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...
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...
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...
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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Scott Fowler: Teddy Bridgewater was good for Panthers against Saints — but you can't take that sack
Carolina Panthers quarterback Teddy Bridgewater played one heck of a game Sunday against his former team, the New Orleans Saints.But it wasn’t a triumphant return, because Bridgewater’s Panthers lost, 27-24, to New Orleans. And although Bridgewater did dozens of things right Sunday, he also did one thing he absolutely couldn’t do on Carolina’s last drive — taking a third-down sack that pushed Joey Slye’s game-tying field-goal attempt to 65 yards.Bridgewater’s passing numbers were fantastic: 23-for-28 for 254 yards, with two touchdowns, no turnovers of any type and a 128.3 quarterback rating. H...
The Charlotte Observer
Alaina Getzenberg: Panthers missed a 65-yard field goal, but 1 stat sums up loss to Saints
NEW ORLEANS — Coming into the Panthers’ first season under head coach Matt Rhule, a simple offseason analysis of the team pointed to an offense with potential under coordinator Joe Brady’s direction and a defense with a lot of young players that would need to develop as the year progressed.Leading up to the Panthers’ Week 7 NFC South contest in New Orleans, the defense had over-delivered in multiple games while the offense struggled to find consistency.Against the Saints, Teddy Bridgewater had one of his best games as a Panther in his return to New Orleans, but the defense’s inability to get o...
The Charlotte Observer
Chris Christie 'surprised' over Pence's campaign plans after staffers test positive for COVID
Vice President Mike Pence isn’t letting an apparent COVID outbreak among members of his staff stop him from campaigning around the country.A White House official confirmed Sunday that Pence hasn’t changed his plans since several of his staffers reportedly tested positive for the dreaded virus.The move drew muted criticism from former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who tested positive himself after working last month on debate prep with President Trump.“When I found out that I got COVID that Friday morning, I immediately quarantined myself, and ultimately wound up in the hospital,” Christie sa...
New York Daily News
Dallas Cowboys' Andy Dalton knocked out after dirty hit, Washington linebacker ejected
Andy Dalton left Sunday’s game with a concussion after Washington linebacker Jon Bostic knocked Dalton’s helmet off with an illegal hit early in the second half.Bostic led with his helmet and hit Dalton as Dalton was sliding at the end of a run. Bostic was ejected from the game.Dalton was being evaluated for a concussion at the stadium. No update on his status had been released as of 3:30 p.m.The Dallas Cowboys’ quarterback was starting his second game in place of Dak Prescott, who is out for the season with a broken ankle. The Cowboys lost 25-3.Ezekiel Elliott was asked why none of Dalton’s t...
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Lions win on last-play TD pass from Matthew Stafford to T.J. Hockenson, 23-22
ATLANTA — When the Detroit Lions and Atlanta Falcons get together, you can count on a wild finish. Sunday was no exception as Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford led a 75-yard touchdown in the game’s final minute, connecting with tight end T.J. Hockenson as time expired to send the Lions past the Falcons, 23-22.The drive followed the defense allowing Falcons running back Todd Gurley to score a touchdown with 1:03 remaining to keep Detroit’s hopes afloat.On paper, the ingredients were in place for a shootout, but instead, the two teams got off to a slow start, with one first down and a trio of p...
The Detroit News
Trump support predicted intentions to defy social distancing norms during early stages of the COVID-19 outbreak
Support for President Donald Trump is linked to intentions to defy social distancing guidelines meant to slow the spread of COVID-19, according to new research published in the journal Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World.On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus SARS‐CoV‐2 to be a global pandemic. Governments around the world urged people to follow preventive health measures such as frequent hand washing and social distancing. But not everyone abided by the health guidelines.The new findings indicate that faith in Trump was a ...