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‘Accusations must be proven’: Spain’s Royal Theater backs Placido Domingo amid ‘Me Too’ allegations

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The Royal Theater in Madrid has offered its backing to renowned tenor Placido Domingo, confirming that an upcoming performance will go ahead and saying that allegations of sexual harassment against the singer must be proven. The theater spoke of its “admiration” for the famous performer in a statement confirming that next May’s performance of La Read More

Innocent until proven guilty? Not for Placido Domingo: Americans race to condemn, Europeans hesitant

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Celebrated opera legend Placido Domingo is the latest to be caught in the crosshairs of the #MeToo movement, but as has become the norm, the accused has been tried in the court of public opinion and declared guilty as charged. The singer was accused of sexual harassment by multiple women in an explosive AP report Read More

Exclusive: Deutsche Bank sets aside $1.1 billion to exit derivatives

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE) has set aside over 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) to cover the cost of offloading derivatives in its ‘bad bank,’ or capital release unit, three sources at the bank told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Deutsche Bank is pictured on a company’s office in London, Britain July Read More

Exclusive: Deutsche Bank faces $1.1 billion bill to exit derivatives

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE) has set aside over 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) to cover the cost of offloading derivatives in its ‘bad bank,’ or capital release unit, three sources at the bank told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Deutsche Bank is pictured on a company’s office in London, Britain July Read More

Bollywood sex icon apologizes after man is inadvertently bombarded by calls from her adoring fans

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A popular Bollywood actress has apologized on behalf of her fans after a Delhi man was bombarded by hundreds of calls meant for the former adult-film star. In the film Arjun Patiala, a character played by Bollywood sex icon Sunny Leone, calls out her fictional telephone number – a number which happens to belong to Read More

Man bombarded by endless phone calls after Indian sex icon gives ‘her’ number in Bollywood film

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A Delhi man who has been bombarded with calls since his phone number was used in a Bollywood movie says he is considering legal action to put an end to people ringing him and asking to speak with the film’s star. In the film Arjun Patiala, a character played by Bollywood sex icon Sunny Leone Read More

No more kisses from Granny? Aussie program to protect kids from ALL unwanted physical contact

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A program being taught at schools in Victoria, Australia, is empowering youngsters to say no to unwanted physical contact – including smooches from grandparents. RT pundits locked horns over whether this goes too far. Educator Margie Buttriss stirred up controversy after suggesting affectionate grandmothers could be the instigators of unwanted touching. Sexual abuse is a Read More

With Fed sure to cut rates, Powell on hook to flag next steps

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve is almost certain to cut interest rates for the first time in more than a decade on Wednesday, delivering a mild jolt to an economy that is facing headwinds from trade disputes and a global slowdown. FILE PHOTO: A man rides a bike in front of the Federal Read More

Stocks slip on Trump’s warning to China; sterling’s slump carries on

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A gauge of global stock markets fell on Tuesday as the latest round of U.S.-China trade talks began with a threat from President Donald Trump, while concerns over a no-deal Brexit continued to drag the British currency lower. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Read More

Stocks off on Trump’s warning to China; sterling falls further

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A gauge of global stock markets fell on Tuesday as the latest round of U.S.-China trade talks began amid a threat from President Donald Trump, while concerns over a no-deal Brexit continued to drag the British currency lower. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Read More