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October 18, 2017 10:03 PM Sheeran cancels parts of Asian tour, S'pore shows unaffected

British singer Ed Sheeran has cancelled several shows on his Asian tour, after it was revealed that he fractured his wrist and elbow in a bicycle accident earlier this week. In an Instagram post yesterday, the 26-year-old said the injuries will leave him unable to perform live concerts for the immediate future. "Sadly, this means that the following shows 169

October 18, 2017 7:21 PM Marisa Coughlan Comes Forward With Harvey Weinstein Story: "He Wanted to Barter Sex for Movie Roles"

The actress, who now also works as a writer, recalls a string of encounters with the disgraced movie mogul who she claims propositioned her multiple times while she worked for Miramax. The Peninsula Hotel. A powerful movie mogul. An actress whose star was on the rise. A penthouse meeting about movie projects and a promise for starring roles in upcoming 174

October 18, 2017 10:02 AM Blood donated by a mother could be dangerous to men

Men who receive blood transfusions from women who have ever been pregnant are at risk of an early death, research suggests. Experts suspect antibodies produced by a woman's body in pregnancy might provoke a severe immune response if injected into a man. But scientists last night stressed that the study of 31,000 people, by experts at Leiden University 155

October 18, 2017 9:50 AM Turns Out Stress Is As Harmful As Junk Food For Your Gut!

Stress, similar to junk food, can cause harm to your body by disturbing the microbiota in your gut, claims a recent study. "In society, women tend to have higher rates of depression and anxiety, which are linked to stress," said Bridgewater. The researchers took a large group of 8-week-old mice and exposed half of the males and half of the females to a high-fat 549

October 17, 2017 5:03 PM Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Lawrence join the chorus of women sharing Hollywood abuse stories

Ever since the allegations of serial abuse by Harvey Weinstein blew up, a tidal wave of women -- plus a few men -- in Hollywood have shared their own troubling tales involving high-powered producers, directors and executives. The #MeToo stories spreading across Twitter and Facebook show that just about every woman has their own personal nightmare, and A-list 168

October 16, 2017 6:15 PM #MeToo: Sexual harassment stories sweep social media after Weinstein allegations

It was a reaction to sexual abuse allegations against film mogul Harvey Weinstein, who's denied having non-consensual sex with anyone. LONDON - Millions of women across the world have been sharing their experiences of sexual harassment and abuse in an online campaign using the hashtag #MeToo on Twitter and with rolling posts on Facebook. The social media 166

October 16, 2017 4:22 PM #MeToo campaign proves scope of sexual harassment, flaw in Mayim Bialik's op-ed

I was going to write a dispute of Mayim Bialik’s problematic sexual harassment op-ed, but tens of thousands of women and men beat me to it with two simple, terrible words: Me too. The one-two gut punch populated social media feeds for most of Sunday, inspired by a viral post (credited originally to a tweet from actress Alyssa Milano) that reads: “If all the women 156

October 16, 2017 3:16 PM “Me too”: Alyssa Milano urged assault victims to tweet in solidarity. The response was massive

Actress Alyssa Milano took to Twitter on Sunday with an idea, suggested by a friend, she said. She urged any women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted to write two words on Twitter: “Me too.” “If all the women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote ‘Me too’ as a status, we might give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem 163

October 16, 2017 2:56 PM #MeToo campaign shines light on those sexually harassed or assaulted

Over the past 24 hours, a social media campaign highlighting and empowering victims of sexual assault and abuse has taken over Twitter. Actress Alyssa Milano was one of the first to share the call for a "me too" hashtag, writing, "If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to this tweet." She shared a note from a friend 145

October 15, 2017 11:18 AM Motion picture academy kicks out disgraced Harvey Weinstein

LOS ANGELES - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expelled Harvey Weinstein on Saturday amid mounting sexual harassment, assault and rape accusations against the disgraced Hollywood mogul. An emergency meeting of its 54-member board of governors, which includes stars such as Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg and Laura Dern, voted "well in excess 177