Harvey Weinstein to take leave amid sexual harassment report

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harvey Weinstein, the larger-than-life Hollywood executive and Oscar-winner, is taking a leave of absence from his own company after an explosive expose revealing decades of sexual harassment against women, from employees to actress Ashley Judd, was published in The New York Times Thursday.

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  • Written by By LINDSEY BAHR , AP Film Writer

Bergdahl expected to plead guilty to desertion, misbehavior

WASHINGTON (AP) — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive by the Taliban for half a decade after abandoning his Afghanistan post, is expected to plead guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, two individuals with knowledge of the case said.

  • Written by By JOSH LEDERMAN and LOLITA C. BALDOR , Associated Press

Nate aims at New Orleans: Will pumps to drain the city work?

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When Tropical Storm Nate formed and forecasts put New Orleans in its projected path for this weekend, one big question loomed for residents and business owners: Will the pumps work?

  • Written by By STACEY PLAISANCE and KEVIN McGILL , Associated Press

AP FACT CHECK: Trump off the mark on Puerto Rico hurricane

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump struck false notes in addressing Puerto Rico's crisis in recent days, exaggerating both the ferocity of a truly ferocious hurricane and the pace of recovery. He also seemed to raise false hope that the territory's staggering debt would go away.

  • Written by By CALVIN WOODWARD and SETH BORENSTEIN , Associated Press