News Headlines - 08 October 2017

Vice President Mike Pence Leaves Colts Game After Anthem Protest - WSJ

Vice President Mike Pence attended and then left Sunday’s Indianapolis Colts game in response to players protesting during the national anthem, he explained in a string of tweets Sunday afternoon.

Harvey Weinstein Is Fired After Sexual Harassment Reports - The New York Times

The Weinstein Company fired its co-founder Harvey Weinstein on Sunday, after a New York Times investigation uncovered allegations that he had engaged in rampant sexual harassment, dealing a stunning blow to a producer known for shaping American film and championing liberal causes.

Dove apologises for ad showing black woman turning into white one | The Guardian

Dove has apologised after publishing an advert on its Facebook page which showed a black woman turning into a white woman... The advert showed a black woman removing her top to reveal a white woman underneath supposedly after using Dove body lotion.

Kobe Steel admits it falsified data on aluminium and copper parts

Kobe Steel has admitted to falsifying inspection data on about 20,000 tonnes of metals used in aircraft and automobiles in the latest quality scandal to hit corporate Japan.
The company said the issue affected shipments from four domestic factories to about 200 customers in the year to August 2017. End users included the troubled Mitsubishi Regional Jet.

Sony jumps back into robotics after 12-year hiatus- Nikkei Asian Review

Twelve years after abandoning its robot business, Sony will relaunch it next spring with a robot for homes that resembles a dog.
The company is now forming a development team of people formerly involved with Aibo, a robotic pet dog that captured media attention years ago.








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