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    U.S. appeals court rejects Cosby accuser's bid to revive defamation suit


    BOSTON (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Wednesday rejected a bid to revive a defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby by an actress who said the entertainer raped her in 1974 and then called her a liar after she made her accusations public in a...

    BOSTON (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Wednesday rejected a bid to revive a defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby by an actress who said the entertainer raped her in 1974 and then called her a liar after she made her accusations public in a newspaper interview.

    Canada's Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie dies, PM weeps


    TORONTO (Reuters) - The death of Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie, a music superstar beloved for songs about culture, small towns and hockey, triggered an outpouring of tributes and grief across Canada on...

    TORONTO (Reuters) - The death of Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie, a music superstar beloved for songs about culture, small towns and hockey, triggered an outpouring of tributes and grief across Canada on Wednesday.

    Harvey Weinstein resigns from Weinstein Co board


    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Harvey Weinstein has resigned from the board of The Weinstein Company, it said on Tuesday, as he faces allegations that he sexually harassed or assaulted a number of women over three decades in the film...

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Harvey Weinstein has resigned from the board of The Weinstein Company, it said on Tuesday, as he faces allegations that he sexually harassed or assaulted a number of women over three decades in the film business.

    Bearing up well: Pregnant UK royal Kate dances with Paddington


    LONDON (Reuters) - Kate, Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, danced with Paddington Bear on Monday, delighting children on her return to royal duties after suffering acute morning...

    LONDON (Reuters) - Kate, Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, danced with Paddington Bear on Monday, delighting children on her return to royal duties after suffering acute morning sickness.

    Lawyer who threatened defamation suit against New York Times leaves Weinstein defense: source


    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Attorney Charles Harder has withdrawn from the legal team of Harvey Weinstein after previously threatening to sue the New York Times over its reports that the movie producer had been the target of sexual harassment complaints, said a...

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Attorney Charles Harder has withdrawn from the legal team of Harvey Weinstein after previously threatening to sue the New York Times over its reports that the movie producer had been the target of sexual harassment complaints, said a source familiar with the matter on Sunday.

    Harvey Weinstein expelled from Academy of Motion Pictures


    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expelled producer Harvey Weinstein on Saturday, after allegations that he sexually harassed or assaulted a number of women over the past three decades, a sharp smack for a Hollywood...

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expelled producer Harvey Weinstein on Saturday, after allegations that he sexually harassed or assaulted a number of women over the past three decades, a sharp smack for a Hollywood mogul known for powering a string of films to Oscar gold.

    Amazon Studios chief Roy Price suspended following harassment allegation


    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon Studios chief Roy Price was put on an immediate leave of absence Thursday, the company said, following allegations that he harassed a producer and ignored an actress's claim of a sexual assault by producer Harvey...

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon Studios chief Roy Price was put on an immediate leave of absence Thursday, the company said, following allegations that he harassed a producer and ignored an actress's claim of a sexual assault by producer Harvey Weinstein.

    Steven Seagal meets 'The Punisher' Duterte, talks drug war


    MANILA (Reuters) - U.S. actor Steven Seagal, famous for playing action roles like a vice squad detective in "Above the Law", met Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte while on a location scouting trip in...

    MANILA (Reuters) - U.S. actor Steven Seagal, famous for playing action roles like a vice squad detective in "Above the Law", met Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte while on a location scouting trip in Manila.

    New York police say investigating 2004 claim of Weinstein sex assault


    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York City Police Department said on Thursday it is investigating an allegation of sexual assault by movie producer Harvey Weinstein in...

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York City Police Department said on Thursday it is investigating an allegation of sexual assault by movie producer Harvey Weinstein in 2004.

    Collective consciousness to replace God: author Dan Brown


    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Humanity no longer needs God but may with the help of artificial intelligence develop a new form of collective consciousness that fulfils the role of religion, U.S. author Dan Brown said on...

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Humanity no longer needs God but may with the help of artificial intelligence develop a new form of collective consciousness that fulfils the role of religion, U.S. author Dan Brown said on Thursday.