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The Madrid star has been making headlines in recent weeks following accusations that he defrauded Spanish tax authorities out of EUR14.7million. Ronaldo also skipped his media duties after winning the man of the match award following Portugal's 2-2 draw with Mexico, claiming he needed to undergo treatment on a knock instead.
  • Sen. Portman: Warmbier's Death 'Wake-up Call' on 'Brutal' NKorea

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    It is unclear why the family objected to an autopsy which could answer what happened to Warmbier in the secretive nation. Pyongyang's official Rodong Sinmun newspaper said the U.S. US and Chinese diplomats and defense chiefs are meeting later Wednesday in Washington for security talks. The U.S. has been pressing Pyongyang to halt its nuclear weapons development and urging China and other countries to starve the North of funding for the program.
  • N.Korea prisoner's death a metaphor: Kirby

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    The Hamilton County Coroner's Office in OH confirmed that it received and examined the 22-year-old's body after his death on Monday. In a news conference before Warmbier's death, they said they could not speculate on the cause of his condition.
  • Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 mln euros in Spanish tax fraud case

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    Ronaldo has found himself in the headlines after he was accused of avoiding tax by Spanish authorities and the 32-year-old reportedly informed Real Madrid that he wanted to quit the club. The Portugal forward is now under official investigation and will have to appear in the Pozuelo de Alarcon court No. 1 on July 31. Mourinho is said to have knowingly used a business structure to hide the money he earned from his image rights.
  • All Whites suffer second loss at Confeds Cup

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    Ronaldo headed Portugal in front in the eighth minute at Moscow's Spartak Stadium . Mexico were level after 54 minutes though when Raul Jimenez turned and fired a shot from the edge of the box into the far corner. It could have been 2-0 in the 50th if not for Russian Federation goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev , playing his 100th worldwide game, and his acrobatic one-handed save to keep out Andre Silva's header.
  • Cindy brings tornado threat to Gulf Coast

    Cindy brings tornado threat to Gulf Coast

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    Cindy is not expected to strengthen as it approaches land and will lose strength shortly after landfall. Tropical storm warnings extended from the Florida, Alabama border to Texas. Gusty winds and a low-end severe weather threat are also possible, but the biggest impact looks to be how much rain we could potentially see. Gulf Power employees fix a power pole that snapped, Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Fort Walton Beach, Fla.
  • Google Doodle celebrates Oskar Fischinger's 117th birthday

    Google Doodle celebrates Oskar Fischinger's 117th birthday

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    Oskar Fischinger (22 June 1900 - 31 January 1967) was a US-based abstract animator, filmmaker, and painter, notable for creating abstract musical animations many decades before the appearance of computer graphics and music videos, reports a Wikipedia post.
  • Stock Trading Watch for Schroder Oriental Income Fund Ltd (SOI.L)

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    It has outperformed by 32.09% the S&P500. Among 20 analysts covering Smiths Group ( LON:SMIN ), 9 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 82% are positive. The firm earned "Sell" rating on Friday, January 15 by Citigroup. Shore Capital reiterated their buy rating on shares of Ascential PLC (LON:ASCL) in a research note released on Friday, May 26th, MarketBeat Ratings reports.
  • Uber drivers in Houston set to accept tips starting today

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    Uber will soon add in-app tipping as an option for New Yorkers, the company announced Tuesday . Meanwhile, Lyft , which started allowing tips in 2012, says its drivers have received more than $ 250 million in tips . On Tuesday, the company said it will introduce tipping for drivers, something the company has strongly objected to in the past. Then you'll be able to choose from a few preset amounts - they're trying out $1, $2, and $5, so opting away from the traditional percentage ...
  • Imagination Technologies put up for sale amid Apple row

    Imagination Technologies put up for sale amid Apple row

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    United Kingdom chip designer Imagination Technologies - which is in dispute with Apple, its largest customer - has put itself up for sale. Imagination Technologies has already seen interest from potential buyers, according to the company, with the chip-maker beginning a formal sale process and beginning preliminary talks with potential bidders.
  • US Agrees to Expand Cooperation With China on North Korea, Counterterrorism

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    North Korea's top envoy to India Kye Chun-yong said Wednesday that North Korea can place a moratorium on its nuclear and missile tests if the United States suspends its annual joint military drills with South Korea. "Because of these actions by the North Koreans , Otto is dead", Portman said. Three other US citizens, including Kim, are still being held in North Korea .