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Sports Heavy rains kill 5 in India's financial hub
Author: 0 Heavy rains kill 5 in India's financial hub

At least six people, including two toddlers, were among the victims in and around India's financial capital. Many recalled the 2005 floods in and around the city, which killed more than 500 people. Public transport stopped and thousands of commuters were stranded in their offices overnight. The National Disaster Response Force has launched a rescue mission with police to evacuate people from low-lying areas but operations were thwarted by the continuous rain.

Sports Tottenham sign defender Juan Foyth from Estudiantes
Author: 0 Tottenham sign defender Juan Foyth from Estudiantes

It's what helped me decide that Tottenham was the right place to continue my career. Serge Aurier is set to complete a £23 million move to Tottenham Hotspur from Paris Saint-Germain after being granted a work permit by the UK Home Office.

Sports Air Canada Centre to be changed to Scotiabank Arena
Author: 0 Air Canada Centre to be changed to Scotiabank Arena

The sides declined to reveal the financial aspects of their agreement, but it's safe to assume it's worth astronomically more than the $30-million Air Canada paid on the original 20-year deal. In Ottawa, Scotiabank had a deal with the Ottawa Senators, having named the arena " Scotiabank Place" from 2006-2013 before the rights were sold to Canadian Tire as it is now known as the "Canadian Tire Centre".

Sports Raheem Sterling to Arsenal, Alexis Sanchez to Man City
Author: 0 Raheem Sterling to Arsenal, Alexis Sanchez to Man City

City are the only realistic buyers left for the striker after both Bayern Munich and Paris St Germain dropped out once Sanchez's wage demands were revealed. City have been strongly linked with a move for the Chilean worldwide all summer and it seems they've now stepped-up their interest by opening formal talks with Arsenal .

Sports Joe Haden expected to receive interest from Saints, Chiefs
Author: 0 Joe Haden expected to receive interest from Saints, Chiefs

Haden, a first-round pick of the Browns in the 2010 NFL Draft, has struggled through injuries in each of the previous two seasons and even with a substantial amount of cap space, Cleveland deemed his $11.1 million salary too large. Despite missing three games, Haden fought through the injuries to play the final nine games of the season. Joe Haden brings down Odell Beckham Jr.

Sports Bake Off launches with 6.5m viewers on C4
Author: 0 Bake Off launches with 6.5m viewers on C4

While almost 4 million fewer viewers tuned in, on average, compared to last year's opening episode on the BBC (10.4 million), the result gave underdog Channel 4 its biggest overnight figures since the opening ceremony of the London Paralympic Games in August 2012 and was 3 million higher than its previous biggest draw of 2017, the documentary "Diana: In Her Own Words", which drew an average of 3.5 million and a peak of 4.1 million viewers.

Author: 0 Alabama vs. Florida State

FSU opens the 2017 season against Alabama on Saturday, Sept. 2, in Atlanta. Morgan put the team on her back as the freshman from Westfield, N.J. notched the game-winning goal in the 55th minute to defeat the Seminoles, 1-0, in Tuscaloosa.

Sports American teenager gives Federer major scare
Author: 0 American teenager gives Federer major scare

The 31-year-old Spaniard was critical of the noise inside the Ashe stadium, which was amplified to distracting levels by the roof, which was closed for virtually the whole day. 70-he had been a career high of 60 in July-and Federer, in 35 previous major-tournament matches against American players, had lost only once. Instead of putting Tiafoe away in the fourth set, however, Federer did his best Monstars impersonation, uncharacteristically missing routine shots and allowing Tiafoe to regain ...

Sports Kushner, Netanyahu Discussed Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem
Author: 0 Kushner, Netanyahu Discussed Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem

He said he would never again uproot any of the Jewish enclaves that dot the West Bank , which Israel captured in 1967. Nabil Abu Rdeneh, spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas , denounced Netanyahu's comments and said they hinder US peace efforts.

Sports Nadal seeking to cap year with US Open title
Author: 0 Nadal seeking to cap year with US Open title

Nadal and Federer are four wins away from the showdown semi-final meeting. She came out last night and dominated the first and third sets, sending Halep home in the Round of 128, and leaving the door open for an incredible and unpredictable US Open .

Sports Arsenal Offered Cash Plus Raheem Sterling For Alexis Sanchez
Author: 0 Arsenal Offered Cash Plus Raheem Sterling For Alexis Sanchez

Sterling has made a strong start to the new season under Pep Guardiola with two goals in three appearances, with the equaliser against Everton and the victor against Bournemouth. Shehab Khan has since clarified his Sanchez-related Tweet, with journalist Jack Pitt-Brooke, who also works for The Independent , since saying that Arsenal have denied reports that Sanchez has finally handed in a transfer request, in a Tweet that his colleague Khan Retweeted.

Sports Everton interested in Llorente
Author: 0 Everton interested in Llorente

Llorente played under the Italian coach at Juventus before Conte took over the reins of the Italian national team in 2014. Swansea have apparently been holding out for an offer in the region of £30 million, which is unreasonable even in this market for a striker of that age, even though he bagged 15 goals last season.

Sports Everton turn down £25m bid from Chelsea for Barkley
Author: 0 Everton turn down £25m bid from Chelsea for Barkley

The offer is below Everton's valuation which stands at £40 million, but Chelsea are ready to continue negotiations as they seek to outflank the England international's long-term suitors Tottenham Hotspur . The Blues and Tottenham have led the hunt for Barkley this summer. However, the Times reported that Chelsea's initial offer had been rejected by the Toffees.

Sports Manchester City 'to return with improved Alexis Sanchez bid'
Author: 0 Manchester City 'to return with improved Alexis Sanchez bid'

City however are not interested in that and have already said "no" to the idea of letting Sterling or Aguero leave, and believe they can put together the kind of cash offer that will ultimately persuade Arsenal to sell. However, recent reports state that instead, Arsenal would have to pay a fee as well as sell their star forward in exchange for the England worldwide while the Citizens remain committed to a cash deal.

Sports Mets' Cespedes out for rest of the season
Author: 0 Mets' Cespedes out for rest of the season

His season ends with a.292/.352/.540 batting line and 17 home runs over 81 games. David Wright and Terry Collins last spoke before the ailing Mets captain began his most recent minor-league rehab assignment August 22. Starter Matt Harvey , who has been on the disabled list since June with a shoulder injury, is scheduled to throw a bullpen session in Cincinnati on Tuesday and is expected to start Friday against Houston.

Sports Bar Owner Reportedly Thinks Alabama's Raekwon Davis Shot Himself
Author: 0 Bar Owner Reportedly Thinks Alabama's Raekwon Davis Shot Himself

The bar was showing the Mayweather-McGregor fight Saturday night. Head coach Nick Saban said in a statement Sunday afternoon, "Our concern at this time is for Raekwon and his health". "That's the rumor going around that he shot himself". "Nothing good ever happens after midnight. He'll be day-to-day", Saban said. If it happened here I think there should be a trail of blood somewhere.

Sports Bangladesh vs Australia: Lyon and Warner Keep Visitors in the Hunt
Author: 0 Bangladesh vs Australia: Lyon and Warner Keep Visitors in the Hunt

Bangladesh had a plan for Steve Smith . If Australia can't win either of the two Tests this tour, they would slump to sixth on the ICC rankings, a lower point than the dark time of the Argus Review. If the need arises Hazelwood will come out to bat in Australia's second innings but following that, he will fly back to his country. The quick had to be relieved mid-over by Ashton Agar, and did not return to the field.