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Aristocrat guilty over 'menacing' Gina Miller Facebook post

An aristocrat who wrote an online post offering £5,000 to anyone who ran over businesswoman Gina Miller has been found guilty of two charges of making menacing communications. Rhodri Colwyn Philipps, 50 – the 4th Viscount St Davids – wrote the message four days after Ms Miller won a Brexit legal challenge against the government. Chief magistrate Emma Arbuthnot said she had “no doubt it was menacing”. Philipps, who called his comments “satire”, faces a custodial sentence. He was found guilty of two counts of making malicious communications and acquitted ...

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Denver Post cuts ties with sports writer over Indy 500 tweet

The Denver Post has cut ties with Terry Frei after the journalist tweeted that he was “very uncomfortable with a Japanese driver winning the Indianapolis 500 during Memorial Day weekend.” Frei posted the comment on Sunday, after Takuma Sato became the first Japanese driver to win the race. On Monday, the Post’s president and CEO Mac Tully and editor Lee Ann Colacioppo published a short statement apologizing for the “disrespectful and unacceptable tweet.” They added that Frei no longer works at the paper. Frei had been at The Post for ...

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2017 Preakness odds and post positions

6:09 PM ET The 2017 Preakness Stakes will take place Saturday at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. Chris Fallica and Lane Gold run through their favorite horses and best bets for Saturday’s 142nd running of the Preakness Stakes. Post time is 6:45 p.m. ET. Though a strong thunderstorm hit Baltimore late Friday afternoon which turned the track sloppy for the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes, conditions are expected to improve by Saturday for the Preakness. 1 Related The second of the Triple Crown’s three legs is scheduled for a 6:48 p.m. ET ...

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2017 Kentucky Derby odds and post positions

5:58 PM ET The 2017 Kentucky Derby takes place Saturday at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky — kicking off theTriple Crown races. We’ll keep this page updated as Saturday’s 6:46 p.m. ET post time approaches. Odds as of May 6. 2017 Kentucky Derby odds Horse Post Odds Always Dreaming 5 9-2 Irish War Cry 17 5-1 McCraken 15 6-1 Classic Empire 14 7-1 Gunnevera 10 9-1 Patch 20 12-1 Hence 8 16-1 Thunder Snow 2 16-1 Gormley 18 22-1 Girvin 7 22-1 Tapwrit 16 26-1 Practical Joke 19 31-1 Lookin ...

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Debry favorite Classic Empire draws Post 14

12:06 PM ET Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Classic Empire has been made the early favorite for the Kentucky Derby, with just four of the 20 horses listed at single digits. After the Kentucky Derby post draw, Classic Empire is the favorite at 4-1. Here are the full odds for every horse. The colt, who was listed at 4-1 odds at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook following the draw, will break from the No. 14 post on Saturday. Just two horses have won the Derby out of there. The last ...

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Peyton not candidate for GM post, Irsay says

8:04 PM ET INDIANAPOLIS — The Colts‘ general manager search will not include former quarterback Peyton Manning. Owner Jim Irsay said Saturday that Manning, who spent 14 seasons with the Colts, is not in the “picture” as a possible replacement for the fired Ryan Grigson. The Colts, who missed the playoffs with an 8-8 record this season, have fired general manager Ryan Grigson but are sticking with Chuck Pagano as head coach. “Right now it’s something where he’s not in the mix in this process for interviewing general managers,” Irsay ...

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David Fahrenthold, Washington Post reporter, becomes CNN contributor

Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold, a breakout star of the 2016 campaign for his coverage of Donald Trump’s foundation, is CNN’s newest contributor. Fahrenthold was introduced with his new title on “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” on Monday night, making it official. Like other CNN contributors who work at major newspapers, Fahrenthold will remain full-time with The Post but will appear on the network regularly. The contributor role is sure to be newsworthy because Fahrenthold was behind some of the biggest scoops of the campaign season. Editors and journalism ...

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TSA warns travelers with depressing teddy bear Instagram post

The TSA posted this utterly depressing Instagram pic of an abandoned teddy bear to serve as a warning to travelers with oversized luggage. The Transportation Security Administration has an utterly depressing Instagram post: An abandoned, giant Teddy bear meant to warn travelers about oversized luggage. “Why does this gigantic teddy bear look so sad?” said the TSA on Instagram, with a photo of a dejected bear slumped against an airport trash can. “He was abandoned by his owners at LAX after the airline and TSA determined that he was just ...

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The Huffington Post names Lydia Polgreen as new top editor

The Huffington Post has found itself a new editor-in-chief to replace the website’s namesake and founder. Lydia Polgreen, a veteran editor at the New York Times, has been tapped to fill the top editorial role at HuffPost, the site announced Tuesday. Polgreen, 41, will succeed Arianna Huffington, the digital media pioneer who founded the site in 2005. Huffington stepped down as the site’s editor-in-chief in August to focus on her new wellness and lifestyle venture, Thrive Global. Related: Arianna Huffington’s new venture takes shape In an interview with her new ...

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What's ahead for a post-Arianna Huffington Post?

Arianna Huffington steps down from HuffPo Jared Grusd has been chief executive at the Huffington Post for about a year now, but late last month, he sounded more like the company’s resident hype man. “It’s sometimes said of one of my favorite poets, Walt Whitman, that he would have loved the internet,” Grusd wrote in a memo to staff. “I can’t prove it, but I’m convinced he specifically would have loved HuffPost — our passion, our relentlessness, and our embrace of the new and the unknown.” The memo, which ran ...

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