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Hensley: Serving as chauffeur for Colin Powell and sudden surprises

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal 24 Oct 2021
I was overly worried about protocols and making a good impression and had been told the preferred way to address him was “General.” ... I consider Powell a national hero ... This was going to be difficult to explain to people, most of all the general riding along with me.

Increase in numbers registering for Covid vaccine - HSE

RTE 24 Oct 2021
The World Health Organisation's Director General also appealed to people in Ireland to get vaccinated. Speaking virtually at the Draw Our Heroes art competition prize giving ceremony in Dublin, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said "continue to vaccinate, to take ...

Colin Powell on the Vietnam War

Herald-Standard 24 Oct 2021
If you were in the stateside service in the early to mid-70s – as I was – you may have noticed a certain lack of discipline and esprit de corps among the troops ... It was tough ... Many of the troops in Korea under Powell’s command earned general education degrees ... World War II’s top Army general, Uniontown’s George C. Marshall, was a personal hero ... ....

The many lives of Steve Bannon

CNN 24 Oct 2021
Attorney General Merrick Garland will decide whether to prosecute Bannon after the House voted Thursday to hold him in criminal contempt of Congress ... The retired four-star general died Monday, of complications from Covid-19 ... "General Powell, you should've run in '96 ... war hero, Sen.

April Bowlby gets real about superhero Rita Farr’s future in ‘Doom Patrol’

Gulf News 24 Oct 2021
Doom Patrol’ may be the oddball of superhero TV series but it has only gone from strength to strength since its debut in 2019 ... “I would describe this season as the best season yet ... ‘Doom Patrol’ follows the unlikely heroes of the eponymous team who all received their powers through tragic circumstances and are generally shunned by society ... .

Honesty can aid transitional justice

Taipei Times 23 Oct 2021
Former DPP secretary-general Luo Wen-chia (羅文嘉) has said that some people refused to be informants. Such people are heroes, but they are a minority, so it is important to be tolerant of the majority and welcome them back into the fold. However, whether those heroes who fought against the KMT can resist the temptation of money now is another question.

Vigil for Paul Bogle this Sunday

Jamaica Observer 22 Oct 2021
Paul Bogle is a national hero, and we should not be having an event to commemorate him without the participation of the governor general, the prime minister and the leader of the opposition ... Paul Bogle and his fellow national hero George William Gordon were born to free parents and lived most of their lives after Emancipation.

Akshay Kumar is proud as India crosses 100 crore vaccination milestone; thanks PM Modi

India TV 21 Oct 2021
He tweeted, "Incredibly proud day for India as we crossed the 100 crore vaccination milestone ... 'Gorkha' is based on the life of Major General Ian Cardozo, a legendary officer of the Gorkha regiment of the Indian Army (5th Gorkha Rifles) ... #Gorkha - on the life of legendary war hero, Major General Ian Cardozo is one such film ... ....

Rekindling the Patriotism of Overseas Filipinos

The Manila Times 21 Oct 2021
Bensurto, Jr., former Philippine Consul-General in San Francisco, USA, has been acknowledged by many as the "silent hero" who laid the foundation for the legal framework that spelled victory for the Philippine claim against China for the West Philippine Sea before the Arbitral Tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands.

EDITORIAL: Gen. Powell was a man of integrity

Tahlequah Daily Press 21 Oct 2021
Colin Powell made mistakes, and he'd be the first to admit it. In 2003, he convinced the United Nations "there can be no doubt" that Saddam Hussein possessed weapons of mass destruction. The U.S ... Powell expressed regret several times. He knew his popularity was such that he could sway public opinion ... The general was a national hero ... Or most of them ... .

‘My Hero Academia (Boku no Hero): World Heroes’ Mission’ U.S. release: How, where to buy ...

Penn Live 20 Oct 2021
“My Hero Academia (Boku no Hero). World HeroesMission” is hitting theaters in the U.S ... With regards to “World Heroes’ Mission” in particular, some of these heroes find themselves pegged for a crime they didn’t commit ... “My Hero Academia” in general is a wildly popular anime that’s much beloved in fandoms both within Japan and beyond.

Rwandan prosecutors to appeal verdict for 'Hotel Rwanda' hero

Canoe 20 Oct 2021
KIGALI — Rwandan prosecutors said on Wednesday they would appeal against a 25-year jail sentence handed to Paul Rusesabagina, a one-time hotel manager portrayed as a hero in a Hollywood film about the 1994 genocide ... Rwandan prosecutors to appeal verdict for 'Hotel Rwanda' hero Back to video.

Suda51 says Grasshopper’s ten-year plan includes three original games

NME 20 Oct 2021
TalkingKiller7’, ‘No More Heroes’ and more with the ‘Tarantino of games’, Suda51 ... “We’ve got a general plan in place for the next ten years ... Suda and his studio, which he founded in 1998, are best known for games such as Killer7, No More Heroes, and Lollipop Chainsaw.

Army, PNP hail Filipino war veterans

Sun Star 20 Oct 2021
"My profound gratitude and salute to all our World War II heroes -- both uniformed and civilian. Our nation and the rest of the world are forever grateful," said Lieutenant General Andres Centino, Army commanding general, during his commemorative speech at the MacArthur Landing Memorial National Park in Palo, Leyte.

Ferriabough Bolling: Anti-vax hecklers can’t harm Powell’s 4-star memory

Boston Herald 20 Oct 2021
Secretary of State Colin Powell — the first Black man to hold the position, the first Black national security adviser and first Black chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff — this four-star general who died at 84 was a bona fide hero around the world ... The death of a hero is just another opportunity to fan the flames of misinformation ... ....