James Redford, Filmmaker Son Of Robert Redford, Dies At 58
James Redford, a documentary filmmaker, environmental activist and son of Robert Redford, died Friday at 58 years old after a battle with cancer.His wife, Kyle Redford, announced his passing in a heartfelt statement via Twitter: “Jamie died today. We’re heartbroken. He lived a beautiful, impactful life & was loved by many. He will be deeply missed. As his wife of 32 yrs, I’m most grateful for the two spectacular children we raised together. I don’t know what we would’ve done w/o them over the past 2yrs.”In an interview with Salt Lake Tribune, Kyle explained that James died from bile-duct cance...
Barcelona fans ram clueless Ronald Koeman after 1st El Clasico home defeat to Real Madrid
Ronald Koeman’s new bold line-up in the first El Clasico outing of the new season between the Blaugrana and Los Blancos did not quite turn out as he had hoped as they lost 3-1 to Real Madrid, which understandably riled the Barca fans no end.The biggest talking point from the game will come from a deeply generous VAR review which gave Sergio Ramos a spot kick, but Barca paid the price for not having a proper presence up front.Koeman decided to drop Antoine Griezmann to the bench which may be fair based on recent form, but it shows they just don’t have an alternative so letting Luis Suarez go to...
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Klopp: Rashford’s work transcends Liverpool-Manchester United rivalry
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp in paying tribute to Marcus Rashford has hailed what the latter is doing to tackle child poverty and said the importance of his tireless work transcends the traditional rivalry between Liverpool and Manchester United.Rashford tirelessly coerced the government into a U-turn in July when he won his battle to ensure the continuation of free meals during the summer holidays. Then last last week he proposed extending the campaign for families receiving financial assistance from the UK government into the Christmas holidays.The Labour Party had urged Conservative MPs to b...
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Angry Abuja youth raid warehouses, cart away COVID-19 palliatives
Some angry youth in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) yesterday invaded several warehouses in the territory, carting away COVID-19 palliatives such agricultural produce, textiles and other items.The affected facilities were warehouses at the Idu Industrial Layout, a warehouse in Dakibiyu village in Jabi district, belonging to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and an Agric store in Gwagwa-Tasha, which is owned by the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA).These angry residents had on Saturday attempted to break-in into the Cyprian Ekwensi Centre for Arts Culture, Abuja,...
Trump Opposes Raising Federal Minimum Wage From $5.15 In Clash With Biden
At the second presidential debate on Thursday, Donald Trump and Joe Biden discussed a variety of topics, ranging from race in American to the handling of the COVID-19 pandemic to climate change. But one particular topic — the federal minimum wage — was a huge source of contention between the two candidates. Both Biden and President Trump presented their vastly different views on the matter.Biden supports the implementation of a $15 federal minimum wage, more than double the current $7.25 minimum wage. And some states, such as Wyoming and Georgia, have a minimum wage at a staggering $5.15 per h...
We are yet to sanction any school for violating COVID-19 protocols – C’ttee
Exactly two weeks private and public schools re-opened in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), after seven months they were shutdown due to the ourbreak of COVID-19, no school has been sanctioned for violation of the COVID-19 protocols in the capital territory.BusinessDay recalled that on October 8, 2020, the FCT Administration reeled out some guidelines on schools re-opening and threatened that any school that failed to comply would be sanctioned or even shutdown.These guidelines include: compulsory fumigation of all public schools in FCT; clearing of grasses; provision of sanitizers, soap, b...
Muhyiddin's emergency gambit falters and other news you may have missed
KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed, in brief.1. Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin's hope of imposing a state of emergency on the country evaporated after the Yang di-Pertuan Agong rejected his request.2. However, Muhyiddin saw a silver lining in the royal rebuff as the ruler also criticised politicking by MPs and discouraged them from proceeding with any action that could destabilise the current government during the Covid-19 pandemic.3. Nonetheless, Muhyiddin’s emergency gambit under the guise of combating Covid-19, while many were acutely aware of his fragile majority an...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Embarrasses Trump, Refusing His Invitation To Insult Biden
On a phone call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday, President Donald Trump invited him to make a jab at Democratic candidate Joe Biden. But Netanyahu didn’t bite, aware that he could instead be on the phone with Biden in just a short matter of time.After announcing to the Israeli Prime Minister that Sudan would become the third Arab state to normalize relations with Israel under a White House agreement, Trump probed Netanyahu: “Do you think Sleepy Joe could have made this deal, Bibi? Sleepy Joe?” He added, “Do you think he would’ve made this deal? Somehow, I don’t think s...
FOCUS: Trump or Biden, Japan likely to face harsh demands in trade talks
Japan needs to brace for tough negotiations on autos and agriculture when the second stage of bilateral trade talks with Washington eventually resume, no matter who wins the Nov. 3 U.S. presidential election, analysts say.The schedule and style of talks may differ substantially depending on who emerges the victor, but both President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden are likely to push for greater market access to Japan as they focus on protecting American industries and jobs to revive the U.S. economy hit by the coronavirus pandemic, they said.Japan apparently has no cards to pl...
The Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs gizmo of terrorism
PARIS: Mr. Mohammad Hossein Adeli, former Iranian ambassador to Japan, Canada, and then Britain, said,“Foreign policy (of Iran) arising from the Islamic Revolution that was an idealistic foreign policy and has maintained this origin to this day.”The slogan of Khomeini, the Islamic Republic founder, was, *War until the end of sedition in the world.”*Clearly, this slogan shows the entirety of Khomeini’s belligerence ideology derived from medieval religious dogmas. In the 21st century, Khomeini’s regime cannot meet its people’s cultural and economic needs. Using external war, exporting terrorism,...
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