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Ghislaine Maxwell Pleads Not Guilty to Luring Girls for Late Financier Jeffrey Epstein

Ghislaine Maxwell, longtime associate of accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, speaks at a news conference on oceans and sustainable development at the United Nations in New York, US June 25, 2013 in this screengrab taken from United Nations TV file footage. (UNTV/Handout via REUTERS) Maxwell, 58 was charged with six criminal counts, including four related […]


Virgin Atlantic secures a $1.5 billion private rescue deal.

Richard Branson has reached a 1.2 billion pound ($1.5 billion) deal with two credit-card payment processing companies and an American hedge fund to rescue Virgin Atlantic from financial collapse after the British government rejected the airline’s request for a loan. Davidson Kempner Capital Management will put in £170 million, and Mr. Branson’s Virgin Group will […]


Braves signing free-agent outfielder Yasiel Puig

Free-agent outfielder Yasiel Puig is signing with the Atlanta Braves, a source told ESPN, confirming a report by The agreement comes after Braves outfielder Nick Markakis decided to opt out of the 2020 season earlier this month. 1 Related A major league All-Star in 2014, the 29-year-old Puig batted .267 in 149 games last […]

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Ireland Has a New Coronavirus Fear: Americans Who Flout Quarantine

Janet Cavanagh, whose electric bike tour company offers a guided glimpse of western Ireland’s windswept landscape, saw her business come to a swift halt — along with nearly everything else — as the coronavirus pandemic forced the country into lockdown. She recently reopened her doors, eager to restart business and make up for lost time […]


BCCI should check Gupta’s mail: Aditya Verma | BCCI को गुप्ता के मेल की जांच करनी चाहिए : आदित्य वर्मा

डिजिटल डेस्क, नई दिल्ली। मध्य प्रदेश क्रिकेट संघ (एमपीसीए) के आजीवन सदस्य संजीव गुप्ता को कई क्रिकेटरों के खिलाफ हितों के टकराव का मामला उठाने के लिए जाना जाता है। उन्होंने शुक्रवार को ज्योतिरादित्य सिंधिया और संजय जगदाले को एक मेल भेजा था। गुप्ता ने स्वीकार किया है कि उन्हें कई लोगों ने ड्राफ्ट मेल के […]

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US President Donald Trump Ends Hong Kong Trade Preferences, Backs Banking Sanctions

“Their freedom has been taken away; their rights have been taken away,” Donald Trump Washington: US President Donald Trump said Tuesday he was ending trade preferences for Hong Kong and signed into law an act that authorizes sanctions on banks over China’s clampdown in the international finance hub. In a discursive news conference dominated by […]


Citigroup reports a 73 percent drop in quarterly profit.

Citigroup said Tuesday that its quarterly profit fell 73 percent as it set aside $5.6 billion to cover future loan losses triggered by the widespread unemployment caused by the pandemic. The bank also reported net credit losses of $2.2 billion, a 12 percent increase from last year, resulting from individuals and businesses that have already […]


The Karolyi Ranch, where U.S. women’s gymnastics gold was forged — at a price

For almost 20 years, top U.S. women gymnasts would pack a bag, say goodbye to their parents and take a monthly trip that ended with a long drive down a dirt road to a remote compound in a Texas forest. “You drive through the woods for like 15 miles and then you see this green […]


Texas county approves tax breaks for a new Tesla factory near Austin

Travis County in Texas has voted to give Tesla tax breaks worth a minimum of $14.7 million to build a new car plant, and eventually employ thousands, near the Austin airport.  The site where Tesla has proposed to build its next “Gigafactory,” is known as the Austin Green development. Tesla still has to purchase the […]

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Strains Show in Russia’s Make-Believe Politics

MOSCOW — Vladimir V. Zhirinovsky, Russia’s septuagenarian nationalist firebrand, long functioned as a safety valve for public discontent, corralling protest votes but then supporting President Vladimir V. Putin at key junctures. Now, he says, the Kremlin treats his party “like idiots.” “Go out on the field and play,” he says his party is told, “but […]