Jorn Andersen is standing on the touchline dressed all in black, arms folded, waiting impatiently for the last seconds to drain away. The digital clock in the Kim Il Sung Stadium in Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea, has stopped counting—a large "90" frozen on the scoreboard. The match, a 2019 Asian Cup qualifier against Lebanon on Sept. 5, was a rare chance for the large North Korean crowd to see their men's team play. The Chollima, as the national team is known—named after a mythical winged horse that flies at supersonic speeds and can never be mounted by mortal man—had...more
NEW YORK — A black SUV pulled up in front of Sneaker Pawn on West 14th Street shortly after 1 p.m. Sunday, and out climbed LaVar Ball and his sons LiAngelo and LaMelo. On this sunny December day, a small crowd had assembled in front of the store for the Ball family's event to promote their company, Big Baller Brand, which now claims more than 1 million followers on Instagram. Within an hour the line of fans who wanted basketballs, hoodies and T-shirts signed by the Balls had stretched down West 14th Street. In the back of the store, LiAngelo and LaMelo were soon joined by Lonzo, the elde...more
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Cinemas will open to the public in ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia in 2018, the kingdom’s culture ministry has announced. The lifting of the ban follows several other steps by the Saudi Crown Prince touted as liberalization of the country. Read Full Article at RT.com
The battle for the legalization of same-sex marriage is over. Australia has officially joined the ranks of 25 other countries where marriage equality has become a legal right. But here's a few things you should know before tying the knot down under.