It's rare for a player to spend his entire career with one team. So much has to align, from the money, to the competing interests, to if a club is competitive in the player's prime. Zimmerman will go wire-to-wire with the Nationals. Strasburg could, too. Around the league, Mike Trout has a massive contract to keep him with the Angels through the 2030 season, and Clayton Kerhsaw is in his 13th year with the Los Angeles Dodgers. … [Read more...] about Trea Turner’s stock is skyrocketing. How could that affect his future in Washington?
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The 34-year-old works at a family’s ice cream business, Cremas Doña Alba, in Medellín’s Comuna 13. The neighborhood was once ravaged by violence, but in recent years has become a hub for tourists. That tourism provided a key economic lifeline for many working-class families in the zone. … [Read more...] about Colombia Struggles to Get Past Months-long Quarantine
Zhou has entered Kenya amid mounting local skepticism of Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) projects in the country. Through its BRI, China offers to develop infrastructure projects in developing nations through predatory loans that often trap the host countries in crippling debt to Beijing. This in turn allows the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to wield tremendous influence over the debtor nation. Observers worry that the burdensome BRI loans Kenya has signed on to through the deal may have long-term negative effects on the nation’s economy. … [Read more...] about China Replaces Kenya Envoy for Belt and Road Damage Control
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The options could pay off for SoftBank. According to the Financial Times, which was first to report on the position, the company is sitting on trading gains of about $4 billion. But such trades are also risky, since they could lead to big losses if equity markets keep falling. … [Read more...] about SoftBank takes $10 billion hit after being unmasked as Nasdaq ‘whale’