Kevin Garnett Announces Retirement After 21 Years

The decision was considered a risk at the time, but Garnett's success paved the way for Kobe Bryant , Tracy McGrady and LeBron James to follow him. A 15-time All-Star, nine-time All-NBA selection and 12-time NBA All-Defensive Team selection, KG is the greatest player in Minnesota Timberwolves franchise history, a former MVP and an NBA champion. Read More

No. 11 Wisconsin routs No. 8 Michigan State 30

No. 11 Wisconsin routs No. 8 Michigan State 30

With Hornibrook, a redshirt freshman making his first career start at the controls, Wisconsin answered with a touchdown on its ensuing drive which covered 65 yards in 16 plays. The third-down pass capped a 17-play, 63-yard drive and gave the Tar Heels (3-1) the lead for the first time. Senior Haleigh Nelson led all players in kills (11) and blocks (5) while also hitting a match-high.529 percent (11-2-17). Read More

Oil prices rise on reported U.S. crude stock draw, firm Japan imports

US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were up 1.8 per cent, or 81 cents, at $44.86 a barrel at 0403 GMT. The October contract expired yesterday at $43.44 a barrel and the front-month has now rolled over to November delivery. NEW YORK , Sept 19 (Reuters) - Oil rallied on Monday before settling off its highs on skepticism over Venezuela's bid to talk up a potential OPEC output freeze and on indications US crude stockpiles had risen last week. Read More

X Factor's Six-Chair Challenge puts pressure on contestants

X Factor's Six-Chair Challenge puts pressure on contestants

Simon Cowell was the one to send her home, but at the time tweeted that he made a mistake in letting Janet go. Nicole said they had "killed it", Simon said they should have a chair and Louis agreed. So, Louis brought the very excited pair back and gave them Yes Lad's seat. Some have said it's the cruellest stage of the show as Simon Cowell , Sharon Osbourne, Louis Walsh, and Nicole Scherzinger chop and change their mind as they work to fill up their six chairs. Read More

Bollywood slams MNS asking Pakistan actors to leave India

Bollywood slams MNS asking Pakistan actors to leave India

Her media remarks came after Maharashtra Navnirman Sena, a leading Hindu right-wing group, gave a 48 hour ultimatum to Pakistani artists and celebrities to leave India or be prepared to be "pushed out". "In this 125 crores Indian population, can't you find a single Indian actor to cast in your films that you import people from a place like Pakistan, a country with which we all are facing a problem", he said. Read More

Jane Pauley takes over 'CBS Sunday Morning'

Jane Pauley takes over 'CBS Sunday Morning'

The entire 90 minutes was devoted to him, and we learned a lot including that Osgood is his middle name! 'CBS Sunday Morning' viewers may be sad to see Charles Osgood go, but they have something to look forward to come October 9, when his successor, Jane Pauley takes the reins. Read More

Rio Paralympics: Nigeria win more gold medals

Her first throw of 7.83m bettered the former record of 7.72m. She has another two events to compete in, and will go into those races as the defending Olympic champion. Nwosu's victory didn't come easy as only seconds before all was set for her to take the bronze medal. Nigerian athletes have won six of their seven medals so far in powerlifting, which sees athletes within a certain weight category bench press. Read More

Chinese premier talks trade, hockey in Montreal visit

Earlier in the day, Trudeau held a welcome ceremony for the Chinese premier, and held talks with Li, which represented the formal launch of an annual dialogue mechanism between the two heads of government established during Trudeau's China trip. Read More

Jeremy Corbyn Re-elected as Leader of Britain's Labor Party

The MPs did exactly as Mr Burnham suggested, scoring three unanswered goals, with the match finishing all-square at full time . Instead of starting afresh and burying their differences, the Labour leaders' supporters and his opponents are continuing to clash with the same ferocity. Read More


Economy

President Obama announces line-up for first festival at The White House

President Obama announces line-up for first festival at The White House

Slack c0-founder and CEO Stewart Butterfield will join in a conversation with other innovators about how tech could solve major world problems. Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings and The Lumineers are among the musical performers. Who knows. We'll have to wait and see. When SXSW landed both President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama for keynote sessions during the conference this past March, it was both a pièce de résistance for the event and something that felt long overdue.Read More

To Boost Growth, West Elm is Launching a Hotel Chain

To Boost Growth, West Elm is Launching a Hotel Chain

The planned West Elm hotel would be built on a fast-gentrifying block of Detroit's old Cass Corridor, about a block away from Shinola's flagship store and musician Jack White's Third Man Records. West Elm will probably open a few locations per year and is considering going overseas with the concept, said David Bowd, co-founder of DDK . West Elm wants customers to sleep in its showrooms.Read More