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2 judges on New Zealand's 'X Factor' removed for 'bullying'

Husband and wife "X Factor" judges Natalia Kills and Willy Moon have been removed from the New Zealand version of the show after their comments on a contestant were seen as bullying....

Senh: So what Simon Cowell did during his tenure during "X Factor" and "American Idol" wasn't bullying? How do you draw the line between being mean and being constructive?


Ron Johnson Out as J.C. Penney Chief

J.C. Penney

After a troublesome, 17-month run, Ron Johnson is out as chief executive of J.C. Penney, and with that, the most closely watched revival effort in retail in recent memory is in danger of disintegrating.


Groupon Says It Ousted Chief Executive

Groupon CEO Andrew Mason

Struggling online deals pioneer Groupon has ousted its quirky founder and CEO Andrew Mason amid worries that people are tiring of the myriad of online restaurant, spa and Botox deals that Groupon built its business on.


Dorner's LAPD firing case hinged on credibility

ex-LAPD Manhunt

The Police Department concluded Dorner was lying when he said his training officer kicked a man during an arrest.


Record $1 million reward posted for fugitive ex-Los Angeles cop

A record $1 million reward was posted on Sunday for information leading to the capture of a fugitive former Los Angeles cop suspected of targeting police officers and their families in three killings committed in retaliation for his 2008 firing.


Applebee’s fires waitress who posted receipt from pastor complaining about auto-tip

Applebee's Receipt

An Applebee's waitress who posted a receipt with a note from a pastor complaining about the automatic gratuity added to the bill on the Internet was fired on Wednesday after the pastor complained to her manager.


Reid among 7 NFL coaches sacked in firing frenzy

Andy Reid

Quite a day for NFL sacks. Seven coaches and five general managers were fired Monday in a flurry of pink slips that were delivered the day after the regular-season ended.


Slumping Brooklyn Nets Fire Coach Avery Johnson

Avery Johnson

Despite the Nets’ franchise-best start, recent turmoil led Nets ownership to dispatch Coach Avery Johnson.


AutoZone Fires Worker Who Stopped Robbery

An AutoZone worker who stopped an armed robbery by retrieving a weapon from his truck said he was fired by the company for violating their gun policy... The part-time worker’s manager was especially thankful and credited McLean with saving his life. But two days after the robbery – and just a week before Thanksgiving – McLean was fired.


Woman fired over racist anti-Obama Facebook post

A California woman has been fired from her job as an ice cream store manager after she referred to President Barack Obama with a racial slur on Facebook and wrote “maybe he will get assassinated."

Senh: Yeah, she should be fired. She represents the company, and no one wants a racist as a face for their business.


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