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These are the key defenders of Harvey Weinstein and what they have to say for themselves now

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In 2017, investigations uncovered numerous allegations of sexual assault against legendary producer Harvey Weinstein.
Since then, the details of Weinstein's powerful social and legal network have been revealed by the same reporters.
Some Hollywood heavyweights sounded off on the case, and key figures who were closest to Weinstein in the fallout of the investigations fought hard to push back on the reports.
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In 2017, the New York Times and The New Yorker published investigations into repeated settlements paid out...
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Norwegian cruise ship docks, 19 people treated for flu-like symptoms

Norwegian cruise ship docks, 19 people treated for flu-like symptoms

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According to officials, a Norwegian Cruise Line ship docked in California on Sunday after approximately 19 people aboard fell ill.
The patients aboard the Joy cruise ship reported an “unspecified illness,” according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. The ship docked at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro.
The fire department said in an alert the report came in just after 5 a.m. local time and that fire officials had “resources on standby to evaluate approximately.”
In an update, fire officials said in total, 19 patients were treated for flu-like symptoms and all declined to be...
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The number of reported allegations of sexual assault on cruise ships was up 32% during the first three-quarters of this year

The number of reported allegations of sexual assault on cruise ships was up 32% during the first three-quarters of this year

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The number of reported allegations of sexual assault on cruise ships that operate in the US is up 32% this year through the end of September, according to the Department of Transportation .
There were 79 reported allegations of sexual assault on cruise ships through the first 9 months of this year, up from 60 during the same period in both 2018 and 2017.
Seventy-six percent of the reported sexual-assault allegations from this year through September involved passengers.
Sexual assault had been reported by cruise lines more often than any other crime since...
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