A federal appeals court has handed Bill Cosby another loss in his bid to reseal documents from a civil deposition.

FOX's Michelle Pollino reports: 

Bill Cosby loses another battle heading into his criminal case involving Andrea Constand, a federal appeals court rejected the comedians effort to reseal his deposition testimony about extramarital affairs, prescription sedatives and payments to women.

Stating that, "the contents of the documents are a matter of public knowledge, and they cannot pretend that they could change that fact by ordering them resealed."

Cosby gave the testimony in 2005 as part of a lawsuit brought against him by Constand who said he drugged and molested her at his home. She later settled for an undisclosed sum, and sensitive documents remained sealed.

Michelle Pollino, FOX News.

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