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January 2, 2019 10:59 PM Daryl Dragon of pop duo Captain and Tennille dies at 76

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Singer and pianist Daryl Dragon, best known as “The Captain” of 1970s soft rock duo Captain and Tennille, has died at the age of 76, his publicist said on Wednesday. Dragon died of kidney failure in Prescott, Arizona, on Wednesday, publicist Harlan Boll said in a statement. Captain and Tennille were best known for their Grammy-winning 121

January 2, 2019 10:16 PM Ex-USC assistant Bland pleads guilty in corruption scandal

Former Southern California assistant coach Tony Bland pleaded guilty Wednesday in Manhattan federal court to conspiracy to commit bribery, the latest development in the corruption scandal that rocked college basketball. Bland admitted he accepted $4,100 in cash to steer USC basketball players toward certain financial advisers and business managers 116

January 2, 2019 9:47 PM U.S. 'deeply concerned' about Colombia coca cultivation: Pompeo

CARTAGENA (Reuters) - The United States is deeply concerned about an increase in coca cultivation in Colombia, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday, but will work with the Andean country to cut production of the raw material for cocaine in half by the end of 2023. Pompeo met with Colombian President Ivan Duque on a brief visit to the coastal 112

January 2, 2019 7:36 AM Playtech to pay 28 million euros after Israeli tax audit

(Reuters) - Gambling software company Playtech will pay 28 million euros ($32.16 million) under a settlement with Israeli tax authorities following an audit of its accounts for the years from 2008 to 2017, the company said on Wednesday. Playtech, which warned last month that an Italian gambling tax law change would hurt 2019 adjusted core earnings, said no penalties 131

January 1, 2019 8:17 PM The Latest: Manchester police quiz alleged knife attacker

Police at Victoria Station in Manchester, England, late Monday Dec. 31, 2018 after a man had stabbed three people. Two commuters - a man and woman in their 50s - were taken to hospital with knife injuries and a British Transport Police (BTP) officer was stabbed in the shoulder. Police said a man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and remains 103

January 1, 2019 2:30 PM Alexandra Richards gets engaged, dad Keith Richards and mom Patti Hansen 'could not be happier'

Alexandra Richards is engaged to Jacques Naude, a visual artist and filmmaker with a background in advertising and fashion. Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards is getting a new son-in-law, and he is thrilled. Alexandra Richards, his daughter with wife Patti Hansen, is engaged to Jacques Naude, a visual artist and filmmaker with a background in advertising 206

December 31, 2018 3:12 AM Cow who escaped truck en route to slaughterhouse gives birth to female calf

Brianna, a pregnant cow who escaped a cattle truck early Thursday morning en route to a slaughterhouse, gave birth on Saturday to a female calf named Winter. (Skylands Animal Sanctuary and Rescue) A pregnant cow who escaped a cattle truck en route to a New Jersey slaughterhouse gave birth to a female calf at the sanctuary that rescued her on Saturday 107

December 30, 2018 8:32 PM Kiko Alonso ejected following scrum set off by hit on sliding Josh Allen

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Miami Dolphins linebacker Kiko Alonso was ejected in the third quarter of Sunday's 42-17 loss to the Buffalo Bills after being penalized for a late hit on Bills quarterback Josh Allen. Alonso dove sideways into Allen as the rookie slid at the end of a 9-yard scramble on third-and-9. Alonso's leg hit Allen on his helmet, sparking 78

December 30, 2018 12:58 PM Nancy Grace Roman, 'Mother Of Hubble' Space Telescope, Has Died, At Age 93

When Nancy Grace Roman was a child, her favorite object to draw was the moon. Her mother used to take her on walks under the nighttime sky and show her constellations, or point out the colorful swirls of the aurora. Roman loved to look up at the stars and imagine. Eventually, her passion for stargazing blossomed into a career as a renowned astronomer 80

December 30, 2018 8:35 AM Burnley end run of defeats with win over West Ham

Goals from Chris Wood and Dwight McNeil gave struggling Burnley a much-needed 2-0 Premier League win over West Ham United at Turf Moor on Sunday, ending a run of three straight defeats for Sean Dyche's team. After his side's 5-1 mauling by Everton on Boxing Day, Dyche dropped former England goalkeeper Joe Hart and brought back Tom Heaton for his first 90