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The Guardian | Fox Media News host Laura Ingrahamtakes week off after David Hogg comments on March 31, 2018.

theguardian.com Fox News host Laura Ingraham takes week off after David Hogg comments | Media The Fox News host Laura Ingraham announced late on Friday that she would take the next week off, after 11 advertisers dropped her show over her mockery of a teenage survivor of the Florida school shooting . Ingraham said on air she would take Easter week off with her children and a “great line-up of guest hosts” would fill in. In an email on Saturday, a Fox News spokeswoman said the break had already been planned. Ingraham taunted David Hogg, 17, on Twitter on Wednesday. In response, Hogg called for a boycott of advertisers on The Ingraham Angle. Ingraham wrote that Hogg had been “Rejected By Four Colleges To Which He Applied and whines about it. (Dinged by UCLA with a 4.1 GPA...totally predictable given acceptance rates.)” Hogg is a survivor of the 14 February shooting that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas h

The Wasshington Post | March Madness Final Four 2018: Loyola Chicago vs. Michigan updates and Analysis on March 31,2018.

washingtonpost.com March Madness Final Four 2018: Loyola Chicago vs. Michigan updates and analysis 98-year-old Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt, the Loyola Ramblers chaplain, spoke to reporters ahead of the team's game against Michigan. (Reuters) No. 11 seed Loyola Chicago takes on third-seeded Michigan on Saturday night in the first semifinal of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. The Ramblers are attempting to become the lowest-seeded team to reach the national championship game. Follow the game here as we update throughout the night. [ Kansas vs. Villanova: Pregame reading and live updates ] Michigan’s Moe Wagner killed Loyola-Chicago’s magical run to the Final Four on Saturday night, scoring 24 points and grabbing 15 rebounds as the Wolverines ran away from the Ramblers with a 69-57 win. Wagner was monstrous down the stretch, keying a 17-2 run that helped the Wolverines erase a nine-poi

The New York Times | At the Justice Dept.’s Death Penalty Unit, Accusations of Favoritism, Gender Bias and Unwanted Groping on March 31,2018.

nytimes.com At the Justice Dept.’s Death Penalty Unit, Accusations of Favoritism, Gender Bias and Unwanted Groping Katie Benner The chief of the Justice Department’s death penalty unit was removed from his post amid questions about grievances against him. Al Drago for The New York Times WASHINGTON — When Kevin Carwile arrived to run the Justice Department’s death penalty unit in 2010, he had never prosecuted or sat through an entire capital punishment case. He was moved into the job after overseeing the gangs unit, and some prosecutors worried he lacked the expertise to steer the division. Now Mr. Carwile has been removed from his post after The New York Times inquired about a series of grievances against him, including complaints that he promoted gender bias and

ALJAZEERA ENGLISH | What's behind the protests in the Gaza Strip? Inside Story on March 31,2018.

The Humanist Report | How You Tube's DISASTROUS New Change is Hurting Creators on March 31, 2018

Financial Service | If You're Still Not Ready for Economic Crisis It's Very Hard to Survive Bill Holter on March 31,2018.

The White House | Weekly adress from President Donald Trump on March 31,2018.

CNN | Trump slams Amazon, says giant hurts economy postal Service on March 31, 2018.

The Guardian | US news Fight for gu control heads to town halls after March for OUR Lives.on March 31, 2018.

theguardian.com Fight for gun control heads to town halls after March for Our Lives | US news Adam Gabbatt The Resistance Now is a weekly update on the people, action and ideas driving the protest movement in the US. If you’re not already receiving it by email, subscribe . After March for Our Lives, Town Halls for Our Lives After the success of the March for Our Lives , the fight for gun control is continuing at a pace, with activists pushing for every member of Congress to attend a Town Hall for Our Lives next week – even as Republicans continue to avoid meeting with their constituents. The events are being organized by March for Our Lives in conjunction with the Town Hall Project, which works to pressure members of Congress to hold regular town halls in their districts. The Town Halls for Our Lives, being held on 7 April, will focus on gun control and gun violence. The events are being organized by activists, who book venues

RT UK I Muslims are victims of Islam on March 31, 2018.

Independed | Donald Trump stops funds for recovery efforts in Syria as he mulls withdrawal of US troops on March 31, 2018.

independent.co.uk Donald Trump stops funds for recovery efforts in Syria as he mulls withdrawal of US troops Eric Schmitt, Helene Cooper, Alissa J Rubin President Donald Trump , having this week signalled a possible withdrawal of American troops from Syria , has ordered the state department to suspend more than $200m (£140m) in funds for recovery efforts there while the administration reassesses its role in the conflict, administration officials said on Friday. The freeze on stabilisation and humanitarian aid came as two members of the US-led coalition fighting in Syria were killed – one US soldier and one British – and five others were wounded by a bomb in a late night attack, the military said on Friday. The attack took place near Manbij in northern Syria and is believed to have been carried out by remnants of Isis, a senior US military official said. A statement posted by the US Central Command, which dir

CNBC | Seeking downside protection, investors check actively managed ETFs

cnbc.com Seeking downside protection, investors check actively managed ETFs Andrew Osterland One of the strongest trends of this 10-year bull market has been the shift to passive investing. Trillions in assets have flowed out of actively managed mutual funds and into passively managed exchange traded funds and indexed mutual funds. Last year was no exception, with just under $7 billion flowing out

The Guardian | Today U.S. on March 31, 2018.

Headlines Parkland shooting / Survivors march on, unfazed by personal attacks In the week since the March for Our Lives student activists have rebuffed claims of a secret plan to repeal the second amendment Trump's border wall / Why the US military is as unlikely to pay for it as Mexico Saudi visit / From DC to Hollywood, Prince sells image of evolving kingdom Palestinian territories / Day of mourning after 773 ‘shot with live ammunition’ Stephon Clark / Unarmed man was facing away from police when they shot him, lawyer says Give up coffee? / Fuhgeddaboudit, say New Yorkers after California ruling Spotlight 'It redefined America' / Jesse Jackson on Martin Luther King's assassination The civil rights veteran, one of only two survivin