News industry

October 25, 2017 - 7:56 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Republicans want a judge to dismiss a media lawsuit seeking records involving a political consultant charged in a probe of possible Statehouse corruption. A judge is hearing arguments from the state House Republican Caucus on Wednesday. The media coalition,...
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October 23, 2017 - 8:09 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Lawyers suing a neo-Nazi website's publisher asked a federal judge Monday for court-ordered permission to question the man's relatives about his whereabouts. Private investigators believe The Daily Stormer's publisher, Andrew Anglin, is living in the Worthington, Ohio, area...
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October 22, 2017 - 5:24 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A report says California utilities have helped delay efforts for nearly a decade to map where power lines pose the greatest wildfire risk. The report Sunday in The Mercury News comes as the state investigates whether downed power lines owned by Pacific Gas & Electric Co...
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FILE - This Oct. 1, 2015 file photo shows Bill O'Reilly of the Fox News Channel program "The O'Reilly Factor" in New York. The Fox News Channel says the company knew a news analyst planned to file a sexual harassment lawsuit against O'Reilly when it renewed the popular personality's contract in February 2017. The New York Times reported Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, the company renewed the TV host's contract after he reached a $32 million settlement with the analyst. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 22, 2017 - 7:21 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The parent company of the Fox News Channel says it knew a news analyst planned to file a sexual harassment lawsuit against Bill O'Reilly when it renewed the popular personality's contract in February. The New York Times reported Saturday the company renewed O'Reilly's contract after...
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FILE - In this July 2, 2015, file photo, Russian metals magnate Oleg Deripaska attends Independence Day celebrations at Spaso House, the residence of the American Ambassador, in Moscow, Russia. A federal judge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit brought against The Associated Press by Russian billionaire Deripaska, who has ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
October 18, 2017 - 12:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a defamation lawsuit brought against The Associated Press by a Russian billionaire with ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin. U.S. District Judge Ellen Segal Huvelle said in the 21-page ruling that aluminum magnate Oleg Deripaska, who sued...
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October 15, 2017 - 6:11 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A failed deal to redevelop the former Charleston Naval Hospital pitched by Donald Trump Jr. lands in bankruptcy court this week and the settlement could cost county taxpayers $33 million to buy the building and 24 acres of land. A U.S. bankruptcy judge in Charleston could...
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This combination photo shows actresses listed in alphabetical order, top row from left, Asia Argento, Rosanna Arquette, Jessica Barth, Cara Delevingne, Romola Garai, Judith Godreche, Heather Graham, Angelina Jolie, Ashley Judd, Rose McGowan, Lea Seydoux and Mira Sorvino, who have made allegations against producer Harvey Weinstein. (AP Photo/File)
October 13, 2017 - 6:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A timeline of allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein, who has denied having any nonconsensual sexual conduct with any women. — 1984: Tomi-Ann Roberts, a 20-year-old aspiring actress, meets Weinstein in his New York hotel room to discuss a film. Weinstein is nude in the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2011 file photo, producer Harvey Weinstein, co-chairman of The Weinstein Company, appears during an interview in New York. Weinstein faces multiple allegations of sexual abuse and harassment from some of the biggest names in Hollywood. (AP Photo/John Carucci, File)
October 11, 2017 - 5:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC News defended itself Wednesday after questions were raised about whether it had fumbled an explosive story about Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual assaults that network contributor Ronan Farrow broke instead in The New Yorker magazine. It was the same day NBC...
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This combination photo shows Harvey Weinstein arrives at the Oscars in Los Angeles on Feb. 28, 2016, left, and his brother Bob Weinstein at the premiere of "Sin City," in Los Angeles on March 28, 2005. Harvey Weinstein was fired Sunday by the Weinstein Co., the studio he co-founded with his brother Bob, after a bombshell New York Times expose alleged decades of crude sexual behavior on his part toward female employees and actresses. (AP Photo/File)
October 10, 2017 - 10:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein (all times local): 10:15 p.m. The Weinstein Co. board of directors says it is "shocked and dismayed" over the most recent wave of allegations against Harvey Weinstein, and insists the company didn't know about its...
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FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at the Oscars in Los Angeles. Weinstein has been fired from The Weinstein Co., effective immediately, following new information revealed regarding his conduct, the company's board of directors announced Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
October 09, 2017 - 2:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Film mogul Harvey Weinstein has been ousted from the company he co-founded and that bears his name following a devastating New York Times expose that detailed years of sexual harassment allegations against him. Here's a look at the allegations, the man and the reactions: THE...
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