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The Supreme Court Justices Need Fact-Checkers

Policy is a major part of the court’s docket now, whether it likes it or not. The justices cannot avoid adapting to this, and they cannot simply dismiss evidence they doesn’t understand as “gobbledygook.” The court has historically relied on amicus briefs, written by outside experts, to provide it with ...

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Harvey Weinstein, Fired on Oct. 8, Resigns From Company’s Board

Since the allegations against Mr. Weinstein first became public, most Weinstein Company board members have resigned, leaving only Tarak Ben Ammar, Lance Maerov and Bob Weinstein. Photo Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer, Patricia Glaser, right, after leaving the Weinstein Company board meeting in New York on Tuesday. Credit Timothy A. Clary/Agence France-Presse ...

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Harvey Weinstein’s Fall Opens the Floodgates in Hollywood

“If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to this tweet,” Ms. Milano wrote. If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to this tweet. pic.twitter.com/k2oeCiUf9n — Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) Oct. 15, 2017 Twitter promoted the #MeToo campaign on Moments, ...

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Austria Shifts Right as Refashioned Conservatives Win

Preliminary results released by the Interior Ministry showed the People’s Party winning 31.4 percent of the vote, and President Alexander Van der Bellen declared the young minister the “clear winner” of the evening. The president is expected to tap Mr. Kurz to form a government once the results are finalized ...

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Harvey Weinstein Ousted From Motion Picture Academy

Mr. Weinstein, who was fired by the movie and television studio he co-founded, the Weinstein Company, has denied rape allegations while acknowledging that his behavior “caused a lot of pain.” Although largely symbolic, the ouster of Mr. Weinstein from the roughly 8,400-member academy is stunning because the organization is not ...

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