Billardo, former Argentine coach, infected with the Corona virus

Former Argentine coach Carlos Billardo (right) and Argentine coach Diego Maradona in a photo from Reuters archives. SAO PAULO (Reuters) – The coach who led Argentina to the 1986 World Cup soccer tournament was infected with the Coruna virus, a source close to the Carlos Bilardo family told Reuters Friday night. “He was subjected to […]

Cats May Get Coronavirus, Study Pushes New WHO Analysis

Apr 8 (Reuters) – Cats can be infected with the new coronavirus but dogs appear not to be vulnerable, according to a study published Wednesday that led the WHO to say it will take a closer look at transmission of the disease between humans and pets. File photo. A domestic black cat watches a cat […]

Walt Disney to launch streaming service in India on Friday

FILE PHOTO: A man looks at his phone as he passes by a screen advertising Walt Disney’s streaming service Disney+ in New York City, U.S., November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) will launch its Disney+ service in India on April 3, the company said on Tuesday, intensifying […]

Polanski movie collects first trophy at Cesar Awards in France

PARIS (Reuters) – Roman Polanski’s film “An Officer and a Spy” collected its first Cesar Award out of 12 nominations on Friday, scooping the prize for best costume designer. Pascaline Chavanne was not at the event to collect her trophy after the entire cast and production team boycotted the night over criticism towards director Polanski, […]

Weinstein upbeat at Manhattan hospital after sex crimes conviction, lawyer says

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was in good spirits on Tuesday, as he accepted visitors while under police guard at a Manhattan hospital, his lawyer said, despite having been convicted a day earlier of sexual assault and rape. Weinstein had been expected to move to New York City’s notorious Rikers Island […]

‘Mr and Ms Valentine’: Afghanistan celebrates with roses and fashion

KABUL (Reuters) – After a busy afternoon walking the catwalk in a luxury hotel in Kabul on Friday, Salma Hussaini was named Afghanistan’s first “Ms Valentine”. An Afghan model gets ready at the backstage, before the fashion show, as they celebrate Valentine’s Day in Kabul, Afghanistan, February 14, 2020. REUTERS / Omar Sobhani The 20-year-old […]

Avenatti’s lawyer was convicted of trying to ban Nike

FILE FIELD: Attorney General Michael Avenatti comes to the US Court in the borough of Manhattan in New York, New York, U. 23 July, 2019. REUTERS / Mike Segar (Reuters) – A US jury on Friday Michael Avenatti found guilty of a criminal trial against the famous lawyer seeking Nike Inc to be deducted from […]

Macri, the former president of Argentina, leads the FIFA charity

Mauricio Macri, the former Argentine president, speaks to the media in Buenos Aires on October 27, 2019. Photo: Carlos Garcia Rawlins-Reuters. (Reuters) – Former Argentine President Mauricio Macri will be CEO of the FIFA Foundation, a charity founded in 2018 to adapt football to serve society. “Mauricio is the right man to manage this project,” […]