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What Happens to #MeToo When a Feminist Is the Accused?

Tuesday  10:55,   14 august 2018
msn

Avital Ronell, a superstar professor, was found by N.Y.U. to have sexually harassed a male grad student. But his charges have met disbelief from some feminist scholars.An 11-month Title IX investigation found Professor Ronell, described by a[...]
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Omarosa: Melania Can't Wait to Divorce President

Tuesday  10:00,   14 august 2018
newsweek

The former 'Apprentice' star has made a serious of explosive allegations against President Trump.First Lady Melania Trump is eager for her husband, President Donald Trump, to leave office so she can divorce him and, in the meantime, many[...]

Black cab rapist John Worboys is quizzed over a number of new sex attack claims which could scupper his bid to be released from prison

Tuesday  07:55,   14 august 2018
dailymail.co.uk

The 61-year-old is being questioned by officers from Scotland Yard amid claims. Worboys was jailed indefinitely in 2009 for drugging and sexually assaulting 12 female passengers. But in January the Parole Board decided that after serving just 10[...]

Trump Appears to Admit White House Aides Signed Nondisclosure Agreements

Tuesday  07:30,   14 august 2018
msn

A tweet disparaging Omarosa Manigault Newman, a former aide, appeared to confirm the highly unusual agreements, which officials have declined to acknowledge for months.The president made the statement in a post on Twitter about Omarosa Manigault[...]

Former archbishop who covered up the vile sex abuse of altar boys as young as 12 won't be sent to prison and will serve just one year in home detention

Tuesday  06:45,   14 august 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Former Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson, 67, has avoided jail despite covering up the vile child sex abuse of altar boys as young as 12 by paedophile priest James Fletcher. * Was bishop of Wollongong 1996-2000. WHATWilson was accused of[...]

Man assaults wife and flies plane into own home

Tuesday  06:00,   14 august 2018
news.sky

A man has flown a plane into his own home after assaulting his wife in a nearby canyon, where they had gone to talk about their problems. Duane Youd, 47, died in the incident and his wife and a child, who were in the house at the time, managed to[...]

An 11-year-old hacked a replica of Florida’s voting system in 10 minutes

Tuesday  04:50,   14 august 2018
vox

The hackathon highlights the real threats malicious hackers pose to our democracy.An 11-year-old boy changed fake voting results by hacking into an exact replica of Florida’s state election website in just 10 minutes, according to the organizers of[...]

Charge added against California serial killing suspect

Tuesday  04:50,   14 august 2018
msn

Prosecutors added another murder charge Monday against a California serial killing suspect, boosting the number of victims to 13 in the Golden State Killer case .Former police officer Joseph DeAngelo, 72, was charged with first-degree murder in the[...]

A mathematician has solved a 50-year-old Beatles mystery

Tuesday  04:30,   14 august 2018
avclub

No, we’re not talking about Paul being dead. That one is still up for debate. But, according to a report from NPR, a mathematician recently settled the long-disputed question of who actually wrote the 1965 hit “In My Life.” No, we’re not[...]

The Science Behind Why the Earth Isn't Flat

Tuesday  02:35,   14 august 2018
mentalfloss

Let's review why and how we've known for at least 2300 years that the Earth is round.It didn't matter that astronauts like John Glenn and Neil Armstrong had been to space and verified that the Earth is round; Hughes didn't believe them.[...]

Tory party bosses spark fresh Brexit anger by sending out a leaflet in 'Lib Dem' yellow backing the PM's controversial Chequers plans

Monday  21:35,   13 august 2018
dailymail.co.uk

The leaflet, passed to MailOnline, proudly announces that the Government's Brexit plans 'means the right deal for Britain' and urges local associations to back it. But Tory Eurosceptics have reportedly torn into the pamphlet on a[...]

Benjamin Netanyahu Attacks Jeremy Corbyn Over Alleged Wreath-Laying For Terrorists

Monday  21:10,   13 august 2018
huffingtonpost.co.uk

Benjamin Netanyahu has said Jeremy Corbyn “deserves unequivocal condemnation” after it emerged the Labour leader may have laid wreaths at graves of terrorists behind the 1972 Munich massacre. The Israeli Prime Minister also accused Corbyn[...]

Girl, 12, among injured in Manchester shooting

Monday  20:35,   13 august 2018
news.sky

A 12-year-old girl was among a dozen people injured after an "attempted multiple murder" at a street party in Manchester, police have revealed. Detectives are continuing to investigate the incident, which happened in the Moss Side area of [...]

200-million year old Pterosaur 'built for flying'

Monday  20:30,   13 august 2018
msn

Scientists on Monday unveiled a previously unknown species of giant pterosaur, the first creatures with a backbone to fly under their own power. Neither dino nor bird, pterosaurs -- more commonly known as pterodactyls -- emerged during the late[...]

Peter Strzok fired from FBI after anti-Trump texts, lawyer says

Monday  20:10,   13 august 2018
cbsnews

President Trump responded by tweeting Strzok was "finally" fired, and questioning the legitimacy of Mueller's investigationPeter Strzok — the FBI special agent who was heavily criticized by President Trump, the president's allies and a [...]