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White House: report of migrant children held on buses being investigated

The White House said on Friday reports that migrant children were being held on buses for days at a time before being reunited with relatives were outrageous and being investigated. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki holds the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S. May 7,......

The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Facebook – Masks off: CDC greenlights return to normal for vaccinated Americans

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver   Presented by Facebook     Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. Back by popular demand, it is Friday! We get you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy,......

Report: Chris Webber Out at TNT Ahead of NBA Playoffs

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Nick Selbe Former NBA All-Star and longtime broadcaster Chris Webber has reportedly parted ways with TNT, according to Andrew Marchand of the New York Post. Marchand describes the split as mutual, noting that Webber was not a part of TNT’s......

Project Veritas surveilled government officials to expose anti-Trump sentiments: report

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Thomas Moore A conservative activist group, helped by a former British spy, secretly surveilled government employees during the Trump administration with the goal of discrediting perceived enemies of former President TrumpDonald TrumpProject Veritas surveilled government officials to expose anti-Trump......

Mexican union was set to lose disputed GM workers’ vote -report

General Motors Co (GM.N) workers in Mexico were on track to scrap the contract negotiated by one of the country’s biggest unions, according to a Mexican government report on a vote last month that led to a U.S. complaint under a new North American free trade deal. On Wednesday, the......

Bumble shares fall sharply after first-quarter report, dipping below IPO price

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The display outside the Nasdaq MarketSite is pictured as the dating app operator Bumble Inc. (BMBL) made its debut on the Nasdaq stock exchange during the company’s IPO in New York City, New York, U.S., February 11, 2021. Mike Segar......

Report: A-Rod, Lore Reach Agreement to Buy Timberwolves

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http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTgwOTkwOTAzMjUzNDc2NDQw/alex-rodriguez.jpg Madeline Coleman Former MLB star Alex Rodriguez and tech entrepreneur Marc Lore have reportedly reached an agreement to purchase the Timberwolves and the WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx from owner Glen Taylor, according to The Athletic‘s Shams Charania. The two are expected to be equal, 50-50 partners, and will sign the paperwork for......

Report: Pac-12 Hires MGM’s George Kliavkoff as New Commissioner

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Ben Pickman The Pac-12 has hired sports entertainment executive George Kliavkoff as its new commissioner, according to the Associated Press’ Ralph Russo.  Kliavkoff was the president of MGM Sports & Entertainment since 2018. In his role, Kliavkoff had been responsible for......

Report: James Harden Planning to Return Wednesday vs. Spurs

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Nets star James Harden is planning on returning to the court on Wednesday night vs. the Spurs, according to The Athletic‘s Shams Charania.  Harden plans on playing assuming pregame warmups go smoothly, according to The Athletic. Harden has missed the last five weeks with a hamstring injury, which has cost him......

Records show Jenner voted in 2020, even though she says she didn’t: report

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Marina Pitofsky Records indicate that California gubernatorial candidate and former reality television star Caitlyn Jenner voted last fall, despite her comments in an interview in which she said that she did not cast a ballot on Election Day in 2020,......

Report: NBA to Host 2021 Draft Combine In Person

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The 2021 NBA draft combine will take place in person from June 21 to June 27 at Wintrust Arena and Marriott Marquis in Chicago, The Athletic‘s Sham Charania reported on Tuesday. The combine will consist of team interview sessions, five-on-five games, shooting drills, measurements, strength and agility testing, half court......

Michigan Ignored Warnings About Doctor Abusing Athletes, a Report Says

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Billy Witz For more than 20 years, the University of Michigan ignored warnings that might have stopped a longtime doctor in the athletic department, Robert E. Anderson, from sexually assaulting “countless” students, including members of the wrestling and football teams, according to a report commissioned by the university that was......

Report: Michigan had chance to stop abusive doc

Employees in the athletic department and health service department at the University of Michigan missed warning signs and failed to stop the serial sexual misconduct of former school doctor Robert Anderson, according to a report from the WilmerHale law firm released Tuesday afternoon. The university hired WilmerHale in March 2020......

Dollar holds near 10-week low ahead of inflation report

A U.S. Dollar banknote is seen in this illustration taken May 26, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration The U.S. dollar hit a 2-1/2-month low early in the New York session, then stabilized around those levels on Tuesday afternoon, the eve of U.S. consumer price data, as investors bet that rising inflation could......

Report: A’s to Explore Relocation as Stadium Plans Stall

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Michael Shapiro The A’s announced on Wednesday that they will “explore other markets” as the franchise continues to pursue a new waterfront ballpark project. The Oakland Coliseum has served as the home of the A’s since 1968. However, A’s president......

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