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Day: July 29, 2016

7.7-magnitude quake strikes Mariana Islands

(CNN)A 7.7-magnitude earthquake struck the Mariana Islands in the Pacific Ocean early Saturday. The quake occurred at a depth of 117 miles (212 kilometers) some 19 miles south-southwest of the uninhabited island of Agrihan in the U.S. territory, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Spokesman Paul Whitmore said a barely noticeable wave of about two inches […]

Carl Frampton ready to shock against Leo Santa Cruz

Frampton upbeat after New York weigh-in WBA world featherweight title fight Venue: Barclays Center, New York Date: Sunday, 31 July Ring walk: 03:30 BST approx Coverage: Listen live on BBC Radio 5 live and BBC Radio Ulster, with commentary repeated on Radio 5 live sports extra from 06:00 BST. Carl Frampton says “people will be […]

Stress Tests Find Some Big European Banks Wanting

Photo Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, Italy’s oldest bank, was the worst performer in this year’s stress tests of European banks . Credit Alessia Pierdomenico/Bloomberg LONDON — European regulators announced on Friday that a new stress tests found that a handful of the region’s biggest banks would struggle in a severe economic downturn or […]

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