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Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 12:51 AM PST

Weinstein Attorneys Seek Dismissal of 'Deeply Flawed' Case

Weinstein Attorneys Seek Dismissal of 'Deeply Flawed' Case

The lawyers representing Harvey Weinstein in his sexual assault case want to see it tossed out — calling the indictment against the movie mogul “deeply flawed” and saying they have evidence that undermines...

Thursday, Nov 8, 2018 at 03:40 PM PST

Former New York AG Won't Face Charges Over Assault Allegations

Former New York AG Won't Face Charges Over Assault Allegations

Former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman will not face charges over allegations of assault, the Nassau County District Attorney's office said. In May, Schneiderman resigned from his post after four...

Thursday, Nov 1, 2018 at 03:08 PM PDT

Google Employees Walk Out to Protest Treatment of Women

Google Employees Walk Out to Protest Treatment of Women

Carrying signs that included a mocking use of the company's original "Don't be evil" motto, thousands of Google employees around the world briefly walked off the job Thursday to protest what they said was the...

Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018 at 08:57 PM PDT

Lawsuit Alleges Harvey Weinstein Sexually Assaulted Girl, 16

Lawsuit Alleges Harvey Weinstein Sexually Assaulted Girl, 16

Harvey Weinstein was accused in a civil court filing Wednesday of forcing a 16-year-old Polish model to touch his penis, subjecting her to years of harassment and emotional abuse and blocking her from a...

Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018 at 07:02 AM PDT

Geoffrey Rush's Wife Testifies Actor Wept, Denied Allegation

Geoffrey Rush's Wife Testifies Actor Wept, Denied Allegation

The wife of actor Geoffrey Rush cried as she told a Sydney court on Wednesday how he had wept and curled up in the fetal position following newspaper allegations he had behaved inappropriately toward a female...

Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018 at 11:24 AM PDT

A Year Into #MeToo, What's Next For the Movement?

A Year Into #MeToo, What's Next For the Movement?

By the end of her impassioned speech last week in front of a crowded hotel ballroom, Alyssa Milano was choking back tears. The words "Me Too," the actress and activist told her audience, would continue to ring...

Sunday, Oct 14, 2018 at 05:15 AM PDT

#MeToo Inspires Wave of Old Misconduct Reports to Colleges

#MeToo Inspires Wave of Old Misconduct Reports to Colleges

For 35 years, Ruth D'Eredita tried to dismiss her former professor's behavior — the way he touched her, groped her and kissed her. But last year, as dozens of women came forward to share similar encounters with...

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 07:31 PM PDT

Union: NYPD Detective Didn't Withhold Weinstein Information

Union: NYPD Detective Didn't Withhold Weinstein Information

Manhattan's district attorney dropped part of the criminal sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein on Thursday after evidence emerged that a police detective had coached a witness to stay silent about...

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 09:40 AM PDT

Arts Professionals Respond in the Year Since #MeToo Movement

Arts Professionals Respond in the Year Since #MeToo Movement

In the year since the entertainment industry was rocked by sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein, arts professionals are trying to respond in multiple ways. Some in the industry are doubling down...

Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 at 02:41 PM PDT

Manhattan DA Drops Part of Harvey Weinstein Case

Manhattan DA Drops Part of Harvey Weinstein Case

Manhattan's district attorney dropped part of the criminal sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein on Thursday after evidence emerged that a police detective had coached a witness to stay silent about...

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