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Harvey Weinstein kicked out of motion picture academy

Harvey Weinstein kicked out of motion picture academy

The academy's board is comprised of 54 members, including major Hollywood names such as Steven Spielberg , Tom Hanks , Whoopi Goldberg , and Kathleen Kennedy. Earlier this week, Weinstein, 65, was suspended by the British Film Academy and was denounced by the Cannes Film Festival. "The Big Bang Theory" producer Bill Prady likened Weinstein to Trump: "Here's the difference: the movie academy voted Weinstein out".


Protesters shot dead amid ongoing Kenya poll violence

Protesters shot dead amid ongoing Kenya poll violence

The US statement on Friday also urges independent investigations into allegations of abuse of force. The order said there was a "clear, present and imminent danger of breach of peace". "The Learned Judge of the High Court erred in law, in holding that the Supreme Court's interpretation of the meaning of "fresh election" under Article 140 (3) of The Constitution was not binding upon him and was a mere ad hoc observation", he said.


5 people thrashed on suspicion of carrying beef, police book victims

5 people thrashed on suspicion of carrying beef, police book victims

It has since been established that the seized meat was of buffalo and not cow or its progeny, said a senior police officer. He was accompanied by Sonu, 14, an employee of the meat supplier. The apex court had stated: "Efforts have to be made to stop such vigilantism". Senior advocate Indira Jaising had noted that there were 66 alleged incidents of mob lynching and assaults since July across the country.


Red flag warnings issued for parts of LA County

Red flag warnings issued for parts of LA County

In LA County, the warnings affect the San Gabriel and Santa Monica Mountains, the Angeles national forest and the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys. North to northeast winds are forecast to hit 25 miles per hour, with gusts at 45 miles per hour, at elevations above 1,500 feet. "More importantly, NorCal wildfires will become increasingly hard to contain", KSBW Meteorologist Art Jarrett said.


Special Rajdhani between Delhi, Mumbai to start from Oct 16th

Special Rajdhani between Delhi, Mumbai to start from Oct 16th

This train will have a reduced travel time because of fewer halts and would run at a maximum speed of 130 kmph. "Keeping in mind the heavy rush of passengers on the Delhi-Mumbai sector, we have chose to introduce a new train which will save 2 hours and have fare less than the present Rajdhanis on the route", said Railway Board, Member Traffic Mohd Jamshed.