Category: Blocked

LeBron blocked late to cap career-worst quarter

LeBron blocked late to cap career-worst quarter

7:51 PM ETDave McMenaminESPN Staff Writer CloseLakers and NBA reporter for ESPN. Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14, the Cavaliers from 2014-18 for ESPN.com and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09.NEW YORK — The worst season of LeBron James’ career since he was a rookie hit a new low Sunday with James’ …

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China Blocked a U.N. Attempt to Label a Pakistani Militant a Global Terrorist

China Blocked a U.N. Attempt to Label a Pakistani Militant a Global Terrorist

China’s move to block a fresh attempt by the United Nations Security Council to designate the chief of Jaish-e-Mohammed as a global terrorist has intensified pressure on the tense relationship between New Delhi and Beijing. “We are disappointed by this outcome,” India’s foreign ministry said in a statement. “We will continue to pursue all available…

Reddit Is Blocked in China, but May Land a Massive Investment From Tencent

Reddit Is Blocked in China, but May Land a Massive Investment From Tencent

Reddit is blocked in China, but that isn’t stopping one of the country’s largest technology firms, Tencent from making a massive investment to help keep the “Internet’s front page,” moving full speed ahead. Reddit is said to be raising between $150 million and $300 million as part of a Series D fundraising round led by…

With border blocked, desperate Venezuelans ask how U.S. aid will arrive

With border blocked, desperate Venezuelans ask how U.S. aid will arrive

URENA, Venezuela/CUCUTA, Colombia (Reuters) – Desperate Venezuelans asked on Wednesday how they would gain access to U.S. food and medicine aid due to arrive via the Colombia border after President Nicolas Maduro’s government blocked the frontier crossing to any humanitarian shipments. Despite widespread hunger and shortages of staple goods in Venezuela, Maduro vowed to turn…

Entrances blocked, rubbish scattered as protesting students bring learning to a standstill at Wits

Entrances blocked, rubbish scattered as protesting students bring learning to a standstill at Wits

The start of classes and daily administration operations were delayed at the University of the Witwatersrand on Thursday, after the student representative council (SRC) continued with protest action.Students were unimpressed after protesters disrupted classes and forced them to leave their desks. Police intervened and the protesters fled.The SRC is calling on the institution to listen …

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Iowa’s King Blocked From House Committees After Remarks About Race

Iowa’s King Blocked From House Committees After Remarks About Race

(WASHINGTON) — Veteran Republican Rep. Steve King will be blocked from committee assignments for the next two years after lamenting that white supremacy and white nationalism have become offensive terms. King, in his ninth term representing Iowa, will not be given committee assignments in the Congress that began this month, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy…

A Judge Blocked the Trump Administration From Denying Asylum Seekers Who Fled Gangs or Domestic Abuse

A Judge Blocked the Trump Administration From Denying Asylum Seekers Who Fled Gangs or Domestic Abuse

(WASHINGTON) — A federal judge on Wednesday blocked Trump administration policies that prevented immigrants who suffered gang violence or domestic abuse in their home countries from seeking asylum. U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan declared that some of the guidance that then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued this year cannot be used to determine whether an…