Late goal dooms Utah Royals FC again in 1-0 loss to Chicago Red Stars

Chicago Red Stars defender Casey Short (6) and Tierna Davidson (26) attempt to stop Utah Royals FC forward Arielle Ship (17) during a National Women Soccer League soccer game at Zions Bank Stadium in Herriman on Sunday, July 12, 2020. | Yukai Peng, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — For the second game in a row, a difference-making goal in the final minutes went against Utah Royals FC on Sunday night in the NWSL Challenge Cup at Zions Bank Stadium in Herriman. After a stoppage time goal from OL Reign last Wednesday, an 85th minute header from the Chicago Red Stars’ Casey Short Sunday was the only score, lifting the… Read More

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Washington Redskins will retire their team name, according to report, amid heightened discussions about race

The Washington Redskins will retire their team name, The Washington Post reported on Sunday. Sources told The Post that the NFL team plans to announce the changes on Monday, adding that the team is not expected to reveal its new name until a later date due to trademark issues. Discussions surrounding the team’s controversial name and logo were reignited this month after sponsors threatened to distance themselves from the team. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The Washington Redskins will retire their team name, The Washington Post reported on Sunday, following intensified discussions about race sparked by recent Black Lives Matter protests. Sources told The Post that the NFL… Read More

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Bill Gates says coronavirus vaccine distribution should be based on equity, not the ‘highest bidder’

Bill Gates said COVID-19 vaccines need to be distributed equally, not to those that can pay the most money. The Microsoft co-founder spoke this weekend at a remote conference hosted by the International AIDS Society. “If we just let drugs and vaccines go to the highest bidders, instead of to the people and the places where they are most needed, we’ll have a longer, more unjust, deadlier pandemic,” Gates said. “We need leaders to make these hard decisions about distributing based on equity, not just on market-driven factors.” Gates said he’s still optimistic about countries defeating the COVID-19 outbreak, pointing to advances in science and past vaccine efforts with the… Read More

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Runner who ‘broke’ Usain Bolt’s record ran shorter race

Description Jamaican star Usain Bolt Credits Getty Images Alt Text Usain Bolt And other stories from the stranger side of life One-Minute Read Monday, July 13, 2020 – 5:36am A runner who was briefly thought to have beaten Usain Bolt’s record in the 200 metres started the race from the wrong spot. After Noah Lyles was thought to have broken the record the Jamaican star set at 19.19 seconds in 2009, organisers discovered that he had started from the wrong lane and had only run 185 metres. “You can’t be playing with my emotions like this,” tweeted Lyles after the run. Arizona man sets new Jenga record A man in… Read More

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Krispy Kreme is giving away free doughnuts — here’s how to get some

Krispy Kreme is giving away free doughnuts on Friday, July 17. For every dozen doughnuts you buy, you can get a second dozen free to celebrate Krispy Kreme’s 83rd birthday. “After 83 years, we’re still hot … and fresh … and delicious,” Krispy Kreme’s chief marketing officer Dave Skena said in a statement. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Krispy Kreme is giving away free doughnuts this week. On Friday, July 17, the doughnut chain will be giving away a dozen free Original Glazed doughnuts with the purchase of an original dozen doughnuts, to celebrate Krispy Kreme’s 83rd birthday. “After 83 years, we’re still hot … and fresh …… Read More

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Trump criticizes a Texas border wall segment that is said to be eroding, claiming that it was constructed to make him ‘look bad’

President Donald Trump on Sunday said in a tweet that he “disagreed” with the construction of a privately-funded South Texas border wall portion that was reported to be falling apart just months after it was erected. The roughly 3-mile wall segment, built in January by North Dakota-based Fisher Industries with financial contributions from conservative nonprofit We Build the Wall, is said to have cost $42 million. “It was only done to make me look bad, and perhsps [sic] it now doesn’t even work,” Trump said of the border project. Tommy Fisher, CEO of Fisher Industries, said in a statement to Associated Press on Sunday that Trump “just got some misinformation… Read More

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Trump, Biden try to outdo each other on tough talk on China

In this June 29, 2019, file photo President Donald Trump, left, poses for a photo with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan. China has fast become a top election issue as President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden engage in a verbal brawl over who’s better at playing the tough guy against Beijing. | Susan Walsh, Associated Press WASHINGTON — China has fast become a top election issue as President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden engage in a verbal brawl over who’s better at playing the tough guy against Beijing. The Trump campaign put out ads showing Biden… Read More

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