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Cosby: from US cultural icon to convicted sex offender

Norristown, United States | AFP | From US cultural icon blazing past racial barriers to convicted sex offender: Thursday’s guilty verdict will now likely see Bill Cosby, “America’s Dad” swap a life of wealth and privilege for prison. It was a name that once evoked so much — treasured father …

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Cosby’s lead defense lawyer quits ahead of re-trial

New York, United States | AFP |  The top Philadelphia criminal defense attorney who helped Bill Cosby secure a hung jury on trial for sexual assault has quit ahead of the disgraced entertainer’s scheduled re-trial. Brian McMonagle, who proved his mettle with a tough-as-nails defense at one of America’s biggest …

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Cosby won’t testify, defense rests in sex assault trial

Norristown, United States | AFP |  Disgraced US comedian Bill Cosby confirmed in court Monday that he would not testify at his sexual assault trial as the defense called just one witness before resting their case. In one of America’s biggest celebrity trials in years, the 79-year-old pioneering black comedian …

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Bill Cosby goes on trial for sexual assault

Norristown, United States | AFP |  Bill Cosby goes on trial Monday, accused of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his Philadelphia mansion 13 years ago, with the megastar turned pariah facing prison if convicted. For decades, he was “America’s Dad,” loved by millions for his role as an …

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