(Reuters) – Cable sports network ESPN on Monday suspended broadcaster Jemele Hill for violating its social media guidelines for a second time in the past month after she tweeted on NFL player protests. Hill on Sunday said football fans should boycott advertisers of the Dallas Cowboys if they were offended by team owner Jerry Jones’
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CSTO forces are ready to help Armenia if such necessity occurs, the head of CSTO Joint Staff, Colonel-General Anatoly Sidorov said at a press conference during the Quest 2017 training in Armenia. He noted that CSTO Collective Forces for Operative Response include well-prepared servicemen. “Being familiar with your pain, I hope there will be no
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(Reuters) – California Governor Jerry Brown on Monday signed state legislation requiring drug companies to report certain price hikes for prescription medicines in a move that could set a model for other states could follow. The law, which aims to provide more transparency around pharmaceutical and biotech company pricing methods for their medicines, requires drug
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STOCKHOLM/CHICAGO (Reuters) – U.S. academic Richard Thaler, who helped popularize the idea of “nudging” people towards doing what was best for them, won the 2017 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday for his work on how human nature affects supposedly rational markets. Influential in the field of behavioral economics, his research showed how traits such as
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On 9 October 2017 the Police received a report on robbery of the branch office of Converse Bank on Sayat Nova Street in Yerevan. Armtimes.com reported that the suspect had made an appointment with the branch manager to meet and discuss a big transaction. He arrived at the bank and was seen into the manager’s
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Scientists have answered one of nature’s most pungent questions: what gives the world’s smelliest fruit its distinctive aroma. Scientists in Singapore said on Monday they have mapped the genome of the durian, known throughout Southeast Asia as the “king of fruits” for its unique smell, flavor and formidable spiny appearance. They identified
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BARCELONA/MADRID (Reuters) – Catalonia’s secessionist leader on Monday faced increased pressure to abandon plans to declare the region independent from Spain, with France and Germany expressing support for the country’s unity. The Madrid government, grappling with Spain’s biggest political crisis since an attempted military coup in 1981, made it clear on Monday it would respond
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