Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Man City arrivals have brought trophy hunger back – Kompany


Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany says a raft of new signings have injected a fresh trophy-winning hunger into Pep Guardiola’s side.

City are estimated to have spent in excess of £200million in bringing Ederson, Danilo, Bernardo Silva, Kyle Walker and …

New Tuscaloosa Tourism & Sports leader talks about supporting local economy


Don Staley. (Source: visittuscaloosa.com)


Tuscaloosa has a new leader of Tourism & Sports at a time when Mayor Walt Maddox is focusing on the importance of that sector of Tuscaloosa’s economy.

Don Staley was recently …

Face/Off? Nic Cage seems more Moonstruck at Kazakh film festival


It’s not always easy being Nicolas Cage. One minute you are donning traditional dress at a film festival, the next a meme mocking your expression has quickly spread across the internet.

The Hollywood star was pictured next to Sara Nazarbayeva, …

Why Ukrainian forces gave up Crimea without a fight – and NATO is alert


KIEV/SEVASTOPOL, Crimea (Reuters) – The career of Sergei Yeliseyev helps to explain why Ukraine’s armed forces gave up Crimea almost without a fight – and why NATO now says it is alert to Russian attempts to undermine military loyalty in …

Jared Kushner sealed Manhattan real estate deal with oligarch’s firm cited in money-laundering case


Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of Donald Trump, who acts as his senior White House adviser, secured a multimillion-dollar Manhattan real estate deal with a Soviet-born oligarch whose company was cited in a major New York money laundering case now being …

Pro-Trump media are pushing a new voter fraud conspiracy theory


Thousands of people withdrew their voter registrations after Colorado agreed to provide some data to Trump’s election integrity commission
Over 3,300 Coloradans canceled their voter registrations after Trump’s election commission requested personal voter data from states.

In Colorado, 3,394 people …

Rio de Janeiro: Police protest over rising Brazil violence


Every 54 hours, a police officer is killed in the state of Rio de Janeiro

Relatives of policemen caught up in Brazil’s soaring levels of violence have protested in Rio de Janeiro hours after the death of an officer during …

HPV vaccine: Why aren’t children getting it?


Cancer is a subject of enormous complexity. And imagine this: a vaccine that can actually prevent cancer … if only people would take it. Here’s Dr. Tara Narula:

One in four Americans — about 80 million of us — are …

USC received more than a year of questions about former medical school dean’s conduct before scandal broke


USC moved to cut ties with former medical school dean Dr. Carmen Puliafito four days after The Times published a report about his drug use. (Alex J. Berliner / Associated Press)

Four days after The Times published a story about …

Sky’s the limiting factor for Chris Froome in Tour de France popularity stakes


In 1963, the Tour de France organisers devised a route to discomfit Jacques Anquetil, who had just won the race for the third time. The time trial kilometrage was slashed and the mountain stages increased. It did not work: Anquetil …