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Cosby accusers claim vindication, while some of his Hollywood friends reserve judgment

National News - 46 min 29 sec ago

While many of Bill Cosby's accusers feel vindicated by his decade-old admission that he gave at least one woman quaaludes before sex, some of his Hollywood friends are reserving judgment, saying the testimony doesn't prove he committed a crime. Many said Cosby drugged and raped them. "I never thought I would be validated or vindicated in this," said Joan Tarshis, of Woodstock, New York, who accused Cosby of drugging and attacking her when she was breaking into comedy writing in 1969.

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Amanda Peterson, star of 1987 romantic comedy 'Can't Buy Me Love,' dies at 43

National News - 47 min 53 sec ago

Amanda Peterson, best known for her role in the 1987 romantic comedy "Can't Buy Me Love," has died. Sgt. Mike Moran with the Greeley, Colorado, police department says Peterson was found dead at an apartment complex Sunday. Peterson began her film career when she was 9 in the 1982 adaptation of the play "Annie," directed by John Huston.

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SC Senate advances bill to remove Confederate flag; GOP still seeks to preserve some symbol

National News - 52 min 49 sec ago

The South Carolina Senate gave its final approval Tuesday to removing the Confederate flag from the Capitol grounds, but across the hall in the House, Republicans quietly sought a way to make a last stand to preserve some kind of symbol honouring their Southern ancestors at the Statehouse. Gov. Nikki Haley and business leaders support the proposal. To stress the chamber's unity after Tuesday's 36-3 vote, senators invited the widow of their slain colleague Clementa Pinckney to the floor.

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P.E.I historic site allows kids to play archaeologist for a day

National News - 58 min 39 sec ago
Those wanting the opportunity to take part in an archeological dig had their chance at Roma at Three Rivers National Historic Site. 
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Doctor gave healthy patients chemotherapy

Health - 59 min 59 sec ago
A Michigan oncologist treated patients with chemotherapy when they did not have cancer, defrauding the health care system of over $225 million.
Categories: Health