Presented by Facebook Charles Schumer Chuck Schumer A Biden stumble on China? First Black secretary of Senate sworn in Republican Ohio Senate candidate calls on GOP rep to resign over impeachment vote MORE (D-N.Y.) " width="580" height="387" data-delta="1" /> Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. Today is Wednesday! We get you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver are the co-creators. Readers can find us on Twitter @asimendinger and @alweaver22. Please recommend the Morning Report to friends and let us know what you think. CLICK HERE to subscribe! Total U.S. coronavirus deaths reported each morning this week: Monday, 513,091; Tuesday, 514,657; Wednesday, 516,608. The Senate will officially kick off consideration of the Biden administration’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package as party leaders urge Senate Democrats to stick … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Facebook – Senate Dems face unity test; Tanden nomination falls
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Western media is greeting the Biden administration’s Russian sanctions as “signaling a tougher stance on Russia than under former President Donald Trump.” Vladimir Putin Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin Wray hints at federal response to SolarWinds hack Kremlin: Musk invitation to Putin to chat on Clubhouse 'some kind of misunderstanding' Biden to sanction Russia over Navalny poisoning, jailing MORE likely thinks otherwise. It looks as if the Biden administration has blinked on Putin’s key foreign policy objective — the completion and operation of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, delivering Russian gas to Europe. The sanctioning of a few Kremlin officials is petty change compared to the decade-long profitable effects of Russian pipeline politics. Indeed, the new U.S. sanctions do freeze foreign assets and impose travel restrictions on a number of Russian officials associated with the attempted poisoning and sham imprisonment of Putin opponent Aleksei Navalny . … [Read more...] about Do Biden’s ‘tough new sanctions’ give Putin Nord Stream 2?
J.J. Watt has agreed to a two-year contract with the Arizona Cardinals. The team announced the deal with the free-agent edge rusher on Monday. Watt was released last month by the Houston Texans, for whom he won three NFL Defensive Player of the Year awards. A person familiar with the contract told The Associated Press that the total package is worth $31 million. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team did not reveal any terms. A five-time All-Pro, Watt — who turns 32 in three weeks — has been one of the NFL’s best players for a decade, but asked out in Houston, which is undergoing a roster upheaval . Watt joins another former Texans star, wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins, in Arizona. Hopkins was acquired by the Cardinals in a one-sided trade a year ago. Watt had one year remaining on a six-year, $100 million contract with the Texans. Though he has been plagued by injuries in recent years, Watt started all 128 games in which he appeared in the past 10 … [Read more...] about Cardinals Agree to Terms with Free Agent Edge Rusher JJ Watt
After picture day — during which sophomore team captain Mason DePaola illustrated how the team is working on getting the new guys acclimated to the team — the University of Arizona men’s lacrosse is now gearing up to start their season at home against the Dominican Penguins this Saturday at 1 p.m. This will be the first time the two teams have met. Arizona’s current head coach Matt Blamey, formally the head coach of Dominican University's men's lacrosse team back in 2015, was able to offer insight into what the Wildcats will be facing on Saturday. “They’re gritty and they're fast. They like to get up and down the field and their attack is their strength. They have a very good attack,” Blamey said. “I think that we’re getting better every day. I don’t know. We'll figure it out on Saturday.” Blamey was followed by his team captains who each offered their own opinion on Dominican. MORE FROM THE DAILY WILDCAT Arizona baseball prepared for first road trip of the … [Read more...] about Arizona lacrosse gets ready to kick off their season
close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for March 2 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. The 2021 Ohio Valley Conference men’s basketball tournament will determine which team gets an automatic bid to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. The conference tournament is set to begin on March 3 and will run until March 7. Each game will be played at the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana where a limited number of fans will be allowed to attend. Spectators will be temperature screened upon entering the facility and will be required to wear face masks and socially distance. Eight teams made the tournament. Here is the OVC tournament schedule. CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE MARCH MADNESS COVERAGE ** MARCH 3, 4 – FIRST ROUND (1) Belmont vs. (8) SIUE (4) Jacksonville State vs. (5) Murray State (3) Eastern Kentucky vs. (6) Austin Peay (2) Morehead State vs. (7) … [Read more...] about 2021 Ohio Valley Conference men’s basketball tournament: Matchups, players to know & more