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Thiem, ranked fifth in the world, has endured a torrid season with a 9-8 win-loss record in 2021. A French Open finalist in 2018 and 2019, Thiem was knocked out in the first round at Roland Garros this year. The 27-year-old said he discussed his situation with his team and described withdrawing from the Olympics as a "very difficult decision".
A trial over whether the GEO Group must pay minimum wage — instead of $1 a day — to immigration detainees who perform tasks like cooking and cleaning at its jail in Washington state has ended with a hung jury. U.S. District Judge Robert Bryan in Tacoma declared a mistrial Thursday following a two-week trial and about two days of deliberation by the nine-person jury, after the jurors indicated they could not reach agreement. Democratic Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson sued the Florida-based GEO Group in 2017, saying the company had unjustly profited by running the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma on the backs of captive workers.
Memphis Depay's early penalty set the Netherlands on the way to a 2-0 win over Austria in Amsterdam on Thursday, their second straight victory at Euro 2020 securing qualification for the last 16 already as winners of Group C.
Christina Davis is stepping down as president of original programming at Starz, Variety has confirmed. “Christina Davis has decided to resign her position to pursue other opportunities,” a Starz spokesperson said in a statement to Variety. “We wish her the best and thank her for her contributions during the past year.” The news comes a little over […]
Yahoo Finance's Jared Blikre joined Yahoo Finance Live to break down the key takeaways from Adobe's quarterly earnings report.
Bond yields went for a ride on Wednesday and Thursday after the Federal Reserve signaled the likelihood of rate hikes by the end of 2023.
A bipartisan bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday would speed up the processing of special immigration visas (SIVs) for Afghans at risk of Taliban retribution because they worked for the U.S. government. The bill also would raise from 11,000 to 19,000 the number of SIVs available for qualifying Afghans. "Now is the time for the U.S. to honor our promises and protect our Afghan partners," Democrat Jason Crow, an Army veteran who served in Afghanistan and led the bipartisan group that sponsored the bill, said in a statement.
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“Blacula” will rise from the dead as MGM, Bron and Hidden Empire Film Group will partner together to develop and produce a modern reimagining of the 1972 blaxploitation horror film of the same name, according to an individual with knowledge of the project. Picking up where the original saga left off, the reboot will take place in a metropolitan city post-coronavirus pandemic, following the vampire as he thirsts for vengeance. Deon Taylor (“Black and Blue”) will direct the “Blacula” reboot with R
Workers hung from a 187-foot statue of Kannon, the Buddhist goddess of mercy, at a temple in Aizuwakamatsu, Japan, on June 15 to secure a mask to her face in hopes it will help speed the end to the COVID-19 pandemic.In this footage, taken by commercial drone pilot Shouya Shimizu, four workers are seen unveiling the 77-pound face mask over the statue’s nose and mouth while suspended from the top of the statue.The white statue is part of the Houkokuji Aizu Betsuin temple in Fukushima Prefecture.According to reports, the workers came up with the idea while discussing the restoration of the statue after it was damaged in an earthquake in February, and plan to keep the mask on until COVID-19 is under control in Japan.Japan, which is set to host the 2021 Summer Olympics in July, currently has over 779,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, according to data from the World Health Organization. An estimated 11 percent of Japanese nationals have been vaccinated, according to reports. Credit: Shouya Shimizu via Storyful
Dr. Amesh Adalja, Senior scholar Johns Hopkins center for health security, joined Yahoo Finance to discuss the latest on covid.
Flori Marquez, BlockFi Co-Founder, joined Yahoo Finance Live to break down the current state of the cryptocurrency market.
President Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act into law on Thursday, commemorating the end of slavery in the U.S., and making June 19 a federal holiday. Biden said signing the measure was “one of the greatest honors I will have had as president.”
The track and field star opens up about juggling parenting with training and how she's teaching her daughter to "be a force in this world."
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Gresini, currently partnering Aprilia, signed a contract with MotoGP rights holders Dorna last year to revert to being an independent outfit. The team are now owned and run by Nadia Padovani after the death of her husband and team founder Fausto Gresini in February.
On Saturday (7 p.m. ET, ESPN2/ESPN+) at Apex, he’ll get a chance to turn things around when he faces Dan Ige in the main event of UFC Vegas 29.
The hardest team in the world to make will be finalized over the next 10 days. Former Olympic star Sanya Richards-Ross shared who has her most excited with Yahoo Sports.
Stocks traded mixed on Thursday as investors contemplated the Federal Reserve's latest monetary policy decision and updated projections. Jeff Powell, Polaris Wealth Advisory Group CIO and Bill Smead, Smead Capital Management CIO and Co-Portfolio Manager joined Yahoo Finance to discuss.
The supercycle thesis is the bold but vague idea that crypto is on the verge of mass adoption. Here's how it works and what it means.