Then came the moment in October 2014, when a video of comedian Hannibal Buress talking about Cosby went viral. He said, among other things, gets on TV, your pants up, black people I can talk down to you because I had a successful sitcom. Yeah, but you rape women, Bill Cosby, so turn the crazy down a couple notches I guess I want to just at least make it weird for you to watch Cosby Show reruns.
However, what we say to each other will remain between the two of us.”Afterward, Woods’ mother, Kultida Woods, spoke to reporters, saying how proud she is of him.”Golf is just like life, when you make a mistake, you learn from your mistake and move on stronger. That’s the way he is,” she said.”I am upset the way media treated him like he’s a criminal. He didn’t kill anybody, he didn’t do anything illegal,” she said.”They’ve being carrying on from Thanksgiving until now. That’s not right.”The golfer’s statement came amid the WGC Accenture Match Play Championship. Accenture is among the companies that have ended relationships with the 34 year old superstar.Accenture spokesman Fred Hawrysh said Thursday that the company did not think Woods’ statement would be a distraction to the tournament, which began Wednesday in Dove Mountain, Arizona.
Why are carbon taxes so unpopular? According to the latest World Bank report on carbon pricing, 23 countries have carbon taxes (another dozen jurisdictions have only emission trading systems like the one recently dropped by Ontario). At least two jurisdictions Australia and Washington State have disbanded carbon tax proposals in recent years. Another carbon tax will see its death if Alberta Conservative party leader, Jason Kenney, has his way in 2019.In contrast, 176 countries have targets for renewable energy and/or energy efficiency and 110 jurisdictions have feed in tariffs.
Armstrong was last month banned for life for doping by the International Cycling Union following a report by the United States Anti Doping Agency. He was formally stripped of his seven Tour de France titles, wiping out the career of one of cycling’s most celebrated riders. Other former teammates of the American testified against him in the report, which said Armstrong used steroids, EPO and blood transfusions..
I’ve clocked up tens of thousands of air miles, covering some of the biggest stories of the past decade the European debt crisis, the Chinese economic slowdown, the rise of Africa’s middle class, and the economic impact of the Arab Spring. I like to get as close as possible to the story and those it affects whether it be riding on a combine harvester on a US farm, down a Botswana diamond mine, or matchmaking in China. The trauma of the 2007/8 global financial crisis is still with us, and so this is one of the most interesting and important areas of journalism in which to work..