Month: September 2021

12:23 PM ET PHILADELPHIA — Running back LeSean McCoy will officially retire as a member of the Philadelphia Eagles on Friday, the team announced. McCoy, the franchise’s all-time leading rusher, will be honored at Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday. The visiting Kansas City Chiefs are led by Andy Reid, who was McCoy’s longtime coach while
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Billionaire investor Marc Lasry announced Thursday he will step down as chairman of Ozy Media, just days after The New York Times reported the company’s COO impersonated a YouTube executive on a call with potential investor Goldman Sachs. Lasry, who is also owner of NBA champions the Milwaukee Bucks and CEO of Avenue Capital Group,
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On a recent Sunday evening in Beijing, a few minutes before 8pm, Huang Chong opened a Harry Potter video game on her smartphone and tried to play. She couldn’t – by government decree. A pop up appeared on her screen: “Dear players… Minors can only play online games between 8-9pm on Fridays, weekends and national
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Britney Spears’ father has criticised his suspension as controller of the star’s $60m estate – with his lawyer saying the result is “a loss” for his daughter and that the court “was wrong” to replace him rather than terminating the controversial conservatorship. At a milestone court hearing in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Judge Brenda Penny
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Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been sentenced to a year of house arrest after illegally financing his campaign for re-election in 2012. A court in Paris said Sarkozy will be made to wear an electronic monitoring bracelet. The 66-year-old, France’s president from 2007 to 2012, has vigorously denied wrongdoing and will appeal against the
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A general view shows the Wujing Coal-Electricity Power Station in Shanghai on September 28, 2021. Hector Retamal | AFP | Getty Images BEIJING — Local Chinese authorities have abruptly ordered power cuts at many factories in the last week, reflecting a system trying to react to a number of directives from Beijing, and macroeconomic developments.
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