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Big air time highlights Tuesday’s early Olympic actionFrom a “hangry” gold medalist to Shaun White’s soaring Pyeongchang showing, there was a lot of action Tuesday morning in South Korea. Chloe Kim earned her ice cream in the women’s snowboard halfpipe final, claiming the gold medal in dominating and we mean dominating fashion. White caught some big air in qualifying in the men’s halfpipe event, getting back to his old school “Flying Tomato” ways. Meanwhile, the IOC decided early Tuesday to allow the Statue of Liberty image to stand on Team USA goalie masks after the image was being reviewed to determine if it was in violation of the IOC ban of political symbols on masks. Other notable events of the day include; Mikaela Shiffrin’s Pyeongchang debut; the men’s halfpipe final; and the figure skating pairs’ short program. Don’t forget to check out how Team USA is faring in the medal count.
Happy Mardi Gras!Grab some beads because Mardi Gras is here! The annual celebration marks the end of the festive season of Carnival which is celebrated around the world. The name means Tuesday in French, a reference to the tradition of indulging in rich, fatty foods before Lent, the season where Christians fast and give up worldly pleasures. Millions of tourists will flock to New Orleans for its famous Bourbon Street Mardi Gras celebrations featuring elaborate parades, costumes and music. Revelers can enjoy traditional sweet treats like purple, gold and green King Cakes.
We’ll see who’s really top dogTuesday night brings the highest honor in the canine world: the Best in Show award at the 142nd Westminster Dog Show in New York. At the annual show at Madison Square Garden, judges first select the champs in seven dog groups: hound,
toy, non sporting, herding, sporting, working, and terrier. Those winners then compete for the Best in Show prize. In 2017, a female German shepherd named Rumor overcame disappointment from a year earlier to take the top prize. ET.
Judge set to rule on Assange’s arrest warrantA British judge is scheduled to quash or uphold an arrest warrant Tuesday for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Assange, who has spent more than five years inside Ecuador London embassy to avoid detention, was wanted in Sweden for a rape investigation. Swedish prosecutors dropped the investigation last year, but the British warrant for violating bail conditions still stands. Assange lawyers asked for the warrant to be withdrawn, arguing that 5 years in the embassy has been punishment enough. The judge rejected their request last week.
‘Sports Illustrated’ makes waves with Swimsuit IssueThe 2018 edition of Sports Illustrated’s famous Swimsuit Issue will be revealed on Tuesday, including who will land the coveted cover. Supermodel Kate Upton was last year’s cover star, her third cover for the magazine since 2012. While currently a secret, SI is teasing that this year’s reveal will be a “moment for the ages.” Beyond the cover star, SI has also made waves with this year’s issue by joining the Me Too movement with an empowering “In Her Own Words” project. Day said in an interview that the models chose words, positive words” written across their nude bodies “that represent them and their beliefs and their passions and their messaging.