Month: October 2018

(Reuters) – A White House summit on doping in sport on Wednesday called for the embattled World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to enact reforms and provide stronger leadership in the fight for clean sport. FILE PHOTO: Craig Reedie, President of the World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) attends the WADA Symposium in Ecublens, near Lausanne, Switzerland, March
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FILE PHOTO: The Sprint logo is displayed on a a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., April 30, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo (Reuters) – Wireless carrier Sprint Corp beat Wall Street’s estimates for quarterly revenue, profit and overall postpaid net subscriber additions on Wednesday, driving
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FILE PHOTO: The Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft carrying the crew of astronaut Nick Hague of the U.S. and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin of Russia blasts off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan October 11, 2018. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov/File Photo MOSCOW (Reuters) – The first manned mission to the International Space
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Kawhi Leonard scored 31 points and grabbed seven rebounds, and Jonas Valanciunas added 23 points off the bench as the Toronto Raptors defeated the visiting Philadelphia 76ers 129-112 on Tuesday night. Oct 30, 2018; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2)protects the ball from Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) at Scotiabank Arena.
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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s market regulator will set up a system to recall vehicles that violate the country’s pollution and emissions standards, it said on Wednesday, with cars now the biggest source of smog in major cities. Pedestrians cross a road amidst smog on a polluted day in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China January 30, 2018.
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SEATTLE/ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) – SpaceX Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk flew to the Seattle area in June for meetings with engineers leading a satellite launch project crucial to his space company’s growth. FILE PHOTO: SpaceX headquarters is shown in Hawthorne, California, U.S. September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo Within hours of landing, Musk had fired
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Alabama earned the top spot in the first College Football Playoff ranking, which was announced Tuesday night. Oct 20, 2018; Knoxville, TN, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Jalen Hurts (2) runs between Tennessee Volunteers defensive lineman Shy Tuttle (2) and defensive back D.J. Henderson (39) for a touchdown in the third quarter of a game
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NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) refreshed some of its lesser-known products at a New York event on Tuesday, adding iPhone features like facial recognition to the iPad Pro and faster processors and better displays to some Mac computers that had gone years without a major update. The devices will hit stores on
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(Reuters) – Agricultural dairy cooperative Land O’Lakes pulled its support on Tuesday for U.S. Representative Steve King, an Iowa Republican whose past inflammatory comments on immigration and race drew renewed scrutiny after the massacre at a Pittsburgh synagogue. FILE PHOTO: Rep. Steve King (R-IA) introduces U.S. Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz (L) during a campaign
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