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April 24, 2018 - 12:58 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Michigan State University, already reeling from the scandal involving a gymnastics doctor who molested young athletes, has maintained ties to a prominent volleyball coach for decades after he was publicly accused in 1995 of sexually abusing and raping six underage girls he trained in...
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Lee Merritt, center, leads a news conference, Monday, April 23 2018, in San Bernardino, Calif., announcing a series of lawsuits against the Barstow Police Department regarding the shooting death of Diante "Butchie" Yarber. Family members and attorneys are disputing the official account of the fatal police shooting of Yarber, a 26-year-old black man, during a traffic stop earlier in the month in Barstow, Calif. (James Quigg/The Daily Press via AP)
April 24, 2018 - 12:57 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawyers for the family of an unarmed black man killed by police in a busy Southern California parking lot said Monday that an autopsy found he was shot 10 times and died from choking on his own blood as police delayed getting him medical help. The autopsy concluded that 26-year-...
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April 24, 2018 - 12:38 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sony Pictures Entertainment Chairman Tom Rothman says a "Jumanji" sequel is coming in December 2019, and Quentin Tarantino promised that his upcoming Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt movie will be the closest thing to "Pulp Fiction" that he's made. Tarantino and DiCaprio just a...
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Former Presidents George W. Bush, left, and George H.W. Bush arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip )
April 24, 2018 - 12:36 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife, Barbara, a spokesman said. Jim McGrath said Monday on Twitter that the 93-year-old Bush is "responding to treatments and appears to be recovering." He...
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FILE - In this March 21, 2018, file photo, Border Patrol agent Lonnie Swartz, left, makes his way to the U.S. District Court building in downtown Tucson, Ariz., where opening arguments were scheduled to begin in his murder trial. A mistrial was declared Monday, April 23, in the case of Swartz after an Arizona jury acquitted him of a second-degree murder charge in the killing of a teen from Mexico but deadlocked on lesser counts of manslaughter. (Ron Medvescek/Arizona Daily Star via AP, File)
April 24, 2018 - 12:32 am
PHOENIX (AP) — A mistrial was declared Monday in the case of a U.S. Border Patrol agent after an Arizona jury acquitted him of a second-degree murder charge in the killing of a teen from Mexico but deadlocked on lesser counts of manslaughter. The decision by U.S. District Judge Raner Collins means...
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Former Presidents George W. Bush, left, and George H.W. Bush arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip )
April 24, 2018 - 12:29 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife, Barbara, a spokesman said. Jim McGrath said Monday on Twitter that the 93-year-old Bush is "responding to treatments and appears to be recovering." He...
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Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault retrial, Monday, April 23, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 24, 2018 - 12:13 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The jury that will start deliberating Bill Cosby's fate on Tuesday has heard the comedian described over the past two weeks both as a "serial rapist" and a con artist's victim. They have seen a parade of accusers testify that the man once revered as "America's Dad" had a...
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Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault retrial, Monday, April 23, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 24, 2018 - 12:11 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial will soon be in the hands of a jury. Closing arguments and deliberations are set for Tuesday. The defense rested Monday after Cosby said he wouldn't testify. The comedian is charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault. The...
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Bruce Springsteen, center, and Patti Smith, right, perform after a special screening of "Horses: Patti Smith and Her Band" at the Beacon Theatre during the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival, on Monday, April 23, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP)
April 23, 2018 - 11:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The night belonged to Patti Smith at the Tribeca Film Festival — and to her friend Bruce Springsteen, who thrilled the crowd with a surprise visit to perform the hit they co-wrote, "Because the Night." The occasion was Monday night's premiere of a new concert documentary about Smith...
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Bruce Springsteen, center, and Patti Smith, right, perform after a special screening of "Horses: Patti Smith and Her Band" at the Beacon Theatre during the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival, on Monday, April 23, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP)
April 23, 2018 - 11:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The night belonged to Patti Smith at the Tribeca Film Festival — and to her friend Bruce Springsteen. After a screening Monday night of a new concert documentary about Smith, the curtain at Manhattan's Beacon Theater rose to reveal Smith and her band, in the flesh. They performed...
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