US Soccer briefly scrubs emblem from Iran flag at World Cup

By JON GAMBRELL DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The U.S. Soccer Federation briefly displayed Iran’s national flag on social media without the emblem of the Islamic Republic, saying the move supported protesters in Iran ahead of the two nations’ World Cup match Tuesday. Iran’s government reacted by accusing America of removing the name of God from… Continue reading US Soccer briefly scrubs emblem from Iran flag at World Cup

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Check BVN on your mobile phone at no cost – Bank Verification Number

Here you may learn how to check your BVN on your mobile device. You may now determine your Bank Verification Number (BVN) code using your mobile phone, which is a handy method (BVN). What exactly is BVN? A BVN is comparable to a social security number, with the exception that it is used by banks… Continue reading Check BVN on your mobile phone at no cost – Bank Verification Number

Iraqi PM: Probe recovers part of $2.5B embezzled from taxes

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s government said on Sunday it will recover part of nearly $2.5 billion in funds embezzled from the country’s tax authority in a massive scheme involving a network of businesses and officials. Approximately 182 billion Iraqi dinars, or $125 million, of the stolen sum will be recovered through the seizure of properties… Continue reading Iraqi PM: Probe recovers part of $2.5B embezzled from taxes

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Karla Bonoff brings ‘Home for the Holidays’ to The Birchmere in Alexandria, Virginia

Hear our full conversation on my podcast “Beyond the Fame.” toggle audio on and off change volume download audio WTOP’s Jason Fraley previews Karla Bonoff at The Birchmere (Part 1) You remember her from the “Footloose” soundtrack, but did you know she also wrote hits for Linda Ronstadt, Bonnie Raitt, Lynn Anderson, Aaron Neville and… Continue reading Karla Bonoff brings ‘Home for the Holidays’ to The Birchmere in Alexandria, Virginia

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Aaron Rodgers is injured in the Green Bay Packers’ 40-33 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Jalen Hurts’ record-setting night

Jalen Hurts ran for 157 yards to set a Philadelphia Eagles record for a quarterback, and Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers suffered an oblique injury in the Eagles’ 40-33 victory Sunday night. Hurts also threw for 153 yards and two touchdowns for the NFC-best Eagles, who improved to 10-1 for the fifth time in… Continue reading Aaron Rodgers is injured in the Green Bay Packers’ 40-33 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Jalen Hurts’ record-setting night

Sears, No. 18 Alabama top No. 1 North Carolina in 4 OTs

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Mark Sears had 24 points, five rebounds and five assists, and No. 18 Alabama sent top-ranked North Carolina to a second straight loss with a 103-101 victory in a quadruple-overtime thriller on Sunday in the third-place game of the Phil Knight Invitational. Jahvon Quinerly scored 21 points for the Crimson Tide… Continue reading Sears, No. 18 Alabama top No. 1 North Carolina in 4 OTs

Ravens QB Lamar Jackson lashes out at fan in vulgar tweet after loss to Jaguars

A vulgar tweet from Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson, lashing out at a fan questioning his value, went viral after Sunday’s 28-27 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars. Almost a half-hour after the Ravens’ last-minute defeat, their fourth late-game collapse of the season, a Twitter user tagged Jackson in a tweet: “When someone is asking for over… Continue reading Ravens QB Lamar Jackson lashes out at fan in vulgar tweet after loss to Jaguars

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NFL free agent Odell Beckham Jr. taken off plane at MIA

MIAMI (AP) — NFL free agent Odell Beckham Jr. was removed by police from an aircraft before takeoff at Miami International Airport after officials said he failed to respond to requests to buckle his seatbelt and appeared to be unconscious, police and airline officials said Sunday. “Fearing that Mr. Beckham was seriously ill, and that… Continue reading NFL free agent Odell Beckham Jr. taken off plane at MIA

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