Tour de France: Sir Dave Brailsford defends Team Sky as Chris Froome nears new deal

Sir Dave Brailsford defends Team Sky while Chris Froome says he has no trust issues and could extend his contract.

Bitquence In Crypto Crowdfund For ‘Consumer-Friendly’ Wallet & ‘One-Click’ Diversification

Bitquence, a project targeting mainstream consumers with a ‘user-friendly’ crypto wallet, has launched a crowdfund and seeks to create a bridge between the past and future of finance. The ultimate vision is to make their crypto token, BQX, the “payments standard” for services globally in future.

Staples in $6.9 billion sale to private equity firm Sycamore

(Reuters) – Sycamore Partners said on Wednesday it would acquire U.S. office supplies chain Staples Inc for $6.9 billion, a rare bet by a private equity firm this year in the U.S. retail sector, which has been roiled by the popularity of internet shopping.

Lawsuit claims Uber ignored attempted murder conviction of driver who later raped passenger

 A passenger who says she was raped by an Uber driver in Kansas City has filed a lawsuit against the company, alleging that Uber ignored previous warnings that the driver was not fit to drive for the company. Read More

Andrew Coyne: Liberal government report card

It’s been nearly two years since the Liberals won the federal election on Oct. 19, 2015. Andrew Coyne speaks with FP’s Larysa Harapyn and takes a look at how the government’s doing in an early midterm report card.

Widespread uncertainty as U.S. travel ban start looms

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – One day before President Donald Trump’s temporary ban on all refugees and travelers from six predominantly Muslim countries is scheduled to take effect, there is still widespread uncertainty about how the administration will implement it.

Asia’s 2017 Heroes Of Philanthropy

The members of this year’s honor roll pursued causes from launching a food bank in Singapore and training burn victims to be bakers in India to training government officials in good governance in the Philippines. For the first time, philanthropists from Myanmar and Vietnam make the list.