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January 14, 2018 12:54 AM Wahlberg donates reshoots pay to Time's Up

The actor was paid $1.5m for reshoots of Ridley Scott's latest film, compared to less than $1,000 for co-star Michelle Williams. Plummer and Williams were nominated for Golden Globes for their performances. Wahlberg said: "Over the last few days my re-shoot fee for All the Money in the World has become an important topic of conversation. "I 100% support 7

January 13, 2018 10:27 PM Mark Wahlberg donates 1.5 million to Time's Up campaign

Mark Wahlberg is donating his $1.5 million reshoot fee for 'All The Money in the World' to the Time's Up campaign in Michelle Williams' name. Mark Wahlberg is donating his $1.5 million reshoot fee for 'All The Money in the World' to Time's Up. There was a public outcry when it was revealed that Michelle Williams was paid just one per cent of her co-star 10

January 13, 2018 3:23 PM Phish drummer helping with ranked-choice voting drive

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The drummer from the jam band Phish is helping collect signatures with a goal of overturning a legislative delay on ranked-choice voting in Maine. Jon Fishman lives in Maine and is joining a late push to reach a goal of 61,123 signatures of registered voters to force a people's veto. The Legislature couldn't agree on how to implement 2

January 12, 2018 8:06 PM U.S. Supreme Court takes up state online sales tax dispute

WASHINGTON, Jan 12 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether to expand the ability of states to require online retailers to collect sales tax, taking up South Dakota's dispute with three e-commerce companies. South Dakota, appealing a lower court decision that favored Wayfair Inc, Inc and Newegg Inc, is asking 8

January 9, 2018 1:32 PM Gay Couples Legally Marry At Midnight In Australia

One month after after marriage equality became law. Same-sex couples married in midnight ceremonies across Australia on Tuesday after the last legal impediment to gay marriage expired. Most gay and lesbian couples were required to provide one month’s notice of their intention to marry after marriage equality became law on December 9th 2017, with overwhelming 7

January 9, 2018 6:50 AM Moldovan businessman to seek forced sale of Kazakh oil field stake

ALMATY, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Moldovan businessman Anatolie Stati will ask bailiffs to sell a $5.2 billion stake in the Kashagan oil field owned by a Kazakh sovereign wealth fund if Astana refuses to pay an arbitration award, Stati's spokeswoman said on Tuesday. "This is the expected course of action," the spokeswoman said in response to a question about 7

January 8, 2018 4:43 AM Cambodia upholds jail term for Australian in surrogacy case

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) - An appeals court on Monday upheld the prison sentence of an Australian woman convicted of providing commercial surrogacy services in Cambodia. Judge Kim Dany said the appeals court found the lower court conviction of Tammy Davis-Charles complied with Cambodian law and therefore upheld the verdict. She did not take questions 5

January 7, 2018 9:12 PM Witherspoon and Washington urge people at home to wear black for Golden Globes

Reese Witherspoon has shared a video urging people at home to wear black during the Golden Globes in support of Hollywood’s campaign against sexual harassment. The actress is one of hundreds of prominent women in the entertainment industry involved in Time’s Up, an initiative that was created in the wake of the sexual assault and harassment allegations 7

January 7, 2018 2:38 PM Boxing fan is threatened with an £85,000 Sky bill after 'his drunk friend live streamed Anthony Joshua's championship fight over Facebook'

A father-of-one was threatened with an £85,000 bill from Sky after his iPad was used to stream Anthony Joshua's championship fight over Facebook Live. Boxing fan Craig 'Fozzy' Foster, 34 from Scarborough, was watching Joshua's fight against Wladimir Klitschko in April when one of his friends picked up his iPad, ran up Facebook Live, and then pointed 5

January 7, 2018 5:19 AM Brexit could be BLOCKED: Author of Article 50's SHOCK claim 'It can be WITHDRAWN’

Reports have suggested there is chance that Brexit could be stopped – but it hinges on whether Article 50 , which triggered the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, is reversible. The former US ambassador and EU diplomat told peers: “There’s no legal basis for the view that notification cannot be unilaterally withdrawn.” EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has also suggested 14