Saturday, February 17th, 2018

POLITICS

US: School shooting survivors demand stricter gun laws

Hundreds of people rally in Florida for stricter gun control laws in the aftermath of a deadly school shooting. Source: Aljazeera

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What triggered unrest in Ethiopia?

How will PM Hailemariam Desalegn's resignation affect the future of Africa's second most populous country, Ethiopia? Source: Aljazeera

Sergey Lavrov denies allegations of US vote meddling

Russian foreign minister dismisses accusations of Moscow interference in the 2016 US presidential as 'blather'. Source: Aljazeera

Mexico: Minister helicopter's crash kills 13 on ground

At least 13 people die, including three children, when a minister's helicopter crash-landed on way to quake epicentre. Source: Aljazeera

The ICJ may help Chagossians to finally return home

An upcoming ICJ decision on the status of the Chagos Islands may upset both the UK and Mauritius. Source: Aljazeera

Middle East in transition: Oil, women and the IMF

IMF chief Christine Lagarde discusses the role of women in the Middle East and changing economic winds in the region. Source: Aljazeera

Roger Federer: World's number one at 36

Federer had not been ranked best in the world since 2012, but his excellent past 13 months will propel him again ...

Is Black Panther co-opting African struggles against oppression?

Movie critics have praised the film, but cultural critics argue Marvel Studios, and its parent company Disney, may be exploiting black ...

Diversity under the spotlight at London Fashion Week

The fashion industry in the UK employs nearly 900,000 people and the 2018 London Fashion Week includes initiatives to protect those ...

Ethiopia's state of emergency to last six months

Defence minister says measure includes ban on dissemination of publications that 'could incite and sow discord'. Source: Aljazeera

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SOCCER

Auburn Loses Anfernee McLemore With Horrific Ankle Injury

February 17, 2018
Auburn sophomore forward Anfernee McLemore suffered a grotesque injury late in the first half of the Tigers’ SEC ...

How NBC Flubbed Its Coverage, Reported The Wrong Gold Medalist, Then Botched The Correction Of One Of The Most Stunning Upsets In Olympic History

February 17, 2018
When Ester Ledecká crossed the finish line of this morning’s run of the women’s Super-G a hundredth of ...

Steve Nash, Jason Kidd, Ray Allen Headline 2018 Basketball Hall Of Fame Finalists

February 17, 2018
The NBA announced Saturday the finalists for the 2018 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class, and it’s ...

Dang, Bogdan Bogdanovic Can Really Let It Fly

February 17, 2018
Last night’s NBA Rising Stars Challenge was a laugher, and not even just for the usual reasons (no ...

Ha Ha, Look At These Two Chumps Who Got Picked Last For The NBA All Star Teams

February 17, 2018
Part of the discussion around the NBA’s new All Star format, where the teams are selected via a ...

Erin Hamlin Is Done, But She Changed Luge In The U.S. Forever

February 17, 2018
Chris Mazdzer’s silver-medal performance was the signature achievement for USA Luge in Pyeongchang, but no event better exemplified ...

U.S. Men's Hockey Team Thoroughly Dominated By Russia, 4-0

February 17, 2018
The U.S. Men’s Olympic hockey team, haver of plenty of NHL-caliber talent, was shredded by the awesome Russian ...

Failing In The Short Program Gave Nathan Chen The Best Long Program Of His Career

February 17, 2018
GANGNEUNG, South Korea—Recent Grand Prix champion and Olympic favorite Nathan Chen shocked the skating world earlier this week ...

Saturday's Best Deals: Foam Mattress, Echo Show, Switch Pro Controller, and More

February 17, 2018
The four knives you need from Victorinox, a certified-refurbished Echo Show, the best price on the Switch Pro ...

James Wisniewski Thinks Team USA Has NHL-Caliber Talent

February 17, 2018
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea—Without any NHL players participating in the Olympics this year for the first time since 1994, ...

Amazon's Running the Best Switch Pro Controller Deal We've Ever Seen

February 17, 2018
The Switch Pro controller isn’t just one of the best ways to control your Nintendo Switch, it might ...

Yuzuru Hanyu Is The First Repeat Olympic Men's Figure Skating Gold Medalist In 66 Years

February 17, 2018
For the first time since Dick Button in 1952, the reigning Olympic gold medalist in men’s figure skating ...

Czech Snowboarder Borrows Mikaela Shiffrin's Skis, Somehow Wins Super-G Gold

February 17, 2018
Weather postponements led American ski star Mikaela Shiffrin to skip today’s Super-G competition, leaving the event reigning champion ...

Nathan Chen Throws Down Massive Six Quads, Is Still Probably Doomed

February 17, 2018
Nathan Chen entered tonight’s free skate in 17th place thanks to a disastrous short program, but showed up ...

"Shut Up And Dribble."

February 17, 2018
Laura Ingraham says basketballers should stick to their sport and keep their opinions to themselves. Here, then, are ...

Jamie Foxx Is Not Here To Answer Your Questions

February 17, 2018
“Did we lose him?”Read more... Source: deadspin.com

The Father Of Artistic Figure Skating Is A New Yorker Who Lived During The 19th Century

February 17, 2018
Skating on ice dates all the way back to 3,000 BC. Or, anyway, the oldest pair of skates ...

We Made Olympic Fencer Daryl Homer Rank Things

February 17, 2018
Bronx-born fencer Daryl Homer won silver in the individual saber at the 2016 Olympics, but he’s watching the ...

Jezebel Olympics Day 3: Best 'Actually, I Get Along Better With Guys' Monologue

February 17, 2018
“I really like to fuck,” said Team Wings’s Julianne Escobedo Shepherd.Read more... Source: deadspin.com

Michigan State Trustee Once Asked To Reveal Names Of Child Sex Abuse Victims In Court

February 17, 2018
Michigan State trustee and defense attorney Dan Kelly, the man who apologized to victims of Larry Nassar’s sexual ...