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Judge Approves New Weinstein Legal Team Led by #MeToo Critic

NEW YORK — A judge gave Harvey Weinstein the green light Thursday to shake up his defense team yet again — this time a mere two months before the disgraced movie mogul whose case inspired the #MeToo movement is due to stand trial in New York on sexual assault ...
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Catholic Bishops Approve New Sex-Abuse Reporting Hotline

BALTIMORE — U.S. Catholic bishops voted Wednesday to create a new national sex-abuse hotline run by an independent entity, a decision that represents one of the church's most tangible steps yet in confronting its sex-abuse crisis. "I can't imagine a bishop ...

USC Medical Program Loses National Accreditation

LOS ANGELES — The University of Southern California is losing national accreditation for a medical training program dogged by allegations of sexual misconduct. "We are fully committed to working with the ACGME and USC to take every action necessary to resto...
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Flyers Remove Statue of Late Singer Kate Smith

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Flyers removed a statue of late singer Kate Smith outside NHL team's arena Sunday, two days after covering it amid allegations of racism against the 1930s star with a popular rec...
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Key Facts in the Federal Cases Against Michael Avenatti

NEW YORK — Key facts in the federal case against celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti: Who Is Michael Avenatti? Avenatti, 48, became a household name last year through his representation of Stormy Daniels, the porn actress who claims she had an affair with Pr...