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NBA: Markelle Fultz could hold the key for young Philadelphia 76ers taking a definitive step toward title
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NBA: Markelle Fultz could hold the key for young Philadelphia 76ers taking a definitive step toward title

Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown made the bold decree that they would be "star hunting" this summer.But the only stars the Sixers saw this summer were the ones that passed them by on the way to joining other teams, like LeBron James.

Bill Cosby's Hollywood Walk of Fame star damaged following comedian's imprisonment in sexual assault case
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Bill Cosby's Hollywood Walk of Fame star damaged following comedian's imprisonment in sexual assault case

Bill Cosby was sentenced on Tuesday for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in 2004

Bill Cosby gets 3 to 10 years in prison for sexual assault, becomes first celebrity of #MeToo era to be jailed
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Bill Cosby gets 3 to 10 years in prison for sexual assault, becomes first celebrity of #MeToo era to be jailed

His Hollywood career and good-guy image in ruins, an 81-year-old Bill Cosby was sentenced Tuesday to three to 10 years behind bars for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman, becoming the first celebrity of the #MeToo era to be sent to prison.

Gunmen opens fire at New Jersey policemen; two officers injured, suspect at large
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Gunmen opens fire at New Jersey policemen; two officers injured, suspect at large

A gunman opened fire on two New Jersey police officers and wounding them in what authorities are calling an ambush attack.

Fourth of July celebrations: Americans celebrate US Independence Day with fireworks, parades and hot dogs
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Fourth of July celebrations: Americans celebrate US Independence Day with fireworks, parades and hot dogs

With backyard barbecues and fireworks, Americans celebrated Fourth of July by participating in time-honored traditions that expressed pride in their country's 242nd birthday.

Starbucks announces new policy after Philadelphia incident; no purchase needed to sit in its cafes, use restrooms
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Starbucks announces new policy after Philadelphia incident; no purchase needed to sit in its cafes, use restrooms

Starbucks is announcing a new policy that allows anyone to sit in its cafes or use its restrooms, even if they don't buy anything.

Starbucks flips to open bathroom policy following racial firestorm after arrest of 2 African American men
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Starbucks flips to open bathroom policy following racial firestorm after arrest of 2 African American men

Starbucks has adopted an open-bathroom policy following the arrest last month of two African American men at a coffee shop in Philadelphia.

Bill Cosby found guilty of sexual assault in retrial; shrieks erupt in courtroom for first big win in #MeToo movement
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Bill Cosby found guilty of sexual assault in retrial; shrieks erupt in courtroom for first big win in #MeToo movement

Bill Cosby was convicted Thursday of drugging and molesting a woman in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era, completing the spectacular late-in-life downfall of a comedian who broke racial barriers in Hollywood on his way to TV superstardom as America's Dad.

Southwest Airlines aircraft has mid-flight engine failure: One dead in first US commercial airline accident in 9 years
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Southwest Airlines aircraft has mid-flight engine failure: One dead in first US commercial airline accident in 9 years

An engine on a Southwest Airlines flight with 149 people aboard exploded mid-air, killing one passenger and nearly sucking another out of a window that was shattered by shrapnel

Starbucks to temporarily close 8,000 US stores for racial tolerance training after protests against Philadelphia arrest
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Starbucks to temporarily close 8,000 US stores for racial tolerance training after protests against Philadelphia arrest

Starbucks Corp will close 8,000 company-owned US cafes for the afternoon on 29 May so 1,75,000 employees can undergo racial tolerance training in response to protests

Starbucks CEO issues apology after arrest of black men at store in Philadelphia sparks charges of racism
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Starbucks CEO issues apology after arrest of black men at store in Philadelphia sparks charges of racism

Starbucks' CEO says he wants to apologise personally to the black men arrested at one of his Philadelphia stores, prompting accusations of racism on social media .

Nor'easter slams US East Coast with heavy snow, more than 2000 flights cancelled
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Nor'easter slams US East Coast with heavy snow, more than 2000 flights cancelled

The second big storm to hit the Northeast in less than a week brought wet, heavy snow Wednesday to a corner of the country where tens of thousands of people were still waiting for the power to come back on from the previous bout.

NBA: Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving fined $25,000 for verbally abusing a Philadelphia 76ers fan
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NBA: Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving fined $25,000 for verbally abusing a Philadelphia 76ers fan

The fan in Philadelphia reportedly yelled "Kyrie, where's LeBron" as the Celtics walked past, drawing a response from Irving.

Bill Cosby sexual assault case: Retrial pushed to 2018; new lawyers get time to prep defense
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Bill Cosby sexual assault case: Retrial pushed to 2018; new lawyers get time to prep defense

Lawyer Tom Mesereau, who got Michael Jackson acquitted of child molestation charges, will now lead Bill Cosby's defense.

United States: High speed train crashes in Philadelphia, injuring 33 onboard
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United States: High speed train crashes in Philadelphia, injuring 33 onboard

More than 30 people were injured when train crashed into another train that was parked at a station in suburban Philadelphia.

Charlottesville attack: Thousands participate in candlelight march to protest violence
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Charlottesville attack: Thousands participate in candlelight march to protest violence

Hundreds of people marched peacefully with lit candles across the University of Virginia campus on 16 August, 2017, in Charlottesville

Rajkummar Rao put on 11 kg for Bose: Other actors who underwent extreme weight changes
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Rajkummar Rao put on 11 kg for Bose: Other actors who underwent extreme weight changes

Like Rajkummar Rao, several other actors have undergone extreme weight changes for their big screen projects. Here’s a look.

Happy Fourth Of July: How Americans celebrated their 241st Independence Day
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Happy Fourth Of July: How Americans celebrated their 241st Independence Day

From flashy firework displays for massive crowds to small-town parades, Americans celebrated the United States' 241st birthday in both joyous and serious ways.

Fourth of July: Americans celebrate Independence Day with great gusto at home and overseas
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Fourth of July: Americans celebrate Independence Day with great gusto at home and overseas

From flashy firework displays for massive crowds to small-town parades, Americans celebrated the United States' 241st birthday in both joyous and serious ways.

International Pride Month: Milk, Philadelphia and other films that highlight LGBT rights, struggles
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International Pride Month: Milk, Philadelphia and other films that highlight LGBT rights, struggles

On International Pride month, we chronicle films that celebrate the struggle for LGBT rights, from Milk to Chronicles of Hari to Philadelphia.