“Delay” in the news

Example collocations

delay between
long delay
tape delay
time delay
without delay

Publications and example sentences

The New York Times
· Cities Ask if It’s Time to Defund Police and ‘Reimagine’ Public Safety  
Mr. Dromm, chair of the city’s finance committee, said that in order to restore some funding to youth programs he was considering a delay in the next class of police cadets and scrutinizing the $700 million in police overtime that has been budgeted for this year.
The Wall Street Journal
· Target, Facebook, Warner Music: Stocks That Defined the Week  
Other retailers, including Macy’s Inc. and Apple Inc., delayed the reopening of stores due to the unrest, while chains like Kroger Co. cut back their hours.
Seeking Alpha
· Torex Gold Is Golden  
As an example, with New Gold (NGD), when they brought Rainy River online, costs surged, and production has been delayed.
Sports Illustrated
· Lamont Evans Just Won't Go Away  
Whenever a school is banned from postseason play, the NCAA allows players to transfer without penalty or delay in eligibility.
The Guardian
· Aboriginal deaths in custody: 434 have died since 1991, new data shows  
The inquest into the death of Wayne Fella Morrison, a Kokatha, Wirangu and Wiradjuri man who died in the same prison in 2016, has been delayed for two years because 18 prison employees claimed legal privilege against answering self-incriminating questions.
The China Post
· Suriname finally issues vote results showing opposition win  
The parties issued a statement accusing the government of obstructionism, noting that delays in the vote counting process are pushing it toward the June 24 deadline set by law for seating the new legislature.
Japan Today
· Dentsu evacuates Tokyo HQ after receiving bomb threat  
The pandemic has also hammered the advertising giant as clients reduce spending, with the virus-induced delay to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, in which it has a central part, particularly painful.
Japan Today
· More active-duty troops leaving D.C.; others remain on alert  
Their departure had been delayed a day, causing a bit of confusion at a time of growing tensions with the White House over the military response to the protests.
Japan Today
· Decision on holding Olympics must wait until spring 2021: Endo  
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Japanese government took the unprecedented decision in March to delay the Games, which had been due to start in July.
The Guardian
· Pennsylvania man who wrongly spent 23 years on death row is freed  
A motion to overturn the conviction was delayed by the coronavirus pandemic, in which Ogrod fell ill.