NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a hearing on efforts to recast Harvey Weinstein's legal team (all times local):
Harvey Weinstein has responded to his former lawyer's comment...
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge gave Harvey Weinstein the green light Thursday to shake up his defense team yet again — this time a mere two months before the disgraced movie mogul whose case inspired the...
JERUSALEM (AP) — Former Prime Minister Ehud Barak is playing down his ties with Jeffrey Epstein — the U.S. financier jailed on sex-trafficking charges.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The documentary "Leaving Neverland" presented a disturbing depiction of Michael Jackson as a child molester, but the initial wave of negative publicity hasn't greatly diminished...
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's lawyers sought Friday to toss out the sex trafficking claims of an actress the disgraced movie-making mogul maintains is trying to capitalize on the legal...
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Mira Sorvino says she is a ‘survivor of date rape’
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NEW YORK (AP) — A tentative deal has been reached to settle multiple lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual...
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York appeals court has denied a media request for a transcript of a closed-door hearing in Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault case.
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A Harvard faculty member who decided to represent Harvey Weinstein at his rape trial is losing his position as head of a student house at the college.
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault trial, postponed until September, is now poised to end two years after a wave of women's allegations against him sparked the #MeToo...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a pretrial hearing in Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault case (all times local):
Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault trial has been postponed until...
Harvey Weinstein arrives at court in New York
NEW YORK (AP) — News organizations are fighting to pull back the curtain on a Harvey Weinstein court appearance that the prosecution and defense want held in secret.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Roman Polanski asked a judge Friday to restore his membership in the organization that bestows the Academy Awards nearly a year after he was expelled from it for sexual...
NEW YORK (AP) — A lawsuit seeking to represent any woman with a claim against Harvey Weinstein can proceed on sex-trafficking grounds, a judge ruled Thursday, as he dramatically shrank the scope...
NEW YORK (AP) — Both sides in Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault case want the media and the public barred from the disgraced movie mogul's next court appearance.
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Weinstein seeks speedy appeal of sex trafficking ruling
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge who ruled an aspiring actress can use sex trafficking laws to sue Harvey Weinstein seemed reluctant at a hearing Wednesday to let his decision be appealed before...
Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault trial delayed until June
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault trial in New York City is being delayed until June 3.
Court spokesman Lucian Chalfen confirmed the delay on Monday. The fallen film mogul is still expected to appear at a pretrial hearing March 8.
Weinstein's trial had been slated for May 6, but that date was agreed on before he shook up his defense team with four new lawyers.
Lisa Borders steps down as head of Time’s Up organization
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lisa Borders says she has resigned as president and CEO of Time's Up, the gender equality initiative formed last year in response to sexual misconduct allegations in Hollywood.
Borders says in statement Monday that she is stepping aside "with deep regret" due to family issues. She didn't elaborate.
Chief Operating Officer Rebecca Goldman will serve as interim CEO while the organization conducts an executive search.
Virginia sex allegations are latest against state officials
Virginia's lieutenant governor has denied newly publicized allegations that he sexually assaulted two women years ago and has vowed to continue serving in office. It's a scenario that already has played out in several other states, with differing conclusions.
Juliette Binoche: Let justice do its work in Weinstein case
BERLIN (AP) — Actress Juliette Binoche is urging people to "let justice do what it needs to do" in the case of Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, and says it shouldn't be forgotten that he was a "great producer."
Binoche spoke Thursday at the Berlin film festival, where she is jury president. The star of "Chocolat" and "The English Patient" said she never had problems with Weinstein, though she "could see he had problems."
Binoche: Let justice do its work in Weinstein case
French women put on defense in post-#MeToo defamation trial
PARIS (AP) — A former French lawmaker's defamation lawsuit against six women who accused him of sexual misconduct and four journalists who reported the allegations goes to trial Monday in what some fear illustrates a backlash against the #MeToo movement.
Weinstein lawyers argue against sex trafficking claim
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's lawyers said the movie mogul is not a sex trafficker, despite claims in a class-action lawsuit.
The lawyers in a court filing late Monday urged U.S. District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein to toss out civil claims by women that claim Weinstein tried to coerce sex in return for movie roles or career enhancement.
John Malkovich to star in Weinstein-inspired play in London
LONDON (AP) — John Malkovich is returning to the London stage as a powerful Hollywood producer accused of sexual misconduct, in a play with strong echoes of the Harvey Weinstein saga.
Producers announced Tuesday that Malkovich will star in the world premiere of David Mamet's "Bitter Wheat," which recounts the fall from grace of a "depraved Hollywood mogul."
Judge: Human trafficking law OK against Harvey Weinstein
NEW YORK (AP) — A second judge ruled Monday that a human trafficking law can be used in a civil lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein.
U.S. District Judge Paul A. Engelmayer in Manhattan made the finding as he let former Weinstein consultant Alexandra Canosa's lawsuit proceed against Weinstein and two of his companies.
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‘Untouchable’ charts the rise and fall of Harvey Weinstein
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's name was intrinsically linked to the Sundance Film Festival for years, which makes it somewhat fitting that 14 months after his career began to unravel the festival played host to the world premiere of a documentary about his rise and fall.
"I'm so happy it's at Sundance," said "Untouchable" director Ursula Macfarlane, whose film debuted Friday night in Park City. "It's the perfect place for a film about Harvey."
Judge approves changes to Weinstein’s legal team
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein won a judge's approval Friday to overhaul the defense team in his rape and sexual assault case, replacing his bulldog New York City attorney with a four-person squad that's high on courtroom stars and headline-grabbing cases.
The disgraced Hollywood mogul was in a Manhattan courtroom — along with new lawyers Jose Baez, Ronald Sullivan and Duncan Levin, and ex-lawyer Benjamin Brafman — as Judge James Burke signed off on the switch.
Judge approves changes to Weinstein’s legal team
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Weinstein hires pack of new lawyers for NY rape case
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein unveiled a new legal team brimming with star power Wednesday to defend him at his upcoming New York rape and sexual assault trial.
Weinstein's four new lawyers all have experience defending high-profile clients, including Casey Anthony, former sports stars Aaron Hernandez and Kobe Bryant and, in a strange twist, one of Weinstein's own Hollywood accusers.
At Sundance, powerhouse documentaries will be everywhere
LOS ANGELES (AP) — For documentary filmmakers, there's no place like the Sundance Film Festival.
The mountainside festival which kicks off Thursday in Park City, Utah, has become known for...
Anthony Rapp hopes he did his part to ‘change the culture’
NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Anthony Rapp said he came forward with sexual misconduct allegations against Kevin Spacey because he feared assaults could "keep happening" if he said nothing.
The younger actor spoke about the incident on the red carpet for the second season of his streaming series, "Star Trek Discovery" on Thursday in New York. He said he hoped he did his part to "change the culture."
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Harvey Weinstein breaks with his criminal defense lawyer
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein is recasting his legal team a month after losing a hard-fought bid to get his sexual assault case thrown out.
Weinstein and high-profile defense attorney Benjamin Brafman said in a statement Thursday that they "have agreed to part ways" and that new lawyers would be introduced next week.
The disgraced movie mogul's trial is tentatively scheduled for May 6.
Actress McGowan pleads no contest to misdemeanor drug charge
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Actress Rose McGowan pleaded no contest Monday to a misdemeanor drug charge in Virginia after cocaine was found in a wallet she left behind at Dulles International Airport two years ago.
Judge dismisses part of Judd lawsuit against Weinstein
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has dismissed one section of Ashley Judd's lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein, but the rest remains headed toward trial.
U.S. District Judge Philip S. Gutierrez ruled Wednesday that Judd's sexual harassment claim isn't within the scope of a California statute.
Gutierrez had already rejected the claim in November but allowed Judd's lawyers to amend it, then dismissed it again.
Gutierrez said Judd's allegations of defamation and economic interference can continue.
Rose McGowan to plead no contest to reduced drug charge
LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — A lawyer for Rose McGowan says the actress and activist will plead no contest to a reduced drug charge in Virginia and avoid jail time.
Lawyer: Harvey Weinstein’s criminal trial scheduled for May
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's lawyer says the disgraced Hollywood mogul's sexual assault trial in New York is scheduled for May 6, but court officials say that's tentative and unofficial.
Lawyer Benjamin Brafman mentioned the date in a court filing Monday in a civil case against Weinstein. He wants actress Ashley Judd's lawsuit put on hold until Weinstein's criminal case is resolved.
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Judge: ‘No basis’ to throw out Weinstein’s sex assault case
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge declined to dismiss sexual assault charges against Harvey Weinstein Thursday, rejecting the disgraced Hollywood titan's fierce push to have his indictment thrown out.
Judge James Burke's ruling buoyed a prosecution that appeared on rocky ground in recent months amid a prolonged defense effort to raise doubts about the case and the police investigation.