US military chief defends study of critical race theory
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US military chief defends study of critical race theory
Jackie Mason, the sometimes-controversial standup comedian who unapologetically embraced Jewish themes and political incorrectness, achieving a national profile through a series of successful one-man shows on Broadway without substantial work in film or television, died Saturday in Manhattan. He was 93. The New York Times said his death was confirmed by his friend Raoul Felder. […]
INDIANAPOLIS, July 25, 2021--Anthem, Inc. has invested in affordable housing funds totaling $87.9 million across the state of Indiana as part of its continuing efforts to improve lives and communities. The funds support the whole health needs of local individuals, families and communities providing 1,139 affordable housing apartment units, townhomes and single-family homes in Avon, Bloomington, Columbia City, Culver, Fort Wayne, Gary, Kokomo, Lawrenceburg, New Castle, Spencer and Vincennes.
Some of Team USA's brightest stars and best hopes for gold start their Olympic runs on Sunday.
On Saturday, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reported 10 new deaths from Covid-19, and 2,600 new positive cases. While the number of deaths and confirmed cases reported today may reflect delays in weekend reporting, today’s data brings the County to a total of 24,624 deaths and 1,281,760 positive cases. At time of […]
Another presidential candidate was arrested in Nicaragua on Saturday, police said -- the seventh detained by Daniel Ortega's government in the lead-up to elections on November 7.
Government is in talks with football chiefs and due to make an announcement before the season begins
Britain's Alistair Brownlee was hot favourite at the last two Olympics and duly delivered gold and his absence from Tokyo means a good half of the field, including his younger brother Jonny, will hit the water on Monday believing they can win. COVID-19 disruptions and a shortage of races over the last 18 months has made form difficult to establish, and if the Games had gone ahead on schedule last year Frenchman Vincent Luis, world champion in 2019 and 2020, would have been the man to beat. Having finished 11th in 2012 and seventh in 2016 Luis is an experienced Olympic competitor but with a wave of young talent now knocking at the door that might not be enough.
“We want that win,” Force said. Ron Capps topped the Funny Car field, Greg Anderson was the fastest in Pro Stock, and Angie Smith led the Pro Stock Motorcycle qualifiers. Capps had a 3.897 at 328.78 on Friday in a Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat, and Anderson ran a 6.513 at 210.44 in a Chevrolet Camaro.
The sixth and final season of Lucifer will debut on September 10, Netflix announced during the show’s panel at Comic-Con@Home panel on Saturday. But before moving forward, series star Ellis, and executive producers Joe Henderson and Ildy Modrovich discussed the past including Dan’s shocking death while chatting at the virtual event. “Kevin Alejandro actually pitched […]
Heavy rainfall in Belgium’s Walloon Region on July 24 caused flooding along the River Meuse and left a trail of destruction in the city of Dinant, captured by stunned local residents.Local officials reported damage in several parts of the city. About thirty cars were dragged along by the water and Dinant train station flooded. Several streets were closed and the fire brigade received many calls, mainly for flooded basements.This footage, taken in Dinant on Saturday, shows flooding near the River Meuse and along streets in the city. Credit: SimonLaeticia Gailliez via Storyful
South Africa head coach Jacques Nienaber agreed with decision to rule out Willie le Roux try
Maybe think of it more as a "bike path," the owner of Fisher Sand and Gravel told Bloomberg.
Joe Joyce insists he is ready to face Anthony Joshua or Oleksandr Usyk next after defeating Carlos Takam. ‘The Juggernaut’ moved to 13-0 as a professional at Wembley’s SSE Arena on Saturday night, sparking into life to force a sixth-round stoppage of his 40-year-old opponent, who repeatedly tested Joyce’s chin with some solid right hands in the opening rounds. After a gruelling battle and somewhat underwhelming display, Joyce got the job done in the end, retaining his Commonwealth, WBC Silver and WBO International heavyweight belts with a barrage of heavy shots, with the durable Takam - who was being rocked and not throwing back - visibly furious as he felt referee Steve Gray had stepped in to call a halt to proceedings prematurely.
China slammed Olympics broadcaster NBCUniversal on Saturday for a segment featuring a map of the country, which they called “incomplete.” The map in question depicted neither the island of Taiwan nor the South China Sea. It was presented on television on Friday, as Chinese athletes arrived for the Tokyo Olympic’s opening ceremony. The Chinese consulate […]
Zahra HaiderFour days after the headless body of a former Pakistani diplomat’s young daughter was discovered in Islamabad, her death has ignited a wave of fury across the globe and sparked calls for stronger protections for women in Pakistan. Near the Toronto waterfront, writer and activist Zahra Haider—who grew up with both the 27-year-old victim, Noor Mukadam, and her alleged killer, Zahir Jaffer—hosted a vigil in Queen’s Park on Friday night. Haider opened the vigil with a quote from writer M
Gary Rossington, the last living member of the original Lynyrd Skynyrd lineup, previously suffered a heart attack in October 2015
All crime victims will have a named police officer they can contact about their case, under new plans to be unveiled by Boris Johnson. The Prime Minister will reveal his Beating Crime plan on Tuesday, built around three key reforms. Writing in the Sunday Express, Mr Johnson said that having an "officer on call who is able to see the crime in context" will prevent "serious problems" being "treated as minor irritants". He also pledged to publish league tables outlining answering times for the 999
Heidi Klum is in Italy enjoying a summer vacation with her children, sharing a rare picture of her four kids. In the snap, the four are walking ahead of the supermodel, and her youngest three appear to have taken after their father, the singer Seal, as they tower above their older sister Leni, whom Heidi welcomed with Flavio Briatore. Henry, 15, Johan, 14, and Lou, 11, all walked together with Leni, 17, looping her arm with Henry. MORE: Heidi Klum wows in a sleek bedazzled black suit on America’
UPDATED with schedule changes: NBCUniversal is airing programming from the Tokyo Olympic Games across a wide swath of its broadcast, cable and digital properties, the programming schedules for which are constantly shifting this year. For instance, the timing for the first Tokyo Games appearance of the U.S.A. Women’s Gymnastics team was only announced hours before […]
Located next to the Pacific Ocean in Washington, the Quileute Tribal School and lower village sit just feet above sea level, according to the tribe's Move To Higher Ground website.