Lee Smith and Mariano Rivera combined to finish 1,754 games as big leaguers. On Sunday afternoon, they closed things out one more time. Jul 21, 2019; Cooperstown, NY, USA; Hall of Fame Inductee Harold Baines and Hall of Fame Inductee Lee Smith and Hall of Fame Inductee Edgar Martinez and Hall of Fame Inductee Mike
SINGAPORE/TOKYO (Reuters) – Oil prices rose on Monday on concerns that Iran’s seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the Middle East Gulf, although gains were capped as Libya resumed output at its largest oil field. FILE PHOTO: An oil pump is seen at sunset outside Scheibenhard, near Strasbourg,
FILE PHOTO: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Yukiya Amano addresses a news conference during a board of governors meeting at the IAEA headquarters in Vienna, Austria March 4, 2019. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger/File Photo VIENNA (Reuters) – U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano has died, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Monday in
FILE PHOTO: Undated handout photo of Britain’s Prince George taken by his mother Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, recently in the garden of their home at Kensington Palace in London, Britain, to mark his sixth birthday, obtained July 21, 2019. Duchess of Cambridge/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince George turned six on Monday
The San Francisco Giants worked their extra-inning magic on the visiting New York Mets once again Sunday afternoon, getting a walk-off, opposite-field home run from Mike Yastrzemski in the bottom of the 12th for a 3-2 victory. Jul 21, 2019; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants left fielder Mike Yastrzemski (5) celebrates as he
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Trading hit a fever pitch, with shares rocketing as much as 520%, as China’s new Nasdaq-style board for homegrown tech firms debuted on Monday, with valuations exceeding even the expectations of veteran investors braced for a wild ride. Shanghai Party Secretary Li Qiang (centre L) and China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) Chairman
LONDON (Reuters) – After weeks of speculation that interest rate cuts and another round of asset purchases are on their way, investors hope Thursday’s European Central Bank meeting will give the clearest signal yet of imminent policy easing, if not the details. FILE PHOTO: The logo of the European Central Bank (ECB) is pictured outside
TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling bloc won a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday but his coalition and allies fell short of a two-thirds majority needed to begin revising the pacifist constitution, public broadcaster NHK said. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is also leader of the ruling
GWANGJU, South Korea (Reuters) – Mack Horton received a round of applause from fellow swimmers at the world championships after refusing to share the podium with China’s Sun Yang, American breaststroker Lily King said on Monday. Swimming – 18th FINA World Swimming Championships – Men’s 400m Freestyle Medal Ceremony – Nambu University Municipal Aquatics Center,
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Trading hit a feverish pitch on China’s new Nasdaq-style board for homegrown tech firms on its debut on Monday, with most stocks surging and drawing attention away from the main board. Shanghai Party Secretary Li Qiang (centre L) and China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) Chairman Yi Huiman (centre R) attend the listing
LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Sentiment in the oil market has shifted dramatically in recent days, with hedge funds, producers and traders all taking a more bearish tack in response to what they see as weakness in worldwide demand. FILE PHOTO: The sun sets behind an oil pump outside Saint-Fiacre, near Paris, France March 28, 2019.
Central American migrants rest along the street after their return to Mexico from the U.S. under the Migrant Protection Protocol (MPP) to wait for their court hearing for asylum seeking, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, July 20, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico is on tenterhooks as a Monday deadline on a U.S.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Robert Morgenthau, 99, who became the scourge of white-collar criminals over three decades as the Manhattan district attorney, died on Sunday, his family told the New York Times. FILE PHOTO: Sylvie Sulitzer (R) listens as former U.S. Attorney Robert Morris Morgenthau (C) speaks during a ceremony to return the painting Deux
The Houston Texans placed defensive end J.J. Watt and wideout DeAndre Hopkins on the active/physically unable to perform list on Sunday, indicating both players will sit out practice when training camp begins later this week. FILE PHOTO: Dec 30, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins (10) reacts after a play during
TOKYO (Reuters) – Asia stocks fell on Monday as investors scaled back expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve, while heightened Middle East tensions following Iran’s seizure of a British tanker lifted crude oil prices. FILE PHOTO: Market prices are reflected in a glass window at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE)
(Reuters) – Jim Herman won the Barbasol Championship in Kentucky by a stroke on Sunday, crediting his second U.S. Tour victory to a new putter and some timely advice from President Donald Trump. FILE PHOTO: Aug 10, 2017; Charlotte, NC, USA; Jim Herman tees off on the 13th hole during the first round of the