News archive from 19 April 2017, page 6

Nintendo Switch games list to have a lot more third-party support than Wii U, here's why

Nintendo Switch games list to have a lot more third-party support than Wii U, here's why

While there are plenty of indie titles planned for launch as part of the Nintendo Switch games list, you can understand fan worry over the third-party situation. The Wii U suffered greatly from being tossed aside by independent developers early, while...

 
Former US President George HW Bush rushed to hospital after second bout of 'illness'

Former US President George HW Bush rushed to hospital after second bout of 'illness'

The former US President was taken to a hospital in Houston on Friday because of a “persistent cough that prevented him from getting proper rest”, his spokesperson Jim McGrath claimed. In a statement Mr McGrath added: “It was subsequently determined he...

 

Tiger Woods hits first public golf shots in more than two months but former world number one remains...

Tiger Woods took his first public golf shots in over two months during an event to announce his first public course on Tuesday but the former world number one remained noncommittal about his return to competitive action. Woods, who has not played a...

Daily Mail, 01:20 in Sport
 

Manchester City gear up for FA Cup semi-final showdown with Arsenal as Leroy Sane insists Pep Guardiola has...

Manchester City stars were in a relaxed mood as they ramped up their preparations for their showdown with Arsenal on Sunday afternoon. The likes of Gabriel Jesus, Sergio Aguero, David Silva, Raheem Sterling and Claudio Bravo were all smiles as they...

Daily Mail, 01:20 in Sport
 

Liverpool want £30m for Mamadou Sakho as Roma revive interest

Roma are the latest club to revive interest in Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho. Liverpool want £30million for the France international defender, who has impressed on loan at Crystal Palace.  Despite a series of strong performances at Selhurst Park it...

Daily Mail, 01:20 in Sport
 
Deadly attack near Egypt's old monastery

Deadly attack near Egypt's old monastery

One policeman has been killed by gunmen who opened fire on a checkpoint near St Catherine's monastery in Egypt's south Sinai, officials say. Another three police officers were injured in the attack several hundred metres from the church entrance....

BBC, 01:31 in World News
 

China Stocks-Factors to watch on Wednesday

* PREVIOUS TRADING SESSION MOVES: * HK->Shenzhen Connect daily quota used 5 pct, Shenzhen->HK daily quota used 1.2 pct * SSEC -0.8 pct, CSI300 -0.5 pct, HSI -1.4 pct * CNY official close 6.886 per dollar * FTSE China A50 -0.6 pct, BNY Mellon ADR...

 
UK watchdog warns banks against 'opportunistic' transaction booking

UK watchdog warns banks against 'opportunistic' transaction booking

Britain's top markets regulator will clamp down on any attempt post-Brexit to return to the "bad old world" of opaque transactions in which banks did not know where trades were being booked, he said on Tuesday. Banks based in London want to...

Reuters, 01:46 in Business
 
Carlo Ancelotti told referee he did a ‘good job’ after Bayern Munich’s defeat to Real Madrid

Carlo Ancelotti told referee he did a ‘good job’ after Bayern Munich’s defeat to Real Madrid

Carlo Ancelotti reveals that he sarcastically told the referee he did a ‘good job’ after Bayern Munich’s defeat to Real Madrid on Tuesday evening. Bayern were beaten 4-2 at the Santiago Bernabeu as Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat-trick fired Madrid into the...

Metro, 01:59 in Sport
 
Women's and girls football: Foursome Rhyl on verge of Welsh Premier safety

Women's and girls football: Foursome Rhyl on verge of Welsh Premier safety

Rhyl 4 (Nattrass 2, Bannister, Jones) Aberystwyth Town 0 Orchard Welsh Premier Women's League While Rhyl men's team were condemned to relegation from the Welsh Premier last weekend, the ladies maximised their chances of staying in the WWPL with a...

Daily Post, 02:02 in Sport
 
Verizon, Corning agree to $1.05 billion fibre deal

Verizon, Corning agree to $1.05 billion fibre deal

Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N) has agreed to buy optical fiber from Corning Inc (GLW.N) for at least $1.05 billion (817.38 million pounds) over the next three years as the No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier aims to improve its network infrastructure, the...

Reuters, 02:09 in Business
 

As Trump warned North Korea, his 'armada' was headed toward Australia

When U.S. President Donald Trump boasted early last week that he had sent an "armada" as a warning to North Korea, the aircraft carrier strike group he spoke of was still far from the Korean peninsula, and headed in the opposite direction....

 

Gunman targeting white men kills three in Fresno, California

A gunman who went by the nickname Black Jesus killed three white men in downtown Fresno, California, on Tuesday, and fired at another before he was taken into custody while shouting "Allahu Akhbar," police said. The suspect, 39-year-old Kori...

 
Arturo Vidal slams referee after Bayern Munich ‘robbery’ in Real Madrid defeat

Arturo Vidal slams referee after Bayern Munich ‘robbery’ in Real Madrid defeat

Arturo Vidal has slammed the referee after Bayern Munich’s defeat to Real Madrid and claims the official ‘began his show’ when Zinedine Zidane’s men were under pressure. Sergio Ramos’ own goal had levelled the tie 3-3 on aggregate but as Bayern...

Metro, 02:25 in Sport
 

Farm loan write-offs win votes in India, but may hurt economy

India risks straining public finances and undermining already ailing state banks, economists said, after a $5.6 billion loan write-off for farmers in Uttar Pradesh and moves to do something similar in at least four other states. One of the first acts...

Reuters, 02:26 in Business
 


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