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Comedian Bill Cosby convicted of sexual assault in retrial

NORRISTOWN, Pa: Comedian Bill Cosby was convicted on Thursday on all three counts of drugging and molesting a onetime friend in 2004, a decisive victory for prosecutors in one of the first celebrity sexual-assault trials of the #MeToo era. Cosby, 80, best known as the lovable father from the 1980s TV hit “The Cosby Show,” faces up to 10 years in prison for each of the three counts of aggravated indecent assault of Andrea Constand, who is now 45. Cosby looked down with a sad expression when the Pennsylvania jury’s…

SHC sets aside sentences awarded in Shahzeb murder case, orders retrial

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Tuesday set aside the sentences awarded by an anti-terrorism court to Shahrukh Jatoi and other accused in Shahzeb murder case. Twenty-year-old Shahzeb Khan, son of a DSP, was gunned down on the night of December 24, 2012 in Karachi’s Defence Housing Society. The incident had sparked widespread outrage across the country and attracted much media attention, prompting the then Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry to take suo motu notice of the murder. Jatoi, and his…