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Met Opera Accuses James Levine of Decades of Sexual Misconduct

By MICHAEL COOPER

A lawsuit filed on Friday details previously unreported accusations of harassment and abuse against Mr. Levine, the Met’s longtime conductor.

Jordan Peterson, Custodian of the Patriarchy

By NELLIE BOWLES

He says there’s a crisis in masculinity. Why won’t women — all these wives and witches — just behave?

At the Volvo Ocean Race, Teammates Turn Into Rivals, for Now

By CHRISTOPHER CLAREY

Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have won Olympic gold and the America’s Cup together. But this time the sailors are on opposing teams.

This May Be a First: Exploding Vape Pen Kills a Florida Man

By JACEY FORTIN

The authorities said the man, 35, died of a “projectile wound to the head.” It could be the first death attributed to vaping products in the United States.

Heinz-Peter Labonte stays FRK chairman

By JΓΆrn Krieger

The board members of German cable operator association FRK have confirmed Heinz-Peter Labonte as the chairman at this year’s general meeting in Königswinter.

Ralph Buder (managing director of Info-Kabel, Bischofswerda), Daniel Niebuhr (managing director of KNM Kabelnetmanager, Lauchhammer) and Rico Gerhardt (mayor of the town Oberschöna which operates its own cable system) were newly elected to the board.

FRK elects its board every two years. The members also thanked Frank Mietho (Mietho & Bär) for his more than 20 years of work as the association’s deputy chairman. Bernd Nitzschner, long-time member of the board of directors, managing director and shareholder of LKG and other companies of the Lausitzer Mediengruppe in Lauchhammer, was elected as the new deputy chairman.

Reinhardt Plückhahn (aep Plückhahn Service) and the treasurer Franz Ziener (RFD) were confirmed as deputy chairmen. Wolfgang Lenk was confirmed as assessor.

“With these elections, FRK has initiated a clear generation change in order to tackle the challenges in the market even better with new minds and ideas and to lead our association into a secure future,” said Labonte.

Heinz-Peter Labonte stays FRK chairman

By JΓΆrn Krieger

The board members of German cable operator association FRK have confirmed Heinz-Peter Labonte as the chairman at this year’s general meeting in Königswinter.

Ralph Buder (managing director of Info-Kabel, Bischofswerda), Daniel Niebuhr (managing director of KNM Kabelnetmanager, Lauchhammer) and Rico Gerhardt (mayor of the town Oberschöna which operates its own cable system) were newly elected to the board.

FRK elects its board every two years. The members also thanked Frank Mietho (Mietho & Bär) for his more than 20 years of work as the association’s deputy chairman. Bernd Nitzschner, long-time member of the board of directors, managing director and shareholder of LKG and other companies of the Lausitzer Mediengruppe in Lauchhammer, was elected as the new deputy chairman.

Reinhardt Plückhahn (aep Plückhahn Service) and the treasurer Franz Ziener (RFD) were confirmed as deputy chairmen. Wolfgang Lenk was confirmed as assessor.

“With these elections, FRK has initiated a clear generation change in order to tackle the challenges in the market even better with new minds and ideas and to lead our association into a secure future,” said Labonte.

Heinz-Peter Labonte stays FRK chairman

By JΓΆrn Krieger

The board members of German cable operator association FRK have confirmed Heinz-Peter Labonte as the chairman at this year’s general meeting in Königswinter.

Ralph Buder (managing director of Info-Kabel, Bischofswerda), Daniel Niebuhr (managing director of KNM Kabelnetmanager, Lauchhammer) and Rico Gerhardt (mayor of the town Oberschöna which operates its own cable system) were newly elected to the board.

FRK elects its board every two years. The members also thanked Frank Mietho (Mietho & Bär) for his more than 20 years of work as the association’s deputy chairman. Bernd Nitzschner, long-time member of the board of directors, managing director and shareholder of LKG and other companies of the Lausitzer Mediengruppe in Lauchhammer, was elected as the new deputy chairman.

Reinhardt Plückhahn (aep Plückhahn Service) and the treasurer Franz Ziener (RFD) were confirmed as deputy chairmen. Wolfgang Lenk was confirmed as assessor.

“With these elections, FRK has initiated a clear generation change in order to tackle the challenges in the market even better with new minds and ideas and to lead our association into a secure future,” said Labonte.

Odebrecht, nucleus of mega-graft scandal, tries to go clean

By PETER PRENGAMAN and MAURICIO SAVARESE

On the sixteenth floor of the headquarters of Odebrecht, the construction company at the center of one of the largest graft scandals in history, the executive charged with stamping out corruption insists the firm has changed its ways.

Odebrecht, nucleus of mega-graft scandal, tries to go clean

By PETER PRENGAMAN and MAURICIO SAVARESE

On the sixteenth floor of the headquarters of Odebrecht, the construction company at the center of one of the largest graft scandals in history, the executive charged with stamping out corruption insists the firm has changed its ways.

How a Web of Slip-and-Fall Cases Puts a New Spin on an Old-Fashioned Scheme

By MATTHEW GOLDSTEIN and JESSICA SILVER-GREENBERG

A federal case in Manhattan involving what the authorities say was a long-running fraud sheds light on the untamed nature of the litigation-finance business.

Mass Shooting in Australia Leaves a Tiny Community in Shock and Grief

By GIOVANNI TORRE and DAMIEN CAVE

The killing of a family of seven, apparently in a murder-suicide, was the worst incident of its kind in the country in more than 20 years.

Noted Humanitarian Charged With Child Rape in Nepal, Stunning a Village

By KAI SCHULTZ and RAJNEESH BHANDARI

Peter Dalglish, a lauded aid worker, was arrested on suspicion of having raped at least two boys in a sleepy village. His jailing has added urgency to an effort by charities around the world to investigate themselves.

West Virginia primary: Blankenship brushes off 'bigot,' 'moron' accusations in radio ad

By Peter Doocy

On the final day of a chaotic West Virginia primary campaign, a radio announcement from Don Blankenship, Republican hopeful for Senate in West Virginia, does not seek to deny or explain away charges leveled against him by his own party’s establishment.

West Virginia primary: Blankenship brushes off 'bigot,' 'moron' accusations in radio ad

By Peter Doocy

On the final day of a chaotic West Virginia primary campaign, a radio announcement from Don Blankenship, Republican hopeful for Senate in West Virginia, does not seek to deny or explain away charges leveled against him by his own party’s establishment.

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