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  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Sunday 3/22/2020

    03/22/2020 9:32:01 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 4 replies
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    The coronavirus news later but first.... In Colombia tonight at least 23 reported dead, others injured in a prison riot. 83 were also injured in what is being called an attempted breakout from the La Modelo prison in the capital city of Bogota.... "If it doesn't take steps to hold accountable those responsible for the attacks on coalition forces, which are there at the invitation of the Iraqi government, the US will be forced to continue to protect our forces proactively" US Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs David Schenker held a conference call with the media on...
  • Harvey Weinstein Tests Positive for Coronavirus

    03/22/2020 3:21:26 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 48 replies
    New York Post ^ | March 22, 2020 | Bernadette Hogan, Rebecca Rosenberg and Bruce Golding
    Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has tested positive for the coronavirus in prison — and most likely contracted the disease at Rikers Island, an official briefed on the matter told The Post on Sunday. Weinstein, 68, is being held in isolation at the Wende Correctional Facility near Buffalo, where he tested positive on Saturday, the official said. The state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision wouldn’t confirm or deny Weinstein’s condition, citing federal health-care privacy law, but said that two inmates at Wende had the coronavirus.
  • Harvey Weinstein has coronavirus: Rapist movie mogul tests positive and is put in isolation just days after arriving in an upstate New York prison to start his 23-year sentence

    03/22/2020 2:43:39 PM PDT · by kevcol · 46 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | March 22, 2020 | Shawn Cohen
    Weinstein, who turned 68 last Thursday, is being isolated at Wende Correctional Facility in Western New York. Weinstein told prison staff he believed he has the virus when he entered the state prison system last Wednesday from notorious Rikers Island where a number of inmates have the virus.
  • Harvey Weinstein assigned to a maximum security prison in upstate New York

    03/18/2020 6:48:41 PM PDT · by Libloather · 40 replies
    CNN ^ | 3/18/20 | Nicole Chavez, Jean Casarez
    (CNN) - After a brief stay at Rikers Island, disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein is moving to a prison in upstate New York. The former producer has been assigned to the Wende Correctional Facility, a maximum security prison in Alden, New York, an official with the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision told CNN. The jail, which is just east of Buffalo, New York, houses more than 950 inmates, including Mark David Chapman, who was convicted of murdering musician John Lennon. Weinstein is expected to stay at Wende for an undetermined period of time while authorities determine...
  • Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault in landmark

    03/11/2020 8:12:34 AM PDT · by C19fan · 115 replies
    AP Via Twitter ^ | March 11, 2020 | Zeke Miller
    Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault in landmark
  • Harvey Weinstein Sent Desperate Emails to Mike Bloomberg, Tim Cook, Jeff Bezos

    03/10/2020 6:05:49 PM PDT · by Libloather · 21 replies
    Variety ^ | 3/09/20 | ELIZABETH WAGMEISTER, MACKENZIE NICHOLS
    Newly unsealed court documents put Harvey Weinstein’s Rolodex on full display. The fallen movie mogul - who is now a convicted rapist facing up to 29 years in jail and will be sentenced Wednesday - once tried to save his career by emailing his famous peers, including billionaires, powerful agents and Hollywood titans. In emails, reviewed by Variety on Tuesday afternoon at the New York City criminal courthouse, where roughly 1,000 pages of documents were unsealed, Weinstein wrote to the likes of Michael Bloomberg, Quentin Tarantino, Netflix’s Ted Sarandos, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and Apple’s Tim Cook and Eddy Cue. The...
  • Harvey Weinstein suggested Jennifer Aniston ‘should be killed’ over sex assault claim

    03/10/2020 10:30:12 PM PDT · by Ken H · 36 replies
    Page Six ^ | March 10, 2020 | By Elizabeth Rosner and Bruce Golding
    Harvey Weinstein suggested that Jennifer Aniston “should be killed” upon learning that the National Enquirer was planning to report he sexually assaulted her, court papers revealed Tuesday. On Oct. 31, 2017, amid the barrage of #MeToo allegations against the disgraced movie mogul, Weinstein’s spokeswoman forwarded him an email from the Enquirer, the records show. “Not sure if you saw this one. Jennifer Aniston,” wrote Sallie Hofmeister, a senior executive at the powerhouse Sitrick public relations company. In its email, the Enquirer said that “Jennifer confided to a friend that during the production of the 2005 movie ‘Derailed’ Weinstein sexually assaulted...
  • Harvey Weinstein injured in Rikers Island jail, media report says

    03/09/2020 5:30:13 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 55 replies
    cnn ^ | March 9, 2020 | Tina Burnside and Ralph Ellis
    Convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein injured himself in Rikers Island jail when he fell while trying to walk on his own, according to a Page Six report. Weinstein spokesperson Juda Engelmayer told the New York Post Post gossip section that Weinstein fell on his head Saturday and may have suffered a concussion as a result. Weinstein, 67, had a heart procedure last Wednesday during which doctors inserted a stent, Engelmayer told CNN. He was moved Thursday to the infirmary unit at Rikers Island, New York's main jail complex, Engelmayer said. He's expected to be sentenced March 11 in New York State...
  • Harvey Weinstein 'has a whole floor to himself at Rikers where he is under 24 hour surveillance to protect him from other inmates' ahead of sentencing

    03/08/2020 3:45:31 PM PDT · by kevcol · 34 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | March 8, 2020 | Lauren Fruen
    Weinstein is said to be under the watchful eye of medics and is being regularly checked on by guards amid concerns he could harm himself. He said to enjoy regular inmate privileges including one hour of recreation, library access and three meals a day. . . . He is set to be sentenced on Wednesday. New York prosecutors said in a court filing on Friday he should get a sentence that reflects not only his conviction for sexually assaulting two women, but a 'lifetime of abuse towards others'.
  • Proud as a Peacock? Hardball’s Matthews Just Latest in NBC News Debacles

    03/03/2020 10:36:10 AM PST · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 3, 2020 | Larry O'Connor
    Quick question: Why is Chris Matthews out of a job and Joy Reid still employed at NBC News? We’ll explore that fascinating double-standard at play over at the Peacock Network in a moment. First of all, everyone at MSNBC knew Matthews was a problem. I mean, I was only on MSNBC a few times in early 2017 and I witnessed one of his tirades directed at his long-suffering staff. I was sitting in the green room at the NBC News location on Nebraska Ave. in North West DC. I was due for an appearance on a mid-day program and “Mr....
  • I Tried To Block It Out’: Jury Member In Harvey Weinstein Rape Trial Describes Seeing His Naked Photos

    02/27/2020 3:19:51 PM PST · by justme4now · 68 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | February 26, 2020 | Lauryn Overhultz
    A member of Harvey Weinstein’s jury spoke out about being shown naked photos of the former producer during his rape trial. The jurors were shown naked photos of Weinstein as evidence during the trial, according to an interview published Tuesday by “Inside Edition.” “I tried to block it out,” said the woman, who was only identified as “juror no. 2.” “It was presented to us, so it wasn’t something that we could have blocked out, but it’s hard not to make a face.” As previously reported, actress Jessica Mann testified about the first time she saw Weinstein naked, claiming he...
  • HARPOONING THE TOXIC WHALE

    02/27/2020 5:07:53 AM PST · by Rummyfan · 31 replies
    Ann Coulter Dot Com ^ | 26 Feb 2020 | Ann Coulter
    You might not have heard -- because Trump is still president, so MSNBC and CNN were required to give hair-on-fire coverage of some mundane action he’s taken this week -- but on Monday, Harvey Weinstein was convicted of rape and a criminal sexual act. I have some random thoughts on the case and the whole #MeToo movement. Apologies in advance that this has nothing to do with Donald Trump, Dictator. 1) Every time I hear about Weinstein’s predations, I wonder how many waitresses, real estate agents and housewives in Los Angeles might be celebrated actresses today, except that when Weinstein...
  • Hillary Clinton took more cash from Harvey Weinstein than any other Democrat

    02/26/2020 11:06:19 PM PST · by knighthawk · 24 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 26 2020 | Ebony Bowden -| New York Post
    WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton raked-in more cash from convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein than any other politician despite brushing off his donations by claiming he gave money to “every” Democrat. Federal Election Commission filings show the disgraced movie mogul bundled $1.4 million for Clinton during her presidential bid in 2016 and handed her another $73,390 dating back to her 1999 New York Senate seat run. On Tuesday, the former first lady defended her long relationship with the sex creep, quickly deflecting scrutiny from reporters by noting that Weinstein also raised funds for Barack Obama, John Kerry and Al Gore during their...
  • Rapist Harvey Weinstein is rushed to hospital 'suffering chest pains' in the ambulance that was transferring him from court to Rikers Island - after shouting out 'I'm innocent' as he was convicted

    02/24/2020 7:30:03 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 86 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11:46 EST, 24 February 2020 | UPDATED: 20:41 EST, 24 February 2020 | MILY CRANE, DANIEL BATES and LAUREN FRUEN
    Harvey Weinstein was rushed to hospital by ambulance on Monday, shortly after being found guilty of raping and sexual assaulting two women. The disgraced Hollywood producer, 67, was said to have been redirected to Bellevue Hospital Center after suffering chest pains. A rep later confirmed he was suffering from high blood pressure and having heart palpitations. Judge James Burke had initially ordered Weinstein to be taken to Rikers Island prison immediately, until his sentencing on March 11. Weinstein was convicted by a New York jury of sexually assaulting former production assistant Mimi Haleyi in his apartment in 2006 and raping...
  • Harvey Weinstein Guilty: Jury Convicts Him of Rape, Criminal Sexual Act...

    02/24/2020 9:02:27 AM PST · by caww · 118 replies
    .hollywoodreporter. ^ | 2/23/2020 | Jeremy Barr
    Weinstein has been convicted of criminal sexual assault in the first degree, based on the testimony of former Project Runway production assistant Miriam Haley, and rape in the third degree, based on the testimony of one-time aspiring actress Jessica Mann.
  • Weinstein Convicted of Clinton-Like Sexual Assault

    02/24/2020 11:57:01 AM PST · by Kaslin · 32 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | February 24, 2020 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: There is a verdict in the Harvey Weinstein — or a series of verdicts. Now, Harvey showed up today at court for the reading of the verdicts, as he has every day, shows up with a walker, barely able to move, little blue pills are falling out of his pockets, and the lawyers are behind him and making him look like he is an invalid. And, of course… (interruption) What? (interruption) Well, I mean, the poor guy can barely move. (interruption) We are supposed to conclude that Harvey couldn’t be guilty because, if he can’t stand up straight, what...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 2/21/2020 Newsdump Friday

    02/21/2020 10:32:49 PM PST · by Nextrush · 4 replies
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    Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke by phone Friday with Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan about the situation in Syria. The Kremlin issued a news release noting that Putin expressed concern about "ongoing aggressive actions of extremist groups"..... Russia's defense ministry says that large numbers of Turkish armored vehicles and huge caches of ammunition entering northwestern Syria point to apparent preparation for a large scale military operation that Turkey has been threatening...... The Pentagon revising upwards for the fifth time the number of traumatic brain injuries resulting from the January 8th missile attack by Iran on the Al-Asad Air Base..... US...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 2/14/2020 Newsdump Friday (Holiday Weekend)

    02/14/2020 9:40:42 PM PST · by Nextrush · 11 replies
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    Jury deliberations in the rape and sexual assault trial of movie mogul and Democratic Party donor Harvey Weinstein set to begin Tuesday.... Lawyer Michael Avenatti, who was a vocal critic of President Trump and lawyer for porn star Stormy Daniels in her lawsuit against the President, found guilty of attempted extortion... The Russian and Turkish military leader talking about the situation in Syria's Idlib province.... In Syria today two Syrian soldiers killed when their helicopter was downed with Turkish weaponry..... Another pro-Israel delegation making a trip to Saudi Arabia.... The Acting US Attorney in Washington opting to drop a criminal...
  • Harvey Weinstein: These women broke their silence to testify against the disgraced Hollywood producer

    02/12/2020 11:16:02 PM PST · by knighthawk · 13 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 12 2020 | Vandana Rambaran
    Six women out of the more than dozens of women who have accused Harvey Weinstein of vile sexual behavior have testified over the last two weeks at his rape trial in New York City. Their testimonies were allowed in court despite most of them not being the subject of the actual charges against the disgraced movie mogul, allowing the prosecution to establish a pattern of lewd and violent sexual behavior by Weinstein. Weinstein, 67, is charged with raping Jessica Mann in March 2013 and forcibly performing oral sex on Mimi Haleyi in 2006.
  • Video Surfaces Of Harvey Weinstein Cracking Sex Joke, Thanking Bloomberg For Helping Movie Company

    02/07/2020 4:06:10 PM PST · by kevcol · 17 replies
    Daily Caller News Foundation ^ | February 7, 2020 | Chuck Ross
    Michael Bloomberg, as New York City mayor, honored Harvey Weinstein at a 2013 ceremony where the now-disgraced movie producer cracked sex jokes and praised the current 2020 presidential candidate for helping his movie production company after it fell on tough times, according to video that surfaced Friday. “The reason Bob and I became fond of independent foreign films is because when we were 14-year-old boys and our hormones were raging, we saw an ad for the Mayfair movie theater…and it said ‘the 400 blows,’ and we thought it was something else,” Weinstein said at the June 10, 2013 event, which...