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TV series about abolitionist John Brown to film in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. — A new television series with Ethan Hawke starring as the fiery abolitionist John Brown is set to film in Virginia. Gov.
Lawyer: Deal close in Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits

Lawyer: Deal close in Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits

NEW YORK — A tentative deal has been reached to settle multiple lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by scores of women.
Big names headed to New Mexico to film 'The Comeback Trail'

Big names headed to New Mexico to film 'The Comeback Trail'

SANTA FE, N.M. — Oscar winners Robert De Niro, Tommy Lee Jones and Morgan Freeman soon will be on their way to New Mexico to start work on "The Comeback Trail.

World-renowned Spoleto arts festival opens in Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Charleston's world-renowned Spoleto Festival USA is opening 17 days of operas, plays, chamber music and jazz. The arts festival opens at noon Friday with a ceremony at Charleston City Hall. Spoleto will run through June 9.
NKorea says talks won't resume unless US changes position

NKorea says talks won't resume unless US changes position

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — North Korea said Friday that nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what Pyongyang described as unilateral demands for disarmament.
US charges WikiLeaks founder with publishing classified info

US charges WikiLeaks founder with publishing classified info

WASHINGTON — In a case with significant First Amendment implications, the U.S.
Trump moves to escalate investigation of intel agencies

Trump moves to escalate investigation of intel agencies

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump directed the U.S.
Bank CEO pleads not guilty in bid to get Trump post

Bank CEO pleads not guilty in bid to get Trump post

NEW YORK — A banker who prosecutors say tried to buy himself a senior post in President Donald Trump's administration by making risky loans to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded not guilty Thursday to a financial institution bribery
Pot backers ask Maine to put locals, small businesses first

Pot backers ask Maine to put locals, small businesses first

PORTLAND, Maine — Marijuana enthusiasts in Maine used a public hearing Thursday to implore the state to protect the small businesses and growers they think should make up the backbone of its budding cannabis industry.

Trade impasse: Trump pledges $16B to farmers; markets slump

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump rolled out another $16 billion in aid for farmers hurt by his trade policies, and financial markets shook Thursday on the growing realization that the U.S.