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NY moves closer to legalizing fantasy sports games

According to civil suits filed against DraftKings and FanDuel by New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman, New York makes up about 12% of total DFS players. "With over 50 million Americans playing fantasy sports, we continue to believe that fa...

DiCaprio To Be Questioned Over Defamation Claim

Conversely, the defendant's lawyers are trying to keep Leonardo DiCaprio out of it, maintaining that he wasn't involved in the writing of the character and wasn't even the one who played the role. Greene sued Paramount Pictures and others in 2014 ...

Orlando terrorist reportedly traded texts with wife during massacre

Vigils were also held across the city Tuesday evening to honor the victims. A gunman killed dozens of people at a gay nightclub in Orland. With news that Omar Mateen killed dozens of peopl. But in the almost four hours between his initial attack and ...

FBI 'confident' that Orlando gunman was 'radicalised'

Omar Mateen , who authorities say killed 49 people at the gay nightclub Pulse in Orlando, Fla ., was reportedly no stranger to the club. 'He always introduced himself as Omar, ' said the performer, Ty Smith, adding that Mateen usually was quie...

Greece sees 7.5 billion euros in rescue loans cleared

Part of the new loans will also go toward repaying arrears-money the government owes domestic suppliers. The aid payment was given the green light at a meeting of the European Stability Mechanism in Luxembourg on Thursday and will allow the trouble...

University of Louisville president James Ramsey resigning

Bevin's order came just a couple hours after he abolished and recreated the University of Louisville Board of Trustees. Bevin made the surprise announcements at a Friday morning press conference, calling for a "fresh start" at the university after ...

USA housing starts dip, permits maintain gains

Single-family starts rose about 4.6% year over year in May. The Midwest saw a -3.5% month-over-month decline in single-family permits, while the Northeast and the West dropped -8.9% and -5.1%, respectively. Single-family housing completions in May we...

Stocks fall before Fed meeting; LinkedIn soars on buyout

Germany's DAX fell 1.5 percent, France's CAC-40 fell 1.7 percent and the U.K.'s FTSE 100 fell 1 percent. American Express fell $2.27, or 3.6 percent, to $61.40 and Capital One Financial fell $3.10, or 4.5 percent, to $65.92. Fueling the uncertainty a...

How to help after Orlando mass shooting

As of Monday evening, more than 56,000 individual donations had been made. The more information, the better: Trustworthy charities won't hesitate to provide detailed information about how funds from previous campaigns were used. The money donated wil...

Oil Markets to Rebalance in 2016: IEA

A recent decrease in the price of USA oil stocks shows the market is realigning supplies with demand, the cartel said. In the US, the rally in oil prices from less than $30 a barrel in February to more than $50 a barrel last week could encourage pr...

Viacom CEO's tenure may be up soon as he's kicked off board

The news emerged after lead independent director Fred Salerno penned an open letter to Sumner Redstone to explain he is being prevented from communicating with the 93-year-old mogul. But he added that SHARI REDSTONE, with whom he is friendly, was n...

Aveva and Schneider Electric renew deal talks

The deal would have brought Aveva together with Invensys, another Brit tech firm Schneider owns which was rebranded as Schneider Electric. AVEVA CEO Richard Longdon said it was business as usual at the Cambridge technology business after a second r...

EgyptAir wreckage found, Egyptian government says

The search team and the investigators on board will draw up a map with the wreckage distribution spots based on the locations, it added. The discovery came only days before the 30-day lifespan expired on the batteries for the emergency signals from...

Fed leaves rates unchanged; no hint on timing of next hike

Yellen pointed to "headwinds blowing on the economy" as a factor in this reduced outlook. The Federal Reserve did not raise rates at its June meeting, to nobody's surprise. "An interest-rate hike is a very, very good thing for us", Avner Mendelson,...

Yield on German 10-year bond falls below zero for 1st time

USA stocks closed lower Monday for the third straight session, as investors remain cautious ahead of a Federal Reserve policy meeting and the upcoming Brexit vote to leave the European Union on June 23. The Swiss franc, another traditional harbor in ...

AAA Michigan: Statewide average gas prices rise 14 cents

Roughly 3,500 gas stations nationwide are still offering gasoline below $2 a gallon today, mainly in South Carolina, Oklahoma and Texas, according to GasBuddy. Prices stayed steady despite the fact that oil prices reached their highest in 11 months l...

Vijay Mallya quietly sold 2 properties worth several crore before ED move

Mallya and the United Breweries (Holding) Limited in connection with a money laundering case. The ED has told the global police body that issuance of RCN against Mallya is "obligatory" on the part of Interpol as all due legal processes have been fo...

Warriors look to close out Cavs without emotional star Green

In fact, it seems to be the go-to insult for annoying, scrappy, hustling players like Joakim Noah, Shawn Marion, and now Green . James and Green got tangled up with just under three minutes remaining, and as the Warriors forward fell to the fl...

Solar Impulse 2 lands in New York City

Kennedy airport. Solar Impulse 2 initially started its trip around the world in March 2015, taking off from Abu Dhabi and making stops in Oman , India, Myanmar, China and Japan before flying to Hawaii. High tropical temperatures damaged the plan...

Chinese industrial production holds steady in May but investment growth slows

Urban consumers accounted for the lion's share of the increase though rural consumer spending climbed faster than their urban peers. Investment in residential property grew 6.8 percent in the first five months, and new property construction project...

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European Commission raises GDP growth forecasts

The EU economy as a whole is also forecast to beat expectations and reach robust growth rates of 2.3 pct this year (up from growth forecasts of 1.9 pct in the spring). "The governm...

Ford recalls 1.3M F-150, Super Duty trucks in North America

A frozen latch found in these vehicles may cause doors to not open or close correctly. Reuters reported that Ford has recalled over 5 million vehicles since 2016 that had issu...

Spurs sign LaMarcus Aldridge to three-year, $72.3 million extension

The kinks the two sides have been trying to work through had league observers believing Aldridge might not be long for San Antonio . He came from Portland, where he had spent ye...

Is Buying Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) Here Good Idea?

Bank of America said the slowdown was "driven by less favorable market conditions across credit-related products, as well as lower volatility in rates products". Stockholders of re...

Retail inflation at 3.28% in September

According to preliminary data released by the Central Statistics Office on Thursday, the consumer price index ( CPI ) increased 3.28 per cent year on year against the August number...

US Academic Richard Thaler Wins Nobel Economics Prize

In fact, he co-authored a book, Nudge , Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth and Happiness, which became a best-seller . "People make a lot of mistakes in important decisions...

Former UK PM would be questioned over rape

But it does not reach a conclusion on whether the allegations were in fact true. The investigation dealt with 42 claims in total. . He is also being looked at by Operation Whi...

Tata wins bid to make electric cars for Indian government

But GM said its promise takes this commitment a step further, NBC News reported. General Motors plans two all-new electric vehicles for release in the next 18 months, the fir...

Air France flight makes emergency landing after engine blowout

Passengers were horrified when the engine fell apart following a "loud thud" and "vibration". Air France confirmed the incident but offered few details, saying passengers were ...

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Commitment shown by OKC has been 'off the charts — Paul George

Commitment shown by OKC has been 'off the charts — Paul George

Until Durant's free-agency flight to Golden State previous year , he and Westbrook were OKC teammates for eight seasons. It just so happens that reigning MVP and Thunder guar...

Volkswagen to take €2.5bn hit from emissions scandal

Volkswagen to take €2.5bn hit from emissions scandal

Munich prosecutors have named the person taken into custody as Wolfgang Hatz, former board member at VW unit Porsche . So the brands lose a champion on that front, while other hig...

Uber's New 'Good Cop' Tack Will Face Test in City Tussles

Uber's New 'Good Cop' Tack Will Face Test in City Tussles

The mayor of London , Sadiq Khan , who had initially accused Uber of responding to the decision with aggressive threats, said he welcomed the apology and supported the idea o...

Uber Boss Responds To Ban And Petition — Exclusive Interview

Uber Boss Responds To Ban And Petition — Exclusive Interview

Record-breaking numbers have now signed a petition calling for Transport for London to reverse its decision to strip Uber's licence in the capital. He further tweeted an ap...

Asian Shares Mostly Lower As Fed Turns Hawkish

The Fed statement on the unanimous decision following its two-day policy meeting was little changed from previous statements, reaffirming that officials expect the economic recov...