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‘Have you no shame?’: Bare Knuckle FC criticized after Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva suffers inevitable KO defeat

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‘Bigfoot’ Silva may have challenged for the UFC heavyweight title in the halcyon days of his combat sports career but with those days long gone, is it time for promoters to exercise more caution when booking veteran fighters? ‘Bigfoot’ was floored in the second round of his Bare Knuckle FC debut last weekend by fellow Read More

Jeremy Dys: Religious freedom courageously defended by AG William Barr against militant secularists

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Attorney General William Barr delivered one of the most exceptionalspeeches in modern memory at the University of Notre Dame recently. Judging from his detractors, it seems his remarks landed heaviest on those mystified by the idea of religious neutrality. Barr began his remarks by noting that his office not only defends the free exercise of religion, but also guards against “states misapplying Read More

Tragic Patrick Day’s death demonstrates the deadly lure of boxing cannot be curtailed

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Lou Di Bella is a man well aware of the sickening lows boxing entails, but the death of the renowned promoter’s fighter Patrick Day, aged 27, brought home just how cruel the sport can be to those with even the best intentions. Boxing has been forced to take a long look at itself in the Read More

Banks reap $1 billion from U.S. mortgage bond trading boom

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LONDON (Reuters) – Global banks earned $1 billion from trading government-backed U.S. mortgage securities in the first half of 2019, data shows, a fivefold increase on last year for what industry sources say is the fastest growing revenue source in investment banking. FILE PHOTO: A sign of JP Morgan Chase Bank is seen in front Read More

As Softbank’s Oyo booms, some Indian hotels cry foul and check out

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BENGALURU (Reuters) – India’s Oyo Hotels and Homes shot out of nowhere to become one of the world’s largest hotel chains with a simple promise of “hassle-free” online booking, transparent pricing and cheerful lodging. A woman walks pasts a sign against Oy, placed outside a hotel in New Delhi, India, August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi Read More

Exclusive: Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs poised to lead Airbnb’s listing – sources

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Short-term home rental company Airbnb Inc is set to hire Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs Group Inc as joint lead advisers on its planned stock market flotation next year, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: The logos of Airbnb are displayed at an Airbnb event in Tokyo, Read More

Wall Street set to open lower on domestic growth worries

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(Reuters) – U.S. stocks were set to fall at the open on Wednesday after the S&P 500 and Dow recorded their sharpest drop in more than a month as domestic factory activity contracted, pointing to impact from a prolonged U.S.-China trade war. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange Read More

‘Jaw-dropping’: Russian world champ Lasitskene hits out after US star Coleman allowed to compete despite missed doping tests

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Russian world champion high jumper Maria Lasitskene has hit out at athletics chiefs over the decision to drop doping charges against US sprinter Christian Coleman, who missed three tests in a row. The 26-year-old Russian, who won her third consecutive world title on Monday, was forced to compete under neutral status after the International Association Read More

Pakistan submarine deal scandal: Former French PM Balladur to stand trial over role in kickbacks scheme

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Former French Prime Minister Edouard Balladur will be tried for financial crimes over his role in a kickback scheme tied to an arms deal with Pakistan in the 1990s, which saw large sums paid out to officials in bribes. Attorney General Francois Molin announced the upcoming trial without specifying a date, but said the proceedings Read More

Wall Street tumbles as factory activity hits 10-year low

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(Reuters) – The S&P 500 and Dow suffered their worst tumbles in over a month on Tuesday after data showed U.S. factory activity shrank in September to its weakest in over a decade, ratcheting up fears that the U.S.-China trade war is hobbling the world’s largest economy. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at Read More