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Harvey Weinstein to appear in court Monday on indictment not yet made public

Holly Yan, Elizabeth Joseph and Laura Ly, CNN  |  Posted Aug 25th - 8:46pm

Harvey Weinstein, the movie producer facing sexual assault charges, will appear in court Monday to be arraigned on an indictment, according to the Manhattan District Attorney's office.

Disney teases 'Star Wars,' 'Frozen 2,' more at convention

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 7:42pm

At the Walt Disney Company's biannual D23 convention, a faint image of the "Star Wars" character Emperor Palpatine in the background of a new poster can cause as much of a stir as actual appearances from movie stars such as Angelina Jolie and Dwayne Johnson. But that's no surprise for the most powerful studio in the world, whose characters are stars as big, if not bigger, than the A-listers playing them — at least for the people attending the company's fan convention.

She thought there was water in her ear. Turns out it was a venomous spider

Scottie Andrew, CNN  |  Posted Aug 25th - 6:16pm

Susie Torres went to the doctor with what she thought was water sloshing around in her left ear. But water doesn't have eight legs, pincers and a venomous bite.

Trump sends mixed messages to China on trade war

Darlene Superville and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 5:23pm

Injecting fresh uncertainty at a time of global economic jitters, President Donald Trump sent mixed messages Sunday on the U.S.-China trade war as leaders at a global summit pushed the unpredictable American president to ease frictions over tariffs and cooperate on other geopolitical challenges.

Target teams up with Disney to open shops

Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 4:44pm

Target is hoping to bring the magic of such characters as Mickey Mouse and Elsa to its own customers by opening permanent Disney shops at a cluster of stores starting this fall.

Attorneys: Charges expected in Florida nursing home deaths

Kelli Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 4:38pm

Defense attorneys said Sunday that arrests are expected shortly in the case of a Florida nursing home where 12 patients died after its air conditioning power went out amid sweltering heat following Hurricane Irma in 2017.

Cougar sightings reported on Lewis & Clark campus

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 4:11pm

Lewis & Clark College officials say there have been numerous cougar sightings on or near the Portland school.

Dogs help the people who own them maintain a healthier heart, a study finds

Leah Asmelash, CNN  |  Posted Aug 25th - 4:01pm

Dog's aren't just our best friends, they're also good for our health, new research suggests.

State Fair GOP booth volunteer reports sexual assault

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 2:37pm

Police at the Minnesota State Fair say they're investigating after a volunteer at the Republican Party booth reported being groped through her clothes after a political argument with another woman.

On anniversary of John McCain's death, Cindy McCain says he'd be 'very disappointed' by politics now

Caroline Kelly, CNN  |  Posted Aug 25th - 1:45pm

Cindy McCain said recently that she thought her late husband, Sen. John McCain, would be greatly troubled by the state of American politics.

Man dies in after taken in custody by Oklahoma City police

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 11:27am

Police in Oklahoma City say a man has died after he was handcuffed and taken into custody.

Racer dies, 3 others injured in Idaho boat crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 11:17am

One person died and three others were injured in a crash during a boat race on the Snake River in Idaho.

West Valley Police ID man who was fatally shot by an officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 11:09am

Police in West Valley City have identified a man who was fatally shot by an officer during an arrest.

Gas explosion in Maryland badly damages shopping center

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 8:30am

A powerful natural gas explosion badly damaged an office complex and shopping center in Maryland on Sunday, officials said.

Texas trooper dies months after being shot at crash scene

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 8:21am

A state trooper has died more than four months after he was shot while investigating a vehicle collision in South Texas.

Babies exposed to drugs are kicked out of other daycares. They come here instead

Elizabeth Cohen and John Bonifield, CNN  |  Posted Aug 25th - 8:15am

7-week-old Oliveah just started daycare, and when she cries, her teachers ask all the usual questions: Is she hungry? Does she need a diaper change? Is she coming off of opioids?

Former NY congressman denies sex abuse allegations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 8:05am

A lawyer for former U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman denied on Sunday accusations leveled in a lawsuit that the New York Democrat is a sexual "predator" who violated a teenager at a Boy Scout camp five decades ago.

Arkansas, home to supremacist groups, weighs hate crimes law

Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 7:44am

The threat of white supremacy has been well known in Arkansas, where various extremist groups have made their home over the decades, but efforts to enact a hate crimes measure have been unsuccessful.

New online tool to track Chicago gun suspects draws fire

Don Babwin, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 7:44am

After a recent bloody weekend in Chicago, the city's top police officer reiterated something he's said many times in recent months: People accused of gun-related offenses are too quickly and easily getting back on the street.

Ex-Rep. Joe Walsh to challenge Trump in 2020 GOP primary

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 7:32am

Joe Walsh, a former Illinois congressman ad tea party favorite turned radio talk show host, announced a longshot challenge Sunday to President Donald Trump for the Republican nomination in 2020, saying the incumbent is "completely unfit" for office and must be denied a second term.