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January 8, 2019 2:11 AM Sick baby boy named after Shohei Ohtani receives visit from Angels star

Los Angeles Angels star Shohei Ohtani paid a visit over the weekend to an ailing baby boy in Japan who bears his name. Shohei Kawasaki, born in June 2017, has dilated cardiomyopathy, which causes shortness of breath and problems with the heart muscle. Ultimately, he will need a heart transplant to alleviate the issue. A group trying to raise money for the surgery 111

January 8, 2019 1:16 AM Mariah Carey settles sexual-harassment lawsuit with ex-manager: report

Mariah Carey reportedly settled a lawsuit with her ex-manager who accused her of sexual harassment. (AP, File) Mariah Carey settled a lawsuit with her ex-manager who accused the singer of sexual harassment, alleging Carey often was nude in front of her, Page Six reported Monday. “The parties [have] reached a mutually agreed resolution to this matter 126

January 7, 2019 5:42 PM Cyntoia Brown granted clemency years after getting life sentence for killing man as teen

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam granted clemency Monday to Cyntoia Brown, an alleged sex traffic victim who was sentenced to life in prison when she was 16 after killing a man and whose case was championed by celebrities such as Kim Kardashian West, Rihanna and LeBron James. Haslam commuted her life sentence and Brown will be released to parole supervision 122

January 7, 2019 5:00 PM Apple branches out with iTunes, AirPlay 2 for third-party TVs

FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, the Apple logo is shown at a store in Miami Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File) LAS VEGAS—Apple has for years carefully maintained a walled garden for its streaming video features and services. Watching content on iTunes requires some form of Apple device, whether it's an iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV. And if you want to stream 142

January 7, 2019 2:42 AM Apple inks deal with Samsung to distribute iTunes shows on TVs

(Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) said Sunday that it will add an app to its smart televisions in the coming months to let owners watch content bought on Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) iTunes service, a possible first sign Apple is looking to distribute its forthcoming television service on devices made by others. The deal is part of an ongoing 141

January 7, 2019 12:05 AM Ex-Cuban vice president, Bay of Pigs commander, dies at 95

FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2017 file photo, Cuba's former Vice-President on the Council of Ministers Jose Ramon Fernandez attends the annual International Book fair opening ceremony in Havana, Cuba. Fernandez, a career soldier who joined Cuba's 1950s Revolution and became a prominent collaborator with the Castro brothers, died on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, according 123

January 6, 2019 6:52 PM Fatah withdraws officers from Gaza-Egypt crossing

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – The Palestinian Authority says it is withdrawing its officers from a key crossing point between the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip and Egypt. The announcement on Sunday came amid rising tension between the Islamic militant movement, which took control of Gaza in a 2007, and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah party. The Palestinian 110

January 6, 2019 12:00 PM Dunkin' is 'not surprised' about McDonald's rumored plans for Donut Sticks

Dunkin’ doesn’t seem all that jelly about McDonald’s rumored plans to debut a doughnut-based snack. In response to Business Insider’s report on McDonald’s planning to introduce Donut Sticks this February, Dunkin’ ─ which began offering the similar Donut Fries last year ─ told Boston.com the company is “not surprised.” “We’re not surprised to see competitors 152

January 6, 2019 11:28 AM Iran's central bank proposes slashing four zeros from falling currency: IRNA

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran’s central bank has proposed slashing four zeros from the rial, state news agency IRNA reported on Sunday, after the currency plunged in a year marked by an economic crisis fueled by U.S. sanctions. “A bill to remove four zeros from the national currency was presented to the government by the central bank yesterday and I hope this matter 116

January 6, 2019 7:16 AM Iran plans naval drills with Russia in Caspian Sea

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran and Russia are preparing to hold joint naval exercises in the Caspian Sea, including rescue and anti-piracy drills, the commander of the Iranian navy was quoted on Sunday as saying. “Tactical, rescue and anti-piracy war games between Iranian and Russian naval forces are being planned and will be implemented in the near future 136