- U.S.The Wrap
Digital shock jock Alex Jones made an unlikely appearance at the Women’s March in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, donning a pink beanie while walking around shouting “Down With Trump!” from a megaphone.A brief clip of Jones at the march was shared by the New York Post’s Jon Levine on Twitter, which you can check out below. Jones is seen repeatedly pumping his fist and yelling the phrase before eventually jumping around with a few poncho-wearing marchers.Alex Jones crashes DC WomensMarch pic.twitter.com/SLCLr1dlw1— Jon Levine (@LevineJonathan) January 18, 2020Also Read: Facebook Bans 'Dangerous Individuals' Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos, Louis FarrakhanThe “InfoWars” head honcho was unable to share the video himself on Twitter because he’s been banned since 2018 for “abusive behavior.” Jones was later kicked off Facebook last year.Jones was likely yelling “Down With Trump!” and trolling many of the marchers who are not huge fans of the president. Trump appeared on Jones’ show in 2015, and Jones has sung the president’s praises several times since then. His tune changed a bit during an appearance on The Joe Rogan Experience last year, with Jones saying “I don’t dislike Donald Trump” but that he hates how the president “became my identity.”Thousands turned out for the D.C. march on Saturday, with many women explicitly saying their opposition to President Trump spurred them to join the rally. “No one is less mad now,” one marcher, who also attended the first march in 2017, told The Washington Post. “We might be a bit more tired, but we are certainly no less angry and our opinions haven’t changed.”Read original story Alex Jones Crashes DC Women’s March, Chants ‘Down With Trump!’ With a Bullhorn At TheWrap
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Teen killers filmed 'fist bumping' each other after stabbing 18-year-old to death in unprovoked attack
The teenagers attacked Yusuf Mohamed in west London after spotting him with his friends.
"In space, no one can hear you be ridiculous," commented "Chernobyl" screenwriter Craig Mazin.
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Heartbreaking pictures show moment 'sweet' Bulldog was found in a pool of blood in a bath after being beaten by owner
Shocked RSPCA inspectors found Smiler the American Bulldog barely conscious in a pool of blood in a bath in Keighley, West Yorkshire.
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The Islamic Republic has been reeling from one crisis to another, from the targeted killing by the United States of its top general to the Revolutionary Guard's accidental shootdown of a passenger plane carrying scores of young people, most of them Iranians. U.S. sanctions have crippled its economy as tensions with America have soared. In a rare Friday sermon in Tehran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei stuck to the playbook Iran has relied on since 1979, blaming the country's woes on the U.S. and other Western powers, and proclaiming that Iranians still support the Islamic Revolution.
- SportsThe Independent
Conor McGregor returns to the Octagon for the first time in over a year, as the former two-weight world champion takes on Donald Cerrone in the main event of UFC 246.MMA fans will be able to watch the long-awaited return of The Notorious live on BT Sport Box Office in the UK, with the main card beginning at 10pm ET (3am GMT, Sunday). In the US the fight and the undercards will be broadcast on ESPN+, while in Australia Main Event have the rights to show the contest.The cost of watching the fight ranges from the £19.96 pay-per-view fee on BT Sport, to $85 (£65) in the US for anyone who doesn’t already have an ESPN+ subscription – a price that recently increased in time for McGregor’s return. This rising costs of major sporting events has helped contribute to a surge in online piracy, with some experts claiming it has never been easier to find and watch illegal live streams for free. * Follow live coverage of McGregor vs Cowboy this eveningThose unwilling to pay to watch the fight will find hundreds of pirated streams shared across social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter, as well as forums in popular sites like Reddit, in the build up to the UFC 246.For UFC 245 in December, illegal streaming websites were listed on major search engines, while keywords allowed some streams to spread across social media. * Read more Follow live coverage of McGregor vs Cerrone at UFC 246 tonightThe phenomenon shows no sign of slowing down, with the Industry Trust for IP Awareness warning last year that "TV, sports and film piracy reverted to peak levels in 2019".The issue is a global one, with rights holders around the world calling on governments to crack down on the epidemic."It is simple economics. The production cost for live sporting events.. are high. If the consumer is not paying, the broadcaster is unable to pay the rights owners," Choong Kay Lee, vice-president and chief of sports business at Malaysian broadcaster Astro, wrote in a blog post in October."The sport will then suffer and fans will have to live with a lower quality product. Legitimate broadcasters pay huge sums to air such content only to lose out to pirates or who do not invest in sports."