News Headlines - 28 April 2018

Women colleagues defend Tom Brokaw in a letter: He treated 'us with fairness and respect'

More than 100 women have signed a letter defending former "NBC Nightly News" anchor Tom Brokaw following a sexual harassment allegation by a former colleague.
Among the names defending Brokaw are some high-profile personalities, including MSNBC hosts Rachel Maddow and Mika Brzezinski, White House correspondent Kelly O'Donnell, chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell, and NBC special anchor Maria Shriver.

US fighter jet flies lower than standard in Japan - NHK WORLD

A cockpit video shot from a US Air Force fighter jet has raised eyebrows in Japan. The footage posted to YouTube shows the plane flying at unusually low altitudes over the country's north... Officials at the US Air Force 35th Fighter Wing admitted to NHK the jet flies lower than the 150-meter standard for training flights. They said they will try to make sure all pilots in the unit comply with the regulation.

Who was Alfie Evans and what was the row over his treatment? - BBC News

The tragic case of a 23-month-old boy who died after spending more than a year in hospital attracted widespread media attention.
Alfie Evans's parents had been fighting to take the toddler to Rome for further treatment, but a court ruled his life support could be turned off several days ago.

Fake five-star reviews being bought and sold online - BBC News

BBC 5 live Investigates was able to buy a false, five-star recommendation placed on one of the world's leading review websites, Trustpilot.
It also uncovered online forums where Amazon shoppers are offered full refunds in exchange for product reviews.
Both companies said they do not tolerate false reviews.

Daily Express sorry for article about violence before Liverpool-Roma match | The Guardian

The Daily Express has apologised after it published an “ill-informed and wrong” article suggesting Liverpool fans shared responsibility for violence before a Champions League semi-final match.
The article, which was described as “an appalling slur” by the mayor of Liverpool, Joe Anderson, was published on the paper’s website after Sean Cox, 53, a Liverpool supporter, was left seriously injured after an alleged attack by Roma fans before the game at Anfield on Tuesday evening. He is in an induced coma in hospital.








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