Weinstein lawyer to jury: texts will show alleged attacks were consensual sex

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer told a Manhattan jury on Wednesday his client was not a “seasoned sexual predator,” as prosecutors claimed, and said the defense had emails and texts that would show the former Hollywood producer and his accusers engaged in consensual sex. Assistant District Attorney Meghan Hast points at Harvey Weinstein […]

The Iranian Woman In #IraniansDetestSoleimani Viral Video Was A Lobbyist For A Militia In Libya

A viral video titled “Truth From an Iranian,” which has amassed more than 10 million views across Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, was created by a registered lobbyist who previously worked for a militia group fighting in a bitter civil war in Libya. At no point during the five-minute video, in which she praised the US […]

‘Sports rorts’ grants explained: how we got here and why it all matters | Australia news

The pressure on Bridget McKenzie over the government’s sport grant program is far from subsiding. It’s been seven days since the auditor general released his damning report, but the calls for McKenzie’s resignation have only intensified. At this point, it’s worth reminding ourselves how we got here and why it all matters. What is the […]