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October 1, 2018 10:39 PM California Woman Withdraws Sexual-Harassment Charge Against Cisneros

After Democratic House hopeful apologizes, both sides say it was a misunderstanding WASHINGTON—A woman who had accused Democratic congressional candidate Gil Cisneros of sexual harassment withdrew her allegations Monday, with both sides citing a misunderstanding. Melissa Fazli, a Democrat who ran unsuccessfully for the California state assembly this year, said Mr. Cisneros 58

October 1, 2018 10:36 AM Swedish court finds man at center of Nobel prize scandal guilty of rape

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - A Swedish court on Monday found a man at the center of a scandal that has rocked the academy that awards the Nobel literature prize guilty of rape and sentenced him to two years in jail. The crisis over the charges against Jean-Claude Arnault prompted some members of the Swedish Academy to quit and forced it to cancel this year’s 66

October 1, 2018 6:20 AM Ben Roethlisberger vows to be better as Steelers drop to 1-2-1

PITTSBURGH -- Ben Roethlisberger was blunt about his struggles in Sunday night's 26-14 loss to the Baltimore Ravens. "I'm not on the same page with anybody right now," the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback said when asked whether he's on the same page with star receiver Antonio Brown. Roethlisberger finished with 274 yards on 27-of-47 passing with one touchdown 47

September 30, 2018 9:25 AM Hurricane Rosa loses strength as it spins toward California

(Reuters) - Hurricane Rosa dwindled to a Category 1 storm as it spun in the Pacific Ocean towards Baja California early Sunday and was forecast to become a weaker tropical storm later in the day, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. Rosa, with maximum sustained winds of 85 miles per hour (140 kph), dropped down from a Category 2 storm overnight 65

September 29, 2018 2:22 PM Australia's Tomic to face top seed Fognini in Chengdu final

(Reuters) - Australian Bernard Tomic reached his first ATP World Tour final in more than two years on Saturday, beating Portugal’s Joao Sousa 6-4 6-4 in the semi-finals of the Chengdu Open in China. The 25-year-old will face top seed Fabio Fognini in Sunday’s final, after the Italian beat American Taylor Fritz 6-7(5) 6-0 6-3 in the other semi-final 76

September 29, 2018 2:20 PM Kanye West Takes Homeless Man Into Studio After Street Audition

Kanye West stopped dead in his tracks early Saturday morning as he listened to a homeless man rap ... and Ye was impressed enough to take the guy into the studio. Nino Blu is in desperate straits. He became homeless recently and is clearly on the ropes, but he took his shot when he spotted Kanye and swung for the fences. Ye was clearly impressed, and invited 71

September 27, 2018 5:43 PM Kavanaugh hearing: #BelieveWomen v #BackBrett

As the female professor who has accused US Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault gives her testimony, women across the US have been reacting on social media. Many who support Christine Blasey Ford, speaking publicly for the first time, drew attention to what they see as a historic moment for women's rights. But those who back Mr Kavanaugh 87

September 25, 2018 10:24 AM Atletico Madrid ease to comfortable win over Huesca ahead of weekend derby

First-half goals from Antoine Griezmann, Thomas Partey and Koke helped a resurgent Atletico Madrid secure a 3-0 home victory over Huesca on Tuesday. Diego Simeone's side looked comfortable as they recorded a third-consecutive win in all competitions, with all three goals coming in an opening 35-minute onslaught. The hosts, who rested Saul Niguez, Rodrigo 54

September 21, 2018 11:13 AM Trade Tensions Spell Trouble for Eurozone Economy

Slowdown was concentrated in the manufacturing sector, with export orders failing to grow for the first time since June 2013 The eurozone’s economy continued its slow-motion slowdown in September, as exports suffered from a drop off in global demand and uncertainty about future trade relations between the U.S. and other countries. Data firm IHS Markit 51

September 21, 2018 4:37 AM Indonesia Has Put a Temporary Ban on New Palm Oil Plantations

(JAKARTA, Indonesia) — Indonesia’s president has signed a moratorium on new palm oil development and ordered a review of existing plantations, an official said Thursday, in a blow to an industry blamed for environmental destruction and worker exploitation. Prabianto Mukti Wibowo, a deputy minister at the Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs, said the moratorium 54