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Deal Done To Expand Guinness PRO12 To 14 Teams

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The new league, which kicks off in the first week in September, will comprise of two conferences of seven teams - two Welsh and Irish clubs in each one, along with one each from Scotland, Italy and South Africa. However, other formats are also being discussed. "It's a sad day for those two unions". Another question about an expanded Pro12 tournament is how it would affect European qualification. Read More »

Vodacom South Africa adds 2.3 mln subscribers in Q1

The group's customer base in South Africa also expanded by 2.3-million in the quarter to reach 39.4-million. Vodacom SA's voice revenue declined by 4.2%, which the company said can be considered to be low, thanks to the success of its personalised voice bundle strategy. Read More »

Liverpool Have Enormous Bid Denied for RB Leipzig Midfielder

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A decision on the Merseysiders' next move will be made early next week. Such a valuation for a relatively unproven player has been described as "insane" , although Liverpool's latest offer was close to that figure. However, it would seem that the Merseyside outfit are facing an uphill battle in convincing the German club to sell Keita this summer. However, Liverpool still believe that they can tempt Leipzig in to allowing Keita to leave. Read More »

Woman found guilty in murder witnessed by parrot

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The Evening Standard reports Glenna Duram , 49, will be sentenced on a charge of first-degree murder next month. When the parrot, an African Grey called Bud, later recited the phrase 'Don't shoot!' those linked to the case believed it was clear what had happened. Read More »

BBC Confirm Chelsea have Agreed Bargain Fee to Sign Star

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Manchester United were interested in signing Morata for quite some time this summer but then opted to complete the signing of Romelu Lukaku instead. With Zlatan [Ibrahimovic] in his best condition we needed one to give cover, to give options, him and Marcus [Rashford] was not enough, especially after Zlatan's injury. Read More »

Himachal Pradesh: Bus falls into gorge near Rampur; 28 killed

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More than 28 passengers were killed and nine were injured after a bus rolled down into a 700-metre deep gorge near Shimla's Rampur district in Himachal Praesh on Thursday morning. A magisterial inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of the accident. Congress president Sonia Gandhi also has expressed her grief and asked the Himachal Pradesh government to take immediate relief and rescue measures. Read More »

Casualties feared in Doda after cloudburst

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This is published unedited from the IANS feed . As per the reports, the cloudburst took place at 2 am in the morning triggering flash floods in the region in which several houses and shops were trapped. "We can not assess the exact loss of life or property immediately as we are in the middle of rescue operations trying to save those still trapped under the debris", Ahmed said. Read More »

Envestnet Asset Management Inc. Boosts Position in General Dynamics Corporation (GD)

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London Co Of Virginia decreased its stake in General Dynamics Corp (GD) by 3.63% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The stock decreased 0.01% or $0.02 on July 18, reaching $201.42. Price T Rowe Assoc Incorporated Md has 10,310 shares. Tiaa Cref Investment Mngmt Ltd Llc accumulated 1.13M shares or 0.15% of the stock. Bokf Na holds 16,699 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Read More »

Drivers beware of loose buffalo on NH bypass — TRAFFIC ALERT

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About 15 were still on the loose and missing as of late Tuesday afternoon. Gilford police were able to corral and trap the bison eventually. The owner and farm hands were still actively searching with law enforcement. Police also requested from N.H. Bulls weigh up to 2,000 pounds and cows weigh about 1,000 pounds. "And then I just screamed for [my son] to stop because I thought they were going to run right across, and then they just kept coming", Schwatzkopf told WMUR-TV. Read More »

PacWest Bancorp (PACW) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.06 EPS

About 270,849 shares traded. Shares have risen 19.17% over the trailing 6 months. It has outperformed by 2.21% the S&P500. That brings Carlson's holdings to $295,835 per an SEC filing yesterday. The stock of PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW) has "Market Perform" rating given on Tuesday, October 4 by Wells Fargo. Citigroup Inc. raised shares of PacWest Bancorp from an outperform rating to a strong-buy rating in a research report on Thursday, April 6th. Read More »

Detroit Lions sack their playoff banners

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Detroit has not won a division title since 1993 and have finished second in the NFC North three times since the division was reformed from the NFC Central in 2002. As every Lions fan knows, each one of those playoff trips ended in disappointment, majority in the first round. Banners celebrating the Lions' playoff appearances have been taken down , via Justin Rogers of the Detroit News . Read More »

Shelter-in-place lifted in Newburyport; suspect in custody

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A 19-year-old man was arrested after police issued a shelter-in-place order in Newburyport Wednesday evening. He was believed to be at the Port Plaza shopping center area. "The suspect fled from authorities and is now on the run", he said at the time. "Police are looking for a 19 year old Hispanic male wearing a grey shirt and black shorts". Read More »

Brazil's Court Freezes Ex-President Assets Amid Corruption Case

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Though he still faces several other corruption trials, Lula will remain eligible to run for President next year until and unless a conviction is upheld on appeal, something unlikely to happen before mid-2018 at the earliest. The apartment is valued at about 2.2 million Brazilian Reais (US$700,000), according to investigators. On July 12, Lula da Silva , who was in office between 2003 and 2010, was found guilty of receiving a luxury three-story beachfront apartment from Brazilian OAS ... Read More »

Arsenal claim 3-2 shootout win Bayern Munich in Shanghai

The Arsenal striker sent the ball straight to Starke. Despite only playing the first 45 minutes together before Wenger made wholesale changes to his side, the duo linked up well in a number of encouraging Arsenal attacks. "But the real answer will be given by the way we start in the Premier League ". "I don't know (what they may have eaten)", Wenger said at a post-match press conference in Shanghai reported on the club's official website. Read More »

(NYSE:PANW), Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)

JP Morgan maintained Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) rating on Friday, May 27. It has underperformed by 33.01% the S&P500. BB&T Capital downgraded Rush Enterprises, Inc. The company was downgraded on Friday, May 27 by Deutsche Bank. Jefferies maintained Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) rating on Friday, July 7. Maxim Group maintained it with "Buy" rating and $168 target in Wednesday, March 1 report. Read More »

Rolls-Royce Phantom Leaks Via Brochure?

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Along with the teaser image, Rolls announced the final three historic Phantoms on display at the event. Then, just as the group finished up Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club he asked Surrey coachbuilders, JP Fallon, to give the Phantom a new psychedelic paint job. Read More »

TX Continues to Hold Position in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH)

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Medtronic Plc now has $116.67 billion valuation. Balasa Dinverno & Foltz Ltd Liability has invested 0.23% in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE: UNH ). About 4.58M shares traded or 16.24% up from the average. Invsts Asset Mngmt Of Georgia Ga Adv accumulated 0.29% or 2,425 shares. Its down 0.51% from 2.34M shares previously. Rosenblum Silverman Sutton S F Ca stated it has 1.7% of its portfolio in salesforce.com, inc. Read More »

White House reporter breaks rules, live-streams briefing

The Washington Post first spotted The Pavlovic Today editor-in-chief Ksenija Pavlovic streaming audio of Sanders' briefing on her Twitter page. Yet her act of rebellion marks a significant development in White House-media relations. Since last month, President Donald Trump's mouthpieces have ordered reporters at the briefing to not film unless told otherwise, or broadcast live the audio. Read More »

MFS Multimarket Income Trust (NYSE:MMT) Experiences Heavier than Usual Trading Volume

The stock has "Buy" rating by Nomura on Tuesday, August 23. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, November 21 by TD Securities. The stock of Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) earned "Sell" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, June 19. Ancora Limited owns 1,400 shares or 0% of their U.S. portfolio. Bancorporation Of America Corp De reported 10,975 shares. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in Q4 2016. Read More »

India, Russia pact soon for fighter jet

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Russian Federation has also announced that it will build a new fifth-generation fighter interceptor, dubbed PAK DP, with research and development work on the new aircraft expected to kick off in 2019. The two sides hope to sign a detailed agreement on the design and development soon, though a deadline was not given. However, negotiations faced various hurdles in the subsequent years. Read More »

Senate vows to separate Financial Intelligence Unit, NFIU from EFCC

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The group mandates countries to establish a financial intelligence unit that serves as a national centre for the receipt and analysis of (1) suspicious transaction reports; and (2) other information relevant to money laundering, associated predicate offences and financing of terrorism, and for the dissemination of the results of that analysis. Read More »

U.S. questions Pakistan's contribution towards anti-terrorism activities

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In its annual Country Reports on Terrorism 2016, the U.S. has accused Pakistan of doing zilch against terrorists other than putting an embargo on media coverage of their activities. Some UN-designated terrorist groups, such as Lashkar e-Tayyiba (LeT) affiliates Jamaat-ud-Dawa and Falah-e-Insaniyat Foundation, were able to fundraise and hold rallies in Pakistan. Read More »

Kanye West sends custom sneakers to help fan walk again

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Tyler Wesley broke his neck in a devastating auto accident five years ago, which left him with limited mobility from the shoulders down. Tyler , who was paralyzed in a vehicle accident, has defied all odds and gone on to take his first steps so Kanye sent him a pair of Yeezys . Read More »