Rugby news: Danny Cipriani handed England lifeline after misconduct hearing

Cipriani is now free to play for Gloucester against the Dragons in tonight’s pre-season warm-up as he bids to impress England boss Eddie Jones. In a mammoth hearing that stretched for the best part of five hours, in Bristol, Cipriani was grilled about events on a pre-season trip to Jersey with Gloucester but after courts […]

‘Musa’s done more than Messi’ – Nigeria goal hero hands Argentina lifeline

Ahmed Musa’s brace gave Nigeria a vital 2-0 World Cup win over Iceland in Volgograd, handing Lionel Messi and Argentina a lifeline as a three-way battle for qualification behind Croatia in Group D goes to the wire. Musa opened the scoring just after half-time with a stunning half-volley, before embarking on a blistering run down […]

‘Looming disaster’: Saudi coalition seeks US aid to capture Yemen port & last humanitarian lifeline

The Saudi-led coalition is reportedly seeking direct US support to recapture the port city of Hodeidah in Yemen. The battle for the humanitarian lifeline would spell disaster for the locals, human rights agencies warn. For nearly a week, the Saudi-led coalition forces have been preparing to launch a large-scale offensive on Hodeidah, the fourth-largest city […]

MoviePass said a $300 million lifeline could sustain it for over a year, but that money could slip through its fingers (HMNY)

MoviePass/Reuters MoviePass has repeatedly said it’s not worried about sustaining further losses because it has a $ 300 million “equity line of credit” that could keep it going for over a year. Financial experts, however, say the financial instrument described by MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe is not what is generally considered to be an equity […]

Bold lifeline for disgraced pair

SURREY coach Michael Di Venuto has confirmed he’d be keen to sign one of Australia’s banned Test stars. Di Venuto was Australia’s batting coach until 2016 and remains close to both Steve Smith and David Warner, who are serving 12-month bans from international and domestic cricket following the ball tampering scandal in South Africa. Cameron […]

Gourmet chocolate is creating a new economic lifeline for crisis-hit Venezuela

Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters Entrepreneurs who have launched new Venezuelan chocolatiers in recent years say producing gourmet bars allows them to make a living amid the collapse of a socialist economic system.  The oil-rich but recession-devastated nation’s Byzantine bureaucracy makes large-scale exports nearly impossible for small businesses, but some are trying to skirt the system to […]

A media startup that has quietly inked deals with the NBA, NFL and PGA is handing struggling newspapers a lifeline

Newspapers can get free golf content from SendtoNews and make it look like their own. The Canadian sports media liscensor now distributes ready-made golf articles and video packages to 150 partners, who share in any associated ad revenue. The initiative comes as newspapers face shrinking staffs on top of a growing need to offer expensive […]

Rick Perry’s “baseload” study released, offers a lifeline to coal, nuclear

Enlarge / DUNKIRK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES – 2016/10/09: A NRG owned coal fired energy facility that plans to convert to a natural gas facility. (Photo by John Greim/LightRocket via Getty Images) (credit: Getty Images) The US Department of Energy (DOE) released a report late Wednesday night recommending that power markets revise how they value coal […]