Slog PM: Here Comes the Space Force, Weinstein and Accusers Reach a Settlement, Unstreamable Will Be on NPR
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The United Kingdom is gearing up for a major, history-making election tomorrow: It's a shitshow. As Nathalie mentioned in Slog AM, Boris Johnson has been accused of hiding in a fridge to avoid the press. But silliness aside, tomorrow's election will decide the fate of Brexit when voters choose which party will lead their country. Will they bring back Boris? Is it time for Jeremy Corbyn? This will be the U.K.'s third general election in less than five years.
Weinstein and his accusers make a tentative $25 million settlement deal: The deal "would not require the Hollywood producer to admit wrongdoing or pay anything to his accusers himself, according to lawyers involved in the negotiations," writes the New York Times. The settlement would be paid by INSURANCE COMPANIES representing Weinstein's former studio, the Weinstein Company. Weinstein's sexual assault trial, like Trump's Senate trial, is expected to begin in early January. 2020 is already emotionally exhausting.
Another guy who can go slap asses in HELL:
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The man accused of slapping @wsavalexb's backside while she was on the air is telling his side of the story.— CBS This Morning (@CBSThisMorning) December 11, 2019
In an interview with @InsideEdition, 43-year-old Tommy Callaway says he went to wave to the camera and got caught up in the moment. pic.twitter.com/8zQsnZ7HWs