Weinstein hires pack of new lawyers for NY rape case

Harvey Weinstein unveiled a new legal team brimming with star power Wednesday to defend him at his upcoming New York rape and sexual assault trial. Weinstein’s four new lawyers all have experience defending high-profile clients, including Casey Anthony, former sports stars Aaron Hernandez and Kobe Bryant and, in a strange twist, one of Weinstein’s own […]

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Paul Manafort’s attorneys say his alleged lies merely show a ‘lack of consistency’

Attorneys for President Donald Trump’s one-time campaign chairman Paul Manafort sought Wednesday to downplay allegations lodged by special counsel Robert Mueller’s office that their client lied to prosecutors, arguing that when “placed in proper context,” his comments amount to little more than “a lack of consistency.” “Many of these events occurred years ago, or during […]

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Trump recognizes Venezuela’s opposition leader as head of government

As Venezuelans commemorated the 61st anniversary of an uprising that saw one of the country’s worst dictators dethroned, U.S. President Donald Trump declared Nicolas Maduro’s presidency “illegitimate” on Wednesday and encouraged other Western Hemisphere countries to recognize opposition leader Juan Guaidó as interim president. The announcement comes amid some measure of chaos in Venezuela, where […]

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Amazon testing delivery by self-driving robots

Amazon is bringing delivery robots to the streets of a Seattle suburb. The online shopping giant says it started to test self-driving robots in Snohomish County, Washington, Wednesday that can bring Amazon packages to shoppers’ doorsteps. The robots are light blue, about the size of a Labrador, have six wheels and the Amazon smile logo […]

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