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NBC News president defends losing Weinstein story

NBC News defended itself Wednesday after questions were raised about whether it had fumbled an explosive story about Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual assaults that network contributor Ronan Farrow broke instead in The New Yorker magazine.

It was the same day NBC came under withering attack from President Donald Trump for a story the network DID report, about whether the president sought in a summer meeting to greatly increase the nation's nuclear stockpile.

Farrow's story, released by the magazine Tuesday, offered new details about Weinstein's alleged behavior with women that followed an investigation published last week in The New York Times. The Times'...

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