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Melania Trump wins damages from Daily Mail over 'escort' allegation

The UK’s Daily Mail newspaper has agreed to pay damages and costs to the first lady of the United States over an article about her modelling career. The newspaper had reported allegations that Melania Trump once worked as an escort, but later retracted the claims. The story was published during the US election campaign last year. Mrs Trump accepted damages and an apology from the newspaper at London’s High Court. The article was published by the Daily Mail newspaper, and subsequently the paper’s digital operation Mail Online. In a statement, ...

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MVP's wins 'most important,' Harden says

11:09 PM ET SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Houston Rockets star guard James Harden said Sunday that wins should matter when it comes to the Most Valuable Player award. On the season, Harden’s Rockets have 54 victories, good for the third-best record in the tough Western Conference. The other major candidate for the MVP award, Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook, is leading a team with 46 victories, sixth in the West. San Antonio’s Kawhi Leonard, another candidate, has 61 victories with his team as the No. 2 seed in the West. “I think ...

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Sergio Garcia wins Masters in play-off

Media playback is not supported on this device Masters final leaderboard (after 72 holes) -9 Garcia (Spa)*, Rose (Eng); -6 Schwartzel (SA); -5 Kuchar (US), Pieters (Bel); -4 Casey (Eng); -3 Chappell (US), McIlroy (NI); -2 Scott (Aus), Moore (US) Selected others: -1 Fowler (US), Spieth (US); Level Kaymer (Ger); +1 Couples (US), Westwood (Eng); +2 Day (Aus), Mickelson (US) *winner after sudden-death play-off Spain’s Sergio Garcia won his first major title at his 74th attempt with a thrilling play-off victory over England’s Justin Rose at the Masters. Both players ...

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Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee wins Turing Award, comes out against erosion of online privacy

Famed British computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee has been honored repeatedly over the years for his role inventing the World Wide Web as we know it. Now, he’s won the 2016 Turing Award, widely considered to be the Nobel Prize of computing. Just another feather in the cap of the man who brought us instantaneous worldwide communication, endless access to information, and cat memes. Oh, so many cat memes. Tim Berners-Lee is responsible for developing the technologies that underlie the internet to this day, including naming schemes (URIs), the HTTP communication protocol, ...

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Uncharted 4 Wins Game Of The Year At SXSW Awards

The winners for the 2017 SXSW Gaming Awards have been announced. Naughty Dog’s Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End took home the coveted Game of the Year award, earning it because voters decided the game “exemplifies overall excellence and creates a distinct gaming experience across all platforms and genres.” Dishonored 2, Doom, Overwatch,and Titanfall 2 were also nominated for Game of the Year. There are 23 categories in all for the SXSW Gaming Awards. The Mobile Game of the Year award went to Pokemon Go, with Overwatch winning Esports game of ...

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Jack Monroe wins Katie Hopkins libel tweet case

Food blogger Jack Monroe has won £24,000 damages, plus legal costs, in a libel action against columnist Katie Hopkins after a row over two tweets. Ms Monroe sued the writer over two war memorial tweets she said caused “serious harm” to her reputation. Ms Hopkins posted tweets in May 2015 asking her if she had “scrawled on any memorials recently”. Ms Monroe said that meant she had either vandalised a war memorial or “condoned or approved” of it. Mr Justice Warby also ordered Ms Hopkins – a columnist for the ...

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Overwatch Wins Game Of The Year; Full List Of GDCA And IGFA Winners Here [UPDATE]

We may already be more than two months into 2017, but the industry is still celebrating 2016’s games. The Game Developers Choice Awards and Independent Games Festival Awards take place tonight in San Francisco as part of the Game Developers Conference. The event kicks off at 6:30 PM PT / 9:30 PM ET, and you will be able to watch it live right here. We will add the Twitch streaming link as the show’s start time draws closer. UPDATE: Overwatch takes home the Game Developers Choice Game of the Year ...

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Oscars mistake: Moonlight wins best picture after announcement mix-up

Moonlight has won best picture at the Oscars – but only after Faye Dunaway initially said La La Land had won. Warren Beatty was handed the previous winner’s envelope, containing a card saying “Emma Stone, La La Land”, resulting in the error. The team from La La Land was in the middle of its acceptance speeches when the mistake was discovered. Stone said backstage afterwards: “Is that the craziest Oscar moment of all time? Cool! It’s going to be history.” PriceWaterhouseCooper, the accountancy firm responsible for counting the ballots, said ...

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Overwatch Wins DICE Game of the Year, Full Nominees List [UPDATED]

UPDATE: Overwatch Wins DICE Game of the Year, check out the full nominees list below! The DICE Awards take place tonight in Las Vegas, starting at 7:30 PM PT / 10:30 PM ET. Naughty Dog’s Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End led the way in terms of nominations, picking up a total of 10, including one for overall Game of the Year. The game was also nominated for Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction and Design, among other things. Playdead’s indie hit Inside followed closely behind, receiving nine nominations. Other games that ...

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Davis breaks Wilt's ASG scoring mark, wins MVP

1:08 AM ET NEW ORLEANS — Pelicans star Anthony Davis openly proclaimed ahead of Sunday’s All-Star Game that he was going after the MVP award, and he didn’t make his master plan on how to do so much of a secret. “Coach [Alvin] Gentry already told me every time I catch it to put it up,” said Davis upon being selected to his fourth straight spot on the Western Conference team. After a rough breakup, Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook were back on the court as West All-Star teammates, managing ...

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