MLB roundup: Yanks tie homer-streak record

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MLB roundup: Yanks tie homer-streak record

Giancarlo Stanton hit his first homer of the season to highlight a seven-run sixth inning, and the New York Yankees tied a major league record by homering for the 27th straight game Monday night before holding on for a 10-8 victory over the visiting Toronto Blue Jays. Jun 24, 2019; Bronx, NY, USA; New York […]

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Acropolis Museum opens ancient Athens neighborhood site below its base

ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece’s Acropolis Museum opened an excavation site underneath its modern building on Friday, allowing visitors for the first time to walk through an ancient Athenian neighbourhood that survived from the Classical era to Byzantine times. A part of an ancient neighbourhood is seen at the newly opened archaeological site underneath the Acropolis […]

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HomeStreet defeats activist Roaring Blue Lion in proxy contest

BOSTON (Reuters) – HomeStreet Inc defeated Roaring Blue Lion Capital Management’s campaign to unseat one director and install its own candidate, ending a two-year standoff between the financial services company and the activist investor, the company said on Thursday. Three of HomeStreet’s nine directors stood for re-election at Thursday’s annual meeting and each received at […]

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Ex-UEFA head Platini freed after being questioned over Qatar World Cup

Former head of European football association UEFA Michel Platini leaves a judicial police station where he was detained for questioning over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament, in Nanterre, France June 19, 2019. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes PARIS (Reuters) – Michel Platini, the former head of European soccer association UEFA, was freed in the […]

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Cairo’s ‘mother of Egyptian museums’ set for revamp

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt on Sunday launched a revamp of the Egyptian Museum, promising to preserve and enhance the storied site even as it loses its most famous collection. FILE PHOTO: A general view of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo, Egypt July 4, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany/File Photo Located in […]

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Father Figures: Dad’s best financial advice

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Fathers pass down many things to their kids, but not just genetic traits like eye color or hairlines. FILE PHOTO: Actor Rob Riggle attends the world premiere of “12 Strong” in Manhattan, New York City, U.S. January 16, 2018. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo Another inheritance, perhaps the most impactful of all: Money […]

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Blues dump Bruins to win Stanley Cup after agonizing 52-year wait

(Reuters) – The St. Louis Blues completed a most improbable journey and wiped out decades of misery by beating the Boston Bruins on Wednesday to capture their first Stanley Cup and set off a celebration that was 52 years in the making. The Blues defeated host Bruins 4-1 to clinch the best-of-seven series 4-3 and […]

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UBS looks to Sumitomo Mitsui tie-up to crack Japanese wealth

ZURICH/TOKYO (Reuters) – UBS signed a joint venture deal with Sumitomo Mitsui Trust on Friday, aiming to crack a Japanese wealth management market where it has struggled to grow over the last 15 years. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss bank UBS at the company’s headquarters in Zurich February 10, 2015. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann The deal, […]

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WTA ‘extremely disappointed’ by French Open semi scheduling

PARIS (Reuters) – Women’s Tennis Association boss Steve Simon has criticized French Open organizers for scheduling both of the women’s semi-finals away from center court. Tennis – French Open – Roland Garros, Paris, France – May 26, 2019 General view of Court Simonne-Mathieu during the first round match between Spain’s Garbine Muguruza and Taylor Townsend […]

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Australia’s women soccer players to get same base pay as men

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia’s professional women soccer players will be given the same base pay as men in a one-year extension to a collective bargaining agreement. Soccer Football – Japan v Australia – Tournament of Nations Soccer 2017 – Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, California – July 30, 2017. Australia’s Sam Kerr (20) is congratulated by […]

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