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Fox signed O’Reilly again knowing of new harassment settlement: report

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bill O‘Reilly, the Fox News commentator forced to resign in April, agreed to a $32 million sexual harassment settlement in January, and the network’s parent knew about the deal when it gave him a new contract the next month, the New York Times reported on Saturday. FILE PHOTO – Former Fox News Channel host Bill O’Reilly poses on the set of his show “The O’Reilly Factor” in New York March 17, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid The previously undisclosed agreement, at least the sixth involving O‘Reilly or theRead More


WATCH: 20/20 10/20/17: The Killer Clown? – Sharing #ABC #News Feed

Police make an arrest 27 years after a person dressed in a clown costume fatally shoots a woman. Source link Abc news headlines – WATCH: 20/20 10/20/17: The Killer Clown? #ABC #news #Worldnews


New York police say investigating 2004 claim of Weinstein sex assault

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The New York City Police Department said on Thursday it is investigating an allegation of sexual assault by movie producer Harvey Weinstein in 2004. “The NYPD is investigating an allegation of sex assault from 2004,” the department said in a statement. Asked by Reuters in an email whether the investigation involved Weinstein, a spokesperson said in an email “Yes.” Weinstein spokeswoman Sallie Hofmeister replied “no comment” when asked by email about the NYPD investigation. The Hollywood producer has previously denied any allegations of non-consensual sex. “BasedRead More


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Wildfires kill 15, damage 1,500 homes in California wine country

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) – Fast-moving wildfires still raging across Northern California’s wine country had killed 15 people, left some 150 missing and destroyed 1,500 homes, wineries and other structures as of Tuesday afternoon, state fire officials said. The flames from 17 major blazes have blackened more than 115,000 acres (46,500 hectares) since fires broke out on Sunday amid hot, dry conditions and high winds. The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office said nine of the fatalities were in its jurisdiction, where 155 people were still missing, although 45 others had beenRead More


Barca closed soccer stadium to show support for Catalan voters: Bartomeu

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu said the club decided to play Sunday’s game against Las Palmas behind closed doors to show opposition to police violence against voters in Catalonia’s independence referendum and not over safety concerns. La Liga leaders Barca’s 3-0 win at an empty Nou Camp came on the day Catalan officials said that more than 760 people were injured in clashes between police and people trying to vote in the referendum, which the national government declared illegal. Barca tried to have the game postponed butRead More


Hurricane Maria lashes Turks and Caicos, fresh flooding in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – Hurricane Maria lashed the Turks and Caicos Islands on Friday and was blamed for fresh flooding on Puerto Rico, where it had already destroyed homes and knocked out power during its rampage through the Caribbean. The storm killed at least 25 people on the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands, according to government officials and local news media accounts. U.S. weather forecasters warned that a dam on the Guajataca river in northwestern Puerto Rico was failing, causing flash flooding in theRead More


Wife of Princeton scholar jailed in Iran calls on U.S. to do more to free him

PRINCETON, N.J. (Reuters) – When Xiyue Wang sleeps in his cell in Iran’s Evin Prison, he sometimes dreams he is back at Princeton University, working in the school’s main library on his dissertation comparing governance systems in Central Asia. When he wakes, Wang often does not immediately remember where he is, his wife, Hua Qu, said in her first extensive interview since his arrest in Iran about 13 months ago while doing doctoral research. The 36-year-old naturalized U.S. citizen, who was born in China, was convicted of espionage and sentencedRead More


Prince George attends 1st day of primary school in London

Prince George today attended his first day of school at Thomas’s Battersea School, a private school in Battersea, South London. Helen Haslem, the head of Thomas’s lower school, met George, 4, as he arrived at the school, holding his father Prince William’s hand, and escorted him inside. Prince William and Princess Kate, both 35, announced in March they would send their oldest child to Thomas’s, a coeducation school located in a middle-class area of London. Thomas’s Battersea includes approximately 550 students from a variety of backgrounds whom George will oneRead More


Holding keys to debt limit, Democrats eye demands on taxes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats in the U.S. Congress wield little clout nowadays, but they will likely have plenty of influence on the looming issue of the U.S. debt ceiling and party leaders are considering whether they should try to convert that advantage into bargaining power on tax reform. Even though they control the White House and both chambers of Congress, Republicans are again divided among themselves as pressing fiscal issues rattle financial markets and test President Donald Trump’s ability to keep the country’s accounts in order. The debt ceiling isRead More