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Open garms: Woke hero Gary Lineker wades in to back BBC paymasters in row over Man City boss Pep Guardiola’s migrant boat support

Social justice warrior Gary Lineker has applauded Pep Guardiola and told the English Football Association (FA) not to intervene amid a row over the Manchester City boss using his touchline attire to further back a migrant project. Read Full Article at RT.com

Defiant Gragson not backing down after recent criticism

Gragson, 22, was just a couple laps away from victory at Homestead-Miami Speedway when he slammed into the back of David Starr, who apparently had a right front tire coming apart.He finished 33rd. After being released from the infield care center, he told Fo

Bitcoin miner Cipher to go public through $2 billion SPAC merger

Shares of Good Works rose 15.9% to $11.59 after markets opened for trading on Friday.

US Senate nears relief bill votes after half-day GOP delay

The Senate’s 51-50 vote to start debating the package, with Harris pushing Democrats over the top, underscored how they were navigating the package through Congress with virtually no margin for error. In the House their majority is a scrawny 10 votes.

IIM Ahmedabad Cluster 2 placements: Consumer goods firms hand out highest number of job offers

Samsung Electronics and CK Birla Group made the highest number of offers (including pre-placement offers) of six each, closely followed by Lenovo with five offers.

Albania to build 2nd international airport to boost tourism

TIRANA, Albania (AP) - Albania's government on Friday selected a Swiss-based corporation to build a 104-million-euro ($125 million) new international airport near the southwestern town of Vlore in an effort to promote tourism and economic development. The Min

Shannon Sharpe reacts to LeBron and Kevin Durant’s All-Star draft selection | UNDISPUTED

LeBron James ended up going with the odds-on favorite last night and took Giannis Antetokounmpowith the first selection in the All-Star Draft. Steph Curry, Luka Doncic, and Nikola Jokic round out LeBron’s starting 5. Damian Lillard, Chris Paul and Paul Geor

Varied Patches of Color and Textured Stitches Delineate Expressive Embroidered Portraits

Brenda Risquez is deliberate in her use of texture, density, and color in her boldly embroidered portraits inspired by friends and pop culture icons. Varying patches of long, single-stitch rows and rounded tufts map onto the subjects’ faces, many of whi

Practically impossible: Russian NGOs plead for Putin's help as new law demands they declare foreign funding sources of EVERY donor

More than fifty Russian NGOs that help orphans, the homeless and other vulnerable groups have asked President Vladimir Putin to help resolve disputes with the Ministry of Justice over the declaration of foreign funding. Read Full Article at RT.com

Duterte Harry: Philippines leader admits ‘faults’ including ‘extrajudicial killings,’ but says corruption isn't one of them

While addressing an official anti-communist taskforce on Friday, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte defended himself against claims of corruption – but said he’s working on his other faults, including “extrajudicial killings.” Read Full Article at

Shannon Sharpe reacts to LeBron and Kevin Durant's All-Star draft selection | UNDISPUTED

LeBron James ended up going with the odds-on favorite last night and took Giannis Antetokounmpowith the first selection in the All-Star Draft. Steph Curry, Luka Doncic, and Nikola Jokic round out LeBron’s starting 5. Damian Lillard, Chris Paul and Paul Geor

NFL hires Maia Chaka as first Black female official in league history

Chaka has experience at the college level, more recently in the Pac-12, and also officiated XFL games and this year's Senior Bowl.

Johnson's delay tactics fizzle, and Senate gets down to business of passing COVID-19 relief

After a mammoth afternoon, evening, and night of Senate clerks being forced to read the entirety of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan—10 hours and 43 minutes—Sen. Ron Johnson got bored with his delaying tactics meant to drag out the process. Philip B

Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook retiring from NHL due to injuries

From December 2019 to February 2020, Seabrook underwent several surgeries on both of his hips and his right shoulder. He has a long-term issue with his right hip that is preventing him from returning to the ice. 

Bears TE Jimmy Graham walked away 'unscathed' from rollover car accident

Graham is not considered at fault for what happened and did not want to be looked over by first responders after the accident.

One dose of Sputnik V is enough for strong immune response in people previously infected with Covid-19, Argentina study claims

People who already had the coronavirus show rapid immune response to Sputnik V and may require just one shot of the Russian jab during vaccination, a study in Buenos Aires found. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘It’s the Cuomo way’: MORE aides describe ‘cult’ workplace as top NY Democrat says governor should quit if new accusers speak out

Numerous former staffers for Andrew Cuomo have described the toxic and cult-like work environment they worked under amidst the governor’s multiple worsening scandals, including three accusations of sexual harassment. Read Full Article at RT.com

SoftBank makes mountains of cash off of human laziness

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. Natasha and Danny and Alex and Grace were all here to chat through the week’s biggest tech happenings. It was yet anot

Understanding how investors value growth in 2021

We’re not digging into another IPO filing today. You can read all about AppLovin’s filing here, or ThredUp’s document here. This morning, instead, we’re talking about an old favorite: software valuations. The folks over at Battery Vent

YC-backed Pangea discusses growth, fundraising ahead of demo day

Pangea, a marketplace startup that wants to connect college freelancers and companies in need of digital help, is seeing its growth rate accelerate as it races toward the impending Y Combinator demo day. It’s traditional around this time that startups i

Hawaii hotel leaders, union push for vaccine eligibility

HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii hotel leaders and a hotel workers union are urging the state to designate hospitality workers as frontline essential workers. The state Department of Health has said that most hotel workers will have to wait a little longer to be vaccin

Creator of Tom Cruise deepfakes shares how he made those viral TikTok videos - CNET

It took a lot more work than the average person could handle, says visual effects artist Chris Ume.

Ford's compact pickup truck begins production in Mexico, report says - Roadshow

This is almost certainly the oft-rumored Maverick compact truck, which will sit under the Ranger.

Why Yellowstone, Paramount's biggest show, isn't on Paramount Plus - CNET

ViacomCBS is betting Yellowstone is more valuable off Paramount Plus than on it.

Those popular Tom Cruise deepfakes on TikTok are unsettlingly realistic - CNET

Tons of people are watching the creepy videos of the Mission: Impossible star. You'd think they were genuine if you didn't know. And maybe even if you did.

Porsche Taycan convertible? If demand's there, it very well may happen - Roadshow

Porsche's product chief named a number of Taycan EVs we could see. It just depends on what buyers want.

Carlin confirms Chilton’s IndyCar schedule for 2021

This will mark Chilton’s sixth season in the NTT IndyCar Series, and his fourth with the Carlin team after spending the first two years of his IndyCar career with Chip Ganassi Racing.The former Formula 1 driver trimmed his IndyCar schedule in 2019 after fai

Schumacher: No added pressure from father's legacy for F1 debut

After clinching the FIA Formula 2 title in 2020, Ferrari-backed Schumacher is graduating to F1 with Haas in 2021, 30 years after his father's debut in 1991 with Jordan.Michael Schumacher went on to become the most successful driver in history with seven worl

Celtics star Jayson Tatum still not 'back to normal' after battle with COVID-19

Tatum tested positive for the coronavirus on Jan. 9 and missed five games. He returned to the Celtics lineup on Jan. 25 and has had difficulty finding consistency since then.

Hypergiant Star Canis Majoris

This artist's impression of hypergiant star VY Canis Majoris shows the star's vast convection cells and violent ejections.

Hong Kong activists granted bail after prosecutors drop appeal against release

Four members of the group of 47 Hong Kong activists charged with conspiracy to commit subversion have been granted bail after prosecutors dropped an appeal against a decision to temporarily release them. Read Full Article at RT.com

Deal with Russia ‘as it is’ says Estonian president, arguing in favor of greater cooperation with shared neighbor on Baltic visit

During a trip to neighboring Latvia, Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid has urged European diplomats to pursue more constructive relationships with Moscow, insisting that doing so need not be at the expense of their ‘values’. Read Full Article at RT.com

German intelligence blocked from spying on right-wing AfD party after designation as ‘suspected’ extremists

The BfV, Germany’s domestic intelligence service, cannot spy on the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party under the authority they have to fight extremism, a court has said in an emergency injunction. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘He’s two years old’: Furious ex-UFC champ Garbrandt ‘kicked off US flight because of facemask issue with young son’

Former UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt has posted angry videos to social media claiming he and his two-year-old son were kicked off a Southwest Airlines flight because of a facemask issue involving the youngster. Read Full Article at RT.com

Top Tweets: Kyle Rudolph pens farewell to Vikings fans

FOX Sports North compiles the top tweets and Instagram posts from the past week.

Top Tweets: J.J. Watt signs with Cardinals, cites himself as source

FOX Sports Wisconsin compiles the top tweets and Instagram posts from the past week.

'This is Klan territory': Mississippi school asks students to 'pretend' to be slaves in writing task

I was hoping the end of Black History Month would mean the end to drive-by reinventions of Black history meant to pacify white people, but oh was I wrong. Eighth-graders at a Mississippi middle school were asked to “pretend” like they were slaves “

Josh Hawley was right to worry, because the FBI really is reading his communications with insurgents

America watched the events of the January riot and insurgency occur in real time. They saw Trump supporters pushing down police lines to swarm the Capitol grounds. Then watched as those Trump supporters swarmed up the Capitol steps. Watched them smash throug

Walter Gretzky, father of NHL legend Wayne Gretzky, dies at 82

Walter Gretzky played a significant role in Wayne's hockey career. He served as his son's personal coach growing up, helping him focus on anticipating the action and refining his shooting skills. 

MFs trustees haven't done a good job, says former Sebi chief Damodaran

Every mistake that catches the regulator's attention is a mistake that has gone past the trustees, who didn't notice it or noticed but did not do anything about it, he says

London warns Italy export ban on Covid-19 vaccine to Australia 'endangers global efforts to fight virus'

London has warned Brussels that export bans on Covid-19 doses to non-EU countries threaten the global jab rollout, after Italy stopped a shipment of AstraZeneca vaccine reaching Australia. Read Full Article at RT.com
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