Alex Rodriguez group to purchase Minnesota Timberwolves for $1.5 billion, sources say

Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor has reached a verbal agreement on a $1.5 billion sale of the team to former baseball star Alex Rodriguez and e-commerce mogul Marc Lore, sources told ESPN, confirming multiple reports. NBA approval of the deal was still pending, and neither side has publicly announced an agreement. The two sides had […]


Howard Beckett: Labour suspends union official after Patel tweet

Howard Beckett had apologised for posting that Home Secretary Priti Patel “should be deported”. Source link

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In Mixed Israel Cities Proud of Good Relations, a Sudden, Explosive Division

Most of the original Palestinian residents of Lod, known as Lydda in Arabic, were expelled and moved east, never to return. Bedouins from the Negev arrived in the following decades, as did families of Palestinians from the West Bank who had collaborated with Israel, seeking safe refuge. The rage of the Arab youths now is […]

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UK’s PM Boris Johnson Bids To Cancel Debt Owed To COVID Conspiracy Theorist

The ‘Covid Conspiracy Theorist’ has allegedly launched many claims against the PM (File Photo) London, United Kingdom: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is applying to strike out a court judgment for unpaid debt, Downing Street said, after reports that a “Covid conspiracy theorist” had alleged defamation. Johnson has yet to settle the debt of 535 […]


Liverpool’s late charge could make an utterly forgettable season memorable

It has been a season to forget for Liverpool, but they are now just three wins away from making it a finale to remember. Thursday’s 4-2 victory against Manchester United means last season’s champions are now firmly in the hunt for the top-four finish that had seemed beyond them for so long. If Jurgen Klopp’s […]


Uber rival Ola offers London drivers incentives to go electric

Ola cab drivers talk with each other as they wait for passengers by a roadside in Amritsar. NARINDER NANU | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — Indian ride-hailing firm Ola said Thursday it would offer its London drivers incentives to switch to electric vehicles, turning on the charm as it seeks to convince city regulators […]


COP26: Alok Sharma urges nations to banish coal

In a speech ahead of the COP26 event, Alok Sharma will say the coal business is “going up in smoke”. Source link

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In Gaza, an Ordinary Street, and Extraordinary Horror, as Missiles Thunder In

On Thursday, the first day of Eid al-Fitr, and the fourth day of the worst conflict between Israel and Palestinian militants in years, Gaza City was silent with fear, except when it was loud with terror: the sudden smash of Israeli airstrikes, the whoosh of militants’ rockets arcing toward Israel, the shouts of people checking […]

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Judge Postpones Trial for Three Ex-cops Charged in George Floyd Case to March 2022

The trial of three former Minneapolis police officers charged with aiding and abetting in the death of George Floyd will be pushed back to March 2022, a judge ruled Thursday. Thomas Lane, J Kueng and Tou Thao were scheduled to face trial August 23 on charges they aided and abetted both murder and manslaughter. Co-defendant, […]


The Gateses’ Public Split Spotlights a Secretive Fortune

The fortune of Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates exceeds the size of Morocco’s annual economy, combines the value of Ford, Twitter and Marriott International and is triple the endowment of Harvard. While few know how their wealth will be divided in the divorce, one thing is clear: breaking it up can’t be easy. Mr. […]