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'Watt's Your Name?!' - Farcical Referee Error Sees Former Arsenal Player Sent Off

It transpired that the referee had shown Watt a second yellow card for dissent after mistakenly thinking that the 27-year-old was refusing to answer his quest...


Amazon Prime Membership Just Became Cheaper for Millions of People

The new Prime discount is clearly intended as a way for Amazon to expand its shopper base. The New York Times says the move expands a previous Amazon effort...


George high school student faces charges after allegedly bringing explosive to school

State police at the Warren barracks were called to Sheffield Area Middle School at approximately 10 a.m. Tuesday for a report of a 14-year-old male student wh...


Shannon Airport closes until Saturday

Bristol Airport is closed until at least midday and Dublin Airport has suspended all flights until tomorrow (Saturday). They said: "We expect flights to/fro...


Anthony Joshua a bigger draw than Deontay Wilder because he's taken risks

The 32-year-old American faces Luis Ortiz in NY on Saturday night with Joshua due to defend his IBF and WBA belts against WBO champion Joseph Parker in Card...


India's GDP Growth Tops Expectations

The growth for the second quarter (July-September) has been revised upwards to 6.5 percent from 6.3 percent estimated earlier. But in July-September quarter, th...


USA crude stocks up, gasoline inventories up sharply

Futures in NY were down 0.1%, putting them on course for a 2.7% drop in February. Oil also fell due to a stronger dollar, which makes commodities denominated ...


Apple 'wellness' unit launched for staff: The genius will see you now

Apple is now seeking primary care doctors, exercise coaches, and care navigators to staff the clinics. That said, what's most attention-getting here is tha...


Saudi Arabia's Timetable on OPEC Oil Cuts Seems to Creep Again

The spread, however, shrank in recent years after the broader oil market meltdown in 2014, combined with the inauguration of USA crude exports at the end of 2...


Prezzo closures put 1500 jobs at risk

Specialist restructuring firm AlixPartners is understood to be drafting a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) - a step short of going into administration - on t...


Severed body parts found in Japan

In a separate case on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido, three men have been arrested over suspicions they abandoned the body of a woman missing since Decembe...


BB&T outage affecting ATMs, online banking

Some of the services include online banking, the mobile banking app, ATMS and the automated Phone24 service. The first notice of the outage was sent out Thursda...


OH home sales dipped in January, mirroring national slowdown

Sales of previously owned homes slipped in January for the second straight month and they posted their largest yearly decline in more than three years. Properti...


Here's Why Walmart Inc (NYSE:WMT) Stock Is Going Crazy Today

Proficio Capital Partners LLC now owns 17,608 shares of the retailer's stock worth $1,418,000 after acquiring an additional 2,660 shares during the period. Th...


Barclays restores dividend but fails to hit estimates on profits

Banking giant Barclays has posted a 10 per cent rise in annual profits, but this was lower than expected after its investment bank saw earnings dive 22 per ce...


Venezuela launches its own state-backed cryptocurrency

The powerful Cabello told state television VTV he would make a formal proposal to the Constituent Assembly, which President Nicolas Maduro has used to sidelin...


UK's unemployment suffers unexpected rise

Pay for workers in Britain picked up in the fourth quarter and productivity gained as fewer jobs were filled by foreign nationals in the past year. There was ...


MOUs worth Rs. 55000 cr signed at UP Investors Summit

The " UP Investors Summit " - the first such event by the Yogi Adityanath government - is aimed at showcasing investment opportunities and potential across va...


Claim that judge was bribed deepens Netanyahu crisis

He has denied wrongdoing, saying the allegations are a political "witch hunt". "A senior public servant was approached with a proposal to help promote her app...


Airline ticket agent saved two teen girls from human trafficking

Denice Miracle a customer service agent with American Airlines felt something was not right when two girls ages 15 and 17 from the nearby area of Vacaville-Fair...


Burnout Paradise Remastered Coming to PS4 and Xbox One Next Month

Burnout Paradise Remastered will feature a new engine to power its updated graphics and will include all downloadable content, including the game's Big Surf...


Amazon gives Prime members perk at Whole Foods

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN ) has added a new perk that will encourage Prime subscribers to head over to Whole Foods for all their grocery needs. From lowe...


FCC Chairman under investigation for relationship with Sinclair Broadcasting

Did Pai help Sinclair by deregulating as expected, or did Sinclair anticipate that deregulation and time its Tribune deal to capitalize on it. But lawmakers a...


Home ownership has 'collapsed' among middle earners, says IFS

Some 27% of middle income 25 to 34 year olds owned a home in 2015/2016 compared to 8% of those with low incomes and 64% of those with high incomes. Among that...


Tariff winners and losers: US Steel spikes, Ford retreats

The department said Ross will not announce U.S. President Donald Trump's decision on how to deal with the surge in steel and aluminum imports after U.S. The i...


View Adds Or Mine Cryptocurrency, Salon Gives You The Choice

These calculations are powered by a programme called Coinhive , the website says, which hides in readers' web browsers and uses a portion of their computers'...


Palestinian President Abbas meets Putin to discuss U.S. mediation role

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas visits Russia on Monday in a bid to secure Russian President Vladimir Putin's support following Washington's recogni...


Brooklyn Pizza helps us celebrate National Pizza Day!

In honor of National Pizza Day (February 9), here are seven places worthy of your feed. Baskin-Robbins: You can try FREE samples of the new Sweetheart Po...


England edge Wales in Six Nations

The Harlequins star has won 43 of his previous 77 caps off the bench and gained a reputation as a " finisher " in the Jones regime, but if his pace can turn a g...


Angela Merkel Criticised By Own Party Over Coalition

Former European Parliament speaker and leader of the German Social Democrat party (SPD) Martin Schulz announced today he will abandon his plan to serve as G...


Canada sheds 88000 jobs in January as minimum wage rises

Overall, 88,000 jobs were lost in January - the steepest one-month decline in the Canadian labour market in nine years. However, economists also pointed to po...


College student says airline made her flush prized hamster down toilet

A spokesman for the airline vehemently denied she was instructed to flush the pet down the toilet, but acknowledged the airline mistakenly told her that Pe...


Amazon launches free two-hour delivery from Whole Foods

Amazon says it plans to expand its Whole Foods delivery service to more places in the USA this year . Prime customers can shop thousands of Whole Foods...


Powell sworn in as Fed chairman

The new Fed head faces an immediate challenge from the wobbly market, as USA stocks opened sharply lower Monday after a heavy sell-off Friday. "Today, unemplo...


Kenya police arrest opposition member current at Odinga's 'swearing in'

Citizen TV, which was also shut down last week, remained off-air. Odinga's fake inauguration last week was attended by tens of thousands of opposition support...