Author: Bong Volkman

Voters are going to the polls for primaries in five states on Tuesday, the biggest primary night so far in the 2022 midterm elections. Here are the primary results by state:  PennsylvaniaPolls closed at 8 p.m. ET in closely-watched Pennsylvania, the fifth-largest state by population and a perennial swing state. Republican Sen. Pat Toomey is retiring, leaving his seat open. As of early Wednesday, Republicans Dr. Mehmet Oz, who was backed by President Trump, and David McCormick were locked in a tight battle for the nomination. Kathy Barnette, a conservative who Steve Bannon once referred to as “ultra MAGA,” said Tuesday…

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© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Chinese Yuan and U.S. dollar banknotes are seen in this illustration taken February 10, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo BEIJING (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund said on Saturday it has increased the weighting of the dollar and in its review of the currencies that make up the valuation of its Special Drawing Rights (SDR), an international reserve asset. The review is the first since the yuan, also known as the renminbi, joined the basket of currencies in 2016 in what was a milestone in Beijing’s efforts to internationalise its currency. The IMF raised the U.S. currency’s…

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Russia: Putin facing ‘real problems’ warns William Taylor Sign up for our news briefing, including a daily special Russia-Ukraine edition Invalid emailWe use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More infoThe French leader was accused by President Zelensky of suggesting there should be an effort to “look for a way out for Russia” in a bid to end the war. Speaking to Italian Rai 1, the Ukrainian President said: “Some…

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Home Chelsea Hayes insists ‘ambitious’ prospective new Chelsea owner Todd Boehly is the ‘perfect fit’ Date published: Friday 13th May 2022 10:01 – News Desk Emma Hayes believes prospective new Chelsea owner Todd Boehly is the perfect fit for the Blues after having lunch with him on Friday. Hayes leads her Chelsea side into the Women’s FA Cup final against Manchester City at Wembley Stadium on Sunday, hoping to complete a domestic double having already sealed the Women’s Super League title. Big Weekend: Liverpool v Chelsea in the FA Cup final, Leeds, Lampard, Rice, EFL play-offs For the first time…

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WEBSITE OF THE YEARAPP OF THE YEARBusiness11 May, 2022 05:00 PM4 minutes to readExtensive changes are planned for new home builds from November. Photo / Duncan BrownEnergy upgrades are planned for new homes’ roof, window, wall and underfloor insulation which aim to make them warmer, drier and healthier to live and work in. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment gotRead More

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From Novavax fandom to wild accusations of vote rigging and stock sabotage at a Canadian mining company, we’ve selected some of the best long reads of the week on thestar.com.Want to dive into more long features? Sign up for the Weekend Long Reads newsletter to get them delivered to your inbox every Saturday morning.1. Why the Novavax COVID vaccine has developed such a fandom — and why it matters They’d been waiting for months.In the heady early days of the COVID-19 vaccination campaign, the spotlight on vaccine makers birthed a new awareness of branding and vaccine technology. In a country…

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11:22 PM ETAlden GonzalezESPN staff writer CloseESPN baseball reporter. The L.A. Rams were covered by ESPN from 2016-2018 and the L.A. Angels from 2012-2016 for MLB.com.Freeman laughed and said, “They’re singing every time I go up for bat.”Freeman walked to the batter’s box on Monday afternoon to face his former team when the chants returned in the second inning.Continue reading

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