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Oakland Raiders’ Antonio Brown loses grievance, will return to team

Oakland Raiders’ Antonio Brown loses grievance, will return to team

Sports
Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Oakland Raiders star receiver Antonio Brown is expected to return to the team after losing a grievance against the NFL over wearing his old helmet. Brown announced Monday that he will rejoin the Raiders despite being required to switch helmet models this season. "While I disagree with the arbitrator's decision, I'm working on getting back to full health and looking forward to rejoining my teammates on the field," Brown wrote on Instagram. "I'm excited about this season [and] appreciate all the concerns about my feet." Brown talked with an independent arbitrator for two hours on a conference call Friday. The superstar wideout, who is believed to have been using the same helmet model throughout his NFL career, argued why he should be allowed to wear the 10-year-old helmet....
YouTube star loses 2m subscribers after row with fellow vlogger

YouTube star loses 2m subscribers after row with fellow vlogger

Entertainment
Beauty YouTuber James Charles has lost two million subscribers after a video was posted by his former friend Tati Westbrook.The 19-year-old vlogger from New York has been accused of "manipulating people's sexuality" and previously caused controversy for charging fans up to $ 500 (£385) to see him on tour. So far James Charles has seen his subscriber count drop from 16.5 million on Monday to 14.5 million, according to the website Social Blade.He has become the first ever YouTube personality to lose one million subscribers in 24 hours, with the biggest drop taking place on Saturday after his involvement in a row with fellow beauty vlogger Tati Westbrook. Image: Tati Westbrook addressed her issues with former friend James Charles in a YouTube video
Caster Semenya loses Cas appeal over new IAAF testosterone rules

Caster Semenya loses Cas appeal over new IAAF testosterone rules

Sports
Caster Semenya has lost a landmark case against athletics' governing body meaning it will be allowed to restrict testosterone levels in female runners.The Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) rejected the South African's challenge against the IAAF's new rules.But Cas said it had "serious concerns as to the future practical application" of the new rules. Semenya, 28, had said the regulations were "unfair" and that she wanted to "run naturally, the way I was born".Now she - and other athletes with differences of sexual development (DSD) - must either take medication in order to compete in events from 400m to the mile, or change events.Semenya Q&A - why is this case so pivotal?A...
Square loses head of payments to Visa

Square loses head of payments to Visa

Finance
Mary Kay Bowman, head of payments at Square is going to Visa to be new head of seller solutions, reporting to Chief Product Officer Jack Forestell. Visa announced the hire in a blog post Friday. Square's shares went slightly negative, about 1 percent, after the announcement. Bowman's departure from Square comes just months after CEO Jack Dorsey lost key deputy and CFO Sarah Friar, regarded by Wall Street as a "rockstar CFO." Bowman was a big hire for Square in 2015. She came from Amazon, wher...
Uber loses Appeal Court battle to deny drivers rights

Uber loses Appeal Court battle to deny drivers rights

Technology
Uber has lost a Court of Appeal battle against giving its drivers basic employment protections, including minimum wage and holiday pay. The judgement could put Uber's business model in the UK at risk, requiring it to recognise drivers as "limb (b)" workers - crucially allowing them to collective bargaining rights.The company has been engaged in legal appeals since 2016, when an employment tribunal found it unlawfully classed drivers as independent contractors.Sir Terence Etherton, the second most senior judge in England and Wales, told the court that the tribunal was "not only entitled, but correct" to class Uber drivers as workers. He added: "Not only do we see no reason to disagree with the factual conclusions of the [tribunal] as to the working relationship between U...