Germany’s liberal FDP cool on three-way tie-up with Greens and SPD

Germany’s liberal FDP cool on three-way tie-up with Greens and SPD
FILE PHOTO: Leader of the German Free Democratic Party (FDP) Christian Lindner speaks during a session of the Bundestag, the country's parliament, ahead of the EU summit, in Berlin, Germany, March 25, 2021. REUTERS/Hannibal HanschkeBERLIN (Reuters) - The leader of Germany’s pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) poured cold water on the prospect of a national alliance… Read More

RHP Wade Davis makes Royals, guarantees $1.25M salary

RHP Wade Davis makes Royals, guarantees $1.25M salary
FILE PHOTO: Sep 18, 2020; Denver, Colorado, USA; Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Wade Davis (71) pitches against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the seventh inning at Coors Field. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY SportsThe Kansas City Royals selected the contract of right-hander Wade Davis on Sunday, guaranteeing the veteran’s salary for 2021.Davis, 35, reportedly… Read More

UPDATE 1-Slovak government crisis may near end as PM offers to swap posts

UPDATE 1-Slovak government crisis may near end as PM offers to swap posts
PRAGUE (Reuters) - Slovak Prime Minister Igor Matovic has offered to swap roles with Finance Minister Eduard Heger, a proposal welcomed by the coalition parties and which could resolve a month-long government crisis.FILE PHOTO: Slovak Prime Minister Igor Matovic arrives for an EU summit in Brussels, Belgium, October 15, 2020. Olivier Hoslet/Pool via REUTERSMatovic said… Read More

U.S. administers 143 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccines

U.S. administers 143 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccines
FILE PHOTO: A nurse draws from a vial of Johnson & Johnson coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine, in Los Angeles, California, U.S., March 25, 2021. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo(Reuters) - The United States has administered 143,462,691 doses of COVID-19 vaccines as of Sunday morning and distributed 180,646,465 doses, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said… Read More

Soccer: Match official tests COVID-19 positive at CONCACAF Olympic qualifier

Soccer: Match official tests COVID-19 positive at CONCACAF Olympic qualifier
(Reuters) - A match official for the CONCACAF men’s Olympic qualifying tournament in Guadalajara, Mexico, has tested positive for COVID-19, the governing body for soccer in North and Central America and the Caribbean said on Sunday.The positive COVID-19 case came from the latest round of testing of the entire group of referees at the tournament… Read More