Chronicling Lonzo Ball’s NBA debut – ESPN

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment The day has finally come for the much-anticipated debut of Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball, who will hit the court when his team hosts the LA Clippers on Thursday night at Staples Center. What shoes will he be wearing? Where will his dad, LaVar, be? How […]

AP source: Tigers in talks to hire Gardenhire as manager – USA TODAY

FILE – In this Friday, Aug. 18, 2017 file photo, former Minnesota Twins manager and present an Arizona Diamondbacks coach Ron Gardenhire visits with the media in the visitor’s dugout prior to a baseball game between the two teams in Minneapolis. A person with knowledge of the discussions says the Detroit Tigers are in talks […]

Pollution linked to one in six deaths

Image copyright Getty Images Pollution has been linked to nine million deaths worldwide in 2015, a report in The Lancet has found. Almost all of these deaths occurred in low- and middle-income countries, where pollution could account for up to a quarter of deaths. Bangladesh and Somalia were the worst affected. Air pollution had the […]

US senators respond to ‘average’ politicians’ face photo

The BBC has created a composite image, combining all members of the US Senate and Congress. The result? Largely white and male. But how do those in and out of the corridors of power feel about that? The BBC’s Rajini Vaidyanathan went to Capitol Hill to find out. Video by Paul Blake The face that […]

General Kelly delivers emotional Trump defence

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, who lost his son at war, says he advised the president before Mr Trump called bereaved families to express condolences. General Kelly delivers emotional Trump defence

Female football player from Bay Area makes history – The Mercury News

Before Morgan Salzwedel became the first female to play in a football game for Cal Lutheran, the freshman reached out to her high school coach to let him know. Related Articles High school football: ‘Pinnacle of season’ arrives at Gunn High school football: Bay Area games to watch this weekend High school football: Mitty’s loss […]

UK is confusing the EU over Brexit, says Corbyn after meeting Barnier – The Guardian

European leaders are “bemused and confused” by Britain’s attitude towards the Brexit negotiations, according to Jeremy Corbyn, who met Michel Barnier and three continental prime ministers on his visit to Brussels. The Labour leader held parallel discussions with the the EU’s chief negotiator and other European leaders, during which it is understood he was asked […]

Mobile companies overcharging customers after contracts end

Mobile companies overcharging customers after contracts end

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The government thinks mobile operators need to inform customers once the handset is paid off Vodafone, EE and Three are continuing to charge customers for the mobile phones they buy as part of a contract, even after the cost of the handset has been paid off, research suggests. Citizens […]

North Korea urges Australia to distance itself from US

Image copyright KOREAN CENTRAL NEWS AGENCY Image caption Australia says it has received a letter from Kim Jong-un’s regime The Australian government says it has received a document from North Korea urging Canberra to distance itself from the Trump administration. The note denounces the US president’s warning that America would destroy North Korea if forced […]