Sarah Johnson

Maui fires: Frustration mounts over relief effort

The lack of official aid has raised concerns among some residents on the Hawaiian island, prompting them to question the reasons behind this apparent deficiency. In the wake of various natural disasters and emergencies that have recently struck the island, these individuals are left pondering the absence of more government assistance. While the Hawaiian community has shown resilience in the …

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Xavi and Raphinha sent off on frustrating night for Barcelona

Barcelona began their LaLiga title defense with a contentious goalless draw against Getafe, with both teams ending the match with 10 players. Raphinha came close to scoring when his shot was saved but deflected off Stefan Mitrovic and hit the post. However, the Brazilian winger was shown a straight red card for an off-the-ball incident with Gaston Alvarez, leaving Barcelona …

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Former Scotland bowler Majid Haq allegedly racially abused umpiring this weekend

Former Scotland off-spinner Majid Haq was allegedly racially abused while umpiring a match at Greenock Cricket Club on Saturday, according to Aamer Anwar, the lawyer representing the ex-player. Haq and another former international, Qasim Sheikh, had previously accused Cricket Scotland of being “institutionally racist” and “unfit for purpose.” Cricket Scotland has strongly condemned the behavior and accused “cricketing trolls” of …

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Anthony Joshua won’t get distracted by ‘hype’ of potential Deontay Wilder clash

Anthony Joshua has revealed that he will maintain a gladiatorial mindset and ignore the hype surrounding his potential bout with Deontay Wilder. Talks are progressing between the two camps and Saudi Arabian promotional agency Skills Challenge, with the fight set to take place in January. Joshua secured his path to a matchup with Wilder by knocking out Robert Helenius in …

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Saudi Arabia Appoints Envoy to Palestinians Amid Push for Ties With Israel

Saudi Arabia has appointed its first envoy to the Palestinian administration in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, signaling a possible shift in its stance towards Israel. The Saudi envoy to Jordan, Nayef Al-Sudairi, will now also serve as a “nonresident ambassador to the State of Palestine.” This move is seen as linked to efforts by the United States to establish diplomatic …

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Chelsea-Liverpool chaos was the perfect result for one team: Brighton

Lack of a clear midfield plan was evident in the match between Chelsea and Liverpool. Both teams attacked relentlessly, reaching the final third with potential danger. While neither team lost the season opener, the important battle of securing the right holding player for stability remains to be won. Chelsea and Liverpool have their eyes on the same two players, Moises …

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Taking in Jennifer Walshe and Anthony Braxton at Darmstadt

Walshe’s text in “Minor Characters” moves at a fast pace, mirroring the speed of thought in the music. At times, her vocals appear to celebrate internet memes and the temporary elevation of “minor characters” to social media fame. However, she quickly shifts gears, chastising the world or herself for disregarding weightier issues. The music reflects this rapid movement, transitioning between …

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