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Weinstein victims to receive $19 million payout

New York - Women who suffered sexual misconduct and workplace harassment by convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein are set to receive almost $19 million as part of a class action lawsuit, New York's attorney general announced Tuesday.

Harvey Weinstein: from Hollywood 'God' to convicted rapist

New York - For decades, Harvey Weinstein was untouchable, reigning over Hollywood as the mega-producer Meryl Streep famously called "God." On Wednesday the convicted rapist was contemplating spending the rest of his life in prison.

Convicted rapist Weinstein to learn prison term

New York - Harvey Weinstein faces up to 29 years in prison when he is sentenced by a New York judge Wednesday, two weeks after he was convicted of rape and sexual assault.

Weinstein taken to New York's infamous Rikers jail

New York - Disgraced former movie mogul Harvey Weinstein was taken to New York's notorious Rikers Island jail on Thursday, ten days after he was convicted of rape and sexual assault.

Trump, accused of sexual misconduct himself, hails Weinstein verdict

New York - Harvey Weinstein's sex crimes conviction was a "great victory" for women, US President Donald Trump said Tuesday -- without acknowledging the numerous accusations of sexual misconduct he has faced.

Trump says Weinstein conviction 'sends very strong message'

New Delhi - Harvey Weinstein's conviction for rape and sexual assault was a "great victory" for women and sends a "very strong message", US President Donald Trump said Tuesday.

'Age of empowerment,' accusers hail Weinstein convictions

New York - Harvey Weinstein was convicted on Monday of sexual assault and rape, more than two years after allegations of the disgraced movie mogul's sexual misconduct sparked the global #MeToo movement.

Weinstein trial: key moments in the scandal that sparked #MeToo

New York - Harvey Weinstein was convicted Monday of sexual assault and rape, more than two years after horrific stories of the disgraced movie mogul's sexual misconduct began to surface.

Harvey Weinstein: from Hollywood 'God' to convicted rapist

New York - For decades, Harvey Weinstein was untouchable, reigning over Hollywood as the mega-producer Meryl Streep famously called "God." On Monday he became a convicted rapist facing up to 29 years in prison.

Weinstein convicted of sex assault, rape in 'new era' for #MeToo

New York - Harvey Weinstein was convicted Monday of rape and sexual assault but acquitted of the most serious predatory charges, a verdict hailed as a historic victory by the #MeToo movement against sexual misconduct.

Weinstein found guilty of sexual assault, rape

New York - Disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein was convicted Monday of sexual assault and rape but cleared of the most serious predatory sexual assault charges.

Weinstein jury to begin deliberations

New York - Jurors will begin deliberating the fate of ex-Hollywood titan Harvey Weinstein on Tuesday in his high-profile sex crimes trial that marked a watershed moment in the #MeToo movement.

Weinstein jurors urged to deliver 'unpopular' acquittal

New York - Harvey Weinstein's defense team urged jurors to be "unpopular" Thursday and acquit the ex-Hollywood titan of rape and predatory sexual assault charges, suggesting he was a victim of the #MeToo movement.

Accuser says Weinstein sexually assaulted her in children's bedroom

New York - One of Harvey Weinstein's main accusers told his rape trial Monday that the ex-Hollywood producer forcibly performed oral sex on her in a children's bedroom in his New York home.

Weinstein drew up 'red flag list' of women, rape trial told

New York - Harvey Weinstein told a private investigator to approach women he suspected were detailing sexual misconduct allegations against him to journalists, his rape trial was told Friday, as the court heard from Oscar-nominated actress Rosie Perez.

Weinstein rape trial told of sexual assault 'myths'

New York - A forensic psychiatrist told Harvey Weinstein's rape trial Friday that victims of sexual assault commonly remain in contact with their attacker for years after the incident.

'Sopranos' actress Sciorra tells Weinstein trial: 'He raped me'

New York - "The Sopranos" actress Annabella Sciorra fought back tears as she told a court Thursday that being raped by Harvey Weinstein left her feeling like she was having "a seizure" and caused her to self-harm.

Weinstein rape trial set for opening arguments

New York - Opening arguments in Harvey Weinstein's rape and sexual assault trial are due Wednesday, with the defense expected to detail "loving" emails between the once-mighty movie producer and his accusers.

Weinstein lawyers ask judge to recuse himself over 'biased' rebuke

New York - Harvey Weinstein's lawyers accused the judge presiding over the disgraced movie producer's sex crimes trial of bias Wednesday and asked him to recuse himself from the high-profile case.

Weinstein sex crimes trial set to open in New York

New York - Harvey Weinstein's high-profile sex crimes trial opens on Monday, more than two years after a slew of allegations against the once-mighty Hollywood producer triggered the #MeToo movement that led to the downfall of dozens of powerful men.

Weinstein to hear new accusations against him

New York - Fallen movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, indicted over two sexual assault allegations, is to be informed of new allegations against him Monday that could delay his trial and complicate his defense.

Judge refuses to dismiss sex assault charges against Weinstein

New York - A US judge ruled on Thursday that the sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein can go ahead, rejecting a defense motion to dismiss the charges facing the disgraced Hollywood mogul who has become the face of the #MeToo movement.

Judge refuses to dismiss sex assault charges against Weinstein

New York - A US judge on Thursday refused to dismiss sexual assault charges against disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, and set the next hearing in the case for March.

Defending Weinstein, convicted in court of public opinion

New York - Disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is accused of sexual harassment and assault by nearly 80 women, turning him into the catalyst of the #MeToo movement and potentially one of the worst sexual predators of the modern age.

From Tinseltown titan to #MeToo pariah: Weinstein's year of shame

New York - For decades, he was untouchable, holding court in Hollywood as the megaproducer Meryl Streep famously called "God.

Weinstein accuser reveals video of apparent harassment

Washington - Video footage emerged Wednesday showing disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein apparently sexually harassing a woman who subsequently accused him of rape.

Harvey Weinstein sued by German actress for alleged rape

Los Angeles - A German actress has filed a lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein alleging the disgraced movie mogul raped her in 2006 at the Cannes Film Festival.

Weinstein seeks to toss sex crimes case over 'warm' emails

New York - Harvey Weinstein's defense lawyer on Friday demanded that a New York court dismiss the sex crimes charges against him, explosively disclosing "warm" emails between the disgraced Hollywood tycoon and his alleged rape victim, in which she said "I love yo...

Weinstein Co. sale finalized, owners Lantern take over

New York - Harvey Weinstein's one-time production company no longer exists. On Monday, its new owners confirmed they had concluded the purchase of The Weinstein Company and introduced its successor, Lantern Entertainment.

Weinstein indicted for sex crimes against third woman

New York - Harvey Weinstein is now facing rape and sexual assault charges against a total of three women, New York prosecutors announced Monday as they build a high-stakes legal battle against the disgraced Hollywood mogul.
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