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  • World Cup 2018: Northern Ireland will not be seeded for play-offs

    October 16, 2017 8:28 AM 59

    Northern Ireland have dropped below Denmark in the Fifa rankings, meaning they will not be seeded for the 2018 World Cup play-offs. The Danes have moved up seven places in the rankings and will be seeded along with Switzerland, Italy and Croatia. They will each be drawn against unseeded Northern Ireland, who dropped three places, Republic of Ireland

  • Trump nominates Kirstjen Nielsen as next DHS head

    October 11, 2017 10:34 PM 52

    President Trump nominated Kirstjen Nielsen to run the Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday. Nielsen was John Kelly's deputy when he served as Trump's first DHS secretary and moved with Kelly to the White House when he was tapped to be Trump's chief of staff. She is an expert in homeland and national security policy and previously served as a special

  • Can Yankees Beat Indians in ALDS Game 2 Without Aaron Judge?

    October 6, 2017 1:08 PM 27

    The New York Yankees can overcome a 1-0 deficit and beat a mighty Cleveland Indians team to make it to the American League Championship Series if Aaron Judge’s bat stays silent. Some offense from Judge wouldn’t go amiss, though—especially if the Yankees starting pitching continues to be as bad as it has been through the wild-card game and Game 1 against

  • Kanchi Singh wishes Hina Khan on her birthday while she enters the Bigg Boss house

    October 2, 2017 11:04 AM 42

    Actress Hina Khan has entered the Bigg Boss house and will be contesting with 17 other inmates this season. Hina is rumored to be one of the highest paid contestants of the season. It is Hina's birthday today (2nd October) and also her first day inside the Bigg Boss house. And her once onscreen daughter Kanchi Singh posted a picture of Hina cutting a cake for her birthday

  • Markstrom leads way as Canucks down Oilers

    October 1, 2017 4:39 AM 27

    VANCOUVER — Markus Granlund had a goal and an assist, and Jacob Markstrom made 25 saves Saturday as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Edmonton Oilers 3-2 in the pre-season finale for both clubs. Leon Draisaitl scored twice for Edmonton, while Connor McDavid had two assists. The Oilers open their regular season Wednesday at home against the Calgary Flames

  • 10 things we learned from LSU's shocking defeat vs. Troy

    October 1, 2017 2:21 AM 22

    In then-coach Gerry DiNardo’s fifth and final season, a 2-0 start turned into a 3-8 year. The Tigers lost eight straight games before DiNardo was fired prior to the finale, which LSU (with Hal Hunter as interim) won 35-10 over No. 17 Arkansas. Ed Orgeron’s current Tigers have nothing but SEC games on the schedule. Judging from early season play, the Tigers

  • 10 celebrities you probably think hosted ‘Saturday Night Live,’ but haven’t

    September 29, 2017 11:03 AM 13

    “Saturday Night Live” returns this weekend after a record-breaking season. We already know the first host of Season 43 will be Ryan Gosling (joined by musical guest Jay-Z), with Gal Gadot and Kumail Nanjiani to follow. This got us thinking about whom we’d like to see host and the shocking number of bona fide superstars who have never hosted the long-running

  • Trump says he's spoken with Cowboys' owner Jerry Jones

    September 27, 2017 12:11 PM 27

    Trump says he's spoken with Cowboys' owner Jerry Jones President Donald Trump says he has spoken to Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones amid his extended attacks on NFL players for kneeling during the national anthem. On Twitter Wednesday, Trump says the two spoke Tuesday. He says: "Jerry is a winner who knows how to get things done. Players will stand

  • Federal agent charged in scheme to help cocaine trafficker

    September 26, 2017 10:25 AM 20

    Authorities say a Department of Homeland Security agent took bribes to help a Colombian cocaine trafficker avoid charges. A Department of Justice news release says Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent Christopher Ciccione was indicted by a federal grand jury in Florida on Monday on charges of conspiracy, corruption and obstruction of justice

  • New Zealand Labour leader says will not yet concede election

    September 24, 2017 12:56 AM 38

    Speaking outside her home in Auckland, Ardern told media that her centre-left party would not concede, despite lagging almost 10 points behind the incumbent National Party, which received 46 percent of the vote in Saturday’s election. A final tally of all votes, which will include overseas ballots, will not be released until Oct. 7. New Zealand First