Bill Cosby returns to the courtroom after a break at the Montgomery County Courthouse, during his sentencing hearing in Norristown, Pa., Sept. 24, 2018. (David Maialetti/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, Pool)

Cosby prosecutor asks for 5 to 10 years in prison

Declaring Bill Cosby doesn't deserve a free pass because of his advanced age, prosecutors on Monday asked a judge to sentence the comedian to five to 10 years in prison for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman, while the defense argued that he is too old and helpless to do time behind bars.

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Chelan Lasha, a Bill Cosby accuser, right, embraces with her Attorney, Gloria Allred minutes before a press conference at the Le Meridien Hotel in Philadelphia Pa.

Cosby accusers say they hope he is sentenced to jail time

Two of the women who have accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault decades ago said Sunday they hope he will be sentenced to prison time this week.

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Actor James Woods poses at the premiere of the film

Actor James Woods bashes Twitter after getting locked out

Actor James Woods has been locked out of his Twitter account over a tweet he sent out months ago that was found to be in violation of Twitter's rules.

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In this Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, photo The Huntington's senior paintings conservator, Christina O'Connell, examines

Art's iconic 'Blue Boy' gets major 250th birthday makeover

"Blue Boy" is getting a long-awaited makeover, and the public can watch as one of the world's most recognizable paintings gets a little nip here, a nice tuck there and some splashes of fresh paint (blue presumably) just in time for the eternally youthful adolescent to mark his 250th birthday.

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FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2018 file photo, Black Eyed Peas, from left, Taboo, will.i.am and apl.de.ap, appear at the premiere of the film

Black Eyed Peas tackle gun violence, immigration in videos

The Black Eyed Peas tackle gun violence at schools and immigration in two new music videos for their song, "Big Love."

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FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2016, file photo, stuntman Eddie Braun answers questions during a news conference in Twin Falls, Idaho, about his upcoming attempt to jump the Snake River Canyon in a steam-powered replica of Evel Knievel's rocket. The new documen

Dwayne Johnson backs stuntman's film honoring Knievel jump

Before climbing into the cockpit of his steam-powered rocket and blasting off across the Snake River Canyon, daredevil Eddie Braun scribbled two things on his bare chest in marker.

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FILE - In this Oct. 21, 2004 file photo, Arthur Mitchell, co-founder of the Dance Theatre of Harlem appears in New York. Mitchell, who broke barriers for African-Americans in the 1950s as a ballet dancer with the New York City Ballet and who would go on t

Arthur Mitchell, pioneering black ballet dancer, dies at 84

Arthur Mitchell, who broke barriers for African-Americans in the 1950s as a ballet dancer with the New York City Ballet and who would go on to become a driving force in the creation of the Dance Theatre of Harlem, has died. He was 84.

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Hosts Colin Jost, left, and Michael Che speak at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Record-low viewership for Emmy Awards

Television's biggest night wasn't that big. The Emmy Awards drew a record-low audience of just over 10.2 million people, down 11 percent from the past two years.

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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2017 file photo, host Stephen Colbert speaks at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. The 70th Emmy Awards will be held on Monday.  (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

The Emmy winner is ... maybe viewers, diversity, 'SNL' brand

As Emmy Award nominees nervously wait to hear their name called, or not, there's more on the line at Monday night's ceremony than personal glory.

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Actors Viggo Mortensen, left to right, director Peter Farrelly, Octavia Spencer and Mahershala Ali pose on the red carpet before the screening of

'Green Book' wins audience award at Toronto Film Festival

Peter Farrelly's crowd-pleasing Deep South road trip movie "Green Book" won the Toronto International Film Festival's audience award on Sunday, putting it on an envious path to the Oscars.

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This image taken from video shows Rachel Hollis, left, author of

'Girl, Wash Your Face' writer Rachel Hollis ready for more

How to kick butt at the office. How to kick butt as a parent. How to kick butt, so to speak, in your marriage.

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Singer Rihanna attends the 4th annual Diamond Ball at Cipriani Wall Street on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Celebs turn out to help Rihanna's Diamond Ball shine bright

Rihanna's Diamond Ball shined in its fourth year and continued to make a name as one of the industry's white-hot and must-attend parties — all while raising nearly $6 million for charity.

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Bella Hadid, center, and fellow models wear Savage x Fenty fashions during a performance at the Brooklyn Navy Yard at the end of Fashion Week, Wednesday Sept. 12, 2018, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Rihanna unleashed the wild beast in a lush tropic

Rihanna unleashes the savage beast in latest lingerie line

Rihanna unleashed the wild beast in a lush tropical land that turned to arid desert with women of all shapes, sizes and colors writhing, cackling, frolicking and stalking like animals in lace, fishnet and satin that shined in jewel tones for her second season of Savage x Fenty.

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The video aired Wednesday by Sky News was recorded by Melissa Thompson when she met Weinstein at his office in 2011.

Video shows Weinstein's hands-on encounter with rape accuser

A video of Harvey Weinstein aired on television Wednesday showing him boldly propositioning a woman who later accused him of rape and repeatedly touching her and stroking her arm and back during what was supposed to have been a business meeting.

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FILE - In this June 27, 2015 file photo, Canadian singer Drake performs on the main stage at Wireless festival in Finsbury Park, London. Rap has easily dominated the pop charts and on streaming services in the last few years, and that’s reflected at the 2

Drake, Cardi B lead American Music Awards with 8 nods each

Rap has easily dominated the pop charts and on streaming services in the last few years, and that's reflected at the 2018 American Music Awards.

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N.Y. Prosecutors in Los Angeles have declined to file charges against Carter after a singer reported last year that he had raped her in his apartment in 2003. Prosecutors said Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018  (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

Prosecutors won't charge Backstreet Boy Nick Carter

Prosecutors declined to file charges Tuesday against Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys after a singer reported last year that she had been raped in 2003.

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Lady Gaga signs autographs before the press conference for

'A Star Is Born' mania sweeps over Toronto Film Festival

The response to Bradley Cooper's romantic saga "A Star Is Born" has been intense. Critics have boasted of crying uncontrollably. Fans outside theaters have swooned for its star, Lady Gaga. Words like "glorious," ''rapturous" and, of course, "gaga" are running rampant.

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This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Sandra Teles in a scene from

With 'The Nun,' Warner Bros.' box office streak continues

The horror movie "The Nun" has topped the domestic box office in its first weekend, scoring a best for the "Conjuring" franchise and another win for Warner Bros.

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Actor Timothee Chalamet poses for photographs on the red carpet after arriving for the new movie

A year later, Timothee Chalamet is again turning heads

A year after his breakthrough performance in "Call Me By Your Name," Timothee Chalamet — now a seasoned veteran at the age of 22 — is again the toast of the fall film festival circuit.

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Mac Miller performs at Lollapalooza in Chicago.

Family: Rapper Mac Miller has died at age 26

Mac Miller, the platinum hip-hop star whose rhymes vacillated from party raps to lyrics about depression and drug use, and earned kudos from the likes of Jay-Z and Chance the Rapper, has died at the age of 26.

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Movies

Lav Diaz, director of 'Hele Sa Hiwagang Hapis' addresses the audience after receiving the Silver Bear Alfred Bauer Prize for a feature film that opens new perspectives.

Migrant island documentary "Fire at Sea" wins at Berlin fest

BERLIN (AP) — "Fire at Sea," a documentary about the Italian island of Lampedusa — many migrants' first destination on risky journeys toward safety and a better life in Europe

TV

Bill Cosby enters the Montgomery County Courthouse for a court appearance in Norristown, Pa.

Cosby loses appeal; case appears headed to evidence hearing

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby's criminal sexual-assault case appears to be headed toward an evidence hearing after a judge denied his latest effort to throw the charges out.

Music

Ex-ABBA members make rare joint appearance at grand opening

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The four former members of iconic Swedish pop group ABBA have made a rare joint appearance for the opening of a Stockholm restaurant inspired by the "Mamma Mia!" musical.

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