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Farrow books sells across Australia despite legal threat

Oct. 17, 2019 4:54 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Ronan Farrow's new book is being sold in Australia despite threats of defamation lawsuits that the Pulitzer-winning journalist believes led some Australian retailers to drop the bestseller. "Catch and Kill" covers events leading to Farrow's New Yorker magazine expose of Hollywood...

Correction: Bike Ride-Iowa story

Oct. 16, 2019 3:35 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — In a story Oct. 15 about the resignations of organizers of a popular Iowa bike ride, The Associated Press reported that Gannett, the Des Moines Register's parent company, didn't immediately respond to inquiries. That sentence should have been removed once Gannett's chief marketing...

Farrow details lack of enthusiasm at NBC for Weinstein story

Oct. 15, 2019 12:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In reporter Ronan Farrow's account of his contentious divorce from NBC News, the more evidence he gathered on Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual misconduct, the less enthusiastic his bosses seemed to be. NBC's decision to let Farrow take his work to The New Yorker magazine is...

Judge rules on discussing insanity plea in newspaper attack

Oct. 11, 2019 6:58 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A judge in the case of a man charged with killing five people at a Maryland newspaper directed attorneys on Friday to avoid referring to his mental health or his plea of not criminally responsible in the first phase of his trial. Prosecutors asked Judge Laura Ripken to preclude any...

Study links Russian tweets to release of hacked emails

Oct. 11, 2019 9:24 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia's interference in the 2016 U.S. election has generally been seen as two separate, unrelated tracks: hacking Democratic emails and sending provocative tweets. But a new study suggests the tactics were likely intertwined. On the eve of the release of hacked Clinton campaign emails,...

Israeli officials wrap up Netanyahu's pre-indictment hearing

Oct. 7, 2019 2:10 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's state prosecutors and Benjamin Netanyahu's lawyers concluded the pre-indictment hearing over a slew of corruption allegations against the prime minister on Monday. Netanyahu's lawyers arrived at the Justice Ministry in Jerusalem for the fourth and final day of the proceedings...

Jury sides with Iowa newspaper in ex-official's lawsuit

Oct. 5, 2019 10:30 AM EDT

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — A jury has sided with an Iowa newspaper in a lawsuit brought by a former administrator of the state's third-largest city. A Scott County jury on Friday ruled in favor of the Quad-City Times and its journalists. Former Davenport city administrator Craig Malin had sued, arguing the...

Prince Harry to sue 2 UK tabloids over alleged phone hacking

Oct. 5, 2019 9:05 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry is suing The Sun and the Daily Mirror, two of Britain's most popular tabloid newspapers, over alleged phone hacking. Buckingham Palace confirmed Saturday that claims regarding "illegal interception of voicemail messages" were filed on Harry's behalf. The palace declined to say...

Nunes files $77M suit, alleging Iowa farm story defamed him

Oct. 3, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A California congressman has filed yet another lawsuit against a major media organization, claiming he was defamed in a magazine story about his family’s Iowa dairy farm. Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, filed the $77.5 million lawsuit...

Lawyers to argue again on video in newspaper shooting

Oct. 2, 2019 1:03 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A judge is scheduled to hear arguments from attorneys again on whether graphic video of a shooting at a Maryland newspaper can be used at the alleged gunman's trial. Judge Laura Ripken is presiding over a pretrial hearing Wednesday. Ripken arranged to watch the newspaper's...