The Daily Populous

Tuesday December 20th, 2022 day edition

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Harvey Weinstein has been found guilty of one count of rape by a Los Angeles jury.

Key points: Weinstein pleaded not guilty to two counts of rape and five of other sexual assault.

Weinstein pleaded not guilty to two counts of rape and five of other sexual assault Jurors deliberated for nine days on the month-long trial.

Jurors deliberated for nine days on the month-long trial Weinstein still faces more than 20 years on a New York sentence.

Weinstein was found guilty of rape, forced oral copulation and another sexual misconduct count involving a woman known as Jane Doe 1.

The jury was hung on several counts, notably charges involving Jennifer Siebel Newsom, the wife of California Governor Gavin Newsom.

Weinstein has pleaded not guilty to the rape and sexual assault charges in Los Angeles. »

Zelenskyy: Bakhmut is destroying Putin's mercenaries; Russia's losses approach 100,000

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Quote: "Bakhmut is the hottest spot on the entire front line - more than 1,300 km of active hostilities.

Since May, the occupiers have been trying to break our Bakhmut, but time goes by and Bakhmut is already breaking not only the Russian army, but also the Russian mercenaries who came to replace the wasted army of the occupiers.

Details: Zelenskyy thanked the Ukrainian soldiers who are heroically holding the Bakhmut front, Soledar, Avdiivka, Maryinka, the Kreminna front and the entire Donbas. »

Edie Falco Shot ‘Avatar 2’ So Long Ago She Thought It Already Got Released and Flopped: ‘It Hasn’t Come Out Yet?’

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Falco was not prominently featured in any marketing materials, so you’d be forgiven for not knowing the four-time Emmy winner plays a crucial supporting role in the “Avatar” franchise.

During a recent interview on ABC’s “The View,” Falco revealed she shot her scenes in “Avatar: The Way of Water” over four years ago.

Her character is one of the few human characters in the sequel, to which Falco responded, “I wanted to be blue! »

Fortnite Video Game Maker Epic Games to Pay More Than Half a Billion Dollars over FTC Allegations of Privacy Violations and Unwanted Charges

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“The Justice Department takes very seriously its mission to protect consumers’ data privacy rights,” said Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta.

Epic’s video game Fortnite is generally free to download and play but charges users for in-game items such as costumes and dance moves.

The FTC alleged in two separate complaints that North Carolina-based Epic engaged in several unlawful practices. »

China’s Dangerous Decline: Washington Must Adjust as Beijing’s Troubles Mount

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Dealing with a failing China could therefore prove harder for the United States than coping with the alternative has been.

If Washington hopes to do so successfully—or at least fend off the worst of the fallout—it needs to reorient its focus, and fast.

Unfortunately for China, the reforms Xi has targeted were the same ones that had made it so successful in the intervening period. »