Caddies will be allowed to use laser distance-measuring devices for the first time at a top-level tournament at this week's PGA Championship but one caddie said the introduction of the gadget will be "much ado about nothing". The devices, known as rangefinders, have been around for 25 years and are generally allowed in amateur tournaments. The PGA of America hopes it will speed up play at this week's major championship but many critics believe most caddies will continue to rely on traditional yardage books, just as they have done for decades.
Rescuers and a digger dug through rubble in the search for survivors, on May 16, after a building on Al-Wehda Street, Gaza, was destroyed by an airstrike.A Ministry of Health spokesman said on May 16 that at least 37 people died in the early-hours strike, with 50 injuries reported.By Monday night, the total number of deaths in Gaza during the present conflict was 212, the health ministry there said.In Israel, 10 people have been killed by rockets fired from Gaza, according to Israeli media. Credit: Mohammed Dahlan via Storyful
A flash-flood “emergency”:https://twitter.com/NWSLakeCharles/status/1394363170710380546 left Lake Charles, Louisiana, inundated with floodwater after thunderstorms swept the region on Monday, May 17.Up to nine inches of rain fell in 12 hours in the area during the flash flood emergency, according to the National Weather Service.This video posted to Instagram by James Johnson shows cars navigating flooded streets in Lake Charles. “This ain’t no joke, this s*** is real like deep man,” Johnson can be heard saying in the video. Credit: James Johnson via Storyful
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A U.S. State Department report on officials "credibly alleged" to be corrupt includes a member of Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele's cabinet and a former minister, according to an extract of the document leaked on Monday. A U.S. congressional aide told Reuters that the document circulating in El Salvador media was accurate. The report also includes two opposition figures and a lawmaker in Bukele's alliance.
The Kings' 15-season playoff drought is tied for the longest in NBA history.
More than a week of fighting between Israel and Hamas showed few signs of abating on Tuesday despite intense U.S. and global diplomacy to stop the region's fiercest hostilities in years. The Israeli military said late on Monday that Hamas and other Palestinian groups had fired about 3,350 rockets from Gaza - 200 of them on Monday alone - and that Israeli air and artillery strikes had killed at least 130 militants. Gaza health officials put the Palestinian death toll at 212, including 61 children and 36 women, since hostilities began last week.
The chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board will step down from his position at the end of June, and the Biden administration is expected to nominate a fellow board member to replace him, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Monday. Robert Sumwalt, who has served as chairman of the board since 2017, is expected to step down on June 30, according to an internal communication obtained by the AP. The former commercial pilot and commercial aviation executive had served in various positions on the board, beginning in 2006.
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A Florida physician left his family a huge legacy when he died in January…a $20 million sports card collection now going up for auction(SOUNDBITE) (English) JP COHEN, PRESIDENT OF MEMORY LANE INC, SAYING: “I really believe that we're going to celebrate what he's accomplished over these 30 years of putting together this amazing collection by auctioning it off and allowing other collectors like Tom to own a piece of his collection and his passion. So the collection is a vast collection. There's items in there that are hundreds of dollars to items that are several millions of dollars."Thomas Newman began collecting some 40 years ago(SOUNDBITE) (English) NANCY NEWMAN, WIDOW OF THOMAS NEWMAN, SAYING: "He was such a dedicated collector. He did it almost every day and it was his way to relax."The crown jewel of Newman’s collectionof more than 1,000 baseball, football and hockey cardsis a 1933 Babe Ruth card that auctioneers believecould break the $5.2 million world record price for a single sports cardwhen it goes up for auction at California-based Memory Lane in late June
Justin Fields is a rookie QB one respected sports card analyst will be investing in.
Japan's economy contracted 1.3 percent in the three months to March after the government reimposed virus restrictions in major cities as infections surged, data showed Tuesday.
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The Angels said that Albert Pujols didn't want to be a bench player, something he insisted Monday with the Dodgers simply wasn't true.
J.J. Abrams told us exactly one thing about the new Superman movie he's producing.
United Airlines, Delta Air Lines and American Airlines are adding flights to Italy with protocols for coronavirus testing as the country opens to leisure travelers from the United States for the first time in more than a year. On Sunday, the Italian government eased a number of COVID-19 travel restrictions and requirements as it looks to boost summer tourism, including scrapping a mandatory quarantine for visitors from certain countries as long as they test negative for COVID-19. As a result, United on Monday joined Delta and American in announcing additional COVID-tested flights to the popular European travel spot, which had been closed to tourists from countries including the United States, Canada and Japan.
Had a cruel twist of fate not intervened, Kiyan Prince might have graced the Premier League, earned England caps and shared pitches with the biggest names in soccer. He was a highly-rated academy prospect at Queen's Park Rangers at the time and a professional career loomed with his coaches predicting he could go all the way. On Tuesday, on the 15th anniversary of that tragic day, Prince will be officially re-signed by his boyhood club QPR and given the squad number 30.
Transport for London and London Councils have announced Dott, Lime and Tier Mobility as the winners of its prized e-scooter pilot, confirming last month’s suspicions based on job postings by the companies. This legislation spurred the launch of TfL and London Council’s open and competitive procurement process for viable operators. The pilot, which will run for up to 12 months, will begin June 7 in some of London’s boroughs, including Canary Wharf and the City of London.
Tyson Fury's heavyweight unification fight with Anthony Joshua could be put on hold after an independent arbitrator ruled that the WBC heavyweight champion must face former champion Deontay Wilder in a rematch, US reports said Monday.
The cyclone killed at least 12 people according to authorities, and left a trail of destruction as it brushed past the coastal states of Kerala, Karnataka, Goa and Maharashtra.Mumbai's urban rail system, one of the world's busiest, was also affected as tracks flooded. A Reuters witness saw trees uprooted and stranded cars and buses in the city.The India Meteorological Department (IMD) categorized the storm, which formed in the Arabian Sea, as an "extremely severe" storm, upgrading it from the "very severe" category.