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Mercedes, BMW, and Hyundai dump O’Reilly Factor amid lawsuits

Mercedes, BMW, and Hyundai dump O’Reilly Factor amid lawsuits

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Bill O’Reilly did not discuss the allegations against himself on Monday night Three advertisers have pulled commercials from Fox News’ most popular show because of sexual harassment claims against its host, Bill O’Reilly. Mercedes-Benz, Hyundai, and BMW have each pulled advertising following the “disturbing” allegations. The New York Times […]

Student gets into Stanford with #BlackLivesMatter x100

Student gets into Stanford with #BlackLivesMatter x100

Image copyright Twitter/@ZiadAhmed Image caption Ziad Ahmed’s personal statement to Stanford put his activism front and centre. News that a high school student wrote nothing but #BlackLivesMatter on his personal statement in an application to California’s Stanford University – and got in – has been raising some eyebrows. Stanford University was ranked third in the […]

Trump gives part of salary to US parks

Trump gives part of salary to US parks

Image copyright EPA Image caption White House Press Secretary says the paycheck covers 20 January until now US President Donald Trump is donating his first quarterly salary to the National Parks Service, a White House spokesman has said. Sean Spicer on Monday handed a cheque for $78,333 (£62,786) to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who oversees […]

Cyber-bully faces extradition to Canada in Amanda Todd case

Cyber-bully faces extradition to Canada in Amanda Todd case

Image caption Amanda Todd’s mother said her daughter was being bullied “online and offline”. A Dutchman has lost his appeal against extradition for his alleged role in the cyber-bullying case of a 15-year-old Canadian girl who took her own life. The Dutch Supreme Court ruling follows an agreement by the country’s authorities to send the […]

Ice hockey stars to miss 2018 Games

Ice hockey stars to miss 2018 Games

The biggest names in ice hockey have been competing at the Winter Games since Nagano in 1998 The best ice hockey players in the world will be missing from the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang after the National Hockey League said it will not allow players to go to the Games. The owners of the […]

Former CIA boss: Trump travel ban ‘misguided’

Former CIA boss: Trump travel ban ‘misguided’

The former director of the CIA has described President Trump’s travel ban as “misguided” in an interview with BBC Newsnight. You can watch the whole interview here. Former CIA boss: Trump travel ban ‘misguided’

First Lady Melania Trump’s official portrait unveiled

First Lady Melania Trump’s official portrait unveiled

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mrs Trump says she is “honoured” to serve as first lady The White House has released the first official portrait of First Lady Melania Trump. The 46-year-old former model’s photograph was taken at the White House, according to the administration. Details on the photographer or when the portrait was taken […]

New York train kills teen retrieving phone from subway track

New York train kills teen retrieving phone from subway track

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The girl was hit while trying to climb back up onto a platform, police say A 13-year-old girl was killed after she dropped her mobile phone on to New York subway tracks and was struck by a train while trying to recover it. The girl, identified as Diana Kadribasic, […]

Trump Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch faces Senate showdown

Trump Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch faces Senate showdown

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Gorsuch gave three days of testimony to the Senate panel last month President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee is expected to advance on Monday for a full Senate vote, setting the stage for a far-reaching political showdown. The Senate Judiciary Committee is set to approve Neil Gorsuch, but Democrats are […]

Trudeau offers to fight Matthew Perry again

Trudeau offers to fight Matthew Perry again

Image copyright God Save Justin Trudeau, Productions de la Ruelle Image caption Boxing is one of Justin Trudeau’s hobbies In the history of great fights, the names of a few truly stand out. Muhammad Ali vs Joe Frazier. Evander Holyfield vs Mike Tyson. Sugar Ray Leonard vs Tommy Hearns. And now entering the ring: Matthew […]