World Markets Update

World Markets Update

By Jill Mislinski Two of eight indexes on our world watch list have posted gains through Monday, October 22, 2018. The top performer this year is our own S&P 500 with a gain of 3.08%. In second place is India’s BSE Sensex with a gain of 0.95%. In third place is Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 with […]

Black Sea ship: 'World's oldest intact wreck' found

Black Sea ship: 'World's oldest intact wreck' found

Image copyright Black Sea MAP/EEF Expeditions Image caption The ship was surveyed and digitally mapped by two remote underwater vehicles A Greek merchant ship dating back more than 2,400 years has been found lying on its side off the Bulgarian coast. The 23m (75ft) wreck, found in the Black Sea by an Anglo-Bulgarian team, is […]

The wrestling world reacts to Roman Reigns revealing battle with leukemia

The wrestling world reacts to Roman Reigns revealing battle with leukemia

10:26 PM ET Sean CoyleESPN On the rare occasion that the scripted world of WWE is stuck by an unexpected real-life event, barriers come down and the community comes together to embrace one of their own in their time of need. Roman Reigns opened up Monday Night Raw to reveal that his 11-year battle with […]

Here's why people are angry at the Dodgers for their World Series hotel choice

Here's why people are angry at the Dodgers for their World Series hotel choice

The Los Angeles Dodgers are the only thing sitting between the Boston Red Sox and a World Series championship, but some Boston residents have an extra reason to hold some animosity against the Dodgers. That would be the city’s unionized hotel workers, many of whom are currently on strike against the Marriott family of hotels […]

Australia play part in cricket history even as UAE's World Cup dream fades

Australia play part in cricket history even as UAE's World Cup dream fades

It probably wasn’t the biggest news of the cricket week that Australia would play the United Arab Emirates for the first time in any international format. But the Twenty20 match in Abu Dhabi on Monday was significant nonetheless, and heartening – a cricketing power making the effort to play a smaller team while preparing for […]

The Dodgers are trying to recreate some 1988 magic as World Series underdogs

The Dodgers are trying to recreate some 1988 magic as World Series underdogs

BOSTON — Matt Kemp laughs at the question being asked to him. Probably with good reason. “How many times have you seen that Kirk Gibson homer from 1988?” “I’ve played for the Dodgers for a loooong time, man,” Kemp says. “That’s something they always play.” “Thousands,” says Justin Turner, the Dodgers third baseman. “It’s part […]

World's longest sea crossing: Hong Kong-Zhuhai bridge opens

World's longest sea crossing: Hong Kong-Zhuhai bridge opens

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption China has been working on the bridge since 2009 Chinese President Xi Jinping has officially opened the world’s longest sea crossing bridge, nine years after construction first began. Including its access roads, the bridge spans 55km (34 miles) and connects Hong Kong to Macau and the mainland Chinese city […]

Women Running The Liquor World: Part One

Women Running The Liquor World: Part One

Though the spirits industry is often characterized as one dominated by men, that isn’t to say that there aren’t plenty of women who are currently at the helm of some of the world’s most notable liquor brands. From master distillers, brand ambassadors and owners to those at the forefront of marketing, innovation and every role in […]

World's oldest intact shipwreck discovered in Black Sea

World's oldest intact shipwreck discovered in Black Sea

Archaeologists have found what they believe to be the world’s oldest intact shipwreck at the bottom of the Black Sea where it appears to have lain undisturbed for more than 2,400 years. The 23-metre (75ft) vessel, thought to be ancient Greek, was discovered with its mast, rudders and rowing benches all present and correct just […]

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