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Reaction to criminal charges filed against Harvey Weinstein

May. 25, 2018 3:11 PM EDT

Reaction to rape and other criminal charges filed in New York on Friday against Harvey Weinstein: "I hope this gives hope to victims and survivors everywhere, that we are one step closer to justice. Because one win is a win for all of us." — Weinstein accuser Rose McGowan, to The Associated Press. In a...

China sets trial for dissident who chronicled rights abuses

May. 25, 2018 4:34 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese dissident who founded a website documenting rights abuses will be tried on June 20 for allegedly leaking state secrets, his lawyer said Friday. Huang Qi was arrested in November 2016. His attorney, Liu Zhengqing, confirmed his trial date and said he was charged with "illegally...

Reporter notes sought by lawyers for imprisoned ex-UA coach

May. 24, 2018 5:19 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson newspaper and one of its reporters have been subpoenaed by attorneys for a former University of Arizona assistant track and field coach sent to prison for assaulting a female student-athlete. Craig Carter was sentenced May 14 to five years in prison after being convicted in...

APNewsBreak: Ethics complaint filed over Gianforte assault

May. 24, 2018 4:02 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The head of the Montana Democratic Party on Thursday asked for a congressional ethics investigation into whether Republican U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte lied to the police and the public when he assaulted a reporter last year. The request by the party's executive director, Nancy Keenan,...

EPA blocks some media from summit, then reverses course

May. 22, 2018 7:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A reporter for The Associated Press was grabbed by the shoulders and shoved out of an Environmental Protection Agency building by a security guard Tuesday for trying to cover a meeting on water contaminants in which some reporters were welcomed and others were not. An aide to EPA...

Reporters not allowed in courtroom for Track Palin's hearing

May. 22, 2018 9:31 AM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — News reporters were not allowed into a court hearing for the son of former Gov. Sarah Palin. Palin, 29, had a court hearing on Monday for burglary, assault and criminal mischief charges, KTUU-TV reported . He was arrested in December at the Palins' Wasilla home. He has pleaded not...

New asylum hearing ordered for Mexican journalist held in US

May. 21, 2018 7:59 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A new asylum hearing has been ordered for an award-winning Mexican journalist detained in a remote Texas immigration facility. No date has been set for Emilio Gutierrez-Soto's new hearing ordered by the U.S. Board of Immigration Appeals. An immigration judge in July denied his asylum request...

Reports, analysis put New Mexico nursing homes at bottom

May. 21, 2018 6:03 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Reports and an analysis by a journalism organization put New Mexico nursing homes among the worst in the nation. A study by ProPublica showed that of 74 Medicare- and Medicaid-certified nursing homes located in New Mexico, inspectors reported serious deficiencies in 36 of them...

Survey: Japanese female journalists report sexual misconduct

May. 21, 2018 1:56 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — A survey of women working for Japanese newspapers and TV networks has found 150 cases of alleged sexual misconduct reported by 35 women, about one-third of it involving lawmakers, government officials and law enforcers, a researcher said Monday. Osaka International University Professor Mayumi...

AP names Susannah George as intelligence reporter

May. 21, 2018 9:46 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press on Monday announced that award-winning journalist Susannah George will join its Washington bureau to cover U.S. intelligence agencies and national security. The appointment was announced by Julie Pace, AP's Washington bureau chief. "Susannah is a dogged reporter with...