Month: February 2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) – As Major League Soccer launched a milestone 25th season on Saturday, the mood was not one of reflection and cautious optimism but bold even outrageous predictions of a future empire. FILE PHOTO: Feb 26, 2020; New York, New York, USA; David Beckham and MLS Commissioner Don Garber during the MLS 25th
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(Reuters) – A time line of the 25-year history of Major League Soccer: 1993 Dec. 17 – Alan Bothenberg, chairman of World Cup 1994, announces Major League Soccer, with official formation in February 1995. 1994 June – Columbus, Los Angeles, New Jersey, New York, San Jose and Washington announced as first MLS teams. 1995 June
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ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he had asked President Vladimir Putin for Russia to stand aside in Syria and let Turkey fight Syrian government forces alone, after 34 Turkish soldiers were killed this week. Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during funeral ceremony of Turkish soldier Emre Baysal who was killed
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BRATISLAVA – Slovak opposition movement Ordinary People (OLANO) took a strong lead in the EU country’s parliamentary election, an exit poll released by TV Markiza showed on Saturday. Igor Matovic, leader of Ordinary People and Independent Personalities (OLaNO) leaves with his wife Pavlina Matovicova and daughter after casting his vote during the country’s parliamentary election,
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SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s Health Ministry on Saturday confirmed the country’s second case of the fast-spreading new coronavirus, diagnosed in a patient in São Paulo who had recently visited Italy. Authorities said they were gathering information and more details would be provided later. There was no evidence that the virus was circulating nationwide, the
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(Reuters) – Washington state health officials reported the first patient death from coronavirus in the United States on Saturday, according to a news release, as federal and local health officials scramble to contain the rapidly spreading disease. Health officials in King County, Washington said they would provide an update on the patient who died at
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