CFB Week 3 betting cheat sheet

At first glance, no. 2 Alabama has a boring game Saturday against an opponent that will be lucky to score a single touchdown. However, there is actually a successful betting angle that continues to baffle oddsmakers and leave them vulnerable. “I take solace from the fact that sophisticated betting syndicates usually, but not always, tend … Read more

New York Fashion Week: How Black Designers Stole The Show

NEW YORK – Thursday marked the end of New York Fashion Week (NYFW) spring-summer 2023. Aside from the storied afterpartiesthe real-life “The Devil Wears Prada” moments and celebrity sightings, the weeklong series of events is hheralded as fashion’s grand mainstage. NYFW signals the styles and silhouettes that will be dominating retail racks in the coming … Read more

College football picks, schedule: Predictions against the spread, odds for top 25 games in Week 3

Following a week that turned the 2022 college football season on its head, top-25 programs favored on Saturday in Week 3 will perhaps be a little more cautious. With two games between ranked opponents on the schedule and a number of top-tier nonconference games still being played, plenty can still shake out before league play … Read more

‘This is an old story of heroism, of feminism’: the truth behind The Woman King Movies

When French soldiers tried to colonize the west African kingdom of Dahomey, they encountered a foe unlike any they had faced before. The Agojie were known for raiding villages, taking captives and cutting off the head of anyone who resisted. And they were made entirely of women. “The French were shocked,” Professor Leonard Wantchekon, a … Read more

‘This is an old story of heroism, of feminism’: the truth behind The Woman King Movies

When French soldiers tried to colonize the west African kingdom of Dahomey, they encountered a foe unlike any they had faced before. The Agojie were known for raiding villages, taking captives and cutting off the head of anyone who resisted. And they were made entirely of women. “The French were shocked,” Professor Leonard Wantchekon, a … Read more

Putin vows to press attack on Ukraine; courts India, China

Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed Friday to press his attack on Ukraine despite Ukraine’s latest counteroffensive and warned that Moscow could ramp up its strikes on the country’s vital infrastructure if Ukrainian forces target facilities in Russia. Speaking to reporters Friday after attending a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Uzbekistan, Putin said the … Read more

Did Russian Ka-52 Destroy Ukrainian Barge Near Nuclear Plant?

While Kyiv counts its gains following the successful reclamation of territory in the north and south of Ukraine, misinformation remains a fruitful battleground in the conflict. Pro-Russian online media is trying to prop up the image of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s military despite recent setbacks. In recent days, state media claimed to have interrupted a … Read more

Cheetahs return to India after 70-year absence

Eight cheetahs transported from Namibia to India The animal disappeared from India 70 years ago Bid to bring back the cats could burn environmental credentials Some conservationists call it an unrealistic vanity project Challenges include space limits, rival predators LONDON/NEW DELHI, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Eight radio-collared African cheetahs step out on to the grassland … Read more