LaVine caps career night with winning 3 By Reuters

LaVine caps career night with winning 3 By Reuters

Posted on

Zach LaVine drilled a 3-pointer with 0.8 seconds remaining off a Coby White steal to cap a career-high 49-point night and help visiting Chicago rally past Charlotte. LaVine set a Bulls franchise record with a career-best 13 treys, as Chicago shot 22-for-47 (46.8 percent) from deep. Charlotte led 110-102 with 45.4 seconds left but was […]

Read More

Boris Johnson vows no tax hikes in Tory manifesto

Boris Johnson vows no tax hikes in Tory manifesto

Posted on

Boris Johnson will launch the Conservative manifesto on Sunday with a promise not to put up income tax, national insurance or VAT, as he seeks to bolster his commanding poll lead over Labour. Mr Johnson’s decision to put tax at the heart of the election battle with Labour came as the latest polling suggested he […]

Read More

A year in which the IPO market sobered up

A year in which the IPO market sobered up

Posted on

The excitement earlier this year at the prospect of disruptive tech companies hitting the public markets seems a long time ago. For all the euphoria over the likes of ride-sharing app Uber, the chief feature (apart from the lack of profits) of several of these companies since their listing has been their disappointing performance. Uber […]

Read More

© Reuters.  Elon Musk: About 150,000 orders thus far for Tesla Cybertruck

About 150,000 orders thus far for Tesla Cybertruck By Reuters

Posted on

© Reuters. Elon Musk: About 150,000 orders thus far for Tesla Cybertruck (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (O:) Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Saturday that there have been about 150,000 orders thus far for the electric carmaker’s Cybertruck, which was unveiled on Friday. “146k Cybertruck orders so far, with 42% choosing dual, 41% tri & […]

Read More

Private equity comes under fire in Washington

Private equity comes under fire in Washington

Posted on

Private equity firms are lobbying politicians in Washington as their industry’s far-reaching role in the US economy draws fire from constituencies as diverse as unions, prison reform advocates, Hollywood screenwriters — and Taylor Swift. Congressional hearings held this week ended a long period in which “there hasn’t been a substantial degree of political scrutiny of the […]

Read More

Ethiopia's Sidama vote overwhelmingly to form autonomous region By Reuters

Ethiopia’s Sidama vote overwhelmingly to form autonomous region By Reuters

Posted on

By Giulia Paravicini HAWASSA, Ethiopia (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s Sidama people have voted overwhelmingly to form their own self-governing region as many of the country’s ethnic groups demand greater autonomy under sweeping reforms led by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. The country’s electoral board said on Saturday that provisional results showed 98.5% of voters had backed the […]

Read More