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ABC News suspends Brian Ross over erroneous Flynn report

Dec. 3 (UPI) — ABC News suspended chief investigative correspondent Brian Ross for four weeks without pay due to a “serious error” in his reporting about Michael Flynn. Ross, 69, cited on-air Friday a Flynn confidante as saying Flynn was prepared to testify Donald Trump instructed him to contact Russian …

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U.A.E. Denies Yemen Rebels Fired Missile at Abu Dhabi Nuclear Plant

A few months ago, the Houthis said they had “successfully” test-fired a missile toward Abu Dhabi. Photo The Barakah nuclear power plant being built in Abu Dhabi’s western desert. Credit Arun Girija/Emirates News Agency, via Associated Press The Saudi coalition, which includes the United Arab Emirates, accuses Iran of trying …

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Madigan will 'probably try' to improve her Irish

The new Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Josepha Madigan has said that she “probably will try and endeavour” to improve her Irish, adding “I would have been quite proficient some 30 years ago.” Speaking on RTÉ’s The Week In Politics, she said however that “I’m not going to …

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Hamill used wheelchair to avoid autographs

Star Wars actor Mark Hamill has said he used a wheelchair to attempt to dodge autograph hunters at a New York airport. The 66-year-old celebrity had been the subject of tabloid reports of ill health, after he was spotted being wheeled through JFK airport wearing a wide-brimmed hat and clutching …

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Humble lets engineers swipe right to their dream job

In many ways, it’s a great time to be a software engineer. Pay is high — typically in the six figures and on very rare occasion, reportedly much more. Engineers can increasingly live and work wherever they want, too. But demand for software engineers has turned into a nightmare for …

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Reality Check

There are a lot of figures for the rate of unemployment in Zimbabwe doing the rounds, from 95% to 5%, which is surely the biggest range you’ll see for estimates of any indicator. The Archbishop of York, John Sentamu, quoted a figure of 90% on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show …

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