Wednesday, 21 August 2019

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Data watchdog opens first investigation into Google

PARIS: The State’s data watchdog has opened its first investigation into Google to examine a suspected infringement of EU privacy rules covering the sharing of personal data of internet users. The Data Protection Commission has begun a statutory inquiry – the regulator’s 19th investigation into a big tech company – ...

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Complaint filed against Aditya Pancholi for ‘abusing’ Kangana

BOLLYWOOD actor Aditya Pancholi has been charged with a case of ‘assault and exploitation’ by Kangana Ranaut’s sister Rangoli. A complaint has been filed by Rangoli which stated that the actor exploited and abused Kangana, a decade ago. For the ones unaware, Kangana had earlier accused Pancholi of sexual and ...

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Julian Assange: Sweden reopens rape investigation

SWEDEN: Swedish prosecutors have reopened an investigation into a rape allegation made against Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange in 2010. The inquiry has been revived at the request of the alleged victim’s lawyer. Assange, who denies the accusation, has avoided extradition to Sweden for seven years after seeking refuge at the ...

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New York Mafia boss Francesco ‘Frank’ Cali shot dead

NEW YORK: The reputed boss of New York Mafia family the Gambinos, Francesco “Frank” Cali, has been shot dead outside his home on Staten Island, police said. The 53-year-old, thought to have been de facto godfather of the Italian crime family since 2015, suffered “multiple gunshot wounds to the torso” ...

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FIFA bans Afghan football chief pending sex abuse probe

GENEVA: FIFA suspended the president of the Afghanistan Football Federation Keramuddin Karim for 90 days pending an investigation into allegations of sexual and physical abuse against the  Afghan national women´s team. FIFA´s independent ethics committee said in a statement that the provisional ban “may be extended pending proceedings on the ...

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Fan Bingbing apologises for tax evasion

BEIJING: Chinese superstar Fan Bingbing took to social media for the first time in months Wednesday to apologise to fans and the Communist Party for tax evasion, shortly after news broke that authorities had ordered her to pay nearly $130 million in back taxes and fines. The 36-year-old actress, model ...

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1,000 Child’s Sexually Abused By US Priests

PENNSYLVANIA: A monumental grand jury report shows that over 300 priests sexually abused over 1,000 minors in Pennsylvania for 70 years,  while the church protected perpetrators, blamed victims. A Pennsylvania grand jury released its report of a two-year investigation into sexual abuses by Catholic priests across 67 counties throughout the ...

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HSBC in $100 million forex fraud settlement

NEW YORK: HSBC Holdings on Thursday agreed to pay $101.5 million (£73 million) to settle a U.S. criminal probe into the rigging of currency transactions, which has already led the conviction of one of its former bankers. The payment includes a $63.1 million fine plus $38.4 million in restitution to ...

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Police confirm Sylvester Stallone sexual assault investigation

LOS ANGELES: Police have confirmed they are investigating Sylvester Stallone over a sexual assault allegation. The ‘Rocky’ actor was the subject of a police report filed last month by a 50-year-old actress, who claimed the action legend had assaulted her at his office in Santa Monica in 1990. Officers told ...

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Equifax faces formal investigation by UK financial watchdog

LONDON: Equifax, the US credit reporting company at the heart of a cyber security scandal, faces a formal investigation by the UK financial watchdog after it admitted that nearly 700,000 UK customers may have had their personal details stolen. The Financial Conduct Authority confirmed in a brief statement on Tuesday ...

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