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Actress Annabella Sciorra, center, arrives as a witness in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial, with Assistant District Attorney Joan…
Prosecutors hope to give jurors some answers and neutralize that line of questioning
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Fri, 01/24/2020 - 09:15
Actress Annabella Sciorra, center, arrives as a witness in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial, with Assistant District Attorney Joan…
Sciorra has become the first of Weinstein's accusers to testify at his New York City rape trial
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Thu, 01/23/2020 - 15:14
Dead Pets Portraits
For many people, pets are part of the family. So when pets die, it makes sense that some owners might want pictures to help them remember their favorite fur babies. Maxim Moskalkov found an artist who can help.
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Wed, 01/22/2020 - 20:34
Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. is escorted handcuffed by NYPD officers as he exits the New York City Police Department's (NYPD) Special Victims Division (SVU) in the Harlem neighbourhood of New York, U.S., June 13, 2019.
Gooding and his attorneys left Wednesday's proceeding without commenting
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Wed, 01/22/2020 - 14:37
Terry Jones attends a special Tribeca Film Festival screening of "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" at the Beacon Theatre on…
Jones' family said the 77-year-old died at his home in London after a battle with dementia
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Wed, 01/22/2020 - 11:44
Harvey Weinstein arrives at a Manhattan courthouse for jury selection in his rape trial, Jan. 13, 2020, in New York.
Opening statements and the first witness testimony are expected Wednesday in Harvey Weinstein's New York City rape trial
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Wed, 01/22/2020 - 05:55
FILE - Oprah Winfrey poses for photographers upon arrival at a film premiere in London, Britain, March 13, 2018.
Oprah Winfrey's new pick is one of the year's most anticipated and debated novels
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Tue, 01/21/2020 - 11:09
FILE - In this July 7, 2019 file photo, United States' Megan Rapinoe celebrates after scoring the opening goal from the penalty…
Some athletes are criticizing the International Olympic Committee for prohibiting political protests on the medal podium
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Mon, 01/20/2020 - 14:51
Leonardo DiCaprio, right, presents the lifetime achievement award to Robert De Niro at the 26th annual Screen Actors Guild…
Actor says he feels it is his responsibility to speak about politics after being honored at the 2020 Screen Actors Guild Awards
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Mon, 01/20/2020 - 12:19
Kang-Ho Song, from left, Park So-dam, Bong Joon-ho, Jang Hye-jin, Choi Woo-shik, and Lee Sun Gyun pose in the press room with…
'Parasite' has officially infected this year's award season
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Mon, 01/20/2020 - 04:01
Washington’s Growing Soul Food Scene
What we now call soul food originally came out of black culture in the southern United States. At its core, soul food is a hearty, spicy food rich with the calories and protein African Americans needed to make it through long days of hard work, first as slaves on plantations and then after Emancipation working as sharecroppers on farms in the rural south.  But over time soul food has become high cuisine and it's at the heart of some great Washington, DC, restaurants. VOA's Unshin Lee reports.
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Sun, 01/19/2020 - 01:47
FILE - Oprah Winfrey poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of 'A Wrinkle in Time' in London
TV mogul says inconsistencies in the story of one of Simmons' accusers, Drew Dixon, that she felt needed to be addressed, is why she made the decision
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Sat, 01/18/2020 - 05:48
Harvey Weinstein gestures as he walks by reporters as he leaves a Manhattan courtroom after attending jury selection for his…
Jury selection in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial concluded Friday after an arduous two-week process, setting the stage for testimony to begin in the next week
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Fri, 01/17/2020 - 19:24
FILE - A visitor looks at two heads of a royal ancestor from the former Benin Kingdom displayed at the Quai Branly Museum in Paris, France, Nov. 23, 2018.
The private donation of more than two dozen royal scepters comes as the country still awaits the French government's restitution of colonial artifacts
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Fri, 01/17/2020 - 19:39
South Africa's Miss Universe Aims to Empower Women, Girls
Zozibini Tunzi says children are taught from a young age that 'men lead and women follow,' and that has to change
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Fri, 01/17/2020 - 20:11