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Gabrielle forecast to become hurricane early next week, but no threat to land

Gabrielle forecast to become hurricane early next week, but no threat to land

World
Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Tropical storm Gabrielle will reach become a hurricane early next week as it begins northeastern trek toward Europe, but is no threat to land, the National Hurricane Center said Saturday. In its 5 p.m. EDT update, the NHC said the center of Tropical Storm Gabrielle was about 1,180 miles west-southwest of the Azores. It had maximum sustained winds at 50 mph and was traveling west-northwest at 18 mph. He will become a hurricane if it reaches 74 mph wind speeds. The NHC said Gabrielle presently poses no threat to land and the forecast shows it moving northwest through Sunday then forecast to re-curve toward the north and northeast on Monday and Tuesday. It is forecast to reach hurricane strength by Tuesday, the National Weather Service forecast shows before dissipating Wedn...
Stocks look to reclaim their all-time highs in the week ahead

Stocks look to reclaim their all-time highs in the week ahead

Finance
Stocks will look to build on their strong recent momentum and reclaim their record highs next week amid a slew of economic data while trade war fears decrease.The S&P 500 is about 1.6% from an intraday record reached on July 26 after notching back-to-back weekly gains. The broad index is up 1.8% this past week after surging 2.8% in the last week of August.Wall Street's move toward all-time highs comes as recent U.S. economic data suggests a recession may not be in the cards, and the Federal Reserve is expected to cut interest rates later this month. Easing fears around the U.S.-China trade war are also lifting investor sentiment. If the data remains solid, Fed rate cut expectations stay high and U.S.-China trade tensions lower, the market could climb back to all-time highs."You cannot ...
Fantasy football: Week 1 tight end rankings

Fantasy football: Week 1 tight end rankings

Sports
Sept. 3 (UPI) -- George Kittle, Travis Kelce, Zach Ertz, O.J. Howard and Hunter Henry top my Week 1 fantasy football tight end rankings for 2019. Jared Cook, Delanie Walker, Mark Andrews, Evan Engram and Jordan Reed round out my top-10 options for Week 1. If you are in a league that requires starting a tight end, there are other great options available for Week 1. You can look at my top 20 rankings if you are deciding between two options or looking at free agent targets to add to your team. Here are some of my favorite players in this week's rankings: TOP SHELF Kittle is my No. 1 tight end for Week 1. The San Francisco 49ers star is the top target for quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo and he is going up against a Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense that tied for allowing the eighth-most fantasy poin...
The stock market’s unusual pattern this week has historically been a big sell signal

The stock market’s unusual pattern this week has historically been a big sell signal

Finance
Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange, August 13, 2019.Eduardo Munoz | ReutersThe stock market has done something so unusual this week that it has only happened 19 times in the past 30 years, and the strange pattern could be an ominous sign if history is any guide.The S&P 500 fell 1.2% on Monday, followed by a 1.5% rebound in the next session, and Wednesday's brutal sell-off saw the benchmark losing 2.9% amid the recession signal from the bond market. This consecutive whiplash for the S&P 500 — down 1%, up 1% and down 2% — is a rare occurrence in market history and going back to 1928, the index has lost 2.5% on average in the six months after the phenomenon occurred, according to Bespoke Investment Group.Source: Bespoke Investment GroupFor stocks, things could ch
Hugo Alfredo Santillan, 23, becomes second boxer to die this week after fight

Hugo Alfredo Santillan, 23, becomes second boxer to die this week after fight

Sports
July 25 (UPI) -- Argentine boxer Hugo Alfredo "Dinamita" Santillan, 23, died Thursday in Buenos Aires, Argentina, becoming the second boxer to die this week due to injuries suffered in the ring. Santillan fought Uruguay's Eduardo Javier Abreu, which ended in a draw, on Saturday. While awaiting a decision from the judges after the 10-round fight, he collapsed in the ring and was taken to a local hospital. Santillan underwent surgery for a brain clot and experienced two cardiorespiratory arrests before he died of cardiac arrest, according to The Guardian and the World Boxing Council. "Upon admission to the hospital, he had successive kidney failure and he did not come out of his coma," Dr. Graciela Olocco from Hospital Agudos San Felipe said. "He had swelling of his brain and he never reco...