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Knight Riders acquires franchise in UAE's T20 League
... Knight Riders became owners of the Trinbago Knight Riders TKR in the Caribbean Premier League CPL in 2015. The Knight Riders group made a significant investment in Major League Cricket MLC in the USA and plans to set up a franchise in the greater Los Angeles area. The commitment to grow the T 20 format and the expertise of the Knight Riders Group , through their involvement in franchise cricket across the world, is undisputed. "We are extremely pleased with our foresight to join the UAE's T ...
Updated: 05/12/2022
Around 20 homes feared destroyed in California wildfire
... around 64,000 southeast of Irvine in the southern end of Orange County. Residents in Laguna Beach were asked to remain vigilant. As firefighters worked to save homes, some people said they were surprised by the fire's spread. Carson Williams told NBC Los Angeles he has friends on one of the streets affected. He and his friends evacuated and he was hoping for the best. He told the station that I am just praying - her house is a little further down the street - I just hope that it stays intact. Fennessy ...
Updated: 05/12/2022
U.S. appeals court rules California gun ban unconstitutional
Los ANGELES - A U.S. appeals court ruled Wednesday that California s ban on the sale of semiautomatic weapons to adults younger than 21 is unconstitutional. LOS ANGELES - A U.S. appeals court ruled Wednesday that California s ban on the sale of semiautomatic ...
Updated: 05/11/2022
Over 107,600 Americans died from drug overdoses in 2021
... consequences of the ongoing Covid -19 pandemic, which has seen an increase in substance abuse amid widespread unemployment and more Americans reporting mental health issues. Joseph Friedman , an addiction researcher at the University of California , Los Angeles, said that overdose-related deaths were already increasing before the epidemic struck, but there was a very sharp increase during the epidemic. In April, he published a study that found drug overdose deaths among teenagers rose sharply over the ...
Updated: 05/11/2022
Mexican President says won't attend Summit of the Americas if US doesn't exclude some regional countries
... Obrador has directly conveyed to his US counterpart Joe Biden that he should organize a Summit of the Americas without exclusions, to which all countries of the region should be invited. The event, scheduled to take place June 6 -- 10 in the US city of Los Angeles, is a regular meeting of heads of state and government of the countries of the Americas, where diplomatic and commercial issues are discussed. ALSO READ: Mexico, US discuss need to stem '' unprecedented flow of migration. The first summit was ...
Updated: 05/11/2022
Uber commits to conducting civil-rights audit
... anti-racist because misclassification of independent contractors has been found to affect racial minorities. The company's corporate contributions are not fully aligned with its public statements, such as contributions to police foundations in Atlanta and Los Angeles, which critics note bypass normal procurement processes to buy equipment for police departments, including surveillance technology that has been used to target communities of color. Uber was fined by the California Public Utilities Commission ...
Updated: 05/10/2022
Bitcoin’s plunge is a risk to investors
... week was its largest in 22 years. There is a possibility that a fourth move in September is possible, according to CME group's FedWatch tool. Further 50 bps hikes are expected in June and July. Chris Kline , COO and co-founder of the Bitcoin IRA in Los Angeles, said there was a large adjustment of investor appetite right now. The world's second largest coin fell to $2,360 on Monday, its lowest point since February, and smaller coins, or altcoins, have sold more aggressively. The more speculative altcoins ...
Updated: 05/10/2022
Industry leaders downplaying fears of automation as West Coast ports enter contract talks
... is an expectation that reaching a deal may not happen before the current contract ends on July 1st. On Friday, McKenna said, "Everyone is optimistic going into this one that we're going to get where we need," McKenna said at the Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka . The issue is not whether we go past July 1 or not. We just need to stay at the table and get an agreement without any further disruptions. A new study was released last week by the PMA , which looked at automated ...
Updated: 05/10/2022
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