2022 midterms Illinois primary election results: Governor

CHICAGO – The race to be Illinois’ next governor is also a battle among billionaires, including two whose names won’t appear on Tuesday’s primary ballot. Republican candidates Darren Bailey, who as a state lawmaker fought pandemic measures such as mandate masks, and former prosecutor Richard Irvin, the first Black mayor of Chicago’s largest suburb, each … Read more

Biden jokes he may not return from Spain as approval ratings dip

That’s it really kidding though? President Biden joked Tuesday that he may not return from Spain as his average approval rating hit an all-time low amid the worst inflation since 1981 and record-high gas prices. Biden made the remark to Spanish King Philip VI in an apparent bid to compliment the beauty of the royal … Read more

Utah Jazz finalizing deal to make Boston Celtics assistant Will Hardy new head coach

The Utah Jazz are finalizing a five-year contract with Boston Celtics assistant Will Hardy to make him the franchise’s next head coach, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Hardy, 34, will be the youngest active coach in the NBA. Hardy was one of four finalists who met with ownership in Salt Lake this week, including Celtics … Read more

Former Nazi guard Josef Schütz, 101, sentenced to prison

A 101-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard was convicted in Germany Tuesday of more than 3,500 counts of accessory to murder — becoming the oldest person to date to be held accountable for crimes related to the Holocaust. The Neuruppin Regional Court sentenced Josef Schütz to five years in prison, although he is unlikely to … Read more

Missing North Carolina man’s boat found off Portugal coast

The boat of a retired US Army Special Forces soldier who vanished seven months ago has washed ashore on the Azores Islands – nearly 3,000 miles across the Atlantic, police said. The vessel belonging to Joseph Matthew Johnson, who was reported missing in November, was located last week on the island of São Jorge, about … Read more

Baker Mayfield – Cleveland Browns would have to reach out to reconcile, but ‘both sides’ ready ‘to move on’

Quarterback Baker Mayfield didn’t completely rule out the possibility of a reconciliation with the Cleveland Browns on Tuesday in the event that the NFL suspends his replacement, Deshaun Watson, for the entire 2022 season. Mayfield, however, added that the Browns would have to be the ones to start that process, and that he’s moved on … Read more

Senate Judiciary Committee questions legality of Major League Baseball’s antitrust exemption

The Senate Judiciary Committee is questioning the legality of Major League Baseball’s antitrust exemption, releasing a letter on Tuesday addressed to Advocates for Minor Leaguers asking about its effect on the lives of players. The letter is a bipartisan effort led by Senators Dick Durbin (D-Illinois), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut) and Mike Lee … Read more

Covid-19 Australia: ‘Pandemic babies’ with no immunity to viruses ending up in ICU

A concerning number of ‘pandemic babies’ with no immunity to respiratory viruses are ending up seriously ill in ICU. Doctors have revealed children born during the Covid-19 pandemic are requiring intensive care ‘from encountering viruses they haven’t come across before’, such as influenza, RSV and Covid. The children had been born and raised when there … Read more

Matteo Berrettini, 2021 runner-up, withdraws from Wimbledon after positive COVID-19 test

WIMBLEDON, England — Matteo Berrettini, last year’s runner-up at Wimbledon, dropped out of the grass-court Grand Slam tournament hours before he was scheduled to play his first-round match Tuesday, saying that he tested positive for COVID-19. The All England Club announced Berrettini’s withdrawal, and he posted about it on Instagram, saying that he was “heartbroken” … Read more