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Grenfell Tower fire survivors 'still being charged rent' Grenfell Tower fire survivors 'still being charged rent'
- July 02, 2017

It comes after a catastrophic few days for the council, with leader Nicholas Paget-Brown resigning on Friday after he scrapped the first meeting of councillors since the blaze. Such a separation will be important as Britain holds a judge-led public inquiry into the causes of the tragedy. In his resignation statement, Mr Paget-Brown acknowledged the council had been criticised for "failing to answer all the questions that people have" but that the scale of the tragedy "was always going to ... (more...)
Registration of 1 lakh cos cancelled, 37000 shell firms identified: PM Modi Registration of 1 lakh cos cancelled, 37000 shell firms identified: PM Modi
- July 02, 2017

Addressing CAs at an event organised by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), Modi said "You (CAs) take care of the economic health of the country and you are famous world over for your knowledge and financial skills". PM Modi also warned black money hoarders that they would not be spared. He said that it is an issue that 1,400 cases are still pending amidst the accountants, all of which would take years to resolve. (more...)
Stenhouse Jr. wins Coke Zero 400 at Daytona Stenhouse Jr. wins Coke Zero 400 at Daytona
- July 02, 2017

He made his way to pit row, but lost two laps while getting repairs. Larson had risen to challenge for victory in the late laps but crashed out after contact with Stenhouse; Larson's Ganassi machine was briefly airborne and in total eight cars were involved. (more...)
ESPN Boxing: Pacquiao vs. Horn Results
- July 02, 2017

Pacquiao nearly ended the fight in the ninth with a one-sided assault that even had the referee concerned. Horn went on to make the Australian Olympic team and is now a school teacher and top contender in boxing. However, Horn was allowed to continue, and gave a strong effort in Rounds 10, 11 and 12, though he took a severe punishment in the process. Fans expected that his late rally would be enough to seal the decision win, with Pacquiao landing almost double the amount of punches ... (more...)
Millsap Meeting With Timberwolves
- July 02, 2017

Doing so frees the team of his $7.6 million cap hold and could create more than $16 million in cap space for this summer, but is an undesirable option, given his potential as a spark plug off the bench. Denver, on the other hand? Boy, the Western Conference of the National Basketball Association is going to be insane next year. Watch out. Millsap is one of the best defenders in the league. (more...)
Virat Kohli And Yuvraj Singh Fixed The Champions Trophy 2017 Final
- July 02, 2017

Pakistan had delivered a splendid all-round performance against title favourites India and won the finals by a massive margin of 180 runs at the Kennington Oval in London to lift their maiden Champions Trophy title. We took some positives (from the game against England). "We should support our team irrespective of the gender". India made a dream start to the tournament by stunning hosts England by 35 runs before trouncing West Indies by seven wickets in their next encounter. (more...)
Chelsea table £22 million bid for Alex Telles as Alex Sandro alternative Chelsea table £22 million bid for Alex Telles as Alex Sandro alternative
- July 02, 2017

The Telegraph report that Chelsea are in the process of concluding the signing of AS Monaco midfield general Tiemoue Bakayoko . The player, though, could be a better option for Chelsea than Alex Sandro . "I think he's a tremendous player in that back four". Chelsea had an initial offer of £55 million rebuffed by Juve and were preparing a follow up offer of £61 million but will likely now not bother, with Sandro's head being turned back towards the Bianconeri and their new ... (more...)
Steph Curry agrees to five-year, $201 million deal with Warriors
- July 02, 2017

And while Curry will sign the richest contract in league history when the league moratorium ends July 6, LeBron James believes Curry is underpaid. That's easy for someone to say about somebody else, but if the tables were turned, Ray argues that everyone would pursue the opportunity for a higher salary. (more...)
Antonio Rudiger: The Chelsea target with an Arsenal soft spot Antonio Rudiger: The Chelsea target with an Arsenal soft spot
- July 02, 2017

Berlin-born Rudiger was also eligible to represent Sierra Leone - where his mother was born - but has since gone on to represent Germany at every age level from Under-18, noted Sky Sports . Rudiger has more upside and raw athleticism than either, however, and Conte has shown the ability to get the most out of his players and unlock their true potential. (more...)
Jrue Holiday, Pelicans reportedly reach 5-year, $126 million deal Jrue Holiday, Pelicans reportedly reach 5-year, $126 million deal
- July 02, 2017

Following a report on Friday afternoon that Holiday would re-up early in the free agency process ( more on that here ), Tony Jones of the Salt Lake Tribune reported that Holiday could sign with the Indiana Pacers. Jackson is a 6-foot-4 scorer with the ability to shoot 3s off the dribble, but he struggled significantly with his decision-making in his only season in college, with nearly as many turnovers (49) as assists (61). (more...)
Lingmerth hangs onto lead after tough day in Maryland Lingmerth hangs onto lead after tough day in Maryland
- July 02, 2017

PEABODY, Mass. - Kenny Perry shot a 6-under 64 on Friday for a share of the U.S. Senior Open lead with Kirk Triplett at a record 11 under through two rounds at Salem Country Club. "We're talking about the British Open", Lingmerth said. "I like this type of golf course when you can see the definition". "Anytime you come back to a course where you have great memories, it's always going to help", he said. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates birth of twins via surrogate mum Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates birth of twins via surrogate mum
- July 02, 2017

Despite earlier reports of Ronaldo expecting twin sons, the proud new dad is photographed holding one baby in a blue romper and one baby in a pink dress. The Real Madrid ace added, 'Unfortunately, we have not been able to achieve the main sporting objective that we wanted, but I am sure we will continue to give joy to the Portuguese . (more...)
Shattenkirk follows heart, signs with Rangers Shattenkirk follows heart, signs with Rangers
- July 02, 2017

Shattenkirk split last season between St. Louis and Washington and had 13 goals and 43 assists for 56 points in 80 games. Shattenkirk spent parts of seven seasons with the Blues before getting traded to the Caps prior to the February 28 deadline. (more...)
Indians protest against mob lynching Indians protest against mob lynching
- July 02, 2017

Nilanjana Bhowmick is a journalist and writer in India . He was going home to Khandawli, a village in the north Indian state of Haryana , after shopping for new clothes in New Delhi , accompanied by his brother and a couple of friends. (more...)
Federer 'Never Regretted' Missing This Year's French Open
- July 02, 2017

In the last 14 editions, one of either Federer, the seven-times champion, double winners Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray , or triple victor Novak Djokovic has lifted the men's singles title at The All England Club . The former protege of New Zealand's Simon Rea, Kyrgios is exceptionally gifted, but has often been his own worst enemy. Stan Wawrinka refused to consider becoming just the sixth man to complete the career Grand Slam on Saturday, insisting the weight of Wimbledon history ... (more...)
Hayward declines player option, now a free agent Hayward declines player option, now a free agent
- July 02, 2017

At this year's trade deadline, Boston approached IN about a George trade due to the team's underwhelming season and eventual departure of their star player. Gordon Hayward finds himself in a precarious position, and one that he's never faced before: being a sought after commodity. According to Wojnarowski, the C's would be interested in adding Clippers forward Blake Griffin if they can't land Hayward. (more...)
Murray out of Wimbledon practice match Murray out of Wimbledon practice match
- July 02, 2017

Coach Ivan Lendl is completely confident that Andy Murray will be fit to begin the defence of his Wimbledon title next week. Murray claimed he was still finding his feet on grass after two weeks on the clay in Paris but early tournament exits have become a theme for the Brit this year. (more...)
JJ Redick Will Give The Sixers The Veteran Presence They Desperately Need JJ Redick Will Give The Sixers The Veteran Presence They Desperately Need
- July 02, 2017

According to National Basketball Association analyst Keith Smith from RealGM, the Sixers are looking at the possibilities of putting offer sheets out for restricted free agent SG Kentavious Caldwell-Pope or SF Otto Porter , if the team can not come to an agreement with J.J. (more...)
Team New Zealand routs Oracle Team USA to win America's Cup
- June 27, 2017

Helmsman Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand have won the America's Cup by routing software tycoon Larry Ellison's Oracle Team USA . New Zealand's voice of the America's Cup couldn't have summed up Emirates Team NZ's win better. (more...)
Federer and Nadal primed for dream Wimbledon final reprise Federer and Nadal primed for dream Wimbledon final reprise
- June 27, 2017

Jamie took the Wimbledon mixed doubles title alongside Jelena Jankovic in 2007 and won the Australian Open and US Open with his current partner, Bruno Soares, past year as he reached top spot in the rankings. 'So that was my best year on grass - well not my best year because I reached the quarters at Wimbledon a few times. I'm looking forward to Wimbledon, but still keeping my feet on the ground and working day by day and just focusing on my game to keep it steady and keep it consistent. (more...)