MLB playoffs 2020 — What Clayton Kershaw’s back injury means for Los Angeles Dodgers in NLCS Game 2 and beyond

1:40 PM ET MLB InsidersESPN Just hours before Clayton Kershaw was scheduled to take the mound in Game 2 of the NLCS against the Atlanta Braves, the Los Angeles Dodgers announced the left-hander won’t make his start because of back spasms and rookie Tony Gonsolin will take his place. What does the injury mean for […]


Brexit: Why France is raising the stakes over fishing

“If there’s no deal, we’re going to ask that the French get the French waters,” Mr Merlin explained. “That the Belgians go back to Belgium, and the Dutch as well. Because if all those boats get kicked out and come here [to French fishing grounds], it’ll be unbearable.” Source link

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UNIATF Awards 2020


WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus announced the winners of the 2020 UN Inter-Agency Task Force on the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases (UNIATF) awards at the « Friends of the Task Force » UN General Assembly side event on 24 September 2020.

UNIATF annual awards recognize outstanding contributions towards the […]

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Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today

We begin this week peering into a crystal ball. Two New York Times science reporters, Carl Zimmer and Donald G. McNeil Jr., looked ahead to the next year of the pandemic and wrote about how the next few months may unspool — both for better and for worse. A dose of optimism Our colleague Donald […]

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From Bangladesh to Iran, countries where rape carries the death penalty

DHAKA: Bangladesh approved the death penalty for rape on Tuesday following nationwide protests over an alleged gang rape and an online video showing a group of men sexually assaulting a woman. Bangladesh has seen a surge in sexual crime in recent years, with nearly 1,000 incidents reported in the first nine months of this year, […]


No, There Isn’t Evidence That Trump Owes Money to Russia

President Trump owes a lot of money: hundreds of millions of dollars of it. Whom he owes it to has been the subject of countless conspiracy theories. Lately, liberals and other social media accounts have been spreading rumors, presented as fact, that he owes it to the Kremlin or Russian oligarchs. After The New York […]


Follow live: Battle of unbeatens as Bills take on Titans

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PayPal takes aim at Klarna with ‘Pay in 3’ service for UK shoppers

The PayPal application is seen on an iPhone Jaap Arriens | NurPhoto | Getty Images LONDON — PayPal says it’s launching a “buy now, pay later” service in the U.K. that lets shoppers finance their purchases over three interest-free monthly instalments. The U.S. tech giant is perhaps better known for its online payment tools, but […]

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Changing the game to improve availability and affordability of quality-assured insulin and associated devices

Over a four-day workshop that ended on 25 September 2020, WHO and key international health partners mapped out a plan to boost access to affordable and quality-assured testing and treatment for diabetes.

There are more than 420 million people living with diabetes. Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death and a major cause of costly […]

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Turkish Defector Says He Was Ordered to Kill Politician in Austria

One afternoon last month, a man claiming to be a Turkish intelligence operative walked into a police station in Vienna. His confession was explosive: The man said he had been ordered to shoot a Kurdish-Austrian politician, which he did not want to do, and asked for police protection. He also said that he had been […]