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Harvey Weinstein reportedly agrees US$44 million compensation deal with sexual assault accusers

Harvey Weinstein, women who accused him of sexual misconduct, his former film studio’s board members and the New York attorney general’s office have reached a tentative US$44 million deal to resolve lawsuits and compensate alleged victims of the Hollywood producer, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people it said were familiar with the…

Chinese firm caves in to workers’ demands after five-day underground sit-in at South African gold mine

Sixty-nine South African gold-miners who spent five days deep underground in Orkney, northwest of Johannesburg, engaged in a sit-in over the refusal by the mine’s Chinese owners to meet their demands have ended their protest and returned to the surface, safe and with almost all their demands met.Just a day before, the mine-owners, Chinese African…

Wreck of ‘Clotilda’, the last slave ship to America, identified in Alabama river

The last ship known to smuggle slaves from Africa to the United States has been discovered in Alabama’s Mobile River, nearly 160 years after it was deliberately sunk, a historical commission said.The Alabama Historical Commission, in a post on its Facebook page, called the effort to locate the ship, the Clotilda, a “year-long scientific investigation”.The…