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July 26, 2018 10:38 PM Former bishop who killed cyclist applies for work-release

BALTIMORE – A former Episcopal bishop who was drunk when she fatally struck a bicyclist with her vehicle in Baltimore has applied to work outside prison. The Baltimore Sun reports the Maryland prison system sent a letter July 19 to the victim's family. It says it's reviewing Heather Cook's application to leave prison during the day. Public Safety and Correctional 62

July 26, 2018 10:20 PM OU audit shows improper use of state vehicle led to firing

OKLAHOMA CITY – University of Oklahoma's former chief diversity officer illegally used a university vehicle hundreds of times to commute to and from work and make personal family trips, according to an internal OU audit released on Thursday. The audit was requested after allegations surfaced about improper use of an OU vehicle by Vice President of University 66

July 26, 2018 7:27 PM Fiat Chrysler’s Sergio Marchionne Was Seriously Ill for Over a Year Before Dying

FCA said it ‘had no knowledge of the facts relating to Mr. Marchionne’s health’ due to medical privacy Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said Thursday it knew nothing about the medical condition of former chief executive Sergio Marchionne, who died this week after being seriously ill for more than a year, during which time he received recurring treatment 66

July 26, 2018 7:03 PM 'Kosovo's Mandela' dies at 82

PRISTINA (Reuters) - Adem Demaci, a former long-term political prisoner known to ethnic Albanians as the “Mandela of Kosovo” for his resistance to Serb rule, died on Thursday at the age of 82, officials said. Demaci spent 28 years in Serb jails during Yugoslav times and was considered a symbol for Kosovo’s majority ethnic Albanians in their struggle 53

July 26, 2018 6:40 PM Election official won't approve Blankenship's bid for Senate

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- An election official has blocked former coal executive Don Blankenship's bid to run in West Virginia's U.S. Senate race as the Constitution Party's nominee. News outlets report Secretary of State Mac Warner announced Thursday that he won't approve Blankenship's candidacy application, based on the state's "sore loser" law. The law prohibits 127

July 26, 2018 6:06 PM Pamela Anderson blames "Fortnite" and YouTube for 'asexual men who hate sex'

Pamela Anderson reckons "Fortnite" and YouTube are behind an "epidemic" that's turning men into asexuals who hate sex. The Baywatch-star-turned-agony-aunt made the barmy diagnosis in response to a question from a Dazed magazine reader who wanted to make her boyfriend "feel sexual again" amid an "asexual period." "Does he watch a lot of explicit pornographers 88

July 26, 2018 4:26 PM Swiss hospital says it treated former Fiat Chrysler CEO Marchionne for more than a year

ZURICH (Reuters) - Former Fiat Chrysler FCHI.MI Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne was having treatment for a serious illness for more than a year before his death on Wednesday, University Hospital Zurich (USZ) said on Thursday. “Mr. Sergio Marchionne was a patient at USZ. Due to serious illness, he had been the recipient of recurring treatment for more than a year,” the hospital 62

July 26, 2018 3:29 PM The Latest: Pakistan officials reject charges of vote fraud

Pakistan's elections oversight body has rejected allegations by a candidate for parliament that voting in national elections was rigged, saying the polls were held in a free and fair manner. Babar Yaqoob, a top official at the Election Commission, said the turnout in Wednesday's vote was about 55 percent, slightly better than previous elections. He dismissed 50

July 26, 2018 2:56 PM Rockies boost bullpen, add Oh in deal with Blue Jays

The Colorado Rockies acquired right-handed reliever Seunghwan Oh from the Toronto Blue Jays. In return for Oh, the Blue Jays received first base prospect Chad Spanberger and outfielder Forrest Wall. Oh, 36, has enjoyed a bounce-back season with the Blue Jays after struggling in his second season with the St. Louis Cardinals last year. The Korean import 61

July 26, 2018 2:52 PM Ex-assistant chairman of China's banking regulator sentenced to 16 years in prison: state media

HONG KONG (Reuters) - The former assistant chairman of China’s banking regulatory commission has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for accepting bribes, state media said on Thursday, as the Chinese government clamps down on corruption. Yang Jiacai, former assistant chairman of the then China Banking Regulatory Commission, was accused of accepting 47