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Community Board Rejects Co-Naming Street After Fallen NYPD War Hero

Today 08:59 GMT

The parents of a fallen NYPD officer who was killed while serving in Iraq are petitioning a Manhattan community board's rejection to co-name a street after their son.

"We thought it was a done deal and the community said no.". ‘I Think He Just Nuked His Chances’: The Five Reacts to Swalwell’s Gun Control Tweets. McNaughton's father said that the board denied the co-naming because of the potential to confuse taxi drivers by having too many street signs on a pole.

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Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg under pressure amid calls to resign as chairman

Today 11:46 GMT

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is facing increased pressure to defend himself as one of America’s premier media critics called for him to step aside as chairman of the board, citing a “serious crisis” at the tech giant. Washington Post media columnist Margaret Sullivan wrote a scathing piece on Monday that declared Zuckerberg, 34, is “incapable of leading the broken behemoth that is Facebook.”

Facebook did not immediately respond when asked whether Zuckerberg would attend the hearing or comment on Sullivan’s column.

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Source: Common Domain

Jeff Goldblum Fulfilled a Teenage Dream Written on Steamed Glass

Today 11:46 GMT

House Call appears weekly and features famous people reflecting on their childhood homes and experiences growing up. The ‘Jurassic Park’ star and jazz pianist grew up in an artsy family and caught the acting bug early after making an audience laugh

He has starred in more than 70 films, including “Nashville,” “Annie Hall,” “Jurassic Park,” “The Big Chill” and “The Fly.”

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Source: CTV

Drunk driver Marco Muzzo denied parole because he underestimated his issues with alcohol

Today 11:46 GMT

Marco Muzzo, the drunk driver who killed three children and their grandfather in a 2015 crash, was denied parole because he “severely” underestimated his issues with alcohol, according to the Parole Board of Canada’s written decision, which also reveals his plans to re-integrate into society would have included living with his fiancée and working.

The parole board noted that Muzzo has plenty of support from family and friends, as well as a plan to re-integrate into his community upon release.

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Renault names Ghosn stand-ins amid tension over Nissan probe

Today 11:46 GMT

French carmaker Renault tapped its chief operating officer and a senior board member to fill in for embattled boss Carlos Ghosn, after an investigation by alliance partner Nissan led to his arrest on suspicion of financial misconduct.

The private communication came from Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa, whose company is 43.4 percent-owned by Renault in a complex alliance forged by Ghosn over almost two decades.

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Source: Common Domain

J.Crew CEO Exits After Clash With Mickey Drexler, Company Owners

Tuesday 08:04 GMT

J.Crew Group Inc. CEO James Brett is leaving after about 16 months on the job, following disagreements with the company’s longtime leader, Millard “Mickey” Drexler, about strategy and board concerns about his spending plans, according to people familiar with the matter.

After Mr. Drexler resigned as CEO in early 2017, he stayed on as chairman and remained in communication with some J.Crew executives, which was a source of tension with Mr. Brett, one of the people said.

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Source: Common Domain

With Facebook at ‘War,’ Zuckerberg Adopts More Aggressive Style

Tuesday 12:41 GMT

18, 2018). Appeared in the November 19, 2018, print edition as 'Zuckerberg’s New Leadership Style Sparks Turmoil at Top.'. New approach causes turmoil, driving several key executives from the company and creating tensions with longtime Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg

Mark Zuckerberg gathered about 50 of his top lieutenants earlier this year and told them that Facebook Inc. FB -3.00% was at war and he planned to lead the company accordingly.

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Source: ABC News

Kansas governor demands county commissioner resign over 'master race' remark

Tuesday 01:29 GMT

The governor of Kansas is demanding the resignation of a white county commissioner who claimed he was "part of the master race" when talking to an African-American consultant during a public meeting last week. Gov. Jeff Colyer is asking Louis Klemp, chairman of the Leavenworth County Board of Commissioners, to step down following his "inappropriate remarks" made during a public meeting on Nov. 13.

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Source: CTV

Canadian dead more than a week after plane crash in Guyana: Global Affairs

Monday 23:40 GMT

A Canadian citizen who was aboard a plane that crashed through a fence at Guyana's main international airport has died, the federal government said Sunday as it extended its condolences to the person's family.

"Our thoughts and sympathies are with the loved ones of the Canadian citizen who passed away in Guyana," said a statement from Global Affairs on Sunday.


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