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Cosby renews effort to toss sexual assault charges in Pennsylvania

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Bill Cosby Wednesday renewed his attempt to have sexual assault charges against him thrown out, with the comedian's lawyers arguing in a Pennsylvania court that an 11-year gap between the incident and Cosby's arrest had violated his rights.
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