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'Hora Cero': The Venezuelan crisis through one young mother's eyes

'Hora Cero': The Venezuelan crisis through one young mother's eyes

World
"Upheaval" describes everyday life in Venezuela. The South American country has been mired in an economic, political and humanitarian crisis that has spilled into the streets, with almost daily protests affecting the lives of 30 million people who either participate in them or are forced to navigate through roadblocks and debris. In cities and towns across the country, people have come out by the thousands since early April to protest a government many no longer recognize as legitimate. Since then, the streets of the capital, Caracas, have become the backdrop for a deadly battle of wills between the government of President Nicolas Maduro and a coalition of opposition groups intent on ousting him. Maduro has called the protests a violent attempt to overthrow his government. But behind ...
Liverpool FC news: Jurgen Klopp praises 'incredible young player' Trent Alexander-Arnold after scoring on Champions League debut

Liverpool FC news: Jurgen Klopp praises 'incredible young player' Trent Alexander-Arnold after scoring on Champions League debut

Sports
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp praised the character of Trent Alexander-Arnold after the teenager scored a brilliant free-kick in their 2-1 Champions League play-off win over Hoffenheim.The 18-year-old stepped up ahead of more senior colleagues to whip in a set-piece and open the scoring with his first goal for the club on his European debut.Hoffenheim's late strike from Mark Uth came from Alexander-Arnold's side of defence after James Milner's cross had deflected in off Havard Nordtveit to make it 2-0, but Klopp accepts the youngster is still learning and was more interested in what he can do rather than what he cannot."I have to say, for an 18-year-old to have the balls to kick a free-kick is better than the mistake," he said."He is an incredible young player. It was actually because I t...
Colchester United 1-2 Aston Villa: John McGreal hopeful his young team can carry momentum into Stevenage game

Colchester United 1-2 Aston Villa: John McGreal hopeful his young team can carry momentum into Stevenage game

Sports
Colchester United manager John McGreal was delighted with the effort from his young team against Aston Villa and hopes they can carry the momentum into Saturday’s game against Stevenage.League Two Colchester gave a good account of themselves against Championship side Villa, in their Carabao Cup game at Weston Homes Community Stadium, narrowly falling to a 2-1 defeat.After a disappointing opening day 3-1 loss to Accrington Stanley, the performance on display restored a sense of positivity in Essex as United target a return to League One – the division they fell out of two seasons ago.“I thought our young boys – we have a young team – really gave a good account of themselves in the game tonight,” said McGreal after the Villa game.“I’m already switching to Stevenage in a way.“It’s been a grea
Young adults are spending more on necessities than older generations

Young adults are spending more on necessities than older generations

Finance
There's plenty of speculation out there about why Millennials aren't buying homes, investing in the stock market or even buying diamonds.But a new report found that Millennials spend significantly more on necessities like groceries and gas than older generations.On average, people between the ages of 18 and 36 spend $ 2,300 more per year on groceries, gas, restaurants, and cellphone bills than those who are 37 and older, according to a study from Bankrate.com.More from USA Today:Hearing sought to air Amazon-Whole Foods antitrust issuesHow Kroger can combat Amazon's onslaughtWalmart apologizes for retail ad that included racial slurOn the other hand, Millennials spend $ 1,130 less on travel and television than their elders.Although Millennials have far less spending power than other age g...
Demarai Gray urges club managers to give young English talent more opportunities

Demarai Gray urges club managers to give young English talent more opportunities

Sports
Demarai Gray believes England's young guns must be given more of a chance with their club sides as he revealed his frustration at Leicester.The 20-year-old scored the opener in Thursday's 3-0 win over Poland as the England Under-21s reached the semi-finals of Euro 2017. It is the first time the Young Lions, who topped Group A in Poland, have reached the knockout stages of the competition since 2009.They have followed England Under-20s' World Cup success earlier this month while the Under-17s reached the final of their European Championships in May.And Gray, who has made just 10 Premier League starts for the Foxes since joining from Birmingham 18 months ago, feels England's rising stars deserve more faith."Managers have to trust you and give you a chance. If they do we will have more Englis