DeRozan: Rockets' Harden 'a lock' to win MVP

1:08 PM ET TORONTO — In the opinion of This week’s highlights include a brand-new superstar, shots of entitlement and Dame’s dominance. Houston’s 17-game winning streak is the longest of 2017-18, but these Rockets don’t want anything associated with the regular season to be a focal point. Said Chris Paul: “We know with us that everything is about building for the playoffs.” Only four games separate the Nos. 3 and…

March 9, 2018
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Stocks Rally And Roar After Strong Jobs Report

By PYMNTS Investors cheered the jobs report Friday, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average up more than 250 points intraday and the tech-heavy NASDAQ to a new high. As reported by CNBC.com, the NASDAQ gained more than 1 percent on the day to ease losses seen over the past month. The macro data was thus: The Bureau of Labor Statistics released data showing the U.S. economy added 313,000 jobs in…

March 9, 2018
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Tiger grabs share of lead at Valspar

1:01 PM ET PALM HARBOR, Fla. — Nine hundred and thirty days. That’s how long it had been since Tiger Woods, who once made tournament victories a regular occurrence, had held a lead in an official PGA Tour event. It all changed Friday. Tiger Woods reacts after a putt on the 17th green during the second round of the Valspar Championship at Innisbrook Resort. Michael Reaves/Getty Images A birdie on…

March 9, 2018
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Sources: Sherman told he'll be released Friday

12:59 PM ET Brady HendersonESPN SEATTLE — The The Seahawks are trading defensive end Michael Bennett to the Eagles, sources tell ESPN. Philadelphia will also receive a seventh-round draft pick and will send wide receiver Marcus Johnson and a fifth-rounder to Seattle. The move hardly comes as a surprise as the NFL Network reported Wednesday that the Seahawks would attempt to trade Sherman — who’s currently recovering from surgeries on…

March 9, 2018
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Leopard Invasion In Indore Housing Colony Caught On Camera, 3 Injured

Indore: A leopard strayed into a housing colony in Indore today, triggering panic among the residents in the locality. The big cat strayed in the Palhar Nagar area in the morning and was spotted entering an under-construction building and a residence before it was captured by forest officials. Residents even clicked pictures and filmed videos of the ordeal that left three people injured. “The leopard, around 8 years old, had…

March 9, 2018
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The European Banking Authority Plans ‘Roadmap’ For FinTech Regulation

By PYMNTS While the European Banking Authority has created a “roadmap” on how to regulate emerging FinTech services, the body is not keen on creating a unified approach to cryptocurrency regulation — at least not yet, Reuters reported. As new European Union rules are making it easier for startups to roll out services, such as payments, European Banking Authority Head Andrea Enria said his organization would look into the services…

March 9, 2018
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No UK Template For China On Financial Regulations?

By PYMNTS China may not take a page, or several, from the U.K. when it comes to financial regulation. As reported by Caixin Global, the People’s Bank of China will “take the lead” in coordinating regulation, a strategy that was telegraphed in remarks on Friday (March 9) from bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan. The governor stated the central bank “will play an even more important role” as the country adopts new…

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In Posh Indore Mall, 9-Year-Old Allegedly Raped Inside Gaming Zone

Indore: A nine-year-old girl, who was visiting an upscale mall in Indore, was dragged to a corner of its gaming zone and was allegedly raped by an employee. And all this happened when the world was celebrating Women’s Day. On Thursday, the incident happened when the girl was playing at the gaming zone on Indore’s Treasure mall in busy MG Road area. While, she was playing inside, her mother was…

March 9, 2018
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Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui Summoned In Thane Phone Snooping Row

Thane: The Thane police today said that they had summoned actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, his wife and a lawyer in connection with investigations into the alleged sale of Call Detail Records. Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime) Abhishek Trimukhi told reporters that the three had been called after some of the arrested accused had told police that an advocate had obtained call records of the actor’s wife from private detectives. “Three arrested…

March 9, 2018
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