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September 26, 2018 - 5:14 pm
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The former president of the largest U.S. fuel retailer has been sentenced to 12 ½ years in prison and fined $750,000 in a scheme to defraud trucking companies. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports U.S. District Judge Curtis Collier sentenced former Pilot Flying J President...
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FILE - In this May 5, 2018, file photo, a taxi passes by a building with an image of emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, in Doha, Qatar. Amnesty International is accusing a contractor involved in building a stadium for the 2022 FIFA World Cup of not paying its workers. The rights group released a report Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, that alleges engineering firm Mercury MENA owes thousands of dollars of wages to workers from countries where most live on less than $2 a day. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
September 26, 2018 - 7:26 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A contractor involved in building infrastructure around the marquee stadium for Qatar's hosting of the 2022 World Cup did not pay its workers, leaving them stranded thousands of miles from home, according to a report released Wednesday. Mercury MENA, an...
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September 06, 2018 - 9:39 pm
MADISON, Ala. (AP) — A minor league baseball team in Alabama has changed its name to the Rocket City Trash Pandas following months of brainstorming. News outlets report the Mobile BayBears will take on the new moniker when the team moves to Madison, a Huntsville suburb. The owner of the Southern...
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September 06, 2018 - 5:19 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities in Texas have arrested a former sports medicine trainer charged in connection to Larry Nassar, the former sports doctor who admitted to molesting gymnasts for years. The Walker County district attorney's office says Debra Van Horn was detained Thursday morning by Homeland...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 file photo SpaceX billionaire founder and chief executive, and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, is interviewed in New York. The billionaire's Boring Company tweeted Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, a proposal for autonomous, zero-emissions electric sleds that would run through a tunnel between the Dodger Stadium and a location in the city's Hollywood area. A proposal to build a gondola from Union Station to Dodger Stadium was announced in April. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
August 16, 2018 - 3:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Traffic-weary baseball fans could someday travel to and from Dodger Stadium on a public transportation system underneath Los Angeles — if Elon Musk's latest bold plan comes to fruition. The billionaire's Boring Company tweeted a proposal Wednesday for autonomous, zero-emissions...
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August 01, 2018 - 9:11 am
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The start of the African track and field championships in Nigeria was delayed Wednesday after hundreds of athletes were stranded at an airport, some for three days when they were left to sleep on the floor as they waited for a connecting flight to the host city. Those who did...
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In this May 19, 2018, photo, Japanese interpreter Mariko Nagai speaks during an interview with a backdrop of Yoyogi National Stadium in Tokyo which symbolized Japan’s revival just 19 years after World War II. The stadium hosted swimming in 1964 and will host handball in 2020. Nagai was a university student from northern Japan who landed a job as an interpreter at the dazzling swimming venue, where American Don Schollander would win four gold medals. (AP Photo/Koji Ueda)
July 23, 2018 - 1:14 am
TOKYO (AP) — Mariko Nagai walked outside Yoyogi National Stadium — the late-architect Kenzo Tange's masterpiece from Tokyo's 1964 Olympics — and pictured the city in that era. She was a university student from northern Japan who landed a job as an interpreter at the dazzling swimming venue, where...
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In this May 19, 2018, photo, Japanese interpreter Mariko Nagai speaks during an interview with a backdrop of Yoyogi National Stadium in Tokyo which symbolized Japan’s revival just 19 years after World War II. The stadium hosted swimming in 1964 and will host handball in 2020. Nagai was a university student from northern Japan who landed a job as an interpreter at the dazzling swimming venue, where American Don Schollander would win four gold medals. (AP Photo/Koji Ueda)
July 20, 2018 - 9:11 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Mariko Nagai walked outside Yoyogi National Stadium — the late-architect Kenzo Tange's masterpiece from Tokyo's 1964 Olympics — and pictured the city in that era. She was a university student from northern Japan who landed a job as an interpreter at the dazzling swimming venue, where...
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FIFA President Gianni Infantino, Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron, from left, wait on the podium after the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
July 16, 2018 - 3:24 am
MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin says Russian and other security services thwarted nearly 25 million cyberattacks linked to the World Cup. Putin announced the foiled attacks after Sunday's World Cup final — and just before meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump, who is facing growing...
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Croatian President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic, left, presents a T-shirt to Russian President Vladimir Putin during their meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018. (Yuri Kadobnov/Pool Photo via AP)
July 15, 2018 - 5:16 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Despite a national wave of elation from the World Cup that bathed Russia in a rosy light, President Vladimir Putin will face some challenges in extending the post-soccer glow at home and abroad. Well-organized, festive and friendly, the World Cup has shown off a welcoming and modern...
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