• NYC, London police taking fresh look at Weinstein claims

    NEW YORK (AP) — Police detectives in New York City and London are taking a fresh look into sexual assault allegations against Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein now that some 30 women have accused him of inappropriate conduct.

  • Suspended USC player agrees to plea deal in sex assault case

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A suspended University of Southern California football player accused of sexual assault in Utah pleaded guilty Thursday to misdemeanor charges in a deal with prosecutors.

  • South Africa court says anti-apartheid activist was murdered

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African court has found that an anti-apartheid activist who died in 1971 was tortured and killed by police, and did not kill himself by jumping from a 10th-floor window as authorities said at the time.

  • Witness at Malaysia trial says 4 more suspects in Kim murder

    SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian police officer testified Thursday that the two women on trial for the murder of the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader were seen on airport security videos with two men believed to have provided the VX nerve agent used to kill him.

  • ‘Why so much hate?’ Femicides plague Mexico’s largest state

    VILLA CUAUHTEMOC, Mexico (AP) — Just like any other day, Dr. Jessica Sevilla Pedraza went to work at the hospital that morning, came home for a quick lunch and then left again. The plan was to see more patients, hit the gym and be back in time for her usual dinner with dad before he went to his night-shift job.

  • As scope of Weinstein conduct widens, questions of who knew

    NEW YORK (AP) — As the grim scope of the allegations surrounding Harvey Weinstein continued to expand Wednesday, the organization that bestows the Academy Awards moved to distance itself from the film mogul, Ben Affleck was forced to defend his own previous actions, and scrutiny fell on who knew what about the film mogul’s behavior over the decades it allegedly took place.

  • Video of fatal attack on Kim Jong Nam shown at women’s trial

    SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — A security camera video showing the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader being attacked at a Malaysian airport and the two suspects hurrying away afterward was presented at their murder trial on Wednesday.