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Actor and comedian Bill Cosby arrives at the Montgomery County Courthouse for a pre-trial hearing on sexual assault charges in Norristown, Pennsylvania May 24, 2016. REUTERS/Mark Makela
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Cosby Ordered to Stand Trial

Bill Cosby has been ordered to stand trial in the lone criminal case lodged amid dozens of accusations that he molested women. The actor faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted of violating the accuser while she could not give consent

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How Much Can Donald Trump Raise?

Donald Trump is holding his first campaign fundraiser Albuquerque, as he sets about trying to meet his potentially unrealistic goal of raising $1 billion for his presidential election—a long way from his initial plan to self-fund his campaign

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El Niño Is Over. Here's What Comes Next

The "Godzilla" El Niño that began last fall is finally over after months of above-average sea surface temperatures in the Pacific that altered weather patterns around the world, the Australian weather monitoring agency said


Sophie Turner Grows Into Her Powers

Actor Sophie Turner, known for playing Sansa Stark on Game of Thrones, has her first major film role in X-Men: Apocalypse, which opens in theaters May 27. Turner, now 20, plays the iconic red-headed mutant Jean Grey

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Blast Suspected in EgyptAir Crash: Official

A Egyptian forensics official says human remains retrieved from the crash site of EgyptAir flight 804, which crashed with 66 people onboard, suggest there was an explosion that may have brought down the aircraft


Vietnam Keeps Activists Away From Obama Meeting

President Obama urged to Vietnam's communist rulers to give more freedoms to the country's people, amid worries his Administration is disregarding serious human-rights issues in favor of geopolitical concerns in his dealings with the leadership stock health rx prescription bottle drugs

50% of People on Antidepressants Not Depressed

Millions of people take antidepressants as a way to treat depression, but a new study reveals what some physicians are prescribing antidepressants for off-label uses that are not depression-related

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Late BMX Athlete Dave Mirra Suffered From CTE

Legendary BMX athlete Dave Mirra, who died in February, suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a University of Toronto neuropathologist has concluded. Mirra is the first action sports athlete to be diagnosed with CTE

Democratic nominee for Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe stands onstage during a campaign rally in Dale City, Virginia, October 27, 2013. McAuliffe, is under investigation by the FBI and the U.S. Justice Department over campaign fundraising, CNN reported on Monday. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo - RTSFLPN

Virginia Gov. McAuliffe Investigated by FBI

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is a subject of a federal investigation looking at donations to his gubernatorial campaign, according to a U.S. law enforcement official. The governor's lawyer said he was unaware of the investigation

A police car outside the Paris offices of US Internet giant Google on May 24, 2016, in Paris, as police carry out a search as part of a tax fraud investigation. French authorities believe Google owes 1,6 billion euros (USD 1,7 billion) in back taxes, a source close to the matter said in February. Google is one of several multinational corporations that have come under fire in Europe for paying extremely low taxes by shifting revenue across borders in an often complex web of financial arrangements. AFP PHOTO / MATTHIEU ALEXANDREMATTHIEU ALEXANDRE/AFP/Getty Images

French Police Officers Raid Google Offices in Paris

French police have raided Google's Paris offices as part of an investigation into "aggravated tax fraud" and money laundering, authorities said, as the search giant and other Silicon Valley firms face increasing questions about their complex tax arrangements

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Greece Begins Moving Migrants From Refugee Camp

Greek authorities have started removing thousands of migrants and refugees from a makeshift camp near the Macedonian border, where they have been stranded for months. Police will move the migrants to better-structured facilities farther south

The new iPhone 6s Plus are display in a Softbank store at the high-end shopping district of Ginza in Tokyo, Japan, on Sept. 25, 2015.

Apple Is Planning a Big iPhone Upgrade

The iPhone launching next year will come with a notable upgrade, according to a new report. Applied Materials is among the handful of companies planning to build organic light-emitting diodes for the iPhone that will launch in 2017