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Charlie Weis Jr. Named Offensive Coordinator


Lane Kiffin's new offensive coordinator at Florida Atlantic isn't old enough to have a mid-life crisis. "He's way ahead of his time in how he sees the game, his football IQ and just his overall intelligence", Kiffin told ESPN . At KU, Charlie Jr. earned a reputation as an intelligent, hard worker with a more low-key personality than his father. The elder Weis told Matt Tait of in 2012 his son taught numerous Jayhawks' offensive graduate assistants "how to break down a game". Read More »

Israel judge orders Palestinian teen in 'slap video' held through trial


The key measures that Israel is using against 'Ahed and Nariman Tamimi are familiar - to varying degrees - from thousands of other legal cases that Israel has taken up against Palestinian defendants: Violent arrest in the middle of the night, slapdash indictments and prolonged detention that today became remand in custody for the duration of the proceedings. Read More »

North Korean women's hockey players may train with South Korean counterparts

There are various concerns regarding the forthcoming visit by North Korean Olympic delegation among the South Korean public. South Korean sports ministry spokesman Hwang Seong Un said the two Koreas have been discussing the make-up of a unified women's hockey team since previous year when the North's International Olympic Committee representative, Chang Ung, visited South Korea along with his country's taekwondo demonstration team. Read More »

Trump Tells CNN's Jim Acosta to Get 'Out'


Trump replied, "I want them to come in from everywhere, everywhere". At Tuesday's meeting, Acosta pressed for Trump's attention, calling out "Mr. President" three times, before asking whether the president had, as Senator Durbin claimed, suggested that he would more immigration from Scandinavian countries. Read More »

UAE says Qatari jet fighters intercepted civilian flights


Bahrain's state television aired radar footage showing one aircraft from Dubai flying towards Bahrain International Airport at 3,170 metres and two other radar signals showing Qatari fighter jets. The UAE Civil Aviation Authority did not say which airlines were involved, but Bahrain's state news agency BNA said the first flight was from Emirates [EMIRA.UL]. Read More »

Rapes "Part Of Society", Says Haryana Police Officer, Provokes Outrage


Police are pursuing a group of men suspected of raping and murdering the 15-year-old girl from Kurukshetra district whose badly disfigured body was found dumped in a stream on Friday. She had been missing since last Tuesday after she left home for tuition classes. The Dalit girl who was gangraped belonged to Jind district. In three of these incidents, minor girls were not only raped but also brutalised by the accused. Read More »

Wisconsin Dems Flip GOP Held State Senate Seat


The district has trended red for years and every county in the district voted for Trump in 2016. Former Republican Rep. Sheila Harsdorf held the seat from 2001 until November when she resigned to become Walker's agriculture secretary. She didn't need to talk about the president to benefit from an outpouring of progressive energy and conservative apathy. Schachtner, the St. Croix County medical examiner and a Somerset school board member, said for now she's focused on serving her new ... Read More »

Airbnb launches new Pay Less Up Front feature


However, one feature that can cause problems and prompt arguments is Airbnb's insistence that you pay the full amount up front, especially for longer stay lets. Previously, guests had to pay the total cost of their stay when making the booking online in order to confirm their reservation. The company also said that Pay Less Up Front is helping encourage more advance bookings over Airbnb, almost doubling lead times on bookings. Read More »

Doctor says Trump's health excellent, has no cognitive issues

Ronny Jackson , M.D. - even though they misspelled his name - saying the president is "in excellent health". Trump, who was coy about sharing medical information during his unconventional 2016 run for office, used his first presidential medical exam - conducted on Friday at Walter Reed National Medical Center - to try to put to rest lingering questions about his mental fitness for office. Read More »

National Park Service advisory board member from Utah resigns with 8 others


A majority of members on a panel assigned to designate national landmarks and historical sites is bailing out, resigning over complaints they've never been able to meet with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. Most of the current members have worked together for seven years, and the terms of all who resigned were set to expire in May. Washington Sen. Maria Cantwell, a Democrat who is the ranking member on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, issued a statement of support for the ... Read More »

Trump accused of 'gagging' Steve Bannon over Russian Federation probe


As Schiff went on to note, this silence was at the White House's request as they "effectively [put] in place a gag rule" to keep Bannon from talking "about what happened while [he was] part of the transition or in the White House". Bannon apologized a few days later but was stripped of his job leading the pro-Trump news site Breitbart News . Rep. Tom Rooney, a Florida Republican and a member of the panel, said during a break that disagreements about whether executive privilege could ... Read More »

100 crore demonetised currency seized in Kanpur


Meena said the National Investigation Agency (NIA ) had gathered inputs about some companies and individuals involved in converting illegal currency into legal money and shared the information with Inspector General of Police, Kanpur, Alok Singh. Read More »

GOP senator says Trump didn't use vulgarity for Haiti and African nations


Following Senate Democrats' near end to discussions with President Trump's administration on the issue of immigration, Cotton says some Democrats are now threatening to shut down the federal government unless almost 800,000 illegal aliens shielded from deportation by the President Obama-created Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program are given amnesty. Read More »

Ex-Trump adviser Bannon subpoenaed in special counsel Russian Federation probe


It also comes on the heels of a public rift between Mr Bannon and the President, after the former strategist criticised the Trump administration to the author of a tell-all book on the White House. Bannon might also get questioned about the presidential transition. "The president is mentally very sharp, very intact", the doctor said. The special counsel is reportedly preparing to interview Mr Trump as well. Read More »

McConnell: Lawmakers shouldn't push for DACA deal this week

Issa and Royce represent such districts, as do many incumbent Republicans in California, Illinois, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. "He wants to throw the construction worker out of work, who's doing a job that's federally funded and won't be funded if the gov shuts down", Schumer said of Cruz. Read More »

Bayeux Tapestry 'to go on display in the UK' in historic loan


Some commentators have pointed out the irony of proudly displaying a historical record of the last time England was invaded. France will lend Britain the 70-metre-long and 50-centimetre-high piece, an official at the presidential Elysee Palace in Paris said, under an in-principal deal, although the transfer would not take place for several years because work needed to be done on the tapestry to ensure it was safe to move it. Read More »

In Tweets, Trump Suggests A DACA Deal Is Unlikely


His comments followed four tweets on the same topic on Saturday. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced Saturday that it will accept renewal applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. That second ruling came during a furor over the latest Trump remarks against immigration, after reports that the president, in a bipartisan meeting on Thursday at the White House, questioned why the United States should have to accept immigrants from Haiti, El ... Read More »

Manchester City suffer first loss in a seven-goal thriller


That was certainly the thoughts of Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville. "We know they like to play out from the back and they're really good at it but we also thrive on a team doing that". "We did a good performance", he added. If somebody didn't watch football until now then they would say, "well, that's why you watch it all the time ". Read More »

Xi'an builds hundred-meter-high air purifier to combat pollution


What was previously thought to be the largest smog tower in China was built a year ago by Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde at 798, a creative park in Beijing. And while the country did cut air pollution levels by 4.5 percent past year, this marked the smallest decline since 2013. Cao also explained that their tower barely requires any power input throughout daylight hours. Read More »

President Donald Trump is in excellent health said White House physician, Watch


Jackson told reporters he had not seen a medical need to do a cognitive examination, but that Trump had insisted on one - the first time , according to Jackson, that such a test had been administered to a sitting president. Jackson said the president's overall health "was excellent ", helped in part because Trump does not drink or smoke. If I didn't watch what I eat, I wouldn't have the cardiac and overall health that he has. Read More »

Update on fatal crash near Dubbo, NSW


Emergency crews were still trying to free two people from the wreckage more than three hours after the incident, but the final victim was freed about 4pm. "We had one of our workers collapse with shock, who was working on that site". She said speed was still the leading contributor in fatal crashes on NSW roads, while fatigue, drugs and alcohol also played significant roles. Read More »

Catalonia Parliament Holding First Meeting Since Elections


But were he to return he would risk arrest on charges related to his region's failed independence bid. On Twitter, Puigdemont responded by pointing out to Rajoy that his conservative Popular Party had only "secured four lawmakers on December 21 and continues to govern Catalonia from Madrid". Read More »

Can Democrats force a litmus test on DACA?


Last week, there were earnest efforts by a number of lawmakers in both parties in Congress to reach a DACA deal - Mr. Trump has repeatedly made clear that he wants to help the "Dreamers", but only if Democrats agree to money for his border wall, an end to chain migration , and an end to a visa lottery for people. Read More »

Intense cold spell continues in north India


However, chilly weather conditions continued in the border town of Kargil, which was the coldest place in the region at minus 20 degree C, followed by Leh, where the mercury settled at minus 10. Chandigarh, the common capital of the states, shivered at 5.1 degrees Celsius while Admapur was coldest place in the region at 2.2 degrees Celsius, the MeT department said. Read More »

DHS Secretary Nielsen Under Oath: 'I Did Not Hear That Word Used'


The Oval Office meeting President Trump convened Thursday with key lawmakers to discuss immigration was a profanity-laced, tense tete-a-tete where the dozen or so participants passionately talked over each other. "I will just say for the record, Sen". I know you are both very passionate about this. "You must understand... the reasonable inference that the American public is drawing from the words you speak", Harris said. Read More »

Agent confirms Ronaldinho has retired


The former Barcelona star has not played competitive football since leaving Brazilian side Fluminense in 2015, but did not officially announce his intention to quit the round leather game. For Brazil , Ronaldinho made 97 appearances, scoring 33 goals, including two in the 2002 World Cup in Japan and South Korea. Known for his fantastic dribbling, flair, and knack for scoring incredible goals, Ronaldinho began his career at Gremio and played for seven other club sides, including ... Read More »

Citizenship and Immigration Services return to accepting DACA requests

On Sunday he told reporters he was "the least racist person you will interview". "You can't have an immigration compromise if everybody's out there calling the president a racist", Paul said . Meanwhile, two Republican Senators , Tom Cotton and David Perdue , went from not being able to recall what he said to firmly denying it. But the comments about Haiti and African countries , which Trump has denied making, complicated negotiations further. Read More »

Sydney Harbour Bridge wallaby goes global


After a prolonged pursuit, the marsupial was eventually caught on the Cahill Expressway, near the Sydney Conservatorium. "It's unprecedented to try and get a hold of a wallaby on the Harbour Bridge". "Then I examined it thoroughly". "Fortunately there didn't seem to be any significant injuries; it had some minor grazes on its face and its hind legs". Read More »

Norwich midfielder Lewis preaches positivity ahead of Chelsea clash

Gary Cahill has been ruled out with a muscular injury that he picked up during the draw with Leicester at the weekend so Antonio Rudiger could keep his place at the back. "No, but. I like to [only] talk about a situation that could be real". "I think that we must prefer the quality and not the quantity". This is very important. Read More »

Five facts about the fast-rising Marta Kostyuk


Yeah, it's gonna be very exciting for me and hopefully I can be ready for that match. Kostyuk's memorable journey is only going to get tougher as she faces fellow Ukrainian Elina Svitolina in the last 32 of the tournament where she has promised she will enjoy the moment but also try and show her best tennis, as she has in the previous two rounds. Read More »

CJI Dipak Misra meets dissenting judges


Sources said the meeting was also attended by Justice A K Sikri and two other judges. In the morning, the CJI personally met with Justices J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, Madan B Lokur and Kurian Joseph in his chamber and discussed the issues raised by them for a brief period of 15 minutes. Read More »

New England senators introduce offshore drilling ban


Kate Brown's office told press Zinke would consider removing the state from the plan following their call, while California Gov. "The ability to provide affordable energy for consumers and meet the growing domestic and global demand depends on the ability to safely and responsibly explore and develop our offshore energy resources, including in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico", Gerard said . Read More »

Titans split with Mularkey after 1st playoff win in 14 years


Mularkey's tenure in Tennessee wasn't a disaster, of course. McDaniels reportedly could be the next coach of the Colts , while Patricia reportedly will be the next coach of the Lions. Woodyard became a dominant force in the middle while defensive back's Kevin Byard (8 interceptions) and Logan Ryan would help to shut down opposing passing games. Read More »

Honor 9 Lite India launch


The Honor 9i was all about four cameras that it housed, and the Honor 7x while had one camera lesser, the phone made its mark with the super good combination of 18:9 display, similar internal specs, and an attractive price. It weighs just 149g, is 151mm tall and 71.9mm wide and has a 5.6-inch display. The smartphone also comes with a metal unibody design and it was previously launched in China past year. Read More »

Wintry mix ending tonight then freezing cold and windy


Another hard freeze is expected Wednesday night into Thursday morning as lows will fall into the low 20s. The National Weather Service in Columbia is asking commuters to plan on slippery road conditions on Wednesday morning . Others waited until early Tuesday morning. The same weather risks are anticipated for Tuesday . Expect wind chills overnight to range from zero to 5 below zero. Read More »

United Nations says 4 cranes arrive in Yemen to speed aid deliveries


The UN agency said more than 11 million children - or "nearly every child in Yemen" - was now in need of humanitarian assistance. Noting that almost two million children were out of school, the report said a total of 256 schools were reported "totally destroyed" as of the end of September 2017, while 150 schools were occupied by displaced people, and 23 of them by armed groups. Read More »

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong jailed over 2014 pro-democracy protest


Fellow activist Raphael Wong, 29, also received a jail sentence - totalling four and a half months - on Wednesday for contempt of court, according to the Hong Kong Free Press. "They can lock up our bodies, but they can't lock up our minds", said Wong, moments before appearing in court. Known as Umbrella Movement, the 2014 protests brought parts of central Hong Kong to a standstill for almost three months. Read More »

U2 set to announce Dublin and Belfast gigs


The European leg of their tour begins in Berlin on August 31st, and includes dates in Cologne, Paris, Madrid, Copenhagen, Hamburg, Amsterdam, Milan, Manchester and London . The band released new album " Songs Of Experience " at the tail end of 2017 (Clash review HERE), completing a 2-LP arc that kicked off with " Songs Of Innocence ". Read More »

Trump administration resumes accepting DACA renewals


Global reaction to Trump's comments was strong, and US diplomats in Haiti and other nations have been called to host government offices to hear the complaints directly. In a Sunday morning tweet , Trump declared the immigration talks to be failing: "DACA is probably dead because the Democrats don't really want it, they just want to talk and take desperately needed money away from our Military". Read More »

OxFORD Asset Management LLP Takes Position in Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM)

About shares traded. Namaste Technologies Inc. Needham Investment Management Llc decreased Servicesource Intl Inc (NASDAQ:SREV) stake by 135,000 shares to 65,000 valued at $225,000 in 2017Q3. (NASDAQ:NCMI) shares with value of $18.17 million were sold by AMC STARPLEX - LLC. The insider Wheaton William sold 10,000 shares worth $662,900. Investors sentiment increased to 0.99 in 2017 Q3. Read More »

Coldest inhabited place on Earth gets so cold the thermometer breaks


Here are some of the reactions for the coldest town in the world on Twitter. In comparison, the only other places to get this cold or colder are unpopulated areas of Antarctica. But then it broke - because it was too cold! The temperatures are so low that the locals even leave their cars running all day as the vehicles might not start again once switched off. Read More »

Trump fixes DACA plight on Democrats, says they shun deal

They were going to protect DACA recipients from deportation while providing funding for Trump's long-promised border wall, changing the approach to family migration, and reforming the diversity visa lottery program . "I think they talk about DACA but they don't want to help the DACA people", said Mr. Trump. There is going to be, the DREAMERS are going to get naturalized, but there's going to have to be something for border security and it has to be real and it has to be significant. Read More »

Graham claims Trump's 'shithole' slur derailed DACA negotiations

The South Carolina Republican says White House chief of staff John Kelly is "a fine man, but he's part of the staff". At one point, Graham even spoke directly to Trump , as if he was watching, to appeal to him to reconsider his rejection of their bipartisan proposal on immigration and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Read More »

Victoria Beckham is facing backlash over her 'shameful' online advert


It seems that many people are less focused on the 1970s-inspired glasses and more fixated on the model wearing them. In 2016, when she posted behind-the-scenes photos of French model Marine Deeleuw from her pre autumn-winter 2017 fittings, hundreds of commentators called her out for the damaging message it conveyed to impressionable young people, and those who struggled with eating disorders. Read More »

PM Modi, Benjamin Netanyahu to hold roadshow in Ahmedabad


Mr. Modi and Mr. Netanyahu will also visit "Hridaykunj" at the Ashram and also try their hands on the "Charkha" The Prime Ministers will also visit the exhibition at the Ashram. There will be a live demonstration of desalination of sea water that the two prime ministers will witness through video conferencing from the iCreate centre on 17 Janaury. Read More »

US Navy to charge commanders of crashed warship with homicide


James Caldwell that he be relieved. Courts-martial proceedings/Article 32 hearings are being convened to review evidence supporting possible criminal charges against Fitzgerald members. McCain and the USS Fitzgerald . It remains unclear whether Navy officials are calling for Pacific Fleet Commander Adm. Scott Swift's immediate resignation. Read More »