UN chief warns foreign interference in Libya `unprecedented’

The United Nations secretary-general is warning that foreign interference in Libya’s war has reached “unprecedented levels.” By EDITH M. LEDERER Associated Press July 9, 2020, 5:23 AM 5 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article UNITED NATIONS — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that foreign interference in Libya’s war has reached “unprecedented levels” […]

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NHL, NHLPA reach tentative agreement on return-to-play plan and CBA extension

The NHL and NHL Players’ Assn. on Monday announced they had reached a tentative agreement on a detailed Return to Play plan that would relaunch the season on Aug. 1, and at the same time said they have a Memorandum Of Understanding to extend their existing collective bargaining agreement by four years, through the 2025-26 […]

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NHL says 23 players tested positive for COVID-19 since start of small-group workouts

The NHL, which over the weekend reached a tentative agreement with the NHL Players’ Assn. on protocols for training camp and resuming the season, said Monday 23 players have tested positive for COVID-19 since players were allowed to participate in voluntary, small-group workouts at teams’ training facilities. Those workouts are part of Phase 2 of […]

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American Airlines, four other US carriers to receive billions more federal aid

American Airlines and four smaller carriers have reached agreement with the government for billions more in federal loans, a sign of the industry’s desperate fight to survive a downturn in air travel caused by the virus pandemic. The Treasury Department said Thursday that it had signed letters of intent for new loans to American, Spirit […]

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Weinstein reaches tentative $19M deal with accusers

Harvey Weinstein and his former studio’s board have reached a nearly $19 million settlement with dozens of his sexual misconduct accusers, New York state’s attorney general and lawyers in a class-action lawsuit said Tuesday. The agreement was announced by New York Attorney General Letitia James and Chicago attorney Elizabeth A. Fegan. The deal, if approved […]

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UNC fined $1.5M for inadequate campus crime reporting

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has reached a $1.5 million settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Education over its failure to fully report information about crimes that occurred on campus By BRYAN ANDERSON Associated Press/Report for America June 30, 2020, 8:59 PM 2 min read 2 min read Raleigh, N.C. — […]

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Former Panthers quarterback Cam Newton agrees to deal with Patriots

The New England Patriots have reached an agreement with free-agent quarterback Cam Newton, bringing in the 2015 NFL Most Valuable Player to help the team move on from three-time MVP Tom Brady, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press. The one-year deal is worth up to $7.5 million with incentives, the […]

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IMF, Sudan reach agreement on macroeconomic policies structural reforms

CAIRO (Reuters) – International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff and Sudan have reached agreement on macroeconomic policies structural reforms that would underpin a 12-month staff-monitored program, the fund said in a statement on Tuesday. Sudan said earlier in June that it began talks with the IMF on a non-funded programme that could pave the way for […]

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Knicks Have Long List of Coaching Candidates

With a list of candidates that has already reached double digits, the Knicks’ coaching search is poised to extend well into July, according to two people who were familiar with the team’s plans but not authorized to discuss the search publicly. Tom Thibodeau, the former coach of the Chicago Bulls and the Minnesota Timberwolves, is […]

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‘Magic: The Gathering’ Pulls Racist Playing Cards From Popular Game

The movement to confront racism in the United States has reached a wildly popular trading card game, Magic: The Gathering, which said earlier this month it had pulled seven cards with racist names and imagery from its game. Playing one card, named Cleanse, causes “all black creatures in play” to be “destroyed.” Another, called Crusade, […]

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Angels sign fifth-round pick Adam Seminaris, a left-hander from Long Beach State

The Angels reached an agreement with pitcher Adam Seminaris, a left-hander from Long Beach State they took in the fifth round of last week’s draft, to a contract of $140,000, said a person familiar with negotiations who was not authorized to comment publicly. The assigned value for the 141st pick, with which they drafted Seminaris, […]

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‘Vanderpump Rules’ Kristen Doute’s Private Apology To Faith Stowers Was ‘Genuine’

Kristen Doute reached out to her former co-star Faith Stowers to apologize in private, after she was fired from ‘Vanderpump Rules’ for falsely reporting Faith to the police back in 2018. Fired Vanderpump Rules star Kristen Doute issued a private apology to former cast mate Faith Stowers after she falsely reported her to the police in 2018 for a […]

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Beyond Georgia: A Warning for November as States Scramble to Expand Vote-by-Mail

The 16 statewide primary elections held during the pandemic reached a glaring nadir on Tuesday as Georgia saw a full-scale meltdown of new voting systems compounded by the state’s rapid expansion of vote-by-mail. But around the country, elections that have been held over the past two months reveal a wildly mixed picture, dominated by different […]

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Falwell’s Blackface Tweet Brings Racial Dissent to Liberty University

WASHINGTON — The racial strife roiling the country and its politics has reached an unlikely redoubt of social conservatism, Jerry Falwell Jr.’s Liberty University. Blackface and Ku Klux Klan imagery tweeted by Mr. Falwell, who tolerates little dissent at the evangelical university he leads, has spurred staff resignations, demands for his firing by influential alumni, […]

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Bon Appétit editor-in-chief Adam Rapoport called to resign over brownface photo

Calls for the resignation of Bon Appétit’s longtime editor in chief Adam Rapoport reached a boiling point after a photo surfaced that showed him in brownface. A freelance writer for the Condé Nast-owned foodie magazine on Monday unearthed and posted a 2013 photo, originally posted on Instagram by Rapoport’s wife Simone Shubuck, that shows the […]

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World reaches 400,000 coronavirus deaths as Pope Francis urges caution

BARCELONA, Spain — The confirmed global death toll from the COVID-19 virus reached at least 400,000 fatalities on Sunday, a day after the government of Brazil broke with standard public health protocols by ceasing to publish updates of the number of deaths and infections in the hard-hit South American country. Worldwide, at least 6.9 million […]

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IMF announces preliminary deal on $5.2 billion standby loan for Egypt

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund on Friday said it had reached a staff-level agreement with Egypt for a one-year, $5.2 billion standby loan to help the North African country grapple with the novel coronavirus pandemic and its economic fallout. The agreement, which must be finalized by the Fund’s executive board, would safeguard economic […]

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Sena Kana Vows To Help Make Her Fans ‘Smile & Live With Hope’ With Her Music During This Time Of Crisis

Sena Kana reached new heights with her song ‘Up,’ and now, she tells us how she wants to raise spirits during the coronavirus epidemic, and how she’s staying positive while under quarantine. It was a different world when Sena Kana visited HollywoodLife. Her song “Up,” a banger of a collab with Sheppard and Wiz Khalifa, was about […]

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Blackhawks make first European signing of summer, adding forward Matej Chalupa

Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman reached into the European pro leagues again Friday. | Amr Alfiky/AP Chalupa, at age 21, was one of the youngest players in the Czech league this past season. The Blackhawks have reached into the European professional leagues for another undrafted free agent find. Matej Chalupa, one of the youngest forwards […]

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California reaches deal with Tesla to reopen factory

California officials say they’ve reached a truce with Tesla over the company’s efforts to restart its Bay Area factory in spite of the coronavirus crisis. Alameda County’s Public Health Department agreed that Tesla can ramp up operations at its Fremont car plant this week and fully reopen as soon as Monday if it takes sufficient […]

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Ohio State Pays $41 Million to Settle Claims From Doctor’s Abuse

Ohio State University said Friday that it had reached settlements with many former athletes and other students who filed lawsuits against the university because of sexual assaults committed by Richard H. Strauss during his nearly 20 years as a team doctor for the school’s athletic department, paying $41 million to 162 people who made claims. […]

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Zoom reaches deal with New York AG to better protect its users

Zoom has reached a deal with New York regulators to better protect users from “Zoom-bombing” and other security problems. The Thursday pact with the state attorney general’s office marks the videoconferencing company’s latest effort to address mounting concerns about the security and privacy of its platform, which has become a crucial tool the coronavirus pandemic. […]

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Kristin Cavallari Accuses Jay Cutler Of Being ‘Manipulative’ During Their Marriage In New Court Docs

Kristin Cavallari’s divorce drama with Jay Cutler has reached new heights. In a bid to access the funds needed to buy a new home (which Jay is against), Kristin made more accusations against her ex in new court documents. Kristin Cavallari, 33, doesn’t think her estranged husband Jay Cutler, 37, is acting fairly in the […]

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NBA, NBPA reach deal for league to withhold 25% of players’ paychecks | SportsCenter

Adrian Wojnarowski and Stephen A. Smith react to the deal reached between the NBA and the NBPA that allows the league to withhold 25% of the players’ paychecks in the wake of owners losing millions of dollars by the week. #ESPN #NBAonESPN ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN […]

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