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LaVar Ball on Lonzo’s summer league debut: ‘His worst game ever’

LAS VEGAS — It took Lonzo Ball 20 seconds to get a near-capacity crowd off its feet in his first summer league game. Just like LaVar taught him. Ball's highly anticipated Los Angeles Lakers debut on Friday night started with a flourish on a perfectly timed lob pass to Brandon Ingram. But that was...

Man behind India’s $4 smartphone arrested for fraud

Micromax works to improve India's connectivity The man who made headlines a year ago with his promise of a $4 smartphone has been arrested on suspicion of fraud. Mohit Goel, the founding director of Indian phone manufacturer Ringing Bells, was arrested on Thursday in the northern city of Ghaziabad, Indian police said. One of...

Byron York: Rebel states sell info they hide from Trump voter commission

In the past week election officials in dozens of states have rejected a request from the newly-formed Presidential Advisory Commission on Electoral Integrity to provide voter records for a study on the extent (if any) of election fraud. Some of those officials have expressed great indignation that the commission would even ask. Yet many...

Trump’s child care plan is gift to the rich, report says

Trump's childhood home is up for auction (again) President Donald Trump has vowed to make child care in America cheaper. But Trump's current proposal, which he is expected to reiterate during his prime-time address to Congress Tuesday evening, will do little to help the working families who need the most relief. That's according to...

Gareth Southgate: England were the better side against Germany

Gareth Southgate said his players should not be disheartened by their 1-0 defeat against Germany, arguing they had been the better side for the majority of the match. He also became the latest in a long line of England managers to face questions about the behaviour of the team’s travelling supporters. While Southgate was...

Working from home is really having a moment

U.S. unemployment rate hits 16-year low The office is rapidly expanding beyond the cubicle. The number of telecommuting workers has increased 115% in a decade, according to a new report from Global Workplace Analytics and FlexJobs. That translates to 3.9 million workers, or almost 3% of the total U.S. workforce, working from home at...

I love my factory job, but I don’t want my kid to do it

Michigan workers hate NAFTA but love robots For months, I have traveled the Rust Belt talking to factory workers. Over and over, in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Michigan and Kentucky, men and women have told me two things: They love their manufacturing jobs and don't want them to go away. But they don't want their...

The Jaguar designed for shopping excursions, dogs and golf weekends – the new XF Sportbrake is the British brand’s new (and only) big-booted car

'I want a Jaguar but the boot is too small.' Well, that's not the case anymore. That's because the British marque has revealed its new XF Sportbrake - a buxom version of the brand's executive saloon that will fit a pushchair, fridge freezer or a pet cage without a problem. The car was unveiled...

Corbyn offers ‘programme of hope’ with £50bn tax hike aimed at better off and big business

For the many not the few: Corbyn unveils "manifesto for all generations" JEREMY Corbyn has set out Labour’s “programme of hope” to reshape Britain, hiking taxes by almost £50 billion and raising borrowing by £25 billion a year to pay for better public services and create a fairer and more prosperous society. Unveiling his...

Two people killed and dozens rescued after fire at residential care home

Two people have died following a fire at an old people's home that broke out early this morning. The care home, which is said to have 35 residents, was initially evacuated following the outbreak on Saturday morning. Two people who were initially said to be unaccounted for but have now been confirmed as fatalities....
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