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Leicester pay the price for turning down late penalty as Racing 92 win

“Leicester Tigers regained some pride after a poor European Champions Cup campaign by pushing Racing 92 all the way before going down 23-20 in their final pool game” writes Sports Staff for independent.co.uk. Machenaud put Racing 23-20 ahead with a 76th-minute penalty and in a dramatic finish Leicester turned down the chance of a penalty to go for the win but Racing held out. Source: independent.co.uk Share This:

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Do we really need an app that proves sexual consent?

“Could a controversial new app be the answer to this post-Harvey Weinstein era of #MeToo and #IDidThat by focusing on sexual consent?” reports nypost.com. Perhaps the creepiest thing of all is the invitation app users will send out to those earmarked for a shag.According to LegalFling, a message such as “Jake is requesting sexual consent” will flash onto your smartphone screen.The opportunists behind the LegalFling app claim their software will nip disputes in the bud by providing legally-binding contracts laying out what is and isn’t permitted in the bedroom before…

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SEC seeks $1.55m civil penalty from Bitcoin Store

“Haddow allegedly used sales representatives to cold call potential investors and sell securities in Bitcoin Store Inc. and Bar Works Inc” reports financefeeds.com. The penalty for Bitcoin Store is calculated by multiplying the lower maximum statutory third-tier penalty applicable to the earlier period when Bitcoin Store’s violations occurred – $775,000 – by Bitcoin Store’s two violations: misrepresentations in its differing March 2015 and May 2015 private placement memoranda.Lorna G. Schofield of the New York Southern District Court, the Commission says it seeks civil penalties of $4,526,765 from Ponzi scheme Bar…

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0 executions in ‘capital of capital punishment’…

“In recent decades, no county has been as prolific in its application of the death penalty as Harris County” writes The Christian Science for csmonitor.com. They are remembering it as the year Harris County, which includes much of Houston, may have finally shed its nickname as the capital of capital punishment.Indeed, another reason there have been fewer death sentences and executions in Harris County is because the general public has become less willing to deliver death sentences.Nationwide, the DPIC year-end report found that public support for the death penalty is…

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Lovren branded ‘immature and naive’ for concession of costly derby penalty

“His performances have fallen back under the spotlight following his concession of a late penalty against Everton which allowed Wayne Rooney to snatch a 1-1 draw” writes Sporting News for sportingnews.com. He wrote in a column for the Liverpool Echo : “Obviously, the penalty has been the big topic of debate and for me it was a silly mistake by Lovren. Source: sportingnews.com Share This:

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No backlash aimed at Benteke – Crystal Palace’s Schlupp

“No one at Crystal Palace blames Christian Benteke for his penalty miss against Bournemouth, according to Jeffrey Schlupp” writes Sporting News for sportingnews.com. The Eagles rallied back to earn a share of the spoils at the Selhurst Park in their last English Premier League encounter, but could have won the tie had Benteke scored a late penalty won by Wilfried Zaha. Source: sportingnews.com Share This:

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Jurgen Klinsmann’s son saves late penalty in debut for Hertha Berlin

“It was a performance any father would have been proud of, especially Germany legend Jurgen Klinsmann, whose son saved a late penalty in his debut for Hertha Berlin” reports sportingnews.com. On the penalty save, Klinsmann said: “It was funny, right before the game we didn’t actually go over penalties until right before kick-off.Hertha head coach Pal Dardai, whose side finished bottom of Group J, added: “Klinsmann had a very good game, he stayed firm under pressure and saved the penalty. Source: sportingnews.com Share This:

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