Twitter bans Ilhan Omar’s GOP rival for tweeting about hanging the congresswoman

Rep. Ilhan Omar at a NAACP town hall in September 2019. | Cheriss May/NurPhoto/Getty Images Danielle Stella said Omar should be hanged if a conspiracy theory about her is true. Twitter suspended the account of one of Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Republican challengers, Trump-aligned Danielle Stella, after she tweeted about hanging the Minnesota congresswoman. Stella is running for Omar’s seat in the House of Representatives, and her campaign account (@2020MNCongress) tweeted on Tuesday: “If it is…

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Bill Peters' departure spells the dawning of a new era in hockey: Hall

The Calgary Flames hired old-school head coach Bill Peters, in part, to demand accountability from the team’s star players. On Friday, the Flames announced Peters had resigned in the aftermath of allegations of racism and physical abuse. As Vicki Hall writes, his departure spells the dawning of a new era in hockey — one in which the coaches themselves are forced to be accountable. Powered by WPeMatico

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What we know about the London Bridge stabbings

Metropolitan Police Armed Response officers gather near Borough Market after reports of shots being fired on London Bridge on November 29, 2019 in London, England. | Photo by Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images Two people died and three were injured during an attack that’s being treated as a “terrorist incident.” Two people died and three were injured in a stabbing attack in London Friday afternoon, according to the police. Government officials have deemed the stabbings as…

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Canada claims Olympic spot in women's trampoline

Canada has qualified a spot in women’s individual trampoline at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Rosie MacLennan of King City, Ont., and Samantha Smith of Vancouver finished fourth and eighth respectively in the semifinals of that event on Saturday at the trampoline world championships, advancing them both to the finals, and qualifying the Olympic spot. Powered by WPeMatico

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