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Sale of Harvey Weinstein's company up in air after lawsuit

Sale of Harvey Weinstein's company up in air after lawsuit

Schneiderman launched a civil rights probe into the New York City-based company in October after The New York Times and The New Yorker exposed allegations of sexual assault and harassment spanning decades . His attorney released a statement saying numerous allegations against his client are "without merit". In a statement Sunday night, Weinstein's attorney, Ben Brafman , says that while Weinstein "was not without fault, there certainly was no criminality".


Circular Quay fire: Trains diverted, roads closed due to blaze

Circular Quay fire: Trains diverted, roads closed due to blaze

It's believed the fire started on the lower floors of the building. A major fire has broken out at a construction site in Sydney , Australia, billowing smoke into the CBD and sparking a huge response from fire crews. Firefighters are battling the flames as they engulf the building. - Sunrise (@sunriseon7) February 12, 2018HUGE FIRE: Pitt Street near Circular Quay.


National Portrait Gallery unveils Obama portraits

National Portrait Gallery unveils Obama portraits

According to CNN , Wiley is the first African-American artist to paint an official presidential portrait for the National Portrait Gallery . Mr Wiley, a Yale University graduate, took thousands of photographs of the 44th USA president in order to ideal the portrait, which will be on show in the America's Presidents exhibition.


Sexual misconduct allegations mount against Oxfam

Sexual misconduct allegations mount against Oxfam

Allegations in the report included repeated allegations of rape in South Sudan, and a woman who was a beneficiary of Oxfam aid coerced into having sex to receive it. Let us be clear: their behavior was and still is totally unacceptable - an appalling mark against the high values we set for ourselves at Oxfam. She said she was "desperately sorry" for the harm and distress that this has caused to Oxfam's supporters, the wider development sector and most of all the vulnerable people who trusted ...


Valentine's Day? You can't go to university

Valentine's Day? You can't go to university

Students enrolled in the university are notified that the campus is closed on February 14, 2018, for "Mahashivaratri". "No students will be allowed to enter the university premises on that day", said the advisory. In 2009, authorities banned carrying of flowers, bouquets and gifts on campus on Valentine's Day, to prevent any untoward incidents or misbehaviour against girls.


Chandrababu Naidu is richest CM, Pinarayi not too far behind

Chandrababu Naidu is richest CM, Pinarayi not too far behind

Among the CMs with lowest amount of assets, Tripura's Sarar tops the chart with a total wealth of Rs 27 lakh. The differences between the parties came to the fore after Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu told a journalist in January that his party is ready to chart its own course if BJP is not keen to continue with the alliance and he was following coalition dharma by reining in his party leaders to not to make any statements.