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Fall Sports About To Start

Things are still rather quiet on the local high school sports scene with things starting to swing into motion in the the next few days as practice can officially begin for fall sports teams.

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  • Fosun agrees to buy KKR-backed Indian drugmaker for $1.4 billion: source July 28, 2016
    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Group Co Ltd has agreed to buy Gland Pharma - backed by KKR & Co LP - for about $1.4 billion, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said, in India's largest inbound acquisition this year.
  • Asia dips as China stocks deepen losses, dollar down after Fed July 28, 2016
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks were mostly lower on Thursday as Chinese equities deepened their losses, souring risk sentiment that had improved earlier after the Federal Reserve provided a positive assessment of the U.S. economy.
  • Bytes and barrels: the origins of oil traders' love of Yahoo July 28, 2016
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - For the oil industry, Yahoo Inc's decision this week to sell its core business to Verizon Communications Inc for $4.8 billion does not matter all that much. Their world already changed a few months ago, when the company said it would jettison its messaging system that has been the norm for […]
  • U.S. consumer agency seeks to overhaul debt collection industry July 28, 2016
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. watchdog for consumer finances unveiled on Thursday a major proposal to toughen regulation of the multibillion-dollar debt collection industry, with a focus on keeping agencies from pushing people to pay debts they do not owe, informing borrowers of their rights and cutting down on calls to debtors.
  • In clash of billionaires, Bloomberg calls Trump White House race 'a con' July 28, 2016
    PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - New York media mogul Michael Bloomberg assailed fellow billionaire Donald Trump on Wednesday, calling his U.S. presidential race a "con" and ripping into his history of bankruptcies and lawsuits.
  • Facebook trounces Wall Street estimates with sharp ad sales growth July 28, 2016
    (Reuters) - Facebook Inc provided more evidence on Wednesday that it can turn eyeballs into profit as the maker of the world's most popular app and social website trounced Wall Street's estimates, sending its shares to an all-time high.
  • Fed leaves rates unchanged, says risks to outlook reduced July 27, 2016
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged on Wednesday but said near-term risks to the U.S. economic outlook had diminished, opening the door to a resumption of monetary policy tightening this year.
  • As iPhone sales stagnate, services promise growth for Apple July 27, 2016
    (Reuters) - Though Apple Inc is selling enough iPhones to keep investors happy for now, the world's most valuable publicly traded company is set increasingly to rely on its apps and services to drive growth.
  • SABMiller pauses AB InBev integration amid new offer July 27, 2016
    LONDON (Reuters) - SABMiller has told employees to pause the integration of its operations with those of Anheuser-Busch InBev as the brewer's board weighs its sweetened takeover offer, two sources familiar with the matter said.
  • Venezuela roils corporate profits around the globe July 27, 2016
    BOSTON (Reuters) - U.S. companies operating in Venezuela have escalated the use of an accounting maneuver to insulate themselves from a worsening economic crisis in the South American country that has erased more than $10 billion in profits over the past 18 months.

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