Coach tied to beating of gay couple leaves job

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An assistant coach at a Roman Catholic high school has resigned over his role in a beating that left two gay men injured, church officials in Philadelphia said Thursday.
Alibaba set to price IPO shares amid investor frenzy

A cleaner waters the flowers below a logo of Alibaba (China) Technology Co. Ltd at the company's headquarters on the outskirts of HangzhouBy Liana B. Baker, Jessica Toonkel and Deepa Seetharaman (Reuters) - Underwriters for Alibaba Group Holdings are planning to allocate the bulk of the heavily anticipated offering from the Chinese e-commerce company to a group of 25 to 50 large institutions when pricing is completed after the close of trading Thursday, people familiar with the situation said. By focusing the allocation so narrowly to large institutions, the banks hope to prevent volatile trading of its shares after expected trading begins Friday and in the weeks to come, the sources said. ...



Police: Cardinals RB Dwyer head-butted wife

Phoenix police officers escort Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer, to the 4th Avenue Jail following his arrest, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 in Phoenix. Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested Wednesday on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in July involving a woman and an 18-month-old child, the latest in a string of such cases involving NFL players.(AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, David Kadlubowski) MARICOPA COUNTY OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALESPHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her in the face the next day, police said Thursday.



Leading Bahrain activist released from jail

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Bahrain's Interior Ministry said Thursday that police have released human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja, who was being held for questioning after her arrest on arrival in the Gulf Arab country last month.
Bulk of Alibaba shares to go to 25-50 large institutions: sources

(Reuters) - Underwriters for Alibaba Group Holdings are planning to give the bulk of shares sold by the Chinese e-commerce company to a group of 25 to 50 large institutions, people familiar with the situation said Thursday. By focusing the allocation so narrowly on large institutions, the banks hope to prevent volatile trading of its shares after expected trading begins on Friday and in the weeks to come, the sources said. The company is set to sell some $22 billion of shares on Thursday after the close of U.S. trading. (Reporting By Liana Baker and Jessica Toonkel; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)


Close Window