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McDonald's CEO out after 'consensual relationship' with employee

Business Nov 4, 2019

McDonald's CEO out after 'consensual relationship' with employee

McDonald's Corp. dismissed Chief Executive Steve Easterbrook over a recent consensual relationship with an employee, which the board determined violated company policy, the fast-food giant said on Sunday. The board found that Easterbrook, 52, who had led McDonald's since 2015, had "demonstrated poor judgment" involving ...

French Resistance figure Yvette Lundy dies aged 103

World Nov 4, 2019

French Resistance figure Yvette Lundy dies aged 103

Yvette Lundy, a French Resistance figure who taught reconciliation after surviving the horrors of a Nazi concentration camp, has died aged 103 in the northern French town of Epernay, authorities there said Sunday. "Still today, I think of the camp at one point each day ...

Mer De Glace favored in Melbourne Cup

More Sports / Horse Racing Nov 4, 2019

Mer De Glace favored in Melbourne Cup

Japanese stayer Mer De Glace and European import Constantinople have been installed as favorites for Tuesday's Melbourne Cup as horse racing in Australia faces surging image problems. First staged in 1861, the "race that stops a nation" has been a fixture on the first Tuesday ...

Eddie Jones hits back at England's critics

Rugby Nov 4, 2019

Eddie Jones hits back at England's critics

England coach Eddie Jones has hit out at "negativity" over his team's performance after a 32-12 loss against South Africa in the Rugby World Cup final. The Australian stood by his players after Saturday's stinging loss in Yokohama, where England looked like a shadow of ...

Kamaishi given World Rugby honor

Rugby Nov 4, 2019

Kamaishi given World Rugby honor

The city of Kamaishi, Iwate Prefecture, was presented with the Award for Character at the World Rugby Awards in Tokyo on Sunday, an evening that saw South Africa claim the major awards a day after winning the Rugby World Cup. The Springboks edged Japan for ...