Month: January 2019

(Reuters) – The National Football League is under the microscope for lack of minority head coaches after a recent slew of firings in the league. FILE PHOTO: Dec 30, 2018; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis looks on before facing the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports/File
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FILE PHOTO: People print movie tickets from a machine at a cinema in Tianjin, China, January 13, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Lee BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s movie box office revenue rose 9 percent in 2018 to 60.98 billion yuan ($8.87 billion), state media reported, a slower pace than the 13.45 percent clocked for the previous year. Domestic
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Safety Eric Weddle has plenty of reason to celebrate after the Baltimore Ravens qualified for the NFL postseason on Sunday. One million bucks worth of reasons in fact. And he wants to share those dollars with his teammates and coaches. Dec 30, 2018; Baltimore, MD, USA; Baltimore Ravens safety Eric Weddle (32) celebrates after an
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BEIJING (Reuters) – History shows that cooperation is the best choice for both China and the United States, Chinese President Xi Jinping told U.S. President Donald Trump in a congratulatory message on Tuesday to mark 40 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump takes part in a welcoming ceremony
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Strategic Command, which oversees the country’s nuclear arsenal, apologized for a Twitter message saying it was ready if necessary to drop something “much, much bigger” than the New Year’s Eve ball in New York and showing a clip of an aircraft releasing bombs. “#TimesSquare tradition rings in the #NewYear by dropping
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MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – British counter-terrorism police are investigating stabbings at Manchester Victoria train station that left three people injured, including a police officer, on New Year’s Eve, the Greater Manchester Police said. Police officers stand at the end of a tram platform following a stabbing at Victoria Station in Manchester, Britain, January 1, 2019.
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