Month: August 2016

'Dance Moms' star's bankruptcy fraud sentencing delayed

The federal court sentencing for “Dance Moms” star Abby Lee Miller has been postponed from Oct. 11 to Dec. 2. Federal prosecutors in Pittsburgh and Miller’s attorney asked to delay the sentence until after a federal appeals court decides a similar bankruptcy fraud case that could impact her sentencing. Miller has pleaded guilty to trying […]

Why backhand slice has become 'necessity' in tennis

Nick McCarvel, Special for USA TODAY Sports 1:35 a.m. EDT August 31, 2016 A look at wins by Venus and Serena as well as an impressive showing by Simona Halep. Tennis Channel Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina returns a shot to Diego Schwartzman of Argentina (not pictured) on day two of the 2016 U.S. […]

Sunovion Pharma to buy Canada's Cynapsus for $624 million

(Reuters) – Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc, a unit of Japan’s Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co Ltd <4506.T>, said it would buy Canada’s Cynapsus Therapeutics Inc for about $624 million. The price of the Canadian drugmaker’s U.S.-listed shares hit $40 in extended trading on Wednesday, more than double the closing price of $18.36. The announced purchase price of […]