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Joss Whedon: Buffy and Justice League director denies misconduct claims  

The Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Justice League director has been accused of bad behaviour on set.

J-20 fighter jets conduct air combat training in dark night   8%

BEIJING,Jan. 19 -- Days earlier, an aviation brigade with the PLA Air Force conducted its first night flight training in 2022. Four J-20 fighter jets were divided in two teams as offensive and defensive opponents and carried out night air combat training.

The two teams fought fiercely in Beyond Visual Range (BVR) air combat. Afterwards, they switched roles and engaged in the second round consecutively.


Canada's Davies to miss 3 World Cup qualifying matches due to heart muscle issue after bout of COVID-19  

Alphonso Davies will miss Canada's next three World Cup qualifying matches, with his German league team saying the soccer star shows signs of inflammation of the heart muscle following a bout of COVID-19.

What have been the closest TV score abbreviations for two football teams? | The Knowledge   1%

Plus: long runs of leagues won by non-domestic managers, players and refs colliding, and playing in all 11 positions

When Chelsea met Chesterfield in the FA Cup third round, the preferred hashtag was #CHECHF rather than the more accurate and frankly soul-stirring #CHECHE. But this act of cultural vandalism did at least facilitate a decent question, and give our readers the opportunity to burst with trivia.

“When Colchester United knocked Crystal Palace out of the League Cup two years ago I thought it was just your everyday shock,” writes Neil O’Sullivan. “However, the full significance is apparent as the abbreviations for the two teams differ by just one place alphabetically: CPL v COL.”

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FM Home Loans league: All American Poly wins in overtime  

B-Woods, Yeshiva League Pass, Tommy’s Midrash Ballers improve to 2-0

'Our time has come': Israeli women's soccer league seeks formal recognition   25%

FIFA accreditation would make teams treat players better and increase the league’s exposure, local association argues

European roundup: Inter drop points as Mourinhos Roma end winless streak   46%

  • Atalanta 0-0 Internazionale; Roma 1-0 Cagliari
  • Rennes thrash Bordeaux 6-0 in Ligue 1

Internazionale dropped points in Serie A for the first time in more than two months as Atalanta held the league leaders to an entertaining 0-0 draw on Sunday to end their eight-match winning run.

Atalanta’s goalkeeper Juan Musso produced a spectacular save in the first half, before his Inter counterpart Samir Handanovic responded with two crucial interventions of his own after the break.

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Defying the odds, a Mexican figure skater will compete in Olympics   50%

Donovan Carrillo, who is the best ice skater in Mexican history and trains at a shopping mall rink, is headed to Beijing. It's taken lots of perseverance.

Washington Spirit star Trinity Rodman named to USWNT roster for first time  

The 19-year-old forward is headed to Austin for a 10-day training camp starting next week.

Baseball Major Leaguers tapped for online training of Israeli players   60%

Coronavirus restrictions push the Israel Association of Baseball to move to virtual training to keep kids 'within some kind of baseball connection'

New noise-cancelling communication headphone debuts in PLA's training   10%

Military members assigned to the PLA Beijing Garrison Command wear noise-cancelling headphone OSWD-2C during shooting training.
BEIJING, Jan. 10 -- Recently, at a shooting range of the PLA Beijing Garrison Command, military members participating in the shooting training were equipped with a kind of newly-distributed noise-cancelling headphone OSWD-2C, which was developed by the Sixth Medical Center of the PLA General Hospital.
In response to the hearing damage and tinnitus caused by blast from shooting and explosion during military training, the Sixth Medical Center under the PLA General Hospital has developed the noise-cancelling headphone specialized for shooting training.
The on-site training soldiers said that the headset effectively reduced noise interference and hearing damage during firing training, allowing operation orders to be clearly received at the same time, which could absolutely help improve training efficacy.
According to Yang Shiming , director of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery of the Sixth Medical Center under the PLA General Hospital, "this noise-cancelling headphone can effectively reduce noise damage during shooting. It allows a wide communication range, ensuring the soldiers to concentrate on shooting training, thereby improving the shooting accuracy."

Israel basketball: Top-tier matchups down to wire   18%

B-Woods edges Yeshiva League Pass, which misses a shot in the final seconds ■ In lacrosse, Sha’ar Hanegev takes first with two wins

Court forces Israels government to funnel millions in funding for womens soccer   26%

Petition sought to challenge a distorted division of public funds that had favored male soccer leagues

UK train services cut due to Covid staff absences   16%

Train operators switch to emergency timetables as a result of high staff sickness rates.

Brighton vs Chelsea LIVE: Premier League result and final score tonight after Adam Webster goal earns point  

Brighton 1-1 Chelsea: Thomas Tuchel’s side drop further points as winless Premier League run extends to four games

Eddie Basinski, Who Played Both the Infield and the Fiddle, Dies at 99   6%

Basinski, who spent time with the Dodgers and the Pirates, was a rare double threat: a major league ballplayer and a trained violinist.

Facing a Shortage of Truck Drivers, Pilot Program Turns to Teenagers   10%

A federal apprenticeship program will train thousands of new truck drivers who are as young as 18.

Willie O'Ree's number retired by Boston Bruins   4%

A New Brunswick hockey legend was honoured once again Tuesday evening when his number was retired by the team with which he made history. Willie O'Ree was the first Black player in the National Hockey League.

Womens transfer window January 2022 all deals from Europes top five leagues   26%

Latest deals and club-by-club guides for the WSL and leagues in Italy, France, Germany and Spain

There are more and more transfers in women’s football as more resources are put into the clubs, although the January window is usually quieter than the summer one. Still there are exciting title races to be had in the WSL, Division 1 Féminine, Frauen-Bundesliga while in Serie A Femminile Juventus are running away with the title, as are Barcelona in the Primera Iberdrola.

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House passes bill to award Congressional Gold Medal to Willie O'Ree, the first Black NHL player   4%

The House has voted to award a Congressional Gold Medal to Willie O'Ree, the first Black player to compete in the National Hockey League.

Leicester vs Tottenham live stream: How to watch Premier League fixture online and on TV tonight  

Everything you need to know ahead of the Premier League fixture tonight

Netball team members keep players connected despite suspension  

League organizers have responded to coronavirus restrictions by putting together a program called Challenge the Coronavirus

New York City mayor says he doesnt feel safe riding subway after Asian woman pushed to her death in front of train   22%

After a woman was pushed to her death in front of a New York City subway train beneath Times Square over the weekend, mayor Eric Adams acknowledged to reporters on Tuesday that even he didn’t feel entirely safe riding the rails.The Democrat recounted when he rode the train on January 1, not long after taking the oath of office, he called 911 to report a fight near a subway station, encountered a yelling passenger and another passenger sleeping on a train.“On day one, I took the subway system, I…

Detroit Tigers' Riley Greene, Spencer Torkelson ranked among top-5 prospects in baseball  

When Detroit Tigers top prospect Riley Greene rolls into spring training, he will get an opportunity make the Opening Day roster.


Acun Ilicali completes dream takeover as Hull beat Blackburn on big day   85%

  • Turkish TV personality receives approval from EFL
  • Ilicali starts ‘beautiful journey’ with 2-0 win over Blackburn

The Turkish businessman and TV personality Acun Ilicali completed his takeover of Hull and then watched on as the Championship club beat high-flying Blackburn 2-0.

The 52-year-old, who went on to the MKM Stadium pitch before the match, received approval from the English Football League at a meeting on Wednesday to become the new owner.

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Rafael Bentez's unpopular Everton reign ends after six months video report   17%

Rafael Benítez has been sacked by Everton after six months in charge. Despite a good start to the season, Everton had won just twice in the past 15 league games leaving them six points above the relegation zone. Benítez wasn't a popular appointment with Everton fans, having previously managed rivals Liverpool, with many voicing their displeasure throughout his tenure. An away defeat to bottom of the table Norwich proved to be his final game in charge, with Wayne Rooney and Roberto Martínez rumoured to replace him.

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Why Cant We Turn Away From the N.F.L.?  

The exploding viewership for N.F.L. games and the league’s ever-expanding season resist all scandal and reason. Our columnist asks why.

Yankees' Rachel Balkovec to be 1st female manager in minor league baseball   22%

The New York Yankees are promoting Rachel Balkovec to manager of the Low A Tampa Tarpons, making her the first woman to skipper a team affiliated with Major League Baseball, according to two people familiar with the move.

Jalen Cox leads Loyola to key win over St. Francis in Mission League  

Jalen Cox scored 22 points in Loyola's 58-53 victory over St. Francis on Monday night in a Mission League showdown.

Woman narrowly survives push from platform in front of approaching train  

A man who pushed a woman in front of an approaching train at a Brussels metro station on Friday January 14 has been detained on suspicion of attempted manslaughter, according to prosecutors.

Wisconsin asks National Guard personnel to become certified nursing assistants  

NPR's Debbie Elliott speaks with Associate Dean Lisa Greenwood about how Madison Area Technical College plans to train members of the states National Guard to become nursing assistants.

ISL: SC East Bengal finally break jinx with 2-1 win over FC Goa   29%

It took SC East Bengal 347 days to end their winless run in the Hero Indian Super League as they inflicted a blow to FC Goa's semi-final hopes with a 2-1 win at the Athletic Stadium in Bambolim, here on Wednesday. The first win of the season helps East Bengal rise from the bottom while FC Goa remain stuck in ninth place in the table.

Michelle Alyssa Go, who was pushed to her death in New York subway, spent years helping homeless   -7%

Michelle Alyssa Go spent more than a decade as a volunteer helping the homeless – only to be fatally pushed under the wheels of a Time Square subway train by a mentally ill homeless man, according to police.On Monday, the New York Junior League, where Go volunteered, urged city leaders to do something about the mental health crisis in the city.“We call upon the city’s leadership to urgently address the lack of mental health and other supports for underserved communities,” Dayna Barlow Cassidy…

China rolls out preferential policies on academic and vocational education of ex-soldiers  

BEIJING, Jan. 12 -- Recently, China's Ministry of Veterans Affairs issued a new policy document on the education and training of demobilized soldiers, which is to be promoted and implemented in the departments of veteran affairs at all levels across China.

The policy document has 23 articles covering policies of ex-soldiers’ academic education, skill training and adaptive training, all of which are closely relevant to their individual rights and interests.

The policies about the academic education cover the preferential policies for ex-soldiers on the examination and enrollment, reentry, funding, training and management as undergraduate and graduate students, for the purpose of helping ex-soldiers enhance their employability through higher education.

The policies on skill training stipulate that the ex-soldiers can enjoy free training and other inclusive policies, which help demobilized soldiers secure high-quality, stable employment by transforming from military talents into skilled talents urgently needed in society .

As stipulated in the adaptive training policies, courses on psychological adjustment and employment-oriented training programs should be provided for those demobilized soldiers who have returned to their hometowns to get employment, aiming at helping them adjust to civilian life and smoothly get integrated into society.

As of now, a total of 822,000 veterans have received academic education and 1.347 million have participated in vocational training.

Celtics latest Japanese buys look a bargain and could set a Scottish trend | John Duerden   21%

Postecoglou has returned to a market he knows well to take Hatate, Maeda and Ideguchi for a total of about £3.5m

‘It is good for us that the owner is Thai,” said Teerasil Dangda not long after he arrived in England in 2007, one of three players from the Land of Smiles to sign for Manchester City. Sven-Göran Eriksson was also grinning, albeit with some bemusement, as he lined up alongside the striker, Suree Sukha and Kiatprawut Saiwaeo, all holding up blue shirts that they would never wear on the pitch. If it was good for Teerasil, now a legend of Thai football, who said he learned a lot in his short time out west, it could have been better. Instead of being brought to Europe by his country’s former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, he could have been signed by Ange Postecoglou.

Celtic’s manager has brought another Asian trio to a British club, and Daizen Maeda, Reo Hatate and Yosuke Ideguchi, all Japanese, should have more impact at Celtic than their Thai predecessors did at City. The Australian, who led Yokohama F. Marinos to the 2019 J League title, knows exactly how good these players are.

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Rail companies welcome return to the office after commuting slump  

‘Taking the train is crucial to a green economic recovery for our towns and cities’ – Rail Delivery Group

Manchester Uniteds Alessia Russo ends Arsenal hopes in Womens League Cup   30%

  • Arsenal 0-1 Manchester United (Russo)
  • Russo’s header breaks deadlock five minutes from time

Marc Skinner praised the “spirit and togetherness” of Manchester United after Alessia Russo’s fine header late on in a fiery encounter with Arsenal took his team into the semi-finals of the Continental League Cup.

“I’m so proud of everyone and all the staff. They’ve worked tirelessly. But we’ve done nothing but get to a semi-final, we’ve got work to do,” he cautioned.

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Train narrowly avoids woman pushed onto tracks  

A man who pushed a woman in front of an approaching train at a Brussels metro station has been detained on suspicion of attempted manslaughter, according to prosecutors.

Mug Shots To Bug Shots: A Former Romanian Cop Becomes A Celebrated Wildlife Photographer   -12%

Eduard Florin Niga says a Romanian childhood, police training, and his toddler's curiosity all contributed to his beguiling closeups of ants and other insects.

How Coventry United battled back from brink of extinction  

The Women’s Championship club appeared doomed before Christmas but support from fans and new owners have given them renewed hope for the future

When the players of Coventry United were told training had been cancelled and they should join an online meeting with the club’s directors at 10am two days before Christmas, they had little idea about what was to follow. Sitting one place off the bottom on goal difference, the Championship side had been struggling, but why call this meeting now?

The reality was far worse than anything they could have imagined. Also on the call were accountants from BK Plus, who had been instructed to assist the formal process of putting the club into voluntary liquidation.

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