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Ex-coach gets 6 months in college scam, runs from courthouse

Ex-coach gets 6 months in college scam, runs from courthouse

BOSTON — The former men's tennis coach at the University of Texas at Austin sprinted away from a scrum of reporters and his own lawyers Monday after he was sentenced to six months in prison for taking a $100,000 bribe as part of a sweeping college ad
Pioneering black NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson dies

Pioneering black NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson dies

Katherine Johnson, a mathematician who calculated rocket trajectories and earth orbits for NASA’s early space missions and was later portrayed in the 2016 hit film “Hidden Figures,” about pioneering black female aerospace workers, has died.
Pioneering black NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson dies

Pioneering black NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson dies

Katherine Johnson, a mathematician who calculated rocket trajectories and earth orbits for NASA’s early space missions and was later portrayed in the 2016 hit film “Hidden Figures,” about pioneering black female aerospace workers, has died.
Actor Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty to restored charges

Actor Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty to restored charges

CHICAGO — Former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett pleaded not guilty Monday to restored charges that accuse him of staging a racist, homophobic attack against himself last year in Chicago and falsely reporting to police that the phoney attack was real.
Insight Productions faces Ontario class action lawsuit over alleged unpaid wages

Insight Productions faces Ontario class action lawsuit over alleged unpaid wages

TORONTO — An award-winning Toronto-based production company behind a slew of popular reality shows is facing a $35-million class-action lawsuit over alleged employment standards violations.

Celebrity birthdays for the week of March 1-7

March 1: Actor Robert Clary ("Hogan's Heroes") is 94. Singer-actor Harry Belafonte is 93. Singer Mike D'Abo of Manfred Mann is 76. Singer Roger Daltrey of The Who is 76. Actor Dirk Benedict ("The A Team") is 75. Actor-director Ron Howard is 66.
Insight Productions faces Ontario class action lawsuit over unpaid wages

Insight Productions faces Ontario class action lawsuit over unpaid wages

TORONTO — An award-winning Toronto-based production company behind a slew of popular reality shows is facing a $35-million class-action lawsuit over alleged employment standards violations.
Auschwitz Museum upset at scene in Amazon series 'Hunters'

Auschwitz Museum upset at scene in Amazon series 'Hunters'

WARSAW, Poland — The museum of the Nazi German Auschwitz death camp is objecting to a scene in a new Amazon TV series that shows a murderous game of human chess being played there, insisting that no such thing took place at the camp.
B. Smith, model turned lifestyle guru, dead at 70

B. Smith, model turned lifestyle guru, dead at 70

NEW YORK — Barbara “B.
Auschwitz Museum upset at scene in Amazon series "Hunters"

Auschwitz Museum upset at scene in Amazon series "Hunters"

WARSAW, Poland — The museum of the Nazi German Auschwitz death camp is objecting to a scene in a new Amazon TV series that shows a murderous game of human chess being played there, insisting that no such thing took place at the camp.