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The simple explanation for why ESPN did not fire Jemele Hill but did fire Curt Schilling

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Many are calling ESPN hypocritical for not firing Jemele Hill over her comments on social media after the network did fire Curt Schilling over his.
But Schilling was warned several times to stop, and he did not.
ESPN is again being accused of having a liberal bias, though it has made concerted efforts to be apolitical.
ESPN has found itself in the middle of another political firestorm as people are accusing it of being hypocritical for not firing "SportsCenter" host Jemele Hill for her comments on social media.
Many are saying that this...
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The White House has readied an executive order that would stop trade with any country doing business with North Korea

The White House has readied an executive order that would stop trade with any country doing business with North Korea

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Alex Wong/Getty Images Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin told Fox News anchor Bret Baier on Wednesday that he has drafted an executive order for President Donald Trump that would stop trade with any country doing business with North Korea - including the US' largest trading partner, China.
The draft order comes amid increasing nuclear threats from North Korea. Earlier this month, in a tweet, Trump threatened to cut off all US trade with any country that does business with the rogue nation.
"I was just at the White House this morning talking to the president about North Korea, talking to him...
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White House says political comments made by ESPN's Jemele Hill are a 'fireable offense'

White House says political comments made by ESPN's Jemele Hill are a 'fireable offense'

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ESPN/YouTube The White House has responded to comments made by ESPN's Jemele Hill about President Donald Trump.
When asked about the comments during Wednesday's press briefing, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders called the comments "outrageous" and said that she believed them to be a "fireable offense."
Hill called Trump a white supremacist during a discussion on Twitter and argued that his rise has further empowered white supremacists . ESPN responded soon after with a statement that said the issue had been addressed and Hill "recognizes her actions as inappropriate."
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