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Fox News to drop host Bill O’Reilly after harassment cases

Fox News is reportedly about to drop the country’s top-rated cable news host, Bill O’Reilly, amid claims he sexually harassed female colleagues. The Wall Street Journal – owned by Rupert Murdoch, who also owns Fox News – reports the network is “preparing to cut ties” with the presenter. Pressure on Fox has mounted since recent reports that five women received $13m in payouts because of Mr O’Reilly. More than 50 sponsors have withdrawn ads from his show, The O’Reilly Factor. US media report that the board of 21st Century Fox…

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US Senate Panel Releases Draft of Controversial Encryption Bill

Two US senators on Wednesday issued a formal draft of a controversial bill that would give courts the power to order technology companies like Apple to help authorities break into encrypted devices or communications for law enforcement or intelligence purposes. The proposal arrives just days after an earlier draft leaked online and drew fire from security researchers and civil liberties advocates who warned it would undermine Internet security and expose personal data to hackers. Those same groups on Wednesday said the new draft is little different from the leaked version….

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Real Estate Bill: 5 Big Points of Protection For Home-Owners

The Real Estate Bill aims at protecting home buyers’ interest The Real Estate Bill, which aims at protecting home buyers’ interest, moved closer to becoming law after it was cleared in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. The bill, designed to bring transparency and accountability to the realty sector, is expected to revive investor and buyer confidence. Here are five ways how the bill will protect home buyers: 1) All residential and commercial projects that include eight flats or cover an area of 500 square meters or more, will now have…

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