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Me Too: Alyssa elevates Harvey Weinstein conversation

NEW YORK: Alyssa Milano was in bed with her two young children when a friend of a friend on Facebook suggested something that struck her as a great way to elevate the Harvey Weinstein conversation. She took the idea to Twitter, posting: “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ...

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France to impose instant fines for street harassment of women

PARIS: A new law will impose on-the-spot fines for harassment of women in the streets of France, a minister said, as the sex scandal engulfing Hollywood honcho Harvey Weinstein encouraged French women to tell their stories. The legislation is being piloted by 34-year-old Marlene Schiappa, a feminist and early supporter ...

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Bjork claims she was sexually harassed by director

Bjork has claimed she was sexually harassed by a director who she claims punished her for rebuffing his sexual advances. The Icelandic artist, who has received widespread critical acclaim for her innovative and imaginative music, said the slew of women coming forward to accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault and ...

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Ex-Fox News guest alleges she was raped by host

WASHINGTON: Fox News, coming off a year of scandal related to a series of sexual harassment claims, was hit with another lawsuit Monday by a political commentator who claimed she was raped and assaulted by a network employee. In a lawsuit filed in Manhattan Federal court, political commentator Scottie Nell ...

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Koena Mitra files sexual harassment case

BOLLYWOOD actress Koena Mitra has found herself in hot water over certain phone calls she received last week. The actress, who filed a complaint with Oshiwara Police station, shared that a stranger has been calling to ask her out and has also offered money for her to do the same. ...

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Uber chief executive Kalanick resigns as CEO

PARIS: Uber boss Travis Kalanick has resigned as chief executive after pressure from shareholders. Mr Kalanick will remain on the board of the ride-hailing firm, however. His resignation comes after a review of practices at the firm and scandals including complaints of sexual harassment. Last week he said he was ...

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‘Queen’ director Vikas Bahl accused of sexual harassment

MUMBAI: It has been just few weeks since the molestation charges against TVF chief Arunabh Kumar had grounded in media. Now comes another shocker from the Bollywood industry. A progressive film production company, Phantom, which has made many path-breaking movies, finds itself embroiled in controversy as reports of one of ...

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Uber to investigate sexual harassment claim by female engineer

NEW YORK: Uber’s chief executive ordered an investigation Monday into a sexual-harassment claim made by a female engineer who said her prospects at the company evaporated after she complained about advances from her boss. In a blog post about her year at Uber, Susan Fowler Rigetti said the company’s human ...

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Uber CEO calls for investigation of sexual harassment claims

NEW YORK: Uber CEO Travis Kalanick on Sunday said the company will open an “urgent investigation” after a former engineer wrote a lengthy blog post describing systemic sexual harassment at the San Francisco ride-hailing service, which she called “an organization in complete, unrelenting chaos.” In a posting heavily shared on Twitter, the ...

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