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NXIVM sex cult founder Keith Raniere sentenced to 120 years in prison
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Keith Raniere, the founder of the cult-like group NXIVM where women were kept on starvation diets, branded with his initials, and ordered to have sex with him, was sentenced on Tuesday to 120 years in prison following his conviction for sex trafficking and other crimes.
Comedian Jon Stewart to return to TV on Apple's streaming service
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart will host and produce a new current affairs series for Apple Inc's
streaming television service, the company announced on Tuesday.
Brexit talks at most difficult point, European Council President Michel warns- Telegraph
Oct 27 (Reuters) - European Council President Charles Michel warned that Brexit negotiations are at their most difficult stage, The Telegraph newspaper reported https://bit.ly/3e4gOBF on Tuesday.
UPDATE 4-Tech chief executives to defend key law in front of U.S. Senate panel on Wednesday
WASHINGTON, Oct 27 (Reuters) - The chief executives of Twitter Inc, Facebook and Alphabet Inc will tell U.S. lawmakers at a hearing on Wednesday that a federal law protecting internet companies is crucial to free expression on the internet, according to written testimonies from the companies seen by Reuters.
UPDATE 2-Spain's Rioja wine region bans wining, dining as pandemic curbs grow
MADRID, Oct 27 (Reuters) - The wine-producing region of La Rioja on Tuesday ordered the closure of restaurants and bars in its two largest towns for a month as part of widening restrictions across Spain to curb the coronavirus outbreak.
UPDATE 1-Opposition in Zanzibar says candidate detained, people shot ahead of vote
DAR ES SALAAM, Oct 27 (Reuters) - An opposition presidential candidate in Zanzibar detained as he tried to vote early on Tuesday has been released, after nine people were shot dead by security forces ahead of Wednesday's elections, according to his party.
Tech chief executives to defend social media protections
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chief executives of Twitter Inc
and Alphabet Inc will tell U.S. lawmakers a 1996 law is crucial to free expression on the internet, according to written testimony seen by Reuters.
UPDATE 1-Fake news spread on WhatsApp to Indian Americans plays stealth role in U.S. election
OAKLAND, Calif., Oct 27 (Reuters) - New Jersey tech entrepreneur Arun Bantval is U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden's top fake-news watchdog on messaging service WhatsApp about the Democrat and his Indian American running mate Kamala Harris.
UPDATE 1-Greece exceeds 1,200 daily COVID-19 infections for first time
ATHENS, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Greece recorded a single-day record of 1,259 confirmed coronavirus infections on Tuesday, health authorities said, while the education minister tested positive for the virus.
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