Harvey Weinstein: Salma Hayek alleges he threatened to kill her

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Selma Hayek, seen here promoting Frida in 2003, which she starred in and co-produced Actress Salma Hayek has described Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein as a rage-fuelled “monster”, alleging he sexually harassed and threatened her. Writing in the New York Times, Hayek said Weinstein once told her: “I will kill […]

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Militiamen jailed in DR Congo’s Kavumu for raping 40 children

Image copyright AFP A group of 11 militiamen in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been jailed for life for raping about 40 children, including at least one baby. The girls they raped between 2013 and 2016 were aged between eight months and 12 years old. The men’s alleged leader was a local MP called […]

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Polygamist sect leader Jeff Warrens jailed for food fraud scheme

Image copyright CBS/ Davis County Jail Image caption Lyle Jeffs A former leader of a breakaway polygamous Mormon sect has been given a nearly five-year sentence for fraud and fleeing house arrest in Utah. Lyle Jeffs admitted to orchestrating what authorities have called the nation’s largest scheme to defraud the federal food benefits programme. He […]

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North Korean TV appears to show early ‘A-bomb photo’

Image copyright Korea Central TV Image caption Delegates don’t seem aware of the importance of this photograph of former leader Kim Jong-il North Korean TV footage of an arms and munitions industry conference appears to show the country’s former leader Kim Jong-il inspecting one of the country’s first ever atomic bombs. A 30-minute bulletin showing […]

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