Canadian singer Gord Downie dies of brain cancer: statement

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TORONTO (Reuters) - Gord Downie, the lead singer of Canadian rock band the Tragically Hip, has died, according to a statement issued by his family.

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Bearing up well: Pregnant UK royal Kate dances with Paddington

LONDON (Reuters) - Kate, Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, danced with Paddington Bear on Monday, delighting children on her return to royal duties after suffering acute morning sickness.

15 Oct 2017

Lawyer who threatened defamation suit against New York Times leaves Weinstein defense: source

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Attorney Charles Harder has withdrawn from the legal team of Harvey Weinstein after previously threatening to sue the New York Times over its reports that the movie producer had been the target of sexual harassment complaints, said a source familiar with the matter on Sunday.

15 Oct 2017

Harvey Weinstein expelled from Academy of Motion Pictures

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expelled producer Harvey Weinstein on Saturday, after allegations that he sexually harassed or assaulted a number of women over the past three decades, a sharp smack for a Hollywood mogul known for powering a string of films to Oscar gold.

14 Oct 2017

France considers revoking Weinstein's Legion of Honour

PARIS (Reuters) - France has started the process of stripping Harvey Weinstein of his Legion of Honour, France's highest civilian distinction, after allegations of sexual harassment against the film producer, President Emmanuel Macron's office said on Saturday.

13 Oct 2017

Amazon Studios chief Roy Price suspended following harassment allegation

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon Studio chief Roy Price was put on an immediate leave of absence Thursday, the company said, following allegations that he harassed a producer and ignored an actress's claim of a sexual assault by producer Harvey Weinstein.

11 Oct 2017

Academy of Motion Pictures to meet over allegations against Weinstein

(Reuters) - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which organizes the Oscars, said on Wednesday that it would hold a special meeting on Saturday to discuss allegations against producer Harvey Weinstein.

11 Oct 2017

Producer Harvey Weinstein suspended from British film academy

LONDON (Reuters) - Harvey Weinstein was suspended from the British film academy BAFTA on Wednesday, following allegations that the Hollywood movie producer sexually assaulted several women.

10 Oct 2017

Women claim Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted them: report

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New Yorker reported on Tuesday that 13 women have claimed that movie producer Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed or assaulted them, including three who told the magazine they had been raped.

9 Oct 2017

Meryl Streep calls Weinstein alleged sex harassment 'inexcusable'

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Meryl Streep, the most admired actress in the entertainment industry, on Monday criticized Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein for "inexcusable behavior" but said she was unaware of any talk about his alleged sexual harassment of women.

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