Explainer: Australia’s nuclear-powered submarine deal is fueling anger in the country. Here’s why
Explainer: Australia’s nuclear-powered submarine deal is fueling anger in the country. Here’s why   The US and UK will be sharing technology and expertise with Australia to help it build nuclear-powered submarines as part of a newly-announced defense pact between the three countries. The move has sparked fury in France, which has lost a long-standing […]
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US Women’s National Team players’ association calls identical contract proposal ‘PR stunts’
US Women’s National Team players’ association calls identical contract proposal ‘PR stunts’     The US Soccer Federation offered the women’s and men’s national teams identical contracts, a proposal that the United States Women’s National Team Players Association (USWNTPA) called “PR stunts.” The sport’s national governing body made the offer to both teams in an […]
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Australia’s decades-long balancing act between the US and China is over. It chose Washington
Australia’s decades-long balancing act between the US and China is over. It chose Washington   For more than 20 years, Australia tried to maintain good relations with both the United States and China. It was good for trade and peaceful regional relations. But on Thursday, with the announcement of a new security deal with the […]
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Lionel Messi’s Champions League debut for PSG falls flat against Club Brugge
Lionel Messi’s Champions League debut for PSG falls flat against Club Brugge     The much-hyped trio of Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappé and Neymar failed to inspire Paris Saint-Germain to victory in its Champions League opener on Wednesday, with the French side being held to a 1-1 draw by Club Brugge. Messi was playing the […]
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Japan’s defense minister draws red line in island dispute with China
Japan’s defense minister draws red line in island dispute with China     Japan is drawing a red line around an island chain also claimed by China, pushing back at Beijing’s increasingly aggressive military posturing, and setting the stage for a potential showdown between the region’s two biggest powers. In an exclusive interview with CNN, […]
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Late Young Boys winner stuns Manchester United on Cristiano Ronaldo’s second Champions League debut
Late Young Boys winner stuns Manchester United on Cristiano Ronaldo’s second Champions League debut     It took Cristiano Ronaldo less than 13 minutes to score on his second Champions League debut for Manchester United, opening the scoring against Swiss team Young Boys. With practically his first touch of the match, the Portuguese forward turned […]
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China rushes to contain ‘school centered’ Delta outbreak before major holiday season
China rushes to contain ‘school centered’ Delta outbreak before major holiday season   Chinese authorities are rushing to contain a widening Delta variant outbreak in the southern province of Fujian ahead of a major upcoming national holiday, when hundreds of millions of people are expected to travel across the country — creating a window for […]
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Scientists want to resurrect the woolly mammoth. They just got $15 million to make it happen
Scientists want to resurrect the woolly mammoth. They just got $15 million to make it happen     Bringing extinct creatures back to life is the lifeblood of science fiction. At its most tantalizing, think Jurassic Park and its stable of dinosaurs. Advances in genetics, however, are making resurrecting lost animals a tangible prospect. Scientists […]
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