Maryland and Texas are currently in a weather delay. The Terrapins and the Longhorns have been in a delay for 40-plus minutes. Here’s the latest on what’s happening.The underdog Terrapins are currently leading the Longhorns by a couple of points midway through the fourth quarter, but it’s unclear when this game is going to get back underway.Maryland tweeted the following update shortly after 3 p.m. E.T.“BREAKING: Due to lightning in the area the @TerpsFootball vs. Texas game is currently in a weather delay,” Maryland announced.BREAKING: Due to lightning in the area the @TerpsFootball vs. Texas game is currently in a weather delay.— Terps Gameday (@TerpsGameday) September 1, 2018The forecast moving forward isn’t looking too good, unfortunately. We could be in line for quite the delay.The radar shows that storms are moving right in the direction of FedEx Field in Landover, Md.Storm headed right for @FedExField pic.twitter.com/RfRmOHAraD— Chris Bennett (@chrisgb00) September 1, 2018Several thunderstorms are being seen in the area. Fans and reporters at FedEx Field were being cleared out of the stadium, according to those on seen.Stay tuned for more weather updates for the Texas-Maryland game. It’s being televised on FOX Sports 1, though the network has cut away to other games and studio coverage during this weather delay.
In a note to correspondents, Adama Dieng, the UN Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide, said that on 3 June in Tallinding, President Jammeh allegedly referred to the Mandinka as “enemies, foreigners” and threatened to kill them one by one and place them “where even a fly cannot see them.” “I am profoundly alarmed by President Jammeh’s public stigmatization, dehumanization and threats against the Mandinka,” the Special Adviser said. “Public statements of this nature by a national leader are irresponsible and extremely dangerous. They can contribute to dividing populations, feed suspicion and serve to incite violence against communities, based solely on their identity,” he added. Mr. Dieng said he was particularly appalled by President Jammeh’s “vitriolic rhetoric,” as history has shown that hate speech that constitutes incitement to violence can be both a warning sign and a powerful trigger for atrocity crimes. “We have seen, in Rwanda, Bosnia – and more recently in the Middle East – how incitement to violence has led to mass killings along identity lines,” the Special Adviser said, reminding President Jammeh that any advocacy of national, racial or religious hatred that constitutes incitement to discrimination, hostility or violence is prohibited under international human rights law as well as under national legislation. Mr. Dieng also noted that States have the primary responsibility to protect their populations. In 2005, all Heads of State and Government acknowledged the responsibility to protect populations from genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity, as well as their incitement. “I urge the President of the Gambia to fulfil this responsibility,” said the Special Adviser, “and ensure that the rights of all populations of the Gambia are respected, irrespective of ethnicity or political affiliation.”
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