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Famous birthdays for Sept. 15: Prince Harry, Tommy Lee Jones

Famous birthdays for Sept. 15: Prince Harry, Tommy Lee Jones

Entertainment
Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Those born on this date in history are under the sign of Virgo. They include: -- Italian explorer Marco Polo in 1254 -- Novelist James Fenimore Cooper in 1789 -- William Howard Taft, 27th president of the United States, in 1857 -- British mystery writer Agatha Christie in 1890 UPI File Photo -- French director Jean Renoir in 1894 -- Comedian Nipsey Russell in 1918 -- Singer/pianist Bobby Short in 1924 -- Comedian Norm Crosby in 1927 (age 92) -- Jazz saxophone player Julian "Cannonball" Adderley in 1928 -- Baseball Hall of Fame member Gaylord Perry in 1938 (age 81) -- Football Hall of Fame member/actor Merlin Olsen in 1940 -- Soprano Jessye Norman in 1945 (age 74) -- Fi...
Elton John defends Harry and Meghan’s use of private jets

Elton John defends Harry and Meghan’s use of private jets

Science
Sir Elton John has defended the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's use of private jets - and said he paid to carbon offset their trip to his French home.The singer said he provided Prince Harry, Meghan and their son Archie with his private plane to "maintain a high level of much-needed protection".The royal couple have faced criticism after newspapers claimed they took four private jet journeys in 11 days, including to Sir Elton's home in Nice.Buckingham Palace declined to comment.Private jets usually carry fewer passengers than commercial planes, meaning they burn much more fuel per person per hour.In a message posted on social media, Sir Elton said: "I am deeply distressed by today's distorted and malicious account in the press surro...
GE stock is fast recovering, but short seller investigator Harry Markopolos got his digs in

GE stock is fast recovering, but short seller investigator Harry Markopolos got his digs in

Finance
Fraud finder Harry Markopolos took GE stock down more than 11% in one day with a dizzying array of charts and numbers, but also some choice words accusing analysts, ratings agencies and GE's management of Enron-era behaviors.A day later, GE stock rebounded nearly 10% on Friday after GE CEO Larry Culp invested $ 2 million on the dip and analysts came to GE's rescue, mostly calling Markopolos' claims inaccurate or based on old news that was already baked into GE's stock price.Markopolis, known for discovering Bernie Madoff's scheme, accused GE of using fake revenues and earnings, hidden debts and losses, unreadable financial statements, misleading disclosures and other accounting tricks to perpetrate a $ 38 billion fraud. Markopolos also said he wrote his report for an unnamed hedg...
Former Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says Harry Maguire ‘deserved man of the match’ for display against Chelsea

Former Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says Harry Maguire ‘deserved man of the match’ for display against Chelsea

Sports
Jose Mourinho heaped huge praise on Manchester United new boy Harry Maguire following the Red Devils’ rampant victory over Chelsea.Maguire was making his United debut after completing his £80million switch from Leicester earlier this month. Getty Images - Getty Maguire helped United keep a clean sheet against Chelsea And it was one to remember for the centre-back as he helped his new club beat Frank Lampard’s Blues 4-0. Marcus Rashford’s brace and goals from Anthony Martial and Daniel James secured the victory. There were a number of good performances in the United team including from two-goal hero Rashford. However, former United and Chelsea boss Mourinho, who was working as a pundit for Sky Sports, identified Maguire as the game’s standout player.
Liverpool wonderkid Harvey Elliott ‘wholeheartedly’ apologises after video circulated of him mocking Tottenham star Harry Kane

Liverpool wonderkid Harvey Elliott ‘wholeheartedly’ apologises after video circulated of him mocking Tottenham star Harry Kane

Sports
Harvey Elliott has apologised after an offensive video featuring the new Liverpool signing was circulated online.The 16-year-old wonderkid moved to Jurgen Klopp’s side this summer from Fulham and already is impressing the fans. Getty Harvey Elliott looks set to continue his development at Liverpool He came on in Liverpool‘s 3-1 win over Lyon and supporters have been raving about his potential. But shortly after the match Elliott apologised after a video clip was widely shared on social media, which appeared to show the teenager performing an offensive impersonation about England captain Harry Kane and allegedly calling him a f****** m**g”. Instagram The apology uploaded to Instagram Elliott wrote: “I would just l