Scandal-hit Weinstein Co. files for bankruptcy protection, lifts non-disclosure agreements

 

NEW YORK (AP) — The Weinstein Co. filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday with a buyout offer in hand from a private equity firm, the latest twist in its efforts to survive the sexual misconduct scandal that brought down co-founder Harvey Weinstein, shook Hollywood and triggered a movement that spread out to convulse other industries.

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Saudi crown prince to meet with Trump amid marathon US tour

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Saudi Arabia's young crown prince has an ambitious list of to-dos: modernize his conservative kingdom, weaken Iran's hand across the Mideast and, this week, rehabilitate his country's image in the eyes of Americans.

  • Written by By JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press

With security measures, urban schools avoid mass shootings

DETROIT (AP) — Alondra Alvarez lives about five minutes from her high school on Detroit's southwest side but she drives there instead of walking because her mother fears for her safety. Once the 18-year-old enters the building, her surroundings take on a more secure feel almost immediately as she passes through a bank of closely monitored metal detectors.

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  • Written by By COREY WILLIAMS , Associated Press