The calls, and Flynn’s identity, were leaked by as many as nine officials as the Obama administration left office — a serious federal crime, given their classified status. The most chilling aspect of the transcripts, however, is the lack of anything chilling in the calls themselves. Flynn is direct with Kislyak in trying to tone down the rhetoric and avoid retaliatory moves. He told Kislyak, “l am a very practical guy, and it's about solutions. It's about very practical solutions that we're — that we need to come up with here.” Flynn said he understood the Russians might wish to retaliate for the Obama sanctions but encouraged them not to escalate the conflict just as the Trump administration took office. … [Read more...] about Michael Flynn transcripts reveal plenty except crime or collusion
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It occurred to him that he held the answer in his own hands — or rather, in his fists. He would give the staff at Villeneuve-Saint-Georges hospital boxing lessons, to help them relieve the tension of long shift work during the pandemic — “letting off steam, getting rid of all one’s emotions.” … [Read more...] about Punching through turmoil: Pro boxer helps medical staff cope
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“This reopening will put us on a path to putting tens of thousands of County residents back to work and restoring dignity and normalcy to countless lives and livelihoods,” Wasserman said in a letter to supervisors. “Greater still, these plans provide the scaffolding to begin to restore the communal and rehabilitative joy generated by the crack of a bat, a sprinting score, and the magic of live music.” … [Read more...] about L.A. pro teams band together to inform county supervisors how games can resume
“I think I have an obligation,” he said. “As a professional athlete, I have a voice. I have enough of a following to share a message. And I like to think I have the education and the mind to do these things. … [Read more...] about Isaac Rochell sees his obligation as a pro athlete extend beyond the gridiron