• ‘Finding Dory’ splashes the box office competition

    LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Pixar s “Finding Dory” was floating atop the box office over the weekend, taking in an estimated $73.2 million, industry data showed Sunday. “Dory,” voiced by Ellen DeGeneres, follows a forgetful fish on a quest to find her parents, much as she did as a supporting character in the 2003 animated hit […]

  • Pound sinks, most stocks extend losses on British EU exit

    It bought $1.3396, down from $1.3670 in New York and heading back towards the $1.3229 touched Friday HONG KONG (AFP) – The pound sank Monday to 30-year lows while most stock markets tumbled following Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, with traders fearing it will lead to months of uncertainty. Sterling plunged two percent […]

  • Pound sinks, most stocks extend losses on British EU exit

    It bought $1.3396, down from $1.3670 in New York and heading back towards the $1.3229 touched Friday HONG KONG (AFP) – The pound sank Monday to 30-year lows while most stock markets tumbled following Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, with traders fearing it will lead to months of uncertainty. Sterling plunged two percent […]

  • Messi retires from international football

    June 27, 2016

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    EAST RUTHERFORD (AFP) – Lionel Messi sensationally announced his retirement from international football here Sunday after Argentina crashed to defeat against Chile in the Copa America Centenario final. A crestfallen Messi confirmed his decision to quit after yet another agonizing near-miss with Argentina, who have now lost three major tournament finals in a row since […]