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Anquan Boldin looking to come back, looking for trade

Anquan Boldin looking to come back, looking for trade Maybe feeling the itch to play again, Boldin is reportedly looking to come back. Back in September, one report even said that Boldin was "intrigued by the possibility" of playing for the Patriots . Considering the trade deadline is Tuesday, Boldin and his agent don't have much time to explore the market. "It was more expressed that if there was a suitor closer to home, which is Florida - th... [Full Article...]

Brazil Beat Mali to Finish Third at Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 World Cup

Brazil Beat Mali to Finish Third at Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 World Cup After being dominated by Mali in all departments of the game for the first 55 minutes, the Samba Boys frustrated their opponents and took the lead against the game play in the 55th minute. A minute later, defensive midfielder Mamadou Samake would send a hopeful long-range shot over Brazao's crossbar. Playing seven matches is better than playing four or five matches. [Full Article...]

Is Rahul Gandhi ready to lead India?

Is Rahul Gandhi ready to lead India? Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut recently said that Congress scion Rahul Gandhi is ready to lead the country. "But the people don't like such politics", he said. Though Sena lacks any base in Gujarat, the home state of Modi, the party had extended its support to Patidar leader Hardik Patel who had met Uddhav Thackeray at the latter's residence in Mumbai earlier this year. [Full Article...]

Clariant, Huntsman abandon $20 bln merger as opposition intensifies

Clariant, Huntsman abandon $20 bln merger as opposition intensifies A shareholder revolt led by activist investor Keith Meister has torpedoed the proposed $20 billion merger of plastics and rubber maker Huntsman with Swiss specialty chemicals group Clariant. Reports that the deal was in trouble started back in July, when two of Clariant's investors - Corvex Management and 40 North - emailed a statement, expressing concerns that the deal would not unlock shareho... [Full Article...]

McGirt fires 70 at Sanderson Farms Championship

McGirt fires 70 at Sanderson Farms Championship He was slow to start with a bogey on the par-3 10th hole, but bounced back with back-to-back birdies on Nos. Tyrone Van Aswegen had the day's best round, a 7-under 65, to climb into second place at 9-under. Landry, 30, has two victories on the secondary Web.com Tour, and he recently made a bright start on the main stage when he tied for seventh at the Safeway Open in the first event of the 2017-... [Full Article...]

Trump sends birthday wishes to wrong Lee Greenwood

Trump sends birthday wishes to wrong Lee Greenwood President Donald Trump attempted to wish country music singer Lee Greenwood a happy birthday on Twitter Friday morning, but inadvertently tagged an unknown user who shares the singer's name. Josh Greenman, an opinion editor for the New York Daily News, said that Greenwood (the lawyer) had 146 followers before the president's tweet, to which he responded: "And I think half of them followed me a... [Full Article...]

India has open mind on quadrilateral talks: MEA spokesman

India has open mind on quadrilateral talks: MEA spokesman Responding to a question on the Japanese Foreign Minister's proposal for the quadrilateral, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said: "India is open to working with like-minded countries on issues that advance our interests and promote our viewpoint". [Full Article...]

Statement of leading the PML-N wrongly attributed to me: Maryam Nawaz

Statement of leading the PML-N wrongly attributed to me: Maryam Nawaz Daughter of ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif , Maryam Nawaz Sharif, has hinted about running for prime minister ship in upcoming general election of 2018. On the subject of the persisting trials and tribulations over her family, Maryam Nawaz reiterated that the cases are politically motivated and more similar to pressure tactics. [Full Article...]

National Parks Service Proposing Dramatic Hike In Fees

National Parks Service Proposing Dramatic Hike In Fees This comes after the national park service says it has almost 12 billion dollars in deferred maintenance expense. "The National Park Service describes the fee increases 'as part of its commitment to improve the visitor experience...' We are unable to see how doubling or tripling a park entrance fee is anything other than an effort to exclude many Americans from enjoying their national parks". [Full Article...]

4 jail officers suspended without pay following escape

4 jail officers suspended without pay following escape After he was finally discovered missing at about 7 p.m. Thursday, investigators found security footage that showed him leaving the facility the morning before. The ongoing investigation is focused on whether the procedure for these counts was followed properly. 'Officials at both the Regional Jail Authority and the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety consider the incident to be a gr... [Full Article...]

REMEMBER: Clocks go back in Spain this weekend

REMEMBER: Clocks go back in Spain this weekend The policy eventually came into effect in 1916 in a bid to save candles and coal during World War One, though Germany had already adopted the idea. It had been discussed for a number of years beforehand by the Government but many people opposed it the first time around. [Full Article...]

'White Lives Matter' rallies held in Tennessee, counter protests underway

'White Lives Matter' rallies held in Tennessee, counter protests underway The white supremacist group and the counter-protesters are supposed to be kept in designated areas across the street from each other. The first rally will begin in Shelbyville, a town southeast of Nashville, from 10am-1pm local time. Anyone entering the town square will have to go through metal detector screening by law enforcement officers. Several large trucks were used as road blocks to kee... [Full Article...]

GOP tax reform is 'poppycock'

GOP tax reform is 'poppycock' GOP leaders scrambled in recent days to overcame opposition from House conservatives unhappy about deficits and debt, and lawmakers from high-tax states such as NY and New Jersey , who are upset about plans to curb the state and local tax deduction. [Full Article...]

NC State vs. Notre Dame

NC State vs. Notre Dame The "maul cops" and Josh Adams are the unstoppable force. The Jackets had their third 400-yard rushing day last week and is second in the nation behind Navy with 372.8 yards per game. Following last year's miserable 4-8 campaign, Notre Dame entered the season with tempered expectations, and suffered an early-season 20-19 loss to Georgia at home. [Full Article...]

Iraqi forces secure 40 oil wells in Nineveh province

Iraqi forces secure 40 oil wells in Nineveh province Tension has steadily mounted between Baghdad and the Erbil-based Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) since September 25, when Iraqis in KRG-held areas - and in several disputed parts of the country - voted on whether or not to declare independence from the Iraqi state. [Full Article...]

Bay Area Congresswoman Jackie Speier shares 'Me Too' story

Bay Area Congresswoman Jackie Speier shares 'Me Too' story Thousands of American women have shared their stories of alleged sexual harassment using the hashtag #MeToo on social media in the wake of allegations against Hollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein . "Speier is pushing a new movement, " #MeTooCongress ", by encouraging Congress staffers to speak out their experiences of sexual abuse so as to "throw back the curtain on the repulsive behaviour th... [Full Article...]

Jordan Spieth admits former President Barack Obama recently beat him at golf

Jordan Spieth admits former President Barack Obama recently beat him at golf Not long ago we posted about Jordan Spieth playing golf with Steph Curry and Barack Obama and speculated, because we had no information, that the professional golfer likely won the match. Obama went on to give Spieth an insightful answer about the power one possesses as president and then, as he ended it, he told Spieth, "and you wouldn't believe what the aliens look like". [Full Article...]

Mark Halperin Dropped by Showtime for 'The Circus'

Mark Halperin Dropped by Showtime for 'The Circus' Halperin, 52, said that he had read his accusers' accounts, and "in nearly every case, I have recognized conduct for which I feel profound guilty and responsibility, some involving junior ABC News personnel and women just starting out in the news business". [Full Article...]

USA servicemember killed in helicopter crash in Afghanistan

Logar province is just south of Afghanistan's capital, Kabul. "We are deeply saddened by the loss of our comrade", said Army Gen. John Nicholson, Resolute Support commander. This was the 12th U.S. service member to have died in Afghanistan this year, according to a tally by the website iCasualties. As part of a new strategy outlined by US President Donald Trump in August, America is sending mo... [Full Article...]

Trident Submarine HMS Vigilant Crew Discharged After 'Testing Positive For Cocaine'

Trident Submarine HMS Vigilant Crew Discharged After 'Testing Positive For Cocaine' Saying drugs misuse will not be tolerated, Royal Navy said: "Those found to have fallen short of our high standards face being discharged from service". "Any allegations of wrongdoing are taken very seriously and will be dealt with appropriately". Nine servicemen of Royal Navy have been fired after a drug was found in their blood while on duty amid reports of drug parties on the vessel, worldwid... [Full Article...]


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