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Siniakova beats Wozniacki, seals second title in Bastad

Siniakova beats Wozniacki, seals second title in Bastad

Starting the season with her maiden title at the Shenzhen Open, Siniakova has become a threat in both singles and doubles, partnering countrywoman Lucie Hradecka to reach four finals - including the BNP Paribas Open back in March. However, the former World No. 1 is still seeking her first title of the season after again falling at the last hurdle. Florian Mayer, 33 years old and 101 in the rankings, had been looking for the first title of his career.


Sam Shepard, actor and playwright, dies at 73

Sam Shepard, actor and playwright, dies at 73

The New York Times reports that Shepard died Thursday at his home in Kentucky of complications from ALS , or Lou Gehrig's disease. "The family requests privacy at this hard time ", said the spokesman for the family , Chris Boneau .


Investigation underway after small plane crash in Danbury

Investigation underway after small plane crash in Danbury

Williams said the dog park will remain closed while authorities work to remove the wreckage of the 3,000-pound plane. Two people are listed in critical condition, according to Danbury Communications Officer, James Gagliardo, while a third passenger escaped with minor injuries.


BNP Paribas Reiterates Neutral Rating for NEX Group PLC (LON:NXG)

BNP Paribas Reiterates Neutral Rating for NEX Group PLC (LON:NXG)

In other news, insider Ian Cheshire acquired 50,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 2nd. The Luminus Management Llc holds 1.00M shares with $12.26 million value, up from 457,751 last quarter. Anglo American plc ( LON:AAL ) traded up 1.26% during midday trading on Friday, reaching GBX 1247.50. Since February 7, 2017, it had 2 insider purchases, and 6 selling transactions for $611,231 activity.


SBI cuts savings deposit rates to protect margins

SBI cuts savings deposit rates to protect margins

The State Bank of India ( SBI ) has cut the interest rates it offers to its savings account holders who keep deposit below Rs 1 crore. Currently, over 90% of SBI customers maintain an average balance of less than 1 crore and all of them are set to get affected by the announcement.


USA court sides with advocacy group on shrinking airline seats

USA court sides with advocacy group on shrinking airline seats

CNN reported earlier this year that American Airlines was preparing to retrofit its fleet of Boeing 737 Max jets with less room for economy fliers , for example. In 2015, a large passenger advocacy group called FlyersRights.org asked the FAA to put a stop to it with a formal petition. "This is the first case I have seen where an organization has successfully challenged the F.A.A.'s basically being asleep at the switch and not fulfilling its safety responsibilities adequately", he said in an ...