Media and entertainment industry

FILE - In this July 2, 2015, file photo, Russian metals magnate Oleg Deripaska attends Independence Day celebrations at Spaso House, the residence of the American Ambassador, in Moscow, Russia. A federal judge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit brought against The Associated Press by Russian billionaire Deripaska, who has ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
October 17, 2017 - 10:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a defamation lawsuit brought against The Associated Press by a Russian billionaire with ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin. U.S. District Judge Ellen Huvelle said in the 21-page ruling that aluminum magnate Oleg Deripaska, who sued over a...
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FILE - In this March 28, 2005 file photo, Miramax co-founder Bob Weinstein appears at a premiere of "Sin City," in Los Angeles. Spike network is investigating reports of sexual harassment by the brother of disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein against the female showrunner of a series produced by The Weinstein Co. and aired on Spike. Amanda Segel, a producer of the sci-fi series "The Mist," claims Bob Weinstein made continued romantic overtures, according to a story published Tuesday by Variety. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
October 17, 2017 - 8:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Spike network is investigating reports of sexual harassment by the brother of disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein against the female showrunner of a series produced by The Weinstein Co. and aired on Spike. Amanda Segel, a former executive producer of the sci-fi series "The Mist,"...
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FILE - In this June 7, 2017 file photo, Donna Karan attends the 2017 Urban Zen Stephan Weiss Apple Awards in New York. Karan says she is apologetic and embarrassed about the remarks she made last week that suggested sexual harassment victims were "asking for it" by the way they dressed. Her comments on a red carpet touched off outrage online in wake of allegations against fallen mogul Harvey Weinstein. (Photo by Christopher Smith/Invision/AP, File)
October 17, 2017 - 8:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fashion designer Donna Karan is begging forgiveness for her on-camera victim shaming when she was asked last week about the case of fallen entertainment mogul Harvey Weinstein. She told Women's Wear Daily in an interview published Monday that her comments were "stupid" in suggesting...
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FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The Producers Guild of America has voted unanimously to institute termination proceedings for Harvey Weinstein. The PGA’s National Board of Directors and Officers said Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, that Weinstein has an opportunity to respond before a final decision is made on Nov. 6. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
October 17, 2017 - 4:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein is leaving the board of the film company he started, more than a week after the firm fired him following allegations of sexual harassment and rape. The Weinstein Co.'s board said in a statement Tuesday that Weinstein had resigned. Weinstein holds a roughly 20...
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FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2016, file photo, WNBA President Lisa Borders speaks during a press conference prior to Game 1 of the WNBA basketball finals between the Minnesota Lynx against the Los Angeles Sparks in Minneapolis. The San Antonio Stars are moving to Las Vegas after being bought by MGM Resorts International, the league said Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs, File)
October 17, 2017 - 3:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Las Vegas is getting a WNBA franchise. The San Antonio Stars are moving to the gambling mecca after being bought by MGM Resorts International, the league said Tuesday. "Las Vegas has been on our radar screen for some time," WNBA President Lisa Borders said in a phone interview. "We'...
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October 17, 2017 - 2:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NFL players and owners met Tuesday to discuss social issues, a session Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross called "constructive." A group of 11 owners and more than a dozen players met at the league's headquarters. Among the topics discussed was enhancing the players' platforms for...
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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017 file photo, Michelle Yeoh, a cast member in "Star Trek: Discovery," poses at the premiere of the new television series, in Los Angeles. The Malaysian film star commented Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 in a statement to The Associated Press on the sexual harassment scandal surrounding Harvey Weinstein. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
October 17, 2017 - 5:24 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Actress Michelle Yeoh said Tuesday that she was aware of Harvey Weinstein's reputation and would have unleashed "years of martial arts training" on the fallen Hollywood mogul had he ever tried to sexually harass her. In a statement to The Associated Press, the Malaysian star added...
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FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, file photo, a person displays Netflix on a tablet in North Andover, Mass. Netflix is taking on increasing amounts of debt in order to fund its $6 billion annual commitment to original programming. Investors so far aren't fazed by the spending given continued growth in subscribers, but some analysts warn that the company could be on the verge of overextending itself. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
October 16, 2017 - 7:06 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix is sinking deeper into debt in its relentless pursuit of more viewers, leaving the company little margin for error as it tries to build the world's biggest video subscription service. The big burden that Netflix is shouldering hasn't been a major concern on Wall Street...
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This image released by Universal Pictures shows Jessica Rothe in a scene from "Happy Death Day." (Universal Pictures via AP)
October 15, 2017 - 3:33 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The box office might be struggling this year, but the horror genre is alive and well. This weekend the "Groundhog Day"-like horror pic "Happy Death Day" scored a first-place finish, surpassing expectations and blowing the much costlier and star-driven "Blade Runner 2049" out of...
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FILE - In this April 28, 2017 file photo, Harvey Weinstein attends the "Reservoir Dogs" 25th anniversary screening during the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival in New York. On Saturday, Oct. 14, 2016, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revoked Weinstein's membership. The decision, reached Saturday in an emergency session, comes in the wake of recent reports by The New York Times and The New Yorker magazine that revealed sexual harassment and rape allegations against him going back decades. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
October 15, 2017 - 3:25 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on sexual assault and harassment allegations against movie producer Harvey Weinstein (all times local): 8:20 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says that he wants to revoke Harvey Weinstein's Legion of Honor award over the multiple accusations of sexual assault and...
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