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Parson's Green suspect 'pictured carrying bomb to tube in Lidl bag'
- September 20, 2017

CCTV obtained by ITV shows a man leaving the property raided by police, around an hour and a half before the attack on Friday morning. The two searches were taking place at a suburban home in Sunbury, southwest of London, and in Stanwell, another suburb close to London Heathrow Airport. (more...)
British police reveal identity of one London Tube attack suspect British police reveal identity of one London Tube attack suspect
- September 20, 2017

The two suspects - one is 18 and the other is 21 - were arrested by British police on Saturday. Footage showed him being detained outside a chicken shop in Houslow, west London , on Saturday night. A friend, Alison Griffiths, said they are "great pillars of the community" who have taken in several hundred children in the last 40 years. Rudd cautioned that the investigation was ongoing. (more...)
Alex Gordon hits MLB's record-setting 5694th home run of season Alex Gordon hits MLB's record-setting 5694th home run of season
- September 20, 2017

Here are just a few of those career bests. That would be up 47 per cent from 4,186 in 2014. The home run average dropped in 2014 to its lowest level since 1992, then started rising during the second half of the 2015 season. There are still 12 days left in the regular season. Rookies accounted for 708 home runs through Monday, the most ever. The former Husker and Lincoln Southeast graduate hit a solo home run in eighth inning of Kansas City's 5-2 loss to Toronto on Tuesday night. (more...)
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (IHG) Trading Up 1.4% InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (IHG) Trading Up 1.4%
- September 20, 2017

Approximately 389,922 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 21% from the average daily volume of 493,467 shares. J P Morgan Chase & Co upped their target price on InterContinental Hotels Group PLC from GBX 2,975 ($37.07) to GBX 3,260 ($40.62) and gave the company an underweight rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 18th. (more...)
The Chargers' latest program included an embarrassing San Diego gaffe The Chargers' latest program included an embarrassing San Diego gaffe
- September 20, 2017

Now that the Bolts are back, they are playing in a soccer stadium - one that saw Miami Dolphins fans mount a fairly successful invasion in for the home opener. Not as cruel as taking the team away from the city, though. Garcetti is a self-professed Rams fan, so maybe that's why he doesn't care much for the Chargers coming to town. (more...)
Powerful earthquake rocks Mexico City Powerful earthquake rocks Mexico City
- September 20, 2017

In the central area of the Roma, at least one building had collapsed. Several cars were damaged by falling debris. The powerful quake reduced tall buildings to rubble, and reports surfaced of survivors trapped under tons of concrete. (more...)
Dustin Pedroia Fouls Ball Off Face, Leaves Game Dustin Pedroia Fouls Ball Off Face, Leaves Game
- September 20, 2017

Dan Straily (10-9) gave up one run in five innings and struck out eight. Their last win came August 30th against Jason Vargas of the Kansas City Royals. Eduardo Nunez will likely step in at second base once again until Pedroia returns to full strength. Rodriguez (5-6) took the loss for the Red Sox. (more...)
Ex-NFL CB Charles Tillman training to be Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Ex-NFL CB Charles Tillman training to be Federal Bureau of Investigation agent
- September 20, 2017

Tillman, who has a degree in criminal justice from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette, tried his hand at TV last season with Fox but hasn't appeared this season. "[I'm also interested in] helping police officers and law enforcement, I'm big into that". I appreciate the men and women of the United States Army, Air Force, Marine Corp, Navy and Coast Guard for protecting our homeland. (more...)
Eddie Hearn: 'David Haye, Tony Bellew rematch not yet finalised' Eddie Hearn: 'David Haye, Tony Bellew rematch not yet finalised'
- September 20, 2017

After a heated build-up to the bout which saw Haye throw a punch at Bellew during a press conference the pair then traded heavy blows in the ring. He suffered the injury in the sixth round before eventually being stopped by the WBC cruiserweight world champion in the 11th. (more...)
Ronaldo set to return against Real Betis after five-game ban
- September 20, 2017

Real's star man was sent off in the Spanish Super Cup first leg clash with Barcelona on August 13. Once Benzema and Ronaldo are back it will be hard for Mayoral to command a regular starting berth for Zidane's side but the prospect has demonstrated that he could be a valuable squad member this season. (more...)
Griffin appears to criticize ex-receiver Moss, coach Shanahan Griffin appears to criticize ex-receiver Moss, coach Shanahan
- September 20, 2017

Santana Moss had a front row seat to all of the drama that unfolded with the Washington Redskins involving Mike Shanahan and Robert Griffin III several years ago, and the former wide receiver recently hinted that he believes the way RG3 handled himself is part of the reason he remains a free agent. (more...)
Penn State's James Franklin on 'icing': 'You will never understand us' Penn State's James Franklin on 'icing': 'You will never understand us'
- September 20, 2017

Franklin admitted Penn State's running game, in terms of the simple ability to line up and knock opponents backward and pound the rock, has been lacking through three games. "So he calls timeout to get the second-team field-goal block in". We get that second team on the field and from that point on, we're going to go block the kick. (more...)
Kentucky QB Stephen Johnson transparent regarding the importance of Florida game Kentucky QB Stephen Johnson transparent regarding the importance of Florida game
- September 20, 2017

Florida coach Jim McElwain certainly heaped praise on Kentucky even if the Wildcats have not beat the Gators since 1986. If one report is accurate, things are about to get very real for a couple of members of the Florida football team. (more...)
Virat Kohli boasts highest win percentage among all captains, surpasses Lloyd, Ponting Virat Kohli boasts highest win percentage among all captains, surpasses Lloyd, Ponting
- September 20, 2017

One should also take into account, that Virat Kohli hasn't played that many games as a captain compared to Clive Lloyd and Ponting, which means, these numbers are expected to go down and Kohli won't carry this feat for long. And Maxwell mishit while fetching a wide one from Chahal. Chahal, who ended with figures of 3 for 30, credited Virat Kohli for transferring his attacking skills to him as well. (more...)
Don't take Bangladesh for granted, Gibson warns Proteas Don't take Bangladesh for granted, Gibson warns Proteas
- September 20, 2017

Most of the Proteas players are in the four-day Sunfoil Series which started on Tuesday morning around country and Gibson said it was important for them to get some action ahead of the first Test against Bangladesh. "We have not played Test match since August in England and you don't want to go to that match against Bangladesh on the back of no cricket". "I've worked with England on two occasions now and every time we've played against South Africa we've had great battles". (more...)
Wolff feels for Ferrari after DNFs Wolff feels for Ferrari after DNFs
- September 20, 2017

Kimi got the biggest penalty ever for a great start. I knew I had the pace when it rains. But the 32-year-old was gifted a miracle when Vettel , Kimi Raikkonen and Max Verstappen were involved in a severe crash at the start of the race. (more...)
Hazard looks likely to start against Nottingham Forest Hazard looks likely to start against Nottingham Forest
- September 20, 2017

It's not always easy in training, there are a lot of hours of training, but it bears fruit on the pitch. "I was a player and it can happen this type of period when we were not so lucky to receive red cards". He has played in four of the defending champions' five Premier League games, including as a late substitute against Arsenal as Rudiger was forced to watch the 0-0 draw from the bench. (more...)
Devils center Brian Boyle diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia Devils center Brian Boyle diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia
- September 20, 2017

Though team internist Dr. Michael Farber told reporters that the cancer is treatable with medication and that the cancer was detected early, he would not commit to a specific timetable in regards to treatment and Boyle's return to the team. (more...)
Red Bull relieved Ricciardo's gearbox held out Red Bull relieved Ricciardo's gearbox held out
- September 20, 2017

Aston Martin is finally thinking about entering Formula One as more than just a brand. The US-based company wants to bring back the lost glory of F1. Reports suggest that Aston Martin might venture into Formula1 and it might be the title sponsor for Red Bull . (more...)
Max Verstappen: Sebastian Vettel has not apologised for crash Max Verstappen: Sebastian Vettel has not apologised for crash
- September 20, 2017

The resulting collision eliminated all three from the race, putting a huge dent in the championship hopes of Vettel, who now trails Lewis Hamilton by 28 points with six races remaining. He was told to retire before getting halfway around the first lap. "We guarantee that we will be fighting right to the final corner of the very last Grand Prix of the year", Arrivabene said. (more...)
Leicester City vs Liverpool, League Cup 3rd round Leicester City vs Liverpool, League Cup 3rd round
- September 20, 2017

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp believes his side have the depth in the squad to compete in different competitions but did not rule out signing reinforcements in January. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain joined Liverpool in a £35m move on deadline day from Arsenal, but is yet to start a game for the Reds, coming off the bench against Manchester City , Sevilla and Burnley. (more...)
Los Angeles Lakers sign Andrew Bogut on one-year deal Los Angeles Lakers sign Andrew Bogut on one-year deal
- September 20, 2017

Bogut , the number one pick in the 2005 draft, was a member of the Golden State Warriors team which won the NBA Finals in 2015 and was a runner-up the following season. Aside from Lopez , the Lakers received the 27th pick in the 2017 National Basketball Association draft which they used to select Kyle Kuzma . Should Bogut remain healthy, he could turn out to be a valuable addition for the team. (more...)
NASCAR Playoff Race 1 NASCAR Playoff Race 1
- September 20, 2017

It's his fifth victory of the 2017 season, and the result also ensures he advances to the next playoff round. "It's a dream come true, and we're having the time of our lives". "We need to be better than what we've been in the past", he said. "We're all in it together. We continue to face every challenge head on and not scared". (more...)
Dolphins suspend Lawrence Timmons indefinitely Dolphins suspend Lawrence Timmons indefinitely
- September 20, 2017

Here's what we know. the Miami Dolphins team was in Southern California on Saturday to play the L.A. Chargers on Sunday. The weird situation involving Miami Dolphins linebacker Lawrence Timmons has taken another twist. The move to sign with Miami came on the heels of a decade-long stint with the Pittsburgh Steelers , who drafted him in the first round in 2007. While nothing has been confirmed, it was reported that Timmons went AWOL (Absent Without Official Leave) on Saturday night ... (more...)
Shaw in line for United return in cup clash Shaw in line for United return in cup clash
- September 20, 2017

The Red Devils are the defending champions of the domestic cup, which has always been viewed by top-flight clubs as a welcome opportunity for squad rotation. Axel Tuanzebe (back problem) misses out, while Marcos Rojo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic are nursing long-term knee issues. "I think it gave us more confidence and it was good to win a trophy". (more...)
London attack: Commuters head back to work; 2 men in custody
- September 20, 2017

A 21-year-old man was arrested in Hounslow, at about 11.50pm on Friday, September 15, and an 18-year-old man was arrested in Dover at about 7.50am on Saturday, September 16. During the investigation, police have evacuated the Port of Dover and a house in Sunbury, Surrey, to carry out searches, and found "a number of items" in Dover. (more...)
Sebastian Vettel on Ferrari's championship run-in: 'Easy is boring' Sebastian Vettel on Ferrari's championship run-in: 'Easy is boring'
- September 19, 2017

Such was the volume of the victory in Monza, that the power of Mercedes AMG is enough to highlight their presence as a team that can win the championship. As well as his wins in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2015 in Singapore , Vettel drove brilliantly from the back of the grid past year to finish fifth. The Englishman's dominant victory at Monza ensured his first visit to the summit of the title race this season, but his Mercedes team are cautious that the twisty nature of the Marina Bay street ... (more...)
Long using National Football League game checks to fund STAB scholarships Long using National Football League game checks to fund STAB scholarships
- September 19, 2017

Long will fund two members of the Central Virginia Boys & Girls Clubs to attend a Virginia school. Charlottesville is Long's hometown, and he played his college football at Virginia. "I've said before that I'll never kneel for during the anthem, because the flag means something different for everybody in this country, but I support my peers". (more...)
Panthers TE Olsen to miss time with broken foot Panthers TE Olsen to miss time with broken foot
- September 19, 2017

They rank first in the National Football League in total defense, giving up 196.5 yards a game, and first in scoring defense, allowing three points a game. "Everybody talks about, 'What have you done for me lately?' We all know in this league it's, 'What have you done for me now?' Now it's the New Orleans Saints ". (more...)
Five Wheaton College Football Players Facing Felony Charges for 2016 Hazing Incident Five Wheaton College Football Players Facing Felony Charges for 2016 Hazing Incident
- September 19, 2017

Their actions include restraining the teammate with duct tape, beating and raping him, and leaving him "half-naked with two torn shoulders on a baseball field", according to the Chicago Tribune . At one point, the players suggested to the freshman that he had been kidnapped by Muslims who wanted to fornicate with goats, the teen told investigators. (more...)