2:51 PM ET The Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Timberwolves and Minnesota Wild all postponed games on Monday following the police shooting of Daunte Wright on Sunday night. “Out of respect for the tragic events that occurred yesterday in Brooklyn Center, and following the additional details in this evolving situation, the Minnesota Twins have decided it is
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Polestar announced today the launch of new variants of the Polestar 2, the Swedish brand’s first all-electric car. Cheaper and longer range versions are now available. Polestar was Volvo’s performance brand, but it was rebranded and relaunched recently as an electric vehicle brand. Last year, they have launched the Polestar 2, an all-electric fastback car,
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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian will share joint custody of their four children following their divorce, court documents show. It was revealed in performer and fashion designer West’s response to the divorce proceedings, filed by his lawyers at Los Angeles Superior Court. Papers obtained by the Press Association news agency cite irreconcilable differences as the
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Giving a £170m taxpayer bailout to steel tycoon Sanjeev Gupta would have been “completely irresponsible”, the business secretary has told MPs. Kwasi Kwarteng was answering questions from members of the business, energy and industrial strategy committee about Liberty Steel, which is owned by GFG Alliance, the conglomerate headed by Mr Gupta. Sky News revealed in
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Boris Johnson has warned that the reduction in coronavirus infections, hospitalisations and deaths “has not been achieved” by the rollout of COVID vaccines. The prime minister, speaking the day after the latest easing of lockdown restrictions, instead said it was the national shutdown that had been “overwhelmingly important” in driving down COVID rates. Nearly 40
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Actor Hank Azaria has apologised for his role in upholding “structural racism” by voicing an Indian character on The Simpsons. Azaria, who is white, had performed the voice of Indian shopkeeper Apu Nahasapeemapetilon in the long-running animated show since 1990, but stepped back last year as part of a change in casting culture in animation.
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Japan will release more than one million tonnes of radioactive water from the destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean. The move is being fiercely opposed by Japan’s neighbours – with China calling the plan “extremely irresponsible”. China and South Korea are calling for more consultation on the move. Residents and local fishermen in
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I know — how was the largest solar installer in the United States not already in Miami, the largest city in the Sunshine State? Well, it wasn’t, but it is now. Florida’s rooftop solar market was actually quite limited for years, especially compared to markets like California and Hawaii and New Jersey (yes … New
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9:14 PM ET The 2021 NHL trade deadline was like no other, from the current economic landscape to immigration and quarantine challenges to the non-traditional format for the season. There were just 17 trades involving 26 players on trade deadline day, but some teams did significantly better than others. Here are our winners and losers
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