DA opposes Cosby’s fast-track appeal bid in Pennsylvan
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DA opposes Cosby’s fast-track appeal bid in Pennsylvan

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A prosecutor pursuing criminal charges against Bill Cosby in a Pennsylvania sexual-assault case is opposing Cosby’s latest efforts to have the case dismissed before trial. Cosby’s defense has appealed a judge’s decision that upholds the charges until a March 8 preliminary hearing. Cosby argues he had an agreement from authorities that he … Continue reading

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Lehigh University latest to rescind Cosby’s honorary degree
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Lehigh University latest to rescind Cosby’s honorary degree

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Another Pennsylvania university has rescinded an honorary degree granted to Bill Cosby. Lehigh University said Wednesday that conduct described by Cosby in a 2005 deposition is antithetical to its values. Court documents unsealed in July show the 78-year-old Cosby admitting extramarital relationships with several women, some of w hom accuse him … Continue reading

Los Angeles prosecutors reviewing case against Bill Cosby
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Los Angeles prosecutors reviewing case against Bill Cosby

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors are reviewing an investigation into a model’s accusations that Bill Cosby sexually abused her at the Playboy Mansion, an official said Thursday. District attorney’s spokeswoman Jane Robison said Thursday that police detectives presented evidence Wednesday afternoon for a possible criminal case. There’s no timetable for when a decision … Continue reading

Fordham, Marquette rescind honorary degrees they gave Cosby
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Fordham, Marquette rescind honorary degrees they gave Cosby

NEW YORK (AP) — Fordham and Marquette universities have rescinded from Bill Cosby his honorary degrees amid allegations from women accusing the comedian of sexual assault. In Milwaukee, Marquette’s Board of Trustees approved a resolution Thursday rescinding an honorary degree presented to Cosby in 2013. The degree was immediately rescinded, the school said. Fordham’s Board … Continue reading