US federal court sentences Jos Maria Marin to four years for corruption

Jos Maria Marin, the former president of the Brazil Football Federation, has been sentenced to four years by a United States federal court for corruption The former Brazil Football Federation president Jos Maria Marin has been sentenced to four years in prison by a United States federal court following his…

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Heatwave Boosts U.K. Retailers But Concerns Mount Over Rate Hike

The sweltering summer drove Britons to splurge on food, drink and days away but the boost to retailers may prove short-lived, with higher interest rates expected to hit already fragile consumer confidence, surveys published Tuesday found. Payments processor Barclaycard said that spending rose an annual 5 percent in July, capping…

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Putins Soccer Ball for Trump Had Transmitter Chip, Logo Indicates

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s gift of a soccer ball to U.S. President tweeted, “I’d check the soccer ball for listening devices and never allow it in the White House.” It turns out they weren’t entirely wrong. Markings on the ball indicate that it contained a chip with a tiny antenna…

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