Bournemouth sign Liverpool’s Smith

PHOTO:AFP Bournemouth have signed Australian full-back Brad Smith from Liverpool on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee, the south coast club announced Wednesday.  The 22-year-old becomes the Cherries’ latest signing, joining former Anfield team-mate Jordan Ibe, Lewis Cook, Emerson Hyndman and Lys Mousset at Dean Court. Smith began his career at the Liverpool academy […]

Falling international sales continue to dog Coca-Cola

PHOTO:AFP The sluggish global economy, more and healthier competition, and currency market turbulence again dragged on Coca-Cola Co.’s earnings in the second quarter, the company said Wednesday.  Net earnings rose 10.9 percent and core earnings per share beat expectations by two cents at 60 cents. But net revenues slid in every region but North America, […]

Obama warns Democrats to ‘stay worried’ about Trump

US President Barack Obama / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB US President Barack Obama warned Democrats Wednesday that anything was possible in the US elections and to “stay worried until all the votes are counted.” Obama, who is the keynote speaker Wednesday at the Democratic National Convention, was asked in an interview with NBC’s Today […]

Dogara threatens legal action against Jibrin

Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara PHOTO: TWITTER/DOGARAThe Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has given a seven-day ultimatum to the former chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, to tender an unreserved apology to him and retract all allegations made against him or face legal action. A statement […]