Jose Baez, the lawyer who famously won an acquittal for Casey Anthony, no longer wants to defend Harvey Weinstein against sexual assault allegations in New York City, a representative for the disgraced mogul said Monday. If Baez were to depart, he would be the third high-powered defense attorney to distance himself from Weinstein this year. The Miramax co-founder, who has been accused of a ...

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - An Air Force major drowned in a Caribbean Princess cruise ship pool Friday morning, the Broward medical examiner's office said. Stephen Osakue, 37, worked for the Air Force as a research pharmacist, according to a statement by the medical examiner's office on Monday. Osakue was based at Columbus Air Force Base in Mississippi. In an emailed statement, Princess Cruises ...

WASHINGTON - House Democrats are likely to propose a repeal of a controversial provision in the 2017 tax overhaul that imposes a tax on some coveted benefits for employees at nonprofit organizations such as houses of worship, according to one Democratic and one Republican congressional aide. The change, which is to be included in package of tax bills that could be debated as soon as Thursday, ...

WASHINGTON - Israel won't take part in a U.S.-led economic summit in Bahrain this month, an event seen as a first step in the Middle East peace plan being developed by the White House. The decision against going to Bahrain was made in coordination between Israel and the U.S., according to an Israeli official in the prime minister's office. The session, set for June 25-26, is meant to present ...