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Alexander Zverev handed an eight-week suspended ban but can play at Indian Wells

The world no.3 yelled at the umpire and then repeatedly hit the official’s chair with his racquet following a first-round doubles loss. Consequently, he was ejected from the singles tournament, fined $ 40,000, and forfeited the $ 31,570 in prize money that he had already accumulated, as well as all ATP Rankings points from the …

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Jake Daniels: The 17-year-old is the first active UK professional footballer to come out as gay in decades

The British LGBTQ advocacy group Stonewall says Daniels is the first professional player to come out in the UK in the last 30 years. “I’ve known my whole life that I’m gay, and I now feel that I’m ready to come out and be myself.” Daniels said in his statement. “In reaching this point, I’ve …

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Legislative Leaders, Gov. Walz Announce Broad Deal On New Spending, Tax Cuts – WCCO

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) – Gov. Tim Walz and top legislative leaders on Monday announced a broad agreement on how to spend billions of a state budget surplus, which includes new education spending and a tax relief package. The deal, which covers the remainder of this biennium and the next two budget years, includes $ …

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Two suspects arrested after Israeli Independence Day attack leaves three dead

Police had previously identified the suspects as Assad Yussef Assad Al-Rafa’i, 19, and Subhi Imad Subhi Abu Shakir, 20. They are both residents of the village of Romana in Jenin province, according to a police statement Friday. The arrests came after a manhunt involving helicopters, road blocks and vehicle checkpoints. The three men killed in …

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Kharkiv: Russia’s retreat from another key Ukrainian city reveals new evidence of atrocities

The first – three cars, laden with a priest, dogs, and troubled frowns – is headed hurriedly through the village of Staryi Saltiv from the north, fleeing the violence as Ukraine pushes Russian forces out of Rubizhne. “We don’t even know what’s going on,” one driver said. “We didn’t stick around to find out.” Ukrainian …

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