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January 10, 2019 1:39 AM U.S. judge dismisses Ashley Judd's sexual harassment claim against Weinstein

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A federal judge in Los Angeles on Wednesday dismissed actress Ashley Judd’s sexual harassment claim against movie producer Harvey Weinstein. The judge said, however, that Judd could proceed with a defamation claim in the civil lawsuit. Judd had accused Weinstein of defaming her in 1998 after she refused what she said were his sexual 136

January 9, 2019 8:44 PM Michael R White: Iran confirms arrest of ex-US sailor

Iran has confirmed it is holding a US citizen, the first American detained in the Islamic Republic during the Trump presidency. Former US Navy member Michael R White, 46, was arrested "some time ago" and is being held at an Iranian prison, the foreign ministry said. Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said US officials had immediately been made aware of the arrest 133

January 9, 2019 11:05 AM Former Insys CEO to plead guilty in opioid kickback case

BOSTON (Reuters) - The former chief executive of Insys Therapeutics Inc (INSY.O) is expected on Wednesday to plead guilty to participating in a scheme to pay doctors bribes in exchange for prescribing an addictive opioid medication. Michael Babich, who resigned as the Arizona-based drugmaker’s CEO in 2015, is scheduled to appear in federal court in Boston 126

January 8, 2019 3:56 PM Ex-soccer coach Kit Carson killed in car crash on same day of sexual abuse trial

Michael “Kit” Carson, a former youth football coach, died in a car crash Monday on the same day he was slated to stand trial on sexual abuse charges. (Getty Images) Michael “Kit” Carson, a former youth soccer coach, died in a car crash Monday -- the same day he was slated to stand trial on sexual abuse charges. Carson, of the Riverside area of Cambridge 299

January 7, 2019 6:24 PM Killer Uber driver who went on 2016 Michigan shooting spree pleads guilty

Jason Dalton pleaded guilty to killing six people during a shooting spree in Kalamazoo, Mich. in 2016. (AP) An Uber driver who went on an hours-long shooting spree in a Michigan city -- killing six people and injuring two others between picking up customers -- pleaded guilty to the murders Monday. Jason Dalton pleaded guilty to six counts of murder 114

January 6, 2019 10:50 AM Philippine court orders arrest of Japanese casino mogul Okada

MANILA (Reuters) - A Philippine court has ordered the arrest of Japanese pachinko billionaire Kazuo Okada, about a month after the country’s Department of Justice recommended the filing of charges against him over three counts of fraud. The DOJ has found cause to indict Okada for three counts of swindling after he acquired “through mistake or fraud 113

January 5, 2019 12:23 PM 'Bribe' offer to cardboard traffic cop results in two men facing charges: report

Two men face charges after allegedly pretending to bribe a cardboard cutout of a traffic cop in Sri Lanka. (Vavuniya Police) Sri Lankan police are apparently no stiffs. Authorities in the island nation just south of India recently arrested two men after a video on Facebook showed them allegedly pretending to bribe a life-size cardboard cutout of a traffic 129

January 5, 2019 12:39 AM Baby sitter accused of killing boy and giving body to mother

This undated booking photo released by Marathon County Sheriff's Office shows Marissa Tietsort of Wausau, Wis. The Wisconsin baby sitter accused of killing a 2-month-old boy has been charged with first-degree intentional homicide. A criminal complaint filed Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, says Tietsort caused the infant's death in October, then put him in a snowsuit 118

January 5, 2019 12:04 AM Police: Chase preceded crash that killed 3 in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA – Police in Delaware said Friday a man accused of driving into oncoming traffic in Philadelphia, killing three people, had led police on a chase in their state shortly before the crash. Newport police told The News Journal of Wilmington that Keith Campbell, 29, of Glasgow, Delaware, had been driving erratically and did not stop after officers 103

January 4, 2019 10:35 PM Woman thwarts abduction by running into karate studio

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Police say a North Carolina woman thwarted a man trying to abduct her by running into a karate studio. Capt. Jonathan Thomas of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department says a woman was walking to a store Thursday night when a man approached her. He says that when the man grabbed her, she managed to pull away and run inside the studio 97