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WATCH: Owner of popular restaurant fires woman and then tells her to ‘keep her legs open’

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An Ohio waitress recorded a shocking encounter with the owner of a burger joint where she worked for 10 months, in which he made sexually derogatory comments about her immediately after firing her.

Evelyn Marie Reid was allegedly fired for not smiling enough. After telling her to collect her stuff, the owner of the restaurant allegedly told her she’d be fine and instructed her to “just keep your legs open.”

He also said “I’ll miss that a**” as he followed her up the stairs, according to her account.

At that point, she started recording, reports Fox 19.

“Thank god I have proof, otherwise no one would have believed me,” she told Fox 19. “Because in this day and age, it’s just if you say ‘Oh, this person did this to me,’ then I’m trying to ruin their life.”

“I had like a cold sweat,” she told the station. “I was alone with an old white guy who was sexually harassing me.”

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Terry’s Turf Club, where the incident took place, posted the following statement.

“This business recently made waves in the news, which often means people come to this page to post their views on the news,” they wrote. “While we don’t take a stand one way or the other when it comes to this news event, we work to verify that the content you see here reflects personal consumer experiences with the business rather than the news itself. As a result, we’ve temporarily disabled the posting of content to this page.”

In the video, the woman confronts her former boss about why she was fired. He retorts that he doesn’t have to give her a reason and tells her to contact his attorney.

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Sailing among the stars: Here’s how photons could revolutionize space flight

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A few days from now, a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket will lift off from Florida, carrying a satellite the size of a loaf of bread with nothing to power it but a huge polyester "solar sail."

It's been the stuff of scientists' dreams for decades but has only very recently become a reality.

The idea might sounds crazy: propelling a craft through the vacuum of space with no engine, no fuel, and no solar panels, but instead harnessing the momentum of packets of light energy known as photons -- in this case from our Sun.

The spacecraft to be launched on Monday, called LightSail 2, was developed by the Planetary Society, a US organization that promotes space exploration which was co-founded by the legendary astronomer Carl Sagan in 1980.

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Russians to prod Putin on poverty and his personal life as his ratings tank

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Russians are set to ask President Vladimir Putin about growing poverty at home and tensions abroad during an annual televised phone-in Thursday, which comes following a fall in his approval ratings.

The leader is also likely to face a degree of grilling on his personal life, according to questions submitted by the public online ahead of the live show.

Set to be held for the 17th time since Putin came to power in 1999, the show starts at 0900 GMT and usually lasts several hours.

Ahead of the carefully choreographed show, more than one million questions had been submitted, organisers told Russian news agencies.

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Trump could turn on Hope Hicks just like Michael Cohen: Trump family biographer warns

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Trump family biographer Emily Jane Fox explained that she didn't think that the president would turn on long-time aide Hope Hicks, but then again, it was the same thought about Michael Cohen as well.

In a panel discussion about Hicks' testimony during MSNBC's Brian Williams' Wednesday show, Fox recalled that Micahel Cohen once said that he would take a bullet for the president. Once it appeared that Trump would throw him under the bus, Cohen began looking for a way out.

The same scenario seems to be happening with Hicks now.

"She works at new Fox, which is a company run by a Murdoch son," Fox said. "It's a company that's brand new. She's the head of communications there. And there are shareholders who would take issue with the fact that a senior member of this company is being put in this situation and being thrust on the world stage."

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