to sell war bonds and make appearances on the vaudeville stage, has died at the age of 92, a funeral home in her native Kentucky said on Sunday.

19 Jun 2017

Despite mistrial in criminal case, civil lawsuits await Cosby

Although Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial ended in a mistrial on Saturday, his legal problems persist as he faces assault and defamation claims in civil lawsuits, where the bar for evidence is lower than in criminal cases.

18 Jun 2017

Cosby retrial could favor defense though publicity a wild card

A retrial of Bill Cosby on sexual assault charges will likely offer major advantages to the defense, former prosecutors and defense lawyers say, but the enormous publicity surrounding the case may also produce a second jury that is more eager to convict.

18 Jun 2017

Mistrial declared in Cosby sex assault case after days of deliberations

NORRISTOWN, Pa. Pennsylvania prosecutors vowed to retry comedian Bill Cosby on sexual assault charges after a jury on Saturday failed to render a unanimous verdict despite 52 hours of deliberations in a case that echoed accusations made by dozens of women against him. | Video

18 Jun 2017