Saturday, September 19, 2020


Actor Kevin Spacey in still image taken from a YouTube video

Actor Kevin Spacey Charged with Indecent Assault in Massachusetts

(Reuters) Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey has been charged in connection with an allegation that he sexually abused an 18-year-old boy at a Nantucket, Massachusetts,...
Frenchman Jean-Claude Arnault arrives to the Svea Hovratt appeal court on the third day of his appeal trial in Stockholm

Swedish Court Adds Second Rape Conviction for Man in Nobel Scandal

By Johan Ahlander STOCKHOLM (Reuters)  A Swedish appeals court on Monday found Jean-Claude Arnault, the man at the centre of a sex scandal that forced the...
Mike Lynch, Founder and Chairman of Autonomy Corporation, poses for photographers at an awards ceremony in central London

Former Autonomy Boss Lynch to Fight U.S. Fraud Charges

LONDON (Reuters)  The United States has filed criminal charges against British entrepreneur Mike Lynch over the $11 billion sale of Autonomy to Hewlett-Packard seven years...
Rural workers break cocoa fruit at a farm in Medicilandia

Global Chocolate Supply Chain Tainted by Abuses in Brazil – Report

By Fabio Teixeira RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation)  The global chocolate supply chain is tainted by the use of cocoa from Brazilian farms where human...
Soros foundation to close in Turkey after attack by Erdogan

Soros Foundation to Close in Turkey after Attack by Erdogan

By Ali Kucukgocmen and Gulsen Solaker ISTANBUL (Reuters)  George Soros's Open Society Foundation said on Monday it would cease operations in Turkey, days after President Tayyip...
People walk past a Dolce & Gabbana store at a shopping complex in Shanghai

Chinese Online Shopping Sites Ditch Dolce & Gabbana in Ad Backlash

By Pei Li and Cate Cadell BEIJING (Reuters)  Chinese e-commerce sites have removed Dolce & Gabbana products amid a spiralling backlash against an advertising campaign that...