Russell Westbrook to be traded to Wizards for John Wall, according to report
Russell Westbrook is relocating to the Eastern Conference, just not to the Knicks. The former MVP will be shipped to the Wizards in a deal for John Wall, according to ESPN. It represents a swap of two former All-NBA point guards on bloated contracts who both requested trades from their respective teams. Wall, 30, hasn’t played in nearly two years after tearing his Achilles, and is guaranteed roughly $133 million over the next three years. Westbrook, 32, also carries injury risk on a surgically-repaired knee but was an All-Star last season averaging 27.2 points and seven assists. He has $133 mi...
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Considering Australia's growing active role as a member of the Five Eyes Alliance, Chinese experts doubt the possibility of a U-turn in bilateral cooperation between China and Australia. A report by Australia-based media outlet theconversation.com suggested three ways as a grand gesture to start repairing Australia's relationship with China. Options listed in the report include joining the Belt and Road Initiative, the Australian Senate debating a bill giving the foreign affairs minister the power to cancel international agreements entered into by local governments and universities, and amendi...
Euronews prepares report from Azerbaijani Aghdam liberated from occupation
By TrendEuronews TV Channel has prepared a video reportage from Azerbaijani city of Aghdam liberated from Armenian occupation, Trend reports.The reportage was prepared in a “No Comment” style and depicts landscapes of the city.Trend presents the footage:—Follow us on Twitter @AzerNewsAz
UNSC unlikely to respond to Iranian nuclear scientist killing: report
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is unlikely to respond to Tehran demands for action after the recent killing of a top Iranian nuclear scientist, diplomats have told Reuters.Iran has demanded the UNSC condemn the assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh in Absard on Friday, believed to be due to his leading role in the Islamic Republic's nuclear programme.As of Tuesday, South Africa's UN ambassador, Jerry Matjila, who is serving as the UNSC's president in December, has said there has been no request from the body's 15 members to discuss the issue.Other diplomats have told Reuters there ha...
Layers of regulations to protect European seas ‘not working,’ audit finds
Europe is failing to protect its oceans, despite having policies in place to safeguard its marine environment, according to a report published by the European Court of Auditors (ECA) on Nov. 26.The ECA, an independent institution within the European Union (EU), looked at marine protection efforts between 2018 and 2020 to see if existing policies within the EU framework were addressing key pressures on marine biodiversity and habitats. What the report ultimately found was that the EU had not taken sufficient action to restore its ailing seas, or to keep fishing at sustainable levels, especially...
Pulp producers pull off $168 million Indonesia tax twist, report alleges
JAKARTA — Two major pulp and paper producers associated with widespread deforestation and land conflicts in Indonesia may also have skimped on $168 million in taxes through a web of offshore tax havens, a new report suggests.PT Toba Pulp Lestari (TPL), which operates a pulp and paper mill in North Sumatra, and Asia Pacific Resources International Holdings (APRIL), Indonesia’s second-biggest pulp producer, are both affiliated with Royal Golden Eagle (RGE), a conglomerate controlled by Indonesian billionaire Sukanto Tanoto. Though the companies operate in Indonesia, RGE is headquartered in nearb...
CARIBBEAN-HEALTH-New report warns of inequality of malnutrition in Latin America and the Caribbean
A new United Nations report released here Wednesday shows the territorial inequality of malnutrition in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). The report titled “Regional Overview of Food and Nutrition Security in Latin America and the Caribbean 2020,” analyses child overweight and stunting in the countries of the region, and identifies which territories are highly lagging, that is, those that exhibit levels significantly higher than the national averages. According to the report, child overweight in the highly lagging territories of the region is twice as high as in the territories with no la...
Selena Gomez dating Jimmy Butler - report
The Come & Get It hitmaker is said to have enjoyed a dinner date with the Miami Heat player in New York City last month (Nov20), and they are believed to be in the early stages of a new romance. The news emerges three months after Selena confessed she was in no rush to find love again, because men are "a lot of work". In a virtual chat with YouTube personality NikkieTutorial in September, Selena admitted dating has been "hard in quarantine", and although many of her song lyrics suggest otherwise, she isn't actively searching for romance: "It's just funny that I release things that say I want a...
Preliminary report received on crash that killed instructor, cadet
The Head of Israel’s Air Force Maj.-Gen. Amikam Norkin received the preliminary report into the deadly crash of the Grob G-120 ‘Snunit' ('Swallow') aircraft last week, killing a cadet and training instructor.The crash killed 42 year-old Maj.(res.) Itai Zeidan from Kibbutz Shoval who flew F-16s, and a cadet, 19 year-old Cpl.Lihu Benbassat from Rishon Letzion who was four months into the IAF’s training program and had flown nine times on the aircraft before the deadly crash.The report, which was compiled by the team of experts investigating the crash headed by Col.A, found that while it was not ...
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'Not true at all': Rudy Giuliani denies talking with Trump about possible pardon
NEW YORK — Rudy Giuliani pushed back against a Tuesday report that he recently asked President Donald Trump to give him a preemptive pardon, claiming he never made any such a request.The New York Times, citing two anonymous sources, reported Giuliani and Trump talked about the potential pardon last week. The controversial topic came up in previous conversations between the two men as well, according to the report.But Giuliani — who’s spearheading Trump’s baseless legal battle to subvert Joe Biden’s election victory — vehemently denied ever talking about pardons with the president.“Not true at ...
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