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At Least 18 Protesters Killed In Myanmar In Worst Violence Since Coup

Myanmar police fired on protesters around the country on Sunday and at least 18 people were killed in the worst violence since a Feb. 1 military coup, the United Nations said, calling on the international community to act to stop the repression. Crowds of demonstrators came under fire in various parts of the biggest city […]


Baltimore Orioles’ Trey Mancini gets standing ovation, singles in return from cancer

Trey Mancini received a standing ovation and applause from both dugouts Sunday during his first live at-bat after missing the 2020 season while recovering from Stage 3 colon cancer. When the Baltimore Orioles first baseman came up in the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates, he drew a nice round of applause as he approached […]

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Desperate E.U. nations are hunting for coronavirus vaccines — sometimes on a murky open market.

In vaccine-hungry, cash-rich Europe, the hunt for more doses has nations trading with one another, weighing purchases from Russia and China, and fielding offers from middlemen ranging from real to outright frauds. Amid building anger over a sluggish European Union coronavirus vaccine rollout that has left them far behind several other wealthy countries, many E.U. […]

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Donald Trump, Returning To Political Stage, Teases Possible 2024 Run

“I am not starting a new party,” Trump said. (File) Orlando: Donald Trump returned to the spotlight Sunday telling enthusiastic conservatives that he may run for president again in 2024, as he sought to reassert his dominance over a Republican Party that is out of power. The 74-year-old addressed the Conservative Political Action Conference in […]


Chelsea, Man United lack the cutting edge a player like Haaland would offer

What began as a much-anticipated clash in the battle for the top four ended up as a 0-0 draw that served as a 90-minute advert for why Chelsea and Manchester United are expected to fight for Erling Haaland’s signature this summer. That particular off-field battle might prove more of a spectacle than this Stamford Bridge […]


Budget 2021: Extra £1.6bn for UK's Covid vaccination rollout

The chancellor is to provide more funding for the programme, which has now given 20m first doses. Source link

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How Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine Differs From Pfizer and Moderna’s

A third effective weapon was added to America’s arsenal against the coronavirus on Saturday when the Food and Drug Administration granted emergency use authorization for a vaccine developed by Johnson & Johnson. The company said it would start shipping millions of doses early this week, and would provide the United States with 100 million doses […]

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Libya Authorities Free Journalists Detained After PM Presser

The court sought the law ministry’s response after going through a statement by the World Health Organisation, which has declared virginity testing as unscientific, medically unnecessary and unreliable. Authorities in western Libya on Sunday released two local journalists who had been detained in the capital last week following a news conference with the prime minister. […]


How the Pandemic Stalled Peak TV

Where’s “Succession”? “Atlanta”? After the number of scripted shows fell for the first time in a decade, Hollywood hopes to satisfy a restless audience with less costly fare. Source link


UConn, Stanford, Texas A&M, South Carolina top four in early look at NCAA women’s basketball tournament seeding

5:17 PM ET Mechelle Close Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. The NCAA has announced the second reveal of the projected top 16 seeds in the Division I women’s basketball tournament, plus […]