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Virginia's top House Republican warns "white supremacist garbage" to stay away from gun rally

19 Jan 2020

Virginia's House Republican leader said on Saturday that white supremacists and any other groups trying to spread "hate, violence, or civil unrest" were not welcome at a pro-gun rally in the state's capital on Monday, which is expected to draw thousands. | Video

Weinstein jury seated after prosecutors accuse defense of excluding white women

18 Jan 2020

Lawyers in Harvey Weinstein's New York rape trial finished selecting 12 jurors on Friday to decide the former Hollywood producer's fate, as prosecutors renewed an accusation that the defense had unfairly tried to block white women from serving on the jury.

Will having a lead female defense attorney help Harvey Weinstein? The jury is out

09 Jan 2020

NEW YORK When Donna Rotunno agreed to represent former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein as lead defense attorney in his New York rape trial, she believed that her gender could prove to be an asset in the courtroom.

'Hope, Heartbreak and Hollywood Classics': Harvey Weinstein's trial reading

09 Jan 2020

Harvey Weinstein's New York trial on rape charges is expected to last up to two months, and the former film producer appears to be planning on spending some of that time reading a biography about two brothers whose personal lives marred their Hollywood award-winning careers.

Judge threatens Harvey Weinstein with jail for texting in court

07 Jan 2020

NEW YORK Harvey Weinstein's rape trial took a dramatic turn on Tuesday as the judge threatened to revoke his bail and jail the former film producer after catching him using his cellphone just as jury selection got underway. | Video

Jury selection in Weinstein rape trial begins in wake of new charges

07 Jan 2020

NEW YORK, Jan 7 Lawyers in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial will begin selecting jurors on Tuesday, a challenging process in the wake of the #MeToo movement and fresh sex crime charges brought against the former film producer.

Motivated by #MeToo? Vetting jurors in Weinstein case will be a challenge, experts say

03 Jan 2020

NEW YORK As former movie mogul Harvey Weinstein goes to trial on rape charges next week in Manhattan, lawyers will need to keep an eye out for jurors who want to use the case to make a statement about sexual abuse following the rise of the #MeToo movement, legal experts said. | Video

Motivated by #MeToo? Vetting jurors in Weinstein case will be a challenge, experts say

02 Jan 2020

NEW YORK As former movie mogul Harvey Weinstein goes to trial on rape charges next week in Manhattan, lawyers will need to keep an eye out for jurors who want to use the case to make a statement about sexual abuse following the rise of the #MeToo movement, legal experts said. | Video

Party to honour Chicago shooting victim ends with 13 wounded - police

23 Dec 2019

Thirteen people were wounded in a shooting at a party on Chicago's south side intended to honour the victim of an earlier shooting, police said. | Video

World News

China virus death toll mounts to 25, infections spread

A new coronavirus has killed 25 people in China and infected more than 800, the government said on Friday, as the World Health Organisation declared it an emergency but stopped short of declaring the epidemic of international concern.