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    OVARIAN cancer is one of the most common forms of the illness in the UK, killing over 4,000 people a year, Cancer Research UK states. Early detection can lead to better health outcomes, so it's important to know the key signs of the silent killer. 1Experts have said that there could be signs of ovarian cancer that you can spot at meal timesCredit: Getty The illness is often referred to as this, due to the fact that obvious symptoms often develop only when it has reached a more advanced stage, experts at Harvard Medical School say. While we should always be aware of any new changes in our body, experts say there is one red flag symptom of the illness that you might notice at mealtimes. Speaking to The Sun, London-based GP Dr Stephanie Ooi said: "Some women might notice a loss of appetite or an inability to finish their meals." Dr Ooi, of private healthcare service MyHealthcare Clinic added that some of the earliest signs can also include a swelling in the stomach or the sensation of feeling full as...
    A Friday night football game in southern California was disrupted by a teenage boy who sprinted across the field carrying a flag with a crude message, only to be body slammed by a grown man. The game, which was played by the Kennedy High School of La Palma and Katella High School of Anaheim teams, was briefly interrupted by a young man traversing the field with a flag that read, 'I eat a**,' deceptively spelled out with numbers and symbols.  As the teen made his way to the end of the field, a grown man, believed to be an employee - possibly a coach - of the Katella High School team, sprints up behind the kid, grabs him as he is about to make a clean getaway over the wall past the end zone, and slams him into the grass. The man can be seen placing his knee on the boy's neck as the Katella team erupts in cheers. A man though to be a high school football coach aggressively tackled a teenager running across the field with a crude...
    Prince Harry demonstrated support for his home nation when the British flag was waved during the One Young World Summit. Harry, 37, and his wife Meghan Markle clapped enthusiastically as the UK flags were waved in front of the 2,000-strong crowd at Bridgewater Hall in Manchester on Monday night. The pair, who moved to California after stepping down as working royals, were seen clapping harder as the flags of Great Britain were presented, despite the fact that they have publicly slammed the Royal Family and claimed they don't feel safe in Britain.  The couple's apparent excitement for the UK came after they stood up as the Ukrainian flag was presented, likely in solidarity with the country amid Russia's invasion. Several summit attendees stood to issue support for Ukraine.  Meghan, 41, gave her first speech in Britain since Megxit during the summit, as she gushed about Prince Harry and the 'life-changing' impact of becoming a mother to Archie. She also told the audience 'it is very nice to be back in the UK.' The summit marked the couple's first public appearance in the UK...
    Lewis Hamilton exploded into a furious rant over the team radio after Mercedes' pit stop strategy blighted the Brit's chances of a first race win of the season. The seven-time world champion showed impressive pace throughout Sunday's Dutch Grand Prix and late on carved out an opportunity to cross the chequered flag first, ahead of archrival and home favourite Max Verstappen. After Mercedes opted for a one-stop strategy, Hamilton found himself leading the race when a safety car was initiated on lap 55 - as the reigning Red Bull champion and Ferrari's Charles Leclerc pulled into the pits to change tyres. Lewis Hamilton was furious after Mercedes' pit stop strategy blew his chances of a race win Home favourite Max Verstappen overtook the 37-year-old late on to win the Dutch Grand Prix RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next 'Lewis and I weren't exactly best friends': Nico Rosberg... Aussie F1 star Daniel Ricciardo insists he still 'has fire... Lewis Hamilton drops a MAJOR hint he could join a potential... Max Verstappen takes pole on...
    A WALMART worker has claimed employees know when customers are trying to steal when using the self-checkout. The staffer claimed the tactics used by alleged shoplifters are impossible to miss. 1A Walmart worker has claimed staff know when customers are trying to steal itemsCredit: Getty In a video, seen by Fox Business, the worker referred to certain behaviors that some shoppers exhibit. He also said that sometimes customers forget to scan items that are at the bottom of their shopping carts. Walmart workers use handheld devices, enabling them to pause self-checkout machines when they have suspicions. If employees suspect that you’re stealing merchandise at one of the self-checkout machines, they have an option to pause your machine remotely from their handheld device. READ more on walmartALARMING INFO I worked at Walmart – the reason security barriers beep, it’s NOT stealingWAL SMART I work at Walmart - we aren’t dumb & always know if you steal using self-checkout To a shopper, it looks as though the machine is dealing with a general glitch or error. Once your self-checkout machine has been remotely paused,...
    A Cincinnati Open spectator was forced to leave a match between two Russian stars Sunday when one of the players took offense to her flying the Ukrainian flag. The fan, an American identified in local media only as 'Lola', said the qualifying match between Anna Kalinskaya and Anastasia Potapova was stopped for the umpire to call to her and say 'you're not being nice' and she was threatened with the police being called by a security guard. Video of the incident posted online showed WTA chair umpire Morgane Lara come down from her chair to speak to the fan, who ultimately left the court. Officials have since blamed the size of the flag breaching their regulations. Lola, who was left in tears, told Local 12: 'This is not Russia. This is United States of America.' She added: 'We had our Ukrainian flag, not doing anything crazy, distracting players, but wrapped around, sitting there peacefully and quiet.' A tennis fan draped in a Ukraine flag was forced to leave a match at the Cincinnati Open Tennis fan Lola was sat among other...
    Adele looked nothing short of sensational as she took centre stage on Saturday at the BST Hyde Park Festival in London wrapped in a Pride flag. The singer, 34, who took to the stage for her second public concert since she headlined two Wembley concerts in 2017, wowed the 65,000-strong crowd.  The award winning artist performed her hit When We Were Young in the bejewelled ensemble glistened under the bright stage lights as she draped the rainbow flag over her shoulders.  Amazing: Adele looked nothing short of sensational as she took centre stage on Saturday at the BST Hyde Park Festival in London wrapped in a Pride flag She styled her blonde tresses in loose waves as they cascaded down past her shoulders as she raised her arm in the arm allowing the Pride flag to blow in the wind.  RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Meet the Casa Amor girls! Six bombshells including an... 'One of the funniest unseen bits ever': Love Island fans in... Denise Van Outen catches the eye in a colourful cardigan and......
    Rao is the coauthor of the forthcoming book, "White Women: Everything You Already Know About Your Own Racism and How to Do Better." A book description calls the work "A no-holds-barred guidebook aimed at white women who want to stop being nice and start dismantling white supremacy." Rao is also the cofounder of Race2Dinner, which has race-focused dinner events for white women among its offerings. The organization's website says that, "we can safely say that breaking bread together helps to facilitate conversations around white supremacy, racism and xenophobia." The site says that, "Race2Dinner Experiences require white women to participate in very direct, exceedingly difficult conversations." In a tweet earlier this month, Rao wrote that, "It is wild how many folks STILL refuse to see how gun violence, climate catastrophe and poverty are directly tied to whiteness + capitalism." \u201cIt is wild how many folks STILL refuse\nto see how gun violence, climate catastrophe and poverty are directly tied to whiteness + capitalism.\u201d — saira rao (@saira rao) 1654744386
    Mick Schumacher managed to walk away unharmed from the Monaco Grand Prix despite crashing his Haas into a barrier, which left the car split in two. The race had been delayed due to torrential rain, and when it finally got underway there was always the prospect of crashes occurring in tricky conditions. However, the majority of the drivers managed to negotiate the early stages of the Grand Prix well, and with the track drying out, it appeared that the chances of a dramatic collision had diminished. Mick Schumacher's Haas crashed into the barriers at high speed during the Monaco Grand Prix His car alarmingly split in two upon impact with the barriers during Sunday's disrupted race RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Red Bull boss Christian Horner warns as many as seven F1... Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc has his £265,000 Richard... F1 legend Fernando Alonso insists he WILL continue to race... George Russell insists he's 'on an equal playing field' with... Share this article Share 300 shares That was until lap...
    He is known for his eclectic, bold and frequently questionable fashion displays. And Lewis Hamilton put on another outlandish display in a vibrant aquamarine ensemble as he stepped out at the Monaco Grand Prix in Monte Carlo on Saturday. The racing driver, 37, sported a checkered blue vest top and wide leg teal trousers, which he styled with a pair of azure sneakers. Eccentric:  Lewis Hamilton put on an edgy display in a vibrant aquamarine ensemble as he stepped out at the Monaco Grand Prix in Monte Carlo on Saturday He carried his essentials in a blue bag slung across one shoulder and flaunted his intricate display of tattoos in his outfit. The Formula One star shielded his eyes from the sunshine with a pair of navy square sunglasses and styled his brunette locks in a braided style. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Tattooed 20-year-old caught kissing Married At First Sight's... Dua Lipa sends pulses racing in a glimmering sheer catsuit... Inside The Hemsworths Byron Bay property empire as brother... Maya Henry shows...
    Stagecoach Music Festival promoter Goldenvoice has banned the Confederate flag and other “divisive symbols” from the desert festival this year in an effort to be more inclusive. The marquee country-music festival, featuring headliners Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood and Luke Combs, quietly introduced the new rule on its website for the three-day event, which returned to the Indio, Calif., desert on Friday after a pandemic-induced hiatus. It’s unclear when the rule was posted, and representatives for Goldenvoice, the promoter behind Stagecoach and the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, did not immediately respond to The Times’ request for comment. “Stagecoach provides an inclusive environment and rejects divisive symbols. The Confederate flag and related imagery are prohibited on the festival grounds and in the Resort — this prohibition applies to people, clothing, and vehicles. Access will be denied to anyone who does not cooperate with this rule,” according to the code of conduct posted on the festival website. Music Stagecoach 2022: What you need to know about the country music festival’s return Like Coachella, Stagecoach’s return follows two years of...
    The bikes had been running for more than twenty-four hours on the Portimao circuit, but only started this Saturday afternoon during the Portuguese Grand Prix final qualifying round. The trail finally dried up after heavy rain, and it was a big time test battle. Johan Sarko won the toss and elected to field. In the handle of his brawl, the Frenchman allowed the other riders to advance. He did this by finishing out John Mir (Suzuki) and Jack Miller (Ducati) in the final sprint at 1’42”003. “Honestly, I’m very happySarco whispered on the Canal + microphone as he arrived. I did not expect this to work so well. ⁇ Performance will allow him to imagine the best. Because in 2020 Miguel Olivera, then in 2021 Fabio Guardarro and Francesco Pacna won each of the three riders who scored in MotoGP in Portimao. Guardarro was blocked by the yellow flag Guardarro, to be precise, got into the fight and gave him color after 3 free exercises. He will finally start in the second row (5th...
    This is the horrifying moment a shrieking Russian commander allegedly ordered his troops to shoot at Ukrainian civilians near besieged Mariupol as allegations of war crimes committed by Putin's invading forces in the European country stack up. In a foul-mouthed radio dispatch intercepted by Ukraine's SBU and published on the security service's official Facebook account, an unnamed soldier details the positions of non-combatants to nearby troops in a village near the southern port city. His superior then demands: 'Take them all f**king out', before doubling down on his bloodcurdling instructions as the troop says that two people emerging from a nearby grove were dressed in 'civilian clothes'. The commander screams: 'Off them all, f**k!'. The port city of Mariupol has become a living hell for those still trapped there by Russian occupiers. Local officials estimate up to 5,000 have died from Moscow's shelling, while 90 per cent of the city's infrastructure has been destroyed. In recent days, Ukraine's security officials have warned that Russia is preparing an alleged false flag provocation in the besieged city of Mariupol in which they...
    A general view during the NFL London 2021 match between Miami Dolphins and Jacksonville Jaguars at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on October 17, 2021 in London, England.Alex Pantling | Getty Images The NFL says it has a plan to grow its international business to $1 billion annually and attract its next set of fans. But the league has some work to do first. And it involves flag football. "Over the next five years, we want to expand NFL flag football," said Damani Leech, chief operating officer of NFL International. In an interview with CNBC at the NFL's annual meetings this past week, Leech discussed the next phase of NFL expansion overseas. He said that in the next 10 years, the NFL projects it will attract 50 million consumers internationally. That would add to its 180 million consumers domestically and over 150 million international fans who already consume the most popular U.S. sport. "That's our big number that we're focused on," Leech said. Here's a look inside the NFL's 10-year international plan.NFL needs flag football in the Olympics"We've got to make the...
    More On: baftas BAFTA Awards 2022 red carpet: The best celebrity looks Rebel Wilson flaunts slimmed-down figure in tulle gown on BAFTAs red carpet Millie Bobby Brown and Jake Bongiovi make red carpet debut at BAFTAs 2022 Priyanka Chopra takes the plunge on the BAFTAs 2021 red carpet Ariana DeBose and Rachel Zegler flew the flag for Ukraine on the 2022 BAFTA Awards red carpet. Wearing blue and gold gowns, the “West Side Story” stars showed their support for the country at the glamorous awards show Sunday night. “Did anybody see what Rachel Zegler’s wearing?” DeBose, 31, asked media backstage at the event. “Because the two of us together are standing with Ukraine, like seriously, we are reflecting it in color.” The “Hamilton” star looked radiant in a sunny yellow custom Oscar de la Renta gown with a ruched, strapless top and a red flower made of Swarovski crystals at the waist. Meanwhile, newcomer Zegler, who will star in the upcoming “Snow White” remake, sported a softly draped Vivienne Westwood gown in the same shade of blue...
    The 28th Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards honored more than just Hollywood's finest, with several stars paying tribute and offering prayers for those impacted by the crisis in Ukraine.  Lady Gaga stepped onto the red carpet in Santa Monica, California Sunday night in a white and sequenced Armani Privé gown as she gave her support for Ukraine. 'I am just really honored to be here,' the 35-year-old House of Gucci actress said.  'This is a beautiful night where we all get to celebrate art together and celebrate each other. There's so much going on in the world and my heart goes out to Ukraine. I think tonight we should all really sit in the gratitude of this.'   Her remarks were echoed by actor Michael Douglas, 77, who sported a blue-and-yellow pocket square resembling the Ukrainian flag. Pointing to the square, he said: 'This is not the LA Rams,' referencing the Los Angeles football team that outfits in the same colors. 'If ever there was a time for us to appreciate what true democracy is, I'm just so proud of what these people of this country have...
    The FA are lobbying FIFA to kick Russia out of the World Cup after the world governing body shamelessly fudged the issue on Sunday night. FIFA belatedly announced ‘initial measures’ — home games on neutral territory, competing under the banner of the ‘Football Union of Russia’ and outlawing their flag and anthem — but the FA want Russia to be banned from this year’s tournament and said they will not play them at any level or age group for the foreseeable future. England Under 17s’ match with Russia in the European Championship elite round, due to take place on March 26, was cancelled last night. Russia are due to meet Poland in the World Cup play-offs next month, with Sweden and the Czech Republic to play the winners for a place in Qatar, but all three countries said over the weekend they are unwilling to play.  Russia's national side has been ordered to play matches in neutral countries by FIFA after the invasion of Ukraine The FA are pushing FIFA to kick Russia out of the World Cup later on...
    The Tongan flag bearer whose oiled up shirtless chest won hearts all over the world at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics was not there physically at today's opening ceremony in Beijing. However it was there in spirit as bare-chested and greased up Nathan Crumpton, 36, of Team American Samoa carried the flag in 23F (-5C) temperatures at the Beijing National Stadium.  Tonga Olympian Pita Taukatofua was missed but social media was just as impressed with Mr Crumpton; skeleton racer, Princeton graduate and model. Nathan Crumpton, 36, of Team American Samoa carried the flag in 23F (-5C) temperatures at the Beijing National Stadium today  The Kenyan-born athlete began bob-sledding in 2011, after watching the 2010 Olympics Mr Crumpton's Team USA bio says he 'pays the bills with his modelling and talent work' and describes him as an 'avid skier, snowboarder, mountain biker and longboarder'   Tonga Olympian Pita Taukatofua was missed but social media was just as impressed with Mr Crumpton; Skeleton racer, Princeton graduate and model Mr Crumpton is also an award-winning photographer and is 'represented in David Pfau's photo gallery...
    Grass Valley Sub Caught on Camera Yelling at 8th Grader Over Thin Blue Line www.youtube.com Amanda McCallum, the boy's mother, said she feels "angry" and "heartbroken" over the incident. "I was angry because these types of things should never be in the classroom," McCallum said, noting that she was "mind-blown" over the teacher's behavior. “These topics need to be left at the door. The school is meant to educate our children in a safe environment and I don’t feel like this was a safe environment, but it needs to be. We are entrusting these people of authority, these teachers with our children,” McCallum told KTXL. “We are in a time where we are so divided that we need to learn to be kind and respect each other.” Lucas wears the Thin Blue Line mask to show support for his father and stepmother, who are both members of law enforcement. Lillar said he is "worried" that his father could be shot during a routine traffic stop. McCallum informed school administrators about the situation. She said that...
    Share this: There are three flagpoles outside Boston City Hall. One flies the United States flag. Another flies the Massachusetts state flag. What can – and can’t – fly from the third is an issue that the Supreme Court considered during oral arguments on Jan 18. The case, Shurtleff v. Boston, addresses whether the city violated the First Amendment by denying a request to temporarily raise the Christian flag on a flagpole outside City Hall, where Boston has temporarily displayed many secular organizations’ flags. During oral arguments, the justices and the parties agreed that if the flagpole is a public forum open to all comers, then the city of Boston would be unable to deny a request to temporarily raise a religious flag, like the Christian flag.
    by Mark Satta, Wayne State University There are three flagpoles outside Boston City Hall. One flies the United States flag. Another flies the Massachusetts state flag. What can – and can’t – fly from the third is an issue that the Supreme Court considered during oral arguments on Jan 18. The case, Shurtleff v. Boston, addresses whether the city violated the First Amendment by denying a request to temporarily raise the Christian flag on a flagpole outside City Hall, where Boston has temporarily displayed many secular organizations’ flags. During oral arguments, the justices and the parties agreed that if the flagpole is a public forum open to all comers, then the city of Boston would be unable to deny a request to temporarily raise a religious flag, like the Christian flag. The key question in the case then is this: is the third flagpole a public forum open to all comers or is it government speech? To answer this question, the court’s decision, which will be handed down later this term, will likely clarify one or more...
    A woman ran out onto the tarmac at Los Angeles International Airport on Monday night as she attempted to get close to an aircraft. Footage of the bizarre moment was captured by a fellow passenger who was sitting, waiting at a gate in the Southwest Airlines terminal of LAX.   Tezlyn Figaro captured footage of the woman's arrest and posted it to Twitter.      'Wow, I'm sitting here at LAXairport & this white young lady runs out the door & on the tarmac trying to wave a plane down. It seems like it took the police forever to get here. If she were Black, she would be shot (with no questions asked),' Figaro wrote.   A woman rushed out onto the tarmac at LAX on Monday night Shocked passengers looked on from the terminal building as the woman attempted to reach a waiting aircraft Tezlyn Figaro documented the entire episode over Twitter and noted how well the police treated the suspect which she claimed would not have been the case if she'd have been black Figaro, who is black, explained how...
    Republican Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso said Sunday that President Joe Biden embarrassed Americans at the recent climate conference in Glasgow by pledging “allegiance to the flag of the United Nations,” not the United States. WATCH: “Joe Biden and a large entourage of Democrats from the House and the Senate and his cabinet all jetting off to Europe to a climate conference and for what purpose?” Barrasso asked on Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures.” “What did he do there? He pledged allegiance to the flag of the United Nations instead of to the flag of the United States.” “He basically apologized for America. He begged OPEC and [Valadmir] Putin to create more energy, to make more energy. And he promised to raise energy prices in America,” Barrasso continued. (RELATED: White House Adviser Admits There’s An ‘Energy Crisis,’ Doubles Down On Calls For Boosted Foreign Oil, Gas Production) The senator claimed that energy prices are increasing because Biden on “day number one killed the Keystone XL pipeline” while inhibiting oil and gas exploration and blocking “leasing opportunities” in the Rocky Mountains....
    HOLLYWOOD (CBSMiami) — Fallen Hollywood police officer Yandy Chirino was honored on Monday by family, friends and law enforcement from across the state at a celebration of life in Sunrise. Chirino was killed Oct. 17 during a confrontation with an 18-year-old burglary suspect. READ MORE: Traffic Alert: 836 Closures Start Monday NightDescribed as a “true hero,” the 28-year-old Chirino received a Full Honors Presentation outside of the FLA Live Arena at the conclusion of the service which incuded a riderless horse, a rifle volley, the playing of ‘Taps’ on the bugles, and ‘Amazing Grace’ on bagpipes. There was a medal of valor presentation, the folding of an American flag, a flyover in missing man formation and end of watch last radio call. WATCH: Yandy Chirino’s Flag Draped Casket Departs Arena For Full Honors Presentation   Full honors presentations are for military or law enforcement officers who have pledged to serve the public good and put their lives on the line every day. The presentation reflects honor and respect for their service and dedication. After Chirino’s flag-draped coffin was...
    Glenn Youngkin was nowhere to be found at his own rally, which included a phone call from Trump and appearance by Steve Bannon. Where to begin with the Take Back Virginia Rally held in Glen Allen, Virginia, last night? How about, well, the beginning, when emcee Martha Boneta introduced a flag used at the violent Jan. 6 insurrection that resulted in at least 140 Capitol Police officers being injured, which she categorized as a “peaceful rally with Donald J. Trump”? The flag came from “Kim from Chesapeake,” and was used for supporters of Republican governor candidate Glenn Youngkin to recite the Pledge of Allegiance as led by Virginia Tea Party bigwig Glenn Lloyd, who’s known for his misogynistic and xenophobic beliefs. As Meidas Touch notes, there is historical precedent for such a shocking pledge. xThis ritual at last night’s Youngkin event mimics the Nazi ‘Blutfahne’ ceremonies, in which the Nazis celebrated a blood soaked flag taken from a failed coup attempt known as the Beer Hall Putsch.The similarities are striking and chilling. https://t.co/O65lQBCJiQ— MeidasTouch.com (@MeidasTouch) October 14, 2021 Youngkin was nowhere to be found at the...
    Getty AJ Allmendinger made NASCAR history at the Charlotte Roval. The NASCAR Xfinity Series Round of 12 came to an end at the Charlotte Roval on Saturday, October 9. Only one opportunity remained for the drivers to reach the Round of Eight, and AJ Allmendinger did not let it go to waste. The driver of the No. 16 Kaulig Racing Chevrolet Camaro built up a decisive lead and won his fifth race of the season while making Xfinity Series history. Allmendinger entered the race in a tie with Marcos Ambrose and Austin Cindric for the most road course wins (five) in series history. This victory at the Charlotte Roval gave Allmendinger the sixth of his career and sole possession of the top spot. Allmendinger has logged road course victories at multiple tracks on the NASCAR Xfinity Series circuit. He has one win at Road America, two at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, and now three straight at the Charlotte Roval. RETWEET to congratulate @AJDinger on his third @CLTMotorSpdwy ROVAL win in a row! #NASCARPlayoffs pic.twitter.com/GdjQ4pWL5w — NASCAR on...
    The world’s largest Khadi national flag was unveiled on October 2 in Leh to mark Gandhi Jayanti. A tricolor flag was hoisted there to mark the 152nd birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. K. It was opened by Mathur. Indian Army Commander Manoj Narwane was also present on the occasion. The largest khadi flag was made by the 57th Engineer Regiment of the Indian Army and is mounted at 2,000 feet above sea level in Leh. # See | The 150 troops of the 57th Army Corps of Engineers carried the world’s largest Indian national flag made of vinegar on a hill over 2000 feet above ground level in Ladakh. It took the soldiers two hours to reach the summit. pic.twitter.com/ZvlKEotvXy – ANI (@ANI) October 2, 2021 The flag at Leville is 2,000 feet high and 225 feet long. The flag is 150 feet wide. The flag is made entirely of khadi and weighs about 1000 kg. The flag was hoisted by 150 soldiers of the 57th Regiment Regiment on a 2,000-foot high mountain. Meanwhile, Ladakh Deputy Governor R.K. K. Mathur...
    GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba — At the memorial ceremonies for the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, there is a constant reminder that the men alleged to be responsible for plotting the attacks remain detained on the island, with no trial yet in sight. The raising of the American flag took place Saturday morning at Bulkeley Hall, the naval headquarters at Guantanamo, as the rising sun brought a hot day on the island. The color ceremony was attended by dozens of uniformed officers, off-duty military personnel, island visitors, 9/11 victim family members, and the naval station commander, Capt. Samuel White. Before the flag was raised, the group assembled for pictures, and White helped move the 9/11 victim family members to the front of the crowd, saying, “What makes this a special event is you being here — otherwise, it would just be another formation.” As the National Anthem played on speaker systems, the American flag was raised alongside a green and white striped New York Police Department and white and red New York Fire Department flag by uniformed sailors and...
    Most Americans who are old enough to remember the 9/11 terrorist attacks know exactly where they were and what they were doing the moment they learned what was happening. For Sergeant First Class Eric Arellano, that day was his first day of Army Basic Training. (RELATED: Biden Plans To Visit Three Sites Of 9/11 Attacks) Arellano enlisted in August of 2001, but couldn’t get a training slot until a few weeks later — and Sept. 11 just happened to be the day he stepped off the bus at Fort Benning, Georgia. FORT BENNING, GA – NOVEMBER 7: U.S. Soldiers with Delta Company line up to take part in morning team development exercises November 7, 2002 in Fort Benning, Georgia. Barry Williams/Getty Images Arellano told the Daily Caller that he was prepared for the Drill Sergeants to “mess with him,” noting that his uncle had been a Sergeant Major and had advised him that the best way to make it through training was not to stand out or make waves. He recalled being taken aback when the Drill Sergeants brought the...
    A Taliban flag was painted on the walls outside the former US embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, new photos show. The flag appeared to have been painted in the past few days, and was shared by photojournalist Jake Simkin on Monday.  The embassy was abandoned by US diplomats on August 15 as the city fell to the militant group amid America's chaotic withdrawal from the country. Embassy operations have since been moved to Doha, the capital of Qatar, and are focused chiefly on processing immigrant visas for refugees.  Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on August 30, after the last US troops had left the country, that he anticipated the embassy would remain closed for the foreseeable future.  A Taliban flag was painted on the walls outside the former US embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, photos show Murals outside the former US embassy in Kabul have been painted over white with black Arabic text since the US pulled out of the country last week  The embassy was abandoned by US diplomats on August 15 as Kabul fell to the Taliban....
    Princess Diana's brother Charles Spencer has shared a poignant photograph of the flag at half-mast at Althorp House on the 24th anniversary of her death. Earl Spencer, 57, who lives at his family seat in the Northamptonshire countryside, took to Instagram today to post the moving tribute. Diana, Princess of Wales – the Duke of Cambridge and the Duke of Sussex’s late mother – died in a Paris car crash on August 31, 1997, aged 36.   Princess Diana 's brother Charles Spencer has shared a poignant photograph (pictured) of the flag at half-mast at Althorp House on the 24th anniversary of her death Diana (pictured), Princess of Wales – the Duke of Cambridge and the Duke of Sussex’s late mother – died in a Paris car crash on August 31, 1997, aged 36 Charles' followers paid tribute to Diana in the comments of his post, with one writing: 'May she rest in peace forever our Princess.' Another said: 'Eternally young and will be eternally remembered and missed,' while a third added: 'Sending you and your family a lot of love today.' ...
    Earl Charles Spencer is remembering his beloved sibling. On Tuesday, the 57-year-old tweeted a photo of the Spencer flag at half-mast at Althorp House, the family’s estate. While the earl didn’t caption the somber image, today marks the death of his sister Princess Diana. The Princess of Wales passed away on Aug. 31, 1997, from injuries she sustained in a Paris car crash. She was 36. Althorp House, which was built in 1508, is where Diana grew up. It is currently the home of Diana’s brother and his family, as well as the final resting place of the late royal. FIRST 'SPENCER' TRAILER SEES KRISTEN STEWART PORTRAY PRINCESS DIANA The actual burial area is on an island in an ornamental lake known as The Oval within Althorp Park’s Pleasure Garden, the BBC reported. Althorp House, her family home, stands a mile away. The outlet noted that 20 generations of the family have been buried in Spencer Chapel including their father, who died in 1992. At the time of Diana’s death, Spencer wanted his sister to rest in a private area...
    Cuba is ready to participate in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, where it will seek to continue approaching 100 total medals. It is unlikely that they will succeed with only 17 athletes, which will be the number of athletes on the island who will participate. Currently there are 85 medals that the islanders have won in the history of the Paralympic Games: 39 gold, 19 silver and 27 bronze, as confirmed by the International Paralympic Committee through the Atos statistical system. According to the senior commanders of the Cuban delegation, there is a good chance that the for Cuban athletes, in addition to the fact that there is full confidence that some can add more than one medal. Medal forecast for Cuba It is not expected that there will be many medals that the Cuban delegation will get in the next Paralympic tournament, however, it is expected that they can add at least five medals, being the runner Omara Durand, one of the figures. And so far, Durand is one of the athletes who has achieved the most medals so...
    Rebel fighters and protesters have bravely defied the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan - flying flags of resistance across the country in a show of defiance against the Islamists. Troops loyal to vice president Amrullah Saleh today paraded the flag of the 'northern alliance' - an anti-Taliban league of warlords and politicians - through the Panjshir Valley, an area just 80 miles north of Kabul that the jihadists have never conquered. Meanwhile protesters marched through the cities of Jalalabad and Khost, which sit a similar distance from the Afghan capital, waving the national flag in defiance of the Taliban which replaced it with their own white emblem. Images that appeared to have been taken in Khost showed students - abandoned by the Afghan army but unwilling to submit to the Taliban - removing the group's flag from the main square and replacing it with the national colours. More video then appeared to show Taliban gunmen opening fire on crowds in both locations, though there were no immediate reports of casualties. The Taliban has tried hard to present itself as the legitimate government...
    Getty AJ Allmendinger races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Kaulig Racing driver AJ Allmendinger told media members prior to the race weekend that his goal was to finally kiss the bricks at Indianapolis Motor Speedway after 12 previous tries. The NASCAR veteran accomplished his goal after a very wild overtime. He took the lead from Chase Briscoe and built up a lead over Ryan Blaney, Kyle Larson, Chase Elliott, and Matt DiBenedetto. The final overtime began with Denny Hamlin and Briscoe fighting for the lead. However, chaos ensued after Briscoe went through the grass and received a penalty. He pulled back into second place after his detour and then sent Hamlin spinning off of the track. NASCAR officials made Briscoe pull off to the side on Turn 10 to serve his penalty, surrendering the lead to Allmendinger. RETWEET to congratulate @AJDinger on his WIN at @IMS! He gives @KauligRacing its first win in the @NASCAR Cup Series in the first road course race at Indianapolis! pic.twitter.com/FHTmPr40Ce — NASCAR on NBC (@NASCARonNBC) August 15, 2021 The driver of the No....
    While the 'Topless Tongan' may have stolen the show at the Olympics Opening Ceremony, it was Team Samoa that caught the attention of the public this afternoon.  Shirtless Somoan athletes left social media users hot under the collar today as they stepped out for the Closing Ceremony in Tokyo, with viewers highlighting the 'growing trend' of hunky men parading around the Olympic stadium topless.  Last month it was Tongan flag bearer Pita Taufatofua who set social media ablaze as he showed off his toned physic while waving his country's flag and leading the team out into the Japan National Stadium.  Viewers quickly took to Twitter to comment on the Pacific Islanders, and to question whether Taufatofua would be bearing the flag for his country once again.  Shirtless Somoan athletes left social media users hot under the collar this afternoon as they stepped out for the Closing Ceremony in Tokyo Topless Pacific islands athletes arrive in the stadium ahead of the closing ceremony taking place 'More topless men please! #ClosingCeremony #Olympics'', wrote one user this afternoon.  'Has Tonga come...
    After 16 days of competition, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will come to an end with the Closing Ceremony on Sunday, August 8.. The trip that gave us great emotions and stories full of success concludes. The United States was once again one of the protagonists, but unlike Rio 2016 and London 2012, our country had an intense fight for the top of the medal table with China, which seems to be maintained until the last day of competition. Sue Bird and Eddy Álvarez were the flag bearers for the opening ceremony. Both have already secured a medal in Tokyo. The women’s basketball team will play the final against Japan for the gold medal, while the baseball team will also play against the locals. Kara Winger, chosen to carry the flag However, for the Closing ceremony, the United States decided to give other athletes a chance, and This time the chosen one was Kara Winger, who has attended four editions of the Olympic Games, and who despite not being able to get a medal, is a pride in the javelin...
    08/06/2021 at 3:31 PM CEST The Olympic Karate Champion Sandra Sanchez and the runner-up Damien Quintero will be the flag bearers of Spain at the closing ceremony of the Tokyo Games next Sunday the 8th. The Spanish Olympic Committee (COE) announced that Sánchez and Quintero will lead the Spanish delegation at the final ceremony in Tokyo, after the conclusion of the men’s kata final this Friday, in which Quintero won the silver medal and the Japanese Ryo Kiyuna the gold. Sánchez was proclaimed champion of kata yesterday by defeating the local Kiyou Shimizu in the first competition in the Olympic Games of karate, a sport that It is not included in the program of the next edition in Paris 2024. ???????? ???? The Spanish Olympic Committee has announced that the karatecas Sandra Sánchez and Damián Quintero, gold and silver in karate kata will be the standard bearers of Spain at the closing ceremony of the Olympic Gameshttps: //t.co/rkBNvewWX8 – Onda Cero (@OndaCero_es) August 6, 2021
    Updated 08/06/2021 – 14:11 Sandra Sanchez, gold in katas, and Damin Quintero, silver, will be the standard bearers of the Spanish delegation at the closing ceremony. This has been communicated Alexander White, president of the Spanish Olympic Committee, at the end of the men’s kata final between Quintero and Ryo Kiyuna. Blanco, present at the Nippon Budokan, commented on this to Damin and Sandra, also present at the pavilion. Yes Sal Craviotto and Mireia Belmonte They were in charge of carrying the flag at the opening, the karate men will be in charge of leading the Spanish athletes at the closing of the Olympic Games. “It is an honor and a privilege. We had not imagined it, we believe that tomorrow we will already leave the Villa. It is incredible to do what Sal and Mireia did: carry the flag, representing our country, and we will also take Spanish karate there. he deserves it, “said Damin Quintero. The choice of Sandra and Damin is that of two athletes with a great career who have been crowned with a gold...
    Olympic hammer thrower Gwen Berry has said she is proud to wear the team uniform of the United States, despite protesting the National Anthem during the trials. Berry, 31, was on the podium at the trials in Oregon on June 26 when the anthem started playing. Her white competitors, DeAnna Price and Brooke Andersen, turned to face the flag and placed their hands on their hearts but Berry, a vocal BLM activist, turned to face the stands, put her hands on her hips and then held up a t-shirt bearing the words 'athlete activist'.  Berry made it safely through her qualifying round on Saturday, in her first appearance at the Tokyo Games. The final is on Tuesday.  'I feel like I've earned the right to wear this uniform,' Berry said on Sunday.  Hammer thrower Gwen Berry came third in her qualifying event on Saturday, putting her through to Tuesday's final Berry, 31, from Ferguson, Missouri, is known for her activism as much as her athletic prowess Berry on Sunday, the day after qualifying, said that she has 'earned...
    MEXICO CITY. Rommel pacheco he is enjoying like a child his stay in these Olympic Games, but you know it is not. The standard bearer of Mexico at the opening of Tokyo 2020, 36, is facing his sports farewell and dreams of finishing in a big way. With this I say goodbye to sports, diving, the Olympic Games. I am happy and satisfied for a long career, with good results and there is no better scenario than to say goodbye to sport in Tokyo 2020. Triumphing, fighting, being a flag bearer and giving everything for Mexico, “Pacheco told . before competing at the Center Aquatic of the Japanese capital. Monday will face the preliminary round of the individual trampoline event from 3 meters. If he achieves his goal, he will play the grand final on Tuesday, with the dream of being able to win a podium. Before the competition I am very focused. I find myself training, fine-tuning every detail, every training, with therapy to be 100% recovered. Ice, a good diet, a good rest […] I am above all...
    A woke ESPN reporter noted Monday that he was triggered by seeing the U.S. flag at the Olympics, and it left him “thinking back on the Capitol riots.” During a stint of CBS This Morning, ESPN’s Bill Rhoden opined about how America needs to be humbled on the international scene. Still, he hit an upbeat note saying, “I love the opening ceremonies, march of countries.” But then came the trigger: “Then I realized, you know, man, particularly after these last four years, I had it wrong. Nationalism is not good. We’ve seen the rise of White nationalism. Nationalism is not good. “And also, this whole idea — I keep thinking back on the Capitol riots, and I saw a lot of, you know, U.S. flag,” Rhoden gravely added. But as he opened his comments, Rhoden insisted that the U.S. needs to be humbled, especially in light of the loss by the USA’s basketball team. (Maja Hitji/Getty Images) “I think we should be humbled. You know, I mean, this whole last year in this country — it’s about entitlement and...
    An ESPN sportswriter said Monday he couldn't enjoy the opening ceremonies of the Tokyo Olympics because the presence of the American flag reminded him of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot and the "rise of white nationalism." Liberal "Undefeated" scribe William Rhoden said on "CBS This Morning" that he had enjoyed covering the Olympics during his long career but felt differently in 2021. "I love the opening ceremonies, march of countries. Then I realized, you know, man, particularly after these last four years, I had it wrong. Nationalism is not good. We've seen the rise of white nationalism. Nationalism is not good," he said in a clip flagged by NewsBusters. "And also, this whole idea — I keep thinking back on the Capitol riots, and I saw a lot of, you know, U.S. flags." CLAY TRAVIS: TOKYO OLYMPICS PLAGUED BY ‘GENUINE LACK OF AMERICAN SPIRIT’ "So now when I see the flag and the flag raised, what — what America am I living in? You know, are the ones that don't think, you know, we should be here?" he went on,...
    An extraordinary row has broken out at the Olympics after Japan vowed to keep flying its controversial Rising Sun flag - despite South Korea demanding it be taken down after they were forced to remove a banner referring to the 16th-century war between the two neighbours.  South Korea's Olympic committee were forced to remove banners at the athlete's village in Tokyo after the International Olympic Committee ruled they were provocative.  In agreeing to take down the banners, South Korea's committee claimed the IOC promised displaying the Japanese Rising Sun flag would also be banned at stadiums and other Olympic venues.  The flag, portraying a red sun with 16 rays extending outward, is resented by many people in South Korea and other parts of Asia who see it as a symbol of Japan's wartime past.  But South Korean media later reported that some activists carried the rising sun flag near the athletes' village and media reports said Japan's organising committee ruled the flag would not be banned inside Olympic stadiums.  An extraordinary row has broken out at the Olympics after...
    Common respiratory viruses are on the rise; Tennessee restarts vaccine outreach after GOP pressure: Latest COVID-19 updates US pilot thanks British man who guaranteed a happy landing In what has become our favorite Olympics tradition, the shirtless Tonga flag bearer was back and we all loved it. © Provided by Fansided In recent years there have been a few symbols to represent the arrival of the Olympic Games. There's the iconic ring logo, the hallowed and storied Olympic Torch, and an oiled up shirtless Tongan waving his coutnry's flag with pride. Yes, all three of these things go together. For the third straight Olympic Games, Pita Taufatofua was back as Tonga's flag bearer and he didn't fail to disappoint. Taufatofua first went viral back at the 2016 Rio Olympics when we were first introduced to him as he proudly strutted the Olympic Stadium covered in oil. He made another appearance at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics and has not gone for the trifecta in Tokyo. All three times, Taufatofua competed as an athlete in one of the events at the Games. In...
    TEAM GB are ready and raring to go as the Olympics finally gets properly underway with the opening ceremony this afternoon. Athletes from all over the world have descended upon Tokyo to take part in the Games, which were delayed by a year because of the coronavirus pandemic. 3Andy Murray was Team GB's flag-bearer for the 2016 Rio GamesCredit: PA:Press Association Fans won't be in attendance for the opening ceremony, but it's set to be a dazzling affair nonetheless. The athletes, too, will be attending in smaller numbers than usual. Why are there only 30 Team GB athletes at the Olympic Games Opening Ceremony? Tokyo 2020 has been plagued with problems relating the Covid-19 pandemic since last summer. The event, like countless others across the world, was cancelled last year and moved to 2021, but there are still logistical problems athletes are having to overcome. Cases are on the up in Japan and just last week, Tokyo went into a state of emergency over the increasing virus rate. Athletes are having to take...
    Eddy Álvarez, from the United States baseball team that will participate in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, will accompany the figure of women’s basketball, Sue Bird, as flag bearers of the United States at the opening ceremony next Friday, according to information disclosed in the program of NBC, Today. Álvarez, 31, born in Miami, is the son of Cubans and played with the Miami Marlins in the Major Leagues (MLB) that this year sent him to the triple A branch. In addition, the athlete was trained in parallel skating. ice and won a silver medal in speed skating at the 2014 Winter Olympics. Bird, 40, has won four gold medals with the women’s team since 2004. Traditionally, one person has typically served as a standard bearer at the Olympics, but this year it was changed to two after the International Olympic Committee encouraged a man and a woman to represent each nation as a symbol of gender parity. The flag bearers are chosen by the athletes themselves. Swimmer Michael Phelps was the flag bearer for the United States at...
    Julia Roberts' daughter Hazel, 16, made a rare public appearance at the Cannes Film Festival. The teen had her red carpet debut as she stepped out with cinematographer dad Daniel Moder for the premiere of Flag Day at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday. Enjoying her time on the red carpet, Hazel wore a loose-fitting midi dress that had a yellow lace floral pattern.  Sweet: Julia Roberts' daughter Hazel made her red carpet debut in a rare public appearance with dad Daniel Moder for Flag Day's premiere at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday Hazel completed the look by wearing a pair of black shoes and she also accessorised with a gold necklace. Opting for a relaxed look on the red carpet, Hazel's blonde locks were pulled back into a messy ponytail. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Georgina Rodriguez flaunts her toned pins in a... Jordan Barrett dons a quirky white suit as he struts his... Cannes Film Festival 2021: Kimberley Garner flashes her... Tilda Swinton, 60, is supported by her partner Sandro,...
    Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images Former President Donald Trump regrets that he didn’t lower the White House’s American flag in honor of deceased Capitol rioter Ashli Babbitt, according to a new report. Babbitt was shot dead on January 6th after she and other Trump supporters violently stormed the U.S. Capitol, and she was trying to break into the House Chamber where lawmakers were sheltering in place. The Daily Beast reports that Trump complained that he should’ve lowered the flag to half-staff in Babbitt’s honor. “As recently as in the past two weeks, Trump had mentioned that one reason Babbitt, an Air Force veteran, deserved such an honor was because of her nearly decade-and-a-half service in the military,” the Beast reported, quoting a source. The report notes that in the days following the riot, Trump did order the flag to be lowered at the White House and other federal buildings. This was while he was under massive political pressure to honor the Capitol police officers who died in the riot’s aftermath. Ever since Babbitt’s death, conservatives have attempted to depict her as a...
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