Accuser in LA Case to Testify at Weinstein?s NY Rape Trial
One last accuser is expected to take the witness stand at Harvey Weinstein?s rape trial on Wednesday as prosecutors wind down the New York City case by highlighting an alleged assault that?s part of the disgraced movie mogul?s pending criminal charges in California.
Afghan Media Outlets Protest Curtailed Access to Information
An Afghan media watchdog urged the government on Wednesday to heed a demand for more media freedoms after 30 local media outlets said in a joint statement that authorities were increasingly curtailing their access to information.
Rhode Island Governor Backs Michael Bloomberg for President
Billionaire presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg snagged his first endorsement from a governor on Wednesday, as Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo called him the right leader to take on President Donald Trump.
Turkey Demands Syrian Army Exit Rebel Areas, Threatens Force
Turkey’s president threatened Wednesday to use force against Syrian government forces if they don’t pull back to an earlier cease-fire line in northern Syria by the end of the month.
UK Investigates After Ex-PM Bodyguard Leaves Gun on Plane
London’s Metropolitan Police are investigating after former Prime Minister David Cameron’s bodyguard reportedly left his gun in an airplane bathroom.
Namibia Court Upholds Results of Presidential Election
The Supreme Court in Namibia upheld the results of last year’s presidential election on Wednesday, saying the challengers failed to prove ruling party manipulation of electronic voting machines.
Former Australian Official in Court for Taking Secrets Home
A former senior Australian intelligence official appeared in court on Wednesday charged with illegally taking secret documents from his Canberra office to his home two decades ago.
Cathay Pacific Asks Staff to Take Unpaid Leave Due to Virus
Cathay Pacific Airways asked its 27,000 employees on Wednesday to take three weeks of unpaid leave while the Hong Kong carrier struggles with plunging revenue due to China’s virus outbreak.
Malawi’s President to Appeal Court Ruling Nullifying Vote
Malawi’s president has instructed his lawyers to appeal the court ruling that nullified last year’s presidential election and ordered a new vote, his spokesman said Wednesday.
Virus Impact: Automakers Look at Restarting China Operations
Automakers are considering whether to resume operations in China amid efforts to contain a virus outbreak while the impact on other companies spreads.