Former NBA player Lorenzo Brown eligible to play for Spain

MADRID (AP) — Former NBA player Lorenzo Brown is eligible to play for Spain’s national team after being granted Spanish citizenship. The Spanish basketball federation welcomed the American-born player on Tuesday, saying his arrival is “part of its strategy to expand the base of players and talent available to play for the national team.” The… Continue reading Former NBA player Lorenzo Brown eligible to play for Spain

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Gustavo Petro propone cese del fuego bilateral para iniciar proceso de paz con el ELN

(CNN Español) — El presidente electo de Colombia, Gustavo Petro, propuso este martes un cese del fuego bilateral con la guerrilla del Ejército de Liberación Nacional (ELN) con el fin de empezar las negociaciones de un acuerdo de paz, que fueron canceladas durante el gobierno del saliente presidente Iván Duque. “Hoy en Colombia llegó el… Continue reading Gustavo Petro propone cese del fuego bilateral para iniciar proceso de paz con el ELN

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NBA Summer League Glance

All Times EDT California Classic At San Francisco Saturday, July 2 L.A. Lakers 100, Miami 66 Sacramento 86, Golden State 68 Sunday, July 3 Sacramento 81, Miami 64 L.A. Lakers 100, Golden State 77 Tuesday, July 5 Golend State vs. Miami Heat, 3 p.m. Sacramento vs. L.A. Lakers, 5:30 p.m. Salt Lake City Summer League… Continue reading NBA Summer League Glance

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Review: ‘Bull Durham’ fans, rejoice at ‘Church of Baseball’

“The Church of Baseball: The Making of ‘Bull Durham’: Home Runs, Bad Calls, Crazy Fights, Big Swings and a Hit” by Ron Shelton (Knopf) Former minor-league ballplayer Ron Shelton has written and directed a host of sports-themed movies, but it’s doubtful anyone has told him they’ve named their children after the characters in “Tin Cup”… Continue reading Review: ‘Bull Durham’ fans, rejoice at ‘Church of Baseball’

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Wimbledon quarterfinalist Kyrgios due in court in Australia

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Wimbledon quarterfinalist Nick Kyrgios is due in court back home in Australia next month, and a lawyer representing him said Tuesday the “precise nature of” the allegations “is neither certain at this moment nor confirmed by either the prosecution or” the 27-year-old professional tennis player. “While Mr. Kyrgios is committed to… Continue reading Wimbledon quarterfinalist Kyrgios due in court in Australia

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Hogan directs police to suspend Maryland gun carry standard

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has directed the state police to suspend the state’s “good and substantial reason” standard for permits to carry handguns after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a similar New York law last month. The Republican governor said in a statement Tuesday that the New York law pertaining to handguns “is virtually… Continue reading Hogan directs police to suspend Maryland gun carry standard

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US seeks focus on ‘urgent’ needs of Ukraine at Swiss meeting

LUGANO, Switzerland (AP) — A top U.S. diplomat on Tuesday urged allies of Ukraine to help the war-battered country meet its “immediate and urgent” needs — not only longer-term rebuilding — as scores of countries wrapped up a two-day conference aimed at helping Ukraine recover from Russia’s war, when it ends one day. Scott Miller,… Continue reading US seeks focus on ‘urgent’ needs of Ukraine at Swiss meeting

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Post-pandemic, small businesses continue to invest in digital technology

We may be arriving at yet another new “normal”—but for small, independent Canadian businesses, digital strategies born of the COVID-19 era are here to stay, a recent survey of small business owners reveals. It’s not for fear of new lockdowns but rather the opportunities and improvements digital investments have unlocked for Canadian small business owners.… Continue reading Post-pandemic, small businesses continue to invest in digital technology

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Lincoln Heights man killed during apparent confrontation with intruder

A Lincoln Heights man was killed after apparently confronting an intruder in his apartment Monday night. Authorities received a burglary in progress call in the 2000 block of North Griffin Avenue around 9:30 p.m., Los Angeles Police Department Lt. Ryan Rabbett said. Arriving officers located a Hispanic man in his 60s down inside the apartment… Continue reading Lincoln Heights man killed during apparent confrontation with intruder

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