Tonya Harding threatens to end interview with Good Morning Britain’s Piers Morgan after he told her ‘stop playing the victim’

Tonya Harding threatens to end interview with Good Morning Britain’s Piers Morgan after he told her ‘stop playing the victim’

GOOD Morning Britain’s Piers Morgan clashed live on air with former ice skater Tonya Harding as she threatened to walk out of the interview. The Sun reports that controversial host was quizzing the ex-skating pro on whether she was involved in the attack on fellow skater Nancy Kerrigan in 1994 when she demanded to terminate the segment. Camera IconFigure skater Tonya Harding (L) and actor Allison Janney with her Golden Globe for playing Harding’s mum, LaVanna. Picture: GettyPicture: Getty ImagesMorgan said: “Maybe it suits you to play the victim, but…

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Video of car knocking man off bike sparks vitriol and threats — aimed at cyclists

Video of car knocking man off bike sparks vitriol and threats — aimed at cyclists

By Lara Lauth Updated January 10, 2018 20:52:02 Video: Cyclist knocked off bike in Brisbane (ABC News) Related Story: ‘It only takes one moment’: Cyclists share their fears on the roads Related Story: What happens when cyclist and car collide? A bicycle advocate group says it is shocked and unsettled by the response to a video showing a driver running straight into a cyclist from behind. Key points: The footage was released to boost understanding of the risks cyclists face on the road But it sparked a blowback on social…

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Netanyahu’s son Yair brags about prostitutes, $20bn gas deal in strip club rant

Netanyahu’s son Yair brags about prostitutes, $20bn gas deal in strip club rant

ISRAEL’S embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing a new scandal after a recording emerged of his 26-year-old son joyriding at taxpayer expense to Tel Aviv strip clubs with his super-rich buddies and bragging about how his father pushed through a controversial gas deal. The 2015 recording, aired on Israel’s top-rated news broadcast, sparked public outrage over its misogynistic content and raised questions over why a state-funded bodyguard and driver were necessary to facilitate such debauchery. The often combative younger Netanyahu, who still lives at home with his parents, issued…

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It's in Apple's interest to curb iPhone use among kids

It's in Apple's interest to curb iPhone use among kids

Updated January 10, 2018 18:05:34 Photo:There’s an increasing consensus that the technology companies who have led us into the digital age have a responsibility to build some safeguards. (iStockPhoto | romrodinka) The average teen spends at least six hours a day looking at a screen, with most of it from using a smartphone. Many parents, naturally, have wondered if so much time spent in front of a screen is safe. Recent research suggests it’s not. Teens who spend five or more hours a day on electronic devices are 71 per…

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US offshore drilling: Florida wins exemption from Trump plan

US offshore drilling: Florida wins exemption from Trump plan

Image copyrightEPA Image caption The plan has been junked in Florida over concerns about how it will affect the state’s delicate environment – and hence its huge tourism industryThe administration of US President Donald Trump has exempted the state of Florida from controversial plans for offshore drilling for oil and gas. The reversal comes after vocal opposition from the state’s Republican Governor Rick Scott when the plans were announced last week. It is set to trigger further demands for exemptions from other states. The five-year plan was to open 90%…

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