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Bill Cosby admits giving pills to Andrea Constand

Bill Cosby admits giving pills to Andrea Constand

Cosby testified in 2005 and 2006 as part of a lawsuit brought against him by Constand, the former director of women's basketball operations at his alma mater, Temple University . Cosby then said he misunderstood the question and was referring to one woman, "not women", but later admitted under questioning that he had given Quaaludes to more than one woman.



Jeff Sessions Wants to Go After Medical Marijuana

In a letter recently made public, Attorney General Jeff Sessions asks Congressional leaders to reverse the amendment, saying drug traffickers are operating with the protection of state marijuana laws. Rosenstein also said marijuana remains illegal under federal law, so it's the Justice Department's job to enforce prohibition. That's because there's a growing body of research showing that opioid overdoses actually decrease in states with medical marijuana available to patients ...


Judge reaches verdict in Michelle Carter trial

Judge reaches verdict in Michelle Carter trial

The Massachusetts woman is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the 2014 suicide of her boyfriend, Conrad Roy III. "I thought you wanted to do this". Carter, who was hospitalized for an eating disorder, had been prescribed antidepressants and was "involuntarily intoxicated" at the time of Roy's death, a psychiatrist called by the defense testified at the week-long trial.



Steph Curry says he doesn't want to go to the White House

Nobody thought that that he would get back to being Shaun Livingston ". "We don't need or want to be talked about", Danny Green once said . Following Golden State's 2015 National Basketball Association championship, the team visited the White House in February 2016 , when former president Barack Obama , an occasional golfing partner of Curry's , was still in office.


Number of Hawaii students eating free summer meals increases

Number of Hawaii students eating free summer meals increases

The program started June 5 and will continue through July 28. About 3,900 meals were served from the food truck. "So numerous foods featured in the summer meals program - milk, fruits, vegetables, grains and protein - are grown and produced right here in California, so encouraging participation in the program means a better future for our children", said Karen Ross, secretary of the California Department of Agriculture.


Minnesota Police Officer Takes Stand In Motorist Manslaughter Trial

Minnesota Police Officer Takes Stand In Motorist Manslaughter Trial

Castile "had total disregard for my commands", he said. Prosecutors have sought to show Yanez could have taken lesser steps, such as asking to see Castile's hands or asking where the gun was. The footage shows Yanez screaming in the aftermath: "I told him not to reach for it!" "I'm not pulling it out", Castile replied as Yanez opened fire.