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People News Roundup: A$AP Rocky awaits verdict on Sweden brawl; Cosby's sex assault conviction


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Updated: 14-08-2019 10:31 IST
People News Roundup: A$AP Rocky awaits verdict on Sweden brawl; Cosby's sex assault conviction

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A$AP Rocky awaits verdict on Sweden brawl

American rapper A$AP Rocky learns his fate on Wednesday in a trial over a street brawl in Sweden that led U.S. President Donald Trump to champion his cause. The musician, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, and two members of his entourage were detained and charged with assault after an altercation in Stockholm on June 30.

Pennsylvania judges skeptical of Cosby effort to reverse sex assault conviction

A trio of Pennsylvania judges on Monday appeared deeply skeptical of Bill Cosby's effort to have his sexual assault conviction overturned, as the comedian's lawyers argued in court that the trial judge had deprived him of a fair trial. The judicial panel in Superior Court in Harrisburg, the state capital, posed their toughest questions to Cosby's lawyers during a hearing that lasted less than an hour while state prosecutors seemed to receive a much warmer reception.

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(With inputs from agencies.)