US Grand Prix LIVE updates: Lewis Hamilton on the verge of fifth world title in Austin

Lewis Hamilton can win his fifth world title tonight if he finishes eight points above Sebastian Vettel. The Brit’s ideal scenario will be to secure the Drivers’ Championship with his 10th race win of the season – but that will need to come coupled with Vettel finishing third or below. Hamilton will start from pole […]

McGregor on verge on plea deal

CONOR McGregor is reportedly about to sign a plea deal over that infamous attack on UFC rival Khabib Nurmagomedov’s bus in April. TMZ Sports reports that McGregor’s lawyers are in the final stages of a deal that would see his felony charge reduced to a mismemeanor. He was charged with one count of felony criminal […]

China could be on the verge of stoking its financial fire even further

REUTERS/China Daily Recent Chinese economic data has undershot expectations, leading to speculation that China’s central bank may take steps to support activity levels. RBC Capital Markets thinks the bank is likely to cut a critical ratio for Chinese lenders, which would be a loosening of monetary policy. In a working paper released on Tuesday, the […]

Chicago Fire Season Finale Recap: Who's On the Verge of Breaking Up?

The future is looking not-so-good for one Chicago Fire couple after Thursday’s Season 6 finale, while another seems to be heating up. RELATEDSVU Renewed for Season 20 at NBC “You make these big emotional decisions as if my input doesn’t matter,” Casey argues. Dawson insists his feelings do factor in, but she can’t be dependent […]

First XDR typhoid is on the verge of being untreatable, spreading globally

Enlarge / A photomicrograph of Salmonella typhi bacteria using a Gram-stain technique. (credit: CDC) A tenacious epidemic of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) typhoid in Pakistan is just one small genetic step away from becoming untreatable—and health experts expect it to spread worldwide. “It’s a global concern at this point,” Dr. Eric Mintz, an epidemiologist at the […]

Trump appears on the verge of striking Syria — here’s a look at US firepower in the region

US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Ignacio D. Perez/Released President Donald Trump warned on Wednesday that US missiles are coming to strike Syria, despite Russia’s threats to shoot down incoming US missiles and even the platforms that fire them. The US has struck Syria before, using cruise missiles from two US Navy […]

Is This Jockey on the Verge of Stardom?

It was the type of injury that can derail a jockey’s career. A nasty spill in the last quarter-mile of a race at Santa Anita Park in January 2017 left Drayden Van Dyke with two broken bones, including a compound fracture, in his right arm. But after emergency surgery followed by six months of healing […]

Mohamed Salah is on the verge of greatness: Liverpool hero Steven Gerrard makes huge claim

Salah scored four in Liverpool’s comprehensive 5-0 win over Watford this evening. That took his tally in all competitions for the Reds to 36, the most ever in a debut campaign for the Anfield side – overtaking Fernando Torres’ 33. He is also now four clear of Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane in the […]

China on the verge of bursting bitcoin bubble

Published time: 9 Jan, 2018 09:52 China’s regulatory clampdown on cryptocurrencies is sparking a mass exodus of bitcoin miners from the country, which has the potential to radically alter both global bitcoin and energy markets. According to a document leaked online, China’s internet-finance regulator has recommended that local governments squeeze bitcoin miners out of the […]