Netflix, HBO, and FX Cut Ties to Louis C.K.
Netflix, HBO, and FX have ended their deals with Louis C.K. after five women accused the comedian of sexual harassment. C.K. addressed the allegations in a statement released on Friday saying, “These stories are true.” Read the story from the Los Angeles Times.
Trump’s Asia Trip
President Trump wrapped up his tour of five Asian nations by meeting Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in Manila. Trump declined to say if he addressed the issue of human rights over Duterte’s deadly war on drugs, but White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the subject did come up briefly. Read the story from NPR.
GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore is denying allegations that he had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl four decades ago. Some fellow Republicans, including Senator Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania, are urging Moore to drop out of an upcoming special election for one of Alabama’s Senate seats. Read the story from The AP.
Strong Quake Kills Hundreds Near Iran-Iraq Border
Officials report hundreds of people have been killed and thousands have been injured in both countries after a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck on Sunday. Read the story from NPR.