US calls on IMF and WB to develop a joint action plan on debt transparency and sustainability
According to the Treasury Secretary, the rise of official bilateral, «plurilateral» and private creditor lending, especially to countries at high risk of debt distress, is complicating debt resolution processes necessary to re-establish debt susta
Tougher measures were agreed to in Friday's Safety Commission meeting at Austin, which was attended by most riders following the controversy surrounding Marc Marquez's aggressive riding at Termas de Rio Hondo.The world champion, recovering from an earlier rid
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) Defending champion Crusaders scored two early tries and then lost their way in a hailstorm before running away to a 33-11 win over Japan's winless Sunwolves in Super Rugby on Saturday.
Boom and bust: that was Ferrari's way. From the peaks, the view was breathtaking. Ascari, Fangio, Hawthorn, Hill, Surtees, Lauda, Scheckter... these were the blessed members of Formula 1's most exclusive club, all having filled their lungs with the heady, rar
European regulators tighten order for jet fan blade tests
BERLIN (AP) - The European Aviation Safety Agency has tightened a nearly month-old directive ordering inspections of some fan blades in engines like those used on a Southwest Airlines jet involved in a fatal accident. A directive published by EASA late Frida
Rea was confidently leading as SP2 started, his 1m34.761s lap giving him a three-tenth lead over Barni Ducati's Xavi Fores during the mid-session pitstops.However Lowes moved from third to first with a 1m34.066s during the final minute of qualifying, and Re
Following complaints of severe bumps by riders last year, the Austin venue used diamond-grinder trucks to try and smooth out the track ahead of this year's MotoGP round.However, the consensus among riders has been that these efforts have failed, with the surf
WikiLeaks calls for Coinbase boycott after ban from cryptocurrency exchange
WikiLeaks is calling for a global blockade of one of the world’s largest exchanges for crypto-trading, Coinbase, after the company banned the WikiLeaks Shop from its platform “without explanation.” Read Full Article at RT.com
Suzuka Super Formula: Yamamoto denies Fukuzumi debut pole
Nakajima Racing’s Takuya Izawa was the first driver to set a lap time in Q3, clocking the Suzuka circuit in 1m37.935s.Honda protege Nirei Fukuzumi then posted a 1m36.991s flyer to take over the top spot, only for 2013 champion Yamamoto to deny him a debut p
IndyCar has implemented a common aerokit for 2018 which has moved it increasingly toward spec cars, although there are areas for development such as suspension. Since the new car was introduced there has been record overtaking at the street circuit St. Peter
Phillip Island Supercars: McLaughlin runs down Whincup in Race 1
It was Whincup that got the best of the start, he and polesitter McLaughlin running side-by-side for several corners on the first lap before the Red Bull Holden eased into the lead.From there he was able to slowly build a small gap over McLaughlin across the
Saudi Arabia uses ancient tourist site to alter its history
DIRIYAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Just outside Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh, a group of elementary school children are on a field trip at Diriyah, where engineers and construction workers are busy restoring a 17th-century fortress, mosques and clay-colored struct
Dias will drive for Magnussen Racing experience, a team run by multiple Le Mans 24 Hours class winner and former F1 driver Jan Magnussen.The announcement comes in the run-up to the first round of the championship, due to take place at Padborg Park this weeken
Global Economy: Is it just a cold, or something more serious?
Cold weather in the first quarter is among temporary factors blamed for a spell of poor economic readings from Europe and the United States, with some analysts already betting on a rebound in the summer
Russia entrusts its gold to no one, has zero bullion in US
The Central Bank of Russia keeps all its bullion at home, since only in Russia can its gold be completely safe, according to Anatoly Aksakov, the chairman of the State Duma Committee on Financial Markets. Read Full Article at RT.com
Red Sox face A's hoping to continue early-season dominance (Apr 21, 2018)
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Two left-handers off to fast starts go head-to-head Saturday night when the Boston Red Sox send Chris Sale against the Oakland Athletics and Sean Manaea in the second matchup of a three-game series.
Auction Preview: Modern Design at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Chicago, May 7
What: Modern DesignWhere: Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, 1338 W Lake St, Chicago, IL 60607, USAWhen: 7 May 2018, 10:00 am CTPublic Viewing: Thursday, May 3 | 10am – 5pm; Friday, May 4 | 10am – 5pm; Saturday, May 5 | 10am – 3pm; Sunday, May 6 | 12pm – 4pm
Auction Preview: Design, Modern & Contemporary Arts at Guillaume Le Floc'h, Paris, May 6
What: Design, Modern & Contemporary ArtsWhere: Guillaume Le Floc'h, 1 ter, boulevard de la République 92210 Saint-CloudWhen: May 6, 2:30 PMTop Lots of the Sale:- «Aldrine on the moon» – Guomunddur Guomundsson says Erro (born in Olafsuk, Ice
Winners of the 2018 Swarovski Designers of the Future Award
Swarovski and Design Miami have declared Frank Kolkman, Study O Portable, and Yosuke Ushigome as the winners for the 2018 Swarovski Designers of the Future Award.Established in 2006, the Designers of the Future Award acknowledges technologically and conceptua
Nats beat Dodgers 5-2 in uneven matchup of Scherzer, Kershaw (Apr 21, 2018)
LOS ANGELES (AP) Max Scherzer scattered four hits over six innings against Clayton Kershaw in the 13th all-time meeting of three-time Cy Young Award winners and the Washington Nationals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-2 on Friday night.
Moreland's slam, Red Sox beat A's 7-3 for 8th straight win (Apr 21, 2018)
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Mitch Moreland hit a grand slam, Jackie Bradley Jr. added a three-run homer and the streaking Boston Red Sox won their eighth in a row, beating the Oakland Athletics 7-3 on Friday night.