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Exclusive: U.N. staffer who complained of sexual assault appeals dismissal

GENEVA A policy adviser fired by the U.N. agency fighting AIDS is appealing her dismissal for misconduct, saying she was actually sacked for reporting that she had been sexually assaulted by a senior colleague, her appeal documents show. Martina Brostrom, from Sweden, was fired for sexual and financial misconduct in December. Her appeal, which she […]

Business

Donald Trump’s TikTok assault opens new front in tech war with China

NEW DELHI: By going after TikTok, the US is expanding a fight against Beijing using Chinese-style restrictions on tech companies in a move that could potentially have enormous ramifications for the world’s biggest economies. The Trump administration’s threat to ban ByteDance Ltd’s viral teen phenom and other Chinese-owned apps could significantly hamper their access global […]

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For Donald Trump’s TikTok Assault, India Led The Way

Washington’s moves underscore how quickly the concept of internet decoupling is becoming reality (File) By going after TikTok, the U.S. is expanding a fight against Beijing using Chinese-style restrictions on tech companies in a move that could potentially have enormous ramifications for the world’s biggest economies. The Trump administration’s threat to ban ByteDance Ltd.’s viral […]

Sports

Mavericks — Report on sexual assault investigation ‘one-sided’

The Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday labeled a Sports Illustrated story about a sexual assault allegation against one of the team’s top basketball executives and the ensuing internal investigation a “one-sided, incomplete and sensational form of journalism, with its inaccuracies, mischaracterizations and omissions.” Sports Illustrated reported that a woman accused Mavericks director of player personnel Tony […]

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Pope Francis Ex-Envoy Luigi Ventura To Stand Trial For Sexual Assault Charges

Luigi Ventura’s trial will open on November 10, the Paris prosecutor’s office said Thursday. Paris: Pope Francis’s former ambassador to France, Luigi Ventura, will stand trial for sex assault in Paris in November following complaints by four men, one of whom accused the cleric of inappropriate touching, lawyers said Thursday. Ventura, an Italian-born archbishop, was […]

Sports

Lawsuits allege Nebraska mishandled reports of sexual assault, harassment

A former Nebraska volleyball player is among nine women who filed a lawsuit Monday against the University of Nebraska alleging the school mishandled complaints of sexual assault and harassment, including reports involving accusations against at least five athletes. The lawsuit filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska alleges violations under […]