Northern Ireland fume, Croatia cruise to 4-1 win
The World Cup Playoff matches in Europe have begun, with Croatia and Switzerland taking huge leads to carry into the second legs. Not exactly fair, but enough to give Switzerland a huge advantage en route to the second leg on Sunday in Basel.
The qualification of Morocco and Tunisia signaled an apparent shift in African soccer, giving North Africa three teams at the World Cup and more than any other region for the first time since 1986.
For Tunisia, the barren draw they recorded against Libya on Saturday was enough to get them another World Cup ticket after they narrowly missed out at the Brazil 2014 edition.
That result eliminated the Ivorians from the tournament in Russian Federation in 2018, while Tunisia also qualified at the expense of DR Congo.
Tunisia finished top of the group on 14 points, just one point ahead of second-placed Congo Democratic Republic who defeated Guinea 3-1.
Guinea's Ousmane Sidibe headed into his own net while defending a set piece after the hour mark, but the visitors were able to equalise 10 mintes later when Keita Karamokoba pounced on a loose ball and flicked it over DR Congo goalkeeper Ley Matampi.
Equifax warns data breach will harm future sales
The global consumer business, which sells credit-monitoring and identity-protection tools, posted little change in revenue. Profits, however, were down 27 percent from the previous year at $96.3 million - in large part due to the breach.
Disney Studios Announces New Trilogy of Star Wars
Soon fans will be able to check out Johnson's Star Wars: The Last Jedi when it hits USA theaters on December 15, 2017. No casting or release dates have been disclosed. "We all loved working with Rian on The Last Jedi ", she said.
United Kingdom industrial output jumps in September
Primary goods output rose 6.6 percent, capital goods production grew 7.4 percent and intermediate goods logged 1.9 percent gain. Construction fell for a second straight quarter, with the 0.9 percent decline exceeding the 0.7 percent initially estimated.
New Star Wars series to lure customers from Netflix and Amazon
A standalone streaming service for ESPN, which will be known as ESPN Plus (ESPN+), is expected to launch in the spring of 2018. The existing shows, however, will stay on Netflix . "A more favorable tourism environment" also helped, McCarthy said .