Day: January 5, 2018

Vinnyd January 5, 2018

380 postponed matches in 15 countries, all believed to be the work of the international mafia. The biggest betting scandal in soccer history is shaking the sporting world and the betting market – a sector estimated to be worth 8 billion euros in Germany alone. Read more:

Tess Torelli January 5, 2018

“Our Neighbors,” North Korea’s version of a prime-time sitcom that was released in 2013, depicts a highly fictionalized version of family life — a bold departure from films during the Kim Jong Il era that emphasized putting the state before family, Lee explained. Notably, the two-part series depicts weapons testing — the catalyst behind sanctions […]

Tess Torelli January 5, 2018

“Henry Holt confirms that we received a cease and desist letter from an attorney for President Trump. We see ‘Fire and Fury’ as an extraordinary contribution to our national discourse, and are proceeding with the publication of the book,” she said. Harder also sent a cease and desist letter to Bannon over what he called […]

Tess Torelli January 5, 2018

Atta Kenare | AFP | Getty Images Iranians walk past Sejjil (L) and Qadr-H medium range ballistic missiles displayed next to a portrait of Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on September 25, 2017, on Baharestan square in Tehran. The Treasury announced new sanctions Thursday on five Iranian entities affiliated with the country’s ballistic missile […]

Tess Torelli January 5, 2018

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai canceled his scheduled appearance at a major upcoming tech industry trade show after receiving death threats, two agency sources told Recode on Thursday. It’s the second known incident in which Pai’s safety may have been at risk, after a bomb threat abruptly forced the chairman to halt his controversial […]