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November 10, 2018 2:04 AM China cracks down on celebrity hype and fake click-through rates

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese broadcasters and online entertainment sites should avoid celebrity hype and crack down on fake audience and click-through rates, state media quoted the National Radio and Television Administration as saying. The edict comes after Beijing ordered A-list movie star Fan Bingbing to pay about 884 million yuan ($129 million) in taxes 108

November 9, 2018 4:14 AM Eric Reid ejected for hit on Ben Roethlisberger

PITTSBURGH -- Carolina Panthers free safety Eric Reid was ejected in the third quarter Thursday night for a hit to the head of a sliding Ben Roethlisberger that left Roethlisberger's Pittsburgh Steelers teammates defending their quarterback. Reid lowered his head with Roethlisberger already well into his slide and delivered shoulder-to-helmet contact 62

October 24, 2018 11:40 PM Big Ten fines Michigan State $10,000 following pregame scuffle against Michigan

The Big Ten fined Michigan State $10,000 for violating the conference's sportsmanship policy during an altercation between Spartans players and a Michigan player prior to Saturday's game. A brief scuffle occurred between the teams roughly two hours before kickoff, when Michigan State enter Spartan Stadium for its weekly ritual of walking with linked 71

October 19, 2018 3:42 PM EU Ratchets Up Fight Over Poland’s Supreme Court

The European Court of Justice says the government must delay implementation of a law forcing some judges into early retirement The European Union’s top court ordered Poland to suspend a purge of the country’s supreme court, escalating a battle over the rule of law that has split Europe between East and West. The Luxembourg-based European Court of Justice 62

October 18, 2018 10:23 PM Bitcoin Ponzi Schemer Must Pay $2.5 Million, Federal Court Rules

WASHINGTON—A federal court ordered a New York trading firm to pay $2.5 million in fines and restitution for orchestrating a Ponzi scheme that defrauded at least 80 customers who thought they were investing in bitcoin. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission filed charges in this first ever antifraud case related to bitcoin in September 2017. The court 70

October 16, 2018 11:36 AM Chinese drug regulator fines Changsheng Bio-Tech unit over vaccine scandal

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s drug regulator imposed penalties on a unit of Changsheng Bio-Technology worth 9.1 billion yuan ($1.3 billion) over a vaccine scandal, Xinhua news agency said on Tuesday. The penalties involved a fine and the confiscation of illegal earnings. The drug authority also banned 14 executives of Changsheng Bio-Technology from working 126

October 12, 2018 12:48 PM German justice minister committed to tougher sanctions on companies

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government is committed to introducing tougher sanctions against companies that foster criminal behavior in the wake of Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) diesel emissions scandal, the country’s justice minister said. In an interview published in Friday’s edition of the Handelsblatt newspaper, Katarina Barley said she had seen a pattern 92

October 11, 2018 4:16 AM Man's 'how to' video for removing ankle monitor leads to felony charge, authorities say

Dustin Burns, 33, is charged with a felony after recording a video of himself removing his ankle monitor, officials said. (Greene County Sheriff's Office) A Missouri man was placed behind bars last week after allegedly posting a "how to" video on Facebook about removing an ankle monitor without damaging it. Dustin Burns, 33, of Springfield, was charged 83

September 30, 2018 12:31 AM Elon Musk to Step Down as Tesla Chairman, Remain CEO

Settlement with the SEC calls for two new, independent directors and $40 million in fines Elon Musk reached a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission that allows him to remain chief executive of Tesla Inc. but requires that he step aside from the chairman role for three years. The surprising twist, announced Saturday by the SEC, comes 63

September 26, 2018 8:55 PM Venice considering ban on alcohol in the streets to curb partying by drunken tourists

In its latest effort to curb tourism, the Italian city of Venice is looking to crack down on alcohol in the streets. Fed up with disruptive behavior from the excessive amount of people visiting the popular destination, the city is considering fines for anyone caught with alcohol out and about after 7 p.m., even if it’s sealed in a shopping bag, the Telegraph 131