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UPDATE 3-Saudi Aramco gives nine banks top roles on worlds biggest IPO -sources. Saudi Aramco has hired nine banks as joint global coordinators to lead its planned initial public offering (IPO), slated to be the worlds largest, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday. Two women accuse actor James Franco of sexual exploitation in lawsuit. Two women filed a civil lawsuit against Hollywood actor James Franco on Thursday, accusing him of running a bogus film school where young women eager to advance their acting careers were duped into auditioning nude or shooting explicit sex scenes. Mother says her twin babies' lives could have been saved if doctors gave her a cervical stitch. Lucy Offord, 20, from Chatham in Kent, claims her 13-week scan showed her cervix was dangerously short, which put her babies at risk of being born too early. Daily Report The Mystery of Amazons Bookstores. How an offhand remark about Amazon opening new bookstores spawned a viral reaction and a backtracking. Intersection Artfully Chic in Chelsea. In the latest Intersection we visited Chelsea during the Frieze Art Fair and spotted people who said their style influences range from their grandmothers to the avant-garde fashion company Comme des Garons. Saudi Arabia under the spotlight in Frontline and HBO documentaries. Saudi Arabia's crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, appeared on "60 Minutes" Sunday, offering a series of denials about human-rights abuses and any personal role in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Grandmother was killed by car when she accidentally stepped into the road in a drunken haze. Catherine Mulhall was hit after getting out of a taxi after a night out near her home in Oldham. Tests showed she would have been more than four times the alcohol limit for driving.