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Warren Buffett donates record $3.17 billion in Berkshire Hathaway stock

Warren Buffett donates record $3.17 billion in Berkshire Hathaway stock The hedge fund believes its acquisition offer would result in a higher payout to debtholders. Last year, Berkshire completed its biggest acquisition in its history, a $32.36 billion deal for aviation parts maker Precision Castparts. Elliott's disclosures come after Energy Future late on Friday filed its new bankruptcy plan of reorganization. The consistency of Buffett's approach to philanthrop... [Full Article...]

Frightful crash on mountain descent takes out top Tour de France riders

It was a first career Tour stage win for Uran but, as was befitting of such a day, even that did not come without hardship as the former Team Sky man suffered a mechanical in the final 15 kilometres. But the most grueling, drama-filled day so far of this 104th Tour finished, yet again, with Froome still wearing the race leader's yellow jersey. "It's not just that they're getting hurt, you're l... [Full Article...]

Federer, Djokovic wonder if Wimbledon courts can improve

Federer, Djokovic wonder if Wimbledon courts can improve The traditional first Sunday off was today, so the tennis will resume Monday. There are 14 nations represented on the women's side in Monday's round of 16. Querrey however, has never gone past the quarter finals at any event. "It was anticlimactic, but I will take the one game like that over anything else", Querrey said. [Full Article...]

Murray rallies to the side of women

Murray rallies to the side of women In fact, to see him in between shots, crossing the baseline with the rolling limp of a vehicle park attendant in a Billy Connolly gag, you'd think he'd smashed through it at 100 miles an hour. And boxing fan Murray was delighted Haye and other boxers and sports folk were there to witness it. " They sat down with me and told me the truth to my face ", he added. [Full Article...]

The Euromillions-lucky shop that sold €29m ticket to Ireland's newest millionaire

The Euromillions-lucky shop that sold €29m ticket to Ireland's newest millionaire He said that the delay in revealed where the shop is located was to give the victor breathing space to take in their massive win. "This is very exciting news, but it is important that the victor is given the time and space to make arrangements and to let the news sink in", said chief executive Dermot Griffin. [Full Article...]

California wildfire forces evacuations as blazes hit US

California wildfire forces evacuations as blazes hit US The fire was 10 percent contained Saturday, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said , also known as Cal Fire, said. In Southern California, the Whittier fire in Los Padres National Forest near Santa Barbara has burned around 7,800 acres. [Full Article...]

No China-N. Korea Military Contact Amid Escalating Crisis

The reclusive country test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile on Tuesday. The Trump administration has been expressing frustration over Beijing's perceived lack of action to cut off trade with Pyongyang. These contrasted sharply with April's decision not to label China a currency manipulator in order to avoid hurting Chinese feelings at a time when the USA was asking for its help t... [Full Article...]

NY Sen. Schumer asks FDA to look into "snortable chocolate"

NY Sen. Schumer asks FDA to look into Schumer said the product has no clear health value, and that he couldn't think of parents supporting the idea of having their children snort over-the-counter stimulants. "In reaching that decision, FDA will need to evaluate the product labeling, marketing information, and/or any other information pertaining to the product's intended use", Cassell wrote. [Full Article...]

Poor sleep increases risk of Alzheimer's, research reveals

Poor sleep increases risk of Alzheimer's, research reveals Ju and her colleagues set out to identify how sleep disturbances could lead to a higher long-term risk of Alzheimer's , and identify which part of sleep was most related to lower levels of beta amyloid. This is the toxic protein forming plaque in the brains of those with Alzheimer's . The results, based on data from 17 participants , revealed that disruption of slow-wave-sleep had an im... [Full Article...]

OH gasoline prices increase 15 cents

OH gasoline prices increase 15 cents According to GasBuddy historical data, gasoline prices on July 10 in OH have ranged widely over the last five years: $2.09 per gallon in 2016, $2.63 per gallon in 2015, $3.51 per gallon in 2014, $3.48 per gallon in 2013, and $3.48 er gallon in 2012. [Full Article...]

British arms sales to Saudi Arabia upheld in court

British arms sales to Saudi Arabia upheld in court The judges said that secret material heard by them but kept secret from the public for national security reasons was key in their decision. An array of worldwide organizations - including a United Nations panel of experts, the European parliament, humanitarian and human rights groups - have repeatedly condemned the ongoing airstrikes against Yemen as unlawful. [Full Article...]

Vatican bans gluten-free Communion

Vatican bans gluten-free Communion The new rules were needed because the bread was now sold in supermarkets and on the internet, the cardinal said.The wine used must also be "natural". The congregation suggested ordinaries offer guidance, for example, by "guaranteeing the eucharistic matter through special certification". [Full Article...]

World Health Organization warns gonorrhea may become "impossible to treat"

World Health Organization warns gonorrhea may become Asked if India was a part of the 77 countries, the WHO , Geneva, replied, "India is part of the 77 countries and has been coordinating with the Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in gonorrhoea in South East Asia Region". "In the short term, we aim to accelerate the development and introduction of at least one of these pipeline drugs, and will evaluate the possible development of combination treatme... [Full Article...]

United States bombers fly over Korean Peninsula after North Korea missile test

United States bombers fly over Korean Peninsula after North Korea missile test It may take longer than you'd like. The one thing that he also says, which drives the media insane, but its an absolute fact, is that others have as well, and that's true. The leaders appear to have made at least some progress on those issues, according to messages conveyed after the meeting. Briefing reporters aboard Air Force One on Saturday, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the discus... [Full Article...]

Jurgen Klopp explains why Liverpool signed Mohamed Salah

During his time with Basel, Salah scored against Spurs in the Europa League and also against Chelsea in successive seasons in both the Europa League and Champions League with those performances going a long way to earning him a move to Stamford Bridge. [Full Article...]

Two-front conflict not a good idea: Chinese state media to India

Two-front conflict not a good idea: Chinese state media to India India should withdraw all of its troops that have crossed the delimited boundary back to its own side, a move that is essentially different from the previous standoffs between the border troops of the two countries in undefined areas. Both the countries had agreed to a mechanism in 2012 to resolve border flare issues through consultations at various levels. New Delhi has clearly pointed out that... [Full Article...]

Vettel leads final Austria F1 practice, Hamilton suffers brake disc failure

Vettel leads final Austria F1 practice, Hamilton suffers brake disc failure Red Bull's Max Verstappen was slowed at the start by a clutch problem, which dropped him back in the field where he was collected by Alonso's out-of-control McLaren - the fifth time in the last seven races Verstappen has failed to finish. [Full Article...]

Interviews to select India coach on Monday

Interviews to select India coach on Monday The three-member Cricket Adivsory Committee ( CAC ) will interview candidates today. According to PTI sources, the CAC will interview only six candidates which are likely to be Shastri, Virender Sehwag, Tom Moody, Phil Simmons, Richard Pybus and Lalchand Rajput. [Full Article...]

Raptors to acquire Miles from Pacers for Joseph

Raptors to acquire Miles from Pacers for Joseph Dealing Joseph opens up more time at point guard behind Lowry for emerging talent Delon Wright while giving the rebuilding Pacers an experienced ball-handler after losing Jeff Teague in free agency. The 6-foot-8, 232-pound Anunoby played two seasons at IN, averaging 6.8 points, 3.5 rebounds and 17.4 minutes. The reason this Toronto Raptors-Indiana Pacers trade is still considered a rumor is th... [Full Article...]

Charlie Gard could be given U.S. residency to get treatment

Charlie Gard could be given U.S. residency to get treatment Mother Connie Yates maintains her son is "not in pain or suffering" and that "the support from the Pope and the President has given us hope". Gard said today at the hospital that there is "no evidence of catastrophic brain damage" in his son, and that the experimental treatment they are seeking can "get into the brain and help" with what harm has occurred. [Full Article...]


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