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Cosby accuser to resume testimony in sex assault trial

Associated Press logo Associated Press 6/7/2017 By MARYCLAIRE DALE and MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press
Bill Cosby walks from the Montgomery County Courthouse during his sexual assault trial, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) © The Associated Press Bill Cosby walks from the Montgomery County Courthouse during his sexual assault trial, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby's chief accuser says she shot down the actor's casual advances twice before she found herself paralyzed and unable to fight him off the night she took pills he said were herbal supplements.

Andrea Constand walks from the courtroom after testifying at Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Cosby is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting Constand at his home outside Philadelphia in 2004. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, Pool) © The Associated Press Andrea Constand walks from the courtroom after testifying at Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Cosby is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting Constand at his home outside Philadelphia in 2004. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, Pool)

Andrea Constand emerged from 12 years of silence Tuesday to testify at Cosby's sexual assault trial. She will return to the witness stand Wednesday.

Bill Cosby, center, accompanied by lawyers Fortunato N. Perri, Jr., top left, and Brian McMonagle, left, walks from the Montgomery County Courthouse during his sexual assault trial, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, Pool) © The Associated Press Bill Cosby, center, accompanied by lawyers Fortunato N. Perri, Jr., top left, and Brian McMonagle, left, walks from the Montgomery County Courthouse during his sexual assault trial, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, Pool)
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Constand has told jurors how her professional relationship with the Temple University trustee evolved into a friendship.

Bill Cosby walks from the Montgomery County Courthouse during his sexual assault trial, Tuesday, June 6, 2017 in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Bill Cosby walks from the Montgomery County Courthouse during his sexual assault trial, Tuesday, June 6, 2017 in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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She says Cosby became more flirtatious and suggestive over time, once grabbing her thigh and later attempting to unbutton her pants. She says she made it clear she didn't welcome the behavior.

Bill Cosby reacts to a call from the crowd as he walks from the Montgomery County Courthouse during his sexual assault trial, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) © The Associated Press Bill Cosby reacts to a call from the crowd as he walks from the Montgomery County Courthouse during his sexual assault trial, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

The 79-year-old Cosby could spend the rest of his life in prison if convicted.

Bill Cosby walks from the Montgomery County Courthouse during his sexual assault trial, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) © The Associated Press Bill Cosby walks from the Montgomery County Courthouse during his sexual assault trial, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

The defense says the relationship with Constand was consensual.

Bill Cosby walks from the Montgomery County Courthouse during his sexual assault trial, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Bill Cosby walks from the Montgomery County Courthouse during his sexual assault trial, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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