Oct 28, 2017

Harvey Weinstein faces new allegations of rape, harassment

Harvey Weinstein attends The Weinstein Company and Lexus Present Lexus Short Films at the Directors Guild of America Theater in 2013. Photo: Chris Pizzello/Invision / AP

Actresses Annabella Sciorra and Daryl Hannah are the latest to come forward against Harvey Weinstein, with Sciorra saying he violently raped her in the early 1990s and Hannah detailing harassment from the early 2000s in a New Yorker article published Friday night by Ronan Farrow.

Why it matters, as noted by Farrow: "All told, more than fifty women have now levelled accusations against Weinstein, in accounts published by the New York Times, The New Yorker, and other outlets."

Weinstein's response, from spokesperson Sallie Hofmeister: "Mr. Weinstein unequivocally denies any allegations of non-consensual sex."

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Boris Johnson moved to intensive care as coronavirus symptoms worsen

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U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been taken to the intensive care unit of St. Thomas Hospital in London due to increasingly severe coronavirus symptoms.

The backdrop: Johnson was admitted to the hospital on Sunday for what Downing Street called "routine tests" because his condition had not improved ten days after he tested positive for the virus. His condition has since "worsened," according to a statement, and Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab will step into his place "where necessary."

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Wisconsin governor issues order to delay in-person primary voting until June

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Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers (D) issued an executive order Monday delaying in-person voting for the state's primary election — currently scheduled for Tuesday — until June 9.

Why it matters: Wisconsin was slated to be the only state to vote on Tuesday amid the coronavirus pandemic, despite having a stay-at-home order in place.

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