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Miramax insider: 'Everybody' knew about Weinstein's behavior

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Screenwriter Scott Rosenberg, who enjoyed the spoils of being part of Harvey Weinstein’s inner circle during what he called “the Golden Age” of Miramax, has apologized for turning a blind eye to Weinstein’s behavior towards women, though he admits it was something of an open secret. Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

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NHS patients to be asked about sexuality

Health professionals in England are to be told to ask patients aged 16 or over about their sexual orientation, under new NHS guidelines. NHS England said no-one would be forced to answer the question but recording the data would ensure that “no patient is discriminated against”. The guidance applies to doctors and nurses, as well as local councils responsible for adult social care. A spokeswoman said: “It will have no impact on the care [people] receive.” She added: “All health bodies and local authorities with responsibility for adult social care ...

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CBS reporter: I didn't talk to Kaepernick about kneeling

#TakeAKnee heats up on and off the field A CBS sports writer who said Sunday that Colin Kaepernick would stand for the national anthem if he signed with another NFL team is now saying he never asked the quarterback about the issue. The confusion started after Jason La Canfora talked about Kaepernick on the network’s pregame show, “The NFL Today.” La Canfora said he recently spoke with the free agent about his desire to play football again. During the segment, anchor James Brown turned to the anthem debate: “And kneeling, ...

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Let's paint about sex: racy feminist artists enjoy mainstream success

LONDON (Reuters) – A three-foot phallus in a child’s dress seems like an unlikely symbol of female empowerment, but for artist Renate Bertlmann its presence at a major art show is a sign she has gained an acceptance denied her for decades. Bertlmann, 74, is one an all-female group of artists featured in a new section of this year’s London’s Frieze art fair that focuses on feminist artists whose overt sexual themes saw them censored and excluded from mainstream shows in the past. “My work was really rejected in the ...

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QB Confidence Index: How each NFL team feels about its depth chart

7:34 AM ET Not gonna lie — these are challenging days for the QB Confidence Index. For one thing, confidence itself is a difficult commodity to come by right now in the NFL. The Rams win in Dallas? The Bills in Atlanta? The Jets are 2-2? The Giants are 0-4? We’re at Week 5 and still nobody really knows who’s good, who’s bad, or which Patriots defensive back was supposed to cover that guy. It was a tale of two rookies: Deshaun Watson had a record week, while DeShone Kizer ...

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Why news outlets are being criticized for reporting ISIS claim about Las Vegas

Mass shooting in Vegas: What happened When a gunman attacked a casino in Manila last June, ISIS claimed credit. But Philippine police said the attacker was in debt, had a gambling problem, and had recently been laid off. The terror group had nothing to do with it. Another questionable claim of responsibility came on Monday. Multiple ISIS communication channels asserted that a “soldier of the Islamic State” carried out the massacre in Las Vegas, but the terror group provided no evidence to support the claim, and analysts immediately heaped doubt ...

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What you need to know about the FBI's NCAA basketball investigation

10:00 AM ET John GasawayESPN Insider Close ESPN Insider college basketball contributor First began covering college hoops in 2004 Has written for Basketball Prospectus and the Wall Street Journal Now that the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York has formally announced its charges against four NCAA assistant basketball coaches, here’s what we think we know going forward regarding the federal probe into corruption and fraud in college basketball. What are the charges?As announced by U.S. Attorney Joon H. Kim at a press conference on Tuesday, federal ...

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We’re looking at you Week 4, time to find out about the Cowboys and Bulldogs

Sep 21, 2017 In November 2014, Mississippi State was undefeated at 9-0 and ranked No. 1 in the country by the College Football Playoff selection committee. It was quite the surprise, considering the Bulldogs had been picked by the media to finish fifth in the SEC West that season. Instead, they landed squarely in the playoff debate in the inaugural CFP after defeating three top-10 teams in succession: LSU, Texas A&M and Auburn. Can they do it again? The Bulldogs, who were picked by the media to finish sixth in ...

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Is this about LeBron James? Kyrie Irving offers insight into his trade request

12:51 AM ET Kyrie Irving made an hourlong appearance on ESPN’s First Take on Monday. Here is a look at some of what he said, along with some background and analysis. Irving’s remarks to Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Molly Qerim have been edited for clarity and length. Below is a partial transcript of his comments, marked by highlights and italicized annotations. Q: What went into the decision to request a trade? Kyrie Irving discussed his trade from the Cavaliers to the Celtics on ESPN’s First Take on Monday, ...

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