Beijing lockdown fears spark steepest China markets’ rout in 2 years

China’s yuan also falls to a one-year low against the dollar, extending losses after posting its worst week since 2015 SHANGHAI, China – China stocks plunged on Monday, April 25, in their biggest slump since the pandemic-led panic-selling in February 2020, on heightened worries of a country-wide COVID-19 outbreak and fears of strict restrictions being … Read more

Plans for new fossil gas and LNG plants in biodiversity hotspot spark protest in Batangas

As a message urging the protection of the Verde Island Passage, 25 boats participated in a fluvial protest passing through the fossil gas power plant projects along Batangas Bay BATANGAS, Philippines – Local communities, environmentalists, and civil society supporters marked Earth Day in Batangas on Friday, April 22, with a fluvial protest denouncing plans to … Read more

Mike Krzyzewski’s advice at Duke helps spark RJ Barrett’s surge

The worst shooting night of RJ Barrett’s lone season at Duke brought an unexpected criticism that turned into lasting wisdom. Barrett sensed he was going to get an earful from coach Mike Krzyzewski after making just 8 of 30 shots in an overtime loss to Syracuse on Jan. 14, 2019. And he was right. Sort … Read more

Julius Randle’s career-high 46 points spark Knicks’ win over Kings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Julius Randle got fined by the NBA Sunday and then got even. This time it was the Knicks’ turn to rally from a big shortage and capture a desperately needed victory. Randle exploded for a career-high 46 points to lead a 44-point third-quarter barrage as the Knicks rallied from 19 points down … Read more