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Me too, moi aussi

CURRENTLY, there is a huge uproar around the world over the sexual misconduct scandal involving famous American film producer Harvey Weinsten – co-founder of the film company ‘Miramax’. This producer did not spare actresses from sexual misconduct, obviously in return for giving them roles in the films he is making. …

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Wells in another scandal, this time in auto lending – Bank says scandal may have cost about 20,000 people their cars

NEW YORK, July 29, (AP): Scandal-plagued Wells Fargo is back in hot water for signing customers up for products that they didn’t need or want. This time it’s auto insurance, and the bank says it may have cost about 20,000 people their cars. San Francisco-based Wells Fargo acknowledged late Thursday …

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Scandal-hit BWF number 2 steps down – Delgado ‘excused from his duties’

KUALA LUMPUR, June 5, (AFP): The Badminton World Federation’s (BWF) deputy president has stepped down as he fights corruption allegations in his home country of Peru, a statement said on Monday. Gustavo Salazar Delgado, the sport’s number two official behind president Poul-Erik Hoyer, asked to be “excused from his duties”, …

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Embattled S. Korea president: Scandal ‘my fault and mistake’

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In an extraordinary display of abject apology during a moment of supreme crisis, South Korean President Park Geun-hye took sole blame Friday for a “heartbreaking” scandal amid rising suspicion that she allowed a mysterious confidante to manipulate power from the shadows. Park also vowed to …

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Beware of the Fancy Bears in Russian doping scandal – Athletes’ representative says anti-doping system ‘not broken’

PARIS, Oct 5, (AP): Somewhere in Russia, computer hackers must be congratulating themselves on a well-executed con. By stealing and then publishing the private medical files of more than 120 international athletes from a World Anti-Doping Agency database, the self-described “Fancy Bears hack team” has diverted attention from Russia’s systemic …

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Kerry Washington feted with parade and roast at Harvard

“Scandal” actress Kerry Washington took home a shiny little pudding pot Thursday after being feted with a raucous parade through Harvard Square and a roast by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals. The nation’s oldest collegiate theatrical organization says it named Washington as Woman of the Year because she’s the first …

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Scandal-tainted ICC chief Srinivasan toppled – New chairman Manohar vows a new era of clean governance

MUMBAI, Nov 9, (AFP): India’s cricket board toppled its scandal-tainted former supremo Narayanaswami Srinivasan from the helm of the game’s world governing body Monday as its leadership pledged a new era of clean governance. Srinivasan, once the most powerful man in world cricket, will be replaced as chairman of the …

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‘Fewer than 10’ targeted in VW probe: prosecutors – Daimler compliance manager to help tackle scandal

FRANKFURT, Oct 16, (Agencies): German prosecutors said Friday they had identified fewer than 10 suspects in the massive pollution-cheating scandal that has engulfed Volkswagen, as the auto giant announced a drop in worldwide sales. “More than two, but a lot fewer than 10 people” were suspected of masterminding the scam …

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Volkswagen scandal set for movie produced by DiCaprio – Wilde on fighting to fund her crime drama ‘Meadowland’

LOS ANGELES, Oct 13, (Agencies): Hollywood is planning a movie about Volkswagen’s emissions-cheating scandal, with Leonardo DiCaprio, who has long championed environmental causes, set to produce the film, press reports said Monday. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Paramount and DiCaprio’s production company Appian Way have bought the rights to an …

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