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Mr Packham has spent the last few days filming illegal trapping and hunting in Malta. BBC journalist and bird conservation activist Chris Packham will tomorrow be charged, in the Gozo courts, with "assaulting two trappers". Packham, who lives in Southampton, once said he wanted to "cover the carnage like a news team reporting a war". "I am completely innocent of these charges".
  • May wins Parliament's backing for June 8 snap poll

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    With May seen winning a new five-year mandate and boosting her majority in Parliament by perhaps 100 seats, the pound held close to six-and-a-half month highs on hopes she may be able to clinch a smoother, more phased departure from the European Union and minimize damage to the United Kingdom economy.
  • Bill O'Reilly Out At Fox News After 20 Years

    Bill O'Reilly Out At Fox News After 20 Years

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    Last July, Fox News's then chairman, Roger Ailes, was forced out amid allegations that he sexually harassed numerous women. Through four days of O'Reilly's vacation, his show's viewership declined by 23 percent in the hands of substitutes Dana Perino, Eric Bolling and Greg Gutfeld.
  • President Trump Welcomes the Patriots to the White House

    President Trump Welcomes the Patriots to the White House

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    He also thanks Donald Trump for hosting the team at this annual celebration and for supporting the team for so long. Notably absent Wednesday was Patriots quarterback Tom Brady , who canceled at the last minute, citing " personal family matters ", according to a statement obtained by ESPN.
  • Bill O'Reilly out at Fox News Channel after 20 years

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    Fox is preparing to end its relationship with the host of "The O'Reilly Factor" following a wave of sexual harassment allegations, the Wall Street Journal reported . Tucker Carlson will be moving from 9 p.m.to take over O'Reilly's 8 p.m. slot, while " The Five " will move to 9 p.m. with new co-host Jesse Watters.
  • Questions abound in aftermath of NFL star Hernandez's death

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    But he was coming off a legal victory, after being acquitted Friday in a 2012 double murder in Boston. The Worcester County district attorney's office and the Correction Department are investigating. The circumstances surrounding Hernandez's death are suspicious. His former Patriots teammates visited the White House and met with President Donald Trump on Wednesday in honor of their Super Bowl win.
  • Ivanka Trump's biz prospers as politics mixes with business

    Ivanka Trump's biz prospers as politics mixes with business

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    Though Kushner called off investing hundreds of millions of dollars in Chinese real estate just past year, Chinese imports of Ivanka Trump's merchandise reportedly increased almost 40 percent in the first quarter of 2017 alone. Russian spies, inner-circle feuds, weekly bomb threats - the Trump White House has about as much drama as any prime-time Shonda Rhimes' television show, or, as Trump is accustomed, reality TV.
  • O'Reilly still denies harassment after firing

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    This update comes only a week after O'Reilly announced he would be going on "vacation." It marks a stunning end to a near-perfect marriage between a pugnacious personality and network. "My phone is ringing off the hook". O'Reilly's lawyers said he was the victim of an orchestrated campaign by liberal organizations like Media Matters for America, which contacted his advertisers to pressure them to leave the show.
  • Harry Redknapp appointed Birmingham manager

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    Birmingham was three points and one place off the League Championship's playoff positions in December when the club fired manager Gary Rowett and replaced him with Zola, apparently wanting a higher-profile coach. It is a good club. Redknapp's last job in English football came at Derby last season, as a football advisor alongside then-manager Darren Wassall. They then host fourth-placed Huddersfield Town before travelling to fellow strugglers Bristol City on the final day of the season ...
  • Vet Carries Woman & Flag Across Boston Marathon Finish Line With Prosthetic Leg

    Vet Carries Woman & Flag Across Boston Marathon Finish Line With Prosthetic Leg

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    The altercation between Switzer, a marathon official and her boyfriend during the race in 1967. 50 years ago women were considered "too fragile" to run the race. "What a way to start the race and to see that!" "I didn't plan to do anything but try to cover 26 miles, 385 yards", Switzer said . On Monday, she reached her goal by crossing the Boston Marathon finish line in a time of 4:49:25.