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Toronto awarded WNBA's 1st team outside U.S., to play in '26

Toronto has been awarded the WNBA's first franchise outside the United States, with the expansion team set to begin play in 2026. Larry Tanenbaum-led Kilmer Sports Ventures is paying $115 million for the team. Tanenbaum also is the chairman and a minority owner of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, the Toronto sports giant that owns the NHL's Maple Leafs and NBA's Raptors along with Toronto's MLS and Canadian Football League franchises. "I've really admired what the NBA has done over a long period of time to globalize their game," WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert said "... Now other sports leagues are copying off of them, doing their global games equivalent. That's why this is so important to us to be outside the United States, here in Toronto and in Canada, to start to build that global brand, because we know when we bring the product to fans outside the U.S., they love it." To approve the new WNBA franchise in Toronto, the WNBA board of governors voted 13-0 and...
May 23
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Some new structures stood while some older buildings were splintered after Hurricane Idalia hit Horseshoe Beach, Florida, Aug. 30, 2023.

NOAA predicts record hurricane season for 2024

La Niña and near record warm ocean temperatures will increase storm activity.
May 23
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In this April 17, 2024, file photo, the Live Nation website is shown on a laptop in New York.

DOJ seeks breakup of Live Nation-Ticketmaster

"It is time to break up Live Nation," AG Merrick Garland said in a statement.
May 23
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The Louisville Metro Police Department released footage that shows Scottie Scheffler being led in handcuffs on May 17, 2024.

New details emerge in arrest of star golfer Scottie Scheffler during PGA Championship

There is no body-worn camera footage of the incident, police said.
May 23
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Wreckage is left behind the day after a deadly tornado struck Greenfield, Iowa, May 22, 2024, in a drone photograph.

Shattered towns pick up the pieces from the most active tornado season since 2017

There were over 200 severe storm reports from New York to Texas on Wednesday.
May 23
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Former President Donald Trump sits in the courtroom during his trial at Manhattan Criminal Court on May 21, 2024 in New York City.

Trump trial updates: Appeals court denies defense's bid for judge's recusal

The defense rested its case Tuesday without testimony from Donald Trump.
May 23

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David Muir traveled to Lebanon's border with Syria, reporting on the thousands of children working in the fields to help their families survive.
David Muir traveled to Lebanon's border with Syria, reporting on the thousands of children working in the fields to help their families survive.
Jun 15
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