Sri Lankans honour Tamil victims of civil war after 13 years | Tamils News

Sri Lankan protesters have lit flames and offered prayers remembering thousands – including ethnic Tamil civilians – killed in the final stages of the country’s decades-long civil war. It was the first-ever event in the island nation where mostly majority ethnic Sinhalese openly memorialized the minority group. Protesters gathered outside the president’s office in the … Read more

“I don’t think you can go into the next season with both of them”

The Brooklyn Nets are going to have a healthy Ben Simmons next season, while Kyrie Irving has already expressed his desire to continue playing in Brooklyn. If both can have a full training camp and stay healthy, the Nets could be one of the favorites to win the 2023 NBA title. Not so fast, though, … Read more

Charlotte Edwards Cup: Issy Wong stars as Central Sparks beat defending-champion South East Stars | Cricket News

England hopefuls Issy Wong and Lauren Bell impress in wins for Central Sparks and Southern Vipers; teenager Grace Scriven fires maiden fifty and takes four wickets but can’t prevent last-gasp defeat for Sunrisers against Western Storm; Thunder beat Northern Diamonds in cross-Pennine clash Last Updated: 19/05/22 12:05am Issy Wong smashed 48 off 25 balls in … Read more

US stocks suffer biggest daily drop in almost two years | Financial Markets News

Shares of retailers from Walmart Inc to Macy’s Inc were caught in the downdraft. by Stephen Kirkland and Vildana HajricBloomberg Published on May 18, 202218 May 2022 US stocks posted the biggest daily drop in almost two years as investors assess the impact of higher prices on earnings and prospects for monetary policy tightening on … Read more

Tesla dumped by S&P ESG index as Musk calls label a ‘scam’ | Technology News

The index provider cited concerns related to working conditions and the firm’s handling of a probe into deaths and injuries linked to its driver-assistance systems. The world’s most famous electric-vehicle maker has lost its spot on the ESG version of the S&P 500 Index. S&P Dow Jones Indices says that Tesla Inc.’s score on environmental, … Read more

Dallas Mavericks owner & famous rapper issues are personal

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and rapper Lil Wayne recently had a Twitter beef, and Skip Bayless believes the rapper took Cuban’s comments personally. During the Dallas Mavericks and Phoenix Suns series in the second round of the NBA playoffs, Lil Wayne shot at Luka Doncic. That led to an issue between Mark Cuban and … Read more

US Congress must understand ‘trauma’ of Nakba, Rashida Tlaib says | Al-Nakba News

The US legislator, who introduced resolution to recognize Palestinian displacement, tells Al Jazeera ‘Nakba hasn’t stopped’. Washington, D.C. – It’s important for United States lawmakers to understand the “trauma and pain” of the Palestinian Nakba, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has said, urging Washington to condition aid to Israel on its rights record. Tlaib introduced a congressional … Read more

US ‘confident’ NATO expansion issues will be resolved | Russia-Ukraine war News

Turkey has opposed NATO membership bids by Sweden and Finland, but US says concerns can be addressed. US President Joe Biden has said the bids by Sweden and Finland to join NATO would be successful, despite objections raised by Turkey to their applications. “I think we’re going to be OK,” Biden said on Wednesday in … Read more

‘Shattering the palace’: Young women take up Thailand reform call | Protests News

Bangkok, Thailand – Tawan Tuatulanon glanced out of her vehicle’s rear window and noticed that state security forces were following dangerously close. She began recording a Facebook live video on her phone as she and her fellow monarchy reform activists discussed how they might evade the threat. “The police are following us again,” 20-year-old Tawan … Read more

“You can’t cash in this year, you’re not gonna cash it in… I feel badly for him”

The Phoenix Suns were humiliated in their 123-90 Game 7 loss to the Dallas Mavericks. And analyst Nick Wright believes that was Chris Paul’s final chance at a championship. Despite finishing with a league-best 64-18 record, they failed to assert their dominance. They lost two games to the New Orleans Pelicans in the first round … Read more