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Brothers' deaths in Syria 'a wake up call'

Opportunities were missed to spot the radicalisation of two teenage British Muslim brothers who died fighting in Syria in 2014, a report has found. Agencies had insufficient knowledge and understanding of minority and faith groups, a serious case review said. Abdullah and Jaffar Deghayes were in a child protection plan before 2010, the report by a senior social worker said. But the review found their radicalisation was a “total shock and surprise” to authorities in Brighton. Professional ‘helplessness’ Abdullah, 18, and Jaffar, 17, were both killed having followed their older ...

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Chinese Censors Working Overtime in Wake of Dissident Liu Xiaobo’s Death

Last week, Chinese literary critic, writer, poet, Nobel Peace Prize winner, and long-time civil rights activist Liu Xiaobo died of terminal liver cancer. Ever since then, China’s web of censorship and online suppression is reportedly working around the clock to prevent any sort of discussion or movement that could build around the outspoken activist’s work. According to the Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs, there was a significant shift in Chinese censorship patterns following Liu’s death. The Citizen Lab analyzed the Chinese messaging app ...

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In Wake of Apple Loss, Imagination Technologies Puts Itself Up for Sale

Earlier this April, Imagination Technologies announced that it would no longer provide key graphics IP to Apple within 15 to 24 months (July 2018 to April 2019). The announcement sent the company’s stock plunging, and Imagination soon announced that it would seek to sell off at least two business segments: MIPS, its low power and embedded microprocessor division; and Ensigma, its low-power wireless division. The plan, at least initially, was to double down on its core graphics business, which has produced the bulk of the company’s revenue in recent years. ...

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In Wake of Apple Loss, Imagination Technologies Puts Itself Up for Sale

Earlier this April, Imagination Technologies announced that it would no longer provide key graphics IP to Apple within 15 to 24 months (July 2018 to April 2019). The announcement sent the company’s stock plunging, and Imagination soon announced that it would seek to sell off at least two business segments: MIPS, its low power and embedded microprocessor division; and Ensigma, its low-power wireless division. The plan, at least initially, was to double down on its core graphics business, which has produced the bulk of the company’s revenue in recent years. ...

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Fox News hit with new Ailes harassment suit in wake of O'Reilly bombshell

Lisa Bloom wants Fox News investigated Still reeling from a bombshell report about its biggest star, Fox News on Monday was hit with a lawsuit filed by a contributor who accuses the network’s founder, Roger Ailes, of sexual harassment. In the lawsuit, Julie Roginsky alleges that Ailes advised her to “engaged in sexual relationships with ‘older, married, conservative men’ because ‘they may stray but they always come back because they’re loyal.'” During meetings, according to the complaint, Ailes “repeatedly insisted on a kiss ‘hello’ requiring Roginsky to bend down to ...

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Louisville suspends O-boss over Wake play intel

5:10 PM ET The Louisville Cardinals have suspended offensive coordinator Lonnie Galloway for their New Year’s Eve bowl game because of his involvement in the events that led to the Wake Forest play-sharing scandal, Cardinals athletic director Tom Jurich said Friday. Jurich said in a statement that when Galloway was contacted with information from radio commentator Tommy Elrod regarding Wake Forest’s game plan, he should not have accepted the information and Wake Forest officials should have been alerted. Jurich said that Louisville will accept any disciplinary actions that the Atlantic ...

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Clawson: Wake scrapped plans after finding leak

10:59 AM ET ESPN.com news services Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson says the Demon Deacons had to adjust the game plan for their November matchup with Louisville after the school realized documents containing specific formations were found inside Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. “We knew we had been compromised, and as a result, a lot of those things that we had prepared we couldn’t run because we knew they had it,” Clawson told ESPN’s Mike & Mike on Friday. The news that a former Wake Forest player, coach and radio broadcaster ...

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U-L admits to getting 'few' leaked Wake plays

4:50 PM ET Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich said in a statement Wednesday that offensive coordinator Lonnie Galloway received “a few plays” from former Wake Forest radio announcer Tommy Elrod, who has since been fired for leaking confidential information to the Demon Deacons‘ opponents. Galloway and Elrod have known each other since 2007 and worked together on the Wake Forest football staff from 2011 to 2012. “Lonnie received a call from Elrod during the week of the Wake Forest game, and some information was shared with him that week,” Jurich ...

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Wake: Radio announcer leaked game plans

7:24 PM ET Wake Forest has concluded that team radio announcer Tommy Elrod — a former player and assistant coach — provided or attempted to provide confidential game preparations to opponents several times starting in 2014, the school said in a statement on Tuesday. The school began a programwide investigation last month after an equipment manager discovered documents inside Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium — one day before Wake Forest’s Nov. 12 football game in Louisville — that showed specific Demon Deacons plays. Elrod has been fired from the IMG Radio ...

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