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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.

Harvey Weinstein set to plead not guilty in NY

New York - Fallen movie mogul Harvey Weinstein was expected to plead not guilty Tuesday to rape and sexual assault charges in New York, opening a legal battle for the #MeToo movement that dreams of seeing him behind bars.

Harvey Weinstein hit with new accusations of sexual assault

New York - Three actresses filed a new lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein on Friday alleging sexual assault and urged other victims of the disgraced Hollywood producer to come forward and join their complaint.

From Hollywood 'God' to #MeToo pariah: the disgrace of Weinstein

New York - For decades, he was the kingmaker lording it over Hollywood who Meryl Streep famously called "God." But on Friday, Harvey Weinstein was arrested and charged with rape, the most famous pariah of the #MeToo cause.

'I was so naive': Weinstein wife lifts lid on scandal

New York - The estranged British fashion designer wife of Harvey Weinstein claims she "never" suspected him of wrongdoing and was "so naive," in her first interview since the Hollywood mogul's downfall over sexual misconduct revelations.

Weinstein's absence looms over scandal-hit Cannes

Cannes - Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein once held court like a king at the Cannes film festival, but this year it is his absence that will loom large over the competition.

Netflix producer accuses Weinstein of persistent sexual assault

New York - A Netflix series producer has filed court documents in New York alleging disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein raped, sexually assaulted and verbally abused her over a five-year period.

Cannes film festival to open anti-sexual predator hotline

Paris - An anti-sexual harassment hotline will be set up for the Cannes film festival next month after disgraced Hollywood tycoon Harvey Weinstein was accused of attacking four actresses at the event.

New York Times, New Yorker win Pulitzer for #MeToo watershed

New York - The New York Times and The New Yorker won the Pulitzer Prize for public service on Monday for explosive reporting that brought down Harvey Weinstein and spawned a cultural watershed on the issue of sexual harassment.

Terry Gilliam rejigs stance on 'monster' Weinstein

Paris - Hollywood director Terry Gilliam, who sparked a firestorm by saying ambitious actresses willingly "paid the price" of having sex with Harvey Weinstein to get ahead, on Wednesday categorically slammed the producer as a "monster".

Weinstein Company files for bankruptcy in 'new beginning'

New York - Harvey Weinstein's former production company announced late Monday it had filed for bankruptcy, less than six months after the Hollywood mogul was beset by avalanching sexual assault allegations.

Weinstein Company files for bankruptcy

New York - Harvey Weinstein's former production company announced late Monday it had filed for bankruptcy, less than six months after the Hollywood mogul was beset by avalanching sexual assault allegations.

Weinstein Company inches toward bankruptcy

New York - Disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein's former studio appeared to inch closer toward bankruptcy Monday over complaints that talks to buy the troubled production house had collapsed, leaving it with "no choice" but to go to the wall.
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