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NHL: Anaheim Ducks sign Dennis Rasmussen to one-year deal

NHL: Anaheim Ducks sign Dennis Rasmussen to one-year deal

Sports
The Anaheim Ducks signed forward Dennis Rasmussen to a one-year contract through the 2017-18 season on Friday. The 27-year-old center had eight goals, nine assists, a plus-5 rating and 16 penalty minutes in 112 career NHL games with the Chicago Blackhawks. He played the entire 2016-17 season with the Blackhawks, scoring four goals while adding four assists in 68 games. The 6-foot-3, 205-pounder won bronze for Team Sweden at both the 2014 World Championship in Russia and 2010 World Junior Championship in Saskatchewan. Financial terms of the deal were disclosed.Let's block ads! (Why?) Sports News - UPI.com
CBI urges single market until Brexit deal

CBI urges single market until Brexit deal

Business
The UK should stay in the single market and customs union until a final Brexit deal is in force, according to the CBI.Carolyn Fairbairn, head of the business lobby group, said it was "impossible" that all the details of a new trade deal with the European Union would be in place by March 2019.That is when talks about the UK's withdrawal are due to formally finish.To minimise disruption, UK businesses need a "bridge" instead of a "cliff edge" for the new deal, she said.Businesses are delaying investment because of the uncertainty, according to the CBI, whose members employ nearly 7 million people. The government said it was working with businesses to ensure the Brexit process was "smooth"."While we will be leaving the single market and the EU customs union, we want to achieve a comprehensive...
The Latest: Senate Intel Committee has deal on Comey memos

The Latest: Senate Intel Committee has deal on Comey memos

Technology
The Latest on investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The Senate Intelligence Committee has a deal to get former FBI Director James Comey's memos of his conversations with President Donald Trump. That's the word from Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia, the top Democrat on the panel. He told reporters on Wednesday of the agreement. Comey prepared multiple memos documenting conversations with Trump that made him uneasy in the weeks before his May 9 firing. One memo recounts a February request from Trump, during a private meeting in the Oval Office, that Comey end an investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. Details from some memos were made public in news media accounts in the days after he was fired, and Comey himself detail...
John Terry agrees to join Aston Villa on one-year deal – reports

John Terry agrees to join Aston Villa on one-year deal – reports

Sports
The 36-year-old is set to join Steve Bruce's Championship sideFriday, June 30, 2017Former Chelsea captain John Terry has agreed to join Aston Villa, according to reports.The 36-year-old is a free-agent after his contract at Stamford Bridge expired and has told other interested clubs, including Birmingham City, that he has his heart set on a move to Steve Bruce’s side.Terry was pictured on holiday with Bruce during the summer and is expected to sign a one-year deal at Villa Park as the club attempt to return to the Premier League.Aston Villa chairman Tony Xia dropped a hint that fans could expect a signing after tweeting the ‘pen’ emoji alongside a hashtag “Up The Villa.”Terry has returned to the UK after enjoying a family holiday and could be announced as a Villa player by the end of the w
Co-op Bank close to £700m rescue deal

Co-op Bank close to £700m rescue deal

Business
The beleaguered Co-operative Bank is closing in on a £700m rescue deal with US hedge funds amid ongoing talks about the separation of the vast pension scheme it shares with the Co-op Group.Confirming a report by Sky News, the Co-op Bank said on Monday morning that it was on the verge of finalising an agreement that would end months of uncertainty about its future.The Bank also confirmed that it had terminated talks with a Qatari-Swiss consortium to focus on a rescue package provided by its existing bondholders, who also own most of its shares."The Proposal, if implemented, would enable the Bank to meet the longer-term‎ capital requirements applicable to all UK banks and to continue as a standalone entity," it said in a statement to the stock exchange."The proposal would also safeguard the