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  • Brazil's President Rousseff speaks at a joint news conference during an EU-Brazil summit in Brussels
    Brazil's Rousseff looks weak, but so do her election rivals Reuters - 19 minutes ago

    By Brian Winter SAO PAULO (Reuters) - With Brazil's economy struggling, a scandal at its state-run oil company and nearly three-quarters of voters saying they want change … More »Brazil's Rousseff looks weak, but so do her election rivals

    Brazil's President Rousseff speaks at a joint news conference during an EU-Brazil summit in Brussels

    By Brian Winter SAO PAULO (Reuters) - With Brazil's economy struggling, a scandal at its state-run oil company and nearly three-quarters of voters saying they want change from their government, President Dilma Rousseff looks vulnerable in her bid for re-election this October. Senator Aecio Neves and former governor Eduardo …

  • i9 Sports Announces Plans to Open Eight New Locations this Fall PR Newswire - 1 hour 10 minutes ago

    TAMPA, Fla., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- i9 Sports, the nation's fastest growing youth sports league franchise announced plans today to open eight new company-owned … More »i9 Sports Announces Plans to Open Eight New Locations this Fall

    TAMPA, Fla., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- i9 Sports, the nation's fastest growing youth sports league franchise announced plans today to open eight new company-owned locations in six metro areas as part of its expansion initiative.

  • Soccer-Ukrainian championship results and standings Reuters - 1 hour 12 minutes ago

    April 16 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Ukrainian championship matches on Wednesday Saturday, April 19 Sevastopol Arsenal Kiev Postponed Wednesday, … More »Soccer-Ukrainian championship results and standings

    April 16 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Ukrainian championship matches on Wednesday Saturday, April 19 Sevastopol Arsenal Kiev Postponed Wednesday, April 16 Metalurg Donetsk 3 Chernomorets Odessa 2 Metalurg Zaporizhya 0 Zakarpattya Uzhgorod 1 Tuesday, April 15 Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 5 Volyn Lutsk 1 …

  • Atlanta adding MLS franchise The SportsXchange - 1 hour 14 minutes ago

    Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank is expected to announce the addition of a Major League Soccer franchise Wednesday near the ongoing construction site of a new football … More »Atlanta adding MLS franchise

    Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank is expected to announce the addition of a Major League Soccer franchise Wednesday near the ongoing construction site of a new football stadium. Blank said in March that the stadium was designed with MLS in mind, and the connection has been in the works for some time, he said.

  • Reuters Sports Schedule at 1400 GMT on Wednesday, April 16 Reuters - 2 hours 7 minutes ago

    Reuters sports schedule at 1400 GMT on Wednesday: - - - - SOCCER Premier League (1845) Everton v Crystal Palace Manchester City v Sunderland City bid to close on leaders, … More »Reuters Sports Schedule at 1400 GMT on Wednesday, April 16

    Reuters sports schedule at 1400 GMT on Wednesday: - - - - SOCCER Premier League (1845) Everton v Crystal Palace Manchester City v Sunderland City bid to close on leaders, Everton aim to retake fourth LONDON - Third-placed Manchester City welcome bottom club Sunderland, aiming to close the gap on Premier League leaders Liverpool …

  • Qatar Islamic Bank posts 15 pct profit rise Reuters Middle East - 2 hours 7 minutes ago

    * Q1 net profit 335 mln riyals vs 291.2 mln a year ago * Total lending up 30 pct year on year * Profit slightly ahead of analysts' expectation * Deposits rise 45 pct … More »Qatar Islamic Bank posts 15 pct profit rise

    * Q1 net profit 335 mln riyals vs 291.2 mln a year ago * Total lending up 30 pct year on year * Profit slightly ahead of analysts' expectation * Deposits rise 45 pct year on year (Adds detail, context) DUBAI, April 16 (Reuters) - Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) reported a 15 percent increase in first-quarter net profit on …

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  • Alibaba Group's US IPO Filing Expected Next Week
    Alibaba Group's US IPO Filing Expected Next Week IB Times - 2 hours 32 minutes ago

    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba could file for an initial public offering (IPO) in the US on 21 April, according to a Reuters report. Alibaba could raise some $16bn … More »Alibaba Group's US IPO Filing Expected Next Week

    Alibaba Group's US IPO Filing Expected Next Week

    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba could file for an initial public offering (IPO) in the US on 21 April, according to a Reuters report. Alibaba could raise some $16bn through the proposed stock sale. Another given is that Alibaba will use the proceeds of the upcoming share sale to snap up a raft of companies, in a bid …

  • Frank Spotnitz, Nicholas Meyer & Carnival To Investigate ‘Freud: The Secret Casebook’
    Frank Spotnitz, Nicholas Meyer & Carnival To Investigate ‘Freud: The Secret … Deadline.com - 2 hours 45 minutes ago

    X Files veteran Frank Spotnitz moved to London for Cinemax/BBC series Hunted a few years back, and in 2013 launched London-based Big Light Productions. Now, he’s digging … More »Frank Spotnitz, Nicholas Meyer & Carnival To Investigate ‘Freud: The Secret …

    Frank Spotnitz, Nicholas Meyer & Carnival To Investigate ‘Freud: The Secret Casebook’

    X Files veteran Frank Spotnitz moved to London for Cinemax/BBC series Hunted a few years back, and in 2013 launched London-based Big Light Productions. Now, he’s digging even further into the UK TV scene. Spotnitz and Nicholas Meyer (Houdini) have created crime series Freud: The Secret Casebook. NBC Universal-owned Downton …

  • PHOTOS: Check out Illinois' new uniforms @ SBNation - 2 hours 48 minutes ago

    Pictures of the Fighting Illini's new uniforms have hit the internet. Our Illinois blog The Champaign Room has a full look at next season's threads across basketball, … More »PHOTOS: Check out Illinois' new uniforms

    Pictures of the Fighting Illini's new uniforms have hit the internet. Our Illinois blog The Champaign Room has a full look at next season's threads across basketball, football, volleyball and soccer sports before they're officially announced on Wednesday. The uniforms, designed by Nike, stay true to the cause of previous …

  • STXNEWS LATAM-Brazil corporate loan demand drops in March -Serasa Reuters - 3 hours ago

    Total demand for loans among Brazilian companies fell 5.3 percent in March from February, mostly due to fewer working days in the month as a result of the Carnival holiday, … More »STXNEWS LATAM-Brazil corporate loan demand drops in March -Serasa

    Total demand for loans among Brazilian companies fell 5.3 percent in March from February, mostly due to fewer working days in the month as a result of the Carnival holiday, research firm Serasa Experian ...

  • M&M'S® Celebrates Soccer Craze with Peanut-Shaped 'M-Ball' PR Newswire - 3 hours ago

    That's M&M'S® Brand M-Ball™ – and thanks to M&M'S, now consumers can win one of their own. Today, Mars Chocolate North America announced that M-Ball – a brightly colored … More »M&M'S® Celebrates Soccer Craze with Peanut-Shaped 'M-Ball'

    That's M&M'S® Brand M-Ball™ – and thanks to M&M'S, now consumers can win one of their own. Today, Mars Chocolate North America announced that M-Ball – a brightly colored soccer ball shaped like M&M'S® Peanut Chocolate Candies – is arriving in the U.S., beginning April 15, just as soccer fandom is reaching a fever pitc …

  • Algerian presidential candidate Ali Benflis gestures during a press conference in Algiers, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Benflis is seen as the only real rival to incumbent President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for the upcoming presidential election. Six candidates are running for the powerful presidency in the April 17 elections. (AP Photo/Anis Belghoul)
    Algerian election faces disaffected populace Associated Press - 3 hours ago

    ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The college students playing pick-up soccer along the faded grandeur of Algiers' sweeping waterfront say they won't be voting in Thursday's … More »Algerian election faces disaffected populace

    Algerian presidential candidate Ali Benflis gestures during a press conference in Algiers, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Benflis is seen as the only real rival to incumbent President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for the upcoming presidential election. Six candidates are running for the powerful presidency in the April 17 elections. (AP Photo/Anis Belghoul)

    ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The college students playing pick-up soccer along the faded grandeur of Algiers' sweeping waterfront say they won't be voting in Thursday's presidential elections, echoing the sentiments of many young Algerians.

  • Soccer-Crawley player gets five-game ban for confronting fan Reuters - 3 hours ago

    Crawley Town defender Paul Connolly has been banned for five matches by the FA after confronting a supporter who threw the ball at him from the stands during an English … More »Soccer-Crawley player gets five-game ban for confronting fan

    Crawley Town defender Paul Connolly has been banned for five matches by the FA after confronting a supporter who threw the ball at him from the stands during an English League One match last week. The 30-year-old was charged with violent conduct after the incident involving a Brentford fan near the end of the third-tier …

  • Darjeeling poised for interesting poll battle IANS - 4 hours ago

    Darjeeling, April 16 (IANS) A proxy war between a chief minister determined to assert her writ and a regional satrap fighting for survival, the presence of high-profile … More »Darjeeling poised for interesting poll battle

    Darjeeling, April 16 (IANS) A proxy war between a chief minister determined to assert her writ and a regional satrap fighting for survival, the presence of high-profile candidates, fast-changing equations, and the issue of a separate state have made the Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat election interesting. Former Indian soccer …

  • A journalist places a recording device next to a TV screen showing live images from a courtroom in Hanoi
    Tycoon on trial as Vietnam counts cost of its rogue bankers Reuters - 4 hours ago

    The indictment against Vietnamese tycoon and former banker Nguyen Duc Kien reads like a "how-to" guide for masterminding fraud in a country with banking oversight so … More »Tycoon on trial as Vietnam counts cost of its rogue bankers

    A journalist places a recording device next to a TV screen showing live images from a courtroom in Hanoi

    The indictment against Vietnamese tycoon and former banker Nguyen Duc Kien reads like a "how-to" guide for masterminding fraud in a country with banking oversight so slipshod it brought one of Asia's most promising emerging economies to the brink of crisis. The founder of Vietnam's number four private lender Asia Commercial …

  • Interesting electoral battle in Darjeeling IANS - 4 hours ago

    Darjeeling, April 16 (IANS) A proxy war between a chief minister determined to establish her writ and a regional satrap fighting for survival, the presence of high-profile … More »Interesting electoral battle in Darjeeling

    Darjeeling, April 16 (IANS) A proxy war between a chief minister determined to establish her writ and a regional satrap fighting for survival, the presence of high-profile candidates, fast-changing equations and the issue of a separate state have all together made the electoral battle for the Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat very …

  • Orlando City hire veteran MLS architectural firm Populous to lead downtown stadium project
    Orlando City hire veteran MLS architectural firm Populous to lead downtown … MLS - 5 hours ago

    Set to debut in MLS in 2015, Orlando City kept the wheels rolling on its stadium project this week, announcing on Tuesday that architectural firm Populous, which has … More »Orlando City hire veteran MLS architectural firm Populous to lead downtown …

    Orlando City hire veteran MLS architectural firm Populous to lead downtown stadium project

    Set to debut in MLS in 2015, Orlando City kept the wheels rolling on its stadium project this week, announcing on Tuesday that architectural firm Populous, which has worked on several other MLS stadiums, will lead the design and construction team for the new venue in downtown Orlando. Populous has designed a range of MLS …

  • Soccer-Deschamps to pick World Cup squad with Euro 2016 in mind Reuters - 6 hours ago

    Didier Deschamps will make his World Cup squad selection with the 2016 European Championship in mind, the France coach said on Wednesday. Speaking to French news channel … More »Soccer-Deschamps to pick World Cup squad with Euro 2016 in mind

    Didier Deschamps will make his World Cup squad selection with the 2016 European Championship in mind, the France coach said on Wednesday. Speaking to French news channel BFMTV, Deschamps suggested he had to balance a desire for glory in Brazil this June with long-term success. "I'm also projecting myself to what we can …

  • Samsung's Latest Curved UHD and Flat UHD TVs to Hit Stores in May
    Samsung's Latest Curved UHD and Flat UHD TVs to Hit Stores in May HardwareZone - 6 hours ago

    Since 2006, Samsung has topped the global flatscreen TV market share leader board. In fact, in the global UHD TV market, it’s neck and neck between Samsung and current … More »Samsung's Latest Curved UHD and Flat UHD TVs to Hit Stores in May

    Samsung's Latest Curved UHD and Flat UHD TVs to Hit Stores in May

    Since 2006, Samsung has topped the global flatscreen TV market share leader board. In fact, in the global UHD TV market, it’s neck and neck between Samsung and current leader Sony (14.9% vs. 18.2% in 4Q 2013, according to DisplaySearch). Of course, after spending much of last year narrowing the gap between itself and …