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Jesse Lingard continued his remarkable scoring run as West Ham narrowly resisted a late Leicester fightback in a key clash between Champions League hopefuls. The England midfielder was in excellent form once again at the London Stadium, notching the eighth and ninth goals respectively of his prolific loan stint from Manchester United in the first half as David Moyes’ side leapfrogged Liverpool and Chelsea back into fourth spot in the Premier League, just one point behind the Foxes. Jarrod Bowen coolly finished West Ham’s third just after the interval, with the hosts belying the absences of injured key duo Declan Rice and Michail Antonio to produce a vital win in the crowded battle for a top-four finish.
Greenpeace says they have uncovered widespread use of illegal driftnets in the northwest Indian Ocean.They say it is decimating marine life in one of the world's most ecologically vulnerable fishing grounds.During two weeks at sea, the environmental organisation says it filmed seven ships within 20 square miles using driftnets to catch tuna.And detected another eight vessels on radar that also suggested use of nets.The group shared video footage that showed sharks and manta rays that had been killed in nets, set some 500 miles east of Somalia.These nets are nicknamed the "wall of death" for the quantity of other sea life they catch in addition to the fish they are set for.They were banned by the United Nations 30 years ago. This is Greenpeace UK head of oceans, Will McCallum: "As we arrived though what we weren't prepared for was just how many we'd actually been able to see at night. The reason is because they have got these football stadium lights so they shine onto the water that attract the squid. So they are fishing at this unbelievable scale and it is really surprising how little we know about just how they are doing this fishing."He added that enforcement of the U.N. ban is needed in international waters to resolve an enormous governance gap. Nations are due to meet in August for negotiations over a global ocean treaty, designed to set up safeguards for parts of the ocean.
West Ham 3-2 Leicester: Hosts returned to the top four and narrowed the gap to their beaten opponents to just one point after a thrilling clash at the London Stadium
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(Bloomberg) -- Peruvians are voting for president and congress in a crowded election that will determine whether the nation can restore order after recent political chaos.Polls show the presidential vote is too close to call and no single candidate will have enough support to avoid a June runoff.Hanging over the race is the question of who can govern a country that has had three presidents since November, and where every elected head of state but one since 1985 has either been impeached, imprisoned or sought in criminal investigations. Many voters are also angry after hundreds of well-connected Peruvians received Covid-19 shots in secret, in what’s being called the “vaccinegate” scandal.Former congressman Yonhy Lescano, 62, was leading some major polls on April 4 -- the last day results could be publicly released. He’s promised to share the country’s vast mining wealth more widely and bring down consumer interest rates.Although Lescano is the frontrunner, he only has about 15% support, and his lead is razor thin. He faces 17 other candidates, including economist Hernando de Soto, an investor favorite whose recent surge in the polls triggered a rally in the nation’s bonds and currency.Read More: Peru Vote Key to Bonds After Biggest Sol Rally Since 2008Other candidates with a shot of making it to the second round include Veronika Mendoza, a French-educated former congresswoman who wants the rich to pay a wealth tax; former soccer player George Forsyth; Keiko Fujimori, a former congresswoman who is the daughter of an imprisoned former president; Rafael Lopez Aliaga, a socially conservative businessman wants to drive down “usurious” interest rates; and Pedro Castillo, a community organizer and teacher who says Peru should spend 10% of its gross domestic product on education.Read More: Why Uncertainty Tops Ballot in April 11 Peru Election: QuickTakeThe vote takes place amid a surge in Covid-19 infections and in the aftermath of the worst slump since the 1980s, in which the economy contracted 11.1% last year.On Sunday, Peru’s election authority, ONPE, reported by midday that about 8% of polling stations still hadn’t opened. Most of those voting booths were concentrated in the Lima metro area. RudderlessThe nation of 32 million people has been in political disarray since November when congress ousted Martin Vizcarra despite his high approval ratings at the time.“The bizarre spectacle of a president who was quite popular being forced out in what amounted to a rebellion in congress - for Wall Street and the international community it raises the question: Can anyone successfully govern Peru?” said Brian Winter, the editor-in-chief of Americas Quarterly.With 20 different parties fielding candidates for 130 congressional seats, the new president will have to form a coalition to be able to govern. In that sense, Lescano may have an edge, since his Popular Action party is competitive in the legislative race and his long career in congress gives him some natural allies.“The candidates that have had a less-confrontational stance are the ones that might create a path toward stability,” said Jose Carlos Requena, a political analyst and columnist in Lima. “Whoever takes office will need to create a coalition so they can actually accomplish something.”Read More: Impeached, Jailed, Wanted: President Is a Dangerous Job in PeruPolls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and initial results are expected late Sunday.(Updates 8th paragraph with detail on delayed openings at polling stations)For more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2021 Bloomberg L.P.
As the president mulls Democrat calls to cancel up to $50,000 in federally-backed student loan debt via executive order, a new analysis shows how $10,000 in forgiveness would affect borrowers in each U.S. state.
Woman in custody following discovery of the bodies of her young children on Saturday morning
Lorenzo Sonego has become the first Italian for 15 years to capture an ATP tour clay-court title on home soil after fighting back to beat the Serbian holder Laslo Djere and win the Sardinia Open.Third-seeded Sonego had to dig deep in the second set before prevailing 2-6 7-6 (7-5) 6-4 in a final lasting just over three hours to win his second ATP title.
A deluge of corporate earnings results and economic data due for release this week will test investors after the stock market's latest record-setting rally.
(Bloomberg) -- Iran’s top atomic official said an incident at the country’s largest uranium enrichment facility was an act of “nuclear terrorism” by opponents of talks between the Islamic Republic and world powers to revive a landmark 2015 accord.Ali Akbar Salehi, the head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, said the disruption at the Natanz facility that’s home to thousands of gas centrifuges, showed there was an attempt to thwart both Iran’s atomic progress and the ongoing diplomacy in Vienna, state TV reported.He didn’t elaborate, but in the past Iran has largely blamed Israel for attacks on its nuclear infrastructure and the killing of prominent Iranian atomic scientists.The Israeli government opposes the 2015 nuclear deal and doesn’t want the U.S. to lift sanctions on Tehran without a new deal that addresses its ballistic missiles and regional proxy forces that have fought Israel. The two countries have in recent weeks accused each other of targeting their shipping.European nations are leading efforts to negotiate a U.S. return to the 2015 deal that curbed Iran’s atomic activities in return for sanctions relief, before then-President Donald Trump abandoned it three years ago.China, Russia, the European Union, Iran and the U.S. will reconvene for the next round of talks in the Austrian capital on April 14. Ahead of that meeting, South Korean Prime Minister Chung Sye-Kyun arrived in Tehran for a two-day visit that could advance the negotiations if it can end a dispute over $7 billion of Iranian oil revenue trapped in Seoul by U.S. sanctions.South Korean Premier in Iran for Talks Over Frozen Oil FundsBehrouz Kamalvandi, spokesman for the AEOI, said the incident on Sunday at Natanz was linked to problems at a power grid and “caused no casualties or pollution,” state TV said, adding that the exact cause was being investigated.New CentrifugesIran said it had started injecting uranium gas into new centrifuges at Natanz on Saturday, followed by “mechanical testing” of the IR-9 devices.The latest disruption is the second suspicious incident at Natanz in less than a year. Last July, an explosion and fire caused significant damage to an outbuilding that contained an assembly line for centrifuge machines, officials said at the time, blaming sabotage and foreign interference.In 2010, Natanz was the target of a major cyber attack using the Stuxnet computer virus that has been widely blamed on Israel and the U.S.Israel has also been blamed for several assassinations of Iranian nuclear scientists inside the country over the past decade. The latest killing came in November, when the country’s most senior atomic expert died in a roadside ambush on the outskirts of Tehran.(Updates with context of South Korean visit and Vienna talks.)For more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2021 Bloomberg L.P.
The Foxes suffered defeat without their three senior players in a potentially crucial match in the top-four race
Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) cast itself as the anti-lockdown party at a weekend conference in a bid to win back support before for a September election. Almost 600 members of the party, which entered the national parliament for the first time after the 2017 election, met in the eastern city of Dresden despite coronavirus restrictions to agree an election manifesto, including a call to leave the European Union. During the pandemic the AfD has been linked with coronavirus deniers and opposed compulsory vaccinations - which the government has never proposed.
The acquisition, which comes six months after the buyer went public, will create a $22 billion bank in the Boston area.
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Small vigils have been held in cities across the world to mark the second anniversary of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange being detained in prison after he was dragged from the Ecuadorian embassy in London.Supporters demanding his release joined events on Sunday in countries including Australia, the UK, Belgium, Germany and the United States.
The coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa may evade the protection provided by Pfizer/BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine to some extent, a real-world data study in Israel found, though its prevalence in the country is very low and the research has not been peer reviewed. The South African variant, B.1.351, was found to make up about 1% of all the COVID-19 cases across all the people studied, according to the study by Tel Aviv University and Israel's largest healthcare provider, Clalit. But among patients who had received two doses of the vaccine, the variant's prevalence rate was eight times higher than those unvaccinated - 5.4% versus 0.7%.
The Legendary and Warner Bros. release's robust commercial performance has been all the more notable because it comes as COVID restrictions are in place, limiting capacity in theaters, and also as the film is available on HBO Max. The film dropped 58 percent compared to its opening weekend gross of $32.2 million. Warner Bros. is releasing its entire 2021 slate on HBO Max at the same time they debut in theaters as a concession to coronavirus and a way to bolster the streaming service.
West Ham made a huge Champions League statement as their win over Leicester moved them to within a point of the third-placed Foxes. Having struggled to cause Leicester problems for the first half an hour, West Ham suddenly came to life. Arthur Masuaku showed quick feet to move in behind and swing a cross over.