Month: March 2019

(Reuters) – The lawyer for National Basketball Association player Kristaps Porzingis on Sunday denied an allegation that his client sexually assaulted a woman in 2018. “We are aware of the complaint … and unequivocally deny the allegations,” the lawyer, Roland Riopelle, said in a statement to Reuters. Riopelle told Newsday the sex was consensual. Local
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Mar 31, 2019; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates with the trophy after defeating John Isner of the United States (not pictured) during the men’s finals at the Miami Open at Miami Open Tennis Complex. Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – Roger Federer defeated a hobbling John Isner 6-1 6-4 for his
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FILE PHOTO: Jeff Bezos, president and CEO of Amazon and owner of The Washington Post, speaks at the Economic Club of Washington DC’s “Milestone Celebration Dinner” in Washington, U.S., September 13, 2018. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The publisher of the National Enquirer on Sunday said its reports on Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos’
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FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the annual Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany February 16, 2019. REUTERS/Andreas Gebert WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Sunday he believed he had never acted inappropriately following allegations by a female activist that he made her feel uncomfortable by
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LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) – Disney’s “Dumbo” had an underwhelming liftoff at the domestic box office. Tim Burton’s live-action remake debuted with $45 million from 4,259 North American theaters, below expectations heading into the weekend. Producer Katterli Frauenfelder, actor Colin Farrell, actor Nico Parker, director Tim Burton, actor Finley Hobbins, actor Eva Green, actor Danny DeVito,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Meghan Markle has broken a four-decade tradition by shunning the London hospital where many royal babies, including her husband Britain’s Prince Harry, were born, The Sun newspaper reported. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, leaves after an International Women’s Day panel discussion at King’s College London, in London, Britain, March 8,
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Emily Thornberry delivers her keynote speech at the annual Labour Party Conference in Liverpool, Britain, September 25, 2018. REUTERS/Phil Noble LONDON (Reuters) – The time may come when Britain’s opposition Labour Party has to call another vote of no confidence in Prime Minister
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TUNIS (Reuters) – Arab heads of state, long divided by regional rivalries, are expected to unite at a summit on Sunday to oppose a U.S. decision to recognize Israel’s annexation of Arab lands captured in 1967. Lebanese President Michel Aoun, gestures upon his arrival at Tunis-Carthage International Airport to attend the Arab Summit, in Tunis,
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BEIJING (Reuters) – Factory activity in China unexpectedly grew for the first time in four months in March, an official survey showed on Sunday, suggesting government stimulus measures may be starting to take hold. FILE PHOTO: Employees work on the production line of a factory manufacturing fashion accessories in Sihong county, Jiangsu province, China March
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Dallas Mavericks center Kristaps Porzingis has been accused of raping a New York neighbor on Feb. 7, 2018, hours after suffering a serious knee injury while playing for the Knicks, the New York Post reported Saturday. FILE PHOTO: Mar 21, 2019; Sacramento, CA, USA; Dallas Mavericks forward Kristaps Porzingis (6) sits on the bench during
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FILE PHOTO: Jeff Bezos, president and CEO of Amazon and owner of The Washington Post, speaks at the Economic Club of Washington DC’s “Milestone Celebration Dinner” in Washington, U.S., September 13, 2018. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The security chief for Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos said on Saturday that the Saudi government had
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FILE PHOTO: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing regarding the company’s use and protection of user data on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., April 11, 2018. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg called on Saturday for regulators to play a “more active
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British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at the House of Commons in London, Britain March 29, 2019. ©UK Parliament/Mark Duffy/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Advisors to British Prime Minister Theresa May are divided over whether she should call a national election if she fails to win support for her Brexit deal from parliament in the coming
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