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Bill Cosby’s appeal of his sexual assault conviction is denied

Bill Cosby’s appeal of his sexual assault conviction is denied

A Pennsylvania appeals court upheld Bill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction and rejected his argument that the case was wrongly decided against him. The comedian’s legal team filed an extensive appeal of Cosby’s conviction in June. The appeal argued the trial court ruled incorrectly in eight decisions, including by allowing five “prior bad acts” witnesses to…MORE

Biden and Sanders atop 2020 Democratic primary field, Monmouth poll finds

Biden and Sanders atop 2020 Democratic primary field, Monmouth poll finds

Former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders continue to hold the top two spots in the Democratic 2020 primary field, while Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is in third place, a new Monmouth University poll released Tuesday finds. Biden is at 26% and Sanders is at 21%, according to the poll. Warren’s support…MORE

Growing divide between Trump and McConnell over impeachment trial

Growing divide between Trump and McConnell over impeachment trial

President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are both looking ahead to the Senate impeachment trial, but there is a growing divide between the two over what that trial should look like, CNN has learned. In conversations with the White House, the Kentucky Republican has made clear he hopes to end the trial…MORE

Trump to meet Moscow’s top diplomat amid impeachment probe

Trump to meet Moscow’s top diplomat amid impeachment probe

Russia’s top foreign diplomat is in Washington for high level meetings, setting up the extraordinary spectacle of Moscow consulting with President Donald Trump after House Democrats unveiled articles of impeachment against the President over his dealings with Ukraine, a country Moscow invaded and is at war with. The House impeachment inquiry is examining Trump’s efforts…MORE

Vanna White took a spin at hosting and ‘Wheel of Fortune’ for Pat Sajak

Vanna White took a spin at hosting and ‘Wheel of Fortune’ for Pat Sajak

Vanna White has stepped away from turning letters to host “Wheel of Fortune.” It was announced in November that White would take over for host Pat Sajak after he underwent emergency surgery. That first show aired Monday night. “Our taping on Thursday was canceled because host Pat Sajak underwent successful emergency surgery to correct a…MORE

Study links frozen embryo transfer to higher childhood cancer risk

Study links frozen embryo transfer to higher childhood cancer risk

Children born after the use of frozen embryo transfer were at higher risk of childhood cancer, according to a new study, but the risk remains low. The study, published in the medical journal JAMA on Tuesday, looks at babies born in Denmark, a country with one of the highest rates of assisted reproductive technology. In…MORE

Why Netflix may need to cut prices and run ads

Why Netflix may need to cut prices and run ads

Netflix executives have repeatedly said the company will not run ads to generate more revenue. But with competition getting more intense, one Wall Street analyst thinks Netflix should offer a cheaper ad-supported service. Shares of Netflix fell more than 2% Tuesday after Needham analyst Laura Martin downgraded the stock to an “underperform” — essentially a…MORE

Why you won’t fly on a 737 Max again for quite some time

Why you won’t fly on a 737 Max again for quite some time

Nobody knows for sure when Boeing will be able to secure approval to return the 737 Max to the skies. What’s certain is no passengers will fly in a 737 Max for quite some time. Boeing has said it still hopes to get its fixes for the plane approved by the US Federal Aviation Administration…MORE

Markets barely budge after trade news

Markets barely budge after trade news

US stocks moved only slightly on Tuesday, amid trade news on two different fronts. First, there was a report that American and Chinese negotiators are working to delay the December 15 import tariffs that the United States was set to impose on Chinese imports. This next round of tariffs will hit consumer goods. Then there…MORE

Lizzo twerked in a thong at a Lakers game and it was a moment

Lizzo twerked in a thong at a Lakers game and it was a moment

Twitter can stay mad about Lizzo’s revealing outfit, but she’s still feeling “Good As Hell.” The zaftig 31-year-old singer attended the Los Angles Lakers matchup with the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday and sparked some controversy because of her choice of outfits. Her black T-shirt dress was demure from the front, but a party in the…MORE

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Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (12-06-19)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (12-06-19)

UPS TRUCK CARJACKED – 4 PEOPLE KILLED At least four people were killed in gunfire Thursday in Miramar, Florida, after a UPS driver was carjacked by at least two suspects, who led police on a chase that ended in a shootout. According to Miramar Fire Rescue, there people were killed at the scene while a fourth…

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (12-05-19)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (12-05-19)

3 teens face charges after construction worker robbed outside West Nashville home Three teens face charges after a construction worker was robbed Tuesday night outside a West Nashville home.  The robbery was reported at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the 5600 block of California Avenue. Dedric Talley, 18, and a 15-year-old are each charged with aggravated robbery. Police…

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (12-04-19)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (12-04-19)

Community Activists call for body cameras for Metro Police After three years of delays, frustrated community activists ramp up their push to ensure Metro police officers will have body cameras. Members of five community organizations held a protest outside of Mayor John Cooper’s office last night, speaking out to make sure that the issue of Metro police…

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (11-27-19)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (11-27-19)

3 Wrongly Incarcerated Maryland Men Freed After 36 Years in Prison On Monday, three Maryland men wrongly incarcerated for 36 years were freed from prison. Alfred Chestnut, Ransom Watkins and Andrew Stewart walked out of prison after their convictions for a 1983 murder were overturned. The three were sentenced to life in prison for allegedly…