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The staggering rise of India’s super-rich

On 3 May, at around 4.45pm, a short, trim Indian man walked quickly down London’s Old Compton Street, his head bowed as if trying not to be seen. From his seat by the window of a nearby noodle bar, Anuvab Pal recognised him instantly. “He is tiny, and his face had been all over every newspaper in…

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The staggering rise of India’s super-rich

On 3 May, at around 4.45pm, a short, trim Indian man walked quickly down London’s Old Compton Street, his head bowed as if trying not to be seen. From his seat by the window of a nearby noodle bar, Anuvab Pal recognised him instantly. “He is tiny, and his face had been all over every newspaper in…

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Female Brazilian sports journalists’ plea: Just let us work

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Female sports journalists in Brazil have been campaigning to curb the sexism and harassment they face while doing their jobs — and incidents during reports from the World Cup have drawn attention to their LetHerWork movement. It’s part of efforts worldwide by women to publicize sexual harassment and assault in their everyday lives, most famously ...

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Female Brazilian sports journalists’ plea: Just let us work

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Female sports journalists in Brazil have been campaigning to curb the sexism and harassment they face while doing their jobs — and incidents during reports from the World Cup have drawn attention to their LetHerWork movement. It’s part of efforts worldwide by women to publicize sexual harassment and assault in their everyday lives, most famously ...

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San Bernardino Gang Prosecutor Put On Leave After Racist Social Media Posts

The San Bernardino County district attorney’s office announced on Monday a lead prosecutor was placed on leave after it was uncovered he wrote inflammatory social media posts, according to The Los Angeles Times. The San Bernardino Sun first reported Michael Selyem, the office’s top gang prosecutor, was under investigation for making vulgar social media posts about Mexican immigrants, former First ...

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San Bernardino Gang Prosecutor Put On Leave After Racist Social Media Posts

The San Bernardino County district attorney’s office announced on Monday a lead prosecutor was placed on leave after it was uncovered he wrote inflammatory social media posts, according to The Los Angeles Times. The San Bernardino Sun first reported Michael Selyem, the office’s top gang prosecutor, was under investigation for making vulgar social media posts about Mexican immigrants, former First ...

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Lula remains in jail as Brazil judge voids shock release order

A Brazilian appeals court judge on Sunday ruled former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva must remain in jail, in a dizzying day of judicial orders and counter-orders months before the country’s presidential vote. Though he is serving a 12-year sentence for corruption, the wildly popular leftist Lula, 72, continues to lead opinion polls ahead of October’s election and has ...

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