David Langâ€™s â€œsymphony for a broken orchestraâ€ had its premiere as part of a project to fix damaged instruments from Philadelphiaâ€™s public schools. [Source]
SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - A retired Catholic priest convicted of murdering a former beauty queen who came to him for confession was sentenced to life in prison by a jury in south Texas on Friday, local media reported, ending a cold case that has troubled the community for nearly 60 years.
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* CAPITAL RESEARCH GLOBAL INVESTORS REPORTS 11.1 PERCENT PASSIVE STAKE IN INTEGRA LIFESCIENCES HOLDINGS CORP AS OF NOVEMBER 30 - SEC FILING Source text: (http://bit.ly/2jb88l1) Further company coverage:
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Nearly half of humans believe in alien life and want to make contact, a survey in 24 countries has found, in what researchers said helps to explain the lasting popularity of the "Star Wars" franchise 40 years after the first movie was screened.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African Keenan Davidse overcame illness and a spell in hospital to card a 63 and take a one-shot lead after the opening round of the European Tourâ€™s Joburg Open at the Randpark Golf Club on Thursday.
LESBOS, Greece (Reuters) - Syrian migrant Bashar Wakaa and his heavily pregnant wife are days away from the birth of their third child, stranded on the Greek island of Lesbos in a muddy, garbage-strewn olive grove with no running water or toilets.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sometimes in life, the best teachers are not elder statesmen who have been around for decades. Sometimes we can learn the most from young entrepreneurs who are creating something...
Dec 6 (Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc on Wednesday revealed new security and battery life features on its latest Snapdragon 845 mobile phone processor, a chip that customarily powers high-end Android-based phones from Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and others.
For avid skiers and snowboarders, it's the most wonderful time of year -- the winter ski season has officially begun. But it's not just vacationers and action sports buffs hitting mountains across the country.
(Reuters) - Even as the U.S. Senate moves to allow oil drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), the real action is 150 miles (241 km) west, where industry proponents hope a coming sale of 10 million acres of land will revitalize the state's sagging crude production.
* SAYS IT SIGNS TWO PURCHASING CONTRACTS WITH VEECO INSTRUMENTS (SHANGHAI) WORTH $69.7 MILLION Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2AwYP39 Further company coverage: (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)
(Reuters) - A 6-year-old boy from the Washington area has shaken up social media with an all-too-skeptical letter to Santa Claus in which he pretends to know jolly Saint Nick's life is empty and that Santa had no idea whether he had been naughty or nice.
(Reuters Health) - Though most people suffering from chronic respiratory diseases want to discuss their preferences for end-of-life care with medical providers, they seldom do, a new review of past research suggests.
LAUSANNE (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Friday it had banned two Russian cross-country skiers, Yulia Chekaleva and Anastasia Dotsenko, and Russian biathlete Olga Zaytseva for life from the Olympics over Sochi 2014 doping allegations.
SEOUL (Reuters) - The North Korean soldier critically wounded when making a dash to the south last month may have cheated death, but even as his health improves, he is months if not years away from findingÂ a normal life in South Korea, officials and other defectors say.
TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese court sentenced a former U.S. military base worker to life in prison on Friday for the rape and murder of a woman on the southern island of Okinawa, public broadcaster NHK reported.
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina sentenced 29 people, some with nicknames like "Blond Angel of Death" and "The Tiger," to life sentences on Wednesday in a trial involving some 800 cases of kidnapping, torture and murder during the 1976-1983 dictatorship.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - In a major step toward creating artificial life, U.S. researchers have developed a living organism that incorporates both natural and artificial DNA and is capable of creating entirely new, synthetic proteins.
LAUSANNE (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday it had banned three Russian bobsledders - Aleksandr Kasyanov, Aleksei Pushkarev and Ilvir Khuzin - for life over doping allegations related to the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
In a matter of hours, the Republican tax bill -- the last hope Republican senators had of making a major legislative push this year -- went from hanging on by a thread to moving full steam ahead to the Senate floor.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Five more Russian competitors from the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, including two gold medalists, have been banned for life over anti-doping rule violations, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Monday.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China must keep up efforts to "revolutionize" its toilets until the task is completed, state media quoted Chinese President Xi Jinping as saying on Monday, amid efforts to boost the domestic tourist industry and improve the quality of life.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Lucas Herbert outshone major winners Jordan Spieth and Jason Day with a sparkling 66 to take the lead at the Australian Open on Friday before reflecting on the less glamorous aspects of life as a golf professional.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Four Russian skeleton athletes, including Olympic champion Alexander Tretyakov, have been banned for life from the Olympics after being found guilty of doping at the 2014 Sochi Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday.
THE HAGUE (Reuters) - A U.N. tribunal on Wednesday convicted former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic of genocide and crimes against humanity for orchestrating massacres and ethnic cleansing during Bosnia's war and sentenced him to life in prison.
(Reuters) - Evgenia Medvedeva, widely seen as the favorite for gold at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, is nursing a broken foot and could miss next month's Grand Prix Final, the Russian figure skater has said.
(Reuters) - David Cassidy, a singer and actor whose androgynous features and jaunty voice made him a 1970s teen heartthrob on the television show "The Partridge Family," died on Tuesday at age 67, his publicist said.
* L Brands says directorâ€â€‹ David Kollat reports open market purchase of 9,910 shares of co's common stock at average price of $50.34 per share on Nov 20 - SEC filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2B9gb61) Further company coverage:
ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA's ethics watchdogs have banned three former soccer officials from Guam, Nicaragua and Venezuela for life as part of efforts to address widespread corruption in the sport, the world football governing body said on Tuesday.
TOKYO (Reuters) - After he was diagnosed with leukaemia in July, Katsuo Saito decided not to treat it and opted for palliative care. He had a hard time finding a bed at a hospice or hospital, so he...
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Adidas, a long-standing sponsor of FIFA, "would have a problem" with the global soccer body if it was found to have broken the law by a U.S. investigation into bribery, the company's chief executive told a German paper.
FRANKFURT, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Adidas, a long-standing sponsor of FIFA, "would have a problem" with the global soccer body if it was found to have broken the law by a U.S. investigation into bribery, the company's chief executive told a German paper.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Singer and actor David Cassidy, a 1970s teen heartthrob who starred in "The Partridge Family" television show, entered a hospital this week for treatment of liver failure, his spokeswoman said on Saturday.
SEOUL (Reuters) - Parasitic worms found in a North Korean soldier, critically injured during a desperate defection, highlight nutrition and hygiene problems that experts say have plagued the isolated country for decades.
BEIJING (Reuters) - A workaholic keen swimmer with an extensive knowledge of foreign literature -- China's state news agency Xinhua on Friday cracked open the door to President Xi Jinping's private life in an unusual and glowing profile.
Newly discovered exoplanet Ross 128 b is only 11 light years away. Â Astronomers found it using a planet hunting instrument called HARPS at the European Southern Observatory in Chile, and say that the temperate world could potentially support life.Â
CAIRO (Reuters) - The leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood movement, Mohamed Badie, lost his appeal on Wednesday against a life sentence for his role in violent clashes during political turmoil in 2013, judicial sources said.
MONTREAL, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd is watching shipments of crude by rail which are now "coming alive a little bit," the company's chief marketing officer told a Toronto transportation conference on Tuesday.
When he first sees me, Sandy Halperin always gives a surprised snort and then a cackle of delight. Before I know it, I'm enveloped in a bear hug, snuggled close and patted heartily on the back. If I'm lucky and Sandy remembers that he really likes me, I'll get a back scratch too, a true Halperin hug.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Four Russian cross-country skiers have been banned for life from the Olympics after being found guilty of doping at the 2014 Sochi Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Thursday.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Four Russian cross-country skiers have been banned for life from the Olympics after they were found guilty of doping at the 2014 Sochi Games by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Russian cross-country federation said on Thursday.
Florida State University has indefinitely suspended all fraternities and sororities days after the death of a fraternity pledge who had attended a party, according to a news release on the college website.
GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations called on the Saudi-led coalition on Tuesday to re-open an aid lifeline into Yemen, saying food and medicine imports were vital for 7 million people facing famine in a country that is already the world's worst humanitarian crisis.
LONDON (Reuters) - Bones, a moldy hot water bottle, a pair of rusty pliers and aÂ pristine pair ofÂ womenâ€™s pants are among the eclectic cast-offs Reuters photographer Stefan Wermuth has found along...
(Reuters) - U.S. Senator Rand Paul's return to Washington may be delayed after he suffered five broken ribs during an assault at his Kentucky home, media reported on Sunday, citing a senior adviser to the Republican lawmaker.
In the series finale of our 360 video series, "Life on Mars," the six crew members living in isolation for a NASA-funded research study exit their habitat in Hawaii after eight months. Follow their return from Mars-like conditions and how they adjust to everyday life.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's prime minister Saad al-Hariri resigned on Saturday, citing an assassination plot against him and accusing Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah of sowing strife in the Arab world.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese prime minister Saad al-Hariri resigned on Saturday in a televised broadcast, saying he feared a plot to target his life and criticizing Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah.
MUMBAI, Nov 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Disabled Indians are finding love and tips for everyday life on mobile apps and chat groups, as technology helps level the field for a community that is often stigmatised and ignored.
(Reuters) - By delivering solid financial results that beat Wall Street's expectations for both revenues and profits on Thursday, Apple Inc's CEO Tim Cook put to rest concerns that the company's flagship device, the iPhone X, wouldn't be ready in time for the holiday shopping season.
LONDON (Reuters) - Agatha Christie, the author dubbed the 'Queen of Crime,' is returning to the big screen after a decades-long absence with an adaptation of "Murder on the Orient Express," directed by Kenneth Brannagh.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Construction of the Dwight D. Eisenhower National Memorial kicked off symbolically on Thursday after years of opposition to the late U.S. president's $150 million monument by critics who balked at its cost and size.
(Reuters) - MetLife Inc reported a 13.8 percent fall in quarterly operating income on Wednesday, hurt by a charge related to the spin off of its U.S. retail business, Brighthouse Financial, and the insurer authorized a $2 billion share buyback plan.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Russia's cross country gold medalist Alexander Legkov and compatriot Evgeniy Belov were banned from the Olympics for life on Wednesday over doping at the Sochi 2014 winter Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said.
(Reuters) - Activist investor William Ackman, who placed a $1 billion bet in 2012 that Herbalife Ltd's stock price would tumble to zero, said on Wednesday his firm has capped losses by recently closing out its short position in the nutrition and supplements company.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Russia's cross country gold medalist Alexander Legkov and fellow countryman Evgeniy Belov were banned for life from the Olympics on Wednesday over doping at the Sochi 2014 winter Games, the International Olympic Committee said.
(Reuters) - Billionaire investor William Ackman, who has been betting for five years that Herbalife Ltd's stock price would tumble to zero, said on Wednesday that his firm recently restructured its...
Nov 1 (Reuters) - Billionaire investor William Ackman, who has been betting for five years that Herbalife Ltd's stock price would tumble to zero, said on Wednesday that his firm recently restructured its position in the nutrition and supplements maker.
ANKARA (Reuters) - A Turkish court on Friday sentenced 25 people, including a former coastguard commander, to life in prison for trying to overthrow the government during a failed coup last year, state news agency Anadolu reported.
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - At Kinfe Abera's garage in Addis Ababa, cranky, 50-year-old Volkswagen Beetles enjoy a kind of life after death; their parts are never discarded but re-used to keep the city's...
(Reuters) - Fewer patient admissions and lower margins from recently acquired hospitals weighed on hospital operator LifePoint Health Inc as it slashed its annual revenue and profit forecasts, sending its shares down more than 10 percent.
(Reuters) - U.S. hospital operator LifePoint Health Inc reported profit below analysts' expectations for the third quarter and cut its annual forecast for earnings and revenue, hurt by fewer patient admissions.
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* Ascena Retail Group Inc - CEO David Jaffe's 2017 total compensation was $6.7 million versus $4.6 million in 2016 â€“ SEC filingâ€â€‹ Source text (http://bit.ly/2gLfaLQ) Further company coverage: (Bangalore.firstname.lastname@example.org)
Taking photos of everyday North Korea is often considered a risky endeavor, if not tantamount to espionage. But for British filmmaker Matt Hulse, all it required was a cheap Chinese phone, a clip-on lens and a room with a view.
MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - With vehicles crushed and overturned and buildings reduced to skeletons of mangled steel and rubble, the Philippine city of Marawi resembles the aftermath of a war that lasted years, rather than months.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Strapped for cash in a Tokyo hotel, Albert Einstein wrote his take on life on a note and handed it to the bellboy instead of a tip. The physicist's formula for happy living fetched $1.3 million on Tuesday, a Jerusalem auction house said.
(Reuters Health) - A newborn girl in Canada developed a life-threatening infection after being delivered in a hot tub, according to a case report that some doctors say offers fresh evidence that women should not deliver babies in water.