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Amazon Fires: How Hollywood Celebrities Are Spreading Misinformation on Social Media

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – Many high-profile figures seeking to denounce the fires in the Amazon — from Madonna and Cristiano Ronaldo to Leonardo DiCaprio and Emmanuel Macron — have unwittingly ended up misleading millions on social media, either sharing photographs of the region that are years old or images taken in other parts of the world.

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USWNT Equal Pay Lawsuit Goes to Trial in 2020

The equal pay lawsuit filed by US women footballers against the US Soccer Federation has been scheduled to go to trial on May 5, 2020, the players’ spokesperson said Monday.

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Brady, Patriots Agree on Two-Year Extension

Six-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady has agreed to terms on a two-year contract extension with the New England Patriots, according to multiple US media reports on Sunday.

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Father Time Takes Hold on Tame Tiger

Tiger Woods admitted age and a troublesome back will make competing for more major titles all the more difficult after shooting a seven-over par opening round at the British Open on Thursday.

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Kanter’s NBA Dream Could Trigger Diplomatic Crisis

If the Portland Trail Blazers manage to battle back to defeat the mighty Golden State Warriors and reach the NBA Finals, there is a good chance that Enes Kanter will have had something to do with it.

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23rd Horse Death Rocks Santa Anita

Santa Anita Racetrack was rocked by a 23rd equine death in just over three months on Sunday as gelding Arms Runner was euthanized after a fall in the $100,000 San Simeon Stakes.

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Mavs Center Porzingis Accused of Rape in New York

New York (AFP) – Dallas Mavericks forward Kristaps Porzingis is being investigated in New York after being accused of raping a woman last year, the New York Post reported on Saturday.

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