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January 13, 2019 10:01 AM Murray much more than just a tennis player, says Mauresmo

PARIS (Reuters) - Andy Murray will leave the sport as more than just a sporting figure, the Briton’s former coach Amelie Mauresmo said on Sunday. Murray, 31, said on Friday that this year’s Australian Open could be his last professional tournament, although the former world number one hopes he can bow out at his beloved Wimbledon. The three-time grand 144

January 6, 2019 7:10 PM Key Cuban figure in Bay of Pigs victory dies at 95

HAVANA (Reuters) - Jose Ramon Fernandez Alvarez, who commanded Cuban forces under the leadership of Fidel Castro at the Bay of Pigs, repelling an exile invasion supported by the United States, died on Sunday at 95. Fernandez passed away in the early hours of the morning, Cuban state-run media reported, but as is customary in Cuba no information was given 101

January 5, 2019 3:39 PM How the government shutdown is affecting Americans

His son might not be able to complete his last semester The shutdown has been a stressful time for some US Coast Guard families, as about 42,000 service members are being forced to work without pay. Kayla, whose husband serves in the Coast Guard, says it took a toll on the holiday season. Things could get even tougher. Kayla says she's a full-time student 84

January 4, 2019 12:48 AM Stephen Curry to auction off 'Moon Landing' shoes for STEM education

"One thousand percent," Curry told ESPN's Nick Friedell of accepting the invite. "One thousand percent. Obviously, I was joking when I was talking on the podcast." While the Golden State Warriors won't visit Texas until March, Curry had a special nod to the government agency in store Thursday night. He wore a NASA-themed pair of his Under Armour Curry 65

December 26, 2018 4:42 AM Persecution against Christians to be subject of British government review

Jeremy Hunt, then Britain's health secretary, is pictured during a tour of University College Hospital HQ and Education Centre in central London on June 21, 2013. (Associated Press) With violence against the world’s Christians reportedly on the rise, Britain’s government announced Wednesday that it has commissioned an independent review into the persecution 74

December 22, 2018 4:57 PM African boy, 8, brought to US for surgery by NBA great Dikembe Mutombo dies, foundation says

A boy NBA great Dikembe Mutombo helped bring to the U.S. for surgery died on Friday, his foundation said. (Getty Images) An eight-year-old African boy who was brought to the U.S. for surgery on a facial tumor died Friday night, NBA great Dikembe Mutombo’s Foundation said. The Dikembe Mutombo Foundation announced Saturday that Matadi Sela Petit died after 139

December 20, 2018 12:55 AM Los Angeles teachers union sets January strike date

In this Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, photo, thousands of teachers rally outside The Broad, a contemporary art museum downtown Los Angeles. Teachers in the nation's second-largest school district will go on strike next month if there's no settlement of its long-running contract dispute, union leaders said Wednesday, Dec. 19. The announcement by United Teachers 112

December 17, 2018 3:09 PM Google announces $1B New York campus

FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2017, file photo, people walk by Google offices in New York. Google is spending more than $1 billion to expand operations in New York City. Ruth Porat, senior vice president and chief financial officer at Google and Alphabet, said in a blog post Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, that Google is creating a more than 1.7 million square-foot 148

December 12, 2018 8:44 PM Diabetic amputations on the rise in the U.S

(Reuters Health) - - A growing number of people with diabetes in the U.S. are losing toes and feet to the disease by the time they reach middle age, according to a study that suggests a reversal after years of progress against diabetes. When people with diabetes have poorly controlled blood sugar, over time this can restrict blood flow to the lower legs and lead to nerve 100

December 8, 2018 10:45 AM Malaysian Muslims stage rally to uphold Malay privileges

Thousands of protesters take a part in a rally to celebrate the government's move to withdraw plans to ratify a U.N. anti-discrimination convention at Independent Square in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. Thousands of Malaysian Muslims are rallying in Kuala Lumpur against any attempt to strip ethnic Malay majority of their privileges 81