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May 10 (Reuters) – ON THIS DAY — May 11 May 11, 1991 SOCCER – Arsenal manager George Graham celebrates with his players after they clinched their second League Championship in three years, finishing above holders Liverpool. Graham, who had his captain Tony Adams jailed for drink-driving offences and his team penalised two points for
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged people on Sunday to “stay alert” to coronavirus risks, as he prepared to outline plans for gradually easing lockdown measures that have shuttered much of the economy for nearly seven weeks. The government’s decision to replace its flagship “stay at home” slogan drew criticism from opposition
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FILE PHOTO: Afghanistan’s Samiullah Shinwarai (L) and Shafiqullah Shafaq celebrate the wicket of Bangladesh’s Shuvagoto Hom Chowdhury during their gold medal cricket match at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, Guangdong province November 26, 2010. REUTERS/Mick Tsikas/File Photo (Reuters) – Afghanistan wicketkeeper-batsman Shafiqullah Shafaq has been hit with a six-year ban after he accepted four
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MADRID (Reuters) – Five players in Spain’s top two divisions have tested positive for COVID-19 since clubs began testing players and staff members last week, organising body La Liga said in a statement on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – La Liga Santander – FC Barcelona v Real Betis – Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain –
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Bob Dylan is releasing his first album of new music in eight years following a spurt of creativity from the man regarded as one of the world’s most influential songwriters. FILE PHOTO: Singer Bob Dylan performs during a segment honoring Director Martin Scorsese, recipient of the Music+ Film Award, at the
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FILE PHOTO: Japan’s economy has been seriously disrupted by the coronavirus outbreak and restrictions imposed to curb its spread, leaving many districts in Tokyo much quieter than usual. Picture taken April 8, 2020. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo TOKYO (Reuters) – Millions of Japanese viewers of the world’s longest-running animated cartoon TV show will have to make
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will set out a five-tier warning system for the coronavirus in England on Sunday when he outlines the government’s plans to begin slowly easing lockdown measures, British media reported. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson reacts outside 10 Downing Street during the Clap for our Carers
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FILE PHOTO: Paramilitary officers wearing face masks walk on a bridge over Yangtze river after the lockdown against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) was lifted in Wuhan, Hubei province, China April 14, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s National Health Commission reported 14 new confirmed coronavirus cases on May 9, the highest number since April
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LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Hackers linked to Iran have targeted staff at U.S. drugmaker Gilead Sciences Inc in recent weeks, according to publicly-available web archives reviewed by Reuters and three cybersecurity researchers, as the company races to deploy a treatment for the COVID-19 virus. FILE PHOTO: Gilead Sciences Inc pharmaceutical company is seen after they announced
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May 9 (Reuters) – The Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio, will use high-tech radio frequency identification (RFID) chips in tournament badges to ensure social distancing is maintained at the July 16-19 PGA Tour event, Golf Digest reported on Saturday. The tracking system was just one of several measures that will be put in place to
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LONDON (Reuters) – Welsh mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins will stream a concert from an empty Royal Albert Hall on Friday evening, as locked-down Britain marks the 75th anniversary of “Victory in Europe” Day. Millions of people held a two-minute silence while military jets flew over the United Kingdom’s four capitals during commemorations for the end of
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(Reuters) – Little Richard, the self-proclaimed “architect of rock ‘n’ roll” who built his ground-breaking sound with a boiling blend of boogie-woogie, rhythm and blues and gospel, died on Saturday at the age of 87. Richard, a Grammy Award winner and inductee to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame whose electrifying 1950s hits such
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ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan’s fiscal deficit will surge to 9% in the ongoing fiscal year, the country’s de facto finance minister said on Friday, as its economy reels from the fallout of the coronavirus crisis. Pakistan’s Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh speaks during an interview with Reuters at his office, as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)