The Greek parliament has approved the first civil service layoffs in more than a century. The debt-troubled country has to slim down its bloated public sector to receive another tranche of its international bailout.
Greece's parliament has passed pension cuts and other austerity measures in order to unlock another bailout. Protests against the latest austerity bill turned violent ahead of the vote in parliament.
A protest in Athens took a violent turn as labor unions launched a strike over a raft of austerity measures. Workers worry they are being forced to accept salary cuts without receiving more bailout funds in return.
Fox News has cut ties with popular conservative host Bill O'Reilly following allegations of sexual harassment and a loss of advertisers. It has been reported that he paid five women millions of dollars to keep quiet.
Saudi Arabia's King Salman has sacked key officials, including the head of the army embroiled in Yemen's conflict. He's also erased cuts made last year to Saudi civil servants' pay, prompted by oil revenue falls.
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