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Ex-Madrid player Di Maria pleads guilty to Spanish tax prosecutor

Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi was given a 21-month sentence past year, which he is unlikely to serve, for having defrauded the national purse of 4.1 milli...


Trump slashes grant for group combatting white extremism

The University of San Diego was awarded nearly $635,000 from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Friday as part of a program to prevent violent extremism....


Political Junkie Ken Rudin: GOP Senators Unveil Health Care Plan And More

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell unveiled the bill at a closed-door session with party faithful. Now comes his next challenge - persuading enough Republi...


Facebook to release app for video creators

As mentioned during its 'Future of Facebook Video' pitch, the video creation app will only be made available to verified personnel, such as journalists, art...


Fans react to Bulls trading Jimmy Butler to the Minnesota Timberwolves

But Paxson said by making the move, the organization "set a direction" of going "with young players". "We're going to be a fun, energetic, entertaining team". F...


ICCI asks govt to resolve Qatar and Gulf countries standoff

Qamar Javed Bajwa arriving in Riyadh on Monday. Natural gas exports may help Qatar protect it in the ongoing dispute it has with other Arab nations. Qatar's r...


Redskins Expected to Get Legal Boost After Supreme Court Ruling on Trademarks

After the government rejected The Slants' request, Tam appealed to the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington , which in 2015 ruled th...


BUSINESS REPORT: Uber's Travis Kalanick forced out by investors

Uber hired Holder's firm Covington and Burling to look into its culture and workplace practices after a female former employee, Susan Fowler, publicly accused t...


Warriors pick up No. 38 pick Jordan Bell in deal with Bulls

The 6-foot-8 Bell played three seasons with the Oregon Ducks and averaged 10.9 points and 8.8 rebounds last season on a Final Four squad. Bell smiled when he ...


Ghana swears in second successive female Chief Justice

He said it was unacceptable that citizens took the law into their hands, citing recent disturbances in Savelugu in the Northern Region, where party faithful pre...


Flint Stabbing Suspect Had Tried to Purchase a Gun, FBI Says

Neville was stabbed in the neck Wednesday at Bishop International Airport in Flint , about 50 miles northwest of Detroit . He was ordered to remain in c...


Apple Inc. (AAPL) Receives "Buy" Rating from Credit Suisse Group

About shares traded. Duff & Phelps Utility & Corp Bond Trust (DUC) has declined 2.32% since June 23, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.26% t...


Say what? The mad genius of Elon Musk

While speaking about his plans for Mars , the billionaire said that he believes there can be a city of 1 million people on the planet in the next 40 to 100 ye...


Nasa discovers 10 new 'rocky' planets like Earth

US space agency NASA announced the discovery of more than 200 new planets on Monday, 10 of which are believed to be about the right size and temperature t...


Paris shows off in race against Los Angeles for 2024 Games

On the river Seine, there will be 100-meter races on a track floating high-diving into the river, cycling around the Arc de Triomphe. In the Petit Palais, tra...


Special Counsel Mueller's legal team continues to raise questions

Then, in a subsequent interview on " Fox News Sunday", Sekulow sowed further confusion by saying Trump was under investigation - then denied he said anything o...


Cullman EMA keeping an eye on Tropical Storm Cindy

Bay County Sheriff Tommy Ford tells the News Herald deputies responded to 37 calls regarding swimmers in the Gulf on Tuesday as the storm brought heavy rain t...


United Nations praises Ethiopia for its refugee handling

But, with more than 65 million people forcibly displaced worldwide - representing a new post-Second World War record - wealthy countries need to do more to help...


40 days later Trump admits: No Comey tapes

Some 45 percent of respondents said they are more likely to believe Comey, while 22 percent said the same for Trump, who has disputed key parts of Comey's testi...


Remnants of Tropical Depression Cindy threaten U.S. southeast with flooding

A boy on an Alabama beach was struck and killed Wednesday by a log washed ashore by the storm. Tropical Storm Cindy made landfall Thursday in southwestern...


Man arrested over baseball bat death of dad on Father's Day

The above photo from the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office displays Michael in an image that was passed around online when the Pennsylvania State Police se...


Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Limited (DHFL.NS) Shares Needle Moving -4.38%

Acxiom Corp now has $2.05B valuation. Centrica PLC (LON:CNA) has 0.00% since June 23, 2016 and is. About shares traded. Acxiom Corporation (NASDAQ:ACXM) has ris...


Gwyneth's Goop Gets Called Out by NASA

Though, arguably less invasive than their previous recommendation to put gemstone eggs inside your vagina , the energy-rebalancing stickers are causing quite...


Xbox One X at E3, in moving pictures

Compared with its main competitor, the PS4 Pro , the Xbox One X appears to have a computing advantage - it should be noted that the PS4 Pro was released in...


Making a Murderer subject's confession was coerced, federal court says

The judgment ruling authorities took advantage of Dassey by tricking him into a confession, and on Thursday the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals agreed. Durin...


Gatland: Lions team picked to beat All Blacks

The British & Irish Lions face world champions New Zealand in the first Test as the long-awaited three-game series finally gets underway, 12 years on from the...


Trump UK visit will go ahead

Although there were no specific details about a new system, ministers said they would be able to "control" numbers while attracting the "brightest and the bes...


Owen Farrell has been ruled out of Maori clash through injury

Another notable omission from the side is fly-half Owen Farrell , who initially joined Warburton among the replacements only to be ruled out of the game with...


Samsung launches a smart Galaxy Folder 2 flip phone

Furthermore, the device is a slightly heavier than the Samsung Galaxy S8 , as it weighs about 160g. Nothing is official until Samsung says it is, but numerou...


Former captain Brian O'Driscoll presents Lions with Test shirts

The Lions take on New Zealand in Eden Park on Saturday and it's set to be a cracker. The Lions have picked a really strong lineout and I think they are goin...


Key Takeaways From Senate Republicans' Plan to Overhaul Healthcare

The proposal would kick millions of people off their insurance, raise health care costs for Virginians, especially seniors, and leave states on the hook for hun...


Microsoft unveils their 4K console Xbox One X at E3 2017

In an interview with Eurogamer , Spencer explains the Xbox One X name, a lack of first-party game announcements, and the all-important $100 price gap between ...


Monaco midfielder Fabinho says Manchester United approach would be 'a tempting invitation'

And Fabinho , who transitioned to centre midfield from right-back, is open to the idea of a move to Old Trafford, but insists he will discuss his options with ...


London police: Manslaughter charges being considered in Grenfell Tower fire

The fire was not set deliberately but started in a Hotpoint fridge-freezer that was not previously part of any product recall, McCormack added. At this stage ...


Everything you need to know about today's Queen Speech, plus local reaction

When Elizabeth II rolled up to the Palace of Westminster on Wednesday, she did so without numerous trappings that typically attend the Queen's Speech. But a DUP...