Flyers could use breakout season from Nolan Patrick

The success or failure of the 2019-20 Philadelphia Flyers will largely depend on the performance of starting goalie Carter Hart. If he is good, the Flyers will probably be good. If he is not, there is a pretty good chance it will be more of the same from a year ago. But for as important […]

Asian stocks cautious ahead of Powell’s speech; yuan at fresh 11-1/2 year low

Asian shares struggled to make headway on Friday as uncertainty over how much further the U.S. Federal Reserve would cut interest rates added to investors’ worries over slowing global growth. With the U.S.-China trade war dragging on, and political tumult in Hong Kong, Italy and Britain adding to the tense backdrop, investors were keenly awaiting […]

Libby Squire: Man held over student’s murder released under investigation

Police say the investigation is “very much live and continuing” and thank Miss Squire’s parents for their patience. A 25-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murdering student Libby Squire has been released under investigation, say police. The disappearance of Miss Squire in February prompted a huge search in and around Hull, where she was studying […]

Ticket demand for international NFL games surge

Ticket demand for the NFL’s five international games this season has jumped 55% compared to 2018 thanks to the American football league’s efforts to grow its global fan base, ticket retailer StubHub said on Thursday. Four games will be played in London and one in Mexico in 2019 with the Chicago Bears-Oakland Raiders matchup at […]

Two Fed officials see no case for rate cut now; Kaplan ‘open-minded’

Underscoring divisions within the Federal Reserve over how to respond to signs of a global economic slowdown, two officials on Thursday said they see no need to lower borrowing costs next month, while another said he was “open-minded.” Kansas City Fed President Esther George, who dissented against the U.S. central bank’s decision to cut rates […]

MLB suspends involvement in Venezuelan baseball following sanctions

Major League Baseball said on Thursday it was suspending involvement in the upcoming Venezuelan professional baseball season pending instructions from the U.S. government, which has repeatedly sanctioned the South American nation’s government. Four sources close to the Venezuelan league told Reuters earlier that MLB would not give permission for players to participate, attributing the move […]

Russia Sends Gun-toting Humanoid Robot Into Space

Russia has launched a humanoid robot into space on a rocket bound for the International Space Station (ISS). The space robot Fedor (Final Experimental Demonstration Object Research) was the only passenger onboard the Soyuz rocket, which launched from Russia’s Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Thursday. Russia’s deputy prime minister Dmitry Rogozin has previously shared videos […]

Markets doubt Fed’s ability to defend economy, spur inflation

From the market’s point of view, neither prospect is looking great. Market conditions have grown harsher and data is pointing to lower inflation. Fed policymakers, economists and other officials are convening at an annual monetary policy retreat in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, this week, a bucolic backdrop for a tough discussion about whether central bankers can […]

This Gamer Just Made A Shocking Discovery On His PS4

Although all gamers are now dreaming about the PS5, it seems that the PS4 still has some secrets. One gamer has just discovered something quite surprising about the console’s online storage system… All gamers that have a PS4 know that they can store their files on their console. The online storage capacity was initially 10GB, […]

Scherzer makes successful return as Nationals topple Pirates

Howie Kendrick and Anthony Rendon homered and right-hander Max Scherzer made a successful if truncated return from injury Thursday as the visiting Washington Nationals earned a 7-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Washington won three of four games in the series, outscoring the Pirates in the four games 32-6. Victor Robles and Asdrubal Cabrera added […]