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Basketball-Nigeria’s Metu blasts government for lack of support at Games

Reuters
Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Basketball – Men – Group B – Italy v Nigeria – Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan – July 31, 2021. Chimezie Metu of Nigeria in action at the rim with Nicolo Mannion of Italy REUTERS/Brian Snyder SAITAMA, July 31 (Reuters) – Nigerian basketball player Chimezie Metu......

Scarlett Johansson’s Agent Blasts Disney Over ‘Black Widow’ Lawsuit

Scarlett Johansson‘s agent is joining in on the war with Disney … blasting the Mouse House for “shamelessly” attacking her over her “Black Widow” lawsuit. Bryan Lourd, one of the head honchos at the powerhouse agency CAA, just went to bat for his client and said Disney “shamelessly and falsely......

Disney blasts Scarlett Johansson over Black Widow streaming lawsuit

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here View of a billboard above the El Capitan Entertainment Centre promoting Marvel Studios’ ‘Black Widow’ on June 22, 2021 in Hollywood, California. AaronP/Bauer-Griffin | GC Images | Getty Images Disney fired back against Scarlett Johansson on Thursday after the Marvel......

Sen. Cotton blasts Biden — and does push-ups with Grassley — on Iowa trip

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Cotton joined the ranks of prospective 2024 Republican presidential candidates to make early visits Tuesday when he appeared at a state GOP event at Jim Dean’s Classic Car Museum in Sioux Center, in Iowa’s northwestern corner. The stop was......

Vandy AD blasts slurs directed at CWS parents

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OMAHA, Neb. — Vanderbilt athletic director Candice Storey Lee on Tuesday condemned the use of racially offensive language directed at some of the parents of the Commodores players during Game 1 of the College World Series finals. “I am deeply troubled that some of our student-athlete parents were subjected to......

Top adviser to Dem megadonor privately blasts party’s prioritization of voting rights bill

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Mehlhorn’s emails are perhaps the first and most vivid indication of a strategic fissure within the Democratic ranks over how much to emphasize voting rights legislation. From President Joe Biden on down, lawmakers and activists have framed the debate as......

Bills’ Cole Beasley Blasts NFL’s New COVID-19 Protocols

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Madeline Coleman Bills wide receiver Cole Beasley explained why he’s going unvaccinated after blasting the NFL and NFLPA on Thursday for this season’s COVID-19 protocols.  “If your scared of me then steer clear. Point. Blank. Period,” Beasley wrote in a......

Bauer Blasts MLB’s Foreign-Substance Policy: ‘It’s a Mess’

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Michael Shapiro Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer criticized Major League Baseball for its new foreign-substance policy on Tuesday night, calling the decision “a mess.” MLB released a memo Tuesday detailing an updated policy regarding foreign substances on baseballs. If any substance......

Fauci blasts ‘preposterous’ Covid conspiracies, accuses critics of ‘attacks on science’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a White House press briefing, at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House January 21, 2021 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong |......

Canada’s Trudeau blasts Catholic Church for ignoring role in indigenous schools

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The Catholic Church must take responsibility for its role in running many of Canada’s residential schools for indigenous children, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday, after the discovery of the remains of 215 children at one former school last month. “As a Catholic, I am deeply disappointed by the......

Maryland NAACP blasts Hogan’s posthumous pardons of lynching victims as ‘political posturing’

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The scathing criticism comes after Hogan on Saturday issued the blanket pardons for Howard Cooper, a 15-year-old Black child who was hanged from a sycamore tree after he was convicted of raping and assaulting a White woman, and 33......

Blasts targeting Afghan school in Kabul kill 40, injures dozens

Reuters
An injured woman is transported to a hospital after a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan May 8, 2021. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail Multiple blastsat a school in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday killed at least 40 people and wounded dozens more, mostly female students, officialssaid. A senior interior ministry official told Reuters......

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