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Scores of prominent Nicaraguans, including seven politicians aiming to run for president in November, have been arrested in amid accusations of plots to stage a coup. Ortega repeatedly referred to the United States as "the empire" and said there was no room for understanding or negotiating with Washington. The United States has called the detentions an attack on democracy and imposed sanctions in June against four Nicaraguans, including Ortega's daughter.
The parents and grandparents of Olympic backstroke swimmer Hunter Armstrong could not travel to see the 20-year-old compete in Tokyo because of COVID restrictions. It was 8 p.m. in Tokyo and 7 in the morning in small-town Dover, Ohio, and Armstrong was vying for one of sixteen spots in the 100 meter backstroke semifinals. Hunter's mom Edie, dad Ryan, and grandparents Karen and Tom gathered in the family room, where Olympic rings hang from the mantel.
The women will be competing until August 3rd.
Yahoo Finance's Myles Udland talks with LendingClub CEO Scott Sanborn about the company's move to become a full-service financial institution, as well as trends in the U.S. economy.
Patricia Heaton is attached to star in and executive produce a new comedy project at Fox, Variety has confirmed. The new multi-camera project has received a script-to-series commitment at the broadcaster. No writer is currently attached. Along with Heaton, David Hunt will executive produce under their FourBoys Entertainment banner. Adam Griffin will also executive produce along […]
Bed Bath & Beyond CEO Mark Tritton sat down with Yahoo Finance's Brian Sozzi to discuss the recent fluctuations in BBBY stock pricing, and what a new wave of retail investors means for the company.
Spain basketball coach Sergio Scariolo hit out at the Tokyo 2020 organisers after his side were made to wait almost half an hour before being allowed back into the dressing room following their 88-77 Group C victory over hosts Japan on Monday.
The Producers Guild of America has announced the key dates and timeline for the org’s 2022 Producers Guild of America Awards. Celebrating its 33rd awards ceremony, the PGA Awards will return to an in-person event at the Century Plaza Hotel — newly renovated and reopened as the Fairmont Century Plaza — on Saturday, Feb. 26, […]
Sofia Vergara tagged teen Emmy Rener's up-and-coming brand on Instagram, where she has a whopping 22 million followers.
Tuesday's women's 100m backstroke final will be a battle of the record breakers with Australia's Kaylee McKeown going for gold against American Regan Smith and Canada's Kylie Masse. The trio are the three fastest swimmers in the history of the event, all having held the world record, with McKeown the current owner. They showed their form in Sunday's heats with Masse setting an Olympic record before Smith took it from her and then McKeown went even faster.
An opposition-led alliance won a vote on Monday to lead Peru's Congress, a setback for socialist President-elect Pedro Castillo on the eve of his inauguration and a sign of challenges ahead to his plans to reform the constitution and hike mining taxes. A leadership team headed by centrist legislator María del Carmen Alva from the Popular Action party won by 69-to-10 votes against a rival grouping led by retired military man Jorge Montoya from an ultra-conservative right-wing party. A list of candidates proposed by Castillo's Free Peru party was rejected over procedural issues, underscoring challenges the outsider president-elect faces pushing through reform in a fragmented legislature where no single party has a majority.
The Bennifer summer reunion tour has been a truly spectacular show.
Ocugen CEO Shankar Musunuri and Yahoo Finance's Julie Hyman discuss a range of topics around the company's work on a COVID-19 vaccine as well as vaccine distribution and hesitancy.
The northern Nigerian state of Kaduna has suspended all schooling due to insecurity, state officials said on Monday, amid a spate of student kidnappings in the region that has rocked Africa's most populous country. "We have asked students to stay away for three weeks, after which in the third week we will review the situation and get across to the public and the students," said Mohammed Makarfi, Kaduna state's commissioner of education, by phone. The attack on the Bethel Baptist High School in Kaduna was the 10th mass school kidnapping since December in northwest Nigeria, which authorities have attributed to criminal gangs seeking ransom payments.
British and Irish Lions forward Mako Vunipola shrugged off an accusation of being "reckless and dangerous" from the South Africa camp as the verbal jousting began ahead of the second test in Cape Town on Saturday. South Africa’s Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus took to social media to post a video of Vunipola hauling Springbok winger Cheslin Kolbe to his feet after he had landed heavily trying to take a high ball in Saturday’s first test, calling the Lions prop "reckless and dangerous".
Simone Biles and her USA teammates will aim to retain their women's team title on Tuesday to take arguably the greatest gymnast in history a step closer to Olympic history.
After days of unconfirmed reports that Kanye West’s new album “Donda” — which was first announced in 2019, then shelved, then suddenly revived last week, then bumped again — will be released on August 6 th, although as with all things Kanye, that date is a moving target. West held a listening session for the […]
Keith Bliss, president of Capital2Market, joins Yahoo Finance's Jared Blikre to discuss retail investors' recent leap into the stock market and whether meme stocks will continue to draw attention.
This textured dress comes in sizes S-XL and five different colors.
India's Jemimah Rodrigues struck her second successive fifty in the Hundred as the Northern Superchargers defeated the Trent Rockets by 28 runs on Monday.