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Fantasy Waiver Wire Week 7: D’Ernest Johnson and Rashaad Penny among the best free agent players

Six-team byes are always painful, but when you combine key RB and WR injuries, they're particularly brutal. That is why the Top Week 7 Fantasy Waiver Transfer Pickups and Free Agent Additions presents a who's who of ... "who?" Wives like D'Ernest Johnson, Rhamondre Stevenson, JD McKissic, and Rashaad Penny could demand much higher exemption claims than they should, while bordering WR3s like Donovan Peoples-Jones and TY Hilton they will be mandatory additions after exemptions clear around 4-5 am ET on Wednesday mornings in the ESPN and Yahoo leagues. Yeah ... yuck. Our full list of free agents features even more of these types of players, many of whom land somewhere between week-long streamers and multi-week potential contributors. There are also many less-owned types that we've appa...
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Ecuador enters a state of exception due to the insecurity created by drug trafficking

The president of Ecuador, Guillermo Lasso. Jonathan Miranda / Presidency Ecu / DPA President Guillermo Lasso has declared this Monday the state of exception in Ecuador to combat the recent wave of violence, crime and insecurity derived from drug trafficking. Lasso has established the measure by signing an Executive Decree that will make it possible to face the "serious internal shock" of high crime rates for a period of 60 days. ...
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Ecuador declares a state of exception to deal with violence linked to drug trafficking

The Government of Ecuador, overwhelmed by citizen insecurity, declared a state of exception throughout the national territory and shielded the public force (police and military) from taking action against crime.The Ecuadorian president, Guillermo Lasso, declared on Monday a state of exception for sixty days in the face of what he considered "serious internal commotion" due to the "increase in criminal activity", especially in provinces where statistics warn of an upturn in crime.In provinces such as El Oro, Guayas, Santa Elena, Manabí, Los Ríos, Esmeraldas, Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas, Pichincha and Sucumbíos (on the border with Colombia), the mobilization of the military was ordered to complement the police actions.In those towns, the action of the forces of order will be felt "stro...
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Chile: episodes of violence on the second anniversary of the “social outbreak”

Drafting BBC News WorldOctober 19, 2021, 00:14 GMTUpdated 2 hoursImage source, ReutersChile lived on Monday the second anniversary of the social outbreak of October 18, 2019, when a wave of street protests led to the call for a constituent process in which the South American country is still immersed.More than fifty marches were called in different parts of the Chilean geography to commemorate the two years since the protests began. Image source, EPAAlthough most took place peacefully, there were some episodes of violence. At the end of the day, the Minister of the Interior, Rodrigo Delgado, reported 30 people arrested and five Carabineros officials injured in the incidents. "We are not in the presence of protesters, we are in the presence of some criminals, and I mean those who go an...
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Stroke: The Three Foods You Should Avoid To Reduce Your Risk By 80%

Avoiding the consumption of red, processed meats, sausages, processed and fried foods, pastries, margarines and alcohol, has been linked to an 80% lower risk of cardiovascular accident. Foto: Photo by The BlackRabbit on Unsplash / Unsplash A stroke occurs when the blood supply to a part of the brain is cut off or reduced, preventing the brain tissue from receiving oxygen and nutrients. Brain cells begin to die within minutes, it is a medical emergency, and prompt treatment is crucial, as early action can reduce brain damage and other complications. In addition, it has been proven that eliminating certain foods from the diet it is one of the best measures to reduce the risk. It is nothing new to say that our lifestyle choices can affect ...
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They sue Texas for “diluting” the Latino vote in the new electoral maps

The lawsuit on behalf of Latino voters was filed in the Western District of Texas. Foto: David McNew / Getty Images THE ANGELS - The Mexican-American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) filed a lawsuit against the state of Texas on Monday for adopting new electoral redistribution maps that They "dilute" the strength of Latino voters. The lawsuit filed in court for the Western District of Texas asks the federal court to discard the new electoral maps on the grounds that they are unconstitutional and violate section 2 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. "Texas has an exceptionally dismal record in its constant disregard for the growth of the Latino population during half a century of redistricting"said in a statement Thomas A. Sa...
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The distribution of almost 950 million between autonomies for sustainable transport begins

The Council of Ministers plans to give a good push to the execution of European funds this Tuesday. The Executive plans to authorize the distribution of 945.7 million euros in favor of the autonomous communities and the cities of Ceuta and Melilla to attend to projects of the Recovery Plan related to transport and "sustainable, safe and connected mobility". The money will be distributed among the territories according to the population criterion an...
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Powell’s message during what is believed to be his last interview

The Life of Colin Powell, First Black Secretary of State 3:33 (CNN) -- Colin Powell spoke candidly about his health problems with journalist Bob Woodward in what is believed to have been his last interview before he died. "Don't say no and don't feel sorry for me, for God's sake. I'm (almost) 85 years old," Powell said after telling Woodward about his battle with multiple myeloma for nearly two years. "I have not lost a day of life fighting these two diseases. I am in good shape." Powell, the first black secretary of state and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, died Monday of complications linked to covid-19 at age 84. Multiple myeloma, a cancer of the plasma cells, suppresses the body's immune response...
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Hollywood raises up to 62% the salaries of some employees to avoid the strike

Increased salaries and increases in health insurance are some of the signed commitments. Foto: David McNew / Getty Images Los Angeles (USA), Oct 18 (EFE) .- The Alliance of Film and Television Producers (AMPTP, in English), which includes film and television studios such as Disney, Warner Bros., Netflix and Amazon, will raise to 62% the salaries of employees with the lowest remuneration in their filming. The increase was one of the demands of the main union of the entertainment industry, Iatse, who had threatened to call their first strike in more than a century of history if they failed to strike a deal by the weekend. Increased salaries, breaks between filming sessions and increases in health insurance are some of the commitments s...
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Why did the state of Washington fire Nick Rolovich? Coach’s Vaccine Rejection At The Center Of Cougars Decision

Washington State Football Head Coach Nick Rolovich took a public stance against COVID-19 vaccination, despite a state mandate that applies to public education workers. You are no longer a state employee. Rolovich and four members of his staff, assistant head coach John Richardson, co-offensive coordinator Craig Stutzmann, offensive line coach Mark Weber and defensive tackling coach Ricky Logo, were fired Monday. John Canzano of The Oregonian reported that the state of Washington fired Rolvoch for a cause."It is discouraging to be here today. Our soccer team is suffering, our WSU community is fractured. Today will have a lasting impact on the youth of our team and the rest of the coaches and staff," said the Washington State Athletic Director, Pat Chun, at a press conference. "As athle...