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MOSCOW | Sexism tops racism as a World Cup fan problem in Russia

MOSCOW — Sexism has been a bigger problem than racism at the World Cup in Russia, according to anti-discrimination experts advising FIFA. Fans harassing female broadcasters while they worked are among about 30 cases of “sexism on the streets” reported to FIFA by the Fare network. Analyzing the World Cup’s issues at a briefing Wednesday, … Continue reading MOSCOW | Sexism tops racism as a World Cup fan problem in Russia

The Latest: Incumbent tops Cyprus vote, faces runoff

NICOSIA, Cyprus/January 28, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Latest on the presidential election in Cyprus (all times local): 8:20 p.m. The president of Cyprus has finished first in his race for re-election, but faces a runoff with a communist-backed candidate. A final tally of ballots from Sunday’s election showed President Nicos Anastasiades garnering 35.5 percent of the vote. … Continue reading The Latest: Incumbent tops Cyprus vote, faces runoff

‘Jumanji’ tops box office for third straight weekend

NEW YORK/January 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” outdid another weekend’s worth of newcomers to top the North American box office for the third straight weekend, making the surprise hit the fifth-highest grossing film of all time for Sony Pictures. “Jumanji” sold $20 million in tickets, according to studio estimates Sunday, bringing its five-week … Continue reading ‘Jumanji’ tops box office for third straight weekend

Georgetown’s Ewing tops St. John’s Mullin 1 more time at MSG

NEW YORK/January 10, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Patrick Ewing mostly kept his hands in his suit pockets as he paced the Madison Square Garden sideline. The 7-footer had already served his tenure banging-and-bumping at the Garden for 15 years and over 35,000 minutes logged as a New York Knick, so he could be excused for playing it cool … Continue reading Georgetown’s Ewing tops St. John’s Mullin 1 more time at MSG