What’s Current: Sexual assault trial of Harvey Weinstein postponed until September

  • The sexual assault trial of Harvey Weinstein is postponed until September, following a closed-door hearing.
  • Police are treating the disappearance of a Calgary mother and her daughter as a possible double homicide. The woman’s landlord was taken into custody on Thursday and released after 24 hours, but remains the prime suspect.
  • A Cyprus man confesses to killing seven women in a series of murders that targeted females of foreign descent. Authorities face accusations of not fully investigating when the women were first reported missing.
  • Court security guards are accused of giving special treatment to a man who admitted to taking an upskirt photo of a woman. Guards allowed Neil Abbott to leave the building through a secret exit in order to avoid the press.
  • Women’s health start-up Nurx faces criticism for working around prescribing regulations that protect public health in order to prioritize company growth.
Meghan McCarty

Meghan McCarty is an undergraduate student and aspiring journalist living in the United States.