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A New Trilogy is Exactly What Star Wars Needs

Opinion: It’s time to leave the Skywalkers behind.<p>It was announced this week that Rian Johnson, the director of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, will be …

WORLD EXCLUSIVE! BILL COSBY’S TWISTED DOUBLE LIFE

<b>S</b>HAMED Bill Cosby is accused of being a hooker-lusting Lothario who raped and abused countless women, carried on a string of extramarital affairs, …

Bill Cosby

Second life on social media

Opposition researchers dissect Cosby's fall.<p>Bill Cosby survived accusations of sexual assault for decades — until viral social media outrage took him down in a matter of days.<p>Digital operatives recognize that Cosby’s fall is sure to be an unusual case, given the severity of what more than a dozen …

Bill Cosby and drugging: My 34-year-old secret

EXCLUSIVE: I’d known about his dark side since that night in 1981. I had no idea what to say about it — until now<p>“Did I ever drug you?” Bill Cosby joked when I entered his dressing room at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland, California, in February 2005. He was performing at the venue, and it was …

What do we want from Bill Cosby? (Opinion) - CNN.com

For more than 50 years, Bill Cosby has been one of America's leading entertainers: a noted comedian, an Emmy-winning actor and an innovative producer. However, his reputation has been tarnished by allegations of rape. Here's a look at how Cosby, shown here in 2013, has changed through the …

The Cosby Show

Declining to seriously reckon with the rape allegations against him is reckless. And I was once reckless.<p>On Monday, 66-year old Joan Tarshis accused Bill Cosby of raping her. Tarshis says the attack took place in 1969, when she was 19 and working as comedy writer:<p>... [H]e told me that he wanted to …

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Nigerian military official claims he knows whereabouts of kidnapped girls

A top Nigerian military official believes he knows the whereabouts of girls kidnapped last month, but he says the nation's military will not use force to try to rescue them, a state news report said Monday.<p>"We want our girls back. I can tell you that our military can and will do it, but where they …

5 ways identity thieves are targeting you

There's plenty of advice out there about how to protect yourself from identity thieves. But you don't often hear from the bad guys themselves about the tricks of their trade.<p>Now Jumio, a company that allows customers to make mobile payments and verify their identities online or by phone, has come …

Banks seek help with law when doing business with pot shops

Banks, worried about running afoul of federal money-laundering law in dealing with state-authorized marijuana businesses, may soon receive some much-needed guidance from U.S. agencies.<p>Because a federal prohibition of marijuana is still in place, most banks do not work with marijuana businesses in …

NYC sets deadline for stores in racial profiling probe

<b>NEW YORK</b> — Probing allegations of racial profiling, New York City is giving 17 major retail stores until Friday to submit information on how they've dealt with shoppers suspected of stealing.<p>The City Council tackled the emotional issue Wednesday at a hearing that included statements from Macy's and …

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‘The Butler’ movie: Forest, Oprah and me

<b>Correction:</b><p>NEW ORLEANS — It’s after midnight on a side street here in this Southern city. There’s moonlight and klieg lights touching the front porch where Oprah Winfrey and Terrence Howard are sitting. They’re chatting a late night away, dressed coolly inside of a movie scene. Terrence sports a …

Millions at risk of female genital mutilation

More than 125 million girls and women alive today have undergone female genital mutilation, and 30 million more girls are at risk in the next decade, UNICEF said.<p>Although genital cutting is on the decline, the practice remains "almost universal" in some countries, said the report by the United …

US warns Rwanda over support for DRC rebels

The United States called on Rwanda to end support for M23 rebels in neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo.<p>"We call upon Rwanda to immediately end any support for the M23 and withdraw military personnel from eastern DRC," State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said on Tuesday.<p>Psaki said the …