articleThis United States men's national team has been on a mission to shift the way the world perceives American soccer. The English Premier League, where Adams plays for Leeds United , has been incredibly popular in the States for the last 15-20 years. It was easy for him to tune into Premier League matches on Saturday mornings and dream about doing that some day. "I remember telling my mom at a young age that I wanted to play in England," Adams said. Added Berhalter, who played for Crystal Palace in the early 2000s: "Everyone now in America seems to have a [Premier League] team they support.
articleThe U.S. should ban the video-sharing app TikTok to protect the private data of American citizens, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Brendan Carr said Tuesday. TikTok is owned by the Chinese tech giant, ByteDance, and Chinese law mandates that companies share their data with the CCP upon request. The FCC has no authority to regulate TikTok, which is why Carr and others critical of Chinese apps have urged other federal agencies and Congress to take action. "Commissioner Carr has no role in the confidential discussions with the U.S. government related to TikTok and appears to be expressing views independent of his role as an FCC commissioner," TikTok told Axios in a Tuesday statement. While TikTok representatives have insisted that users' data are safe, executives for the company have admitted under oath that the data is accessible from China.25 days ago FOX 7 Austin
With victory in sight and a one-point lead, Russell Westbrook got the ball and took it down the floor. pic.twitter.com/06lxcFKu65 — Guru (@DrGuru_) October 23, 2022LeBron James’ reaction to the sequence was telling:LeBron’s reaction to Russ shooting with 18 on shot clock, 30 secs left, up by 1 point. pic.twitter.com/U6stYKY8nj — BBALLBREAKDOWN (@bballbreakdown) October 23, 2022LeBron James and Anthony Davis disgusted after Russell Westbrook bricks a jumper with a 102-101 lead. 17 seconds were left on the shot clock and 30 seconds left in the game. I can tell you guys are on the whole Russell Westbrook category right now.1 month ago Game 7
The U.S. Senate voted to advance a bill that gives federal protections to same-sex and interracial marriages by a vote of 62-37. Wednesday’s procedural vote was important because it shows there is likely enough Republican support for the measure to pass in the full Senate. The Respect for Marriage Act includes a recently negotiated bipartisan amendment aimed at protecting religious liberties. Conservative Justice Clarence Thomas signaled that he wanted the high court to also revisit the ruling legalizing same-sex marriage. I urge Congress to quickly send this bill to my desk where I will promptly sign it into law.”©2022 Cox Media Group10 days ago KIRO 7
Twitter continued to bleed engineers and other workers on Thursday, after new owner Elon Musk gave them a choice to pledge to “hardcore” work or resign with severance pay. Some took to Twitter to announce they were signing off after Musk’s deadline to make the pledge. one of the busiest events on Twitter that can overwhelm its systems if things go haywire. Musk wrote that employees “will need to be extremely hardcore” to build “a breakthrough Twitter 2.0″ and that long hours at high intensity will be needed for success. But in a Thursday email, Musk backpedaled on his insistence that everyone work from the office.9 days ago KIRO 7
An Everett city ordinance has now been deemed unconstitutional after a ruling in the District Court. For nearly five years, a legal battle has played out between the City of Everett and Jovanna Edge. Edge is the owner of several Snohomish County coffeeshops with “bikini baristas.”Edge sued the city council after they unanimously passed a city ordinance that created a dress code for specific businesses. In his ruling, US District Judge Ricardo Martinez dismissed that argument that the ordinance violated freedom of speech. “I think it’s worth it because it’s just the satisfaction of knowing that the little guy can stand up to the City of Everett with the deep pocket.1 month ago KIRO 7
14 Utah beat Washington State 21-17 on Thursday night to stay in the hunt for the Pac-12 championship game. After a scoreless first quarter, Washington State scored on a 29-yard touchdown pass from Ward to De’Zhaun Stribling early in the second quarter. GOOD DEFENSEDespite four losses, Washington State has the best defense in the Pac-12, allowing just over 20 points per game. Washington State is seeking to qualify for a bowl game. Washington State: At Stanford on Nov. 5.29 days ago KIRO 7
But it wasn’t enough to prevent Cal from losing its third straight game. “This is a game I think we let slip away.”Penix led Washington on three straight TD drives in the second half. The second half have to clean stuff up,” said Cal linebacker Jackson Sirmon, who transferred from Washington. This marks the 14th straight season they have lost at least three straight Pac-12 games. Lynch fired up the crowd by taking a celebratory ride in the back of a cart around the field before the start of the second half.1 month ago KIRO 7