Mourinho accused of taking “blood money”

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has been accused by Labour MP Chris Bryant of taking “blood money”.

Mourinho will earn a staggering £1.7million for around five days work at the 2018 World Cup in Russia working as a pundit.

It was confirmed last week that the Portuguese will be appearing on Russia state-backed channel, RT, this summer .

Bryant has now hit out at the United boss ahead of the tournament.

“To my mind, this is blood money, paid directly from the Russian state coffers,” he said.

Bryant’s message was echoed by fellow Welsh Labour MP Stephen Doughty.

“Leading sports figures and commentators need to reflect carefully on whether they want to be associated with Putin’s propaganda machine.

“RT has repeatedly conned viewers with a veneer of respectability, while taking its orders from the Kremlin.

“Serious questions are already being asked about participation in the Russian-hosted World Cup.

“I would urge leading football figures to rethink – not least after this week’s revelations – whether their punditry on Putin’s mouthpiece is appropriate,” Doughty said.

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BCCI’s ACSU chief to probe if Mohammad Shami took money from Pakistani lady

Mohammed Shami, Vinod Rai, BCCI, ACU, Mohammed Shami wife, , Mohammed Shami India, Shami wife, Hasin Jahan, cricket newsMohammed Shami, Vinod Rai, BCCI, ACU, Mohammed Shami wife, , Mohammed Shami India, Shami wife, Hasin Jahan, cricket news Mohammed Shami’s wife, Hasin Jahan, has already filed a case of domestic abuse, attempt to murder against him. (Source: Reuters)

Mohammad Shami will know his immediate future with the Indian cricket team in a week’s time as the cricket board has entrusted its anti-corruption chief Neeraj Kumar to investigate the allegations of corruption made by Shami’s wife, and file a report in a week. Hasin Jahan, Shami’s wife, who has already filed a case of domestic abuse, attempt to murder, against Shami, has alleged that Shami “took money from a Pakistani woman named Alishba at the insistence of an England-based businessman Mohammad Bhai”.

In response to the audio

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Amazon’s Alexa could soon let users send money using their voice

  • Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant may allow people to pay others using their voice 
  • Biometrics firm Daon may have the tool ready by this year, acording to CNET
  • Users will have to say ‘Alexa, open Daon Bank,’ then, tell Alexa to ‘Send money’
  • That user will then be prompted to provide further authentication to confirm 



Amazon’s Alexa can order you an Uber, tell you where you’ve parked your car and turn off your lights.

But pretty soon, the voice assistant could be getting one of its most useful skills yet. 

Biometric software company Daon has developed a way for users to send money to friends using Alexa, according to CNET.  

The feature could arrive on the internet giant’s voice-activated speakers and devices in the next nine to 18 months. 

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MAFS’ Troy ‘demands money to be interviewed on Kyle and Jackie O’

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He has denied rumours he’s ‘a professional actor’, but now it looks like Married At First Sight’s Troy Delmege is desperate for a paycheck.

The IT manager, 35, reportedly refused to appear on KIIS FM’s The Kyle And Jackie O Show this week unless he was offered payment.

During an interview with MAFS couple John and Melissa, Kyle Sandilands and Jackie ‘O’ Henderson alleged Troy was the only contestant who had asked them for money.

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Money is Power. And Women Need More of Both.

It’s bound up with the way girls are often schooled to place the needs of others above their own, to repress or deny outward signs of ambition. Even as women have pushed into once-male bastions in business, many still feel the sting of professional and personal backlash if they are perceived as too aggressive.

“Girls as they are growing up are not socialized to feel that it’s O.K. for them to have ambition about creating wealth, not the way it is for little boys,” said Mariko Chang, the author of “Shortchanged,” a study of the wealth gap between men and women. “They’re encouraged to take on roles that let them take care of other people.”

Joline Godfrey, author of the book “Raising Financially Fit Kids” and a California-based education consultant, coaches families on how to avoid sending a dismissive message to girls about money. For example, if a girl proposes a lemonade stand, take her seriously and help her talk about a business plan, rather than pronouncing her cute. Parents are often more likely to reward boys for accomplishments or risk-taking while urging girls to be careful.

Families want help navigating this terrain, yet old attitudes die hard. Ms. Godfrey recalls a talk she gave a few years ago to a group of very wealthy families, posing questions about what they most wanted for their sons and then their daughters, including financial success, good careers and personal happiness. For their sons, the families’ answers

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I would request BCCI to further increase money for domestic cricketer, says Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly, Kumar Sangakkara, CAB, Jagmohan Dalmiya, Jagmohan Dalmiya Memorial Lecture, India vs Sri Lanka, sports news, cricket, Indian ExpressSourav Ganguly, Kumar Sangakkara, CAB, Jagmohan Dalmiya, Jagmohan Dalmiya Memorial Lecture, India vs Sri Lanka, sports news, cricket, Indian Express Sourav Ganguly batted for more pay for domestic cricketers. (Source: Express Archive)

Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly on Saturday batted for more raise in pay structure of domestic cricketers after the BCCI gave a reasonable hike recently. In the recently announced contracts, the match day fees of domestic cricketers have been hiked from Rs 10,000 per day to Rs 35,000.

“I think that is very

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Hundreds walk to raise money and awareness in largest annual gathering of San Diego brain injury survivors

Hundreds of participants braved the rain Saturday morning to raise awareness about the toll brain injuries can take on survivors and their families.

The 11th annual Walk for Recovery at Mission Bay Park helped raise more than $40,000 for the San Diego Brain Injury Foundation. Founded in 1983, the nonprofit serves as a resource for survivors of brain trauma, their caregivers and their families, offering hope and support while supplying the best information about advances in medical treatment.

The charity estimates that more than 11,000 people are affected by brain injury each year in San Diego County, a figure that includes victims and their families but excludes active-duty military members who also face head trauma in accidents and combat.

“Our support meetings are free. All of our resources are free,” said Susan Hansen, the foundation director.

Books or big bucks? For Gamecocks signee, why it’s college vs. MLB money

Casey White says there was never one day, or a specific moment, she knew her son was going to be a potential seven-figure Major League Baseball draft signee. But she does specifically remember a time, two years ago, when Owen White’s life began to quickly change.

White was pitching for the South Charlotte Panthers summer-league travel team at UNC Charlotte. When the game was over, one of the Panthers coaches walked toward Casey White and said, “Whelp, your son’s not a virgin anymore. He hit 90 today.”

White, now a 6-foot-4, 195-pound senior at China Grove’s Carson High and the state’s top player, has thrown a baseball 90 mph. That’s high velocity for a high school player., which tracks pitch velocity at all age levels, says a Major League pitcher will average 91 mph. White had done it as a 15-year-old.

Today, White is ranked as the nation’s No. 28 high school Major League Prospect by Athlon Sports, a media group that tracks recruiting in major sports, and there’s a chance that he could go in the early rounds of the Major League Draft in June, potentially receiving a million dollar signing bonus.

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