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Fox gave Bill O'Reilly big contract after $32 million settlement

NYT: O’Reilly settled $ 32 million sexual harassment claim $ 32 million. Bill O’Reilly paid $ 32 million to a Fox News colleague who threatened to sue him for alleged sexual misconduct. The staggering sum — paid to longtime Fox News legal analyst Lis Wiehl — was revealed in a New York Times exposé on Saturday. The story immediately raised new questions about the ongoing Justice Department investigation into Fox News. Observers speculated that the revelation could cause further trouble for Fox’s parent company 21st Century Fox. British regulators said ...

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Blue Apron lays off hundreds just months after IPO

Wall Street gets its first taste of Blue Apron IPO Blue Apron is fighting to get back in the black. Blue Apron(APRN) laid off 6% of its staff across its fulfillment centers and corporate offices on Wednesday in an effort to get closer to profitability, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. No headcount was provided. Blue Apron reported having more than 5,000 employees when it went public in June, suggesting 300 people may have been cut. Reps for Blue Apron did not immediately respond to a ...

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Kirkuk: Clashes reported after Iraqi forces advance on Kurdish-held sites

Clashes have been reported between Iraqi and Kurdish forces after Baghdad sent troops towards disputed areas held by the Kurds in Kirkuk province. State TV said government forces had taken control of some areas, including oil fields, “without fighting”. But Kurdish officials denied this. An exchange of artillery fire is said to have occurred south of Kirkuk city. The US government has said it is very concerned and urged dialogue “as the best option to defuse tensions”. Why was the operation launched? Tensions between Iraq’s Arab-led central government and the ...

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Aaron Rodgers carted to locker room after hard hit

2:23 PM ET MINNEAPOLIS — Aaron Rodgers was carted to the locker room after Minnesota Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr hit him in the first quarter Sunday. The Green Bay Packers quarterback was rolling out to his right with Barr pressuring him. As Rodgers threw, Barr hit him in the midsection and he landed on his throwing shoulder. The team announced that Rodgers has a right shoulder injury and was questionable to return. Aaron Rodgers is questionable to return to Sunday’s game with a right shoulder injury. AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn Brett Hundley ...

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It's CFP déjà vu for Clemson after stunning loss

2:00 AM ET Clemson has a bounce-back blueprint. In 2016, Clemson lost at home to an unimpressive Pitt team, but went on to run the table and win the national title as a one-loss champion. Repeat: Clemson lost last year and won it all. Syracuse handed No. 2 Clemson its first loss since last November, upsetting the defending champs 27-24 after knocking out Tigers QB Kelly Bryant. If you’re looking for one image that summed up all that went wrong for Clemson in the Tigers’ shocking loss to Syracuse, look ...

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Clemson's Bryant out vs Syracuse after big hit

9:02 PM ET SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant had to be helped off the field and will not return to the game after a tackle near the end of the first half against Syracuse. Speaking at halftime, Tigers coach Dabo Swinney told ESPN that Bryant suffered a concussion. He was slammed to the turf by 6-foot-4, 315-pound Syracuse lineman Chris Slayton. Bryant was attended to be athletic trainers before he got on his feet and slowly walked off the turf, with assistance from others. Bryant missed most of ...

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Amazon Studios head suspended after harassment allegations

Roy Price, the head of Amazon Studios and global content at Amazon Video, was put on a leave of absence Thursday following a report that the executive made obscene comments to a TV producer. Amazon spokesman Craig Berman said “Price is on leave of absence effective immediately.” The move came hours after The Hollywood Reporter posted an article detailing harassment allegations lodged by Isa Hackett, a producer of Amazon’s critically acclaimed series “The Man in the High Castle.” Hackett claimed Price, who holds an exceedingly powerful position as the executive ...

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China has a new richest man after his company stock soared 450%

China’s love of QR codes There’s a new face at the top of China’s wealth tree. Real estate tycoon Xu Jiayin, founder of China Evergrande(EGRNF), is now the country’s richest man after his wealth ballooned to $ 43 billion, according to the latest Hurun China Rich List. Xu, also known as Hui Ka Yan, dethroned real estate and entertainment magnate Wang Jianlin in the closely watched list. Wang, who owns Dalian Wanda, plummeted to fifth place as his wealth shrunk by almost 30%. Evergrande’s Xu has seen his net worth ...

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Nats stick with Roark after Game 4 ppd to Wed.

9:00 PM ET WASHINGTON — Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg won’t start Wednesday’s rescheduled National League Division Series Game 4 against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field despite being on regular four days’ rest. With Strasburg under the weather, Washington manager Dusty Baker decided to stick with Tanner Roark, who was slated to start Tuesday before the game was postponed due to inclement weather. “We’re going to go as planned with Tanner,” Baker said about a half-hour after Major League Baseball announced that Game 4 instead will be played Wednesday at ...

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Flag day: Iowa St. mocks Mayfield after upset

6:52 PM ET NORMAN, Okla. — Iowa State defensive back Evrett Edwards planted the state flag of Iowa at midfield of Owen Field after the Cyclones’ stunning 38-31 upset of Oklahoma in Norman on Saturday. Kyle Kempt, thrust into the starting role this week, passed for 343 yards and three TDs as Iowa State rallied from a 24-10 deficit on the road to upset No. 3 Oklahoma. Allen Lazard arrived at Iowa State as one of the Cyclones’ biggest-ever recruits. Now, as he has reached his final season, his game-winning ...

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