Morgan Stanley ups chance of China WGBI bond index inclusion to 90%

LONDON (Reuters) – Morgan Stanley (NYSE:) has hiked the chance of China being added to one of the world’s top government bond indexes later this week to 90% after the country made some additional improvements to its market practices and plumbing. Russell, which runs the World Government Bond Index (WGBI) <.SBWGU>, a benchmark for an […]

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When Iran regime changes its behavior, there’ll be chance for true global stability in region: Pompeo

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday there is a chance for global stability in the Middle East only if the Iranian regime changes its behavior. The world needs to unite around the central idea that the Islamic Republic of Iran is the greatest threat,” Pompeo told “Sunday Morning Futures.” “And when that regime changes […]

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Mark Kelly could cast vote for Supreme Court should he win Arizona Senate Nov. 3

Democratic Senate candidate Mark Kelly may have a chance to vote on President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee should he beat Arizona Sen. Martha McSally on Nov. 3. Since Kelly and McSally are facing off in a special election to fill out the remainder of the late Sen. John McCain’s term, Kelly may not have to wait […]

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Commentary: Big Ten’s shameful decision to play football a blemish in conference’s rich history

Thanks to the Big Ten’s reversal, Ohio State will get a chance to play for a national championship despite the country being in the middle of a pandemic. | Ross D. Franklin/AP It’s clear that the conference flip-flopped so Ohio State can try to win a national title and the league can still make lots […]

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Water shortages in US West likelier than previously thought

There’s a chance water levels in the two largest man-made reservoirs in the United States could dip to critically low levels by 2025, jeopardizing the steady flow of Colorado River water that more than 40 million people rely on in the American West. After a relatively dry summer, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation released models […]

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Bill Gates says Pfizer has best shot at early COVID-19 vaccine

Bill Gates says Pfizer has the best chance of seeking emergency approval for a coronavirus vaccine by next month even though he thinks such an aggressive timeline is unlikely. “The only vaccine that if everything went perfectly, might seek the emergency use license by the end of October, would be Pfizer,” the billionaire tech tycoon-turned-philanthropist […]

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The Lightning Lost Early Last Year. They Came Back Tougher.

EDMONTON, Alberta — As their chance to play for the Stanley Cup inches ever closer, the Tampa Bay Lightning are refusing to be intimidated by the Islanders. After losing a hard-hitting Game 3 in the N.H.L.’s Eastern Conference finals, Lightning players started setting the tone for Sunday’s Game 4 during warm-ups, jawing with Islanders players […]

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Brad Keselowski dominates in NASCAR playoff win at Richmond

Brad Keselowski entered NASCAR’s playoffs certain he has as good a chance at the Cup championship as favorites Kevin Harvick and Denny Hamlin. He even predicted he’d win at Richmond Raceway. His confidence was justified as Keselowski dominated Saturday night at Richmond Raceway, leading 192 laps in the second playoff race and advancing into the […]

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Clippers blow late lead, fail to close out Nuggets

Given a chance to make history, the Clippers instead gave life to the idea they might instead repeat it. Leading by seven points with only 12 minutes separating them from advancing to the first conference final in the franchise’s 50-year history, the Clippers were blitzed by Denver’s hot-shooting fourth quarter en route to a 111-105 […]

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From hype to hope: Bears GM Ryan Pace affirms his belief in Mitch Trubisky

It’s third-and-long for Mitch Trubisky, who has perhaps a final chance to establish himself as the Bears’ franchise quarterback in 2020 after winning a competition with Nick Foles in training camp. | Dylan Buell/Getty Images Pace has a lot of valid reasons to think Trubisky will be better in 2020. But, with all due respect, […]

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Covid-19 Live Updates: Links Between Vaping and the Virus

Here’s what you need to know: Research connects vaping to a higher chance of catching the virus — and suffering its worst effects. Protesters in Melbourne, Australia, clash with the police at an anti-lockdown rally. Tech companies’ pandemic policies create a backlash against benefits aimed at parents. How the virus has devastated India, which now […]

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Greyson Chance Shared His ‘Struggle’ On ‘Bad To Myself’ To End The ‘Stigma’ Around Eating Disorders

After two years of pain and recovery, Greyson Chance opened up about his battle with anorexia with ‘Bad To Myself,’ and he tells HL why he had to tell his story. From the start of “Bad To Myself,” it’s clear that something is wrong with Greyson Chance. In the new visual, the singer-songwriter/LBGTQIA activist is […]

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Column: Mabel Fairbanks’ story deserves to be told. Two of her protégés are working to do so

Racism deprived Mabel Fairbanks the chance to become a figure skating champion in the 1930s, an era when she saw signs at rinks shamelessly declare, “Colored Trade Is Not Solicited.” Because of that, she made sure, as a coach, that her Black students became members of prestigious figure skating clubs and enjoyed the privileges and […]

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Sondheimer: Chance Tucker shows how to become success story in a time of COVID-19

Chance Tucker’s braids resembled flapping wings as his head moved back and forth while running on the Encino Crespi football field. He looked fast, fit and comfortable during a time of uncertainty in the sports world. COVID-19 has disrupted the routine of teenage athletes everywhere. Seasons have been delayed, goals put on hold, and plans […]

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Russian opposition leader in coma after alleged poisoning predicted his death in 2017

Three years after predicting there was a 50% chance he’d end up dead for speaking against Russian President Vladimir Putin, top opposition leader Alexei Navalny is in a coma from suspected poisoning. The 44-year-old Navalny has led an anti-corruption crusade against the Kremlin, exposing government officials, including some at the highest level, of using their […]

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Trump Team Sees Path to Pared-Down $500 Billion Stimulus Deal

© Bloomberg. The U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Aug. 14, 2020. There’s little chance of agreement on a new federal coronavirus relief plan without a compromise on the roughly $1 trillion in aid to beleaguered state and local government that Democrats demand and the White House opposes. (Bloomberg) — The Trump administration […]

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Survivors seize chance to confront Golden State Killer

Joseph DeAngelo’s victims are reveling in their chance to finally confront him in a courtroom, four decades after he committed 13 known murders and dozens of rapes that spanned much of California By DON THOMPSON Associated Press August 19, 2020, 5:01 AM 4 min read SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Joseph DeAngelo’s victims are reveling in their […]

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‘Tenet’ will have early access US screenings starting Aug. 31

Moviegoers will get the chance in select cities to see Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet” early, three days before its Thursday, Sept. 3, opening date. Warner Bros. is offering early access screenings on Aug. 31, Sept. 1 and Sept. 2. The announcement was made today by Jeff Goldstein, President, Warner Bros. Pictures Domestic Distribution. Goldstein said, “Warner Bros. […]

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Nurkic’s heart may be ready to burst, but because of him, Trail Blazers’ bubble won’t

Even though they would’ve had another chance had the Memphis Grizzlies won, this felt like an all-or-nothing afternoon for the Portland Trail Blazers, a team mentally winded from the pressure of the playoff race over the last two weeks. A loss would’ve stolen the momentum gained in rallying into the eighth seed in the Western […]

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Angels shortstop Andrelton Simmons’ ankle remains too sore for him to play

There is no chance shortstop Andrelton Simmons will return to the Angels lineup for the weekend series against the Dodgers, manager Joe Maddon said Friday. Simmons, out since July 27, still is battling soreness in his left ankle. “We were hoping that it would be not as sore right now,” Maddon said in a videoconference. […]

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Dodgers’ Mookie Betts ties MLB record for most three-home run games

Mookie Betts didn’t get a chance to swing in his first at-bat Thursday night, getting hit by a pitch in his return to the leadoff spot. His next three times up, the Dodgers right fielder made sure not to miss. Betts tied an MLB record by collecting his sixth career three-home-run game, matching a mark […]

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This Sledding Team Trained Hard for Gold in 2010. Some Members Regret It.

The chance to host the 2010 Winter Games was supposed to be a godsend for Canadian athletes who compete in skeleton, the headfirst sled run down a twisting track. While most competitors get access to the track for just a handful of days leading up to the Olympics, the host country gets to practice far […]

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