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World News Russell Simmons Accused of Rape in $5 Million Lawsuit
Author: 0 Russell Simmons Accused of Rape in $5 Million Lawsuit

She chose to go public with her story after other women began coming forward with similar stories about encounters with Simmons. The two met back in 2006, with Simmons agreeing to be interviewed in the co-production of Jarosik's female empowerment documentary Goddesses .

World News European Union top court rules privacy campaigner can go after Facebook
Author: 0 European Union top court rules privacy campaigner can go after Facebook

Schrems's claims can not proceed in Austrian courts as "class action" on behalf of other consumers", a spokesborg said . Austrian Max Schrems , a privacy activist, attempted to go through with a class action lawsuit alleging that Facebook owes each one of his roughly 25,000 signees 500 euros because it misused their personal data.

World News FT undercover investigation claims event hostesses were groped at Mayfair charity gala
Author: 0 FT undercover investigation claims event hostesses were groped at Mayfair charity gala

The FT said that the official goal of the secretive annual Presidents Club Charity Dinner is to raise money for worthy causes such as Great Ormond Street Hospital , the world-renowned children's hospital in London . He left and he was truly shocked by the reports that have emerged'. According to the report, multiple women working at the event also witnessed groping and similar abuse across numerous tables in the room.

World News Earthquakes Hit of Coast of Northern California: USGS
Author: 0 Earthquakes Hit of Coast of Northern California: USGS

Geological Survey. On Sep 22, a magnitude-5.7 natural disaster hit off the coast of Northern California. The agency says the 2.6 magnitude quake struck before 7 p.m., and it was followed by two other minor quakes. The quake comes hours after a magnitude-4.0 natural disaster struck the Trabuco Canyon area. "Based on all available data a tsunami may have been generated by this natural disaster that could be destructive on coastal areas even far from the epicenter", the Pacific Tsunami ...

World News 1000's extra Filipinos displaced as volcano blasts lava and ash
Author: 0 1000's extra Filipinos displaced as volcano blasts lava and ash

Officials are anxious the eruption may last months, affecting the education, health, and livelihoods of people in its shadow. The eruption, four hours later, was followed by a second one of similar magnitude accompanied by strong thunder, said Winchelle Sevilla of Institute of Volcanology and Seismology.

World News Donald Trump to visit United Kingdom 'later this year' - Downing Street
Author: 0 Donald Trump to visit United Kingdom 'later this year' - Downing Street

But it wasn't entirely about Trump; she also saw Davos as a chance to send Germany's signal to the world: Yes, we are still here, and we do want a strong Europe. The details of Trump's planned trip are not yet clear but it seems unlikely to be the full state visit that Queen Elizabeth II has offered, with the trappings of military ceremony and a banquet at Buckingham Palace .

World News Donald Trump to meet May, Netanyahu and other world leaders in Davos
Author: 0 Donald Trump to meet May, Netanyahu and other world leaders in Davos

Trump's remarks aren't likely to do much damage to long-term trade and investment between the USA and African nations, Rani said. President Donald Trump's trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland , is likely a go . " Many of those attending the World Economic Forum have been patting themselves on the back as worldwide growth figures have begun to pick up."But they should be anxious".

World News Officials play down Rohingya repatriation delay
Author: 0 Officials play down Rohingya repatriation delay

A Myanmar government spokesman hit back on Thursday, accusing the former New Mexico Governor Richardson of over-stepping the mark in his stinging resignation letter. She said most of the world wants the Rohingya crisis resolved peacefully, and suggested Russia's actions would instead fuel more suffering and instability.

World News Scientists move Doomsday Clock closer to midnight
Author: 0 Scientists move Doomsday Clock closer to midnight

In an emailed statement, an anti-nuclear group expressed its concern. Thursday, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists announced that we have returned to 11:58. Since then, carbon dioxide has increased sixfold, and the environment has warmed about one degree Celsius. 'In 2017, we find the danger to be even greater, the need for action more urgent, ' the scientists wrote previous year.

World News Seckford Foundation Free Schools Trust ranked in top 10 MATs in England
Author: 0 Seckford Foundation Free Schools Trust ranked in top 10 MATs in England

Results are taken from eight subjects, including maths, English and science, with zero being the average rate of progress nationwide. Eleven secondary schools in the city were given a "well below average" rating but these included seven special schools, which would not be expected to do as well as secondary schools.

World News Trumps request Van Gogh from Guggenheim, offered gold toilet instead
Author: 0 Trumps request Van Gogh from Guggenheim, offered gold toilet instead

The toilet had been installed on the museum's fourth floor for one year, attracting hours-long lines and much fanfare . Cattelan, who's been critical of Trump and is known for satirical art, hinted that the golden toilet is representative of excess wealth and income disparity, telling the Post that " America " is "1 percent art for the 99 percent".

World News Schools remain shut; transport operators to take 'situational' call
Author: 0 Schools remain shut; transport operators to take 'situational' call

Accusing Chief Minister Siddaramaiah of extending support to the bandh with "malicious" intent, Yeddyurappa said "Chief minister is trying to create confusion, stop buses and close schools and colleges as done in the past". The state unit of the BJP had earlier alleged that the two bandhs were backed by Congress chief minister Siddaramaiah to pressurise the central government to ensure the resolution of the Mahadayi river water sharing dispute .

World News USA woman sneaks on a plane and flies to London
Author: 0 USA woman sneaks on a plane and flies to London

Hartman put her bag on the screening device, passed security and got in line for a flight to CT, prosecutors said. Ms Hartman, who faces a felony theft charge and a trespass charge, was released on the condition she stays away from O'Hare airport and BA planes and wears an ankle monitor until her case concludes.

World News Trump will be 'best salesperson' for U.S. economy at Davos
Author: 0 Trump will be 'best salesperson' for U.S. economy at Davos

Trump is bringing a massive delegation that includes six cabinet secretaries, his son-in-law Jared Kushner , and advisors on trade, aid, and health. The brief USA government shutdown earlier this week had threatened to upend the president's trip to Davos , but it is back on. "If 27 European Union member states are not able to send a clear and united signal to big countries such as China , India, the USA, we will fail", she said.

World News John Kerry considering presidential run in 2020
Author: 0 John Kerry considering presidential run in 2020

Kerry, who tried hard to restart the peace process in 2013-2014 with fruitless negotiations that collapsed after nine months , reportedly offered to help create an alternative peace plan to the one being developed by President Trump's team of Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt, notwithstanding the fact that the current administration's plan has yet to be revealed.

World News Boris Johnson is 230-year-old Swiss mummy's direct descendant
Author: 0 Boris Johnson is 230-year-old Swiss mummy's direct descendant

Sadly, it did not work and scientists think it's possible that she died of mercury poisoning. However, after a laborious process it has finally been revealed that she is the great-great-great-great-great-great-great grandmother of Boris Johnson and that she suffered from syphilis.

Author: 0 'Looking Forward' to Speaking With Mueller Under Oath

Mueller's probe into possible collusion between Trump's campaign and the Russian government continues to expand and is seemingly zeroing in on the obstruction of justice claim. Pompeo and Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, who has also been grilled by Mueller, are described as "peripheral witnesses" to Trump's firing of former FBI Director James Comey , NBC News reported Wednesday .

World News Facebook weeds out 'untrustworthy' publications with split question news survey
Author: 0 Facebook weeds out 'untrustworthy' publications with split question news survey

The problems for the social media giant started arising during the on-going 2016 U.S. Presidential elections, wherein they were accused of and severely criticized for distributing or even promoting fake news. The "real news" of the News Feed will probably shrink from the current 5 percent of the content to about 4 percent. The better solution, hopefully, is that many more publications will get over their needy relationship with platforms like Facebook, and focus on building actual, loyal ...

World News Bombay HC allows media to report trial proceedings in Sohrabuddin case
Author: 0 Bombay HC allows media to report trial proceedings in Sohrabuddin case

In her order, Justice Revati Mohite-Dere said "certainly public has a right to know what is happening in this case". The gag order had been issued by the special CBI court of Additional Sessions Judge SJ Sharma had, on November 29, 2017, issued the gag order against a handwritten request submitted by advocate Wahab Khan , counsel for Rajasthan policeman Abdul Rehman Khan, who had urged the court to ban media reporting on proceedings in the trial.

World News 60-mile auto chase ends in dramatic crash near Phoenix
Author: 0 60-mile auto chase ends in dramatic crash near Phoenix

The chase went across the Valley on I-10. The suspect's vehicle started to spin before releasing a cloud of smoke. After weaving through traffic at high speed, Taebel eventually met his match: an vehicle heading in the opposite direction, which he rammed into head on, sending his SUV flipping through the air.

World News Female Journalists Penned Behind Men During Pence's Western Wall Visit
Author: 0 Female Journalists Penned Behind Men During Pence's Western Wall Visit

The journalist, who was visiting from Finland and is of Palestinian descent, refused to do so and was not permitted to cover Pence and Netanyahu's news conference. Pence's staff ultimately removed an awning covering the platform , providing space for the women to stand on chairs to see over their male colleagues' equipment.

Author: 0 Trump willing to be questioned 'under oath' in Russian Federation probe

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn reportedly met with FBI investigators probing his communication with Russian officials without the knowledge of President Donald Trump or other members of his administration. He has interviewed Mr Comey and other former officials, and is reportedly going to interview former White House strategist Steve Bannon in the coming days.

World News Global elites in Davos ready for President Trump show
Author: 0 Global elites in Davos ready for President Trump show

His attendance is seen as entering something of a lion's den which will see him rubbing shoulders with the same "globalists" that he campaigned against. Trump is the first sitting American president to attend the meeting since Bill Clinton in January 2000. His warning comes after the U.S. imposed steep tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels.

World News I am willing to talk to Mueller under oath
Author: 0 I am willing to talk to Mueller under oath

In an off-camera briefing Wednesday evening, the president even said he's eager to do it. After an exchange over Hillary Clinton's testimony to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which was not given under oath, Trump agreed on the record to testify.

World News Trump to host Emmanuel Macron for his first state dinner
Author: 0 Trump to host Emmanuel Macron for his first state dinner

French president Emmanuel Macron warned the World Economic Forum (WEF) conference in Davos , Switzerland, that globalisation is facing a "major crisis", joining other world leaders in decrying the increasingly nationalistic policies of some countries.

Author: 0 Senate-House divide on immigration in spotlight after shutdown fight

Cornyn, the No. 2 Senate Republican, said Schumer had promised $25 billion for the wall and other border security measures, though not all of that would have been immediate funding. McConnell said that the Congress must stop victimising the American people and get back to work soon. Cornyn said there have been discussions of he and Durbin being a "clearinghouse" for suggestions from senators on legislation to rescue Dreamers from the threat of deportation and provide permanent protections ...

Author: 0 Mueller gives Trump's attorneys possible topics for interview

Comey has testified to Congress that Trump pressured him to drop the FBI's investigation into ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn - and Trump acknowledged after Comey's firing that the dismissal was linked to his handling of the Russian Federation probe.

World News 2 dead, 110 injured in commuter train crash near Milan
Author: 0 2 dead, 110 injured in commuter train crash near Milan

Reportedly, some passengers are still trapped in the wreckage. She said the incident happened at around 7 am (0600 GMT) near Segrate in Milan's northeastern suburbs. Train circulation between Milan and the nearby city of Brescia was halted after the accident, Ferrovie dello Stato said in the statement. Then it braked suddenly and derailed.

World News White House Teases Major Immigration Reform Framework to be Introduced Next Week
Author: 0 White House Teases Major Immigration Reform Framework to be Introduced Next Week

At least two have said they are bringing Dreamers to Trump's address to a joint session of Congress, Bill Foster of IL and Ruben Gallago of Arizona. Half the gang: Republican Sens. Trump was talking about the young immigrants who had been protected from deportation and given the right to work legally in the country under the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.