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United States Endorses Political Declaration Relating to the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict – United States Department of State Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets Vice President of the United States of America Kamala Harris US Announces Additional Funding to Deliver Ukrainian Grain to World’s Most Vulnerable | Press Release US Joint Statement on High Level Negotiations – US Department of State On November 21, the topic is the cultural influence of Indians on the United States Oman National Day – United States Department of State The United States and Iran: a rivalry that escapes the soccer fields How to watch the USA at the World Cup: schedule, roster and expectations The United States preserves Egyptian history in Bassatine Statement by G7 Foreign Ministers – US Department of State

United States Endorses Political Declaration Relating to the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict – United States Department of State

Today in Dublin, Ireland, the United States joined more than 50 other states in endorsing the Political Declaration on Strengthening the Protection of Civilians from the Humanitarian Consequences of the Use of Explosive Weapons in Populated Areas. The United States of America thanks the Government of Ireland for their dedication to leading this important effort. We also express our gratitude to all the states, civil society organizations and international organizations that contributed to the negotiation of this Declaration. Protecting civilians from harm associated with military operations is a moral imperative. It is also essential to preserve civil society and restartRead News

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets Vice President of the United States of America Kamala Harris

November 19, 2022Bangkok, Thailand Yesterday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with Vice President of the United States of America Kamala Harris on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Meeting of Economic Leaders. The Prime Minister and the Vice President reaffirmed their commitment to deepening US-Canadian relations and discussed progress in implementing the roadmap for a renewed US-Canadian partnership. They discussed the importance of economic ties between our countries and how to further strengthen them in the interest of all our citizens. This includes deepening cooperation on supply chains, critical minerals and clean growth as part of our mutualRead News

US Announces Additional Funding to Deliver Ukrainian Grain to World’s Most Vulnerable | Press Release

The United States, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is contributing up to $20 million to the Ukraine Grain Initiative, announced by President Volodymyr Zelensky at the G20 Summit earlier this week, to help feed people around the world facing staggering levels of food insecurity, USAID will provide support through the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) to facilitate additional shipments of Ukrainian grain under the Black Sea Grain Initiative. Prior to Putin’s invasion, Ukraine was one of the WFP’s main grain suppliers and the world’s fourth largest commercial wheat exporter. The Kremlin’s brutal war with UkraineRead News

US Joint Statement on High Level Negotiations – US Department of State

Chilean Minister of Foreign Affairs (Acting) Ximena Fuentes and US Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Brian A. Nichols co-chaired a bilateral high-level political consultative mechanism on November 17 in Santiago, Chile. The high-level dialogue included senior US representatives from the State Department and the National Security Council and senior Chilean representatives from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of the Interior and Public Security. The dialogue reflected the dynamics and strong partnership between Chile and the United States, which was also expressed at the meeting between Presidents Borić and Biden as part of the IXRead News

On November 21, the topic is the cultural influence of Indians on the United States

Colonization of this continent had a cultural impact on its native people – but was the impact of the Native American population on what would develop into American culture? A presentation at the Belle Haven branch of the  Menlo Park Library (413 Ivy Dr.) by Robert Keith Collins, Ph.D. Monday 21 November from 18:30 to 19:30 will explore how and why Native American cultural impact must be understood as a product of cultural exchanges that occurred between different Native Americans and populations, Africans and Europeans and the new economic, fashion and subsistence traditions created in the United States from these interactions.Read News

Oman National Day – United States Department of State

On behalf of the United States of America, I would like to express our warm wishes to the people of the Sultanate of Oman as you celebrate your National Day. We are grateful for our countries’ long history and collaboration and look forward to our continued partnership. We appreciate Oman’s steadfast support in humanitarian issues, including its role in securing the freedom of American citizen Baquer Namazi from Iran. We also recognize the important role played by Oman in working towards a peaceful political solution in Yemen. As you celebrate your National Day, please accept my wishes on this joyousRead News

The United States and Iran: a rivalry that escapes the soccer fields

World Cup match in Qatar will be the second duel in history between Americans and Iranians in football This edition of the World Cup in Qatar will give us the opportunity to see some duels full of competition. In the first phase, the United States and Iran will meet on November 29, at 2 pm, at the Al Thumama Stadium. The game is valid for Group B. A game full of history, mainly off the field. Relations between the United States and Iran are not good, including since 2020 the climate between countries is becoming more tense. At the time,Read News

How to watch the USA at the World Cup: schedule, roster and expectations

Can I watch World Cup on Amazon Prime? There are several other ways to watch the World Cup even if you don’t have cable or satellite TV. Use a streaming service like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime Video: These services offer live streaming of the World Cup on their platforms. Where to watch FIFA World Cup 2022 for free? Free Ways to Watch FIFA World Cup In addition to games broadcast on Fox Sports, fans can watch some World Cup games for free on Peacock, plus watch replays of every soccer match for free on Tubi. Who will broadcast theRead News

The United States preserves Egyptian history in Bassatine

United States Preserves Egyptian History at BassatineU.S. Embassy & Partners restore historic Karaite Jewish cemetery Cairo – The United States Embassy in Cairo, in partnership with the American Center for Research in Egypt (ARCE) and representatives of American and Egyptian Jewish organizations, today opened the newly restored burial sites of Lichaa and Menasha in Cairo, the only remaining part of Egyptian Karaite. Jewish cemetery (the Bassatine Cemetery) and one of the oldest operational Jewish cemeteries in the world. As part of the United States Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation, the United States Department of State awarded a grant of $150,000Read News

Statement by G7 Foreign Ministers – US Department of State

The following text of the statement was released by the G7 foreign ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States and the High Representative of the European Union. About the launch of the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) We, the G7 Foreign Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States, and the High Representative of the European Union, condemn in the strongest terms another insolent launch of an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile. (ICBM) was carried out on 18 November 2022 by the DPRK. ThisRead News

North Korea calls UN Guterres “US puppet” after launch

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s foreign minister called U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres “a puppet of the United States” as she criticized the U.N. chief for joining U.S.-led condemnation of the North’s recent intercontinental ballistic missile test. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres earlier issued a statement strongly condemning North Korea’s ICBM launch on Friday and reiterating his call for the North to “immediately refrain from taking any further provocative actions.” Guterres’ statement came after the United States and other countries issued similar criticisms of the North’s ICBM test that showed the potential to strike anywhere in the continental United States. “IRead News

FACTSHEET: Vice President Harris launches new initiatives to strengthen US-Philippines alliance

The United States and the Philippines enjoy an alliance and partnership based on deep historical, economic, and cultural ties and our shared democratic values. The United States and the Philippines stand together as friends, partners, and allies. Now and always, the US commitment to the defense of the Philippines is firm, and we are committed to strengthening our economic and investment relationship. The Vice President’s trip to the Philippines reaffirms the bilateral alliance and will foster cooperation on a range of issues, including: advancing clean energy, addressing the climate crisis, promoting inclusive growth and innovation, increasing access to quality educationRead News

US APEC 2022 Results – United States Department of State

The United States of America congratulates Thailand for successfully hosting the APEC year despite ongoing economic challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia’s war against Ukraine. During 2022, the United States worked with APEC economies to strengthen supply chain resilience and facilitate trade, build a more open digital economy, level the playing field and open markets in the region, advance women’s economic empowerment, and promote sustainable economic growth. Vice President Harris’ participation in the APEC economic leaders’ meeting underscored the US commitment to economic cooperation in the region. She reviewed US goals for our 2023 APEC host year and announcedRead News

The United States and Qatar: A Strategic Partnership for Peace and Security Development – US Department of State

The United States and Qatar: Strategic Partnerships Advancing Peace and Security For more than 50 years, the United States and Qatar have enjoyed a close partnership. This partnership was further deepened in January when the White House welcomed the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the first Gulf leader to visit Washington since President Biden took office, and the President appointed Qatar as a major non-NATO ally. As Qatar prepares to host the FIFA Men’s World Cup in 2022, the United States and Qatar are committed to expanding close interagency cooperation to ensure a safe and successfulRead News

25 travel experiences that should be on your bucket list

What is your bucket list travel destination? 100 travel bucket list ideas Marvel at the Great Pyramids of Giza. The Great Pyramid of Giza defines the goals of the bucket list. … Walk the Great Wall of China. … Explore Petra. … Visit the Colosseum. … Walk to Chichen Itza. … Hike to Machu Picchu. … Discover the Taj Mahal. … Walk to Christ the Redeemer. What is a bucket list trip? Bucket List Group Travel brings together like-minded travelers from around the world, where we experience new cultures, the most amazing views, and even learn new things about ourselvesRead News

Get ready for the most expensive holiday season ever

New York CNN Business — For travelers preparing for their first pre-pandemic vacation trips: prepare for sticker shock. Air ticket prices are much higher. US gas prices are higher than ever this time of year. Hotel room and car rental prices jumped 12% and 46%, respectively, compared to 2019. The good news is that airfares, fuel and hotel room prices are all down from the record highs reached in early 2022, but still among the highest for this time of year. Car rental prices alone are lower than what travelers were paying at the end of last year, although theyRead News

Gary Neville: FIFA president Gianni Infantino ‘the worst face’ for Qatar 2022 World Cup

Gary Neville believes FIFA president Gianni Infantino is the “worst face” to represent the Qatar World Cup after his controversial monologue on Saturday and wants the governing body to “clean up his act”. Infantino delivered an extraordinary hour-long speech at a pre-tournament press conference in Doha where he declared “today I feel gay” and “I feel (like) a migrant worker” before taking aim at European criticism of Qatar. Ahead of Sunday’s opening match of Sunday’s 2022 final between the host nation and Ecuador, Sky Sports pundit and former England defender Neville was harshly critical of Infantino, dubbing him “a badRead News

Bowl predictions: USC enters College Football Playoff ahead of Clemson, Michigan as New Year’s Six shuffles

Nobody saw this coming, except maybe South Carolina. The Gamecocks wiped out Tennessee 63-38, wiping out any chance the Volunteers had of earning a berth in the College Football Playoffs. That might not have been the worst news for Tennessee, as Heisman Trophy-fighting quarterback Hendon Hooker left with a non-contact leg injury and did not return. The Vols can still get into a New Year’s Six game; it depends on how far they fall in this week’s CFP rankings. Tennessee will likely stay ahead of Penn State and secure the last vacant seat in the Cotton Bowl as long asRead News

Head Wrestling Coach Brian Smith Inducted into Missouri Sports Hall of Fame – University of Missouri Athletics

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – University of Missouri Tournament Head Coach Brian Smith was inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame on Sunday, November 20th. Beginning his career as Missouri’s seventh head wrestling coach, Smith sat down with his staff and made a list of goals he hoped would help the 1998 squad and future Tiger teams. Over the past 24 years, he and the many men who have come through the Mizzou wrestling program have slowly but surely checked items off that original list. Big 12 and MAC Individual Conference Champions, improved grade point averages, record-setting attendance, No. 1 nationalRead News

Next Woman: Alexandra Cancio-Bello, a member of the NFL’s Diversity in the Startup Pipeline Initiative Class

Women are rising up the ranks throughout professional football, gaining positions of power in a space that was almost entirely dominated by men for too long. We’re seeing more and more women breaking barriers in the sport, but what are the stories beyond the headlines? Who are the women shaping and influencing the NFL today? Answering those questions is the aim of the Next Woman Up series. Although the conversational Q&As are edited and condensed for clarity, this is a forum for influential women to share experiences in their own words. Without further ado, we present: Alexandra Cancio-Bello Job: Fourth-yearRead News

Sunday Seminoles Summary: Florida State Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Softball and Other Sports News

In case you missed ‘TN’s Triple-S’ latest coverage of Florida State Seminoles athletics, here’s a recap: Sunday Seminoles summary: FSU Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball, Softball and other sports news. With many fall sports programs nearing the end of their season, we’ll keep you updated on Florida State sports information and media press releases that we send from FSU SID, or that we source ourselves. Feel free to include any other FSU related news of any kind that we may have missed in the comments section. Most of the summaries below are courtesy of FSU SID, Tomahawk Nation, and Twitter. Soccer No.Read News

Listen to UK Sports Network radio coverage of Kentucky men’s basketball at Gonzaga

Cameron Mills and Dave Baker prepare you for Kentucky Basketball with the Don Franklin Auto Countdown to Tip-off. Now Tom Leach and Jack ‘Goose’ Givens call the action! Stay tuned after the game for the Ruoff Mortgage Wildcat Wrap up, Tom and Jack will talk to the players and coaches. Is there an app to watch Sky Sports for free? Watch every minute Plus, enjoy over 1000 hours of sports highlights and on-demand documentaries. Watch instantly, on the go and even offline with the free iOS and Android app. What device do I need to watch Sky Sports? It’s theRead News

AP Top 25: USC returns to the top 5 for the first time in 5 years

Southern California moved into the top five of the Associated Press college football poll Sunday for the first time in five years. Georgia received 62 of the 63 first-place votes in the AP Top 25 presented by Regions Bank as the top four teams held their spots after playing varying degrees of close games Saturday. Poll points Georgia set a school record with its 10th appearance at No. 1 this season. Last year, the Bulldogs had nine No. 1s, the most in school history. Georgia has been ranked No. 1 a total of 34 times, tying Michigan for 12th in the history ofRead News

Americans plan to bet $1.8 billion on first World Cup with widespread legal sports betting

This year’s FIFA World Cup is the first men’s championship since the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn a federal ban on sports betting in 2018 allowed a growing list of states to legalize the activity. An estimated 132 million Americans now live in states where sports betting is legal, up from just 10 million at the last World Cup four years ago. That’s how 20.5 million Americans plan to bet a total of $1.8 billion on the soccer tournament that begins this weekend, according to estimates from the American Gambling Association (AGA). It’s encouraging to see punters taking legality seriously.Read News

Sunday Sports: Gouverneur Soccer Falls, One North Country Team Remains in State Soccer Playoffs

MECHANICVILLE, N.Y. (WWNY) – On Sunday afternoon, high school football from Mechanicville High School, where the Gouverneur Wildcats took on Warrensburg-Lake George in a Class C state regional contest with a trip to the state semifinals in Game. Warrensburg-Lake George strikes first when Tristen Hitchcock shoots from one yard: 8-0 Warrensburg-Lake George. The Wildcats answer when Holden Stowell hits Raine Rumble with the 6-yard TD pass: Gouverneur down 8-6. Warrensburg-Lake George responds as Hitchcock gets his second touchdown of the game: 16-6 Warrensburg Lake George. On the ensuing kickoff, Noel LaPierre takes the squib kick and drives 70 yards downRead News

Lehigh back on the road with trip to Saint Francis

LORETTO, Pa. – The Lehigh men’s basketball team hits the road again and travels to Loretto to take on Saint Francis (Pa.) with game time set for 7 p.m. at DeGol Arena. The Mountain Hawks lead the overall series 11-7, but dropped their last meeting with the Red Flash in Bethlehem a year ago by a score of 79-68. Lehigh (2-2) enters the contest having earned back-to-back wins at home, most recently defeating Marist 64-54 at Stabler Arena on Wednesday night. Sophomore Keith Higgins Jr. was the leading scorer in back-to-back games for Lehigh, posting 15 points after shootingRead News

American viewers accuse Fox Sports of “Qatar shilling” during World Cup coverage

US viewers criticized Fox Sports after its World Cup opening day broadcast ignored the host nation’s human rights record. Qatar has come under fire for its detention of migrant workers, allegations of corruption in competitive procurement and its record on LGBTQ and women’s rights. Broadcasters such as the BBC and Telemundo chose to highlight these concerns in their coverage of the first day of the tournament, where the hosts lost to Ecuador after a grand opening ceremony that included contributions from Morgan Freeman and Jungkook from BTS. “That’s 64 Super Bowls in 29 days… This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity whereRead News

How the lobbying blitz made sports betting ubiquitous

What is lobbying and why is it legal? Lobbying is a practice undertaken by individuals or organizations in which public campaigns (registered by law with the government) are conducted to urge governments to take specific policy actions. 2 The legality of lobbying results from the constitution and from our participatory democracy. Why is lobbying legal? Is lobbying even legal? There is nothing fundamentally wrong with lobbying. Lobbying encourages people to play an active role in their government – it is protected by the First Amendment as our right to petition the government. The problem is when lobbyists use money toRead News

How colleges and sports betting companies ‘Caesarized’ campuses

Can you drink beer at NCAA? The Division I Council approved a rule change that would allow fans to legally purchase alcoholic beverages at NCAA Championship events. Which colleges allow beer at football games? West Virginia, Texas, Maryland, Minnesota, Colorado, Wake Forest, Miami, Syracuse and Louisville now sell beer at games. West Virginia is one of a relatively small number of college teams that sell alcohol to general ticket holders. The team earns about $500,000 a year from beer sales. Can you drink beer at March Madness? But beware: although there will be beers and wines, they won’t be sellingRead News

Why States Weren’t Prepared for the Attack on Sports Betting

Who controls gambling in the US? The mission of the Office of Gaming Control is to ensure that gambling in California is conducted fairly, competitively and free of crime and fraud. The Bureau has regulatory authority over California card rooms under the Gambling Control Act. Does the federal government regulate gambling? Gambling, although widespread in the United States, is subject to laws at the state and federal levels that prohibit it from certain areas, limit the methods and types of gambling, and otherwise regulate the activities. Who regulates online gambling in USA? Illegal Internet Gambling Enforcement Act | Federal TradeRead News