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  • Polanski escapes extradition again, plans Dreyfus Affair movie

    November 6, 2014 | 1:07 pm

    The Roman Polanski saga added another chapter last week, and it didn’t leave anybody looking too good.

    First, the United States petitioned the Polish government to arrest film director Roman Polanski and hold him for extradition, the latest in a fruitless, decades-long effort to...

  • Katsav rape conviction hailed as watershed moment

    January 3, 2011 | 9:41 am

    For years it was considered an open secret in Israeli political and media circles that Moshe Katsav had a habit of sexually harassing women who worked for him.

    In a nation at arms with a decidedly machismo bent, sexual encounters between powerful male politicians and military...