AP Interview: Wade chooses to stay with Heat

FILE - IN this Feb. 25, 2015, file photo, Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade (3) goes to the basket past Orlando Magic's Victor Oladipo (5) during an NBA basketball game in Orlando, Fla. A person familiar with the negotiations says Wade is staying with the Heat. The person says Wade informed the Heat on Thursday, July 2, 2015, he will accept a one-year offer to re-sign for $20 million for next season. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because no NBA deals can be finalized this summer until July 9.(AP Photo/John Raoux, File)MIAMI (AP) — After 12 years with the Miami Heat, Dwyane Wade needed a reminder of how much the franchise valued him.



China points finger at 'manipulators' as shares slump again

An investor looks at information displayed on an electronic screen at a brokerage house in ShanghaiChinese shares tumbled on Friday, after the country's securities market regulator said it had opened an investigation into suspected market manipulation as Beijing struggles to head off a full-blown crash that could damage an already slowing economy. After a slump of more than 20 percent in Chinese stocks since mid-June, the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) has set up a team to look at "clues of illegal manipulation across markets". The China Daily newspaper said on Friday that the CSRC was probing investors who used stock index futures to "short" the market, or bet on prices falling.



Chinese shares plunge more than 5%

Chinese shares extended the plunges of recent weeks on July 3, 2015, falling more than 5% within an hour of openingThe benchmark Shanghai Composite Index slumped 5.02 percent, or 196.36 points, to 3,716.41. The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, dived 5.77 percent, or 127.82 points, to 2087.99. Chinese markets were among the world's best performers earlier this year, with Shanghai rising more than 150 percent over 12 months in a spectacular borrowing-fuelled bull run until it peaked on June 12.



Longtime Lions stalwart Charlie Sanders dies at age 68

FILE - In this Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007 file photo, former Detroit Lions tight end Charlie Sanders stands with his bronze bust during the Pro Football Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Sanders played 10 seasons in the NFL. The Detroit Lions say Hall of Fame tight end Charlie Sanders has died at age 68, Thursday, July 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Phil Long, File)DETROIT (AP) — Hall of Fame tight end Charlie Sanders epitomized Detroit's blue-collar roots.



Rangers score 2 in 9th to beat Orioles 2-0

Texas Rangers starting pitcher Yovani Gallardo throws to the Baltimore Orioles during the first inning of a baseball game, Thursday, July 2, 2015, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)BALTIMORE (AP) — Leonys Martin ended a scoreless duel with an RBI single in the ninth inning, and the Texas Rangers beat the Baltimore Orioles 2-0 Thursday night behind a dominant pitching performance by Yovani Gallardo and three relievers.





Close Window