SEC says it sent each school $23M to make up for financial losses related to COVID-19

The SEC announced on Wednesday that it has sent an additional $23 million to each of its 14 member schools to make up for financial losses because of COVID-19. The conference estimates an average shortfall of $45 million per athletic program. “The extraordinary circumstances produced by the global pandemic have presented colleges and universities with […]

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Israel Fires at South Lebanon in Response to Rocket Launches: Military

Image for representation. Security sources in Lebanon confirmed that four rockets had been launched towards Israel from Seddiqine. Reuters Last Updated:May 19, 2021, 20:17 IST FOLLOW US ON: Israel fired artillery at targets in Lebanon on Wednesday after four rockets were launched towards Israel from Lebanese territory, the Israeli military said. Israel’s missile defences intercepted […]

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With restrictions lifting in France, Macron grabs a coffee at a cafe.

President Emmanuel Macron of France enjoyed an early-morning coffee with his prime minister at a cafe in Paris on Wednesday to celebrate the partial lifting of lockdown restrictions around the country. French television showed Mr. Macron and the prime minister, Jean Castex, in an animated conversation as they sipped espressos on the narrow terrace of […]