President Trump to Appear in South Florida Tonight

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first_imgAt the behest of the President of the United States, Maj. General Qassem Soleimani, who lead Iran’s elite Quds force was killed in a U-S airstrike outside of Baghdad’s airport, the Pentagon announced Thursday night.But, President Trump, who is still vacationing in South Floirda, has not yet weighed in directly on the strike that took out the top Iranian General Soleimani.Last night he tweeted just an image of an American flag. pic.twitter.com/VXeKiVzpTf— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 3, 2020 But the Pentagon said in a statement that the US military took quote “decisive defensive action to protect U.S. personnel abroad” and the strike was carried out at the direction of the President. President Trump is set to deliver remarks at the launch of the “Evangelicals for Trump” campaign event this evening in Miami Florida.In an interview with one of the attendees’ Dr. Jack Graham, he says that they will be praying for the president, and the world for peace. He also noted that many Iranians are converting to Christianity. https://www.850wftl.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Dr-Jack-Graham-1-3-2020-1.mp3last_img read more

Update on the latest in sports:

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first_imgUpdate on the latest in sports: SAN ANTONIO, Texas (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge will miss the remainder of San Antonio’s season while he recovers from surgery on his right shoulder. It’s a blow to the Spurs’ hopes of extending their streak of playoff appearances.Aldridge had surgery on April 24, stemming from an injury the Spurs said the seven-time All-Star suffered in a game at Utah on Feb. 21. He played in two more games after getting hurt, including one in which he scored 24 points in San Antonio’s win over Dallas.The Spurs have been to the playoffs in 22 consecutive seasons, matching the longest streak in NBA history.NHL-COYOTES-GUTIERREZGutierrez is NHL’s first Latino team president Brighton to have cardboard cutouts of fansUNDATED (AP) — English soccer club Brighton is offering fans the chance to have cardboard cutouts of themselves in the stadium when the Premier League resumes.Games in the league will be closed to spectators for the remainder of the season because of the coronavirus pandemic.Five of Brighton’s nine remaining games are at home.The first is on June 20 against Arsenal. Fans need to send in a photo wearing a Brighton jersey and pay $25. UNDATED (AP) — The NFL and the players’ union have sent a planner to the 32 teams outlining procedures for the full reopening of their practice facilities.A memo written by Commissioner Roger Goodell and approved by the NFL Players Association describes protocols focusing on screening, testing, and infection prevention and treatment for COVID-19, including response for new infections.Also included are instructions on proper facility access, cleaning and disinfecting; physical distancing; hygiene, health education and medical services. There are instructions on food preparation; supplies; and team travel.No timetable has been set for the return of most players to team complexes. Only players rehabilitating injuries have been allowed to enter the buildings.SPORTS-VIRUS OUTBREAK In other coronavirus-related news:— Wisconsin is permitting the voluntary return of football and volleyball players for initial health assessments and COVID-19 testing this week to clear the way for them to begin voluntary strength and conditioning activities June 15. The men’s and women’s basketball teams will return later this month, followed by the men’s and women’s hockey teams.— The group that runs the U.S. Open tennis tournament is eliminating 110 national positions and reducing travel costs over the next few years to deal with the financial effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The U.S. Tennis Association also announced Monday that it will close its headquarters in White Plains, New York, and shift remaining staff to anNBA-SPURS-ALDRIDGEAldridge won’t return this season Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditVIRUS OUTBREAK-BASEBALLNew MLB plan calls for 76-game seasonNEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball is making another try to start the coronavirus-delayed season in early July.center_img The proposal calls for a 76-game regular season, expanding the playoffs from 10 teams to as many as 16 and allowing players to earn about 75% of their prorated salaries.Players have refused cuts beyond what they agreed to in March shortly after the pandemic began, part of baseball’s again acrimonious labor relations. The arduous negotiations have jeopardized plans to hold opening day around the Fourth of July in ballparks without fans and provide entertainment to a public still emerging from months of quarantine.MLB says it can’t afford to play in ballparks without fans, and in May the owners proposed an 82-game schedule. The union countered with a 114-game schedule at prorated pay that would extend the regular season by a month through October.NFL-FACILITIES-RETURN PLANNFL sends plan to teams for return to facilities GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes have made Xavier Gutierrez the first Latino team president and CEO in NHL history.Gutierrez’s hiring was announced by Alex Meruelo, who became the NHL’s first Latino controlling owner when he bought a majority stake in the Coyotes last year.Gutierrez previously served as managing director at Clearlake Capital Group and was chief investment officer of Meruelo Group, which is owned by Alex Meruelo. June 8, 2020 Associated Press last_img read more