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Ex CBS boss loses £95m severance pay over sexual misconduct claims – Sky News

Ex CBS boss loses £95m severance pay over sexual misconduct claims...

The former chief executive officer of CBS will not receive a multi-million dollar severance package after failing to cooperate with an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations. Les Moonves was due to receive $120m (£95m) after leaving the network in September following allegations from women who said he had subjected them to mistreatment including forced oral…
Manufacturers to pay recycling costs in bid to stop waste – Sky News

Manufacturers to pay recycling costs in bid to stop waste –...

Manufacturers will pick up the burden of paying for recycling under new government plans which hope to cut down on waste going to landfill. Currently councils pay 90% of the bill for recycling, but if a new strategy gets the green light, this will go to the product manufacturers, forcing them to think again about…
9 things that seem like a good investment but are actually losing you a ton of money

9 things that seem like a good investment but are actually...

Be careful where you put your money. Lucas Jackson/Reuters Don't dabble in cryptocurrency if you're not already maximizing your retirement accounts. Boats and timeshares will cost more than they're worth in the long run. Buying a home that puts you in too much debt isn't a good property investment. Whether you're new to investing or…
One of the most anticipated games of the decade has leaked over a month early, and outraged fans have tracked down the alleged leaker (DIS)

One of the most anticipated games of the decade has leaked...

Square Enix/Disney "Kingdom Hearts 3" is due out on January 25, but physical copies of the game have already appeared on Facebook Marketplace — more than a month early.Fans have been waiting for more than 13 years for a true sequel to "Kingdom Hearts 2," and some are worried about spoilers hitting the internet before…
Majority of Americans say Trump is lying about the Russia investigation

Majority of Americans say Trump is lying about the Russia investigation

A majority of Americans (62%) say President Donald Trump has not been honest and trustworthy regarding special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, according to a new national NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. The poll found just 34% of Americans feel the president has told the truth when it…
Woman given hospital order after drowning daughter in bath – The Guardian

Woman given hospital order after drowning daughter in bath – The...

A woman who drowned her four-year-old daughter and burned her body in what she saw as a religious sacrifice has been found not guilty of murder by reason of insanity and will be detained in hospital. Carly Ann Harris, 38, drowned Amelia Brooke Harris in the bath at their home in south Wales after suffering…
This may be the most distant object in our solar system – Science Magazine

This may be the most distant object in our solar system...

Roberto Molar Candanosa/Carnegie Institution for Science By Paul VoosenDec. 17, 2018 , 11:45 AM Astronomers today announced the discovery of the solar system’s most distant resident, a tiny dwarf planet located at a distance 120 times farther than Earth is from the sun. The planet, given the provisional designation 2018 VG18 and nicknamed “Farout” by…
World War 3 warning: ‘US ready to fight to the last Brit’ as NATO and Russia tensions rise – Express.co.uk

World War 3 warning: ‘US ready to fight to the last...

Express. Home of the Daily and Sunday Express. AMERICA would be willing to “fight to the last Brit” in any armed conflict with Russia, according to a senior military analyst.PUBLISHED: 16:43, Mon, Dec 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 17:41, Mon, Dec 17, 2018 Hungarian-born scholar George Szamuely, a senior research fellow at London’s Global Policy Institute,…
Ambrym volcano (Vanuatu): new eruption in caldera as curtain of fire erupts from fissure at base of Marum cone – VolcanoDiscovery

Ambrym volcano (Vanuatu): new eruption in caldera as curtain of fire...

Get our newsletter! Volcano Calendar 2019: We're proud to present our 2019 volcano calendar: 13 different and attractive images of volcanoes, volcanic landscapes and phenomena taken during volcano tours over the past few years. Volcano Discoveries: "One of the most eye-catching guides to the world’s volcanoes ever published.The Volcano Adventure Guide: Excellent information and background…
New research finds tornadoes form from the ground up, contrary to popular thought – Phys.Org

New research finds tornadoes form from the ground up, contrary to...

Home Earth Earth Sciences December 17, 2018 December 17, 2018 by Lauren Lipuma, American Geophysical Union A tornado in Galatia, Kansas on 25 May 2012 as it was decaying. Credit: Jana Houser. New research challenges existing assumptions about how tornadoes form. Historically, scientists assumed tornado rotation began in storm clouds, creating a funnel that travels…

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