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FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 24, 2020 file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at a Manhattan courthouse for jury deliberations in his rape trial, in New York. Britain has stripped disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of an honor recognizing his contribution to the UK film industry. The 68-year-old Weinstein was given the honor in 2004 and the decision to take it away was announced Friday Sept. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Disgraced mogul Harvey Weinstein stripped of UK honor

Sep. 18, 2020 12:13 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain on Friday stripped disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of an honor recognizing his contribution to the U.K. film industry. Weinstein, 68, was given the honor in 2004. The 68-year-old former Hollywood producer was convicted earlier this year of rape and sexual assault against two...

This photo, provided by the New York City Police Department, shows Deputy Inspector Michael King.  The new head of New York City's sex crimes unit is not only a veteran investigator, but also a forensic nurse who has conducted the physical exams and evidence collection that are vital to solving such cases. (Courtesy New York City Police Department)

NYC's new sex crimes chief has a background in nursing

Sep. 3, 2020 10:57 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The new head of New York City's sex crimes unit is not only a veteran police investigator, but also a forensic nurse who has conducted the physical exams and evidence collection vital to solving such cases. Deputy Inspector Michael King started Monday as commander of the NYPD's Special...

FILE- In this Feb. 5, 2020, file photo, Harvey Weinstein departs a Manhattan courthouse during his rape trial in New York. Attorneys for The Weinstein Co. presented a Delaware judge Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, with a revised bankruptcy plan that would provide about $35 million for creditors, including victims of sexual misconduct by disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Attorneys present revised Weinstein bankruptcy plan to judge

Sep. 2, 2020 3:51 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Attorneys for The Weinstein Co. presented a Delaware judge Wednesday with a revised bankruptcy plan that would provide about $35 million for creditors, including victims of sexual misconduct by disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein. The settlement amount is $11.5 million less than under...

FILE - In this May 2, 2018, file photo, director Roman Polanski appears at an international film festival, where he promoted his latest film,

Polanski's request to restore film academy membership denied

Aug. 25, 2020 10:24 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge on Tuesday denied Roman Polanski's request to restore his membership in the organization that bestows the Academy Awards two years after he was expelled from it for raping a minor. The fugitive film director sued in April 2019, asking the court to compel the Academy of Motion...

FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2020, file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at a Manhattan courthouse as jury deliberations continue in his rape trial in New York. The disgraced Hollywood film mogul and convicted rapist is asking a bankruptcy judge in Delaware to allow him to pursue arbitration in New York over what he claims is his wrongful termination from the company he co-founded. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Weinstein seeks to pursue arbitration over firing

Aug. 21, 2020 4:07 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Disgraced Hollywood film mogul and convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein is asking a bankruptcy judge in Delaware to allow him to pursue arbitration in New York over what he claims is his wrongful termination from the company he co-founded. An attorney for Weinstein submitted a court filing...

Extradition hearing to send Weinstein to Los Angeles delayed

Aug. 14, 2020 3:37 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's lawyers and Los Angeles prosecutors have agreed to postpone extradition proceedings that would send the imprisoned former film producer from New York to California to face sexual assault charges, citing the coronavirus pandemic. Weinstein, who is serving a 23-year...

FILE - In this Tuesday, April 21, 2020 file photo, the sun shines above Britain's Houses of Parliament as the country is in lockdown to help curb the spread of coronavirus, in London. The conviction of a British lawmaker for sexual assault, and the arrest of another on rape allegations, are increasing pressure on Britain’s political leaders to confront a political culture that has often let abuse go unchecked. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)

Lawmaker arrest spotlights UK Parliament’s sex abuse problem

Aug. 3, 2020 10:40 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The weekend arrest of a British lawmaker accused of rape and the sexual assault conviction of a former legislator last week are increasing pressure on Britain’s political leaders to confront a political culture that has often let abuse go unchecked. A Conservative Party lawmaker who...

Senior U.S. District Judge Joan Lefkow, poses Monday, July 27, 2020, for a portrait in her Chicago home. In 2005, Lefkow returned from work to find her husband and mother shot dead in the basement of her Chicago home. Lefkow was forced to relive her family tragedy this month when a struggling lawyer armed with a gun and a grudge opened fire at the home of another female judge. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Slaying at US judge's home raises concern about cyberthreats

Jul. 30, 2020 5:31 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In 2005, U.S. District Judge Joan Lefkow returned from work to find her husband and mother shot dead in the basement of her Chicago home. Investigators initially focused on a White Supremacist who had put out a hit on Lefkow. But the killer turned out to be someone else entirely: a...

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Court says Judd can sue Weinstein for sexual harassment

Jul. 29, 2020 3:33 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday restored a major part of Ashley Judd’s lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein, finding that the producer had power over the actor which should make her able to sue under a California sexual harassment law. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit...