First accuser takes stand in Ghislaine Maxwell sex-abuse trial

First accuser takes stand in Ghislaine Maxwell sex-abuse trial

NEW YORK, Nov 30 (Reuters) – An accuser — a woman known by the pseudonym Jane — of Ghislaine Maxwell began testifying in the British financier’s sex-abuse trial in Manhattan on Tuesday.A prosecutor said during opening statements on Monday that Maxwell and late financier Jeffrey Epstein met Jane in 1994 at a summer camp when … Read more

Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim, whose work transformed musical theater, dead at 91

Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim, whose work transformed musical theater, dead at 91

Nov 26 (Reuters) – Broadway composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, who helped American musical theater evolve beyond pure entertainment and reach new artistic heights with such works as “West Side Story,” “Into the Woods” and “Sweeney Todd,” died early Friday at the age of 91, his publicist said.The musical great died at his home in … Read more

Apple AirPods Pro Black Friday deal: This amazing saving is available now

Apple AirPods Pro Black Friday deal: This amazing saving is available now

Angela Lang/CNET This story is part of Holiday Gift Guide 2021, our list of ideas, by topic, by recipient and by price, to help you discover the perfect gift. Hoping to pick up some Apple’s AirPods with a great discount? Thankfully Black Friday is here to answer your dreams. Right now thanks to an incredible … Read more

No stranger to turmoil, Dutch dealmaker Wynaendts set for Deutsche chair

No stranger to turmoil, Dutch dealmaker Wynaendts set for Deutsche chair

The headquarters of Germany’s Deutsche Bank are pictured in Frankfurt, Germany, September 21, 2020. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski/File PhotoRegister now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comRegisterAlexander Wynaendts oversaw bailout and deals as Aegon CEOTakes helm at crucial time for Germany’s largest lenderWynaendts a true European with global network, CEO says in memoDeutsche Bank poaches chief risk officer … Read more

NASA, SpaceX launch 4 more astronauts into orbit on flight to space station

NASA, SpaceX launch 4 more astronauts into orbit on flight to space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Nov 10 (Reuters) – NASA and private rocket company SpaceX launched four astronauts into orbit late on Wednesday, sending a veteran spacewalker, two younger crewmates chosen for future lunar missions and a German materials scientist on their way to the International Space Station.The SpaceX-built launch vehicle, consisting of a Crew Dragon capsule … Read more