Tag: Deadline

British PM Johnson vows to stay put to hit Oct 31 Brexit deadline

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Boris Johnson vowed on Sunday to stay on as Britain’s prime minister even if he fails to secure a deal to leave the European Union, saying only his Conservative government can deliver Brexit on Oct. 31 no matter what. At the beginning of his party’s annual conference in the northern city…

Passan: 10 things to watch in the two weeks prior to the MLB trade deadline

9:38 AM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Every game, the old chestnut goes, counts the same in the standings. And this is true. Baseball gives no additional weight to extra-inning games, blowouts or comebacks. Each is 1/162nd of an…

Feds dodge deadline to address virus in fish farms

VANCOUVER—Ottawa has been granted four more months to come up with a new policy to test B.C. fish farms for a virus that some experts say is killing wild salmon. The B.C. scientist and First Nation who have been fighting for years in court for better protections against the highly contagious virus say they are…