Tag: press conference

Tiger Woods “awake, responsive” after emergency surgery on leg following car crash

Tiger Woods is "awake, responsive and recovering in his hospital room" after sustaining serious leg injuries in a rollover car crash in Los Angeles County, his team said in a statement early Wednesday. The latest: Per the statement, the 45-year-old…

/ February 24, 2021
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‘Sick Of Fighting’: Racism To Be Addressed In New AFL Documentary

Amazon Prime Carlton player Eddie Betts stars in AFL’s new seven-part docu-series, 'Making Their Mark'.The AFL’s new seven-part docu-series, ‘Making Their Mark’, will address some of the racism faced by players when it releases next month. The trailer for the…

/ February 15, 2021
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Nike’s Support For ‘Systemically Racist’ Collingwood A Critical Global Test For Both Brands

Getty Nike, known for its 30th anniversary "Just Do It" ad campaign with Colin Kaepernick, said it will wait to see if Collingwood makes changes.While sponsors are for now standing by Collingwood after a report found systemic racism at the Magpies,…

/ February 12, 2021
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Daniel Andrews’ Valentine’s Day Revelation Brings The Laughs During Sombre Lockdown Press Conference

Victorians were served an all too familiar sight on Friday when Premier Daniel Andrews held a snap press conference to announce a five-day statewide lockdown, but the leader surprisingly let slip an interesting tidbit about his personal life.  Famous for…

/ February 12, 2021
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Sam Newman’s Claims Lumumba Gave Himself Nickname Backfires: ‘It’s Proof Club Bosses Knew’

Héritier Lumumba says a resurfaced AFL player profile which lists “The Chimp” as his nickname proves Collingwood officials knew about the term, despite constantly denying they’d heard it.  The 2007 pamphlet, that was circulated at games, was tweeted by football…

/ February 11, 2021
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Off the rails: Conspiracy theorists commandeer Trump’s legal operation

Beginning on election night 2020 and continuing through his final days in office, Donald Trump unraveled and dragged America with him, to the point that his followers sacked the U.S. Capitol with two weeks left in his term. This Axios…

/ January 17, 2021
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The 10 Most Astonishing Archaeological Discoveries of 2020, From an Ancient Cat Carving to the Amazon Rock Paintings

Despite its many difficulties, 2020 gave us some incredible discoveries. Shortly after scientists confirmed that the Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC, owned Dead Sea Scroll forgeries, putting the authenticity of some 70 other known fragments in question, the…

/ December 30, 2020
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‘They Were Watching Us, Not Watching Our Backs’

Edgar Su / ReutersFlowers and cards are seen at the memorial site outside Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand on March 19, 2019. Earlier this week, the government of New Zealand released a comprehensive report on the 2019 Christchurch massacre,…

/ December 10, 2020
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Concerned About Possible Pfizer/BioNTech Vaccine Side Effects Or How Quickly It’s Been Developed? Read This

Before now, a vaccine has never been developed and approved for public use in under four years.The Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine has smashed that record. It was announced on Wednesday morning it would be rolled out in the UK next week…

/ December 2, 2020
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Why Moderna’s Coronavirus Vaccine Announcement Has Experts So Enthusiastic

Another experimental COVID-19 vaccine is provinghighly effective in trials, according to its manufacturer, boosting hopes that people around the world could be immunised sometime in the coming year. The company, Moderna, said on Monday that its vaccine is 94.5% effective, based…

/ November 17, 2020
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Could America Finally Win the War On Drugs… With Economics?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aiOLkRRyrIoThis video was made possible by our Patreon community! ❤️See new videos early, participate in exclusive Q&As, and more!➡️ https://www.patreon.com/EconomicsExplained▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀The war on drugs was declared in 1971 by president Richard Nixon in a press conference that went on to outline…

/ November 16, 2020
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‘We Painted, Sang, and Danced Our Way to the Polls’: Artists React to US President-Elect Joe Biden’s Victory

As jubilant Democrats took to the streets in cities across the US on Saturday to celebrate the victory of president-elect Joe Biden and vice president-elect Kamala Harris, artists, too, paid tribute to the election, and shared their reactions on social…

/ November 9, 2020
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Bernie Sanders’ Accurate Prediction Of Donald Trump’s Election Night Playbook Goes Viral

An interview that Senator Bernie Sanders gave to Jimmy Fallon last month is going viral because of Sanders’ prescient prediction of how President Donald Trump would act on election night. Sanders noted to ‘The Tonight Show’ host Fallon on October 23 that studies…

/ November 4, 2020
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Beyond the police state to COVID-safe: life after lockdown will need a novel approach

As second-wave outbreaks of COVID-19 around the world demonstrate, it’s a tricky transition from hard lockdowns to more relaxed, but still effective, measures. The responses of different nations (Sweden and Taiwan, for example) have their champions, but the truth is…

/ October 19, 2020