Judge Weighs Cosby’s Sentence After Declaring Him ‘Predator’

NORRISTOWN, PA (AP) — A judge declared Bill Cosby a “sexually violent predator” on Tuesday as he prepared to sentence the 81-year-old comedian for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman over a decade ago. The classification means that Cosby must undergo monthly counseling for the rest of his life and report quarterly to authorities. His…

Leaders Honor Mandela at UN; His Widow Calls Them to Act

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — World leaders looked to Nelson Mandela’s legacy of championing peace, human rights and global cooperation but acknowledged the world is far from achieving his ideals as the U.N. General Assembly’s annual top-level meeting began Monday. At a peace summit honoring the late South African leader, nations from around the world adopted…

Dallas Police Officer Accused in Neighbor’s Death Fired

DALLAS, TX (AP) — A white police officer accused of fatally shooting her black neighbor inside his own apartment was fired Monday for “adverse conduct,” the Dallas Police Department said in a statement. Police Chief U. Renee Hall dismissed Officer Amber Guyger during a hearing Monday, according to the statement posted on Twitter . Guyger has been…