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Thursday, December 28th, 2017

 

Trevor Noah: Omarosa “Was Not Fighting for Black People in the White House”

Now that she’s been fired from the White House, Omarosa is trying to sell her story to the American people—but it appears late-night hosts aren’t buying it. On Thursday, comedians continued to take aim at the former Trump associate, who has insisted that she resigned from her vague White House post earlier this week—rather than being fired and escorted off the White House property, as had been reported. “As the only African-American woman in this White House,” Omarosa said Thursday during a Good Morning America appearance, “as a senior staffRead More


Amanda Davis, Veteran Morning News Anchor, Dies at 62

CBS46 morning news anchor Amanda Davis died on Tuesday after suffering a massive stroke while at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Tuesday. She was 62. Davis was rushed to hospital where she received emergency treatment but it was unsuccessful. “Her family is asking for privacy at this difficult time,” CBS 46 said in an online statement on Wednesday. “Amanda’s friends and colleagues at CBS 46 are praying for her family.” Davis, an Emmy-award winning journalist, joined CBS 46 as a morning in January after 26 years at WAGA-TV. Davis retired from WAGARead More


Liberia election run-off: Ex-footballer versus vice-president

9 hours ago Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share What you need to know about Liberia’s election Media captionWhat you need to know about Liberia’s election Vote counting is under way in Liberia in a run-off presidential election between Vice-President Joseph Boakai and ex-football star George Weah. Mr Weah, 51, won the first round, but did not secure the required 50% of the vote for an outright victory. Legal challenges delayed the vote to replace Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa’sRead More


Obama warns against irresponsible social media use

BCC News 27 December 2017 Former US President Barack Obama has warned against the irresponsible use of social media, in a rare interview since stepping down in January. He warned that such actions were distorting people’s understanding of complex issues, and spreading misinformation. “All of us in leadership have to find ways in which we can recreate a common space on the internet,” he said. Mr Obama was quizzed by Prince Harry on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme. Prince Harry, fifth in line to the throne, is one of severalRead More