Three Dozen Women Accuse Director James Toback of Sexual Harassment

More than 30 women have come forward to accuse Hollywood writer-director James Toback of sexual harassment and abuse, weeks after a New York Times exposé containing details of decades of similar allegations against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein set off shockwaves throughout the entertainment industry and forced examinations of its treatment of women.

US director James Toback arrives for the British Premiere of his latest film Tyson in London's Leicester Square part of the London Film Festival on October 17, 2008. AFP PHOTO / Max Nash (Photo credit should read MAX NASH/AFP/Getty Images)

L.A. Times Tweets, then Deletes, Fake Earthquake Report

The Los Angeles Times tweeted a warning Wednesday evening that a massive 6.8-magnitude earthquake had struck the region at Isla Vista, California. A short time late, it retracted and deleted the tweet, explaining that an automated program, or “bot,” had tweeted out the details of an earthquake that had indeed struck Isla Vista — in 1925.

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