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Fox renewed Bill O’Reilly deal despite harassment suit

Twenty-First Century Fox knew O’Reilly had settled a harassment allegation when he was rehired. BBC News – US & Canada

Saudi ex-intel chief says Assad is the biggest terrorist, praises Trump’s harsh Iran stance

Former Saudi Chief of Intelligence and Ambassador to the U.S. and U.K. Prince Turki al-Faisal is cautioning the Trump team to clarify its stance on defeating “the biggest terrorist in

Airbus turmoil overshadows bid to rescue CSeries

PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus’s coup in buying a $ 6 billion Canadian jetliner project for a dollar stunned investors and took the spotlight off a growing ethics row last week,

Raqqa: US coalition ‘wiped city off Earth’, Russia says

Moscow accuses the West of sending aid to the Syrian city to cover up evidence of crimes. BBC News – Middle East

Donald Trump Says Public Spats With Lawmakers Can Help His Agenda

President Donald Trump may be using his public spats with Congress as a whip to get his agenda moving. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Titanic Letter Sells for Record Price at Auction in England

A collector paid £126,000 for a note from an American passenger to his mother that describes the ill-fated ocean liner as a “giant” ship fitted up like a palatial hotel.

Nuneaton: Two hostages held at bowling alley, boss says

Two hostages are being held by a gunman, in an incident police say is unconnected to terrorism. BBC News – Home

Emirates, Cargolux agree new air cargo codeshare deal

Agreement comes as Emirates is named third biggest freight carrier in the world in 2016 Arabian Business – transport

WHO chief ‘rethinking’ Robert Mugabe’s appointment

Proposals to make Zimbabwe’s leader a World Health Organisation goodwill envoy spark an outcry. BBC News – Africa

Cancer Didn’t Kill Pablo Neruda, Panel Finds. Was It Murder?

Six years after Pablo Neruda’s driver claimed the Nobel laureate was poisoned, forensic experts agree on one fact: His death certificate was wrong. NYT > Americas

Henkel may make U.S. acquisitions: CEO in newspaper

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German consumer goods group Henkel may further expand its business in the United States via acquisitions, Chief Executive Hans van Bylen told Welt am Sonntag in an

Ibaraki police arrest man possibly tied to woman whose corpse found in love hotel

A man who has been arrested for assault could be tied to the body of a woman discovered inside a love hotel Tuesday in Mito City, police said on Friday,

Bannon: Bush Presidency Most 'Destructive' in U.S. History

Steve Bannon lashed out at the George W. Bush, saying the 43rd president had "embarrassed himself" with an anti-bigotry speech earlier this week that was widely perceived as a broadside

IMF urges Saudi Arabia not to rush economic reforms

International Monetary Fund recommends policy to avoid inflicting too much damage on growth Arabian Business – banking-finance

Spain Will Remove Catalonia Leader, Escalating Secession Crisis

Mariano Rajoy, in an unexpectedly forceful move, said Madrid would take control of the independence-minded region, pushing out its separatist administration. NYT > Home Page

White House: It's 'Highly Inappropriate' For Journalists To Criticize A General

WASHINGTON ― White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters Friday that it would be “highly inappropriate” for them to question chief of staff John Kelly because he served

Jake Tapper: Who Loves To Bash Generals? Donald Trump.

President Donald Trump’s press secretary might think it’s “highly inappropriate” to challenge or criticize generals, but the president clearly does not. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

A liberal is a conservative whose house just flooded

Some Trump voters, after their towns were flooded by Hurricane Harvey, are beginning to reconsider their conviction that climate change has no scientific basis. Yahoo News – Latest News &

Florida man gets 16 months over bitcoin bank hacker scheme

A Florida software engineer was sentenced to 16 months in prison for helping run an illegal Bitcoin exchange suspected of laundering money for a group … Read more … The

Nissan halts production in Japan over inspection concerns

The firm recalled 1.2 million cars in Japan because uncertified technicians performed final checks. BBC News – Business

Florida man gets 16 months over bitcoin bank hacker scheme

A Florida software engineer was sentenced to 16 months in prison for helping run an illegal Bitcoin exchange suspected of laundering money for a group … Read more … The

Nissan halts production in Japan over inspection concerns

The firm recalled 1.2 million cars in Japan because uncertified technicians performed final checks. BBC News – Business

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