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ITV agree deal to broadcast live La Liga matches beginning this weekend

“Spanish football is set to get its first regular slot on free-to-air British channels this weekend after ITV struck a last-minute deal with La Liga for the rest of the season” writes Jamie Carragher for telegraph.co.uk. Digital platform Eleven Sports will continue to show nine games per week while losing its exclusivity deal on broadcasting Spanish football. The announcement came a day after pay TV platform Premier Sports said it would be showing four La Liga games per week for the rest of the season.The broadcaster is due to show…

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U.S. oil settles higher, carves out nearly 3 1/2-month peak as China tariff talks progress

“On Friday, for example, Baker Hughes BHGE, +0.00% weekly rig-count data showed the rigs drilling for oil edged back by four to 853” writes Mark Decambre for marketwatch.com. China is a big importer of oil and its tiff on tariffs with Washington has been a drag on the commodity until recent signs of progress on talks emerged.News reports said President Donald Trump would meet with China’s top trade negotiator, Vice Premier Liu He, which has underscored optimism that a deal between China and the U.S. will strike a trade deal…

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Save up to 25% on home goods at Target — and more of today’s best deals from around the web

“For more deals and coupons at Target, check out our coupons page here” writes Amir Ismael for businessinsider.com. For even more deals and savings across the web, check out our coupons page.For more deals and potential savings at Best Buy, check out our coupons page here.For additional deals and coupons at Nike, check out our coupons page here.For more deals and coupons at Backcountry, check out our coupons page here. Source: businessinsider.com

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Judge rules federal prosecutors — including Trump’s former labor secretary — violated the law when they cut a cushy plea deal for billionaire Jeffrey Epstein

“Under his deal, Epstein pleaded guilty to a lesser Florida state felony prostitution charge and served 13 months in prison” writes Brendan Pierson for businessinsider.com. A 2007 agreement by US federal prosecutors not to charge the Florida financier Jeffrey Epstein with sex trafficking of minors violated the legal rights of Epstein’s victims by keeping them in the dark, a federal judge ruled on Thursday.Read more: Stunning new report details Trump’s labor secretary’s role in plea deal for billionaire sex abuser It was not immediately clear what effect the ruling would…

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White House ‘looking into’ Alexander Acosta’s prosecution in billionaire pedophile case

“The White House is “looking into” a decade-old Florida case in which Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, then a federal prosecutor, potentially violated the law by keeping underage female victims of billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein in the dark about his plea deal to avoid federal prosecution” writes Rebecca Morin for politico.com. She added: “My understanding is that’s a very complicated case … but that they made the best possible decision and deal they could have gotten at that time.”. Despite key details of the case being known when Acosta was confirmed…

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Take some insurance out against potential S&P 500 move down, says UBS’s chief investment officer

“A ho-hum week for stocks could end with a pop, thanks to hopes by investors on the trade front” writes Markets Reporter for marketwatch.com. Retail investors can also make bets on exchange-traded funds that track indexes and sectors, such as the WisdomTree Cboe S&P 500 PutWrite Strategy Fund or a put on the Nasdaq-100 tracker Invesco QQQ ETF QQQ, -0.37%  .That brings us to our call of the day from UBS’s global chief investment officer, Mark Haefele, who says while he remains fans of U.S. equities, he is also taking…

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Theresa May to be hit by multiple Brexit rebellions as Conservative MPs threaten to ‘end the government’

“There is a growing sense among centre-ground Conservative MPs that Brexiteer MPs are starting to come back to supporting May’s deal” writes Thomas Colson for businessinsider.com. Andrew Percy, a Brexit supporter who backs the prime minister’s deal, claimed Brexiteers who opposed it were in “total denial about the parliamentary arithmetic.”.  Source: businessinsider.com

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Tory MPs urge PM to take no-deal option off the table or face major rebellion

“As the clock ticks down to the UK’s scheduled exit from the EU on March 29, the PM faces a rebellion by up to 100 Tory MPs who want her to delay Brexit if she cannot cut a deal, according to the Daily Telegraph” writes Shaun Connolly for independent.co.uk. The newspaper reports that the Brexit Delivery Group, which represents both Remain and Leave MPs, is calling for a free vote in the Commons next week on a backbench move to take no deal off the table. Source: independent.co.uk

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Supporters of the Green New Deal say they can reconcile two conflicting goals: ending the use of coal and other fossil fuels while also supporting coal miners.

“Supporters of the Green New Deal say they can reconcile two conflicting goals: ending the use of coal and other fossil fuels while also supporting coal miners” reports washingtonexaminer.com. The number of American coal miners, meanwhile, has fallen from more than 80,000 in 2008 to about 53,000 today, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.It invests in new businesses and recruits workers from local welfare offices and unemployment centers, with a special focus on former coal miners. Source: washingtonexaminer.com

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