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Report: Cubs made $ 160-170 million offer to Javier Baez in 2020

The Chicago Cubs and star shortstop Javier Baez have discussed a contract extension and details of an offer have now surfaced. According to MLB Network’s Jon Heyman, the Cubs made Baez a multi-year offer ranging from $ 160 million to $ 170 million during spring training in 2020. Baez is coming off a below-par 2020 […]

Morrissey hits back at Simpsons over ‘hurtful and racist’ parody episode | Morrissey

The Simpsons won Morrissey’s wrath after he parodied the former Smiths frontman in an episode of the series. The singer was satirized during the episode Panic on the Streets of Springfield, which aired in the United States on Sunday night. In the episode, Lisa Simpson becomes obsessed with a fictional group called the Snuffs and […]

Republican 2024 hopefuls already meet Conservative House caucus

Potential 2024 GOP presidential candidates are already start the process to build support for a potential race, just six months after the last election. A few potential candidates have met with members of the Republican Study Committee (RSC), which is the “conservative” caucus of the Republican House Conference. Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) and former New […]

France “Did Nothing to Stop” Rwanda Genocide, Report Says | Rwanda

France “bears significant responsibility” for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people in the Rwandan genocide of 1994 because it remained “unwavering in its support” for its allies even though officials knew that the massacre was in preparation, according to one. report commissioned by Kigali. The accusation is the latest in the ongoing dispute […]

Report: Seahawks DE Aldon Smith Wanted For Battery

Just a few days later the Seahawks have signed pass-rusher Aldon smith, there are already complications. Smith is wanted in New Orleans on a second-degree battery charge, WDSU’s Travers Mackel tweets. The sheriff’s office bulletin says Smith is wanted for an alleged battery that occurred on April 17 at the French Press Coffee House. It’s […]

Derek Chauvin Trial Hears Final Arguments as America Prepares for Verdict | Minneapolis

Derek Chauvin’s murder trial heard closing arguments Monday before the jury began considering a verdict in the death of George Floyd, eagerly awaited by millions of Americans. Tensions are high in Minneapolis, with hundreds of National Guard soldiers deployed across the city, ready for the outcome of the three-week trial. Last year, a video of […]

Detroit police chief detonates Rashida Tlaib: ‘I would like to see her resign’

Detroit Police Chief James Craig said he had “I love” to see Democratic Representative Rashida Tlaib resign from Congress following remarks she called for abolishing the police because she is “inherently racist”. “She’s reckless,” Craig told Fox 2 Detroit of Tlaib (D-MN) last weekend. “I would love to see her resign. I would throw a […]

Padres SP Dinelson Lamet ready for season debut

Right-handed Padres Dinelson Lamet is expected to start against the Brewers on Tuesday or Wednesday, according to Athletic’s Dennis Lin (via Twitter). This will mark Lamet’s first outing since September 25 after being sidelined by bicep strain throughout the San Diego playoff run. Lamet received an injection of PRP in October, and the Padres were […]

Tens of Thousands in UK Shun Universal Credit During Covid Due to Stigma | UK News

Tens of thousands of people did not claim universal credit at the start of the pandemic because they felt too ashamed to take out benefits, often despite struggling to pay rent and bills, according to a study. The perceived stigma around the benefits – some people feeling, for example, that they were for ‘payers’ and […]