MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey, who had been considered a safe incumbent as she seeks a second full-term in office, is drawing challengers in next year’s 2022 Republican primary with candidates gambling that they can capitalize on ties to former President Donald Trump or conservative voter dissatisfaction with the pandemic and other matters. Lynda Blanchard, who was Trump’s ambassador to Slovenia, is switching from the U.S. Senate race to the gubernatorial contest, according to a
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Rohingya refugees from Myanmar are suing Meta Platforms Inc, formerly known as Facebook, for $150 billion over allegations that the social media company did not take action against anti-Rohingya hate speech that contributed to violence. In a coordinated action, British lawyers also submitted a letter of notice to Facebook's London office. Facebook did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment about the lawsuit.
A Hawaiian Airlines flight attended soothed passengers on a flight delayed by a power outage at Kahului Airport as a storm hit Hawaii on December 5.Footage by Katherine Schmidt DeHoop shows the flight attendant dancing in the aisle. In a caption on Instagram Schmidt DeHoop said she did a “fabulous job keeping us calm during the storm.”Schmidt DeHoop’s flight from Honolulu to Kahului was delayed by four hours due to a power outage at Kahului airport, which closed the runway.Hawaii’s governor declared a state of emergency on Sunday as a “Kona Low” storm system brought heavy rain and powerful winds to the island. Credit: Katherine Schmidt DeHoop via Storyful
LA JOLLA, Calif., December 07, 2021--Silvergate Capital Corporation (NYSE: SI) ("Silvergate" or the "Company") announced today the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 3,310,344 shares of Class A common stock at a price to the public of $145.00 per share. The Company also granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 496,551 shares of Class A common stock.
WYOMISSING, Pa., Dec. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (the “Company” or “GLPI”) (NASDAQ: GLPI) today announced that its previously announced underwritten public offering to sell 7,700,000 shares of common stock has been priced for total gross proceeds (before underwriter’s discounts and commissions and offering expenses) of approximately $344.6 million. The underwriters will sell the shares to purchasers directly or through agents, through brokers in brokerage tr
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo came back from a two-game absence and scored 27 points on his 27th birthday to help the Milwaukee Bucks defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers 112-104 on Monday night. The two-time MVP also had 12 rebounds in his return from a sore right calf as the Bucks won for the 10th time in 11 games. Milwaukee split the two games it played without Antetokounmpo, losing 97-93 at Toronto and rolling to a 124-102 home victory over Miami. Milwaukee broke a 29-all tie with seven s
Minnesota re-hired Kirk Ciarrocca as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach on Monday, after sagging production during the two seasons he was elsewhere. Coach P.J. Fleck's reunion with Ciarrocca was initiated after Mike Sanford was dismissed following the expiration of his contract. Sanford held the dual role for the Gophers the last two years.
The city of Toronto opened four warming centres for unhoused people on Monday night ahead of a predicted drop in temperature. In a news release, the city said it usually opens warming centres when its medical officer of health declares an extreme cold weather alert. That declaration comes after Environment Canada has forecast temperatures of –15 C or colder or wind chills of – 20 or colder for the following 24 hours in Toronto. The temperatures are not expected to drop to that point overnight, t
Ways to achieve democracy are varied in forms but all aim at realizing the common values of all mankind, and socialist democracy is a more genuine and superior form of democracy, said global scholars at a forum this weekend.
Australia's Alinta Energy said on Tuesday it is considering building a A$4 billion ($2.8 billion) offshore wind farm to supply Alcoa Inc's Portland aluminium smelter and the country's east coast grid. The project is at a very early stage, with Alinta studying a 500 square kilometre area offshore where it sees potential to tap a strong wind resource. "We think the wind farm would need to be around 1,000 megawatts to be viable," Alinta's head of project development Kris Lynch said in a statement.
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Some private health patients in Australia are paying $800 more for same procedure. Australian Medical Association calls for a higher standardised return after report finds patients are paying hundreds more due to different insurer rebates