AP Photo/Evan Vucci On his first day in office, Joe Biden killed the Keystone XL pipeline. This controversial move was condemned by the United Association of Union Plumbers and Pipefitters (UA). “In revoking this permit, the Biden Administration has chosen to listen to the voices of fringe activists instead of union members and the American consumer on Day 1,” Mark McManus, president of the UA, said on Monday. “Let me be very clear: When built with union labor by the men and women of the United Association,
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 25) — Restrictions on foreign business ownership will not automatically be lifted should the proposed amendments to the Constitution be ratified, the chairman of the House committee on constitutional amendments said Sunday. Ako Bicol Party-list Rep. Alfredo Garbin said Charter change will only give the next Congresses the freedom to enact legislation that will be more responsive to economic conditions. “It will not automatically lift the restriction, but if the circumstances
Sophomore guard Kemery Martin scores a career-high 25 points in victory (Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Shown during a practice last season, sophomore guard Kemery Martin scored a career-high 25 points in Utah's win over host Arizona State on Sunday. | Jan. 25, 2021, 12:43 a.m. Utah sophomore guard Kemery Martín scored a career-high 25 points, and the Utes’ defense stifled Arizona State in a 65-51 victory in a Pac-12 game Sunday in Tempe, Ariz. The Utes held Arizona State to 31 percent shooting, forcing
The Bills’ thrilling run to the AFC Championship Game almost never happened. It’s unlikely Buffalo would’ve made it this far without Stefon Diggs, and they apparently came very close to losing him to a division rival. Diggs was very nearly traded to the Patriots this past offseason, Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reports. We had heard back in March that the Pats had expressed some interest, but we didn’t know how close they came until now. Rapoport writes that Buffalo and New England were the two finalists,
Motorists brave the haze in Bangkok yesterday. Similar conditions were reported in Nakhon Ratchasima, where micro-dust levels have exceeded the safe level for five days straight. (Photo by Wichan Charoenkiatpakul) Thailand is heading in the wrong direction with its approach to solving PM2.5 microdust and other air pollution problems as measures are not systematic or year-round, according to academics. Sirima Panyametheekul, a member of the Thailand Air Quality Management (TAQM) coalition of pollution experts,
A picture released by Chiang Mai governor Charoenrit Sanguansat shows dogs inside cages at a farm in Chiang Mai's Saraphi district. Authorities inspected the farm after a complaint by activists saying they lacked food and water. Photos of dozens of starving dogs kept at a dog farm owned by a Western man who reportedly is being treated in hospital for serious illnesses have sparked an online campaign to save the animals amid claims that local authorities had ignored their plight. The photos were posted on the
Skip to content The tourism industry was hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, but some parks actually saw more visitors. Custer State Park in the Black Hills reached record-breaking visitor numbers in 2020. However, some were not as lucky. Either way, many businesses, parks and organizations are looking forward to a new year, including Wind Cave National Park. “We’re planning for a busy summer season. We expect to have federal guidelines put in place for masking and social distancing that will offer the safety
Poker can often take more perspiration that inspiration to become a success at, but some words of wisdom can set you up for a winning run. From champions to Hollywood actors, we’ve plucked out seven great poker quotes to help you kick off your week at the felt in style. 1. “Life, like poker, has an element of risk. It shouldn’t be avoided. It should be faced.” Great words here from the star of Rounders, Ed Norton, who played Worm in the movie and constantly wriggled off the hook. Both Edward Norton and
Why does Aaron Rodgers think his future with the Packers is uncertain? Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers referred to his future as “uncertain” moments after losing to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Sunday’s NFC Championship Game. Rodgers was answering a question about Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling and began talking about his teammates when he made the comment. “All the guys’ futures are uncertain, myself included,” Rodgers said. Rodgers was asked a follow-up about his future.
The Challenge: Double Agents' Amber Martinez reveals Episode 6 details including her injury, alliance member who betrayed her
Rookie competitor Amber Martinez recently reacted to The Challenge: Double Agents Episode 6. Pic credit: MTV According to rookie competitor Amber Martinez, The Challenge: Double Agents Episode 6 included her suffering an injury that didn’t make it into the final cut of the show. Amber, who has been a target in the house across several episodes, also talked about why she and Ashley were shown speaking up during the house deliberation. In addition, she revealed she was surprised to see a certain castmate voted
Sunday was a big sports day with the NFC and AFC Championship games in Green Bay and Kansas City as well as seven NBA games on the schedule, but in the morning a lot of the conversation on social media was about the debut of the trailer for the upcoming Godzilla Vs. Kong movie. Because the title of the movie is literally Godzilla Vs. Kong the trailer sparked a lot of conversation about who would win in the fight — along with some who think this will be a Batman Vs. Superman situation where they ultimately
Tables turned: Rand Paul asks if Bernie Sanders will be impeached for ‘inciting violence’ that lead to congressman being shot
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the country faces the upcoming impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) had a few words to say about the legitimacy of the accusations as well as the legitimacy of the trial itself. On Friday, January 22, Paul spoke with Fox News’ Sean Hannity about the early days of the Biden presidency and the impeachment trial. The Senator began with some harsh words on Biden’s immediate actions against the Keystone Pipeline, and on Biden’s mandatory minimum wage.
Family, friends and social justice activists gathered in Baldwin today to mark a special birthday that one young man never saw. Quawan Charles was 15 years old when he died; his body was found in a sugar cane field after he left his father's Baldwin home back in October. His family have hired two attorneys to help them, because they feel police should have searched more aggressively for him after he was reported missing, and that his death has not and is not being investigated properly. The Iberia Parish Sheriff's
The next time you fly out of RSW, or any airport, make sure you wear your mask. And, if you’re planning on leaving the country, make sure to quarantine when you get back. These are just two of the travel restrictions that will be going into effect Tuesday under President Biden’s new executive order. If you’re traveling on a train, bus, plane or you’re at the airport, you’ll have to wear a mask. However, not all travelers are on board with the idea, Grant Hutcherson and Sue Bergum are all for it. They
Julianna Pena & Amanda Nunes Julianna Pena and Amanda Nunes are already going at it, even if their exchange doesn’t ever spill into the Octagon. Julianna Pena pulled out an impressive, grind-em-out victory over UFC veteran Sara McMann at UFC 257. Never the shy or reserved type, Pena let her words fly on the microphone in her post-fight interview. Some of the words that took many by surprise was her claim that reigning double champion Amanda Nunes is ducking her. Obviously, Nunes was among the surprised population,
TALLAHASSEE, Fl. - WTXL — Florida High’s Charlie Shalley is less than 24 hours away from playing in the Blue-Grey All-American Bowl, showcasing some of the best high school football players in the country. Shalley will do the long-snapping for Team West in Monday afternoon’s game after emerging as one of the best in the country at the position. A credit he owes to the Florida High football program and his many teammates... who he wishes could celebrate this accomplishment alongside him on the field. “It’s
WWE released a new video (view above) introducing its Indian stars ahead of this coming Tuesday’s Superstar Spectacle that will air on the WWE Network beginning at 9:30 am ET. Superstar Spectable will also air on Sony TEN 1 and Sony TEN 3 in India. Below is the card (non-spoilers) for this Tuesday’s show. – WWE Champion Drew McIntyre and Indus Sher vs. Jinder Mahal and The Bollywood Boyz. – WWE NXT Champion Finn Balor vs. Guru Raaj. – Charlotte Flair and Sareena Sandhu vs. Bayley and Natalya – AJ
TYLER, Texas (KETK) – As National Human Trafficking Prevention month continues, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission released statistics on human trafficking in the state. According to the HHSC, Texas has the second highest number of trafficking cases in the country. The average age a child trafficking victim is first sold for sex is 15. Last year, there were 1,639,064 online sex ads, many of which sold trafficking victims. 223,910 online ads in Texas last year are believed to have sold children.
Nik Lentz has officially called it a day. Lentz announced his retirement on social media soon after his split decision defeat to Movsar Evloev in their catchweight bout at UFC 257 last night. Lentz notably absorbed a lot of damage during the fight including a bloodied right eye. And having lost a good portion of his vision following an eye poke suffered last year against Arnold Allen, the veteran wanted to see if he would be able to compete one last time. It turned out not to be the case. “They say don’t
Prince William and Kate Middleton have a new little addition to their family. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were devastated after the death of their beloved dog Lupo two months ago, but the royal pair and their three children George, Charlotte and Louis are reportedly now “besotted” with a new cocker spaniel. The Mail on Sunday reports the Cambridges were gifted the eight-month old black spaniel by Kate’s brother, James Middleton, before Lupo’s death. Kate and Will’s new pet is Lupo’s niece or
MALDEN, MA. JANUARY 24: Xaverian's (2) blocked at the basket by Malden Catholic's Kingsley Breen (14) Sunday, January 24, 2021, at Malden Catholic High School. (Jim Michaud / MediaNews Group/Boston Herald) BOSTON, MA. JANUARY 24: Malden Catholic's Tony Felder (10) over Xaverian's (24) Sunday, January 24, 2021, at Malden Catholic High School. (Jim Michaud / MediaNews Group/Boston Herald) MALDEN, MA. JANUARY 24: Xaverian's Mike Berluti (2) is blocked by Malden Catholic's Christian Rios (3) Sunday, January 24,
by: WOODTV.com staff Posted: Jan 24, 2021 / 07:43 PM EST Updated: Jan 24, 2021 / 07:43 PM EST KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — A fire broke out at a homeless encampment in Kalamazoo Sunday evening. It happened on East Michigan Avenue near the Kalamazoo River. Authorities say three tents burned and that no injuries were reported. Fire crews were able to get the fire under control. At this time, the cause of the fire is unknown. News 8 has reported on the homeless encampment as its population has grown during