COLONIE, N.Y. (AP) - A severely burned teenager has died more than a year after a New York car crash. The Albany County district attorney's office says 17-year-old Niko DiNovo died Monday evening. The Times Union says he suffered third-degree burns to 95 percent of his body in the October 2016 crash in Colonie. His friend drove under the influence of alcohol and drugs and was sentenced to six years in prison.
NEW YORK (AP) - The movie and TV studio that Harvey Weinstein co-founded has become the first high-profile company to be forced into bankruptcy protection in the nationwide outcry over workplace sexual misconduct. In its bankruptcy filing on Monday, the Weinstein Co. also announced it was releasing victims and witnesses from the non-disclosure agreements that prevented them from speaking out about Harvey Weinstein's alleged misconduct.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - New York's governor has ordered flags on all state buildings to be flown at half-staff to honor the late Congresswoman Louise Slaughter on Friday, the day of her funeral. Gov. Andrew Cuomo calls the fellow Democrat from the Rochester area a "trailblazer" who fought tirelessly for her home district. Slaughter died on Friday at a Washington hospital where she was being treated after falling at her home. She was 88.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Saudi Arabia's young crown prince has an ambitious to-do list, which this week includes rehabilitating his country's image in the eyes of Americans. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is opening a marathon tour of the U.S. with a stop in Washington, where he plans to meet President Donald Trump on Tuesday. He'll hold separate meetings with a long roster of influential U.S. officials, including the secretaries of defense, treasury and commerce, the CIA chief and congressional leaders.
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