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Fifa dismiss Brewster’s claims of racist abuse during U17 World Cup

“However, FIFA’s disciplinary committee has decided there is insufficient evidence to sanction the Spanish player” writes Sports Staff for independent.co.uk. Follow the Independent Sport on Instagram here, for all of the best images, videos and stories from around the sporting world.A statement released on Thursday read: “Following a thorough investigation, the disciplinary committee has decided to dismiss all charges in view of the lack of sufficient evidence that could corroborate the English player’s claim. Source: independent.co.uk Share This:

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EXCLUSIVE: Vince Cable Demands Parliamentary Inquiry Into Anti-Semitism, And Wants Party Leaders To Appear

“Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable plans to call for a Commons committee to investigate anti-Semitism in politics, HuffPost UK has learnt” writes Rachel Wearmouth for huffingtonpost.com. Cable claimed there was a “worrying rise of anti-Semitism that is occurring in British politics”. Source: huffingtonpost.com Share This:

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The Senate is about to hand Trump’s secretary of state pick an unprecedented rebuke — and it could threaten ‘the most dangerous geopolitical negotiations in recent memory’

“Several Democrats who voted to confirm Pompeo to head the CIA have reversed their positions for him to be secretary of state” writes Joe Perticone for businessinsider.com. Graham added that Paul needs to come to terms with the fact that Trump is “never gonna pick a libertarian” to serve as secretary of state.”Then the next day you’re secretary of state so who cares.”.  Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., wants to grill the executives of companies that make opioids, saying that they need to be held accountable.

“Ron Wyden, D-Ore., wants to grill the executives of companies that make opioids, saying that they need to be held accountable” writes Steve Dykes for washingtonexaminer.com. Wyden, the top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee, said during a hearing Thursday that he was a member of the House when tobacco company executives faced a congressional grilling and he wants the same treatment for opioid executives.It’s time to “hold them accountable for creating a public health calamity that is killing tens of thousands of Americans each year,” he said. “The opioid…

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A House panel is ironing out how many bills to advance to the full House to combat the opioid epidemic.

“The House Energy and Commerce Committee is scheduled next week to mark up legislation to tackle the opioid epidemic” reports washingtonexaminer.com. Gene Green, D-Texas, who is the top Democrat on the health subcommittee. “No matter how we get there.The panel’s health subcommittee has held three legislative hearings on more than 60 bills. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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Top Committee Dems Announce Opposition to Pompeo Nomination

“King ‘undecided’ on Pompeo for secretary of state It’s widely believed that Pompeo will not receive a favorable committee vote, given the Republicans’ slim 11-10 majority on the committee and with one Republican, Sen” writes Ashley Killough for cnn.com. Dianne Feinstein of California, Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire, and Tim Kaine of Virginia all voted for Pompeo last time but have already expressed opposition to his nomination for secretary of state. Source: cnn.com Share This:

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Investor urges Facebook to set up risk oversight committee

“Trillium Asset Management, which owns about 73,000 shares of Facebook Inc , said existing risk oversight structures at Facebook appeared to lack a “dedicated focus.”” reports businessinsider.com. “We believe that our board and committees have sufficient time and resources to address risk oversight matters along with their other responsibilities,” Facebook had said.”The sheer volume, magnitude, and frequency of Facebook’s controversies strongly suggests that the company’s whack-a-mole approach is insufficient – Facebook needs to institutionalize stronger risk oversight mechanisms,” Trillium said in a letter https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/884541/000121465918002848/d417181px14a6g.htm to fellow Facebook shareholders.Figurines are seen…

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Intel Committee Dems Renew Calls to Declassify Parts of Haspel Record

“The Intelligence Committee has yet to hold an open confirmation hearing for Haspel” writes Niels Lesniewski for rollcall.com. Pompeo appeared before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee last week at a confirmation hearing for his new nomination. When that hearing does happen, senators questions’ may be thwarted by classification and concerns about protecting sources and methods. Source: rollcall.com Share This:

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