“There is a risk that teams won’t want to sign me because of my involvement, but I’ve come to terms with that,” Reid said in an interview with The Washington Post Friday. “I believe what I’m doing is bigger than my career, and quite frankly we need more people to take that position. The system will only change via public pressure.”.
Returning home after the convention, McCarthy had to adapt yet again this time to the speaking demands of a tough political campaign, including television debates with her opponent. Running as a Democratic in a traditionally Republican district, she had to reach people by talking about the issues rather than by appealing to party loyalty. Congress by a comfortable margin..
Synchronized swimmer Yomna Khallaf described the kit Egypt’s athletes received in a series of Twitter posts this week.”The bags for example have (a) big Nike logo in the front and the zippers are Adidas,” Khallaf wrote.”The scandal was clear when Egypt’s Olympic fencing team approached us complaining about the sizes of their training kit and attire to be worn around the Olympic Village,” said el Shafie, commercial director of Allied Trading and Consulting.A senior official from the Egyptian Olympic Committee’s London delegation declined CNN’s request for comment. But Egypt’s top Olympics official defended the move in an interview with the state owned Ahram Online news site.”We bought the clothing from a Nike agent. You can never tell the difference between the original and the fake ones,” Gen.
Lue is the third NBA coach to call a timeout in the middle of this season. In January, Dave Joerger felt lightheaded in the opening two minutes of a game and had to leave the Sacramento Kings’ sideline. Joerger missed one full game because of his medical scare.
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileThe impulse to constantly check a mobile phone for messages is similar to the feeling people get when they’re playing slot machines at a casino, according to a psychology professor.Steve Joordens, who teaches at the University of Toronto’s Scarborough campus, says devices like iPhones and BlackBerries are powerful tools because they allow people to instantly connect with their social networks.Earning a positive social connection, such as receiving a friendly message or getting passed a link to a funny online video, can feel almost like earning money.”Social reinforcements are often seen as the currency of the [online] realm,” Joordens told Metro Morning contributor Jason Osler. “So that text from that somebody you met two days ago maybe it could wait, but at the same time, if you see that text, it can give you a real jolt, like ‘Oh, she didn’t forget me.'”These social rewards and how randomly they come can keep people tethered to their smartphones like gamblers at a slot machine, Joordens said.”The reason [slot machines] are so addictive is because a person’s pumping in the money, they’re pulling the arm, [and] they never know when that will pay off. But they know it will.