Chasing Soccer’s Secrets, Hacker Found Those of Africa’s Richest Woman, Too

The Portuguese fan was looking for soccer’s secrets when he began hacking into the legal and financial networks supporting the game’s multibillion-dollar industry five years ago.For years, he plundered internal documents and secret agreements, unmasking questionable practices — and even criminality — by lawyers and players and teams, and then...

Famous birthdays for Jan. 27: Patton Oswalt, John Roberts

Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Aquarius. They include: -- Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1756 -- Author Lewis Carroll in 1832 -- Labor organizer Samuel Gompers in 1850 -- Edward Smith, captain of the RMS Titanic, in 1850 -- U.S. Adm. Hyman Rickover, "father of the nuclear Navy," in 1900 -- Art Rooney, founder of...

Billie Eilish, Lizzo win big at Grammy Awards

Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Billie Eilish and Lizzo were the big, first-time winners of the night Sunday at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Eilish won Record of the Year, Album of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album for When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, Song of the Year for "Bad Guy" and Best New Artist. Her brother, Finneas, also earned Producer...

Moments from the 2020 Grammys red carpet

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In Photos: Winners of 2020 Grammy Awards

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Grammy Awards: Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish perform; Lizzo picks up 1st award

Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Ariana Grande performed a medley of her latest hits Sunday and Lizzo picked up the first award of the night at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Grande sang "Imagine" before giving her own take on "My Favorite Things," the Sound of Music tune that inspired her song "7 Rings," which she sang next. She finished up her set...

Lizzo wins first Grammy Award, opens show with tribute to Kobe Bryant

Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Lizzo picked up her first Grammy Award on Sunday night after paying tribute to the late Lakers legend Kobe Bryant in her opening performance. She won Best Pop Solo Performance for her hit "Truth Hurts" -- the first award of the night. She led the award show in nominations with eight. Opening the show, Lizzo, Alicia Keys and Boyz II...

In Photos: Moments from the 2020 Grammys red carpet

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Musicians and nominees arrive for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards held at Staples Center in Los Angeles on January 26, 2020.Read More

'Limbo for the next couple of years': Why it could take Fountaingrove a decade to recover

… more than 700 are under construction or in the pipeline. But … calendar-year deadline for new building codes, officials said. Leaving town But … Read More

ARCON charges LASG to delete law backing draftsmen to engage in design, others

… collapse and quackery, plaguing the construction industry. Ajayi stated that if … and spirit of the National Building Codes, which were to ensure that … Read More

Saudi building sector urged to lower carbon footprint

… in compliance with Saudi Building Code that will help position … sustainable building designs and construction materials will boost the … the mega trillion-dollar construction activities expected in the … Our goal is to construct sustainable building envelopes, in …Read More

Renault, Nissan chief engineers to meet amid bid to revive r&d projects, report says

Analysts say that in order to turn investor sentiment around, the automakers need to make good on joint engineering projects that have slowed since the ouster of the alliance's former leader Carlos Ghosn. Read More

Rivian expects lower prices than previously announced

CEO R.J. Scaringe declined to say how many prospective buyers have so far spent $1,000 on a refundable deposit to hold their spot for a Rivian, but he said the reaction had been "really positive." Read More

Site That Ran Anti-Semitic Remarks Got Passes for Trump Trip

To coordinate coverage of President Trump’s trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the White House provided press credentials to the usual mix of American news organizations, including Fox News, Reuters and The New York Times.One media outlet stood out: TruNews, a website aimed at conservative Christians whose founder, a pastor named...

Artists mourn Kobe Bryant; fans flock to Staples Center on Grammy night

Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Actors, musicians and other artists took to social media Sunday to mourn the death of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant. Bryant, 41, and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were killed in a California helicopter crash, along with seven other people. He retired from playing professional basketball in 2016 after 20 years. The athlete...

Site That Called Impeachment a ‘Jew Coup’ Got Passes for Trump Trip

To coordinate coverage of President Trump’s trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the White House provided press credentials to the usual mix of American news organizations, including Fox News, Reuters and The New York Times.One media outlet stood out: TruNews, a website aimed at conservative Christians whose founder, a pastor named...

Brandon Jenner marries Cayley Stoker

Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Reality television personality and musician Brandon Jenner has married his pregnant girlfriend Cayley Stoker. "Happy Birthday to my beautiful wife, Cayley. I have discovered a whole new level of happiness because of you," Jenner captioned an Instagram post featuring a gallery of photos led by one of the couple hugging and dressed in...

Worried Reporters Make a Plea: Please Buy Our Paper

On a cold Chicago morning last month, Gary Marx, a veteran investigative reporter, took his dog for a walk and then strolled over to the affluent Lincoln Park neighborhood. After being buzzed into the courtyard of a large house, he hand-delivered a letter urging the intended recipient to buy — or at least invest in — Mr. Marx’s journalistic home...

How Under Armour Lost Its Edge

In the summer of 2018, two top Under Armour executives traveled to the West Coast on a critical mission. Kevin Plank, the sports apparel company’s founder and chief executive, and Patrik Frisk, its president and chief operating officer, needed to persuade Stephen Curry, the Golden State Warriors star and the company’s highest-profile endorser, not...

Madonna cancels Monday concert in London

Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Pop music icon Madonna has canceled her planned concert in London Monday as she heals from unspecified injuries. "Under doctors guidance I have been told to rest for a few days. As you all know, I have injuries that have plagued me since the beginning of the tour but I must always listen to my body and put my health first," the 61-year-old...