Ronan Farrow's "Catch and Kill" audiobook, in which details how he broke the Harvey Weinstein story, earned a Grammy nomination for best spoken word album on Tuesday. Farrow won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for public service for his reporting in The New Yorker. Fellow nominees in the spoken word album category are "Acid for the […]
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The Securities and Exchange Commission has issued rules that would allow public and private companies to offer equity compensation to gig workers. The rule-making comes just weeks after California voters upheld an initiative that overturned legislation that would have classified gig workers as employees. The initiative replaced employment status with requirements that gig economy companies include an earnings guarantee of at least 120% of minimum wage while on the job, 30 cents per engaged miles for expenses, a healthcare stipend, occupational accident insurance for on-the-job injuries, protection against discrimination and sexual harassment and automobile accident and liability insurance, as TechCrunch reported.
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The finale of "Dancing With the Stars" waltzed its way to solid if unspectacular ratings on Monday night. A total of 6.1 million people tuned in to watch former “Bachelorette” Kaitlyn Bristowe and her partner Artem Chigvintsev be crowned the Mirrorball Champions. That represents a six-week viewership high, but is down around 2 million viewers […]
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Brugge manager Philippe Clement said in his pre-match news conference on Monday that Dennis was fit but unavailable for selection due to disciplinary reasons. "He didn't follow the club's rules, that's all I want to say about that... I prefer to concentrate on the players who are available to me," Clement added.
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Kenya said on Monday it was reviving investigations into 72 murders as well as allegations of forced eviction and arson during post-election violence in 2007-2008 after victims and their families came forward to give statements. The fighting in late 2007 and early 2008, some of the worst in Kenya's history, erupted after Raila Odinga, then an opposition leader, accused then-President Mwai Kibaki's party of stealing the election. Uhuru Kenyatta, now president, and his deputy William Ruto were among six Kenyans charged at the International Criminal Court over their alleged roles in the deadly inter-ethnic violence.
A British lawmaker demanded answers from Prime Minister Boris Johnson after an elderly female protestor was carried into the back of a police van outside parliament, in what he called an unconstitutional and undignified arrest.
Local Indian authorities banned public gatherings and closed shops as more than 1,000 rescue personnel mobilised against a powerful cyclone barrelling towards the southeastern coast, bringing heavy rains and strong winds.
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The Nevada Supreme Court made Joe Biden’s win in the state official on Tuesday, approving the state's final canvass of the Nov. 3 election. The unanimous action by the seven nonpartisan justices sends to Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak results that will deliver six electoral votes from the western U.S. battleground state to Biden. The court action drew extra scrutiny amid legal efforts by the state GOP and Trump campaign to prevent sending vote-by-mail ballots to all 1.82 million active registered voters and then to stop the counting of the 1.4 million votes that were cast.
Lithuania's parliament approved the appointment of conservative Ingrida Simonyte as the Baltic country's next prime minister on Tuesday and tasked her with forming a government following an election on Oct. 26. Simonyte, a former finance minister, is due to take over from the outgoing government in two to three weeks, after she agrees on her ministers with President Gitanas Nauseda and wins parliament's backing for her government's programme. Simonyte, 46, led the opposition centre-right Homeland Union party to victory in the election and then formed a coalition with two liberal parties in the European Union and NATO member state.
A draft law that would make it a crime in certain circumstances to circulate an image of a police officer's face is not aimed at infringing journalists' right to report on public events, French Prime Minister Jean Castex said on Tuesday. French rights activists and journalists have staged protests against the bill, which stipulates that anyone circulating a police officer's image with the intention of seeing harm done to the officer could be jailed for a year and fined 45,000 euros ($53,450) upon conviction.
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A unit of a Thai chemical company will spend $48 million to expand production in Georgia, citing strong demand because of the coronavirus pandemic for synthetic fibers used in face masks and wipes. FiberVisions, a unit of Indorama Ventures, will expand its factory east of Atlanta in Covington, the company announced Tuesday. It will create 21 additional jobs making polyolefin fiber, with a new fiber production line scheduled to be installed by June.