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England players were booed by some fans before two recent friendlies when they knelt - a protest borrowed from American NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and popularised by the Black Lives Matter movement. "We encourage those that oppose this action to reflect on the message you are sending to the players you are supporting," the FA said ahead of England's opening match of the tournament against Croatia at Wembley on Sunday.
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What if China were to cut off the United States and Europe from access to rare minerals that are essential to electric vehicles, wind turbines and drones?
Even in the face of rising inflation, the lackluster progress on restoring jobs lost during the pandemic means the US Federal Reserve is unlikely to budge on monetary policy when it meets next week.
After becoming golf's oldest major champion, Phil Mickelson takes aim at the greatest prize he has never won, a trophy that has slipped agonizingly from his grasp -- a US Open title.
G7 leaders wrapped up the second day of their summit on Saturday with an extended family photo that included the leaders of South Africa, South Korea and Australia.Saturday’s working session focused on efforts to counter China's growing influence, with G7 leaders offering developing nations an infrastructure plan that could rival President Xi Jinping's multi-trillion-dollar Belt and Road initiative.The White House said U.S. President Joe Biden and other G7 leaders hope their global infrastructure plan, known as the Build Back Better World initiative, will help close a $40 trillion infrastructure gap in needy countries.China's Belt and Road Initiative involves development and investment initiatives that would stretch from Asia to Europe and beyond.More than 100 countries have already signed on to cooperate with China in projects like railways and other infrastructure.Meanwhile - on the subject of human rights abuses, Biden made "forceful comments" to G7 leaders about the need to make a strong statement" on what Washington and rights group say is the use of forced labor in China.According to a U.S. official - there was a quote "spectrum of how far different countries are willing to go" in their criticism in a final communique from the three-day summit.Though the official later said that the G7 leaders have reached consensus on the need for a shared approach to China selling exports at unfairly low prices and to human rights abuses.U.N. experts and rights groups estimate over a million people, mainly Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities, have been detained in China in recent years.China denies all accusations of forced labor or abuse.
Violent protests erupted in the streets of Tunisia's capital again on Saturday night, adding to the pressure on Prime Minister's Hichem Mechichi's government to crack down on police abuses. The clashes occurred in the Sejoumi neighbourhood of Tunis and followed protests earlier in the day in the center of the city during which protesters threw chairs and stones at the police who responded by kicking and hitting them with sticks. Protests in Sejoumi broke out on Tuesday after a man arrested by police on suspicion of dealing drugs died in custody.
MLB is about to order umpires to enforce its rules against doctoring baseballs, per a report from ESPN, with a memo about to be distributed to coaches and players of all teams to detail how the crackdown will be implemented. MLB's plan will call for umpires to begin enforcing rules violations in the neighborhood of a week after teams are given the memo. An initial report on the matter was released in March, detailing some of the same specifics on foreign substances and rising spin rates.
The 26-year-old lightweight followed through on his vow to "knock people out" in his UFC debut.
Evil Geniuses opened the day by knocking out Team Nigma, the sole remaining European team in the WePlay AniMajor.
PSG.LGD emerged as the heavy favourites to win the AniMajor after a blazing start in the Group Stage, where they topped the standings with a stellar 11-3 record.
If hired, either woman would be the first female head coach in the NBA.
Two-time All-Star pitcher Jim "Mudcat" Grant has died. The Cleveland Indians, one of his former teams, said Grant died peacefully in Los Angeles on Friday night. Grant was the first Black 20-game winner in American League history when he went a career-best 21-7 for the Minnesota Twins in 1965.
Spain's third-ranked Jon Rahm said Saturday he has been medically cleared after two negative Covid-19 tests and is ready to resume preparations for next week's US Open.
American Chesson Hadley, chasing his first US PGA title in seven years, seized a four-stroke lead when dangerous weather halted Saturday's third round of the Palmetto Championship at Congaree.
Russia will look to turn the page and forget about a stinging 3-0 loss to Belgium in a tepid performance on home turf, manager Stanislav Cherchesov said after Saturday's match. Russia face long odds to progress from Group B, with inexperienced goalkeeper Anton Shunin and a lack of depth that often renders the team powerless against strong opposition. Cherchesov said his players were demoralised by Romelu Lukaku's early goal and struggled to regain their composure.
Belgium eased to a 3-0 opening Euro 2020 win over Russia on Saturday but considered the victory a footnote after the frightening collapse of Denmark playmaker Christian Eriksen, a long-time team mate and friend of several Belgian players. Eriksen was earlier rushed to hospital after collapsing during the match with Finland and being given CPR on the pitch, with soccer officials later saying the player was stable and awake much to the relief of team mates and fans.
Switzerland heads to the polls on Sunday in a batch of referendums which could see the country become only the second in the world to ban artificial pesticides. Laws to combat terrorism, cut CO2 emissions and provide emergency COVID-19 funding also face binding votes under the Swiss system of direct democracy. One initiative aims to prohibit the use of artificial pesticides within 10 years.
Chinese film and tech group, Alibaba Pictures managed to slash its losses during the COVID-affected financial year to March 2021. It pointed to strength and scale of its content as the differentiator between this and previous years. Revenue was little changed at RMB2.85 billion ($445 million). Losses attributable to owners of the company were RMB96 […]
A man identified as Antjuan Lambert ran onto the court during a scuffle between Durant and Tucker.