A-Rod starts new role as minor league instructor in TampaTAMPA, Fla. (AP) ? Alex Rodriguez is back on the field for the New York Yankees in his new role as an instructor.
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Spain's Abengoa posts 3.7-bn-euro first half loss
Spain's debt-laden energy giant Abengoa on Friday posted a 3.7-billion-euro ($4.2-billion) net loss in the first half of 2016, as it seeks to seal a deal with creditors to ward off bankruptcy. The world player in solar and wind power, biofuels and water management announced last year that it was filing for preliminary protection from creditors following years of frenzied, unsustainable expansion worldwide. The group now has until October 25 for creditors and investors to sign off on the deal, which would see it receive a cash injection of 650 million euros on top of loans already granted to the company.
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EU fast-tracks Paris climate deal to brink of entering into force
By Alissa de Carbonnel BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union states agreed on Friday on a fast-track, joint ratification of the Paris accord to combat climate change, pushing the landmark global pact to the brink of entering into force. The 2015 Paris deal will guide a radical shift of the world economy away from fossil fuels. Friday's agreement by environment ministers from all EU 28 member states marks a rare political breakthrough for the bloc at a time of uncertainty over Britain's departure and discord over the migration crisis.
Senators: Some voter registration deadlines defy federal law
Two Democratic senators say nine states are violating federal law with their mail-in voter registration deadlines for the November election, potentially disenfranchising thousands of people by blocking applications as many as three days earlier than other states.
Somalia accuses US over airstrikeMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) ? The Somali government has accused U.S. forces of carrying out an airstrike earlier this week which killed 13 Somali soldiers.
College Board says upcoming SATs won't contain questions exposed in breach
NEW YORK/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - For the first time since a massive security breach exposed about 400 unpublished questions meant for upcoming SAT tests, the College Board will administer the important college entrance exam this weekend. In a statement issued August 3, the College Board called the breach ?a serious criminal matter? and pledged to take ?the stolen test content off the SAT administration schedule while the investigation is under way.? College Board spokesman Zach Goldberg said Wednesday that ?we have nothing to add? to that statement. As part of an investigation into the breach, federal authorities raided the home of Manuel Alfaro, a former top College Board executive who has become an outspoken critic of the organization.