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October 23, 2017 6:14 PM Weinstein scandal puts nondisclosure agreements in the spotlight

Harvey Weinstein. Bill O’Reilly. Roger Ailes. Bill Cosby. The Catholic church. All were able to skirt years and sometimes decades of allegations of sexual harassment or assault through the use of settlements or contracts that included nondisclosure agreements: legal provisions that swear employees or alleged victims to secrecy. Those cases — and especially 194

October 22, 2017 7:10 AM Local woman pays tribute to ‘amazing’ cancer care network after treatment

A local woman who has raised thousands of pounds for local charities after being diagnosed with breast cancer, has heaped praise on the health professionals she has encountered during her treatment. Mary Hegarty said she was amazed at the support she received during her treatment after her shock diagnosis last year and urged others not to ignore changes 158

October 21, 2017 3:44 PM $417M award in lawsuit linking Johnson & Johnson baby powder to cancer gets tossed

A bottle of Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder is seen in a photo illustration taken in New York, Feb. 24, 2016. (Reuters) Johnson & Johnson has won its appeal of a record $417 million verdict in a lawsuit brought by a California woman who claimed she got ovarian cancer from using the company’s talcum powder. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Maren Nelson 156

October 21, 2017 8:30 AM Zambia’s trade with South Africa is a Joke

Despite political rhetoric, Zambia’s trade with South Africa is a shameful joke. And, the elephant in the room is not Government but the private sector. It cannot always be Government. Government is not a trader. It is a facilitator. Even in countries where Government has not been the best facilitator, the private sector has never been as naïve and low-thinking 233

October 20, 2017 10:03 PM Namibia: 30 Years After Thomas Sankara

Last Sunday, 15 October 2017, marked 30 years since Thomas Sankara, the revolutionary leader and former president of Burkina Faso, preceded us into ancestry. He was killed by his close associate Blaise Compaore, seemingly on instruction of France and Cote d'Ivoire. Compaore met his fate when the young Sankarists jubilantly removed him from power in 2014. He ran to Cote d'Ivoire 148

October 20, 2017 5:03 PM Weinstein’s Latest Accuser is Italian Actress Who Says He Raped Her

LOS ANGELES — Fifty-eight women in two weeks on two continents — those were the latest numbers Friday as the list of actresses, models and studio workers who have accused Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein of everything from sexual harassment to rape continued to grow. The latest accuser is an Italian model and actress whose claim that Weinstein raped 180

October 20, 2017 4:54 PM Lupita Nyong’o speaks out against Harvey Weinstein

Nyong’o described her encounters with Weinstein in an op-ed piece published by The New York Times on Thursday. Oscar-winning actor Lupita Nyong’o is now the latest in a string of women who have accused Hollywood’s top producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harasssment, assault, misconduct and rape. Nyong’o described her encounters with Weinstein in an op-ed 196

October 20, 2017 8:40 AM Men Who Smoke and Have Oral Sex With Multiple Partners Have a Higher Cancer Risk

Smoking cigarettes, along with having five or more oral sex partners, increases men’s risk for the most common type of head and neck cancer. A study published Friday in Annals of Oncology finds these patterns of behavior are associated with oral and throat cancers caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). Public health experts already know from a large 213

October 19, 2017 2:48 PM Lego unveils 'Women of NASA' set with astronauts, scientists

The 231-piece set features Sally Ride, the first American female astronaut, and Mae Jemison, the first black woman to travel in space. Also included in the set are figures of astronomer and educator Nancy Grace Roman and computer scientist Margaret Hamilton. Lego versions of the Space Shuttle Challenger, the Hubble Space telescope can be put together 168

October 19, 2017 2:31 AM Kevin Smith to donate residuals from his Weinstein-produced films to Women in Film

Kevin Smith, the director of indie hits "Clerks" and "Chasing Amy," has vowed to donate all his future residuals from his Weinstein-produced films to the nonprofit organization Women in Film. "My entire career is tied up with the man," Smith said in an expletive-filled emotional episode of his podcast "Hollywood Babble-On". "It's been a weird f------ 211