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Harvey Weinstein charged with rape following New York arrest

Harvey Weinstein charged with rape following New York arrest

Media captionHarvey Weinstein made no comment as he walked into a police station in New York Former Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein has been charged in New York with rape and several counts of sexual abuse stemming from two separate accusers. Mr Weinstein turned himself in to police in the city earlier in the day. Dozens […]

Mississauga restaurant bomb: Canada police hunt two suspects

Mississauga restaurant bomb: Canada police hunt two suspects

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Police have asked for public help to find the men Canadian police have launched a huge manhunt for two suspects who set off a homemade bomb at a restaurant in a Toronto suburb. Peel Regional Police has asked for the public’s help to identify the men behind the “horrendous act”, […]

Rachel Dolezal, who posed as black, charged with welfare fraud

Rachel Dolezal, who posed as black, charged with welfare fraud

Media caption“The idea of race is a lie” – Rachel Dolezal speaks to Emily Maitlis A US white woman who posed as an African American for years faces charges of welfare fraud, authorities say. Rachel Dolezal, who changed her name to Nkechi Diallo in 2016, illegally received $8,847 (£6,600) in public assistance funds, court documents […]

Record US fentanyl bust ‘enough to kill 26 million people’

Record US fentanyl bust ‘enough to kill 26 million people’

Media captionThe heroin-ravaged city fighting back Nearly 120lbs (54kg) of fentanyl, a powerful synthetic painkiller, has been seized by police in Nebraska – one of the largest busts in US history. The drugs, seized last month, could kill over 26 million people, according to estimates by the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Police found the […]

North Korea ready to talk ‘at any time’ with Donald Trump

North Korea ready to talk ‘at any time’ with Donald Trump

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un were set to meet in Singapore on 12 June North Korea has said it is still willing to talk “at any time in any form” after US President Donald Trump abruptly cancelled his meeting with Kim Jong-un. Vice-foreign minister Kim Kye-gwan said Mr Trump’s decision […]

Harvey Weinstein to surrender to police – US media

Harvey Weinstein to surrender to police – US media

Image copyright AFP Image caption Harvey Weinstein, 66, has denied non-consensual sex Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to New York police on sexual misconduct charges, US media report. He faces arrest on Friday following an investigation, the reports say. He has been hit with numerous allegations, including rape and sexual assault, but […]

Morgan Freeman apologises after sex harassment claims

Morgan Freeman apologises after sex harassment claims

Image copyright PA Image caption Freeman said making women feel uncomfortable was “never my intent” US film star Morgan Freeman has apologised following allegations of sexual misconduct made by eight women and several other people. One production assistant accused Freeman of harassing her for months during filming of bank robbery comedy Going in Style, CNN […]

Jack Johnson: Trump pardons black heavyweight champion

Jack Johnson: Trump pardons black heavyweight champion

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Actor Sylvester Stallone (right) and boxer Deontay Wilder (left) were present for the pardon signing US President Donald Trump has pardoned boxing’s first black heavyweight champ, convicted in 1913 of taking his white girlfriend across state lines. Joined in the Oval Office by actor Sylvester Stallone and boxer Lennox […]

Record US fentanyl bust ‘enough to kill 26 million people’

Record US fentanyl bust ‘enough to kill 26 million people’

Media captionThe heroin-ravaged city fighting back Nearly 120lbs (54kg) of fentanyl, a powerful synthetic painkiller, has been seized by police in Nebraska – one of the largest busts in US history. The drugs, seized last month, could kill over 26 million people, according to estimates by the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Police found the […]

Jack Johnson: Trump pardons black heavyweight champ

Jack Johnson: Trump pardons black heavyweight champ

Image copyright Reuters Image caption President Trump holds up Johnson’s pardon with Sylvester Stallone and Lennox Lewis behind him US President Donald Trump has pardoned boxing’s first black heavyweight champ, who was convicted in 1913 of taking his white girlfriend across state lines. Joined in the Oval Office by actor Sylvester Stallone and boxer Lennox […]

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