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No. 19 recruit Skyy Clark commits to Kentucky over UNC, UCLA, Memphis

7:17 PM ET Jeff Borzello Close ESPN Staff Writer Basketball recruiting insider. Joined ESPN in 2014. Graduate of University of Delaware. Paul Biancardi Close Basketball Recruiting National Recruiting Director for ESPN.com 18 years of coaching experience at Division I level Former Horizon League coach of the year at Wright State Five-star junior Skyy Clark committed […]

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Saad al-Hariri named as Lebanon’s new prime minister

BEIRUT: Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun designated Sunni Muslim politician Saad al-Hariri as prime minister on Thursday to form a new government to tackle the worst crisis since the country’s 1975-1990 civil war. Hariri won the backing of a majority of parliamentarians in consultations with Aoun. He faces major challenges to navigate Lebanon’s power-sharing politics and […]

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Ron Rivera cites ‘gut feelings’ for Washington Football Team quarterback change

ASHBURN, Va. — It wasn’t just quarterbacks that Washington Football Team coach Ron Rivera changed recently; for many, it was his message that also took multiple turns. Fans and some media criticized Rivera for mixed messages. But Rivera said that’s just the way he coaches, going by instincts and switching plans when needed. “It does […]

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New state unemployment claims in the U.S. fell below 800,000 last week.

The federal government reported on Thursday that 757,000 workers filed new claims for state unemployment benefits last week, a drop of 73,000 from the previous week but still a stubbornly high rate as the incipient economic recovery struggles to maintain a foothold. Another 345,000 new claims were filed under a federal jobless program that provides […]

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US Gives Full Approval To Antiviral Drug Remdesivir To Treat COVID-19

Remdesivir can only be given to patients in a hospital or equivalent setting (Representational) Washington: The US Food and Drug Administration on Thursday granted full approval to the antiviral drug remdesivir as a treatment for patients hospitalized with Covid-19, after conditional authorization was given in May. Gilead said the drug, sold under the brand name […]

Business

Mutual fund distributors can’t be named ‘advisers’: Amfi

MUMBAI: To align mutual fund distributors (MFDs) with the recent Sebi rules to strictly segregate the distribution business from investment advisory, mutual fund trade body Amfi has barred MFDs from using ‘advisers’ and some other related terms in their company and brand names. The decision has been taken to help retail investors differentiate between MFDs […]

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Hamilton questions FIA’s choice of Petrov as a steward

Six-time world champion Lewis Hamilton has questioned the FIA’s decision to employ Vitaly Petrov as a steward at this weekend’s Portuguese Grand Prix after the Russian recently made controversial remarks about Hamilton’s anti-racism stance. 1 Related Following the Tuscan Grand Prix, at which Hamilton wore a T-shirt saying “arrest the cops who killed Breonna Taylor”, […]