LeBron James introduces tequila in Suns-Bucks Game 5

LeBron James is a character that’s hard to miss. Not only is the Los Angeles Lakers star a giant man, his celebrity status ensures there is fanfare everywhere he goes. That’s why it’s probably very impressive that he managed to squeeze in a bottle of tequila in Game 5 of …

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Extra money for retired teachers in ’13th check’ at center of Republican-Democrat shouting game | Texas

Republican officials sounded the alarm last week that retired teachers in Texas are unlikely to receive an additional payment of up to $ 2,400 from the state’s teachers’ retirement fund. Democrats ending the special legislative session. GOP lawmakers held at least three press conferences singling out Democrats who fled to …

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Cubans wonder what’s next after the anti-government protests?

HAVANA (AP) – Less than a week after a rare series of anti-government protests were dispersed by police and government supporters, and sparked self-criticism from President Miguel Díaz-Canel, things appear calm in Cuba. But many wonder for how much longer? Squares and parks were occupied by government sympathizers with flags …

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Replica of obsolete amendments to the NAB law being reintroduced

ISLAMABAD: A copy of a lapsed presidential ordinance on the powers of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is likely to be re-enacted. The ordinance removed from the jurisdiction of the NAB decisions by bureaucrats and public office holders that resulted in no monetary gain and no increase in their assets …

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Border patrol finds woman smuggling over $ 400,000 in cash

The incident takes place off I-5 OCEANSIDE, Calif. (KYMA, KECY) – The United States Border Patrol (USBP) announced Friday that officers arrested a woman on Tuesday in northern San Diego County. She had 37 wads of US dollars hidden inside her 2012 Toyota Prius, for a total of $ 414,000. …

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Delta set to dominate after Powell beats dollar

GBP / USD swung in response to high inflation and dismissive responses from central banks. Covid headlines, UK reopening and US infrastructure talks stand out. The daily chart for mid-July paints a mixed picture. The FX poll indicates short-term declines before a rally thereafter. Is inflation transient or not? There …

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Smuggling gold through diplomatic channels is terrorist act: HC tells NIA while opposing Swapna Suresh’s bail request

The pleas of Suresh and a few others were adjourned by the judiciary until July 29. Swapna Suresh and others committed an act of terrorism by smuggling 167 kg of gold into India from the United Arab Emirates between November 2019 and June 2020 because they knew it would threaten …

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EU climate change plans on collision course amid rising cost of emissions

Brussels’ historic attempt to tackle climate change is running up against a wall of opposition from bloc governments on the grounds that its plans would hit their households with higher energy costs. EU lawmakers told the Financial Times that attempts by the European Commission to extend carbon pricing to the …

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Lebanon is slowly dying

Lebanon is currently in the throes of the worst economic crisis in its history. There are daily fuel and electricity shortages, a chronic lack of medical supplies and a lack of essential drugs in hospitals. Some 77% of Lebanese households are unable to buy enough food. The Lebanese pound has …

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Drug smuggling more than doubled in the first half of the year amid pandemic

SEOUL, 15 July (Yonhap) – Drug trafficking captured by the South Korean customs agency more than doubled in the first half of the year as trafficking via contactless delivery means increased amid the pandemic , data showed this Thursday. A total of 214.2 kilograms of drugs were confiscated between January …

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