(The Sports Xchange) – James Harden and the Houston Rockets agreed on a four-year contract extension that reportedly is the richest in NBA history. The contract is a super-maximum extension that will guarantee Harden $228 million through the 2022-23 season, league sources told ESPN on Saturday. “Houston is home for me,” Harden said in a
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By Paul Carrel and Noah Barkin | HAMBURG HAMBURG Leaders from the world’s leading economies broke with U.S. President Donald Trump on climate policy at a G20 summit on Saturday, in a rare public admission of disagreement and blow to multilateral cooperation. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, keen to show off her skills as a mediator
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AMBURGO – Il G20 conferma l’impegno sul clima senza gli Usa, che si sono sganciati dall’intesa. “Sul clima ci siamo resi conto che dove non c’è un consenso bisogna esprimere il dissenso nel comunicato – ha detto Angela Merkel alla fine del G20 -. Sappiamo che gli Usa hanno detto che vogliono uscire dall’accordo sul
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The state of Hawaii renewed its bid to narrow President Donald Trump’s temporary travel ban, following court rulings which said the state had taken the wrong procedural approach in attempts to challenge the administration’s policy earlier this week. In a court filing late on Friday, Hawaii’s attorney general asked a Honolulu judge to issue an
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MOSCOW A firm part-owned by Germany’s Siemens has been hired to help install electricity turbines in Crimea, a region subject to European Union sanctions barring EU firms from supplying it with energy technology, three sources close to the project told Reuters. Reuters exclusively reported earlier this week, citing sources with knowledge of the delivery, that
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BARI – A Polignano a Mare al festival de “Il Libro Possibile” Lino Banfi ha presentato l’autobiografia “Hottanta voglia di raccontarvi e tante altre stronzete”. Lui che è abituato a regalare sorrisi, ammette che è un momento molto delicato: “E’ difficile far sorridere quando si ha una persona cara che non sta bene. Mi sposto
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By Alan Baldwin | SPIELBERG, Austria SPIELBERG, Austria Finland’s Valtteri Bottas kept champions Mercedes on pole position for the Austrian Grand Prix on Saturday after title-chasing team mate Lewis Hamilton was hit with a five-place grid penalty. Hamilton, who is 14 points behind Ferrari’s championship leader Sebastian Vettel after eight races, qualified third fastest but
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AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France French utility EDF would not be part of the French government’s plan to sell 10 billion euros ($11.40 billion) worth of state assets to finance projects geared toward innovation, a source close to EDF’s management said on Saturday. The French government owns 83.1 percent in the world’s biggest operator of nuclear plants, which
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Bernhard Langer issued a statement on Friday saying he is “certain” he has not been violating a rule banning players from anchoring their putter during their stroke. Golf Channel analyst and former PGA Tour player Brandel Chamblee stoked controversy in a Golf Channel column on Wednesday by calling Langer’s putting stroke into question. Langer, a
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CHICAGO Sears Holdings Corp (SHLD.O) is closing eight of its namesake department stores and 35 Kmart locations to cut costs and square footage in an effort to return to profitability, Chief Executive Officer Eddie Lampert said on Friday. The store closings are in addition to 150 the company announced in January. Once the largest U.S.
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