Sala’s family ‘struggling with few answers’

“This is a family that has come from Argentina with this huge shock out of nowhere and is struggling with very, very few answers about an unexplained loss,” family spokesman David Mearns said. Image caption Romina Sala says her family believes both Emiliano and the pilot are alive Two boats hired using the money resumed looking on Saturday. Mr Mearns said Guernsey authorities were answering all the family’s questions about their investigations. Cardiff to honour Sala with daffodils Search for footballer and pilot called off Argentina president backs Sala search call Sala – timeline of Cardiff City signing “But as you know locally the search was terminated on Thursday and that was what triggered this private search,” he said. “Today, …

Apps you’ve never heard of that your teen is already using

It’s a new year, and that means new apps on your tweens’ and teens’ phones. While the old standbys like Snapchat and Instagram are still going strong, there’s no shortage of social media, video-sharing, and homework-help apps that are popular but not necessarily household names. BIGO LIVE – Live Stream Kind of like Twitch and YouTube, BIGO LIVE lets teens stream live video of themselves that other users can see and comment on in real time. You can also receive and send “Beans” — BIGO’s term for virtual gifts — that cost real money. You can level up and improve your ranking by logging in every day and sending gifts. The platform is designed for people who supposedly want to …

Marcel Hirscher claims third slalom World Championship title

(CNN)Marcel Hirscher claimed the third slalom World Championship gold of his career, drawing level with the men’s record set by legendary Swede Ingemar Stenmark. READ: Hirscher bags silver as rival Kristoffersen wins world title READ: Is Marcel Hirscher the greatest skier of all time? Alexis Pinturault was proving to be Hirscher’s closest competitor after the first run, but a slip halfway down the course proved costly for the Frenchman who had to settle for fourth. Despite dominating the slalom Sunday, Austrian skiing fans had to wait until the final day of the Are 2019 for Hirscher to secure the country’s first gold medal of these World Championships. Speaking after claiming gold, Hirscher admitted he may not return in two years’ …

Mikaela Shiffrin: Lead singer or backing vocals? High heels or sneakers?

(CNN)Quiet night in or big night out? Heels or sneakers? Olympic gold or an overall World Cup title? Shiffrin’s dominance this season has made waves beyond skiing, and she stands on the brink of a third straight World Cup overall crown. Visit CNN.com/Sport for more news, features and videos The double Olympic champion is already the third most successful women’s ski racer of all-time with 56 wins — trailing only Annemarie Moser-Proll (62) and the now-retired Lindsey Vonn (82). And she is fifth on the list of all-time most successful ski racers, male or female. But what is the secret to her phenomenal success and quite how does prefer to spend her time away from the snow? To discover what …

Man slashed in face during football brawl

Videos of the brawl have been watched more than a million times online. The FA said it was not investigating the violence because it happened outside the football ground. However, it is investigating “reports of a discriminatory song being sung by Millwall fans”, an FA spokeswoman told the BBC. Skip Twitter post by @mikemcevoy0 Millwall vs Everton outside Surrey Quays station pic.twitter.com/4BddyVdfK7 — Mike McEvoy (@mikemcevoy0) January 26, 2019 Report End of Twitter post by @metpoliceuk Det Insp Darren Young, of the South Central Command Unit, said: “The behaviour of those involved in this incident is nothing short of disgraceful and those involved can be certain we will be working to identify them. “We are aware of the video circulating …

Sala tributes paid at Arsenal v Cardiff

Players will also wear yellow daffodil armbands during the game. “It is a yellow flower, the flower of Wales and has significance to Nantes,” said Cardiff chief executive Ken Choo. Skip Twitter post by @the_cannon Tonight's programme 🌻 pic.twitter.com/jttb51QSMx — Sam (@the_cannon) January 29, 2019 The Press Association’s football correspondent Phil Blanche said the evening was poignant one for players, staff and fans of the Welsh club. He said: “Tonight would have been Sala’s debut – he would have had a week’s training and I would have expected he would have started the game. “It’s an emotional night for Cardiff City.” Tributes were also paid at the evening’s other Premier League matches – with minute silences taking place at the …

MAGA-hat wearing teen claims California high school wouldn’t permit her to wear hat

Her request to wear a different hat that bore school colors and supported the president was also reportedly rejected. Mueller claimed that the school’s decision goes against her First Amendment rights, KCBS-TV reported. She questioned how “being a patriot in trying to show pride in your country” could be considered “inappropriate.” VANS EMPLOYEE FIRED FOR ALLEGEDLY CURSING AT MAGA HAT-WEARING TEEN The school’s decision pertained to the fact that the request specifically concerned a hat, a spokesperson for the Clovis Unified School District told Fox News in a statement Thursday. “It’s unfortunate that our dress code is being misrepresented as specifically singling out a MAGA hat as that is not what the policy says,” Chief Communication Officer Kelly Avants said. …

Briton held in UAE in football shirt row

The Foreign Office said it is providing assistance to a British man and is in touch with the UAE authorities. United Arab Emirates profile The UAE and four other countries in the region are currently engaged in a political and diplomatic stand-off with Qatar after they accused the state of supporting radical and Islamist groups. On its website, the Foreign Office warns travellers to the UAE of a June 2017 announcement “that showing sympathy for Qatar on social media or by any other means of communication is an offence. “Offenders could be imprisoned and subject to a substantial fine”. ‘Loved sport’ Mr Ahmad is said to have travelled to the UAE for a holiday. He was arrested after watching Qatar …

‘Both teams played well’ in 31-0 thrashing

He said: “They are four leagues above us and we did really well to get there in the first place. “The girls ended up a couple of goals down early on but they put a shift in. “I am pleased, not at the result, but with the effort the ladies put in.” Image copyright Nicky Hayes Image caption Zoe Rushen also netted eight times in the victory

5 things to know for February 11: Border security, ISIS, Denver strike, snow, Grammys

(CNN)Are you one of those people who wants to know how the sausage gets made? Then the world’s first sausage hotel is for you. Here’s what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) The chances of another government shutdown shot up over the weekend after talks between Republicans and Democrats on border security broke down. The sticking points in the talks are the level of funding for barriers on the border and how much money to spend on ICE detention facilities. Another partial government shutdown could start at the end of the week if the two …

5 things to know for February 8: Politics, abortion law, Jeff Bezos, Frank Robinson

(CNN)If you’re thinking about doing the boiling water challenge, here’s a word of advice: Just don’t. It’s sending people to the hospital. 1. Politics Longest-serving congressman in US history dies at 92 2. Louisiana abortion law The Supreme Court voted 5-4 to block a Louisiana abortion access law that was set to go into effect today. The state’s Unsafe Abortion Protection Act requires a doctor have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of the facility where the abortion is performed. Critics said there’s no medical justification for the law and it was just an attempt to restrict abortions. The ruling doesn’t stop the Supremes from taking up the case later, though, and possibly upholding the law. Chief Justice John Roberts …

Shannon Gabriel apologizes for ‘do you like boys’ comment

(CNN)West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel has apologized for asking England captain Joe Root if he liked boys during his team’s Test defeat to England in St Lucia. He explained: “The exchange occurred during a tense moment on the field. The pressure was on and England’s captain Joe Root was looking at me intensely as I prepared to bowl, which may have been the usual psychological strategy with which all Test cricketers are familiar. “I recognize now that I was attempting to break through my own tension when I said to Joe Root: ‘Why are you smiling? Do you like boys?’ “His response, which was picked up by the microphone was: ‘Don’t use it as an insult. There’s nothing wrong …

Freeze continues as snow traps vehicles

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAmbulance rescued on snowy road in Basingstoke Freezing temperatures are continuing into the weekend after snow once again left many motorists stuck in their vehicles overnight. Highways England said police had worked until 02:00 GMT on Saturday to free vehicles from the M3 near Basingstoke. And Kent Police tweeted it had had an “incredibly busy night” with “numerous” collisions and stranded cars. The Met Office said temperatures could reach -16C (3F) in Scotland on Saturday night but that Sunday should be milder. Highways England South East operations manager Robert Bell said: “We have every sympathy for drivers who found themselves stranded in the severe weather. Report End of Twitter post by @KentHighways …

Al-Araibi imprisonment: Australia cancels Thailand training camp

(CNN)The Australian Football Federation (FFA) has canceled a proposed training camp in Thailand for its Under-23 men’s national team in a show of support for Hakeem Al-Araibi, the refugee footballer who is fighting extradition to Bahrain. But the pre-tournament camp is now in the process of being moved as international outcry at the treatment of Al-Araibi grows.

What Donald Trump’s giant White House golf simulator says about him

(CNN)Within the last few weeks, President Donald Trump had a room-sized golf simulator installed in his personal quarters at the White House, according to The Washington Post. Presidents have a lot on their minds. And they can’t just duck out to play a quick 18 holes on a whim. If swinging a club in a gold simulator helps them think, more power to them!

Missing footballer plane search postponed

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe voice message Emiliano Sala sent on missing plane The search for a missing plane carrying a pilot and a Premier League footballer has been called off for the night. Cardiff City striker Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson were in the plane that vanished from radar on Monday. Guernsey Police said an “intensive” nine-hour search found no trace of the missing aircraft. A decision on whether to resume will be taken on Thursday. A rescuer said there was “no hope” of finding the 28-year-old Argentine or pilot from Crowle, Lincolnshire, alive. Channel Islands Air Search chief officer John Fitzgerald said “even the most fit person” would only survive for a few …