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Harvey Weinstein convicted at sexual assault trial

He was found guilty of some charges, but found not guilty on others.
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Harvey Weinstein arrives at a Manhattan courthouse as jury deliberations continue in his rape trial, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

NEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein has been convicted at his New York City sexual assault trial. 

The jury found him guilty of criminal sexual act and third-degree rape.

Weinstein was found not guilty of first-degree rape and predatory sexual assault.

The landmark reckoning for the former movie producer comes after years of whispers exploded into a torrent of sexual misconduct allegations that ended his reign in Hollywood and gave rise to the #MeToo movement. 

The jury’s verdict followed three weeks of testimony that included harrowing accounts of rapes, forced oral sex, groping, masturbation, lewd propositions and casting-couch excuses from Weinstein. 

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