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CAIRO (AP) — Security officials in Egypt now say at least 20 people have been killed in a riot outside a major soccer game near Cairo. Three officials say some people died during a stampede, while others died in clashes with police. Today's riot comes three years after similar violence killed 74 people.

BOSTON (AP) — There's a new accusation against Bill Cosby. A former fashion model and actress says he made sexual advances and lewd gestures toward her years ago on the set of "The Cosby Show." Helen Gumpel, formerly known as Helen Selby, spoke at a news conference in Boston, where Cosby canceled back-to-back comedy shows today. The 77-year-old entertainer has denied similar accusations by at least 15 women. He has never been charged with a crime.

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The murder trial of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is being delayed again because of weather. The trial was scheduled to resume tomorrow, but that's been put off for a day because of a major snowstorm heading to the region. It's the fourth snow day in the trial's two-week span. Hernandez is charged with killing Odin Lloyd, who was dating his fiancee's sister.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Northern California is being lashed by a second wet and windy storm with the potential to take down trees and power lines, days after a similar system moved through the region. Thunderstorms and wind gusts of 45 miles per hour are forecast for the San Francisco Bay Area. The storm is expected to drop up to 3 inches of rain in coastal hills before moving out tomorrow afternoon.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Test pilot Fitzhugh Fulton Jr. has died. Fulton was known for his involvement in pioneering programs including the space shuttle program. In 1977, Fulton was at the controls of the specially modified Boeing 747 that flew the first piggyback tests of the shuttle out of Edwards Air Force Base. His daughter tells the Los Angeles Times that Fulton died Wednesday at his home in the Los Angeles suburb of Thousand Oaks from complications of Parkinson's disease. He was 89.

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