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Frankie Fredericks charged over Rio Olympics corruption Frankie Fredericks charged over Rio Olympics corruption
- November 04, 2017

The payment came from Papa Massata Diack, the son of the former worldwide athletics (IAAF) president Lamine Diack, who is alleged to have been a central figure in the Rio bribery scandal. He has been provisionally suspended from the IAAF since July, when the organisation's Athletic Integrity Unit opened an investigation into the matter. (more...)
Smog-related accidents claim 10 lives in Punjab Smog-related accidents claim 10 lives in Punjab
- November 04, 2017

Yet in another incident, a person was killed and another injured in a traffic accident due to low visibility on Chichawatni Road near Kamalia. The citizens have also been requested to stay home and avoid unnecessary travelling. Smoke from vehicles, factories and burning of the remains of crops could one of the major factors behind the dense smog in the province, Riaz said. Provincial Minister for Environmental Protection Zakia Shahnawaz termed it a regional phenomenon being caused mainly by ... (more...)
Rampaging India look to seal T20I series against Kiwis Rampaging India look to seal T20I series against Kiwis
- November 04, 2017

New Zealand beat India in the first ODI in Mumbai but then couldn't stop Virat Kohli and Co. from winning the next two and the series. Sarfraz Ahmed's men-in-green have climbed up to the top slot in the ICC T20I team rankings, thanks, surprisingly to New Zealand's 53-run defeat at the hands of Pakistan's biggest rival, India . (more...)
Zendesk Inc. (ZEN) Position Boosted by Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC
- November 04, 2017

See which 3 stocks are most likely to make moves following their insider activities. A number of other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on ZEN. $32.47's average target is -6.43% below currents $34.7 stock price. Hunt Lane Capital LP now owns 1,422,000 shares of the company's stock valued at $29,762,000 after buying an additional 1,298,000 shares during the period. (more...)
Deacons keep focus inward instead of Notre Dame's ranking Deacons keep focus inward instead of Notre Dame's ranking
- November 04, 2017

However, Clawson appeared to be joking when he gave the credit for Notre Dame's renaissance to his own team. However, with the longest play from scrimmage in program history -a 98-yard touchdown run - and three red zone stops, the Irish kept the Demon Deacons from pulling off what could have been one of the greater upsets in program history. (more...)
NFL Week 9 picks: Giants vs. Rams predictions NFL Week 9 picks: Giants vs. Rams predictions
- November 04, 2017

The Giants All-Pro cornerback, Janoris Jenkins , is suspended indefinitely. Giants head coach Ben McAdoo wanted his players to "get away from it" during their bye week. The Giants will greatly increase their chances if they can keep Gurley under 100 total yards. The Giants are hopeful that they'll have Olivier Vernon , Jonathan Casillas , and B.J. (more...)
Six pedestrians struck by cars in Toronto Friday morning Six pedestrians struck by cars in Toronto Friday morning
- November 04, 2017

There was also a pedestrian struck at 188 University Ave.by the Shangri-La Hotel as well as another in the Jane St. and Harding around 7 a.m. Paramedics said a teenage boy was taken to hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries. (more...)
McDavid, Oilers end Devils three-game winning streak McDavid, Oilers end Devils three-game winning streak
- November 04, 2017

The loss marked the first road loss of the season for the Devils . Gibbons scored at 14:25 of the third period tipping a shot from Drew Stafford in front. The Devils are listed with a money line of +165, while the over/under total for the contest has been set at 5.5 goals. Oilers are 0-4 in their last 4 when their opponent allows 2 goals or less in their previous game and Oilers are 0-6 in their last 6 vs. (more...)
Cavs' Tristan Thompson expected to miss 3-4 weeks with injury Cavs' Tristan Thompson expected to miss 3-4 weeks with injury
- November 04, 2017

Thompson suffered the calf strain in Wednesday's home loss to the Indiana Pacers , which dropped Cleveland to 3-5 on the season. The Brampton, Ont., native was injured in the second quarter of Wednesday night's loss to in and left Quicken Loans Arena on crutches. (more...)
Día de Muertos — Fotoreportaje Día de Muertos — Fotoreportaje
- November 04, 2017

En 2008, la Unesco declaró la festividad como Patrimonio Cultural Inmaterial de la Humanidad de México. Los orígenes de esta festividad pueden retrotraerse a las civilizaciones maya, azteca, perepecha, Nahau y Totonaca. Por ello, se los recibe con una ofrenda donde se coloca su comida y bebida preferida, fruta, calaveritas de dulce y, si fuese el caso, juguetes para los niños. (more...)
Why Clemson's matchup with NC State is for the ACC Atlantic title Why Clemson's matchup with NC State is for the ACC Atlantic title
- November 04, 2017

State head coach Dave Doeren said Wednesday during the ACC's weekly teleconference. This time a year ago, had the Wolfpack made a field goal at the end of regulation, Clemson would have lost and nearly certainly the College Football Playoff plan would have been derailed. (more...)
Pederson: Ajayi's Game Status Still To Be Determined Pederson: Ajayi's Game Status Still To Be Determined
- November 04, 2017

The Eagles work on red zone plays each Friday, and Pederson said he'll have a better sense of Ajayi's preparedness after the practice. "He's a smart guy". The tight end leads the team with 43 catches, 528 receiving yards and six touchdown catches. He hasn't played since suffering the injury in the opener against Washington. (more...)
Ky. House Speaker Hoover faces sexual harrassment accusations Ky. House Speaker Hoover faces sexual harrassment accusations
- November 04, 2017

Asked if there were a vote to remove Hoover as Speaker, Shell said, "We didn't take any votes today". He has yet to comment on the harassment claim, but he did say early Friday that he would not resign. Morgan is one of the first in the House to suggest impeachment. Shell described the report of the settlement as "rumor and allegation", echoing the spokesman of the Republican Party of Kentucky who criticized the story as "based on nothing more than anonymous sources and third hand copies of ... (more...)
Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson makes Manchester City vs Gunners prediction
- November 04, 2017

Manchester United are now the nearest challengers to what looks like City's crown after the first ten games of the season, while Arsenal look to return to the Champions League after finishing fifth last season - the first time under Arsene Wenger. (more...)
Celtics rally past Thunder for seventh straight win Celtics rally past Thunder for seventh straight win
- November 04, 2017

Kyrie Irving led Boston with 25 points and hit a crucial 3-pointer, plus drew a foul on Russell Westbrook , to give the Celtics an 85-81 lead. Paul George led OKC with 25 points and added 10 rebounds. When the Celtics finally made a third-quarter surge it was because Irving started heating up on the fast break. The swing point was a basket and foul by Irving. (more...)
Frustrated Antonio Conte 'transfers' his suffering to Chelsea players Frustrated Antonio Conte 'transfers' his suffering to Chelsea players
- November 04, 2017

According to MARCA , Antonio Conte's relationship with Abramovich has deteriorated over the last few months, following an underwhelming transfer window and shaky start to the new season and now Abramovich has reportedly made a decision to sack the Italian and has already been looking for replacements. (more...)
Kiwis expect Scots to 'come out fighting' Kiwis expect Scots to 'come out fighting'
- November 04, 2017

Sixteen offloads (including five from Martin Taupau and four from Nelson Asofa-Solomona) and five line breaks kept Samoa on the back foot, and New Zealand were rewarded in the second half when they ran in five tries. I've spent a bit of time with him over the a year ago and I've got a lot of respect for him". It would give the players a chance to get a feel for what it will be like on Saturday afternoon, Blair said. (more...)
Kelly Oubre Jr makes NSFW fashion statement Kelly Oubre Jr makes NSFW fashion statement
- November 04, 2017

Kelly Oubre's choice of attire on Friday could result in a fine from the National Basketball Association for the offensive language it contained. According to ESPN.com, the National Basketball Association will review whether or not Ourbre's coat is in violation of the league's dress code. (more...)
Another slice of JFK assassination documents is released
- November 04, 2017

Almost 680 records were made public including 553 never-before-seen files from the Central Intelligence Agency, which had objected to their release previously on national security grounds. President Trump on the day of the deadline delayed the release of some of the files. "I must choose between limited options today yet to acknowledge those redactions instead of enable possibly irreversible mischief to our Nation's security", Trump said in the update to division and office heads discharged ... (more...)
Excise dept withdraws nod for liquor shop at J&K airport Excise dept withdraws nod for liquor shop at J&K airport
- November 04, 2017

The AAI had made a decision to open the outlet on New Year's Day and some 50 firms across the country had shown interest in the proposal. Following the order, Director AAI issued a statement that the project has been cancelled, as it "observed through media/social media that a section of society is against having duty-paid liquor shop at Srinagar International Airport ". (more...)
Watch Shaq Spectacularly Crash and Burn on the Hot Chip Challenge Watch Shaq Spectacularly Crash and Burn on the Hot Chip Challenge
- November 04, 2017

Most who try the chip end up having a strong reaction of tears, coughing and a little bit of swearing at times. When last we chronicled the challenge, a team of news anchors in Denver succumbed to the scorching chip - with one anchor vomiting as a result. (more...)
Jahlil Okafor trade could be based on second-round picks Jahlil Okafor trade could be based on second-round picks
- November 04, 2017

Bledsoe's trade could free up cap space or a roster spot, which can be used to acquire Okafor , who has racked up an unconscious amount of healthy DNPs since he fell out of favor with coach Brett Brown last season. "I'm not sure if [Sixers GM Bryan Colangelo] cares about that". By moving Eric Bledsoe, it could create the ideal opportunity for a team to pounce on a potential low-risk, high-reward situation - but only if the Sixers are willing to part ways with their former third overall ... (more...)
Real Madrid hold talks with Reds over summer Philippe Coutinho transfer
- November 04, 2017

Coutinho has also been subject to interest from Paris Saint Germain , but the two Spanish clubs are now leading the race for his signature. Nevertheless, it is said Coutinho is still "obsessed" with joining Barcelona with a deal around £133million proposed. (more...)
Kristaps Porzingis' brother issues a scary warning to the Knicks Kristaps Porzingis' brother issues a scary warning to the Knicks
- November 04, 2017

The New York Knicks are beginning to express an unexpected measure of confidence in the current roster's potential. It's a different environment there, and for him I think it's a good step in his career. "A big part. But it is what it is". "Second, there are so many things that can happen in the season, so it's a waste of time thinking about it now..." "It's taken out of context". (more...)
Josh Rosen misses Utah trip due to concussion Josh Rosen misses Utah trip due to concussion
- November 04, 2017

Rosen exited with an apparent finger injury in Saturday's loss to No. 12 Washington - a game in which he was sacked four times - springing Modster for his second playing stint this season. With a tough game at Utah on Friday and hard games against Arizona State , USC, and California the Bruins could be looking at an 0-4 finish to their season. (more...)
Le probabili formazioni di Juventus-Benevento: ecco Bernardeschi, Iemmello per l'impresa Le probabili formazioni di Juventus-Benevento: ecco Bernardeschi, Iemmello per l'impresa
- November 04, 2017

Questa la probabile formazione bianconera: Szczesny , Lichtsteiner , Rugani , Chiellini , Asamoah , Pjanic , Matuidi , Bernardeschi , Douglas Costa , Dybala , Higuain . Mister De Zerbi , riferisce il sito ufficiale del club campano, ha sottoposto i suoi uomini ad un lavoro prettamente tecnico-tattico al mattino. Solo Costa e Lucioni (squalificato) ai box. (more...)
Why Denny Hamlin isn't anxious about Chase Elliott retaliating this weekend Why Denny Hamlin isn't anxious about Chase Elliott retaliating this weekend
- November 04, 2017

But despite the fact that Hamlin has texted Elliott, and apologized for the incident on social media, Elliott hasn't talked to him. "I'll drive everyone the exact same way that I would always drive them, Chase included". I pretty much laid it all out there. I have no time to be anxious about anything like that. "I think if you get your auto driving good tomorrow, you can pass. (more...)
Napoli's Ghoulam 'feels fine' despite anterior cruciate ligament tear Napoli's Ghoulam 'feels fine' despite anterior cruciate ligament tear
- November 04, 2017

Ghoulam went for tests on Thursday, which identified a tear in his right ACL. Napoli has a two-point lead over Inter Milan at the top of Serie A . Both Italian outlets report that the first examinations conducted tonight indicate that the Algerian worldwide has suffered an injury to the cruciate ligaments in his right knee. (more...)
Discount Tire adds Cup to Penske sponsorship
- November 04, 2017

Penske will replace 10 of those races with Discount Tire, which has sponsored Keselowski and other Penske drivers in the Xfinity Series. They will pick up 10 events as primary sponsor on the team's vehicle, and they will continue primary sponsorship of Penske's No. (more...)
Peru to lose striker for All Whites clash? Peru to lose striker for All Whites clash?
- November 04, 2017

Guerrero, 33, scored six goals in the final round of qualifying and is Peru's all-time leading goal scorer with 32. Though they never received it, they can find solace in Peru's misfortune today, as it's being reported that Peru's star striker Paolo Guerrero has tested positive for a "social drug". (more...)