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    (CNN)University of Notre Dame head football coach Brian Kelly is leaving to take a similar position at Louisiana State University, according to multiple reports. Kelly -- Notre Dame's head coach since the 2010 season -- will replace current LSU head coach Ed Orgeron. LSU announced October 17 that the school and Orgeron will be parting ways after the 2021 season concludes.CNN has reached out to LSU and Notre Dame seeking comment. Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly says Covid-19 spread like wildfire on his team Under Orgeron, LSU won the national title in the 2019-20 season but has struggled since. The Tigers are 6-6 this season, including 3-5 in Southeastern Conference play. In 2020, a season impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, LSU went 5-5.Read MoreNotre Dame is 11-1 this season -- with its lone loss to the University of Cincinnati -- and still potentially could reach the four-team College Football Playoff. The Fighting Irish are currently ranked No. 6. The latest College Football Playoff ranking will be released Tuesday.Notre Dame has had a sustained run of success with at least...
    (CNN)A male with a long gun who was targeting the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Detachment in Vanderhoof, British Columbia, on Thursday has been taken into custody, authorities said.Police instructed people to shelter in place, lock their doors and refrain from leaving their business or home, according to the RCMP, after reports at 12:26 PT of an active shooter driving a Ford pickup.Officers and specialized units were deployed in response. No injuries were reported in the incident, according to the RCMP.Vanderhoof is located roughly 522 miles north of Vancouver.
    OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- The Oakland A's are pushing forward with a potential move to Las Vegas, according to multiple reports on Saturday.Sources say the team has put in an offer to buy a plot of land that could be turned into a new ballpark.As to where exactly the stadium would be built is not clear but the price tag is estimated in the neighborhood of one billion dollars.RELATED: Oakland A's great Dave Stewart will pitch Coliseum revitalization plan this weekEMBED More News Videos A's legend Dave Stewart is making his pitch to buy the City of Oakland's share of the Coliseum site for $115 million. Oakland is not out of the picture yet.The city just got money it plans to use to make improvements to Jack London Square which is where the A's want to put a new waterfront ballpark.The city council is expected to take a final vote on the stadium early next year.
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s opulent hotel near the White House that drew lobbyists and diplomats seeking favor with the ex-president as well as criticism as a symbol of his ethics conflicts is being sold to a Miami investment group, according to published reports citing anonymous sources. CGI Merchant Group agreed to pay the Trump Organization $375 million for the rights to the 263-room hotel and has plans to rebrand it as a Waldorf Astoria, according to The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times, citing sources with knowledge of the matter. Neither the Trump Organization nor CGI responded to numerous requests for comment. The deal is expected to close early next year after which the hotel will be managed by the Waldorf Astoria under a separate deal struck by CGI, according to the Journal. The Waldorf Astoria business is owned by Hilton Worldwide Holdings. The hotel has been a big money loser for the Trump family since it won rights to convert a stately federal building called the Old Post Office from the federal government under a lease...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s opulent hotel near the White House that drew lobbyists and diplomats seeking favor with the ex-president, as well as criticism as a symbol of his ethics conflicts, is being sold to a Miami investment group, according to published reports citing anonymous sources. CGI Merchant Group agreed to pay the Trump Organization $375 million for the rights to the 263-room hotel and has plans to rebrand it as a Waldorf Astoria, according to The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times, citing sources with knowledge of the matter. READ MORE: Gov. Hogan Announces Steps To Combat Anti-Asian Hate And Bias Crimes In MarylandNeither the Trump Organization nor CGI responded to numerous requests for comment. The deal is expected to close early next year after which the hotel will be managed by the Waldorf Astoria under a separate deal struck by CGI, according to the Journal. The Waldorf Astoria business is owned by Hilton Worldwide Holdings. The hotel has been a big money loser for the Trump family since it won rights to convert a stately...
    A federal penitentiary in central Pennsylvania will be receiving some new inmates from Washington, DC after a surprise inspection by the US Marshals Service, according to the the Washington Post reports. Lewisburg Federal Penitentiary in York County Pennsylvania is scheduled to receive approximately 400 inmates from the DC facility following a decision regarding the Marshal's briefing, according to the Post. Prison workers had apparently been withholding food and water from inmates and other various "systemic failures" were uncovered in the nearly week-long, unannounced investigation last month, U.S. District Court in Washington, Judge Royce C. Lamberth said. A transfer date has not yet been announced. Lewisburg is a medium-security prison which currently houses 594 inmates, according to the US Bureau of Prisons.  Click here to read more from the Washington Post.
    THOUSANDS of Netflix users across the globe have reported the streaming service is down. The outage appears to have hit around 8pm in the UK with users in many other countries also reporting problems. 1Netflix users have been reporting the service has crashedCredit: Reuters Website Down Detector has received thousands of reports that Netflix isn't working. The independent outage tracker monitors social mentions around certain topics to detect when services go down across the world. At the time of writing over 6500 people were reporting problems, with 4700 of those coming from the UK. Around two thirds of them said it was related to streaming. Around quarter of complaints were about the website and a fifth relating to the app. Many users trying to access the platform has met with the error message 'tvq-st-145'. Some took to social media to vent their frustration with one woman tweeting: "Now is not the time for Netflix to be down." Another added: "Guess it's not just my Neflix that's down, FURIOUS!!!!!" Earlier this year, Netflix users reported problems in the United States. We...
    HUNDREDS of Instagram users have reported the app has crashed again after previous alleged meltdowns this week. Brits are struggling to use the popular online photo-sharing and social networking service, according to Down Detector. 1Users have told Down Detector the site has crashed Users have also told the site that E4 is down. Down Detector tweeted this evening: "User reports indicate Instagram is having problems since 4:48 PM EDT." THIS IS A DEVELOPING STORY... The Sun is your go to destination for the best celebrity news, football news, real-life stories, jaw-dropping pictures and must-see video. Download our fantastic, new and improved free App for the best ever Sun Online experience. For iPhone click here, for Android click here.  Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheSun and follow us from our main Twitter account at @TheSun. Most read in TechGAMER GONE ESports gamer dies 'unexpectedly' at 24 as fans pay tribute to ESport starSTEALTH MODE Your iPhone has HIDDEN list of every app 'tracking you' – turn them off todayEYE IN THE SKY China may be SPYING on Americans using...
    An Arizona mother was arrested this week, accused of fatally shooting her 2-year-old daughter and leaving her 6-year-old son in critical condition "because she wanted them to go to Heaven," according to reports.  Phoenix police said Esther Callejas, 24, called her husband, Emmanuel Isidro, and another relative after the late Monday morning shooting and allegedly admitted to shooting them at their Phoenix home, FOX 10 in Phoenix reported. She was booked into jail on a $2 million bond.  Police said Isidro and the other family member immediately called police who responded to the home and found the children with gunshot wounds.  She later allegedly told police she had intended to shoot her children and kill herself, according to the Arizona Republic. She allegedly hid the gun from her husband in the children’s room. MOTHER OF CHILDREN DECAPITATED IN CALIFORNIA LAST YEAR CHARGED IN THEIR KILLINGS, AUTHORITIES SAY "During an interview with police the following day, she admitted to shooting both of her children because she wanted them to go to Heaven," police said in a statement, according to FOX 10. "She told detectives she...
    A Chicago man is accused of setting a fire that spread to a Lawndale home and then broadcasting video of the arson – and bragging about setting the blaze – as the building continued to burn, according to police and local reports. Edward Robinson, 19, was arrested following the Thursday fire and charged with aggravated arson and possession of a controlled substance, according to police and CWB Chicago.  According to authorities. Robinson set fire to a dumpster that was on the north side of a building on South Christiana Avenue just before 6:30 p.m. Thursday, when the building gradually erupted in flames. Two females, ages 16 and 50, were inside at the time but were able to escape unscathed.  CHICAGO WEEKEND SHOOTINGS: 60 PEOPLE WOUNDED, INCLUDING 11 KIDS But according to CWB Chicago, Robinson then shared live video on the Citizen app showing firefighters treating the blaze. "I’m live on Citizen app, gang!" he can allegedly be heard saying with a laugh in video shared online by the news site.  CHICAGO DRIVE-BY SHOOTING KILLS 1, INJURES 5 OTHERS, INCLUDING OFF-DUTY...
    Executives at a New York hedge fund have agreed to pay as much as $7 billion to settle a long-running dispute with the U.S. tax authorities, according to reports Thursday. The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times reported that insiders at Renaissance Technologies agreed to a deal that could be one of the largest in U.S. history. Among those in the settlement are Renaissance founder and prominent Democratic Party donor James Simon, and Robert Mercer, who was a major donor to former President Donald Trump's campaign, according to the reports. Among those in the settlement are Renaissance founder and prominent Democratic Party donor James Simon, and Robert Mercer (above), who was a major donor to former President Donald Trump's campaign. Oliver Contreras/For The Washington Post via Getty Images Renaissance had been locked in a yearslong dispute with the Internal Revenue Service after a Senate investigation determined that the firm used complex financial instruments to avoid paying nearly $7 billion in taxes. The deal covers transactions between 2005 and 2015 and moves by the hedge fund to convert...
    NEW YORK (AP) — Executives at a New York hedge fund have agreed to pay as much as $7 billion to settle a long-running dispute with the U.S. tax authorities, according to reports Thursday. The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times reported that insiders at Renaissance Technologies agreed to the deal that could be one of the largest in U.S. history. Among those in the settlement are Renaissance founder and prominent Democratic Party donor James Simon, and Robert Mercer, who was a major donor to former President Donald Trump’s campaign, according to the reports. Renaissance had been locked in a yearslong dispute with the Internal Revenue Service after a Senate investigation determined that the firm used complex financial instruments to avoid paying nearly $7 billion in taxes. The deal covers transactions between 2005 and 2015 and moves by the hedge fund to convert short-term trading gains into long-term profits, according to the reports. Messages were left with Renaissance and the IRS seeking comment. Copyright © 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be...
    A roller coaster that is said to be the fastest accelerating thrill ride in the world has been shut down indefinitely due to rising safety concerns. Fuji-Q Highland, an amusement park that’s located near Mt. Fuji in the Yamanashi Prefecture of Japan, announced it will halt the operation of its Do-Dodonpa coaster as the company investigates four injuries that come from riders who got on the attraction between December 2020 and August 2021. While closed to the public, Fuji-Q Highland will conduct a "safety overhaul," according to a press release the park issued in late August. "Currently, the causal relationship between injuries and amusement machines has not yet been confirmed," the release states. "We would like to express our deepest sympathies to the injured customers and cause a great deal of inconvenience to them, but we will endeavor to investigate the cause under the guidance of the government." WOMAN INJURED BY FALLING OHIO ROLLERCOASTER PIECE ‘FIGHTING FOR HER LIFE’ According to The Mainichi – a Japanese national newspaper, the four riders who disclosed their injuries to Fuji-Q Highland reportedly sustained...
    The European Union is expected to recommend on Monday that member states reinstate COVID-related travel restrictions and halt nonessential travel from the United States and five other countries, a diplomatic source told CNN on Monday.The EU would reestablish coronavirus travel restrictions such as quarantine and testing requirements for unvaccinated travelers from those countries, according to the source.Other countries to be removed from the safe travel list would be Kosovo, Israel, Montenegro, Lebanon and North Macedonia, the diplomat said.The decision to renew EU travel restrictions would become final on Monday should no EU country object, the source told CNN, confirming other media reports.The European Council, the EU's governing body, recommended that the bloc lift restrictions on nonessential travel from 14 countries, including the US, in June.However, COVID-19 cases in the United States have surged in recent weeks, as the highly infectious Delta variant spreads among unvaccinated Americans. COVID-19 cases among children are also hitting levels not seen since winter.RELATED: What you need to know about traveling to Europe for summer 2021"What is going on now is both entirely predictable, but entirely...
    By Sugam Pokharel, Aya Elamroussi and Saskya Vandoorne | CNN The European Union is expected to recommend on Monday that member states reinstate Covid-related travel restrictions and halt nonessential travel from the United States and five other countries, a diplomatic source told CNN on Monday. The EU would reestablish coronavirus travel restrictions such as quarantine and testing requirements for unvaccinated travelers from those countries, according to the source. Other countries to be removed from the safe travel list would be Kosovo, Israel, Montenegro, Lebanon and North Macedonia, the diplomat said. The decision to renew EU travel restrictions would become final on Monday should no EU country object, the source told CNN, confirming other media reports. The European Council, the EU’s governing body, recommended that the bloc lift restrictions on nonessential travel from 14 countries, including the US, in June. However, Covid-19 cases in the United States have surged in recent weeks, as the highly infectious Delta variant spreads among unvaccinated Americans. Covid-19 cases among children are also hitting levels not seen since winter. “What is going on now is both...
    (CNN)Spanish football giants Real Madrid have made a €160 million ($188 million) bid for Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappé, Spanish media reported on Tuesday.French newspapers L'Equipe and Le Parisien report that the bid has been rejected by PSG.CNN has not been able to independently verify L'Equipe's or Le Parisien's reporting.The 22-year-old World Cup winner joined the Parisian club from AS Monaco initially on loan in 2017, before the deal was made permanent in 2018.The Frenchman's current contract with PSG expires on June 30, 2022 and he is yet to sign a contract extension.Read MoreNeither PSG, Real Madrid nor Mbappé's lawyers were immediately available for comment when contacted by CNN.Mbappé has scored 133 goals in 174 games for PSG and was the top goalscorer in Ligue 1 last season with 27 goals.Visit CNN.com/sport for more news, features, and videosMbappe dribbles past Real Madrid's Marcelo during the Champions League.Earlier this month, PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi said he hoped the arrival of Lionel Messi at PSG would convince Mbappé to stay at the club."I think everybody knows the future of Kylian -- he...
    Mario Tama/Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is set to grant full approval to Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine as soon as Monday, according to reports from multiple outlets. The nationwide vaccination effort has been proceeding under Emergency Use Authorizations, but the FDA is on the precipice of granting full approval. According to The New York Times‘ Noah Weiland and Sharon LaFraniere, Monday is the target date: The Food and Drug Administration is pushing to approve Pfizer-BioNTech’s two-dose Covid-19 vaccine on Monday, further expediting an earlier timeline for licensing the shot, according to people familiar with the agency’s planning. Regulators were working to finish the process by Friday but were still working through a substantial amount of paperwork and negotiation with the company. The people familiar with the planning, who were not authorized to speak publicly about it, cautioned that the approval might slide beyond Monday if some components of the review need more time. And The Washington Post has similar reporting from an equal number of sources: The Food and Drug Administration is expected to grant full approval to...
    A New York City pilot program has come under fire by some for what local reports describe as a plan to pay young criminal offenders $1,000 each month for their continued involvement in the program and good behavior. The Big Apple’s months-long plan to try out the Advance Peace model is reaching fruition this month after Mayor Bill de Blasio and Public Advocate Jumaane Williams first announced in March their intentions to pilot the program, according to a report by The Trace, which partnered with local news site The City. The program is being tested through five police precincts, one in each of the New York City boroughs, according to a Mayor’s Office press release from March. De Blasio said during a press conference at the time that Williams approached him about utilizing the Advance Peace model. "Under the pilot, the City will conduct outreach in areas with high levels of gun violence to identify youth who are at-risk for gun violence," the release states. "Select individuals are then invited to join the Peacemaker fellowship, which pairs mentees with individual Neighborhood...
    Thessalonica Allen, 34, is accused of shooting her husband and dismembering his body. LaPorte County Sheriff's Office Thessalonica Allen, 34, shot her husband and cut his legs off, according to court documents. She asked her children to help move his dismembered corpse into the trunk of her car, the documents said. Allen also asked her children to help clean up the crime scene, ABC 7 reported. Business Insider: A daily selection of curated stories Loading Something is loading. Email address By clicking ‘Sign up’, you agree to receive marketing emails from Insider as well as other partner offers and accept our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. A 34-year-old mother shot her husband, chopped up his body, and then ordered her two children to help hide his corpse, according to court documents seen by several publications. Thessalonica Allen is accused of shooting her husband, Randy Allen, inside an apartment in LaPorte, Indiana, after an altercation broke out over the woman's internet history, WCAX 3 reported. She now faces several charges, including murder, abuse of a corpse, and...
    Mike Richards was previously named in lawsuits brought by "The Price is Right" models, alleging harassment and discrimination. Daytime Emmy Awards 2021 via Getty Images Rumored new "Jeopardy!" host Mike Richards faced past allegations of harassment and discrimination. Richards was previously a producer on "The Price is Right" for over a decade. Some "The Price is Right" models said Richards discriminated against them when they were pregnant. Business Insider: A daily selection of curated stories Loading Something is loading. Email address By clicking ‘Sign up’, you agree to receive marketing emails from Insider as well as other partner offers and accept our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Mike Richards, who is reportedly set to become the new permanent "Jeopardy!" host, was accused of harassment and discrimination during his previous decade-long stint as a producer on "The Price is Right," according to past news reports compiled by the Daily Beast on Thursday. Variety reported on Wednesday that Richards, a "Jeopardy!" executive producer, was "in advanced negotiations" with Sony, the network behind the popular game show, to step...
    In this Jan. 6, 2021 file photo rioters supporting President Donald Trump storm the Capitol in Washington. AP Photo A federal judge on Friday threatened to jail a Capitol riot suspect for refusing to wear a mask, according to reports. Daniel Goodwyn tried to chew up a mask FBI agents placed on him during his initial arrest, prosecutors said. Goodwyn told the judge he can't wear the mask because "it stresses me out," HuffPost and Newsweek reported. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. A federal judge in a fiery court hearing Friday afternoon threatened to lock up a suspected Capitol rioter if he continued to refuse to wear a mask when meeting with pre-trial services officers, according to reports. Daniel Goodwyn faces multiple federal charges for disorderly conduct and entering the US Capitol, and one felony count of obstruction of an official proceeding. Prosecutors have already sought to revoke his pre-trial release, calling his behavior "petulant and insolent." Judge Reggie Walton grew irate Friday when Goodwyn repeatedly refused to agree to don a mask during visits to his...
    CHICAGO (CBS)- The White Sox are in the midst of a playoff push and have now filled one of the remaining holes on their roster. Multiple reports say that the organization has finalized a deal with the division rival Cleveland Indians to acquire second baseman Cesar Hernandez. The Chicago White Sox are finalizing a deal to acquire second baseman Cesar Hernandez from Cleveland, sources tell ESPN. READ MORE: Anthony Lorenzi, Charged In Murder Of Gyovanny Arzuaga During Puerto Rican Parade In Humboldt Park, Extradited From San Diego, To Appear In Bond Court White Sox have long been in the market for a second baseman. And now they get one in the 31-year-old Hernandez, who is hitting .231/.307/.431 with 18 homers. — Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) July 29, 2021 As Passan points out, second base has been an area of need for the team since Nick Madrigal suffered a torn hamstring in early June that required season-ending surgery. In steps the 31-year-old Hernandez, a veteran of nine seasons in the majors. READ MORE: Police Release Sketch Of Man Suspected Of Sexually...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Several reports have surfaced that Disney will require guests to wear face masks when indoors at its parks and resorts. According to Inside The Magic, a website dedicated to all things Disney news, the company is adapting the CDC’s new guidance starting Friday, July 30. READ MORE: Rabbi Yosef Benita Cleared Of Inappropriately Touching Student At Private School That means regardless of vaccine status, visitors ages 2 and up must mask up while indoors at a Disney World park or resort. READ MORE: Teens Death Investigation Continues After No Hazardous Materials Found In West Park Home According to part of the statement obtained by Inside The Magic, the rule includes transportation. “At Walt Disney World Resort, this includes upon entering and throughout all attractions and in enclosed transportation vehicles, including shuttles, buses, monorails and at Disney Skyliner.” MORE NEWS: Lobster Mini Season Gets Off To Tragic Start Stay with CBSMiami.com for updates on this developing story.
    Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-California). AP/Nick Ut Former US Sen. Barbara Boxer was assaulted and robbed in Oakland on Monday, according to reports. The account for the California Democrat, 80, tweeted that she was not seriously injured. The Oakland Police Department confirmed that a strong robbery occurred in the area but declined to identify the victim.  Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Former US Sen. Barbara Boxer, 80, was assaulted and robbed near Jack London Square in Oakland on Monday, according to reports a tweet from her account. A tweet from her verified account said the former California lawmaker was pushed in the back by an assailant who stole her cell phone and jumped into a waiting car.—Barbara Boxer (@BarbaraBoxer) July 26, 2021"She is thankful that she was not seriously injured," the tweet said. Boxer served as a US Senator from California from 1993 to 2017. Prior to her time in the Senate, the Democrat served as a California representative in the US House from 1983 to 1993. An Oakland Police Department spokesperson confirmed to Insider that a...
    The iPhone 14 could become the toughest phone ever made by Apple. According to a report by JPMorgan Chase, the Cupertino company would start using a titanium alloy on Pro models. The rest of the range, meanwhile, would continue to use the well-known stainless steel or aluminum. The financial company, which is one of the most renowned in the world, indicates in its report to Apple investors that the implementation of titanium would be one of the most relevant design aspects that the iPhone 14 would receive. In addition, the documentation viewed by iPhone Wired, notes that the terminal will arrive in the second half of 2022. The titanium alloy body of the iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max is expected to be manufactured exclusively by Foxconn. Should this become a reality, the adoption of this material would not be news to Apple. The company already uses it in some models of the Apple Watch Series 6 and the Apple Card. Apple Laboratory in Sherman, Texas | Credit: Apple The titanium iPhone 14 and fingerprints According to MacRumors, titanium...
    Half a dozen workers at RWJBarnabas Health, one of the Garden State’s largest healthcare systems, have lost their jobs due to their unvaccinated status, several news outlets report. RWJBarnabas Health, which employs upwards of 35,000 people and has 9,000 doctor affiliations, ended the employment of six workers — all supervisor levels or above — after they did not follow the company’s requirement to get vaccinated by June 30, according to a report by NJ.com. “Regrettably, six staff at the supervisor level and above have not complied with the mandate and are no longer employees,” the company said in a statement obtained by the outlet. While the company ensures most of its management team has undergone the vaccination process, RWJBarnabas Health will soon reveal a plan that will extend its vaccine requirement to its additional staff members and physicians, the report says. “At RWJBarnabas Health we have an ethical and professional responsibility to protect our patients and ensure a safe, COVID-19 free environment,” the statement said, according to a NorthJersey.com report. "As of July 14, 2,979 staff members, or 99.7 percent, who are...
    Meghan Markle's ex-diplomat uncle Michael has died at the age of 82 without 'ever meeting Prince Harry', it has been reported. Michael Markle - who was known as Mike and is the older brother of Meghan's father Thomas - had been battling Parkinson's disease and had suffered falls in recent years.   'Mike was a lovely, gentle, softly spoken old man,' a source told The Sun. 'He was always happy to be asked about Meghan, but whenever he spoke to anyone he mainly wanted to talk about his late wife - he loved her so much.' The news come just hours before the Duke of Cambridge and the Duke of Sussex are expected to put any tensions aside for the poignant event on Thursday at Kensington Palace to mark what would have been their late mother's 60th birthday.  Meghan Markle's ex-diplomat uncle Michael has died at the age of 82 - having never met her husband Prince Harry, it has been reported. Pictured, during a Spotify Podcast Event Mike had been battling Parkinson's disease and had suffered falls in recent years, it is...
    (CNN)Duke University's Mike Krzyzewski, the all-time winningest coach in men's Division I college basketball, is set to retire following the Blue Devils upcoming 2021-2022 season, according to reports. CNN has reached out to Duke for confirmation but has yet to hear back."Coach K," as he is affectionately known, has led the men's program to five national championships in 41 seasons and won 1,170 games overall. Krzyzewski has chosen Duke's assistant coach and former Blue Devils player, Jon Scheyer, to become the school's next head coach, according to Stadium's Jeff Goodman.After starting his head coaching career at West Point, Krzyzewski took the Duke job in 1980.Krzyzewski, who will turn 75 in February 2022, was inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in 2001.
    KAREN BARDSLEY is reportedly due to be included in Great Britain’s women’s football squad for the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.   Scotland aces Kim Little and Caroline Weir are also thought to be among the players who have made the group of 18 according to The Athletic.  4Karen Bardsley is among the players reported to have made Hege Riise's 18-strong Team GB squadCredit: Reuters 4Caroline Weir is also thought to be included the Team GB women's football squad for the Tokyo OlympicsCredit: The Sun The squad who will be led by head coach Hege Riise is due to be confirmed this week. Man City star Bardsley, 36, who moved to the WSL giants from Lincoln in 2014 is currently on loan at OL Reign.  The Lionesses keeper, who has made 52 appearances across all competitions, for City endured an injury-plagued 2019-20 season.  A torn hamstring during England’s quarter-final win against Norway in the 2019 Women’s World Cup, would see the Lionesses keeper spend nine months in rehab before returning to training in March 2020. And Bardsley’s battle with injuries...
    EMMA HAYES is reportedly set to extend her tenure as boss of Women’s Super League giants Chelsea. Telegraph Sport claims the Blues boss is ready to put pen to paper having led her side to their fourth WSL title and their first-ever Champions League final.  4Emma Hayes is reportedly set to agree to a new deal to extend her Chelsea reignCredit: Prime Media 4Hayes has led the Blues to nine major trophy wins including the 2020-21 WSL titleCredit: PA Hayes, 44, is regarded as one of the most high-achieving WSL managers having won nine major trophies including two Women’s FA Cups and two league cup trophies.  The Camden-born coach led Chelsea to this term's Women’s Champions League final where they fell to a 4-0 defeat to Spain’s top-flight giants Barcelona.   Hayes, who has been at the helm of the Kingsmeadow side since 2012, was on a three-and-a-half-year contract agreed in 2017-18 which was due to expire this year.  However, the former Arsenal assistant manager is determined to build a legacy at the Blues.  And Telegraph Sport reports she has...
    More On: georgia Naked man claiming to have bomb causes 8-hour traffic jam in Georgia Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms won’t seek reelection Lawyer says his mob client claims to have helped bury Jimmy Hoffa Robbers in Atlanta are using Grindr to target victims, cops warn A Georgia man apparently shot and killed his wife inside their home — and called cops to confess before turning the gun on himself, according to reports. Timothy Price, 41, a trucker, and wife Katherine, 36, a budget analyst for the Georgia Air National Guard, had three kids and were a “power couple,” neighbors said. Police responding to Price’s phone call forced their way inside the Centerville, Ga., home when no one answered, finding the couple dead, according to Macon.com. Neighbors — who watched as police threw tear gas into the home during the May 4 incident — were stunned, WXGA reported. “We just have to keep praying for our community, because you never know what’s going on, sometimes even next door,” neighbor Millicent Wooden told the station. The couple...
    Ma'Khia Bryant smiles next to her mother, Paula. Provided by the Bryant family Ma'Khia Bryant's sister called 911 in March asking to be removed from their foster home, the Associated Press reported. Bryant's younger sister told police she'd kill someone if she wasn't moved, according to a police report. The AP found the call was one of more than a dozen made to 911 from that home since 2017. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. The sister of Ma'Khia Bryant — the 16-year-old who was shot and killed by Columbus, Ohio police outside her foster home this month — had called 911 weeks earlier pleading to be removed from the house, The Associated Press reported. The 15-year-old told the police dispatcher that girls were fighting in the foster home, where she had been for more than a year, according to records reviewed by the AP. Facebook Icon The letter F. Follow Insider on Facebook "I don't want to be here no more," the girl said, according to the report.  Police then told the girl that they were...
    The News Orleans Saints were busy Thursday morning making calls in an effort to trade up for a top 10 pick, according to multiple reports. There was no indication if New Orleans' attempts were successful but, according to reports from the NFL Network and ESPN, they were reaching out to other teams in the top 10 to trade up from the No. 28 pick.  NFL DRAFT 2021:THREE PROSPECTS WHO COME FROM PRO FOOTBALL LINEAGE Sources also told ESPN that the urgency to move up isn’t motivated by the desire to select a quarterback, although if a certain player is still available they would reconsider.  The Saints' most glaring hole is at cornerback but it’s not likely that any of the top five prospects will be available at No. 28.  According to ESPN, the Atlanta Falcons have received the most interest with the No.4 pick but as of Thursday afternoon there have been no offers worth seriously considering.  CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM "Plenty of teams, I’m talking almost every single team in the league has called (GM) Terry...
    (CNN)Federal prosecutors are moving forward with plans to charge Derek Chauvin and three other former Minneapolis police officers with federal civil rights violations, according to two local media reports in Minnesota. The Minneapolis Star-Tribune, citing a source, and KSTP-TV, citing sources with knowledge of the investigation, say the Justice Department intends to ask a grand jury to indict Chauvin, J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao in connection with the death of George Floyd. The Star-Tribune also reported prosecutors intend to charge Chauvin in connection to the violent arrest of a 14-year-old boy in 2017. In that case, Chauvin and a partner officer responded to a domestic assault call. In the process of attempting to arrest a 14-year-old, Chauvin hit the teen with a flashlight multiple times before applying a neck restraint with his knee until the 14-year-old lost consciousness, according to court documents filed by state prosecutors. According to those same documents, "The child began repeatedly telling the officers that he could not breathe, and his mother told Chauvin to take his knee off her son."Read MoreThe reports...
    Valentina “Valya” Grigoryeva reportedly died after Stas Reeflay left her outside wearing underwear in below-freezing weather. Screenshot/YouTube Stanislav Reshetnyak was found guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to six years in Russian prison. The Russian streamer left his girlfriend outside until she succame to hypothermia. Content creators are taking part in dangerous stunts known as "trash streaming." Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Stanislav Reshetnyak, a Russian streamer who goes by Stas Reeflay online, was sentenced to six years in prison after he appeared to force his girlfriend outside in the cold, where she died of hypothermia, The Moscow Times reported.  In the livestream of the incident from December 2020, which Insider obtained footage of, Reshetnyak's girlfriend Valentina Grigoryeva was only wearing underwear when she was seemingly forced onto the balcony. He later appeared to realize that she wasn't breathing and called medics, who told him that she died.  "My bunny, what's up with you?" Reshetnyak said while still streaming, after carrying Grigoryeva back inside, The Sun reported. "Guys... No pulse... She's pale. She is not breathing." After...
    Two North Carolina sheriff’s deputies have been shot after entering a Watauga County home to conduct a wellness check, according to local reports. The Boone Police Department tweeted that its officers were assisting the Watauga County Sheriff’s Offices during an ongoing standoff near the Mount Vernon Baptist Church Tuesday afternoon. Blowing Rock police were also on scene, as well as state police and SWAT operators. Authorities issued a shelter in place order for the community around Hardaman Circle, about 115 miles northwest of Charlotte. Police set up a staging area at the Mount Vernon Baptist Church, which is also the site of a school that was placed on lockdown amid an ongoing standoff at a nearby home. (Fox 46 Charlotte) LAPD FATALLY SHOOTS SUSPECTED GUNMAN WHO KILLED 2, INCLUDING NEWLYWED, IN SEEMINGLY RANDOM ATTACK Authorities said an ongoing standoff in Browns Chapel area prompted the lockdown after officers arrived following reports that a homeowner and his family had been absent from work and were not answering the phone, according to Fox 46 Charlotte. When the deputies arrived, they found...
    Chelsea fans protest against the newly proposed European Super League prior to the Premier League match between Chelsea and Brighton & Hove Albion at Stamford Bridge on April 20, 2021 in London, England. Mike Hewitt/Getty Images Chelsea is planning on withdrawing from the European Super League, according to The Athletic. The decision came after Chelsea fans protested outside the team's stadium on Tuesday. Chelsea will be the first team to back out of the controversial 12-team league that was announced over the weekend. This is a developing story. Please check back for more updates. 
    1st Battalion, 501st Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, watch as CH-47 Chinook helicopters circle above during a dust storm at Forward Operating Base Kushamond, Afghanistan, July 17, during preparation for an air assault mission.U.S. Army photo WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden will withdraw all American troops from Afghanistan by September, missing a crucial May 1 deadline that was previously broked by the Trump administration, according to The Washington Post and Reuters. Biden's removal of U.S. forces will coincide with the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks that triggered the nation's entry into what would become its longest war. The announcement comes as Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin meet with NATO partners in Brussels. In February 2020, the Trump administration brokered a deal with the Taliban that would usher in a permanent cease-fire and reduce further the U.S. military's footprint from approximately 13,000 troops to 8,600 by mid-July last year. By May 2021, all foreign forces would leave Afghanistan, according to the deal. The majority of troops in the country...
    A murder suspect also wanted in connection with an alleged assault on a law enforcement officer crashed into a semi-truck Tuesday evening following a pursuit that stretched from San Diego to Los Angeles, according to reports. The suspect allegedly assaulted a Riverside County Sheriff's Department deputy when deputies attempted to make contact with the suspect after being alerted of the northbound chase, FOX 11 of Los Angeles reported. No details about the alleged assault were immediately disclosed. The chase ended around 7 p.m. PT in Pomona, in east Los Angeles, when the suspect turned left onto the wrong side of the street and hit the front end of the truck from the side while the truck driver was making a wide right, according to video posted by KNBC-TV in Los Angeles.  CALIFORNIA FREEWAY STANDOFF ENDS HOURS LATER WITH CHLD FLEEING TEAR GAS, DRIVER IN CUSTODY  The driver allegedly reached speeds of more than 90 mph on Highway 60, drove on the wrong side of the road, nearly hit several cars and drove on a sidewalk at one point during the chase that started around 5:30...
    One of boxing’s biggest names says he’s not done yet. Oscar de la Hoya, now 48 years old, said Friday he’ll be climbing back into the ring this summer. "July 3, I’m making my comeback," de la Hoya said during a news conference with rapper Snoop Dogg. His opponent has not yet been named. But the longer-term goal is a future bout against Floyd Mayweather, a relative youngster at 44, Ryan Kavanaugh, founder of Triller Fight Club, told Yahoo! Sports. Mayweather had called for de la Hoya to fight him in 2015, but de la Hoya said at the time that he was planning to stick with his 2008 retirement. MIKE TYSON SAYS EVANDER HOLYFIELD FIGHT ON FOR MAY 29 Oscar de la Hoya is seen in Las Vegas, May 3, 2019. (Getty Images) The pair had fought each other in 2007 in a split-decision for Mayweather that was the biggest money-making bout in history at the time, Yahoo! reported. Mayweather’s plans to fight YouTube star Logan Paul on Feb. 20 were postponed, with no makeup date announced,...
    Relatives of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and others with connections to him received special access to coronavirus tests a year ago when testing was scarce, according to published reports in newspapers. Members of Cuomo’s family including his brother, CNN journalist Chris Cuomo, his mother and at least one of his sisters were tested by top health department officials, some of them several times, according to the Times Union of Albany. The testing of people closely tied to the Democratic governor was carried out by high-ranking state health officials, The New York Times reported. It mostly happened in the early days of the pandemic in March 2020.
    More On: shootings 25-year-old killed in shooting was ‘dedicated’ worker Terrified teens hid in closet for an hour during market massacre: grandfather 10 dead as man with ‘AR-15 style’ gun goes on supermarket rampage Atlanta spa shootings suspect surrendered within 30 seconds: cops Police on Tuesday were responding to reports of a possible active shooter at the Veterans Home of California – the largest in the US. The Napa County Sheriff’s Department SWAT team had arrived at the site as well as officers with the California Highway Patrol, authorities said, according to The Press Democrat. “We’ve got our SWAT team on hand,” Napa County sheriff’s Sgt. John Hallman told the newspaper. A California Highway Patrol spokesperson that it was not clear whether shots had been fired, but that there was a “possible active shooter,” according to the news site. There were initial reports of an armed woman at around 8:20 a.m. local time. The Veterans Home of California in Yountville was the site of 2018 mass shooting that left three victims dead. Filed under california ,  shootings ,  veterans...
    Miami : Reports indicate that Art Acevedo will leave the headquarters of the Houston police and that he will be appointed to the same position in the city of Miami, Florida, this Monday. According to KPRC, Acevedo wrote an email to his officials announcing the measure. In it, he told the uniformed that “we have been through many things as an extended family” and cited multiple events in which he led the police force, from natural disasters that hit the city to important sports events. Additionally, he cited that six policemen lost their lives while in office. Doug Griffith, head of the police union, said Acevedo had accepted the new role in Miami and sent him best wishes for the stage he undertakes. The Miami Herald reported that the announcement is expected to be made during a press conference attended by Mayor Francis Suárez and other leaders of the southern city of the state. Acevedo would leave behind a department of 5,400 people in Houston, which he has headed since 2016, to now lead a...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Former New York Giants guard Kevin Zeitler signed a three-year deal with the Baltimore Ravens, according to multiple reports. Zeitler’s reached a $22.5 million deal with the Ravens, with $16 million guaranteed. READ MORE: Two Loaded Guns Found At BWI Security Checkpoints On Friday Former Giants’ G Kevin Zeitler reached agreement on a three-year, $22.5 million including $16 million guaranteed with the Baltimore Ravens, per league source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 15, 2021 Ian Rapoport said Zeitler is one of the top interior O-lineman available. READ MORE: Maryland Science Center Brings Pi Day To Kids With Experiments, Types Of Pie The #Ravens have made their first move in free agency, agreeing to terms with ex-#Giants guard Kevin Zeitler on a 3-year deal worth $22M including $16M fully guaranteed, source said. One of the top interior O-linemen available, Baltimore quickly pounced when Zeitler became free. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 15, 2021   MORE NEWS: Local Fitness Trainer Leads Corona Walks Around Baltimore During Pandemic Stay with WJZ on this developing story. To get breaking...
    "The Rock" is getting ready for a comeback. Alcatraz Island in California, one of the nation’s most popular tourist destinations, is set to reopen next week after being closed for months because of the coronavirus, according to reports. The former prison located in San Francisco Bay, whose notorious former residents included the famed mobster Al Capone, will resume tours Monday with visitors required to wear face masks and practice social distancing, according to the National Park Service. The site has been closed since December when a stay-at-home order was implemented for five counties in the state, the San Francisco Examiner reported. "We have been working closely with our public health partners to align our operations with local guidance and provide access to the island for the first time this year," Laura Joss, general superintendent of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, said in a statement, according to the Examiner. "We expect everyone to follow CDC guidance, wear a mask, and give each other space to safely enjoy the experience at this iconic site," she continued. "We expect everyone to follow...
    Sony Playstation 5 : A few years ago Google presented Stadia as a cloud gaming platform that It would not only host third party works, but also own developments hand in hand with a series of internal development studies. However at the beginning of the month the company announced the closure of this division, informing that from now on they want to focus exclusively on functioning as a streaming platform for existing games. This decision has caused the cancellation of the projects that were being developed on Stadia, games that we now know more about thanks to information from sources close to the company. The VGC medium collects certain information from people “with knowledge” of Stadia plans, people close to the company who have revealed what projects were underway. Some of these developments were still in a very embryonic stage, but others were quite advanced. Among all of them stands out a project that Stadia had commissioned from Kojima Productions, the studio of Hideo Kojima, which according to this information would be an innovative episodes horror game. This game...
    Tech Leads Stocks Lower as Bond Yields Jump on Inflation Fears Costco raises its minimum wage above its competitors Unique Tip If Your Car Has Automatic Headlights Ad Microsoft The Best Flashlight We've Ever Tested Ad Microsoft Full screen 1/11 SLIDES © via toyota.com The most reliable cars It's easy to be swayed by the sleek look of a new car, but can you count on it? Fortunately, Consumer Reports is out with its ranking of the best cars for 2021, so you can find out which models made the top ten. Consumer Reports based its analysis on data gathered in more than 50 tests carried out at the company’s Auto Test Center, from crash assessments to safety tests. These cars also came out on top with owners for satisfaction and reliability in their member surveys, and four of them also qualify for Consumer Reports’ new “Green Choice” category, meaning that they...
    Pregnant women at higher risk for COVID infection, study says; New York City could run out of vaccine today: Live updates Tension grows between Congress and the administration over how White House cyber policy should be run © MarketWatch photo illustration/iStockphoto|, Dogecoin CRYPTOS Load Error Parts of the cryptocurrency market are abuzz about a large owner of dogecoin, following a spectacular surge in prices of the digital currency that began as a joke. On Wednesday, Bloomberg wrote a piece speculating that popular brokerage platform Robinhood Markets may be the owner of a cache of dogecoins worth some $2 billion, citing blockchain tracking entity Elliptic. “It almost certainly belongs to Robinhood,” Tom Robinson, chief scientist and co-founder of Elliptic, was quoted as saying in a Bloomberg interview published on Wednesday. The report comes as The Wall Street Journal also on Wednesday reported on the stack of coins, representing about 28% of all of the dogecoin in circulation. Identifying the mysterious owner of the coins has become a bit of a parlor game in crypto trading...
    Pregnant women at higher risk for COVID infection, study says; New York City could run out of vaccine today: Live updates Senator jets off to Mexico as Texas slammed by winter storm © MarketWatch photo illustration/iStockphoto|, Dogecoin CRYPTOS Load Error Parts of the cryptocurrency market are abuzz about a large owner of dogecoin, following a spectacular surge in prices of the digital currency that began as a joke. On Wednesday, Bloomberg wrote a piece speculating that popular brokerage platform Robinhood Markets may be the owner of a cache of dogecoins worth some $2 billion, citing blockchain tracking entity Elliptic. “It almost certainly belongs to Robinhood,” Tom Robinson, chief scientist and co-founder of Elliptic, was quoted as saying in a Bloomberg interview published on Wednesday. The report comes as The Wall Street Journal also on Wednesday reported on the stack of coins, representing about 28% of all of the dogecoin in circulation. Identifying the mysterious owner of the coins has become a bit of a parlor game in crypto trading circles and comes as the...
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