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January 8, 2019 2:11 AM Sick baby boy named after Shohei Ohtani receives visit from Angels star

Los Angeles Angels star Shohei Ohtani paid a visit over the weekend to an ailing baby boy in Japan who bears his name. Shohei Kawasaki, born in June 2017, has dilated cardiomyopathy, which causes shortness of breath and problems with the heart muscle. Ultimately, he will need a heart transplant to alleviate the issue. A group trying to raise money for the surgery 76

January 8, 2019 1:16 AM Mariah Carey settles sexual-harassment lawsuit with ex-manager: report

Mariah Carey reportedly settled a lawsuit with her ex-manager who accused her of sexual harassment. (AP, File) Mariah Carey settled a lawsuit with her ex-manager who accused the singer of sexual harassment, alleging Carey often was nude in front of her, Page Six reported Monday. “The parties [have] reached a mutually agreed resolution to this matter 91

January 7, 2019 10:04 PM Mets add former captain David Wright to front office

The New York Mets announced Monday that former captain and seven-time All-Star David Wright will take a job in the team's front office. Wright will be special advisor to Mets chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon and general manager Brodie Van Wagenen. "I again want to thank the Wilpon and Katz families for everything they have done for myself and my family 72

January 7, 2019 7:53 PM Ed McCaffrey to serve as commissioner of Pacific Pro Football

SAN DIEGO -- Don Yee, the agent for Tom Brady and other NFL stars, and three-time Super Bowl champion Ed McCaffrey will head Pacific Pro Football, a league that will provide an alternative path to the NFL that has never existed. Pacific Pro Football announced Monday that it is scheduled to begin play in July 2020 with four teams in Southern California 52

January 7, 2019 10:51 AM Paris honors attack victims at Charlie Hebdo, kosher market

A wreath of flowers is seen outside the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo's former office, before a ceremony to mark the fourth anniversary of the attack in Paris, Monday, Jan. 7, 2019. 2015. Cartoonists, religious leaders and top French officials are paying respects to 17 people killed by Islamic extremists targeting satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo 74

January 7, 2019 10:24 AM Malaysian king abruptly abdicated throne after reported marriage to Russian beauty queen

Malaysian King Sultan Muhammad V abdicated in an unexpected and rare move, just after two years on the throne. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun, File) The Malaysian king unexpectedly abdicated Sunday after just two years on the throne -- with some reports pegging his early exit as being related to his marriage to a Russian beauty queen last year. The palace said in a statement 99

January 7, 2019 3:12 AM Christian Bale Just Thanked Satan For Inspiring His Performance as Dick Cheney in Vice

Christian Bale seized an opportunity to call out Dick Cheney at the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards Sunday night. The Welch actor won the award for Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical for portraying the former vice president in Vice. Bale joked that his wife had told him before he took the stage that “less is more” with his speech. That didn’t stop him from taking 79

January 7, 2019 12:05 AM Ex-Cuban vice president, Bay of Pigs commander, dies at 95

FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2017 file photo, Cuba's former Vice-President on the Council of Ministers Jose Ramon Fernandez attends the annual International Book fair opening ceremony in Havana, Cuba. Fernandez, a career soldier who joined Cuba's 1950s Revolution and became a prominent collaborator with the Castro brothers, died on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, according 89

January 6, 2019 1:16 PM Austrian racing car legend Lauda back in hospital after lung transplant

ZURICH (Reuters) - Former Formula One champion Niki Lauda is in hospital in Vienna with the flu, five months after undergoing a lung transplant, Austrian media sites reported on Sunday. Lauda, 69, an Austrian, was flown in early January from the Spanish island of Ibiza where he had been vacationing to a hospital in the Austrian capital, the publication 89

January 6, 2019 10:50 AM Philippine court orders arrest of Japanese casino mogul Okada

MANILA (Reuters) - A Philippine court has ordered the arrest of Japanese pachinko billionaire Kazuo Okada, about a month after the country’s Department of Justice recommended the filing of charges against him over three counts of fraud. The DOJ has found cause to indict Okada for three counts of swindling after he acquired “through mistake or fraud 77