Commissioner can enable league to be configured to allow the trading of draft picks for the following season.
Commissioner can enable league to be configured to allow the trading of draft picks for the following season.
The blue-chip FTSE 100 index dropped 0.6% with miners and travel stocks falling the most, while the mid-cap index gained 0.1%. In company news, oil exploration company Tullow dropped 2.7% even after saying it expects its operating cash flow to reach $500 million in 2021 if the oil price stays above $50 a barrel. Precious metal miner Fresnillo Plc fell 3.1% after forecasting lower gold output for the current year than COVID-hit 2020, mainly after a land slip at one of its mines in Mexico restricted operations.
One mutation in particular increases the virus' ability to latch on more strongly to human cells, according to researchers.
A woman who refused to pay her taxi fare after a ride admitted on Wednesday (27 January) to using a wooden pizza pan to hit an elderly taxi driver.
Hundreds of Holocaust survivors in Austria and Slovakia were poised to get their first coronavirus vaccination Wednesday, acknowledging their past suffering with a special tribute 76 years after the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp, where the Nazis killed more than 1 million Jews and others. “We owe this to them,” said Erika Jakubovits, the Jewish Community of Vienna organizer of the vaccination drive. More than 400 Austrian survivors, most in their 80s or 90s, were expected to get their first coronavirus shot at Vienna's largest vaccination center set up in the Austrian capital's convention center.
The lavish Ram Navami celebrations were the VHP and its associate organisations’ answer to Muharram processions in Bengal. The BJP rode on this wave to extract political benefit out of it, writes Sambit Pal
Brooklyn Nets (11-8, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (9-8, sixth in the Eastern Conference) Atlanta; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Kevin Durant leads Brooklyn into a matchup against Atlanta. He currently ranks second in the league averaging 30.4 points per game. The Hawks are 5-6 in Eastern Conference games. Atlanta leads the Eastern Conference in rebounding, averaging 48.5 boards. Clint Capela leads the Hawks with 14.8 rebounds. The Nets are 8-5 in Eastern Conference play. Brooklyn is second in the Eastern Conference scoring 119.1 points per game and is shooting 48.8%. The teams play for the third time this season. The Hawks won the last meeting 114-96 on Jan. 1. De'Andre Hunter scored 23 points to help lead Atlanta to the win. TOP PERFORMERS: Trae Young is second on the Hawks averaging 2.1 made 3-pointers, and is scoring 26.1 points per game while shooting 35.1% from beyond the arc. Kevin Huerter is averaging 12 points and 3.8 assists over the last 10 games for Atlanta. Durant leads the Nets averaging 30.4 points and is adding 7.6 rebounds. James Harden is averaging 23 points and 7.3 rebounds while shooting 45.7% over the last 10 games for Brooklyn. LAST 10 GAMES: Hawks: 5-5, averaging 107.9 points, 49 rebounds, 23.6 assists, 7.8 steals and 5.8 blocks per game while shooting 43.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 107.5 points on 43.8% shooting. Nets: 6-4, averaging 118.5 points, 43.9 rebounds, 27 assists, 4.8 steals and 5.7 blocks per game while shooting 50.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 118.8 points on 47.5% shooting. INJURIES: Hawks: Kris Dunn: out (right ankle), Cameron Reddish: out (achilles), Bogdan Bogdanovic: out (knee). Nets: Nicolas Claxton: out (right knee), Spencer Dinwiddie: out for season (acl). ___ The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar. The Associated Press
Dallas Mavericks (8-9, 10th in the Western Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (13-4, second in the Western Conference) Salt Lake City; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EST LINE: Jazz -4; over/under is 225.5 BOTTOM LINE: Utah seeks to build upon its nine-game win streak with a victory over Dallas. The Jazz are 8-2 in Western Conference games. Utah has a 1-0 record in games decided by less than 4 points. The Mavericks have gone 4-4 against Western Conference opponents. Dallas is sixth in the Western Conference with 13.7 fast break points per game led by Dorian Finney-Smith averaging 2.5. The teams match up Wednesday for the first time this season. TOP PERFORMERS: Rudy Gobert is shooting 61% and averaging 12.5 points. Gobert is averaging 14.2 rebounds and 11.5 points per game over the last 10 games for Utah. Tim Hardaway Jr. leads the Mavericks averaging 3.1 made 3-pointers while scoring 17.5 points per game and shooting 38.5% from beyond the arc. Luka Doncic is averaging 28.1 points and 10.2 rebounds while shooting 45.7% over the last 10 games for Dallas. LAST 10 GAMES: Jazz: 9-1, averaging 115.1 points, 49.5 rebounds, 25.2 assists, six steals and 6.6 blocks per game while shooting 47.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 102.2 points on 43.3% shooting. Mavericks: 5-5, averaging 111 points, 43.9 rebounds, 23.1 assists, 6.8 steals and 5.5 blocks per game while shooting 46.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 113.2 points on 46.6% shooting. INJURIES: Jazz: Trent Forrest: out (health and safety protocols), Elijah Hughes: out (ankle). Mavericks: Maxi Kleber: day to day (health and safety protocols), Dorian Finney-Smith: day to day (health and safety protocols), Dwight Powell: day to day (health and safety protocols), Josh Richardson: day to day (health and safety protocols). ___ The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar. The Associated Press
Portland Trail Blazers (9-7, fifth in the Western Conference) vs. Houston Rockets (7-9, 11th in the Western Conference) Houston; Thursday, 7:30 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Damian Lillard leads Portland into a matchup with Houston. He ranks third in the league scoring 28.7 points per game. The Rockets have gone 4-7 against Western Conference teams. Houston is eighth in the Western Conference with 35.2 defensive rebounds per game led by Christian Wood averaging 8.7. The Trail Blazers are 6-5 against Western Conference opponents. Portland is seventh in the Western Conference with 9.8 offensive rebounds per game led by Enes Kanter averaging 3.8. The teams meet for the second time this season. The Trail Blazers won 128-126 in the last meeting on Dec. 26. CJ McCollum led Portland with 44 points, and James Harden led Houston with 44 points. TOP PERFORMERS: Eric Gordon leads the Rockets with 2.6 made 3-pointers, and is averaging 18 points while shooting 34.4% from beyond the arc. Victor Oladipo is averaging 14.5 points and 3.2 assists over the last 10 games for Houston. Lillard is averaging 28.7 points and seven assists for the Trail Blazers. Carmelo Anthony is averaging 12.9 points and 3.2 rebounds while shooting 39.8% over the last 10 games for Portland. LAST 10 GAMES: Rockets: 5-5, averaging 110 points, 45.6 rebounds, 23.4 assists, 8.3 steals and 6.2 blocks per game while shooting 45.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 106.7 points on 44.0% shooting. Trail Blazers: 6-4, averaging 115.3 points, 44.1 rebounds, 21 assists, eight steals and 5.8 blocks per game while shooting 44.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114.4 points on 46.5% shooting. INJURIES: Rockets: Dante Exum: out (calf), Christian Wood: out (ankle). Trail Blazers: Jusuf Nurkic: out (wrist), Rodney Hood: day to day (thigh), Zach Collins: out (ankle), Robert Covington: day to day (concussion), CJ McCollum: out (left foot). ___ The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar. The Associated Press
Washington Wizards (3-10, 15th in the Eastern Conference) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (5-10, 14th in the Western Conference) New Orleans; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Washington will attempt to break its four-game road skid when the Wizards play New Orleans. The Pelicans are 2-3 in home games. New Orleans is seventh in the league with 11.2 offensive rebounds per game led by Steven Adams averaging 3.9 offensive boards. The Wizards are 2-5 in road games. Washington has a 0-4 record against teams under .500. The Pelicans and Wizards face off Wednesday for the first time this season. TOP PERFORMERS: Lonzo Ball leads the Pelicans with 4.7 assists and scores 12 points per game. Brandon Ingram is averaging 1.9 made 3-pointers and 23.7 points over the last 10 games for New Orleans. Bradley Beal leads the Wizards averaging 34.4 points while adding 5.4 rebounds and 4.8 assists per game. Russell Westbrook is averaging 12.7 points and 6.1 rebounds while shooting 26.3% over the last 10 games for Washington. LAST 10 GAMES: Pelicans: 2-8, averaging 111.5 points, 45.9 rebounds, 23.5 assists, 6.2 steals and 3.4 blocks per game while shooting 47.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 117.6 points on 46.8% shooting. Wizards: 3-7, averaging 117.4 points, 44 rebounds, 25.9 assists, 7.4 steals and 3.5 blocks per game while shooting 46.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 119.9 points on 49.1% shooting. INJURIES: Pelicans: None listed. Wizards: Troy Brown Jr.: out (health and safety protocols), Deni Avdija: out (health and safety protocols), Davis Bertans: out (health and safety protocols), Moritz Wagner: out (health and safety protocols), Ish Smith: out (health and safety protocols), Thomas Bryant: out for season (left knee), Rui Hachimura: out (health and safety protocols). ___ The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar. The Associated Press
The 'EastEnders' star's funeral was attended by just 29 people due to coronavirus restrictions, but her loved ones want to give her a fitting send off.
One of the survivors taking part in today’s socially-distanced Holocaust Memorial Day says it is needed more than ever. Ernest Simon fled Austria in 1939 as a child having witnessed Nazi mobs burn Jewish prayer books on the street where he lived and now volunteers to speak about his experiences to young people.
FORM 8.5 (EPT/RI) PUBLIC DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITH RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY STATUS DEALING IN A CLIENT-SERVING CAPACITY 1. KEY INFORMATION (a) Name of exempt principal trader: Investec Bank plc (b) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates: Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree CIP Merchant Capital Limited(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt principal trader is connected: Investec is Financial Advisor to Corporation Financiere Europeenne S.A. (CFE) d) Date dealing undertaken: 26th January 2021 (e) Has the EPT previously disclosed, or is it today disclosing, in respect of any other party to this offer?No 2. DEALINGS BY THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER (a) Purchases and sales Class of relevant securityPurchases/ sales Total number of securitiesHighest price per unit paid/received(pence) Lowest price per unit paid/received(pence) Ordinary Shares Purchases 5,000,000 50 50 Ordinary Shares Sales 5,000,000 50 50 (b) Derivatives transactions (other than options) Class of relevant securityProduct descriptione.g. CFDNature of dealinge.g. opening/closing a long/short position, increasing/reducing a long/short positionNumber of reference securitiesPrice per unit (c) Options transactions in respect of existing securities (i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying Class of relevant securityProduct description e.g. call optionWriting, purchasing, selling, varying etc.Number of securities to which option relatesExercise price per unitTypee.g. American, European etc.Expiry dateOption money paid/ received per unit (ii) Exercising Class of relevant securityProduct descriptione.g. call optionNumber of securitiesExercise price per unit (d) Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities) Class of relevant securityNature of dealinge.g. subscription, conversionDetailsPrice per unit (if applicable) The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated. Where there have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(b), copy table 2(a), (b), (c) or (d) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security dealt in. 3. OTHER INFORMATION (a) Indemnity and other dealing arrangements Details of any indemnity or option arrangement, or any agreement or understanding, formal or informal, relating to relevant securities which may be an inducement to deal or refrain from dealing entered into by the exempt principal trader making the disclosure and any party to the offer or any person acting in concert with a party to the offer:If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state “none” None (b) Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives Details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding, formal or informal, between the exempt principal trader making the disclosure and any other person relating to:(i) the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option; or (ii) the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any derivative is referenced:If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state “none” None Date of disclosure: 27th January 2021 Contact name: Rich White Telephone number: 0207 597 5462
Actor Elliot Page has filed for divorce from wife Emma Portner. The star of Juno, Umbrella Academy and Whip It, who came out as transgender in December, married dancer and choreographer Portner in 2018. According to online court documents, Page, who is from Canada, filed for a contested divorce in Manhattan Supreme Court on Tuesday.
Thomas Tuchel's in-tray: what the new Chelsea manager must tackleThe new man at Stamford Bridge must get expensive signings firing, repair squad harmony and show faith in promising youth Clockwise from top left: Edouard Mendy makes a save; Mason Mount adjusts his captain armband; Kai Havertz cuts a frustrated figure; Billy Gilmour in action; and Timo Werner reacts after having his penalty saved against Luton. Composite: Pool via AP; Shutterstock; AMA/Getty Images; Action Images via Reuters; AFP via Getty Images
The 18-year-old shared his love of trains in a new BBC documentary featuring himself and his mum.
ANNOUNCEMENT NO. 22 - 27 JANUARY 2021 In connection with the announced share buy-back program in Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN A/S, A/S Motortramp continuously sells shares pro rata and the market is to be informed accordingly – see the attached file and announcement no. 90/2020. Kind regards, Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN A/S Martin Badsted CFO For further information: Martin Badsted, CFO, tel.: +45 3315 0451 Attachments No. 22 Managers' transactions Transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons
The facility to improve the JEE Main 2021 application form will be available till January 30.
The government is a tight spot and disinvesting in some of its crown jewels could be its only option.
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People on Twitter claimed that Sidhu was ‘planted’ by the BJP to lead a group to Red Fort and hoist religious flag.