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Madigan, Rauner steel themselves for all-out political war

On May 27, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,, , With No Comments

Right after what happened last week, it’s far more clear than ever that Illinois Home Speaker Michael Madigan has no fear of what Gov. Bruce Rauner could do to his members this fall. And Madigan has even less fear of …

Liverpool turn to Southampton star Sadio Mane right after seeing their interest in Bayern Munich&#039s Mario Gotze rebuffed

  • Regardless of Bayern Munich saying Mario Gotze’s bit-component role at the club will continue, the player has committed his future to the Allianz Arena
  • Right after suffering that disappointment Liverpool have turned to Sadio Mane
  • Jurgen Klopp has also enquired

Right here&#039s the latest from the Advocate-NorthShore antitrust case

On May 25, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Attorneys for two Chicago-location hospital systems argued in federal court Wednesday that a recent selection in a comparable antitrust case in Pennsylvania supports the systems’ case for getting allowed to merge.

Attorneys for the Federal Trade Commission, meanwhile, posited that …

The A lot of Ways The Media Gets About Saying [Groin]

On May 25, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,, , With No Comments

It&#8217s the oldest laugh in sports: Some poor schmoe takes a sports ball to the crotch, keels more than and, once we&#8217re reasonably certain no lasting harm has been accomplished, the Television announcers deadpan some dad jokes whilst the camera …

The Historically Fantastic Warriors Got Historically Crushed

On May 23, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,, , With No Comments

In the NBA playoffs, No. 1 seeds have a special air of authority about them. Given that the league expanded to a 16-group playoff format in 1984, best-seeded teams have won their conference about 55 % of the time in …

Washington’s hotel supply is going up. Will demand hold pace?

On May 23, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,, , With No Comments

&#13 By Abha Bhattarai, &#13

Among the new hospitality names checking in to Washington this year: The Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C. the Pod D.C., and the MGM National Harbor.

They are among 14 new hotels scheduled to open in …

The Cavs Are Obliterating The Eastern Conference

On May 22, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,, , With No Comments

An additional Cleveland playoff game, another hopelessly a single-sided rout. With a 108-89 victory more than the Toronto Raptors on Thursday evening, LeBron James and the Cavaliers kept their perfect 2016 playoff record intact, piling up a 10th consecutive win, …

The poor are paying much more and much more for everyday purchases, a new study warns

On May 21, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

New research suggests inflation in the retail sector varies with consumers’ incomes. (Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg News)

The poor typically commit far more on all sorts of things. Households that have much less money to spare in any given week, for instance, …

The Warriors’ Defense May possibly Send Them Back To The NBA Finals

On May 20, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,, , With No Comments

One particular thing that&#8217s usually lost amid the spectacle of the Golden State Warriors’ record-setting standard season is that this squad&#8217s style is really various from the 1 that went on a dominant championship run a year ago. The 2014-15 …

Phil Mickelson to return practically $1 million in U.S. insider trading probe

On May 19, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

&#13 By Renae Merle and Dave Sheinin, &#13 &#13

Federal authorities on Thursday charged the former chairman of Dean Foods and a properly-recognized sports bettor, alleging the long-time close friends were involved in an insider trading scheme that spanned at …

Michael Carrick on the brink of leaving Manchester United as Arsenal show interest

On May 18, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,,,, , With No Comments
  • Midfielder Michael Carrick is heading towards the exit at Manchester United
  • 34-year-old wants to stay at Old Trafford but club are but to offer new deal 
  • Arsenal, Everton, West Ham and Newcastle have shown degrees of interest

Illinois Home approves money for college tuition grants

On May 17, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,, , With No Comments

(AP) — The Illinois Residence approved a proposal to fully fund tuition grants for low-earnings students amid Republican objections the bill is a false guarantee.

The plan sponsored by Democratic Home Speaker Michael Madigan appropriates about $ 397 million to …

Chelsea star Eden Hazard warns champions Leicester City about the difficulty of defending the Premier League title

  • Eden Hazard says it really is tough for any team to defend their title
  • Final year’s winners Chelsea have genuinely struggled in this campaign 
  • Hazard himself has been substantially below par this term 
  • Chelsea ended their season with a 1-1

From belief to resentment in Indiana

On May 15, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,, , With No Comments

&#13 By Eli Saslow, &#13

Huntington, Ind. — Michael Robinson Chavez The Washington Post

One particular of a number of shuttered factories in Huntington, Ind., a town of 17,000 exactly where for generations such goods as baby footwear, ice cream …

Manchester United vs Bournemouth ABANDONED and other English Premier League action Reside

On May 15, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,,,, , With No Comments
  • Old Trafford was evacuated and the match has been abandoned
  • Manchester United vs Bournemouth will not go ahead right after a ‘suspect package’ was located at Old Trafford ahead of their game 
  • Leicester travel to Chelsea and get a guard

The Sumo Matchup Centuries In The Making

On May 13, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,, , With No Comments

The final match of the 2016 Haru Basho &#8212 one particular of six professional sumo tournaments held each year &#8212 was a day-15 championship-deciding showdown among the sport&#8217s best yokozuna.1 Hakuho, the White Peng,2 the dominant force in …

The main explanation Apple just invested $1 billion in the Uber of China

On May 13, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

A mobile device displaying the Didi Chuxing app is posed close to the Apple store logo in Beijing, China. (Ng Han Guan/Related Press)

Flush with money in overseas accounts, Apple announced Thursday that it had invested $ 1 billion in …

Norwich City defender Sebastian Bassong relegated for SIXTH time in his profession as club are sent down once more despite spirited win over Watford 

  • Norwich City have been relegated from the Barclays Premier League
  • It confirms the sixth relegation of Sebastian Bassong’s profession
  • The defender also went down with Metz, Newcastle and Wolves  

Far more bus rides, fewer flights for U of C football

On May 11, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,, , With No Comments

The University of Chicago has found a new league for its football group.

In a move to reduce back on costs and travel time for conference games, the college nowadays announced that it has agreed to become an affiliate member …

Kevin Durant Is Playing Like Kevin Durant Once more

On May 10, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,, , With No Comments

Kevin Durant is currently one particular of the greatest players in modern day history that goes just as much for the playoffs as it does the typical season. Durant ranks 13th considering that the merger in playoff Worth Over Replacement …

Mexico judge says &#039El Chapo&#039 extradition might proceed

On May 9, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

(AP) — A federal judge has ruled that the extradition of drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman can move ahead, Mexico’s Judicial Council said Monday. But the country’s Foreign Relations Department need to nonetheless approve it and the defense can …

Here’s What Happened When We Attempted To Play Moneyball With out Any Funds

On May 8, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,, , With No Comments

This is an excerpt from “The Only Rule Is It Has to Work: Our Wild Experiment Building a New Kind of Baseball Team” by Ben Lindbergh, a writer for FiveThirtyEight, and Sam Miller, the editor in chief of Baseball Prospectus.

Ferro&#039s Tribune spurned Gannett&#039s millions, but now what?

On May 7, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,, , With No Comments

Michael Ferro has large plans for Tribune Publishing, and they do not incorporate Gannett.

Ferro, who became non-executive chairman of Tribune Publishing in February, aims to remake the business by selling content material and data by way of digital channels.…

The Cavs’ three-Point Barrage In Game two Was Ridiculous

On May 7, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,, , With No Comments

There are hot shooting nights from downtown, and then there’s the efficiency the Cleveland Cavaliers developed against the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night:

Right after Mo Williams chucked in 1 last trey with a shade below two minutes left in …

Proposed guidelines could make it less difficult for shoppers to sue banks

On May 5, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,, , With No Comments

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For years, numerous customers opening credit cards or utilizing nearly any sort of financial item have been banned from challenging those companies in class action lawsuits.

But new guidelines proposed Thursday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau could adjust …

Jose Mourinho refuses to wait for Manchester United as club staff anticipate Louis van Gaal to Stay

On May 5, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,,,,,,, , With No Comments
  • Manchester United news: Click right here for all the newest from Old Trafford 
  • Manchester United are to stick with manager Louis van Gaal this summer season
  • Jose Mourinho will not wait for a year to take the leading job at

&#039How I won the Premier League&#039: Claudio Ranieri hails title win forged on Leicester&#039s &#039English spirit&#039… but he&#039s nonetheless not happy

  • Claudio Ranieri has silenced his doubters by winning the Premier League
  • The Italian has remained polite and generous in his praise for other individuals
  • Ranieri changed lots when he took over from Nigel Pearson at Leicester
  • Leicester won the Premier

Lucas group seems to pull plug on museum

On May 3, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,, , With No Comments

The family members financing the proposed Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Chicago has successfully pulled the plug on the $ 700 million facility.

In a statement released late right now, Mellody Hobson, wife of famed movie director and museum …

How Teams Did In Initial-Round NFL Draft Trades

On May 2, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,, , With No Comments

The greatest trades of NFL draft picks took place weeks in advance, when Los Angeles and Philadelphia traded up with Tennessee and Cleveland, respectively, to obtain the prime two spots. Then, on draft evening, 5 far more trades of picks …

Washington workplace buildings, not just downtown any much more

On May 1, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Older downtown workplace buildings have had trouble luring new tenants. (Amanda Voisard/TWP)

For executives deciding where to lease workplace space in Washington, the choice utilised to be simple if not economical: Downtown or Georgetown?

Not so any longer.

The District’s …

Durant And Westbrook Have Never Faced A Defense Like The Spurs’

On April 30, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,, , With No Comments

After a less-than-fascinating very first round in the playoffs, NBA fans can look forward, finally, to sinking their teeth into an epic Spurs-Thunder matchup in round two. OKC’s Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook are two of the greatest offensive talents …

Why billionaire Carl Icahn just dumped every single share he has in Apple

On April 29, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,,,, , With No Comments
Donald Trump has known as Carl Icahn 1 of the world’s greatest businessmen. The presidential candidate also mentioned he would pick Icahn to oversee trade bargains. So who is the man that some have labeled every little thing from an

Wladimir Klitschko poses in Man City shirt ahead of fight with Manchester United fan Tyson Fury

On April 28, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,,,,,, , With No Comments
  • Tyson Fury will fight Wladimir Klitschko in Manchester this summer season
  • Two boxers have traded insults on a typical basis in the develop-up
  • Ukrainian posted picture of himself in a Manchester City shirt on Instagram
  • His 27-year-old opponent is a

Federal Reserve leaves crucial interest price unchanged

On April 27, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,, , With No Comments

The Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Creating (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Pictures)

The Federal Reserve left its benchmark interest price unchanged soon after meeting in Washington on Wednesday afternoon, and officials provided little new guidance for when they may possibly be …

Cristiano Ronaldo watches video of himself whilst wearing CR7 branded footwear: A evening in the life of injured Genuine Madrid superstar

  • Actual Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo missed clash at Manchester City
  • Ronaldo, who has scored 47 ambitions this term, was suffering with thigh strain
  • He was pictured watching a video of himself prior to kick-off at the Etihad
  • Ronaldo donned his

Marijuana companies join forces to expand beyond state lines

On April 25, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

&#13 By Alex Halperin, &#13

DENVER — Typically, when a business primarily based in one state desires to sell goods in yet another state, it starts calling truckers. For Strainz, a Las Vegas marijuana firm, it was more difficult.

By …

Chelsea told to meet Dominic Solanke&#039s £50,000 a week pay demands or risk losing England Under 21 international

  • Dominic Solanke is asking for £50,000 a week to remain with Chelsea 
  • England Below 21 international has one particular year left on his Blues contract
  • Talks more than a new deal have stalled and forward could leave this summer time

Seb Coe admits there have been &#039dark occasions&#039 and &#039it&#039s took its toll on those closest to me&#039 as he battles to convince the globe he can save athletics from drugs and corruption

  • Seb Coe says he is completely focused on his job as president of the IAAF 
  • Because he started his job nine months ago and it has been a testing time 
  • So far he has had to deal with revelations of

At schools with sub-par World wide web, kids face a poor connection with contemporary life

On April 23, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

&#13 By Chico Harlan, &#13

Reduced PEACH TREE, Ala. — Toward the finish of a potholed country road, in the laptop lab of a 1-story college, the World wide web 1 morning choked out a final quiz question about melting …

Has Bryce Harper Surpassed Mike Trout? That is A Clown Question, Bro

On April 22, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,, , With No Comments

A year following posting one of the greatest single seasons in baseball history, Washington Nationals proper fielder Bryce Harper is off to an even a lot more stupendous begin this season. Via Washington’s 1st 14 games, Harper is hitting .327 …

Regulators introduce new rules to curb Wall Street pay

On April 21, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,, , With No Comments

&#13 By Renae Merle, &#13

NEW YORK — U.S. regulators proposed new guidelines Thursday to overhaul the way Wall Street executives are paid, addressing years of complaints that excessive bonuses helped lead to the 2008 monetary crisis.

The long-awaited guidelines …

The Rams’ Trade For The No. 1 Choose Was A Bet That Will Be Difficult To Win

On April 20, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,, , With No Comments


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Welcome to the newest episode of Hot Takedown, FiveThirtyEight’s sports podcast. On this week’s show (April 19, 2016), we talk to ESPN&#8217s Bill Barnwell about the Rams&#8217 trade with the Titans and ask …

What a ‘bad year’ on Wall Street appears like

On April 19, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,, , With No Comments

&#13 By Renae Merle, &#13

NEW YORK — Goldman Sachs, a single of the most prominent banks on Wall Street, is possessing a hard year. It agreed to a $ five billion settlement with federal authorities earlier this month more …

The Warriors Dominated The NBA Season On the web, As well

On April 18, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,, , With No Comments

The Golden State Warriors are but one of 30 NBA teams. But they get far far more than one-thirtieth the consideration of NBA fans.

1 gauge: visits for the duration of the regular season to ESPN.com&#8217s online hubs for person …

Brothers bring back Roy Rogers and its ‘holy trio’ of burgers, chicken, roast beef

On April 17, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

&#13 By Thomas Heath, &#13

Jim Plamondon seemed a good bet to turn out to be a member of the legal profession’s elite back in 1995.

A Notre Dame grad and George Washington University law college alum, he was a …

These Western Conference Playoffs Are The Most Best-Heavy Of The Contemporary Era

On April 17, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,, , With No Comments

With the NBA playoffs tipping off this weekend, it is time to figure out which 1st-round series will bring the excitement &#8212 and which will be hopelessly lopsided affairs. (Hint: This year’s Western Conference series possibly won’t fall into the …

Thanks to Bernie Sanders, we now know how several large corporations don&#039t spend taxes

On April 15, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Bernie Sanders asked federal accountants to tally up how many major corporations pay practically nothing in federal earnings taxes, and now we know the answer.

On the stump, Sanders has been denouncing the specific treatment that he says huge firms …

FiveThirtyEight’s National Women’s Soccer League Predictions

On April 15, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,, , With No Comments

The National Women’s Soccer League will enter its fourth season this weekend, a feat that the preceding two specialist women’s soccer leagues in the U.S. never ever accomplished. The games commence amid controversy over U.S. women’s national team player salaries …

Danny Willett cradles son Zachariah (the infant who practically created him miss the Masters) and poses with wife Nicole as Augusta champion returns to England

  • Danny and Nicole Willett’s son Zachariah James was born on March 30
  • Willett deemed skipping Masters if his wife did not give birth by the commence
  • Son’s due date was April ten but Nicole had a C-section, enabling him to

Why tens of thousands of workers, from Verizon to McDonalds, are walking off the job Thursday

On April 13, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Tens of thousands of Verizon workers across the East Coast walked off the job this week. But they are not the only ones. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Tens of thousands of Americans will decline to report to operate on Thursday due …

The secret to Jamie Vardy&#039s goalscoring accomplishment? Don&#039t practise any shooting! 

  • Jamie Vardy says Claudio Ranieri has banned him from shooting practice 
  • The Leicester striker has scored 21 Premier League objectives this season
  • He claims his manager tells him to rest his legs for match days

Allstate&#039s difficult year leads to reduce pay for CEO Wilson

On April 11, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,, , With No Comments

Allstate had a tough 2015, and CEO Tom Wilson’s pay package for the year reflected that.

Nonetheless, he collected $ 13.9 million in cash, stock, possibilities and other rewards, according to the firm proxy statement, issued right now. That was …

Tottenham vs Manchester United Premier League Live score: Follow the action

On April 10, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,,,, , With No Comments
  • Kick-off is DELAYED till four.30pm as the United group bus is stuck in traffic 
  • Tottenham beginning XI: Lloris, Walker, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Rose, Dier, Dembele, Lamela, Alli, Eriksen, Kane 
  • Subs: Son, Mason, Vorm, Trippier, Chadli, Wimmer, Carroll
  • Manchester United starting XI:

Is Chicago losing its global appeal?

On April 9, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,, , With No Comments

Chicago enjoyed a record year for tourism in 2015, but it was no thanks to guests from overseas. City tourism bureau Decide on Chicago projects that the quantity of foreign vacationers (not counting those from Mexico and Canada) fell by …

The Spurs Are Nevertheless Large Favorites To Cease The Warriors From Getting 73

On April 8, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Well, that&#8217s 1 down.

The Golden State Warriors became the second NBA team to reach 70 wins in a season following taking down the San Antonio Spurs 112-101 Thursday night. The Warriors need to have to win their final three …

Verizon plans bid to purchase Yahoo’s Net enterprise

On April 7, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,, , With No Comments

&#13 By Alex Sherman, Scott Moritz and Brian Womack, &#13

Verizon Communications plans to make a 1st-round bid for Yahoo’s Web business next week and is prepared to obtain the company’s Yahoo Japan stake to assist sweeten the offer you, …

This UConn Team Was Better Than Last Year’s Team

On April 7, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,, , With No Comments

It’s getting harder every day, the search for unused superlatives to heap upon the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team. On Tuesday night, the Huskies captured their fourth consecutive NCAA championship with an 82-51 rout of Syracuse. The victory made …

Odds boost for Staples-Workplace Depot

On April 5, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,, , With No Comments

(Bloomberg Gadfly) —Merger arbitrageurs, also recognized as folks with robust stomachs who bet on deal outcomes, may possibly be feeling a little queasier after new Treasury guidelines on inversions threatened to scuttle Pfizer’s $ 160 billion deal for Allergan. But …

Borussia Dortmund ready for Liverpool FC boss Jurgen Klopp&#039s return

On April 5, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With No Comments
  • Liverpool FC news: Click here for all the latest from Anfield 
  • Liverpool merchandise is getting sold in the Borussia Dortmund club shop
  • Reds face Jurgen Klopp’s former side in the Europa League quarter-finals
  • Klopp described fixture as being the kind

Jordan Spieth suffers water torture as journeyman Jim Herman claims Houston triumph and place at the Masters

  • Spieth began robust but limped house in the final round of Houston Open
  • Herman secured one shot triumph over Swede Henrik Stenson on Sunday
  • The American claimed his first PGA tour title and invitation to the Masters

How a lot much more do Illinois and Chicago owe in pension debt

On April 3, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,, , With No Comments

The Illinois Supreme Court’s choice in March requiring (once more) that pension promises be honored signifies that pension liabilities stand. The unfunded portions for Illinois’ and Chicago’s largest pension funds have been increasing for more than a decade, making tens …

Syracuse’s Best Hope May possibly Be Its Strange Love Of Transition Threes

On April 2, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Syracuse trailed Virginia with 55 seconds left in the initial half of its Elite Eight matchup with the No. 1 seed. Following the Cavaliers converted a dunk to go up 11 points, Syracuse could have taken its time to try …

Wonkblog: The biggest purpose to be optimistic about the economy

On April 1, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,, , With No Comments

CHICAGO, IL – APRIL 1 : Brandon Jones, 39, who graduated recently from De Paul University with an undergraduate degree in industrial organizational psychology searches for a job on his computer from his apartment in Chicago, Illinois April 1, 2016.

Texas Teams Will Rule The AL West

On March 31, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,, , With No Comments

In honor of the 2016 Main League Baseball season, which starts Sunday, FiveThirtyEight is assembling some of our favourite baseball writers to chat about the year to come. These days, we put the American League West beneath the microscope with

Rauner frustrated at lack of progress to finish price range impasse

On March 30, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner is expressing frustration at the lack of progress in Illinois budget negotiations with Democratic Property Speaker Michael Madigan and says his efforts to set up a one-on-one particular meeting have gone nowhere.

The Republican …

Chris Eubank says there will be no title celebrations until Nick Blackwell recovers

On March 29, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,,,,, , With No Comments
  • Nick Blackwell left in induced coma following fight with Chris Eubank Jnr
  • Eubank camp say they will not celebrate their British Middleweight triumph
  • Eubank Jnr mentioned he did heed father’s guidance to limit head punches 
  • He praised Blackwell as a

Wonkblog: Study raises inquiries about accuracy of some Theranos blood tests

On March 28, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Theranos’s proprietary technology uses very modest amounts of blood. (Michael Chow/The Republic)

This story has been updated.

A new study has discovered that the proprietary technology behind the embattled blood-testing startup Theranos was substantially more likely to flag results as …

Chris Eubank Snr ordered his son not to aim Nick Blackwell&#039s head at the end of round eight – telling him &#039he&#039s acquiring hurt… why hasn&#039t the referee stopped the fight?&#039

  • Dethroned British middleweight champion Nick Blackwell in an induced come with bleed to his brain following fight
  • He was defeated in 10th round by Chris Eubank Jnr on Saturday, but collapsed afterwards and was taken to hospital
  • Chris Eubank Snr

Orbital’s Cygnus arrives at space station with Easter delivery

On March 26, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,, , With No Comments

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The six astronauts at the International Space Station got an early Easter treat this weekend with the arrival of a provide ship full of fresh meals and experiments.

Alternatively of the usual bunny, Saturday’s …

England vs Sri Lanka T20 cricket Reside: Eoin Morgan&#039s side bid for win in Dehli that will see them qualify for semi-finals

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  • England take on defending champions Sri Lanka in Delhi on Saturday 
  • They lost to West Indies but then beat South Africa and Afghanistan
  • All England have to do is beat Sri Lanka in this final match to qualify

Villanova Will Die — Or Live — By The 3

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Jay Wright teams shoot a lot of threes. Because the 2006 NCAA Tournament, when Villanova went to the Elite Eight largely on the strength of Wright&#8217s four-guard lineups, the team has been associated with perimeter offense. So when No. two-seed …

Second City opens bar and restaurant

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Amid a reinvention, the Second City is branching out into the restaurant enterprise.

The Chicago-primarily based comedy troupe and consulting business just opened a restaurant and bar called 1959 on the second floor of Piper’s Alley (230 W. North Ave.), …

Northern Iowa Played Two Of The Tournament’s Most Exciting Games

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Texas A&ampM&#8217s comeback against Northern Iowa was pretty epic &#8212 like, 3,000-to-1 odds against epic. In this video, Neil Paine and Reuben Fischer-Baum talk about how FiveThirtyEight’s in-game win probability model saw the game unfolding and where it ranked according …

U.S. charges 3 suspected Syrian Electronic Army hackers

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(Photo illustration by Kacper Pempel/Reuters)

The U.S. government has brought criminal charges against three alleged members of the Syrian Electronic Army — a hacking group that supports embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad — for a years-lengthy campaign of digital attacks. …

Pep Guardiola barely speaks to me, says Bayern Munich midfielder Sebastian Rode

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  • Sebastian Rode has made 13 appearances for Bayern Munich this season
  • Pep Guardiola is set to move to Manchester City this summer time
  • Rode says that other men and women at the club are satisfied with his displays
  • He has

Tribune Publishing shut out in Calif. newspaper obtain

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UPDATE, six:02 p.m.: The bankrupt owner of the Orange County Register has decided to sell to Digital Very first Media soon after a judge blocked a larger auction bid by the owner of the Los Angeles Occasions and the …

Michigan State And The Greatest NCAA Tournament Upsets Ever

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Possessing grown up a handful of minutes from the Michigan State campus, I’m a tiny bit upset about today’s upset. Soon after two decades of Michigan State coach Tom Izzo’s incredible record in post-season play, we Spartan fans had grown …

As true estate prices soar, so does fundraising at Inland unit

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Inland Group is identified for its public true estate companies, but its private side is generating some noise these days.

The sprawling Oak Brook actual estate conglomerate is on track to raise $ 600 million this year by means of …

Jurgen Klopp hails &#039perfect aim&#039 from Philippe Coutinho as Liverpool beat bitter rivals Manchester United in Europa League  

  • Liverpool progressed past Manchester United in the Europa League final-16
  • The Reds drew 1-1 at Old Trafford after winning the home leg two-
  • Philippe Coutinho scored a beautiful solo objective in first half injury time 
  • Jurgen Klopp has described it

On Leadership: Ladies are not smiling at Joe Scarborough’s tired advice for Hillary Clinton

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to her supporters at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.) are battling for the Democratic nomination. (Joe Raedle/Getty Photos)

“Smile. You just had a large evening.”

These words 

Former West Ham footballer Izzy Iriekpen glassed pub bouncer in the face leaving him with two severed arteries for the duration of row about a Porsche 

  • Izzy Iriekpen in court over allegedly glassing a club bouncer in Notting Hill
  • The former West Ham defender claims he was acting in self-defence 
  • Victim Simon Williams suffered two severed arteries following the incident 

Creating Sense Of An NCAA Tournament Bracket That Makes No Sense

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A year ago, it seemed like the NCAA Tournament’s era of parity was under attack. Kentucky had just wrapped up an undefeated typical season and was hunting so effective that the FiveThirtyEight model assigned the Wildcats a 41 % probability …

On Leadership: ‘Robot Rubio’ sounded extremely human in this forceful takedown of Trump’s leadership style


Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and 2016 presidential candidate, during a campaign stop in Tampa. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg)

Not that extended ago, Marco Rubio was getting mocked for being also scripted and programmed as a candidate — a victim of Chris Christie’s …

Shane Battier Says Dukies Usually Have Two Brackets

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The time a naked man greeted Google’s driverless vehicle, and other completely accurate stories

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Commit enough time behind the wheel, and chances are you happen to be going to see some fairly wild things — if you function for Google, at least.

A single time, an onlooker was so excited to …

Rafa Benitez heads to Newcastle United soon after Steve McClaren is sacked

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  • Newcastle United news: Click here for all the latest from St James’ Park
  • Rafael Benitez has signed an initial 3-year deal at St James’ Park
  • Spaniard travelled to the North-East on Friday following Steve McClaren sacked 
  • His 1st match in

Wonkblog: Why this gun handle study might be too very good to be true

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A buyer looks at a pistol at a vendor’s display at a gun show held by Florida Gun Shows in Miami in January.  (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

A prestigious health-related journal just published a new study of gun deaths with shocking …

Gonzaga Is A Key Team In A Minor Conference

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Going into conference tournament week, the Gonzaga Bulldogs had been no lock to extend their string of consecutive NCAA tourney berths to 18 years. To preserve the streak, the Zags almost certainly needed to run the West Coast Conference tournament …

GOP group: Tweet about Duckworth and veterans was a error

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(AP) — The National Republican Senatorial Committee briefly posted a tweet saying a Democratic candidate from Illinois who lost both legs as an Army helicopter pilot “has a sad record of not standing up” for veterans.

Maria Sharapova FAILED drug test at Australian Open 2016 testing optimistic for Meldonium

  • Former Wimbledon champion Maria Sharapova tested constructive for Meldonium after competing in Australian Open
  • Meldonium was a medicine the Russian ace took for ten years but it became a prohibited substance on January 1
  • She received letter on December 22

United CEO Munoz back full-time in a week

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(Bloomberg) — United Continental CEO Oscar Munoz will return to full-time duty March 14, five months after suffering a heart attack and later undergoing a transplant, the airline stated.

Munoz, 57, had been participating in all significant corporate choices for …

Steph Curry Is On Pace To Hit 102 House Runs

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In an instant classic over the weekend, Stephen Curry hit a dozen 3-pointers, including the game-winner from 32 feet, even though assisting lead his Golden State Warriors to a 121-118 overtime win over the Oklahoma City Thunder. These 12 three-pointers …

Bored With ‘Balance’ In Baseball? 2016 Could Be Your Year

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The arrival of spring instruction brings with it a quantity of treats. If you are a fan, it’s the hope that this may be the year your team wins the Planet Series. If you’re Yoenis Cespedes, it is a cavalcade …

Do oneself a favor and unplug a tiny this weekend

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We all invest a excellent component of our lives surrounded by screens. And there is no denying that they’re quite wonderful — even occasionally indistinguishable from magic, to borrow from Arthur C. Clarke. But every …

Elite Prospects Like Ben Simmons Practically By no means Miss The Tournament

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LSU’s Ben Simmons is a ludicrously versatile basketball prodigy whose freshman numbers currently examine favorably with greats of the previous. He’ll probably go 1st all round in this summer’s NBA draft, and deservedly so. But for all of Simmons’s brilliance, …

Liquor distributor in Franklin Park to shutter, 170 to shed jobs

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Stoller Distributing, a Franklin Park beer, wine and spirits distributor, will fold efficient June 1, resulting in the loss of 170 jobs, the firm confirmed right now.

Stoller, which was founded in 1986 by the Stoller family, was purchased by

The Ideal Men’s College Basketball Teams Just Aren’t Quite Great This Year

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March Madness is always rough on favorites. In your typical men’s college basketball season, the statistical preferred goes into the NCAA tourney with only about a 20 % to 25 percent probability of winning the championship. In other words, even …

Ex-Clean Power Trust head lands at Invenergy

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Amy Francetic, who not too long ago stepped down as head of the Clean Energy Trust, is joining Chicago’s largest renewable power producer in a newly created part.

Francetic started these days at Invenergy, the nation’s largest independent wind energy …

Jurgen Klopp reveals he feels &#039s***&#039 following Liverpool&#039s Capital A single Cup final defeat

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp admitted he would be heading back to Merseyside feeling ‘s***’ but says his players will pick

The 50 priciest property sales of 2015

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Hey, big spenders, you are going to have to dig a bit deeper to acquire a single of metro Chicago’s priciest houses.

Last year, the most costly property here went for $ 28 million, although even the lowest-ranked house on …

LeBron’s three-Point Shot Has Abandoned Him

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By the time LeBron James finished his eighth NBA season in 2011, he’d amassed very the résumé: two MVP awards, two NBA Finals runs, 5 first-team All-NBA nominations, a scoring crown, three All-Defensive Team nods, seven All-Star Game appearances and …

Foxconn agrees to acquire Sharp, but then gets cold feet

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Workers operating inside a Foxconn factory in the township of Longhua in southern China in 2010. (Bobby Yip/Reuters)

It looked like the deal was accomplished for China’s Hon Hai Industries to buy Japanese tech giant Sharp in a multibillion-dollar agreement. …

I Unleashed A Super Bowl Troll And I’m Sorry

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I do not approve of something that tampers with organic ignorance. Ignorance is like a delicate exotic fruit touch it and the bloom is gone. &#8212 Oscar Wilde, &#8220The Significance of Being Earnest&#8221


There are some people out there who …

Leeds 1-1 Fulham: Lewis Cook&#039s 35-yard screamer earns house side a point right after Elland Road reject Tom Cairney&#039s strike

  • Fulham and Leeds fought out a hard-earned draw at Elland Road 
  • Tom Cairney volleyed the away side into the lead after 17 minutes
  • But Lewis Cook equalised on the half hour with a beautiful strike 

On Leadership: Where tech leaders stand on the Apple vs. FBI debate

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Bill Gates, philanthropist and co-founder of Microsoft, seemed to question Apple’s position that complying with the FBI order would set a precedent. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, Pool)

Add Bill Gates to the cacophony of voices — from a former CIA director …

FiveThirtyEight Goes To The Dogs

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Earlier this week, Oliver Roeder wrote an report about terriers, the dynasty of the Westminster Kennel Club dog show. In the 1st half of the 20th century, terriers won 29 out of 43 Very best in Shows. But they haven&#8217t …

City moves to take over, redevelop Old Major Post Workplace

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel has offered up on developer Bill Davies, announcing today that the city is moving to seize control of the Old Major Post office that Davies owns but is nevertheless an empty hulk years soon after he purchased …

The Warriors’ Odds Of Going 73-9

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As factors stand coming out of the All-Star break, the Warriors will probably catch Michael Jordan&#8217s 1995-96 Bulls, which own the record of 72 wins, and are a tiny far better than a coin flip to pass them.

Final time …

Trump desires you to boycott Apple — but he’s nevertheless tweeting from an iPhone

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At a campaign occasion in Pawleys Island, S.C., Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump named Feb. 19 for a boycott of Apple goods till the tech giant agrees to unlock the cellphone of one particular of the killers in the San

Russell Westbrook Wasn’t Supposed To Get Much better Than Kevin Durant

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The Oklahoma City Thunder’s rise from a 20-win zombie franchise in 2007-08 to an NBA finalist just four seasons later seemed to stick to a familiar storyline: Team drafts a megastar (Kevin Durant), group shrewdly surrounds him with a talented …

Iraq says it is open to oil output freeze, but Iran rejects effort

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&#13 By Steven Mufson and Mustafa Salim, &#13 &#13

Iranian and Iraqi officials on Wednesday welcomed moves by other main oil exporters to limit output, but Iran said it would reject any work to limit its potential to revive production …

When Does It Make Sense To Trade Mike Trout?

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U.S. Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia dies

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(Bloomberg) — Antonin Scalia, the sharp-tongued U.S. Supreme Court justice who sought to limit constitutional protections to these envisioned by the nation’s founders, has died. He was 79.

“I am saddened to report that our colleague Justice Antonin Scalia has …

Cam Newton’s Press Conference Was A Perfect Hot Take Moment

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The Influence Of Every NBA All-Star, Ranked

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Even though basketball now attracts far more nerds than Comic Con, basketball statistics are still all more than the spot. Maybe years of SportVU player-tracking information will someday bring clarity to the field, but for now it is a kaleidoscope …

Wonkblog: Why Elizabeth Warren thinks legalizing marijuana could assist finish America’s opioid addiction crisis


Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) addresses the 10th annual Make Progress National Summit final July in Washington. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Sen. Elizabeth Warren desires the Centers for Illness Handle and Prevention to discover the use of medical marijuana as an alternative …

Kris Dunn’s Improvisational Brilliance Is Very good For Providence — And For College Basketball

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Providence’s Kris Dunn won’t win player of the year honors (that’ll almost definitely go to Oklahoma&#8217s Buddy Hield), nor will he be the prime choice in the upcoming NBA draft (LSU’s Ben Simmons ought to be No. 1), but he&#8217s …

IRobot, maker of Roomba vacuums, is acquiring out of the warbot business, where it all began

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IRobot is ideal identified for its friendly Roomba vacuum robot, but the company got its start generating military robots, such as the PackBot, which is common in war zones. Photos from IRobot

When IRobot unveiled its Roomba vacuum cleaner robot …

Borussia Dortmund fans bombard pitch with tennis balls in ticket price protest

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  • Dortmund took the lead inside five minutes thanks to a Marco Reus strike
  • Lukas Rupp equalised for the property side with strike in the 21st minute 
  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang restored the visitors’ lead 10 minutes later
  • Henrikh Mkhitaryan sealed victory for

Wonkblog: A enormous coal miners’ pension program is on the brink of failure. One senator is blocking a fix.

On February 9, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,,,,,, , With No Comments
With some of the country’s largest coal businesses in bankruptcy, about 120,000 retired miners and their families in West Virginia could shed their pension and wellness care accounts. For a lot of households in this region, this implies losing their

Cam Newton By no means Had A Opportunity

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SAN FRANCISCO &#8212 If there’s a single thing years of quarterback data have taught us, it’s that QBs do poorly beneath stress.1 In about a quarter of all dropbacks, the QB is beneath stress, according to ESPN Stats &amp …

Chicago Archdiocese to close parishes due to priest shortage

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(AP) — The Archdiocese of Chicago expects to close an undetermined number of parishes in coming years due largely to a shortage of priests.

Archbishop Blase Cupich outlined a “multi-year arranging procedure” in a column in this week’s archdiocesan newsletter, …

Inside One particular Of The Best Defensive Matchups In Super Bowl History

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Throughout the 2015 typical season, the Broncos and Panthers allowed the NFL’s fewest and second-fewest yards per play, respectively, and completed 1-two defensively in Football Outsiders’ defense-adjusted value over typical (DVOA) ratings. It’s only the eighth time the top two …

Rauner to Dems: Pick unions or social solutions

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Final week, a reporter stated to Gov. Bruce Rauner that Secretary of State Jesse White had suggested that Rauner bring in former governors, such as George Ryan, to support break the long governmental impasse which has prevented the state from …

True-Time Information Could Corrupt Massive-Time Sports

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“After a objective is scored, the result is transmitted to a server in Malta and shows up on a screen, ahead of folks in the stadium even jump up and scream.”


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These Broncos Look Practically nothing Like The Broncos Of Two Years Ago

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In the strike-shortened 1982 season, the Miami Dolphins made it to the Super Bowl on the strength of an incredible defense that permitted the NFL’s fewest yards, first downs, passing yards and net yards per pass attempt. The offense wasn&#8217t …

Chicago pays premium to lure investors to delayed college bonds

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(Bloomberg) — Chicago’s schools are providing to pay as considerably as 3 instances what a leading-rated government would shell out for most of a $ 675 million loan as the money-strapped district revives a deal that was delayed following investors …

Peyton Manning Had The Worst Season Of Any Super Bowl Quarterback Ever

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Peyton Manning, The Sheriff, is back in the Super Bowl saddle. Good for him we’ve written many paeans to Manning more than the years, for the basic explanation that he’s the greatest statistical quarterback of all time. But let’s face …

NBC renews deal with producer Dick Wolf

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(AP) — NBC has signed a new production deal with prolific producer Dick Wolf, making sure the continuation of his Chicago trilogy of dramas and an 18th season of “Law &amp Order: SVU.”

The deal, announced on Monday, binds Wolf …

The Tennis Court Is A Laboratory For Innovation

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Every singles tennis match is bound by the same dimensions &#8212 played on a court 78 feet lengthy by 27 feet across and a net 3.five feet high at the posts, with rackets no more than 29 inches long and …

The state spending budget impasse is forcing us to trade humans for hotlines

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Social service providers weigh in on the how the state spending budget impasse is affecting operations.

Seven months into the fiscal year, with no finish to the state spending budget stalemate in sight, my organization, Children’s House &amp Help, announced …

DeMarcus Cousins Is A Usage Monster

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With a 20-26 record, compiled against the nevertheless-comparatively-tough Western Conference, the Sacramento Kings are the picture of an average NBA team. They aren&#8217t outright poor &#8212 as opposed to during most of the franchise’s current history &#8212 but the best …

Wonkblog: Washington economy lagged badly in recent years, but rebound looms

On January 28, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

(REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

The Washington region grew much more slowly than practically every major American metropolitan location on a range of financial measures in the aftermath of the Great Recession, according to a new analysis of nationwide growth trends that hints …

A (Belated) Birthday Tribute To Wayne Gretzky And His Ridiculous Stats

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Wayne Gretzky, extensively regarded to be the greatest player in NHL history &#8212 so widely, in reality, that even Boston homers have to admit it (however tongue-in-cheek the manner) &#8212 was born specifically 55 years (and a day) ago. That&#8217s …

Sales of iPhones grow at slowest pace considering that the smartphone was introduced

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Apple mentioned Tuesday sales of its iPhones increased at the slowest pace since the smartphone was introduced in 2007, a sign that the period of wild growth of the company’s flagship device may possibly be coming to an …

Tottenham&#039s Andros Townsend to undergo Newcastle health-related ahead of £12m move

On January 26, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Andros Townsend will comprehensive his £12million move from Tottenham Hotspur to Newcastle United by the finish of this week.

The 24-year-old said

Kawhi Leonard Is The Most Properly-Rounded Elite Shooter Given that Larry Bird

On January 24, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Amongst Kawhi Leonard&#8217s many, varied talents is one thing reasonably new this season: With no a lot warning, and in addition to his stellar defense and rebounding, the Spurs forward has turn into 1 of the most devastating three-point shooters …

Jeff Bezos launches and lands again in another first for booming space sector

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Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin launches a rocket for the second time pass the boundary of space recognized as the Karman line and then landed it vertically on Friday. (Amazon’s founder and CEO, Jeffrey P. Bezos, is also the owner of

LeBron’s Cavs Are The Ideal Team Ever To Fire Its Coach Midseason

On January 23, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

The Cleveland Cavaliers fired head coach David Blatt on Friday, even though he guided the group to the NBA Finals last season and a 30-11 record so far this year.

The NBA is a difficult league. But as far as …

On Leadership: Sheryl Sandberg’s most recent thoughts on girls, function and equality

On January 22, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Gender issues took center stage Friday at the World Financial Forum in Davos, Switzerland, as a panel of all-star voices on the topic chatted about the benefits of gender diversity in the workplace, how to get much more girls into

NFL Coaches Are Obtaining Away With Crimes Against Middle-School Math

On January 21, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,, , With No Comments

The NFL divisional playoff action as soon as again demonstrated that NFL coaches are terrible at basic win-maximizing tactical decisions. In certain, there have been two glaring spots where teams failed to go for two regardless of it being a …

Rajat Gupta back property after prison keep

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(Bloomberg) — Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. director Rajat Gupta is a free man following serving 19 months in federal prison for leaking tips to hedge fund billionaire Raj Rajaratnam.

Jailed in June 2014 in Devens, Massachusetts, Gupta, the onetime …

Napoli -2 Inter Milan: Stevan Jovetic and Adam Ljajic strike to fire Roberto Mancini&#039s men into Coppa Italia semi-finals

  • Inter Milan go by way of to Coppa Italia semi-finals with win at Napoli
  • Former Manchester City forward Stevan Jovetic fires stunning winner
  • Adam Ljaic scores late breakaway goal to make certain of result 
  • Roberto Mancini sent to the stands

Puerto Rican officials seek debt restructuring to avoid looming defaults

On January 18, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

&#13 By Michael A. Fletcher, &#13

Debt-ridden Puerto Rico is facing a marked slowdown in new revenues, and even below a very best-case financial growth situation would be able to make just a fraction of the loan payments due more …

AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2016 Reside: Follow all the action from day 1 with Novak Djokovic in action

On January 18, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,,,, , With No Comments
  • The 2016 Australian Open starts early on Monday at Melbourne Park
  • Novak Djokovic faces South Korea’s Chung Hyeon in highest-profile match
  • Serena Williams beat Camila Giorgi of Italy in straight sets
  • Kyle Edmund crashed out in five sets after suffering

Cubs kill 3:05 p.m. Friday starts, go back to 1:20

On January 16, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,, , With No Comments

The Chicago Cubs’ switch to later Friday-afternoon game times did not final extended.

Two years after pushing back Friday begin instances to 3:05 p.m. in hopes of attracting far more fans acquiring out of operate, the team announced nowadays that …

South Africa vs England Live: Stick to day 3 of the third Test from Johannesburg

On January 16, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,,,, , With No Comments
  • England cricket news: Click right here for all the newest
  • England want 74 to win Test and series   
  • England skittle South Africa out for 83, with Stuart Broad taking six-17
  • Broad got all of the South African leading order early

Lord Coe nonetheless standing soon after athletics&#039 darkest day but IAAF president admits: &#039We failed our sport&#039 

Lord Coe has admitted becoming element of a ‘failed’ organisation right after an independent commission accused athletics’ globe governing physique,

CVS Well being forms clinical affiliation with U of C Medicine

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CVS Overall health Corp. on Thursday announced four new clinical affiliations with healthcare systems situated across the country.

The pharmacy giant has teamed up with John Muir Wellness in Northern California University of Chicago Healthcare Center Novant Wellness in North …

Alan Shearer inquiries Jonjo Shelvey attitude after Swansea allow midfielder to join relegation rivals Newcastle

  • Jonjo Shelvey completed £12million switch to Newcastle on Tuesday
  • Alan Shearer has questioned midfielder’s attitude following transfer
  • Magpies hero queried Swansea’s decision to enable move to relegation rival

United Airlines says Paris attacks reduce into 4Q revenue

On January 12, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

(AP) — United Airlines said Monday that a key fourth-quarter revenue figure would be weaker than previously expected partly due to the fact of the effect on travel from the terror attacks in Paris.

United didn’t put a dollar figure …

Griffey In His Prime Was The Second Coming Of Willie Mays

On January 11, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,, , With No Comments

One hundred % of public ballots have Ken Griffey Jr. going into the Baseball Hall of Fame, which must surprise precisely no a single. The only suspense Junior&#8217s election year was ever going to see was the question of how …

City hires Dan Webb to assessment law department

On January 10, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,, , With No Comments

Former U.S. attorney Dan Webb will conduct an independent review of the division that defends Chicago police following a judge last week accused a city lawyer of hiding evidence in a lawsuit over a fatal police shooting.

Corporation Counsel Steve …

Why Alabama Is Terrible On Third Down

On January 9, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,, , With No Comments

The final seven years of Alabama teams have looked a lot alike. They&#8217ve had a dominant defense, a dominant running attack, the occasional dominant wideout and a quarterback who doesn’t screw items up. ’Bama has completed in the leading 10 …

CES is identified for possessing some crazy gadgets. This year is no exception.

On January 8, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

The CES show this year is as packed as ever with gizmos and gadgets for use in just about everything — from beauty to safety. In two.four million net square feet of exhibit space, it’s difficult to stand out from …

Barry Bonds Wasn’t Half Bad, Either

On January 8, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,, , With No Comments

Ken Griffey Jr. has been elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame soon after getting a vote on 99.32 percent of ballots &#8212 a record. Earlier, we examined how Griffey&#8217s prime, once separated from his unfortunate latter years, compared with …

This vacation season was far from merry for Macy’s

On January 6, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,, , With No Comments

Macy’s at Glendale Galleria purchasing mall in Glendale, Calif. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Macy’s reported Wednesday that its sales plunged 5.two % in November and December at retailers open much more than a year, a dismal vacation season performance that capped …

Bournemouth make loan bid for AC Milan forward Stephan El Shaarawy even though Manchester City are interested in Real Betis defender Cristiano Piccini

  • Transfer news: Click here for all the most current from about the world 
  • Bournemouth have created an enquiry for AC Milan’s Stephan El Shaarawy
  • Money-strapped Milan are reluctantly listening to provides with Roma keen
  • Actual Betis defender Cristiano Piccini has

Andros Townsend manages an help for Tottenham Under 21s as Manchester United starlet Andreas Pereira scores twice in win

  • Newcastle, Sunderland and Watford are all keen to sign Andros Townsend
  • England star has been coaching with Tottenham Below 21s since November
  • Townsend began against Manchester United but could not prevent defeat
  • Andreas Pereira scored twice soon after James Weir’s

Former Field Museum worker admits embezzling $33,000

On January 4, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,, , With No Comments

(AP) — A former employee of Chicago’s Field Museum of Natural History has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $ 33,000 from the institution.

Caryn Benson of Chicago faces up to 37 months in prison beneath a plea agreement she …

Chip Kelly’s Difficulty Wasn’t The Hurry-Up — It Was Almost everything Else

On January 3, 2016, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Right here at FiveThirtyEight, we’ve watched Chip Kelly’s 2015 campaign as Philadelphia Eagles head coach/general manager with a combination of fascination and horror. His offseason roster-shuffling was spellbinding the season itself, not so a lot. And on Tuesday evening, it …

Wonkblog: Larry Summers: A response to Paul Krugman and Brad DeLong

On January 2, 2016, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

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Lawrence H. Summers, the Charles W. Eliot university professor at Harvard, is a former treasury secretary and director of the National Economic Council in the White Home. He is writing occasional posts, to be featured on

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal and ex-Old Trafford star Cristiano Ronaldo head out for dinner as sports stars celebrate the New Year

  • Well-known faces around the globe have been ushering in the New Year
  • Man United boss Louis van Gaal visited Wing’s Chinese restaurant
  • Cristiano Ronaldo was out for dinner wearing a cream-coloured suit 
  • Mario Balotelli promised his fans fireworks just before

These states might forgive some of your student debt

On December 31, 2015, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,, , With No Comments

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) mentioned the state will start accepting applications for its newest student loan forgiveness program. New York is a single of 48 states that offer you such applications to residents.  (Andrew Kelly/ Reuters)

Any college …

Barcelona 4- True Betis: Lionel Messi among the ambitions on 500th appearance for the club as Neymar and Luis Suarez also score

  • Barcelona were awarded a fortunate 1st-half penalty when goalkeeper Antonio Adan collided with Lionel Messi
  • Star forward Neymar’s penalty clattered the bar just before the ball rebounded off Heiko Westermann into his personal net
  • Four minutes later and Messi, generating

Shipping giants really feel the strain of inclement climate and a crush of final-minute holiday orders

On December 29, 2015, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

A FedEx facility in Marietta, Ga. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Growth in on the internet buying was particularly strong this vacation season, a shift in behavior that put heavy pressure on the supply chains of FedEx and UPS.

This year, …

Arsene Wenger compares &#039complete&#039 Mesut Ozil to Dennis Bergkamp as German inspires Arsenal to leading of Premier League

  • Mesut Ozil scored and set up an additional as Arsenal beat Bournemouth two-
  • Arsene Wenger’s returned to best of the Premier League table on Monday
  • Boss compares playmaker with club legend Dennis Bergkamp 

Ritholtz: Bah humbug to ridiculous year-end economic suggestions

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It is that time of year when the media is filled with all manner of terrible investing guidance:

“10 ETFs to own in 2016!”

“Give up lattes to get your spending budget in order.”…

How To Speak About The NBA Christmas Day Games With Your Family members

On December 27, 2015, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,, , With No Comments

If you strategy to commit Christmas Day watching far more NBA basketball than is genuinely polite, odds are you&#8217ll be watching with family members or friends who aren&#8217t as keen on basketball as you are. Right here&#8217s a rundown of …

England take underdog tag into first Test in South Africa on Boxing Day but Alastair Cook says pace attack is ready to step up in absence of James Anderson

  • England take on South Africa in the very first of 4 Tests from Boxing Day
  • Injured spearhead James Anderson has been replaced by Chris Woakes
  • England captain Alastair Cook said Anderson’s injury is a ‘huge loss’
  • Steven Finn’s fitness gives

Wonkblog: New federal rules will subject truck drivers to much more monitoring than ever

On December 25, 2015, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Soon under surveillance. (Photo by flickr user @tomsaint, utilized under a Creative Commons Attribution license)

For his complete career in truck driving, Bryan Spoon has tried to move toward getting his personal boss.

A third-generation trucker, he began driving in …

Adrian Lewis makes impressive begin to third title bid at World Darts Championship

On December 24, 2015, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,,,,, , With No Comments
  • Adrian Lewis brushed aside Jan Dekker in straight sets on Wednesday
  • The 2011 and 2012 winner now faces Andrew Gilding in second round
  • Benito van de Pas beat Max Hopp in a meeting of two stars of the future 

The states exactly where gas expenses way a lot more than $two a gallon

On December 23, 2015, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Typical gas rates fell beneath $ 2 a gallon this week. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

Men and women hitting the road this week are being granted a good holiday present: low gas rates. National gas rates fell below $ two …

Cristiano Ronaldo the host… Real Madrid star offers guided tour of £4.8m mansion

On December 22, 2015, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,,,,,, , With No Comments
  • Cristiano Ronaldo lives in the La Finca element of Pozuelo de Alarcon, Spain
  • The 30-year-old’s mansion is an 8,600-square-foot, one-story creating
  • It also includes seven bedrooms, eight bathrooms and a trophy room
  • Outdoors there is also a mini-football pitch, a

Elon Musk’s SpaceX to try to launch once more Monday evening

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SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket sits on a launch pad at Cape Canaveral ahead of a launch scheduled for Dec. 21. (Photo courtesy SpaceX)

Cape Canaveral, Fla.—Elon Musk’s SpaceX is scheduled to return to flight right here Monday in the course …

How Did Basketball End Up With 4 Versions (And Counting) Of A single Stat?

On December 20, 2015, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,, , With No Comments

Fast &#8212 which NBA player is most integral to his team’s offense? Which player shoulders the most significant offensive burden? And to what degree are these concerns even equivalent?

Statistically, such concerns fall under the umbrella of “usage rate,” a …

SpaceX scheduled to return to flight Sunday and try an additional dramatic landing — this time on land

On December 19, 2015, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket, launched by SpaceX on a cargo resupply service mission to the International Space Station, lifts off on Jan. 10 from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. (Mike Brown/Reuters)

Six months right after a …

The 76ers Would Be The Worst Expansion Team In Modern NBA History

On December 19, 2015, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Now that Jerry Colangelo is Skyping in to the Wells Fargo Center for what The New York Occasions calls a &#8220father figure&#8221 function in the 76ers front workplace &#8212 which, suuure &#8212 it appears like an opportune time to take …

U.S.-Cuba aviation deal makes it possible for 110 scheduled flights a day

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Jose Mourinho SACKED as Chelsea boss: Follow Reside fallout

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  • Jose Mourinho sacked as Chelsea boss for the second time 
  • Roman Abramovich axes manager after appalling Premier League begin
  • Blues are 16th in Premier League table. One point above bottom three
  • Mourinho lost last Chelsea game two-1 at league leaders

A Plea For Far more Frisbee Information From A U.S. Ultimate Coach

On December 15, 2015, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

It&#8217s midway by way of the first half against England and they are scoring also simply. As a coach of the U.S. beneath-23 men’s Ultimate Frisbee group, I’d scouted the English group in an earlier game. Now, soon after watching …

Michael Jordan picks 23 charities for funds from legal tiff

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Conor McGregor finishes Jose Aldo in 13 SECONDS in UFC 194 fight

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  • McGregor knocked out his esteemed opponent with a left hook with just 13 seconds on the clock
  • The Irishman landed his trademark blow – the shot he calls the most feared in combat sports – to spectacular effect
  • With McGregor

New at the top: Kevin Cole

On December 13, 2015, Posted by , In Business, tagged in , , With No Comments

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Kevin Cole has had a full profession at Ennis Electric, where he has spent the previous 24 years. He began as an apprentice and then worked his way up to electrician, foreman, estimator, chief estimator, project manager and

Norwich 1-1 Everton: Romelu Lukaku scores for sixth consecutive league game just before Wes Hoolahan hits back to earn hosts a point

A 40-year record was equalled and 1 held for a fortnight is now peering into view. Romelu Lukaku became

DraftKings, FanDuel fans granted temporary relief

On December 11, 2015, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,, , With No Comments

A FanDuel logo is displayed on a board inside of the DFS Players Conference in New York. (REUTERS/Lucas Jackson)

NEW YORK — The globe of everyday fantasy sports was roiled Friday by a pair of court decisions: The first ordered …

Fenerbahce 1-1 Celtic: Sub Kris Commons salvages pride right after Craig Gordon gaffe and Diego sent off

On December 10, 2015, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,,,,,,,, , With No Comments
  •  A howler in the 39th minute by Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon allowed winger Lazar Markovic to score
  •  Fenerbahce midfielder Diego was shown a straight red for a kick at the Hoops midfielder Stefan Johansen
  •  Substitute Kris Commons headed in a

On Leadership: These are the ideal companies to work for, personnel say

On December 9, 2015, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,, , With No Comments

The logos of Airbnb Inc. sit on banners displayed outside a media event in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Monday, July 27, 2015. Photographer: Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg

If a just-released list is to be believed, a new generation of companies seem poised …

How Did Little Leicester City Rise To The Best Of The Premier League?

On December 9, 2015, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,, , With No Comments


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Retailers, beware: You may well be in for a surge of vacation buying procrastinators

On December 7, 2015, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,, , With No Comments

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Each Team’s Chances Of Winning The College Football Playoff

On December 7, 2015, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,, , With No Comments

The college football playoff committee has returned its verdict: No. 1 Clemson, No. 2 Alabama, No. 3 Michigan St., No. 4 Oklahoma. Here’s what those final seedings imply for each and every team’s championship odds, according to FiveThirtyEight’s model:

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Sepp Blatter to make his case to the FIFA ethics physique in the coming weeks 

On December 5, 2015, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With No Comments
  • Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini have been suspended in October for 90 days 
  • The choices have been taken amid a deepening football corruption scandal 
  • FIFA’s Ethics Committee is investigating their conduct and they could face considerably longer suspensions but Blatter

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Gary Neville on Valencia fans&#039 side for not getting linked to super agent Jorge Mendes

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  • Gary Neville agreed a six-month deal as Valencia’s manager in La Liga
  • England coach gave 1st press conference right after unveiled on Thursday
  • Neville’s arrival welcomed as he’s not a client of agent Jorge Mendes 
  • Mendes and Neville are both

What rough quarter at Lands’ End teaches us about the clothing business these days

On December 3, 2015, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Lands Finish apparel is displayed at a Sears shop. (Patrick Fallon/Bloomberg)

By almost any measure, the third quarter was a rough one for apparel retailer Lands’ Finish. The company mentioned Thursday that its profit sank 40 percent, income plunged 10 …

Gary Neville at Valencia: FA staff Andy Scoulding set to join Neville

On December 2, 2015, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Gary Neville’s very first appointment as Valencia’s new head coach will be the FA’s video technician Andy Scoulding.

Neville has been impressed

‘I believe we’re going to resolve it,’ Obama says of efforts to slow climate modify

On December 1, 2015, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

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PARIS — President Obama declared himself hopeful about the prospects of slowing climate change Tuesday, even as he acknowledged that the actions emerging from the United Nations climate summit here would fall quick of …

The Panthers Are The Worst Group To Ever Begin 11-0

On November 30, 2015, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,, , With No Comments

In the aftermath of C.J. Anderson&#8217s 48-yard overtime touchdown &#8212 which unceremoniously ended the Patriots&#8217 undefeated season &#8212 just one particular NFL team remains excellent: the Carolina Panthers. Unlike New England, Carolina delivered the goods once again in Week 12, …

Alter the lights, redo the mirror: Hotels use fake rooms to test tips

On November 29, 2015, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

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The bed is freshly produced. There are drinking glasses next to the sink. Magazines are lined up on a shelf under the television.

But no one will be staying here.

The purpose of this …

As The Playoff Nears, Notre Dame Is Running Out Of Time

On November 29, 2015, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,, , With No Comments

The new College Football Playoff committee rankings are out, and the committee shook lots of things up.

Notre Dame fell from No. 4 to No. 6 after an ugly win against Boston College more than the weekend. Oklahoma (at No. …

Mag Mile tied up by protest more than Chicago teen&#039s shooting

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This Week In College Football: The 13 Teams That Nonetheless Have A Shot

On November 27, 2015, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Thanksgiving week: time for turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie. And college football, also! For numerous teams, it’ll be their last game of the year. But some are eyeing the College Football Playoff. Thirteen, to be exact.

A baker’s dozen teams …

Manchester United – PSV Eindhoven PLAYER RATINGS: Jesse Lingard appears at property while Morgan Schneiderlin struggles

Manchester United’s possibilities of creating the final 16 of the Champions League were left in the balance following a frustrating

Fantasy sports internet sites go to court in bid to remain open in New York

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NEW YORK — Two weeks soon after the New York Lawyer General’s office ordered them to shut down, two fantasy sports giants pleaded with a Manhattan court Wednesday to preserve them in company.

Appearing in …

You Don’t Know What Tony Romo’s Got Till He’s Gone

On November 24, 2015, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,, , With No Comments

By beating the Miami Dolphins Sunday, the Dallas Cowboys preserved their undefeated record this season with quarterback Tony Romo beneath center. That is the very good news for Cowboys fans the poor news is that Romo has only played 3 …

Wal-Mart pushes the start of its Cyber Monday sale to Sunday evening

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The Wal-Mart logo is displayed in a meeting room of the organization in Hong Kong, China, on Wednesday, Dec.18, 2013. Photographer: Jerome Favre/Bloomberg

For Wal-Mart shoppers, Cyber Monday will come numerous hours early this year.

The world’s largest retailer plans …

Burnley 1-1 Brighton: Bobby Zamora strikes early to send Seagulls joint leading of the table

On November 22, 2015, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,,,,,, , With No Comments
  • Brighton moved to joint top of Championship with 1-1 draw with Burnley
  • Bobby Zamora opened the scoring for the Seagulls in the first minute
  • Andre Gray equalised from the penalty spot only two minutes later 

Falling behind on taxes? You could soon lose your passport.

On November 21, 2015, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,, , With No Comments

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Uncle Sam could soon have a new way for getting taxpayers to pay up.

Congress could approve a bill subsequent month that would give the State Division the capacity to revoke or deny passports for men and women who …

The Browns Have A Tight Finish Who’s Defying Time

On November 20, 2015, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,, , With No Comments

Cleveland Browns tight end Gary Barnidge is 30 years old. Most would contact him a young man &#8212 a millennial, even! He was four when the Berlin Wall came down, 1 of his preferred actors is Jonah Hill, and he&#8217s …

Wonkblog: Bernie Sanders is correct: The prime .1 % have as significantly as the bottom 90 %

On November 19, 2015, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,, , With No Comments
Speaking at Georgetown University on Nov. 19, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) explained what democratic socialism means to him and argued that wealthy Americans appreciate “socialism,” whereas Americans living in poverty are topic to “rugged individualism.” (AP)

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The Week In College Football: A Higher-Stakes Michigan State-Ohio State Game

On November 19, 2015, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Ohio State vs. Michigan State is this week’s marquee matchup in the college football globe. If either team desires to guarantee a playoff look, it needs to win out &#8212 but the Buckeyes and Spartans have to first get previous …

American revamps its frequent flier system

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Argentina face Colombia after a nightmare start to qualification… so will we genuinely see a Messi-much less 2018 Planet Cup?

The believed of there becoming a Globe Cup with out the majestic Lionel Messi is unimaginable but that could become a reality

Conor McGregor requires inspiration from the animal kingdom ahead of Jose Aldo clash

On November 15, 2015, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,,,,,, , With No Comments
  • Irish UFC champion Conor McGregor studies the way wild creatures stalk their prey to best his craft
  • At his Dublin fitness center he contorts himself to prowl the mat like a tiger, creeps along the floor like a spider and

The region’s banks flock to a new industry: The District

On November 15, 2015, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,, , With No Comments

Two ladies cross the street in front of the iconic PNC Bank. (iStock)

Following 147 years in Olney, Sandy Spring Bank created a landmark announcement this month: It would open a branch in the District.

For far more than a …

Skeptical Football: For Once, My MVP Is not Peyton Manning

On November 14, 2015, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,, , With No Comments

This NFL season has had its share of head-scratching quirks, but I’m not buying that it’s been as “super weird” as it seems. A lot of stuff occurs in the NFL, so every year appears like a crazy year. Variance …

On Leadership: Goldman Sachs just promoted a record percentage of women

On November 13, 2015, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

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There is some great news from the finance industry, however incremental in scope, for female leaders. On Thursday, Goldman Sachs released its list of new managing directors — a highly coveted finance job just one step down from …

Chelsea &#039plotting Massive deal to sign Actual Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo… funded by sale of Eden Hazard and Co&#039!

Chelsea will make a sensational summer move for Cristiano Ronaldo according to Madrid sports newspaper Diario AS.

They claim Roman Abramovich

Wonkblog: The world’s largest purchasing day you might have never ever heard of

On November 11, 2015, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Express packages are sorted at an assembly line last November in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province of China. (ChinaFotoPress by means of Getty Images)

In just a handful of years, Nov. 11 has grow to be the busiest on the internet buying …

Jamie Vardy: I moved my wedding in case Roy Hodgson offers me a call for Euro 2016 

On November 10, 2015, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,,,,, , With No Comments
  • Premier League sensation Jamie Vardy exclusively speaks to Sportsmail
  • Leicester striker hopes to add to his England caps in friendlies this week
  • He watched the last European Championship finals on vacation in Zante
  • Now he aims to fire England to

Obama and Netanyahu pressure ‘shared interests’ at White Residence meeting

On November 9, 2015, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

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President Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met at the White Residence on Monday, and each and every mentioned to the other what he most wanted to hear: Netanyahu declared that …

Ascending Tide: Updated College Football Playoff Predictions (Week 10)

On November 9, 2015, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Are you nevertheless riding the excitement from Saturday&#8217s college football games? (After that crazy Arkansas 4th-and-25 lateral, how could you not be?) If so, then you possibly can&#8217t bear to wait till Tuesday to see how the College Football Playoff …

Obama and Netanyahu to meet in D.C., hunting for a way previous the ugliness of the Iran deal

On November 7, 2015, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

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President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet in Washington on Monday, each seeking to move beyond the nasty public clash over the Iran nuclear deal and to restore a more pragmatic, transactional …

Manchester United – West Brom and West Ham – Everton Reside scores: Plus the rest of the Barclays Premier League action 

On November 7, 2015, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,,,,,,,, , With No Comments
  • Manchester United host Leicester hoping to narrow gap at top to 1 point
  • Everton in excellent aim scoring type when they travel to West Ham United 
  • Jamie Vardy hopes to score for ninth straight league game when high flying Leicester

These Bengals Might Be The Very best In Franchise History

On November 5, 2015, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,, , With No Comments

According to our NFL Elo ratings &#8212 FiveThirtyEight’s pet metric for determining an NFL team’s strength at any offered moment1 &#8212 the greatest Cincinnati Bengals team ever was the 1981 edition, led by quarterback and league MVP Ken Anderson. …

Warren Buffett&#039s ice cream chain appears to fix its winter difficulty

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Pakistan vs England Live CRICKET SCORE: Comply with the fourth day of the final Test from Sharjah 

On November 4, 2015, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,,,,,, , With No Comments
  • Pakistan will start off the fourth day on 146-three, a lead of 74 runs
  • Mohammad Hafeez reaches his century after surviving early scares
  • England will seek early wickets to attempt and hold Pakistan’s lead down
  • James Anderson bowls nightwatchman Rahat

This software program firm is hunting to develop 30 jobs when it comes to Chicago

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James Taylor scores maiden Test 50 to help England into commanding position on day two of third Test against Pakistan 

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  • England’s batsmen are chasing Pakistan’s very first-innings total of 234 in the third Test of the series in Sharjah
  • The vacationers started the day on four-, but Moeen Ali fell for just 14 runs off the bowling of Shoaib Malik

Former Chicago congressman Gus Savage dies at 90

On November 1, 2015, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,, , With No Comments

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Crystal Palace – Manchester United: Louis van Gaal&#039s side draw a blank once more as Wayne Rooney and Co fail to fire at Selhurst Park

  • Manchester United and Crystal Palace struggled to carve out clear probabilities in a goalless initial half at Selhurst Park
  • Yohan Cabaye sent a shot wide of the left post after obtaining himself in a great position in the region right

Wonkblog: If you fly in between Chicago and L.A. you may be a drug dealer, according to the DEA

On October 30, 2015, Posted by , In Business, tagged in ,,,,,, , With No Comments

A sign with a DEA badge marks the entrance to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Museum in Arlington, Virginia, August eight, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

In April of this year, two Drug Enforcement Administration task force members stopped a man …

Are The Royals Actually This A lot Better Than The Mets?

On October 30, 2015, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,, , With No Comments

These days is an off day for the Kansas City Royals and New York Mets, but not for us. As the teams traveled to New York City to resume the Globe Series on Friday with the Royals major by two …

Baxter names new CEO

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A Globe Series Sabermetrics Spectacular

On October 28, 2015, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,, , With No Comments


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A FiveThirtyEight Debate: Who’s Going To Win The Planet Series?

On October 26, 2015, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,, , With No Comments

Why ought to politics get to have all the exciting with chats? In preparation for the World Series, which starts Tuesday, we summoned the biggest baseball obsessives on FiveThirtyEight’s employees to Slack to talk about the New York Mets and …

Police chiefs: Universal background checks for gun purchases

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2015-16 NBA Preview: The Kings May well Finish Close to .500 In Spite Of Themselves

On October 25, 2015, Posted by , In Sports, tagged in ,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

We’re inaugurating our NBA player projection method, CARMELO, with 2015-16 season previews for each team in the league. Verify out the teams we’ve currently previewed here. Find out more about CARMELO right here.


The Sacramento Kings had …

Chicago vs. Houston: This smackdown goes beyond population

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Jose Mourinho vows to keep out of the news after hard week as Chelsea defend boss more than &#039overly intrusive&#039 video

  • Jose Mourinho was captured on film in seemingly aggressive incident
  • Otto Nahmmacher, 14, was filming Chelsea manager in Knightsbridge
  • Mourinho walked previous and seemed to shove the camera, which spun wildly
  • Chelsea have leapt to the defence of their Portuguese

Concrete slab falls at West Loop tower beneath building

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Fulham&#039s future hunting bright following toppling large guns to win the Premier League&#039s U16 International Cup… but patience is crucial to achievement, says academy coach Kevin Betsy

  • Fulham won the Premier League’s Under-16 International Cup 
  • The side, coached by Kevin Betsy, defeated some of Europe’s best 
  • The academy coach is excited by the talent Fulham have in their ranks 
  • But Betsy is wary of stress and believes

Lockheed Martin, buoyed by F-35, reports powerful sales in third quarter

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Lockheed Martin, the world’s largest defense contractor, reported Tuesday that its third-quarter economic outcomes had been boosted by robust sales of its F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the most pricey weapons system in Pentagon history.…

2015-16 NBA Preview: Paul George Is Back, But The Pacers Are Still Meh

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The Indiana Pacers have been pushed …

Letters to the editor

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2015-16 NBA Preview: Our CARMELO Hates The Knicks

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We’re inaugurating our NBA player projection program, CARMELO, with 2015-16 season previews for each team in the league. Check out the teams we’ve currently previewed here. Learn more about CARMELO right here.


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Wales&#039 head of rugby, Josh Lewsey, was a World Cup hero for England in 2003 and has an acute rugby and enterprise thoughts… so how did the RFU let such an asset slip away?

  • Former England star Josh Lewsey, 38, is now an essential player in Wales 
  • As Head of Rugby, Lewsey focuses on the long-term health of Welsh rugby and was behind the restructuring of the WRU management and board 
  • He now works

Obama condemns violence in Israel, calls for each sides to tamp rhetoric

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President Obama on Friday condemned violence against innocent civilians in Israel and mentioned that the Israeli government had the right to safeguard its citizens.

“We condemn in the strongest feasible terms violence against innocent …

This Is The Cubs’ Greatest Possibility However To Break Their Curse

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Seeing the Chicago Cubs in the National League Championship Series is a little like seeing a four-leaf clover &#8212 it’s uncommon, but nature does enable it from time to time. And right after holding off the St. Louis Cardinals for …

Tesla cars gain self-driving sentience overnight

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The dashboard of a Tesla Model S, equipped with “Autopilot,” during a test drive on Wednesday. (Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg)

With one over-the-air update Wednesday night, Tesla Motors has brought a new breed of self-driving car to American roads.

Tens …

Cristiano Ronaldo picks up record FOURTH Golden Boot award as Europe&#039s prime scorer

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo scored 48 goals to win a record fourth European Golden Boot award as Europe’s leading goalscorer
  • Genuine Madrid superstar beat Lionel Messi (43) and Sergio Aguero (26)
  • Ronaldo was watched by Rafa Benitez and his family, which includes

Supreme Court spokesman Joe Tybor dies

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2015-16 NBA Preview: The Mavericks Are On A Treadmill of Mediocrity

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The Dallas …

The monetary habits Americans struggle with most

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The guidelines that financial pros say men and women ought to adhere to if they want to construct wealth are typically straightforward — pay your bills on time, have money on hand for a rainy day and …

Jurgen Klopp&#039s warm smile lit up the area… but his words had been cold widespread sense 

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  • Jurgen Klopp was introduced as the new Liverpool manager on Friday
  • The former Borussia Dortmund boss lit up the cramped press conference 
  • Klopp is aware of the process ahead of him but feels the squad is greater than the Premier

Significant Digits For Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015

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The Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates four- Wednesday night in the National League wild-card game (check out our live weblog for a recap), …

Podcast: MLB Playoff Preview, Maya Moore’s Legacy, And The Kick-pocalypse

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Podcast: Injured QBs The Nationals Implode A NWSL Finals Preview

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The Patriots Are Almost Certainly Not Going 16-0

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When do we get to stop jabbering about the Patriots? Last winter, the New England Patriots marched through the playoffs and won the Super Bowl. Then we spent all spring and summer season worrying about whether or not their quarterback, …

The Steelers And Cowboys Are not Dead Yet

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Ben Roethlisberger, out with an MCL injury for 4 to six weeks. Tony Romo, out with a broken collarbone for at least eight weeks.

Cue the media frenzy saying that the Steelers&#8217 and Cowboys&#8217 seasons are in peril. But can …

Judge dismisses Wrigley rooftop lawsuit

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Petr Cech declared himself match to face Olympiacos despite Arsene Wenger claiming veteran goalkeeper was injured

  • Arsenal suffered shock UEFA Champions League loss to Olympiacos
  • Arsene Wenger decided to hand David Ospina a beginning spot
  • No 1 goalkeeper Petr Cech watched on from the bench at the Emirates
  • Wenger claimed that Cech was injured despite naming

Exelon, Pepco ask regulators to reconsider merger rejection

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Cristiano Ronaldo has only scored in one particular game as bid to break True Madrid scoring record rolls on

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo tops La Liga goal charts regardless of only scoring in one particular league game this season
  • True Madrid superstar is bidding to beat Raul’s all-time scoring record
  • Ronaldo needs one particular purpose to attain 500 profession strikes and

Tottenham four-1 Manchester City: Harry Kane ends objective-drought in spectacular victory at White Hart Lane     

The chant, so familiar final season, rang out around White Hart Lane with added gusto on Saturday. ‘Harry Kane,

Moving days

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It is Time For Drew Brees And The Saints To Break Up

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If there’s nonetheless a good NFL group lurking in Louisiana, it is hiding. Because a gritty win in Philadelphia in the divisional playoffs on Jan. four, 2014, the New Orleans Saints have gone 7-12, regardless of playing 1 of the …

Why Empire is paving the way for television

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Final year’s breakout series “Empire” stormed back onto tv Wednesday, drawing 16.2 million viewers, according to Nielsen, at a time when most other shows struggle to maintain an audience’s interest.

But what the tv industry wants to know is …

Japan vs Scotland Live score – RWC 2015 – Brave Blossoms look to lead to one more upset as they take on Vern Cotter&#039s Bravehearts in Gloucester

Scotland start their Rugby Globe Cup campaign at Gloucester’s Kingsholm Stadium on Wednesday as they take on Eddie Jones’ Japan, who will

Lawyer flux at Freeborn & Peters leaves revenue largely untouched

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Stats Can not Inform Us Whether or not Mike Trout Or Josh Donaldson Must Be MVP

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As MLB award season arrives, no prize looms larger than Most Useful Player. From a statistical point of view, the best guide to the MVP award is undoubtedly wins above replacement, and some voters create their MVP ballots at least …

Patrons split on how quick libraries need to move into the digital age

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The word “library” conjures up a really certain image for most folks: rows upon rows of books. But as libraries evolve into a place for much more digital investigation, and teach a various sort of …

Naomi Broady&#039s Canadian dream comes to an finish with straight-sets defeat in Quebec

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  • Briton Naomi Broady had reached the Coupe Banque Nationale semi-finals 
  • She progressed further than ever before having entered as a ‘lucky loser’ 
  • Her progress was halted in the semi-finals, losing to Jelena Ostapenko
  • Ostapenko won the match in straight sets,

Unions sue for continued Illinois health care-claim payments

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If The Patriots Are Cheating At Home, The Stats Do not Show It

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After the Steelers&#8217 Week 1 game against the Patriots, Pittsburgh head coach Mike Tomlin mentioned he couldn&#8217t communicate with his coaching employees like he wanted to: “We were listening to the Patriots radio broadcast for the majority of the 1st …

Ruud van Nistelrooy: Anthony Martial could be a revelation… I&#039d back him over Wayne Rooney to lead line for Manchester United

  • Ruud van Nistelrooy thinks Wayne Rooney is far better utilised in deeper role
  • Former Manchester United star thinks Anthony Martial can be a revelation  
  • Van Nistelrooy knew nothing at all of Martial till United stumped up a huge fee
  • But

Census says uninsured rate down &#039sharply&#039 to 10.four% in 2014

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Jake Arrieta Is Not Your Standard Ace

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Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta capped off his impressive Cy Young case with the 1st no-hitter of his career late last month. Arrieta’s 2015 résumé lists a 1.99 ERA, 19 wins and the third-most wins above replacement (WAR) in the …

The auto and tech worlds are fighting for the very best minds in race for self-driving vehicles

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Google’s new self-driving prototype automobile throughout a Might demonstration at the Google campus in Mountain View, Calif. The most recent models are now cruising the streets close to its Silicon Valley headquarters. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

Google had all of …

Fulham two-1 Blackburn: Ross McCormack and Moussa Dembele on target as Rovers&#039 winless run continues at Craven Cottage

  • Blackburn are nevertheless to win the SkyBet Championship this season right after falling to a 2-1 defeat by Fulham at Craven Cottage
  • Ross McCormack gave the hosts the lead on four minutes from close-variety
  • Moussa Dembele created it two- by

Wonkblog: Major anti-marijuana group got its details wrong

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Screenshot of press release from Project SAM, with inaccurate discovering highlighted.

“HHS finds heavy marijuana use soaring among young men and women,” the press release from Project SAM, the nation’s leading anti-marijuana legalization group, mentioned. “Right now, the Division of …

2015 NFL Preview: Peyton’s Broncos Headline The AFC West For At Least One particular More Season

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In preparation for the 2015 NFL season, FiveThirtyEight is operating a series of eight division previews, each highlighting the numbers that could influence a team’s performance (like projections and rankings primarily based on ESPN’s preseason Football Energy Index).

BMO Harris grabs its piece of the GE pie

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Conor McGregor could be UFC&#039s greatest featherweight, but I can beat him, says Urijah Faber

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  • Conor McGregor will fight UFC Featherweight Champ Jose Aldo in December
  • ‘The Notorious’ just finished filming reality TV show opposite Urijah Faber
  • McGregor coached European team against Faber’s US fighters
  • Filming came immediately after McGregor KO’d Faber’s teammate at UFC

Smisek is out as United&#039s CEO

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2015 NFL Preview: The Texans, Jaguars And Titans Will Try To Rein In The Colts

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2015 NFL Preview: How The Salary Cap Is Shaping The Falcons, Saints, Panthers and Buccaneers

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New stethoscope shows the prospective of technology to reinvent overall health care

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Eko Core, a digital stethoscope, has received FDA approval. (Eko)

About 200 years ago a French doctor rolled a sheet of paper into a cylinder and held it up to the chest of a patient. The creation was crude and

2015 NFL Preview: The Eagles, Cowboys And Giants Appear Great Compared To The Disaster In D.C.

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In preparation for the 2015 NFL season, FiveThirtyEight is operating a series of eight division previews, every highlighting the numbers that may influence a team’s functionality (such as projections and rankings based on ESPN’s preseason Football Energy Index).

‘Star Wars’ fans pounce on Force Friday, snap up new toys

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Damien Higdon and his 3-year-old daughter Nashira arrived at the Tysons Corner mall about three:30 Friday morning on a mission: to nab some toys from a galaxy far, far away.

Nashira, sporting Princess ­Leia-style side buns, was …

2015 NFL Preview: Every little thing You Want To Know About The Seahawks, Cardinals, Rams And 49ers

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In preparation for the 2015 NFL season, FiveThirtyEight is running a series of eight division previews, each and every highlighting the numbers that may influence a team’s performance (which includes projections and rankings primarily based on ESPN’s preseason Football

Akta acquired by Salesforce

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Akta, a hot tech-consulting and design firm, has been bought by Salesforce.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but it is the most current acquisition of a little firm with higher-demand abilities, such as mobile software …

Chelsea sign Papy Djilobodji in £2.2m deal as Jose Mourinho appears to Senegal international

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Chelsea have confirmed the signing of defender Papy Djilobodji from Nantes.

The Ligue 1 club announced his departure for Stamford Bridge earlier on Tuesday’s

Is Obama headed to New York&#039s Columbia University?

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In the 1st seeming confirmation of a lengthy-standing rumor, the president of Columbia University today stated Barack Obama will be component of the New York school in some way when his presidency ends.

A effectively-placed Chicago supply …

Umpires Are Less Blind Than They Utilized To Be

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Dusty Dellinger knows how difficult it is to be an umpire. &#8220There&#8217s an old saying that they expect you to be best from day 1 and get better,&#8221 the former Major League Baseball official mentioned more than the telephone. As

Waiting for Godot, and Spirit Airlines

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A route that Spirit Airlines flew in May possibly and June from O’Hare International Airport to Denver had the most-delayed departures more than back-to-back months at the airport so far this

English Premier League 2015-16 Reside EPL football scores: Stick to Chelsea – Crystal Palace, Liverpool -2 West Ham United and a lot more

  • Manuel Lanzini and Mark Noble objectives see West Ham lead at Liverpool
  • Scott Sinclair double for Aston Villa cancelled out Yann M’Vila free-kick opener for Sunderland at Villa Park
  • Callum Wilson bicycle kick provides Bournemouth lead against Leicester 
  • Stoke down

USC Coach Steve Sarkisian reacts to report on alcohol bill from retreats

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USC Coach Steve Sarkisian continues to feel the fallout from his inebriated appearance at a booster event last week.

The Seattle Times reported that Sarkisian was reimbursed $ 1,023 by the University of Washington for alcohol as part of two …

Umpires Are Much less Blind Than They Utilized To Be

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Dusty Dellinger knows how difficult it is to be an umpire. “There’s an old saying that they expect you to be perfect from day one and get better,” the former Major League Baseball official said over the phone. As the

IFC modifications up ‘Documentary Now’ plans simply because of Virginia shooting

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IFC has decided to delay the airing of an installment of Bill Hader and Fred Armisen’s docuparody series Documentary Now! due to Wednesday’s shooting of two journalists in Virginia.

Scheduled to air Thursday was an episode that spoofed

Darius Rucker sings ‘Amazing Grace’ in tribute to hometown soon after Charleston shooting

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Darius Rucker, observed right here performing on June 14 in Nashville, devoted “Wonderful Grace” to the city of Charleston on Aug. 26, 2015.

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On the very same day as the horrific shooting deaths of two journalists in

Do patients held for observation skew performance on quality measures?

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U.S. stock markets rally for second day

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All significant U.S. stock indices rose more than two percent Thursday, extending their rally and wiping out losses for the week.

Gains were steady via considerably of the day, but markets seesawed in the final hour ahead of heading to