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Racism and the Windrush scandal in the U.K.

Racism and the Windrush scandal in the U.K. OP: Just as a quick explanation (more detail is in the second article below). Those arriving in the UK between 1948 and 1971 from Caribbean countries have been labelled the Windrush generation. This [...]

Silicon Valley silent on Saudi money amid Khashoggi scandal

“In addition to pulling out of the conference, Silicon Valley needs to be quite clear that they’re not going to accept any additional Saudi investment,” said Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.), whose district encompasses the headquarters [...]

Jean-Claude Arnault, Central Figure in Nobel Scandal, Is Jailed for Rape

The court acquitted him of the other charges. The verdicts were unanimous. “The evidence in this case has mainly consisted of statements made during the trial by the injured party and several witnesses,” Judge Antemar said in a statement [...]

Lawsuit over suicide after political scandal ends for some

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A judge is letting off the hook some people sued by relatives of a Mississippi man after he killed himself following a bitterly-fought U.S. Senate race. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves on Tuesday ruled Mark Mayfield’s [...]

Israeli lawmaker to PM: Dismiss US envoy over aide scandal

JERUSALEM (AP) – An opposition Israeli lawmaker is calling on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to dismiss his ambassador to Washington for failing to report sexual assault allegations against a top Netanyahu aide. Karin Elharrar says [...]

‘Beats Watching Netflix’: Graft Scandal Engrosses Argentina and Promises Change

BUENOS AIRES — Corruption investigations in Argentina historically have moved at a glacial pace, slogging through a labyrinthine judicial system often seen as beholden to the powerful and unwilling to hold them accountable. But in [...]

‘Who cares?’ Donors to Trump, GOP shrug off scandal

As President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen was preparing to cop to eight felony charges, the Republican National Committee announced it had notched a record-breaking cash haul for July. | Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images White [...]

‘A new cherry put on top’: Trump scandal fallout hangs over midterms

*/ ]]> As both parties seek to make sense of the fallout from one of the lowest points of Donald Trump’s presidency, the two sides can agree on one thing: However momentous, even the conviction of Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, [...]

Asia Argento Scandal Makes for Open Season on #MeToo in Italy

ROME — Even as she emerged as one of the leading figures in the #MeToo movement — raised fist and all — the Italian actress Asia Argento was never a media favorite in Italy’s unbendingly patriarchal society. She was for the [...]

Dems zero in on Kavanaugh ties to judge in sexual harassment scandal

Senate Democrats are gearing up to press Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on his decades-long relationship with former Judge Alex Kozinski, who was forced into retirement last year by a mounting sexual harassment scandal. It’s [...]