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Former Film Producer Harvey Weinstein Sentenced To 23 Years In Rape Trial

Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison Wednesday for his rape and criminal sex act convictions following a landmark trial in the #MeToo era. Weinstein was convicted Feb. 24 of rape in the third degree for assaulting aspiring actress Jessica Mann in a New York City hotel room in 2013, and of committing a criminal sex act for forcing oral sex on former production assistant Mimi Haley in 2006.  ...Read more

Two U.S. Service Members Killed During Anti-ISIS Operation In Iraq

The United States military said in a statement on Monday that two U.S. service members were killed by “enemy forces” Sunday, while advising and accompanying Iraqi Security Forces during a mission to eliminate an ISIS terrorist stronghold in a mountainous area of north-central Iraq. The names of the service members are being withheld pending next of kin notification, in accordance with U.S. Department of Defense policy, the statement said. ...Read more

18 Shot, One Dead After Clash At Motorcycle Club Party In Ohio

At least one person is dead and 17 others were injured in a shooting at a party in Cleveland, Ohio over the weekend. The shooting occurred after a fight broke out at a gathering attended by multiple motorcycle clubs, according to Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia. Several people were thrown out, but they came back and started firing on the party. Police were called to the scene at around 11:30 p.m. ...Read more

Coronavirus Death Toll Rises To 11 In The U.S., Including 1st Confirmed Death In California

The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus climbed to 11 on Wednesday with a victim succumbing in California — the nation’s first reported fatality outside Washington state. Officials in Placer County, northwest of Sacramento, said an elderly person who tested positive for COVID-19 Tuesday after returning from a San Francisco-Mexico cruise had died. The victim had underlying health conditions, authorities said. ...Read more