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China has a new richest man after his company stock soared 450%

China’s love of QR codes There’s a new face at the top of China’s wealth tree. Real estate tycoon Xu Jiayin, founder of China Evergrande(EGRNF), is now the country’s richest man after his wealth ballooned to $ 43 billion, according to the latest Hurun China Rich List. Xu, also known as Hui Ka Yan, dethroned real estate and entertainment magnate Wang Jianlin in the closely watched list. Wang, who owns Dalian Wanda, plummeted to fifth place as his wealth shrunk by almost 30%. Evergrande’s Xu has seen his net worth ...

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Nats stick with Roark after Game 4 ppd to Wed.

9:00 PM ET WASHINGTON — Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg won’t start Wednesday’s rescheduled National League Division Series Game 4 against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field despite being on regular four days’ rest. With Strasburg under the weather, Washington manager Dusty Baker decided to stick with Tanner Roark, who was slated to start Tuesday before the game was postponed due to inclement weather. “We’re going to go as planned with Tanner,” Baker said about a half-hour after Major League Baseball announced that Game 4 instead will be played Wednesday at ...

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Flag day: Iowa St. mocks Mayfield after upset

6:52 PM ET NORMAN, Okla. — Iowa State defensive back Evrett Edwards planted the state flag of Iowa at midfield of Owen Field after the Cyclones’ stunning 38-31 upset of Oklahoma in Norman on Saturday. Kyle Kempt, thrust into the starting role this week, passed for 343 yards and three TDs as Iowa State rallied from a 24-10 deficit on the road to upset No. 3 Oklahoma. Allen Lazard arrived at Iowa State as one of the Cyclones’ biggest-ever recruits. Now, as he has reached his final season, his game-winning ...

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Japanese reporter died after clocking 159 hours of overtime

Japan’s public broadcaster has revealed that one of its reporters died from overwork. NHK said that labor officials had concluded that the 31-year-old political reporter died from heart failure caused by spending long hours on the job. Japan, known for its ‘salaryman’ culture and punishing work hours, has struggled for years to tackle the impact of overwork on employees’ health. A government study published last year found that one in five workers is at risk of working themselves to death. Excessive hours are such a big problem that there’s even ...

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D-backs top Rockies after a wild ride on the Archie Bradley rollercoaster

12:07 AM ET PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks found out that the road to a wild-card win is a rocky one. But reach the end of it they did, thanks to their fan favorites, and now the postseason’s gate-crashers are headed for Los Angeles. With 48,803 on hand at Chase Field, it was easy to tell who the fans most adore. One favorite is MVP candidate Paul Goldschmidt, who electrified the crowd with a soaring three-run homer in the first. From there, it was hold on to your hats time, ...

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Theresa May: Tories rally round PM after speech woes

Media playback is unsupported on your device Tory MPs have rallied round Theresa May after her conference speech on Wednesday was marred by mishaps. James Cleverly said he was “proud” of the PM for contending with a persistent cough and a prankster and John Redwood said MPs backed her “strong message”. However, it is thought dozens of MPs are discussing the possibility of trying to persuade Mrs May to stand aside. But it is not clear whether they will have enough support to move. Cough sweet In the keynote address ...

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Monarch: Flights canceled after U.K. airline goes bust

An airplane of the British low-cost airline Monarch Financial woes have forced British low-cost airline Monarch to stop flying, leaving tens of thousands of customers in the lurch. “We’re sorry to announce that Monarch has suspended flights and holidays,” the company tweeted Monday. All Monarch flights from the U.K. have been canceled and won’t be rescheduled, said accounting firm KPMG, which has been appointed to manage the airline’s insolvency. But for the next two weeks, Monarch flights to the U.K. will be replaced by alternative flights organized by the country’s ...

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Cavs' Gilbert: Got racist calls after LeBron tweet

12:54 AM ET Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert says LeBron James‘ tweet that called President Donald Trump a “bum” prompted his phone to be flooded with “vile, disgusting, racist” voicemails that served as an eye-opener for Gilbert as to the state the country is in. “I received voicemails after LeBron tweeted that were some of the most vile, disgusting, racist [messages],” Gilbert said Friday as a guest on CNBC’s “Squawk Box.” “There’s an element of racism that I didn’t even realize existed in this country this much.” James criticized Trump ...

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US health secretary Tom Price quits after plane scandal

US Health Secretary Tom Price has resigned over the use of expensive private planes for official business. He previously apologised after making 26 private flights since May at a cost of $ 400,000 (£300,000) to taxpayers. Government officials, except those dealing with national security matters, are required to take commercial flights for work related travel. Three other members of President Donald Trump’s cabinet are under scrutiny for using private planes while working. A White House statement said President Trump had accepted Mr Price’s resignation, adding that Don J Wright had ...

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