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Know about Prince William's Namibia visit, #MeToo movement's new milestone

Prince William arrived in Namibia on Monday on the first leg of a tour to learn more about wildlife conservation in Africa ahead of a London-based wildlife conference next month.


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Updated: 25-09-2018 02:39 IST
Know about Prince William's Namibia visit, #MeToo movement's new milestone

When a grainy video of standup comedian Hannibal Buress making a joke about Bill Cosby's rape allegations on an October night in 2014 went viral, the rallying cry of #MeToo was years away. (Image Credit: Twitter)

Cosby's lawyers, psychologist spar in court over 'predator' label

Bill Cosby's lawyers and a state-appointed psychologist argued in court on Monday over whether the disgraced comedian should be deemed a "sexually violent predator" under Pennsylvania law as a two-day sentencing hearing began for Cosby's sexual assault conviction. Cosby, who was found guilty in April, is the first celebrity to face a possible prison sentence since the start of the #MeToo movement, the national reckoning with sexual misconduct that has brought down dozens of powerful men in entertainment, politics and other fields.

Prince William visits Namibia on a conservation tour

Prince William arrived in Namibia on Monday on the first leg of a tour to learn more about wildlife conservation in Africa ahead of a London-based wildlife conference next month. Namibia is home to the largest black rhino population, at more than 2,000, whose horn is sought after by smugglers.

Cosby sentencing is a new milestone for #MeToo movement

When a grainy video of standup comedian Hannibal Buress making a joke about Bill Cosby's rape allegations on an October night in 2014 went viral, the rallying cry of #MeToo was years away. The men the movement would lay low were still at the height of their powers. That same evening, Bill O'Reilly was on his top-rated Fox News show, railing against political correctness, while the next morning, Charlie Rose told CBS This Morning's audience about an Ebola outbreak.


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