Ira Winderman: Butler, Robinson, Iguodala part of Heat 2020-21 intrigue
Last weekend was about free agency. The coming week will be about the starting of training camp. Such is the tornado of an offseason on steroids.There can be no exhale, just a second wind to get back up to speed.So what to make of how the Miami Heat emerged from free agency?Three thoughts:— It is becoming increasingly evident that there may not be a specific, quote, unquote Jimmy Butler Team with the Heat, a roster with constant complements, the way the Big Three of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh had Mike Miller, Mario Chalmers, Udonis Haslem, James Jones and other enduring elements....
Brighton boss Potter defends VAR against Liverpool protests
Brighton boss Graham Potter defended VAR after their 1-1 draw with Liverpool.Liverpool had two goals denied and also conceded a late penalty - converted by Pascal Gross - all to VAR.Potter said, “We will always look at VAR because before we were looking at referee's and linesmen's decisions. It's part of football that we question every decision, we want to try and get the right decision.“Football is played by human beings. There are going to be some mistakes and errors, including from the officials. We will be on the wrong end of them sometimes, but we will also be on the right end of them.“We...
An urban farm feeding the poorest part of Philly fights to stay alive and growing
PHILADELPHIA — The Life Do Grow Farm on N. 11th and Dauphin Streets in North Philadelphia was carved out of the poorest part of the poorest big city in America.Once an illegal dump, set beside a SEPTA Regional Rail line, the nearly-three-acre plot is studded by trees — some in planters made of painted tires — and lined with beds normally thick with flowers and vegetables in the growing season. Run by a grassroots nonprofit called Urban Creators, it yields needed food in a supermarket desert where hunger proliferated long before the pandemic.The farm also serves as a community commons — a nexus...
The Philadelphia Inquirer
Watercolor Society invites talented artists
By Laman IsmayilovaThe International Watercolor Society (IWS) invites you to take part in an art contest dedicated to Azerbaijan.The project is co-organized by the State Art Gallery, IWS Azerbaijan and the Khatai Art Center with the support of the Culture Ministry and the Azerbaijani Artists’ Union.Graphic and watercolour artists over the age of 18 years are invited to show their patriotic artworks inspired by the bravery of the National Army.The size of the works is free. All submitted works must be original and not be a copy of the works of other artists.Participants can submit up to three a...
Another yard renovated in Baku
By Laman IsmayilovaAnother yard has been successfully renovated as part of the “Our Yard” project, launched by the IDEA Public Union.Initiated by Leyla Aliyeva, Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, founder and head of the IDEA Public Union, the project aims to redevelop yards, make them greener, create a more comfortable living environment for residents and promote a healthy lifestyle.The renovated yard covers the buildings that accommodate nearly 2,200 people in Baku’s Nizami district.Various sports facilities, including a football field and an area for playing chess, were set up i...
Gulf states must be part of new US talks with Iran
Few days after US President-elect Joe Biden announced the first group of his nominees for key cabinet posts, including the State Department, Iran, reeling under three years of choking sanctions imposed by President Donald Trump, expressed its hope that the new administration rejoins the 2015 nuclear deal.On Wednesday, Iran’s president, Hassan Rouhani, said it would be easy to solve his country’s problems with the US if Biden fulfils his election campaign promise to rejoin the deal, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), singed under former President Barack Obama.President Trump unilat...
France not part of Karabakh settlement, but part of problem – Turkish defense minister
By TrendFrance must be neutral as a co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar wrote on his Twitter page Trend reports on Nov.26.Akar made the remark commenting on the adopted draft resolution on recognizing the so-called ‘Nagorno-Karabakh Republic’ by the French Senate.According to the minister, this decision again shows that France is not part of the settlement, but part of the problem.—Follow us on Twitter @AzerNewsAz
Cyprus takes part in AETOS 2020 Greek army exercise
The Republic of Cyprus participated on Wednesday in the Greek Army Search and Rescue Exercise “AETOS 2020”, which took place in the sea area between the islands of Rhodes and Megisti.The scenario of the exercise, which was carried out under the coordination of the General Staff of the Hellenic Air Force, concerned the handling of an aeronautical accident.A Greek Air Force helicopter, a Navy and a Coast Guard vessel participated in the exercise on behalf of Greece, while one AW-139 helicopter and a team form the Joint Rescue and Coordination Center (JRCC), participated on behalf of the Republic...
Cyprus News Agency
FEC Approves N39.771bn For Road Repairs, Others
The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved N39.771bn for various road maintenance contracts as well as soil erosion/flood and pollution control accelerated intervention projects in different parts of the country.The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fasola and the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, said three contracts approved from a memorandum presented on behalf of FERMA were part of the 191 road repairs it has to undertake in the 2020 budget.“So, those three presented and approved by council today was for Gasamu-Hamshi-Gogoram road in Yobe State for N1...
The future of industry
The 5-day 2020 World Industrial Design Conference opened in Yantai, East China's Shandong Province on Wednesday. More than 800 companies from across the country are taking part, with about 1,000 products such as advanced equipment, aerospace devices, intelligent robots, and driverless cars. Photo:cnsphotoCopyright Global Times. All rights reserved.Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc.