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US Justice department announces first federal executions since 2003

07 July, 2019 8:45 am 8:45 am

WASHINGTON DC (Web Desk) – The US federal government is to resume executing death-row inmates after a 16-year hiatus, the justice department has announced. Attorney General William Barr said in a statement he had directed the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to schedule the executions of five inmates. Mr Barr said the five had been convicted … Read More

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Le Sommer penalty puts France on brink of last 16

06 June, 2019 9:31 am 9:31 am

NICE, France (Reuters) – France took a big step towards the last 16 of the women’s World Cup after Eugenie Le Sommer’s penalty earned the tournament hosts a 2-1 victory against Norway on Wednesday. Le Sommer struck from the spot after Wendie Renard’s own goal had cancelled out Valerie Gauvin’s opener for France at the … Read More

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Facebook beats profit estimates, sets aside $3 billion for privacy penalty

04 April, 2019 9:14 am 9:14 am

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc blew past Wall Street profit estimates in the first quarter and set aside $3 billion to cover a settlement with US regulators, calming investors who had worried about the outcome of a months-long federal probe. Shares of the world’s biggest online social network jumped more than 10 percent to $200.50 in … Read More

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UAE reach Asian Cup last eight with extra-time penalty

01 January, 2019 10:34 am 10:34 am

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Striker Ahmed Khalil converted an extra-time penalty to send the United Arab Emirates into the Asian Cup quarter-finals with a 3-2 win over Kyrgyzstan on Monday, keeping alive their hopes of landing the continental title on home soil. The substitute’s 102nd minute spot kick had enough power to find the net … Read More

Barca lift Spanish Super Cup after late penalty save

08 August, 2018 9:15 am 9:15 am

TANGIER, Morroco (Reuters) – Barcelona lifted the Spanish Super Cup for a record extending 13th time by coming from behind to beat Sevilla 2-1 on Sunday thanks to a stunning strike from France winger Ousmane Dembele and a penalty save in stoppage time from Marc-Andre ter Stegen. King’s Cup runners-up Sevilla took a surprise lead … Read More

VAR in the firing line after Serbia denied penalty

06 June, 2018 4:54 pm 4:54 pm

SAMARA, Russia (Reuters) – Critics of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system were handed ample ammunition when Serbia were somehow denied what appeared a blatant penalty in their defeat to Switzerland. Serbia fell to a 2-1 loss in Kaliningrad with Xherdan Shaqiri snatching a last-minute breakaway goal, but it could have been very different had … Read More