LONDON | Sanchez spark still missing for Manchester United

LONDON — After a rare tournament-free summer and with a full preseason under his belt, Alexis Sanchez was expected to be a key performer for Manchester United in the early weeks of the Premier League. He’d be fresh while other teammates fought weariness from the World Cup. Finally, we’d see the best of the Chile … Continue reading LONDON | Sanchez spark still missing for Manchester United

Missouri News: SLDC to allocate up to $3 million of New Markets Tax Credits to the Guardian Angel Settlement Association

A resolution was passed by the Board of Directors of St. Louis Development Corporation ST LOUIS, MO– A resolution was passed by the Board of Directors of St. Louis Development Corporation authorizing an allocation of up to $3 million of New Markets Tax Credits to the Guardian Angel Settlement Association, or an affiliate, for the … Continue reading Missouri News: SLDC to allocate up to $3 million of New Markets Tax Credits to the Guardian Angel Settlement Association

PARIS | APNewsBreak: France Football launches Women’s Ballon d’Or

PARIS  — A woman will win the most prestigious individual trophy in soccer for the first time this year. Awarded every year by France Football magazine since Stanley Matthews won it in 1956, the Ballon d’Or for the best player of the year will be given to both a woman and a man on Dec. … Continue reading PARIS | APNewsBreak: France Football launches Women’s Ballon d’Or

DES MOINES, Iowa | Eyeing White House, Cory Booker introduces himself to Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa — Cory Booker isn’t being subtle. With the Iowa caucuses still well over a year away, the New Jersey senator is working overtime to make an impression in Iowa and in other states crucial to the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. Booker has secured the keynote speaker role at the marquee fall Democratic … Continue reading DES MOINES, Iowa | Eyeing White House, Cory Booker introduces himself to Iowa

MOSCOW | Russia says will send newer S-300 missile systems to Syria

MOSCOW— Russia announced Monday that it will supply the Syrian government with modern S-300 missile defense systems following last week’s downing of a Russian plane by Syria, a friendly fire incident that send regional tensions over the war-torn country soaring. The Russian military aircraft was downed by Syrian government missile defense systems, killing all 15 … Continue reading MOSCOW | Russia says will send newer S-300 missile systems to Syria

BANGKOK | World shares fall on reports China-US trade talks put off

BANGKOK — Shares have fallen in Europe and Asia after China reportedly rebuffed a plan for talks with the U.S. on resolving their dispute over trade and technology. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX fell 0.4 percent to 12,382.50 and the CAC 40 in France lost 0.3 percent to 5,479.86. The FTSE 100 in Britain lost 0.2 … Continue reading BANGKOK | World shares fall on reports China-US trade talks put off

LONDON | Sky shares rally after Comcast wins bidding war

LONDON— Shares in Sky plc are up 8.8 percent after Comcast won a bidding war for the British pay TV giant in a weekend auction that pushed the value of the company to almost 30 billion pounds ($39 billion). The rare auction was organized by Britain’s Takeover Panel after months of offers and counteroffers from … Continue reading LONDON | Sky shares rally after Comcast wins bidding war

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. | Trump, at UN, to again confront North Korean nuclear threat

BRIDGEWATER, N.J.  — As he begins the sequel to his stormy U.N. debut, President Donald Trump will again confront the dangers posed by North Korea‘s nuclear threat, though its shadow may appear somewhat less ominous than a year ago. Twelve months after Trump stood at the rostrum of the U.N. General Assembly and derided North … Continue reading BRIDGEWATER, N.J. | Trump, at UN, to again confront North Korean nuclear threat