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Important Chinese #MeToo figure vows to appeal after losing case

A former TV intern who has become a leading voice in China’s #MeToo anti-sexual assault and harassment movement vowed to keep fighting after a Beijing court ruled she did not produce enough evidence in her harassment case against a star presenter. Former intern Zhou Xiaoxuan told supporters and reporters outside …

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Scoop: Behind Manchin’s $ 1.5 trillion reconciliation limit

Senator Joe Manchin (DW.V.) has privately warned the White House and Congressional leaders that he has specific political concerns about President Biden’s $ 3.5 trillion social spending dream – and he will support it as little as $ 1 trillion – Hans d’Axios Nichols gets bail. At most, it is …

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Businesses remain silent on new Texas abortion law

Some Silicon Valley tech companies also started speaking out on Friday. Lyft chief executive Logan Green said the company will pay the legal fees for any driver who is prosecuted under the law. “TX SB8 threatens to punish drivers who get people where they need to go – especially women …

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Moulton and Meijer’s trip to Afghanistan triggers Pelosi’s warning

But, said Pelosi, officials from the state and defense departments had urged lawmakers not to visit the highly volatile region “during this time of danger.” “Members’ travel to Afghanistan and surrounding countries would unnecessarily divert necessary resources from the priority mission of quickly and safely evacuating the United States and …

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