How Deb Haaland’s Confirmation Offer Became a ‘Proxy Fight’ Over Fossil Fuels | Deb Haaland

PDuring Deb Haaland’s sometimes controversial confirmation hearing as US Home Secretary last week, there was a recognition of the two powerful forces, with very different attitudes towards the climate crisis , who clashed for the nomination. “I almost feel like your appointment is a proxy fight over the future of fossil fuels,” Maria Cantwell, a […]

Report: Pascal Siakam absent during All-Star hiatus due to COVID

Raptors forward Pascal Siakam should stay away until the All-Star break by league health and safety protocols, by Adrian Wojnarowski from ESPN. Siakam was placed under those protocols Friday and missed the team’s game against Houston. A majority of the coaching staff, including head coach Nick Nurse, also missed the game due to these restrictions. […]

Burmese police fire stun grenades and tear gas at pro-democracy protesters | Myanmar

A protester was killed and several others injured after Myanmar police fired stun grenades, tear gas and live ammunition at protesters, local media said as the military junta stepped up attempts to quell the backlash against the coup this month. Several bloodied people were seen being helped away from protests in the main city of […]

Larry Fitzgerald remains silent on the future of the NFL

Larry Fitzgerald’s future in the NFL is very uncertain. Around the same time last year, the Arizona Cardinals wide receiver had already announced he was returning for a 17th season with the franchise. Ahead of a charity golf event on Saturday, the 37-year-old, who turns 38 in August, was asked if he had decided whether […]

Coronavirus Live News: US Approves Johnson & Johnson Vaccine; Auckland begins second lockdown in a month | World news

1 h 25 GMT 01:25 The US Department of Justice said on Saturday it would appeal a judge’s ruling that the national moratorium on deportations during the Covid pandemic is illegal, Reuters reports. The measure authorized by Congress and released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention covers most residential evictions in an […]

Butler turned down the All-Star spot because Adebayo wasn’t also invited?

Jimmy Butler’s absence from the NBA All-Star roster is apparently not because the Miami Heat star was snubbed. According to Ethan J. Skolnick of Five Reasons Sports Network, the NBA reportedly offered Butler an All-Star spot following Kevin Durant’s hamstring injury. The 31-year-old declined the offer because Bam Adebayo was not also invited, which allowed […]

Germany to Kick AstraZeneca Elderly | Coronavirus

Germany may soon allow the AstraZeneca vaccine to be used for the elderly after the head of the country’s immunization committee said his body’s advice to only give the vaccine developed by Oxford to those under 65 had “Sort of badly gone”. Unlike the European Medicines Agency or the UK MHRA, the German Standing Committee […]

Creditor alleges Evander Kane has ‘serious gambling problem’

Evander Kane’s gambling problems don’t appear to be improving. The San Jose Sharks winger has been sued by one of his creditors in a brutal motion alleging that Kane is a compulsive gambler trying to “stiffen” his lenders. The petition, filed by Zions Bancorp, alleges that Kane sold a pair of Rolex watches for $ […]

“All the bones are there”: could a new electric vehicle be built in Australia? | Australia News

As he walks through the former Holden factory site in Elizabeth, Paschal Somers shows off every piece of machinery to explain what it does and how it could be brought back to life. Although the enormous industrial complex in the Adelaide suburbs closed its doors three years ago, General Motors handed over most of the […]