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Price increases underpin sales growth at Nestle, Unilever

2 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Nestle and Unilever , two of the world's biggest consumer goods makers, both reported a pick-up in quarterly sales on Thursday after getting higher prices for their products.
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Khashoggi warns in last column of free rein to silence media

6 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - The Washington Post has published a new column by missing Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi in which he warns that governments in the Middle East “have been given free...
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With eyes set on NBA fashion world, Swaggy Picasso is quickly making a name for himself in the custom sneaker game

6 minutes ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

Lloyd Ferguson had always been infatuated with sneakers. He had long been interested in painting and abstract art. It wasn't until he was 17-years-old that
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America Doesn't Need Allies Who Torture And Murder Journalists | Opinion

8 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

With the Saudi monarchy still not prepared to tell the world what happened to Jamal Khashoggi, America must act decisively.
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Gerard Pique juggles business with soccer at Barcelona

Gerard Pique juggles business with soccer at Barcelona

10 minutes ago   |   Saint Louis Today

BARCELONA, Spain - With his plan to revamp tennis' Davis Cup, Barcelona defender Gerard Pique is laying the groundwork for a life after soccer.
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What It's Like to Be a Professional Live Video Game Streamer

12 minutes ago   |   Slate

Game livestreaming has entered into popular culture in a big way. Twitch, a platform that boasts having millions of broadcasters producing programs for tens of millions of...
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MLB Must Fix Broken Replay System After Non-Home Run Call Wrecks Astros

14 minutes ago   |   Bleacher Report

HOUSTON - How ironic. In a playoff series in which the baseball world buzzed about the Houston Astros ' alleged cheating via video surveillance, it may wind up being a lack of...
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'Black Ops 4' Review: Making 'Call of Duty' For a 'Fortnite' World

16 minutes ago   |   Wired

A new battle-royale mode that leans into the trope of the moment makes 'Black Ops 4' the franchise's most honest title to date.
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Blackstone third-quarter profit beats estimates amid market rise

20 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Blackstone Group LP , the world's largest manager of alternative assets, modestly exceeded analyst expectations with an 11 percent jump in third-quarter earnings on Thursday...
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Blackstone posts quarterly ENI per unit of 76 cents, modestly beating estimates

36 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Blackstone Group LP , the world's largest manager of alternative assets, on Thursday posted third-quarter economic net income per unit of 76 cents, slightly ahead of analysts'...
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Ex-USA Gymnastics head accused of tampering with evidence in Larry Nassar case

Ex-USA Gymnastics head accused of tampering with evidence in Larry Nassar case

Former USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny was arrested Wednesday after a Texas grand jury indicted him, alleging he tampered with evidence in the sexual assault investigation... Read more ...

Red Sox take 3-1 lead thanks to Benintendi catch and HR that wasn't

Red Sox take 3-1 lead thanks to Benintendi catch and HR that wasn't

HOUSTON - From this point forward, will Red Sox Nation hold a special place in its heart for Country Joe? It will if Alex Cora's guys keep stomping their way through October... Read more ...

Former USA Gymnastics President Steve Penny Arrested In Tennessee

Former USA Gymnastics President Steve Penny Arrested In Tennessee

A Texas grand jury indicted him for allegedly tampering with evidence in the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Read more ...

Reports: White House Counsel Don McGahn returns to civilian life

Reports: White House Counsel Don McGahn returns to civilian life

Don McGahn is no longer White House counsel, according to reports. Read more ...

MLB postseason 2018: Three takeaways from Dodgers' NLCS Game 5 win over Brewers

MLB postseason 2018: Three takeaways from Dodgers' NLCS Game 5 win over Brewers

Clayton Kershaw was great again as the Dodgers moved to within one win of their second straight National League pennant. Read more ...

'Pull over NOW': Mom filmed whipping teen son with belt after he took her...

'Pull over NOW': Mom filmed whipping teen son with belt after he took her new BMW

The boy planned to sneak out with the car to see his girlfriend. But it appears he underestimated his mother's innate tracking ability. Read more ...

Spectacular catch leaves Red Sox one game away from World Series

Spectacular catch leaves Red Sox one game away from World Series

Andrew Benintendi made a diving catch with the bases loaded for the final out to clinch the win for the Red Sox. Read more ...

Floyd Mayweather says he's fighting Khabib Nurmagomedov - and he called...

Floyd Mayweather says he's fighting Khabib Nurmagomedov - and he called former opponent Conor McGregor his 'leftovers'

Floyd Mayweather has said he is fighting the UFC's newest star Khabib Nurmagomedov. The fight would be Mayweather's second against a mixed martial artist, having defeated Conor... Read more ...

Top-ranked Simona Halep withdraws from WTA Finals

Top-ranked Simona Halep withdraws from WTA Finals

SINGAPORE - The Women's Tennis Association said Thursday that No. 1-ranked Simona Halep has withdrawn from the WTA Finals because of a lower back injury. Read more ...

Opening statements to begin in fatal pizza shop crash trial

Opening statements to begin in fatal pizza shop crash trial

Opening statements are set to begin Thursday in a Newton pizza shop crash that claimed the lives of two people. Read more ...