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Author: 0 Philadelphia Eagles' path to Super Bowl follows a familiar path

In 1968 U.S. Olympians Tommie Smith and John Carlos - after winning gold and bronze respectively in the 200-meter sprint - raised black-gloved fists during the medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. "Even though we sort of separated and went a couple different ways". During a speech at a political rally in Huntsville, Alabama, in late September, President Donald Trump said, "Wouldn't you love to see one of these National Football League owners when somebody disrespects our ...

People Why Greta Gerwig and Mary J. Blige's Oscar nominations are significant
Author: 0 Why Greta Gerwig and Mary J. Blige's Oscar nominations are significant

The Academy Awards seemed to respond to allegations in recent years that the ceremony is "too white and too male". Its cinematographer, Rachel Morrison , is the first woman to receive an Oscar nomination for director of photography. Christopher Plummer, 88, a late replacement for disgraced Kevin Spacey in All The Money In The World, was nominated for Best Supporting Actor . Greta Gerwig has become the fifth woman to have ever been nominated for the best director gong at The Oscars.

Author: 0 11th Edition Of IPL To Begin On April 7 In Mumbai

Shukla said that the opening ceremony of the tournament will take place on April 6 in Mumbai while the first match of the new season will be played at the same venue on April 7. The immediate focus is now on auction which takes place on January 27 and 28 in Bengaluru. Royal Challengers Bangalore retained skipper Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers and Sarfaraz Khan while Delhi Daredevils retained Rishabh Pant and Chris Morris.

People Aubameyang-Giroud Transfer Talks Confirmed by Wenger
Author: 0 Aubameyang-Giroud Transfer Talks Confirmed by Wenger

Arsenal lodged their first formal offer for the 28-year-old forward on Saturday, with reports suggesting that Dortmund value Aubameyang at £53 million. "There's a way back into the team for him, but professionalism is part of that, which includes saying you've made a mistake in one situation or another", added Zorc.

People Pa. representative Patrick Meehan speaks out about claim
Author: 0 Pa. representative Patrick Meehan speaks out about claim

Meehan, according to the Inquirer , said he never wanted a romantic relationship with the former staffer and that he remained loyal to his wife. The Republican congressman , who represents a portion of eastern Lancaster County, has come under fire in recent days after a New York Times report about how he pursued a female staff member and became hostile when she did not reciprocate.

People Venezuelan constitutional assembly orders elections by end of April
Author: 0 Venezuelan constitutional assembly orders elections by end of April

Venezuelan National Constituent Assembly, ANC, member Diosdado Cabello has proposed that presidential elections in the South American country be held before April 30. "We're not going to have any problem", Cabello said to thunderous applause during Tuesday's raucous session of the constitutional assembly. Last year, he was barred from holding public office for 15 years.

People Readout of Secretary Mattis' Meeting With Indonesian Minister of Defense
Author: 0 Readout of Secretary Mattis' Meeting With Indonesian Minister of Defense

Mattis says he believes the group has reformed and would now stand up to the scrutiny of the so-called Leahy Law, which prohibits the United States from providing military assistance to foreign security forces that violate human rights. According to Mattis, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo shared USA views on North Korea, and the Indonesian leader had said he is working to contribute to the peaceful settlement of the North Korea issue.

People Russian Federation bans Iannucci's 'vicious' film The Death of Stalin
Author: 0 Russian Federation bans Iannucci's 'vicious' film The Death of Stalin

Twenty-two officials and film directors signed a letter denouncing the film and calling for the government to delay its release after a private viewing Monday. They say two things: it's amusing, but it's true. "It's a bad film, it's a boring film, and it's vile, repugnant and insulting", Usmanova said. "The film insults our historical symbols - the Soviet anthem, awards and medals", another ministry official was cited as saying by the investigative Novaya Gazeta newspaper after the ...

People Uganda's Yoweri Museveni loves Donald Trump because 'he speaks frankly to Africans'
Author: 0 Uganda's Yoweri Museveni loves Donald Trump because 'he speaks frankly to Africans'

Kampala shied away from the chorus of indignation from African countries after Donald Trump threw the offensive jibe at the continent and Haiti while speaking at a bipartisan meeting in the White House nearly two weeks ago. Earlier in the day, the USA ambassador to Uganda, Deborah Malac, in a one-on-one with the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, said Mr Trump's comment about the continent was insensitive.

People Kilkenny County Council issues alert due to Status Orange weather warning
Author: 0 Kilkenny County Council issues alert due to Status Orange weather warning

Early commuters faced hard driving conditions, with squally rain, blustery winds and gale force gusts, making the journey to work particularly hazardous. After a rise in temperatures in the first half of the week, the forecaster is expecting more cold and frosty weather from Thursday. Lowest temperatures will be from 3 to 5 degrees.

People Disgraced FBI agent referenced anti-Trump 'secret society' in texts
Author: 0 Disgraced FBI agent referenced anti-Trump 'secret society' in texts

Devin Nunes (R-CA), and Rep. Other already-released texts sent by Strzok , who had been part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election before being quietly dismissed in August, have also suggested a concentrated effort to bring down the President-namely an "insurance plan" that he, Page, and the FBI's Deputy Director Andrew McCabe allegedly planned in the event of Trump's election.

People Hawaii governor reveals surprising reason for delay in correcting false missile alert
Author: 0 Hawaii governor reveals surprising reason for delay in correcting false missile alert

Logan, who also directs the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency, learned the alert was a false alarm after speaking with the US Pacific Command, an agency spokesman, Richard Rapoza, said Saturday. Hawaiians and tourists were bombarded by messages flashing on phone screens, televisions and highway signs reading: "BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII".

People Venice tourists' shock at 'dizzying' €1100 bill for dinner
Author: 0 Venice tourists' shock at 'dizzying' €1100 bill for dinner

A group of Japanese students contacted police in Venice claiming they were charged €1,100 (£970) for a simple meal consisting of three steaks and a plate of fried fish. "We are for justice-always!" A Daily Mirror report identified the eatery as Osteria da Luca, located near Venice's famed St Mark's Square. A spokesperson for the restaurant, which is reportedly owned by Chinese investors, said he had "no recollection of problems with Japanese customers".

People Fact Check: Did Infowars Release the 'Secret FISA Memo'?
Author: 0 Fact Check: Did Infowars Release the 'Secret FISA Memo'?

She said the White House is willing to leave it up to the "reliable individuals" on the House Intelligence Committee. Rep. Dave Joyce, a Republican from OH, told Fox News on Monday that the intelligence committee plans to work on releasing the document but warned that once Americans see it, they'll "be surprised how bad it is".

People Women Open Up About Abortion Before and After Roe v. Wade
Author: 0 Women Open Up About Abortion Before and After Roe v. Wade

As Margaret Talbot wrote in The New Yorker previous year, many of these laws, such as those that call for mandatory counselling sessions, in which patients are told about the mental-health consequences of having an abortion, have been framed as efforts to protect women from harm.

People Celebrities React to Their 2018 Oscar Nominations
Author: 0 Celebrities React to Their 2018 Oscar Nominations

Despite the company's huge success-it announced on Monday that in the most recent quarter, it added 8 million new subscribers-the one area that remained elusive to Netflix was the Oscars, with some members of the Academy chafing at the company's rebellious day-and-date release strategy.

People Intel advises clients to quit installing chip patches
Author: 0 Intel advises clients to quit installing chip patches

Intel first announced that the issue affected Haswell and Broadwell systems, but later expanded the list to include Kaby Lake, Skylake, Ivy Bridge, and Sandy Bridge. The company has urged customers to abandon installing the update , as it can cause "spontaneous" rebooting of devices. In any case, if Intel doesn't release a usable patch to fix these issues, its business could get impacted as well.

People Twin car bombs kill more than 30 in Libya's Benghazi
Author: 0 Twin car bombs kill more than 30 in Libya's Benghazi

The second explosion occurred minutes later close to the first blast site after security and health officials arrived. Following the arrival of ambulances, a second auto bomb exploded in the same location. Intelligence official Mahdi al-Fellah, sustained injuries. The victims include both military personnel and civilians, officials said. It is not yet clear who was behind the bloodshed.

People Save The Children's Afghanistan Office Attacked
Author: 0 Save The Children's Afghanistan Office Attacked

Inamullah Miakhial, a spokesman for Nangahar regional hospital, said at least 11 injured people were brought to the hospital. A member of the Provincial Council, Nasrullah Murad, told dpa that security forces are in the midst of fighting.

People Hong Kong book publisher 'seized from China train'
Author: 0 Hong Kong book publisher 'seized from China train'

While his colleagues were released a few months later, Gui was held until October previous year. He was living in an apartment in Ningbo, an eastern coastal city, when he traveled to Beijing for a checkup, his daughter said. She told reporters to direct their questions about Mr. Gui to another Chinese ministry, while declining to specify which one. "At the same time , any foreigners in China, including officials at the foreign embassies or consulates in China, should not violate global law ...

People Russian speed skater Ahn not eligible for Olympics in February - RIA
Author: 0 Russian speed skater Ahn not eligible for Olympics in February - RIA

RIA Novosti also said the Russian Olympic Committee confirmed An's absence from the 2018 Winter Games. The absent sportsmen have "never been implicated in any type of doping affair and the numerous tests they have passed in their careers show that they are clean athletes", Pozdnyakov said.

People Monday weather: 50-50 chance of rain, with highs in the 40s
Author: 0 Monday weather: 50-50 chance of rain, with highs in the 40s

After the system moves through, cooler temperatures and north winds are expected on Tuesday and Wednesday . At night, the mercury will dip into the upper 30s to low 40s and some rain will sweep into the area after midnight. Saturday's high will be 47, with wind gusts as high as 23. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. TONIGHT: 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9 pm.

People Special Counsel's Office Questions Attorney General Jeff Sessions
Author: 0 Special Counsel's Office Questions Attorney General Jeff Sessions

The Special Counsel's Office - however - "is funded with a permanent indefinite appropriation, which is not dependent upon an enacted appropriation", Justice Department spokesman Wyn Hornbuckle told The Washington Times in an email . Trump was reportedly furious when he learned of Sessions' recusal. Mueller is examining whether Trump obstructed justice in the dismissal of Comey, who had been managing the Russian Federation inquiry.

People Trump Re-Starts Immigration Talks After Senate Ends Shutdown
Author: 0 Trump Re-Starts Immigration Talks After Senate Ends Shutdown

If a DACA fix can not be agreed to before the government funding bill runs out February 8, Schumer said McConnell promised to bring the DREAM act to the floor in a "neutral process" that would be fair to all sides of the issue. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer told fellow Democrats behind closed doors that their position in the minority prevented them from seeking a ideal deal, but expressed satisfaction at the progress made toward bringing significant immigration ...

People EasyJet revenue spikes as passengers flock to airline
Author: 0 EasyJet revenue spikes as passengers flock to airline

The airline said it benefited from Ryanair's flight cancellations crisis in the autumn and bankruptcies of Monarch, Air Berlin and Alitalia. Revenue was also boosted by a 6.6% increase in revenue per seat and 20% increase in ancillary revenue (which now stands at £226.3m).

People Roe v. Wade Remains Lighting Rod in State on 45th Anniversary
Author: 0 Roe v. Wade Remains Lighting Rod in State on 45th Anniversary

Trump's first year in office has been less of a delight for people like Chrisse France, the executive director of Preterm, an abortion clinic in Cleveland. Most require waits of 24 hours between counseling and an abortion. A year into Trump's term, abortion opponents see the stall of anti-abortion legislation as a product of the slim Republican majority in the Senate.

People Bigg Boss 11: Vikas Gupta On Alleged Criminal Case Against Shilpa Shinde
Author: 0 Bigg Boss 11: Vikas Gupta On Alleged Criminal Case Against Shilpa Shinde

When asked about the guest list, Arshi revealed that she had invited her close friends. Sabyasachi Satpathy and Sshivani Duragh were also seen at the bash. At the party, Sambhavana was also seen interacting with media. Although being in the house of Bigg Boss was a roller coaster ride for her as Hina Khan who has a popular fan base was a huge competitor for Shilpa, apart from that Vikas Gupta was also one of the top 3 finalists.

People Shooting at Kentucky high school leaves multiple injured, reports say
Author: 0 Shooting at Kentucky high school leaves multiple injured, reports say

Authorities have said the girl was airlifted to a Dallas hospital. The school will partner with Region 10 to provide grief counseling for students, he said. Her condition is not known. "In a small town, the school district is the center of what goes on for our kids, and this morning's tragedy hits the heart of this community", Joffre said.

People London firefighters close, evacuate area near Strand after gas leak
Author: 0 London firefighters close, evacuate area near Strand after gas leak

Some services may be delayed or cancelled as a result, it said, adding that the station would be reopened as soon as it gets clearance from emergency services. He said: "It has happened a few times recently". 'With the ageing pipes in London there is an ongoing programme at the moment to replace all the pipework.

People Senator Cardin on Ending Government Shutdown
Author: 0 Senator Cardin on Ending Government Shutdown

Trump signed the measure Monday evening, hours after the House and Senate approved the package by wide margins as Senate Democrats backed off their opposition. Will they protect the millions of young undocumented immigrants living in this country? Prior to the shutdown, Republican leaders had attempted to force Democrats to choose between negotiating solutions for either DACA or CHIP, a health insurance program that provides services to 8.9 million children.

People EU's Mogherini 'extremely worried' by Turkish offensive in Syria
Author: 0 EU's Mogherini 'extremely worried' by Turkish offensive in Syria

He said the Ankara government has been "woefully ineffective at fighting them". Speaking on behalf of the U.S. -led coalition against ISIS, U.S. Experts say the border force is seen as a way for the U.S.to keep the Islamic State from coming back and also be a check against the Iranian and Russian presence in Syria.

People Democrats to vote to reopen U.S. government
Author: 0 Democrats to vote to reopen U.S. government

McConnell's commitment on DACA was enough to win over Senate Democrats who blocked a previous spending bill on Friday, triggering the shutdown. The bill passed the Senate with an 81-18 margin. Hundreds of thousands of USA federal employees will stay home without pay Monday after lawmakers failed to reach an agreement on ending a government shutdown before the start of the working week.