Gabriel Burn: Rotation addressed, what's next on Braves' list?
Unsurprisingly, the Braves have moved ahead of the market. They’ve already added two veterans, Charlie Morton and Drew Smyly, to their rotation before Thanksgiving. That likely means their heavy lifting in the rotation is finished.Assuming starting pitching is mostly settled, focus shifts to the team’s offense. On that front, the Braves generally are in great shape — with one exception. It’s fair to be skeptical that they’ll retain Marcell Ozuna, regardless of the designated hitter in the National League (I do believe there will be a DH in 2021, which increases Ozuna’s odds to return).Here’s t...
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Politics, ideology dominate BBC’s list of women of 2020
Photo: ICThe BBC released its list of "100 women of 2020" on Tuesday, calling them "inspiring and influential," and are "leading change and making a difference during these turbulent times."The media outlet claimed those have been assessed and measured for "due impartiality." Yet, two of the Chinese on the list, Hong Kong riot leader Agnes Chow Ting and controversial writer Fang Fang, distinctly mirror nothing but the BBC's hostile ideology toward China.The BBC called Chow a "pro-democracy activist," saying that her supporters have given her the nickname "Mulan," referring to the Chinese heroi...
Japanese sake master brewer on BBC's 2020 list of 100 women
A sake master brewer in Japan was selected as one of the 100 "inspiring and influential women" around the world by the BBC on Tuesday, in an annual list published by the British broadcaster.Miho Imada, 59, heads her family business Imada Sake Brewery Co. in Hiroshima Prefecture, western Japan. She is one of the few female master brewers in the country, which historically forbid women to enter breweries for hundreds of years."I was surprised to be selected, but it made me realize that there are people abroad who are interested in Japanese sake," she said following the announcement. "This is a c...
Key nominees for the 2021 Grammy Awards
New York (AFP) - Here is a list of nominees in the major categories for the 63rd annual Grammy Awards, which will be handed out on January 31, 2021.Beyonce leads the pack with nine nominations, followed by Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa and rapper Roddy Ricch, all with six, organizers announced Tuesday.Album of the YearJhene Aiko, "Chilombo"Black Pumas, "Black Pumas (Deluxe Edition)" Coldplay, "Everyday Life"Jacob Collier, "Djesse Vol. 3" Haim, "Women In Music Pt. III"Dua Lipa, "Future Nostalgia"Post Malone, "Hollywood's Bleeding"Taylor Swift, "Folklore"Record of the Year, recognizing overall performa...
Heart Evangelista is only Filipino in Forbes France’s list
Heart Evangelista is only Filipino in Forbes France’s listRatziel San Juan(Philstar.com) – November 24, 2020 – 8:32amMANILA, Philippines — Actress and socialite Heart Evangelista landed on Forbes France’s list of the “top 10 luxury influencers” — the only Filipino to do so.The business magazine published its rankings of the most influential brands and influencers in different categories: fashion, luxury, jewelry, cosmetics and luxury cosmetics.The lists are based on a machine learning tool created by French company Launchmetrics, whose algorithm analyzes more than 100 quantitative and qualitat...
Azerbaijan aims to put Armenian ex-defense minister on int’l wanted list
By TrendAzerbaijan is looking to put former Armenian Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan on international wanted list, Trend reports.A criminal case was initiated against Ohanyan on article 103 (genocide) of the Azerbaijani Criminal Code.The submission was assessed in the Baku military court by Judge Elbayi Allahverdiyev and was satisfied. In accordance with the court’s decision, a measure of restraint in the form of arrest in absentia was chosen against the ex-minister.—Follow us on Twitter @AzerNewsAz
Philippines included in UN ‘list of shame’ for refusing to condemn Iran rights abuses
Philippines included in UN ‘list of shame’ for refusing to condemn Iran rights abuses(Philstar.com) – November 22, 2020 – 8:25amMANILA, Philippines — The Philippines was included in the United Nations Watch “list of shame” after the country’s representative to the intergovernmental organization at the UN General Assembly voted against a draft resolution that sought to condemn Iran’s administration for its alleged human rights abuses.Manila was among the 32 states that voted against the condemnation of Iran’s human rights abuses, including Asia neighbors China, India and North Korea.In a statem...
Joshua Pacio included in ESPN’s Under-25 list of top MMA fighters
Joshua Pacio included in ESPN’s Under-25 list of top MMA fightersLuisa Morales(Philstar.com) – November 18, 2020 – 11:00amMANILA, Philippines – Team Lakay’s Joshua Pacio is making a name for himself among the young stars of mixed martial arts.ONE Championship’s reigning strawweight world champion found himself in EPSN’s prestigious list of Top 25 MMA fighters under the age of 25.The fighter out of the famed Baguio stable ranked at 24 in the list, brandishing his reputation as a two-time strawweight king in the Singapore promotion.Pacio has made two successful title defenses in ONE Championship...
396 Egyptians included in Stanford University list of most cited scholars
As many as 396 Egyptian scientists have made it to Stanford University's list of most cited scientists.The list, which represents the top two per cent of the most cited scientists in various disciplines, included a total of 1,59,683 scientists from 149 countries.The Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research said in a statement that Cairo University came at the top of the list with 55 scientists, followed by the National Research Centre with 38 scientists, Alexandria University with 31 scientists, Zagazig University with 30 scientists and Ain Shams University with 25.The top...
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Gilas taps youngsters for qualifier
Gilas taps youngsters for qualifierJoey Villar(The Philippine Star) – November 14, 2020 – 12:00amMANILA, Philippines — Five Gilas Pilipinas pool full-time members lead an all-amateur cast gathering anytime soon to start preparation for the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers set Nov. 26-30 in Manama, Bahrain.Isaac Go, Matt Nieto, Mike Nieto, Allyn Bulanadi and Rey Suerte banner the list that also includes Kobe Paras, Juan Gomez de Liaño, Javi Gomez de Liaño, Justine Baltazar, Dave Ildefonso, Will Navarro, Kenmark Carino, Calvin Oftana, Jaydee Tungcab, Dwight Ramos and naturalization prospect Ivorian...