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NEW YORK | Weinstein’s lawyers urge dismissal of sexual assault case

NEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer says his sexual assault case has devolved into a mess of lying witnesses and hidden evidence and should be thrown out. In a court filing Thursday, lawyer Benjamin Brafman said defense investigators had turned up evidence raising doubts about Weinstein’s accusers. He says the defense spoke to a friend … Continue reading NEW YORK | Weinstein’s lawyers urge dismissal of sexual assault case

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump tweets in Whitaker’s defense in turnabout

WASHINGTON — The Latest on acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker (all times local): 11:50 p.m. President Donald Trump still has acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker on his mind, even though he is on a trip to France for events marking the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I. Trump tweeted late Friday … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump tweets in Whitaker’s defense in turnabout

WASHINGTON | The Latest: FBI email shows probe of firm linked to Whitaker

WASHINGTON— The Latest on acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker (all times local): 8:15 p.m. The Wall Street Journal has published an email disclosing an FBI investigation into an invention promotion company tied to acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker. The email was sent last year by an FBI victims’ specialist to someone who the newspaper says … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: FBI email shows probe of firm linked to Whitaker

HACKENSACK, N.J. | Rapper Fabolous faces domestic violence, threats charges

HACKENSACK, N.J.  — A grand jury in New Jersey has indicted rapper Fabolous on counts of domestic violence and making terroristic threats. The rapper, whose real name is John Jackson, was charged in connection with two alleged incidents in Englewood in March. The indictment handed up last week in Bergen County charges him with one … Continue reading HACKENSACK, N.J. | Rapper Fabolous faces domestic violence, threats charges