Check out this week's Fantasy Baseball Fearless Forecast
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A 76-year-old man who had 39 wives and 94 children and was said to be the head of the world's largest family has died in north east India, the chief minister of his home state said. Ziona Chana, the head of a local Christian sect that allows polygamy, died on Sunday, Zoramthanga, the chief minister of Mizoram and who goes by one name, said in a tweet. With a total of 167 members, the family is the world's largest, according to local media, although this depends on whether you count the grandchildren, of whom Ziona has 33.
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'COVID most definitely has a very distinct smell.'
Tsitsipas outplayed the Serbian world number one for the first two sets at Roland Garros, but his maiden Grand Slam final ended in defeat, ultimately losing 7-6(6) 6-2 3-6 2-6 4-6 in a gruelling contest over four hours and 11 minutes. Greece's Tsitsipas accepted a wild card into the ATP 500 grasscourt event in Halle and was also scheduled to play doubles with his younger brother Petros. "He will be replaced by lucky loser Yannick Hanfmann in the singles draw," the ATP said.
The Little Mix star is expecting her first baby soon.
Leonine Studios and Mediawan have boarded upcoming English-language horror “The Twin” for German-speaking and French-speaking territories respectively. The deal, inked by Film Constellation, marks the first time Leonine and Mediawan have jointly acquired a film. Don Films has unveiled a first image of the film by Finnish director Taneli Mustonen (“Lake Bodom”), which recently wrapped […]
Both Atlanta and Los Angeles hope to even their series at 2-2.
This factory produces high-end replicas of Egypt's ancient treasuresLocation: Qalyubia, EgyptThe "Konouz Factory" houses more than 150 artists and conservatorswho have produced more than 6,400 replicasmade of stone, wood, ceramic, gold, and silverMany of the copies will be sold at the new Egyptian Museum of Civilization(SOUNDBITE) (Arabic) TECHNICAL AFFAIRS DIRECTOR AT KONOUZ FACTORY, HANI AHMED, SAYING: "Our product is a copy of the original artifact. They are made with high-quality materials. We have an example, such as this one, an Anubis, a copy such as this one. It holds the stamp from the High Council of Antiquities, a barcode and there is a certificate that states this is an exact copy of the original artifact. This is not available in ordinary Egyptian markets, or with things that are sold in commercial markets."
Transatlantic relations have become more natural since Joe Biden took over as U.S. president after a sometimes "more awkward" period with Donald Trump, the leader of Washington's NATO ally the Netherlands said on Monday. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte spoke as he arrived at Biden's first summit with leaders of the Western alliance that Trump regularly lambasted and threatened to leave. "With Joe Biden... there is a clear understanding of the necessity of NATO," Rutte told reporters.
Of the top 10 stocks trending on trading-focused social media site Stocktwits, vaccine developers Novavax Inc and Vaxart Inc were in the third and fourth spots, respectively, with message volume on Vaxart up 9.7% and nearly 97% of them reflecting a positive sentiment. Shares of Novavax jumped 10.3% in premarket trading as the company also reported late-stage data from a U.S.-based clinical trial showing its vaccine was more than 90% effective against COVID-19 across a variety of variants of the virus. Individual traders on forums such Reddit's WallStreetBets have acted in concert this year to bid up shares of heavily shorted stocks, triggering a phenomenon known as a "short squeeze", which pushes up stock prices even more.
The two main hospitals treating people with COVID-19 in Afghanistan have had to close their doors to new patients because of a lack of beds, a senior health official and doctors said on Monday. Afghanistan is grappling with a third wave of the pandemic, with a record number of infections and deaths being reported amid a surge in violence as U.S.-led international forces withdraw and Taliban insurgents go on the offensive. "Both Afghan Japan and Ali Jinnah hospitals had to close their doors because they had no more beds or resources," the health official said on condition of anonymity as they were not authorised to speak publicly about the matter.
Stock futures traded sideways Monday morning in a muted start to the week, as traders awaited a key monetary policy decision from the Federal Reserve.
After another weekend reacting to tweets from Tesla boss Elon Musk, Bitcoin hit a two-week peak just shy of $40,000 on Monday (June 14).Musk fended off criticism over his market influence.And said Tesla might resume transactions using bitcoin.The world's biggest cryptocurrency has fluctuated over Musk's views for months, not least since Tesla announced a $1.5 billion bitcoin purchase in February.The electric car giant had also said it would take the virtual money in payment.But Musk later back-tracked on that, citing concerns over how mining the currency requires high energy use and contributes to climate change.On Twitter on Sunday (June 13) he said Tesla would resume allowing bitcoin transactions, when there's "confirmation of reasonable clean energy usage by miners."The digital currency rallied more than 9% after that message.Analysts said the market was also supported by software company MicroStrategy raising half a billion dollars to buy bitcoin.The e-currency is up around a third this year.But has collapsed from a record peak above $60,000 amid a regulatory crackdown in China and Musk's apparently wavering enthusiasm for it.
Brent crude, the industry benchmark, jumped 1% on Monday, touching $73.52 (£52.14) per barrel. US crude also climbed 1% higher to $71.50, its highest level since October 2018.
KOTA KINABALU, June 14 — Lawyer Marcel Jude Joseph’s apology following his remarks about the Unduk Ngadau beauty pageant has not assuaged the Kadazandusun community here which holds a deep regard...
Islamabad United fast bowler Hasan Ali has decided to stay for the rest of the Pakistan Super League after resolving a family matter. Hasan was due to fly back home on Sunday, but will now remain in Abu Dhabi and complete Pakistan’s premier Twenty20 league. “I was going through a personal family issue, which has been resolved thanks to my wonderful wife,” Hasan said in a statement on Monday.
In one of the biggest deals on titles at this year’s Visions du Réel, Switzerland’s premier documentary festival, Radio Télévision Suisse (RTS), the public broadcasting organization for the French-speaking part of the country, has acquired eleven titles from Visions du Réel’s 2021 selection. The deal is part of a longstanding partnership between the Swiss doc […]
Stepan Company (SCL) has been struggling lately, but the selling pressure may be coming to an end soon
The Air Max Pre-Day BETRUE features nine hook-and-loop flags that represent the multiple communities of gender identities and sexual orientations.
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg described the summit, which U.S. President Joe Biden will attend for the first time, as a "pivotal moment", with allied leaders discussing China and raising concern about Russia's recent military build-up near Ukraine.NATO leaders hope to hear Biden recommit the United States to NATO's collective defence after his predecessor Donald Trump's confrontational rhetoric towards allies from 2017 to 2019 at summits created an impression of crisis, envoys said.