TV News LIES

Friday, Dec 15th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here All News At a Glance Domestic Glance

More than 300 Chicago gov't employees get lay off notice just before Thanksgiving

Toni Preckwinkle - ChicagoMore than 300 government employees in Chicago learned they would lose their jobs just two days before Thanksgiving, due to budget cuts.

Cook County commissioners voted unanimously for a $5.2 billion budget that required 321 public employees be cut, the Chicago Tribune reported. The lay-offs are expected to begin next month.

County officials blamed the slimmed-down budget on the repeal of a penny per ounce soft drink tax that was repealed this year.

Read more...

Baltimore officer killed day before scheduled testimony in cop corruption case

baltimore Police Commissioner on death of Dt. Sean Suiter A Baltimore police officer who was fatally shot last week was scheduled to testify in front of federal grand jury against fellow officers the next day, Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis confirmed Wednesday.

Det. Steve Suiter was shot on Nov. 15 and died the next day. On Nov. 17, Suiter was set to testify against eight officers accused of conspiring with drug dealers in a scheme that went from the streets of Baltimore to the streets of Philadelphia.

"I am now aware of Detective Suiter's pending federal grand jury testimony surrounding an incident that occurred several years ago with BPD police officers who are federally indicted in March of this year," Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said in a press conference Wednesday.

More...

USA gymnastics: Ex-team doctor Larry Nassar pleads guilty to sex charges

Larry NasserFormer Team USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar pleaded guilty on Wednesday to criminal sexual conduct charges.

The plea deal will land him in jail for at least 25 years, according to NBC News. Nassar, 54, has been accused of molesting at least 130 former patients. Those patients include Olympic stars Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman and McKayla Maroney.

Nassar entered the plea in Ingham County, Mich. He was charged with molesting seven girls, according to CBS News. Six of the girls were gymnasts and most of the interactions occurred at his home and campus clinic in the Lansing, Mich., area.

More...


 

David Cassidy, ‘Partridge Family’ Star, Dies at 67

David Cassidy dies at 67

David Cassidy, pop culture idol of the 1970s, died Tuesday in a Florida hospital. The musician and actor was 67.

His publicist JoAnn Geffen confirmed his death, with a statement from his family. “On behalf of the entire Cassidy family, it is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our father, our uncle, and our dear brother, David Cassidy. David died surrounded by those he loved, with joy in his heart and free from the pain that had gripped him for so long. Thank you for the abundance and support you have shown him these many years.”

Read more...

Uber covered up massive hack that exposed data of 57m users and drivers

Uber covered up massive hack

Uber concealed a massive global breach of the personal information of 57 million customers and drivers in October 2016, failing to notify the individuals and regulators, the company acknowledged on Tuesday.

Uber also confirmed it had paid the hackers responsible $100,000 to delete the data and keep the breach quiet, which was first reported by Bloomberg.

“None of this should have happened, and I will not make excuses for it,” Uber chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi said in a statement acknowledging the breach and cover-up. “While I can’t erase the past, I can commit on behalf of every Uber employee that we will learn from our mistakes.”

More...

Bill Maher Disputes NY Post Story Accusing Al Franken of Groping Arianna Huffington

Bill Maher disputes NY Post photos of Al Franken and Arianna

There is nothing Bill Maher hates more than people taking comedy too seriously. And that appears to be what Page Six’s Emily Smith has done with a couple of photos taken in 2000 to promote a segment called “Strange Bedfellows” from Bill Maher’s ABC show Politically Incorrect.

The New York Post “exclusive” features the headline, “Newly surfaced pics show Al Franken grabbing Arianna Huffington’s breasts and butt.” But what follows hardly delivers on that promise.

Maher responded in a tweet Monday night, calling the article “so ridic and such an insult to any real victims,” adding, “Low even for you, Post.”

Read more...

Della Reese, 'Touched By An Angel' Star And Singer, Dies At 86

Della Reese dies at 86

Della Reese, a performer and pastor best known for her starring role on the CBS spiritual drama Touched by an Angel, has died at 86.

"Her signature television role came late in life," NPR's Eric Deggans reported. "Reese already had been famous for decades as a gospel-influenced R&B performer, TV guest star and talk show fixture."

Her husband Franklin Lett released a statement through her Touched by an Angel costar Roma Downey, saying that Reese "has passed away peacefully at her California home surrounded by love."

More...

Page 6 of 196

 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!