Archive January 2016

Hedge funds bet against Chinese currency: WSJ

Hedge funds bet against Chinese currency: WSJ

Published 31/01/2016

Several major hedge funds are piling into bets that China's currency will decline against the dollar, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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‘No deal yet’ on Britain’s EU renegotiation, leaders say

‘No deal yet’ on Britain’s EU renegotiation, leaders say

Published 31/01/2016

LONDON Prime Minister David Cameron and European Council President Donald Tusk failed on Sunday to reach a deal on Britain's EU renegotiation after talks in [more…]

Clinton’s ‘girl power’ push wins over women in their 30s, not 20s

Clinton’s ‘girl power’ push wins over women in their 30s, not 20s

Published 31/01/2016

DES MOINES, Iowa If Hillary Clinton pulls off a victory in her close race for the Democratic presidential nomination with Bernie Sanders, she will have [more…]

Sanders, citing email controversy, questions Clinton’s electability

Sanders, citing email controversy, questions Clinton’s electability

Published 31/01/2016

WASHINGTON U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Sunday took a jab at rival Hillary Clinton's electability, pointing to the controversy surrounding her use of [more…]

‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ kicks Up $41 million to dominate U.S. box office

‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ kicks Up $41 million to dominate U.S. box office

Published 31/01/2016

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Kung Fu Panda 3" showed plenty of power at the U.S. box office with a solid opening weekend of $41 million [more…]

From Namath to Norwood, dramatic moments enter Super Bowl lore

From Namath to Norwood, dramatic moments enter Super Bowl lore

Published 31/01/2016

From Joe Namath raising his finger toward the sky to David Tyree’s “Helmet Catch”, the Super Bowl is a history book of indelible moments that [more…]

Factbox: 2016 presidential candidates on social media

Factbox: 2016 presidential candidates on social media

Published 31/01/2016

NEW YORK The 2016 contenders for the White House have used social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook as campaign tools to an extent [more…]

Super Bowl stumbles into San Francisco’s haves vs have-nots divide

Super Bowl stumbles into San Francisco’s haves vs have-nots divide

Published 31/01/2016

SAN FRANCISCO As San Francisco embarks on elaborate festivities for Super Bowl 50 this week, some in the city aren't in a mood to celebrate.

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Germany win Euro gold, qualify for Olympic Games

Germany win Euro gold, qualify for Olympic Games

Published 31/01/2016

KRAKOW, POLAND Germany qualified for the 2016 Olympic Games men's handball tournament after winning their second European championship with an impressive 24-17 victory over favorites [more…]

Track and field must be rebuilt -former athletics world champion

Track and field must be rebuilt -former athletics world champion

Published 31/01/2016

WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina Athletics' crisis-hit governing body needs to be completely restructured, but IAAF president Sebastian Coe should be given the chance to lead the [more…]