A transgender female player is awaiting a decision from Basketball Australia on whether she can compete in a second-tier division of the women's national league, adding to the global debate over the issue in sport. Lexi Rodgers revealed in a podcast that she is the trans woman applying to play in the NBL1 competition. Rodgers said she made her identity public so people would see the “trans player” being referred to in mainstream and social media as a person, not an unknown entity.
Trade deadline pickup Pierre Engvall scored his second goal in two games, Ilya Sorokin made 28 saves and the New York Islanders took another stride toward returning to the playoffs by beating the Washington Capitals 2-1 in a shootout Wednesday night. With their second consecutive win — and first in six shootouts this season — the Islanders strengthened their hold on the first Eastern Conference wild card. Engvall scored his sixth goal since being acquired in a trade from Toronto, while Bo Horvat and Kyle Palmieri scored in the tiebreaker.
Joel Embiid had 25 points and nine rebounds, James Harden added 15 points and 12 assists and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Dallas Mavericks 116-108 on Wednesday night. Embiid flashed his MVP credentials when he powered the Sixers back in the fourth against Luka Doncic and the Mavs. Embiid hit a 3-pointer to tie it at 103 and followed with a 16-footer the next time down for what ended up the winning basket.
The chief of Vietnam's ruling Communist Party Nguyen Phu Trong and U.S. President Joe Biden agreed in a telephone call on Wednesday to "promote, develop and deepen" ties, Vietnam's state media reported. In a statement, the White House said Biden reinforced in the call a U.S. commitment to a strong, prosperous, resilient, and independent Vietnam, adding they would work together to address regional challenges and ensure a free and open Indo-Pacific.
Seven California Highway Patrol officers and a nurse have been charged with involuntary manslaughter nearly three years after the in-custody death of a man who was pulled over for a traffic stop in Los Angeles County and repeatedly said "I can't breathe" before losing consciousness. Edward Bronstein, 38, died on March 31, 2020, after the California Highway Patrol pulled him over while driving on the 5 Freeway in Burbank for suspicion of driving under the influence, prosecutors said. Six officers are accused of forcing Bronstein to the ground handcuffed and pinning him down by pressing their knees on his legs and neck while his blood was drawn, according to prosecutors.
Asian stocks rose on Thursday with fears easing on the banking front and the prospect of a break-up at Chinese conglomerate Alibaba offering an encouraging sign that Beijing's regulatory storm focused on tech companies might finally be clearing. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained for a third day in a row, rising 0.3%. Japan's Nikkei eased 0.6% after jumping 1.3% on Tuesday.
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LG Electronics (LG) is the first player to meet international testing standards for functional safety and cybersecurity management for vehicles. LG annually updates required certifications for its hardware and software solutions for electric vehicle components through leading global testing organization, TÜV Rheinland.
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Gwyneth Paltrow's attorneys came close to wrapping up their case on Wednesday by relying on more experts to mount their defense on the seventh day of trial over her 2016 ski collision with a 76-year-old retired optometrist. Paltrow's defense team called to the stand a radiologist, a neurologist, a neuropsychologist and a forensic psychologist, leaning on medical analysis rather than the testimony of the actor-turned-lifestyle influencer's friends or husband in order to mak
STORY: Bolsonaro's return to Brazil is eagerly awaited by his conservative Liberal Party (PL), which became the largest in the Brazilian Congress after the election last October.Bolsonaro traveled to the United States on Dec. 30, just two days before the inauguration of President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, skipping the traditional ritual of passing the presidential sash to his successor.
Whether it be challenges in the workplace, in relationships, or even having the desire to build self-esteem, Crystal Madden and Janell Burton of Becoming Phenomenally You tell 23ABC's Breanna Polk they are determined to uplift and encourage others throughout Kern County.
The Bucks look primed for the postseason.
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A ferry carrying about 250 passengers and crew caught fire between Philippine islands and at least 12 people were killed with seven still missing, a provincial governor said Thursday. Many of those rescued had jumped off the ferry in panic at the height of the fire and were plucked from the sea by the coast guard, navy, another ferry and local fishermen, said Gov. Jim Hataman of the southern island province of Basilan.
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Wednesday afternoon, the House Finance Committee passed a two-year, $14 billion spending plan on a 14-10 vote, with most Democrats voting in opposition.
Tobias Harris (Philadelphia 76ers) with an and one vs the Dallas Mavericks, 03/29/2023
Jabari Smith Jr. (Houston Rockets) with a 2-pointer vs the Brooklyn Nets, 03/29/2023
Cameron Johnson (Brooklyn Nets) with a dunk vs the Houston Rockets, 03/29/2023