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Manny Pacquiao vs. Jeff Horn

Following that infamous loss to Floyd Mayweather, Pacquiao has gone 2-0, with wins over Timothy Bradley Jr. and Jessie Vargas. "I think two or three rounds", Roach curtly replied, "because I expect him ( Horn ) to come out aggressively and I expect Manny to explode right away". [Full Article...]

Tanker and cargo carrier collide in Channel, no injuries reported

Tanker and cargo carrier collide in Channel, no injuries reported The tanker, " Seafrontier ", has 27 people on board. Both vessels - an oil tanker carrying almost 38,000 tons of petrol and a bulk carrier - were damaged in the collision just after 2am. The Huyan Endeavour, which was not carrying any cargo and had 22 crew members on board, was headed for Lagos, while Seafrontier was bound for Puerto Barrios, Guatemala, the British coastguard said. [Full Article...]

German Parliament set to vote Friday on gay marriage

German Parliament set to vote Friday on gay marriage Now we look forward to the chancellor's speech". Joining the modern world, Germany is likely to legalize same-sex marriage this week after Chancellor Angela Merkel dropped her opposition to the measure. If a vote takes place, it is expected to pass, as nearly all other political parties represented in the German parliament support gay marriage, and at least a quarter of Merkel's own party wi... [Full Article...]

Sony to start pressing vinyl after 30-year hiatus

Sony to start pressing vinyl after 30-year hiatus Sony Music installed record-cutting equipment at a Tokyo recording studio in February, enabling it to produce the masters from which vinyl records are copied. The biggest challenge for Sony is a lack of experienced engineers for making records. Japan produced almost 200m records a year in the mid-seventies, according to the country's recording industry association. [Full Article...]

Budget office: Senate health bill adds 22 million uninsured

SHAPIRO: Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell hopes to get a vote on this bill by the end of the week before lawmakers go home for their Fourth of July recess. It estimates that under the Senate's plan, 22 million people would lose health insurance over the next 10 years. "This bill is every bit as mean as the House bill ", said Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. [Full Article...]

US President Donald Trump attacks CNN again after 'fake news' resignations

US President Donald Trump attacks CNN again after 'fake news' resignations President Donald Trump is using the resignations of three CNN journalists involved in a retracted Russia-related story to rail against media credibility. He also tweeted a link to the video posted by O'Keefe's Project Veritas. A source with knowledge of CNN told The Hollywood Reporter the network is not making a big deal about the video, which is seen by some internally as merely an ... [Full Article...]

Pandora CEO Tim Westergren departs

Pandora CEO Tim Westergren departs Pandora's Tim Westergren is set to step down as the company's CEO. Pandora welcomed to the board Jason Hirschhorn , CEO of ReDEG Group and former executive of Myspace, Inc., Sling Media, Inc., MTV Networks and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. [Full Article...]

Bodies of 7 missing USA sailors found in destroyer damaged in collision

Bodies of 7 missing USA sailors found in destroyer damaged in collision On Sunday, US authorities tacitly acknowledged there were no survivors as they ended the search, but declined to say how many bodies had been found until the families were notified. Two others were airlifted off the ship and treated in the hospital for lacerations and bruises. Vice Admiral Joseph Aucoin (R), the commander of the US 7th Fleet, delivers a speech during a press conference in fron... [Full Article...]

Police warns parents about new 'Snap Map' feature on Snapchat

Police warns parents about new 'Snap Map' feature on Snapchat If it doesn't, click on the icon in the top right hand corner, where you will be able to tick a box putting ghost mode on. Meanwhile, the Telegraph reports that police in the UK have already issued warnings to parents on the dangers of location sharing, echoed by UK Safer Internet Centre , which cautions that the new feature "can allow people to build up a picture of where you live, go to schoo... [Full Article...]

New home sales hit 610000 units in May, versus 600000 estimate

New home sales hit 610000 units in May, versus 600000 estimate The Commerce Department said on Friday new home sales increased 2.9 percent to a seasonally adjusted rate of 610,000 units last month. "Sales are up more than 12 percent from this time past year, and we expect continued gains throughout 2017". [Full Article...]

Tesla reaches pact with Shanghai for China production

Tesla reaches pact with Shanghai for China production Tesla's shares were slightly higher at $378.50 in premarket trading. SRS Capital Advisors Inc. now owns 394 shares of the electric vehicle producer's stock valued at $109,000 after buying an additional 364 shares during the last quarter. [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Bret forms; Cindy may be brewing

It was earlier called "Potential Tropical Cyclone Three" before it developed a well-defined center of circulation Tuesday afternoon, the threshold at which it can be called a tropical storm. Meanwhile Monday, Tropical Storm Bret formed in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Venezuela. A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for Harris, Galveston , Liberty and Chambers counties. [Full Article...]

Boeing, Japan Investment Announce Commitment For 10 737 MAX 8 Airplanes

Boeing, Japan Investment Announce Commitment For 10 737 MAX 8 Airplanes New technology orders and commitments will now include 136 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft together with 23 Boeing B787-9 aircraft. With the earlier order for 55 planes and additional 100 new 737-8 MAX aircraft, the no-frills carrier firmed up order for a total of 155 planes along with the rights to purchase 50 more aircraft comprising B737-8 MAX and wide- bodied ones, taking the total number of pl... [Full Article...]

House Speaker Paul Ryan to deliver major speech on tax plan

House Speaker Paul Ryan to deliver major speech on tax plan House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., speaks during the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) 2017 Manufacturing Summit in Washington , Tuesday, June 20, 2017. That will require bridging gaps between Republicans who emphasize spending cuts and those who want to spend more on the military. The Senate is now grappling with how to repeal and replace President Barack Obama's health care law. [Full Article...]

Britain's snap election backfires on Prime Minister Theresa May

He said May was chosen by the Conservative Party last autumn to be the safe pair of hands that would navigate Britain through the hard waters of Brexit . Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny tweeted Sunday that he had spoken with May "and indicated my concern that nothing should happen to put (the Good Friday Agreement) at risk". [Full Article...]

Futures higher as beaten down tech stocks rebound

Futures higher as beaten down tech stocks rebound The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished up 0.7% at 21,528, the S&P 500 index closed up 0.8%, at 2,453, led by a a 1.6% rally in the tech-sector, the session's best performer among the S&P 500's 11 sectors. On the currency front, the USA dollar is trading at 111.32 yen compared to the 110.88 yen it fetched at the close of NY trading on Friday. The Fed commentary last week had surprised inve... [Full Article...]

Amazon to buy Whole Foods Market in deal valued at $13.7 billion

Amazon to buy Whole Foods Market in deal valued at $13.7 billion Amazon .com, Inc., the world's largest Internet-based retailer, said Friday it will acquire Whole Foods Market Inc ., a grocery store chain featuring foods without artificial preservatives, colors, flavors, sweeteners and hydrogenated fats, at a total cost estimated to be 13.7 billion USA dollars. [Full Article...]

Kirsten Powers shuts down Trump aide who called Kamala Harris 'hysterical'

Kirsten Powers shuts down Trump aide who called Kamala Harris 'hysterical' Educated, experienced and ready to rumble, the senator from California will not be silenced, especially when it comes to getting at the truth in the Russian investigation hanging over Donald Trump's administration, though that is exactly what her male colleagues want to do: silence her . [Full Article...]

Tillerson cancels trip to Mexico to work on Qatar crisis

Both Djibouti and Eritrea have good relations with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, which have taken their side in the Gulf split. On Wednesday, Bloomberg reported that the Pentagon had finalized the sale of 36 F-15QA Eagle fighter jets to Qatar for $ 12 billion . [Full Article...]

Federal Judge Orders New Environmental Review Of DAPL

Federal Judge Orders New Environmental Review Of DAPL The controversy surrounding the Dakota Access oil pipeline is not over, after a federal judge yesterday ordered the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to redo its environmental assessment of the project specifically in those parts concerning the environmental impact of a spill in the section that passes under Lake Oahe. [Full Article...]


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