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Sport Wall Street climbs on rising tax-cut hopes; Nasdaq breaks above 7000
Author: 0 Wall Street climbs on rising tax-cut hopes; Nasdaq breaks above 7000

The bill would cut U.S. corporate tax rates to 21 per cent from 35 per cent, which investors are betting will boost profits as well as trigger share buybacks and higher dividend payouts. The Standard & Poor's 500 index gained 0.5 percent to 2,690.16. Shares of Amplify Snack soared 70 per cent to $11.94 after Hershey said it would buy the SkinnyPop popcorn maker in a $1.6 billion deal.

Sport Ryan Shazier in attendance at Steelers-Patriots game
Author: 0 Ryan Shazier in attendance at Steelers-Patriots game

Just three days ago, Shazier was still in the hospital but starting his physical rehab. He's sitting in a suite waving a Terrible Towel, and he got an absolutely massive ovation from the adoring Heinz Field crowd when he was shown on the Jumbotron and TV broadcast.

Author: 0 Mourinho: Mkhitaryan may be playing against Bristol City

The leaders posed for a full squad photo in the Etihad Stadium dressing room and sang about United "parking the bus" after Saturday's 4-1 win over Tottenham. 'I think this is a hard place to play (for visiting teams), and it will be on Wednesday given the atmosphere. "There is no space for everybody because you need balance on the bench too".

Author: 0 Scott Brown insists players will learn from shock defeat

He added: "We have been defeated in the Champions League and stuff like that, so you always take a moment to reflect". The Hoops boss will want his players to prove a point, that the result at Tynecastle was a blip, and that the players who went so many games undefeated still have what it takes, which is why there will be only three changes to the side.

Sport Unbelievable Man City line up seven mega deals
Author: 0 Unbelievable Man City line up seven mega deals

It is thought the new deal could keep the 26-year-old at the club until the summer of 2024. It would strengthen their stance that he is not for sale at any price, regardless of any interest or offer from Barcelona and Real Madrid. Another player likely to agree an improved contract in the near future is striker Gabriel Jesus. And De Bruyne's three-finger message was just another example of how Pep Guardiola's team made sure the Spanish international's presence was felt in some form.

Sport Virat Kohli requests Rohit Sharma to share his double-hundred handbook
Author: 0 Virat Kohli requests Rohit Sharma to share his double-hundred handbook

Amidst the busy schedule, he planned his marriage and entered the wedlock on December 11 in the presence of close friends and family. After the three-match T20I series, against Sri Lanka , that starts on Wednesday at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack, India will leave for South Africa to play a full series, comprising three Tests, six ODIs, and three T20Is.

Sport Pentagon admits to running a secret multi-million-dollar UFO program
Author: 0 Pentagon admits to running a secret multi-million-dollar UFO program

For the first time , the USA defence department has acknowledged the existence of the mysterious Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program run from an office in a quiet corner of its sprawling headquarters. Elizondo later resigned from the department citing that the program was not being taken seriously enough. The Post wrote that Elizondo "sought the release of videos" from the military when he chose to resign from the Defense Department.

Author: 0 John Terry thinks Chelsea did the right thing selling Mohamed Salah

Salah returned to the Premier League with Liverpool over the summer and has been sensational, scoring a staggering 14 goals so far this term. Former Chelsea captain John Terry believes the Chelsea teams of 2004/05 and 2005/06 would beat this current Manchester City side, report the Express .

Sport Game preview: Heat at Hawks
Author: 0 Game preview: Heat at Hawks

Dragic has yet to miss a game this season, with Waiters missing road games in November against the Clippers and Golden State Warriors in order to be at the birth his daughter. Miami had won four of five and was trying to move two games over.500 for the first time this season. Hawks center John Collins drives past Heat defenders .

Sport West Ham star Lanzini charged for dive at Stoke
Author: 0 West Ham star Lanzini charged for dive at Stoke

Arnautovic netted the second goal in the 3-0 win at the Bet365 Stadium, marking the strike by sliding to his knees, while the Austrian worldwide also had a Stoke shirt thrown at him from the stands. He's done a bit of training on Monday and he's had a bad back, so we'll make a call on that on Tuesday. "The situation has gone". When he was substituted, a supporter from the crowd threw a T-shirt at him and rather than wait on the bench for the match to conclude he went down the tunnel, in ...

Sport Jurgen Klopp critical of Liverpool consistency after thrashing Bournemouth
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp critical of Liverpool consistency after thrashing Bournemouth

Liverpool climbed above Burnley and Arsenal, and back into the Champions League qualification positions. Firmino netted Liverpool's fourth to seal three points in the second half at Bournemouth . Begovic denied Salah at point-blank range after Coutinho chipped through, but finally the Egypt forward bagged his goal before the break. The Brazilian raced down the left and used teammate Andrew Robertson as a decoy before cutting inside past two players and squeezing a shot inside the post to ...

Sport Manchester City 'join race to sign £40m Wilfried Zaha'
Author: 0 Manchester City 'join race to sign £40m Wilfried Zaha'

Zaha was excellent in the victory, scoring a very well-taken goal to put them 2-0 up before half-time. Palace chairman Steve Parish though, claims there is no chance of Zaha being sold in the January transfer window. "I think with a lot of transfers, it comes timing". That determines whether it's a go-er or a failure. "I think he was young, inexperienced, needed time to mature, and I don't think he was probably given enough opportunities.

Sport Chelsea intend to offer Andreas Christensen new contract after Christmas
Author: 0 Chelsea intend to offer Andreas Christensen new contract after Christmas

Andreas Christensen has filled in admirably and has even earned himself a new contract (soon!), but we can't tackle the second-half of the season with just four center backs. He spent two seasons on loan at Borussia Monchengladbach before returning to Stamford Bridge in the summer. Arsenal are considering challenging Real Madrid to sign Chelsea defender David Luiz in the January transfer window, according to reports.

Sport Ex-Australia coach Postecoglou to manage J-League Yokohama
Author: 0 Ex-Australia coach Postecoglou to manage J-League Yokohama

The 52-year-old parted ways with his nation after successfully seeing them through to World Cup qualification in Russian Federation, citing that the role had taken a toll on him "both personally and professionally". Postecoglou replaces Frenchman Erick Mombaerts who joined the side in 2014 and left after the 2017 season. Postecoglou was expected to look to Europe for his next appointment but revealed Tuesday the reason for his surprise departure as Australia coach was that he was joining ...

Sport Cole Hamels donated his enormous $9.75 million mansion to charity
Author: 0 Cole Hamels donated his enormous $9.75 million mansion to charity

Texas Rangers pitcher Cole Hamels and his wife, Heidi, have donated a mansion worth $9.4 million and 100 acres of land in southwest Missouri to a charity that hosts camps for children with special needs, ESPN reported . Camp Barnabas has two locations in the Missouri Ozarks, one of which is at Table Rock Lake, where Hamels's former property is located. The unfinished home has 10-bedrooms, 19-bathrooms and sits on a lake in the Ozark mountains.

Sport Add Bryant to list of Cowboys happy about return of Elliott
Author: 0 Add Bryant to list of Cowboys happy about return of Elliott

Instead, Elliott reportedly trained with great intensity, and he is set to come back to the Cowboys in better condition than in the first eight weeks of the season, when he performed below the expectations set by his stellar rookie season and sparked accusations of being out of shape.

Sport Rozier's dunk caps Celtics' rally to 112-111 win over Pacers
Author: 0 Rozier's dunk caps Celtics' rally to 112-111 win over Pacers

He scored the final seven points in a 13-2 Pacers run, with the C's only retort an Irving jumper after three straight misses. As the Pacers were inbounding the ball with four seconds remaining, Rozier intercepted a Bjoan Bogdanovic pass intended for Oladipo and broke free the other way for the game-winning layup.

Sport New early signing period creates uncertainty for football prospects
Author: 0 New early signing period creates uncertainty for football prospects

The new early signing period creates a "rubber meets the road" situation as far as assessing the solidity of individual players' commitments. Is this new signing period created to have the five-star recruits sign with their teams as early as possible, or will this be more beneficial to the kids who have known for a few years exactly where they want to go? Most of these programs will likely be battling one another to fill out their classes after the early period, and it will be tough ...

Sport Marlins' JT Realmuto Requests A Trade
Author: 0 Marlins' JT Realmuto Requests A Trade

Arbitration eligible for the first time, the 26-year-old Realmuto is projected to make about $4.2 million next season. While Realmuto may stay in Miami, more cost-cutting trades are expected this offseason, with center fielder Christian Yelich among the candidates to be dealt.

Sport Kaminsky leads Hornets' rout of Knicks
Author: 0 Kaminsky leads Hornets' rout of Knicks

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Dwight Howard each assembled points-rebounds double-doubles. Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. NY was lifted by Michael Beasley , who was the top scorer from either team with 30 points on 11-for-18 shooting.

Sport Red Sox re-sign Mitch Moreland
Author: 0 Red Sox re-sign Mitch Moreland

The 32-year-old left-handed hitter batted.246 with 22 homers 79 RBIs in his first season with the team last year. Moreland joined the Red Sox last offseason on a one-year, $5.5 million deal, after seven seasons with the Texas Rangers . But that was also bad news for Moreland. A Gold Glove victor in 2016, Moreland answered that with a.995 fielding percentage last season. But considering the Red Sox aren't paying a particularly hefty price for his services, Moreland should continue to ...

Sport Owner Jerry Richardson will sell Carolina Panthers, team says
Author: 0 Owner Jerry Richardson will sell Carolina Panthers, team says

After taking to Twitter to express his ownership desires, Combs got support from at least one National Basketball Association superstar, the Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry . "He was the first owner in my nine interviews to give me that chance". I will immediately address the Colin Kaepernick situation and put him in the running for next year's starting quarterback.

Author: 0 USADA, IAAF launch investigation into Justin Gatlin doping report

They were also secretly recorded claiming that the use of banned drugs in athletics was still widespread. Gatlin, according to the report, denied the claims in a statement and fired Mitchell, a former Olympic gold medalist. Lord Coe, the IAAF president, said: 'These allegations are extremely serious and I know the independent Athletics Integrity Unit will investigate in accordance with its mandate'.

Sport 'My job is getting harder' - Swansea boss Paul Clement
Author: 0 'My job is getting harder' - Swansea boss Paul Clement

And is there a striker about in January that is good enough for Everton is another matter. "Every game with each defeat it gets harder, but it doesn't affect my confidence and belief that we're going to get some good results". After Leroy Fer gave Swansea the lead in the 35th minute, Rooney squandered a chance to equalise when his penalty was tipped onto the post by goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski in first-half injury time.

Sport Everton boss Sam Allardyce hails Gylfi Sigurdsson for special display against Swansea
Author: 0 Everton boss Sam Allardyce hails Gylfi Sigurdsson for special display against Swansea

The Icelandic born attacking midfielder joined his resurgent Toffees in welcoming his former club to Goodison Park, as they sought to continue the climb back towards the right end of the table. Rooney, though, said he is not going to surrender penalty duties even though he has the second worst miss record in Premier League history - 10 from 33 with England and Newcastle great Alan Shearer missing 11 of 67.

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