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Late brothel owner Hof will win Nevada vote: campaign manager

Late brothel owner Hof will win Nevada vote: campaign manager

Published 18/10/2018

(Reuters) - A brothel-owning Republican candidate for the Nevada state legislature who died this week will remain on the ballot and win his election in [more…]

Trump to nominate former Air Force general as top Asia diplomat

Trump to nominate former Air Force general as top Asia diplomat

Published 18/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump plans to nominate former Air Force General David Stilwell to be the State Department’s top diplomat for East [more…]

Singer Buble says life changed after son’s cancer diagnosis

Singer Buble says life changed after son’s cancer diagnosis

Published 17/10/2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Singer Michael Buble, who releases his new album “Love” next month, has spoken about putting his career on hold after his [more…]

Buyer goes ahead with purchase of shredded Banksy painting

Buyer goes ahead with purchase of shredded Banksy painting

Published 12/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The woman who bid more than 1 million pounds for a painting by the mysterious British artist Banksy which shred itself into [more…]

Russia to summon Dutch ambassador on Monday: TASS

Russia to summon Dutch ambassador on Monday: TASS

Published 08/10/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian foreign ministry said it would summon the Dutch ambassador in Moscow on Monday over what it described as a campaign [more…]

China says ex-Interpol chief focus of bribery probe back home

China says ex-Interpol chief focus of bribery probe back home

Published 08/10/2018

BEIJING/PARIS (Reuters) - China said on Monday it was investigating former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei for bribery and other violations, days after French authorities said [more…]

Emmy-winning comedian Katt Williams arrested in Oregon assault

Emmy-winning comedian Katt Williams arrested in Oregon assault

Published 07/10/2018

(Reuters) - Emmy-winning comedian Katt Williams was arrested for allegedly assaulting a limousine driver at a Portland, Oregon airport in a confrontation over the transportation [more…]

Opera singer Montserrat Caballe dies in Barcelona, aged 85

Opera singer Montserrat Caballe dies in Barcelona, aged 85

Published 06/10/2018

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Montserrat Caballe, who took opera into the pop charts by singing “Barcelona” with Freddie Mercury three decades ago, died aged 85 on [more…]

‘Jersey Shore’ star Sorrentino sentenced to eight months for tax…

‘Jersey Shore’ star Sorrentino sentenced to eight months for tax…

Published 05/10/2018

(Reuters) - Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino, star of the reality television show “The Jersey Shore,” was sentenced to eight months in prison on Friday after [more…]

Ben Affleck, out of rehab, calls addiction a lifelong struggle

Ben Affleck, out of rehab, calls addiction a lifelong struggle

Published 05/10/2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Oscar winner Ben Affleck said on Thursday he had completed a 40-day residential alcohol rehab program but said that battling addiction [more…]