Day: February 21, 2020

Swiss prosecutors charge Al-Khelaifi in FIFA bribery case

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser al-Khelaifi was charged Thursday by Swiss federal prosecutors in connection with a wider bribery investigation linked to World Cup television rights. The office of Switzerland’s attorney general filed an indictment charging Al-Khelaifi with inciting former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke “to commit aggravated criminal mismanagement.” Valcke was charged with accepting bribes, […]

Winter May Be Best Time Of Year to Conceive

Couples are most likely to start conceiving in September but it’s in late November and early December that they have the best chances of conceiving, say researchers. First-of-its-kind study, accounts for when couples are most likely to start trying to conceive, finding couples conceive quicker in late fall and early winter. “There are a lot […]

Fresenius Medical says fourth-quarter operating profit up 3%

Germany’s Fresenius Medical Care (FMEG.DE) on Wednesday said quarterly adjusted operating income edged 3% higher as growth in dialysis services and products was partly offset by a negative adjustment for accounts receivable in a legal dispute in North America. Fourth-quarter earnings before interest and tax, adjusted for special items, advanced to 655 million euros ($707 […]

Fortnite’s next season needs to tell a good story

Fortnite’s next season kicks off tomorrow, and more than anything else, I really hope it tells a good story. While Epic Games’ hugely popular free-to-play battle royale shooter might be best known for its colorful visuals, entertaining emotes, and pop culture references, one of the main reasons I’ve stuck with the game season after season […]

‘Vile’ grooming gang jailed after girl forced into sex with 300 men by age 15

A group of six ‘predatory men’ who sexually exploited young girls in Huddersfield ‘for their own perverted gratification’ have been given jail sentences of up to 15 years. The defendants were convicted of nine counts of rape and two counts of indecent assault after targeting vulnerable girls between 1995 and 2011. Usman Ali, Banaras Hussain, […]