Australia picked two 35-year-olds to plug an experience gap for its Ashes cricket series in England, choosing Brad Haddin as first-choice wicketkeeper and vice-captain, and recalling batsman Chris Rogers.
Steven Smith, the head of restructuring at UBS AG’s investment bank, has left the company and is in talks to join private-equity firm Aurora Capital Group, according to people familiar with the matter.
England reduced New Zealand to <a href="news:linkid=MJOR6B6JIJV4">66-3</a> after half-centuries by <a href="news:linkid=MJORL16JIJVY">Matt Prior</a> and <a href="news:linkid=MJORL16JIJVW">Kevin Pietersen</a> lifted the touring team to 465 batting first in the second <a href="news:linkid=MJODC76JIJUX">cricket</a> Test in Wellington.
City engineers are devising a method for removing or securing the dangling boom of a construction crane, work that may take weeks, following multiple trips to the the top floors of Manhattan’s luxury One57 condo development.
The U.S. Senate returns to work today smarting from record-low approval ratings for Congress and facing the prospect of a second year of little achievement before voters decide in November which party will control the chamber.