The New England Patriots Will Face the Los Angeles Rams In Super Bowl 53 After Thrilling Overtime Game

Sean Gregory The championship Sunday was unforgettable. And it’ll be a Super Bowl LIII for the ages. Tom Brady, already the oldest quarterback to ever start a Super Bowl, will be back for his ninth trip to America’s greatest sporting spectacle, as his New England Patriots defeated the Kansas City Chiefs, 37-31, in a thrilling overtime AFC Championship Game at Arrowhead Stadium. Jared Goff, 24, became the youngest quarterback to win an NFC title game; he led the Los Angeles Rams to a controversial 26-23 overtime road victory over the New Orleans Saints. Once again, New England and Los Angeles … Continue reading The New England Patriots Will Face the Los Angeles Rams In Super Bowl 53 After Thrilling Overtime Game

The Teen at the Center of the D.C. March Video Disputes Taunting Native Americans

Associated Press A teen at the center of a video confrontation with a Native American organizer of a march in Washington, D.C., says he did nothing to provoke anyone and sought to calm the situation. The student identified himself in an email Sunday evening as junior Nick Sandmann of Covington Catholic High School in Kentucky. An official working with the family confirmed Sandmann’s identity, speaking on condition of anonymity because the source didn’t want to distract from the teen’s statement. Sandmann says students were waiting at the Lincoln Memorial for buses to return to Kentucky on Friday when four African-American … Continue reading The Teen at the Center of the D.C. March Video Disputes Taunting Native Americans

Clashes Erupt in Greece as Protesters Demonstrate Against Macedonia Name Change

Demetris Nellas / AP (ATHENS, Greece) — Protesters clashed with police outside Greece’s parliament during a rally that drew tens of thousands of people Sunday against the Greek-Macedonia name deal. At least 25 police officers were injured and seven people arrested, police said. Demonstrators threw rocks, flares, firebombs, paint and other objects at riot police who responded with repeated volleys of tear gas. Some protesters jumped over a fence and tried to scale the steps, but officers chased them back down. One man draped in a Greek flag attacked police with a large stick, while others swung big flags on … Continue reading Clashes Erupt in Greece as Protesters Demonstrate Against Macedonia Name Change

Al-Qaida-Linked Jihadists Kill 10 U.N. Peacekeepers in Mali

Baba Ahmed / AP (BAMAKO) — Al-Qaida-linked jihadists carried out one of the deadliest attacks on a United Nations peacekeeping mission in months, killing 10 peacekeepers and wounding at least 25 in northern Mali, the U.N. said Sunday. All of the peacekeepers killed in the assault on their camp in Aguelhoc were from Chad, the U.N. secretary-general’s spokesman said in a statement. He strongly condemned the attack, saying it may constitute a war crime. Peacekeepers “responded robustly and a number of assailants were killed,” the statement said. Residents said the attackers in the Sunday morning assault arrived in motorcycles and … Continue reading Al-Qaida-Linked Jihadists Kill 10 U.N. Peacekeepers in Mali

Filipino Muslims Vote in a Referendum to Create an Autonomous Region

Associated Press (MANILA) — Muslims in the southern Philippines voted Monday in a referendum on a new autonomous region that seeks to end nearly half a century of unrest, in what their leaders are touting as the best alternative to a new wave of Islamic State group-inspired militants. The vote caps a tumultuous peace effort by the government in Manila and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, the main rebel group, to seal a deal that was signed in 2014 but languished in the Philippine Congress until it was finally approved last year. Bloodshed including the siege of Marawi city by … Continue reading Filipino Muslims Vote in a Referendum to Create an Autonomous Region

Israeli Military Makes Rare Admission of Attacking Iranian Forces in Syria

Associated Press (JERUSALEM) — In an extraordinary statement, the Israeli military confirmed early Monday that it attacked Iranian military targets in Syria, hours after carrying out a rare daylight air raid near the Damascus International Airport. The statement was issued hours after Israeli missile defenses intercepted an incoming missile over the Golan Heights in the wake of the airport raid. “We have started striking Iranian Quds targets in Syrian territory,” the military statement said. “We warn the Syrian Armed Forces against attempting to harm Israeli forces or territory.” Until now Israel has largely refrained from public admissions of its covert … Continue reading Israeli Military Makes Rare Admission of Attacking Iranian Forces in Syria

Conservative Commentator Tomi Lahren Insulted Cardi B’s Intelligence and Sparked an All-Out Twitter Feud

Tara Law Rap star Carbi B clapped back at a conservative political commentator who insulted her intelligence on Twitter, launching a viral tete-a-tete. Cardi B, the first female rapper to have multiple number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100, posted a video on Thursday complaining that President Donald Trump had ordered federal employees to work without pay. Conservative commentator Tomi Lahren, who is known for her incendiary style, tweeted sarcastically, “Looks like @iamcardib is the latest political mind to endorse the Democrats! HA!” pic.twitter.com/NbjTtwOGFR — iamcardib (@iamcardib) January 17, 2019 Looks like @iamcardib is the latest genius political mind to … Continue reading Conservative Commentator Tomi Lahren Insulted Cardi B’s Intelligence and Sparked an All-Out Twitter Feud