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BOSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court won’t rehear a defamation lawsuit filed against Bill Cosby by a woman who said he raped her decades ago. The 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently denied Kathrine McKee’s request for a full-court hearing. A three-judge panel of the court had ruled...
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts is banning some powerful opioids from courtrooms, because state court officials are worried people could be sickened by the drugs. The new policy was outlined in a memo to Massachusetts trial court officials on Tuesday. It goes into effect in state courts on Jan. 8...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman sued special counsel Robert Mueller and the Justice Department on Wednesday, saying prosecutors had overstepped their bounds by charging him for conduct that he says is unrelated to Russian interference in the 2016 presidential...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Residents across a huge swath of the U.S. were hunkered down as a massive winter storm packing snow, ice and high winds, followed by possible record-breaking cold, moved up the Eastern Seaboard, with the worst conditions expected from the Carolinas to Maine. The massive...
WASHINGTON (AP) — When it comes to weather, it’s hard to sound scarier than “bomb cyclone.” It’s a version of a real weather term that applies to a massive winter storm that pulled together Wednesday off the U.S. Southeast coast. But as fearsome as the storm is with high winds and some snow, it...
NEW YORK (AP) — Weight Watchers International climbed after it struck a deal with producer and recording artist DJ Khaled, who will represent the brand to millions of follows on Snapchat, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. DJ Khaled, whose Rihanna-featuring “Wild Thoughts” was one of 2017’s...
BOSTON (AP) — A second offer has surfaced for a Boston newspaper that filed for bankruptcy last month. Tampa, Florida-based Revolution Capital Group is making a $5.75 million bid for the Boston Herald. The offer was filed Tuesday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware. The latest bid for the...
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A lawyer for a Canadian man recently freed with his American wife and children after years of being held hostage in Afghanistan says his client has been arrested and faces at least a dozen charges including sexual assault. Attorney Eric Granger said Tuesday that Joshua...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Tuesday offered high-level talks with rival North Korea to find ways to cooperate on next month’s Winter Olympics in the South. Seoul’s quick proposal following a rare rapprochement overture from the North a day earlier offers the possibility of better ties...
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey has finalized a deal with Moscow for the purchase of Russia’s S-400 anti-missile system, Turkish defense officials announced Friday, despite concerns voiced by some of the NATO member’s allies. The deal, which would make Turkey the first member of the military...

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