PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Reclusive pop artist Robert Indiana didn't open his island home to many strangers. That's going to change with his death. Indiana's will calls for his Main Street home and studio, which he dubbed the "Star of Hope," to be transformed into a museum and for his entire art collection to be preserved and open to the public.
"I hope this gives hope to victims and survivors everywhere, that we are one step closer to justice. Because one win is a win for all of us." - Weinstein accuser Rose McGowan, to The Associated Press. In a tweet: "We got you, Harvey Weinstein, we got you." "Today Harvey Weinstein will take his first step on his inevitable descent to hell. We, the women, finally have real hope for justice" - Weinstein accuser Asia Argento, via Twitter. In another tweet: "What took you so long Harvey?"
PARIS (AP) - A woman who claims she was a victim of Harvey Weinstein in two incidents in the 1990s said alleged survivors she's in touch with feel "elated" at his surrender and arrest Friday, but predicted he'll now "play hard and dirty." Louise Godbold, a British woman living in Los Angeles, said the phenomenon of global support that has sprung up with allegations of sexual misconduct against Weinstein and others "was the honeymoon."
NEW YORK (AP) - She was one of the earliest Harvey Weinstein accusers, and she thought the mogul might never face justice in a court of law. Now, actress Rose McGowan, who has accused Weinstein of raping her 20 years ago, is gratified but "still in shock" at his surrender Friday in a Manhattan courtroom on rape charges. And she prays that the charges will stick.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Daniel Craig is back as Bond, the spy series' producers confirmed, in a Danny Boyle-directed film due for release in 2019. Bond producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli of EON Productions announced Thursday that production on the 25th official James Bond thriller will begin in December at London's Pinewood Studios.
NEW YORK (AP) - Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities Friday to face charges involving at least one of the women who have accused him of sexual assault, two law enforcement officials told The Associated Press.
NEW YORK (AP) - Prize-winning children's author Richard Peck, who drew upon his Illinois roots for such favorites as "A Long Way from Chicago" and "A Year Down Yonder," has died. Peck died on Wednesday at his home in New York City at age 84. His publisher, Penguin Young Readers, told The Associated Press, that he died after a battle with cancer.
LONDON (AP) - Kensington Palace says Prince William will visit Israel and the Palestinian territories at the end of June - the first British royal to make an official visit there. The prince will begin his June 24-28 trip in Amman, Jordan, then travel to Jerash in Jordan; Tel Aviv and Jerusalem in Israel; and Ramallah in the West Bank.