Month: May 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Thursday pardoned a conservative commentator and said he was considering pardoning lifestyle maven Martha Stewart and commuting a former Illinois governor’s prison sentence, prompting critics to accuse him of subverting the rule of law. Trump announced his decision to pardon pundit and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza, who pleaded guilty
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(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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(Reuters) – Lars Eller held all the aces in Las Vegas on Wednesday, contributing to all three goals as the Washington Capitals beat the Golden Knights 3-2 to claim their first ever Stanley Cup finals victory. May 30, 2018; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Washington Capitals center Lars Eller (20) celebrates with teammates after scoring a
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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) – U.S. President Donald Trump said he will grant a full pardon on Thursday to conservative commentator Dinesh D’Souza, who pleaded guilty in 2014 to federal campaign finance law violations. FILE PHOTO: Conservative commentator and best-selling author, Dinesh D’Souza exits the Manhattan Federal Courthouse after pleading guilty in New York, May 20, 2014.
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