NBC Fires Matt Lauer Over Sexual Misconduct Allegation – New York Times

New York Times NBC Fires Matt Lauer Over Sexual Misconduct AllegationNew York TimesThe fast-moving national reckoning over sexual harassment in the workplace reached the highest level of television news on Wednesday when NBC fired Matt Lauer, the co-host of its most profitable franchise, the top-rated morning show “Today,” following …NBC News fires Matt Lauer after Read More …

Justices appear to favor more restraints on government access to digital information – Washington Post

Washington Post Justices appear to favor more restraints on government access to digital informationWashington PostA majority of Supreme Court justices seemed to agree Wednesday that the abundance of private information available about Americans in the digital age might require new restraints on government's ability to access it. In the case before the court, that …Supreme Read More …

Matt Lauer allegedly sexually harassed staffer during Olympics – Page Six

Page Six Matt Lauer allegedly sexually harassed staffer during OlympicsPage SixMatt Lauer allegedly sexually harassed a female NBC staffer during the Sochi Winter Olympics in 2014, sources told Page Six. An NBC insider said Lauer's alleged victim complained to HR on Monday: “This happened so quickly. She didn't go to the media, …Matt Lauer Is Focused Read More …

Garrison Keillor Accused Of 'Inappropriate Behavior,' Minnesota Public Radio Says – NPR

NPR Garrison Keillor Accused Of 'Inappropriate Behavior,' Minnesota Public Radio SaysNPRGarrison Keillor, creator and former host of A Prairie Home Companion, talks at his St. Paul, Minn., office in July. Minnesota Public Radio has announced it is cutting ties with Keillor and his production company owing to allegations of inappropriate …Garrison Keillor fired for alleged Read More …

Trump Shares Inflammatory Anti-Muslim Videos, and Britain's Leader Condemns Them – New York Times

New York Times Trump Shares Inflammatory Anti-Muslim Videos, and Britain's Leader Condemns ThemNew York TimesWASHINGTON — President Trump shared videos supposedly portraying Muslims committing acts of violence on Twitter early Wednesday morning, images that are likely to fuel anti-Islam sentiments popular among the president's political base in the United …Trump retweets inflammatory and unverified anti-Muslim videosWashington Read More …

Deeply unpopular Congress aims to pass deeply unpopular bill for deeply unpopular president to sign – Washington Post

Washington Post Deeply unpopular Congress aims to pass deeply unpopular bill for deeply unpopular president to signWashington PostSomething odd is happening on Capitol Hill. It's not odd that Republicans are pushing for a tax bill that's tilted toward business and the wealthy. It's a return to the argument that benefits at the top trickle down Read More …

He told a war crimes court he was innocent, then swigged a vial of 'poison' on video and died – Washington Post

TIME He told a war crimes court he was innocent, then swigged a vial of 'poison' on video and diedWashington PostShortly after hearing his fate, former Bosnian Croat military chief Slobodan Praljak shouted “I am not a war criminal!” and lifted a vial of liquid to his lips. He tilted his head back and swallowed. Read More …

Trump dredges up old allegations of MSNBC star Joe Scarborough and a dead woman once found in his office – Fox News

Fox News Trump dredges up old allegations of MSNBC star Joe Scarborough and a dead woman once found in his officeFox NewsPresident Trump has made the 2001 death of woman who died in Joe Scarborough's office newsworthy again with a single tweet. President Trump dredged up a notorious old mystery with his latest bomb at Read More …