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In Harvey Weinstein Trial, Drama Gives Way to Lesson on Myths of Rape

In Harvey Weinstein Trial, Drama Gives Way to Lesson on Myths of Rape

Harvey Weinstein’s rape and sexual assault trial opened in dramatic fashion. Lines formed before dawn outside the lower Manhattan courthouse. Full-throated protesters bellowed for justice for Weinstein’s accusers. A list of possible witnesses promised potential jurors a glimpse of Hollywood A-listers. But as testimony in the former Miramax chief’s trial enters its second week Monday,…

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A 36-Year-Old Man Is the Youngest Victim of the Wuhan Coronavirus Outbreak So Far

A 36-Year-Old Man Is the Youngest Victim of the Wuhan Coronavirus Outbreak So Far

A 36-year-old man in the central Chinese city of Wuhan has become the latest—and youngest—victim of the new coronavirus outbreak, local health authorities announced Friday. The patient was not reported to have any prior medical conditions. In many of the other 26 virus deaths, health officials reported pre-existing conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and pulmonary…

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House Democrats Try to Convince Senate Republicans Trump Comprised National Security — To No Avail

House Democrats Try to Convince Senate Republicans Trump Comprised National Security — To No Avail

“I have news for everybody,” Mick Mulvaney told the world on Oct. 17, weeks after House Democrats launched a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. “Get over it. There is going to be political influence in foreign policy.” In pressuring Ukraine to investigate his political rival last July, Mulvaney argued, Trump was doing nothing…

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