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Harvey Weinstein arrives at a Manhattan courthouse as jury deliberations continue in his rape trial, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in New York.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Harvey Weinstein found guilty in landmark #MeToo moment

Feb. 24, 2020 12:56 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein was convicted Monday of rape and sexual assault against two women and was immediately handcuffed and led off to jail, sealing his dizzying fall from powerful Hollywood studio boss to archvillain of the #MeToo movement. The 67-year-old Weinstein had a look of resignation on...

Harvey Weinstein arrives at a Manhattan courthouse as jury deliberations continue in his rape trial, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in New York.  (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

The Latest: Prosecutor calls Weinstein 'vicious' predator

Feb. 24, 2020 12:39 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a verdict in the rape and sexual assault trial of Harvey Weinstein (all times local): 12:35 p.m. Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance praised the women who came forward and “changed the course of history” by sharing their allegations that led to the conviction of...

Judge orders Harvey Weinstein to jail immediately after sexual assault conviction

Feb. 24, 2020 12:12 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — Judge orders Harvey Weinstein to jail immediately after sexual assault conviction.
This is a court artist sketch of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in the dock reading his papers as he appears at Belmarsh Magistrates' Court for his extradition hearing, in London, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. The U.S. government and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will face off Monday in a high-security London courthouse, a decade after WikiLeaks infuriated American officials by publishing a trove of classified military documents.  (Elizabeth Cook/PA via AP)

Hero or criminal? Court hears 2 views of WikiLeaks' Assange

Feb. 24, 2020 11:48 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Truth-telling journalist or reckless criminal: A British judge was given two conflicting portraits of Julian Assange as the WikiLeaks founder's long-awaited extradition hearing began Monday in a London court. A lawyer for the U.S. authorities, who want to try Assange on espionage charges,...

Harvey Weinstein convicted of criminal sex act for assault on Mimi Haleyi and third-degree rape of woman in 2013

Feb. 24, 2020 11:47 AM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein convicted of criminal sex act for assault on Mimi Haleyi and third-degree rape of woman in 2013.

The jury in Harvey Weinstein’s trial tells judge it has reached a verdict in his rape and sexual assault case

Feb. 24, 2020 11:34 AM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — The jury in Harvey Weinstein’s trial tells judge it has reached a verdict in his rape and sexual assault case.
FILE - This April 26, 2016 file photo shows author Jon Krakauer in Bozeman, Mont.  The educational records of a star University of Montana quarterback accused of rape will remain confidential after the Supreme Court declined to get involved in the case brought by author Jon Krakauer.  (AP Photo/Matt Volz)

Supreme Court won't hear case brought by author Jon Krakauer

Feb. 24, 2020 10:33 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The educational records of a star University of Montana quarterback accused of rape will remain confidential after the Supreme Court declined to get involved in the case brought by author Jon Krakauer. Krakauer had made a public records request for the documents in 2014 while writing the...

A demonstrator supporting Julian Assange wears a mask and chains outside Westminster Magistrates Court in London, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. Assange is scheduled to be presented before the court by videolink, for a case management hearing ahead of his full extradition trial which begins on Feb. 24. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

US to lay out case against Assange at extradition hearing

Feb. 23, 2020 9:58 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — The U.S. government and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will face off Monday in a high-security London courthouse, a decade after WikiLeaks infuriated American officials by publishing a trove of classified military documents. A judge at Woolwich Crown Court will begin hearing arguments from...

No felony conviction in ex-athlete's sexual assault trial

Feb. 22, 2020 3:13 PM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The second trial of a former University of Delaware baseball player accused of sexually assaulting six women has ended with a jury convicting him of misdemeanor unlawful sexual contact. A jury on Friday declined to convict Clay Conaway on felony charges of attempted second-degree...

University of Utah football player charged with 3 rapes

Feb. 22, 2020 1:27 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A University of Utah football player accused of raping a 17-year-old girl is facing additional charges after prosecutors say he also raped two women. The Salt Lake Tribune reported that 20-year-old Terrell Perriman is now charged with eight felonies, including three counts of rape. He...