The remaining board members of The Weinstein Company plan to convene on a conference call at noon EST to discuss a potential sale of the company, ABC News has confirmed. The company has been under pressure since sexual assault and harassment allegations against Weinstein were first reported by the New York Times and the New Yorker nearly two weeks ago. Mr. Weinstein obviously can’t speak to anonymous allegations, but with respect to any women who have made allegations on the record, Mr. Weinstein believes that all of these relationships were consensual," according to the full statement from Weinstein's spokesperson.
Days after expelling disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein, members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences touched on what his removal might mean for the future of the organization and its members. The Academy and its 54-member board voted this past weekend to remove Weinstein following allegations of sexual harassment or assault against the movie producer. Lucasfilm President and Academy Board Vice President Kathleen Kennedy spoke to The Associated Press on Monday night, describing the temperature in the room at the meeting.
Australian police captured an intense boxing match between two unlikely suspects in the bushland of Victoria state overnight.Two large kangaroos were seen exchanging blows on footage captured by an infrared camera attached to a police helicopter.The marsupials' brawl lasted nearly a minute and included a few jabs and multiple kicks.
Hillary Clinton has reiterated, yet again, that she is not going to run for president a third time, despite President Donald Trump's latest urging that she do so. This is not the first time she has said she will not make a third presidential bid, but this latest rebuttal comes after Trump said he would like to run against her again. "Oh, I hope Hillary runs,” he said during a news conference in the White House Rose Garden Monday afternoon.
A witness captured the aftermath of a fiery collision on video this weekend, showing a group of motorists as they scrambled to rescue an elderly couple from a burning car trapped beneath a tanker truck. Carmin and Alejandro Rivera Sr. were driving along Route 17 in Goshen, New York -- about an hour north of Manhattan -- Sunday when a tire blew out on their Subaru, causing them to lose control. "Everybody just ran across the highway, even with flames coming out of the gas tank from the car," one witness, Jackie Welch, told ABC New York station WABC today.
For four years, photographer Amanda Lucidon was the only female photographer on the White House staff tasked with covering Mrs. Obama.
The Yankees legend says his girlfriend Jennifer Lopez is "an amazing person" and how the highs and lows of his career have made him a better role model.
In his first television interview, the soldier who pleaded guilty to desertion charges after spending five years in Taliban captivity says a fair trial would have been impossible given campaign trail comments made by Donald Trump.
Newly released 911 calls capture the unfolding crisis at a Florida nursing home that lost its air conditioning after Hurricane Irma, subjecting its patients to sweltering heat and ultimately leading to the deaths of 14 people. In the first call from the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills during the early hours of Sept. 13, an unidentified employee tells the dispatcher a patient is in cardiac arrest. By the fourth call, an employee remarks, "Oh, my God, this is crazy," as she goes back and forth with the dispatcher.
A man accused of transporting undocumented immigrants in a brutally hot tractor-trailer, resulting in the deaths of 10 people, has pleaded guilty to the federal charges against him. James Matthew Bradley Jr., 61, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to transport aliens resulting in death and one count of transporting aliens resulting in death, according to a press release from the Department of Justice. The truck was discovered early July 23 in a Walmart parking lot in San Antonio, Texas, by firefighters and police after a Walmart employee called late Saturday for a welfare check when someone asked the employee for water, officials said.
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., slammed "half-baked, spurious nationalism" in an impassioned speech while accepting the Liberty Medal in Philadelphia this evening. McCain, who was presented with the medal by former Vice President Joe Biden, began by saying he was humbled by the award before eventually lashing out at the nationalism that has swept the U.S. and warning against leaving the nation's place of prominence in the international community. "To fear the world we have organized and led for three-quarters of a century, to abandon the ideals we have advanced around the globe, to refuse the obligations of international leadership and our duty to remain the last best hope of earth for the sake of some half-baked, spurious nationalism cooked up by people who would rather find scapegoats than solve problems is as unpatriotic as an attachment to any other tired dogma of the past that Americans consigned to the ash heap of history," McCain said, to applause.
Dozens of women have come forward with explosive allegations of sexual harassment, and in some cases, assault, by movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. Kelly claimed that after a five-minute conversation about film, Weinstein promised to give her "a lavish life" if she agreed to be his girlfriend.