Americans rout Australia, 16-5, after near-three hour weather delay at 2022 World Women’s Lacrosse Championships – Baltimore Sun

Americans rout Australia, 16-5, after near-three hour weather delay at 2022 World Women's Lacrosse Championships – Baltimore Sun

Nearly three hours later, after a seemingly unrelenting monsoon passed over Towson University, play finally began between the United States and Australia at the 2022 World Women’s Lacrosse Championships. The United States dominated the game, 16-5, Saturday night in a matchup of the only two teams ever to win the event in its 40-year history. … Read more

Travel notes: Exploring Yosemite National Park

Travel notes: Exploring Yosemite National Park

At Yosemite Park: El Capitan on the left, Half Dome peeking up midpoint and Bridalveil Falls at right below Sentinel Peak. California’s Yosemite National Park wowed me as a 14-year-old on a camping trip with my family back in 1962. I was used to imposing Northwest mountains, but Yosemite’s sheer granite cliffs and dramatically plunging … Read more

tech-savvy big banks CBA, ANZ, Westpac, NAB and AMP fend off neobank threat

tech-savvy big banks CBA, ANZ, Westpac, NAB and AMP fend off neobank threat

Head of Commonwealth Bank’s start-up venture division x15 Toby Norton-Smith said the demise of Volt was “stiff news,” particularly for the numerous employees now flooding LinkedIn looking for new jobs. He said he believed there are numerous areas or niches where start-ups can still offer a differentiated value proposition to consumers, but that established institutions … Read more

Democrats Fail to Counter Chinese Regime Challenges on American Higher Education: Republican Lawmakers

A view of the Confucius Institute building on the Troy University campus in Troy, Ala., on March 16, 2018. (Kreeder13 via Wikimedia Commons)

As China reportedly maintains its enduring influence on American higher education by seeking to rebrand its Confucius Institutes (CI) in US universities, Democrats have still refused to get tougher on the regime to counter its further infiltration, according to Republican lawmakers. “With Joe Biden in the White House, we’re seeing … their Confucius Institute and … Read more

Greater Sydney facing ‘life-threatening emergency’ weather event as thousands told to evacuate

Greater Sydney facing 'life-threatening emergency' weather event as thousands told to evacuate

Thousands of people have been told to leave their homes across Sydney as a dangerous weather event, expected to linger until Tuesday, escalates. And the next 24 hours are critical. Key points: Multiple evacuation orders have been issued in NSW Roads are to be avoided with weather expected to get worse The community is asked … Read more

Inflated travel rates, few rooms: Ahead of Qatar kickoff, football fans’ options limited

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Football fans have a reputation of going to extreme lengths to support their teams. Goal, even by their standards, planning travel for this year’s World Cup in Qatar has turned out to be an unprecedented adventure. Flight rates that are two or three times more than usual, hotel rooms that can run into hundreds of … Read more