Saturday, 16 October 2021

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Harvey Weinstein victims to receive $19M payout

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Variety/REX/Shutterstock (8488464i) Harvey Weinstein Time and Punishment: A Town Hall Discussion with JAY Z and Harvey Weinstein, New York, USA - 08 Mar 2017

NEW YORK: Women who suffered sexual misconduct and workplace harassment by convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein are set to receive almost $19 million as part of a class action lawsuit, New York’s attorney general announced Tuesday. The payments, which need to be approved by two courts, are the result of a ...

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Outrage at UK story ‘justifying’ JK Rowling abuse

LONDON: Domestic abuse campaigners on Friday expressed outrage at a front-page story in The Sun where the ex-husband of “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling defended hitting her. Rowling revealed this week that she suffered domestic abuse in her first marriage, and a “serious sexual assault” in her twenties. The Sun ...

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