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Former tech CEO gets home confinement for admissions bribe

Former tech CEO gets home confinement for admissions bribe

BOSTON — A former tech executive was sentenced Monday to one year of home confinement for paying $300,000 to bribe his son's way into Georgetown University as a tennis recruit, even though the son did not play tennis.
Poll: Many Americans blame virus crisis on US government

Poll: Many Americans blame virus crisis on US government

WASHINGTON — More Americans blame the U.S. government instead of foreign nations for the coronavirus crisis in the United States, a rebuke to the Trump administration's contention that China or other countries are most at fault, a new poll shows.
One month out, battered Trump campaign faces big challenges

One month out, battered Trump campaign faces big challenges

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s long-hidden tax returns leaked out. His first debate performance ignited a firestorm over white supremacy.
Michigan man charged in killing, mutilation is fit for trial

Michigan man charged in killing, mutilation is fit for trial

CORUNNA, Mich. — A Michigan man charged with killing and mutilating a man he met through the dating app Grindr has been deemed mentally fit to stand trial, a judge ruled Monday.
Hundreds of Regal, Cineworld movie theatres to close

Hundreds of Regal, Cineworld movie theatres to close

LONDON — Shares in the company that owns the Regal, Cineworld and Picturehouse movie theatres fell as much as 58% after it said it will temporarily close the venues because delays to the latest James Bond film left it with few blockbusters to attract
Thomas Jefferson Byrd, known for Spike Lee films, killed

Thomas Jefferson Byrd, known for Spike Lee films, killed

ATLANTA — Actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd, known for his roles in Spike Lee films, has been shot and killed in Atlanta, police said Sunday. Police responded to a call around 1:45 a.m.
WHO: 10% of world's people may have been infected with virus

WHO: 10% of world's people may have been infected with virus

GENEVA — The head of emergencies at the World Health Organization said Monday the agency's “best estimates” indicate roughly 1 in 10 people worldwide may have been infected by the coronavirus — more than 20 times the number of confirmed cases — and w
3 win Nobel medicine prize for discovering hepatitis C virus

3 win Nobel medicine prize for discovering hepatitis C virus

STOCKHOLM — Three scientists won the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for discovering the liver-ravaging hepatitis C virus, a breakthrough that led to cures for the deadly disease and tests to keep the scourge out of the blood supply.
U of A researcher shares Nobel prize for hepatitis C virus discovery

U of A researcher shares Nobel prize for hepatitis C virus discovery

STOCKHOLM — British scientist Michael Houghton, who works at the University of Alberta, and Americans Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice were awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology on Monday for the discovery of the hepatitis C virus.
Albania’s writer Ismail Kadare awarded Neustadt Prize

Albania’s writer Ismail Kadare awarded Neustadt Prize

TIRANA, Albania — The U.S Embassy in Tirana on Monday said that Albanian novelist Ismail Kadare has been awarded the Neustadt International Prize for Literature.
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