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  • Harvey Weinstein is charged with rape and sex abuse in cases involving 2 women

      Harvey Weinstein was arraigned Friday on charges of first- and third-degree rape and committing a criminal sexual act in the first degree, seven months after women began to come forward with stories alleging sexual misconduct by the famed Hollywood producer. The charges filed Friday stem from incidents with two separate women in 2013 and 2004, the Manhattan district attorney said in a statement, and were the result of a joint investigation between police and the Manhattan DA’s office. “Mr. […]

  • Trump suggests car imports may be the next target for tariffs

    President Donald Trump is laying the groundwork for a new international trade battle — this time over cars. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said late Wednesday that following a conversation with Trump, he is launching an investigation into whether automobile imports are hurting US national security. “There is evidence suggesting that, for decades, imports from abroad have eroded our domestic auto industry,” Ross said in a statement. The type of investigation, known as Section 232, is the same approach the Trump […]

  • Harvey Weinstein expected to turn himself in to NYPD

    Harvey Weinstein is expected to turn himself in to the NYPD related to sexual misconduct charges that could come as early as Friday, according to a source familiar with the investigation. Weinstein’s New York-based attorney, Benjamin Brafman, on Thursday declined to comment on whether his client would be turning himself in. The disgraced Hollywood producer is under investigation for alleged sex crimes in New York, Los Angeles and London. Dozens of women have come forward publicly to accuse him of […]

  • Sleep in this weekend — you might live longer

    Your pets may be pestering you to get up and feed them, and your spouse may want you to get started on that honey-do list, but tell them you’re sleeping in this weekend. Science says it may help you live longer, especially if you don’t get enough rest during the week. Scientists have long known about the connection between how much you sleep and how long you live. Lack of sleep can have dire consequences for your health. It can […]

  • Border Patrol agent kills undocumented woman in Texas

    RIO BRAVO, TX — An undocumented immigrant was shot and killed Wednesday by a Border Patrol agent in Rio Bravo, Texas, according to US Customs and Border Protection. The agent was responding to a report of illegal activity near a culvert and discovered a group of undocumented immigrants, the agency said. The agent tried to apprehend the group, but he came under attack by people using blunt objects. The agent fired at least one round, fatally wounding one person, CBP said. […]

  • #TBT: The real reason you have Monday off

    Here’s your obligatory reminder that Memorial Day is not about summer, vacations, grilling or an extra day off work. It’s actually a day of remembrance that stems from collective mourning after the Civil War claimed the lives of more than 600,000 Americans. After the Civil War, many communities found ways to commemorate their dead locally. President Lyndon Johnson tried to settle the debate over which city was the birthplace of Memorial Day by bestowing the honor on Waterloo, New York. […]

  • Trump posthumously pardons Texas heavyweight boxer Jack Johnson

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Thursday granted a posthumous pardon to boxer Jack Johnson on the advice of actor Sylvester Stallone. “Today I’ve issued an executive grant of clemency, a full pardon, posthumously, to John Arthur ‘Jack’ Johnson … The first African-American heavyweight champion of the world, a truly great fighter. Had a tough life,” Trump said. Trump was joined in the Oval Office by Stallone, current heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, and Johnson’s great-great niece Linda Bell Haywood, among […]

  • Australian grandmother sentenced to death by hanging for drug smuggling

    MELBOURNE, Australia – An Australian woman has been sentenced to death by hanging after a Malaysian court overturned an earlier acquittal of drug smuggling charges. A three-judge panel unanimously threw out the previous ruling in 54-year-old Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto’s case, her lawyers told CNN. “An appeal will be filed in the Federal Court — the final appeal,” lawyer Muhamed Shafee said, who added his client was “a strong person.” The grandmother and mother of four was arrested in December […]

  • Trump cancels Singapore summit in letter to Kim Jong Un

    President Donald Trump will not meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next month, he announced in a letter to Kim released by the White House Thursday morning, scrapping plans for what would have been a historic diplomatic summit. He said during an appearance from the Roosevelt Room the decision amounted to a “tremendous setback” and warned North Korea that the US military is ready to act should Pyongyang take any “foolish and reckless” action. “Our military, which is by far the […]

  • 8 women accuse Morgan Freeman of inappropriate behavior, harassment

    A young production assistant thought she had landed the job of her dreams when, in the summer of 2015, she started work on “Going In Style,” a bank heist comedy starring Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin. But the job quickly devolved into several months of harassment, she told CNN. She alleges that Freeman subjected her to unwanted touching and comments about her figure and clothing on a near-daily basis. Freeman would rest his hand on her lower back […]