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Lightning force a Game 6: What we learned as the series heads back to Tampa

ESPN
The Stanley Cup was in the building. The fans were buzzing. The Colorado Avalanche were on the precipice of a third championship. Then the game started, and the Tampa Bay Lightning displayed the resilience that has carried them to back-to-back Cups, and on to Game 6 in their quest for......

Saudi Arabia, a Growing Force in Golf, Seeks to Host Women’s Tennis

New York Times
Matthew Futterman and Christopher Clarey With the golf world already divided over Saudi Arabia’s emergence as a powerful force in the game, another major sport is contending with whether to do business with the kingdom. This time it’s women’s tennis, which pulled out of China last year over concerns for......

Protests force South Africa’s Eskom to widen power cuts

Reuters
June 24 (Reuters) – South African state power company Eskom said it would be forced to widen electricity cuts onFriday and over the weekend as labour protests linked to deadlocked wage talks disrupt operations. The utility, which has struggled to meet power demand in Africa’s most industrialised nation for over......

Nina Jankowicz’s fingerprints on report cited by Kamala Harris’s online task force

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jerry Dunleavy The fingerprints of former Disinformation Governance Board Director Nina Jankowicz are all over a new report repeatedly cited by the White House when establishing a new online task force led by Vice President Kamala Harris. The Biden......

Ecuador declares force majeure for oil, state of exception over protests

Reuters
QUITO, June 18 (Reuters) – Ecuador’s state-owned oil company Petroecuador declared force majeure late on Saturday over the impact of protests against the government’s social and economic policies in the Andean country, while President Guillermo Lasso tried to clamp down on unrest. The oil company declared force majeure for its......

Exclusive: Inside Space Force boot camp with recruits to US military’s newest branch

CNN
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here As dawn breaks on Day 38 of basic training at Joint Base San Antonio, a bugle playing reveille blasts over the loudspeakers as a sergeant can be heard screaming, “Are you prepared to join the world’s greatest space force?......

Deputy Accused Of Taking Kobe Crash Pics Involved In Excessive Force Scandal

Vanessa Bryant wants a jury to know that the sheriff’s deputy accused of taking helicopter crash scene photos of Kobe Bryant was involved in another scandal involving excessive force where a handcuffed inmate’s head was allegedly knelt on. But, L.A. County is fighting back, insisting the other incident is irrelevant,......

VP Harris launches task force on online harassment after shootings

Reuters
WASHINGTON, June 16 (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris inaugurated a task force on Thursday to curb online harassment, fulfilling one of the Biden campaign’s promises in the wake of a mass shooting that highlights a link between online abuse and violence. The group is tasked with producing within......

US Air Force clears crew after human remains found on plane after Afghan evacuation flight | CNN Politics

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here CNN  —  The US Air Force has concluded that a C-17 aircraft crew operating out of Kabul’s airport in Afghanistan during the chaotic evacuation of American forces acted appropriately in departing the airport even though human remains were discovered......

Texas Beats ECU on Walk-Off to Force Game 3 in Series

Sports Illustrated
Texas needed a win to force Game 3 vs. East Carolina in the Greenville Super Regional, and they barely survived with a 9-8 walk-off victory in nine innings. The Pirates were up 7-2 at the seventh inning stretch, but the Longhorns stormed back with six unanswered runs in the bottom......

Trump’s Air Force One paint scheme scrapped by Biden

Reuters
WASHINGTON, June 10 (Reuters) – The Biden administration will scrap a paint scheme for Air Force One proposed by former President Donald Trump, after the Air Force determined the design would create too much heat for the presidential aircraft, a U.S. official said on Friday. The current exterior color scheme......

Tatum’s passes, Curry’s co-stars and Draymond’s ‘force’: What we’re watching in NBA Finals Game 3

ESPN
After two vastly different NBA Finals games at Chase Center, the series shifts to TD Garden, where the host Boston Celtics and Golden State Warriors each look to grab control. For the Celtics, two keys have emerged through the first two games: Jayson Tatum walking the line between scorer and......

Nearly 400,000 women joined the labor force in May—and women of color led the charge

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The U.S. economy added 390,000 jobs last month, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, far exceeding the 328,000 new hires economists had predicted and signaling that the labor market is still hot despite fears of an impending recession.  May......

How the U.S. Space Force plans to police outer space

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Outer space is getting crowded, with both commercial endeavors and secretive military projects. And it’s going to be up to the newest United States military branch, the Space Force, to protect American interests there. Space launches in the U.S. have......

CA’s Task Force Chair Kamilah Moore Talks Report on Slavery and Reparations

Play video content TMZ.com California’s task force on reparations released a new report, detailing how slavery and racism have harmed generations of African Americans … and now it’s gearing up for some major reinstitution. The task force chair, Kamilah Moore, joined us on “TMZ Live” to talk all about the......

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