Sinn Fein calls for united Ireland debate after historic election win

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Reuters

By Amanda Ferguson BELFAST (Reuters) -Sinn Fein, the former political wing of the Irish Republican Army (IRA), hailed its first victory in a Northern Ireland Assembly election as a “defining moment” for the British-controlled region and called for a debate on a united Ireland. Sinn Fein was ahead of the pro-British Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) by 27 to 24 seats with two left to declare, making it the first Irish nationalist party to become the largest in the devolved assembly. “Today represents a very significant moment of change. It’s a defining moment in our politics and for our people,” … Read More “Sinn Fein calls for united Ireland debate after historic election win”

Drake’s Interview At Kentucky Derby Is Going Viral

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The Spun

By Daniel Bates From “Churchill Downs” to Churchill Downs, recent collaborators Drake and Jack Harlow appeared together at Saturday’s Kentucky Derby. And when the Certified Lover Boy slid into the interview, he a had a telling admission: … That just drove me, I had to show up. And I’m so proud of this guy and umm… and we’re drunk [interviewer laughs]. He’s sober, I’m drunk. Later in the interview, Dale Earnhardt Jr. asked a more Derby-related question about whether either artist had a horse in the race. To which Drake chuckled, “We’ve got a lot going on.” It didn’t take long for the rapper… Read More “Drake’s Interview At Kentucky Derby Is Going Viral”

Bucks vs. Celtics Has Crazy Finish: Fans React

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The Spun

By Daniel Bates What a finish in Milwaukee. After a questionable call by officials, Celtics guard Marcus Smart found himself on the line with his final foul shot, down two. Smart intentionally missed, catching the rim. Giving Boston not one, not two, but three chances in regulation. Before Al Horford tipped the ball in after the buzzer; securing a Bucks victory. NBA fans reacted to the wild ending on social media. “How do you not call a foul on Bobby Portis?!” one user asked. “Smart grabs the rebound and Portis grabs Smart.” “1 of the first 3 shoulda went down,” another commented. “Al’s first … Read More “Bucks vs. Celtics Has Crazy Finish: Fans React”

Azerbaijan’s FM meets with FAO Director-General

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Azer News

By Trend Minister of Foreign Affairs Jeyhun Bayramov met with the Director-General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Qu Dongyu on May 6, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry told Trend. Welcoming the guest, Bayramov stressed that our country has always attached importance to cooperation with the UN and its specialized agencies. Noting that 2022 marks the 30th anniversary of Azerbaijan’s membership in the UN, the minister emphasized the mutually beneficial cooperation between Azerbaijan and the FAO implemented during this period. He also outlined Azerbaijan’s special attention paid … Read More “Azerbaijan’s FM meets with FAO Director-General”

Payments made by foreigners with bank cards increases significantly in Azerbaijan

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Azer News

By Trend Foreign citizens spent 158.5 million manat ($93.2 million) in Azerbaijan using bank cards in March 2022, which is 4.7 times or 125 million manat ($73.5 million) more than in the same month last year, Trend reports with reference to Azerbaijan’s Center for Analysis of Economic Reforms and Communications. Foreigners in Azerbaijan made transactions in the amount of 549.7 million manat ($323.3 million) through bank cards in 1Q2022. Foreign citizens spent 186.5 million manat ($109.7 million) in Azerbaijan using bank cards in February 2022, which is 7.3 times or 161 million manat ($94.7 mil… Read More “Payments made by foreigners with bank cards increases significantly in Azerbaijan”

Baku Shipyard talks unscheduled repair of local research vessel

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By Trend Unscheduled work is underway to diagnose and repair the “Gilavar” seismic vessel, as well as to prepare it for further operation, Azad Aliyev, head of the Baku Shipyard’s ship repair department, told Trend. According to Aliyev, despite the fact that “Gilavar” was built in Soviet times, it’s the only ship of its class in the Caspian region. “In particular, an inspection of the engine capacity, navigation systems, cleaning of the underwater part of the ship is being carried out. Such work usually takes no more than seven days. The ship will be put back into operation in the coming days,… Read More “Baku Shipyard talks unscheduled repair of local research vessel”

2022 Season Preview: L.A. Dodgers – Schedule, Tickets, Roster, Odds

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uSports.org

Your favorite pundit’s darling to lift the Commissioner’s Trophy in late October/early November, the Los Angeles Dodgers indeed have some lofty expectations heading into the 2022 MLB season. > GET DEALS ON LOS ANGELES DODGERS TICKETS! The team finished with a mind-boggling 106-56 record last season—and still didn’t even win the division, as the Giants amassed 107 wins. This year, projections are a smidge more modest—a measly 101 wins and 97.3% chance of seeing the playoffs. But they could exceed that with the power of Trea Turner, the newly acquired Freddie Freeman, Max Muncy, Cody Bellinger, … Read More “2022 Season Preview: L.A. Dodgers – Schedule, Tickets, Roster, Odds”

OG Esports and LDN UTD announce joint VALORANT venture

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Esports Insider

European esports organisation OG Esports has announced a strategic partnership with British esports organisation LDN UTD. The partnership will see LDN UTD’s VALORANT team rebrand to OG LDN UTD and operate as a joint-venture team going forward. RELATED: Ninjas in Pyjamas and Team Gullit announce TG.NIP Under the partnership, the team — which competes in the Valorant Champions Tour (VCT) — will wear co-branded OG LDN UTD jerseys at the upcoming VCT EMEA Stage 2 Challengers on 13th May. Both organisations will provide support to the players, including regular bootcamps and other performance servi… Read More “OG Esports and LDN UTD announce joint VALORANT venture”

Google will finish vast revamp of Hangar One in Mountain View by 2025

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The Mercury News

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California — Google and NASA are poised to harvest wide-ranging tech, space, and aviation synergies once a revamp of the iconic Hangar One in Mountain View is complete in 2025, officials said Friday. The tech titan’s Planetary Ventures unit began a vast restoration this week, a project that’s being undertaken by CBRE, a commercial real estate firm. When asked by this news organization whether Google and the nation’s space and aviation agency could capture plenty of synergies when the tech titan moves into Hangar One, Eugene Tu, director of the NASA Ames Research Center in Mounta… Read More “Google will finish vast revamp of Hangar One in Mountain View by 2025”

Mercedes launches its new self-driving ‘Drive Pilot’ system

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DPA

Mercedes has started selling Drive Pilot, the automobile industry’s first highly automated driving system that can legally take complete control of the car, at least in certain situations. The step could mean no one’s at the wheel in the car next to you in traffic. Not a human being, anyway. So far, driver assistance systems have been common in cars to help drivers with tasks like keeping in a lane, for example, though the person driving the car is still ultimately responsible and has to keep their hands on the wheel. That also applies to Tesla’s Autopilot assistance system, although this soft… Read More “Mercedes launches its new self-driving ‘Drive Pilot’ system”