Month: January 2019

CHICAGO (Reuters) – A judge on Thursday found three Chicago policemen not guilty of conspiring to protect white fellow police officer Jason Van Dyke after he fatally shot a black teenager in 2014 in an incident that helped fuel the “Black Lives Matter” movement. FILE PHOTO: Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke (L), reacts to
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal grand jury in Detroit on Thursday indicted four managers at Volkswagen AG’s (VOWG_p.DE) luxury Audi unit as part of the U.S. government’s investigation into the German automaker’s diesel emissions cheating scandal, according to court documents. An Audi logo is pictured at the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, Germany September
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FILE PHOTO: The Netflix logo is seen on their office in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S. July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (Reuters) – Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) posted lower-than-expected quarterly quarter revenue on Thursday, despite a slate of original content the streaming pioneer released in the quarter including hit thriller “Bird Box”, sending its shares down
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Legendary singer Gladys Knight will perform the national anthem before Super Bowl LIII on Feb. 3, the NFL and CBS announced Thursday. “I am proud to use my voice to unite and represent our country in my hometown of Atlanta,” the 74-year-old Knight said. Knight is enshrined in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s conflict with Democrats over a partial U.S. government shutdown escalated on Thursday with Trump denying House Speaker Nancy Pelosi use of military aircraft for an overseas trip in apparent retaliation for her suggestion that he delay the annual State of the Union address. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi
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FILE PHOTO: April Underwood, Vice President of Product at Slack, talks during the business messaging company’s event in San Francisco, California, U.S. January 31, 2017. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach (Reuters) – Slack Technologies Inc’s chief product officer, April Underwood, is leaving the messaging startup, at a time when the company is exploring a public listing later this
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LONDON (Reuters) – NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said he supported Turkish player Enes Kanter’s decision to skip New York Knicks’ game against Washington Wizards in London on Thursday because of fears over his safety. Jan 17, 2019; London, ENG; NBA commissioner Adam Silver gives a pre game press conference before the game between the New
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FILE PHOTO: Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke (L), reacts to his guilty verdict, as his attorney Daniel Herbert looks on during his trial for the shooting death of Laquan McDonald, in Chicago, Illinois, Oct. 5, 2018. Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo CHICAGO (Reuters) – A judge on Thursday found three Chicago policemen not
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TORONTO (Reuters) – World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) inspectors have recovered doping data from a discredited Moscow laboratory, WADA said on Thursday – a condition of its controversial decision in September to restore the accreditation of Russia’s anti-doping agency (RUSADA). FILE PHOTO: A woman walks into the head office of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in
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