State bar looking into lawyer who pushed voter fraud claims

first_imgATLANTA (AP) — The organization that licenses lawyers in Georgia has opened an inquiry into conservative attorney Lin Wood, who made claims of voter fraud after the November elections. State Bar of Georgia chief operating officer Sarah Coole confirmed in an email Friday that the organization “is proceeding with an inquiry” under the bar rule that has to do with mental incapacity or substance abuse. The bar’s investigative process is confidential, but Coole said she could confirm the inquiry because Wood had “made this matter public.” Wood said on Telegram that he’s “of sound mind” and hasn’t violated any rules of professional conduct. Wood gained national attention for persistent, unfounded claims of widespread voter fraud.last_img read more

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Ghanaian Players Abroad: Waris, Acheampong and Assifuah score,Gyan and Asamoah return

first_imgBlack Stars vice-captain Andre Ayew sat out Swansea City’s English Premier League game with a feared ankle injury on Saturday.Swansea lost their away match away at AFC Bournemouth by three goals to two.Ghanaian defender Abdul Baba Rahman could only make the bench for his Chelsea team in their FA Cup game against Everton at Goodison Park.Chelsea were eliminated from the FA Cup in the game against Everton as their former player Romelu Lukaka scored the two goals that kicked them out.Jordan Ayew and his Aston Villa side continued their failure to win a game as their losing streak continued against Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League on Sunday.The Ghanaian forward and his team were handed a 2-0 defeat at their own backyard as Spurs went two points behind Jeffrey Schlupp and Daniel Amartey’s Leicester City who have a game in hand. In the English Championship, Albert Adomah played the full game for his Middlesbrough team who were handed a two nil defeat away from home by Charlton Athletic.Godfred Donsah had 77 minutes of playing time in the Italian Serie A for his Bologna team who lost by two goals to one away at Inter Milan.Kevin-Prince Boateng was an unused substitute for AC Milan in their goalless draw game against Chievo Verona away from home in the Italian Serie A.Isaac Cofie played the full game for Carpi in their 2-1 Serie A win against Frosinone on Sunday. Afriyie Acquah and his Torino team were edged by Genoa in a five-goal thriller on Sunday in the Italian Serie A. The Ghanaian played the full duration of the away game as his team lost by three goals to two. Acquah received a yellow card booking in the game.Udinese midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu played 78 minutes for his team as they lost their home game by two goals to one against Roma.Bernard Mensah made a substitute appearance in the Spanish La Liga on Saturday as his Getafe team were humiliated by Barcelona.The Ghanaian and his team lost by six goals without reply with Juan Rodriguez, Munir El Haddadi, Neymar, Lionel Messi and Arda Turan getting on the score sheet.Mensah replaced Wanderson in the 6-0 thrashing when his Getafe team were already down by six goals. Thomas Teye Partey was an unused substitute for Atletico Madrid who won their Spanish La Liga home game against Deportivo La Coruna by three goals to nil.Christian Atsu played four minutes of regulation time for Malaga on Friday night in their La Liga win at home to Sporting Gijon. The Ghanaian was named on the bench and replaced Juanpi in the later part of the 1-0 victory for his Malaga side.In the French Ligue 1, Abdul Majeed Waris scored for FC Lorient as they held Olympique Marseille to a 1-1 draw at home. The Black Stars forward started and played in the entire duration of the game against Andre and Jordan Ayew’s former club. Frank Acheampong scored a second consecutive goal for Belgium side Anderlecht in the league after bagging a consolation in the UEFA Europa League on Thursday night.The Ghanaian forward scored the second of three for Anderlecht as they won their league game against Kortrijk by 3-0. Acheampong started and played in the entire duration of the game against Kortrijk.Nana Asare played the full game for Gent as they drew away at Sporting Charleroi. The Ghanaian received a yellow card booking in the 1-1 draw for his team in the Belgium Pro League.In Switzerland, Ebenezer Assifuah scored the opening goal of the game against Young Boys for his Sion team who were unable to hold on in the game.  Young Boys came back twice in the game to finally win it by three goals to two against Assifuah’s team. The Ghanaian forward played the full game without a booking for Sion.In the Major League Soccer, David Accam scored again for his Chicago Fire team who took a point against Orlando City away from home with a 1-1 draw. The Ghanaian forward who scored the equalizer to grab a point for Chicago Fire played in the full duration of the game.Kofi Opare was an unused substitute for DC United who played a goalless draw away from home against New England Revolution.Gideon Baah and Lloyd Sam both played for their team New York Red Bulls who were beaten at home by three goals to nil against Montreal Impact.Baah started and played in the full duration of the game with Sam being replaced by Anatole Abang in the 61st minute. Dominic Oduro played 80 minutes in helping his Montreal Impact team beat Gideon Baah and Lloyd Sam’s New York Red Bulls.Emmanuel Boateng made a 67th minute appearance for his LA Galaxy team alongside former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard as they lost by a single goal without reply. Former Chelsea defender Ashley Cole sat out the game for LA Galaxy.Harrison Afful of Columbus Crew lost against Charles Sapong’s Philadelphia Union on Sunday. Afful played the full game for Columbus Crew in the 2-1 defeat. Sarpong also enjoyed the full duration for his Philadelphia Union team.Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan returned from injury to play in the full game against Shanghai Shenhua for his Chinese team Shanghai SIPG. The Ghanaian forward and his team played a 1-1 draw in the game.–Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @JoySportsGH. Our hashtag is #JoySportslast_img read more

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NBA Draft 2019: Texas Tech guard Jarrett Culver declares

first_imgI want to thank God and my family for the talent to play this game and always supporting me.Thank you Texas Tech, my coaches & teammates, and Lubbock. We did things people thought weren’t possible because of you. 🙏🏽It’s time to take the next step, always a Red Raider❗️#4To1 pic.twitter.com/OrH5M64qkQ— jarrett culver (@jarrettc08) April 18, 2019If he goes early in the first round, Culver could become the highest draft pick in the Texas Tech basketball program’s history. Tony Battie, selected fifth overall in the 1997 draft, was the only Red Raiders player drafted in the first round until Zhaire Smith was taken with the No. 16 pick in 2018.Culver, 20, averaged 18.5 points, 6.4 rebounds and 3.7 assists last season. During the NCAA Tournament, he led his team with 19 points in an upset win over No. 1 Gonzaga in the Elite Eight before Texas Tech fell to Virginia in overtime of the championship game. BREAKING: @jarrettc08 announcing he’s forgoing his last two years at @TexasTechMBB to enter the 2019 NBA DraftCulver is a projected Top 10 pickSecond Red Raider in last two seasons to leave early for NBA (Zhaire Smith, 2018)#WreckEm pic.twitter.com/T1Ly4bnZBQ— Ryan King (@Ryan_King_Now) April 18, 2019″Coach, he coaches me hard every day. He brought the best out of me every day. He made me a better player and a better person,” Culver said. “And I want to thank my teammates, this year’s and last year’s. You’ve been everything to me. You made me work hard everyday. You hold me accountable. You just mean everything to me. I wouldn’t be here without you.” NBA Draft 2019: Kyle Guy declares, open to returning to Virginia He also shared a video of his decision on Twitter. Related Newscenter_img NBA Draft 2019: Mamadi Diakite becomes fourth Virginia player to declare early Jarrett Culver could be on the brink of Texas Tech history.The Red Raiders sophomore guard announced Thursday he will forgo his final two years of eligibility and declared for the 2019 NBA Draft during a press conference at The United Spirit Arena.last_img read more

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