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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Congratulates Joe Biden, Americans For “Vibrant Exercise Of Democracy”

Antonio Guterres congratulates the President-elect and Vice President-elect: Spokesperson (file) United Nations, United States: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday congratulated Joe Biden on winning the US presidency — and the American people for a “vibrant exercise of democracy.” Biden was projected as the winner of the bitterly contested November 3 election on Saturday by […]


Jon Meacham, Presidential Historian, Helps Shape the Words of Joe Biden

WASHINGTON — Jon Meacham, the presidential historian and biographer best known for studying the lives of past presidents, has taken on a relatively unique role in a contemporary political moment: helping to write speeches for the next president. Mr. Meacham has had a hand in crafting many of Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s biggest rhetorical moments, […]


Milwaukee Brewers reliever Devin Williams named NL Rookie of the Year

Milwaukee Brewers reliever Devin Williams won the NL Rookie of the Year award on Monday night. Featuring a devastating changeup and a four-seam fastball that gets into the upper 90s, Williams was practically unhittable during the pandemic-shortened season. The 26-year-old right-hander went 4-1 with a microscopic 0.33 ERA, striking out 53 in just 27 innings. […]


What a Biden White House could mean for Tesla

Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks at an opening ceremony for Tesla China-made Model Y program in Shanghai on Jan. 7. Aly Song | Reuters President-elect Joe Biden presents a mixed bag for Tesla and other electric car-makers. On the pro side, Biden’s stated goals for clean energy and manufacturing could mean new government incentives for […]

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Jonathan Sacks, the U.K.’s Inclusive Former Chief Rabbi, Dies at 72

Jonathan Sacks, the former chief rabbi of the United Kingdom who emerged as an important and widely heard voice on the role of religion in the modern world, died on Saturday in London. He was 72. The cause was cancer, according to Dan Sacker, a spokesman. Rabbi Sacks, who wrote extensively and made frequent media […]

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NYPD To Allow Religious Headgear In Mug Shots After Lawsuit

NEW YORK: The New York Police Department will stop making people who have been arrested remove their religious headwear for mug shots as part of a settlement in a federal lawsuit. The initial plaintiffs, two Muslim women and an advocacy group, had filed the federal lawsuit in 2018, with another two Muslim women filing later […]


Why more injuries and more games is no coincidence

What do Cristiano Ronaldo, Christian Pulisic, Ansu Fati, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Joshua Kimmich all have in common? Other than being some of the biggest names in world football, they have all suffered injuries that have left them either out of, or likely to miss, this week’s international break. Here we are, two months into the […]


Ericsson Aims For Margin Jump Beyond 2022 As It Sets New Targets

STOCKHOLM: Sweden’s Ericsson is targeting an operating margin excluding restructuring charges of between 15% and 18% beyond 2022, it said ahead of Tuesday’s capital markets day. “Growth as well as gross margin improvements, driven by software sales and operational leverage, will be the cornerstones in reaching the long-term targets,” the telecoms gear maker said in […]

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You’ve Got (Century-Old) Mail: Soldier’s Note Is Echo of World War I Era

Mr. Jardy said that several pigeons were usually sent with the same message to ensure the missive reached its recipient. In this case, he added, the capsule probably slipped off the bird’s leg in flight. The Linge museum, about eight miles west of Ingersheim, commemorates the history of one of the deadliest battles of World […]


Daniil Medvedev Beats Alexander Zverev To Win His First Rolex Paris Masters title | Paris Masters 2020: डेनिल मेदवेदेव ने पहली बार पेरिस मास्टर्स का खिताब जीता, फाइनल में एलेक्जेंडर ज्वेरेव को हराया

डिजिटल डेस्क। रूस के स्टार टेनिस खिलाड़ी डेनिल मेदवेदेव ने रोलेक्स पेरिस मास्टर्स टेनिस टूर्नामेंट का खिताब अपने नाम कर लिया है। इसके साथ ही वह इस टूर्नामेंट का खिताब जीतने वाले रूस के चौथे खिलाड़ी भी बन गए हैं। मेदवेदेव ने मेंस सिंगल्स के फाइनल में स्पेन के एलेक्जेंडर ज्वेरेव को 5-7, 6-4, 6-1 […]