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  • Trump FCC to revoke net neutrality: Politico

    Rachel Maddow relays a Politico report that the FCC will revoke the net neutrality rule that gives everyone equal access to everything online, and will propose a system favored by internet service providers that could change the face of how the internet

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  • Mueller turns attention to Justice Department, asks for documents

    Paul Rosenzweig, former senior counsel on Ken Starr's investigation, talks with Rachel Maddow about the relationship between Robert Mueller's investigation of Donald Trump and the Justice Department, and the mechanics of Mueller asking the his own

    MSNBC
  • Trump ignores Nixon lesson with public pressure on DoJ, Sessions

    Rachel Maddow looks at how Richard Nixon's disregard for the independence of the Department of Justice contributed to his downfall, and reports on two fresh instances of Donald Trump appearing to exert improper influence on the DoJ to serve his political

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  • Trump to start paying own legal fees, Junior's tab less clear

    Shannon Pettypiece, White House correspondent for Bloomberg News, talks with Rachel Maddow about why the Trump re-election campaign and the RNC have been paying the legal fees of Donald Trump and Trump Jr., and what it means that Trump is now going to be

    MSNBC
  • Beijing detains 18 after apartment fire

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Police in Beijing have detained 18 people following a fire that killed 19 people and injured another eight on Saturday evening, the state news agency Xinhua reported late on Monday.

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  • Vitamin D may help prevent rheumatoid arthritis, suggests study

    Higher doses may be needed, or possibly new treatment that bypasses or corrects vitamin D insensitivity, authors say Maintaining sufficient vitamin D levels may help to prevent rheumatoid arthritis, according to researchers. A study led by the University of Birmingham compared the ability of immune cells in blood from inflamed joints in people with rheumatoid arthritis to respond to the so-called sunshine vitamin. Continue reading...

    the Guardian
  • Hundreds of Las Vegas shooting victims file lawsuits in California court

    (Reuters) - Hundreds of victims of the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas filed five lawsuits on Monday in a California court against the operators of the hotel from which the gunman fired, the organizers of the country music festival he targeted and the killer's estate.

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  • Hundreds of Las Vegas shooting victims file lawsuits in California court

    Hundreds of victims of the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas filed five lawsuits on Monday in a California court against the operators of the hotel from which the gunman fired, the organizers of the country music festival he targeted and the killer's estate.

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  • Hundreds of Las Vegas shooting victims file lawsuits in California court

    (Reuters) - Hundreds of victims of the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas filed five lawsuits on Monday in a California court against the operators of the hotel from which the gunman fired, the organizers of the country music festival he targeted and the killer's estate.

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  • Hundreds of Las Vegas shooting victims file lawsuits in California court

    (Reuters) - Hundreds of victims of the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas filed five lawsuits on Monday in a California court against the operators of the hotel from which the gunman fired, the organizers of the country music festival he targeted and the killer's estate.

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  • 21st Century Fox in $90 million settlement tied to sexual harassment scandal

    Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has reached a $90 million (£67.98 million) settlement of shareholder claims arising from the sexual harassment scandal at its Fox News Channel, which cost the jobs of longtime news chief Roger Ailes and anchor Bill O'Reilly.

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  • 21st Century Fox in $90 million settlement tied to sexual harassment scandal

    (Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has reached a $90 million settlement of shareholder claims arising from the sexual harassment scandal at its Fox News Channel, which cost the jobs of longtime news chief Roger Ailes and anchor Bill O'Reilly.

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  • 21st Century Fox in $90 million settlement tied to sexual harassment scandal

    (Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has reached a $90 million settlement of shareholder claims arising from the sexual harassment scandal at its Fox News Channel, which cost the jobs of longtime news chief Roger Ailes and anchor Bill O'Reilly.

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  • 21st Century Fox in $90 million settlement tied to sexual harassment scandal

    (Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has reached a $90 million settlement of shareholder claims arising from the sexual harassment scandal at its Fox News Channel, which cost the jobs of longtime news chief Roger Ailes and anchor Bill O'Reilly.

    in.reuters.com
  • 21st Century Fox in $90 million settlement tied to sexual harassment scandal

    (Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has reached a $90 million settlement of shareholder claims arising from the sexual harassment scandal at its Fox News Channel, which cost the jobs of longtime news chief Roger Ailes and anchor Bill O'Reilly.

    in.reuters.com
  • Second woman accuses Senator Al Franken of groping: CNN

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A second woman has accused Democratic Senator Al Franken of inappropriately touching her, this time in 2010 after he had been elected to public office, CNN reported on Monday.

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  • Babies may be able to link certain words and concepts, research suggests

    Study indicates infants as young as six months old may realise certain words are related – and that interaction with adults boosts understanding Babies as young as six months old may have an inkling that certain words and concepts are related to each other, say scientists in research that sheds new light on how infants learn. The study also found that babies who were more often exposed to adults talking to them about items in their vicinity did better at identifying a picture of an object when...

    the Guardian
  • Japan’s ghostly housing problem

    Death in a housing unit must be noted and pointed out to potential renters, writes Giovanni Fazio Your article (17 November) on why Japanese houses tend to be torn down after a 30-year period was quite informative, but failed to touch on one rather significant point. Whenever there is a death in a housing unit, whether from suicide, murder or natural causes, it must be noted and pointed out to any potential renters. There is a widespread superstition in Japan regarding ghosts, and particularly...

    the Guardian