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Uber to sign up 20,000 more UK drivers as COVID rules ease

A screen displays the company logo for Uber Technologies Inc at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermi/File Photo Uber (UBER.N) aims to sign up an additional 20,000 more drivers in Britain as the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions boosts demand, the ride-hailing......

Local Businesses In A Town In Virginia Start A Sign War And It Escalates Quickly

Ed Bridge, the owner of Bridge Kaldro, a music shop in Christianburg, Virginia, received an interesting proposition from his employee. A sign war. He had never heard of it before but the idea seemed fun. So Bridge put up a message daring a neighboring business: “Hey Super Shoes, want to......

Source: Jags Tried to Sign Smith Prior to Retirement

Sports Illustrated
In the lead-up to quarterback Alex Smith’s retirement this spring, the Jaguars called Smith about reuniting with his college coach, Urban Meyer, in Jacksonville.  According to Sports Illustrated‘s Greg Bishop, the Jaguars offered Smith a contract but general manager Trent Baalke wanted Smith to sign a special waiver for his......

Pentagon Seeks Carrier Deployment as It Exits Afghanistan, in Sign It’s Readying for a Fight

New York Times
General McKenzie’s request, military officials said, asks for 24-hour support from a carrier, with its attendant fighter squadrons, and is being viewed as a specific reference to the Eisenhower, which left its home port in Virginia in February and headed to the Mediterranean Sea. There, it took part in exercises......

Pentagon Seeks Carrier Deployment as It Exits Afghanistan, in Sign It’s Readying for a Fight

New York Times
In recent years, aircraft carriers, which act as sovereign American territory at sea, have increasingly been used for flexing military power against adversaries. For example, in January, the Pentagon reversed itself and ordered the aircraft carrier Nimitz to remain in the Middle East because of Iranian threats against President Donald......

Israel and Greece sign record defence deal

Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz wears a face mask as he looks out from the window of a helicopter during a tour of the Gaza border area, southern Israel, March 2, 2021. REUTERS/Dan Williams/File Photo Israel and Greece have signed their biggest ever defence procurement deal, which Israel said on......

MLS says Inter Miami violated budget rules to sign Matuidi

Nov 20, 2020; Nashville, TN, Nashville, TN, USA; Inter Miami midfielder Blaise Matuidi (8) passes the ball through the legs of Nashville SC defender Alistair Johnston (12) during the first half at Nissan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Steve Roberts-USA TODAY Sports Major League Soccer (MLS) has said that Inter Miami’s signing......

Bears sign wide receiver Goodwin to 1-year deal

LAKE FOREST, Ill. — The Chicago Bears signed wide receiver Marquise Goodwin to a one-year contract Friday. Goodwin has 140 receptions for 2,323 yards and 13 touchdowns over seven seasons with the Buffalo Bills (2013-16) and San Francisco 49ers (2017-19). He had a career-best 962 yards in 2017 with San......

More than 100 companies sign letter opposing U.S. state voting restrictions

Voters cast their ballots in Georgia’s Senate runoff elections at a Fulton County polling station in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. January 5, 2021. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage/File Photo More than 100 U.S. companies including Apple Inc (AAPL.O), Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O), Ford Motor Co (F.N) and Starbucks Corp (SBUX.O)have declared their opposition to voting......

Seahawks add to pass-rush, sign Aldon Smith

Former Dallas Cowboys defensive end Aldon Smith has signed with the Seattle Seahawks, the team announced Thursday. A source told ESPN it is a one-year deal. The 31-year-old Smith adds to what was already a deep collection of edge-rushers in Seattle. The Seahawks re-signed Carlos Dunlap and Benson Mayowa, added......

Browns sign Clowney to play opposite Garrett

Free-agent pass-rusher Jadeveon Clowney has signed a one-year deal with the Cleveland Browns, it was announced Wednesday. The deal is worth up to $10 million, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Clowney will have an opportunity to thrive playing opposite fellow former No. 1 overall pick Myles Garrett. “I’ve been......

Cardinals sign ex-Steelers running back Conner

TEMPE, Ariz. — The Arizona Cardinals added much-needed depth in the backfield on Tuesday when they agreed to terms on a one-year contract with former Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner. Conner, 25, will be paired with Chase Edmonds to form the Cardinals’ 2021 backfield. It’s expected that they’ll share......

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