Posts Tagged Law and order

Cosby testimony describes accuser’s spiked story

In this Nov. 6, 2014 file photo, entertainer Bill Cosby gestures during an interview about the upcoming exhibit, "Conversations: African and African-American Artworks in Dialogue, " at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art, in Washington. Cosby testified under oath in 2005 that he gave a tabloid an exclusive about sex-assault allegations made by a Canadian woman against him so it would spike a second accuser's story. The Associated Press on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, obtained excerpts from Cosby's 2005 deposition from federal court files unsealed in Philadelphia.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby testified under oath in 2005 that he gave the National Enquirer an exclusive interview about looming sexual-assault accusations by a Canadian woman against him in exchange for the tabloid spiking a second accuser’s story.

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Ex-CBC host charged with sexual assault in Canada

Jian Ghomeshi leaves court after being granted bail in Toronto on Wednesday, Nov.26, 2014. Ghomeshi, a prominent former Canadian Broadcast Corp. radio host, was charged with four counts of sexual assault. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

TORONTO (AP) — Former Canadian Broadcasting Corp. radio host Jian Ghomesi must live with his mother while sexual assault charges against him are heard in a case that has rocked the country’s vaunted public broadcaster.

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UK mulls criminal probe into FIFA bids case

LONDON (AP) — A criminal investigation into allegations of World Cup bidding corruption could be opened in Britain, with authorities urging whistleblowers to come forward with information.

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Rio wins legal battle over Olympic golf course

SAO PAULO (AP) — A Rio de Janeiro judge on Wednesday denied a request from prosecutors to halt construction of the Olympic golf course because of environmental concerns, curtailing fears that the venue won’t be ready in time for test events.

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FBI investigating threat made against the Grove

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The FBI is looking into an anonymous threat made against trees and shrubs in the Grove at the University of Mississippi.

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