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Hall of Fame CEO defends selection policy By Reuters

Golf: Hall of Fame CEO defends selection policy (Reuters) – World Golf Hall of Fame chief executive Steve Mona has defended the organization’s selection process amid criticism that some of the sport’s best players have yet to be inducted. The Hall recently announced the five new members of the class of 2019, a group that includes twice U.S. Open winner ...

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Panalpina defends board after activist investor demands chairman leave By Reuters

© Reuters. Panalpina defends board after activist investor demands chairman leave ZURICH (Reuters) – Panalpina (S:) defended its board of directors and its strategy after it came under attack by an activist investor who demanded the Swiss logistics company fire its chairman and consider mergers to help resurrect a deflated share price. A founder of Cevian Capital, whose 12.3 percent ...

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Carr defends himself, refutes report By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: NFL: Oakland Raiders at Los Angeles Chargers Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr refuted the assertion that he cried on the field after taking a hit during the team’s Week 6 game against the Seattle Seahawks in London. A report from The Athletic on Monday detailed what’s been termed a “fractured relationship” between Carr and his teammates ...

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China defends ‘anti-extremism’ measures in Xinjiang as scrutiny mounts By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A police officer checks the identity card of a man as security forces keep watch in a street in Kashgar By Philip Wen and Christian Shepherd BEIJING (Reuters) – Vocational training is being used “to the greatest extent” in China’s far-western Xinjiang region to ensure militant activities are “eliminated before they occur,” a senior Communist Party ...

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U.S. defends FCC’s repeal of net neutrality rules By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Supporters of Net Neutrality protest the FCC’s recent decision to repeal the program in Los Angeles By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration defended the Federal Communications Commission repeal of landmark open internet rules known as net neutrality, urging a federal appeals court to reject a challenge. In a 167-page court filing late on ...

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Czech president defends assertion that most Roma don’t work By Reuters

© Reuters. Czech President Milos Zeman attends a parliamentary session during a confidence vote for the newly appointed government led by Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis, in Prague PRAGUE (Reuters) – The Czech president refused on Sunday to back down from comments slamming what he called a 90 percent unemployment rate among the country’s Roma, earning a rebuke from campaigners ...

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