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August 03, 2018 - 1:04 pm
By JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's lawyers want a court to throw out sexual assault charges against him, citing reasons on Friday including friendly emails from a woman who accused him of rape. Lawyers for the former movie titan-turned-#MeToo villain filed notice...
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July 24, 2018 - 2:15 pm
By CLAUDIA LAUER , Associated Press Bill Cosby should be classified as a sexually violent predator, according to an evaluation by Pennsylvania's Sexual Offenders Assessment Board. The district attorney's office that prosecuted Cosby asked a judge in a filing Tuesday to schedule a hearing on whether...
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July 20, 2018 - 5:01 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) - James Gunn has been fired as director of "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3" because of old tweets that recently emerged where he joked about subjects like pedophilia and rape. Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn said in a statement Friday that the tweets are indefensible, and...
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June 05, 2018 - 11:25 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's attorney says that his defense is set to "begin our fight" in the courtroom after he pleaded not guilty to rape and criminal sex act charges in New York. Weinstein appeared before a judge in Manhattan Tuesday after a grand jury charged him last week with raping a...
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May 30, 2018 - 5:56 pm
By JENNIFER PELTZ , Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein was indicted Wednesday on rape and criminal sex act charges, furthering the first criminal case to arise from a slate of sexual misconduct allegations against the former movie mogul. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr...
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May 30, 2018 - 12:33 pm
By JENNIFER PELTZ , Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein declined Wednesday to testify before the New York grand jury that is weighing whether to indict him on rape and other sex charges, with his lawyers saying there wasn't enough time to prepare and "political pressure" made an...
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May 25, 2018 - 3:15 pm
By COLLEEN LONG , Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — It was the moment the #MeToo movement had been waiting for: Harvey Weinstein in handcuffs. His face pulled in a strained smile and his hands locked behind his back, the once-powerful Hollywood figure emerged from a police station Friday facing rape...
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May 07, 2018 - 5:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) - Two men sentenced to prison in 1992 for a Central Park rape their accuser now acknowledges never happened have had their convictions vacated. VanDyke Perry and Gregory Counts were in court in New York on Monday when a judge exonerated them. Perry was 21 and Counts was 19 when they...
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