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Bloomberg banking on Florida but must survive Super Tuesday

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A.J. Broome is a 56-year-old married gay man living in St. Petersburg, Florida. Until recent...
17:13 1 March 2022

Weinstein juror: #MeToo movement was not a factor in trial

NEW YORK (AP) — The jury that convicted Harvey Weinstein of rape and sex assault did not consider the trial’s implicatio...
16:30 28 February 2022

AP sources: Feds search for possible gun at Epstein jail

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal jail in New York City where wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein took his own life is on lock...
16:05 28 February 2022

Report: Domestic extremists killed at least 42 in 2019

White supremacists and other far-right extremists killed at least 38 people in the U.S. in 2019, the sixth deadliest yea...
22:26 26 February 2022

Bloomberg’s online campaign tests Facebook, Twitter rules

Mike Bloomberg’s stockpile of cash, swarm of employees and paid social media influencers are testing the abilities of on...
21:51 26 February 2022

Next for Weinstein: Sentencing, appeal and another rape case

NEW YORK (AP) — A day after a jury branded Harvey Weinstein a convicted rapist, the former film producer remained at a N...
2:02 26 February 2022

The Latest: Sciorra: Testimony against Weinstein was needed

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a verdict in the rape and sexual assault trial of Harvey Weinstein (all times local):5:40 ...
22:39 24 February 2022

‘West Side Story’ opening draws protesters on Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) — There was a chorus outside the Broadway Theatre on Thursday at the opening night of a new revival of “We...
15:51 21 February 2022

Ex-NYC police commish Kerik says he cried at being pardoned

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s police commissioner during the Sept. 11 attacks said Wednesday he started crying when Pr...
22:42 19 February 2022

Steyer cites ‘racist’ Bloomberg tactics in Super Tuesday ad

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In a billionaire-to-billionaire media matchup, Tom Steyer is taking on Mike Bloomberg in a multimi...
19:21 19 February 2022

Understanding Weinstein’s charges and potential punishment

NEW YORK (AP) — A look at the charges against Harvey Weinstein, 67, and the punishment the once-revered Hollywood titan ...
15:04 19 February 2022

Bloomberg to go face to face against rivals after ad blitz

For Mike Bloomberg, the one-way conversation with Democratic voters is about to end.By spending more than $400 million o...
23:10 18 February 2022

Week 4 of Weinstein trial: Closing arguments, two universes

NEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein grinned as he left court, and his lawyers said he was confident heading into what could be his last weekend of freedom as ...
19:01 15 February 2022

14-year-old charged with Barnard College student death

NEW YORK — A 14-year-old has been arrested in the fatal stabbing of a Barnard College student in a Manhattan park in December, authorities said Saturd...
18:19 15 February 2022

De Blasio endorses former 2020 rival Sanders for president

NEW YORK — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is endorsing Bernie Sanders for president, a move that puts de Blasio in a position to become a leading ...
23:35 14 February 2022

Prosecutor: Weinstein saw victims as ‘complete disposables’

NEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein believed he was so powerful he could get away with denigrating aspiring actresses drawn into a world where he considered t...
16:47 14 February 2022

The Latest: Bloomberg says he’s prepared to take on Trump

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the 2020 presidential primary campaign (all times local):
1:53 13 February 2022

In South, Bloomberg aims to move past stop-and-frisk remarks

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Michael Bloomberg on Wednesday sought to move past newly resurfaced years-old comments in which he defended the controversial “st...
22:00 12 February 2022

Bloomberg embraces stop and frisk in resurfaced 2015 audio

WASHINGTON — Michael Bloomberg is under fire for resurfaced comments in which the Democratic presidential candidate says the way to bring down murder ...
21:23 11 February 2022

Small New Hampshire town votes for Bloomberg in primary

DIXVILLE NOTCH, N.H. — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg won the votes of a tiny New Hampshire community that barely hung onto its traditio...
5:32 11 February 2022

‘Never happened’: Model denies trapping Weinstein accuser

NEW YORK — In the strongest defense testimony yet, a Mexican model and actress denied a Harvey Weinstein accuser’s claim that she stood by and did not...
18:35 10 February 2022

NYPD: Officer shot, wounded in ‘assassination attempt’

NEW YORK — Two New York City police officers narrowly escaped with their lives when a gunman fired into their patrol van Saturday night, wounding one ...
6:18 9 February 2022

The Latest: Bloomberg isn’t at debate, but he’s name-dropped

MANCHESTER, N.H. — The Latest on the 2020 Democratic presidential debate and the upcoming primary in New Hampshire (all times local):
3:18 8 February 2022

Assistant basketball coach guilty of assault for fatal punch

NEW YORK — A former Wake Forest University assistant basketball coach has been convicted of assault for fatally punching a man in New York City.
23:51 7 February 2022

Messy Iowa caucuses leave cash-poor candidates scrambling

MANCHESTER, N.H. — The Iowa caucuses weren't just a colossal political mess. They were a massive money drain for Democratic presidential contenders wh...
0:02 7 February 2022

Bloomberg doubles ad spending after chaos of Iowa caucuses

WASHINGTON — Billionaire Michael Bloomberg is doubling the already massive amount of money he will spend on advertising, an effort to lift his Democra...
19:19 4 February 2022

Cross-examination drives key Weinstein accuser to tears

NEW YORK — A key accuser in the New York City rape trial of Harvey Weinstein broke down in tears on the witness stand on Monday during an exhaustive c...
22:31 3 February 2022

Bloomberg could qualify for debates under new party rules

DES MOINES, Iowa — The Democratic National Committee has dropped grassroots fundraising qualifications for the party’s Feb. 19 debate before the Nevad...
19:28 31 January 2022

Weinstein: Private eyes were hired ‘for days like this’

NEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein offered an unscripted defense Thursday of his use of private undercover investigators who allegedly tried to silence his a...
20:50 30 January 2022

Accusers: Weinstein excused lewd acts as a showbiz norm

NEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein callously preceded an alleged rape with reassurances that he'd had a vasectomy, one accuser testified Wednesday.
21:35 29 January 2022