The disgraced movie mogul, 67, was found guilty on two charges relating to third-degree rape and first-degree criminal sexual assault. Weinstein, whose sentence is to be decided 11 March, faces decades in prison.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Police in the US state of Washington arrested four members of an anti-Semitic, anti-black hate group that sought to intimidate journalists and activists, the Department of Justice said in a press release on Wednesday.
The Hong Kong government on Wednesday announced it would give its adult permanent residents $1,280 each as a financial relief measure amid the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - RT and Sputnik Editor-in-Chief Margarita Simonyan said on Wednesday that Alain Juillet, a former French senior economic intelligence officer, would host a new show on RT France broadcaster.
Although American actors Johnny Depp and Amber Heard have finalised their divorce, their troubled 18-month union has revealed additional consequences for both parties.
Internet giants such as Facebook, Twitter and Google are faced with their own COVID-19 coronavirus-related epidemic, as bots, scammers, trolls and everyday individuals have begun spreading misinformation concerning the disease and treatments for it.
On Wednesday, the UK Royal Air Force said it scrambled two fighter jets to intercept what it claimed was Russian bombers flying near the coast of the United Kingdom.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday advised citizens to refrain from traveling to South Korea, Iran, and Italy, which have been severely hit by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Fifty-nine US citizens are now confirmed as having been diagnosed with the novel strain of the coronavirus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Wednesday.
US President Donald Trump's 2020 reelection campaign has filed a lawsuit against the New York Times, claiming that the newspaper committed libel when it published an opinion piece in 2019 regarding alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election.
While the US Navy is still obliged to eventually fulfil Donald Trump's election promise of increasing the number of the country's ships to 355, it was recently forced to reduce its request for funds to meet the upper limits of the 2021 defence budget.
The annual carnival procession in Spain’s Campo de Criptana is receiving backlash from the Jewish community after video and photos of the parade showed participants marching down the streets with crematoria chimneys while donning Nazi attire and skimpy concentration camp uniforms.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Beginning late Sunday evening, tension has gripped several areas in the northeast sections of Delhi, as clashes erupted between pro- and anti-citizenship protesters, later turning into rioting.
The former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, showed promising results during the Iowa Democratic caucus and the New Hampshire primary, but recently lost traction coming in third with 17% of votes in the Nevada caucuses.
VIENNA (Sputnik) - Austria will continue to cooperate with Italy and Germany to combat the spreading of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Europe, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on Wednesday.
Democratic presidential frontrunner Bernie Sanders has found himself between a rock and a hard place being lambasted by Twitter users on Wednesday over his wife's interview with RT America. However, the angry netizens seemingly failed to notice that the dialogue took place in 2016, the same year when Bernie appeared on RT America himself.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A 10-nation Arctic warfighting exercise in the far northern reaches of Norway in March will include nearly 1,500 US service members representing the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines, the Defence Department announced in a press release on Wednesday.
Following Bernie Sanders’ confident lead in the last three Democratic primaries, several reports have emerged suggesting that some Democratic Party members were not so happy about the senator possibly securing the presidential nomination.