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Los Angeles police investigating Harvey Weinstein in 2013 sexual assault allegation

LOS ANGELES Los Angeles Police Department said on Thursday that it is investigating a 2013 sexual assault allegation against movie producer Harvey Weinstein.

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George Saunders' 'Lincoln in the Bardo' wins 2017 Man Booker prize

LONDON American author George Saunders has won the 2017 Man Booker Prize, a high-profile literary award, for his first novel, "Lincoln in the Bardo," - a fictional account of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln burying his young son.

Arts Oct 18 2017

Canada's Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie dies, PM weeps

TORONTO The death of Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie, a music superstar beloved for songs about culture, small towns and hockey, triggered an outpouring of tributes and grief across Canada on Wednesday.

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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.

People, Deals Oct 18 2017

Amazon Studios chief resigns after harassment allegations

Amazon Studios chief Roy Price has resigned, a company spokeswoman said on Tuesday, following allegations that he harassed a producer and took no action when an actress told him she was sexually assaulted by producer Harvey Weinstein.

People Oct 17 2017

Harry Potter exhibition blends wizardry with history

LONDON A new exhibition celebrating the 20th anniversary of the first Harry Potter book's publication is offering 'muggles' with an interest in magic the chance to view rare memorabilia, combined with historic artifacts referenced in the popular series. | Video

Arts Oct 18 2017
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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