Thursday , 9 July 2020


Ex-spy Christopher Steele ordered to pay damages over ‘inaccurate’ dossier claims

British ex-spy Christopher Steele must pay damages to two Alfa Bank partners for publishing “inaccurate or misleading” material in his infamous dossier, including claims the banks funneled “illicit cash” to Russian President Vladimir Putin, a British court ruled Wednesday. Orbis Business Intelligence was ordered to pay 18,000 English pounds, or nearly $23,000, each to Petr Aven and Mikhail Fridman for violating Britain’s Data Protection Act of …

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Teen’s statements about Bradley Hulett’s death contradict other claims

New evidence released in shooting death of 15-year-old Gloria Gomez reports TAMPA, Fla. – New evidence has been released in the shooting death of 15-year-old Bradley Hulett, who was killed while playing video games with friends late last year. The shooting happened at the home of a Tampa police officer. That officer and his son were cleared, but the teen …

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Bath swimmer claims 3 high school All-America honors

Olivia Harper, a 2020 graduate of Morse High School of Bath, has been named a high school All-American in three events by the National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association. Harper is the first Maine swimmer since Cape Elizabeth High’s Tracy McFarland during 2002-2003 to receive All-America recognition in three events in the same year. Harper earned All-America distinction in the 200-yard …

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Rep. Zeldin says de Blasio ‘has to be removed’ from office, claims NYC ‘won’t survive’ if he serves out term

Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., told “Outnumbered Overtime” Wednesday that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio “has to be removed” from office, claiming that the city “won’t survive him staying in for the remainder of this term.” Zeldin, whose district covers central and eastern Long Island, said the region looks to New York City as an anchor and compared the current strife …

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Oklahoma City hospital, physician group to pay $77 million false claims settlement

The Department of Justice has reached a $77.2 million settlement over false claims submitted between an Oklahoma City specialty hospital and physician group. The agreement announced Wednesday resolves False Claims Act allegations covering Medicare, Medicaid and Tricare claims submitted by the Oklahoma Center for Orthopaedic and Multi-Specialty Surgery, its part-owner and management company, USP, Southwest Orthopaedic Specialists and two physicians. …

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Angels Claim Jacob Rhame – MLB Trade Rumors

The Angels announced Wednesday that they’ve claimed right-handed reliever Jacob Rhame off waivers from the Mets. The Halos had a full 40-man roster as it is, so a corresponding move will eventually be necessary. Rhame was in the Mets’ 60-man player pool, and the Mets have already announced that his spot will be filled by right-hander Ryley Gilliam. The Angels’ …

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Kanye West breaks with Trump, claims 2020 run is not a stunt

By The Associated PressJuly 8, 2020 GMT NEW YORK (AP) — Kanye West says he is no longer a Trump supporter. The rapper, who once praised President Donald Trump and said the two share “dragon energy,” tells Forbes that he is “taking the red hat off” — a reference to Trump’s trademark red “Make America Great Again” cap. In a …

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