Ryder Cup 2016: US face pressure test as Darren Clarke backs young team

Davis Love IIIs team are favourites at Hazeltine but much will depend on how they cope with the weight of expectation on them to end the USs dismal losing run For all that the Ryder Cup involves two sides, it is difficult to deviate from the notion that the narrative of this, the 41st playing […]

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Clinton endorsed by New York Times as Warren says Trump is ‘making hate OK’

As Times calls Clinton tenacious and Trump the worst major party nominee in modern history, Senator Warren hits battleground state New Hampshire As Hillary Clinton first presidential debate against Donald Trump on Monday, campaign surrogates spoke in swing states and the New York Times published according to the Real Clear Politics average, Clinton holds a […]

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Former Wells Fargo workers file $2.6bn class action lawsuit amid quota scandal

Lawsuit seeks payout for workers in California who tried to meet sales quotas without turning to fraud and ended up fired or demoted, filing says Two former a $185m settlement with the bank. The revelations are a severe hit to Wells Fargos reputation. During the financial crisis, the bank trumpeted being conservative in contrast with […]

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Sexual harassment reportedly rampant among US national parks employees

Employees experience harassment, bullying and other misconduct at sites such as Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon according to report Sexual harassment, bullying and other misconduct are rampant among employees at national parks across the country, including at iconic sites such as Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon, a congressional committee was told on Thursday. […]

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Who is Palmer Luckey, and why is he funding pro-Trump trolls?

Under the name NimbleRichMan, Oculus founder secretly funded Reddit users dedicated to electing Trump by flooding threads with negative Clinton memes Its hard to love a 20-something multi-millionaire, but Palmer Luckeys introduction to the mainstream consciousness helped cement his image as the good kind of tech industry titan: the adorkable garage tinkerer we can root […]

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Backstreet’s back, all right! Boyband sign up for 18-date Las Vegas residency

The pop act is following in the footsteps of Britney Spears and Jennifer Lopez to set up shop at Sin Citys popular Planet Hollywood for a limited run of shows Backstreets indeed back in Vegas. Backstreet Boys, the best-selling boyband in history, is the latest pop act to get its own residency, according to who […]

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If Twitter is up for sale, what will potential suitors get for $15bn?

With Salesforce and Googles parent company Alphabet rumored to be possible buyers, an acquisition could bring fresh ideas on how to refine what it can offer You could say it in less than 140 characters: Twitter may be for sale, according to the latest speculation on Wall Street reported by both Reuters and CNBC. Both […]

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NBA star Kevin Garnett to announce retirement after 21 seasons

Kevin Garnett, the first player in two decades to jump directly from high school to the NBA, set to announce retirement after 21 pro seasons Kevin Garnett, the first player in two decades to jump directly from high school to the NBA who became one of the leagues most imposing frontcourt presences, will retire after […]

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Patriots could be down to fourth-string quarterback after Brissett injury

Patriots could be down to their fourth-string quarterback after third-choice Jacoby Brissett reportedly injures his right thumb The New England Patriots could be down to their fourth-string quarterback after third-stringer Jacoby Brissett reportedly injured his right thumb in

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Images of Duchess of Cambridge and children ‘stolen in iCloud hack’

Photographs of Prince Williams wife and their children, George and Charlotte, reportedly stolen from Pippa Middleton Photographs of the Duchess of Cambridge and her children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, are reportedly among 3,000 images stolen from Pippa Middleton by computer hackers. The images, taken from an Apple iCloud storage account belonging to Kate Middletons […]

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