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Harvey Weinstein’s trial continues after a day of graphic revelations

Harvey Weinstein’s trial continues after a day of graphic revelations

The trial against disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein continues Friday, a day after actress Annabella Sciorra recounted in vivid detail how he allegedly barged into her apartment 25 years ago and raped her. “The Sopranos” actress said he sexually assaulted her in Manhattan in the winter of 1993-1994. She first publicly spoke about the attack…MORE

Mets hire new manager Luis Rojas in wake of Astros sign-stealing scandal

Mets hire new manager Luis Rojas in wake of Astros sign-stealing scandal

The New York Mets have named Luis Rojas as the team’s new manager. Rojas takes over for Carlos Beltran, whose short managerial stint with Mets ended last week after he stepped down for his involvement in the Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal. Rojas has been a part of the Mets organization for 14 years — serving…MORE

A 97,000-gallon red wine leak made its way into a Northern California river

A 97,000-gallon red wine leak made its way into a Northern California river

A creek near a Sonoma County, California, vineyard is now a bit more refined after more than 97,000 gallons of wine spilled Wednesday. The wine was red and had the volume to fill eight large tanker trucks, according to CNN affiliate KTLA. The culprit was a blending tank door at Rodney Strong Vineyards that popped…MORE

Antonio Brown has turned himself in after warrant issued for his arrest

Antonio Brown has turned himself in after warrant issued for his arrest

Former NFL player Antonio Brown has surrendered to the Broward County Jail just one day after a warrant was issued for his arrest, according to CNN affiliate WFOR. Brown turned himself in just before 10 p.m. Thursday, and was seen walking with a man who appeared to be his attorney who told WFOR he advised…MORE

US border officers were told to stop Iran-born travelers, officer says

US border officers were told to stop Iran-born travelers, officer says

US border officers working at Canadian border crossings were directed to stop travelers of Iranian descent for questioning following the killing of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani, an unnamed Customs and Border Patrol officer alleged in an email to an immigration attorney. Dozens of American citizens of Iranian descent were stopped at a port of entry…MORE

Baltimore Police Department faces criticism for low staffing

Baltimore Police Department faces criticism for low staffing

A federal judge addressed the Baltimore Police Department’s low staffing in court in response to a consent decree issued in 2017 mandating improved training and new recruitment policies. US District Court Judge James Bredar on Wednesday admonished police in his opening remarks and said that while leadership is not his concern, he is requesting monthly…MORE

3 American firefighters killed in Australia plane crash identified

3 American firefighters killed in Australia plane crash identified

The three Americans who died fighting an Australian bushfire from the air have been identified by their employer, Oregon-based Coulson Aviation. The three are 44-year-old Capt. Ian McBeth of Great Falls, Montana, who was piloting the downed C-130 plane; First Officer Paul Clyde Hudson, age 42, of Buckeye, Arizona; and 43-year-old Flight Engineer Rick DeMorgan…MORE