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March 8, 2021


Man United Ends Man City’s Winning Streak at 21 With Derby Triumph

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Associated Press MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Success for Manchester United these days is being the spoiler as Manchester City goes on to eventually claim the league titles. City manager Pep Guardiola’s pursuit of a world-record winning streak ended after United......

Sentence in Tehran Ends for British-Iranian Woman, but No Sign of Her Release

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here LONDON — Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian woman who has been detained in Tehran since 2016, was scheduled to be released on Sunday after five years in a case that has deepened a diplomatic rift between Britain and Iran......

Facebook Ends Ban on Political Advertising

New York Times
SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook said on Wednesday that it planned to lift its ban on political advertising across its network, resuming a form of digital promotion that has been criticized for spreading misinformation, falsehoods and inflaming voters. The social network said it would allow advertisers to buy new ads about......

Shot in the arm: Australian PM’s ‘defining’ week ends in bruising manner

CANBERRA (Reuters) – It was supposed to be a milestone week for Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison that began with the nation’s first COVID-19 vaccinations and ended in the country becoming the first to force Silicon Valley giants to pay for news content. FILE PHOTO: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison......

FIFA Ends Beckenbauer Bribery Probe Due to Statute of Limitations

Sports Illustrated
GENEVA (AP) — FIFA’s ethics judges closed a bribery investigation against German great Franz Beckenbauer because a statute of limitations expired, soccer’s world governing body said Thursday. Beckenbauer and other German officials who helped organize the 2006 World Cup had been subject to a FIFA ethics investigation opened in 2016.......

‘This Ends In Divorce’: 39 Wedding Industry Workers Share The Moment They Saw Red Flags Fly Above The Bride And Groom

A wedding is a celebration of love and commitment but sometimes not everyone present thinks the couple will live happily ever after. While the guests are all boozed up and having a good time, the staff who provide the fun see everything that’s going on, and some of the details......

Draw with Cadiz ends Barcelona’s winning run

Cadiz, who beat Barcelona 2-1 earlier in the season, get a last-minute draw Lionel Messi scored on his club-record 506th La Liga appearance but Barcelona could only bounce back from their Champions League defeat by Paris St-Germain with a draw against Cadiz. Messi’s first-half penalty after Pedri was felled was......

Djokovic ends No. 114 Karatsev’s golden run

MELBOURNE, Australia — Novak Djokovic had a perfect record in Australian Open semifinals, and he was playing almost flawless tennis to protect it. It didn’t matter that across the net was Aslan Karatsev, a 114th-ranked, 27-year-old Russian who had come through qualifying to make his debut in a Grand Slam......

“If this man’s not an All-Star …” Julius Randle goes off and ends a long Knicks drought

The New York Knicks won once again Monday night, getting a third straight win by beating the Atlanta Hawks behind 44 points from Julius Randle. By scoring more than 40 points, Randle broke a streak of 183 games in which the Knicks did not have a 40-point scorer. That was......

Biden Takes Center Stage With Ambitious Agenda as Trump’s Trial Ends

New York Times
WASHINGTON — President Biden’s allies say that with the distraction of the impeachment trial of his predecessor now over, he will quickly press for passage of his $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief plan before moving on to an even bigger agenda in Congress that includes infrastructure, immigration, criminal justice reform, climate......

Biden formally ends Trump’s national emergency declaration at the border

Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Trump’s national emergency declaration in February 2019 came after a 35-day government shutdown that resulted in him signing a bipartisan government funding bill allocating $1.375 billion for border security. That amount was far less than the $5.7 billion Trump had......

Tom Brady’s 7th Super Bowl Win Ends N.F.L.’s Most Challenging Year

New York Times
Ben Shpigel Mahomes had won 16 of 17 starts this season, but he and his team collapsed amid a deluge of penalties, drops and pressure from the Buccaneers, who, exploiting the Chiefs’ diluted offensive line, reveled in it, inflicted it, even embraced it. At halftime, Mahomes had 67 yards, and......

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