Policing Reform Negotiations Sputter in Congress Amid Partisan Bickering
After a Minneapolis jury in April found the white police officer who killed George Floyd guilty of murder, lawmakers in both parties were cautiously optimistic that the verdict would provide fresh momentum to break the impasse that had bedeviled negotiators since Mr. Floyd's death. 1President Biden gave his support, too, calling on Congress to act by the first anniversary of the murder, in late May. 1
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The Luis Severino contract extension was still the right decision
The deal included a club option for 2023 that, if exercised, will make it worth $52.5 million. 1The young ace inked the deal a week before his 25th birthday, and the Yankees locked up one of the sport's best young starters. 1
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Factory workers making goods for the west bear brunt of virus surge in south-east Asia
It was around mid-May when workers at the Cal-Comp factory in Phetchaburi, central Thailand, heard a small group of their colleagues had tested positive for Covid-19.
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Adopting the Bitcoin standard? El Salvador writes itself into history books
The cryptocurrency space and wider economic community continue to laud a historic move by El Salvador to recognize Bitcoin as legal tender.
Finland's win against Denmark overshadowed by Eriksen collapse
It was a game that felt simultaneously extraordinarily trivial and hugely significant.
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Should Heat take a chance on Horford or Porzingis?
Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald stirred up Miami Heat fans when he discussed the possibility of the Heat trading for a "depressed asset, a player who at one time was very good but has seen his value drop" like Al Horford or Kristaps Porzingis.
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G7 leaders discussed Chinese lab leak theory for Covid origin, says WHO chief
The director general of the World Health Organisation has said that the possibility that the Covid-19 virus leaked from a Chinese lab was discussed by world leaders at the G7 summit in Cornwall on Saturday.
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Nationals put Daniel Hudson on injury list with right elbow inflammation
A day after they watched Max Scherzer walk off the mound after throwing just 12 pitches, hours before they started a doubleheader against the San Francisco Giants with an uncertain pitching plan for Game 2, the Washington Nationals placed bullpen stalwart Daniel Hudson on the 10-day injured list with right elbow inflammation.