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In fight against Bay du Nord oil project, environmental groups turn to courts and Norwegian public | CBC News

Months after the Bay du Nord offshore oil project in Newfoundland was approved by the federal government, environmental groups are continuing their campaign against the project, taking their fight to the courts and the company’s offices in Norway. Opponents of the project hope that Equinor, the company leading the project (oil major BP has a […]

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Sports

Smart investments, endorsement deals and humongous success on the tennis courts: How Serena Williams is on the path to become first female athlete billionaire

Serena Williams has led the ranking charts not only on the tennis courts but also on the list of the highest earning female athletes in the world. With the level of growth her brand, personal ventures and businesses have seen, Williams could be on the path to becoming the first female athlete billionaire. ‘How she […]

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Sports

HOA hoping to net $800K to turn tennis courts into homes in BR neighborhood

BATON ROUGE – A quiet, upscale enclave is hoping to net nearly $1,000,000 by selling and possibly subdividing its tennis courts. The courts in the Walden subdivision were listed Friday for $800,000.  According to a Realtor.com listing, the property is just shy of 1.5 acres and is a “huge opportunity” for someone to subdivide. Homes […]

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Science

Judge: Agency Keeps Ignoring Environment in Coal Region Plan

By AMY BETH HANSON, Associated Press HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A federal agency has once again failed to consider possible damage to the environment caused by mining coal when setting land management policies governing a major coal-producing region in Wyoming and Montana, a judge ruled this week. The ruling rejected resource management plans created in […]

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World

Putin new charm offensive laid bare as Russia courts Turkey in ‘secretive’ meeting

The Turkish leader arrived in the Black Sea resort of Sochi on Friday. The meeting, branded by Guardian journalist Andrew Roth as “secretive”, lasted for around four hours after Erdogan arrived in the southern Russian city. Wrapping up talks for the day, the two leaders reaffirmed their “cooperation” in a number of areas. This includes […]

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Canada

Meet the Treaty 3 Titans, who dominated the volleyball courts at Ontario’s Summer Indigenous Games | CBC News

When Tania Cameron left Kenora, Ont., with a bus full of athletes to the Ontario Summer Indigenous Games in Ottawa, she wasn’t sure if there would be enough money to afford hotel rooms through the weekend. Her eight-week fundraising campaign had fallen $6,500 short of its $53,000 goal to support seven teams of 15- to 18-year-old […]

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Entertainment

Texas cities say streaming giants Disney, Hulu and Netflix owe them millions of dollars in unpaid fees

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. A lawsuit filed Thursday by 25 Texas cities claims that Disney, Hulu and Netflix have for years stiffed the cities out of dollars the streaming giants are required to pay under state law — and […]

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Sports

Asphalt arrives for Norwalk tennis courts

Asphalt arrives for Norwalk tennis courts Norwalk Reflector Source link

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Sports

Police Called in Pickleball Players’ Disruption of Tennis Courts

By Robert Simmons According to witnesses, at approximately 3:30 pm Thursday, July 30, a group of 14 people entered the Peninsula Tennis Clubhouse, led by Stefan Boyland and Mike Shinzaki of Pickleball SD. They dismissed warnings by manager Duncan Depew and staff that the club was a “tennis-only facility,” and proceeded onto the nearest court, […]

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Pets

Can New York Courts Legally Choose Who Gets Pets In Divorce?

It’s always sad when a once-loving couple splits up, but sometimes love just doesn’t work out the way we want. According to a report by the United States Census, New York’s divorce rate was 6.1 in 2019, while the marriage rate was 14.3 the same year. Generally, when couples get divorced, the courts will decide […]