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Source: BBC

Smollett suspended from Empire TV show

Today 06:04 GMT

Mr Smollett, who was pictured outside the courthouse after posting bail, denies the charge of felony disorderly conduct.

His lawyers have said they will "mount an aggressive defence" of Mr Smollett, who they described as "a young man of impeccable character". Mr Smollett said two white men hurled racist and homophobic insults at him when he went out late at night to buy food from a Subway sandwich shop in Chicago on 29 January.

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Source: Fox News

Anti-Trump Democrat Adam Schiff claims GOP lawmakers privately express 'deep fears' about president

Today 06:04 GMT

Republicans on Capitol Hill might not be as united behind President Trump as they appear in the media, if anti-Trump Democrat Adam Schiff is to be believed.

"For Adam Schiff to think that Republicans on Capitol Hill are going to be allies with him after everything that he's done and plans to do, I think that he's hoping for a little too much," Pavlich said on Friday's edition of Fox News' "Outnumbered."

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Source: Fox News

R. Kelly has two more women come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct, rape when they were underage

Today 06:04 GMT

Two more women have come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct and rape against already-embattled singer R. Kelly.

Latresa Scaff and Rochelle Washington came forward with their lawyer, Gloria Allred, who is representing several other clients who claim R. Kelly, whose full name is Robert Kelly, 52, mistreated them following a bombshell documentary series from Lifetime titled “Surviving R. Kelly.”

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Source: The Guradian

Millions of forest-dwelling indigenous people in India to be evicted

Today 06:04 GMT

Millions will be evicted in India after the supreme court ruled that indigenous people illegally living on forest land should move.

She said: “It will be highly unjust to … traditional forest dwellers if an ordinance is not passed immediately to protect them from eviction … It will be a virtual declaration of war.”

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Source: BBC

England in West Indies: Hosts claim dramatic 26-run victory

Today 06:04 GMT

West Indies produced an inspired fightback to claim a thrilling 26-run victory over England and level the one-day series at 1-1 in Barbados.

It was fitting that Holder, West Indies' inspirational skipper, took the catch that sealed their first one-day win over England since 2014. He had Rashid caught behind and two balls later Moeen Ali was bowled around his legs, before Liam Plunkett drove Carlos Brathwaite to long-off.

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Source: Fox News

Texas mom claims teacher gave her son ‘Dumb and Dumber-‘style haircut

Friday 21:51 GMT

A Texas mother claimed a teacher cut her son’s hair without her permission Tuesday after deeming he was in violation of school protocol.

NEW MOM SAYS FRIEND STOPPED SPEAKING TO HER AFTER GIVING BABY SAME NAME AS FRIEND’S SON. "Money's really tight right now. Kiesling’s mother, Amy Martin, told KXAS-TV that money was tight and she didn’t have a car at the moment.

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Source: Common Domain

Now there’s an ice cream that claims to help you fall asleep

Friday 21:51 GMT

A new brand of low-sugar ice cream called NightFood is trying to cash in on the $28-billion sleep market by positioning itself as a healthier treat that helps eaters get a good night’s sleep.

To compare, a half cup of Ben & Jerry’s Cherry Garcia ice cream ($4.39 per pint) UNIL, +0.00%   contains 240 calories; 13 grams of fat; and 23 grams of sugar. A similar version from Nightfood called Cherry Eclipse contains 100 calories per half cup; 2.5 grams of fat; and 9 grams of sugar.

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Source: Fox News

Elizabeth Holmes bought dog she claimed was 'wolf' as Theranos collapsed, report says

Friday 16:21 GMT

THERANOS EMPLOYEES CAUGHT SHOOTING AT REPORTER WHO EXPOSED COMPANY IN HOMEMADE VIDEO GAME. The report noted a year after Holmes bought Balto, in September 2018, Theranos shut down.

Her company had allegedly discovered a new way of doing blood testing, a method in which Theranos said it could perform dozens of tests with just a few droplets of blood. However, an investigation by The Wall Street Journal discovered Theranos’ technology was inaccurate and the secretive company was using routine blood-testing equipment for the vast majority of tests.

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Source: The Guradian

Anthony Joshua brushes off Jarrell Miller testosterone claims before fight

Wednesday 17:16 GMT

Were prizefights won on self-belief and a sharp tongue, Brooklyn’s Jarrell Miller might already be the heavyweight champion of the world.

The 30-year-old Miller rates among the best of the rest – somewhere toward the middle or bottom of the top 10 – in a top-heavy division headlined by Joshua, Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury, the three headliners who can each lay a legitimate claim to the title of world’s best heavyweight.

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Source: CTV

Ottawa trying to reunite Syrian family after fire claims seven children: PM

Today 01:29 GMT

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed Thursday his government is responding to a desperate plea from the grieving mother who lost all seven of her children in a recent house fire, saying he wants to "give this family a little solace in a time of unbelievable tragedy."

Ehab Zalok, an expert in fire safety engineering at Carleton University in Ottawa, said the fact that neighbours heard a bang before flames spread rapidly through the house suggests something non-solid, like a gas, may have caused the fire to spread rapidly.

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Source: BBC

AT&T pulls YouTube ads over abuse claims

Today 01:29 GMT

AT&T and Hasbro have become the latest firms to pull adverts from YouTube over claims paedophiles are leaving offensive comments next to videos of children on the platform.

The vlogger said ads for companies such as Nestle and Disney had run before the videos, effectively allowing YouTube to "monetise" the exploitation. A spokesman for AT&T, America's biggest telecoms company, said: "Until Google [which owns YouTube] can protect our brand from offensive content of any kind, we are removing all advertising from YouTube".

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Source: Fox News

Kamala Harris reacts to Jussie Smollett arrest: 'Sad, frustrated, and disappointed'

Today 01:29 GMT

Sen. Kamala Harris, who once labeled the Jussie Smollet attack claim an "attempted modern day lynching," spoke out on Thursday after Smollett was charged and arrested with disorderly conduct for allegedly filing a false police report.

CHICAGO POLICE BLAST JUSSIE SMOLLETT ‘PHONY ATTACK’: ‘BOGUS POLICE REPORTS CAUSE REAL HARM’. Smollett, who is openly gay and black, reported that on Jan. 29 he was attacked by two masked men as he was walking home from a Subway restaurant.

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Source: Fox News

If Smollett is guilty, he must pay — hate crimes are serious, faking them should be, too

Friday 19:05 GMT

JUSSIE SMOLLETT GOT LOTS OF OXYGEN FROM CNN, OTHER NEWS OUTLETS – NO WONDER PEOPLE DON'T TRUST THE PRESS. Who really believed Smollett’s story?

Now Smollett stands accused of a felony charge of disorderly conduct for filing a false police report and could face up to three years in prison if convicted.

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Source: Fox News

McCabe: Rosenstein thought 2 Cabinet members could support bid to oust Trump

Friday 19:05 GMT

Former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe said Thursday that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told him during a 2017 meeting that he thought two Cabinet members might support efforts to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove President Trump from office.

In a previous interview promoting his new book, McCabe said Rosenstein discussed the possibility of Cabinet members supporting the 25th Amendment idea, without getting into specifics.

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Source: Fox News

Putin says Russia would be 'OK' with another Cuban Missile Crisis-level confrontation with the US

Friday 16:20 GMT

Vladimir Putin has warned that he's ready for another Cuban Missile Crisis if America should invite it, as tensions between the U.S. and Russia continue to escalate.

RUSSIA MUST DEVELOP NEW MISSILE SYSTEMS IN RESPONSE TO US WITHDRAWAL FROM TREATY, MINISTER SAYS. President Putin claims that Russia's new Zircon missiles fly at nine times the speed of sound and have a range of 620 miles. A series of he-said-she-said has seen the United States claim Russia violated the treaty, prompting the choice to exit, while Russia claims the United States violated the pact for years.


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