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December 5, 2018 10:00 AM Trump mocks Macron again over French fuel tax protests

PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has taken another swipe on Twitter at his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron prompted by Macron’s woes over violent protests against fuel taxes. “I am glad that my friend @EmmanuelMacron and the protestors in Paris have agreed with the conclusion I reached two years ago,” Trump tweeted late on Tuesday 79

December 5, 2018 2:02 AM Most visited: World's top cities for tourism

Maureen O'Hare, CNN • Updated 5th December 2018 The lure of urban centers has lost none of its appeal in 2018, with tourists expected to make around 1.4 billion trips to cities around the world this year. UK-based market research company Euromonitor International has just released its Top 100 City Destinations 2018 report, an annual ranking of the world's 85

December 4, 2018 11:25 AM Chief at Alibaba video site Youku steps down amid corruption probe

BEIJING (Reuters) - The president of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s video streaming service, Youku, has stepped down and is believed to be talking to Chinese authorities as part of a potential corruption case, the company said on Tuesday. The abrupt departure comes amid a wider reshuffle of Alibaba executives as the company shores up its leadership following 125

December 4, 2018 6:23 AM NHL roundup: Rinne, Predators hold off Sabres

Pekka Rinne made 21 saves, including five in the final 90 seconds, to lead the Nashville Predators to a 2-1 victory over the visiting Buffalo Sabres on Monday night. Kevin Fiala and Ryan Ellis scored goals for the Predators, who were playing their 13th game over a 24-day span and were without the services of Filip Forsberg (broken hand), P.K. Subban 105

December 3, 2018 3:29 PM Bulls fire Hoiberg, promote Boylen to head coach

The Chicago Bulls fired head coach Fred Hoiberg on Monday and promoted Jim Boylen to lead the team. “Decisions like this one are never easy to make, however I felt this was the right choice for our organization at this time,” Bulls Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations John Paxson said in a statement. “After a thorough evaluation, I elected 113

December 2, 2018 3:07 PM Spain's Andalusia region votes in key test for PM Sanchez

SEVILLE, Spain (Reuters) - Voters went to the polls in Spain’s Andalusia region on Sunday in a first electoral test for Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, whose minority government has struggled to pass a budget since taking office last summer. The election in Spain’s most populous region, a stronghold for Sanchez’s ruling Socialists for decades, is taking 95

November 29, 2018 10:14 PM Garrett Richards agrees to two-year deal with Padres amid Tommy John recovery

Yahoo! Sports reports that Richards will receive a two-year contract that includes $15 million guaranteed. Richards, 30, is likely to spend the entire 2019 season recovering from Tommy John surgery, the latest setback in a career littered with them for the right-hander. He made 16 starts to begin 2018 -- posting a 3.66 ERA, a 1.28 WHIP and a 2.56 strikeout-to-walk 85

November 29, 2018 6:34 PM Defrocked priest convicted of abusing another boy

Defrocked Roman Catholic priest Ronald Paquin, whose trial for sexually assaulting two boys in Maine began on Monday, is seen in this booking photo provided by the York County Jail in Alfred, Maine, on Feb. 16, 2017. A jury was selected last week for the trial of Paquin. His trial on 31 counts of sexual abuse in York County was due to begin on Monday 80

November 28, 2018 6:16 PM Tim Tebow Says He Can Still Play In NFL, 'I Can Totally Do That!'

Tim Tebow thinks his NFL career ended prematurely ... 'cause the ex-Heisman Trophy winner says when he watches football now, he still thinks, "I can totally do that!" Speaking about how hard it was to give up his pigskin career on the "Journeys of Faith with Paula Faris" podcast ... Tebow said it's STILL difficult to swallow, 'cause he thinks he can still 117

November 28, 2018 4:46 PM Hawaii hospital hit with highly contagious scabies outbreak

In 2015, a 93-year-old nursing home resident died from a scabies infestation. The autopsy report showed the cause of death as “septicemia due to crusted scabies.” What exactly is scabies and how dangerous is it? An itchy problem is affecting a Big Island hospital in Hawaii: scabies. The Kona Community Hospital (KCH) announced an outbreak of the skin condition 199