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January 10, 2019 5:56 PM Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman breaks elbow in fall on stairs

FILE - In this June 21, 2018 file photo, Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman poses with other yoga enthusiasts on International Yoga Day in Times Square in New York. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey, File) Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman tweeted Wednesday she was recovering from a broken elbow -- but the injury didn't stem from any stunts on the floor or a fall from the balance 133

January 2, 2019 10:16 PM Ex-USC assistant Bland pleads guilty in corruption scandal

Former Southern California assistant coach Tony Bland pleaded guilty Wednesday in Manhattan federal court to conspiracy to commit bribery, the latest development in the corruption scandal that rocked college basketball. Bland admitted he accepted $4,100 in cash to steer USC basketball players toward certain financial advisers and business managers 115

December 29, 2018 1:25 AM Dick's Sporting Goods to end U.S. Olympic sponsorship

(Reuters) - Sporting goods retailer Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc (DKS.N) said on Friday it will not renew its United States Olympic Committee (USOC) sponsorship beyond 2018. The company, in an emailed statement, cited “new investment focus” as the reason but did not elaborate further. All 86 athletes currently in its program that offers compensation and flexible 121

December 27, 2018 5:05 AM Pope's initial blind spot on sex abuse threatens legacy

FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2018, file photo, Pope Francis arrives in Piazza Armerina, Sicily. It has been a wretched year for Francis, whose blind spot on clergy sex abuse conspired with events beyond his control to threaten his legacy and throw the Catholic hierarchy into a credibility crisis not seen in modern times. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, File) 108

December 26, 2018 6:02 PM Facebook tops the list of least-trusted tech companies

Last week, the latest in a long string of Facebook privacy scandals came to light: According to a report in The New York Times, the company skirted its own privacy rules to give more than 150 companies, including Microsoft, Amazon, Netflix, and Spotify, special privileges to its users' data. This came days after disclosure of a bug exposing up to 6.8 million 135

December 21, 2018 5:21 PM Alexion wins early U.S. approval for rare blood disorder drug

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved on Friday Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc’s rare blood disorder drug Ultomiris, an early backing that also solidifies the company’s dominant market position. The company’s flagship drug, Soliris, was the lone FDA-approved treatment for the blood disorder, paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) 127

December 13, 2018 10:12 PM Lawyers of ex-Nissan boss: Carmaker could have planted evidence

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The battle between Nissan Motor Co Ltd (7201.T) and its ousted Chairman Carlos Ghosn in Brazil’s courts escalated on Thursday after the Japanese carmaker sued his sister alleging “unjust enrichment” and his lawyers alleged Nissan could have planted evidence. In the afternoon, Nissan faced a setback in its battle to secure the contents 86

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 96

December 6, 2018 4:52 PM Sean Penn in Turkey working on a documentary about the death of Jamal Khashoggi

Yasin Aktay an adviser to Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with US actor Sean Penn, in Ankara, Turkey. Penn is in Turkey working on a documentary about the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate on Oct. 2 in Istanbul. (AP) Actor Sean Penn is currently in Turkey working on a documentary about the death of journalist Jamal 132

December 5, 2018 11:55 PM Ohio State Top Recruit Staying Put After Urban Meyer Retirement, OU Tried To Poach!

Lincoln Riley tried to poach ... so did Arkansas and Notre Dame -- but Ohio State's top recruit (a stud WR from Texas) says he's sticking with the Buckeyes, despite Urban Meyer's retirement. "If coach [Ryan] Day is going to be leading the team, then I'm going to be there right beside him," Garrett Wilson tells TMZ Sports. It's great news for the Buckeyes 93