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Putin spokesman calls Weinstein accusers ‘prostitutes’

Moscow, Russia | AFP | Russia’s President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov called the actresses who have claimed sexual abuse by disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein “prostitutes” and poured scorn on journalists who have accused a Russian lawmaker of sexual harassment. Peskov, speaking to students in Moscow, said that the …

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Talks still on for Weinstein Company deal: source

New York, United States | AFP | Talks were still on Monday between a group of investors and the troubled Weinstein Company, despite New York prosecutors throwing a spanner in the works by filing a lawsuit against the movie studio, source said Monday. The deal, led by former Obama administration official …

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NY could seek Weinstein indictment next week: reports

New York, United States | AFP | Manhattan’s district attorney is preparing a criminal case against disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein which he could present to a grand jury as early as next week, US media reported Tuesday. The reports, quoting anonymous law enforcement officials, came after police confirmed they had …

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Spacey, Weinstein in police crosshairs over assault claims

New York, United States | AFP |  Hollywood’s explosive sexual harassment scandal deepened Friday as New York police revealed they were gathering evidence for a possible arrest warrant against Harvey Weinstein in a credible double rape allegation. Weinstein, once one of the most powerful men in Hollywood, and Oscar-winner Kevin …

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#MeToo: Sexual abuse stories around the world pour out on social media

Washington, United States | AFP |  Celebrities and everyday people flooded social media with personal accounts of sexual assault and harassment Monday, responding to calls to break the culture of silence around such abuse. The massive global response was triggered by allegations recently made public against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, …

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Weinstein scandal envenoms US political feuds

Washington, United States | AFP | The sexual assault accusations against Harvey Weinstein have seeped into America’s partisan politics, with Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton accused of waiting too long to disavow their friend and party donor. The politicization of the scandal came as the Hollywood producer faced claims he raped …

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