Alyssa Milano On What Is Next For #MeToo

Since Alyssa Milano shared the tweet asking women to use the hash tag #MeToo the world wide movement began. In this interview Milano share the far-reaching impact the movement has had and what is next for ‘Me Too’.

Exclusive: The Weinstein Co creditors launch bid to protect collateral – sources

(Reuters) – The Weinstein Company’s creditors are seeking to provide a $25 million loan that would finance the U.S. movie and TV studio during its upcoming bankruptcy and help protect their collateral, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

Chemical weapons watchdog investigates Ghouta attacks

The world’s chemical weapons watchdog opened an investigation on Sunday into attacks in the besieged, rebel-held Syrian region of eastern Ghouta to determine whether banned munitions had been used, diplomatic sources told Reuters.

King of the crossovers? The 2018 Volvo XC60 T8 makes a convincing case

Jonathan Gitlin

The renaissance at Volvo is in full swing. Flush with funds and a supportive owner, its products over the past few years have proven you don’t need to look to Germany to see a luxury car maker at the top of its game. This corner of the market is now all about the swanky SUV, and the 2018 XC60—tested here in its 400hp T8 plug-in hybrid version—makes a strong case that Sweden is leading the pack.

The new era started when Ford sold Volvo in 2010. Freed from American corporate micromanagement, new owner Geely took a hands-off approach, giving Volvo the resources it needed to develop all-new engines and vehicle architectures. It came up with what it calls the Scalable Product Architecture, a highly flexible starting base for all of its medium and large vehicles. The first SPA vehicles were all big ones: the XC90, a three-row SUV that arrived in 2014; then more recently the S90 sedan and V90 station wagons. All are fine vehicles, but with the XC60, the stakes are higher—it’s far and away the company’s best-selling model.

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North Korean leaders used fraudulent Brazilian passports

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his late father Kim Jong Il used fraudulently obtained Brazilian passports to apply for visas to visit Western countries in the 1990s, five senior Western European security sources told Reuters.

Puerto Rico asks Congress for help with delayed disaster relief loan

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury has delayed a $4.7 billion post-hurricane loan to Puerto Rico and reduced the amount by more than half, and the resulting financial strain threatens to disrupt essential services, the island’s governor said in a letter asking U.S. congressional leaders to intervene.