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June 05, 2017 - 12:28 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) _ The Latest on the sexual assault case against Bill Cosby (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Bill Cosby's defense lawyer is diving straight in to attack the accuser over alleged inconsistencies in her statements to police as the actor's sex assault trial opens in suburban...
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In this May 19, 2017, photo, a man works on the Southern Nevada portion of U.S. Interstate 11 near Boulder City, Nev. President Donald Trump is planning a major push next week to promote a $1 trillion rebuilding of the nation's roads and bridges as his agenda has struggled in Congress and been overshadowed by White House controversies. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 05, 2017 - 11:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is launching a major push for a $1 trillion overhaul of the nation's roads and bridges, a key item on his agenda that could face resistance in Congress and has been overshadowed by White House controversies. Trump plans a series of events this coming week to...
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June 05, 2017 - 10:34 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) _ The Latest on the sexual assault case against Bill Cosby (all times local): 10:30 a.m. The judge in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial has given the jury an hour of instructions, reminding them not to glance at news updates on their cellphones. The 79-year-old Cosby is accused...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
June 05, 2017 - 10:10 am
Authorities in Orange County, Florida say a disgruntled former worker at an industrial business returned the Orlando area workplace and opened fire with a gun. Five people and the shooter are reportedly dead. Sheriff Demings: This is a sad for once again for us in Orange County. Our hearts go out...
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Authorities confer near the scene of a shooting where they said there were multiple fatalities in an industrial area near Orlando, Fla., Monday, June 5, 2017. The Orange County Sheriff's Office said on its official Twitter account that the situation has been contained. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
June 05, 2017 - 9:36 am
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Multiple people are dead after a shooting inside a business in an industrial park on Monday. Authorities converged on the area and announced that the situation has been contained. Shelley Adams said her sister, Sheila McIntyre, called her from the company's bathroom during the...
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June 05, 2017 - 9:06 am
(AP) Law enforcement authorities in Florida say there are ``multiple fatalities'' following a shooting in an industrial area near Orlando. On its officials twitter account Monday morning, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said the ``situation'' has been contained. Officials say they'll provide an...
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In this May 4, 2017, photo John Simpson, left, project director of exhibitions for The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum, and his wife Kay Simpson, right, president of Springfield Museums, unwrap a statue of the "Cat in the Hat," at the museum, in Springfield, Mass. The museum devoted to Dr. Seuss, which opened on June 3 in his hometown, features interactive exhibits, a collection of personal belongings and explains how the childhood experiences of the man, whose real name is Theodor Geisel, shaped his work. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
June 04, 2017 - 11:28 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — From the squiggly, pink handrails outside the entrance to the front hall decorated with scenes from "And to Think That I Saw it on Mulberry Street" — a real street just blocks away — the new Amazing World of Dr. Seuss museum says "You're off to Great Places!" Walking into...
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FILE - In this April 3, 2017 file photo, entertainer Bill Cosby leaves after a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. Bill Cosby doesn't plan to testify when he goes on trial Monday June 5, 2017 on sexual assault charges, but the rambling, disturbing testimony he gave a decade ago in the accuser's civil suit could prove just as crucial. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
June 04, 2017 - 11:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — More than a decade after Bill Cosby invited a college basketball manager to his home to discuss her career, the 79-year-old comedian goes on trial on Monday in a sexual assault case that is sure to define his legacy. Cosby's image as a father and family man, on screen and off,...
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In this photo provided by HBO, Bill Maher, left, speaks with Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb, during a segment of his "Real Time with Bill Maher," Friday, June 2, 2017. Maher is facing criticism for his use of a racial slur during a discussion with the Republican senator on his HBO talk show Friday night. (Janet Van Ham/HBO via AP)
June 03, 2017 - 2:16 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Maher apologized Saturday for using of a racial slur to describe himself as a house slave during a live segment for his HBO talk show. Maher's comment during his discussion with Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Nebraska, was quickly and broadly criticized after it aired on the comedian's "...
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This illustration provided by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company shows the cover of a workout book co-authored by Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s long-time trainer Bryant Johnson entitled: “The RBG Workout: How She Stays Strong...and You Can Too!” The 112-page book, scheduled for release Oct. 3, will include illustrations of the 84-year-old Justice Ginsburg doing the exercises in her judicial robes, with purple leggings and “her trusty sneakers.” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company via AP
June 03, 2017 - 1:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The ranks of the superstars of American fitness are about to swell with a pumped-up justice of the Supreme Court. Ruther Bader Ginsburg is featured in an upcoming book about her exercise routine, titled "The RBG Workout: How She Stays Strong ... and You Can Too!" Ginsburg isn't...
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