SAN DIEGO (AP) — Professional sailor and coach Tony Rey has resigned from U.S. Sailing’s board of directors in the wake of a federal lawsuit filed by the national governing body filed against a foundation and three of its principals, including former Olympic team boss Paul Cayard. The Associated Press obtained a copy of Rey's resignation, which he said was effective last Friday. That was three days after two-time Olympic medalist and National Sailing Hall of Famer JJ Fetter of San Diego called f
THUNDER BAY – The price increase on a single fare for Thunder Bay Transit will jump 25 cents next month. City officials confirmed Friday that fares for both Transit and LIFT+ Transit will increase an average of 6.5 per cent as per discussions during the 2024 budget. Cash fare for all riders will be $3.25, up from $3.00, but also slightly lower than a photo shared publicly on Friday that said the price would be $3.75. The incorrect signage was on display in the city clerk's office until Mar. 1 wh
"I’m going to do everything I can to convince my colleagues," the South Dakota senator said.
China has set its 2024 growth target for the economy at about 5%, similar to last year's, according to an official work report seen by Reuters on Tuesday. The National People's Congress (NPC), kicked off its annual session on Tuesday, with plans to contain the 2024 fiscal budget deficit at 3% of gross domestic product (GDP). Personally, I'm optimistic, as China is similar to countries other than Japan that can walk out of a cyclical recession.
Fox NewsDonald Trump would be best served by showing “humility” after the Supreme Court unanimously ruled in his favor Monday, Fox News host Trey Gowdy argued, citing the fact that the court still has yet to rule in a separate case concerning Trump’s claims of presidential immunity, which Gowdy believes he is likely to lose.After news broke Monday morning that all nine justices voted unanimously to stop Colorado from banning the former president from its primary ballot under section 3 of the 14t
The shirt, which Colin Firth wore as Mr Darcy, could fetch as much as £10,000 in a charity auction.
Two snowmobilers were killed in separate avalanches in Washington state and in Idaho. Two snowmobilers riding in the Cascade Mountains west of Yakima, Washington, on Friday triggered a slide in a generally east-facing bowl near Darland Mountain, according to the Northwest Avalanche Center. “While we don’t know for sure, this avalanche likely failed on older persistent weak layers in the snowpack,” the organization said, adding that many other areas were dealing with the same problem.
The National People's Congress is a political performance. But watch carefully for signs of policy change.
OTTAWA — With the Paris 2024 Olympics and Paralympic Games set for this summer, the Canadian Olympic Committee and Canadian Paralympic Committee are requesting an additional $104-million in funding from the federal government. The COC and CPC, in a joint budget request on Monday, called on the federal government to make important investments in Canadian athletes and in a stronger, safer sport system after releasing the results of a study undertaken by Deloitte on the financial health of Canadian
THUNDER BAY -- Five teams will begin the quest to become Lakehead Junior Hockey League champions. The Thunder Bay Bandits and Nipigon Elks square off in a best of three quarterfinal that starts on March 7 at the Thunder Bay Tournament Centre. "There is no room for mistakes, and each game is a game seven in my opinion," said Bandits head coach Rick Baraniuk. "The last two games we played the Elks, we led them by four and three goals respectively, and on both occasions they ended up coming back to
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The future of an Oregon bill that would roll back the state’s first-in-the-nation drug decriminalization law is now in the hands of Democratic Gov. Tina Kotek. The bill — which would make the possession of small amounts of drugs a crime once more — has not yet reached Kotek’s desk, but she will review it when it does, her office said Monday. Kotek has not commented on the bill since its passage on Friday but previously indicated she was open to considering it. “If it’s a bi
Vincent Goodwill is joined by TNT's Jared Greenberg to discuss Chet vs. Wemby for Rookie of the Year, LeBron's 40,000 point achievement & the playoff race.
Washington says the new tariffs on President Mnangagwa and other officials are more targeted.
As Beijing-based diplomats attend the annual session of China's parliament this week, one Chinese official drawing attention is a charismatic Oxford University graduate many expect to become the next foreign minister. Liu Jianchao, 60, leads the Communist Party's body in charge of managing ties with foreign political parties. Liu's busy schedule, especially his meetings with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Washington this year, have stoked expectations that the former ambassador and ministry spokesman is being groomed to be the next foreign minister.
Ships will have to obtain a permit from Yemen's Houthi-controlled Maritime Affairs Authority before entering Yemeni waters, Houthi Telecommunications Minister Misfer Al-Numair said on Monday. Houthi militants have repeatedly launched drones and missiles against international commercial shipping in the Gulf of Aden since mid-November, saying they are acting in solidarity with Palestinians against Israel's offensive in Gaza. The territorial waters affected by the Yemeni order extend halfway out into the 20-km (12-mile) wide Bab al-Mandab Strait, the narrow mouth of the Red Sea through which around 15% of the world's shipping traffic passes on its way to or from the Suez Canal.
NFL Network's Shaun O'Hara: Two offensive linemen boosted their draft stock most at the '24 combine.
Republican drove back to her old house during campaign event to check on possessions
The Biden administration will not send U.S. troops to Haiti to help its national police respond to a rapidly evolving security crisis, as a united front of gang leaders has led attacks on the country’s main seaport, airport and prisons.
Creative cardboard sleds raced down the slopes of Montage Mountain in Scranton, Pennsylvania, on Friday, March 1.Footage filmed by AJ Stevens shows a packed Barbie van, a fighter jet, a Stanley cup, a robot, a swing set and a gas station sliding down the slope.The event, named the Preston & Steve’s Cardboard Classic 2024, was part of Montage Mountain’s Mountainfest. Credit: AJ Stevens via Storyful
It’s a profession that’s in a shortage and crisis, but solutions are being looked at to help recruit and retain teachers in Arizona. As of the latest report in September, the Arizona School Personnel Administrators Association says the state had 2,229 vacant teaching positions. Marisol Garcia, the Arizona Education Association president, said the shortage will continue.