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China no longer wants the world’s trash

China, the world’s largest importer of waste, has extended the ban on imports of unsorted paper, some plastics, and dozens of other types of recyclable materials. Read Full Article at

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

MotoGP to impose tougher penalties after clashes

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

Crusaders beat Sunwolves 33-11 in Super Rugby

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.

How Schumacher and Todt transformed Ferrari

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

Hiroshima increases J-League lead after Patric’s 6th goal

TOKYO (AP) Brazilian striker Patric scored his sixth goal of the season on Saturday as Sanfrecce Hiroshima beat Sagan Tosu 1-0 to increase its lead in the J-League.

Assen WSBK: Lowes outpaces Rea for maiden pole

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

Rossi says Austin track condition a «disaster»

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

Do we really need 776 life insurance products?

As of March 31, there were 587 individual products and 189 group products available in the Indian market.

Cash crunch: I-T says 97% of poll seizures in Karnataka in high-denomination notes

The revelation comes in the backdrop of a cash crunch being witnessed across various regions in the country as a number of ATMs had gone dry

Union cabinet approves ordinance for death penalty for rape of children

The move comes against the backdrop of the alleged rape and murder of girls in Jammu and Kashmir#39;s Kathua and Gujarat#39;s Surat district recently.

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

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

F1 warned not to «dumb down» like IndyCar

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

Former NFL player's 1952 Mantle card sells for $2.88 million

DALLAS (AP) A Mickey Mantle baseball card from 1952 was sold at auction for $2.88 million, falling just short of setting a record.

Dias secures Danish F4 seat with Magnussen's team

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

A US recession ahead? Fed policymakers say not to worry

Growth prospects look pretty strong, which is why the Fed is raising short-term interest rates, the two sanguine policymakers explained

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

Royals seek first winning streak of 2018 as Duffy takes the mound

Kansas City Royals-Detroit Tigers preview

D-backs avoid being no-hit but crumble in 9th in loss to Padres

Matt Koch, brought up from Triple-A Reno to take the start, allowed one run on two hits in six innings.

Cubs hope hits continue to rain down against Rockies (Apr 21, 2018)

DENVER -- Rain was in the forecast Friday night, which was the last thing the Chicago Cubs needed after having three games postponed this week.

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.

Nationals look to control Dodgers' offense again (Apr 21, 2018)

LOS ANGELES - Stephen Strasburg just received the blueprint on how to keep the emerging Los Angeles Dodgers' offense under wraps.

Auction Preview: Fine Jewelry at Freeman’s, Philadelphia, May 9

What: Fine JewelryWhere: Freeman’s Auction House, 1808 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USAWhen: May 9, 2018, 12.00 PMPublic Viewing: Thursday, May 3 10:00-5:00pm; Friday, May 4 10:00-5:00pm; Saturday, May 5 12:00-5:00pm; Sunday, May 6 12:00-5:00pm; Mon

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

France rejects #39;vain and pointless#39; trade fight with China

«We will not be satisfied with a provisional exemption,» French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire said on the sidelines of the spring meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.

Escalating trade dispute could derail recovery, put #39;many jobs at risk#39;: WTO chief

It is difficult to measure the effects «of a major escalation, but clearly they could be serious,» he said.

N Korea move #39;meaningful progress#39; towards denuclearisation: Seoul

South Korea today welcomed the decision by the North#39;s leader Kim Jong Un to cease its testing of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.

Netherlands becoming FDI 'round tripping' haven like Mauritius, Singapore?

Study shows that many countries like Mauritius, Singapore and Cyprus were being used to route capital flows from other countries

Islamic State group to give up last pocket in Syrian capital

The capitulation followed a week of escalations by pro-government forces against the IS-held Hajar al-Aswad neighborhood and Yarmouk Palestinian camp in Damascus.

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.

Segura keys 4-run 9th as Mariners rally past Rangers 6-2

Segura keys 4-run 9th as Mariners rally past Rangers 6-2

Ross flirts with history as Padres defeat DBacks

Tyson Ross lost his bid to pitch the first no-hitter in the history of the San Diego Padres
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