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Night of 11 aces: Bieber-Giolito doesn’t disappoint; Snell falls apart

ESPN
We can call Tuesday night the “Night of the 11 Aces,” which may refer to the time Uncle Bob won all the money at family poker night, but on this evening refers to the unusual gift of seeing 11 legitimate preseason Cy Young candidates all starting. The marquee matchup was......

Qatar National Bank’s Q1 net profit falls 7% as provisions climb

Reuters
DUBAI, April 11 (Reuters) – Qatar National Bank (QNB) , the biggest lender in the Gulf, said on Sunday its first quarter net profit fell by 7% from a year earlier to 3.3 billion riyals ($906 million) as it booked 1.4 billion riyals in “precautionary” loan loss provisions. The bank’s......

Ash falls like snow after St Vincent volcano eruption

BBC
A series of volcanic eruptions has blanketed parts of the Caribbean island of St Vincent in ash and smoke. Locals reported “extremely heavy ash fall and sulphur smells” and thousands of people were forced from their homes. La Soufrière, which had been dormant for decades, first started showing volcanic activity......

Canada adds 303,100 jobs in March, unemployment rate falls to 7.5%

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: A sign advertising available jobs at the Clocktower Brew Pub hangs in a window in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, November 9, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Wattie OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada added 303,100 jobs in March, easily beating expectations, and the unemployment rate fell to 7.5%, its lowest point since the beginning......

Louisiana unemployment rate falls to lowest level since before COVID-19 pandemic

WashingtonExaminer
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Louisiana’s unemployment rate reached its lowest point since before the COVID-19 pandemic in February, though the state still had 158,000 fewer nonfarm jobs than during the same month last year, according to the Louisiana Workforce Commission. The numbers in......

Anti-Capitalist Scales Bank Wall and Falls Hard During Protest

TMZ
An anti-capitalist protester climbed the ladder … but it was not the ladder of success, because he plummeted to the ground during a demonstration, injuring himself as the sidewalk oozed with a black substance. Protester Just Fell off the building while climbing Chase Bank in Manhattan to #StopLine3 pic.twitter.com/Un5kgxV8Du —......

A French Soccer Team Clings to First Place as the Bottom Falls Out

New York Times
Rory Smith There is a reason that even José Mourinho, not a man given to complimenting other humans, is happy to talk about his friend’s “great career.” Campos, after all, is the technical director who pieced together the Monaco team that made the semifinals of the Champions League in 2017......

Naomi Osaka Falls to Maria Sakkari, Ending 23-Match Win Streak

Sports Illustrated
As Naomi Osaka’s 23-match winning streak neared an end Wednesday, she paused before serving to crane her neck and study the sky, as if seeking intervention from above. Then she carried on, and so did No. 23-seeded Maria Sakkari, who upset Osaka 6-0, 6-4 in the quarterfinals of the Miami......

CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls due to subdued commodity-linked stocks

Reuters
(Updates prices, adds sector details) March 29 (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index fell on Monday, as energy and mining shares tracked subdued commodities, although optimism about an economic recovery capped losses. * The energy sector dropped 1.4%, while the materials sector, which includes precious and base metals miners and......

Bilibili falls nearly 7% on first day of trade in Hong Kong as Chinese tech stocks face pressure

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Bilibili booth is pictured during the 2019 Yangtze River Delta International Cultural Industries Expo at National Exhibition and Convention Center on November 21, 2019 in Shanghai, China. Gao Yuwen | Visual China Group | Getty Images GUANGZHOU, China —......

Cleveland State Falls to Houston in March Madness First Round

ClevelandScene
The 15-seed Cleveland State University Vikings were blown out by the 2-seed Houston Cougars in the opening round of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Friday night. The final score of 87-56 doesn’t tell the full story of CSU’s hard-nosed defense and scrappy playmaking in the first half, but the team’s......

Detroit’s college aid program falls short, but hopes remain

Detriot News
Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Alyssa Ratledge, research associate with MDRCThis is a predominately Black population, many are first-generation students, there are a lot of low-income students who are working. All of those things are issues that overall reduce students’ likelihood of graduation and......

S&P 500 falls led by tech shares before an update from the Fed

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. stocks fell Wednesday as investors await the outcome from the Federal Reserve’s two-day policy meeting and comments from Fed Chair Jerome Powell later in the day. The S&P 500 traded 0.4% lower. The Nasdaq Composite lost 1.1% as technology......

Canada adds 259,200 jobs in February, unemployment rate falls to 8.2%

Reuters
OTTAWA, March 12 (Reuters) – Canada added 259,200 jobs in February, the biggest increase since September 2020 and handily beating analyst estimates, and the unemployment rate fell to 8.2%, Statistics Canada data showed on Friday. Analysts had expected a gain of 75,000 jobs, with an unemployment rate of 9.2%. (Reporting......

Japan’s wholesale price falls narrow in Feb. as pandemic impact eases

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: A shopper looks at items at a drug store in Tokyo, Japan, May 28, 2015. REUTERS/Yuya Shino TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s wholesale prices fell at a slower pace in February for a third straight month, offering an encouraging sign a recent rebound in fuel costs and pick-up in......

10-year yield falls after Treasury auction demand is adequate enough to ease investors’ fears

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. Treasury yields dipped slightly on Wednesday after key 10-year Treasury auction data showed enough demand to stave off fears of investors worried about a possible slump in demand for the government’s debt and a recent rapid rise in rates.......

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