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New York attorney general resigns after sexual abuse report

New York state's top prosecutor, a public champion of the #MeToo movement, resigned on Monday hours after being accused by The New Yorker magazine of physically assaulting four women.

New York’s attorney general investigates bitcoin exchanges

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman launched an investigation into bitcoin exchanges today, his office announced. He’s looking into thirteen major exchanges, including Coinbase, Gemini Trust, and Bitfinex, requesting information on their operations and what measures they have in place to protect consumers.

Leaked Facebook memo questions cost of growth

Facebook troubles worsened late Thursday with the leak of a two-year-old memo from a high-ranking executive hinting that the social network was determined to grow despite risks to users.

Weinstein Company declares bankruptcy, cancels all non disclosure agreements

The Weinstein Company canceled all non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) the embattled film mogul Harvey Weinstein initiated with women who accused him of sexual misconduct.

Harvey Weinstein’s company files for bankruptcy

The Weinstein Co. announced Sunday that it will declare bankruptcy after a $500 million deal to sell the company collapsed.

Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein sued over sexual misconduct

New York's attorney general has filed a lawsuit against scandal-hit Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, his brother and his former company, alleging that their film studio failed to protect its employees against its co-founder.

Students duped by Donald Trump to share $25m

A US federal appeals court in Los Angeles cleared the way Tuesday for students who claim they were duped by the now-defunct Trump University to get most of their money back.

15 states sue Trump administration over ending DACA

A coalition of US states sued the Trump administration Wednesday over its decision to end an amnesty program for 800,000 people brought illegally to the United States as minors.

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Church holds continuous vigil to stall members’ deportation

Worshippers at a Church in The Netherlands that have been holding round-the-clock prayer services for more than six weeks to prevent an Armenian family from being deported are hoping for a Christmas miracle.