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Harvey Weinstein resigns from Weinstein Co board

LOS ANGELES Harvey Weinstein has resigned from the board of The Weinstein Company, it said on Tuesday, as he faces allegations that he sexually harassed or assaulted a number of women over three decades in the film business.

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FCC chairman rejects Trump suggestion on broadcast licenses

WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Communications Commission's chairman said Tuesday the agency does not have authority to revoke broadcast licenses, despite suggestions from President Donald Trump.

Colony Capital injects cash, in talks to buy Weinstein Co

NEW YORK The Weinstein Company has entered talks to sell the bulk of its assets to private equity firm Colony Capital, the companies said on Monday, as the film production company looks for stability after firing co-founder Harvey Weinstein.

Deals Oct 16 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda's Puerto Rico relief song tops Billboard chart

LOS ANGELES "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda's star-studded charity song to fund relief efforts in Puerto Rico topped the Billboard digital singles chart on Monday, while Christian music rapper NF topped the Billboard 200 album chart.

Music Oct 16 2017

As Hollywood struggles with sexism, female-led story ends London film fest

LONDON The London Film Festival closed on Sunday with a violent and profanity-laden dark comedy featuring Frances McDormand, as a small-town mother seeking justice for her murdered daughter, tipped for an Oscar nod. | Video

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WWE signs first woman wrestler from Arab world in global push

DUBAI World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. signed its first female performer from the Arab world on Sunday, smashing cultural taboos as the U.S.-based pageant seeks to piledrive its way into lucrative foreign markets. | Video

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British author Rowling says Trump has a right to be bigoted

NEW YORK Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling labeled U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump bigoted after receiving the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award in New York. | Video