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April 14, 2021


Dortmund Europe’s best club for young players; Spurs, Inter among worst

Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Haaland, Jadon Sancho and Jude Bellingham are all first-team players. INA FASSBENDER/AFP via Getty Images Borussia Dortmund have emerged as the best club in Europe for young players to earn their stripes, according to the latest study from the CIES Football Observatory. The CIES has formulated its data......

Leaders of GM, Ford among opponents of Michigan voting restrictions

Detriot News
Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Lansing — The leaders of three-dozen major Michigan-based companies, including General Motors and Ford, announced Tuesday their opposition to Republican-sponsored election bills that would make it harder to vote in Michigan and other states. The businesses issued a joint statement......

After Capitol Riot, Pentagon Announces New Efforts to Weed Out Extremism Among Troops

New York Times
WASHINGTON — One young soldier said that for the first four months after he joined his Army unit, a flag representing the right-wing militia the Three Percenters hung in the entry hall of his barracks. A Black Marine described feeling sick when he saw the iconic red-and-gold flag of his......

Doctor and His Grandchildren Among 5 Fatally Shot in South Carolina

New York Times
Maria Cramer, Michael Levenson and Ken Belson A neighbor shot and killed a doctor, the doctor’s wife and their two grandchildren inside their house in Rock Hill, S.C., as well as an air-conditioning technician who was working outside the home on Wednesday afternoon, the authorities said. The gunman, Phillip Adams,......

Financial, health concerns highest among US consumers

NEW YORK — Half of consumers worldwide said their consumption habits have permanently changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report from AlixPartners. The consulting firm surveyed more than 7,000 consumers in nine countries and found 48% said the pandemic permanently altered their buying behaviors. The biggest......

Jim Cramer says Walmart is among the stocks that will do well in a ‘hybrid world’

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here CNBC’s Jim Cramer revealed on Wednesday a handful of stocks he thinks will do well in the emerging “hybrid world.” The “Mad Money” host is betting many people will maintain some pandemic routines as Covid-19 health restrictions ease and more......

Goldman Sachs, Starbucks among organizations pledging to close racial wealth gap in U.S.

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Goldman Sachs, Starbucks and a range of other organizations across the U.S. announced Tuesday a collaborative effort aimed at narrowing the racial wealth gap between Black and white Americans. The initiative, called NinetyToZero, also includes the American Civil Liberties Union,......

Cuomo insistence on development funds for single project among key budget roadblocks: Report

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here One of the projects stymieing New York state’s $200 billion budget, which was due Thursday, is a $1.3 billion bond request by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to transform a part of midtown Manhattan, the New York Daily News reported this......

COVID-19 cases spike in Michigan, fueled by infections among kids

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here As federal officials warn of a potential fourth wave of COVID-19 infections, Michigan has emerged as one of the most pressing hotspots, with average daily infections now five times what they were six weeks ago.  New data from the......

Pulisic, Pogba, Salah among Premier League stars facing critical decisions at their clubs

The Premier League returns this weekend with all clubs entering the final straight of the season and issues to be decided at both ends of the table. But while the focus will be on Manchester City‘s pursuit of four trophies, the race for Champions League qualification and the battle to......

MJ, KD Among New Investors in Creator of NBA Top Shot

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Ben Pickman Michael Jordan, Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson are among the latest current and former NBA players to invest in Dapper Labs, the startup company behind the NFT trading-card platform NBA Top Shot. The company announced a $305 million......

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