Month: May 2018

(Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Thursday awarded a victory to Jay-Z in a copyright infringement lawsuit claiming that the rapper sampled without permission from an Egyptian composer’s song for his 1999 hit “Big Pimpin’.” FILE PHOTO: American rapper Jay-Z performs at Bercy stadium in Paris, France, October 17, 2013. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier The 9th
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WASHINGTON/ON AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Thursday granted a pardon to conservative commentator Dinesh D’Souza, who pleaded guilty in 2014 to U.S. campaign finance law violations, and said he was considering pardoning lifestyle maven Martha Stewart. After earlier tweeting his decision on D’Souza, Trump told reporters on a flight to Houston
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LONDON (Reuters) – Matt LeBlanc, former star of 1990s U.S. hit comedy “Friends”, said on Thursday he will step down as co-host of the BBC motoring program “Top Gear” after the next series. Cast member Matt LeBlanc speaks at a panel for the television series “Man with a Plan” during the TCA CBS Summer Press
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LONDON (Reuters) – Singer Ed Sheeran picked up two prizes at Britain’s Ivor Novello awards on Thursday, scooping the prestigious Songwriter of the Year prize for a second time while grime star Stormzy won in the album category. FILE PHOTO: Stormzy performs at the Brit Awards at the O2 Arena in London, Britain, February 21,
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SIGGIEWI, Malta (Reuters) – Deep below the ground, away from the bustle of daily Maltese island life, a haunting silence fills the Ta’ Kandja water caves. Once in a while, the quiet is interrupted by a worker wading through the water or the release of a dam. A maintenance worker monitors water levels at the
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Scientists have pinpointed three genes that may have played a pivotal role in an important milestone in human evolution: the striking increase in brain size that facilitated cognitive advances that helped define what it means to be human. FILE PHOTO: A doctor holds a human brain in a brain bank in the
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LONDON (Reuters) – The original map of the Hundred Acre Wood from the Winnie-the-Pooh children’s stories is set to go under the hammer, with an estimate price tag of up to $200,000. Sotheby’s staff hold the original map of Winnie the Pooh’s Hundred Acre Wood by E.H. Shepard at Sotheby’s auction rooms in London, Britain,
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Երևանի ընդհանուր իրավասության դատարանի Ավան նստավայրում դատավոր Արտուշ Գաբրիելյանը մերժեց ՊՊԾ գնդի գրավման գործով ամբաստանյալ Վարդգես Գևորգյանի պաշտպան Լյուդվիգ Ավետիսյանի միջնորդությունը կալանքը որպես խափանման միջոց փոխելու վերաբերյալ: Դատավոր Արտուշ Գաբրիելյանը նշեց, որ այս որոշումը կարող է բողոքարկվել 5-օրյա ժամկետում: Վարդգես Գևորգյանին մեղադրանք է առաջադրվել այն բանի համար, որ նա զբաղեցնելով ՀՀ ՊՆ 58831 զորամասի 2-րդ
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LONDON (Reuters) – A British man, who suggested Islamist militants should target four-year-old Prince George – destined to be Britain’s future king – pleaded guilty to terrorism offences on Thursday. Husnain Rashid, who has pleaded guilty to terrorism offences relating to Britain’s Prince George, is seen in this undated photograph issued by the Greater Manchester
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