LeBron James named to record 20th All-Star team

In an historic achievement, LeBron James was named to his 20th All-Star team on Thursday night, setting the record for the most All-Star selections in NBA history. James, now playing his 21st season with the Los Angeles Lakers, was chosen as a Western Conference starter for the upcoming All-Star Game in Indianapolis, surpassing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s previous record.

Donald Trump ordered to pay almost $400,000 in attorney fees to The New York Times

In a recent ruling, New York Judge Robert Reed ordered former President Donald Trump to pay The New York Times and its three investigative reporters – Susanne Craig, David Barstow, and Russell Buettner – legal fees totaling $392,638. This payment stems from Trump’s unsuccessful lawsuit against them concerning a 2018 Pulitzer Prize-winning article about his family’s financial dealings and tax strategies.

Lakers narrowly beat Raptors 132-131

After the Los Angeles Lakers narrowly defeated the Toronto Raptors 132-131, Toronto coach Darko Rajakovic unleashed a vehement criticism of the officiating, especially highlighting the disparity in free throw opportunities during the game’s final quarter on Tuesday night.

Coalition led by the United States issues a caution to the Houthi rebels, pledging repercussions for their attacks in the Red Sea

A senior Biden administration official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, emphasized that the Iranian-backed Houthis should not expect another warning from the U.S. and its allies. The joint statement condemning the attacks was issued by the United States, Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, and the United Kingdom.