Geoffrey Rush denies inappropriate behaviour at theatre

Geoffrey Rush

Geoffrey Rush denies inappropriate behaviour at theatre Australian theatre company said on Friday it had received a complaint of “inappropriate behaviour” against Geoffrey Rush. He is well known for playing Captain Barbossa in the Pirates of the Caribbean. A leading Australian theatre company said on Friday it had received a complaint of “inappropriate behaviour” against Geoffrey Rush, an allegation lawyers for the Oscar winner denied. The Sydney Theatre Company was not disclosing details of the allegations, which reports said dated from Rush’s starring role in the theatre’s staging of King Lear…

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China targets parents with religion rules in Xinjiang

China targets parents with religion rules in Xinjiang

China targets parents with religion rules in Xinjiang   Government denies committing abuses and says legal rights of Uighur people are protected as new laws are announced. File: China guarantees freedom of religion but has cracked down on some Muslim religious schools [Aly Song/Reuters] Parents and guardians in China’s heavily Muslim region of Xinjiang who encourage or force their children into religious activities will be reported to the police, the government said on Wednesday while unveiling new education rules. Hundreds of people have died in recent years in Xinjiang, the…

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Top Vatican cardinal rejects abuse victim’s critique, denies opposing Pope Francis

Top Vatican cardinal rejects abuse victim’s critique, denies opposing Pope Francis

Top Vatican cardinal rejects abuse victim’s critique, denies opposing Pope Francis Cardinal Gerhard Mueller, then German bishop of the Regensburg, looks on during a religious conference at the Vatican March 11, 2010. Photo courtesy of Reuters/Tony Gentile VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Vatican’s top doctrinal official, Cardinal Gerhard Mueller, has rejected suggestions from a clergy abuse victim that Pope Francis is facing critical internal resistance from foes of his efforts to overhaul the church’s central administration.Mueller, head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, a key department of the…

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White House Denies Placing Social Media Gag Orders

White House Denies Placing Social Media Gag Orders

White House Denies Placing Social Media Gag Orders Agencies are taking their own steps to address “inappropriate use of social media,” the press secretary says. Denies : White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters Wednesday that the Trump administration had no hand in deleting a national park’s tweets about climate change and denied any broader social media censorship is coming from the White House. “There’s nothing that’s come from the White House, absolutely not,” Spicer said during a press briefing when asked whether it had anything to do with…

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