Good morning, @metronewyork. It's not a good morning for Bill Cosby, as all everyone is talking about is his admission to getting seven quaalude prescriptions to knock out women with whom he wanted to have sex. Your Metro6@7 points the way.
Cosby, 77, owned up in 2005 to giving Quaaludes to one woman, after a show in Las Vegas; he insisted that two of his other accusers knew they were taking the drug, a deposition shows. "She meets me back stage," he said, according to the court papers. "I give her Quaaludes. We then have sex."
TICKER TAPE PARADE FOR U.S. SOCCER CHAMPS?
Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer wants Manhattan to celebrate the Women’s World Cup win with a historic ticker-tape parade, Metro's Wendy Joan Biddlecombe reports.
KOURTNEY KALLS IT KWITS
The Kardashians and Jenners keep churning out headlines. Metro's Ned Ehrbar brings you latest on Kourtney Kardashian ending her relationship with baby daddy and alleged cad-about-town Scott Disick.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been stripped of the welterweight world title he won after beating Filipino Manny Pacquiao this year for failing to comply with rules, the World Boxing Organization said.
BORN TO DANCE
It's Metro's cover story today: An inspiring story on the disabled and their burning desire to dance. And oh do they! Metro's Wendy Joan Biddlecombe brings you the emotional story.
GENDER PAY GAP SPECIAL
Ladies, time to get yours. In honor — or in spite of — the labor department statistic that a woman earns an average of 77 cents for every $1 a man earns, Brooklyn bar The Way Station is cutting women a break for one night. Tonight, July 7, the Dr. Who-themed bar in Prospect Heights will charge women 77 percent of their bar tab.
John A. Oswald is editor-at-large at Metro and can be found on Twitter @nyc_oz.
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