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Colony Capital in talks to buy Weinstein Co 16.10.2017 Sify Finance
By Greg Roumeliotis
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#MeToo sees people sharing stories of sexual harassment and assault 16.10.2017 Hindu: Arts
Thousands of women are sharing personal stories of sexual harassment under the hashtag or title ‘MeToo. ‘
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Why is everyone talking about #MeToo? 16.10.2017 Rediff: GetAhead
Thousands of women are sharing their personal stories using the #MeToo hashtag.
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J.J. Abrams calls Weinstein a 'monster' 16.10.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
Filmmaker J.J. Abrams has described Harvey Weinstein as a "monster".
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#MeToo goes viral on social media as women raise voice against sexual abuse 16.10.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The trend began on Sunday after Hollywood actress Alyssa Milano tweeted a post
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I intentionally excluded Harvey Weinstein's name from my Oscar acceptance speech in 2009: Kate Winslet 16.10.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
Actor Kate Winslet has revealed that she intentionally excluded Harvey Weinstein's name in her acceptance speech when she won the Best Actress Oscar in 2009. Winslet, 42, won the Oscar for her role of a former prison gaurd of a concentration camp in the post-World War II drama The Reader. Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual harassment by more than 30 women, was known for his lobbying during the Oscars and his name often figures in the 'thank you' speeches of the winners. The film mogul distributed the movie through his studio Miramax Films. Winslet, however, declined to name him at all, acknowledging 19 others instead. The actor told the Los Angeles Times that she was told she must acknowledge him in her speech. "I remember being told. 'Make sure you thank Harvey if you win'. And I remember turning around and saying, 'No I won't. No I won't'. And it was nothing to do with not being grateful. If people aren't well-behaved, why would I thank him?," she said. The actor said she had a difficult ...
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Not thanking Weinstein for Oscar was deliberate: Kate Winslet 16.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Oct. 16 : Hollywood actress Kate Winslet, who won Best Actress in a Leading Role Oscar for 'The Reader', has finally revealed that she did not thank the studio mogul intentionally after her Oscar win in 2009.
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Severe Wi-Fi protocol flaw puts everyone at data theft risk: US government 16.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A serious flaw in the Wi-Fi network security protocol -- used in routers at home or office -- has left almost every user at risk of data hacking and privacy breach, the US government has warned.
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Woman alleges attack for complaining against slaughterhouse 16.10.2017 Rediff: News
Nandini, 45, who works as a software engineer along with her friend Sejil, was accompanying police to an illegal slaughterhouse.
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#MeToo breaks the internet as women around the world raise voice against sexual harassment 16.10.2017 DNA: India
On Monday, comedian Mallika Dua shared a post on her Facebook profile to highlight the extent of sexual harassment that women stay silent about. She finally spoke up, using the hastag me too. "Me too ... in my own car. My mother was driving while he sat at the back with his hand under my skirt the whole time. I was 7. My sister was 11. His hands went everywhere inside my skirt and on my sister’s back. My father who was in a different car dislocated the ba*****’s jaw with his bare hands later that night," she wrote on her Facebook page. Dua isn't the first person to speak about sexual harassment on an online platform. While people have come out in the open in the past, Sunday and Monday saw social media flooded with messages, mostly from women, who tagged their profiles to indicate that they have been sexually harassed or assaulted. The voices opened up on Sunday after Hollywood actress Alyssa Milano tweeted a note that read "Suggested by a friend: If all the women who have been sexually harassed or ...
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Delhi, Sao Paulo seen as worst megacities for sex attacks on women 16.10.2017 deccanherald.com
Five years after the fatal gang rape of a student on a bus in New Delhi, the Indian capital was on Monday paired with Brazils Sao Paulo as the worlds worst megacities for sexual violence against women in a poll by the Thomson Reuters Foundation. The December 2012 attack of a 23-year-old woman was a watershed in the fight for womens rights in India, the worlds largest democracy, prompting thousands to take to the streets demanding action against rising sex attacks. The public outcry not only forced authorities to strengthen gender laws, establish speedy courts for rape and set up a fund for rape victims, but also opened up the conversation on sexual violence in the largely conservative, patriarchal nation. However Delhi - a metropolis of more than 26 million people - remains known as Indias "rape capital". And alongside Sao Paulo, it came joint bottom in the survey when experts on womens issues were polled about the risk women run of encountering sexual violence in 19 different megacities. "Im not ...
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Winslet deliberately didn't thank Weinstein for Oscar 16.10.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
Actress Kate Winslet thanked 19 people when she won an Oscar for "The Reader" in 2009. She says she deliberately didn't mention "nasty" Harvey Weinstein, whose company financed and distributed the movie.
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Woody Allen 'sad' for Weinstein over sexual assault allegations 16.10.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
American filmmaker Woody Allen says he is "sad" for Harvey Weinstein's "messed up" life as the producer faces numerous allegations of sexual assault.
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#MeToo goes viral as women around the world raise voice against sexual harassment 16.10.2017 Zee News : World
Social media is flooded with posts with the hashtag #MeToo. Wondering what it is? Several women from around the world are posting their stories of sexual harassment and assault with the hashtag to bring to light the magnitude of the problem. 
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New Delhi now world's worst megacity for sexual violence against women, says survey 16.10.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi , October 16 : New Delhi, the national capital, has been named as world's worst megacity for sexual violence against women in a survey conducted by the Thomson Reuters Foundation.
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French President to revoke Harvey Weinstein Legion of Honour award 16.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
Paris [France], Oct 16 : In another blow to studio mogul Harvey Weinstein, facing sexual harassment and assault charges, French President Emmanuel Macron is moving to revoke the former's Legion of Honour award, reported the Independent.
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Sexual violence: Women are safer in Karachi than Delhi; govt efforts fail 16.10.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
Delhi has been paired with Brazil's Sao Paulo in a poll that lists the cities where women fear the risk of sexual violence, including rape, attacks or harassment
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WikiLeaks deflected attention from crude Trump's groping case: Hillary 16.10.2017 All International Stories
Clinton claimed WikiLeaks' actions were motivated by Assange's personal dislike of her
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President Donald Trump's campaign subpoenaed over sexual assault allegations 16.10.2017 Zee News : World
 Donald Trump`s campaign has been subpoenaed as part of a defamation suit for documents related to sexual assault allegations that emerged during his run for president, according to a court document.
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LIVE! Aarushi verdict: Talwars to walk free from Dasna jail today 16.10.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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