Trump cheering on the army in the Army Navy game
A tradition for US commander-in-chief, President Donald Trump, is maintained will participate in the Army Navy football game on Saturday in Philadelphia and will serve the coin toss. He will be the 10th sitting president attending the game, a tradition that began in 1901 with Theodore Roosevelt. Trump was there in 2016 when he elected the president. Barack Obama was the last president to visit the game in 2011. The annual football-football game between Army and Navy, a series between the two military academies, has a long, moving history dating back to their first game in 1890. It was played most of the time in Philadelphia, but also across the country. Trump is expected to cast a seat this weekend. He suggested that reporters negotiate with the chief of staff of the military.
Legendary Heisman club will add another member.
The Heisman Trophy will be awarded to the Nation's "Most Outstanding College Football Player" on Saturday night in New York. The ceremony starts at 8 pm. ET and broadcast on ESPN. The three finalists for the prize are Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa; Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray; and Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins. All three led their teams to conference championships as they watched records break. If Murray wins, it will be a repeat for Oklahoma when QB Baker Mayfield – who eventually became number one in the NFL draft – won in 2017. If Tagovailoa wins, it will be the first time for Alabama since Derrick Henry's 2015 campaign. If Haskins wins, it would put Ohio State in eighth record. Heisman wins, and the school is the first since Troy Smith in 2006.
Winter storm could bring snow, sleet and rain to the southern United States bring.
A winter storm that has set record-breaking downpours in Los Angeles is expected to pack a strong mix of snow, sleet, and freezing rain – maybe even one or two tornadoes. as it crawls through the southern United States this weekend. Significant delays at airports such as Dallas, Houston, New Orleans and Atlanta could disturb passengers and sweep the country all weekend, warned meteorologists. On Saturday, the threat of rain and tide will shift to the deep south and southeast. On the northern edge of the storm, from Missouri to the Carolinas, is probably more ice storm and ice. Late on Saturday and until Sunday, the storm is expected to cover the central and southern Appalachians with heavy snow, potentially paralyzing the region. Snow and ice are expected to extend late Sunday from eastern Oklahoma to the southern Appalachians.
China prepares to explore the dark side of the moon before 19659013] China prepares to launch a groundbreaking mission, a space probe on the largely unexplored side of the moon and shows its growing ambitions as a space dream, which can compete with Russia, the European Union and the United States. The mission is scheduled for Saturday aboard a Long March 3B rocket. The other side of the moon, called the dark side because it faces away from the earth, is relatively unknown. It is structured differently than the places on the closer side, where previous missions have landed. China hopes to be the first country to successfully land such a mission with its Chang'n 4 mission.
Tourist sites in Paris to be closed in protest
The Eiffel Tower has announced that it will be closed to visitors on Saturday for protesting the movement of the Yellow Vest in the French capital. Several museums and other cultural sites are also closed, fearing that there were reruns in downtown Paris last weekend. Since the beginning of the riots on 17 November as a result of a sharp increase in diesel taxes, four people have died in protest accidents. Now, the demand for the "yellow vest" – named after the fluorescent safety gear that French drivers have in their cars – calls for a wider range of government benefits to help workers, retirees and students. President Emmanuel Macron met on Friday evening with about 60 security officers stationed in Paris. He made the unannounced visit without a press in a fortress that served as military shelter in Nogent-sur-Marne east of Paris, and thanked the officers for their work.
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