NEW YORK (AP) — Bartolo Colón refuses to entertain the idea of retirement. It doesn’t matter that he didn’t pitch in 2019 and that on Sunday he turned 47. He craves one more shot in the majors. “I’m not retired. That’s not in my mind,” Colón told The Associated Press in a phone interview. “I’m […] Give me some more!
Clear your schedules, everyone. We might have another golf duel in our hands to help us all deal with the lack of professional football action. After the success of Sunday’s “The Match: Champions for Charity” featuring quarterbacks Peyton Manning… Give me some more!
PERTH, Australia (AP) — Tens of thousands of homes and businesses lost power, buildings were battered and trees were uprooted as a vast stretch of the west Australian coast was whipped by a severe storm on Monday for the second straight day. No casualties were reported from what Acting Assistant Commissioner of Western Australia state’s […] Give me some more!
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Australian Football League will open its season reboot with a so-called blockbuster between defending champion Richmond and Collingwood on June 11 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. The Aussie rules season was suspended on March 22 after one round because of restrictions imposed during the coronavirus pandemic. With restrictions gradually easing […] Give me some more!
A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: HOUSING MARKET BELLWETHER The economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic has spared few areas of the economy, and the market for newly built homes is no exception. Sales of new U.S. homes plunged 15.4% in March to a seasonally adjusted […] Give me some more!
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Before the coronavirus pandemic arrived, 2020 seemed fated to be a great year for Siko Setyanto’s dance career: touring Germany and South Korea, performances in Indonesia, classes and more classes. Now this man in motion has spent more than two months holed up at home with his wife. “For dancers, it […] Give me some more!
WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump doesn’t like the message, he shoots the messenger. So it was this past week when he took very personally a scientific study that should give pause to anyone thinking of following Trump’s lead and ingesting a potentially risky drug for the coronavirus. He branded the study’s researchers, financed […] Give me some more!
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump booked back-to-back Memorial Day appearances despite the coronavirus pandemic, at Arlington National Cemetery and at a historic fort in Baltimore. Trump recently called Baltimore a “rat and rodent infested mess” and its mayor has suggested Trump stay home. Presidents typically honor fallen military members by laying a wreath and […] Give me some more!
WASHINGTON (AP) — Many laid-off workers who lost health insurance in the coronavirus shutdown soon face the first deadlines to qualify for fallback coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Taxpayer-subsidized health insurance is available for a modest cost — sometimes even free — across the country, but industry officials and independent researchers say few people […] Give me some more!
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden worked out deals with Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell. He defended Vice President Mike Pence as a “decent guy” and eulogized Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain’s “fairness, honesty, dignity, respect.” When he launched his presidential campaign, such overtures to Republicans were central to Biden’s promise to “unify the country” and […] Give me some more!