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Lazio football club face disciplinary hearing over anti-Semitic Anne Frank stickers & slogans

Published time: 14 Nov, 2017 18:52 The Italian football federation has ordered Serie A club Lazio to attend a disciplinary hearing after its supporters were found guilty of distributing anti-Semitic stickers featuring the image of Holocaust victim Anne Frank. Read more Members of the Lazio ultras group “Irriducibili” caused outrage by posting stickers depicting Anne Frank wearing a jersey of their arch ...

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Man United coach Mourinho pays $4mn Spanish tax debt following court hearing

Published time: 3 Nov, 2017 11:28 Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has agreed to pay $ 4 million in tax debts accumulated during his time in charge of Real Madrid. The news comes following a Spanish court hearing on Friday. The self-styled ‘Special One’ appeared in court accused of tax evasion relating to his time in charge of Spanish giants ...

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US Lawmaker calls for RT YouTube ban during Russia hearing

House Intelligence Committee members accusing RT of being “fake news” were only able to point to accurate and widely reported stories on the network, during a hearing with social media executives on alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election. ‘An arm of our adversary’ At a hearing before the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday, Rep. Jackie Speier (D-California) put RT ...

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‘Safe space’ policy prevents free speech society from hearing their first guest at Sussex University

Published time: 1 Nov, 2017 09:05 Edited time: 1 Nov, 2017 09:28 A newly formed free-speech society at Sussex University failed in its mission at the first hurdle, as its initial guest, a United Kingdom Independence Party (Ukip) member, was prevented from speaking amid concerns that he breached a ‘safe space’ policy. The Liberate to Debate society, however, had to ...

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In their first Russia hearing, tech giants try to placate Congress (with mixed results)

On Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee kicked off the first of three hearings this week examining the relationship between social media and Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The hearings mark the first time that lawmakers will hear testimony from Google, Facebook and Twitter around how their platforms were and are manipulated as part of Russian political disinformation ...

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In their first Russia hearing, tech giants try to placate Congress (with mixed results)

On Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee kicked off the first of three hearings this week examining the relationship between social media and Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The hearings mark the first time that lawmakers will hear testimony from Google, Facebook and Twitter around how their platforms were and are manipulated as part of Russian political disinformation ...

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Woman who laughed during Sessions hearing to go on trial again

She may not get the last laugh after all. A woman who was arrested for chuckling during Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearing in January will be tried a second time, according to HuffPost. Desiree Fairooz had been previously convicted for her noisy disruption, but the 61-year-old protester caught a break when a judge threw out the guilty verdict in July. She ...

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Closing arguments begin in hearing on Penn State frat death

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — Closing arguments are underway on the sixth day of a hearing for 16 Penn State fraternity brothers charged in a pledge’s death. Charges against the members of the now-shuttered Beta Theta Pi house range from involuntary manslaughter to hazing. Two other students waived their right to a preliminary hearing on whether there’s enough evidence for them to ...

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Ezekiel Elliott vs. NFL, Showdown Begins In Dom. Violence Appeal Hearing

Ezekiel Elliott vs. NFLShowdown Begins In Dom. Violence Appeal Hearing 8/29/2017 12:35 AM PDT Ezekiel Elliott‘s date with the arbitrator is here — the Dallas Cowboys running back is set to appear at NFL headquarters in NYC Tuesday to appeal his 6 game domestic violence suspension. Elliott has adamantly denied physically abusing his ex-girlfriend, Tiffany Thompson, despite the results of the NFL’s private ...

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Justice Gorsuch to speak at Trump Hotel before travel ban hearing

Talk about bad decisions. As President Trump again tweets about the courts and “Radical Islamic Terrorism,” Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch will headline a conservative-leaning event taking place at Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., just 12 days before hearing arguments on President Trump’s travel ban. The Sept. 28 luncheon celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Fund for American Studies, ...

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