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Harvey Weinstein: New York state sues Weinstein Company

Image copyright PA Image caption Harvey Weinstein is facing dozens of accusations of abuse New York prosecutors have filed a lawsuit against the Weinstein Company, alleging that the studio failed to protect staff from Harvey Weinstein. Mr Weinstein has been accused of dozens of allegations of sexual abuse, including rape, …

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Cyril Ramaphosa: ANC impatient over Jacob Zuma future

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Ramaphosa’s speech marked 100 years since the birth of Nelson Mandela The leader of South Africa’s ruling party has acknowledged growing impatience over the failure to resolve President Jacob Zuma’s future. Cyril Ramaphosa said the matter had to be handled with “care and purpose”. …

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Trump warns Israel that settlements 'complicate' peace hopes

Image copyright AFP Image caption President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was strongly welcomed by Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu US President Donald Trump has said Israeli settlements “complicate” the peace process with Palestinians and urged “care” over the issue. He also told an Israeli newspaper that he did …

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Riyadh Ritz-Carlton corruption purge Saudi hotel reopens

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption More than 200 princes, ministers and businessmen were held in the purge A luxury Saudi hotel that served as a detention centre for dozens of princes and top officials held in a corruption drive since November has reopened. Reception staff at the five-star Ritz-Carlton in …

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Russian jet 'crashes' after Moscow take-off

A Russian airliner carrying at least 62 passengers has crashed after vanishing from radar screens as it left a Moscow airport for the Urals, media say. The Saratov Airlines An-148 regional jet was en route to the city of Orsk when it vanished. An emergency services source has told Interfax …

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Teenager Gerard wins first gold for US

Winter Olympics 2018: US teenager Red Gerard wins men’s slopestyle XXIII Olympic Winter Games Venue: Pyeongchang, South Korea Dates: 9-25 February Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, Red Button, Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and mobile app. Full coverage times Teenager Red Gerard snatched a dramatic gold medal in the …

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Grand Canyon helicopter crash kills three

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The accident happened at the West Rim of the Grand Canyon A tourist helicopter has crashed in the Grand Canyon in the US state of Arizona, killing three people and injuring at least four. The aircraft suffered “substantial damage”, a spokesman for the Federal …

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The everyday lives of the non-monogamous

The Open Photo Project aims to reduce stigma about consensual non-monogamous relationships. In one recent study from the US 21% of the study’s participants reported having had some kind of non-monogamous relationship – but that number could be higher, owing to people not willing to share their personal circumstances. The …

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Israel warns Iran after launching major raids in Syria

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhat happened? Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says his country will defend itself “against any attack” after it carried out what have been called its largest strikes against sites in Syria in decades. “This is both our right and our duty and we …

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