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Roger Ailes and wife Elizabeth Tilson. Ailes has quit Fox News - photo by DREW ANGERER / GETTY IMAGES
As anticipated by the media following the sexual harassment allegations from former-Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson and Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly, Roger Ailes has resigned as CEO of Fox News.

Gretchen Carlson was fired from Fox News on June 23 and then shortly after filed a law suit against Ailes for sexual harassment. Kelly followed with her sexual harassment allegations against Ailes soon after.

In a press release, executive chairman of 21st Cetnruy Fox Rupert Murdoch said, "Roger Ailes has made a remarkable contribution to our company and our country.  Roger shared my vision of a great and independent television organization and executed it brilliantly over 20 great years."

Ailes' decision coincides with 2016 Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's acceptance speech in Cleveland, Ohio tonight at the final day of the Republican National Convention.

Vocabulary
to anticipate (verb) - to expect and wait for something to happen
sexual harassment - the unwelcome act of someone who tries to be sexual with someone while at their job
allegations (noun) - the act of someone saying that someone did something wrong without showing proof

coincide - to happen at the same time
nominee (noun) - a party's or group's candidate selection during an election
 
 
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Qandeel Baloch - photo by BBC
Authorities and family in Pakistan on Saturday say social media star Qandeel Baloch has been strangled to death allegedly by her brother in an apparent "honor killing". She was 26.

Baloch had been a source of controversy in Pakistan for her posting of what some have described as bold, racy and/or raunchy photos and videos of herself on social media. 


Vocabulary
social media star - someone who is popular (star) on the internet / tv / radio (social media)
to strangle (verb) - to kill by squeezing the throat to cut off air passage
allegedly (adverb) - what people think is true but there is no proof given yet

apparent (adjective) - what seems to be true but not yet proven
controversy (noun) - great disagreement, often public
bold (adjective) - daring; not worried about the consequences / results

racy (adjective) - mildly sexual
raunchy (adjective) - sexually vulgar, immoral, etc.; "dirty"

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Qandeel Baloch on social media - photo by samaa.tv