Dunk of the Night: John Collins - June 18, 2021
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Dunk of the Night: John Collins - June 18, 2021
Christina Dressel began organizing the room long before the NBC cameras started rolling. The mother of swimming superstar Caeleb Dressel reeled off a makeshift seating chart for the couch, directed everyone who wanted to be on television where to stand and even scoured the posh hotel for life-sized, cardboard cutouts of her son. The Dressels were among hundreds who accepted an offer to spend part of the Tokyo Olympics at Universal Orlando with other equally disappointed friends and families of American athletes, all banned from traveling to Japan because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The first openly transgender Olympian said on Tuesday she would likely retire from weightlifting and felt her landmark appearance at the Tokyo Games should not be historic and would be forgotten fast as sport becomes more open and inclusive. New Zealand's Laurel Hubbard, 43, said she had never sought publicity and exposure, nor regards herself as a role model or trailblazer and just wanted to be seen as any other athlete on sport's biggest stage. "I don't think it should be historic," Hubbard said of her participation in Tokyo, which has been one of the most contentious issues in the lead-up to the Olympics.
New Delhi [India], August 3 (ANI): Congress MP Ripun Bora on Tuesday gave suspension of business notice in Rajya Sabha under rule 267 demanding a discussion on Assam-Mizoram border clash.
ATLANTA, GA / ACCESSWIRE / August 3, 2021 / Afni has increased the starting wage for remote customer service and customer sales positions across Georgia. Remote customer service representatives will now start at $15.
The Norwegian clocked 45.94 seconds to beat the USA’s Rai Benjamin (46.17secs) and Brazil’s Alison Dos Santos (46.72s).
LONDON (AP) — Early in the coronavirus pandemic, Jennifer Sherlock went out with a few men she met through dating apps. The dates were “weird,” she said, and not just because they were masked, socially distanced and outdoors. One one occasion, a date remained masked while they were out for a stroll, but soon after invited her back to his place, a move Sherlock saw as reckless. “It was so off putting, and awkward,” she said. “So we wouldn’t be safe outside without mask(s), but we would be safe ba
The Atlanta Hawks and the team's star point guard reached a deal on a new contract that could reach in excess of $200 million.
Irman Pahlepi is back at work in Jakarta's Dr. Suyoto public hospital, immediately resuming his duties treating COVID-19 patients after recovering from an infection himself — for the second time. With numbers of infections in Indonesia skyrocketing and deaths steadily climbing, health care workers are being depleted as the virus spares nobody, Pahlepi, 30, felt he had no option but to jump right back in. Indonesia, the world's fourth most populous country, had its deadliest day with 2,069 deaths from COVID-19 last Tuesday and fatalities remain high.
The White House moved to pressure state and local governments to swiftly adopt policies to protect renters after an eviction moratorium expired over the weekend, potentially pushing millions of Americans out of their homes. In a statement on Monday, the White House emphasized that the federal government has provided $46.5 billion to keep renters in their homes. The focus on states comes as President Joe Biden faces stinging criticism, including from some in his own party, that he was was slow to address the end of the moratorium.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package unveiled by the Senate includes more than $150 billion to boost clean energy and promote “climate resilience” by making schools, ports and other structures better able to withstand extreme weather events such as storms and wildfires. But the bill, headed for a Senate vote this week, falls far short of President Joe Biden's pledge to transform the nation’s heavily fossil-fuel powered economy into a clean-burning one and stop clim
The IOC said on Tuesday it was waiting for a report later in the day from the Belarusian National Olympic Committee on the case of sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, after launching an investigation into the incident that has rocked the Games. The athlete took refuge in the Polish embassy in Tokyo on Monday, a day after refusing her team's orders to board a flight home from the Olympic Games. International Olympic Committee spokesman Mark Adams told reporters the body had spoken to the athlete twice on Monday, that she was in a safe, secure place, and that the IOC needed to know all the facts before taking further action.
The speech will be part of the MCC Feszt, a deep-pocketed effort to create a new generation of conservative elite.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer sought to speed up consideration of a nearly $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package, promising that Democrats would work with Republicans to put together amendments for consideration this week. GOP senators cautioned that they need time to digest the massive bill. Formally called the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, the proposal clocked in at some 2,700 pages after a hurry-up-and-wait rare weekend session.
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JJ Lin and Wilber Pan's lawyers are monitoring the internet for defamatory comments about them.
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — After years of attacking Brazil's voting system as susceptible to fraud, President Jair Bolsonaro ignored a Monday deadline from the nation's electoral court to present proof of his claims. And the election authority, in turn, adopted its strongest measures yet aimed at preventing Bolsonaro from chipping away at faith in the nation's upcoming election. According to two of Bolsonaro's ministers, his administration considered turning over a compilation of videos and documen
Covid-19 cases continue to rise in Kerala despite the waning of the second wave elsewhere in India.
Chinese divers continued to lead the way in the semi-finals for the men's 3 metre springboard diving at the Tokyo Games on Tuesday, after Xie Siyi and Wang Zongyuan produced a series of impressive dives to claim the top two spots. Xie and Wang, who won the gold medal in the synchronised 3m springboard as team mates last week, were in the top two for the entire competition, and finished with 543.45 and 540.50 points respectively. One of them could become the first male diver in 20 years to win both individual and synchronised 3m springboard at the same Olympic games after their compatriot Xiong Ni accomplished such a feat at the 2000 Sydney Olympics Games.