Legal aides leave Weinstein amid sex claims

Legal aides leave Weinstein amid sex claims

Lisa Bloom raised a lot of eyebrows for supporting Harvey Weinstein when The New York Times exposed decades of sexual harassment allegations against him. Bloom spoke on his behalf for two days — but now she says she’s done. “I have resigned as an advisor to Harvey Weinstein,” she tweeted on Saturday. “My understanding is that Mr. Weinstein and his board are moving toward an agreement.” Later in the day, a source familiar with the matter confirmed that another Weinstein adviser, Lanny Davis, has also stopped working with him. Davis,…

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Deadly gas explosion sends giant fireball billowing over Ghana's capital

Deadly gas explosion sends giant fireball billowing over Ghana's capital

Updated October 08, 2017 11:07:45 External Link: Gas station explosion in Ghana Related Story: Blast at Ghana petrol station kills 150 people sheltering from rain A natural gas station in Ghana’s capital Accra exploded on Saturday evening, sending a giant fireball high into the sky above the city and killing a number of people. The explosion at around 7:30 pm local time began at a state-owned GOIL liquefied natural gas station and spread to a Total petrol station across the street at the city’s Atomic Junction, a witness said. At…

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Unlocking the dark arts of tintype photography

Unlocking the dark arts of tintype photography

Posted October 08, 2017 08:00:00 Photo: The magic of tintype photography is enjoying a resurgence in interest. (ABC Radio Adelaide: Brett Williamson) Photography was originally known as the “dark arts”, but did you know this description was simply a tip of the hat to tintype? Tintype is a 19th-century method of development used by early photographers. The tintype process: A metallic plate is coated with light-reactive chemicals and placed into a camera The plate is exposed to light then quickly moved into a darkroom The plate is placed in a…

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'I was No. 1 in the world because of him'

'I was No. 1 in the world because of him'

Story highlights French show jumper Simon Delestre reveals his favorite horse Chestnut gelding Hermes Ryan has earned over $500,000 The Frenchman has enjoyed a distinguished career in the saddle, representing his country at the Olympic Games and placing fourth in the last two Longines Global Champions Tour seasons. With gold medals in the Mediterranean Games and FEI Nations Cup, the 36-year-old has been lucky enough to ride many fine horses. One in particular stands out — 12-year-old chestnut gelding, Hermes Ryan. “I was No. 1 in the world rankings because…

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Toronto Zoo's tumbling panda cubs

Toronto Zoo's tumbling panda cubs

Toronto Zoo’s tumbling panda cubs – BBC News “)}elsej.write(‘”)},confirm:function(a)return true,setFig:function(a,b)(function()a.orb=a.orb)(),deserialise:function(b)var a=;b.replace(/([a-z]2):([0-9]+)/g,function()a[RegExp.$1]=+RegExp.$2);return a}})();fig.manager.include();/*]]>*/ ‘); } } oqsSurveyManager(window, ‘ON’); /*]]>*/ ‘); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); } else document.write(”); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); document.write(‘‘); document.write(‘‘); if (/[?|&]ex-dp/.test(window.location.href) || document.cookie.indexOf(‘ex-dp=’) !== -1) bbcdotcom.utils.addHtmlTagClass(‘bbcdotcom-ex-dp’); } })(); /*]]>*/ Source link

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