Month: May 2019

TORONTO (Reuters) – When Canadian James Naismith invented basketball back in 1891 it is doubtful that in his wildest dreams he could have imagined his hockey-mad homeland going bonkers over a sport designed to be an “athletic distraction”. May 30, 2019; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam (left) and guard Danny Green (14)
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BOSTON (Reuters) – An accountant who once worked for the mastermind behind the U.S. college admissions cheating and bribery scandal has agreed to plead guilty and cooperate in the ongoing investigation, federal prosecutors said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Steven Masera, accountant and financial officer for the Edge College & Career Network and the Key Worldwide
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FILE PHOTO: Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex with Meghan Markle the Duchess of Sussex meet young people from a number of mental health projects operating in New Zealand, at the Maranui Cafe in Wellington, New Zealand October 29, 2018. Ian Vogler/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Meghan Markle, the wife of Britain’s Prince
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Friday warned the FBI and U.S. spy agencies that President Donald Trump is trying to “politicize” U.S. intelligence and law enforcement. FILE PHOTO – House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) arrives for an address by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg to a
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BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanon’s Iran-backed Hezbollah said on Friday it was a religious and moral duty to confront the U.S. Middle East plan that President Donald Trump has touted as “the deal of the century.” Lebanon’s Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah addresses his supporters via a screen during a rally marking al-Quds Day, (Jerusalem Day)
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FILE PHOTO: Kenny Rogers poses backstage after accepting the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement award at the 47th Country Music Association Awards in Nashville, Tennessee Nov . 6, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Henderson/File Photo LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Country singer Kenny Rogers on Friday dismissed “wild misinformation and speculation” about his health and said he planned on “sticking
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SEATTLE/ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) – Stratolaunch Systems Corporation, the space company founded by late billionaire and Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, is closing operations, cutting short ambitious plans to challenge traditional aerospace companies in a new “space race,” four people familiar with the matter said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: The world’s largest airplane, built by the
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