Over the past 24 hours we learned that former South African President Nelson Mandela died at the age of 95. It’s still very hard for some to accept his passing. Though Mandela, who fought against South Africa’s apartheid regime, was on my list of people I’d like to meet, we never would.
By RACHEL COHEN AP Sports Writer NEW YORK — Knowledgeable U.S. soccer fans – it’s not an oxymoron. ESPN is making a huge investment in World Cup coverage, paying $100 million for the rights to the 2010 and 2014 tournaments, based on the conviction that not only do Americans know the beautiful game, they want […]
By MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press Writer PHILADELPHIA — Oprah Winfrey has settled a defamation lawsuit filed by a headmistress she had accused of performing poorly at her South African girls school, where some students claimed they were abused, lawyers said Tuesday. The lawsuit by former headmistress Nomvuyo Mzamane claimed Winfrey defamed her in remarks made […]
By MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press Writer PHILADELPHIA — A federal judge says Oprah Winfrey must defend a defamation suit filed by the former headmistress of her girls’ school in South Africa. The case is now set for trial March 29 in Philadelphia. Judge Eduardo Robreno refused to dismiss the suit in a decision Monday. He […]