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Charges in Minaj Crew Stabbing; Cosby Appearance Postponed; Canada Denies Chris Brown Entry

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FILE - Nicki Minaj arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards on Aug. 24, 2014, in Inglewood, California.

FILE - Nicki Minaj arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards on Aug. 24, 2014, in Inglewood, California.

Man charged in stabbing of member of rapper Nicki Minaj's tour crew

Philadelphia police said on Tuesday that they charged a suspect with the stabbing of a member of rapper Nicki Minaj's touring crew outside a local bar last week.

Pierce Boykin, 31, was arrested on Monday and charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and other offenses following the stabbing.

The victim, an unidentified 27-year-old man, was taken to a hospital where he remains in critical condition, with wounds to his arm and side.

Bill Cosby Appearance Postponed

FILE -This Nov. 11, 2014, file photo shows entertainer and Navy veteran Bill Cosby speaking during a Veterans Day ceremony, at the The All Wars Memorial to Colored Soldiers and Sailors in Philadelphia.

FILE -This Nov. 11, 2014, file photo shows entertainer and Navy veteran Bill Cosby speaking during a Veterans Day ceremony, at the The All Wars Memorial to Colored Soldiers and Sailors in Philadelphia.

A March appearance by Bill Cosby at a Kentucky university has been postponed, adding to the list of shows postponed or canceled following accusations of sexual misconduct against the comedian.

The March 15 appearance by Cosby at the University of Kentucky in Lexington was postponed "by mutual agreement" with the entertainer and the show's promoter, National Artists Corp, the university said in a brief news release on Tuesday.

Refunds to ticket holders will be made starting March 2, the school said.

Chris Brown's Canada Concerts Canceled

Chris Brown performs at the Barclays Center, Feb. 16, 2015, in New York.

Chris Brown performs at the Barclays Center, Feb. 16, 2015, in New York.

R&B singer Chris Brown, whose California probation stemming from a 2009 plea to assaulting singer Rihanna was revoked last month, said on Tuesday he was denied entry into Canada for concerts in Montreal and Toronto.

Concert promoter Live Nation said "due to immigration issues" Brown's Tuesday show in Montreal with R&B artist Trey Songz and rapper Tyga was canceled as well as their Wednesday performance in Toronto.

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