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“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is on Its Way to the Box Office Record

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” pulled in another $88.3 million this weekend, bringing its North American total to $740.3 million in just three weeks.  The all-time U.S. record of $760.5 is held by “Avatar”.  But “The Force Awakens” should beat that in the next few days.  They’re the only movies to surpass $700 million in the U.S., and while it took “Avatar” 72 days, it only took “Star Wars” 16.

Bill Cosby Settlement Looming with CA Accuser, and Criminal Case On the Line

Suddenly, Bill Cosby can no longer escape prosecution. The number of his accusers had grown to the size of a choir. And the refrain of the 50-plus women has been virtually the same: He drugged me; he sexually assaulted me, or he tried to. Cosby has vehemently denied any wrongdoing. And his supporters pointed out he never faced criminal charges
That changed Wednesday, when Cosby was arraigned in a Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, court on felony charges. The charges stem from accusations by Andrea Constand, the first of the dozens of women to go public against Cosby.
If convicted, the comedic icon could go to jail. Here are some of the legal and other messes he faces.