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Magic to end Orlando summer league, will play in Las Vegas

Magic to end Orlando summer league, will play in Las Vegas

In 2018, the Magic will join the majority of the National Basketball Association in Las Vegas for Summer League action in the desert rather than hosting their own, according to Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel . The Heat will still have Las Vegas. The Magic's had been in operation since 2002. However, it appears that the Magic have chose to change it up a bit next summer as Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel is reporting that the organization will play next year in Las Vegas. Consulte Mais Informação

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Economy enjoys fastest quarterly growth since 2013

Economy enjoys fastest quarterly growth since 2013

Thailand's economy expanded by the most in 4.5 years in July-September on an annual basis, though the quarterly pace slowed, indicating monetary policy will likely remain loose to support still-sluggish domestic demand. In the third quarter, exports jumped 12.5 per cent. "However, the government expects export growth to moderate to 5 per cent next year, as the favourable base effect would fade from Q4 onwards". Consulte Mais Informação

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Nick Cave Defends Israel Concert, Accuses Protestors Of Bullying Musicians

Nick Cave Defends Israel Concert, Accuses Protestors Of Bullying Musicians

Speaking in Israel, Cave said global musicians who wanted to play in Israel risked being "publicly shamed" by the campaign. "So at the end of the day there are two reasons why I am here". Rock singer Nick Cave has said he made a decision to perform in Israel in protest at an anti-Israel boycott campaign that is trying to "bully musicians" into shunning the country. Consulte Mais Informação

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Sri Lankan author Anuk Arudpragasam bags DSC Prize for South Asian Literature

Sri Lankan author Anuk Arudpragasam bags DSC Prize for South Asian Literature

Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, Minister of Finance of Bangladesh presented the award to Arudpragasam at the Abdul Karim Sahitya Bisharad Auditorium at the Bangla Academy in Dhaka . The book was given the award for its "intensity and rich detail", said Ritu Menon, jury chair, who highlighted that it had been a tight contest. As all the shortlisted novels had considerable strengths and remarkable literary quality, deciding the victor was not an easy task. Consulte Mais Informação

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Seven in 10 M'sian kids worry a lot about bullying

Seven in 10 M'sian kids worry a lot about bullying

Among other issues that were raised by the children were climate change (77 per cent) while poverty, terrorism and education access stood at 74 per cent. The report reveals children do feel listened to by family and friends, and their teachers. More than half of the children use laptops and smartphones and Kiwi kids were also plugged into technology with 73 per cent frequently using social media and 83 per cent watching TV. Consulte Mais Informação

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Comeback Bid Falls Short As Iowa State Drops Boise State, 75-64

Comeback Bid Falls Short As Iowa State Drops Boise State, 75-64

Broncos quarterback Brett Rypien connected on 16-22 for 300 yards and three touchdowns with AJ Richardson and Cedrick Wilson combining for eight receptions for 230 yards with Richardson catching an 87 yard scoring strike. 25 in the College Football Playoff Rankings, which are used to determine home field advantage for the Mountain West Football Championship. They wrap up the regular season Saturday at Fresno State (1:30 p.m., CBS Sports Network) and will play Fresno State again in the Mountain ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Turkeys arrive in Washington for White House pardon

Turkeys arrive in Washington for White House pardon

The White House announced the news on its Snapchat and Instagram accounts. The National Turkey Federation (NTF), which raises the birds, covers the cost of their lodgings, according to a White House spokesperson. "After the pardoning, the turkeys will join last year's turkeys at Virginia Tech's "Gobblers Rest" exhibit, where students and veterinarians care for the turkeys, and the public can visit and learn about the university's teaching, research and outreach programs in animal and ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Government establishes Pike River Agency

Government establishes Pike River Agency

Ardern said there may be evidence that the agency uncovers around safety risks. He said he had given the families no guarantees that what they want will be able to achieved, but promised to involve them. "Any decision to re-enter will be based on a thorough technical assessment of the risks and advice on how the risks can be mitigated". Little said the agency would be in charge of all the legal obligations to do with the re-entry work. Consulte Mais Informação

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Malcolm Turnbull delays Parliament amid banking commission push

Malcolm Turnbull delays Parliament amid banking commission push

Former Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce is expected to be returned at the December 2 by-election in his NSW seat of New England and would not be available for a parliamentary sitting week starting on November 27. Only the Speaker of the House of Representatives has the power to postpone parliamentary sittings, but Mr Katter foreshadowed plans to go rogue. 'Whether it sits on the garden lawn or whether it sits in the building, we don't care. Consulte Mais Informação

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Rahul Gandhi's 'lunch date' with Lalu Yadav's son Tejshavi creates political flutter

Rahul Gandhi's 'lunch date' with Lalu Yadav's son Tejshavi creates political flutter

Tejashwi also took on micro blogging site Twitter and posted many picture with Rahul and captioned it, "Thank you @OfficeOfRG for taking me out for wonderful lunch". The Congress vice-president had called up Tejashwi on November 9 to wish him on his 28th birthday. Rahul's Congress was a part of the Grand Alliance government, which came to power in Bihar in November 2015, in which Tejashwi was the deputy CM. Consulte Mais Informação

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Sexual minorities: Justin Trudeau will offer an apology without previous

Sexual minorities: Justin Trudeau will offer an apology without previous

The address is "expected to be the most comprehensive ever offered by any national government for past persecution of sexual minorities", the outlet wrote. The formal apology public and the canadian government are part of this commitment. This was after Egale Canada , a group that advocates for the rights of sexual minorities, released a report on this heinous discrimination. Consulte Mais Informação

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Market Now: BSE Smallcap index outperforms Sensex

Market Now: BSE Smallcap index outperforms Sensex

Australian shares were down 0.2 per cent, while Japan's Nikkei stock average was 0.1 per cent lower. Traders went about pocketing profit in those shares that have run up recently. On Friday, the rupee had bounced back in style to end at a one-week high of 65.01 after Moody's upgraded India's sovereign credit rating. The barometer 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE , which opened at 33,365.84 points, traded at 33,324.46 points - down 18.34 points or 0.06 per cent - from Friday's ... Consulte Mais Informação

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