Archive July 2014

Leishman takes early control at Firestone

Leishman takes early control at Firestone

Published 31/07/2014

(Reuters) - Australian Marc Leishman, maintaining his recent good form, upstaged the game's biggest names as he charged into a one-shot lead in the opening [more…]

CIA concedes it spied on U.S. Senate investigators, apologizes

CIA concedes it spied on U.S. Senate investigators, apologizes

Published 31/07/2014

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The CIA conceded on Thursday that it had improperly monitored computers used by the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee in an investigation of [more…]

Action camera maker GoPro reports bigger loss as costs double

Published 31/07/2014

(Reuters) - GoPro Inc, which makes wearable cameras used by surfers, skydivers and other action junkies to post their exploits online, reported a bigger quarterly [more…]

Taxis, planes and viruses: How deadly Ebola can spread

Taxis, planes and viruses: How deadly Ebola can spread

Published 31/07/2014

LONDON, (Reuters) - For scientists tracking the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa, it is not about complex virology and genotyping, but about how contagious [more…]

U.S. dollar bulls in control as delayed rally gathers pace

Published 31/07/2014

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A long-predicted dollar rally appears at last to be taking hold, with the greenback ending July with its best monthly performance [more…]

Tigers, A’s add aces in MLB arms race

Tigers, A’s add aces in MLB arms race

Published 31/07/2014

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Division leaders Detroit and Oakland forged an American League arms race as the Tigers got David Price from Tampa Bay and [more…]

American Johnson takes leave for ‘personal challenges’

American Johnson takes leave for ‘personal challenges’

Published 31/07/2014

(Reuters) - Dustin Johnson is taking a leave of absence from golf to seek help for "personal challenges," the big-hitting American said on Thursday in [more…]

‘Sharknado 2’ creates feeding frenzy on Twitter, record audience for Syfy

Published 31/07/2014

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Flying sharks chomping through New York City drew a record audience for Syfy's "Sharknado 2: The Second One," and became the [more…]

Muhammad Ali’s ‘Fight of the Century’ gloves up for auction

Muhammad Ali’s ‘Fight of the Century’ gloves up for auction

Published 31/07/2014

DALLAS (Reuters) - The gloves that boxing legend Muhammad Ali wore in his legendary 1971 fight against Joe Frazier in what became known as the [more…]

U.S.-based stock funds attract $7.6 billion over week: Lipper

Published 31/07/2014

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors in U.S.-based funds poured a net $7.6 billion into stock funds in the week ended July 30 on optimism that [more…]