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Saskatchewan Roughriders mourn tragic loss of running back Joe McKnight Saskatchewan Roughriders mourn tragic loss of running back Joe McKnight
- December 05, 2016

Normand said witnesses observed a "heated verbal exchange" between Gasser and McKnight before the shooting. Gasser was then issued a misdemeanor summons for battery, but the case was ultimately dismissed. But news that Gasser has been involved in a similar altercation - at the same intersection - with a driver a decade ago will likely raise further questions about who was the aggressor. (more...)
Renzi quits; Italian populists seek quick vote to win power
- December 05, 2016

The state broadcaster RAI has projected that around 40% have voted to back the reform package, compared with around 60% against. The index had risen to 18,746.28 on Thursday, its highest since early January, on relief that OPEC agreed to cut output and as the yen slumped. (more...)
Liverpool beaten at Bournemouth after twice losing two-goal lead Liverpool beaten at Bournemouth after twice losing two-goal lead
- December 05, 2016

Nathan Ake's injury-time victor after a handling error from goalkeeper Loris Karius gave Bournemouth the three points and Liverpool are now four points behind Premier League leaders Chelsea in third, while their 15-game unbeaten run has come to an end. (more...)
Officials ID couple killed in Gatlinburg wildfire
- December 05, 2016

The sons were taken to a hospital for treatment, and one has been released, WMC reported. Waters expects 90 percent of the affected areas in the county to be searched by Friday evening. But even digging through the ruins, he said he finds some calm. Animal control and other officers are also checking on displaced animals. "God knows best. (more...)
New information on school bus fatality
- December 05, 2016

An Iraan cheerleading sponsor is dead after a bus carrying a group of cheerleaders from a playoff game collided into an 18-wheeler on Interstate 20 near Big Spring late last night. One of the victims was treated and discharged. Authorities identified her as Elizabeth Pope, 52. Sources say it's possible the semi-truck swerved to avoid hitting an SUV then hit the bus. (more...)
Local celebrities support social media campaign for HIV testing
- December 05, 2016

Thanks to the tireless efforts of researchers, policymakers, public health workers and community activists, our goal of an AIDS-free generation is now in sight. "We have to enable the youth to make responsible decisions", Seguerra added. On World AIDS Day, we should all share in the commitment to reduce stigma and discrimination against those living with HIV or AIDS . (more...)
Bank of England Searching for Solution to Banknote Controversy
- December 05, 2016

This evening, the Bank of England said: "We are aware of some people's concerns about traces of tallow in our new five pound note". " This issue has only just come to light, and the Bank did not know about it when the contract was signed ", the statement added. (more...)
North Carolina elections board meets on Bladen ballots probe North Carolina elections board meets on Bladen ballots probe
- December 05, 2016

In the Times piece, headlined " North Carolina's Sore Loser ", the editorial board complained that McCrory has refused to withdraw his request for a recount "despite having no path to victory" and has been "scouring voting rolls for evidence of fraud". (more...)
Japan begins culling over 300000 chickens and ducks Japan begins culling over 300000 chickens and ducks
- December 05, 2016

Some 40 chicken in a farm in Japan's Niigata prefecture were found dead Monday. In the northern prefecture of Aomori , more than 18,000 ducks were culled at a farm after tests indicated the presence of the H5 bird flu strain there. An estimated 27,000 birds in Europe have died in just a few weeks from the flu. Outbreaks in neighbouring countries including the Netherlands , Switzerland and Germany prompted the ministry to impose additional precautions at farms and restrict hunting ... (more...)
Predicted Liverpool XI v Bournemouth: Origi leads line, Lallana returns Predicted Liverpool XI v Bournemouth: Origi leads line, Lallana returns
- December 05, 2016

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has admitted his side will have to keep close tabs on former Cherries youngster Adam Lallana if they are to stand any chance of keeping out Liverpool . For this club and everyone involved it's make for a very special day. Liverpool suffered a blow last weekend after Philippe Coutinho suffered ankle ligament damage during their 2-0 victory over Sunderland at Anfield in the Premier League. (more...)
Easing phantom pain with augmented reality Easing phantom pain with augmented reality
- December 05, 2016

The brain does not adapt to the loss of limb, and neurons surrounding the area of the brain relating to that limb can trigger pain sensations. Surgery and drug treatments only provide limited pain relief while giving side effects, but studies have shown that mirror therapy can help alleviate pain. (more...)
Officer Who Fatally Shot Black Man 'Acted Lawfully,' DA Says Officer Who Fatally Shot Black Man 'Acted Lawfully,' DA Says
- December 05, 2016

Audio clip: Listen to audio clip . The decision comes after a two-month investigation into whether the shooting was justified. He said Scott's family was "extremely gracious" when informed of the decision, although the family said it was " profoundly disappointed ", the Washington Post reports . (more...)
Income Tax Department rejects two sets of declarations under IDS
- December 05, 2016

After the final reconciliation, the figures were revised to Rs 67,382 crore made by 71,726 declarants, the Central Board of Direct Taxes said in a statement on Sunday. The first tranche, about Rs 1,560 crore, was due on 30 November. Half or Rs 15,160.9 crore is to be accrued in the current fiscal. Finance minister Arun Jaitley had proposed an income disclosure scheme in this year's budget to give tax evaders a chance to declare their unaccounted wealth and escape with a higher tax and ... (more...)
Arsene Wenger: South American strikers top of the class
- December 05, 2016

Eden Hazard has won the title and the footballer of the year, but Sanchez has won neither. Already depleted by injuries, West Ham's evening started badly when defender James Collins hobbled off after just seven minutes. He looked even sharper in the second 45 minutes, which was proving to be risky for West Ham when Sanchez had the ball on his feet. In the end, the goals dried up and 1-5 it finished to the Gunners leaving West Ham right in the relegation scrap. (more...)
FM: Turkey respects Russia's will to solve Karabakh conflict
- December 05, 2016

Turkey's military operation in northern Syria does not target any country or individual, and is aimed only at terrorist groups, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. "We were suffering from [American] policies towards the Middle East and Turkey under the Democrats and Obama", says Yasin Aktay, a deputy chairman of the ruling Justice and Development (AK) party. (more...)
GARDEN VIEW: Choosing a Christmas tree
- December 05, 2016

He was looking to retire, according to White, and wanted to pass the idea off to someone else in the area. There have been years we've asked about a specific large tree to be told it had already been purchased by a local church or organization. (more...)
Playoff Pairs: Alabama-Washington and Ohio State-Clemson Playoff Pairs: Alabama-Washington and Ohio State-Clemson
- December 05, 2016

As expected, both Washington and Clemson are in the playoff thanks to wins in their conference championship games this weekend. That team was Ohio State , which finished No. Even a close head-to-head win over Ohio State and a conference title was not enough for Penn State to overcome two losses . In the first round, Alabama is set to play Washington , while Clemson and Ohio State play each other. (more...)
Texas A&M Accepts Invitation to Advocare V100 Texas Bowl
- December 05, 2016

The bowl game will be held in NRG Stadium in Houston on December 28, and will kick-off at 8 p.m. K-State accepted a formal invitation to play in the game on Sunday. Perhaps enough to win its first bowl game since 2013. This is K-State's seventh consecutive year in a bowl game, the second longest such streak in school history, trailing 11 straight postseason appearances from 1993-2003. (more...)
US health care spending hits $3.2T
- December 05, 2016

FreedomWorks is hoping that soon to be President Trump will repeal Obamacare in his first 100 days. It would guarantee, in their view, that sick consumers will sign up immediately, raising premiums for the healthy; the healthy will not pay those premiums unless they are forced to. (more...)
Colorado misses Rose, heads to Alamo Bowl Colorado misses Rose, heads to Alamo Bowl
- December 05, 2016

Colorado coach Mike MacIntyre is scheduled to address his team's bowl bid at 3:30 p.m.in Boulder. This will be CU's second trip to the Alamo Bowl, as they played there at the end of the 2002 season, losing to Wisconsin, 31-28 in overtime. (more...)

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