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Primark and Sports Direct underpaid staff
Dec11

Primark and Sports Direct underpaid staff

They said the average amount paid to the almost 10,000 staff affected was £23.75. Overall, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (Beis) said 16,000 workers had not received at least the minimum wage in its latest list, which it publishes twice a year. It said this was the highest number of employees affected since it first published the list in 2013. Collectively the workers are due £1.7m in back pay....

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Russia banned from Winter Olympics over state-sponsored doping
Dec10

Russia banned from Winter Olympics over state-sponsored doping

Russia has been banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang for an institutional conspiracy to corrupt London 2012 and Sochi 2014, while the former sports minister Vitaly Mutko has been banned for life Russias Olympic Committee has been banned from the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang and ordered to pay $15m in costs after making what the International Olympic Committee called an unprecedented attack on the integrity of the...

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Lindsey Vonn was asked about Trump and the Olympics. Her answer nailed it.
Dec09

Lindsey Vonn was asked about Trump and the Olympics. Her answer nailed it.

Photo by Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images. When U.S. Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn is racing down snowy South Korean mountains in February, you can bet President Donald Trump will be the last person on her mind. Ahead of the Winter Games this year in Pyeongchang, the 33-year-old gold medalist sat down with CNN‘s Christina MacFarlane to chat about competing once again for Team USA and the possibility of winning her second gold medal....

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Dan Rather eloquently destroys GOP tax bill in viral Facebook post
Dec07

Dan Rather eloquently destroys GOP tax bill in viral Facebook post

Dan Ratherera of moral rot and the defiling of our communal, social, and democratic norms.” “Wealth can never be a measure of worth,” Rather wrote, going on to describe working-class Americans he said exemplify his vision of the U.S. Rather’s post, was a response to Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa). On Monday, the senator by saying it “recognizes the people that are investing.”   As opposed to...

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Pontiac Silverdome, former home of the Detroit Lions, has failed partial implosion
Dec06

Pontiac Silverdome, former home of the Detroit Lions, has failed partial implosion

Michigan’s Silverdome still standing after detonation Video shows the blasts of the first demolition attempt. An iconic sports stadium in the Detroit area was supposed to meet its end on Sunday, but not everything went according to plan. Officials were supposed to conduct a partial implosion of the Pontiac Silverdome around 8:30 a.m., with a blast originally set to break the metal beams supporting the upper ring of the dome and...

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New York Giants Bench Eli Manning As Disastrous Season Continues
Dec05

New York Giants Bench Eli Manning As Disastrous Season Continues

Coach Ben McAdoo said backup quarterback Geno Smith would start in place of Manning as the team tries to revive a losing season. Manning has started in 210 consecutive regular-season games, a streak that’s second only to former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre. McAdoo also mentioned giving rookie Davis Webb an opportunity to start as the team evaluates Smith in the next five weeks, according to the team’s...

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