Whistleblower joins protest over Russia doping decision

Dozens of athletes, a key whistleblower and even a leader within the World Anti-Doping Agency’s own ranks slammed that organization on Tuesday as it headed toward a decision that could end the nearly three-year suspension of Russia’s anti-doping operation. On an extraordinary day of coordinated protests from across the globe, the most surprising voice in … Continue reading Whistleblower joins protest over Russia doping decision

United States | U.S.-Chile Executive Cyber Consultation

United States – Senior representatives from the United States and Chile participated in an Executive Cyber Consultation in Washington, D.C., August 23-24, 2018 to facilitate stronger bilateral cooperation on cyber issues, including government capacity to address emerging challenges and shared threats in cyberspace. The two days of meetings focused on key cyber and internet policy … Continue reading United States | U.S.-Chile Executive Cyber Consultation

BOSTON | Cape Cod shark attacks show need for better cell service

BOSTON — More than a century ago, the Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi pioneered long distance, wireless communications from Cape Cod’s famous coastline. But two shark attacks this summer — including Massachusetts’ first fatal shark attack in more than 80 years — have underscored a troubling reality: In many parts of the vacation destination, great white … Continue reading BOSTON | Cape Cod shark attacks show need for better cell service

Hall of Fame members threaten boycott of inductions

A group of Pro Football Hall of Famers led by Eric Dickerson is demanding health insurance coverage and a share of NFL revenues or else those former players will boycott the induction ceremonies. In a letter sent to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith and Hall of Fame President David Baker — … Continue reading Hall of Fame members threaten boycott of inductions

SALT LAKE CITY | Elizabeth Smart: Accomplice in kidnapping remains a danger

SALT LAKE CITY  — Elizabeth Smart said Tuesday that she’s been assured the woman who helped kidnap her when she was 14 and stood by as she was sexually assaulted will be closely watched when she’s released from prison. In an interview on “CBS This Morning,” Smart said she believes Wanda Barzee remains a danger. … Continue reading SALT LAKE CITY | Elizabeth Smart: Accomplice in kidnapping remains a danger

BRUGES, Belgium | Pulisic back to shoot Dortmund to 1-0 win on 20th birthday

BRUGES, Belgium— Christian Pulisic celebrated his 20th birthday by scoring on his return from injury to give Borussia Dortmund a late 1-0 win at Club Brugge in the Champions League on Tuesday. “It was great to come back after injury to and to be back with the team,” said Pulisic, who also made his 100th … Continue reading BRUGES, Belgium | Pulisic back to shoot Dortmund to 1-0 win on 20th birthday

NEW YORK | Correction: Supreme Court-Kavanaugh-Politics story

NEW YORK — In a story Sept. 17 about the political effects of allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, The Associated Press erroneously identified Tennessee Senate candidate Marsha Blackburn as an incumbent senator. Blackburn currently serves in the U.S. House of Representatives. A corrected version of the story is below: Kavanaugh allegation poses political … Continue reading NEW YORK | Correction: Supreme Court-Kavanaugh-Politics story

Hartford, CT | ICYMI: Larson Hosts Educational Forum on the Seattle Tunnel Experience

How to Move Greater Hartford’s Infrastructure Forward Hartford, CT – Yesterday, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) hosted a delegation from Seattle, WA for an Educational Forum about their recent experience in replacing an aging highway viaduct with a tunnel and the lessons that we can learn as Greater Hartford seeks to reconstruct our highway system … Continue reading Hartford, CT | ICYMI: Larson Hosts Educational Forum on the Seattle Tunnel Experience