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Harvey Weinstein’s trial delayed until September

/ 04:31 PM April 27, 2019

Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault trial has been postponed until Sept. 9.

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In this Oct. 11, 2018 file photo, Harvey Weinstein enters State Supreme Court in New York. Image: Mark Lennihan / AP

A New York City judge announced the delay Friday following a closed-door hearing that focused on trial strategy and potential witnesses.

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Weinstein’s trial had been scheduled to begin June 3.

The movie mogul is charged with raping an unidentified female acquaintance in his Manhattan hotel room in 2013 and performing a forcible sex act on a different woman in 2006.

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Prosecutors want Judge James Burke to allow some of Weinstein’s dozens of other accusers to testify in an attempt to show he has a history of violating women.

Weinstein denies all allegations of wrongdoing. NVG

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