Michael R. Sisak

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  • Harvey Weinstein Feb 8, 2020

    Week 3 of Weinstein Trial: Fake Names and Raw Emotions

    In the third week of testimony at Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial, the prosecution rested, the defendant dozed off and there was the most intense testimony yet, with jurors being sent home early one day after a key accuser started sobbing uncontrollably. After several witnesses described explicit details of Weinstein’s anatomy, jurors Tuesday were shown nude photographs of him that...

  • Harvey Weinstein Feb 1, 2020

    Week 2 at Weinstein Trial: Four Accusers and a Chihuahua

    The second week of testimony at Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial ended on a bit of a cliffhanger. The woman he’s charged with raping testified Friday, giving an often vivid account of fraught interactions with this once revered Hollywood producer and a much talked-about description of his genitalia. But court adjourned for the weekend before Weinstein’s lawyers got a chance to...

  • Minnesota Dec 1, 2019

    Moving Cross Country, Deadly Storm Takes Aim at Northeast

    Hundreds of flights were canceled and thousands delayed for travelers heading home after the Thanksgiving holiday as a deadly winter storm moved to the Northeast on Sunday, packing one last punch of snow and ice. The National Weather Service predicted more than a foot (0.3 meters) of snow in swaths of upstate New York and New England, as well as...

  • Mar 4, 2019

    Russian Businessman Linked to Trump Accused of Hacking

    A lawsuit has alleged that Felix Sater, a Russia-born businessman and convicted felon with ties to President Donald Trump, hacked into a Hollywood friend’s electronics and accessed confidential information about her celebrity clients. Stella Bulochnikov Stolper, a former manager for the singer Mariah Carey, sued Sater and his personal assistant in New York on Friday, alleging they created an electronic...

  • DONALD TRUMP Feb 28, 2019

    Cohen Finishes Week of Testimony After Calling Trump Liar

    President Donald Trump’s former lawyer has completed three days of testimony on Capitol Hill — and is coming back for another day next week — after publicly branding his former boss a racist and a con man who lied about business dealings in Russia and directed him to conceal extramarital relationships. Cohen was interviewed behind closed doors Thursday by the...

  • DONALD TRUMP Feb 8, 2019

    Globe-Trotting Political Donor Eyed in Trump Inaugural Probe

    Federal prosecutors have cast a wide net in their investigation of President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee, subpoenaing a smorgasbord of documents, including any addressing whether foreign nationals helped fund the $107 million celebration thrown to celebrate the Republican’s ascent to the White House. But in their records request Monday, federal prosecutors in New York also singled out a donor by...

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