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Anti-harassment groups share $20 million CBS handout after Moonves exit

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – CBS Corp on Friday named the Time’s Up anti-sexual harassment group and 17 other organizations that will share a $20 million donation stemming from the exit of its chief executive Les Moonves following allegations of sexual misconduct. FILE PHOTO: CBS chairman Moonves arrives for “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” at Read More

Ousted Nissan boss' daughter takes documents, cash from apartment

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SAO PAULO/TOKYO (Reuters) – The daughter of ousted Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn early on Friday retrieved documents and cash from a corporate apartment in Rio de Janeiro, capping a legal battle over the items, which the carmaker maintains may contain evidence of wrongdoing. FILE PHOTO – Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, Read More

Latest viral prank sweeping China has jewelers clutching their pearls (VIDEOS)

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Chinese social media has been flooded with videos of people trying on expensive jewelry and then pretending to run out of the store, while filming the, often over-the-top (literally), reactions of the unsuspecting jewelers. Panicked staff members are caught unawares and typically vault the shop counter and sprint after the ‘robbers’ who quickly stop and Read More

Russia says it’s business as usual, EU sanctions extension changes nothing

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The European Union’s economic sanctions against Russia will be extended for another six months, European Council President Donald Tusk has said. The measures targeting Russia’s economy were due to expire next month. “The EU unanimously prolongs economic sanctions against Russia given zero progress in implementation of Minsk agreements,” Tusk said on Twitter. Decision: EU unanimously Read More

Ukrainian trooper who wore Nazi SS insignia thought it was a kind of… PIRATE FLAG?!

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An elite Ukrainian airborne trooper who was pictured wearing an emblem of a Nazi unit during a visit of the president, claims he thought the skull and bones was simply a pirate flag. The insignia of the 3rd SS Panzer Division Totenkopf, which the soldier showed off last week on his chest next to a Read More

Exclusive: France plans Renault CEO hunt as board frays over Ghosn – sources

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PARIS (Reuters) – The French government is seeking candidates to replace Renault’s (RENA.PA) embattled boss Carlos Ghosn, sources told Reuters, as board members began to voice doubts about keeping him in office following his indictment in Japan for suspected misconduct. FILE PHOTO: Carlos Ghosn attends the Paris Auto Show, in Paris, France, October 1, 2018. Read More

‘Racist’ & ‘mistake’: Jerusalem-born Natalie Portman slams Israel’s nation-state law

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Hollywood star Natalie Portman has dubbed Israel’s contentious ‘nation-state’ law that prioritizes Jewish values racist in an interview to an Arabic newspaper. It’s not the first time she has criticized her country of birth. The bill introduced this July has been slammed as discriminatory, and has sparked local and international condemnation. “This is a mistake Read More

Tormented into a guilty plea? Experts denounce US ‘miscarriage of justice’ in Butina case

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Maria Butina’s only crime is that she is Russian, legal analysts told RT, attacking the US justice system for keeping her in solitary confinement until she admitted guilt to at least one of the many charges brought against her. “This is an utter and total miscarriage of justice,” retired CIA agent and whistleblower John Kiriakou Read More