UK targets more oligarchs and Putin allies with sanctions.

LONDON — The British government said on Tuesday it had imposed sanctions on more than 370 people it called oligarchs, political allies or propagandists of Russian President Vladimir V. Putin, a major new crackdown that brings him closer to the ‘European Union. on an issue that has long plagued Britain. The sanctions, announced by Foreign … Read more

They moved to Kherson in Ukraine to study. Now they live under Russian occupation

The students told CNN they spent most of their time in underground bunkers in freezing temperatures, with Russian soldiers blocking anyone from entering or leaving Kherson. Many students are terrified of the repercussions of speaking out in the media and have asked CNN not to release their full names out of fear for their safety. … Read more

The new USL Women’s Super League will align with the global fall-summer calendar in 2023

The USL Super League, a newly announced Division II women’s professional league, will align with the international women’s soccer calendar when it begins play in August 2023, the league announced on Tuesday. The competition will start after the conclusion of the 2023 Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand and conclude with the qualifiers … Read more

Pritzker Prize 2022: Francis Kéré becomes the first African to win the “Nobel of Architecture”

Written by Oscar Holland, CNN At the age of 7, Francis Kéré left home to go to school because his village, Gando in Burkina Faso, did not have one. Thirteen years later, he moved to Germany on a carpentry scholarship with the dream of returning home one day to build the classrooms that did not … Read more

California lawmakers solved the Berkeley problem. Is the CEQA next?

But think statewide about the average environmental footprint of a person in California. Almost certainly someone in Berkeley – a city with excellent public transit, in a temperate climate with minimal heating and cooling costs – will have a smaller environmental footprint than if they lived elsewhere in California. If UC Berkeley welcomes more students … Read more

Chelsea want FA Cup tie at Middlesbrough to be played behind closed doors

Chelsea have urged the Football Association to move Saturday’s FA Cup quarter-final to Middlesbrough (stream LIVE at 1:10 p.m. ET on ESPN+ in the US) behind closed doors for “sporting integrity” reasons after being denied the ability to sell tickets to away fans. Chelsea operate under strict restrictions set by a special license granted to … Read more

Russian oligarch charged in illegal campaign contribution scheme

Washington- A Russian oligarch has been indicted by federal prosecutors in connection with a scheme to make illegal 2018 campaign contributions to help bolster a potential business in the marijuana industry. The Justice Department accused Andrey Muraviev, 47, of planning to direct $1 million in political donations to candidates for federal and state office who … Read more

The Pritzker Prize is awarded to an architect from West Africa

Growing up in a poor village in Burkina Faso, Francis Kéré did not play football with the other boys. He helped repair houses. After earning a scholarship to a professional carpentry school in Germany and attending the school of architecture at the Technical University of Berlin, Kéré did not rush to join a prestigious company. … Read more

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel questions UK government priorities after criticism of Roman Abramovich chants

Thomas Tuchel has questioned the UK government’s priorities after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s spokesman described Chelsea fans chanting Roman Abramovich’s name at games as “completely inappropriate”. Abramovich was disqualified as manager by the Premier League last Saturday following government sanctions which identified the 55-year-old as one of seven Russian oligarchs with business interests in … Read more

How to Bet on the NCAA Tournament Like The Bear

The tournament and March Madness are upon us! There really isn’t a more exciting three weeks on the sports calendar than the NCAA Tournament. The first weekend is dedicated to visits by appointment and trips to Las Vegas which become annual events. With the legalization of sports betting now widespread, you don’t need to travel … Read more