“Allegation” in the news
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· How to think about polarization on Facebook →
India’s antitrust body is looking into allegations that Google abused its market position to unfairly promote its mobile payments app.
The China Post
· Nissan to close Indonesia, Spain auto plants after losses →
Nissan had spent much of the past year seeking to patch up its tarnished reputation, damaged by the November 2018 arrest of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn over financial misconduct allegations, including under-reporting future compensation and misusing Nissan money.
· U.N. group asks N. Korea to determine whereabouts of 34 missing persons →
It delivers such allegations to relevant governments and demands they share the outcome of their investigations.
The New York Times
· Credibility and Converts: Revisiting Tara Reade and Jane Roe →
As reporting on the sexual assault allegation against Joe Biden digs deeper into his accuser’s credibility, where does that leave the Democrats, the press and the #MeToo movement?
· Coronavirus: Man denies operating Japanese restaurant from home during lockdown despite large advertising sign above property door →
A Norwich City Council spokesman said: “This is the first report the council has received concerning allegations that takeaway food and drink items were purchased and in-house dining was offered.
The Japan Times
· Masayoshi Son’s SoftBank strained by losses and infighting at the top →
“These are old allegations which contain a series of falsehoods that have been consistently denied,” a spokesman for Misra said, adding that Misra thinks highly of Arora and that the two men worked together productively on many deals.
· Dominic Cummings: Over 900,000 people sign petition demanding PM’s top aide is sacked →
The prime minister has backed his top aide during the controversy, saying on Wednesday it was time to “move on” from allegations the senior advisor broke rules of the lockdown over coronavirus.
· Health Minister tells dodgy face mask sellers they 'will be prosecuted' →
The Therapeutic Goods Administration is investigating the allegation fake masks were sold to private hospitals, while at least one retailer has pulled masks from shelves out of concern they might be substandard.
· Not so smart money: Inside the Dally M betting scandal →
The losses are immaterial to bookies but NSW Police Assistant Commissioner Stuart Smith, who was a detective on the Jockey Tapes investigation in the mid-1990s, labelled the allegations as “very serious”.
· Jeffrey Epstein: Netflix documentary Filthy Rich brings to light new allegations →
A new Netflix documentary series has brought to light new allegations against the late financier Jeffrey Epstein.