Is Biden using Ukraine war as wag-the-dog distraction? | Letters

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During the 2020 presidential campaign, many Democrats said that if reelected, Donald Trump would get us into a war. Trump lost, but Joe Biden has done just that, just a little over a year into his presidency. Many in the media and the Biden administration would split hairs as to whether we are at war or not, but when you authorize $40 billion on top of the billions already given to Ukraine to defend itself against Vladmir Putin’s insanity, you are at war. However, something doesn’t seem right about this war. In spite of all the weapons provided by NATO and the United States, we have allowed th… Read More “Is Biden using Ukraine war as wag-the-dog distraction? | Letters”

Queen Elizabeth won’t take royal salute at Trooping the Colour

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Queen Elizabeth won’t take the royal salute at Trooping the Colour for the first time this year. The 96-year-old royal – who has been suffering from mobility issues in recent months – historically marks her official birthday on 2 June by greeting her personal troops, the Household Division on Horse Guards Parade, but for next month’s ceremony, plans have been drawn up for Princes Charles and William and Princess Anne to ride on the parade in their capacity as colonels of the Welsh Guards, the Irish Guards and the Blues and Royals respectively. Traditionally during the ceremony following the Ho… Read More “Queen Elizabeth won’t take royal salute at Trooping the Colour”

NFL Reacts To Most Underrated Quarterback Rankings

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The Spun

By Daniel Bates On Friday morning, Peter Schrager of “Good Morning Football” ranked his top five most underrated quarterbacks in NFL history, which got plenty of reaction from viewers. According to Schrager, the late Steve McNair tops the list. Followed by the legendary Otto Graham, Jim Plunkett, Joe Flacco and the Bengals Kenny Anderson. The NFL World let their feelings be known on Schrag’s rankings over the weekend. “Ken Anderson is one of the best QB’s that nobody knows about because he didn’t get a ring and played in small market Cincy,” said one fan. “Put some respect on his name!” “Drew … Read More “NFL Reacts To Most Underrated Quarterback Rankings”

Franchy Cordero makes the Red Sox’s sweep of the Mariners a four-gone conclusion

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The Seattle Times

BOSTON — Everything about the bottom of 10th inning trended toward another defeat for the Mariners. In a series when few things went right, they had a chance to prolong the defeat for another inning, or perhaps pull out a victory to end what’s been a miserable road trip. Instead Franchy Cordero landed a haymaker when a jab was necessary to put the Mariners down. Cordero smashed a ball over the wall in deep right field for a walk-off grand slam and an 8-4 Red Sox victory. The Mariners were swept in the four-game series by Boston and remains in last place in the American League West. Logan Gilbe… Read More “Franchy Cordero makes the Red Sox’s sweep of the Mariners a four-gone conclusion”

Scott Dixon Made History At Indy 500 Qualifying: Fans React

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By Daniel Bates Six-time IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon made his presence felt early at 2022’s Indy 500, becoming a five-time Indy 500 polesitter with a stunning 234 MPH average. The stunning time is the fastest ever recorded at the iconic pre-race qualifying. And his fifth pole win is good for the second most in history. Fans reacted to Dixon’s historic performance Sunday. “SCOTT DIXON LUDICROUS SPEEEEEEEEEEED,” one user replied. “FASTEST POLE SPEED IN #INDY500 HISTORY SCOTT DIXON,” commented another in all-caps. “234!!!!” “TURN ON SCOTT DIXON NOW….” tweeted Jenna Fryer. “Death. Taxes…. Read More “Scott Dixon Made History At Indy 500 Qualifying: Fans React”

Hyundai Motor Group to invest more than $10 billion in U.S. up to 2025

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By Trevor Hunnicutt and Heekyong Yang SEOUL (Reuters) -Hyundai Motor Group said on Sunday it would invest an additional $5 billion in the United States by 2025 to strengthen collaboration with U.S. firms in advanced technology. The investments, announced during a visit to Seoul by President Joe Biden, are for robotics, urban air mobility, autonomous driving and artificial intelligence, the group said. Hyundai Motor Group, which houses Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Corp, on Friday announced plans to invest $5.5 billion in Georgia to build electric vehicle (EV) and battery facilities. Hyundai’s new E… Read More “Hyundai Motor Group to invest more than $10 billion in U.S. up to 2025”

Hyundai announces further multibillion-dollar investments in the US

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DPA

South Korean carmarker Hyundai on Sunday outlined additional multibillion-dollar investments in the United States, a day after it announced the construction of its first electric vehicle factory in the country. The investments are to be made in the robotics, urban air transport, autonomous driving and artificial intelligence areas. The company plans to invest a total of more than $10 billion in the US by 2025 to enable future growth, it said. In addition to the investment for the new electric car plant, another $5 billion is planned for this purpose, group chief executive Chung Eui Sun said at… Read More “Hyundai announces further multibillion-dollar investments in the US”

NBA Reacts To The Jimmy Butler Injury News

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By Daniel Bates The Miami Heat may be up on the Celtics in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals, but at what cost? Just a minute out of the break, star forward Jimmy Butler was forced to leave the action with a knee injury. Now, the team announced, Butler will miss the remainder of the game due to inflammation. The NBA World reacted to the tough Jimmy Butler news on Twitter. “The Heat will try to hold a 15-point lead on the road with no Jimmy Butler (knee) for the rest of Game 3,” tweeted Marc Stein. “What a brutal first minute of the second half,” remarked Coley Harvey. “Jimmy Butler out w… Read More “NBA Reacts To The Jimmy Butler Injury News”

Analysis-Tesla brand threatened by Musk harassment claim, criticism of Democrats

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Reuters

By Hyunjoo Jin and Paul Lienert (Reuters) – Elon Musk has made a name for himself and Tesla by breaking the rules, but the billionaire’s latest comments on politics and a claim of sexual harassment against him that he said is untrue may hurt the brand in the eyes of some car owners and employees. Musk on Thursday denied a report by Business Insider that he sexually harassed a flight attendant on a private jet in 2016, calling the person who made the claim a liar. The previous day, the Tesla chief executive, in the midst of a contentious effort to buy Twitter Inc, said he would now vote Republi… Read More “Analysis-Tesla brand threatened by Musk harassment claim, criticism of Democrats”

Saudi airline hails first flight with all-female crew

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A Saudi airline completed the country’s first flight with an all-female crew on Thursday, the Saudi civil aviation authority announced on Saturday, framing the flight as a milestone for women’s empowerment in the conservative kingdom. Flyadeal, a budget subsidiary of the national company Saudia, operated the flight from the Saudi capital Riyadh to the Red Sea coastal city of Jeddah. Most of the seven-member crew including the first officer were Saudi women, flyadeal spokesman Emad Iskandarani said. The captain was a foreign woman. Saudi Arabia is trying to expand its aviation sector and develo… Read More “Saudi airline hails first flight with all-female crew”