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Tyson Fury looking in impeccable shape as Eddie Hearn reveals venue and date for Anthony Joshua fight will be announced NEXT WEEK

Tyson Fury looking in impeccable shape as Eddie Hearn reveals venue and date for Anthony Joshua fight will be announced NEXT WEEK

Sports
Eddie Hearn has said an exact date and venue for boxing’s most highly-anticipated fight between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury will be confirmed by the end of next week. The Matchroom promoter did not give too much away but confidently announced on Friday: “I think end of next week it will be done.” Fury, the WBC and Ring Magazine heavyweight champion, has not fought since his dominant victory over Deontay Wilder in February 2020. Joshua vs Fury could well be the biggest fight in boxing history Hearn confirmed last month that contracts had been signed for a two-fight deal to take place this year. Yet, there has been no confirmation on either the date or venue for the first meeting and it seems as though Saudi Arabia is the frontrunner. However...

Some families could get more than $14,000 in new Covid relief. It’s looking more and more like universal basic income

Finance
Hinterhaus ProductionsAs Congress works to finalize its latest coronavirus relief bill, some American families are poised to receive a financial windfall.Between new $ 1,400 stimulus checks and an enhanced child tax credit, that could add up to more than $ 14,000 for some families."All of the focus has been on the $ 1,400 when, in reality, for a family of four, they should be focused on the $ 14,000," said Ed Mills, Washington policy analyst at Raymond James. Mills wrote about the potential income boost this week.The new stimulus checks would provide $ 1,400 per person, including child and adult dependents.More from Personal Finance:Lawmakers question whether new child tax credit is too much or too little Still no stimulus check? What that means for your tax return this year Small bus...

Alibaba looking to raise up to $5 billion in U.S. dollar bond issuance after earnings beat

Finance
Signage for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. covers the front facade of the New York Stock Exchange November 11, 2015.Brendan McDermid | ReutersGUANGZHOU, China — Alibaba is looking to raise up to $ 5 billion via U.S. dollar-denominated bonds, a person familiar with the matter told CNBC.The Chinese e-commerce giant announced the bond offering on Tuesday, in a statement with very few details. Alibaba plans to sell several tranches of bonds with different maturities up to 40 years, the person said.Alibaba's bond offering comes after it reported December quarter earnings that beat expectations and in which it reported its cloud computing division turned profitable for the first time.The debt issuance will be a test of investor appetite for Alibaba. The company is facing an anti-monopoly probe and ...
British military looking to move aircraft to sustainable sources of fuel

British military looking to move aircraft to sustainable sources of fuel

Business
Dec. 14 (UPI) -- A plan to use sustainable sources for up to 50 percent of military aviation fuel was announced by British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace this week. The British Ministry of Defense on Saturday said it would look to algae, alcohol, household waste, wood and biomass as potential sources of fuel for the nation's F-35 and Typhoon planes and Wildcat helicopters. Advertisement Aviation fuel consumes nearly two-thirds of fuel used by the British military, the ministry said. New aviation fuel standards in effect since November call for a reduction in emissions and carbon footprints, and complement the British government's goal of net zero emissions throughout the country by 2050. "[Britain] is leading the way in sustainability, and by refining our aviation fuel standards we are ta...

New U.S. sanctions add uncertainty for global banks looking to tap China market

Finance
Aerial view of Lujiazui Financial District at dusk, Pudong, Shanghai, China.Fei Yang | Moment | Getty ImagesU.S. sanctions on Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam raises uncertainty for international banks that were looking at a historic opening of the Chinese financial market.The U.S. Treasury announced Friday sanctions on the semi-autonomous region's chief executive and 10 other government-related individuals for "undermining Hong Kong's autonomy" and restricting freedom of expression. The decision generally prohibits the targeted individuals from accessing their U.S. assets and transacting with U.S. persons, including provision of funds."It is at the very least awkward for US and foreign banks wanting to take advantage of market opening in China," Michael Hirson, practice head, China and No...