Month: October 2020

Chelsea’s Jorginho responds to Arsenal transfer claims

Chelsea midfielder Jorginho has responded to claims that the Blues’ Premier League rivals Arsenal wanted to buy him in the transfer window. Mikel Arteta was assistant to Pep Guardiola when Manchester City tried to sign the Italian in 2018, and is thought to be a big admirer of his ability....

Luiz backs ‘amazing’ Leno to move past his mistake

Arsenal star David Luiz has offered his support to Bernd Leno, who made a big error in their Europa League tie against Rapid Vienna. The Gunners got up and running in the Europa League on Thursday at the Allianz Stadion. Mikel Arteta’s side had to come from behind to beat...

Ozil’s agent hits out at Arsenal, Arteta over treatment of outcast

Arsenal supporters “deserve an honest explanation” as to why playmaker Mesut Ozil has been left out of their 25-man Premier League squad, according to his agent Dr Erkut Sogut. Ozil released a statement on Wednesday saying he was “deeply disappointed” not to have been included in the 25-man group and...

Wilder has ‘no hesitation’ in unleashing ‘infectious’ Brewster on Liverpool

Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder would have “no hesitation” handing club record signing Rhian Brewster his full debut against former club Liverpool on Saturday. Brewster, who swapped Anfield for Bramall Lane earlier this month in a deal that could be worth up to £23million, made his first appearance for...

Keown questions Arteta decision; Partey likened to Arsenal legend

Martin Keown has questioned Mikel Arteta’s decision to sell Emiliano Martinez this summer, while he has likened Thomas Partey to Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira. Partey’s performance was a highlight on what was an average night for the Gunners in Austria, as goals from David Luiz and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang saw them...

Big Coal Undercuts Landmark US Overseas Investment Policy

Environmentalists and some lawmakers are decrying a surprise move by conservative members of Congress to roll back landmark “clean energy” policies guiding U.S. investments in overseas power projects. Two federal agencies have new guidance in place largely barring government investment in power-generation projects that fail to adequately cut carbon...

Four Questionable Claims Obama Has Made on NSA Surveillance

Today President Obama plans to announce some reportedly limited reforms to National Security Agency surveillance programs. Since the first disclosures based on documents provided by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, Obama has offered his own defenses of the programs. But not all of the president’s claims have stood up...

Scarlett Johansson: Ambassador for Oxfam and Israeli Settlements?

Hollywood star and Oxfam ambassador Scarlett Johansson has so far remained tight-lipped in the face of mounting opposition to her recent deal to become the face of Sodastream — an Israeli company based in an illegal settlement in the West Bank of Palestine. Human rights advocates are urging Johansson...

West Virginia Chemical Spill Even Worse Than Reported

The amount of chemicals spilled from a West Virginia coal processing plant into the Elk River is even greater than previously reported, according to a statement issued by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection late Monday. Freedom Industries has revised their estimate to approximately 10,000 gallons as the...

Top Secret GCHQ Hacker Team Engaged in Nefarious Web Attacks

In his latest reporting based on leaked documents by Edward Snowden, journalist Glenn Greenwald, along with colleagues at NBC News, revealed Wednesday that British intelligence officials at GCHQ used a top secret team of government hackers to infiltrate hacktivist groups like Anonymous and Lulzsec and went so far as...