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January 15, 2019 6:34 PM Jewish groups condemn Rashida Tlaib over ties to radical pro-Hezbollah, anti-Israel activist

Freshman Rep. Rashida Tlaib has been condemned after hosting a private celebratory dinner on Saturday featuring anti-Israel activists who praised terror group Hezbollah and Palestinian terrorists, said Israel has no right to exist and called for Israeli “Zionist terrorist” Jews to return to Europe. Over the weekend, Tlaib came under fire for her ties to radical 2086

January 14, 2019 12:13 PM India's Flipkart unit Myntra and Jabong CEO steps down

(Reuters) - The chief executive officer of Myntra and Jabong, a unit of Walmart-owned Flipkart, Ananth Narayanan has left the company to pursue external opportunities, Myntra said on Monday. Narayanan is in talks to replace Ajith Mohan as the chief executive officer of video streaming service Hotstar, the Economic Times reported, citing sources 126

January 13, 2019 7:35 PM Anthony Scaramucci, Ryan Lochte, Kato Kaelin among 'Celebrity Big Brother' cast

Anthony Scaramucci is named the next White House communications director. So who is the man known by his friends as “The Mooch”? "Celebrity Big Brother" is sure to be rife with controversy this season. Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci leads the charge of the upcoming season of the reality show. Joining the Mooch are disgraced 113

January 13, 2019 7:42 AM Illinois state trooper fatally stuck while investigating vehicle crash on interstate

An Illinois state trooper was struck and killed Saturday while investigating a traffic crash, police said. Trooper Christopher Lambert, 34, was traveling home on Interstate 294 near Northbrook -- about 25 miles north of Chicago --when he saw a three-car crash and stopped to investigate, Leo Schmitz, director of Illinois State Police, said during a news conference 108

January 10, 2019 8:20 PM Soccer: U.S. women's league increases roster size, player pay

(Reuters) - The top U.S. women’s professional soccer league will let teams add more players to their rosters and raise their minimum and maximum pay for the 2019 season as part of rule changes it announced on Thursday. Senior rosters in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) will expand to 20-22 players, from 18-20 players in 2018. The NWSL is also adding 106

January 10, 2019 1:39 AM U.S. judge dismisses Ashley Judd's sexual harassment claim against Weinstein

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A federal judge in Los Angeles on Wednesday dismissed actress Ashley Judd’s sexual harassment claim against movie producer Harvey Weinstein. The judge said, however, that Judd could proceed with a defamation claim in the civil lawsuit. Judd had accused Weinstein of defaming her in 1998 after she refused what she said were his sexual 107

January 9, 2019 10:05 PM Volkswagen hires Apple executive for autonomous vehicle role

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) said on Wednesday it had hired an executive from Apple (AAPL.O) as a director responsible for technical development at its commercial vehicles division. Alexander Hitzinger, 47, will also take group-wide responsibility for VW’s efforts to develop self-driving vehicles as well as offer “Mobility as a Service 130

January 9, 2019 1:31 PM Israeli high-tech firms raised record $6.47 billion in 2018

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israeli private high-tech companies raised a record $6.47 billion in 2018, up 17 percent from 2017, the Israel Venture Capital Research Center and ZAG law firm said on Wednesday. In the fourth quarter high-tech firms raised a record $1.82 billion, up 8 percent from the third quarter, the IVC-Zag report showed. “Most of the capital 136

January 8, 2019 2:51 PM Iguanas reintroduced to Galapagos island after 200 years

Emily Dixon, CNN • Updated 8th January 2019 The last person to officially record seeing a land iguana on Santiago Island in the Galapagos was Charles Darwin in 1835. After that, iguanas were erased from the island, wiped out by invasive predators like the feral pig. But now, 184 years later, the lizards have made a return, thanks to an initiative by the Galapagos 96

January 8, 2019 8:38 AM Iguanas Are Being Reintroduced to a Galapagos Island Two Centuries After They Disappeared

Some 200 years after their population was decimated by feral pigs, iguanas are being reintroduced to an island in the Galapagos archipelago, Agence France-Presse reports. Conservationists have released 1,436 Galapagos land iguanas onto Santiago Island, authorities said on Monday. The lizard species’ last recorded sighting there was made by British naturalist 93