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Elon Musk has said Disney CEO Bob Iger should be fired, adding: "Walt Disney is turning in his grave over what Bob has done to his company." It comes after the X/Twitter boss urged Iger to stop advertising on the likes of Facebook following the publication of a report criticizing content that appears on the social media site.
Elon Musk says Disney boss should be ‘fired immediately’ amid X ad boycott https://t.co/fisVxeS1mj— Guardian news (@guardiannews) December 8, 2023
Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott has said he regrets using terrorists who carried out 9/11 as an example of a team coming together and "being on the same page." McDermott said he "immediately apologized" to his players after the remark, which he made at a training camp in 2019.
Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott was on the defensive after it emerged that he used the Sept. 11 terrorist attack as an example of good teamwork in a speech to his players. https://t.co/rXzxXrqmjS— NBC News (@NBCNews) December 8, 2023
A 23-year-old Australian man has died after being buried in sand on a beach. Josh Taylor reportedly fell into a hole that had been dug so a pig could be roasted.
Hunter Biden faces up to 17 years in jail after he was charged with evading US$1.4 million in taxes. Biden, who is the son of President Joe Biden, has claimed the nine-count indictment is politically motivated.
Hunter Biden faces up to 17 years behind bars as he is charged over tax evasion https://t.co/fROHU6d549— LBC (@LBC) December 8, 2023
The former chief of Israel's army is said to be "brokenhearted" after his child died fighting in Gaza. Gadi Eisenkot's son, Master Sergeant Gal Eisenkot, died in hospital after being injured in a tunnel explosion.
Thousands of people took part in the funeral of Master-Sgt. Gal Meir Eisenkot, son of the minister in the War Cabinet and former @IDF chief of staff Gadi Eisenkot, at the military cemetery in Herzliya, after he fell on Thursday in battle in #Gaza.https://t.co/BxMwIJKOGh— The Jerusalem Post (@Jerusalem_Post) December 8, 2023