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Broncos' Case Keenum 'shocked' and 'disappointed' by Joe Flacco trade

Broncos' Case Keenum 'shocked' and 'disappointed' by Joe Flacco trade

Sports
Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Veteran quarterback Case Keenum says he was "shocked" and "disappointed" after learning the Denver Broncos traded for Baltimiore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco. Keenum signed a two-year, $ 36 million deal in free agency with the Broncos in March after a a breakout year for the Minnesota Vikings in 2017. He completed 62.3 percent of his throws for 3,890 yards, 18 touchdowns and 15 interceptions in 16 starts in 2018 for Denver. The Broncos went 6-10 in his first season with the franchise. The Broncos agreed to trade for Flacco on Feb. 13. Keenum told the Sports Spectrum Podcast that he spoke with Broncos general manager John Elway immediately after the deal. "Elway called me that morning and we had a great conversation, which he didn't have to do, and I appreciated that," K...
Trade pact with Japan ruled out by Brexit deadline

Trade pact with Japan ruled out by Brexit deadline

Business
By James Sillars, business reporter The government has admitted it has run out of time to roll over existing trade pacts with Japan and Turkey in the event of a no-deal Brexit.A document released on Thursday by the Department for Trade showed it was seeking to continue deals with 40 trading partners currently covered by EU membership, accounting for 11% of all UK trade. But it confirmed that in the case of Japan - whose trade pact with the EU only came into force this month - "it is unlikely that we will reach an agreement prior to exit day". Japan...
Stocks set to open slightly higher amid reports of US-China trade breakthrough

Stocks set to open slightly higher amid reports of US-China trade breakthrough

Finance
U.S. stock futures were slightly higher Thursday, amid reports the U.S. and China have begun outlining a deal to end their protracted trade war. As of 1:45 a.m. ET, Dow futures rose 63 points, indicating a higher open of 78 points. S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures also climbed. Reports early Thursday morning said Washington and Beijing have begun drawing up memorandums of understanding over trade. Officials from both countries met for talks this week and higher-level discussions are set to be held on Thursday and Friday. The U.S. and China are trying to resolve their diff...
NFL Mock Draft: Jaguars trade up for Haskins, Dolphins draft Murray

NFL Mock Draft: Jaguars trade up for Haskins, Dolphins draft Murray

Sports
Feb. 11 (UPI) -- The 2019 NFL Draft is a few months away and the Arizona Cardinals are on the clock. UPI has you prepared with a mock draft, predicting every the first round. The 2019 NFL Draft begins at 9 p.m. Thursday, April 25, and ends Saturday, April 27, in Nashville, Tenn. Rounds two and three will take place April 26. Rounds four through seven will take place April 27. New coach Kliff Kingsbury and the Arizona Cardinals are on the clock with the No. 1 overall pick after a 3-13 campaign in 2018. Jon Gruden's Oakland Raiders have a league-high three picks in the first round. The Green Bay Packers have two picks in the first round. The New England Patriots hold the last pick in the first round after beating the Los Angeles Rams (pick No. 31) in Super Bowl LIII. The New Orleans Saints...
Government to miss Brexit trade deal target

Government to miss Brexit trade deal target

Business
By Adam Parsons, business correspondent, in Switzerland Government officials have admitted for the first time that they will not be able to renegotiate all trade treaties involving the European Union by the end of March.The UK is party to around 40 European treaties, covering trade with more than 70 countries and making up 12% of the UK's total trade. In the event of no deal, each would need to be rewritten, either with new terms or by mirroring the existing terms, a process known as "rolling over".Two years ago, the International Trade Secretary Liam Fox said that updated versions of all those treaties should be ready to sign within a minute of Britain leaving the EU.Now, according to senior government sources, expectations have been tempered. In...