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Weinstein apologizes to Streep, Lawrence for lawyers' words

Weinstein apologizes to Streep, Lawrence for lawyers' words

LOS ANGELES — Harvey Weinstein apologized to Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lawrence after his lawyers cited them in asking a court to dismiss a sexual misconduct lawsuit.
Grand jury indicts Missouri governor who admitted affair

Grand jury indicts Missouri governor who admitted affair

ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis grand jury on Thursday indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge for allegedly taking a compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair in 2015.
Sheriff: School officer never went inside to confront gunman

Sheriff: School officer never went inside to confront gunman

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The armed officer on duty at the Florida school where a shooter killed 17 people never went inside to engage the gunman and has been placed under investigation, officials announced Thursday.
Trump says raise age for buying assault rifles, defying NRA

Trump says raise age for buying assault rifles, defying NRA

WASHINGTON — The nation should keep assault rifles out of the hands of anyone under 21, President Donald Trump declared Thursday, defying his loyal supporters in the National Rifle Association amid America's public reckoning over gun violence.
New charges brought against ex-Trump campaign associates

New charges brought against ex-Trump campaign associates

WASHINGTON — Dramatically escalating the pressure and stakes, special counsel Robert Mueller filed additional criminal charges Thursday against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and his business associate.
UK police probe 'racist' package sent to Harry and Meghan

UK police probe 'racist' package sent to Harry and Meghan

LONDON — Police are investigating a suspicious package that was sent to Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle as a racist hate crime, Scotland Yard said Thursday.
US Tennis Association deemed mostly liable for player's fall

US Tennis Association deemed mostly liable for player's fall

NEW YORK — The United States Tennis Association on Thursday was found mostly liable for when Canadian player Eugenie Bouchard slipped on a wet locker room floor at the 2015 U.S.
Texas governor accepts recommendation, spares inmate

Texas governor accepts recommendation, spares inmate

HUNTSVILLE, Texas — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday spared the life of a convicted killer shortly before the man's scheduled execution for masterminding the fatal shootings of his mother and brother.

UNICEF official resigns after allegations made

LONDON — A senior official at the U.N. children's agency UNICEF said Thursday he resigned after allegations of inappropriate behaviour during an earlier stint at Save The Children because of "the danger" of damaging both organizations.
Airbnb unveils new category of rentals rated by inspectors

Airbnb unveils new category of rentals rated by inspectors

SAN FRANCISCO — Airbnb is dispatching inspectors to rate thousands of the properties listed on its home-rental service in an effort to reassure travellers they're booking nice places to stay.
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