MLS All-Star opponent will be Atletico Madrid for Orlando game

Atletico Madrid will be the opponent in this summer’s Major League Soccer All-Star Game in Orlando, Florida. The 10-time La Liga champions are the second team from the Spanish league to play in the showcase after Real Madrid in 2017 in Chicago. This year’s game is July 31 at Orlando City Stadium. The game traditionally… Continue reading MLS All-Star opponent will be Atletico Madrid for Orlando game

Three Utah Royals FC players named to U.S. women’s team’s World Cup roster

As anticipated, three Utah Royals FC players will get their chance to help the United State’s Women’s National Team as it tries to win a second consecutive FIFA Women’s World Cup. Becky Sauerbrunn, Christen Press and Kelley O’Hara were all named to the USWNT roster on Thursday. For Sauerbrunn and O’Hara, it will be their… Continue reading Three Utah Royals FC players named to U.S. women’s team’s World Cup roster

Dana Milbank: Barr reminds Mueller: If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog

Washington • Eight-year-old Liam Daly became an internet sensation when he penned a letter to his grandfather, William Barr, while sitting in the front row at Barr’s confirmation hearing in January. “Dear Grandpa,” he wrote. “You are doing great so far. But I know you still will.” Alas for Liam, and for all of us,… Continue reading Dana Milbank: Barr reminds Mueller: If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog

Political Cornflakes: Some moderate Democrats are having second thoughts about voting to confirm William Barr as attorney general

Happy Thursday! Two of the three moderate Democrats who voted to confirm William Barr as attorney general are starting to express buyer’s remorse because of the way he has handled the special counsel investigation. The third — Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema — has asked for a private meeting with Barr for some explanations. [Politico] Topping… Continue reading Political Cornflakes: Some moderate Democrats are having second thoughts about voting to confirm William Barr as attorney general

Environmental, indigenous groups gather to protect a “sacred” site in Salt Lake City that’s planned to become a massive distribution hub

An off-white teepee rose up from a flat, expansive field in one of Salt Lake City’s largest untouched and most politicized landscapes on Wednesday afternoon. It was there as a reminder of the Shoshone, Ute and Goshute tribes’ “sacred” ancestral hunting and gathering connections to this land — as well as a symbol of opposition… Continue reading Environmental, indigenous groups gather to protect a “sacred” site in Salt Lake City that’s planned to become a massive distribution hub

Sen. Mike Lee blasts Dems, says the Mueller investigation was about undermining the president

Washington • Sen. Mike Lee excoriated Democrats on Wednesday for jumping to conclusions about what special counsel Robert Mueller would find in his probe of President Donald Trump and his team, arguing that Trump’s critics were using the investigation to undermine the president. “The president’s political adversaries have exploited the Mueller probe – it’s mere… Continue reading Sen. Mike Lee blasts Dems, says the Mueller investigation was about undermining the president

Margaret Sullivan: Fact-checking Trump is not enough

It’s a tsunami of lies. It’s an avalanche of falsehoods. It’s a deluge, a torrent, a rockslide, a barrage, an onslaught, a blitzkrieg. President Donald Trump has made more than 10,000 false or misleading statements since becoming president — on the size of the inaugural crowd, the number of steel plants being built in America… Continue reading Margaret Sullivan: Fact-checking Trump is not enough