Meghan Markle, Prince Harry ditch royal titles for upcoming television event

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s royal titles were ditched for the first time in a promo video for their upcoming television appearance.

The Duke and Duchess will be honored for TIME Magazine’s annual list of 100 of the world’s most influential people.

ABC will air the special on Sept. 22, the first time the magazine is doing a television event.

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In a new promotional video announcing guest appearances, the Duchess of Sussex, 39, and the Duchess of Sussex, 36, were introduced simply as “Harry and Meghan.”

However, a TIME article about the event lists the duo as the “Duke and Duchess of Sussex Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.”

It’s unclear if the couple will opt to introduce themselves without royal titles.

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Britain's Harry and Meghan the Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrive to attend the annual Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey in London.

Britain’s Harry and Meghan the Duke and

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Pokemon Go September Community Day Is Today: Shiny Porygon, Bonuses, Event Move, And More

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Pokemon Go players have had a variety of activities to enjoy in the game this month, from the ongoing Mega Evolution-themed Mega September event to the return of Articuno, and now September’s Community Day has arrived. This month’s event takes place today, Sunday, September 20, and to help you prepare for it, we’ve rounded up everything you need to know about September’s Community Day–from its start time to the special event-exclusive move you can learn this month and more–below.

September’s Featured Pokemon: Porygon

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The Virtual Pokemon Porygon is the featured Pokemon for September’s Community Day. Throughout the event, Porygon will spawn in the wild much more frequently than normal, making this a good opportunity to stock up on Porygon Candy. On top of that, you’ll be able to catch a Shiny Porygon in the game for the first time during the event.

September’s Community Day Move: Tri Attack

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2020 UFC event schedule: Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa, Holly Holm vs. Irene Aldana highlight cards

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UFC has made good on its promise to never stop running live events throughout the coronavirus pandemic. Despite cancelling a handful of shows early on, the premier mixed martial arts organization in the world has had events just about every week since May 9. 

After seeing Justin Gaethje, Amanda Nunes and Kamaru Usman shine in PPV main events over the last three months, it was Stipe Miocic’s time in August. The heavyweight champ completed his rivalry with Daniel Cormier by scoring a unanimous decision win over the the former light heavyweight and heavyweight champ at UFC 252. One week later, former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar took the spotlight over as he was successful in his bantamweight debut with a split-decision win over Pedro Munhoz.

To wrap up its latest stay in Las Vegas, UFC brought out some of its stars. Colby Covington outworked Tyron Woodley over four grueling

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Upcoming Food Events to Add to Your Calendar

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Revolver Brewing releases its corn dog ale Friday, and they’re partnering with Fletcher’s Original Corny Dogs to do it. Tickets include one ale, a souvenir glass and a coupon for one corn dog at the Fletcher truck, which will be parked outside on the Paseo (the area between Texas Live! And Live! By Loews).

What: Corn Dog Ale Release with Fletcher’s

When: 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18

Where: Revolver Bldg. 5 Taproom, 1650 E. Randol Mill Road, Arlington

Tickets: $20-25

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The WRQ BBQ festival may not happen, but the brewery is still offering lunch and beer to go with live music. Oak Highlands Brewery is also using the event to contribute to the Dallas Area Rape Crisis Center.

What: WRQ Oktoberfest

When: noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19

Where: Oak Highlands Brewery, 10484 Brockwood Road

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The last day to register to vote is Oct.

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Dueling Trump, Biden events in battleground states sets tone for upcoming debates

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President Donald Trump and Joe Biden gave a debate performance preview of sorts in different swing states on Thursday as the Democratic nominee called for the president to step down over his Covid-19 response while Trump hammered Biden over his policy agenda.

Biden held a drive-in town hall in Pennsylvania with CNN, moderated by Anderson Cooper, in which the former vice president was asked an array of policy questions from voters across the political spectrum, and sharply attacked the president. On Trump’s coronavirus response, Biden excoriated the president, who was recently heard on audio telling veteran journalist Bob Woodward that he intentionally downplayed the virus.

“He knew it and he did nothing. It’s close to criminal,” Biden said. He later added during the questioning, “This president should step down.”

In the Wisconsin cold, Trump spoke for over one hour and 30 minutes at a somewhat raucous rally in which the

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BLAST reshuffles prize pools for upcoming events to ensure “sustainability” without consulting players

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CS:GO league BLAST Premier earlier today it will reduce the season prize pools to increase teams’ participation fees with “full support of partner teams” today. But the Counter-Strike Professional Players’ Association has responded that the decision was made “unilaterally without consulting the CSPPA and the players.”

BLAST said that “COVID-19 has had a considerable impact on the esports ecosystem,” causing a “direct financial impact on all people working across” it.

Following an agreement with its partner teams, the planned prize pools for 11 events beginning from the Fall Series 2020 to 2021’s Global Final have been reduced. The league promised that the

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Political analyst Charlie Cook to share insights on upcoming election at 2020 Wendell H. Ford Lecture – KyForward.com

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Students, faculty and everyone seeking to expand their knowledge on the upcoming elections should have a special interest in the University of Kentucky’s 2020 Wendell H. Ford Public Policy Lecture Tuesday, Oct. 13. Exactly three weeks before the Nov. 3 elections, this lecture will feature respected political analyst Charlie Cook, publisher and editor of The Cook Political Report, along with a panel of prominent national and Kentucky journalists.

Charlie Cook

The lecture is hosted by UK’s Martin School of Public Policy and Administration and co-sponsored by the Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship and Commerce Lexington. For the first time, the Ford Lecture will be a virtual event presented as a webinar rather than in front of a live audience due to COVID-19 guidelines. This is the seventh renewal of the Ford Lecture, named for the late former Kentucky governor and U.S. senator.

Cook is

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Google’s upcoming hardware event and decoupling Chrome from Chromebooks

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This week on The Chrome Cast, we spend quite a bit of our time talking through all the things we’re excited to see at Google’s event in just under two weeks from today. Between a new Nest speaker, a couple new phones, and the all new Chromecast with Google TV, there’s a lot of solid hardware getting ready to become available. While I’m happy to see the phones in the flesh and think the speaker will be a nice addition, I’m most excited by the price and functionality of the new Chromecast. We’re also equally sad that there’s no apparent Chromebook for this year’s event.

On the Chromebook front, our discussion about Lacros and what it could mean for Google to

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Nearly 90 groups question university over Sept. 23 event with Palestinian terrorist

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Nearly 90 organizations have questioned the president of San Francisco State University over an upcoming event featuring Palestinian terrorist and hijacker Leila Khaled.

In response to SFSU’s Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas Studies (AMED) hosting a Sept. 23 event with Leila Khaled, who played a critical role in two airplane hijackings as part of the U.S.-designated terrorist organization the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), an SFSU spokesperson previously told JNS that “an invitation to a public figure to speak to a class should not be construed as an endorsement of point of view.”

In a letter on Thursday to SFSU president Lynn Mahoney, 86 organizations questioned the university’s “interpretation of academic freedom” as it pertains to the upcoming event.

“[W]hat if an invitation to speak to a class—in fact, an entire event—is an endorsement of a point of view and a

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SFSU President Questioned Over Defense of Upcoming Event Featuring Infamous Palestinian Terrorist

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Palestinian Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) hijacker Leila Khaled. Photo: Sebastian Baryli via Wikimedia Commons.

Dozens of organizations expressed outrage on Thursday after the president of San Francisco State University (SFSU) defended an upcoming online event featuring infamous Palestinian terrorist Leila Khaled.

Khaled — a leading member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) who took part in the hijacking of a Tel Aviv-bound commercial flight in 1969 — will take part in Zoom call titled, “Whose Narratives? Gender, Justice and Resistance: A Conversation with Leila Khaled,” on Sept. 23.

The 76-year-old Khaled remains affiliated with the PFLP, which is classified as a terrorist organization by the United States and European Union.

Khaled compared Israelis to Nazis in a 2017 speech at the European Parliament.

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