Special Session at Capitol
Special Session at Capitol
ATLANTA (AP) — Bogdan Bogdanovic sank three 3-pointers in a 16-0 run early in the second half that allowed Atlanta to extend its lead to double digits for the first time and the Hawks beat the struggling Detroit Pistons 129-107 on Tuesday night. Trae Young had 30 points and 12 assists for the Hawks (36-36), who are eighth in the Eastern Conference standings. Atlanta set a season high with 61 rebounds and took a 50-38 advantage in points in the paint. Hawks center Clint Capela had 16 rebounds wit
Shohei Ohtani fanned Mike Trout for the final out of Japan's 3-2 triumph over the United States in the 2023 WBC final.
MIAMI (AP) — Shohei Ohtani emerged from the bullpen and fanned Los Angeles Angels teammate Mike Trout for the final out in a matchup the whole baseball world wanted to see, leading Japan over the defending champion United States 3-2 Tuesday night for its first World Baseball Classic title since 2009. Ohtani, the two-way star who has captivated fans across two continents, beat out an infield single in the seventh inning as a designated hitter, and walked down the left-field line to Japan’s bullpe
TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew will tell lawmakers the Chinese-owned short video app with more than 150 million American users has never, and would never, share U.S. user data with the Chinese government amid growing U.S. national security concerns. He added that TikTok's parent company ByteDance is not owned or controlled by any government or state entity. "Let me state this unequivocally: ByteDance is not an agent of China or any other country," Chew will say to the committee.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Tuesday signed a law prohibiting transgender people at public schools from using the restroom that matches their gender identity, the first of several states expected to enact such bans this year amid a flood of bills nationwide targeting the trans community. The bill signed by the Republican governor makes Arkansas the fourth state to place such restrictions at public schools, and it comes as bills in Idaho and Iowa also await the
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr said on Wednesday he will make a formal announcement soon on the locations of four additional military bases under the Enchanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) with the United States. Marcos last month granted the United States access to four sites, on top of five existing locations under the 2014 EDCA, which comes amid China's increasing assertiveness towards the South China Sea and self-ruled Taiwan. EDCA allows U.S. access to Philippine bases for joint training, pre-positioning of equipment and building of facilities such as runways, fuel storage and military housing, but it is not a permanent presence.
The defending champion USA takes on two-time winner Japan in Miami for the 2023 title. Check here for the latest updates.
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Japan's financial stocks joined a global rally on Wednesday to put the Nikkei share average on course for its biggest gain in two months, even as investors braced for a crucial Federal Reserve policy decision later in the day. Nomura Holdings and Daiwa Securities each posted gains in excess of 4% as investors took heart from assurances by U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen that decisive action from regulators had stabilized the financial system. Energy shares also rallied amid strong gains in crude oil prices, while gains for U.S. tech shares helped lift Japanese chip stocks.
NEW YORK (AP) — Cal Clutterbuck had two goals and an assist as the New York Islanders got all their scoring in the last two periods in a 7-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night. Anders Lee and Noah Dobson each had a goal and an assist, and Zach Parise, Hudson Fasching and Simon Holmstrom also scored to help the Islanders win their third straight and improve to 7-2-1 in their last 10. Jean-Gabriel Pageau had two assists and Ilya Sorokin finished with 24 saves. New York moved three p
Carlsbad crash victim in search of 'guardian angel' after rescue from rising waters; driver was trapped in flipped car in flooded drainage ditch
China Evergrande Group is set to unveil on Wednesday a restructuring proposal for its $22.7 billion offshore debt that could set the template for distressed peers and shape investor sentiment towards the country's embattled property sector. Two people with knowledge of the proposal said it would give creditors a basket of options to swap their debt into new bonds with extended maturity and equity in Evergrande's two Hong Kong-listed units - Evergrande Property Services Group and Evergrande New Energy Vehicle Group. Evergrande, once China's top-selling developer but now the world's most indebted property developer, declined to comment.
Rescue efforts took place in the Makanga area in Malawi on Monday, March 20, amid heavy flooding brought by Tropical Storm Freddy.Freddy, a deadly, long-lived storm that hit Malawi twice as cyclone, has killed at least 438 people in the landlocked African country and left tens of thousands without homes, Al Jazeera reported citing authorities.Footage by Malcolm Russell shows a detachment from the United Kingdom International Search and Rescue Team (UK-ISAR) boating through floodwaters with women and children.Russell, who was deployed with UK-ISAR, said some of the people they rescued “haven’t eaten for [five] days” and “had homes washed away in the flood.” Credit: Malcolm Russell via Storyful
The Oscar-winner denies claims she caused serious injuries to a man on the slopes in Utah.
Aside from an early Trea Turner homer, Team USA wasn’t able to muster any offense.
MPs will vote on a key element of the Windsor Framework agreement on revised trading arrangements for Northern Ireland.
Mr Justice Haddon-Cave will officially launch the inquiry relating to Afghanistan on Wednesday.
The former Prime Minister will defend himself against claims that he lied to Parliament over the partygate scandal.
The former prime minister faces questioning by the Privileges Committee.
Ex-PM could face a by-election if he is found to have knowingly misled Parliament.