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WATCH AND WEEP: CNN host stops show to explain genital grabbing is sexual assault

CNN host John King took time out of his Tuesday show to explain to Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) that grabbing a woman’s genitals without her permission is sexual assault. While defending a leaked tape in which Donald Trump bragged that he grabs women “by the pussy,” Sessions told The ...
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US president-elect Donald Trump’s administration will push through infrastructure spending, a tax overhaul, and cuts in regulation to spread economic growth beyond a concentrated faction of &ldq
Chinese president Xi Jinping offered a vigorous defence of free trade yesterday at the World Economic Forum in Davos in a speech that underscored Beijing’s desire to play a greater global role a
Irish-owned firms which employ large numbers of people are being hit by the slump in sterling, the latest trade figures suggest.
British American Tobacco reached agreement to buy full control of Reynolds American with a sweetened $49.4bn (€46.3bn) offer, bringing a successful end to almost three months of bartering with th
European car sales rose to a nine-year high in 2016, with French company Renault taking advantage of recovering demand and Volkswagen’s tarnished reputation to leap to second place from third in
Shares in Tullow Oil remained largely unchanged yesterday as the company announced what it described as an “exciting discovery” in Kenya.
Davos may be cold, but it looks like a more comfortable home for bankers than London.
The ageing of the population in Ireland and other parts of the western world is being brought in to sharp relief by the health crises unfolding within both the UK’s National Health Service (NHS)
Global investors are upbeat, if cautious, about 2017 but Irish business confidence is at its second lowest since 2012, separate surveys have found.
Shares in Rolls-Royce jumped up to 7% yesterday after the British maker of engines for planes and ships settled a long-running bribery probe and said that 2016 profit would beat expectations.
Dubai home prices are set for another year of decline with supply outstripping demand even as developers delay the completion of properties, according to real estate adviser CBRE.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Asian stock markets held near three-month highs on Wednesday as investors scooped up exporter shares after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump expressed concerns over a stronger do
According to a report in The Economic Times, former Tata Sons Chairman Cyrus Mistry shot off an angry letter to his fellow board members a day before N Chandrasekaran was appointed as his successor.
A whole new industry has sprung up from working mothers helping others go back to work.
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's largest engineering conglomerate Odebrecht SA [ODBES.UL] plans to reach settlements in all 12 countries where it has admitted to paying bribes to obtain contracts, two so
Growing military ambitions in the Asia-Pacific are creating security risks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday in a coded message to China to exercise strategic restraint. Although couched
Once bitten, twice shy. The failure to crack the premium segment once earlier notwithstanding, Tata Motors is set to launch yet another deluxe model in a desperate effort to break the jinx.
SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean judge questioned Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee behind closed doors on Wednesday to decide whether he should be arrested over his alleged role in a corruption scandal
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices edged higher on Wednesday with a weaker dollar underpinning the market, although gains were limited by expectations that U.S. producers would boost output.
In a dishonorable move and with only 17 days left in the recruiting process, Randy Edsall pulled back on Connecticut's scholarship offer to Ryan Dickens, suddenly forcing the high school senior to fin
Someone is going to get your money when you die. Do you know who that will be? What a shame if the money you worked so hard to accumulate over a lifetime were to go to the tax collector, or your ex-sp
Singer James Arthur feels that growing up with no money for many years had helped him "shape his work ethics". The 28-year-old star, who has now become a big name in the music industry with his hits
Actress Margot Robbie has gone under complete transformation for her upcoming movie based on the life of former figure skater, Tonya Harding. The 26-year-old Australian star donned a pair of high-wai
Actor Dev Patel believes that working with director Garth Davis in his movie "Lion" helped him transform his physique from a 'celery stick' to a well-built man. "I always felt like a goofy celery sti
Actor Tom Hardy believes that he has "damaged" his body by undergoing a lot of drastic physical transformations for his movies. The 39-year-old star revealed that he is getting too old to consider an
Pop star Lady Gaga has built a tent in her backyard to practice for her highly-anticipated performance at the Super Bowl Halftime Show on February 5. The 30-year-old singer, who is set to take the st
The cold wave in north India continued to freeze the routine of the people.As many as 35 trains are running late, eight were rescheduled and one was cancelled on Wednesday morning due to foggy weather
Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi and his fellow commissioners will be in Dehradun today to review the poll preparedness in Uttarakhand.The team will meet the administrative and security officia
Singer Olivia Newton-John is "grateful" to have diagnosed with cancer as she says it has "taught her a lot about compassion. The 68-year-old star, who was diagnosed with breast cancer over two decade
Reality TV personality Kourtney Kardashian is reportedly "serious" about making a fresh start with her former partner Scott Disick. The 37-year-old star may have been spotted out and about with her e
Former Spice Girls member Geri Horner is set to present a pop culture documentary on the BBC later this year after her apparent decision to step away from reuniting with co-bandmates Emma Bunton and M
"Rogue One" star Diego Luna was spotted kissing model Suki Waterhouse during a romantic getaway in Tulum, Mexico. The 37-year-old actor and Waterhouse, 25, were photographed holding hands and packing
Singer Ciara believes that friendship makes all kinds of relationships stronger. The 31-year-old star, who is married to American football star Russell Wilson, says friendship plays a really importan
DJ Khaled will reportedly work on new music with Alicia Keys, Justin Bieber and Chance the Rapper. The 41-year-old record producer teased some clips on Instagram showing him with three stars in a rec

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