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Oregon AD Rob Mullens Named College Football Playoff Selection Committee Chair Oregon AD Rob Mullens Named College Football Playoff Selection Committee Chair
- January 18, 2018

OR athletic director Rob Mullens will become the new chairman of the College Football Playoff selection committee starting next season, and three new Power Five ADs will join the 13-member panel. He is the third person to be the chairman of the committee, following Hocutt and former Arkansas AD Jeff Long . UCF finished its season 13-0, but was not among the four teams invited to the playoff. (more...)
Cloud Peak Energy Inc's (NYSE:CLD) Sentiment is 1.04 Cloud Peak Energy Inc's (NYSE:CLD) Sentiment is 1.04
- January 18, 2018

The ratio fall, as 56 funds increased or started new positions, while 54 trimmed and sold stakes in Cloud Peak Energy Inc. 17 funds opened positions while 39 raised stakes. Old Bancshares In, Indiana-based fund reported 10,444 shares. Jagged Peak Energy had a positive return on equity of 6.80% and a negative net margin of 200.39%. (more...)
Mueller's Mission: Destroy President Donald Trump Mueller's Mission: Destroy President Donald Trump
- January 18, 2018

Today, the New York Times , which cited a person with direct knowledge of the matter, said it marked the first time Special Counsel Robert Mueller has used such a move against a member of Trump's inner circle. Trump disavowed Bannon after those remarks emerged, saying his former chief strategist had "lost his mind" and dismissed Bannon's role in his successful presidential campaign. (more...)
Nirmala Sitharaman appreciates Indian Air Force for their dedication , Watch Nirmala Sitharaman appreciates Indian Air Force for their dedication , Watch
- January 18, 2018

Today, the Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has inaugurated the defence development meet in Chennai along with several armed forces representatives and manufacturers. Sitharaman said Tamil Nadu provided a favourable climate for investment which can be made use of for the development of defence sector in the country. (more...)
Dr. Ronny Jackson's glowing bill of health for Trump
- January 18, 2018

Johnson made physical the results clear: the president is in excellent health and fit to serve. Jackson told reporters Trump scored 30/30 on the Montreal Cognitive Assessment , which according to its website is a "cognitive screening test created to assist Health Professionals in the detection of mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease". (more...)
Twenty14 Holdings completes $120 million acquisition By Twenty14 Holdings completes $120 million acquisition By
- January 18, 2018

The Caledonian is a grand Edwardian railway hotel that has epitomised Scottish hospitality for more than 100 years. The Caledonian Hotel reopened in 2012 as a Waldorf Astoria following a refurbishment and rebranding program-the first of the brand in the UK. (more...)
Barack Obama Gave Michelle Obama a Romantic Surprise for Her 54th Birthday Barack Obama Gave Michelle Obama a Romantic Surprise for Her 54th Birthday
- January 18, 2018

The couple has never shied away from showering their love in public and always worked towards the same goal. While she was the one celebrating a birthday, Michelle returned serve with a touching message of her own. "I love your strength, your grace, and your determination". "You're not only my wife and the mother of my children, you're my best friend", he wrote. (more...)
Bruins pay tribute to Julien before ruining Montreal coach's return Bruins pay tribute to Julien before ruining Montreal coach's return
- January 18, 2018

With a.919 save percentage and 25.2 saves per game, Tuukka Rask (15-13-4) has been the best goalkeeper for Boston this year. The top prizes are defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson of the Arizona Coyotes and left wing Max Pacioretty of the Montreal Canadiens . (more...)
Trump accuses Democrats of holding immigration deal
- January 18, 2018

The latest measure expires on Friday. Democrats have tied the issues together by threatening to vote against any spending bill that doesn't include a DACA fix. Democrats have done all they can to avert a shutdown and the ball is in the Republicans' court, said Durbin, who backed a Dreamer deal. But Republicans on Capitol Hill aren't so sure. (more...)
United States forces kill 13 Shabaab militants in air strike United States forces kill 13 Shabaab militants in air strike
- January 18, 2018

The U.S. delegation was led by Ambassador Don Yamamoto, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, and included U.S. Marine Corps General Thomas D. Earlier in December, a State Department official told CNN the U.S. is cutting some military aid to Somalia due to allegations of misuse, a move that comes as the USA has become more involved in Somalia, fighting the militant groups al Shabaab and ISIS with airstrikes and having some 500 U.S. (more...)
Indiana House panel backs lifting Sunday alcohol sales ban Indiana House panel backs lifting Sunday alcohol sales ban
- January 18, 2018

By a vote of 9-1, expanded cold beer sales will not be moving forward in the Indiana Senate . In opposition to the bill, Jay Singh, the operator of a number of package liquor stores and convenience stores in southern in, said he would have to refit his stores if the state approves cold beer sales in part to update security measures to prevent shoplifting particularly among minors. (more...)
Donald Trump says he's not racist
- January 18, 2018

It said the comments showed that the Trump administration had a "huge misunderstanding of the African continent", and it demanded a US apology to all people of African descent worldwide. The program shielded these immigrants, often referred to as "Dreamers", from deportation and granted them permits to work. While Durbin, the No. 2 Democrat in the Senate, underscored his account, Republican Sen. (more...)
Wichita police chase ends with vehicle in Arkansas River Wichita police chase ends with vehicle in Arkansas River
- January 18, 2018

Police attempted to pull over the driver and that's when the chase began. During the pursuit, reckless driving by the suspect led police to back off. The auto was empty and the driver couldn't be found. If anyone has any information regarding this case please call 911 or Crime Stoppers at 316.267.2111. (more...)
Debate swirls around Trump's comments at DACA meeting
- January 18, 2018

The White House is arguing that Democrats are using President Donald Trump's recent alleged controversial comments as an excuse to deny him a win via an immigration or spending deal. Or do you want people to come in from other parts of the world? "And let me also say, is that their defense, that S-House is acceptable, S-Hole he would never say?" He added, "We got to find a way to work on this man's heart". (more...)
Alabama Basketball knocks off #17 Auburn, 76-71 Alabama Basketball knocks off #17 Auburn, 76-71
- January 18, 2018

He said Sexton was injured in the Crimson Tide's Monday practice and would be evaluated again on Friday. Petty finished the night 9 of 14 from the court and 8 of 13 from 3-point range. "We did not play well. Not many teams have playmakers like Herb Jones and Dazon Ingram , even with Collin out, and Petty shooting from the wing". Jones responded in transition with a layup to give the Tide the 70-65 lead, but Auburn answered back four more free throws to shrink the deficit to 72-68 with 17 ... (more...)
Trump says Sen. Durbin misrepresented discussion
- January 18, 2018

Lindsey Graham had suggested cutting back on the number of people participating in the visa lottery program, when the president began to complain about the USA taking immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador, and African countries. The senator also suggested, if the White House has a recording of the meeting, it should be released to the public. Mr Trump said he was "ready, willing and able" to reach a deal to protect illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children from being deported ... (more...)
McMaster, Tillerson keep up pressure on North Korea McMaster, Tillerson keep up pressure on North Korea
- January 18, 2018

But it will be taken care of. The exit ramps from this crisis appear to be narrowing in both Washington and Pyongyang , creating new worry, frustration and resolve. DONALD Trump is willing to "compel" North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons program, his national security adviser has said. They also agreed that denuclearization is the ultimate long-term goal for Korea, but not yet. (more...)
BSF jawan killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops in Jammu BSF jawan killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops in Jammu
- January 18, 2018

Director General K K Sharma on Thursday said the situation at the border with Pakistan remains tense after the neighbouring country's army resorted to unprovoked firing in recent days. There was panic among the villagers and they stayed indoors, he added. "Pakistan shelling and firing started at 10.30 p.m. BSF positions retaliated effectively and strongly". (more...)
OSU QB Mason Rudolph to sit out Senior Bowl with foot injury OSU QB Mason Rudolph to sit out Senior Bowl with foot injury
- January 18, 2018

Rudolph's absence leaves the Senior Bowl with a quarterback group that includes Heisman Trophy victor Baker Mayfield of Oklahoma, Wyoming's Josh Allen, Virginia's Kurt Benkert, Washington State's Luke Falk, Richmond's Kyle Lauletta, Western Kentucky's Mike White, Troy's Brandon Silvers and Lee. (more...)
U.S. signals deeper commitment in Syria U.S. signals deeper commitment in Syria
- January 18, 2018

It said Syria "does not need a single dollar from the US for reconstruction because this dollar is stained with the blood of the Syrians". Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday provided stunning insight into how Donald Trump's executive branch functions, telling an audience at Stanford University he receives print-outs of the president's tweets and has to figure out how to "use" them to craft the administration's foreign policy. (more...)
Former Akali Minister Manjit Singh Calcutta passes away Former Akali Minister Manjit Singh Calcutta passes away
- January 18, 2018

His cremation will take place on Thursday at 12 noon. According to family sources, he is survived by wife Santokh Kaur, son Gurpreet Singh running private school and hotel industry and two daughters, who are residing in Canada. As Secretary, a post which he held for nearly a decade, Calcutta took a token salary of just Re one per month from the SGPC. Rana Gurjit Singh has confirmed that he has resigned. (more...)
Kenya Face Hosts in Under-19 World Cup Kenya Face Hosts in Under-19 World Cup
- January 18, 2018

Jakob Bhulla was named man of the match after setting the highest ever score in Under-19 cricket history, hitting an astonishing 180 off 144 balls. However, wicketkeeper/batsman Finn Allen gave a decent performance on the day when he ended up third highest scorer (90 off 40 balls) before being ejected by Aveet Desai's catch off Kundi's delivery. (more...)
N.Korea poses substantial nuclear threat to US: Kim Jong un N.Korea poses substantial nuclear threat to US: Kim Jong un
- January 18, 2018

The draft resolution would cap crude oil imports at 4 million barrels a year and limit refined oil imports such as diesel fuel and kerosene to 500,000 barrels a year, down from 2 million barrels now, media reported . President Donald Trump recently demanded. According to China National Petroleum Corporation, diesel and gasoline sales to North Korea were suspended in June over payment concerns, with zero shipments reported in October. (more...)
Riverside County couple's ordinary home held torture chamber Riverside County couple's ordinary home held torture chamber
- January 18, 2018

Days after law enforcement authorities found a dozen siblings locked up in a foul-smelling, dark home in Riverside County, the discovery is focusing new scrutiny on California's loose home-schooling regulations and raising questions about whether they contributed to the children's prolonged neglect. (more...)
GOP still struggling with Trump's remarks on Africa GOP still struggling with Trump's remarks on Africa
- January 18, 2018

DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday that she couldn't remember the president using the word ascribed to him. Just as Nielsen "imagines" Norwegians are white, I imagine that she, in her denial of the obvious and defense of the indefensible, is the latest Trump sycophant to trash her reputation. (more...)
Amsterdam's Schiphol scraps all flights due to storm
- January 18, 2018

Schiphol later said some flights would resume as the storm moved inland, but that there would be severe delays. Traffic on Dutch roads was plunged into chaos, with the wind blowing over tractor trailers and toppling trees and hampering efforts to clean up the mess. (more...)
Brian Urlacher Sued By His Son's Mother For $125M Brian Urlacher Sued By His Son's Mother For $125M
- January 18, 2018

The woman behind the suit is Tyna Karageorge - who had a child with Urlacher in 2005. She later married Ryan Karageorge , who died from a gunshot wound to the head in December 2016. The couple married in September. He also said he was bothered by the behavior of the boy's mother. When Kennedy called his mother for confirmation she initially acted "happy and cheerful", Urlacher alleged, before she eventually claimed Karageorge was involved in a fatal vehicle accident. (more...)
'Phony Hillary Clinton Investigation': Trump Smears Retiring FBI Deputy Director 'Phony Hillary Clinton Investigation': Trump Smears Retiring FBI Deputy Director
- January 18, 2018

Ryan appoints members of the intelligence committee, and could pressure the panel to extend the investigation. The former Federal Bureau of Investigation director hasn't uttered a single word in public since he was appointed in May to lead the probe into Russian meddling in the USA election, despite increasingly combative attacks by Republicans and their allies on the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Justice Department and the integrity of his probe. (more...)
Malaysia Local Automotive Sales Volume Expected To Grow 2% In 2018 - Minister
- January 18, 2018

The local automotive sector rose in terms of production, market penetration and exports of parts and components in 2017, said the International Trade and Industry Ministry. "EEVs accounted for about 90 per cent of the total 58 cars launches a year ago". From what I see, it won't increase too much in the next few years. (more...)
Teen swimmers rescued with help of drone in Australia Teen swimmers rescued with help of drone in Australia
- January 18, 2018

Gabe Vidler and Monty Greeslade, 17, became stuck in a rip at Lennox Beach before needing to be rescued today (Supplied). Barilaro said the state government had invested A$430,000 ($343,000) in a trial of drone technology in December. "The Little Ripper UAV certainly proved itself today, it is an amazingly efficient piece of lifesaving equipment and a delight to fly", Sheridan said. (more...)

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