The case, now puts Weinstein in deep legal peril on both coasts.
The disgraced movie mogul faces life in prison if convicted in a New York state court of predatory sexual assault charges, in a trial expected to last six weeks.
Instead of acting as a stabilising force, UN peacekeeping troops have fathered hundreds of children after sexually exploiting local girls as young as 11, leaving them behind without any support, according to a new comprehensive report.
Hollywood actor Cuba Gooding Jr has pleaded not guilty to an indictment that includes allegations from a new accuser in his New York City sexual misconduct case.
Hollywood actor Cuba Gooding Jr pleaded not guilty to groping two women as prosecutors revealed that a dozen others had accused the Oscar winner of sexual misconduct.
Roughly 70 women have accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct dating back decades. The former Hollywood producer, who sparked the #MeToo movement, could face a life sentence if convicted.
Republican Michael J Folmer was charged with possessing child pornography, sexual abuse of children and criminal use of a communications facility, Pennsylvania's Attorney General said.
The new indictment also comes with a disclosure that a third woman will be called to testify that Weinstein raped her in 1993 to bolster the prosecutors' case.
R. Kelly was arrested last month and was charged in Brooklyn and Chicago with numerous sexual misconduct felonies.
The Wall Street Journal says the proposed agreement would not affect a criminal case pending against Weinstein in Manhattan, in which he has been charged with rape and other sex crimes. A trial in that case has been scheduled for September.
The latest discovery was announced by lawyer Gloria Allred at a press conference where she told journalists it was found by couple Gary and Sallie Dennis in a box of old VHS cassettes at their home.
Sony Music has reportedly ended embattled singer R. Kelly's contract with subsidiary RCA after allegations of sexual abuse.
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