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MSCI delays adding Chinese stocks to emerging markets index

MSCI Inc., a widely followed global index provider, said it wasn't ready to add China's local-currency shares to its benchmark emerging markets index, a fresh setback for China's efforts to join worldwide markets. Markets are also still awaiting the release of China's bank lending and money supply data for May. "It's been a gray area". Only institutional investors can buy into the domestic stock market once licensed and approved, and they are assigned specific investment quotas .

Almora's double in 9th lifts Cubs over Nationals 4-3

After trailing the entire night, the Nationals rallied to tie it with runs on sac flies by Ben Revere and Anthony Rendon in the seventh and eighth innings, respectively. The rest of the pitchers in franchise history also have three such games in 7,499 combined starts. Russell's fifth home run was the lone highlight for the Cubs, who committed two errors to up their total to nine over the past three games.

Russian athletes, state accused of obstructing drug tests

WADA also stated one female athlete used a container inserted inside her "presumably containing clean urine" and when she tried to use it, the contents leaked onto the floor rather than into the collection vessel. "I'm a human being and I feel sorry for the Russian athletes that haven't actually done anything wrong and unfortunately that could mean they don't get to compete in Rio", he told Press Association Sport.

'Hot Mugshot Guy' Jeremy Meeks Launches His Modeling Career

Monday's posting was a headshot showing off Meeks' baby blues underneath a baseball cap. In the three months since his release, we haven't heard or seen much from Jeremy , who's now counting down the final days of his intermediary house arrest .

Disney alligator attack: Investigators search for answers

I can't imagine anything more devastating for a parent. According to Venditti's Facebook post, the gator attack happened around 9:00 p.m. Venditti and her son were there between 8:00 p.m. "Our thoughts are with the family and we are helping the family and doing everything we can to assist them". We can only imagine the devastation the young tot's family is now going through - especially since reports state that Lane's father attempted to wrestle the gator in order to save his son's life.

Ibrahimovic picked for Sweden's provisional Olympics squad

Talismanic forward Ibrahimovic, who left Paris St Germain at the end of last season, failed to shine in Sweden's first match, leading to suggestions that his uncertain future was a distraction. "This means that perhaps we aren't the inadequate squad lacking skilful players that some newspapers suggested before the tournament", said the Roma midfielder.

Spanish court rules Operation Puerto blood bags to be handed over

A judge had ordered the destruction of the bags following the conclusion of the court case against Fuentes in 2013. Madrid-based judge Alejandro Mario Benito ruled Tuesday the bags should be passed to the Spanish Cycling Union, the global cycling body UCI, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the Italian Olympic Committee.

Russian fans: 'Blame police for hooliganism in Marseille'

France's Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has previously announced that there was a plan to arrest a group of Russian supporters after footage of the clashes was shared widely on social media. "There was insufficient segregation between the Russian and English fans, particularly given the events of the previous two days". Five England fans were jailed for throwing bottles at police and a sixth jailed in connection with the violence which broke out over three days in the city of Marseille.

Sharapova appeals to CAS in doping case; ruling by July 18

If the suspension is eliminated or greatly reduced, Sharapova could compete at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in August. "It has not been decided whether or not a hearing would be held in this matter". It is an anti-ischemic drug that is used to treat heart conditions in Eastern Europe and ex-Soviet countries. Ms. Sharapova should take the punishment, which is half of the four years she could've received, and use the time to work on her game.

Herrera, Phillies blank Blue Jays

Kevin Pillar hit a leadoff blast in the second and Ezequiel Carerra drilled a two-run shot in the third as Toronto roughed up Phillies rookie Zach Eflin (0-1) to win for the 11th time in 14 meetings with Philadelphia. Philadelphia snapped a 13-game losing streak on Monday nights. The Phillies shut out an AL opponent for the first time since a 3-0 victory at Oakland on September 20, 2014.

Joachim Low apologises for scratching balls and sniffing

During Germany's 2-0 victory over Ukraine on Sunday (local time), Low was pictured putting his hand down his pants before putting it towards his nose and mouth. Germany coach Joachim Loew said he wasn't fully aware of his actions when he was filmed with his hand down his trousers during the team's opening game of the European Championship.

Bogut out for remainder of NBA Finals with left knee injury

The amusing thing about the Warriors under Coach Steve Kerr, though, is for all of the success Golden State has had playing small - specifically with Draymond Green at center - Kerr doesn't seem fully willing to embrace it. But with Bogut out and Green available - instead of watching the game from a luxury box suite next door at Oakland Coliseum with Warriors General Manager Bob Myers and Oakland native and National Football League star Marshawn Lynch - Kerr appears to have little choice but ...

France vs. Albania 2016

There was no surprise then that he expressed pride in his players after their first two matches - the late capitulation to France was preceded by a narrow 1-0 loss to Switzerland even after Albania was reduced to ten men. Olivier Giroud was later wasteful when missing the target with a header from a clever Kinglsey Coman cross before the Arsenal striker nodded Patrice Evra's ball onto the woodwork.

Panama Papers Law Firm IT Employee Detained On Suspicion Of Data Theft

The 11.9 million records have led to published stories alleging that secret offshore companies have been used by money launderers, art smugglers, worldwide criminals and repressive governments like Syria. It is not known whether the source had any contact with law enforcement officials after his statement . Bloomberg noted the earlier case of Herve Falciani, a French computer worker at HSBC's private bank in Geneva , who was found guilty of corporate espionage in absentia by a Swiss ...

Rockies Blast Off On Eovaldi, Yankee Relievers

Justin Upton went 2-for-4 with four RBIs and Jordan Zimmerman won after pitching seven innings. They'll head to Minnesota to play the Twins in a four-game set. Orioles 3, Red Sox 2: Manny Machado belted a two-run home run in the first inning, but Jonathan Schoop's solo shot in the eighth inning proved to be the difference as Baltimore beat Boston ace David Price, who recorded 11 strikeouts.

India eye whitewash, more experiments against Zimbabwe

He spun a web and picked up three wickets in his six overs, which helped India to bundle out Zimbabwe for mere 126. Asecond-string Indian side humbled a full-strength Zimbabwe for the second time in three days to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the one-day worldwide series at Harare Sports Club yesterday.

Donald Trump angry over Mexico move for World Golf Championship

A decision to move a leading golf tournament from Donald Trump's Miami course to Mexico has been blasted by the US Republican presidential candidate. Trump agitates "The PGA Tour has had a 55-year vow to the Doral society, the greater Miami area and the charities that have benefitted from the tournament".

Orlando shooter's father condemns shooting

His father, Seddique Mir Mateen , a native of Afghanistan , told reporters at his Port St. Lucie home on Monday that his son alone bears responsibility. Mateen liked to talk about religion and could be intimidating when he argued, he said. What he found was a home not much different than what you might find in any neighborhood, in any state across the country.

Chile beat Panama 4-2, advance to quarterfinals

The ball arrived at Camargo's feet and the midfielder let fly with a venomous low shot which Barcelona goalkeeper Claudio Bravo failed to grasp to leave Panama 1-0 up. The attack paid Chile, who took lead in the 43rd minute with a powerful header by Vargas into the bottom corner from a delightful Beausejour cross. Defending Copa America champion Chile had several other scoring chances, including an Arturo Vidal header saved by Panama goalkeeper Jaime Penedo in the first half.

NHL Settles on Las Vegas for Expansion

But as Sportsnet and Yahoo state, despite the fact that there are still hurdles left to clear, odds are high that the Las Vegas Black Knights will take the ice next year. Amir Khan for the WBC middleweight championship on May 7. You'd have to expect Quebec City will remain in the mix in the future if the league looks to expand to 32 teams or relocate a failing franchise.

James & Irving each score 41 points as Cavs force Game 6

Facing elimination and a fifth career loss in the finals, James delivered a tour de force of a performance with 41 points, 16 rebounds, seven assists and three blocked shots in the Cavaliers' 112-97 victory that pushed the series back to Cleveland.

Penguins try to clinch on 7th anniversary of last Cup

Only strong play from Jones kept the Sharks in the series and allowed them to take the Penguins to six games before faltering. Sunday, he did not have a shot on net. From missing the playoffs in 2015 to being two wins away from capturing the Stanley Cup, the Sharks exceeded most expectations as they advanced to the Final for the first time and re-energized a fervent fan base.

Iceland coach claims Portugal pair deserve acting Oscars

Iceland shocked everybody with their form in qualifying and somehow they managed to make it to this tournament. Former Chelsea and Barcelona forward Eidur Gudjohnsen, 37, has come out of retirement to be part of the Icelandic squad. "We are 100 percent confident we are going to win our next game". But I don't know what demands they have in Hollywood. The Portugal boss saw his side blow a half-time lead in Group F to hand the newcomers a point on their tournament debut.

Greinke, aided by defense, pitches D-backs past Dodgers 3-2

Goldschmidt and Lamb hit solo home runs off Mike Bolsinger (1-4). Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Mike Bolsinger exits the baseball game after giving up a run to the Arizona Diamondbacks during the fifth inning Monday, June 13, 2016, in Phoenix .

James Anderson reprimanded for 'showing disrespect' to umpire S Ravi

He knows how hard he has to work at his keeping - that is a conversation we do have. "It's frustrating. But if someone offered you 300 (runs) at 60 (in the series), you'd take it, especially with questions to answer after South Africa". But Anderson, England's all-time leading Test-wicket taker, struck when Silva, padding up after failing to pick an inswinger going against the Lord's slipe, was lbw for 16.

14-man Irish stun Springboks at Newlands

Ireland flyhalf Paddy Jackson was given big shoes to fill in last weekend's test against South Africa but emerged from a searching examination with flying colours and is now key to their hopes of clinching the three-match series. The tourists started sharper when play resumed and the individual skills of scrum half Murray quickly produced a second try for Ireland, which put them 20-13 ahead.

Gordie Howe's visitation and funeral will be open to the public

Visitation will be held 9 a.m. -9 p.m. Tuesday at Joe Louis Arena, honoring Howe's iconic sweater number while allowing fans to pay their respects to Mr. In a record 1,767 National Hockey League games, Howe scored 801 goals, assisted on 1,049 others and accumulated 1,685 penalty minutes. It was Gare's first NHL All-Star Game.

Singer Christina Grimmie Remembered at Candlelight Vigil in Her NJ Hometown

At the vigil, Marcus Grimmie commented, "She loved this town". Love is an affection that never dies trust me! Selena [Gomez] is singing a song and crying [during her concert]. As of Monday at 8 p.m., $131,000 had been donated. "About four miles away from where we were staying, there was a huge tragedy to Orlando, to the LGBT community and to the whole world.I have no words", he said, according to E! "I promise both my parents and I will read every one of these personalized messages", ...

Teixeira leaves Liverpool for Porto

Had Teixeira moved to another English club Liverpool would have been able to seek a higher fee closer to the midfielder's actual value at a tribunal but a transfer overseas means they receive basic training compensation. "I had the ambition of wearing this jersey, as I got used to watching FC Porto win titles every year", Teixeira told the club's website. "I had other offers but do not want anything other than to wear blue and white".

James, Irving each score 41, Cavs stay alive in NBA Finals

In the NBA Finals , the Golden State Warriors led the championship round 2-games-to-1 over the Cleveland Cavaliers despite not getting good production from Steph Curry. Things would start to get chippy, Draymond Green and James get all tangled up and a little bit of trash talk involved also. Curry made 7 of 13 from 3-point range and Thompson 4 of 9.it was sort of a return to normalcy for the duo.