Daily Archives: June 8, 2017

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Cosby defense focuses on accusers’ credibility as trial continues

By Joseph Ax

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Actor and comedian Bill Cosby (C) arrives with spokesman Andrew Wyatt for the fourth day of his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania, U.S. June 8, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Prosecutors in entertainer Bill Cosby’s sex assault trial on Thursday were expected to present a psychological expert who will testify that inconsistencies in his accusers’ accounts are normal because sexual trauma victims often have trouble recalling certain details. Continue reading

Amazon lent $1 billion to merchants to boost sales on its marketplace

By Jeffrey Dastin

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FILE PHOTO: An Amazon.com Inc driver stands next to an Amazon delivery truck in Los Angeles, California, U.S., May 21, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo

Amazon.com Inc has stepped up lending to third-party sellers on its site who are looking to grow their business, a company executive said in an interview on Wednesday. Continue reading