Last July, the Saudis pulled out of the Newcastle contract, blaming the English Premier League, which allegedly asked to clarify whether the purchase would mean a takeover by the Saudi Kingdom. The news of the deal pullout angered fans who believed the wealthy Middle Eastern state's investment would bring them new success.
The HMS Queen Elizabeth's maiden voyage will finish with joint exercises with the Japanese and American military.
HELSINKI (Sputnik) - The Swedish and Finnish navies will hold annual anti-submarine exercises from April 15 to 20 off the eastern coast of Sweden, the Finnish navy said.
While Japanese organizers and the IOC have promised that their first concern is safety, many local residents remain skeptical that the event will go ahead, as a large number of people have not yet been vaccinated in the country.
Earlier this week, Governors Pete Ricketts of Nebraska and Henry McMaster of South Carolina, both Republican, said they would not be accomodating unaccompanied migrant children from the southern US border. McMaster's refusal came via Executive Order, which claimed South Carolina should instead focus on vulnerable children already in the state.
Ashli Babbitt, who served for more than 12 years in the US Air Force and the Air National Guard, was fatally shot on January 6 by an unidentified US Capitol Police officer after she participated in the violent storming of the US Capitol. At the time, Babbitt had been attempting to break through a door to the Speaker’s Lobby.
On Wednesday, Liverpool FC were held to a draw on their home field by Real Madrid (0: 0) in the second leg of the quarter-finals of the Champions League and was eliminated from the tournament. In the first game in Madrid, Real Madrid won 3-1.
The global death toll from the coronavirus infection has topped 2.97 million; over 138 million cases of infection have been detected, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.