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Prosecutors get final word at Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial

Prosecutors get final word at Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial

NEW YORK (AP) — By the time prosecutors at Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial give their closing argument on Friday, it will have been more than a week since jurors heard one of his accusers recount what prosecutors describe as a vile sexual encounter with the disgraced Hollywood mogul.In the days since, Weinstein’s lawyers have called…

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Prosecutors rest case in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial rested their case Thursday after more than two weeks of testimony punctuated by harrowing accounts from six women, including some who said he ignored pleas of “no, no, no” and justified his behavior as the cost of getting ahead in Hollywood.Now Weinstein’s lawyers will start…

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Brazilian prosecutors accuse Glenn Greenwald in hacking case

Brazilian prosecutors accuse Glenn Greenwald in hacking case

SAO PAULO (AP) — Prosecutors accused U.S. journalist Glenn Greenwald on Tuesday of involvement in hacking the phones of Brazilian officials involved in a corruption investigation, though Brazil’s high court had blocked investigations of the journalist or his Brazil-based news outlet in relation to the case.A federal judge would have to approve a formal charge…

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#MeToo prosecutors deploy experts early to thwart defense

#MeToo prosecutors deploy experts early to thwart defense

When his trial opens in the coming days, Harvey Weinstein’s defense team is expected to go on the offensive against the women who have accused him of rape and sexual assault, in part by questioning if they acted like victims afterward.New York City prosecutors intend to counter with a strategy that’s taken hold since the…

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Japanese prosecutors raid Nissan ex-chair Ghosn’s Tokyo home

Japanese prosecutors raid Nissan ex-chair Ghosn’s Tokyo home

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese prosecutors on Thursday raided the Tokyo home of former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn after he skipped bail and fled to Lebanon before his trial on financial misconduct charges.Tokyo prosecutors and police did not immediately comment. Japanese media showed investigators entering the home, which was Ghosn’s third residence in Tokyo since he…

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Los Angeles prosecutors reviewing 8 cases against Weinstein

Los Angeles prosecutors reviewing 8 cases against Weinstein

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors in Los Angeles are reviewing eight cases accusing disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault, an official said Thursday.The Los Angeles and Beverly Hills police departments each brought four investigations to prosecutors, according to Ricardo Santiago, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. The office will…

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Prosecutors: Political donor sought to silence witnesses

Prosecutors: Political donor sought to silence witnesses

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A political fundraiser accused of funneling foreign money into U.S. elections offered six witnesses in his case more than $6 million to keep quiet, federal prosecutors said Friday.Prosecutors also revealed new allegations that the donor, Imaad Zuberi, acted as an unregistered agent for the Turkish government and Libyan government officials, among…

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Prosecutors charge man with hate crime in acid attack

Prosecutors charge man with hate crime in acid attack

1 of 3This undated photo provided by the Milwaukee County Jail shows Clifton Blackwell. Milwaukee's district attorney says he's considering hate crime charges against the 61-year-old suspected of splashing battery acid on a Hispanic man's face. John Chisholm told Wisconsin Public Radio in an interview Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, that his office anticipates filing charges…

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