Jury Begins Deliberating in Harvey Weinstein’s Rape Trial
The once-powerful Hollywood mogul could be behind bars for the rest of his life.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial started deliberating on Tuesday, weighing charges in the landmark #MeToo case that could put the once-powerful Hollywood mogul behind bars for the rest of his life. The panel of seven men and five women heard instructions in the law from the judge before going behind closed doors to consider charges that Weinstein raped a woman in a Manhattan hotel room in 2013 and forcibly performed…