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The news of his departure follows an in-depth investigation by the New York Times that started on April 1. According to Politico , O'Reilly saw Media Matters' effort as a politically motivated, "left-wing plot" to get him fired, but he stopped short of bringing that email to the attention of 21st Century Fox executives.
  • UK PM Theresa May urges parliament to vote for early election

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    This decision comes despite repeated assurances to the contrary that she would do nothing of the kind. Incidentally, Cooper also saw her odds to be the next Labour leader slashed in the minutes after PMQs ended. May, of course, would not, and the ongoing question mark hanging over many Tories makes this general election seem all the more opportunistic and tawdry.
  • Killer of ex-Saints star Smith sentenced to 25 years jail

    Killer of ex-Saints star Smith sentenced to 25 years jail

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    Racquel Smith , widow of former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith , arrives at the Orleans Parish criminal courthouse on Thursday for the sentencing hearing. I can say it a million times, I wish that night never happened . Facing criticism about the allegations during Hayes' trial in December, Fuller said he merely referred to claims about Ceravolo that were reported to Hayes' legal team while it was gathering evidence to defend a client.
  • 2 dead, over 400 arrested in Venezuelan protests

    2 dead, over 400 arrested in Venezuelan protests

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    In response to Wednesday's massive protests, which had always been in the works, Al-Jazeera reports Maduro ordered the Venezuelan military to march in Caracas in "defense of morality" and "in repudiation of the traitors of the country". "That's how this criminal dictatorship works". Overnight, a National Guard sergeant was killed and a colonel injured when their squad was attacked with gunfire while trying to control disturbances in a city near Caracas, the chief prosecutor's office said.
  • Israel Says Assad's Forces Still Have Chemical Weapons

    Israel Says Assad's Forces Still Have Chemical Weapons

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    The implication is that Syria may be concerned about additional USA strikes following the cruise missile attack earlier this month in retaliation for alleged Syrian use of sarin gas. While the regime did comply with destroying much of their stockpiles as well as the infrastructure to produce them, removing over 1,290 metric tons of chemical weapons - including sarin, VX and sulfur mustard, a precursor to mustard gas - according to the senior official, the Assad regime has residual amounts of ...
  • How to watch Hawks, Wizards Game 2

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    As the man said, he was "dolo". Wednesday night, in the glare of the postseason spotlight, it did not. They found him underneath the rim or waiting on the wings, trusting he'd convert those passes into made buckets. I think both teams are attacking the basket, both teams are going to the basket a lot. "We don't care if he shoots the ball 30 times". It's just that I'm a college basketball fan who only casually follows the NBA, and Howard has played for only one team (the 2014-15 Rockets ) ...
  • UK MPs back Theresa May's call for election

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    With the Prime Minister needing the support of 434 MPs - two thirds of all seats in the House of Commons - some 522 voted for the early election, with just 13 against. The Prime Minister needs a majority of two thirds for it to go ahead, almost three years earlier than planned. She said she changed her mind on a walking holiday over the Easter break with her husband last week, after "reluctantly" concluding that the "game-playing" over Brexit among politicians in London would make ...
  • Macron urges calm in wake of police shooting

    Macron urges calm in wake of police shooting

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    So-called Islamic State (IS) has said one of its "fighters" carried out the attack . After the shooting, police swooped on an address in a Paris suburb. "The versions now being considered by the investigation are related to terrorism", Hollande said, adding that the National Security and Defense Council will gather for an emergency meeting at the Elysee Palace on Friday morning.
  • North Korea: Pentagon addresses confusion over strike group

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    On April 8, the Pacific Command announced the Carl Vinson Strike Group had been directed "to sail north and report on station in the Western Pacific Ocean". "Third Fleet ships operate forward with a objective: to safeguard USA interests in the Western Pacific". But a defense official on Tuesday told AFP that the ships remained off the northwest coast of Australia.
  • Mamata urges regional parties to unite against BJP

    Mamata urges regional parties to unite against BJP

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    At a time the two senior Trinamool Congress MPs like Sudip Bandopadhyay and Tapas Pal are behind bars in connection with the chit fund scam and many more likely to face CBI summons over the Narada sting case, Mamata dared the BJP to put all her party leaders in jail.
  • North Korea threatens 'super-mighty' strike on U.S.

    North Korea threatens 'super-mighty' strike on U.S.

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    Trump has vowed to prevent North Korea from being able to hit the USA with a nuclear missile. After North Korea failed to successfully test a medium-range missile last week, Vice President Mike Pence said at the Demilitarized Zone that the era of "strategic" patience with North Korean malfeasance and nuclear brinksmanship was over.