Harris and Macron demand global effort against inequality

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DPA

US Vice President Kamala Harris and French President Emmanuel Macron called on Thursday for a combined effort to combat global inequality and the dangers faced by children online. “Today, we face a dramatic rise in inequality, and we must rise to meet this moment,” Harris said at the official opening of the Paris Peace Forum. “We, as leaders, must ask why this inequality persists.” “As we recover from this pandemic, … we must challenge the status quo and build something better,” she added. Referring to climate change, human rights issues and the coronavirus pandemic, Macron said a lot of ste… Read More “Harris and Macron demand global effort against inequality”

Greg Cote’s Week 10 NFL picks

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Miami Herald

Point-blank, this is our 31st year doing NFL picks in the Miami Herald — since 1991 — and we’re peddling uphill to avoid one of our worst seasons ever. I mean, Jags beating BiIls? Cue John McEnroe: “You cannot be serious!?” Upsets galore have my overall record still just under the Mendoza Line of .600, and I’m also on the wrong side of the magic plus-.500 line against the spread. Last week I nailed my Upset of the Week picks with Giants beating Raiders (“Aawwk!’), and had Packers with points at Chiefs, but too little else went right. Good example: A close-don’t-count almost in picking Eagles t… Read More “Greg Cote’s Week 10 NFL picks”

Fantasy football Week 10: Start and sit

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Here’s a look back at Week 9’s action, and fantasy advice for the week ahead: WEEK 9 RECAP Colts 45, Jets 30: With one of the easiest remaining schedules for running backs, Jonathan Taylor is my RB1 going forward. Browns 41, Bengals 16: Austin Hooper and David Njoku both played 35 snaps while running 13 and 11 routes respectively. Harrison Bryant ran seven routes and played 25 snaps. They all received two targets. This usage makes all three talented tight ends nothing more than touchdown-dependent fliers on a weekly basis. Broncos 30, Cowboys 16: Javonte Williams had a season-high 111 yards on… Read More “Fantasy football Week 10: Start and sit”

UAE companies to build solar power station in Syria

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Al-Araby

Syria signed a contract Thursday with a group of companies from the United Arab Emirates to build a solar power station in a Damascus suburb, the government announced. It was the latest indication that the Arab World is willing to re-engage with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Earlier this week, UAE’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan met with Assad in Damascus, the first such visit since the Syrian conflict started a decade ago. Assad’s office said they discussed ways of developing cooperation and investment opportunities during the meeting Tuesday. Syrian government forc… Read More “UAE companies to build solar power station in Syria”

TikTok’s Latest Beauty Trend Is … Putting Lube All Over Your Face

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InsideHook

By Logan Mahan We’ve witnessed many questionable viral TikTok trends within the past year. There was the diarrhea-inducing frozen honey and something called “scalp-popping,” a phenomenon that not only sounds gross but can lead to myriad issues including bleeding inside your scalp. Somehow, though, TikTok users have upped the weirdness a notch and are now slathering lube all over their faces. Yes, they’re applying personal lubricant that’s typically used to ease friction during sexual intercourse … on their face. If you search the hashtag #lubeprimer — which currently has 10.4 million views — y… Read More “TikTok’s Latest Beauty Trend Is … Putting Lube All Over Your Face”

In the Near Future, Your Car Will Stop You From Driving Drunk

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InsideHook

By Alex Lauer “This is a crisis.” That’s what U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg had to say after his department’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released its latest numbers on traffic fatalities. Between January and June of 2021, an estimated 20,160 people died in motor vehicle crashes, the largest number in that time period since 2006. The increase is a continuation of disturbing trends that emerged during the beginning of pandemic, when traffic volume decreased but the fatality rate went up. There are a few reasons for the increase, and a few solutions on the table… Read More “In the Near Future, Your Car Will Stop You From Driving Drunk”

Savoury or spicy: The DIY alternatives to chocolate Advent calendars

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DPA

You think an Advent calendar filled with chocolates is too boring? Or too high in calories? There are, of course, more and more alternatives these days. Some for children come packed with toys and books, while for adults you can buy ones filled with cosmetics, spices and even erotic toys. But why not go the extra mile and surprise your loved ones with a homemade version. How about cookies, spice mixtures, coupons or messages – for example filling up pretty little jars, decorated with sprayed-on lids and glued-on stars? “Jars have the sustainable advantage that you can reuse them every year,” s… Read More “Savoury or spicy: The DIY alternatives to chocolate Advent calendars”

Washington’s Jimmy Lake Suspended Over Sideline Incident

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uSports.org

On Monday night, the University Of Washington football team suspended coach Jimmy Lake for one game without pay after he thrust his right arm toward and then pushed Ruperake Fuavai during a brief skirmish. The episode took place during Saturday’s 26-16 loss to Oregon. Fuavai seemed to be exchanging words with Oregon’s Jaylon Redd just before the incident. Washington athletic director Jen Cohen said in a statement: “Our staff has spent the last 24-plus hours reviewing video of the incident, as well as speaking with coach Lake, the involved student-athlete and several other student-athletes and … Read More “Washington’s Jimmy Lake Suspended Over Sideline Incident”

Tribe Gaming announces Ford partnership 

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Esports Insider

North American esports organisation Tribe Gaming has announced a partnership with automobile manufacturer Ford. According to the release, the collaboration will see Tribe Gaming produce a range of content featuring Ford vehicles. This includes an episodic series featuring the organisation’s content creators. RELATED: Tribe Gaming announces MOVE Network partnership Ford’s logo will also be integrated into Tribe Gaming’s competitive jerseys, as well as on the organisation’s content. Moreover, the manufacturer will provide Tribe Gaming with branded Ford vehicles for its mobile esports players and… Read More “Tribe Gaming announces Ford partnership “

NASA, SpaceX launch 4 more astronauts into orbit on flight to space station

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Reuters

By Joe Skipper and Steve Gorman CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) -NASA and private rocket company SpaceX launched four astronauts into orbit late on Wednesday, sending a veteran spacewalker, two younger crewmates chosen for future lunar missions and a German materials scientist on their way to the International Space Station. The SpaceX-built launch vehicle, consisting of a Crew Dragon capsule and a two-stage Falcon 9 rocket, blasted off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at about 9 p.m. (0200 GMT Thursday), with a reddish fireball lighting up the night sky as its nine Merlin engines ro… Read More “NASA, SpaceX launch 4 more astronauts into orbit on flight to space station”