Search

Showing 61-75 of 3376 for "fake"

Column: Baseball gets its opening day, now a season looms Column: Baseball gets its opening day, now a season looms 07/24/2020 02:48am • The fans behind home plate at Dodger Stadium were fake, and so were the cheers in the nation’s capital. The games themselves seemed real enough, assuming you weren’t looking too closely. And Nationals star Juan Soto’s positive test for coronavirus was all too real. Baseball got the opening day Cole, Stanton lead Yanks past Nats 4-1 in stormy MLB opener Cole, Stanton lead Yanks past Nats 4-1 in stormy MLB opener 07/23/2020 08:27pm • WASHINGTON (AP) — The coronavirus-shortened Major League Baseball season finally started amid the pandemic Thursday night with plenty of unusual elements — zero fans, umpires wearing masks, Washington star Juan Soto sidelined by COVID-19, all Nationals and Yankees kneeling together before the na Ex-utility exec pleads guilty to $1B fraud in South Carolina Ex-utility exec pleads guilty to $1B fraud in South Carolina 07/23/2020 09:00am • COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Nearly three years after leading a failed project to build two nuclear reactors in South Carolina, an executive in charge of the construction pleaded guilty Thursday to taking more than $1 billion from the pockets of ratepayers and investors. Former SCANA Corp. Executive Vice Column: Fake baseball fans, and the 'roar' of the 'crowd' Column: Fake baseball fans, and the 'roar' of the 'crowd' 07/23/2020 06:38am • Random midsummer baseball moment: Chicago Cubs first baseman Victor Caratini knocks a sharp seventh-inning single to center off White Sox reliever Jimmy Lambert. As Caratini darts toward first, the crowd erupts in cheers. Or, rather: The “crowd” erupts in “cheers.” On this day, and on all co Clint Eastwood sues CBD sellers over use of his name, image Clint Eastwood sues CBD sellers over use of his name, image 07/22/2020 06:47pm • LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clint Eastwood sued several companies that sell CBD supplements on Wednesday, alleging that they are falsely using his name and image to push products he would never agree to endorse. Two lawsuits filed in federal court in Los Angeles include allegations that companies have spr Opening day amid virus: Masks, empty parks, social justice Opening day amid virus: Masks, empty parks, social justice 07/22/2020 05:22pm • Opening day, at last. A baseball season that was on the brink before it ever began because of the virus outbreak is set to start Thursday night when excitable Max Scherzer and the World Series champion Washington Nationals host prized ace Gerrit Cole and the New York Yankees. When it does get underw Virus slams Bolivia as hospitals say: 'There is no space' Virus slams Bolivia as hospitals say: 'There is no space' 07/22/2020 01:18pm • LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Police in Bolivia's major cities have recovered the bodies of hundreds of suspected victims of the coronavirus from homes, vehicles and, in some instances, the streets. Hospitals are full of COVID-19 patients and short of staff, keeping their gates closed and hanging out sig 2 more ex-Wirecard managers arrested, ex-CEO back in custody 2 more ex-Wirecard managers arrested, ex-CEO back in custody 07/22/2020 07:02am • BERLIN (AP) — Two more former executives at bankrupt German payment company Wirecard were arrested on Wednesday in the fraud scandal that brought down the one-time tech star and its former CEO was taken back into custody after the case against him was expanded, prosecutors said. The former Wirecar Mexico probe: marines abducted 27 at border, 12 found dead 07/21/2020 06:15pm • MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican marines allegedly abducted 27 people in the northern border city of Nuevo Laredo in early 2018, 12 of whom were later found dead, according to an investigation by Mexico’s governmental human rights commission. The rights commission said Tuesday that marines had violat Ex-student pleads to swatting conspiracy with neo-Nazi Ex-student pleads to swatting conspiracy with neo-Nazi 07/21/2020 02:45pm • ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former Old Dominion University student who targeted his school with a fake bomb threat so he could skip class has pleaded guilty to a swatting conspiracy that ended up encompassing a neo-Nazi leader and others who targeted a Black church, a news outlet and a Cabinet secret DA: Man faked death to avoid jail but typo gave him away DA: Man faked death to avoid jail but typo gave him away 07/21/2020 02:22pm • NEW YORK (AP) — A Long Island criminal defendant tried faking his death to avoid a jail sentence, but the phony death certificate his lawyer submitted had a glaring spelling error that made it a dead giveaway for a fraud, prosecutors said Tuesday. Robert Berger, 25, of Huntington, New York, now fa Baltimore police officer pleads guilty to child porn charge Baltimore police officer pleads guilty to child porn charge 07/21/2020 12:27pm • BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore police officer pleaded guilty on Tuesday to possessing child pornography. James Robert Wissmann IV, 35, will be sentenced to at least four years in prison if a judge accepts his plea agreement with federal prosecutors, U.S. Attorney Robert Hur’s office said in a n Column: Fingers crossed as NFL tries to pull a season off Column: Fingers crossed as NFL tries to pull a season off 07/21/2020 11:38am • No fans. No exhibition games. A ton of testing. And plenty of fingers crossed to see if it all actually works. The plan to play professional football this fall is finally coming into focus, just as rookies are set to report to NFL training camps around the country. There will be an NFL season — or Report: UK officials 'avoided' looking into Russian meddling Report: UK officials 'avoided' looking into Russian meddling 07/21/2020 09:56am • LONDON (AP) — A long-awaited report on Russian meddling in British politics criticized the U.K. government for failing to investigate whether Moscow interfered in the 2016 Brexit referendum, with the document’s authors describing the lack of curiosity about this threat to democracy as a major fa Duolingo English Test and U.S. College Admissions 07/20/2020 08:00pm • Most college admissions tests, like the SAT, ACT and TOEFL, were not administered in person in North Macedonia this spring because of the coronavirus pandemic, so recent high school graduate Mila Bileska took the online Duolingo English Test. Since then, she's been busy researching specific admissi
Log in to your WTOP account for notifications and alerts customized for you.

Sign up