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Bill Cosby case: Judge declares mistrial after jury deadlock

A US judge has declared a mistrial in the Bill Cosby sex assault case after the jury remained deadlocked for days. The seven men and five women were unable to reach a unanimous decision after some 53 hours of deliberations in Norristown, Pennsylvania. Mr Cosby, 79, is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in 2004. His lawyers had ...

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Bill Cosby’s trial for sexual assault begins in Pennsylvania

  The trial of US comedian and actor Bill Cosby for sexual assault has begun in Pennsylvania. Former university employee Andrea Constand alleges he drugged and molested her in 2004. Mr Cosby, 79, says he is innocent and the encounter was consensual. The trial is expected to last about two weeks. It is being seen as the biggest US celebrity ...

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Bill Cosby faces action for ‘defaming’ accusers

Two women who have accused Bill Cosby of historical sex offences have joined a defamation action against the star. The original case was filed in December by Tamara Green, who has accused Cosby of assaulting her in the 1970s. The two new plaintiffs are Therese Serignese and Linda Traitz. The women claim the comedian publicly called them liars through statements ...

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