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Nasdaq-listed 360 Finance may kick off HK listing end-2020: sources

BEIJING (Reuters) – Nasdaq-listed 360 Finance Inc (QFIN.O) may kick off its Hong Kong listing process as soon as December, two sources familiar with the matter said, as U.S.-listed Chinese firms pursue dual listings amid uncertain Sino-U.S. relations. The online-lending platform of billionaire Zhou Hongyi has held intensive internal talks on its dual listing plan, […]

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Virginia family out for drive finds nearly $1 million in middle of the road

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. — A Virginia family out for a ride to get a change of scenery after being holed up due to the coronavirus found nearly $1 million in two bags lying in the road. David and Emily Schantz left their Caroline County home with their children last Saturday and drove their pickup truck over […]

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Roy Green: Justin Trudeau’s dilemma is whether he should call a snap election

The political opportunist in Justin Trudeau must be screeching to engineer a snap federal election. The bruised Trudeau is having none of it. Opportunist Trudeau views dozens of daily national camera and microphone commanding appearances as a 24-karat opportunity to dispatch the yet again bumbling Conservative Party of Canada to the political sidelines. Bruised Trudeau, […]

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Teenage girl accidentally hits, kills dad while learning to park truck

A teenage girl was learning how to park a pickup truck when she hit and killed her father on Tuesday in Florida. Her 46-year-old father was reportedly teaching her how to park his 2017 Ford pickup truck in the parking lot of Anderson Park in Tarpon Springs, the Associated Press (AP) reports. He was standing […]

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BlackRock's top investor PNC Financial to sell entire stake

(Reuters) – PNC Financial Services Group Inc (PNC.N) plans to sell its entire 22% stake in the world’s largest asset manager BlackRock Inc (BLK.N), the U.S. bank said on Monday, exiting one its most attractive investments after more than two decades. PNC, BlackRock’s largest shareholder, will sell its common and preferred shares in a secondary […]

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Edmonton Oil Kings coach Brad Lauer named WHL coach of the year

Edmonton Oil Kings coach Brad Lauer has been named the Western Hockey League coach of the year for the 2019-20 season. Lauer led the Oil Kings to a WHL Central Division-best record of 42-12-6-4 (94 points) before the season was ended early by the spreading COVID-19 pandemic. The 53-year-old native of Humboldt, Sask., has an […]

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Woman killed by alligator in S.C. during visit to do homeowner’s nails

The woman attacked and killed by an alligator in a gated community along the South Carolina coast was visiting the homeowner to do her nails and was trying to touch the animal when it grabbed her, authorities said. After briefly getting away from the alligator Friday, the woman stood in waist deep water in the […]