Let’s break down 15 terrible excuses from accused sexual harassers and predators.

Let’s break down 15 terrible excuses from accused sexual harassers and predators.
The world is currently being treated to a slow-rolling reveal of the alleged bad behavior of some of its most powerful men. And inevitably, with bad behavior comes excuses. It's no surprise that prominent accused harassers and predators, once cornered, would try to wriggle out of accusations of sexual conduct and abuse. What is surprising is the variety in their attempts to justify their alleged behavior. Excuses by way of apology. Excuses by way of confession. Excuses by way

I Fell in Love With Your Facebook Profile

I Fell in Love With Your Facebook Profile
Priscilla Du Preez Like real passionate love, the kind that consumes you, keeping you up at night, the kind you’re not supposed to find online, or so we’re told. We only met once, at a party. We didn’t really speak to one another. And yet, scrolling through your feed paying close attention to make sure I don’t accidentally “like” something betraying my invisible presence in your life, I feel as though I know you. You’ve traveled, you’ve lived and

Mrs Brown’s Boys stars ‘put 2m offshore’

Mrs Brown’s Boys stars ‘put 2m offshore’
Roy Lyness, who put the stars in touch with the advisers behind the set-up, was the accountant behind the similar K2 tax avoidance scheme used by comedian Jimmy Carr.Paradise Papers - exposing the tax secrets of the ultra-rich Live updates of the Paradise Papers leak All you need to know about the leak Trump aide's links with sanctioned Russians Queen's private estate invested offshore Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRichard Bilton asks Mrs Brown’s Boys star

How a Tokyo-Born Outsider Became the Face of Czech Nationalism

How a Tokyo-Born Outsider Became the Face of Czech Nationalism
Tomio Okamura’s background is about as multicultural as you can get. The son of a Czech mother and a Japanese-Korean father, he suffered racist bullying in Japan and the Czech Republic that was so severe he developed a stutter and wet his bed until the age of 14.Which may or may not help explain why his Czech political party is adamantly opposed to immigration, wants the country to leave the European Union and compares Islam to “Hitler-style Nazism.” The message is

Patel held undisclosed meetings in Israel

Patel held undisclosed meetings in Israel
The meetings took place over two days in August while Ms Patel was on holiday in Israel. 'Freelance foreign policy'No civil servants were present but Ms Patel was accompanied by Lord Polak, honorary president of Conservative Friends of Israel (CFI), an influential lobbying organisation that has access to wealthy party donors. Some ministers and MPs accused Ms Patel of trying to win favour with wealthy pro-Israeli Conservative donors who could fund a potential future leadership campaign.Others accused her of

We Cant Afford To Be 24-Hour Women

We Cant Afford To Be 24-Hour Women
margot pandone I’m newly sober and dog-paddling through the booze all around me. It’s summer, and Whole Foods has planted rosé throughout the store. Rosé is great with fish! And strawberries! And vegan protein powder! (Okay, I made that last one up.) At the office, every desk near mine has a bottle of wine or liquor on it in case people are too lazy to walk the 50 feet to one of the well-stocked communal bars we’ve built on

Fallon resigns saying conduct ‘fell short’

Fallon resigns saying conduct ‘fell short’
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSir Michael Fallon: 'I've fallen below high standards' Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has resigned, saying his behaviour may have "fallen short" of the standards expected by the UK military.He told the BBC that what had been "acceptable 15, 10 years ago is clearly not acceptable now". He is the first politician to quit following recently revealed claims of serious sexual abuse in Parliament.The BBC understands fresh claims about his behaviour

Trump keeps up attack on ‘wacky’ congresswoman over Gold Star call

Trump keeps up attack on ‘wacky’ congresswoman over Gold Star call
(CNN)President Donald Trump on Saturday continued lashing out at the Democratic congresswoman who offered a critical account of his conversation with the widow of a fallen US soldier, calling the congresswoman "wacky."He continued using the nickname in another tweet Sunday."Wacky Congresswoman Wilson is the gift that keeps on giving for the Republican Party, a disaster for Dems," Trump wrote. "You watch her in action & vote R!"The controversy over Trump's call with the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson,

Extremely Simple Quick and Easy Recipes for Supper Dinner

Extremely Simple Quick and Easy Recipes for Supper Dinner
Extremely Simple Quick and Easy Recipes for Supper Dinner Cooking is a very big issue for every mom that’s why the Food Recipes comes with and exciting videos of simple easy dinners this is the first video of our quick easy recipes for dinner and we will publish some more recipes for supper mom which will help the great mom to be greater. In this serious we will show you Extremely Simple Quick and Easy Recipes for Supper Dinner

Hungary Orders Spies to Target Soros Empire

Hungary Orders Spies to Target Soros Empire
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban renewed his assault on George Soros, instructing his intelligence services to map what he described as the networks run by the billionaire financier’s “empire” targeting his country.Intelligence agencies will help evaluate what he sees as efforts by Soros to get Hungary punished by EU institutions pursuing a “mixed-population” continent, Orban said in an interview with Kossuth Radio on Friday.Orban, who is the favorite to win next year’s parliamentary elections, said Europe is set to

Romances Between Work Colleagues Are More Likely To Form In Winter, New Study Suggests

Romances Between Work Colleagues Are More Likely To Form In Winter, New Study Suggests
Tis the season to be jolly, and maybe even flirty, soon, because according to Reboot Digital, winter is the time when things are most likely to heat up amongst colleagues. In fact, they found that 31 percent of first time kisses between co-workers happen at the office Christmas party, perhaps due to a little liquid courage. It’s no surprise that the colder the weather gets, the more singles are looking for a way to heat up their love lives. Reboot

Muellers Collusion Pursuit Nets Ex-Trump Aides Guilty Plea

Muellers Collusion Pursuit Nets Ex-Trump Aides Guilty Plea
U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, tasked with pursuing collusion between Read More: Follow the Trump Administration’s Every Move Even more than the indictments of Paul Manafort and Rick Gates, the case -- showing how Russians attempted to influence key Trump aides -- lays out a blueprint for Mueller’s work as his prosecutors circle other campaign officials.The case against Papadopoulos details repeated contact between Trump’s campaign team and agents working on behalf of Russian interests during the 2016 election campaign. Emails and

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Universal credit helpline charges scrapped

Universal credit helpline charges scrapped
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption'It's a lot of weeks to wait' People will be able to call the government's universal credit helpline without being charged, within weeks.Prime Minister Theresa May said she had listened to criticism of the charges, which can be up to 55p a minute, and decided it was "right" to drop them. But she again rejected calls by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to "pause" the roll-out of the controversial benefit amid fears

What the UK and Australia did differently after mass shootings

What the UK and Australia did differently after mass shootings
(CNN)It has become a predictable affair. A mass shooting happens, there is a call for tighter gun laws and then it's business as usual.The UK has some of the world's strictest gun-ownership laws and it is now rare for civilians to own private firearms.The turning point for the country came in 1996, when 43-year-old Thomas Hamilton used legally owned handguns to kill 16 children, all ages 5 and 6, as well as a teacher, before taking his own life.The

10 Ways My Life Has Changed Since I Stopped Drinking

10 Ways My Life Has Changed Since I Stopped Drinking
Patrick Schöpflin Throughout high school, college and for close to a decade after, drinking with my buddies was “standard operating procedure”. It was what we did. Whether at a bar, a party, a BBQ, or just sitting around, odds were high that alcohol was present, and more often than not, center stage. It was not the standard “I am never going to drink again” hangover that began my slow decline in becoming a non-drinker. It was more of a