Legendary High School Basketball Coach Died This Weekend

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By Daniel Bates A local community in Newport, Rhode Island is mourning the loss of a man who impacted so many young lives over the course of his high school basketball coaching career. Over the weekend, former Rodgers Vikings coach Jim Psaras passed away at the age of 58. Over 26 seasons from 1988-2014, Psaras won 421 games and trio of state championships, only missing the playoffs three times. An outpouring of condolences were shared for the late coach across social media. “The RI basketball community has lost an incredible coaching legend and better man today, former Rogers head coach Jim Ps… Read More “Legendary High School Basketball Coach Died This Weekend”

Dozens of flights canceled cause chaos at Lisbon airport

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By Trend Sixty-five flights were canceled on Saturday at Lisbon airport,causing long queues and thousands of passengers withoutaccommodation and alternative solutions, Trend reports citing Xinhua. According to the airline TAP, the cancellations were caused bythe bursting of the tires of a private jet, which forced theclosure of the airport’s runway. In turn, the air controller ANA (Aeroportos de Portugal),claimed that the situation was the result of a broader problem of“constraints at several European airports.” “Due to a set of constraints at several European airports, 65canceled flights are … Read More “Dozens of flights canceled cause chaos at Lisbon airport”

NBA Reacts To LeBron James ‘Rooting Hard’ News

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By Daniel Bates With things quickly going awry in Brooklyn, there’s growing speculation that Kyrie Irving could reunite with LeBron James out West with the Lakers. And according to longtime NBA reporter Marc Stein, King James is “rooting hard” for the Lakers to add Kyrie this offseason. If Kyrie were to be acquired by Los Angeles it would likely be by way of a Russell Westbrook-centered package. The NBA World reacted to LeBron’s reported rooting interest Sunday. “I need to see Kyrie’s and Bron’s incoming and outgoing call log ASAP,” one user cried. “So tell him to just make the move,” said Ada… Read More “NBA Reacts To LeBron James ‘Rooting Hard’ News”

Robert Trujillo Reveals Familial Tie to Metallica’s ‘Stranger Things’ Season Finale Shred

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Last week it was revealed that Metallica‘s “Master of Puppets” was part of the Netflix series’ Season 4 finale, with the character Eddie Munson shredding the track during a key scene. The song is also part of the most recent Stranger Things soundtrack. But did you realize that Metallica’s tie to the song’s Stranger Things appearance goes deeper than just signing off on allowing its usage? Apparently, the shred of “Master of Puppets” had a little assistance courtesy of Tye Trujillo, son of Metallica’s Robert Trujillo. Though just 17-years-old, Trujillo has already made a name for himself in the… Read More “Robert Trujillo Reveals Familial Tie to Metallica’s ‘Stranger Things’ Season Finale Shred”

A Facebook Post On Nupur Sharma Ended With A Murder On Camera In Udaipur

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By Kaisar Andrabi UDAIPUR — Holding saffron flags, thousands of people marched through the city of Udaipur demanding death penalty for the two Muslim men who killed 42-year-old Kanhaiya Lal in broad daylight, shot the video, and posted another one on social media boasting about their brutal act. On the afternoon of 29 June, Lal, a tailor, was hacked to death by two Muslim men at his shop on Maldas Street of Udaipur for sharing a social media post in support of suspended Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson Nupur Sharma. Sharma had made disparaging remarks about Prophet Muhammad during a debate … Read More “A Facebook Post On Nupur Sharma Ended With A Murder On Camera In Udaipur”

5 dead, 44 injured after earthquake hits southern Iran

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By Trend Five people were killed, another 44 were injured after a6.1-magnitude earthquake jolted southern Iran, spokesman for Iran’semergency medical organization Mojtaba Khaledi said, Trend reports. According to him, 22 victims were taken to hospitals, andanother 22 received medical assistance on the spot. A 6.1-magnitude earthquake has shaken southern Iran. Theepicenter of the quake was located 101 kilometers southwest of theBandar Abbas city. The seismic center was located at a depth of 10kilometers. The first shock was followed by aftershocks, the most powerfulof them – magnitude 6.3. 06:0… Read More “5 dead, 44 injured after earthquake hits southern Iran”

Uzbekistan intends to support Karabakh reconstruction projects

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By Trend Uzbekistan intends to assist in the reconstruction of theliberated territories of Azerbaijan, First Deputy Director of theInstitute for Strategic and Regional Studies under the President ofUzbekistan Akramjon Nematov said at the conference of officialanalytical centers of the member countries of the Organization ofTurkic States, which is held in the city of Shusha, Trend reports. “Uzbekistan fully supports the territorial integrity ofAzerbaijan. We plan to be one of the first countries in the Turkicworld to build a modern school in Fuzuli,” he said. — Follow us on Twitter @AzerNewsAz Read More “Uzbekistan intends to support Karabakh reconstruction projects”

Cautious optimism as Chicago sees statistical decline in gun violence, even as downtown takes spotlight for crime in the first half of 2022

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CHICAGO — Chicago entered the July Fourth weekend with some encouraging news: The unrelenting gun violence that the city has experienced over the previous two years continues to decline, with a double-digit decline in homicides, officials reported Friday. With a number of factors in play, including that the city is rebounding from a deadly pandemic that coincided with increased violence, it would be hard to pinpoint just what is driving the reductions, or even celebrate them just yet, especially with most of the summer ahead, experts said. The news is also tempered by the fact that gun violenc… Read More “Cautious optimism as Chicago sees statistical decline in gun violence, even as downtown takes spotlight for crime in the first half of 2022”

ULA Atlas V launches from Cape Canaveral with missile warning satellite

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ORLANDO, Fla. — The United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket successfully launched from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station Friday evening while carrying a missile warning satellite among its payloads for the U.S. Space Force. The rocket lifted off from Space Launch Complex 40 shortly after 7 p.m., after being delayed on Thursday due to bad weather. On board was two satellite payloads including the Wide Field of View (WFOV) Testbed developed by L3 Harris based on a Millennium Space Systems platform to be used for tracking missile threats. Also on board is the Space Test Program’s USSF-12 Ring … Read More “ULA Atlas V launches from Cape Canaveral with missile warning satellite”