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Lee Carter (R) stands next to her husband Hollis Johnson at the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa which overturned a ban on physician-assisted suicide on Friday. Ms  Carter’s mother, Kay Carter, traveled to Switzerland to end her life in 2010. Photograph: Chris Wattie/Reuters.

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A worker cleans graffiti on actor Bill Cosby’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles yesterday. Photograph: Reuters

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Dov Charney: his flamboyant leadership involving legal and financial setbacks finally snapped the close bond with his handpicked board. photograph: keith bedford/bloomberg

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