Trump's first 100 days: At least 12 White House officials lost their jobs due to ethics violations or Russia ties

The first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency have seen a striking number of professional casualties. Mr Trump’s administration has seen more employees lose their jobs or not make it past a background check than perhaps any other administration in modern times. While many presidencies experience some slight disturbances as their administrations begin to take flight, Mr Trump’s turnover rate ...

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Black-on-black crime, black-on-black punishment in America

James Forman can be quite irritating. When he goes to the movies with his friends, he will invariably come out again muttering, “But where have all the black people gone?” “Yeah,” his companions say, “but what did you think of the movie?” Now he is being even more irritating: his book, Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black ...

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Portsmouth deal set out for fans

Supporters and shareholders of Portsmouth have been presented with the terms of a takeover offer from ex-Walt Disney chief executive Michael Eisner. Eisner and his Tornante investment group are in exclusive negotiations to pay £5.67m for 100% of the club. The Pompey Supporters Trust (PST), which controls 48% of the club’s current ownership structure, has set out the deal in ...

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'Secret' Dambusters photos to go under hammer

A set of rare photographs showing the impact of the Dambusters’ “bouncing bomb” raids are to go under the hammer. The raids by 19 RAF Lancaster bombers destroyed two strategically significant German dams and damaged a third. Taken by the Nazi authorities before and after the raids – on 16 and 17 May 1943 – the aerial images are stamped ...

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Heads urged 'to vigorously oppose grammars'

Heads are being urged to “vigorously” oppose the expansion of grammar schools in England. The National Association of Head Teachers will debate calls to reject a new wave of grammars in the absence of evidence that it aids social mobility. Its conference will hear claims Conservative plans to expand selection will only add to pressures on schools. Prime Minister Theresa ...

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My history with COD and what I want from WWII – Reader’s Feature

There from day one… of the marketing campaign A reader reports back from the worldwide unveiling of Call Of Duty: WWII and lists what he wants to see in the new game. There is no denying that the Call Of Duty franchise is one of the biggest in gaming history, grossing well over $15 billion to date. I was lucky ...

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Weekend Hot Topic, part 1: Who is your favourite games developer?

There’s more than one Rockstar GameCentral readers reveal their favourite game makers, from Rockstar to Bungie and From Software to Nintendo. The subject for this week’s Hot Topic was suggested by reader Terry Gold, who asked whether you know who it is that makes your favourite games – or if you don’t really care. Do you get annoyed when people ...

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Donald Trump addresses the NRA as if the last 100 days had never happened

On the eve of his 100th day as president, Donald Trump was apparently in the mood to talk history. After a week designed to promote his actions in office, the 45th President returned to full campaign mode in a speech to the NRA leadership conference. As the first Oval Office resident since Ronald Reagan to address the meeting, Mr Trump appeared to ...

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Election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn claims Tories are planning a 'Brexit for the few' offering tax cuts to the super-rich

Jeremy Corbyn is warning of a “Brexit for the few”, claiming the Tories plan to hand out any savings “as tax cuts to the super-rich and their corporations”. The Labour leader will attempt to win over Leave-backing voters by arguing they will not see any gains from Theresa May’s plans for EU withdrawal. “Make no mistake, a Brexit for the ...

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Peckham Rye stabbing: Man killed in sixth fatal stabbing in six days

A man has been fatally stabbed in Peckham, making him the sixth person to die in a knife attack in London since Saturday. Police and paramedics were called to Rye Lane at 3.15pm on Friday to reports of a fight. They found a man in his 20s with stab wounds.  He was pronounced dead half an hour later at 3.51pm. Police said the young man’s next ...

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