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Film Producer Harvey Weinstein Charged with Rape, Sex Abuse

Film Producer Harvey Weinstein Charged with Rape, Sex Abuse

Weinstein's lawyer Benjamin Brafman entered a plea of not guilty, saying later that " Harvey Weinstein did not invent the casting couch ". Prosecutors said on Friday that Mr Weinstein had been charged with two counts of rape and one count of a criminal sexual act involving two women, who were not identified.


Vevo Is Killing Off Its Mobile Apps, Website to Refocus on YouTube

Vevo Is Killing Off Its Mobile Apps, Website to Refocus on YouTube

Music Week can reveal that the consumer-facing website and app will be shuttered. For now, however, Vevo will continue to focus on advertising and original content, as it leans even more heavily on Google's video service. For now, VEVO's content will remain on YOUTUBE, which is where most users were viewing it, anyway. Vevo will continue to create original shows like dscvr , which helps its viewers discover up-and-coming artists.


Daniel Craig will reprise James Bond role with Danny Boyle directing

Daniel Craig will reprise James Bond role with Danny Boyle directing

EON Productions, makers of the film, confirmed Boyle had signed up, saying that production on the 25th Bond film will start in December. Production will begin in December. Sony who produced the previous four Daniel Craig led Bond films only made a modest profit. Oscar-winning Boyle, who also directed The Beach with Leonardo DiCaprio, already worked with Craig during the opening ceremony at the 2012 Olympics in London .


Novelist Philip Roth has died

Novelist Philip Roth has died

For many, Mr. Roth would be inextricably linked to one of the great comic, sexually charged novels of recent memory, 1969's " Portnoy's Complaint ", in which the lead character appears nearly overwhelmed with lust. The son of an insurance salesman, Roth earned a bachelor's degree at Buckle University and a master's degree in English from the University of Chicago.


Turkish lira rallies after emergency rate hike

Turkish lira rallies after emergency rate hike

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attends a meeting with Chairman of the Tripartite Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bakir Izetbegovic in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina May 20, 2018. "A tight stance in monetary policy will be maintained decisively until the inflation outlook displays a significant improvement", it added. The 300 basis points hike was largely in line with what economists said was needed and, in a hawkish statement, the central bank said it would continue to use "all ...