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Harvey Weinstein leaves court following a hearing over allegations he violated bail conditions by mishandling his electronic ankle monitor, Dec. 11, 2019 in New York.
Wed, 12/11/2019 - 22:25

It isn't clear how many of Weinstein's accusers will agree to the deal. He still faces criminal charges in New York next month for sexually assaulting two women.

President Trump talks with reporters after touring a section of the southern border wall in September in Otay Mesa, Calif.
Wed, 12/11/2019 - 20:19

The Trump administration insists it has the legal authority, under an emergency proclamation, to redirect defense funds away from other projects and spend the money on the border wall.

President Trump talks with reporters after touring a section of the southern border wall in September in Otay Mesa, Calif.
Wed, 12/11/2019 - 19:41

The ruling comes in response to a lawsuit arguing the president overstepped his authority in diverting funds to the border wall which were appropriated by Congress for other purposes.

Mexican artist Fabián Cháirez stands next to his painting of Mexican revolutionary hero Emiliano Zapata, straddling a horse nude, wearing high heels and a pink hat, at the Fine Arts Palace in Mexico City on Dec. 11, 2019.
Wed, 12/11/2019 - 18:01

The controversial painting depicts the Mexican revolutionary hero naked, flirtatiously glancing over his left shoulder as he rides an aroused white stallion. His only wardrobe: a pink hat and heels.

The impeachment proceedings against President Trump have featured testimony by U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland on a key cellphone conversation with Trump regarding Ukraine. Sondland is seen here being sworn in last month.
Wed, 12/11/2019 - 17:22

Each of the United States' four presidential impeachment proceedings has highlighted increasingly sophisticated technologies, beginning with telegrams in the case against Andrew Johnson.

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a landmark proposal that would give 2 million workers paid leave upon the birth or adoption of a child, in what worker advocates call a hard-won victory.
Wed, 12/11/2019 - 16:41

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a landmark proposal that would give 2 million workers paid leave upon the birth or adoption of a child, in what worker advocates call a hard-won victory.

YouTube announced changes Wednesday to its anti-harassment guidelines. The company has faced criticism in the past for failing to enforce its rule.
Wed, 12/11/2019 - 15:56

The Google-owned company has faced scrutiny in the past for failing to protect its users from harassment. It announced new policies Wednesday in an attempt to address the criticism.

President Trump has signed an executive order that will broaden Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act to apply to discrimination based on anti-Semitism. He is seen here signing the order at a Hanukkah reception at the White House.
Wed, 12/11/2019 - 15:42

The order will extend a federal anti-discrimination law to include discrimination based on anti-Semitism. Some worry the policy will be used to stifle criticism of Israel on college campuses.

The scene found in Indonesia shows, among other things, hunters confronting a wild buffalo with ropes and spears.
Wed, 12/11/2019 - 15:40

In a cave in Indonesia, archaeologists have uncovered a stunning ancient painting of a hunting party that is thousands of years older than similar works found in Europe.

Kentucky state authorities say Kenton County Judge Dawn Gentry coerced colleagues to support her election campaign, made inappropriate advances toward an attorney and had sex in a courthouse office.
Wed, 12/11/2019 - 15:33

A judicial panel says Kenton County Judge Dawn Gentry coerced colleagues to support her election campaign, made inappropriate advances toward an attorney and had sex in a courthouse office.

Police officers gather next to a burning police vehicle set on fire by angry lawyers during clashes in Lahore, Pakistan, on Wednesday.
Wed, 12/11/2019 - 13:48

The lawyers were apparently angered by a now viral incident at the hospital in which an attorney was beaten by doctors after he refused to wait in line at the cardiac facility.

Protestors chant and sing against President Emmanuel Macron during a rally in Paris as thousands take to the streets to protest against pension reform on Tuesday.
Wed, 12/11/2019 - 13:38

The plan calls for a shift from 42 distinct pension plans into one universal scheme. The new system will be based on the principle of giving each pensioner the same rights for each euro they pay in.

A view of the White Island volcanic eruption Monday off the coast of Whakatane, New Zealand. Health officials reported some patients<strong> </strong>received burns on at least 30% of their bodies.
Wed, 12/11/2019 - 11:35

Officials have ordered cadaver skin for injured tourists following Monday's deadly eruption on White Island. Health officials reported some patients received burns on at least 30% of their bodies.

Lual Mayen, CEO of Junub Games, says that before he taught himself how to code at a refugee camp, "I never thought video games were made by people. I thought they just fall from heaven."
Wed, 12/11/2019 - 11:00

Lual Mayen grew up in a camp in Uganda. Now he's the award-winning CEO of a game development company in Washington, D.C., that has just released 'Salaam' — a game about refugees and peace.

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 10:11

We listened, voted and argued our way from more than 250 nominated albums down to just 25. And there was a clear No. 1.

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