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Disgraced comedian Bill Cosby was slammed by social media users on Thursday after tweeting a tribute to the late soul singer Aretha Franklin. Cosby, 81, tweeted his thanks to Franklin, who sang a song for the sitcom “A Different World,” a spinoff of “The Cosby Show” that focused on Denise Huxtable played by Lisa Bonet. Franklin, the "Queen of Soul,” died Thursday at age 76 of advanced pancreatic cancer. “Aretha Franklin - I want to thank her for her wonderful voice singing the theme song of ‘A Different World.’ She made a big, strong, positive impact on that series,” Cosby tweeted. He said he would pay tribute to Franklin by listening to her music. “I am playing a cut from her CD - the title
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An Ohio couple rescued an infant girl from a sweltering car as her parents lay sprawled out on the ground from an apparent overdose, according to a new report. Eric Asher, 43, told “Inside Edition” that he and his fiancée rushed to the baby’s aid when they came upon the scene - captured in disturbing photos he posted to Facebook - at a parking lot in Canton on Friday. “We were driving down the road and I looked over to my right and I saw the male and female laying on the ground,” Asher told the outlet. “We [later] saw that they were purple.” Once the couple realized an infant was in the back seat, they “busted [the] baby out,” Asher wrote in the Facebook post. “The child was covered in sweat,”
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Man who only wanted a shot of whiskey trapped in awkward situation when bartender attacks woman who spanked her
Despite the video being of a brawl, there's a pretty clear message of consent.
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Retired detective Jon Buehler, who investigated the murder of Laci Peterson 16 years ago, joins TODAY to weigh in on the shocking case of Chris Watts, who reportedly confessed to killing his missing pregnant wife and two young daughters.
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ELIZABETH, N.J. - A woman stood and stared straight at the man who tainted her world and made it dark when he terrorized, robbed and sexually assaulted her and her male companion while at a motel six years ago and suggested his sentence should be execution. "I hope you don't have the option to see daylight again," she said, adding she hopes his sentence would make him cry as much as his victims have. The woman, one of eight victims, four women and four men, called Rasheed Powell a "monster" as she spoke in the crowded courtroom where Powell was sentenced to 148 years in state prison during the nearly two-hour proceeding. EARLIER: Elizabeth man convicted in sexual assault spree The woman was
FYI: Crazy Rich Asians (CRA) marks the first major studio film with an all-Asian and Asian American cast and leads in 25 years. As the Kansas-born daughter of Vietnamese refugees and the wife of a Thai immigrant, Ha told As/Is that CRA is proof that representation matters. "Movies like this show we [Asians] are part of the global fabric and our stories need to be shared, much like the stories of any underrepresented/misrepresented group," she said. "And it’s refreshing to see someone on the big screen my daughter and my son can relate to."
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An SR-71 pilot describes what it's like to fly the legendary Blackbird at Mach 3: 'You don't have any sensation of speed'
A retired Air Force pilot who flew the SR-71 Blackbird recently told the Pensacola News Journal what it was like to fly the legendary aircraft that can cruise at three times the speed of sound. "At that altitude, you don't have any sensation of speed," Ret. Air Force Col. Joe Kinego told the News Journal. "The only sensation of speed is looking at your gauges and seeing the miles clicking by as fast as they are." Kinego, who commanded the Air Force's only Blackbird squadron out of Beale Air Force Base, told the News Journal he didn't "hear or smell anything" when he flew the Blackbird because of his pressure suit and helmet. Kinego also commented on what he saw while flying through the stratosphere.