China’s Pacific tour sparks hopes, fears in tiny island nations | Business and Economy News

China’s Pacific tour sparks hopes, fears in tiny island nations |  Business and Economy News

At a carefully choreographed press conference in the Solomon Islands capital of Honiara, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi made a promise that will be bookmarked by diplomats and analysts in capitals around the world. Beijing, he said, had “no intention” of building a military base in the Pacific nation. A month after China and the … Read more

Despite pain at the pump, Americans are hitting the road | Business and Economy News

Despite pain at the pump, Americans are hitting the road |  Business and Economy News

As oil prices continue to break records in the United States, putting a significant strain on Americans’ wallets and threatening economic growth, analysts predict that pain at the pump will cause some demand destruction in the coming months of the US summer driving season. Oil climbed to a two-month high on Thursday on signs of … Read more

Game times for early Clemson football games announced

Clemson hosts Furman and Louisiana Tech for its first two home games in September. The game times for the first three Clemson football games were announced on Thursday. The season starts with an 8 pm ESPN broadcast on Labor Day, Sept. 5, in Atlanta versus Georgia Tech at the Mercedes Benz Stadium. Then the Clemson … Read more

Women’s T20 Challenge 2022 – Legspinner Maya Sonawane is the Paul Adams clone you’ve got to see to believe

“I know what they’ll say. ‘Her action is so unusual, just like Paul Adams.’” Uncapped Indian bowler Maya Sonawane was speculating about what the cricketing world at large would think about her when they saw her play in the Women’s T20 Challenge. Sure enough, when she came on to bowl for Velocity in the 11th … Read more

Boris Johnson ‘sorry’ as ‘Partygate’ report details drunken parties

Boris Johnson issued a half-hearted apology after a highly-anticipated report into “partygate” released Wednesday detailed COVID-19 rule-breaking and excessive drinking. The so-called “partygate” scandal refers to the 16 illegal social gatherings Johnson and his Conservative Party attended during lockdown when the same government put social distancing measures in place. Senior civil servant Sue Gray, who … Read more

Did dinosaur blood run warm or cold? Long-standing question may finally have an answer

This illustration depicts, from left, plesiosaurus, stegosaurus, diplodocus, allosaurus and calypte (modern hummingbird), with red hues indicating warm-bloodedness and blue hues for cold-bloodedness. (J. Wiemann) Estimated read time: 4-5 minutes ATLANTA – Fearsome predators like T. rex and towering, telescope-necked dinosaurs, such as brachiosaurus, were warm-blooded creatures in the same way birds and mammals are, … Read more

Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 92 | Russia-Ukraine war News

As the Russia-Ukraine war enters its 92nd day, we take a look at the main developments. Here are the key events so far on Thursday, May 26. Get the latest updates here. Fighting Russian forces are close to encircling two key towns in the eastern Donbas region with constant mortar bombardment destroying houses and killing … Read more

Former NATO general says Putin has 9-month window to win war | Russia-Ukraine war News

A resurgent Russian army has refocused its hitherto lumbering efforts to claim Ukraine’s east, making its first significant advances there in the 13th week of the war. Russian forces have re-launched offensives at three main points to surround a spearhead of Ukrainian defenders, at Izyum to the north, Severodonetsk to the east, and Popasna to … Read more

Jaylen Brown leads Celtics’ second-half turnaround as Boston beats Miami Heat to reach brink of advancing to NBA Finals

1:04 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN MIAMI – The Boston Celtics found themselves trailing the Miami Heat by five, on the road, at halftime of Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals on Wednesday night. And yet, the Celtics felt just fine. They couldn’t have played much worse in the first half, committing 10 turnovers and … Read more

Daily Update: See Scott & Speedball Mike Bailey, Rush, Double or Nothing notes – WON / F4W

Daily Update Latest News: Latest Audio: Latest Free YouTube Video: This Week’s Wrestling Observer Newsletter: Sasha Banks & Naomi walk out of Raw, Ric Flair returning to the ring Performer and Match of the Week Sasha Banks and Naomi walking out of the WWE taping on Monday. What were the plans, where were things going, … Read more