OReilly On Chopping Block Amid Claim He Called Black Woman Hot Chocolate

April 19, 2017

… revealed the Fox News Network and the host had paid at least $13 million to settle five claims of sexual harassment. The shows ratings also dropped 26 percent in the first three days he was gone, further proof of OReillys influence, both nationally and internally at Fox News. But on Tuesday, even Matt Drudge of The Drudge report couldnt help but think that OReillys days might be numbered. This article has been updated to include reports that Fox executives are discussing OReillys exit, …

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Cleveland Killing Prompts Facebook To Review Handling Of Violent Posts

April 18, 2017

Three posts to the suspects Facebook page a video announcing his intent to commit a murder, a graphic video of the killing, and a live video of his confession stayed online for about two hours, the social network said. Facebook said it was reviewing its reporting flows to be sure people can report videos and other material that violates standards as easily and quickly as possible. The company noted it is constantly exploring ways to harness advanced technologies, such as artificial …

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Georgia student in police beating video says he feared for his life

April 18, 2017

(CNN)The 21-year-old Georgia college student seen on cell phone video being beaten by two Georgia police officers says he thought he was going to die during the traffic stop on April 12. Demetrius Hollins was pulled over on a busy suburban Atlanta road by Gwinnett County Police Sgt. Michael Bongiovanni for not having a license plate, according to the police report. Hollins said the license plate was in the rear window. Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH …

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Stonewall calls for ‘gender X’ option on passports – BBC News

April 5, 2017

… introduced in 2011. Stonewall set out several recommendations it said would help trans people be “accepted without exception”, including: Removing the terms “gender reassignment” and “transsexual” – which it sees as outdated – from the Equality Act Allowing trans people to change their gender on legal documents without a medical letter Raising more awareness of “transphobic” hate crime so that people know how to report it Getting more …

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More than 20 million Britons ‘physically inactive’ – BBC News

April 4, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHarriet Mulvaney says she thought she was active before her heart attack but she was really “just busy” More than 20 million people in the UK are physically inactive, according to a report by the British Heart Foundation. The charity warns that inactivity increases the risk of heart disease and costs the NHS around 1.2bn each year. Harriet Mulvaney experienced a heart attack at 44 and decided to make changes to her …

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Extra school places and building repairs in 2.4bn boost – BBC News

April 3, 2017

There will be 980m for extra school places, including an expansion in selective schools. Speaking last week, the education secretary promised a “new model” for grammars and said local communities would have a “choice over how selection works”. There will be 1.4bn to improve the condition of schools, with 1,500 school building projects to be funded. But a recent report from the National Audit Office said that it would cost 6.7bn to get all schools in England into an …

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Trump signals he won’t press human rights ahead of key diplomatic week

April 3, 2017

… improve troubled US relationships, including with Russia, where President Vladimir Putin is accused of cracking down on free speech and jailing political opponents. Last week, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson lifted all human rights conditions on the sale of F-16 jets to Bahrain, a country accused of jailing political dissidents without legal due process. And when Tillerson’s State Department released its annual report on the state of global human rights last month, he skipped holding the …

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US-led coalition: 229 civilian deaths in strikes since 2014

April 2, 2017

(CNN)At a time of growing concern about civilian casualties in Iraq, the US-led coalition issued a report Saturday that says at least 229 civilians likely have been killed by coalition strikes there and in Syria since Operation Inherent Resolve began nearly three years ago. The number could grow significantly if an investigation into airstrikes on a neighborhood in Mosul, Iraq, in mid-March finds the operation unintentionally killed scores of residents. An senior Iraqi health official told CNN …

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Report shows computer delays in child grooming inquiries – BBC News

March 31, 2017

It widely praised Greater Manchester Police and said “cultural changes” and “better training and awareness” had led to “significant increases” in reporting offences, identifying offenders and intelligence tip-offs. However, it criticised delays at the force’s digital investigation unit. The report also found: Det Supt Joanne Rawlinson said examining computers and mobile phones could be a “lengthy process” and required …

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MPs deny foreign aid cash being ‘wasted’ – BBC News

March 29, 2017

In the report, MPs backed the decision to commit to spending 0.7% of GDP on foreign aid. The 0.7% target, which was enshrined in law in 2015, has been criticised by some MPs and some aid projects have faced fierce criticism in media coverage. UK aid: Generosity or wasted spending? Does the UK give more aid than other countries? The committee said it understood concerns that foreign aid, unlike most domestic spending, is protected. But the MPs supported the move, saying “we have no …

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NHS bosses ‘spent half of extra Autumn Statement cash on outside services’ – BBC News

March 27, 2017

‘Diverted’ patients The Health Foundation report also found that 1 in every 8 of local commissioner’s budgets in England is spent on care provided by non-NHS organisations. Anita Charlesworth, director of research and economics at the Health Foundation, said: “Rising demand for emergency care meant that NHS providers haven’t had the capacity to deliver planned care and patients had to be diverted outside the NHS. “NHS hospitals were left squeezed by …

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Childhood obesity: Cut unhealthy food multi-buy offers – MPs – BBC News

March 27, 2017

But health organisations and campaigners were almost universally of the view that there should have been wider action. In the latest Health Select Committee report, MPs made further calls for curbs on big discounts and price promotions on unhealthy food, citing evidence from the food industry that responsible retailers were being disadvantaged by those who continued to offer discounts on food high in sugar and fat. ‘Price war on vegetables’ The report states the committee is …

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Dakota Access Pipeline vandalized before it comes online

March 22, 2017

(CNN)With the Dakota Access Pipeline nearly ready to start operation, the company that runs it says the 1,172-mile long oil pipe has been vandalized in several places. In a court-ordered status report filed Monday, attorneys for Dakota Access write there have been “recent coordinated physical attacks … that pose threats to life, physical safety, and the environment.” Much of the report is filed under seal and documents released to CNN were heavily redacted. His …

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Fox News Benches Andrew Napolitano Over Trump Wiretap Claims

March 21, 2017

Fox News has reportedly suspended judicial commentator Andrew Napolitano over his unverified claims that British intelligence wiretapped Trump Tower last year for President Barack Obama. Napolitanos report was cited last week by President Donald Trumpas evidence to back his repeated claims that he was wiretapped by Obama. Fox News distanced itself from Napolitanos claims. Bret Baier, the networks chief political anchor, issued a similar statement. Baier also sent out a tweet on Monday: …

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Trump credits his Twitter wrath for Kaepernick’s unemployment

March 21, 2017

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump veered off message Monday night at a campaign-style rally aimed largely at pushing for the Republican health care overhaul to take credit for a completely different issue: keeping former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick out of a job. While talking to the crowd in Louisville, Kentucky, about the nation’s urban communities, Trump swerved in midstream and cited a report that NFL owners were avoiding hiring Kaepernick because they did not …

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Trump’s wiretapping accusation comes to a head at Comey hearing

March 20, 2017

… unsubstantiated report that Britain’s Government Communications Headquarters — the British equivalent of the CIA — had been used by Obama in the operation. Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel, whose phone was once tapped by US intelligence, did not take kindly to Trump’s quip that they had something in common Friday. Also Friday, Trump’s Justice Department sent classified information to Capitol Hill about the claims, but sources said it did not substantiate …

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Police: Hunt continues for armed teacher who kidnapped student

March 20, 2017

… 30 investigative report, also provided by Whatley, includes statements from Elizabeth and Cummins, both of whom denied they’d kissed. Cummins called Elizabeth “a really good friend” and said she came to see him when she needed someone to calm her down. “He loves his wife and has never cheated on his wife and would never do anything to jeopardize his marriage,” the report said of Cummins, who had taught at Culleoka since 2011. Elizabeth said, like many students, …

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GOP congressman to Trump: Apologize for wiretap claim

March 18, 2017

(CNN)As two US government officials told CNN that a classified Justice Department report to Congress fails to confirm President Donald Trump’s claim of wiretapping by former President Barack Obama, a Republican congressman had one suggestion for Trump: Apologize. During an interview Friday night on CNN’s “OutFront,” Erin Burnett asked Republican Rep. Will Hurd whether Trump owed Obama an apology for the unproven allegation. Hurd replied, “I’m going to quote …

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UN report on Israeli ‘apartheid’ sets off diplomatic fireworks

March 18, 2017

(CNN)Memo to critics of Israel inside the UN system: Prepare to pay a price. The sizeable impact of President Donald Trump’s new administration on the UN reverberated again Friday when an undersecretary-general resigned after a UN agency report said Israel was using apartheid-style practices on Palestinians. The US under Trump has made it quite clear it will defend Israel perhaps more than all other countries at the UN. So when what might have been an obscure report by a small UN group, …

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Which Republicans are opposing the Obamacare repeal bill?

March 16, 2017

… (Alabama) 7. Leonard Lance (New Jersey) — “I do not want to vote on a bill that has no chance of passing over in the Senate.” 8. Claudia Tenney (New York) — “Just looking at what the CBO report came out with, and some of the issues in New York, I’m leaning toward voting no.” Update: The graphic has been updated to more accurately represent the number of lawmakers leaning against the bill. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended …

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Trump defends wiretap accusation amid doubts

March 16, 2017

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump on Wednesday defended his baseless accusation that President Barack Obama wiretapped him at Trump Tower, saying the media reports and the initial proof he had at the time made his claim appropriate. Trump said in an interview that his accusation was grounded in a New York Times story and a Fox News report, and that he currently has additional proof that he has yet to make public. The President, pressed by Fox News’ Tucker Carlson about why he …

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Paul Ryan ‘Encouraged’ By Report That Says Millions Would Lose Insurance Under GOP Plan

March 14, 2017

… theyre going to suggest that if were not going to make people do something they dont want to do, theyre not going to do it. As HuffPost reported Monday, the CBO score found that by 2026 the Republican plan to repeal and replace the Echoing what he said in a statement released earlier Monday, Ryan told Fox News hes encouraged and excited that the CBO report confirmed the Republican plan will lower premiums and improve access to health care. He also stressed that Obamacare is in the middle of a …

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At 89, he works with granddaughter to prevent nuclear doom

March 11, 2017

(CNN)Picture a nondescript packing crate labeled “agricultural equipment” being loaded onto a delivery truck, which drives along Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., until it stops midway between the White House and the Capitol. The nuclear bomb explodes with the power of 15 kilotons. There are more than 80,000 deaths, from the highest ranking members of government to the youngest schoolchildren. All major news outlets then report receiving an identical claim: that five …

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Republicans Obamacare Replacement Just Got A Powerful Enemy

March 8, 2017

… bill includes. One is a rollback of Obamacares Medicaid expansion, which made the program available to millions of low-income adults, many of them seniors, who had no insurance before. The other is a new Medicaid funding formula that could leave states on the hook for more and more money, a report from the left-leaningCenter on Budget and Policy Priorities concluded Tuesday. That might force states to make cuts that hurt seniors, many of whom rely on Medicaid for nursing home care and other …

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Soy nut butter recall expands after more cases of E. coli

March 8, 2017

… median age of 10. Fourteen (88%) of the 16 ill people are younger than 18 years old,” the CDC said in a report on the outbreak investigation. See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter. On Monday a lawsuit was filed against the Illinois-based company on behalf of Mosby and Erin Simmons, whose child started having abdominal pain on January 25. According to the lawsuit he was admitted to Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose, California, five …

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