The Daily Populous

Monday November 28th, 2022 day edition

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McCarthy, nominated for Speaker, pledged to remove Schiff from the House Intelligence Committee.

Schiff told CNN on Sunday that McCarthy has "no set of beliefs.".

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Democrat Rep. Adam Schiff took aim at Rep. Kevin McCarthy once again after the House Minority Leader vowed to oust him and other Democratic House members from their committee positions should he become Speaker.

However, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene has said she would vote for McCarthy after he promised to reinstate her committee assignments.

"McCarthy's problem is, he can't get to 218 without Marjorie Taylor Greene and Paul Gosar and Matt Gaetz," Schiff said.

A representative for McCarthy did not immediately respond to Insider's request for comment. »

BBC says Chinese police assaulted and detained its reporter at Shanghai protest

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Chinese police assaulted and detained a BBC journalist covering a protest in Shanghai on Sunday, releasing him after several hours, the broadcaster has said.

Shanghai is one of a number of Chinese cities that have seen protests over stringent Covid restrictions.

Footage on social media showed a man whom other journalists identified as Lawrence being arrested by men in police uniforms. »

Passenger speaks to Local 10 after NFL star Odell Beckham Jr. escorted off airplane at Miami International Airport

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MIAMI – Popular NFL player Odell Beckham Jr. was escorted off a plane at Miami International Airport by police officers on Sunday morning.

Flight crew members asked Beckham several times to leave the plane, police said, but he refused and as a result, the aircraft was deplaned.

Beckham was not detained or charged by police, and officers did not indicate any investigation was being conducted into the incident on the airplane. »

A hundred UK companies sign up for four-day week with no loss of pay

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They argue that a four-day week would drive companies to improve their productivity, meaning they can create the same output using fewer hours.

Joe Ryle, the UK campaign’s director, said there was increasing momentum in the adoption of the four-day week, even as companies brace for a long recession.

Most of the companies that have officially adopted the four-day week are in the services sector such as technology, events or marketing companies. »

Adidas to investigate claims Kanye West showed pornography to staff

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The sportswear giant Adidas is to launch an independent investigation into allegations of misconduct made this week against the US rapper and fashion designer Kanye West, including that he showed pornography to staff at company meetings.

Staff allegations included in a letter to Adidas obtained by the outlet included claims that Adidas “turned their moral compass off” and failed to protect employees from “years of verbal abuse, vulgar tirades and bullying attacks”.

The decision to launch an inquiry comes after one of Adidas’ largest shareholders, Union Investment, demanded clarity about the alleged incidents. »