Daniels, UGa defense lead No. 2 Dawgs past S Carolina 40-13

So much for any debate about Georgia’s starting quarterback. JT Daniels has a firm grasp on the job. Daniels returned from injury with three touchdown passes, backing up another stellar performance by Georgia’s defense that carried the No. 2 Bulldogs to a 40-13 victory over South Carolina on Saturday night. Daniels completed 23 of 31 for 303 yards, including scoring throws of 43 yards to Jermaine Burton, 38 yards to freshman Adonai Mitchell and 4 yards to James Cook. “I definitely felt very confident,” said Daniels, who missed the previous game with an oblique injury. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS

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‘A true believer’: Why Mandela Barnes thinks his progressive ideas can win in purple Wisconsin

Mandela Barnes, Wisconsin’s 34-year-old lieutenant governor, wants voters to know he’s the progressive candidate in the field of the 10 Democrats running in the state’s 2022 Senate primary. Barnes, a top contender in the race and a rising star in the party, has frequently talked about his support for Medicare for All, the Green New Deal and making corporations and wealthy people pay their fair share. He’s traveled the world pushing action on climate change. Progressive groups like Democracy for America, the Progressive Change Campaign Committee and the Working Families Party all endorsed his candidacy within hours of its existence.

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9 free software copycats that work better than the real expensive programs

There are more features and tricks hiding in your Mac or PC than most people will ever know. You can do even more if you know the right software to download. If you’re relying on your computer’s built-in spell check to catch all your grammar mistakes, for example, it’s time to upgrade. Here are five stellar options to make you sound smarter; I have used one for 223 weeks straight.   With everything else we shell out cash for online, you don’t always want to pay for programs. If you need to save a little cash, I’ve got your back.

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Opinion | Supreme Court justices upset at perceptions of partisanship need to look in the mirror

Law and politics are different things. Judges do law and politicians do politics. At least, that’s what some of the Supreme Court’s current members would like us to believe. The justices should carefully consider the types of rhetoric they employ in defending their positions and criticizing those of their colleagues — both in their written opinions and in extrajudicial statements. In recent remarks delivered at the University of Louisville, Justice Amy Coney Barrett pushed back against media characterizations of the court’s decision-making as politically motivated, insisting that “judicial philosophies are not the same as political parties.” She urged the public

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Spanish Island Braces for Possible Earthquakes, Eruption

MADRID (AP) — The residents of Spain’s La Palma island remained on alert Sunday for a possible volcanic eruption as government authorities warned of earthquakes that could cause damage to buildings. While government experts said that an eruption is not yet imminent, there has been an intensification of earthquakes near the surface of the island, which belongs to the Canary Islands archipelago. A 3.2-magnitude quake was recorded Saturday, and the Scientific Committee of the Volcano Risk Prevention Plan said that stronger earthquakes “are likely to be felt and may cause damage to buildings.” The committee of scientific experts also signaled

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France would have known about ‘deep and grave’ submarine concerns, PM says

France would have known Australia had “deep and grave concerns” a submarine fleet the French were building would not meet Australian needs, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has said. France accused Australia of concealing its intentions to back out of the $90 billion contract for majority state owned French company Naval Group to build 12 conventional diesel-electric submarines. US President Joe Biden revealed last week a new alliance including Australia and Britain that would deliver an Australian fleet of at least eight nuclear-powered submarines. The Prime Minister said the French would have understood Australia had “deep and grave concerns”. (Nine) Mr

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Illinois woman gets 75 years for murder of boyfriend’s son, 4; judge calls her ‘horrible pseudo-parent’

A 35-year-old Illinois woman was sentenced to 75 years in prison Friday for the brutal murder of her live-in boyfriend’s 4-year-old son.  The judge called Lesli Jett a “horrible pseudo-parent” during the sentencing that took place after a 5-hour hearing, WMBD-TV in Peoria reported.  Jett was convicted on two counts of first-degree murder of a child under 12 last July in the beating death of Tate Thurman.  “Justice was served, happy for that,” the boy’s father Jeremy Thurman said after the sentencing, according to WMBD. “Doesn’t bring Tate back though, but he’s looking down. He’s with me every day, I

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Puerto Rico’s progress still stalled four years after Maria

The memories of surviving Hurricane Maria still haunt people in Puerto Rico, four years after the storm wreaked havoc on the U.S. territory on Sept. 20, 2017. There are reminders of the destruction, with thousands of homes, many of them still covered with blue tarps, yet to be fixed. Constant power outages remind Puerto Ricans that essential work to modernize the antiquated electric grid decimated by Maria has not yet begun. Deteriorating school buildings, roads, bridges and even health care facilities point to a slow reconstruction process that has not yet picked up its pace. A new analysis by the

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Tandoori oven blamed for Adelaide car crash

Carbon monoxide from a tandoori oven in the back seat of a car is believed to have caused a man to crash into a building in Adelaide‘s south-west. A station wagon veered off Marion Road in Ascot Park about 9.30am today and ploughed into an accounting firm, causing the building’s roof to collapse onto the car. Passing motorists who saw the crash stopped to rescue the 36-year-old driver from the wreckage. Emergency workers treat the driver at the scene of the crash in Adelaide. (Nine) Immediately after the car crashed, a tandoori oven in the backseat sparked a small fire.

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Texas doctor claims state’s new abortion law is illegal, says he has already violated it

A Texas doctor claimed Saturday that he has deliberately violated the state’s new abortion law in order to help test whether it’s legal. Alan Braid, an obstetrician-gynecologist in San Antonio, explained his actions in an essay published in The Washington Post. Braid writes that he understands “there could be legal consequences” because of his action. “But I wanted to make sure that Texas didn’t get away with its bid to prevent this blatantly unconstitutional law from being tested.” He added later: “I understand that by providing an abortion beyond the new legal limit, I am taking a personal risk, but

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