Prosecution rests, defense gets turn at Weinstein rape trial

AP-US-Sexual-Misconduct-Weinstein, 7th Ld-Writethru Feb 06, 2020 4:53PM (GMT 22:53) Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers began calling witnesses as the landmark rape trial moves one step closer to a verdict. They haven’t said whether Weinstein himself will testify. After the prosecution rested Thursday, Weinstein’s defense asked the judge to dismiss the case, arguing that testimony from the woman…

Not Guilty: Senate acquits Trump of impeachment charges

AP-US-Trump-Impeachment, 10th Ld-Writethru Feb 05, 2020 5:27PM (GMT 23:27) The U.S. Senate has acquitted President Donald Trump of impeachment, ending only the third presidential trial in American history with votes that split the country and tested civic norms. The proceedings also are feeding the tumultuous 2020 run for the White House. A majority of senators…

Rush Limbaugh Says He’s Been Diagnosed with Lung Cancer

Los Angeles, CA (AP) Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh says he’s been diagnosed with advanced lung cancer. Addressing listeners on his program Monday, Limbaugh said he will take some days off for further medical tests and to determine treatment. Limbaugh called himself the “mayor of Realville” in announcing his illness. He’d been experiencing shortness of…