The $600 billion reason why China’s stock market crash might get a whole lot worse

Chinese stocks have lost more than 30% of their value since the start of 2018. Fears of a slowing economy, rising debts and the impact of US President Donald Trump’s trade war have all played a role in pushing the Chinese market lower. However, a wave of forced selling of company shares could see the […]

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May faces another Brexit backlash after scrapping promise of time-limited backstop

Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab admits there probably won’t be a time-limited Brexit backstop. Theresa May’s government originally told the EU it could not accept any backstop arrangement without a fixed end date. The backstop is the insurance policy for protecting the invisible Irish border. Pro-Brexit Conservatives have said they will not accept a backstop without […]

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Keisuke Honda scores in A-League debut before 40,500 fans

SYDNEY, Australia — It didn’t take long for Japanese international Keisuke Honda to make an impression on and off the field in the A-League. The Melbourne Victory marquee player scored the opening goal in the Melbourne derby in a 2-1 loss to Melbourne City. Honda has also helped the Victory’s membership increase to 24,000, and […]

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Agent says Usain Bolt has contract offer, coach not aware

SYDNEY, Australia — Usain Bolt’s long-time agent Ricky Simms said Sunday that the eight-time Olympic sprint gold medallist had received an A-League contract offer from the Central Coast Mariners, but did not provide any further details. “In response to the media stories, yes, Usain has been offered a contract. I do not want to make […]

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Young Catholics urge Vatican to issue inclusive LGBT message

VATICAN CITY — Catholic bishops are entering the final week of debate over hot-button issues facing young Catholics, including how the church should welcome gays and respond to the clerical sex abuse scandal that has discredited many in the church hierarchy. The monthlong synod of bishops ends next Saturday with the adoption by the 260-plus […]

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Maldives’ top court dismisses outgoing president’s petition

MALE, Maldives — The Maldives’ top court has dismissed the outgoing president’s petition seeking an annulment of last month’s presidential election results. The five-member Supreme Court ruled Sunday that the election was conducted within the law. No other details were immediately known. The Election Commission had declared opposition alliance candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih the winner […]

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The secret weapon that’s kept stocks afloat for the past decade is vanishing — and it’s leaving the market vulnerable to the next big crash

Throughout the nearly decade-long bull market, stocks have relied on a secret weapon of sorts to keep chugging higher following periods of weakness. One Wall Street expert warns that this ace in the hole is getting less effective, and breaks down what’s causing the shift. If the secret weapon does ultimately end up vanishing, it […]

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Three dead in three vehicle crash in Antigonish, Nova Scotia area

ANTIGONISH, N.S. — RCMP are investigating a multi-vehicle accident that claimed three lives in Nova Scotia’s Antigonish County. Police said the three vehicle crash occurred late Saturday afternoon on Highway 104 in the community of Dagger Woods. They said two people in one of the vehicles involved died at the scene. The two occupants of […]

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Meet the ‘High Priest of Hollywood Tattoo Artists,’ who started out illegally tattooing bike gangs and now calls Johnny Depp ‘brother’

Business Insider recently sat down with the “High Priest of Hollywood Tattoo Artists” Mark Mahoney. The tattooer recently finished a residency at The Mandrake hotel in London’s West End. He told us stories of the old days when he used to tattoo Boston’s bike gangs — when it was illegal at the time. He also […]

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