50 Plot Holes In The Harry Potter Universe You May Not Have Noticed

Emily Madriga Updated September 5, 2019 Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince Emily Madriga Updated September 5, 2019 Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince *** None of the kids in Harry’s first year knew about the sorting hat. Literally not one. Not even Malfoy. Not even Ron with his 5 brothers going before him as well as his parents. Yet in the end of the last book, Harry is openly discussing the event with his son. *** At Slughorn’s Slug Club meetings, Hermione brings up her father being a dentist, which gets confused stares from the students and Slughorn. Yet, in the Chamber of Secrets a clock in the Weasley house can be seen, each hand with a …

Bianca Andreescu: How a fake check inspired the US Open champion

(CNN)Years ago, Bianca Andreescu wrote her name and the prize money for winning the US Open on a mock-up check. “So, I just grabbed a check and wrote the prize money of that year. But every year I kept increasing it because it kept changing. But I just kept visualizing that moment since that day. “Now being the actual champion is just so crazy.” READ: Andreescu defeats Williams to win first Grand Slam title ‘Proud to be Canadian’ It’s been a whirlwind eight months for Andreescu, who was ranked 178th at the start of the year. Now 19, she’s the first teen since Maria Sharapova in 2006 to win a Grand Slam title and is on a run of 14 …

Bianca Andreescu: How a fake check inspired the US Open champion

(CNN)Years ago, Bianca Andreescu wrote her name and the prize money for winning the US Open on a mock-up check. “So, I just grabbed a check and wrote the prize money of that year. But every year I kept increasing it because it kept changing. But I just kept visualizing that moment since that day. “Now being the actual champion is just so crazy.” READ: Andreescu defeats Williams to win first Grand Slam title ‘Proud to be Canadian’ It’s been a whirlwind eight months for Andreescu, who was ranked 178th at the start of the year. Now 19, she’s the first teen since Maria Sharapova in 2006 to win a Grand Slam title and is on a run of 14 …

Bianca Andreescu: How a fake check inspired the US Open champion

(CNN)Years ago, Bianca Andreescu wrote her name and the prize money for winning the US Open on a mock-up check. “So, I just grabbed a check and wrote the prize money of that year. But every year I kept increasing it because it kept changing. But I just kept visualizing that moment since that day. “Now being the actual champion is just so crazy.” READ: Andreescu defeats Williams to win first Grand Slam title ‘Proud to be Canadian’ It’s been a whirlwind eight months for Andreescu, who was ranked 178th at the start of the year. Now 19, she’s the first teen since Maria Sharapova in 2006 to win a Grand Slam title and is on a run of 14 …

Rafael Nadal takes ‘step forward’ in pursuit of Federer’s grand slam record

(CNN)Rafael Nadal took a “step forward” in his pursuit of Roger Federer’s grand slam record as he advanced to the semifinals of the US Open. The other three men’s semifinalists — Berrettini, Grigor Dimitrov and Daniil Medvedev — have never played in a grand slam final. “Today I make a step forward, in my opinion,” said Nadal in his on-court interview at Flushing Meadows. “That match gives me confidence. Two matches in a row against two tough opponents. “That’s a moment to increase a little bit more the level, and I really believe that I can do it.” READ: US Open villain Daniil Medvedev keeps on winning, reaches semifinals Front runner The quarterfinal was far from a walk in the …

Chili’s Is Serving Up $3 Beers & $5 Bloody Marys All Football Season Long

Chili’s Chili’s Football Sunday 2019 Happy Hour Deals Are The Perfect Game Day Snacks & Sips By Collette Reitz a day ago Now that football season is officially in full swing, it’s time talk about the most important part of the fall sport’s return: food (duh!). OK, maybe you’re super pumped about your favorite NFL or college team being back on the gridiron, but even so, you can still be excited about game day bites and sips, too. To make this season one that won’t hurt your wallet, you can check out Chili’s Football Sunday 2019 happy hour deals that will have you set with all the beer and cheesy carbs you can handle. As someone who appreciates a good …

Walmart Announced A Major Change To Its Gun Sales Policy After Mass Shootings

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images News/Getty Images Does Walmart Sell Guns & Ammunition? They’re Changing Their Policy By Yvonne Kim 22 hours ago Gun violence in the United States continues on as a troubling problem with no end in sight. On Aug. 31, yet another shooting in Texas left seven more dead without a national solution to follow. But while legislators shuffle their feet, one of the nation’s biggest retailers has made a surprising move of its own, with the announcement that Walmart will restrict selling guns and ammunition. a change. Just one month after a mass shooting in an El Paso Walmart on Aug. 3, the company’s CEO Doug McMillon announced in a press release on Sept. 3 that Walmart will …

Khabib Nurmagomedov will make at least $6 million in his first UFC fight since the Conor McGregor brawl

(CNN)After being absent for nearly a full year, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, 30, is making his return to the octagon this Saturday, September 7 for UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi. “This time, it (the purse) will be 3-3.5-fold higher,” Abdulmanap told Russian state news agency TASS. “We aren’t fighting for peanuts and we know our value.” For his last fight against Conor McGregor at UFC 229, Nurmagomedov took home $2 million after he submitted the former champion in the fourth round of their bout.

Roger Federer says he is ‘sick and tired’ of suggestions he calls the scheduling shots

(CNN)Roger Federer slammed Dan Evans 6-2, 6-1, 6-1 in under 90 minutes at the US Open on Friday, then suggestions that he calls the shots in scheduling. Visit our tennis page for more news and info “I don’t remember that I asked for something,” Federer told reporters. “It’s maybe nice to be out of the sun, as well, I don’t know, I thought. But I definitely didn’t do it intentionally. I don’t even know if the team asked for day. I know there was questions to have a preference. “But that doesn’t mean like, ‘Roger asks, Roger gets.’ Just remember that, because I have heard this s**t too often now. “I’m sick and tired of it, that apparently I call …

England manager Phil Neville says links to USA managers job are flattering

The England Womens manager Phil Neville says he is flattered by links to the US job The England manager, Phil Neville, has dismissed reports linking him to the US womens national team. Last month it was announced Jill Ellis, Before Englands 2-1 defeat to Norway the Daily Mail reported Neville was the top target of US Soccer for the vacant position having impressed Ellis. Neville has been named on the shortlist alongside Ellis and Netherlands coach, Sarina Wiegman, for the Fifa womens coach of the year award. However when asked about the alleged interest, Neville batted it away, telling BBC Sport: There has been no approach. Neville is under contract with the Lionesses until 2021 and, at present, is committed …

Andrew Luck takes out a full-page ad in Indianapolis paper to thank fans one last time

(CNN)Andrew Luck is retiring from football, but he couldn’t leave the Indianapolis Colts without bidding the fans a proper farewell. “I’m proud to be a Midwesterner, a Hoosier, and a Colt.” His decision came after a four-year cycle of “injury, pain, rehab,” he told reporters last week. Luck, a first pick in the 2012 draft and four-time Pro Bowl QB, said the “unceasing” pain forced him out of the game. News of his retirement spread last week while he sat on the sidelines of a preseason game against the Chicago Bears. Fans booed him off the field. But the Colts got to work, and within one day of Luck’s announcement, the team announced they’d selected backup quarterback Jacoby Brissett as …

Michigan State University fined $4.5m in Larry Nassar case

US education department demanded changes after investigation found the school violated the Clery Act The US education department is fining against Penn State over its handling of sexual misconduct involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. The departments investigation concluded that Michigan State violated several key parts of the Clery Act along with Title IX, a federal law forbidding discrimination based on gender in education. Michigan State did not immediately provide comment. A department investigation found that the school violated the Clery Act by failing to disclose crime statistics, failing to issue campus warnings about security threats and failing to establish a system to collect crime statistics. The school says it will hire a Clery compliance officer and create measures …

Taylor Townsend aiming to go all the way and finally fulfil promise

American Taylor Townsend is aiming to go all the way at the US Open after reaching the fourth round where she will face Bianca Andreescu Taylor Townsend may be the most articulate player in tennis, certainly a poetic one, and she made the most eloquent statement about her rise from the depths by beating the Romanian Sorana Cirstea 7-5, 6-2, to join a bunch of interesting young Americans in the fourth round. I wouldnt change anything, said the world No 116, because I appreciate so much where I am, because I know where I came from. And I think its easy for people to forget where they came from. I remember when I was grinding quallies at 25s [$25,000 tournaments], …

Succession: Logan Roy Is Far Too Dumb to Be a Media Titan

Logan Roy doesnt have a clue. This much is obvious after the first three episodes of the second season of HBOs potboiler Succession. What was intended to be a searing satire of a megalomaniac media mogul and his fratricidal progeny has been fatally undermined by the absence of any grasp of what a media mogul actually has to do for a living. Setting aside, for a moment, the ethical issues raised by the job specificationthe scope for exercising undue influence on the polityits not just enough to be a megalomaniac. You have to run a business, make money, satisfy stockholders. Instead, in Logan Roy, we have someone who is plainly incompetent and also incontinent (he pees on carpets in the …

What to expect from Strictly’s new judge

“I’ve danced before, so I know how it feels to stand in front of judges and be critiqued,” Motsi tells BBC News ahead of her Strictly debut. “I know how it feels to work hard and to work with a celebrity. I’ve danced all my life, so I know what type of work is needed. “And I know the power of words. That means I’m really quite aware of what’s going on with the celebrity and I just want to keep them quite encouraged and to find their limit.” Image caption Motsi Mabuse will replace Dame Darcey Bussell (second left) on the judging panel “I think restricting myself to saying, ‘Okay, I’m from the dance world, I’m only going to …

33 Simple Ways To Fall Back In Love With Your Life

Heidi Priebe Updated August 30, 2019 It happens to the best of us – life starts to stagnate and drag. When our day-to-day routine starts feeling more like a never-ending chore, it can be all too easy to forget that our lives require our active participation in order to stay fresh and exciting. So for the times when you’re feeling disenamored with your everyday routine here are 33 simple methods of falling in love with it all over again. Heidi Priebe Updated August 30, 2019 1. Travel often. Designate one weekend a month to get yourself out of the city, out of the country or at the least, out the front door of your apartment. Let the ever-changing scenery of …