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At least 15 killed in suicide bombing at army camp in Somalia - witness
  + stars: | 2021-06-15 | by ( ) sentiment -0.97   time to read: +1 min
An ambulance carrying wounded from a suicide bombing attack at a military base arrives at the Madina Hospital in Mogadishu, Somalia June 15, 2021. REUTERS/Feisal OmarAt least 15 people were killed on Tuesday in a suicide bombing at an army camp in the Somali capital Mogadishu, a Reuters witness who counted the bodies at Madina Hospital said. Officials at the hospital confirmed the dead were killed in an attack earlier in the day at an army camp. Islamist group al Shabaab frequently carries out bombings in the Horn of Africa country. A Somali military officer, Odawaa Yusuf Rage, told state media earlier on Tuesday that 10 new recruits had been killed, and 20 others wounded, when a suicide bomber detonated explosives at a checkpoint outside of General Degaban military training camp in the capital.
Persons: Feisal Omar, al, Odawaa Yusuf Rage Organizations: REUTERS, Thomson Locations: Madina, Mogadishu, Somalia, Somali, al Shabaab, Horn of Africa
Sudan says progress made in peace talks with rebel leader
  + stars: | 2021-06-15 | by ( ) sentiment -0.98   time to read: +2 min
Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North chairman Abdelaziz al-Hilu addresses delegates after signing a declaration of principles between Sudanese Transitional government and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement - North in Juba, South Sudan March 28, 2021. REUTERS/Jok SolomunJUBA, June 15 (Reuters) - Sudanese authorities adjourned talks on Tuesday with the most powerful rebel leader from the country's south, saying they had agreed on more than three-quarters of a framework peace deal. A deal with Abdelaziz al-Hilu's Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) would be a big step in efforts to resolve decades of internal conflict in Sudan following the overthrow of former leader Omar al-Bashir in 2019. read moreThat paved the way for peace talks that have been held over recent weeks in the capital of neighbouring South Sudan, Juba. Bashir had ruled Sudan for 30 years until he was removed by the military following mass demonstrations against his government.
Persons: Abdelaziz al, Omar al, Bashir, Abdel Wahed el, Mohammad Kuku, Khalid Abdelaziz, Denis Dumo, Aidan Lewis, Peter Graff Organizations: Liberation, Transitional, REUTERS, Thomson Locations: Sudan, Juba, South Sudan, Jok, JUBA, Darfur, South Kordofan, Sudan's, Khartoum
Kevin McCarthy is perpetuating the GOP's smear campaign against Ilhan Omar. McCarthy is urging Pelosi to remove Omar from the House Foreign Affairs Committee. McCarthy urged House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to strip Omar from the committee based on what he described as "anti-Semitic" and "anti-American" language from the Minnesota lawmaker. "The islamophobic tropes in this statement are offensive," Omar tweeted in response to a statement from 12 fellow House Democrats that condemned her recent remarks. In a separate statement, Omar said she was "in no way equating terrorist organizations with democratic countries with well-established judicial systems."
Persons: Kevin McCarthy, Ilhan Omar, McCarthy, Pelosi, Omar, Nancy Pelosi, Antony Blinken, Rashida Tlaib, Chip Somodevilla, Nobody, we're, Alexandria Ocasio, Cortez, Omar Reps, Ayanna Pressley, Tom Williams, it's Organizations: House Foreign Affairs, Foreign Affairs, Fox, ICC, Hamas, Taliban, Democratic, Minnesota Democrat, Getty, CNN, State, International Court of Justice, Republicans, American Israel Public Affairs Committee, US, Congressional Progressive Caucus Locations: Minnesota, Afghanistan, Israel, Gaza, United States, US, Alexandria, Cortez of New York, Cortez, Washington
Sudan's prime minister warns of risk of chaos, civil war
  + stars: | 2021-06-15 | by ( ) sentiment -0.99   time to read: +2 min
REUTERS/Sarah Meyssonnier/PoolKHARTOUM, June 15 (Reuters) - Sudan's prime minister warned on Tuesday of the risk of chaos and civil war fomented by loyalists of the previous regime as he sought to defend reforms meant to pull the country out of a deep economic crisis and stabilise a political transition. "The deterioration of the security situation is mainly linked to fragmentation between components of the revolution, which left a vacuum exploited by its enemies and elements of the former regime," Hamdok said. He said that without reform of Sudan's sprawling security sector, which expanded under Bashir as he fought multiple internal conflicts, Sudan will continue to face internal and external threats. "These fragmentations can lead us to a situation of chaos and control by gangs and criminal groups, just as it can lead to the spread of conflict among all civilian groups and might lead to civil war." Additional reporting by Alaa Swilam Writing by Aidan Lewis Editing by Mark HeinrichOur Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.
Persons: Abdalla Hamdok, Emmanuel Macron, General Abdel Fattah al, Burhan, Sarah Meyssonnier, Hamdok, Omar al, Bashir, Alaa, Aidan Lewis, Mark Heinrich Our Organizations: Sudan's, French, Sudan's Sovereign, International Conference, REUTERS, Thomson Locations: Sudan, Paris, France, KHARTOUM, Khartoum
WASHINGTON — Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar will be the target of dueling resolutions expected to be filed this week admonishing them for remarks that critics said were antisemitic or inappropriate. Rep. Brad Schneider, D-Ill., is expected to unveil a resolution Wednesday that would censure Greene, of Georgia, for remarks last month comparing House mask rules to the Holocaust. Rep. Jim Banks, R-Ind., is leading an effort to craft resolution to censure Omar. In 2019, the House voted to condemn antisemitism in response to statements made by Omar, but the resolution did not name her. And Tlaib said Republicans had mischaracterized remarks she made about Israel and the Holocaust.
Persons: WASHINGTON, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Ilhan Omar, Brad Schneider, Greene, Schneider, Omar, Jim Banks, Alexandria Ocasio, Rashida Tlaib, Mike Waltz, Florida, Claudia Tenney, Cortez, Tlaib Organizations: Republican, Democratic, House Democrats, Hamas, Democratic Party, Rep, Banks Locations: Georgia, Minnesota, Israel, Cortez, U.S, New York, Ocasio, Palestinian
CANADA FX DEBT-Canadian dollar recovers from Friday's 4-week low as oil rises
  + stars: | 2021-06-14 | by ( Fergal Smith | ) sentiment -0.95   time to read: +2 min
Canadian factory sales decreased by 2.1% in April from March, Statistics Canada said. The price of oil, one of Canada's major exports, was supported by economic recovery. U.S. crude prices rose 0.9% to $71.56 a barrel, while the Canadian dollar was trading 0.2% higher at 1.2143 to the greenback, or 82.35 U.S. cents. Speculators have cut their bullish bets on the Canadian dollar, the strongest G10 currency this year, data from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission showed on Friday. Canada's 10-year yield touched its lowest level since March 3 at 1.365% before recovering to 1.381%, up 1.3 basis points on the day.
Persons: Price, Fergal Smith TORONTO, Omar Abdelrahman, Abdelrahman, Fergal Smith, Bernadette Baum Organizations: greenback *, U.S, Statistics, U.S . Commodity Futures Trading, Reserve Locations: Statistics Canada, U.S
Police union PACs have spent $510,000 on text messages attacking The Squad, Axios reported Sunday. Two political action committees affiliated with a national police union have spent $510,000 on text messages that attack The Squad, Axios reported Sunday. The PACs, Law Enforcement for a Safer America PAC and Honoring American Law Enforcement PAC, have spent $127,500 on each member of The Squad, records reviewed by Axios showed. The specific content of the text messages was not clear. Squad members split on a recent vote in Congress to expand funding for Capitol police in the wake of the insurrection.
Persons: Axios, Alexandria Ocasio, Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley, Donald Trump, Omar, Pressley, Tlaib Organizations: Police, Republicans, International Union of Police Associations, Safer America PAC, PAC, The, Capitol, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts, Capitol police Locations: Sarasota , Florida, Cortez of New York, Minnesota, Ayanna Pressley of, Michigan, Ocasio
Risks for some China bonds will be more pronounced this year: Portfolio manager
  + stars: | 2021-06-14 | by ( ) sentiment -0.76   time to read: 1 min
Share Share Article via Facebook Share Article via Twitter Share Article via LinkedIn Share Article via EmailRisks for some China bonds will be more pronounced this year: Portfolio managerOmar Slim of PineBridge Investments talks about finding yield in the fixed income space, adding that he is approaching some China issuers with caution.
Persons: Omar Slim Organizations: PineBridge Investments Locations: China
Sen. John Boozman cashed out of Johnson & Johnson, among other stocks. Rep. Scott Franklin, a Republican of Florida, just made some of the biggest stock moves of 2021 — at least among members of Congress. Johnson & Johnson has also experienced vaccine production issues. Meanwhile, Sen. Shelley Moore Capito's husband, Charlie Capito, sold up to $15,000 worth of shares in Wells Fargo on May 10. Energy stocks are hotRep. Mark Green, a Republican from Tennessee, made two stock purchases in motor fuel distributor CrossAmerica Partners.
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MLB roundup: Rangers hammer Trevor Bauer, Dodgers 12-1
  + stars: | 2021-06-13 | by ( ) + 0.00   time to read: +13 min
Dodgers right-hander Trevor Bauer (6-5) gave up season highs in runs with six (four earned) and hits with nine. The Dodgers ended the Rangers' shutout bid on AJ Pollock's seventh-inning home run off left-hander Taylor Hearn. The 30-year-old right-hander allowed six hits and one walk while tying a season-high with eight strikeouts over 6 1/3 innings. Phillies starter Vince Velasquez tossed five innings and allowed six hits and two runs, with five strikeouts and one walk. Hendricks (8-4) allowed two runs on three hits in six innings while improving his career record against the Cardinals to 11-3.
Persons: Joely Rodriguez, Jonah Heim, Robert Hanashiro, Kolby Allard, Nate Lowe, Jason Martin, Heim, Lowe, Willie Calhoun, Allard, Trevor Bauer, AJ Pollock's, Taylor Hearn, Marcus Stroman, Francisco Lindor, Jonathan Villar, Fernando Tatis Jr, Edwin Diaz, Jean Segura, Segura, Bryce Harper, Alec Bohm, Odubel Herrera, Ronald Torreyes, Vince Velasquez, Archie Bradley, DJ LeMahieu, Hector Neris, Kyle Hendricks, Louis its, Craig Kimbrel, Ian Happ, Sergio Alcantara, Joc Pederson, Nolan Arenado, Paul DeJong, John Gant, Vladimir Guerrero Jr, Cavan Biggio, Marcus Semien, Bo Bichette, Reese McGuire, Steven Matz, Rafael Devers, Nick Pivetta, Yelich, Willy Adames, Omar Narvaez, Corbin Burnes, Trevor Richards, Josh Hader, Ka'ai Tom, Chad Kuhl, Erik Gonzalez, Adam Frazier, Jorge Polanco, Jose Berrios, Berrios, Taylor Rogers, Polanco, Miguel Sano, Kyle Tucker, Robel Garcia, Luis Garcia, Erick Fedde, Kevin Gausman, Fedde, San Francisco, Kyle Schwarber, Josh Harrison, LaMonte Wade Jr, Wilmer Flores, Wade, Kyle Finnegan, Flores, Washington's Starlin Castro, Caleb Baragar, Yan Gomes, Baragar, Victor Robles, Robles, Jake McGee, James Kaprielian, Matt Chapman, Skye Bolt, Matt Olson, Jackson Kowar, Jarrod Dyson, Kelvin Gutierrez, Olson, Chapman, Gutierrez, Brian Goodwin, Tim Anderson, Yermin Mercedes, Jose Urena, Urena, Dylan, Brandon Lowe, Rich Hill, Collin McHugh, Joey Votto, Tony Perez, Votto, Perez, Johnny, Lefty Wade Miley, Miley, Anthony Rendon, Alex Cobb, Alex Claudio, Raisel Iglesias, Harold Ramirez's, grounder, Ramirez, Paul Sewald, Tom Murphy, Cesar Hernandez, James Karinchak, Hernandez, Jake Fraley, Dylan Moore, Zach Thompson, Lewin Diaz slugged, Thompson, Diaz, Max Fried Organizations: Texas Rangers, Los Angeles Dodgers, Dodger, The Rangers, Dodgers, Rangers, Washington Senators, Mets, Padres, San Diego, Phillies, Yankees, Cubs, Cardinals, Chicago, The Cubs, Milwaukee Brewers, ., Blue Jays, Red Sox, Boston, Cavan, Brewers, Pirates, Milwaukee, Pittsburgh, Astros, Minnesota, Houston, Twins, Nationals, Giants, Washington, San, National League, Athletics, Royals, Oakland, Sox, Tigers, AL Central, White Sox, Orioles, Baltimore, Rays, Reds, Rockies, Cincinnati, Diamondbacks, Arizona, Phoenix, Angels, Mariners, Cleveland, Seattle, Marlins, Braves, Miami, Atlanta, Thomson Locations: Los Angeles , California, USA, Arlington , Texas, Minnesota . Texas, Angeles, New York, Diego, Philadelphia, ., Toronto, Minneapolis, San Francisco, Kansas City, Detroit, Chicago, Tampa, St . Petersburg, Fla, Colorado, Los Angeles, Cleveland
It's been five years since a gunman killed 49 people at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Florida. Years after the shooting, Florida has still not made any drastic changes to its gun control laws, the Orlando Sentinel reported. "Today I am thinking of the 49 who we lost—49 human beings, 49 dreams, 49 futures, 49 families missing a loved one. The Pulse shooting on June 12, 2016, stands as the second-deadliest mass shooting in US history. Human-rights and anti-gun organizations, however, say lawmakers aren't doing enough to enact gun control in the wake of the shooting's anniversary.
Persons: It's, Joe Biden, Val Demings, Omar Mateen, Mateen, Ron DeSantis, Abigail Spanberger, Scott Peters of, couldn't, We've, Carlos Guillermo Smith Organizations: Lawmakers, Orlando Sentinel, Police, Florida Gov, Twitter, Saturday, Senate, Human Rights, Rights, HRC, Safety, GOP Locations: Florida, Virginia, Scott Peters of California, Las Vegas, Tallahassee
“This is a low interest-rate loan to tackle the social and economic impact of COVID-19,” Finance Minister Mwigulu Nchemba told parliament while presenting the government’s budget for the 2021/22 (July-June) fiscal year. IMF officials in Dar es Salaam and Washington confirmed the talks, adding that the government, which has not published data on coronavirus infections since May last year, will be required to provide that information. “When applying for pandemic-related emergency financing, evidence of the pandemic has to be available to substantiate the claim,” the IMF’s resident representative, Jens Reinke, told Reuters. Tanzania plans to seek a sovereign credit rating to give it access to international capital markets, the minister said. ($1 = 2,313.0000 Tanzanian shillings) (Reporting by Omar Mohammed in Nairobi and Nuzulack Dausen in Dar es Salaam; Writing by Omar Mohammed; Editing by Alexandra Hudson and Peter Cooney)
Persons: John Magufuli, Samia Suluhu Hassan, Mwigulu Nchemba, Jens Reinke, , , Gerson Msigwa, ” Hassan, Nchemba, Omar Mohammed, Alexandra Hudson, Peter Cooney Organizations: SALAAM, International Monetary Fund, ” Finance, Reuters Locations: Tanzania, , Dar es Salaam, Washington, Magufuli, Nairobi, Nuzulack, Dar es
Congress votes to make Pulse nightclub a national memorial
  + stars: | 2021-06-10 | by ( Dan Avery | ) + 0.00   time to read: +4 min
Three days before the fifth anniversary of the attack on Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed legislation designating the site of the gay club a national memorial. The monument incorporates a reflecting pool and a garden with 49 trees ringing the remains of the nightclub, where an interim memorial currently stands. Initially set for 2022, completion of the museum and memorial has been delayed by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the Sentinel. In February, singer Ricky Martin signed on as national spokesperson for the foundation’s efforts to raise $49 million for the project. In addition to the National Pulse Memorial and Museum, the money would be used for community outreach, educational programs and to establish 49 legacy scholarships.
Persons: Joe Biden, Sen, Rick Scott, Scott, Omar Mateen, , ” Scott, Florida Sen, Marco Rubio, California Sen, Alex Padilla, Rubio, Orlando’s, Brandon Wolf, Ron DeSantis, Wolf, DeSantis, ” Wolf, Ricky Martin Organizations: U.S, Orlando Sentinel, Republican, Twitter, Pulse, Republican Gov, LGBTQ Community Center, Equality, U.S . National, onePulse Foundation, Orlando, Architects, Orlando Regional Medical, Sentinel, National, Memorial, Museum, NBC, Facebook Locations: Orlando , Florida, Florida, California, Equality Florida, Orlando, South Orange
WASHINGTON — A dozen House Democrats publicly criticized their colleague Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., late Wednesday, accusing her of giving "cover" to terrorist and suggesting her remarks about Hamas and the Taliban reflect a "deep-seated prejudice." “Equating the United States and Israel to Hamas and the Taliban is as offensive as it is misguided,” the group, led by Rep. Brad Schneider, of Illinois, said in a statement, urging Omar to "clarify" her remarks. Omar responded to her critics by calling their statement "offensive" and defending her initial remarks. We have seen unthinkable atrocities committed by the U.S., Hamas, Israel, Afghanistan, and the Taliban,” she wrote on Twitter, echoing her remarks on the video. In a follow-up tweet, Omar defend her initial remarks: “Citing an open case against Israel, US, Hamas & Taliban in the [The International Criminal Court] isn’t comparison or from 'deeply seated prejudice'.
Persons: WASHINGTON, Ilhan Omar, Brad Schneider, Omar, , Antony Blinken, Jake Auchincloss, Ted Deutch, Lois Frankel, Josh Gottheimer, Elaine Luria, Kathy Manning, Jerry Nadler, Dean Phillips, Kim Schrier, Brad Sherman, Debbie Wasserman Schultz Organizations: House, Rep, Twitter, Hamas, Taliban Locations: United States, Israel, Illinois, U.S, Afghanistan, US, Massachusetts, Florida, New Jersey, Virginia, North Carolina, New York, Minnesota, Washington, California
Ilhan Omar’s Comments on Israel Reopen Democratic Party’s Divisions
  + stars: | 2021-06-10 | by ( Eliza Collins | ) sentiment -0.98   time to read: +1 min
WASHINGTON—Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) moved to quell an intraparty fight by softening comments she had made earlier in the week that appeared to equate actions by the U.S. and Israel with those of terrorist organizations. The controversy over the tweet and Democratic colleagues’ reactions highlighted the divisions in the party over Middle East policy, which deepened during the recent fighting between Israel and Hamas. During the conflict, progressive Democrats in both the House and Senate briefly attempted to stop a $735 million weapons sale to Israel. In response to the tweet, some Democrats accused her of giving cover to terrorists.
Persons: Ilhan Omar, Omar, Israel, , Antony Blinken Organizations: WASHINGTON — Rep, U.S, Senate Locations: Minn, Israel, U.S, Afghanistan
Rep. Ilhan Omar called out a group of fellow Democrats for taking her comments out of context. 12 of Omar's House colleagues accused her of equating the US and Israel to Hamas and the Taliban. Rep. Ilhan Omar called a group of her Democratic colleagues "shameful" for taking her comments on war crime investigations out of context and said they invoke "Islamophobic tropes" on top of "constant harassment and silencing." I haven't seen evidence in either cases that domestic courts both can and will prosecute alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity. "Citing an open case against Israel, US, Hamas & Taliban in the ICC isn't comparison or from 'deeply seated prejudice,' Omar said in a follow-up tweet.
Persons: Ilhan Omar, Omar, State Anthony Blinken, Blinken, she's, Lauren Boebert, Rashida Tlaib, Tlaib, John Haltiwanger Organizations: Omar's, Democratic, State, International Criminal, Afghan, ICC, Hamas, Taliban, Twitter, Fox News, Rep Locations: Israel, United States, Hamas, Afghanistan, Palestine, Rome, US
AOC slammed fellow Democrats for misconstruing Ilhan Omar's comments about war crimes inquiries. Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York on Thursday blasted fellow Democrats for distorting comments made by Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota regarding potential war crimes committed by the US, Israel, Hamas, and the Taliban. Other Democrats, including Reps. Cori Bush, Rashida Tlaib, Ayanna Pressley, and Betty McCollum, also defended Omar against the mischaracterization and criticism of her remarks on investigations into war crimes. Ilhan Omar (@Ilhan) June 7, 2021In a tweets responding to the statement from the group of Democrats, Omar said, "It's shameful for colleagues who call me when they need my support to now put out a statement asking for 'clarification' and not just call. At the time, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued a rare rebuke of AIPAC, telling reporters, "I don't agree with Congresswoman Omar's comments, but it's very disappointing to see deeply cynical and inflammatory ads twisting her word."
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Brazil score early and late to defeat Paraguay 2-0
  + stars: | 2021-06-09 | by ( ) + 1.00   time to read: +2 min
An early goal from Neymar and a late second from Lucas Paqueta gave Brazil a 2-0 win against Paraguay in a World Cup qualifier in Asuncion on Tuesday, giving them a sixth straight victory in South America's preliminaries. Brazil had not beaten Paraguay away from home since 1985 but that record looked in danger as early as the third minute when Neymar controlled an awkward cross from Gabriel Jesus and side-footed home from eight meters out. The Paris St Germain striker came into the match with four goals and three assists in their five qualifying games so far, the best haul in the tournament, and the goal was his 66th in 105 games for Brazil. “It was a game where we scored early in the first half and that really settled us down and allowed us to play the ball about and Paraguay had to chase the game and we killed it right at the end,” said defender Marquinhos. The result leaves them top of the South American qualifying group for Qatar 2022 with a maximum 18 points.
Persons: Lucas Paqueta, Gabriel Jesus, , Marquinhos, Paqueta, Alisson Becker, Omar Alderete, , ” Marquinhos, “ We’re, Erick Pulgar, Marcelo Martins Organizations: Paraguay, Paris St Germain, South, South American, Thomson Locations: Neymar, Brazil, Asuncion, South America's, Paraguay, Paris, Qatar, Chile, Bolivia, Santiago, Venezuela, Peru
That includes a lift-out of four corporate bond traders at Credit Suisse, including MD Chris Bathon. Notably, the bank has hired a new head of investment-grade credit trading as part of a team lift-out from Credit Suisse, according to sources familiar with the matter. Credit Suisse declined to comment. Representatives at Morgan Stanley and Citigroup did not immediately respond to requests for comment. For Credit Suisse, the departures in investment-grade trading pile on to the firm's recent woes.
Persons: Chris Bathon, bolsters, hasn't, Christopher Bathon, Mike Malloy, Marshall Peters, Jason Henderson, David Matty, Morgan Stanley, Marcela Nagib, Chris Staudt, Dan Boudreau, Omar Takriti, Gerry Mato Organizations: HSBC, Credit Suisse, HSBC isn't, LinkedIn, Citigroup, Latin, Bloomberg Locations: Asia, North America, Latin America
LOS ANGELES — Two people were arrested in the fatal shooting of a six-year-old boy after a road rage incident on a Southern California freeway, the California Highway Patrol announced Sunday. The suspects, identified as Eriz Marcus Anthony, 24, and Lee Wynne, 23, were arrested at their home in Costa Mesa, California, the CHP said in a news release. An "indescribable outpouring of concern and hundreds of tips" helped investigators find the suspects, said CHP Border Division Chief Omar Watson. Investigators had been searching for a white Volkswagen after the May 21 shooting on the 55 Freeway in Orange County. The CHP said there had been "some type of road-rage incident" involving Cloonan and another motorist prior to the shooting.
Persons: Eriz Marcus Anthony, Lee Wynne, Omar Watson, Aiden Leos, Joanna Cloonan, Aiden, tummy ”, Todd Spitzer, , ” Spitzer, Andrew Blankstein, Tim Stelloh Organizations: ANGELES, Patrol, CHP, CHP Border Division, Volkswagen, Orange Locations: Southern California, California, Costa Mesa , California, Orange County, Los Angeles, Northern California
Air Canada executives to return bonuses after government aid outcry
  + stars: | 2021-06-07 | by ( ) + 0.76   time to read: +1 min
Air Canada planes are parked at Toronto Pearson Airport in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada April 28, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos OsorioTop executives at Air Canada (AC.TO) will return their bonuses and share awards, the carrier said on Sunday, in response to "public disappointment" over executive compensation at the airline, which received government aid in April. Air Canada said chief executive, executive vice presidents and its former chief executive, who retired in February, would return the bonuses and share appreciation units "in order to help address this unintended consequence." In April, Air Canada, struggling with a collapse in traffic because of the COVID-19 pandemic, reached a deal on a long-awaited aid package with the federal government that would allow it to access up to C$5.9 billion ($4.69 billion) in funds. "Canadians are right to expect responsible corporate behaviour — particularly with respect to executive compensation — from companies receiving government financial support during the pandemic."
Persons: Carlos Osorio, Chrystia Freeland, Omar Alhgabra Organizations: Air Canada, Toronto Pearson Airport, REUTERS, Air, Canadian Finance, Thomson Locations: Mississauga , Ontario, Canada, Air Canada, Freeland
MLB roundup: Jacob deGrom lowers ERA to 0.62 as Mets blank Padres
  + stars: | 2021-06-06 | by ( ) + 0.00   time to read: +10 min
Rafael Devers had a two-run single to put the Red Sox on the board in the sixth, and Bobby Dalbec slammed a two-run homer in the eighth. Reds starting pitcher Tyler Mahle (5-2) allowed two runs on five hits and struck out eight over seven innings. But after the slam, Cobb (4-2) retired the next 11 hitters to get through seven innings. Willy Adames also clubbed a two-run homer for the Brewers, who have homered nine times while winning the first three of this four-game set. Saturday's came against Mike Minor (4-3), who allowed five runs on seven hits in seven innings.
Persons: Jacob deGrom, Orlando Ramirez, Jose Peraza, Francisco Lindor, Joe Musgrove, deGrom, Wil Myers, Tucupita Marcano, Musgrove, Lindor, Tarik Skubal, Eric Haase, Lucas Giolito, Skubal, Enrique Hernandez's, Garrett Whitlock, Matt Barnes, Rafael Devers, Bobby Dalbec, Gleyber Torres, Chad Green, Eugenio Suarez, Louis, Tyler Mahle, Yadier Molina, Max Stassi, Taylor Ward, Alex Cobb, Jake Fraley's, Cobb, Drew Steckenrider, Joe Panik, Vladimir Guerrero Jr, Guerrero, Carlos Correa, Harold Ramirez, Yu Chang, Cesar Hernandez, Eddie Rosario, Aaron Civale, Cedric Mullins, Ryan Mountcastle, John Means, Andrew McCutchen, Ranger Suarez, Spencer Howard, Suarez, Howard, Bryce Harper, Rich Hill, Manuel Margot, Austin Meadows, Margot, Yandy Diaz, Taylor Walls, Randy Arozarena, Charlie Culberson, Kolby Allard, Kevin Gausman, Alex Dickerson, Brandon Crawford, Chadwick Tromp, LaMonte Wade Jr, Patrick Wisdom, Joc Pederson, Jacob Stallings, Adam Cimber, Adam Frazier, Ke'Bryan Hayes, Bryan Reynolds, Stallings, Yelich, Omar Narvaez, Joakim Soria, Narvaez, Willy Adames, Miguel Sano, Saturday's, Mike Minor, Jose Berrios, Jarrod Dyson, Michael A, Taylor, Ozzie Albies, Dansby Swanson, Clayton Kershaw, Kershaw, Atlanta Hall of Famer Tom Glavine, Charlie Morton, Matt Olson, Chad Pinder, Cole Irvin, Olson, Pinder, Kyle Freeland, Irvin Organizations: New York Mets, San Diego Padres, USA, Padres, Tigers, White Sox, Detroit, Chicago, New York Yankees, Skubal, Red Sox, Yankees, Reds, Cardinals, St, Mariners, The Mariners, Seattle, Angels, Seven Angels, Blue Jays, Astros, Toronto, Houston, Orioles, Cleveland, American League, Baltimore, Phillies, Nationals, Rays, Rangers, Tampa Bay, Texas, Giants, Cubs, San Francisco, Marlins, Pittsburgh, Miami, Brewers, Diamondbacks, Milwaukee, Royals, Kansas, Braves, Dodgers, Atlanta, Atlanta Hall of Famer, Rockies, Oakland, Colorado, Thomson Locations: San Diego , California, USA, Petco, San Diego, Boston, New York, Cincinnati, Los Angeles, Seattle, Anaheim , Calif, Cobb, Buffalo, N.Y, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington, Arlington , Texas, Arizona, Milwaukee, Atlanta
Ethiopia's ministers approve 18% rise in 2021-2022 budget -PM
  + stars: | 2021-06-05 | by ( Reuters Staff | ) sentiment -0.94   time to read: +1 min
ADDIS ABABA, June 5 (Reuters) - Ethiopia’s council of ministers have approved an 18% rise in the budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year from a year ago to 561.7 billion birr ($13.00 billion), Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Saturday. The draft budget for the Ethiopian fiscal year of 2014 compares to a total of 476 billion birr that was set aside for spending in the 2020-2021 fiscal year. The Horn of Africa nation of 110 million people uses a different fiscal calendar than the rest of the world. Like many other countries in the region, Ethiopia’s economy has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Last year, Ethiopia had projected an 8.5% economic growth for 2020-2021.
Persons: Abiy Ahmed, ” Abiy, Dawit Endeshaw, Omar Mohammed, Clelia Oziel Organizations: birr, International Monetary Fund Locations: ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia’s, Africa, Ethiopia
MLB roundup: Manny Machado, Blake Snell lead Padres past Mets
  + stars: | 2021-06-05 | by ( ) + 0.00   time to read: +11 min
Jonathan India hit a two-run homer and Tyler Stephenson drove in two runs with a solo homer and RBI single. Cardinals starting pitcher Kwang Hyun Kim (1-4) allowed three runs in three innings before departing with lower back tightness. Scherzer (5-4) gave up five hits and one run, struck out nine and walked one while throwing 108 pitches, 70 for strikes. Matt Shoemaker (2-7) took the loss with nine runs allowed (eight earned) in 1/3 of an inning. Toronto left-hander Hyun Jin Ryu (5-3) allowed seven runs (six earned), seven hits and three walks in 5 2/3 innings.
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There is little room for defections among House Democrats. Multiple progressive Democrats have urged Biden to abandon efforts to get Republicans on board with an infrastructure deal. Democratic Senator Joe Manchin has said he would prefer bipartisan infrastructure legislation. His opposition alone could sink the effort, unless Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer can reel in some Republicans. "This is not the time for half-spending or half-measures," said Democratic Senator Ed Markey.
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