Libya’s Bashagha says will base his rival gov’t in Sirte | News

Fathi Bashagha, who was appointed prime minister by Libya’s east-based parliament in February, will base his government in Sirte from Wednesday, he said, after his attempts to take over the capital Tripoli triggered clashes. Libya has had two governments since March. United Nations-recognized administration of Prime Minister Abdel Hamid Dbeibeh based in Tripoli has refused … Read more

Boston Celtics ‘out-toughed’ as Miami Heat use huge third quarter to take Game 1 behind Jimmy Butler

1:37 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN MIAMI – The Boston Celtics exited their locker room at halftime Tuesday night in control of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals. But then the third quarter happened. And, after the Miami Heat demolished the Celtics, outscoring them 39-14 and using their physicality to send Boston into a death … Read more

Experts spell out do’s and don’ts for parents amid baby formula shortage

White House chief of staff Ron Klain says the White House is “absolutely” and “strongly” considering having President Joe Biden invoke the Defense Production Act to address the urgent baby formula shortage problem plaguing the country. (Paul Hennessy, Associated Press) Estimated read time: 6-7 minutes SALT LAKE CITY – Utah health experts addressed growing concerns … Read more

Guatemala attorney general’s reappointment raises alarm | Courts News

Guatemala City – Guatemala’s controversial attorney general has started a second term, but Maria Consuelo Porras’ last-minute reappointment this week has sparked widespread condemnation and new sanctions amid alarm over backsliding on the rule of law. President Alejandro Giammattei swore in Porras for another four-year period on Monday, despite critics who accuse her of playing … Read more

Joe Rogan mocked for ranting about fake news story on Spotify podcast – and then realizing it’s fake

Joe Rogan is being mocked for ranting about a false story about Australians being banned from growing their own food – before being told live on air that it was fake. Rogan, 54, who has been criticized in the past for repeating COVID-19 misinformation and conspiracy theories, was convinced a lawmaker in New South Wales, … Read more

Orioles’ Matt Harvey gets 60-game ban for drug distribution following testimony in Skaggs trial

Baltimore Orioles pitcher Matt Harvey has received a 60-game suspension for distributing drugs three months after testifying that he gave oxycodone to his deceased Los Angeles Angels teammate Tyler Skaggs, who suffered a fatal overdose in 2019. Harvey also admitted to cocaine use in his February testimony at the trial of Eric Prescott Kay, the … Read more

Huntsville, Alabama takes the top spot for best place to live in America, beating Boulder, Colorado

Alabama’s largest city, Huntsville, has been named the best place to live in American, taking the prize from Boulder, Colorado for the first time in two years. Huntsville’s high quality of life, affordability and cheap property appealed to Americans looking to put down roots amid the current ski-high housing costs, according to US News & … Read more

UK MPs call for independent probe into Abu Akleh killing | Politics News

Labor’s shadow minister for the Middle East and North Africa has joined other members of parliament in calling for the UK government to demand an independent investigation into the killing of veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh that has triggered an outpouring of global condemnation. Abu Akleh, 51, was shot in the head while … Read more

Stanley Cup Playoff second-round storylines highlighted by rivalry series

The Carolina Hurricanes, New York Rangers, Florida Panthers and Tampa Bay Lightning are still alive in the Eastern Conference. The Colorado Avalanche, St. Louis Blues, Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers fill out the Western Conference bracket. We have rivalries in the United States and Canada taking center stage, a team going for a three-peat, and … Read more