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December 12, 2018 4:15 PM A Baby Named After 'General Leia' Kicked Off a Star Wars Debate Over Whether She Was Better as a Princess

It all began when Twitter user Jackie Caplan-Auerbach tweeted out an exchange between a flight attendant and another passenger on her plane. “Flight attendant on my flight to the mother holding an infant: ‘What’s her name?'” she wrote. “Mother: ‘Leia’ FA: ‘Like Princess Leia?’ Mother: ‘No, like General Leia.’ A-freaking-men, sister.” Leia first made the switch 76

December 11, 2018 7:50 PM Phillies, OF Andrew McCutchen agree to 3-year, $50M deal

According to ESPN and multiple reports, McCutchen will receive a three-year, $50 million contract. The deal includes a team option for the 2022 season. The 32-year-old, a five-time All-Star and the 2013 National League MVP, batted .255 with 20 homers and 65 RBIs in 155 games last season with the San Francisco Giants and New York Yankees. He hit .253 with five homers 69

December 11, 2018 5:12 AM Three broker-dealers settle SEC charges over incomplete data

(Reuters) - Broker-dealers Citadel Securities, Natixis Securities Americas LLC and MUFG Securities Americas Inc agreed to pay total penalties of more than $6 million to settle charges of providing incomplete trading data, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said on Monday. Citadel were charged with submitting incorrect data for nearly 80 million 83

December 10, 2018 3:33 PM Tourism in Bethlehem booming as Christmas nears

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (Reuters) - Bethlehem is enjoying its busiest Christmas season on record, the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism said on Monday, with hotels in the birthplace of Jesus almost fully booked for the holiday. Tourism has recovered following a fall in knife and car-ramming attacks which helped push visitor numbers in the biblical city to a 10-year 74

December 9, 2018 6:43 AM Atlanta United wins MLS Cup with victory over Portland Timbers

Atlanta United owner Arthur Blank, right, hands the trophy to team captain Michael Parkhurst (3) after the MLS Cup championship soccer game against the Portland Timbers, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, in Atlanta. Atlanta United won 2-0. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland) The title drought is over in Atlanta: The city's soccer club, Atlanta United, won the championship 92

December 8, 2018 7:14 PM Exclusive: Dutch hospitals to drop U.S. body brokers, cite ethical concerns

AMSTERDAM - Two major Dutch hospitals say they will stop importing human body parts from American firms, which they have been doing without any regulation for a decade. The hospitals told Reuters in recent weeks they made their decisions on ethical grounds. The move comes amid investigations by U.S. law enforcement into some so-called body brokers - companies 95

December 7, 2018 1:02 PM Former Nissan chairman Ghosn, CEO Saikawa signed documents related to payments: Asahi

TOKYO (Reuters) - Former Nissan Motor Co Ltd chairman Carlos Ghosn signed documents for the Japanese automaker to pay him 1 billion yen ($8.86 million) of deferred annual compensation after he left the company, the Asahi newspaper reported on Friday. Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa signed other documents related to payments to Ghosn in the event of departure 73

December 7, 2018 3:40 AM Suspects rob Nevada home as boy sleeps on couch

Three teenagers were caught on camera breaking into a Las Vegas home while 9-year-old boy was asleep on the couch. LAS VEGAS – Three teenagers were caught on camera breaking into a local man’s home. They got away with his car and some other valuables, but Mark Lenhart said the scariest part of it all was that his son was sleeping on the couch, just feet away from the criminals 76

December 6, 2018 10:17 PM J&J unit to pay $360 million to U.S. to resolve charity kickback probe

BOSTON (Reuters) - A Johnson & Johnson unit will pay the U.S. government $360 million to resolve an investigation into its financial support of a charity that helped Medicare patients cover out-of-pocket drug costs, the Justice Department said on Thursday. The settlement with Actelion Pharmaceuticals US Inc, which became a subsidiary of J&J following 94

December 5, 2018 9:06 PM World Carbon Dioxide Emissions Rose 2.7 Percent in the Last Year, New Studies Show

(WASHINGTON) — After several years of little growth, global emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide experienced their largest jump in seven years, discouraging scientists. World carbon dioxide emissions are estimated to have risen 2.7 percent from 2017 to 2018, according to three studies released Wednesday from the Global Carbon Project , an international 91