Weinstein Brought to California to Face Further Rape Charges
New York prison officials have handed convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein over to California to face additional sexual assault charges.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — New York prison officials handed convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein over to California on Tuesday to face additional sexual assault charges, ending the former movie mogul’s lengthy fight to delay his extradition. Weinstein, 69, was booked into a downtown Los Angeles jail Tuesday afternoon, records showed. He could be arraigned on 11 sexual assault counts, including four counts of rape, as early as Wednesday morning, according to his LA attorney, Mark Werksman.…