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Author: 0 Mira Sorvino's dad wants to 'kill' Harvey Weinstein

The " Goodfellas " actor said of the alleged harassment, "If I had known it, he would not be walking". "That son of a b--h". Good for him if he goes, because if not, he has to meet me and I will kill the motherf**ker. Just seeing this after I awoke. She said she believes her rejection of Weinstein's alleged advances hurt her career. Harvey Weinstein and Sir Peter Jackson worked together on The Lord of the Rings .

Markets Iceland Is the First Country to Legalize Equal Pay for Women
Author: 0 Iceland Is the First Country to Legalize Equal Pay for Women

United Kingdom companies with more than 250 staff have until 4 April to publish their own gender pay gap reports , but according to analysis from consulting and legal advisory company RSM, more than 90% of companies are still to comply with the legislation.

Markets Iceland Legalizes Equal Pay Marking Big Step Toward Ending Gender Pay Gap
Author: 0 Iceland Legalizes Equal Pay Marking Big Step Toward Ending Gender Pay Gap

Legislators approved the law Monday. For almost a decade, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has ranked Iceland as the most gender-equal country in the world, followed by Norway, Finland, Rwanda and Sweden. Such protests continued throughout the years. The Pew Research Center reported in October that women still make 83 cents on a man's dollar. Following last year's national election, Iceland became the "most equal parliament in the world" after female candidates won 48 per cent of the ...

Markets LG set to unveil new line-up of commercial robots at CES
Author: 0 LG set to unveil new line-up of commercial robots at CES

At the CES past year, LG introduced the Airbots - Airport Guide Robot and Airport Cleaning Robot, which are meant for cleaning the airports and help the people travelling around.The company is now gearing up to unveil their new innovative robots to help people carry their drinks, suitcases, and clothes while shopping.

Markets Roku Takes On Siri And Alexa With The Roku Entertainment Assistant
Author: 0 Roku Takes On Siri And Alexa With The Roku Entertainment Assistant

Voice-enabled devices that use the Roku Connect system will let consumers use voice commands to play music on a sound bar, smart speaker , multiroom audio system, and surround-sound system. By expanding its licensing program to allow for easy ways for audio devices to become part of the Roku streaming ecosystem, OEM brands can build smart devices for home entertainment.

Markets Trump's anti-Pakistan remarks contradictory to ground realities, observes NSC
Author: 0 Trump's anti-Pakistan remarks contradictory to ground realities, observes NSC

Pakistan civilian and military chiefs on Tuesday rejected "incomprehensible" US comments and summoned American Ambassador David Hale to explain Trump's tweet. Asif would also brief the participants over next diplomatic and security strategy of Pakistan , besides taking them into confidence over decisions made in the meeting of National Security Council on Tuesday.

Markets AG Barr defends reduced sugar Irn Bru recipe after thousands sign petition
Author: 0 AG Barr defends reduced sugar Irn Bru recipe after thousands sign petition

Stephen McLeod Blythe of the Save Real Irn-Bru crusade told the Scottish Sun that people people were "stockpiling". It is sometimes described as " Scotland's other national drink" after whisky. "I've got 24 glass bottles in my loft that will do me for emergencies". The reduction in Irn-Bru's sugar content from 8.5 teaspoons to four, taking a can from just under 140 calories to about 65 calories, was announced in March.

Markets Diesel backlash means new cars on United Kingdom roads pumping out more CO2
Author: 0 Diesel backlash means new cars on United Kingdom roads pumping out more CO2

Brits are also buying fewer cars overall because of a surge in anti-diesel vehicle sentiment since the revelations about Volkswagen and other manufacturers cheating on emissions tests. Diesel vehicles have been recognised as a major contributor to nitrogen dioxide pollution on busy roads across the United Kingdom, particularly as some diesels have been found to be emitting far greater levels of pollutants in real-world conditions than in laboratory tests.

Markets Toshiba gets rid of Westinghouse for $4.6 billion
Author: 0 Toshiba gets rid of Westinghouse for $4.6 billion

Brookfield Business Partners was an investor in the bankrupt power producer that emerged from Chapter 11 and became Vistra Energy Corp . "Even though they don't have a history in nuclear it really does feel like a fit", NY city-based Keefe, Bruyette and Woods analyst Ann Dai said.

Markets Uber ex-CEO Travis Kalanick plans to sell 29% of stake
Author: 0 Uber ex-CEO Travis Kalanick plans to sell 29% of stake

NEW YORK (AP) - A group led by Japanese technology conglomerate Softbank has acquired a major stake in Uber, potentially tamping down internal warfare at the troubled ride-hailing company and strengthening the hand of CEO Dara Khosrowshahi as he seeks to move it past the firestorm that has consumed it for the past year.

Markets The World's Safest Airlines For 2018 Have Been Revealed
Author: 0 The World's Safest Airlines For 2018 Have Been Revealed

And while President Trump took credit on Tuesday for the U.S. safety record, in a tweet stating that he'd been "very strict on Commercial Aviation", airline accidents have actually been on a consistent global decline since 1992. New entries on this year's list are Emirates and Royal Jordanian Airlines . Thomas said, "All airlines have incidents every day and many are aircraft manufacture issues, not airline operational problems".

Markets FCC Chairman Ajit Pai cancels Consumer Electronics Show appearance over death threats
Author: 0 FCC Chairman Ajit Pai cancels Consumer Electronics Show appearance over death threats

With less than a week before this year's Consumer Electronics Show , Chairman of the Federal Communications Comission Ajit Pai has made a decision to bail on a scheduled appearance. The current or incoming chairman of the FCC has attended every CES since at least 2009, and Pai has attended the last five shows. The FCC's repeal order also claims the authority to prevent state and local governments from enacting their own, similar net neutrality and disclosure rules.

Markets Apple warns iPhones, iPads and Mac computers hit by Intel flaw
Author: 0 Apple warns iPhones, iPads and Mac computers hit by Intel flaw

That could affect not only business and consumer PCs but servers run by cloud services giants, such as Amazon, Google , and Microsoft . The Meltdown and Spectre exploitation techniques abuse speculative execution to access privileged memory-including that of the kernel-from a less-privileged user process such as a malicious app running on a device.

Markets N-Out adds first new menu item in more than a decade
Author: 0 N-Out adds first new menu item in more than a decade

A rep told the San Francisco Chronicle the drink will be a permanent item, although it did not appear on In-N-Out's online menu as of early Thursday. Both locations in Bakersfield are selling the hot cocoa . The hot beverage wasn't immediately listed on the menu at the Daly City location, so you can still think of it as another secret menu item.

Markets Two more Kmart stores to close this year
Author: 0 Two more Kmart stores to close this year

The latest list of closures continues Sears Holdings' "strategic assessment of the productivity of our Kmart and Sears store base", the company said. The struggling retail chain blames poor sales on encroaching online retail giants like Amazon who they say are taking their market shares.

Markets MPs Want a 'Latter Levy' to Cut Down on Disposable Cup Waste
Author: 0 MPs Want a 'Latter Levy' to Cut Down on Disposable Cup Waste

Disposable cups can not be recycled by the normal systems because they are made from cardboard with a tightly bonded polyethylene liner, which is hard to remove, and means they are not accepted by paper mills. chain - and the proposals are a victory for the Daily Mail's Curb the Cups campaign. The committee heard that less than 1% of coffee cups are recycled because there are only three facilities in the United Kingdom that can split the paper and plastic components.

Markets AT&T to Launch Mobile 5G in 2018
Author: 0 AT&T to Launch Mobile 5G in 2018

AT&T wants to one-up its rivals this year by putting out a true 5G network for consumers in multiple markets. While some folks were indeed expected to experience some form of 5G this year-one key test comes in South Korea next month during the Olympics, with other nascent trials and deployments hatching in the USA later in 2018-the initial 5G installments involve what is known as " fixed wireless ", basically broadband alternatives inside the home.

Markets Self-Driving Car Software In Development By BlackBerry And Baidu
Author: 0 Self-Driving Car Software In Development By BlackBerry And Baidu

While it may be many years before we see the majority of customers using self-driving vehicle software, more and more companies are hopping on board and offering their own take on the technology - likely hoping to develop a breakthrough and capture a significant portion of this largely untapped market.

Markets FCC Chair a No-show at Electronics Expo After Nixing Net Neutrality
Author: 0 FCC Chair a No-show at Electronics Expo After Nixing Net Neutrality

John Katko and do harm to his family. The Consumer Electronics Show ( CES ) kicks off in Las Vegas this weekend, bringing with the promise of shiny gadgets, upcoming consumer tech and drool-worthy concept gizmos. After successfully leading a vote to repeal net neutrality rules , you might have thought that FCC chairman Ajit Pai would think himself to be a very popular man.

Markets Macy's closing its downtown Cincinnati store
Author: 0 Macy's closing its downtown Cincinnati store

About this same time past year, Macy's posted disappointing holiday sales and simultaneously released the locations of more than 60 stores it planned to close in 2017. With Thursday's announcement, Macy's , which also owns Bloomingdale's, would have completed 81 of the 100 closures. "While closing a store is always a hard decision because of the impact on our customers, our associates and the community, Macy's is delighted to have served this community over the years", said Macy's in ...

Markets Govt launches electoral bonds for transparency in political funding
Author: 0 Govt launches electoral bonds for transparency in political funding

The buyers of the Electoral Bond can do so only if they fulfill all the KYC norms. "Every political party will file before Election Commission return as to how much money has come through electoral bonds", he said. A citizen of India or a body incorporated in India will be eligible to purchase the bond from specified branches of the State Bank of India , Jaitley said.