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Walked out of a Pennsylvania prison after the state's highest court tossed his 2018 sexual assault conviction. It said the comedian should never have been charged in the first place, citing a nonprosecution deal with the previous district attorney, CBS News Legal analyst Rikki Klieman. What the high court is saying is that we have to uphold the rule of law and that are promised by a prosecutor is in fact, a binding promise that you can't go back on. The Cosby served more than two years in His 3 to 10 year sentence after being found guilty of sexually assaulting Temple University employee Andrea Constand in his home in 2004. In a statement, Constand called the decision disappointing. The news was met by outrage from sexual assault survivors. Victim advocate Angela Rose. We had no idea that this was going to happen, and it's sending shockwaves. Of just grief and despair. If you our survivor community, former Cosby Show Co star Phylicia Rashad tweeted. Finally, a terrible wrong has been righted in a statement. Cosby thank the Pennsylvania Supreme Court for upholding the rule of law. Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has died at the age of 88 as George W. Bush's Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld famously rejected criticism of the Iraq war, telling a 2005 Senate hearing you sense the American people are tipping away from support. I have a feeling they're getting pushed among his well known quote. You go to war with the army you have not the army you might want or wish to have. He shrugged off questions about known unknowns. In 2013 CBS interview, Rumsfeld spoke of the values of criticism. You know, I've never had a shortage of it. Say if you're not criticized, you may not be doing much. Stephen Portnoy. CBS NEWS The White House in Surfside, Florida The death toll has risen to 18 2 Children ages four and 10 have been removed the rubble of a collapsed condo building. State fire Marshal Jimmie Petronius on the told the search is taking on rescuers figure covered in blisters. Their hands.