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  • LONDON (AP) — England captain Owen Farrell will miss the entire Six Nations rugby tournament because of injury, coach Eddie Jones said Wednesday. Farrell hurt his ankle in training with his club, Saracens, last week and required an operation. The Six Nations starts on Feb. 5. ___ More AP rugby: https://apnews.com/hub/rugby and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports Copyright © 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or...
  • Arkansas Razorbacks (14-5, 4-3 SEC) at Ole Miss Rebels (10-9, 2-5 SEC) Oxford, Mississippi; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Ole Miss -4.5; over/under is 140.5 BOTTOM LINE: Ole Miss faces the Arkansas Razorbacks after Daeshun Ruffin scored 21 points in Ole Miss’ 70-54 victory over the Florida Gators. The Rebels have gone 9-4 in home games. Ole Miss is 0-1 in games decided by less than 4...
  • A BLOKE has revealed a simple but effective way to stump WhatsApp scammers after he was almost fleeced out of a grand. Michael Griffiths received a dodgy message claiming to be from his stepdaughter Sophie asking for money. 2Person claiming to be stepdaughter is caught outCredit: Jordon Parker / Liverpool Echo The fraudster tried a common ruse, making out they are a loved one unable to access their usual phone while...
  • By: Patrick Damp/KDKA-TV PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Another Penguins’ front office member is reportedly heading to British Columbia. READ MORE: Wilkinsburg School Board Hires Interim Superintendent For Permanent RoleAccording to a report from our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, assistant general manager Patrik Allvin will join Jim Rutherford in Vancover. Allvin was a scout for the team who made his way up the ladder with the Penguins, eventually...
  • Huawei has launched its premium P50 Pro and foldable P50 Pocket smartphones in international markets even as it continues to face challenges from U.S. sanctions. The P50 Pocket is featured at Huawei's flagship store in Hangzhou, China.Long Wei | Costfoto | Future Publishing | Getty Images Huawei has launched high-end smartphones in international markets despite its diminished global standing as a result of U.S. sanctions. The Chinese telecommunications firm announced...
  • We finally have a bill about feelings. Set aside decisions about building infrastructure and fixing bridges or creating pre-kindergarten or considering sheltering the homeless or even preserving voting rights – things governments might do either federally or locally to deal with social problems. This one is about the preservation of emotions. A bill gained the approval of the Florida Senate Education Committee this week that seeks to bar public schools...
  • PETER WRIGHT swapped world crowns for wedding gowns as the ‘Big Sid’ World Championship trophy took centre stage on his daughter’s big day. The showman Scot ushered in his latest darts reign in a kilt as father of blushing bride Naomi at Southwood Hall in Norwich last weekend. 4Wright made sure his PDC World Championship trophy was the guest of honour at his daughter's wedding 4Wright opted not to dye...
  • A WOMAN'S dream of getting a delicate inking of a crescent moon has turned into a complete disaster. Addison McCall, from Utah in US, shared the story time on her TikTok, where it's since taken the social media giant by storm, with over 227 thousand people tuning in. 4The dainty moon inking that Addison had found on PinterestCredit: Tik Tok/ addi_mccall According to her, she had decided to get a...
  • The National Football League is nearing $2 billion in partnership fees, the most in professional sports. Agreements from betting firms and technology companies helped the NFL lure a record $1.8 billion in sponsorship revenue, sports partnerships consultancy firm IEG told CNBC. The NFL's figure is a 12% increase year-over-year from $1.62 billion it made in the 2020 season. It pulled $1.47 billion from sponsorships in the 2019 season. Sports gambling...
  • TRISTAN Thompson was spotted getting close to a mystery woman on a night out - just weeks after his love child scandal. The NBA star - who shares daughter True, three, with Khloe Kardashian - was caught laughing and chatting with a brunette at a club in a TikTok video posted on Tuesday. 6Tristan Thompson was spotted getting close to a mystery woman on a night out in a...
  • U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) is facing several six challengers to his seat in the House of Representatives this year. Two Democrats will face off, with one becoming their party's nominee. Four Republicans are primarying the far-right freshman lawmaker, one of those five will go on to face the Democratic challenger. But Congressman Cawthorn is facing an even great challenge, and he's taking it seriously. A group of attorneys is...
  • The Jan. 6 Committee took a lot of heat over how long it took to organize, and for its lack of support from Republicans. But compared to the stalemate between the two parties and the bickering among Democrats, the Jan. 6 Committee is a model of congressional collegiality among members with differing ideologies. The committee members are not prolific leakers, and they don’t fight publicly over whether they should or...
  • A FURIOUS mum has slammed a parking firm after being handed a £100 fine for feeding her screaming baby in a car park. Emily Mason had been riving with her four-month-old son Oakley when he started crying, so pulled over in Cheltenham, Gloucs. 1Emily was horrified to recieve the fine after feeding the totCredit: BPM The tot was so distressed that she stopped in the Norwood Arms to feed him,...
  • Is President Joe Biden really just another Donald Trump in disguise? That’s not some QAnon theory about body-swapping, but a new favorite talking point of the pundit class. This week on Fever Dreams, hosts Asawin Suebsaeng and Kelly Weill delve into a swamp of columns accusing Biden of being Trump’s equal in delegitimizing elections, after Biden gave a speech about voting rights. “I get the sense that there are way...
  • For months, Fox News’ Tucker Carlson has been questioning why the United States is trying to protect Ukraine from a possible Russian invasion. And now, Carlson’s pro-Russia talking points have made their way from a New York TV studio to the homes of millions of his viewers, and to at least one congressional office whose staffers are picking up the phone and hearing constituents express support for a Russian invasion...
  • Activist Nina Turner is officially mounting a 2022 bid for Congress that will likely set up a rematch against incumbent Rep. Shontel Brown (D-OH), according to the Plain Dealer, teeing up a moderate vs. progressive showdown in Ohio this spring. Turner and Brown faced off in 2021 to replace former Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-OH), who left her post to serve as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. The race was...
  • A WOMAN has revealed how she was able to quit her council job by reselling return pallets. Emma Hamilton, from Birmingham was making £25k a year at her old job, now her business is halfway to its first £1million. 3Emma Hamilton, 33 appeared on Channel 4's Bidding WarsCredit: Youtube 3Emma's business is now so successful she has hired out a warehouse and employees people to help with the businessCredit: Youtube...
  • DEAR HARRIETTE: My daughter’s teacher gives me way too much unsolicited advice. Harriette Cole  My daughter has good grades, she doesn’t misbehave regularly and she has never really been an issue for her teachers. Almost every time I come to pick my daughter up from school, her teacher feels the need to give me some sort of advice on what she believes would help my daughter be a better student....
  • Florida Gators (12-7, 3-4 SEC) at Tennessee Volunteers (13-5, 4-3 SEC) Knoxville, Tennessee; Wednesday, 6 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Tennessee -10; over/under is 133.5 BOTTOM LINE: No. 18 Tennessee will try to keep its six-game home win streak alive when the Volunteers play Florida. The Volunteers have gone 10-0 at home. Tennessee ranks fourth in the SEC with 10.8 offensive rebounds per game led by John Fulkerson averaging...
  • In early December, during his weekly Thursday news conference, Ravens offensive coordinator Greg Roman introduced what he called “the vault,” a highly classified repository of exotic plays for second-year wide receiver (and maybe running back) Devin Duvernay. Three days later, Roman opened it. Kind of. In a 20-19 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, Duvernay ran short, intermediate and deep routes. On one presnap motion, he took an outside handoff...
  • BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s navy was helping Wednesday to clean up a spill of as much as 128 tons (160,000 liters) of crude oil that leaked from a pipeline in the Gulf of Thailand. The spill is near an industrial area but some of the oil could hit area beaches by Friday if it’s not dispersed before then, said Attapol Charoenchansa, director-general of the Pollution Control Department of the Ministry...
  • Little Rock Trojans (7-9, 2-2 Sun Belt) at Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (11-8, 3-4 Sun Belt) Conway, South Carolina; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Coastal Carolina plays the Little Rock Trojans after Vince Cole scored 23 points in Coastal Carolina’s 72-68 overtime win against the Georgia State Panthers. The Chanticleers have gone 8-3 in home games. Coastal Carolina is 5-1 when it has fewer turnovers than its opponents and averages...
  • ARSENAL have incredibly had more red cards than goals scored in 2022 as they search for their first win of the year. Mikel Arteta's side have played five times in all competitions this month, resulting in them being knocked out of both domestic cups. 2Arsenal have struggled in 2022 having scored just once from their five games The Gunners were stunned by Nottingham Forest at the City Ground as the...
  • ITALIAN football referee Diana Di Meo has revealed that she has been the victim of revenge porn. The 22-year-old official from the coastal city Pescara announced that private and explicit photos and videos had been stolen from her and posted on WhatsApp and Telegram. 6An Italian referee has revealed she has been the victim of revenge pornCredit: Instagram / @dianadimeo_ 6Private photos and videos of her were leaked...
  • MIKE TYSON admitted he is considering never fighting again after his boxing comeback became 'financial' instead of 'fun'. The heavyweight legend made a stunning return in November 2020, more than 15 years after he announced retirement. 2Mike Tyson in his exhibition bout with Roy Jones JrCredit: Getty Tyson, 55, drew in an eight-round exhibition with fellow American great Roy Jones Jr, 53, on a Triller pay-per-view which sold...
  • YOU probably use WhatsApp every day – but there are some clever tricks you may have missed. A popular TikTok video has revealed some of the best. 2WhatsApp has lots of handy featuresCredit: WhatsApp / TikTok / tricksin1 2Are you using these clever WhatsApp tricks?Credit: WhatsApp / TikTok / tricksin1 If you're a regular WhatsApp user, it's worth...
  • HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s state Senate on Tuesday approved veto-destined legislation to help gun owners and gun-rights organizations collect damages in court from cities that passed firearms restrictions that were found to violate state law. Despite the veto threat by Gov. Tom Wolf, the bill passed the Republican-controlled chamber, 32-17, with three Democrats joining every Republican in support of it. The bill passed the Republican-controlled House in June and...
  • AUSTRALIA Day is considered one of the biggest days of celebration Down Under. But the public holiday isn't without it's controversies. What is Australia Day? Australia Day began as a time to come together to celebrate what it means to be a proud Aussie. But in recent years, acknowledging January 26 as a public holiday has become unpopular amid changing views on what it really represents. Although the day is...
  • ANTI-VAX tennis star Novak Djokovic is set to return to action at February’s ATP Tour event in Dubai. The World No.1 sensationally missed this month’s Australian Open after being booted out of the country over his vaccine stance. 1Novak Djokovic was deported from Australia following a lengthy court processCredit: Reuters Aussie judges decided to uphold his deportation after a series of court battles in which he tried to claim an...
  • FOR months Natalie Blandford was told she was suffering toothache. The pain was so intense she went to see doctors and a dentist, but each time she was given antibiotics to treat an infection. 4Natalie Blandford has incurable stage 4 cancer in her sinus, eye, nose and upper mouthCredit: Gill Blandford 4The tumour has become so advanced a growth has emerged near her eyeCredit: Gill Blandford For months multiple experts...
  • San Jose firearm owners will soon be subject to divisive new gun control laws that no U.S. citizen has faced before. In two separate votes, the San Jose City Council on Tuesday night voted 10-1 to pass a first-of-its-kind ordinance requiring residents who own a gun to carry liability insurance, and subsequently voted 8-3 to mandate that gun owners to pay an annual fee aimed at reducing gun violence. Councilwoman...
  • Chickens roam the field at Plow and Stars Farm in Montgomery County, Maryland. WTOP/Kate Ryan Mark Walter, of Plow and Stars Farm, says a grant from Manna Food Center is helping to accelerate plans to provide meat to food banks. WTOP/Kate Ryan As part of the Farm to Food Bank partnership, Plow and Stars Farm began selling eggs to Manna Food Bank over the summer. WTOP/Kate Ryan...
  • What is Tammy Slaton’s net worth?
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    TAMMY and her sibling Amy Slaton have found international fame thanks to the success of their show, 1000-lb Sisters. Here is a brief on the reality star.  11000-lb Sisters' Tammy Salton showed off her new hairdo on InstagramCredit: Instagram/@queentammy86 Who is Tammy Slaton?  Tammy Slaton, 35, and her sister Amy, 24, are from Dixton, Kentucky, USA. They both star in a TLC reality weight-loss show 1000-lb Sisters.  They are also...
  • CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia lawmakers are considering a proposal that would allow people to make liquor at home for themselves and for family members. According to West Virginia state law, it is already legal for people to make beer and wine at home. READ MORE: University Of Pittsburgh Warns Of Email Phishing ScamHouse Bill 2972 would allow people over the age of 21 to make up to 50...
  • DEAR MISS MANNERS: Today, at a local restaurant, a couple at another table paid for our lunch (my sister and me). We did not find this out until after they had left and we were preparing to pay our bill, so I didn’t get to thank them. My question is: Should I have left a tip for our server? GENTLE READER: That your unnamed benefactors may have already left a...
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    Sponsored Content Cannabis giant Curaleaf settled 10 lawsuits this week regarding mislabeled CBD drops containing a significant amount of THC, the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana. Curaleaf agreed to pay $50,000 to settle one case brought by an Idaho man, Ayuba Agbonkhese, after he made a visit to the emergency room following the use of Select CBD drops. Last September, Agbonkhese alleges he used the drops in the hopes...
  • The Sidwell Friends Quakers girls’ basketball team finished first in the Girls Invitational tournament in Minneapolis, Minnesota with a 60-55 win over DeSoto High School from Texas. (Courtesy of Sidwell Friends School) The nation’s top-ranked girls basketball team, Sidwell Friends School, defeated Stone Ridge of Bethesda 73-32 Tuesday to keep their unbeaten streak intact with a 13-0 record. The win follows after the Quakers’ won the Girls Basketball Invitational Championship in...
  • DETECTIVES have launched an investigation after human bones were discovered in a nature reserve. Officers are now scouring the former Red Moss reserve in Bolton, Greater Manchestser, after the grisly find. 2NINTCHDBPICT000707411655Credit: MEN Media Police have confirmed that the bones found were human, and have taped off an area of the reserve as they continue to serarch. Officers were called around 3pm on Monday to a report that bones had...
  • ENGLAND stars Harry Maguire and Jordan Pickford have been working on their golf swing in Dubai during the Premier League break. The duo played in the Dubai Desert Classic Pro-Am on Tuesday alongside four-time Major champion Rory McIlroy, Tommy Fleetwood and Collin Morikawa. 5Harry Maguire and Jordan Pickford played alongside each other at the Dubai Desert Classic Pro-AmCredit: Getty 5The duo jetted off to the Middle East with Premier League...
  • ROME (AP) — Pope Francis said Wednesday he is suffering from an inflamed ligament in his right knee that makes walking and going up and down stairs painful. Francis told his weekly general audience that he had been informed that the inflammation usually only afflicts older people. “I don’t know why it happened to me,” the 85-year-old pope quipped, drawing applause from the crowd. Francis, who has...