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Stocks rise on trade hopes. Wall Street rose Wednesday on hopes of progress in U.S.-China trade talks, but stocks pared gains after Chinese officials said Beijing had lowered expectations for negotiations. Fred Katayama reports. When the Quarterback Earns a Degree and Switches Colleges. About a dozen Power Five teams, including powers like Oklahoma and Louisiana State, are rolling with graduate transfers at quarterback. It might be the new normal for college football. At the Governors Ball, Winners and Even a Happy Also-Ran. Julianne Moore, Eddie Redmayne, Patricia Arquette, Felicity Jones and Michael Keaton all mingled at the Academy’s official post-Oscars party. SoftBank-backed Vir Biotechnology raises $143 million in U.S. IPO. Vir Biotechnology priced its initial public offering (IPO) at $20 a share on Thursday, at the bottom end of expectations, the latest underwhelming investment performance for a stock held by SoftBank Group Corp’s Vision Fund. New RBS boss Alison Rose faces claims bank trashed small businesses. Rose, 49, who is stepping up from deputy chief exec at Natwest to chief exec of its owner, will be faced with a court case over one of the longest running and most toxic disputes in the bank’s history. 50% of millennials and 75% of Gen-Zers have left their jobs due to mental health reasons. A new survey published Monday found that millennials were three times more likely to experience anxiety, and Gen Zers were four times more likely, than baby boomers were. Iranian women attend first football match in 40 years. Iranian female soccer fans entered the national stadium for the first time in 40 years Thursday to watch their side thrash Cambodia 14-0 in Tehran. What happens when you message someone on OkCupid source What makes something a poem Stirling Free sentence Angela Bishop slams Kmart kidnapper’s ‘lenient’ sentence for molesting child. Sterling Mervyn Free, 27, was jailed for eight years on Friday, with a Queensland judge describing his crime as ‘abhorrent’ and ‘every parent’s worse nightmare’. These unsung steals of Sauvignon Blanc are both graceful and charming. I once overheard a wine-maker spitting a mouthful of Sauvignon Blanc before bellowing ‘slut!’ at the top of his lungs. He may have been referring to the wine’s perfumed and tropical exuberance. Ben Lerners The Topeka School Revisits the Debates of the 90s. In his third novel, The Topeka School, Lerner revisits the precocious poet of his earlier work, this time as a morally confused Midwestern teenager. Trump Says the Kurds Didnt Help at Normandy. Heres the History. Kurds may not have been present at the D-Day landings, but there is evidence some fought for the Allies during World War II.
The World in Pictures. Some of the best images of the day taken by Reuters photographers across the globe and selected by our editors. UK weather Britain braces for more flooding as TWO WEEKS of rain sweeps in. Areas of Wales, North West England and Western Scotland will be worst hit by the downpours throughout today which could see up to 2.8in (70mm) of rain fall amid concern over flooding.
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