Local farmer concerned unusual frost could kill crop
Local farmer concerned unusual frost could kill crop
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe has completed his purchase of a 25% stake in Manchester United, the club said Tuesday. The deal had already been approved by the English Football Association while the Premier League has cleared Ratcliffe to take up a minority share under its rules regarding who is allowed to be an owner or director of a soccer club. The 71-year-old Ratcliffe paid $1.3 billion for “up to 25%” of the club and will invest a further $300 million for “futu
Decades after the crime, a Broward jury is the third to decide if a convicted child molester should live or die amid recent changes to the death penalty.
A “mumfluencer” who posted parenting advice videos on YouTube has been sentenced to up to 60 years in prison after pleading guilty to abusing and starving two of her children.
Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley is vowing to stay in the 2024 Republican primary race despite being rejected by voters in the few early states so far and trailing rival Donald Trump in numerous polls. As Haley said in a speech on Tuesday in South Carolina, her home state, she will be continuing her campaign because she believes her anti-Trump message is important and more voters elsewhere in the country deserve to be "heard."
Ratcliffe’s purchase has been ratified by the Football Association and the Premier League
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans have become increasingly reliant on their credit cards since the pandemic. So much so that Capital One is willing to bet more than $30 billion that they won't break the habit. Capital One Financial announced Monday that it would buy Discover Financial Services for $35 billion. The combination could potentially shake up the payments industry, which is largely dominated by Visa and Mastercard. For customers of the companies, it might eventually mean bigger perks and more
The Phoenix Suns signed forward Thaddeus Young on Tuesday, giving the team another veteran presence as they scramble for playoff position in the crowded Western Conference race. The 35-year-old Young has played 1,162 career games, which ranks third among active players behind only LeBron James and Chris Paul. The 6-foot-8, 235-pounder played 23 games for the Toronto Raptors earlier this season, including six starts, averaging 5.0 points and 3.3 rebounds per game.
The San Francisco Opera commissioned Huang Ruo to compose “The Monkey King,” based on an episode from the 16th century Chinese novel “Journey to the West,” for a fall 2025 premiere. David Henry Hwang, whose “M Butterfly” won the 1988 Tony Award for Best Play, is writing the libretto with a mix of English and Chinese, the company said Tuesday. Diane Paulus will direct a production with scenic design and puppetry by Basil Twist.
City’s last defeat on home soil came in 2022 against Brentford
Two young police officers and a firefighter-paramedic were killed in a burst of gunfire Sunday as they responded to a domestic disturbance call in the Minneapolis suburb of Burnsville. Another officer also was injured, and the man identified as the shooter, 38-year-old Shannon Gooden, fatally shot himself, police said. Paul Elmstrand, 27, was the youngest of five children.
The streaming platform is suing the companies on antitrust grounds, saying their sports streaming venture suppresses competition.
Alexander Volkanovski is willing to go to Spain to get his rematch with Ilia Topuria.
A responding officer allegedly saw Trevor Weigel chase after Jaden Battista tackle her to the ground and repeatedly stab her in the upper body, police say
Reuters/Kirby LeeMissouri prosecutors said Tuesday they have charged two men with second-degree murder for their role in a parade shooting that killed a local DJ and injured two dozen others who were celebrating the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl win last week.They are the most serious charges to emerge from the incident to date, coming days after two teenagers were charged with illegally possessing guns and resisting arrest after shots rang out.The two suspects, Dominic Miller and Lyndell Mays,
‘They had the FBI and everybody else there digging up the river,’ murder suspect said. ‘They wasted their time’
The county official deposited money in his personal bank account and new county bank accounts only he could access.
Live goals and score updates from both last-16 first leg encounters
Some law enforcement retirees are no longer just relaxing when it comes to juvenile crime. The group of retirees, known as the Marylanders Offering Services Team, is tired of sitting on the sidelines and wants to offer their expertise to help prevent children from going into the juvenile justice system. The members met recently and remain focused on finding solutions to juvenile crime after having worked in parole and probation, juvenile services and social services capacities.
Home Depot earnings beat views, but same-store sales fell more than expected as consumers still avoid big projects. The Dow Jones home improvement giant is struggling to show growth.
WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government says its fuel-tax cut is helping to keep the inflation rate low, but is not saying how long the cut will remain in place. The province suspended the 14-cent-per-litre provincial fuel tax on Jan. 1 for at least six months, with an option to continue it for another six, as a way to help people cope with the rising cost of living. Premier Wab Kinew is not saying whether the tax cut will continue beyond June, but says while inflation has eased, people are still fee