Daily Archives: May 5, 2018

Manitoba NDP had an 'over-sexualized, sexist and misogynist' culture, harassment report says

A interim report commissioned in the wake of sexual harassment allegations against a former MLA says key members in the Manitoba NDP contributed to a “toxic environment” and a “culture of bullying” in the party. The report was released at the Manitoba NDP’s 2018 convention in Brandon, Man., on Saturday, where much of the focus will be on how the party copes with the stinging ...

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7 clear-cut signs you've been hacked

File photo.  (REUTERS/Kacper Pempel ) Smart hackers don’t get caught. They break into your device, steal everything they can, and finish without a trace. Sometimes they leave a trail of destruction in their wake – malware, weird ads, confused relatives, and even a drained bank account or stolen identity. It’s pretty easy for hackers to do their job. Most people ...

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Royal Family releases 1st official photos of Prince Louis

Sign up for the Royal Fascinator newsletter: Your invitation to royal wedding news and analysis ahead of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s nuptials, delivered to your inbox. ​Britain’s Royal Family released the first two official photographs of newly born Prince Louis on Sunday, one of which shows him being held by his sister Princess Charlotte, aged three. Louis, who is ...

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Can the Swedish Academy emerge unscathed from scandal?

This year’s Nobel Prize for Literature is being postponed until 2019, but the scandal engulfing the Swedish Academy, which decides the winners, has tarnished the group and likely damaged the world’s best known book prize. The controversy — involving the academy’s tangled connection to a man facing multiple allegations of sexual misconduct — has put the secretive Swedish institution under the ...

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John Travolta to receive Cinema Icon Award at Cannes Film Festival

FILE – In this Jan. 6, 2017 file photo, John Travolta arrives at the AFI Awards at the Four Seasons Hotel on in Los Angeles. Travolta will be the recipient of Variety’s inaugural Cinema Icon Award on May 15, 2018, at the Cannes Film Festival. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)  (2017 Invision) For John Travolta, “icon” will be the word ...

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Iowa governor signs 'fetal heartbeat' abortion ban into law

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed into law on Friday a bill outlawing abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected, which often occurs at six weeks and before a woman even realizes she is pregnant, and Reynolds acknowledged the likelihood of a court challenge. The measure, which Iowa’s Republican-controlled state legislature passed on Wednesday, is the most restrictive abortion ban in ...

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Trade wars threaten to disrupt American firms’ global supply chains

“DON’T panic yet,” advises the sandwich king of Ohio. Robert Grote is chief executive of JE Grote Company, a family-run firm in Columbus that is a global manufacturer of pizza-preparation machines, bacon-slicers and automated sandwich-makers. Since about half of its $60m or so of annual sales comes from outside America and his firm buys speciality steel from Europe, he is ...

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