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October 9, 2017 2:59 AM It took years to bring claims against Hollywood heavyweight Harvey Weinstein to light

AFTER the bombshell Harvey Weinstein claims came to light, many asked, ‘Why now’? These are the factors that led to this moment. That was the first question many were asking this weekend after explosive claims came to light about Harvey Weinstein, one of Hollywood’s most powerful men, and decades of alleged sexual harassment on his part. First, it was a question 395

October 9, 2017 2:43 AM Harvey Weinstein Is Fired After Sexual Harassment Reports

The sexual harassment allegations uncovered by The Times stretched back decades and came from actresses as well as former employees of the Weinstein Company and Miramax, the previous company that Mr. Weinstein and his brother founded. They sent the company scrambling to do damage control, with Bob Weinstein outlining the fallout in an email to Mr. Weinstein’s 141

October 7, 2017 2:54 AM African Delegates Press for Greater Regional Cooperation in Efforts to Resolve Western Sahara Question, as Fourth Committee Continues Decolonization Debate

Delegates from several African countries called for greater regional cooperation in the peaceful resolution of the Western Sahara question today, as the Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization) continued its general debate on decolonization. Senegal’s representative said that Security Council resolution 2351 (2017) had established a correlation 183

October 4, 2017 1:43 PM Namibia: Tourist Claims Official Demanded a Bribe

A SOUTH African citizen, who was on an 18-day tourist visa in the country, is heartbroken after he was allegedly made to pay a bribe at the Noordoewer border post in the south. Andrew Raeburn yesterday posted on his Facebook page that an immigration official at the border crossing point threatened to lock him up for overstaying a day in the country and to take him to court 120

October 3, 2017 7:57 PM Waymo vs. Uber trial date postponed to December

Alphabet sought the later date to absorb recently unsealed documents A judge overseeing the lawsuit between Waymo and Uber has granted the Alphabet subsidiary’s request for a delay in the trial. Waymo had requested more time to review a recently unsealed report detailing Uber’s acquisition of the self-driving truck startup Otto. That report is now at the center 76

September 27, 2017 10:56 PM Mozambican Government denies UN allegation on DPRK arms purchase

MAPUTO, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- The Mozambican government denied on Wednesday the UN accusation of it for purchasing military weapons and equipment from a trading company in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). More than two weeks ago the UN Security Council experts said in a report that a investment company under the Ministry of Defense of Mozambique 137

September 24, 2017 9:24 AM Uber Regroups After London Taxi Setback as Lyft Signals Interest

Uber Technologies Inc. is prepared to make concessions to restore its revoked London taxi license, the Sunday Times reported, two days after the ride service said it would fight the suspension in court. Tom Elvidge, general manager of Uber in London, told the newspaper his company would like to meet to resolve the situation. Rival Lyft Inc., a start-up 149

September 23, 2017 12:30 AM 'Unfit' Uber stripped of London license, CEO tweets 'pls work w/us'

LONDON (Reuters) - London deemed Uber unfit to run a taxi service on Friday and stripped it of its license to operate from the end of next week in a major blow to the U.S. firm and 3.5 million users in one of the world’s wealthiest cities. In a break with the startup’s usual combative tone, Uber’s new Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi asked London to please 158

September 14, 2017 11:22 AM Zim, Rwanda negotiate safe passage

Kigali, Rwanda - Zimbabwe has sent a military delegation to its principal enemy, Rwanda, to negotiate safe passage for its troops besieged by the Rwandan-backed Congolese rebels, Rwandan security sources said on Tuesday. Since arriving in the Rwandan capital on Sunday, the four-man Zimbabwean team has been negotiating with Rwandan army officials and rebel 130

September 14, 2017 2:22 AM Were SA firms in on DRC plunder?

New York - The United Nations Security Council decides this week whether to release a controversial chapter on the plunder of minerals in the Democratic Republic of Congo, part of a report that recommends the break up of large state mining firms. The main part of the probe from an independent panel, disclosed by Reuters on Friday, also puts the diamond 103