Top women's soccer players sue U.S. Soccer for gender discrimination

The lawsuit, which was filed in federal court in Los Angeles on International Women’s Day, came three years after several players filed a similar complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. “In light of our team’s unparalleled success on the field, it’s a shame that we still are fighting for treatment that reflects our achievements…

Ex-Army intelligence analyst Manning jailed for defying grand jury subpoena

Manning had appeared before the grand jury on Wednesday but declined to answer questions in connection with what is widely believed to be the government’s long-running investigation into Wikileaks and its founder Julian Assange, citing her First, Fourth and Sixth Amendment rights under the Constitution. Read More

U.S. charges alleged leaders of 'OneCoin' pyramid scheme

Federal prosecutors in New York on Friday announced criminal charges against the alleged leaders of a multibillion-dollar international pyramid scheme involving the sale of a fraudulent cryptocurrency, OneCoin. Konstantin Ignatov, who runs OneCoin Ltd, and his sister Ruja Ignatova, who co-founded OneCoin, were accused of running a sham multi-level marketing network whose members received commissions…

Sports writing legend Dan Jenkins, author of 'Semi-Tough,' dies at 89

Jenkins’ literary agent, Esther Newberg, told Reuters in an email on Friday that Jenkins’ death on Thursday was a result of him falling and breaking his hip last week at his home in Fort Worth, Texas. Jenkins was closely associated with Texas Christian University, and Jeremiah Donati, the school’s intercollegiate athletics director, said he was…

Elon Musk's SpaceX capsule splashes down off Florida coast

By Joey Roulette CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla (Reuters) – An unmanned capsule from Elon Musk’s SpaceX splashed down into the Atlantic Ocean on Friday morning after a short-term stay on the International Space Station, capping the first orbital test mission in NASA’s long-delayed quest to resume human space flight from U.S. soil later this year. After…