(Reuters) - The Weinstein Company has entered into exclusive negotiations to sell the studio with a group of investors led by former Obama administration official Maria Contreras-Sweet, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
The Latest on the torture and abuse case against the parents of 13 siblings in California (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Classmates say the oldest of 13 siblings found captive in their California home was bullied during grade school in Fort Worth, Texas.
GUIYU, China (Reuters) - The dizzying stench of burning plastic still drifts through the alleys, workshops and warehouses of Guiyu, the southern Chinese town that has long symbolized China's role as the main recycler of the world's waste.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is planning to attend the Pyeongchang Olympics in South Korea next month, a government source said on Wednesday, after earlier reports he would skip the Games to protest at Seoul's position on "comfort
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Revitalized 2016 champion Angelique Kerber made a major statement of intent as she stormed into the semi-finals of the Australian Open with a dominant 6-1 6-2 victory over Madison Keys on Wednesday.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares scaled record peaks on Wednesday as strong corporate earnings and optimism on global growth outweighed concerns over trade tensions, while a fresh burst of speculative selling took the U.S. dollar to three-year lows.
(Reuters) - Science fiction and fantasy author Ursula K. Le Guin, author of "The Left Hand of Darkness" and the Earthsea series, died in her home in Portland, Oregon, her son said on Tuesday. She was 88.
Newly unsealed documents from an investigation into a Hawaii-based Army soldier accused of attempting to support the Islamic State group provide more details about his obsession with the group's violence.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Minnesota Public Radio ended its contracts with "Prairie Home Companion" host Garrison Keillor over multiple accusations of sexual misconduct by a woman who had worked on the show and not a single incident, the network's president