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Anger over Donald Trump's UK crime tweet

The US President, Donald Trump, has sparked an angry backlash in the UK with a tweet linking a rise in the crime rate to “radical Islamic terror”. He said: “Just out report: ‘United Kingdom crime rises 13% annually amid spread of Radical Islamic terror.’ Not good, we must keep America safe!” The Labour MP, Yvette Cooper, chair of the Commons Home Affairs Committee, accused Mr Trump of fuelling hate crime with his “ignorant” comments. The Home Office declined to comment. Crime in England and Wales went up by 13% in ...

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Nickelodeon fires 'Loud House' creator over sexual harassment allegations

Women go public with Weinstein allegations Nickelodeon has fired the creator of its animated show “The Loud House” after he was accused of sexual harassment. “Chris Savino is no longer working with Nickelodeon,” a network spokesperson said in a statement late Thursday. “We take allegations of misconduct very seriously, and we are committed to fostering a safe and professional workplace environment that is free of harassment or other kinds of inappropriate conduct.” Chris Savino, creator of “The Loud House,” was initially suspended after multiple women came forward with allegations of ...

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Top aide defends Trump over widow remarks

The White House chief of staff has launched an impassioned attack on a “selfish” congresswoman who said President Trump made a war widow cry. General John Kelly said he was “broken-hearted” by the Democrat’s criticism of the lawmaker’s condolence call to Sgt La David Johnson’s wife. Gen Kelly also said he did not receive a call from President Barack Obama when his son died in Afghanistan in 2010. Sgt Johnson was one of four killed in Niger by Islamist militants this month. Trump sends cheque after family complains The chief ...

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Catalonia: Spain ultimatum looms over independence push

Catalonia’s leader Carles Puigdemont is facing a final deadline to drop a secession bid, with Spain warning it will suspend the region’s autonomy if he fails to do so by 10:00 (08:00 GMT). After a referendum on 1 October, he signed an independence declaration but then suspended it, asking for dialogue. Reports suggest he will press ahead on independence if Madrid moves to take direct control. There are fears that this may lead to civil unrest in Catalonia. Article 155 of Spain’s 1978 constitution, which cemented democratic rule after the ...

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Call Of Duty: WW2 Edited In Australia Over Implied Sexual Assault Scene

Call of Duty: World War II has been modified in Australia over a scene that implies sexual assault. According to Australia’s Classification Board, the original version of the game featured “a reference to sexual violence that is justified by context,” though it was not shown and the game did not encourage it, Kotaku reported. The scene has been modified, though right now it’s unclear if this change is for Australia only. Spoilers about the scene follow below. “In one section of the game, the player controls Rosseau, a female spy, ...

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Over 50 and a woman? Better get saving for retirement

The steady path to a dream retirement Women who hit 50 without any retirement savings may have to stash away half their paychecks if they want their golden years to be comfortable. The average 50-year old single female New Yorker has to start saving 49% of income to afford a comfortable retirement in the city, according to a new study by UBS. The Swiss bank’s report, published Tuesday, calculated how much the average 50-year old woman would have to put aside, on top of mandatory retirement saving programs, in major ...

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Supreme Court Will Hear Case Pitting Microsoft Against DOJ Over Data Privacy

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case on whether data concerning foreign individuals stored on foreign servers can be accessed under the auspices of United States law. The case has been brewing between Microsoft and the DOJ for 18 months, with Microsoft arguing that data concerning non-US persons stored in non-US servers is beyond the reach of the Department of Justice, while the DOJ argues that it isn’t. No matter which way this ...

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Pocket-passing Marcus Mariota shows Titans' potential in win over Colts

12:01 AM ET NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The drought is over. The Tennessee Titans finally beat the Indianapolis Colts, 36-22, after 11 consecutive losses, and they did so on the back of a gimpy, pocket passing Marcus Mariota and a heroic second-half performance by their much-maligned defense. Franchise quarterbacks rise to the occasion and Mariota did so, helping wake up a dormant Titans defense with clutch third down completions and what ended up being the game-winning 53-yard touchdown to Taywan Taylor. It was Mariota’s fifth career game-winning drive entering the fourth ...

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FCC Sued Over Weakening of Business Broadband Price Caps

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. A decision from the FCC several months ago removed the caps on business broadband pricing for many areas, but a new lawsuit could force it the reinstate the caps. Advocacy groups are scheduled to go before the courts to argue that the Federal Communications Commission failed to justify its change in policy, which could lead to substantial cost increases for small businesses. The big ISPs seem just fine with the new rules, though. In April ...

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