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Ronan Farrow looks at media crowd and says he sees liars

Jun. 13, 2019 9:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New Yorker's Ronan Farrow sure knows how to get a media crowd buzzing. The Pulitzer Prize winner accepted a Mirror Award for media reporting from Syracuse University on Thursday for his stories on sexual misconduct at CBS, including allegations that toppled the corporation's former...

NY Assembly votes to give driver's licenses for immigrants

Jun. 12, 2019 7:13 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state would become the 13th state to permit driver's licenses for immigrants who entered the country illegally under legislation passed the state Assembly Wednesday. The measure has the support of liberal groups, the state's largest business organization and Gov. Andrew Cuomo,...

Mira Sorvino says she is a 'survivor of date rape'

Jun. 12, 2019 6:27 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Mira Sorvino revealed Wednesday that she's a survivor of date rape, saying she was talking about it publicly to lend her voice to a push for stronger sexual assault laws in New York. The Oscar-winning actress, who was one of the first women to accuse the film producer Harvey Weinstein...

TV show: Black Cube hired to smear Israeli Cabinet minister

Jun. 6, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli investigative TV show reported on Thursday that one of the country's richest men hired Israeli intelligence firm Black Cube to dig up dirt on a Cabinet minister. Black Cube denied the allegations. Tycoon Idan Ofer hired the firm in 2014 to dig up dirt on then-Finance Minister...

Today in History

Jun. 5, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, June 5, the 156th day of 2019. There are 209 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 5, 2004, Ronald Wilson Reagan, the 40th president of the United States, died in Los Angeles at age 93 after a long struggle with Alzheimer's disease. On this date: In...

Today in History

May. 30, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, May 30, the 150th day of 2019. There are 215 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 30, 1911, the first Indy 500 took place at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway; the winner was Ray Harroun, who drove a Marmon Wasp for more than 6 1/2 hours at an average speed...

Bong d'Or: Korean director wins Cannes' top prize

May. 25, 2019 6:11 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — South Korean director Bong Joon-ho's raucous social satire "Parasite," about a poor family of hustlers who find jobs with a wealthy family, won the Cannes Film Festival's top award, the Palme d'Or, on Saturday. The win for "Parasite" marks the first Korean film to ever win the Palme....

Today in History

May. 25, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, May 25, the 145th day of 2019. There are 220 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 25, 1935, Babe Ruth hit his last three career home runs — Nos. 712, 713 and 714 — for the Boston Braves in a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. (The Pirates...

Lawyer: Deal close in Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits

May. 23, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

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 misconduct by scores of women. Attorneys involved in the negotiations told a federal bankruptcy court judge during a...

Netflix isn't absent at Cannes. It's everywhere.

May. 23, 2019 2:33 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — If you're going to earnestly shout "Vive le cinema!" the Cannes Film Festival is the place to do it. That's what Quentin Tarantino declared from atop Cannes' red-carpet stairs on his way into the premiere of "Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood," his affectionate ode to the movie...