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Warriors throttle Spurs to take 2-0 series lead

He did not practice. Asked if he thought he would be ready to play in Game 3 , Leonard said: "Just day to day, really, see how it feels tomorrow". Warriors: Coach Steve Kerr attended his second game this series but again watched behind the scenes as he recovers from a May 5 procedure at Duke University to fix a spinal fluid leak. Read More »

German Foreign Minister Wades Into Row Over Greek Debt Bailout

Greece has seen its national output fall by a quarter since it was plunged into crisis more than seven years ago, and the latest setback leaves it even further from bringing its huge debt pile under control. "The IMF wants maximum (debt relief) commitment upfront, while others would prefer to be more precise only in 2018", a senior euro zone official said, referring to the end of the third bailout in mid-2018, by which time lenders would have a full view of Greek reform completion and the ... Read More »

London Sevens: Scotland upsets hosts England in season finale


The nation's sevens team became the first Scottish side to beat a New Zealand team in any form of rugby in the 112 years since the countries first met. It's so special and I'm so proud of the boys. This sport is something that just grips you. Andrew Knewstubb scored New Zealand's third try on halftime and a lead of 21-0 over Scotland appeared enough. Read More »

AT&T workers go on three-day strike

A union representing 40,000 AT&T Mobility workers is threatening a nationwide strike this weekend after negotiations with the telco stalled. This is the first time AT&T wireless workers have gone on strike - and a key sticking point in the contract is the company's insistence on outsourcing jobs, the union said . Read More »

Oil Edges Higher As OPEC Reaches Consensus On Cut Extension

In another bearish blow to crude oil prices, the EIA, in its Short-Term Energy Outlook said that the USA crude oil production will average 9.3 million barrels per day (bpd) in 2017 and 10 million bpd in 2018. Brent Crude, used to price global oils, now trades at around $50 a barrel in London. Brent crude was up 57 cents, hovering at $50.79 per barrel, while US West Texas Intermediate jumped 61 cents to $47.94. Read More »

Marshalls plc (MSLH) Earns "Buy" Rating from Shore Capital

In the duration of 12 months Tate & Lyle PLC's share price has increased by 0% to 758.5 from 0.00. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 356 ($4.60), for a total transaction of £1,580,978.20 ($2,044,720.90). Barclays Capital maintained Aviva plc (LON:AV) on Thursday, July 21 with "Equal Weight" rating. In other news, insider Dean K. Finch sold 444,095 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, April 13th. Read More »

Pippa Middleton Is Reportedly in a Bridal Boot Camp


Although there will be 100 or so guests at St Mark's Church in the nearby village of Englefield for the ceremony, more than 300 are expected back at Middleton manor to dance the night away. She enacted the " no ring, no bring " rule, which means a guest can not bring a date if he or she is not married to the person. For example actress Meghan Markle , who is dating Prince Harry, has already bagged her invitation to the ceremony. Read More »

SoftBank's profit zooms on Sprint turnaroun


Sprint, which has been reporting financial losses since 2007, reported a loss of $0.07 per share on $8.5 billion in revenue during Q1 2017. For T-Mobile, it means deploying 5G technology on existing low-band spectrum, which is only part of what 5G is supposed to look like. Read More »

Jakarta Governor Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Blasphemy

Hardline Islamic groups opposed to having a non-Muslim leader for the city capitalized on the trial to draw hundreds of thousands to anti-Ahok protests in Jakarta that shook the centrist government of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo. Islamist groups in the country, whose supporters gathered outside the courtroom, had demanded the maximum penalty possible be handed to Purnama on the basis that his comments had insulted the Quran. Read More »

Australia treasurer promises fair budget that reins in debt

Three years on, Morrison finally wiped the slate clean tonight in his second budget, also setting down a path to budget surplus by 2021. Australia's banks will be forced to share the data they hold on a customer when requested by that customer under a new regime introduced by the federal government. Read More »

ANC lashes out at judge who wants Zuma to explain reshuffle


In court papers‚ the president had said that the opposition party's urgent application to have reasons for the recent Cabinet reshuffle divulged was misconceived and without merit. Zuma argued he was exercising his powers in terms of section 91 (2) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa. To read into the Constitution that the president must explain himself on the composition of the National Executive to the opposition is to use the judiciary to police political decisions and ... Read More »

Patanjali notches Rs 10561 crore turnover


Now operating primarily from Hardwar, Patanjali is looking to set up facilities at destinations such as Noida, Nagpur and Indore, among others, that would take his production capacity to Rs 60,000 crore in the next one year from Rs 35,000 crore now. Read More »

Oil hovers near $46 as shale revival cancels out OPEC efforts

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index .FTEU3 rose 0.69 percent and MSCI's gauge of stocks across the globe.MIWD00000PUS gained 0.36 percent after touching a record high. According to the data of USA, crude inventories fell 930,000 barrels, against the expectations of analysts for a decrease of 2.3 million barrels. Crashing oil prices in late 2015 and early 2016 dealt a blow to the US shale industry. Read More »

Google agrees to pay $335 million in Italy tax dispute


However, the investigators did not reveal how much they were seeking to recover. Google has come to an agreement with the Italian tax office to to pay €306mn to settle a dispute. Other U.S. multinationals, including and Facebook Inc., are also under scrutiny in Italy. The U.S. company has previously said it complied with tax rules in every country it worked. Read More »

Apple steps up its effort to emphasize its economic impact

US -based suppliers such as Corning, which provides glass for the iPhone and iPad, and 3M, which Apple calls on for adhesive materials, credit the company for 450,000 jobs. Foxconn is the world's largest contract electronics maker and is best-known for assembling products for global brands such as Apple and Sony. The move comes as Apple prepares for the roll-out of its next-generation iPhone later this year. Read More »

Local residents anxious about family members in Puerto Rico


Gov. Ricardo Rossello said Wednesday that a federal control board overseeing the island's finances has agreed with his request to put the debts before a court. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts will pick the district court judge who will oversee the restructuring of Puerto Rico's debt after the US territory filed for what is essentially bankruptcy protection on Wednesday. Read More »

UFC creates 4th weight class for women, adding 125-pounders


Demetrious Johnson is the reigning king of the men's division and the UFC have now extended their women's game by adding a fourth division. The UFC began promoting women's fights in early 2013, and the rise in popularity of women's mixed martial arts was largely due to former 135-pound bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Read More »

US trade deficit narrows in March


Exports of those products rose 9.5 percent to $95.6 billion while imports increased 6.2 to $106.7 billion. Analysts had expected the deficit to rise by 1.4 per cent, according to a consensus forecast. The flow of U.S. goods and services to several other trading partners criticized by the Trump administration were robust in the latest month. Exports to the European Union and South Korea hit all-time monthly records at US$25.7 billion and US$4.4 billion respectively while exports to Germany ... Read More »

Trump to sign order creating accountability office at VA


The office is a byproduct of a 2014 scandal in which as many as 40 veterans died while waiting months for appointments at the VA medical centre in Phoenix. During the 2016 campaign, Trump repeatedly criticized the VA as "the most corrupt" and pledged to expand private care. Shulkin insists he's made accountability a top priority and legislation would help. Read More »

Kevin O'Leary to quit Canadian politics


O'Leary is set to throw his support behind Maxime Bernier after dropping our of the race, the Toronto Sun has confirmed. In an interview with The Globe and Mail , O'Leary officially halted his bed to become the leader of the Conservative Party, which would have in turn meant that he could have become the Prime Minister of Canada down the road. Read More »

Marissa Mayer to exit Yahoo with $186 million payout


As of April 3, the Yahoo CEO owned 4.49 million shares of common stock, according to an SEC filing by the internet company Monday. Under Mayer's leadership, Yahoo experienced two unprecedented security breaches affecting more than 1 billion users accounts - with the 2014 incident traced to Russian spies. Read More »

AT&T Drops 233000 Video Subs in Q1


AT&T , the biggest USA pay-television operator after its $49 billion acquisition of DirecTV, reported its video business lost 233,000 customers in the quarter. Missed revenue estimates . The company saw revenue figures of $39.4 billion, just falling short of our consensus estimate of $40.660 billion. AT&T today reported revenues of $39.4 billion, operating income of $6.9 billion and net income of $3.5 billion in Q1 2017. Read More »

FCC chairman expected to unveil strategy to reverse net neutrality


Pai did not give a specific date but said it will be for Class C and D stations, and the necessary IT work is being done now and it's going well. Public Knowledge urges President Trump to honor his campaign promises to put Americans before monopolies by preserving net neutrality rules as he nears the end of his first 100 days. Read More »

Macron and France need Germany (and vice versa)

The FTSE 100 index has kicked off the week in positive territory, with investors cheering news that centrist Emmanuel Macron has come out on top in the first round of France's presidential election which took place over the weekend. Conservative Francois Fillon, who had been the favourite to win the election before allegations emerged that he had paid his wife and two children from the public purse for work they did not do, came third with less than 20 percent. Read More »