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Showing posts from May 24, 2019

Ghanaian-American chef paints a picture of the slave trade through food

Ghanaian-American chef Eric Adjepong operates Pinch & Plate, a mobile dining service in Washington, D.C. Born and raised in Bronx, he was named as one of People magazine’s top 10 “Sexiest Chefs Alive” last year. He also competed in the 16th season of cooking television reality show Top Chef last year.

Brunei's sultan returns Oxford degree after gay sex death penalty backlash

Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah has returned an honorary degree awarded by Britain's Oxford University after a global backlash led by celebrities including George Clooney and Elton John for proposing the death penalty for gay sex and adultery.

Harvey Weinstein 'to settle with accusers for $44m'

Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein and his former studio's board members have reached a tentative deal with women who accuse him of sexual misconduct, US media report.

British PM May resigns, paving way for Brexit confrontation with EU

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday said she would quit, triggering a contest that will bring a new leader to power who is likely to push for a more decisive Brexit divorce deal.

Cristiano Ronaldo 'to be served summons to face rape allegations

Juventus striker, Cristiano Ronaldo is set to be summoned to face rape allegations after lawyers for his accuser, Kathryn Mayorga, tracked down his address in Italy.

Huawei boss admits he buys iPhones for his family

Huawei CEO and founder Ren Zhengfei has made the unlikely admission that he is a big fan of one of the Chinese smartphone maker's biggest rivals.

US unveils 17 new charges against Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange

The US justice department has filed 17 new charges against Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange, who is facing extradition from the UK.