UK readies application to join Pacific trade partnership

first_imgLONDON (AP) — It may be on the other side of the world but the U.K. is to apply to join a trade partnership involving many of the economics around the Pacific Ocean. A year after it formally left the European Union, the government said Saturday that wants to join the 11-country Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership. International Trade Secretary Liz Truss will speak to officials in Japan and New Zealand on Monday to formally make the request. Negotiations are expected to commence this year. Supporters of Brexit said one of the main benefits lies in the ability of the country to forge its own trade deals with anyone around the world.last_img read more

Kearns keeps same XV as chosen for postponed match

first_imgIf Tipp win in Thurles they’ll be second in Division 3.However, the Premier were beaten when they last faced the Leinster county.Manager Liam Kearns would love to achieve a different outcome this time round. We’ll have live commentary on the match too.  The build-up starts at 4.50pm.  Coverage is with thanks to Cleary Motors Renault, Thurles.last_img

Mets’ McNeil carted off vs. Nats after crash into wall

first_img Associated Press Television News Written By LIVE TV SUBSCRIBE TO US First Published: 14th August, 2020 10:38 IST COMMENTcenter_img Last Updated: 14th August, 2020 10:38 IST Mets’ McNeil Carted Off Vs. Nats After Crash Into Wall New York Mets left fielder Jeff McNeil was carted off the field Thursday after crashing into the left field wall in the first inning to rob the Washington Nationals’ Asdrubal Cabrera of a two-run extra-base hit WATCH US LIVE FOLLOW US New York Mets left fielder Jeff McNeil was carted off the field Thursday after crashing into the left field wall in the first inning to rob the Washington Nationals’ Asdrubal Cabrera of a two-run extra-base hit.McNeil, a natural infielder who has been manning both outfielder corners for the Mets since last year, raced at full speed to the warning track and made an impressive lunging catch for the final out of the inning. He crashed into the wall with both arms extended and raised his glove hand as he fell to indicate he had the ball.But McNeil was in obvious pain as he covered his eyes with both hands and yelled before flinging his glove off. He briefly tried getting up but only made it a few steps with a trainer and manager Luis Rojas before sitting back down.McNeil was able to walk to a cart on the warning track before being driven off the field.The Mets said in the fourth inning McNeil was still being evaluated and an update would be provided after the game.McNeil, who has started at third base and left field this season, is batting .293 with seven RBIs in 16 games. He made the All-Star team last season and is a career .319 hitter in 212 games.Billy Hamilton pinch-hit for McNeil in the bottom half of the inning.Image credits: AP last_img read more