Nine Women Accuse Israel Horovitz, Playwright and Mentor, of Sexual Misconduct

Nine Women Accuse Israel Horovitz, Playwright and Mentor, of Sexual Misconduct

Photo Israel Horovitz at the Gloucester Stage Company in 2009. Nine women have come forward to accuse the playwright of sexual assault and misconduct. Credit Maisie Crow for The Boston Globe, via Getty Images In 1986, Maddie Corman was a...
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Cardiff University Down’s syndrome vision research prize

Cardiff University Down’s syndrome vision research prize

Image copyright Cardiff UniversityImage caption Evie – and how her writing improved with her new glasses Evie is eight years old and has Down’s syndrome. She was struggling to write letters. But pioneering research by Cardiff University led to her....
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Bitcoin is a vehicle for fraudsters, warns Goldman Sachs boss

Bitcoin is a vehicle for fraudsters, warns Goldman Sachs boss

The boss of Goldman Sachs became the latest high-profile critic of bitcoin, claiming it is a vehicle to commit fraud as the value of the cryptocurrency plunged 20% in less than 24 hours. Lloyd Blankfein, chief executive of the US...
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Pound goes over $1.35 on Brexit hopes

Pound goes over $1.35 on Brexit hopes

Image copyright Getty Images The pound broke through the $1.35 mark for the first time in two months on Thursday amid hopes of progress in the Brexit negotiations. The jump followed reports the UK had offered to pay up to...
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Venezuela’s ex-oil minister and ex-PDVSA head arrested

Venezuela’s ex-oil minister and ex-PDVSA head arrested

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Nelson Martínez (left) and Eulogio del Pino were powerful figures in the government until their sacking Two powerful Venezuelan former oil officials have been arrested as part of a sweeping anti-corruption operation. The a...
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Rohingya challenge Pope Francis over silence in Myanmar

Rohingya challenge Pope Francis over silence in Myanmar

Expatriates from the persecuted mostly Muslim minority speak out on the pontiff's failure to address their plight.
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Kim Jong-nam killing: Regime critic carried ‘antidote’

Kim Jong-nam killing: Regime critic carried ‘antidote’

Image copyright AFPImage caption Kim Jong-nam (pictured in 2001) was former North Korean leader Kim Jong-il’s oldest son The half-brother of North Korea’s leader was carrying bottles of the antidote to the toxin used when he was killed earlier this...
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Donald Trump’s menacing talk on North Korea is leaving the US isolated

Donald Trump’s menacing talk on North Korea is leaving the US isolated

Donald Trump’s latest threat to destroy North Korea’s regime by force produced an angry response from Russia on Thursday. Yet elsewhere, the menacing talk from Washington was mostly met with uncomfortable silence. While there is no shortage of internationa...
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Africa:The AU-EU Summit – Human Trafficking At Top of the Agenda

Africa:The AU-EU Summit – Human Trafficking At Top of the Agenda

Photo: Jeremy Relph/IRIN Migrants have gathered in Sidi Bilal because they feel safer as a group (file photo). analysis Harsh action has been proposed at the African Union-European Union summit to clamp down on human trafficking in Libya. By PETER...
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Review: ‘The Shape of Water’ Is Altogether Wonderful

Review: ‘The Shape of Water’ Is Altogether Wonderful

Elisa’s interest is stirred less by curiosity than by recognition. Because of her muteness, she is looked at by others — and sometimes regards herself — as “incomplete,” something less than fully human. Her two best friends are Zelda (Octavia...
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Africa:AU/EU Summit – Joint Task Force Planned to Target Modern Slavery

Africa:AU/EU Summit – Joint Task Force Planned to Target Modern Slavery

Photo: Jeremy Relph/IRIN Migrants have gathered in Sidi Bilal because they feel safer as a group (file photo). analysis The African Union, the European Union and the United Nations have agreed to establish a joint task force to tackle the...
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