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16 January 2019 9:36 AM Teen dies after falling from cruise ship, landing on pier

Officials say a teenager from the South Pacific died after falling from a cruise ship onto a pier in Haiti. The Sun Sentinel reports the Broward Medical Examiner's Office on Monday announced 16-year-old Laurent Mercer's death. He'd been on a seven-day Caribbean trip with his family when he died on Friday. Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas was docked 371

02 January 2019 5:04 PM Saudis said to seek advisers for biggest bank merger since 2016

National Commercial Bank and Riyad Bank are seeking advisers for a potential merger that would create the Gulf region’s third-biggest lender with $182bn in assets, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The banks have sent out so-called request for proposals to firms including Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, JPMorgan Chase & Co and UBS, the people 101

26 December 2018 12:11 PM Molinari set to focus on PGA Tour in 2019

London - Francesco Molinari says he may not play in Europe until the 19th-ranked Italian defends his British Open title in July. The lure of the PGA Tour and changes made to the European Tour calendar will combine to leave the London-based golfer short of available dates to compete on his home circuit next year. Molinari is even struggling to commit 68

25 December 2018 4:04 PM Biggest Saudi Arabia bank starts talks to create mega lender

National Commercial Bank, Saudi Arabia’s biggest lender, started initial talks with Riyad Bank for a merger, a deal that would create the Gulf’s third-biggest lender with $182 billion in assets. Talks may not result in a transaction, National Commercial Bank said in a statement. The lender said it has coordinated the move with the central bank and that a deal isn’t 101

24 December 2018 2:50 PM Poker player turns R73 bet into R14.6m at casino

A man playing poker at an Atlantic City casino has won $1m (R14.6) $5 (R73) bet. The man, identified only as a Lakewood resident, made the three-card poker "6 Card Bonus" bet on Saturday afternoon at the Borgata Hotel Casino. He then hit a royal straight flush of diamonds, a hand that overcame 1-to-20 million odds. The man was dealt the 10, queen and ace of diamonds 79

22 December 2018 1:23 PM Banks stuck with $1.6bn of unsold loans amid market rout

A rout in the once-hot market for risky corporate loans has some of Wall Street’s largest banks stuck with at least $1.6bn of unwanted leveraged buyout debt. Banks including Barclays Plc, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Bank of America Corp. -- among the top providers of loans for LBOs -- have struggled in recent weeks to sell loans they’ve agreed to make for private 101

20 December 2018 2:17 PM Kirsten, Gibbs unsuccessful in Indian women's job

Cape Town - Former Proteas batsmen Gary Kirsten and Herschelle Gibbs were unsuccessful in their application for the Indian women's head coach role. Gibbs confirmed the news on his Twitter account on Thursday, congratulating former Indian opener WV Raman on his appointment. The BCCI worked with an initial pool of 28 applicants for the position, which 52

19 December 2018 6:21 PM Comment on Thai Miss Universe gown earns complaint to police

A Thai social media influencer who criticised a gown worn by her country's Miss Universe contestant could end up in court after another online personality filed a complaint with police charging that her thumbs-down fashion comment defamed the royal family. Kitjanut Chaiyosburana, a businessman and politician, says he filed his complaint after seeing 123

17 December 2018 6:26 PM Piggott leaves hospital with pacemaker

London - Lester Piggott, widely regarded as the greatest ever flat race jockey, has been discharged from hospital following a two-week stay which saw him fitted with a pacemaker. The 83-year-old, who rode 30 British Classic winners including a record nine Epsom Derbies, has suffered from heart issues in the past. "Dad has left hospital, which is great 65

15 December 2018 7:54 PM NEW DISCOVERY: 'One of a kind' tomb, untouched for 4 440 years, found in Egypt

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered the tomb of a priest dating back more than 4 400 years in the pyramid complex of Saqqara south of the capital Cairo, authorities said on Saturday. "Today we are announcing the last discovery of the year 2018, it's a new discovery, it's a private tomb," Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Enany told an audience of invited 48