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Alibaba To Increase IPO Because Of Heavy Demand

Posted On September 15, 2014

(Undated) -- Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba plans to increase the price of its U.S. initial public offering because of "overwhelming" demand. Originally priced at around 66 dollars, the company is considering an increase to around 70 dollars. Sources tell "Business Insider" that Alibaba had enough investor demand to cover the entire offering within two days…

NATO Countries Begin Weapons Deliveries To Ukraine, Defense Minister Says

Posted On September 15, 2014

(Undated) -- The defense minister of Ukraine says NATO countries are delivering weapons to Ukraine. Defense minister Valery Heletey told reporters on Sunday that NATO member nations have begun providing weapons so Ukrainian government troops will have the arms they need to fight pro-Russia rebels and, as he put it, to "stop" Russian president Vladimir…

Paris Hosting International Anti-ISIS Meeting

Posted On September 15, 2014

(Paris) -- Leaders and diplomats representing more than two-dozen countries are meeting in Paris today, to discuss President Obama's pledge to defeat and destroy the militant Islamist group known as ISIS. The meeting will focus on roles the various nations will play in developing and carrying out the strategy against the militants who control broad…

Hurricane Odile Makes Landfall In Mexico

Posted On September 15, 2014

(Cabo San Lucas, Mexico) -- Hurricane Odile is heading inland near Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Meteorologists say readings at the time of landfall indicate the storm was still a Category Three hurricane, with an wind intensity of up to 125-miles-per-hour. Sustained wind measurements from nearby weather stations show sustained winds averaging between 85 and 90-miles-per-hour.

U.S. Dominates Serbia To Capture FIBA World Cup

Posted On September 15, 2014

(Madrid, Spain) -- The U.S. is once again on top of medal podium at the world championships. Kyrie Irving poured in 26 points with four assists as the U.S. defeated Serbia 129-92 to win the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain.   Irving won the tournament MVP. James Harden added 23 points while Kenneth…