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Gaming

Sony accused of lying to EU regulators about the Microsoft

What you need to know Microsoft’s Frank X. Shaw has claimed that Sony recently lied to European Union (EU) regulators about its in-progress acquisition of Activision Blizzard. Specifically, Shaw says that Sony told the EU Microsoft wasn’t willing to offer the PlayStation maker parity with Call of Duty, despite Microsoft previously proposing a 10-year deal. […]

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Canada

2 more teens accused in swarming death of Ken Lee granted bail |

Two more teenagers, who each face a second-degree murder charge in connection with what police have called a “swarming” attack on Ken Lee in Toronto, were granted bail Friday. Lee, a 59-year-old Toronto man, was pronounced dead in hospital after he was allegedly beaten and stabbed by a group of girls not far from a downtown shelter in […]

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Science

Lebanese environmental group accused of being Hezbollah arm

Comment on this story Comment KFAR TIBNIT, Lebanon — On the outskirts of this southern Lebanese village, workers in a pickup truck parked at a nature reserve named after a fallen fighter of the militant Hezbollah group. They took two large eucalyptus tree seedlings out of the truck and planted them. The men are from […]

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Canada

Manslaughter charge filed against man accused in senior’s shoving

A man accused of pushing an 89-year-old woman to the ground who then died in downtown Toronto is now facing an upgraded charge of manslaughter, police said Tuesday. The incident happened last Friday at 11:39 a.m., police say, in the area of Yonge Street and King Street East. According to a news release, the victim was walking on […]

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UK

Sussexes biographer accused of lying by Prince Harry

Scobie was the co-author of the book ‘Finding Freedom’ about Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s experiences within the Royal Family which culminated in Megxit. It was claimed in the book: “Meghan took part in a staged kidnapping, where she was bundled into the back of a car by a ‘terrorist’, taken to a different location […]

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Life Style

PSP: Mount Union guidance counselor accused of having sexual

PSP: Mount Union guidance counselor accused of having sexual relationship with student WJAC Johnstown Source link

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World

Russian troops accused of ‘deserting’ after sly commander U-turn

Many Russian men fleeing conscription have left for neighbouring country Kazakhstan – a close ally. But the Central Asian state is set to tighten its visa rules in a bid to make it more difficult for Russian refugees. From January 26, visitors belonging to the Eurasian Economic Union, including Russia, will only be allowed to […]

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Technology

IBM accused of mislabeling mainframe sales to cheat market

Special report IBM, along with 13 of its current and former executives, has been sued by investors who claim the IT giant used mainframe sales to fraudulently prop up newer, more trendy parts of its business. In effect, IBM deceived the market about its progress in developing Watson, cloud technologies, and other new sources of […]

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Canada

2 accused in shooting death of OPP Const. Grzegorz Pierzchala

A lawyer for one of the two people charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Const. Grzegorz Pierzchala says it’s “too early” to make the decision over whether they should be granted bail.  The accused — Randall McKenzie, 25, and Brandi Stewart-Speary, 30 — made an online appearance Tuesday afternoon before Ontario Court […]

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Finance

Iran executes Iranian-British man accused of spying

UK prime minister Rishi Sunak has accused Iran of a “cowardly act” after the Islamic republic executed an Iranian-British national convicted of espionage. Iranian state media said the Islamic regime had hanged Alireza Akbari, who had held various senior positions in Iran’s security and military institutions, after he was accused of spying for Britain’s MI6 […]