A second COVID-19 outbreak at the second-tier outfit had resulted in their games against Brentford last Saturday and Luton Town on Tuesday postponed. Rotherham said in a statement that there were "several more positive cases" within the squad following a repeat round of testing on the advice of the English Football League (EFL). "In keeping with government guidelines, the first team players and staff will now undergo a period of isolation," Rotherham, who closed their training base at Roundwood to control the spread of the virus, said.
The U.S. House of Representatives will take up by Wednesday the Senate version of the sweeping $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package backed by President Joe Biden, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Monday. The Senate passed its version of the bill after a marathon overnight vote on Saturday. The Senate version eliminated or pared back some provisions included in the House bill, which had increased the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour and extended expanded jobless assistance through Aug. 29.
Mar.08 -- Ark Investment Management founder and CEO Cathie Wood says value stocks are taking off and adds that she's still buying the Tesla dip. She speaks with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg Technology."
A match, organised by the United Nations Environment Program and former NHL player Vyacheslav Fetisov, was attended by famous hockey players such as Alexey Kasatonov, Valery Kamensky, Alexander Yakushev, Andrey Kovalenko.The event was also attended by British Ambassador to Russia Deborah Bronnert who highlighted the need for international cooperation to overcome ecological problems.
Filmmakers Max Lang and Daniel Snaddon are no strangers to the world of adapting the vividly illustrated children’s books of Julia Donaldson for animation. They’ve adapted “Room on the Broom,” “The Gruffalo” and “Stick Man,” and this time they’re vying for Oscar short animated film and Annie Awards consideration with another beloved story, “The Snail […]
West Ham United maintained their push for a top-four finish as goals by Jesse Lingard and Craig Dawson earned them a 2-0 home victory over Leeds United in the Premier League on Monday. Lingard converted a rebound from his own saved penalty in the 21st minute for his fourth goal in six appearances since arriving on loan from Manchester United. Dawson headed in West Ham's second goal seven minutes later to help his side up to fifth spot with 48 points from 27 games.
David France’s “Welcome to Chechnya” could very well make Oscar history as the first documentary to be nominated for Best Visual Effects. The documentary details the brutality the LGBTQ community faces in Chechnya at the hands of the government. France goes inside the shocking and horrific genocide that Chechnyan leader Ramzan Kadyrov is unleashing on […]
The COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE was able to neutralize a new variant of the coronavirus spreading rapidly in Brazil, according to a laboratory study published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Monday. Blood taken from people who had been given the vaccine neutralized an engineered version of the virus that contained the same mutations carried on the spike portion of the highly contagious P.1 variant first identified in Brazil, the study conducted by scientists from the companies and the University of Texas Medical Branch found.
The Brooklyn Nets completed the signing of free agent Blake Griffin on Monday following the former number one NBA draft pick's exit from the Detroit Pistons.
The Biden administration is granting temporary protected status to Venezuelan migrants living in the United States and is also working to coordinate international pressure against President Nicolas Maduro to hold free and fair elections, senior U.S. officials said on Monday. The decision, which could aid an estimated 320,000 people, fulfills a promise that President Joe Biden made during the 2020 election campaign to give shelter to Venezuelans who left their homeland amid economic collapse, humanitarian crisis and political turmoil under Maduro. Venezuelans in the United States will have to show they have been residing in the country continuously as of March 8, 2021, to qualify for the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation, the officials told reporters.
President Joe Biden is testing whether he can bring sweeping changes in Afghanistan, including a potential government involving the Taliban, in a high-risk strategy as he weighs whether to honor a May deadline to end America's longest war.
KUALA LUMPUR, March 9 — Umno's decision to stay in the Perikatan Nasional (PN) government until the 15th general election (GE15) but immediately challenge the coalition’s lynchpin Parti Pribumi...
Nearly ten years after his remix of Janet Jackson’s “If” went viral on SoundCloud, Kaytranada is up for a best new artist Grammy this weekend. The Haitian-Canadian DJ, born Louis Kevin Celestin, is also nominated for best dance/electronic album for 2019’s “Bubba” and best dance recording for the Kali Uchis-featuring “10%.” “It’s kind of funny […]
Hundreds of women marched through Almaty, Kazakhstan, on March 8 to mark International Women’s Day and rally for women’s rights across the country, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.This footage shows demonstrators marching in Almaty near Mahatma Gandhi park. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty provided the footage and said it shows some people carrying banners that read “Every woman is important” and “Feminism will save Kazakhstan.” Credit: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty via Storyful
The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures has announced details regarding its opening gala, which will be held on Sept. 25. The event will commence a week of celebrations leading up to the Los Angeles museum’s opening to the public on Sept. 30. Ava DuVernay, Ryan Murphy and Jason Blum will serve as co-chairs at the […]
Women in Minsk, Belarus, rallied in solidarity with imprisoned journalists on March 8, International Women’s Day, following the release of a report detailing the number of women arrested for political reasons in the country since the start of 2020.Footage shared by Nasha Nivan shows demonstrators, dressed in black with tape X’s on their face masks and holding white flowers, in a line on Pobediteley Avenue.According to a report released March 7 by the Viasna Human Rights Centre, at least 141 cases have been launched against women for political reasons since the start of 2020. At least 49 are under arrest or serving prison sentences, among them Katsiaryna Andreyeva and Daria Chultsova of Belsat TV.According to local media, the initiators of the action said, "Today we are in black to remind about the humiliation and suppression of our votes. But it will not always be so!” Credit: NN.BY / Nasha Niva via Storyful
Milan Skriniar scored the only goal as Inter Milan pulled six points clear in Serie A with a 1-0 win over Atalanta on Monday.
A second-half goal from defender Milan Skriniar was enough to earn Inter Milan a 1-0 win over Atalanta on Monday, with the victory sending Antonio Conte's side six points clear at the top of the Serie A standings. The league leaders looked nervy in the first half, and had goalkeeper Samir Handanovic to thank for making a fine save to prevent Atalanta striker Duvan Zapata giving the visitors the lead. Nine minutes after the interval Skriniar pounced on a loose ball from a corner to fire Inter in front, with Conte's side digging in defensively late on to see out the victory.
Chelsea strengthened their hold on fourth place in the Premier League as Kai Havertz inspired a vital 2-0 win over Everton, while West Ham boosted their surprise top four challenge with a 2-0 victory against Leeds on Monday.
The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” has been smashing records practically since it was first released late in November of 2019 — and on Monday it broke what might be the most momentous one of all: It became the first song to spend a full year in the Top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100. That dwarfs […]