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President Joe Biden gets briefed by Liz Sherwood Randall, Julie Rodriguez and participates in a conference phone call with governors affected by the snow storm in the middle of the country in the Oval Office, February 16, 2021, in Washington. Photo: White House/ZUMA Wire/dpa

Biden raises refugee admissions cap to 62,500 after backlash

President Joe Biden has raised the cap for refugee admissions into the United States to 62,500, in a U-turn that more than quadruples the...
Donald Trump

Backlash escalates against Trump’s new visa policy for international students

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Voices against the Trump administration's recent visa restriction for foreign students continued loudly, as hundreds of thousands of Americans had signed petitions by Friday...

Australia Post CEO resigns after backlash to multi-million dollar salary

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The CEO of Australia's government-owned postal service resigned on Thursday, two weeks after it was revealed that he received a salary of 5.6 million...

Steve Harvey Heavily Bashed Over Recent Comments

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Steve Harvey has caused trouble with a new clip from his show. The talk show host has come under fire for comments he made about...
Zambian President Edgar Lungu

Zambian leaders plan to introduce religious ministry faces backlash

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Lungu on Sunday announced that he would create a ministry to be responsible for religious affairs to promote Christian values and give more meaning...

Oscarssowhite Backlash: Idris Elba and Many Others Inducted into The Academy

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences adds a record 683 new members this year. With Idris Elba, Michael B. Jordan and...
Formula E.

Formula 1 gets rid of farcical Qualifying rules after backlash

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The format, which revolved around a rolling elimination, where the slowest driver is eliminated every 90 seconds after an initial six minute period...

George Quaye Says He Will Defend Charterhouse From Anyone

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Public Relations Officer of Charterhouse Production Limited, George Quaye has warned that anyone who intends dragging the name of his company into disrepute would...

Matt Damon Faces The Wrath Of Many Over His Comments About Gay Actors

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In an interview with The Guardian, Matt was asked if he thought it?s harder for actors to be open about their sexuality. ?I?m sure,? the...
dollars

Zambia gov’t move to borrow US$300 million to recapitalize telecoms firm receives backlash

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The announcement by the Zambian government that it will go to the international market to borrow funds to recapitalize a financially crippled state telecommunication...
TUC

Ghana trades unions kick against petroleum price hikes

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The Ghana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) has kicked against the recent increases in petroleum products in the country, saying the hikes could never be...

Chain Aldi asked to apologize for selling Indian-style snacks labelled as halal

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Muslim customers have told of their outrage after Aldi stocked a product with a ?halal? Health Approval Code despite it containing traces of pork...

Alhaji Fawaz Zowk admits Hearts must up their game if ….

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Fawaz Zouk Ex-Hearts board member Alhaji Fawaz Zowk admits the club must up their game if they are to edge past Esperance in the...

Amanda Holden Dissed Over Tweet

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The Britain?s Got Talent judge, Amanda Holden??tweeted the photo of her child next to the caption:??1990?s day at Lexi?s school today. Julia Roberts ?Pretty...

50 Shades s*x toys tasted live on air

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Don?t adjust the TV set! ITV?s This Morning today unveiled a segment called Bondage For Beginners, which featured a live demonstration of 50...

Naya Rivera responds to critics about her comments on showering

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Naya Rivera took to Twitter to respond to backlash she got after making some shocking comments about showering when co-hosting ?The View? on Tuesday,...

MOBO 2014 Gives ?Best African Act? Award Backstage

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I have not attended the Music Of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards before but I have used it as a yardstick to criticize how the...

Ama K Responds To Her Critics On ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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Yes, I have been challenge on several occasions to take the Ice bucket challenge which has been trending, but I couldn?t do it because...

Menaye Donkor Speaks Out Finally About Her Comment On Light Skin Girls

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Menaye Donkor, a model, philanthropist and wife of Ghanaian football star, Sulley Muntari has addressed the backlash that followed her recent comment on an...

Jersey threatens to break with UK over tax backlash

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Island should be ready to become independent, says senior minister after political attacks on finance industry A barrage of regulatory clampdowns and political attacks on...

Shaunie O’Neal on ‘Basketball Wives’ Backlash: We Will Be More Positive

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Who said that boycotts and advertisers pulling out wouldn’t have any effect on Basketball Wives, Miami? Executive producer and Queen Bee, Shaunie O’Neal, said on...

Austerity backlash rejigs political map

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REVOLT against austerity is sweeping Europe. The election of Francois Hollande has not only opened up the chance of a change of direction in...

Berekum Chelsea Coach Fears Raja Backlash In Return Leg

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Hans Van der Pluijm fears the backlash By Patrick Akoto Berekum Chelsea coach Hans Van der Pluijm insists he is not getting carried away after...

Austrian right leader shrugs off “new Jews” backlash

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Austrian Freedom Party leader Heinz-Christian Strache holds the Austrian flag in his office in Vienna March 21, 2012. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger The 42-year-old leader of...

Olympus risks foreign backlash with new board line-up

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Olympus Corp proposed a new board of directors on Monday in an effort to recover from a $1.7 billion accounting fraud,...

Gay pageant sparks breakthrough, backlash in Namibia

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Wendelinus Hamutenya will be the first black African to compete for the title of Mr Gay World in South Africa in April. By...