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US Announces Withdrawal from UNESCO, Accusing UN Agency of "Anti-Israel" Bias

US Announces Withdrawal from UNESCO, Accusing UN Agency of The latest withdrawal takes effect December 31, 2018. One of UNESCO's founding nations, the United States has had a rocky relationship with the Paris-based organization over the years. USA quits Unesco over "anti-Israel bias" Trump quits because UNESCO promotes science, education, culture. In a statement, Bokova said that "despite the withholding of funding, since 2011, we have deepened the pa... [Full Article...]

Woman finds shark found in swimming pool, throws it back into ocean

Woman finds shark found in swimming pool, throws it back into ocean An Australian estate agent who picked up a shark and heaved it out of a beachside swimming pool played down her bravery today and said she would have thought twice had it been a great white. "Our in house Shark Wrangler Melissa Hatheier wrestling a shark out of Oak Park Rock Pool yesterday morning!" By holding the bronze whaler upside down, Ms Hatheier put the shark into a state of paralysis... [Full Article...]

Liverpool should consider youngster Paulinho as potential Coutinho replacement

Liverpool should consider youngster Paulinho as potential Coutinho replacement Mundo Deportivo are reporting that the Reds have since promised Coutinho that he will be allowed to leave in January as long as the right offer is made. We are doing things sensibly. "The club is on track to hit its target by 2021". Barca were thwarted in their attempt to prise Coutinho away from Anfield during the summer with Liverpool placing a reported 200 million euros ($238 million, Sh... [Full Article...]

Disneyland looks so eerie as wildfires rage in California

Disneyland looks so eerie as wildfires rage in California A wildfire that scorched thousands of acres in Anaheim Hills cast an eerie orange glow in the skies over the Happiest Place on Earth Monday. The evacuation area was repeatedly expanded, reaching west toward Nohl Ranch Road. He rushed to stir his two younger sisters, both home sick from school, as he frantically checked map apps to find an evacuation route. The westbound lanes were closed at th... [Full Article...]

Giants promote WR Ed Eagan to active roster

Giants promote WR Ed Eagan to active roster Marshall, who is now on his second team in the NY area, has matriculated into the media as well during the latter stages of his career, working on "Inside the NFL ", Showtime's popular weekly series. Four wide receivers went down with injury . "We have a bunch of guys who were nicked up in the ballgame at the receiver spot and we have some guys on the practice squad, some guys on the roster... [Full Article...]

International Olympic Committee suspends Nuzman over graft probe

International Olympic Committee suspends Nuzman over graft probe The BOC responded by calling a general assembly on Wednesday to "consider the decisions announced by the International Olympic Committee". Rio beat bids from Chicago, Madrid and Tokyo to host the 2016 Games. In addition, the director general of operations of the Rio 2016 Committee, Leonardo Gryner, was arrested, and both officials will be indicted for alleged crimes of corruption, money launderi... [Full Article...]

Ex-Titans GM says Kaepernick not worth the 'circus'

Ex-Titans GM says Kaepernick not worth the 'circus' Mariota is a game changer for this Titans offense, and if he can't go, I'm not sure how much I trust Matt Cassel to lead an offense. The 2014 Heisman Trophy victor, Mariota is also a threat on the ground as he averaged 5.8 yards per attempt and rushed for 349 yards and two touchdowns in 2016. [Full Article...]

LSU RB Derrius Guice Trolls Florida Coach Jim McElwain on Twitter

LSU RB Derrius Guice Trolls Florida Coach Jim McElwain on Twitter LSU won the toss and deferred to the second half. "At no time was it the intentions of Tiger Band to disrespect or interrupt a tribute of someone we consider a musical icon and apologize to anyone thinking this was the case", the band's statement said . [Full Article...]

Last-gasp Skrtel own gives Scotland hope

Last-gasp Skrtel own gives Scotland hope Scotland looked to make their man-advantage count, but, apart from a curling Griffiths attempt which was stopped by Dubravka, the hosts struggled to create clear-cut chances before the interval. "Their goalkeeper was fantastic and the crossbar came in handy for them too". When the goal went in, there would have been a lot of happy people on this island, but over in Glasgow Hampden Park was rock... [Full Article...]

Social media explodes over Joe Girardi's decision not to challenge

Social media explodes over Joe Girardi's decision not to challenge That's part of my game. Girardi often utilizes his challenges during the regular season (and well; this season, the Yankees were successful on 29 of their 41 challenges , the best percentage in baseball), and in a game like this, when your team's back is to the wall, he chose not to. [Full Article...]

Steve Smith To Return Home From Australia's Tour Of India

Steve Smith To Return Home From Australia's Tour Of India India (Playing 11): 1 Rohit Sharma, 2 Shikhar Dhawan , 3 Virat Kohli (capt), 4 Manish Pandey, 5 MS Dhoni (wk), 6 Kedar Jadhav, 7 Hardik Pandya, 8 Bhuvneshwar Kumar, 9 Kuldeep Yadav, 10 Yuzvendra Chahal , 11 Jasprit Bumrah. Left-arm leg spinner Kuldeep Yadav also comes in ahead of left-arm orthodox spinner Axar Patel after sitting out the fifth ODI in Nagpur. India's bowlers restricted the... [Full Article...]

Nadal knocks out Isner, meets Dimitrov in semi-finals

Nadal knocks out Isner, meets Dimitrov in semi-finals Victor edges Halep closer to taking the world number one ranking held by Spain's GarbiƱe Muguruza, who bowed out of the tournament in the first round with a virus. Halep will play the victor of the semifinal between Garcia and 12th-seeded Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic. Goffin, chasing his second consecutive title after winning in Shenzhen last week, saw off Richard Gasquet 7-5 6-2 and Sc... [Full Article...]

Stuart Pearce explains what Hart needs to do to keep England spot

The stats may indicate a relatively comfortable qualification for unbeaten England, though the road to Russian Federation has been rocky. Harry Kane feels he is in the best form of his professional career after following up his stunning September with the victor for England against Slovenia. [Full Article...]

Catalonia to declare independence soon

Catalonia to declare independence soon The Catalan government has claimed victory in a contested referendum on independence from Spain. Reportedly, around 900 were injured on Sunday as the riot police raided polling stations and fired rubber bullets. Puigdemont said there was now no contact between the government in Madrid and his devolved administration. Not only would it galvanise support for Puigdemont's position, it would also ... [Full Article...]

SC woman gets box of illegal drugs in mail by mistake

SC woman gets box of illegal drugs in mail by mistake Inside the package, the two bags contained approximately 10,000 pills each at a price of $20 a pill. According to York County drug unit commander Marvin Brown, "vacant apartments, homes where people have gone to work for the day", are usually where drugs are shipped as someone can be there to await the arrival of the package. [Full Article...]

Chargers growing frustrated with their home-field disadvantage

Chargers growing frustrated with their home-field disadvantage Those who would want to support the Chargers can't feel great about paying $200 for a ticket and upwards of $100 for parking. It started a couple of years ago with the Chargers suffering through losing seasons the final two years in San Diego and fans staying away because of the stadium impasse. [Full Article...]

MLB Playoff Odds Minnesota Twins at New York Yankees

MLB Playoff Odds Minnesota Twins at New York Yankees If you look at the numbers - and we're not even getting into advanced analytics - the Yankees ought to make short work of Minnesota in Tuesday's American League wild-card game at Yankee Stadium . The 858 runs the Yankees scored were second-best in the majors and their run differential (+198) led MLB , as did the 241 home runs deposited over ballpark fences. [Full Article...]

Luke Del Rio set for surgery Monday, out for season

Luke Del Rio set for surgery Monday, out for season The 21st-ranked Gators (3-1, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) continue to be rocked by an off-field scandal involving credit card fraud that's dragged on for weeks. The past three games , Cleveland has catches of 45, 49, 50 and 63 yards. Vanderbilt did a lot of things that they hadn't done on tape - relying more on their passing game than their running attack. [Full Article...]

Pakistan v Sri Lanka first Test: Rangana Herath makes history

Pakistan v Sri Lanka first Test: Rangana Herath makes history Most wickets after 84 Tests . The Sri Lankan tweaker is the fourth fastest to the mark, beating the likes of Anil Kumble (85 Tests), Glenn McGrath (87 Tests) and Shane Warne (92 Tests). The fact Sri Lanka head to Dubai for the second match - and their first floodlit Test - on Friday knowing they can not lose the series is a remarkable effort on a number of counts. [Full Article...]

Spain Reveal The Extent Of Morata's Injury

Spain Reveal The Extent Of Morata's Injury Morata has suffered a Grade Two tear to his hamstring, which is likely to keep him out for up to six weeks. Premier League champions Chelsea have been hit with a severe blow after it was confirmed on Monday night, October 2, 2017 that star striker Alvaro Morata will be out of action for six weeks. [Full Article...]


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