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Harvey Weinstein prosecution suffers second significant blow in a week

Alexandra Wyman/Getty Images For TWC(NEW YORK) — The Manhattan District Attorney’s office this afternoon issued a pre-emptive notice to Harvey Weinstein’s defense team, alerting them to yet another potentially serious problem connected with the investigation that led to criminal charges against the disgraced movie mogul.The assistant district attorney handling the case told Weinstein’s team that…read more »

Salmonella outbreak tied to raw chicken products sickens 92 people in 29 states: CDC

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — An outbreak of salmonella connected to raw chicken products and resistant to some antibiotics has infected 92 people in 29 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.The CDC said on Wednesday that 21 people had been hospitalized but no deaths had yet been reported.An investigation into the outbreak indicated…read more »

Pennsylvania authorities warn residents of possibility of more hidden explosives after mysterious booms

Bucks County District Attorney’s Office(PHILADELPHIA) — Amid an ongoing investigation into a spate of mysterious explosions that shook northeastern Pennsylvania earlier this year, authorities warned residents there could still be explosives in the area.The warning comes after investigators learned some explosive devices allegedly deployed by a couple across a rural part of Bucks County several…read more »

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