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Oscars academy to hold talks on Harvey Weinstein

Oscars academy to hold talks on Harvey Weinstein

Entertainment
The hosts of the Oscars are to hold emergency talks to consider the future role of film mogul Harvey Weinstein following claims of sexual misconduct.The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said the allegations of sexual assault against Weinstein were "repugnant".Bafta, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, has already suspended his membership.Weinstein strongly denies the allegations against him.In another development, police in New York told the BBC they were looking to speak to an individual regarding an allegation against Weinstein dating from 2004. The NYPD did not provide further details.The US academy, which has handed out 81 Oscars to films produced by Weinstein's Miramax studio and the Weinstein Company, said it would meet on Saturday to "discuss the allegations ...
Joselu equaliser sees Newcastle hold wasteful Liverpool

Joselu equaliser sees Newcastle hold wasteful Liverpool

Sports
Liverpool endured a familiar frustrating afternoon in front of goal as they were held to a draw at Newcastle.Manager Jurgen Klopp once again saw his side dominate possession and create chances but once again saw them fail to capitalise as former Reds boss Rafael Benitez guided the hosts to a draw.Philippe Coutinho gave Liverpool the lead with a superb 25-yard curler but more poor defending allowed Joselu to equalise with a fortunate finish before the break.Liverpool were dominant in the second half but could not find a way through as Benitez continued his record of never losing against Liverpool during his managerial career.Klopp's side have now won one of their last seven games in all competitions and are seventh in the Premier League.Same old story for KloppFor Liverpool, who have now dr...
Everton to hold talks with PSG as they plot sensational deal for Edinson Cavani – reports

Everton to hold talks with PSG as they plot sensational deal for Edinson Cavani – reports

Sports
Edinson Cavani could be on his way out of Paris Saint-GermainMonday, September 25, 2017Everton are set to step up their audacious attemps to land PSG superstar Edinson Cavani.The Merseyside club have been linked with the Uruguayan, considered one of the best strikers in world football.Cavani's status at PSG has been affected by the record-breaking arrival of Neymar from Barcelona and it seems as though he could leave the club.Everton, meanwhile, sold star striker Romelu Lukaku to Manchester United during the window and have struggled without the big Belgian up top.A new striker is high on their list of priorities for January and Cavani has reportedly emerged as a viable target.According to Tuttomercatoweb, the Merseyside club will this week meet with officials from PSG to discuss the possi...
Mel B's sex video battle: Spice girl begs judge to hold divorce case in PRIVATE

Mel B's sex video battle: Spice girl begs judge to hold divorce case in PRIVATE

Entertainment
GETTYDIVORCE: Mel B has begged a judge to hold her case in privateThe troubled Spice Girl made the plea after learning estranged hubbie Stephen Belafonte aims to enter 54 videos – including at least one sex tape – as evidence.Her lawyers claim the court “has a duty” to shield Mel’s three children “from being exposed to any explicit material he intends to air”.In new legal papers, her lawyers say the best way to ensure that is for the trial to be “sealed”.The public would be excluded and the media restricted from reporting salacious details.GETTYCOUPLE: Mel and Belafonte had their latest hearing on Friday “He wants them both deposed” SourceThe judge is likely to deliver his decision early next month, when the warring couple are due to appear together in court.Mel an
Police hold 20m facial recognition images

Police hold 20m facial recognition images

Technology
By Alexander J Martin, Technology Reporter and Tom Cheshire, Technology Correspondent - ExclusiveSky News has learned more than 20 million facial recognition images are being held by police in the UK.Public confidence in law enforcement is being undermined by the lack of laws controlling the police's use of facial recognition technology, the independent Biometrics Commissioner has warned.In his first public comments since taking office, Professor Paul Wiles told Sky News the Government's delays in developing rules to address the police's growing databases of innocent citizens' facial images risked damaging the UK's model of policing by consent.The police currently hold "beyond 20 million images" of Britons' faces, said Professor Wiles, a former scientific adviser to government who has held...