Democrats and other Trump administration critics on Saturday attacked the firing of No 2 FBI official Andrew McCabe as a politically motivated and vindictive move, while some Republicans praised US Attorney General Jeff Sessions for decisive action.
Russians voted in a presidential election on Sunday set to give Vladimir Putin a runaway victory, the only possible blemish for the Kremlin being if large numbers of voters do not bother taking part because the result is so predictable.
Morocco has proposed using 14 stadiums and budgeting to spend $15.8 billion on infrastructure if it wins the right to host the World Cup football finals in 2026, the country’s bid committee announced at a news conference on Saturday.
Sevilla suffered a hangover from their Champions League triumph over Manchester United as they lost 2-1 at mid-table Leganes in the Spanish League on Sunday, their sixth defeat in 12 league games under coach Vincenzo Montella.
World No 1 Roger Federer survived a scare from unseeded Borna Coric win 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 in the BNP Paribas Open on Saturday and set up a final showdown with Juan Martin del Potro who cruised to a 6-2, 6-3 win over Milos Raonic.
Cenovus Energy Inc is seeking a partner to fund C$1.3 billion ($993.1 million) in costs to build the supporting infrastructure at its Narrows Lake oil sands project in Alberta, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday.
Germany’ Daimler is in a push to boost production capacity as its Mercedes-Benz Cars unit eyes annual sales of 3 million vehicles, up from 2.4 million last year, an executive told weekly publication Automobilwoche.