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Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng said that the new royal yacht national flagship will be 'a good idea', despite designs for the ship being compared to a "1950s fishing trawler"
Ukrainian tycoon Dmytro Firtash denies allegations behind his home country's move to impose sanctions on him for selling titanium products that Kyiv believes end up being used by Russian military enterprises, one of his lawyers said on Monday. The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, which coordinates security policy, announced the decision on Friday, adding that the specifics would be announced separately in a presidential decree. President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has promised action to reduce oligarchs' influence on Ukraine.
Prime MinisterStefan Lofven has weathered the decline of social democracy in Europe, the rise of the far right and even the Covid-19 pandemic, but he finally tripped up on Monday, losing a historic vote of no confidence in Sweden's parliament.
According to a TD report, the hotel, restaurant, travel, and movie industries are demonstrating a clear rebound as businesses reopen to pre-pandemic capacity levels and the full economic brunt of the pandemic appears to have passed.
George Clooney, Don Cheadle, Kerry Washington, Mindy Kaling, Eva Longoria and more will co-found an acting school for underserved communities beginning in fall 2022. The Roybal School of Film and Television Production will give students robust academic education, practical training and access to renowned storytellers and other industry professionals and experts from Hollywood. The school […]
Yahoo Finance’s Brian Sozzi breaks down why retail investors are eating up meme stocks in 2021.
In a ruling that could help push changes in college athletics, the Supreme Court on Monday unanimously sided with a group of former college athletes in a dispute with the NCAA over rules limiting certain compensation. The high court ruled that NCAA limits on the education-related benefits that colleges can offer athletes who play Division I basketball and football can't be enforced. Under current NCAA rules, students cannot be paid, and the scholarship money colleges can offer is capped at the cost of attending the school.
The United States on Monday imposed Belarus-related sanctions on 16 individuals and five entities, according to the U.S. Treasury Department website, increasing pressure on Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko. Among those blacklisted by the Treasury were the State Security Committee of the Republic of Belarus as well as the Main Directorate for Combating Organized Crime and Corruption of the MVD of the Republic of Belarus.
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Meghan spoke about Harry and Archie's relationship which is reflected in her first children's book.
Mike Mayo, Wells Fargo Senior Analyst, joins Yahoo Finance Live to break down the outlook for big banks, weigh in on broader markets amid the pandemic and discuss the outlook for the Fed’s monetary policy.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled against the National Collegiate Athletic Association in its bid to maintain limits on education-related compensation for student-athletes that critics say help maintain the fiction of amateurism in college sports. The court ruled 9-0 that the NCAA's curbs on non-cash payments to college athletes related to education - including benefits such as computers, science equipment and musical instruments - are anticompetitive under a federal law called the Sherman Antitrust Act. The NCAA is the major governing body for U.S. intercollegiate sports.
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The actor said his illness took a turn for the worse during the pandemic.
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The Canadian dollar strengthened against its U.S. counterpart on Monday as stock markets steadied and oil prices rose, with the currency clawing back some its decline from last week when the Federal Reserve turned more hawkish. The Canadian dollar was trading 0.5% higher at 1.2395 to the greenback, or 80.68 U.S. cents, after earlier touching its weakest level since April 26 at 1.2486. Canada is a major exporter of commodities, including oil and copper, which have benefited from Fed stimulus.
Sam Bennett was set to feature in the race and defend his green jersey but has failed to recover from a knee injury, with Cavendish taking his place and looking to add to his tally of 30 Tour de France stage wins. "I am delighted to be going back to the Tour de France with Deceuninck – Quick Step," Cavendish, 36, said in a team statement.
A transgender weightlifter has been selected for the Tokyo Olympics.Laurel Hubbard will be the first transgender athlete to compete at the Games after being selected for New Zealand's national team.A "historic moment in sport" - according to the head of the country's Olympic Committee.Hubbard will compete in the super-heavyweight category.Her selection is likely to reignite the debate over inclusion and fairness in sport.Richie Patterson is the President of Olympic Weightlifting New Zealand."We do know that there are many questions about fairness of transgender athletes competing in the Olympic games but I would like to take this opportunity to remind us all that Laurel has met all of the required criteria. She is a very dedicated and resilient athlete and on behalf of Laurel I would like to say how honored she is to be in the team and appreciative of the support and help she has received to date."Hubbard had competed in men's weightlifting competitions before transitioning eight years ago.Since 2015, she has been eligible to compete in the Olympics after new guidelines were issued.They said that any transgender athlete can compete as a woman provided their testosterone levels are below 10 nanomoles per liter for at least 12 months before their first competition.Some scientists have argued the guidelines do little to mitigate the biological advantages of those who have gone through puberty as males.Save Women's Sport Australasia, an organization for women athletes, criticized Hubbard's selection."You know, picking testosterone is a red herring. I mean, we are forgetting about the anatomy, the fast, rich muscle, the bigger organs, they have faster recovery, they have stronger bones, they don't have a tilted pelvis so they are less likely to get knee and ankle injuries, the list goes on and on and on."Advocates for transgender inclusion argue the transition process decreases biological advantages considerably.The IOC has consistently said it is committed to inclusion but that it's also reviewing its guidelines to take into account the "perceived tension between fairness/safety and inclusion/non-discrimination."
Croatia manager Zlatko Dalic believes his side have been treated unfairly over the application of coronavirus rules at Euro 2020 ahead of their crucial clash against Scotland on Tuesday.
In the latest trailer for “Snake Eyes,” the origin story for the silent ninja killer from the “G.I. Joe” franchise, Henry Golding is brought into the Ninja Clan and told he must complete “The Three Challenges of the Warrior,” which if he survives will give him access to “our knowledge and our power.” The trailer begins with Golding’s Snake Eyes salvaging the life of his partner in battle Storm Shadow (Andrew Koji), with the two of them escaping from a group of gangsters after Golding’s boss dema