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Jurors will begin deliberating the fate of ex Hollywood heavy-weight Harvey Weinstein, who is on trial for rape and sexual assault in New York.

Jurors will begin deliberating the fate of ex Hollywood heavy-weight Harvey Weinstein, who is on trial for rape and sexual assault in New York. The disgraced movie mogul is facing five charges in total and could be jailed for life if he is convicted.


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Australia's ban on Huawei is 'discrimination': Chinese ambassador | Sky News AustraliaChina’s ambassador to Australia has renewed criticism of Australia’s ban on Huawei, after the government barred it from participating from Australia’s 5G rollout. \n\nDebate over the telco – which Australia believed was compromised by the Chinese communist party – reignited after the UK gave it the green light. \n\nIn a decision directly at odds with Australia, Prime Minister Boris Johnson permitted Huawei to assist in its 5G rollout – albeit in a limited capacity. \n\nChina’s ambassador to Australia Cheng Jingye said the debate surrounding Huawei were heightening tensions between Beijing and Australia. \n\n“It is discrimination against the Chinese company, it has become a sour point as it damages mutual trust between the two sides,” he told Sky News. \n\nImage: News Corp Australia Huawei Good on Australia, China is mad their spy scheme through Huawei was foiled. Huawei We need to resist reliance on the Chinese. Huawei Don’t spy get the gig
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