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Harvey Weinstein suing Weinstein Company to obtain records

Harvey Weinstein suing Weinstein Company to obtain records

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Oct. 26 (UPI) --Harvey Weinstein filed a lawsuit against The Weinstein Company on Thursday seeking access to his personnel file and email account.In the suit, filed in Delaware, Weinstein said access to his emails will help him defend himself and the company from lawsuits after he was fired on Oct. 8 amid multiple accusations of sexual harassment and rape."Mr. Weinstein believes that his email account - which is the primary, if not only, account he used during the term of his employment by the Company - will contain information exonerating him, and therefore the Company, from claims that may be asserted against him or the Company," the suit states.The suit also states that any "unjustified settlements or judgments" in present or future lawsuits will diminish his economic interest in the co...
Lupita Nyong'o accuses Harvey Weinstein of harassment

Lupita Nyong'o accuses Harvey Weinstein of harassment

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Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o has accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of harassment. She spoke out in a New York Times article, saying she was lured to his room under false pretences. He then said that he wanted to give her a massage, she claimed, saying she initially thought he was joking.Weinstein faces allegations of sexual misconduct and assault from dozens of women. He has "unequivocally" denied having "non-consensual sex". Tarantino knew about Weinstein's alleged misconduct No way back for Weinstein, says Tom HanksNyong'o, who won a best supporting actress Oscar for 12 Years a Slave, was a drama student at the time of the alleged incident. She said she had been invited to his family home in Connecticut, apparently to watch a film, shortly after they first met in 2011.He then ...
Harvey runoff is threatening coral reefs in the Gulf of Mexico

Harvey runoff is threatening coral reefs in the Gulf of Mexico

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Oct. 16 (UPI) -- New research suggests a massive plume of freshwater from Hurricane Harvey runoff is threatening coral reefs in the Gulf of Mexico.Last month, monitoring buoys measured a 10 percent drop in salinity at the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, located 100 miles off the coast of Galveston, Texas."The salinity at one buoy on the reef dropped from 36 to 32 on Sept. 28, but it rebounded to 36 by Oct. 4, and it has been between 35 and 36 since then," Rice marine biologist Adrienne Correa said in a news release. "We don't yet know what impact the low salinity had on the reef while it was there."Correa is one of several scientists preparing to take an expedition cruise to the sanctuary's coral reefs and survey the possible damage caused by dramatic swings in salinity.Rese...
Kidnap gang demand £50k ransom for Katie Price's son Harvey

Kidnap gang demand £50k ransom for Katie Price's son Harvey

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The 39-year-old was forced to call in the authorities yesterday after receiving an anonymous email, threatening that her eldest child, Harvey Price, would be kidnapped and harmed unless she paid £50,000 in cash.                       ** KATIE PRICE CANCELS SHOW OVER 'URGENT' FAMILY MATTER **According to The Sun, the anonymous party warned that 15-year-old Harvey's face would be "smashed in" unless she met their list of demands.In the email — sent to Katie's management company — the faceless gang also demanded a designer dress from the starlet.Price's local police force are investigating the threat and are said to be taking it extremely seriously.InstagramUNDER THREAT: Katie Price's son Harvey was the target of a kidnap plotKatie P
Harvey Weinstein expelled by Oscars Academy

Harvey Weinstein expelled by Oscars Academy

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Film producer Harvey Weinstein has been expelled by the Oscars Academy following accusations of sexual harassment and rape.The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has stripped Weinstein's lifetime membership following an emergency meeting on Saturday.The group - which includes names such as Tom Hanks, Annette Bening and Steven Spielberg - said in a statement they had "voted well in excess of the required two-thirds majority to immediately expel him from the Academy".:: Harvey Weinstein's accusers, critics and defendersVideo:Special report: Harvey Weinstein's fall from grace The more than 8,000-member group said the film producer, who has been accused of sexual harassment, sexual assault and rape by dozens of women, "does not merit the respect of his colleagues".The statement added ...