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Thunder's Russell Westbrook could move into solo third in triple-doubles vs. Nets

Thunder's Russell Westbrook could move into solo third in triple-doubles vs. Nets

Sports
NEW YORK -- The next triple-double for Russell Westbrook will give him sole possession of third place on the NBA career list. Westbrook's 107 triple-doubles are tied with Jason Kidd, a familiar name to Nets fans as the team's short-lived head coach. Westbrook gets his third chance to move past Kidd on the list Wednesday night when the Oklahoma City Thunder visit the struggling Nets. Westbrook tied Kidd a week ago against the Cleveland Cavaliers when he totaled 23 points, 19 rebounds and 15 assists. He just missed getting his 108th triple-double Friday when he finished with 23 points, 10 assists, and nine rebounds against the Atlanta Hawks. Oklahoma City is 88-19 when Westbrook gets a triple-double. He has three so far this season. Westbrook posted a triple-double on Nov. 21 in a 28-...
Mandatory third party insurance for vehicles to benefit consumers, insurers: Experts

Mandatory third party insurance for vehicles to benefit consumers, insurers: Experts

Finance
NEW DELHI: Even as customers buying cars and two-wheelers post September 1 need to shell out more as premium with Irdai making long-term third party insurance mandatory, industry and experts feel it will ultimately benefit consumers besides the insurers. It addresses the issue of under-insurance and inculcate a sense of compliance among those who otherwise evade the law by not buying the third party motor insurance after the initial year of vehicle purchase, said an analyst. Following an order from the Supreme Court, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) has directed the insurance companies to offer three-year third party insurance cover for new cars and five-year such policy for new two-wheelers from September 1, 2018. The new guideline will contribute to hig...
Carney: House prices may fall by a third in 'no-deal' Brexit

Carney: House prices may fall by a third in 'no-deal' Brexit

Business
Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned ministers that a "no-deal" Brexit could see house prices crash by a third, Sky sources say. Briefing Theresa May and her top team in Downing Street, Mark Carney laid out three different scenarios the Bank believes could come to pass if Britain leaves the EU without a withdrawal agreement.The worst case scenario would see Britain go into recession, a slump in the value of the pound and a crash in house prices.Sky's political editor Faisal Islam said a source characterised the governor's comments as "not a prediction, a worst case scenario", adding Mr Carney's comments were received "respectfully" by those around the cabinet table. ...
Watch: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic advance to third round of U.S. Open

Watch: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic advance to third round of U.S. Open

Sports
Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic both won their second round matches Thursday at the U.S. Open in New York, and could be on a path to challenge each other in a quarterfinal matchup. The No. 2-ranked Federer dominated earlier in the day, defeating Benoit Paire 7-5, 6-4, 6-4 at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Later on, No. 6-ranked Djokovic beat the United States' Tennys Sandgren in four sets. Federer advances to the Round of 32 to take on Australia's Nick Kyrgios, who rallied to take three straight sets against Pierre-Hughes Herbert after losing in the opening set on Thursday. Djokovic will take on Richard Gasquet, who outlasted Laslo Djere 6-3, 7-6, 6-3 in the second round. No. 7 Marin Cilic and No. 4 Alexander Zverev moved on to the Round of 32 after strong performances. Cilic defe...
Celtic 1-1 AEK Athens: Bhoys held by Greeks in first leg of Champions League third qualifying round

Celtic 1-1 AEK Athens: Bhoys held by Greeks in first leg of Champions League third qualifying round

Sports
HOOPS SETBACK The Hoops were unable to take advantage of Konstantinos Galanopoulos' sending off in the second-half and now need a result in the second leg Celtic’s attempts to qualify for the Champions League group stage suffered a huge setback after only managing a 1-1 draw against AEK Athens in the first leg of their third round qualifier at Celtic Park. The Bhoys started the game well and took the lead through Callum McGrgegor’s drive on 17 minutes. McGregor celebrates his first-half strike But that good work was undone two minutes before the break when Victor Klonaridis fired in a breakaway equaliser. The visitors were reduced to ten men in the 57th minute when Konstantinos Galanopoulos picked up a second yellow card from...