Tag: eagles

Dan Rather

Dan Rather on Trump Dis-inviting Eagles: ‘Akin to McCarthyism’

Disgraced journalist Dan Rather weighed in on President Donald Trump’s decision Monday evening to dis-invite the Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles from a celebratory visit to the White House on Tuesday, calling it “akin to McCarthyism.”

An eagle is seen gliding straight toward a drone before clutching it and dragging it to the ground in Rotterdam, Netherlands January 29, 2016, in this handout photo released by the Netherlands police to Reuters on February 1, 2016. REUTERS/NEDERLANDS POLITIE/HANDOUT VIA REUTERS

Turkey May Adopt Dutch Program to Train Eagles to Catch Rogue Drones

The Turkish government has announced an interest in adopting an eagle-training program currently in use in the Netherlands, which teaches eagles how to capture unmanned drones mid-air, allowing for a rapid elimination of the threat of any rogue flying objects.

Chip Kelly

Report: Chip Kelly Spoiling Owner’s Christmas Party Among Final Straws in His Firing

Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly, who was fired with one game left in the season, had made himself persona non grata with the players, organization, and especially owner Jeffrey Lurie, with the last straw apparently coming when Kelly forced Lurie to change the date of Lurie’s Christmas party to fit Kelly’s schedule.

DeMarco Murray

Reigning Rushing King DeMarco Murray Signs with Eagles

NFL 2014 leading rusher DeMarco Murray has ditched the Dallas Cowboys to join the rival Philadelphia Eagles, according to ESPN. The reported contract calls for Murray to be paid $42 million over five years, with $21 million guaranteed.

File photo of a Golden Eagle in flight from Wikimedia Commons.

‘Bird Chopper’ Wind Farm Fined By Justice Department For Killing Golden Eagles

Power company PacifiCorp will cough up $2.5 million in fines after its Wyoming wind farm was found to have killed 38 golden eagles and 336 other protected birds. The Justice Department prosecuted the company’s green energy project, asserting that the company failed to build the windmills in a way that would minimize the threat to endangered birds.