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Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape, sex assault

Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape, sex assault

Harvey Weinstein enters a Manhattan court house as a jury continues with deliberations in his trial on February 24, 2020 in New York City. prison. Spencer Platt | Getty Images Film producer Harvey Weinstein was sentenced Wednesday to 23 years in prison for a rape and sex assault case that …

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We Actually Live Inside a Huge Bubble in Space, Physicist Proposes

We Actually Live Inside a Huge Bubble in Space, Physicist Proposes

This article originally appeared on VICE US. From our vantage point here on Earth, the universe can seem like a relatively calm and static place. But astronomical observations over the past century have revealed that this giant thing we live in, whatever it may be, is mysteriously expanding at an …

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Judge says downing of MH17 ‘almost incomprehensible’ as murder trial begins

Judge says downing of MH17 'almost incomprehensible' as murder trial begins

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – A Dutch judge described as “almost incomprehensible” the 2014 shooting down of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine that killed all 298 passengers and crew on board, as the trial of three fugitive Russians and a Ukrainian began on Monday near Amsterdam. Prosecutors Thijs Berger, Dedy Woei-a-Tsoi and …

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Is a Drowsy Teen Headed for a Life of Crime?

News Picture: Is a Drowsy Teen Headed for a Life of Crime?

THURSDAY, Feb. 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A new study suggests that teenage boys who are chronically sleepy in the daytime may be at higher risk of becoming violent criminals as adults. A team of U.S. and British researchers identified a link between frequent daytime drowsiness in the high school …

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Ball-tampering reverberations endure as Australia return to scene of the crime | Sam Perry | Sport

In the early hours of Thursday morning Australian time, Steve Smith and David Warner return to Newlands in Cape Town to take on South Africa in a cricket match. As benign as it seems, the event will mark nearly two years since the sandpaper imbroglio tore viciously at Australian cricket’s …

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6-year-old girl begs for help during arrest at Florida school: video

6-year-old girl begs for help during arrest at Florida school: video

A sobbing 6-year-old Florida girl begged Orlando cops to let her go as she was arrested at school for hitting three employees, disturbing police bodycam video shows. The footage, released by the family of Kaia Rolle late Monday, shows the first-grader breaking down as she is restrained with zip ties …

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Trump tweets Justice Department conspiracy despite Barr threat to quit

Trump tweets Justice Department conspiracy despite Barr threat to quit

President Donald J. Trump and US Attorney General William Barr depart after delivering remarks on citizenship and the census in the Rose Garden at the White House on Thursday, July 11th, 2019 in Washington, DC. Jabin Botsford | The Washington Post | Getty Images Your move, Mr. Attorney General. President …

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Here’s what’s happened in the past 7 days

Here's what's happened in the past 7 days

President Donald Trump takes questions after signing S. 153, The Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on February 11, 2020. Jim Watson | AFP | Getty Images If the past week is any indication, President Donald Trump has indeed …

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Trump praises William Barr after Roger Stone sentencing reversal

Trump praises William Barr after Roger Stone sentencing reversal

Roger Stone, departs following a status hearing in the criminal case against him brought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller at U.S. District Court in Washington, U.S., March 14, 2019. Joshua Roberts | Reuters President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared to endorse the Justice Department’s controversial decision to overrule career prosecutors …

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Trump ally Roger Stone to get lower prison sentence recommendation

Trump ally Roger Stone to get lower prison sentence recommendation

Former advisor to U.S. President Donald Trump, Roger Stone, leaves the E. Barrett Prettyman United States Courthouse after being found guilty of obstructing a congressional investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election on November 15, 2019 in Washington, DC. Win McNamee | Getty Images The Department of Justice will …

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