Sports world reacts to Breonna Taylor grand jury announcement

On Wednesday, a grand jury in Kentucky indicted officer Brett Hankison on three counts of wanton endangerment in the first degree in a shooting in March that killed Breonna Taylor. Two other Louisville Metro Police Department officers — Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly and officer Myles Cosgrove — also fired shots into Taylor’s apartment, but neither was…

The biggest takeaways from Game 4 as Heat edge closer to an NBA Finals berth

The 2020 NBA playoffs have been a showcase of shocking comebacks, ungodly individual exploits, buzzer-beaters and beautiful team performances. But not every postseason game can be a work of art. Those instant classics linger in our memories, but every team that advances to the NBA Finals trudges its way through a bog or two.For the…

How surprise MVP candidate Luke Voit became Yankees’ leading slugger

12:30 PM ETMarly RiveraESPN Writer CloseMarly Rivera is a writer for ESPNdeportes.com and ESPN.com.BUFFALO, N.Y. — Luke Voit has had quite a journey: from a Missouri Valley Conference standout to a St. Louis Cardinals farmhand stuck without a spot in the majors to, as New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone likes to say, the star…

Sources: MAC to vote Friday on football season

1:43 PM ETAdam RittenbergESPN Senior Writer Close College football reporter. Joined ESPN.com in 2008. Graduate of Northwestern University.Mid-American Conference presidents will meet Friday and vote on whether to have a fall football season, which likely would be six games, sources told ESPN.The league’s presidents also met Tuesday but did not hold a vote then on…

Missed practice puts doubt on Garoppolo playing

1:45 PM ETNick WagonerESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Rams for nine years for stlouisrams.com Previously covered University of Missouri football Member of Pro Football Writers of AmericaDespite some early-week optimism, the chances of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo playing this week on his sprained right ankle appear increasingly unlikely.Garoppolo did not practice Wednesday, and…

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New bill would prohibit most federal agents from ever wearing camouflage again

The Clear Visual Distinction Between Military and Law Enforcement Act, introduced by US Sen. Tammy Duckworth, would prohibit most federal agents from wearing camouflage. The legislation was introduced in response to federal agents wearing military-style fatigues on the streets of Portland, Oregon. In a statement, Duckworth accused the Trump administration of having “blurred the lines…

Trump’s State Department won’t share plans with other agencies for a $20 million project to cooperate on cybersecurity because other agencies haven’t shared with it

The State Department is not sharing its plans for a new $20 million cybersecurity bureau intended to coordinate between different agencies, federal auditors told Congress in a new report. The auditors are pressing the State Department to stop hiding its plans and bring other agencies in now, during the creation stage. The auditors say the…

THE DIGITAL BANKING ECOSYSTEM: These are the key players, biggest shifts, and trends driving short-term growth in one of the world’s largest industries

BII This is a preview of the Business Insider Intelligence Digital Banking Ecosystem premium research report. Purchase this report here.Business Insider Intelligence offers even more banking coverage with our Banking Briefing. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing financial news and analysis to your inbox.The banking industry is in the grips of an identity crisis. Leaders of…

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Magic Leap salaries revealed: From $80,000 to $220,000, this is what the famously hyped and troubled AR startup pays its workers

Premium Magic Leap’s new CEO Peggy Johnson. Stephen McCarthy / Getty Images This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an Insider and start reading now. Magic Leap has had a heck of a 2020. Earlier this year, the much-hyped augmented reality startup had a massive layoff as part of big restructuring and…

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Amnesty urges EU to rethink Libya cooperation over refugee abuse

New report by rights watchdog details horrors endured by detained refugees and migrants in the North African country.A prominent rights group has called on the European Union to reconsider its cooperation with Libya over “horrific abuses” being committed against refugees and migrants in the North African country. In a new report published on Thursday, Amnesty…

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Pakistan’s opposition takes blunt aim at country’s military

Islamabad, Pakistan – Pakistan’s main opposition parties have united to launch a new movement against the government of Prime Minister Imran Khan and the involvement of the country’s powerful military in politics, a move that analysts say has limited chances of achieving success. On Sunday, leaders of the country’s two main opposition parties, the Pakistan…

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In Pictures: Protests in US after Breonna Taylor decision

Anger, frustration and sadness over the decision not to charge Kentucky police officers for Breonna Taylor’s death poured into the streets in the United States as protesters lashed out at a criminal justice system they say is stacked against Black people. In Taylor’s hometown, Louisville, police said at least 46 protesters were arrested and two…