Attorneys present revised Weinstein bankruptcy plan to judge

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Attorneys for The Weinstein Co. presented a Delaware judge Wednesday with a revised bankruptcy plan that would provide about $35 million for creditors, including victims of sexual m...

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___ Low rates and heavy buyer demand send US home sales surging SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Spurred by ultra-low mortgage rates, home buyers rushed last month to snap...

Weinstein seeks to pursue arbitration over firing

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Disgraced Hollywood film mogul and convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein is asking a bankruptcy judge in Delaware to allow him to pursue arbitration in New York over what he claims is h...

UK rapper Solo 45 sentenced to 24 years for violent rapes

LONDON (AP) — British grime musician Solo 45 was sentenced Thursday to 24 years in prison for raping four women in what police said was among the most violent sexual behavior they had seen. ...

Online funeral set for Seoul mayor over virus concerns

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The official funeral for Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon will be held online this week over coronavirus concerns, his funeral committee said Sunday. The announcem...

67% of Taiwanese have sex without condom: Survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nearly 70 percent of young Taiwanese engage in unprotected sex, the Formosa Cancer Foundation announced (FCF) on Monday (June 22). The FCF released the results of a pol...

Argentine bishop resumes work as Vatican abuse probe wraps

ROME (AP) — An Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis has gone back to work at the Holy See’s financial administration office while under investigation in his native Argentina and a...

Weinstein raped me in 1994 at age 17, woman says in lawsuit

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who says Harvey Weinstein raped her when she was 17 is among four plaintiffs in a new lawsuit against the imprisoned movie mogul, the latest court action accusing him of decad...

Taiwan promoting HIV self-testing to raise disease awareness

Taiwan on Friday started the promotion of quick home-tests to detect human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) to allow more people to be aware of their status, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Fri...

Producer, actors lose appeal in Weinstein Co. bankruptcy

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A federal judge in Delaware has rejected an appeal by the producer and stars of the film "Silver Linings Playbook" stemming from a ruling in The Weinstein Co. bankruptcy case. ...

Congressional primaries: Sessions in Alabama Senate runoff

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump used a scolding tweet Wednesday to undermine his former attorney general's attempt for a political comeback, hours after Jeff Sessions was forced into a Republ...

Complacency a key concern as HIV epidemic persists in Africa

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — AIDS has no cure. HIV is still here. But some people are forgetting that. Those are some of the bold messages Uganda’s leader is emphasizing as health official...

Verdict nears for priests accused of abuse in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Pope Francis’ homeland faces a complicated week of reckoning with the sex abuse scandal that has plagued the Roman Catholic church. Judges were schedul...

Argentine bishop says he’ll return to face sex allegations

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis says he’ll return voluntarily to Argentina to respond to prosecutors’ accusations of sex abuse. The canon law...

Argentine bishop blasts prosecutors for seeking arrest order

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The spokesman for an Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis who has been accused of sex abuse criticized Argentine prosecutors for requesting an arrest order, saying the...