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A prominent academic who researches honesty has been accused of falsifying research results. Dr Francesco Gino, a behavioural scientist at Harvard Business School, has been placed on administrative leave following the allegations, which first emerged in The Chronicle of Higher Education, reports FT.

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Two lawyers and a law firm who cited fake court cases generated by ChatGPT have been fined $5,000 (around €4,600 or £3,900). Judge P. Kevin Castel, in Manhattan, said there was nothing "inherently improper" about using AI to help write a legal filing, but lawyers have a responsibility to

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Bosses who tried to use a fake priest to trick workers into making "confessions" of wrongdoing have been ordered to pay nearly €130,000 in back wages and damages. Employees at the Taqueria Garibaldi restaurant in Sacramento, California said they were introduced by the owner to a priest who woul

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Swiss fruit farmers are facing a trade mark battle with Apple as the tech giant seeks a monopoly on the use of images of apples. The 111-year-old Fruit-Union Suisse uses a red apple with a white cross — a reference to the Swiss flag — as its logo.

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Seven wealthy Persian cats are going up for adoption less than a year after they became the largest benefactors of their owner's passing. Nancy Sauer, who passed away last November at the age of 84, wanted her cats to continue living alone in her $2.5 million Florida home after she died, the Tampa B

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Half of UK lawyers say legal TV dramas influenced their decision to enter the law, according to a new survey. London-based commercial law firm EM Law surveyed 500 legal employees to understand what influence TV shows had on their career decision.

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A crooked police officer was hospitalised after swallowing a stack of banknotes to avoid being caught extorting a businessperson. The officer, in Colombia's capital Bogotá, allegedly teamed up with a colleague to threaten the business owner with false sexual allegations, The Guardian reports.

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A man plagued with years of parking fines for his two vans alarmed his neighbours and local officials after hoisting them off the road and onto his roof. Photos circulating on Taiwanese social media show the two vans on the roof, one of which appeared to be precariously balanced over the edge, Taiwa

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Police officers resolved a "perfume miscommunication" after a man reported that he was threatened with a gun after complimenting a woman's perfume. The man called police to a restaurant in Ontario, Canada and said he had tried to start a conversation with the woman by complimenting her perfume, at w

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A lawyer who admitted to having an affair with a colleague under questioning from a stand-up comedian has gone viral on TikTok. Over 129,000 people have viewed the clip uploaded by comedian Jessica Kirson, which begins with her asking questions of a couple in the front row of her show.

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A woman who brought 23 relatives to a blind date unsuccessfully sued her suitor after he refused to pay for at least half of the total bill. The 29-year-old man, identified only by his surname Liu, allegedly fled the restaurant in China's Zhejiang province when presented with the bill for 20,000 yua

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New York City is suing car companies Hyundai and Kia after a viral TikTok trend demonstrated how easy their vehicles are to steal. The lawsuit alleges that Hyundai and Kia's failure to implement anti-theft measures "opened the floodgates to vehicle theft, crime sprees, reckless driving, and public h

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A customer at a fast food restaurant got an unlikely surprise after biting into a hot dog and discovering a bag of cocaine, according to police. The woman spat out the bag after taking a bite and reported the incident to local police in Española, New Mexico, who confirmed it contained cocaine

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An employer was entitled to sack a man who spent up to six hours of his daily eight-hour shift in the bathroom, a court has ruled. In one week, company records showed that the employee took 22 bathroom breaks ranging in length from 47 to 196 minutes.

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The Bible has been banned from schools in one of the most religious parts of the US following complaints from parents about its sexual and violent content. A school district in Salt Lake City, Utah enacted the ban under a state law introduced at the behest of Christian legislators and used to ban a

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