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Tom Brady’s lip bloodied, gets flagged for screaming at ref

Tom Brady’s lip bloodied, gets flagged for screaming at ref

Earlier this week, Tom Brady lamented the lack of roughing the passer calls he gets but admitted he also gets away with plenty of unsportsmanlike conduct penalties. On Sunday, he got a double whammy — and only had a busted lip to show for it. Brady was flagged for an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty midway through the second quarter after barking at referee Shawn Hochuli for not calling a roughing the passer penalty on Von Miller in the Buccaneers-Rams NFC divisional round game. Miller made contact with Brady after he threw a pass, with the...

Inflation surge could push the Fed into more than four rate hikes this year, Goldman Sachs says

Inflation surge could push the Fed into more than four rate hikes this year, Goldman Sachs says

U.S. Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell attends his re-nominations hearing of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill, in Washington, U.S., January 11, 2022.Graeme Jennings | ReutersAccelerating inflation could cause the Federal Reserve to get even more aggressive than economists expect in the way it raises interest rates this year, according to a Goldman Sachs analysis.With the market already expecting four quarter-percentage-point hikes this year, Goldman economist David Mericle said the omicron spread is aggravating price increases and could push the Fed into a faster pace of rate increases."Our...

Leonard Peltier Pleads For Help Amid Constant COVID Lockdowns In Prison

Leonard Peltier Pleads For Help Amid Constant COVID Lockdowns In Prison

Never mind that he shouldn’t be in a federal prison at all.Leonard Peltier, the Native American rights activist whom the FBI put behind bars decades ago without any evidence that he committed a crime, tells HuffPost that his facility’s prolonged COVID-19 lockdowns and failure to provide at least some inmates with booster shots has left him ― and likely others ― unbearably isolated and preparing for death.“I’m in hell,” Peltier said in a Friday statement, “and there is no way to deal with it but to take it as long as you can.”Peltier, who...

6 Surprisingly Simple Moves To Boost Your Credit

6 Surprisingly Simple Moves To Boost Your Credit

Having bad credit today doesn't doom you to have bad credit forever. It just means you've got a little work to do in order to see your credit score rise. By taking control of your finances and making smart moves, better credit can be in your future.Luckily, there are new tools that can help you build better credit. Some could even help you improve your credit score today. We've rounded up some of our favorite ideas for anyone who is ready for better credit.  Increase your credit scores instantly, for free Your credit scores...

‘Why Was I Born a Girl?’ An Afghan Poem Inspires U.S. Students

‘Why Was I Born a Girl?’ An Afghan Poem Inspires U.S. Students

KABUL — When Fariba Mohebi, an 11th grader, learned in September that most Afghan girls would not join boys returning to school under Taliban rule, she shut the door and windows to her room. Then she broke down and sobbed.From her despair, a poem emerged: “Why Was I Born a Girl?”“I wish I was a boy because being a girl has no value,” Fariba wrote. Afghan men “shout and scream: Why should a girl study? Why should a girl work? Why should a girl live free?”Fariba’s poem found its way to Timothy Stiven’s A.P....

Knicks’ Julius Randle not helping cause with silent treatment

Knicks’ Julius Randle not helping cause with silent treatment

On A cold Saturday in Tarrytown, Julius Randle kept the freeze going between him, Knicks fans and media. The Knicks were staging media availability for the first time since Thursday’s New Orleans debacle, and the scribes requested Randle following practice. Randle hasn’t spoken to the press since after practice on Jan. 11, when the forward grouchily and repeatedly refused to go beyond an Instagram statement that served as an apology for a thumbs-down “STFU’’ gesture toward Knicks fans. The Instagram post may or may not have been written by Randle. On Saturday, the Knicks...

Biden needs to channel Harry Truman to counter Putin’s designs on Ukraine and beyond

Biden needs to channel Harry Truman to counter Putin’s designs on Ukraine and beyond

This is what happens when a well-meaning incrementalist locks horns with a brutal opportunist.The opportunist seizes opportunity.This is what happens when one of the most traditional politicians remaining on the scene in the United States faces a historic confrontation with the world's wiliest authoritarian, for whom the ends justify any means.The authoritarian takes the initiative.This is what happens when President Joe Biden, age 79, badly battered by our messy democracy after a long year in office, comes up against President Vladimir Putin, age 69, looking more determined than ever in the third decade of...

Legal Experts Weigh In On Whether Derek Chauvin Likely To Testify At Trial Of 3 Other Cops

Legal Experts Weigh In On Whether Derek Chauvin Likely To Testify At Trial Of 3 Other Cops

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — As the federal trial for three former Minneapolis officers charged with violating George Floyd’s civil rights is set to begin Monday, some wonder whether Derek Chauvin – the officer already convicted of Floyd’s murder – will take the stand. Many legal experts say they don’t anticipate that. If he does testify, he could face some hard questions.WHAT IS THIS TRIAL ABOUT?Tou Thao, Thomas Lane and J. Kueng are broadly charged in federal court with depriving Floyd of his civil rights while acting under government authority as Chauvin used his...

Colourpop sale: Save 30% off during ColourPop’s sitewide sale

Colourpop sale: Save 30% off during ColourPop’s sitewide sale

ColourPop’s makeup is famous for its highly pigmented shades and a rainbow’s worth of colors in shimmering and matte varieties that range from neon to subtle. And if you happen to be refreshing your makeup drawer for new-year-new-you vibes, the brand’s 30% off sale has got you covered. If makeup isn’t your thing, skin care is covered in the discount too. The sale starts today and runs through Jan. 24, so shop it fast before your top picks from this cult-favorite brand sell out. This total vault is perfect for the ultimate makeup fan:...

F.D.A. Approves Remdesivir for Patients Not Hospitalized

F.D.A. Approves Remdesivir for Patients Not Hospitalized

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday expanded the approval of remdesivir, the infused antiviral medication from Gilead Sciences that has been widely used for hospitalized Covid patients since the early days the pandemic.The drug is now also approved for high-risk Covid patients who are not sick enough to be hospitalized. That is the same group of patients that are eligible for monoclonal antibody infusions and antiviral pills, which are in very short supply.While a limited number of hospitals and clinics have already been administering remdesivir to non-hospitalized patients on an off-label basis, the...

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