ICJ hearings on Israel’s occupation: What to know

The International Court of Justice, also known as the World Court, held the third day of hearings Wednesday on the legal consequences of Israel’s policies and practices “in the Occupied Palestinian Territory.” Dozens of countries are expected to present oral arguments during the hearings, which span six days and deal with questions of Israeli control […]

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Justin Fields: I’m tired of all the talk, just want it to be over

Bears quarterback Justin Fields‘ future with the team is one of the big questions heading into the start of the NFL offseason and he added some intrigue to the situation by unfollowing the team on Instagram recently. Fields explained why he did that during an appearance with his Bears teammate Equanimeous St. Brown and Lions

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Ukraine suffered losses during chaotic withdrawal as Russia seized Avdiivka

KYIV — Ukraine failed to safely evacuate all of its troops from the eastern city of Avdiivka during its disorderly retreat last weekend, despite claims from its new top military commander that the move was designed to save lives and avoid encirclement by the advancing Russians. At least six wounded troops from the 110th Brigade

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Grammy winner Allison Russell discusses controversy surrounding Tennessee lawmakers blocking a resolution honoring her

Allison Russell, a celebrated bass musician from Nashville, recently won her first Grammy, marking a significant milestone in her career. The award for Best American Roots Performance was given for her song “Eve Was Black.”  But Russell’s moment of triumph quickly turned controversial in her home state of Tennessee. During a routine legislative session, two

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College student who shares flight information for Taylor Swift’s jet responds to her lawyers’ cease-and-desist: “Look What You Made Me Do”

The college student who tracks Taylor Swift’s private jet online is flight back against the pop star’s lawyers after they threatened legal action against him. Swift’s attorneys said Jack Sweeney’s @SwiftJetNextDay account – where he posts the flight information for Swift’s private plane – tips off stalkers. But Sweeney’s lawyer says in a new letter

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Review | Ethan Coen’s ‘Drive-Away Dolls’ is a bawdy road comedy that sputters

StarSolidStarHalfStarOutlineStarOutline(1.5 stars) Coen brothers fans who have breathlessly awaited the solo fiction directorial debut of Ethan might want to cool their jets — or at least adjust their expectations. “Drive-Away Dolls,” the first Coen movie without brother Joel’s imprimatur, is a decidedly mixed bagatelle of B-movie riffs, late-’90s anti-style, lesbian raunch and retreads of beloved

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49ers make history after multiple blown leads in Super Bowl loss

49ers make history after multiple blown leads in Super Bowl loss originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area The 49ers made history in their Super Bowl LVIII loss to the Kansas City Chiefs … for the wrong reason. San Francisco, for the second time in four years, came so close to hoisting the franchise’s sixth

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Marnia Lazreg, wide-ranging scholar of women in Muslim world, dies at 83

Marnia Lazreg, an author and scholar who used her experiences in French colonial Algeria as starting points for studies into the struggles and aspirations of women across the Muslim world, including her stance decrying the traditions of Islamic coverings such as headscarves, died Jan. 13 at a hospital in New York. She was 83. She

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