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January 15, 2019 12:10 PM Factbox: Dan Evans v Roger Federer

In his first Grand Slam appearance since serving a 12-month drug ban, Evans battled fellow qualifier Tatsuma Ito to reach the second round. The Briton relies on his sliced backhand to gain an advantage in rallies and he is looking to break into the top 50 for the first time since 2017. But he will be wary of how easily Federer dispatched him at Wimbledon 162

January 8, 2019 1:40 PM Padraig Harrington chosen as Europe captain for 2020 Ryder Cup

Padraig Harrington was named European Ryder Cup captain on Tuesday, pledging to do all he can to continue the high level of success the team has enjoyed through his playing career. Harrington, 47, a three-time major winner who played on six European teams, takes over for Thomas Bjorn, who oversaw a rousing success in France in September when Europe defeated 95

January 8, 2019 6:57 AM Ghosn's lawyer: Nissan agreed on transfer of currency contracts

TOKYO (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co had agreed with former chairman Carlos Ghosn to take on his personal foreign exchange contracts, his lawyer said, disputing allegations of financial misconduct. Ghosn has been arrested on allegations including aggravated breach of trust in shifting personal investment losses worth 1.85 billion yen ($17 million) to the carmaker 64

January 6, 2019 11:28 AM Iran's central bank proposes slashing four zeros from falling currency: IRNA

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran’s central bank has proposed slashing four zeros from the rial, state news agency IRNA reported on Sunday, after the currency plunged in a year marked by an economic crisis fueled by U.S. sanctions. “A bill to remove four zeros from the national currency was presented to the government by the central bank yesterday and I hope this matter 94

January 2, 2019 7:36 AM Playtech to pay 28 million euros after Israeli tax audit

(Reuters) - Gambling software company Playtech will pay 28 million euros ($32.16 million) under a settlement with Israeli tax authorities following an audit of its accounts for the years from 2008 to 2017, the company said on Wednesday. Playtech, which warned last month that an Italian gambling tax law change would hurt 2019 adjusted core earnings, said no penalties 104

January 1, 2019 4:39 PM Florida deputies rescue near-drowning woman after crash into muddy ditch

Hillsborough County deputies in Florida rescued a woman who called 911 after flipping her car into "water and muck" off I-4 in Tampa. (Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office ) Florida deputies have reported saving a woman from nearly drowning in a muddy ditch in an early morning, fog-shrouded New Year’s Day rescue. “Around 3:50 this morning we got a call from a woman 84

December 23, 2018 9:16 PM Brothers acquire Ike-swamped ex-museum site in Galveston

FILE - In a Sept. 19, 2008 file photo, storm debris covers the Lone Star Flight Museum in Galveston, Texas, after storm surge from Hurricane Ike inundated the museum. The Galveston building that housed the vintage military aircraft flight museum and was swamped in 2008 during Hurricane Ike has been sold. The Galveston County Daily News reports brothers 82

December 23, 2018 5:38 PM Brothers acquire Harvey-swamped ex-museum site in Galveston

GALVESTON, Texas – A Galveston building that housed a vintage military aircraft flight museum and was swamped in 2008 during Hurricane Ike has been sold. The Galveston County Daily News reports brothers Billy, John and Todd Sullivan purchased the 100,000-square-foot building formerly home to the Lone Star Flight Museum. Terms weren't released 96

December 23, 2018 4:35 AM Wizards, Suns combine to score 295 points in 3-OT game; Bradley Beal shines with 40-11-15 triple-double

The Wizards and Suns combined to score the most points in an NBA game since 2008, and Bradley Beal and Thomas Bryant put up some historic individual numbers in leading Washington to a 149-146 triple-overtime home win on Saturday. The 295 combined points were the most in a game since April 6, 2008, when the Denver Nuggets and Seattle SuperSonics combined 93

December 23, 2018 3:47 AM Tony Harrison upsets Jermell Charlo, wins junior middleweight world title

Tony Harrison pulled a major upset to win a junior middleweight world title by controversially outpointing Jermell Charlo on Saturday night at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Harrison, in his second world title opportunity, won by scores of 116-112, 115-113 and 115-113 to claim the belt from Charlo, who was making his fourth title defense 91