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Total pari-mutuel handle on Saturday's 10-race Rebel Day card at Oaklawn was a record for March and a non-Arkansas Derby Day, eclipsing marks set from last year's corresponding program, despite one fewer race. According to figures released Saturday night by the track, total handle ...
With the introduction of the fifth-generation Ram 1500, FCA's truck brand has sought to ensure there's a model available that is tailored to the needs of just about every truck buyer out there. And when it comes to off-road capability, those who plan to spend a significant amount of time out in the dirt have ...
Rebels coach Dave Wessels has made seven changes to his starting XV for the clash with the Sharks, handing Billy Meakes and Geoff Parling their first starts for the club. The absence of Dane Haylett-Petty, who was knocked unconscious in an ugly collision with Israel Folau's hip on Sunday, is the ...
For nearly two years, Dave Filoni teased fans (and Ashley Eckstein) of Star Wars Rebels on the fate of the legendary Clone Wars veteran. Thanks to Star Wars Rebels Season 4, we now know the legacy of Ahsoka Tano lives on in the flesh -- thanks to Ezra Bridger and the introduction to time travel (of ...

The White House and ally Saudi Arabia assailed Iran for its support for rebels in Yemen, while the Iranian supreme leader hit back in a speech saying the United States was not capable of creating stability in the region. The White House said on March 21 that President Donald Trump and visiting ... Yemeni
If the two other main rebel groups in Ghouta - Failaq al-Rahman in the southern pocket and Jaish al-Islam in the northern - surrender, it would see the entire enclave fall. The Syrian army and allied forces have recaptured 70 percent of the territory that was under insurgent control in the enclave and ...
BEIRUT – The main rebel group in the southern pocket of Syria's opposition-held eastern Ghouta said on Sunday it was negotiating with a United Nations delegation about a cease-fire, aid and the evacuation of urgent medical cases. “We are engaged in arranging serious negotiations to guarantee the ... Ghouta
Maryangel Garcia Ramos wears silver glitter eye shadow. She once raised hell at a Killers concert because the venue wouldn't let her rock out with her wheelchair in front of the stage. And she wants you to know that yes, people with disabilities do have sex. That was one of the points she made at South by ... Ghouta
Three Ararat players have made the final cut for the Greater Western Victoria Rebels under-16 squad for the 2018 season. ... The Rebels' AFL Victoria under-16 Country Challenge Series begins with a clash against the Bendigo Pioneers on Saturday, as a curtain raiser to the round one TAC Cup game ... Ghouta
Rebels coach Dave Wessels has taken full responsibility for Melbourne's feeble performance against the Waratahs. Wessels reflected on his coaching staff's approach to the week leading up to the loss post match, taking the responsibility squarely on his shoulders. "There was something in the week - right ... Ghouta
The “most likely and most logical spot” for Robert and Lawana Low's Magnum Moon is the $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1) April 14 at Oaklawn, trainer Todd Pletcher said following the unbeaten colt's impressive victory in Saturday's $900,000 Rebel Stakes (G2). Magnum Moon, who was making his stakes ... Ghouta
Solomini, a son of Curlin owned by Zayat Stables, will start for the first time as a 3-year-old in the Rebel. He last started Dec. 9 in the 1 mile 1/16 Grade I L0s Alamitos Futurity, which he won in 1:42.4 but was disqualified and placed third. His four career starts include a second-place finish to Good Magic in ... Ghouta
The NSW Waratahs believe that Sydney's weekend heatwave will play into their hands when they take on the Melbourne Rebels in Sunday's Super Rugby conference derby at Allianz Stadium. The competition's heat rule will likely be in effect, with extra drinks breaks compulsory if the mercury soars above ... Ghouta

Civilians continued to stream out of rebel-controlled territory on Saturday, seeking any shelter from the bombardment by fleeing to areas under government control. After an initial exodus of some 12,000 civilians, mostly children, women and the elderly on Thursday, the observatory said the number had ... Ghouta
Aabout 70 percent of the rebel territory has now been recaptured by the government the UN estimates. Backed by Russia and Iran, government forces have thrust deep into the rebel territory, splintering it into three separate zones. One rebel faction said later on Friday it was rejecting terms of surrender put ... Ghouta
When the racing world last saw Zayat Stables' Solomini (Curlin), he was the subject of a good deal of controversy. Crossing the wire first in the GI Los Alamitos Futurity Dec. 9, the $270,000 Keeneland September graduate was disqualified to third after a lengthy inquiry, prompting backlash led by the colt's ... Ghouta
The 58th running of the $900,000 Grade 2 Rebel Stakes Saturday at Oaklawn Park on Saturday offers more than enough points (50) to enable the winner to run in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve in seven weeks. With about 30 points being the cutoff to enter the gate in Louisville on the ... Ghouta
... to collab on a sneaker he actually loves, instead of one that's just popular, is what sets him apart. Andre 3000 isn't one to chase trends—he makes 'em. And though we don't expect to see these Nylites causing any kind of aftermarket bedlam, they'll separate the style rebels from the followers this season. Ghouta
The Rebels will take full advantage of a jaded Waratahs side on Sunday, planning to run their opponents ragged off the back of their tour to South Africa and Argentina. Rebels coach Dave Wessels expressed his sympathy for Melbourne's opponents on Sunday, suggesting a bye after the two week round ... Ghouta
The way trainer Bob Baffert sees it, Solomini is a youngster who already has his priorities straight. While there is no shortage of runners in the Hall of Famer's shedrow who show talent during the morning hours, Solomini has been more of an enigma in his training. He can be lazy, erratic, unfocused—all the ... Ghouta
The final few episodes of Star Wars Rebels were nothing short of magnificent, managing to tie up the series' loose ends while expanding the world of the characters we love and hinting at what's to come. Though we found out the future of most of the crew of the Ghost, the fates of Ezra and his foe Thrawn ... Ghouta
And while Garrison left in the offseason to assume the same position at Florida Atlantic, the Rebels are still planning to build their offense around the ground game in 2018. One week into spring practice, the offensive line looks strong again, led by junior guard Justin Polu, a three-year starter and potential ... Ghouta
The Star Wars Rebels finale left us with more questions than answers. ... For all of the surprising, heart-wrenching moments that the Star Wars Rebels finale delivered to fans, something extremely predictable happened by the time it .... Just how many Force-sensitives were part of the Rebel Alliance? Ghouta
The Rebels continued their attempts to make it to home plate and were slowly making progress. Dawson county started to make errors on the field, allowing the Rebels to get on base. Rebel, Carson Beavers, hit a line drive to center field and loaded the bases for Fannin. With scored points being in the ... Ghouta
BEIRUT, Lebanon — Syrian government forces were close to splitting the besieged rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta in two on Saturday, as rebel leaders said they had agreed with the government to evacuate fighters from a Qaeda-linked group. Thirteen fighters from the Qaeda-linked group, known as ... Ghouta
The epic finale of Star Wars Rebels has come and gone, and the story of Ezra Bridger and the crew of the Ghost is over... at least for now. Rebels has always been full of wonderful nods to the greater Star Wars universe, and the finale was no different — it was packed full of Easter eggs that left fans ecstatic. Ghouta
[Editor's Note: The following contains spoilers from the “Star Wars Rebels” season finale episodes “A Fool's Hope” and “Family Reunion and Farewell.”] “Star Wars Rebels” just ended its four-season run, but we're not ready to say goodbye to some of our favorite characters yet. And judging by that last scene ... Ghouta
United Airlines employees and customers at LaGuardia International in New York last April. Faced with a backlash from employees, United Airlines said Monday, March 5, 2018, it was “pressing the pause button” on a plan to replace its modest monthly bonuses with a lottery system that would have offered ... Ghouta
Throughout the course Star Wars Rebels' four seasons, the Star Wars saga has been fleshed out with more ancillary components being further explored in compelling ways. Information learned in the series hasn't had a direct impact on the live-action films, but a recent episode could have helped explain a ... Ghouta
Led by Rebel Choir, the singing group of the Focus E15 housing activists, ranks will be swelled by like-minded members of the local music community. One number planned is Peggy Seeger's Reclaim the Night. “It's important to have a very strong, angry female song,” says the choir leader, Rebecca Morris. Ghouta
After an unbeaten start to their Super Rugby season, the Melbourne Rebels want to start to "throw some punches" as they eye a history-making win over the Brumbies at AAMI Park on Friday night. The new-look Rebels have continued to tick off some important milestones and this week can win three games ... Ghouta
BRATTLEBORO — Vermont's version of March Madness will begin on Tuesday, and three area boys basketball teams have been invited to the Big Dance. Twin Valley, which went 11-9 during the regular season, will start out by hosting Oxbow in a Division 3 playdown game. The Wildcats got a game-high ... Ghouta
"These soldiers, even though they are at war with the rebels, do business with them," he said. "However, the price that the smugglers ask to be paid to bring money inside Eastern Ghouta is high." This leaves money offices with no choice but to increase the price of the exchange rate, he continued. Ghouta
In Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Luke makes a big point of not being “the last Jedi,” but he hadn't been the last Jedi for a while. And it looks like Yoda lied, again. The finale of Star Wars Rebels clearly establishes at least three other Jedi folk were alive after the events of the Battle of Endor in Return of the Jedi. Ghouta
On Sunday, government forces took control of several villages inside Eastern Ghouta, marking a major turning point in the offensive, which has now entered its third week. Eastern Ghouta is one of the last major rebel-held enclaves in the country, which has been ravaged by war for almost seven years. Ghouta
“Stars Wars: Rebels” is throwing in the lightsaber with an episode at 8:30, followed by the one-hour, two-episode finale at 9 p.m. on Disney XD. Season 22 of “The Bachelor” wraps things up at 8 p.m. on ABC. It will be a three-hour show, which is probably longer than some of the relationships, right? Ghouta
BEIRUT -- Desperate for food and basic medicines, many of the besieged and bombarded Syrian civilians in Damascus' eastern suburbs of Ghouta awaited Monday as a 46-truck convoy organized by the United Nations and key aid agencies began entering the rebel-held enclave. The U.N.'s humanitarian ... Ghouta
DAMASCUS (AFP) - Syria's regime has seized control of over a quarter of rebel-held Eastern Ghouta on the edge of Damascus after two weeks of devastating bombardment, sending hundreds of civilians into flight, a monitor said on Sunday (March 4). The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said regime ... Ghouta
For those of you wondering how to catch up on Star Wars Rebels before the finale, or if you want to rewatch all of the episodes just for sport; we've got you covered! It's hard to believe, but Star Wars Rebels is nearly over, with the final episodes airing Monday night. What a ride it's been, with Supervising ... Ghouta
Star Wars fans express their passion through a number of creative endeavors, and for Nick Cohen of Starfall Sabers, it's about crafting one-of-a-kind sabers made entirely by hand. One of his recent designs pays tribute to a fallen hero from Star Wars Rebels: Kanan Jarrus. The Jedi formerly known as Caleb ... Ghouta
Star Wars: Rebels is nearly over, with its final episodes airing next week. But before it comes to an end, the series had one big bombshell to drop on Star Wars fans. In the most recent episode, “A World Between Worlds,” young Jedi Ezra Bridger discovered something that changed the way we see the Star ... Ghouta
Monday's penultimate pair of Rebels episodes, “Wolves and a Door” and “A World Between Worlds,” revealed a new part of Star Wars mythology we've never seen before. It's something that could potentially change everything on Rebels, but also the movies—all while setting up a finale that will probably do ... Ghouta
UN envoy pledges support to fight ADF rebels. By Chris ... of the United Nations Secretary General in DR Congo, David Gressly, has promised to work closely with the Ugandan military to expedite a mechanism of protecting civilians in DR Congo and Uganda against Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebels. Ghouta
Like other trailers, there are hints seeded throughout if you're the kind of fan who likes to delve into the possible outcomes of the series. But before we do any of that, let's talk about what's right out there. Hondo's back! It's fitting that Hondo Ohnaka is back for the final episodes, especially given his affection ... Ghouta
Colombia's army says that an attack by leftist rebels along the South American country's volatile eastern border with Venezuela has left at least five soldiers dead ... The army attributed the attack to the National Liberation Army, the largest remaining rebel movement following a peace deal in 2016 with the ... Ghouta
Airstrikes and shelling resumed on Tuesday in the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta in Syria, despite a five-hour humanitarian pause ordered by ... On Tuesday, the Russian military accused rebels in Eastern Ghouta of firing mortar shells on a humanitarian corridor that it said had been opened to allow ... Ghouta


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