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LONDON | UK data commissioner fines pro-Brexit groups

LONDON — The U.K. data commissioner has fined a campaign backing Britain’s departure from the European Union and an insurance company founded by its millionaire backer a total of 135,000 pounds ($176,000) for breaches of data laws. The Information Commissioner said Tuesday that Brexit campaign group Leave.EU and Eldon Insurance company — founded by businessman … Continue reading LONDON | UK data commissioner fines pro-Brexit groups

KIGALI, Rwanda | Rwandan soccer officials arrested after ref alleges bribery

KIGALI, Rwanda — Rwandan police say they have arrested two soccer officials and are investigating allegations they tried to bribe the referee before an African Cup of Nations qualifier against Ivory Coast last weekend. The Rwanda Investigation Bureau said Rwanda soccer federation secretary general Francois Regis Uwayezu and commissioner for competitions Eric Ruhamiriza were arrested … Continue reading KIGALI, Rwanda | Rwandan soccer officials arrested after ref alleges bribery

LAS VEGAS | Nevada investigating legal pimp, candidate for sex assault

LAS VEGAS— Nevada authorities confirmed Wednesday that they’re investigating allegations of sexual assault against a legal pimp and state legislative candidate. The Nevada Department of Public Safety said it was investigating Dennis Hof because of a request from the sheriff’s office in northern Nevada’s Carson City, where Hof owns several legal brothels. DPS spokeswoman Kim … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Nevada investigating legal pimp, candidate for sex assault

The Latest: Maryland Gov. supports placing coach on leave

The Latest on the University of Maryland investigating allegations of coaches bullying players (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said he supports the University of Maryland’s decision to place football coach DJ Durkin on administrative leave: “In light of deeply troubling reports about the University of Maryland football program’s training practices and … Continue reading The Latest: Maryland Gov. supports placing coach on leave