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ADB Lowers India's Growth Forecast Even as It Lifts Asia's Overall Outlook ADB Lowers India's Growth Forecast Even as It Lifts Asia's Overall Outlook
- December 14, 2017

For 2018-19, India's GDP is projected to grow by 7.3 per cent, slower than ADB's previous estimate of 7.4 per cent. In a supplement to the Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2017, the multilateral development bank said this year's growth outlook for the country was raised from an earlier forecast of 6.5 percent made in September and from 6.7 percent for next year. (more...)
'An awesome day': TDs and Senators vote to repeal the 8th Amendment 'An awesome day': TDs and Senators vote to repeal the 8th Amendment
- December 14, 2017

The 8th amendment acknowledges "the right to life of the unborn and with due regard to the equal right to life of the mother". Ireland has been advised by an Oireachtas panel of TDs and Senators to repeal the Eighth Amendment and remove references to abortion from Ireland's Constitution. (more...)
Oladipo Named Eastern Conference Player Of The Week Oladipo Named Eastern Conference Player Of The Week
- December 14, 2017

Life takes its course, and things happen. Looking at the betting trends, the Thunder are 0-9 ATS in their last nine road games, 0-4 ATS in their last four games against a team with a winning record and 1-11 ATS in their last 12 games overall. (more...)
Bundesliga Recap: Bayern beat Cologne, Schalke reclaim second place Bundesliga Recap: Bayern beat Cologne, Schalke reclaim second place
- December 14, 2017

James Rodriguez has revealed his ambition to remain at Bayern Munich for years to come, despite his move there not yet becoming permanent. Responding to reports that Bayern are interested in signing Bernd Leno from Bayer Leverkusen , Heynckes said: "We haven't considered signing another keeper for a second". (more...)
Bengals vs. Vikings Point Spread: NFL Week 15 Odds, Prediction Bengals vs. Vikings Point Spread: NFL Week 15 Odds, Prediction
- December 14, 2017

The 10-3 Vikings play Zimmer's former team, the Cincinnati Bengals this week, and getting things back to normal would be a big step for Minnesota. On Sunday, the Vikings lost to Carolina Panthers, snapping their eight-game winning streak AND a five-game road winning streak. (more...)
Antonio Valencia: 'Manchester United will not give up on title' Antonio Valencia: 'Manchester United will not give up on title'
- December 14, 2017

You don't think they are a team capable of coming to Old Trafford and doing well? You can imagine that his manager was not particularly impressed - and Rashford was brought on to replace Martial just minutes later. "We are so demanding of our players". What was only Romelu Lukaku's second goal since September ensured Manchester United did not fall further behind City. (more...)
Klopp rages again as Liverpool held 0-0 by West Brom Klopp rages again as Liverpool held 0-0 by West Brom
- December 14, 2017

Ben Foster had been relatively untroubled in Albion's goal, but was nearly embarrassed with 25 minutes to go, punching Mane's cross into the air, then fumbling straight to Wijnaldum as it dropped, and watching on gratefully as Evans cleared. (more...)
Estranged husband kills wife, self at Penn State satellite campus Estranged husband kills wife, self at Penn State satellite campus
- December 14, 2017

Troopers say a campus employee was fatally shot near her vehicle by her estranged husband, who then shot and killed himself. Pennsylvania State Police say the shooting at Penn State Beaver is being investigated as a murder-suicide. Troopers say a food services employee at Penn State Beaver was shot near her auto by her estranged husband. The situation has been contained by authorities, the campus remains closed, and the shooter is believed to be dead. (more...)
Scott Boras Takes Shot at Marlins: Team is Now a 'Pawn Shop' Scott Boras Takes Shot at Marlins: Team is Now a 'Pawn Shop'
- December 14, 2017

Team owners usually don't attend Major League Baseball winter meetings , but with the flurry of moves made by the Marlins in recent weeks, it seems everyone believed Derek Jeter should be there. "Whatever decisions are made, I hope the fans in Miami give Bruce and Derek an opportunity to show what their plan is for moving that franchise forward". (more...)
Giants owner John Mara wants Eli Manning back ... with a major disclaimer Giants owner John Mara wants Eli Manning back ... with a major disclaimer
- December 14, 2017

That game was started by Geno Smith , which broke Eli Manning's streak of 210 consecutive starts. A new general manager and coach could certainly try to draft a rookie quarterback in 2018. Manning will remain the starter for this Sunday's home game against the Eagles after the Giants' 30-10 loss to the Cowboys last week. Mara, Reese and deposed coach Ben McAdoo concocted a plan for Manning to continue his franchise-record streak of consecutive starts, but he would give way to backup ... (more...)
West Ham manager provides reasons for benching Ayew West Ham manager provides reasons for benching Ayew
- December 14, 2017

Hart's season-long loan from Manchester City can not be ended early so England's current number one faces a fight to win back his place for his club in order to keep his place for his country. David Moyes could well give chances to both Joe Hart and Adrian this season in goal , and thinks that both players will support each other no matter who is starting in goal. (more...)
Floyd Mayweather boasts about UFC offer worth a potential 'billion dollars' Floyd Mayweather boasts about UFC offer worth a potential 'billion dollars'
- December 14, 2017

It is hard to conclude what will happen". I can come right back. On Nov. 27, TMZ Sports reported the 40-year-old "has been telling people close to him that he's considering a 51st fight-and he's been training like a maniac in the gym ", although there has yet to be any "official movement" on that front. (more...)
Putin Orders Russian Troops to Begin Withdrawing from Syria Putin Orders Russian Troops to Begin Withdrawing from Syria
- December 14, 2017

The "coalition will continue to operate in Syria in support of local forces on the ground to complete the military defeat of ISIS and stabilize liberated territory, in turn allowing for displaced Syrians and refugees to return", Rankine-Galloway said. (more...)
Claude Puel determined to keep hold of Leicester's star players Claude Puel determined to keep hold of Leicester's star players
- December 13, 2017

However, his manager Claude Puel has told the Leicester Mercury that the club are confident of keeping their best players - of which the in-form Algerian is most certainly one - at the King Power Stadium beyond the New Year. Probability of away win: 25%. They have not lost to Leicester in the league at St Mary's since a 2-0 defeat in 2012. Leicester have won eight out of the 22 clashes in the Premier League with Southampton only claiming six. (more...)
Serena hints of comeback Serena hints of comeback
- December 13, 2017

Be very excited ." the 36-year-old said in the post which attracted 135 000 likes in the space of an hour. If she does play in the first Grand Slam of the year, Williams will be back in action just a little more than four months after giving birth to her first child, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. (more...)
Atlanta United make record-breaking move for midfielder Darlington Nagbe Atlanta United make record-breaking move for midfielder Darlington Nagbe
- December 13, 2017

Though he has changed positions in the midfield a few times, could his 27 goals and 30 assists through seven seasons actually be considered a disappointment? Thank you for everything you gave us, @darlingtonnagbe . Portland receives $1.05 million in General Allocation Money, at least $300,000 in Targeted Allocation Money, and a 2018 global roster spot. "He will always be a part of the Timbers family", said Gavin Wilkinson, general manager and president of soccer for the Timbers. (more...)
Manchester United tracking Hoffenheim attacking midfielder Nadiem Amiri Manchester United tracking Hoffenheim attacking midfielder Nadiem Amiri
- December 13, 2017

Manchester United and Arsenal are set to battle it out for the signing of £20m-rated Hoffenheim midfielde Nadiem Amiri , according to reports. The 21-year-old has netted four goals in 18 appearances so far this term and his performances have attracted the interest of a number of Premier League clubs. (more...)
National Football League spokesman: Roger Goodell views new contract as his last National Football League spokesman: Roger Goodell views new contract as his last
- December 13, 2017

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Longhorns legend who was the 'finest two-way player ever' has passed away Longhorns legend who was the 'finest two-way player ever' has passed away
- December 13, 2017

Though Atlanta never won much of anything when he was playing linebacker, Nobis set a standard of what it means to wear a Falcons uniform. "Mr. Falcon" is rightfully beloved by generations of Falcons fans and we will always be grateful for his many contributions to our team and community". (more...)
Georgia DB Latavious Brini arrested on first-degree forgery charges Georgia DB Latavious Brini arrested on first-degree forgery charges
- December 13, 2017

Seth Emerson of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution shared the details of the arrest, which is focused on a counterfeit $100 bill during an incident in July. He sustained a hamstring injury in the preseason and is headed for a redshirt season. First-degree forgery is classified as a felony according to Georgia law. (more...)
James Brokenshire says British government is committed to Brexit joint agreement James Brokenshire says British government is committed to Brexit joint agreement
- December 13, 2017

By Friday, British Prime Minister Theresa May was back in Brussels signing off on the new text, where a number of changes had been made to assuage the DUP. Speaking to LBC radio , Mr Davis said: "What's the requirement of my job?" "I said this was a statement of intent which was much more than just legally enforceable". (more...)
Marcell Ozuna Traded To Cardinals From Marlins Marcell Ozuna Traded To Cardinals From Marlins
- December 13, 2017

The Baltimore Orioles have expressed a willingness to trade star third baseman Manny Machado with his pending free agency after the upcoming season with the Cardinals , Chicago White Sox , and New York Yankees , all expressing interest. (more...)
People say talk negative/positive. Bulls**t - Conte People say talk negative/positive. Bulls**t - Conte
- December 13, 2017

Chelsea will renew rivalries with old foes Barcelona in February after being drawn against the La Liga giants in the last-16 of the Champions League. Chelsea are now placed third in the EPL table behind 11 points behind leaders Manchester City . (more...)
Mets sign reliever Anthony Swarzak to two-year, $14 million deal Mets sign reliever Anthony Swarzak to two-year, $14 million deal
- December 13, 2017

According to Marc Carig of Newsday the deal between Swarzak and the Mets is for two years and $14 million. Right-handed reliever Anthony Swarzak and the Mets have agreed on a two-year deal, a source confirms to The Record's Matt Ehalt. (more...)
Tyrod Taylor (knee) will remain Bills' starter when healthy Tyrod Taylor (knee) will remain Bills' starter when healthy
- December 13, 2017

It sounds like it will be up to Tyrod Taylor to keep them there. Meanwhile, rookie quarterback Nathan Peterman is still in the concussion protocol but has improved to the point where he will be able to practice in a limited capacity on Wednesday. (more...)
Details Of The Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against NFL Network Details Of The Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against NFL Network
- December 13, 2017

Former NFL Network executive Eric Weinberger, ex-NFL Network analyst Donovan McNabb and former NFL player Eric Davis were also named in the lawsuit. Cantor worked as a wardrobe stylist for the network from 2006 until she was sacked in October '16. A spokesperson for Bill Simmons Media Group said the allegations are "serious and disturbing", adding that Weinberger had been placed on indefinite leave "until we have a better understanding of what transpired during his time at the National ... (more...)
West Ham's spirit key to continuing resurgence - Zabaleta West Ham's spirit key to continuing resurgence - Zabaleta
- December 13, 2017

The England worldwide has been ravaged by injury over recent years and spent a largely uneventful spell on loan at Bournemouth last season. Giroud has been marginalised at Arsenal this term and has been restricted to substitute appearances in the Premier League, although he came off the bench to score a late equaliser in the 1-1 draw against Southampton. (more...)
Ball Brothers turn pro in Lithuania, lose college eligibility Ball Brothers turn pro in Lithuania, lose college eligibility
- December 13, 2017

Reports indicate they will join the team in January. The reported signings come days after Lavar Ball told ESPN that his two sons signed with an agent - Harrison Gaines of Slash Sports Entertainment - to work out a deal to play overseas. (more...)
Dubai Super Series Final: Sindhu wins, Srikanth loses Dubai Super Series Final: Sindhu wins, Srikanth loses
- December 13, 2017

Lee is one of eight qualifiers for the men's singles. Chong Wei has won the Super Series Finals four times, his first being in 2008 in Kota Kinabalu, the following year in Johor Baru, 2010 in Taiwan, with his last win being four years ago in Kuala Lumpur. (more...)
Jets Place QB Josh McCown on IR Jets Place QB Josh McCown on IR
- December 13, 2017

With McCown sidelined, Bryce Petty will take over starting duties. He also accounted for 5 scores on the ground this season. The Jets made a few roster moves today. Stave, a 2016 undrafted free agent, spent time with the Redskins this season. He was signed by the Titans as an undrafted free agent this year out of MS, where he rushed for 1,251 yards and nine touchdowns in his career. (more...)

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