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Dodgers pitcher Kenta Maeda on DL with sore hamstring

Dodgers pitcher Kenta Maeda on DL with sore hamstring

Maeda has faced the Pirates once, allowing four runs on four hits in five innings in a 6-1 loss on June 25, 2016. The Dodgers continued to utilize the 10-day disabled list as a strategic asset Thursday by shutting down Kenta Maeda because of tightness in his left hamstring.



Banks to fight 'fast and loose' $6.2b tax

Treasurer Scott Morrison has rejected claims he's at war with the banks over the $6.2 billion tax. Peer-to-peer lender RateSetter welcomed the Budget reforms, with CEO Daniel Foggo saying fintech companies could play an important role in driving the kind of competition the government is promoting.



Paris agreement: China vows to defend climate pact

Trump had originally aimed to announce his intentions before traveling to the summit, held in Sicily at the end of this month. The debate between Trump's aides has turned from whether climate change is real to discussions on how the administration plans to position itself at the worldwide negotiating table on global warming.


Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Painting, Watch Head to Auction

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Painting, Watch Head to Auction

A gift from Jackie's brother-in-law Prince Stanislaw "Stas" Radziwill, the 18-karat gold timepiece boasts a personal engraving on the back, reading, "Stas to Jackie 23 February 63 2:05 am to 9:35 pm". With the 100th anniversary of the legendary Cartier Tank upon us, and interest in items with celebrity provenance continuing to soar, expect the salesroom in NY to be frenzied when this fascinating timepiece crosses the block.



Lower sales drag down Macy's profit, results miss forecast

Macy's, Inc.'s operating income totaled $220 million or 4.1 percent of sales for the first quarter of 2017, compared to $276 million or 4.8 percent of sales for the same period in 2016. But it hasn't been able to turn around its business. It doesn't look like Macy's efforts toward improving customer experience, strengthening omnichannel services and refining its marketing and pricing strategies have provided the retailer with any traction.