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Crystal Palace 1-2 Everton: - Handball rule is 'killing game of football' says Hodgson

26.09.2020 14:17

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson says the penalty against his side for a handball was "completely unacceptable" and the rule is "killing the game of football" after his side lost 2-1 at home to Everton.

Tags: Football, Lost
From: www.bbc.co.uk

Reporter lost International Women of Courage award for criticising Trump

26.09.2020 11:31


* Jessikka Aro was to receive recognition in March 2019 * Senator says administration ‘sought to stifle dissent’The US state department “owes an apology” to a Finnish journalist who saw the International Women of Courage Award, bestowed in part for her work on Russia, taken away because she criticised Donald Trump on social media, a prominent senator said.“Secretary [of state Mike] Pompeo should have honored a courageous journalist willing to stand up to Kremlin propaganda,” said Bob Menendez of New Jersey, the ranking Democrat on the Senate foreign relations committee, about Jessikka Aro, an investigative reporter.“Instead, his department sought to stifle dissent to avoid upsetting a president who, day after day, tries to take pages out of [Vladimir] Putin’s playbook. The state department owes Ms Aro an apology.”Aro was due to receive the award in March 2019. Rescinding it, the state department insisted she had not been a finalist and blamed the confusion on a “regrettable error”.But Foreign Policy magazine reported that Aro was punished “after US officials went through [her] social media posts and found she had also frequently criticized President Donald Trump”.Menendez said the posts concerned “President Trump’s ‘fake news’ attacks on the media”. In one tweet, Aro said Trump and Putin’s summit in Helsinki in July 2018 meant “Finnish people can protest them both. Sweet”.On Friday, the state department Office of the Inspector General confirmed criticism of Trump caused Aro to lose the award.CNN quoted its report as saying: “Every person interviewed in connection with this matter acknowledged that had [the Office of Global Women’s Issues] not highlighted her social media posts as problematic, Ms Aro would have received the IWOC award.”According to the OIG, ambassador to Finland Robert Pence said that “although he appreciated Ms Aro’s work, the risk of embarrassment to the first lady [Melania Trump] and the department was too great to have her appear on stage at the awards ceremony.”In March last year, the ambassador, a Republican donor not related to vice-president Mike Pence, told the Senate committee he had not been “worried” by Aro’s posts. The then acting director of the Office of Global Women’s Issues said the posts had “not really” caused the withdrawal of the award.Menendez condemned the Trump administration for “misleading the public and Congress”.The state department did not immediately apologise.Aro told CNN: “In my heart I feel like an international woman of courage. That the Trump administration can’t take away from me.”

Royals hold off Tigers 3-2 (WITH VIDEOS)

25.09.2020 23:45

Detroit has lost eight of nine

From: www.foxsports.com

Coronavirus: Shoppers lost £100m in vouchers expiring in lockdown - Which?

25.09.2020 22:22

A quarter of people had vouchers that expired when shops were shut, a survey by Which? suggests.

Tags: Cher, Lost
From: www.bbc.co.uk

32% of jobs in former Labour 'red wall' seats could be lost to automation by 2030, report claims

25.09.2020 20:19

Nearly one third of jobs in former Labour 'red wall' seats won by the Tories are at risk of being lost to automation by 2030, a report has claimed.

From: www.standard.co.uk

Julianne Moore Wasn't Asked to Return for Jurassic World 3: Dominion

25.09.2020 19:13

The Lost World star Julianne Moore is open to returning as Sarah Harding for Jurassic World 3.

From: movieweb.com

After Season of Challenges, Marlins Are on the Verge of a Breakthrough

25.09.2020 18:54

Miami lost 105 games last year, and started this season with an alarming coronavirus outbreak. Yet, somehow, they are poised to end their 17-year postseason drought.

Tags: Gamers, Lost
From: www.nytimes.com

In a Season of Challenges, the Marlins Finally Break Through

25.09.2020 18:54

Miami lost 105 games last year, and started this season with an alarming coronavirus outbreak. Yet, somehow, they have ended their 17-year postseason drought.

Tags: Gamers, Lost
From: www.nytimes.com

1 million lives lost to Covid-19: World set to cross grim milestone this weekend

25.09.2020 17:00

September 26, 2020 5:00 AM
As the world mourns, The Straits Times, with its network of correspondents, has put together a special report highlighting the faces of the pandemic in the region and beyond.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Interactive: How the world lost one million lives to Covid-19

25.09.2020 17:00

September 26, 2020 5:00 AM
Eight months after China recorded its first death, close to one million people have lost their lives to Covid-19, a disease that has now touched every continent and shows no signs of abating.

Tags: Lost
From: www.straitstimes.com

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