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US still paying White Helmets despite $200mn-aid freeze for Syria recovery, State Dept confirms

As the US is reviewing funding aimed at helping war-ravaged Syria rebuild, it’s not neglecting the White Helmets – a controversial militant-linked group instrumental to the media campaign against Assad and Russia. At a Thursday press briefing, journalists asked US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert for an update on the late-March freeze of $ 200 million earmarked for the recovery ...

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'Moment of humility’: 21 Red Cross workers sacked or resigned over paying for sex

Twenty-one workers at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have been fired or quit their roles over sexual misconduct in the past three years, the organization has announced. In a Friday statement, ICRC Director-General Yves Daccord wrote that the organization has identified 21 staff members “who were either dismissed for paying for sexual services or resigned during an ...

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Paying the penalty – Gary Lineker reveals his World Cup highs & heartache at Italia ‘90

In the latest installment of The Stan Collymore Show, Stan chats to old teammate Lars Bohinen, now a manager in Norway, and speaks to England legend and Golden Boot winner Gary Lineker on his tumultuous World Cup Italia ‘90. Stan’s first stop is Scandinavia, where he drops in on Norwegian top flight team Sandefjord, managed by his former teammate Lars ...

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BBC slammed for paying foreign correspondents more than British ambassadors

BBC foreign correspondents being paid more than British ambassadors is indefensible, the new culture secretary has claimed. The statement comes following an increasing public furor over the broadcasters pay structures. During a House of Commons hearing on the BBC’s gender pay gap, Tory MP Matt Hancock blasted the corporation for paying its foreign reporters more than British ambassadors assigned to ...

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Amazon did a lot of funky stuff this year and it’s paying off

Holy hell, it’s been a year for Amazon. Jeff Bezos’ former-online-bookstore dumped $ 13.7 billion to buy a bunch of grocery stores, that speaker you talk to in your living room that Amazon makes is really popular and a bunch of server farms Amazon runs generate more than $ 10 billion in revenue annually. The confluence of all these things has led ...

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Poland tackles 'Russian gas domination' by paying double for American LNG

Published time: 22 Nov, 2017 13:08 The Polish PGNiG energy group has signed a five-year contract with British firm Centrica to deliver liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the US. The signing comes despite warnings from European energy companies that American LNG is twice as expensive as Russian pipeline gas. “This agreement is the first PGNiG contract entered into under the ...

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May she go? Paying off Brussels while cutting troops could spark Tory rebellion

Theresa May could well have just signed her own political death warrant. Putting her signature to a £40 billion cheque for the European Union might be the last straw for the backbenches of her restive party, who want to know where the money will come from. A backlash is brewing over the apparent decision to cave to the EU’s Brexit ...

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Homeless man walks into 5-star hotel, eats steak, drinks champagne, leaves without paying

It’s not just the super-rich who get away without paying their fair share:: one homeless man showed how it’s done, too. Michael Andrew Phillips, 52, had a ribeye steak and sipped top quality champagne at a five-star hotel before leaving without paying his £400 check. The man also booked a room at the luxury hotel in Jersey before making off ...

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Lawsuit aims to stop city from paying for de Blasio's lawyers

Mayoral candidate Sal Albanese and radio hosts Curtis Sliwa and Frank Morano don’t want the taxpayers picking up the tab for Mayor de Blasio’s lawyers. On Sunday the trio filed suit in Manhattan Supreme Court to block de Blasio’s demand for more than $ 12 million to pay lawyers representing the mayor and his top aides in several investigations of ...

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'Cash Me Outside' Girl Danielle Bregoli's Dad Wants to Stop Paying Child Support

‘Cash Me Outside’ GirlDad to Judge … Lemme Be Done Paying Child Support!!! 7/19/2017 7:09 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Danielle Bregoli‘s dad says his estranged daughter is such a big shot making loads of dough he shouldn’t have to pay child support anymore. Ira Peskowitz filed docs in Palm Beach County, Florida saying the 14-year-old’s a celebrity who can provide for herself, ...

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