Day: January 30, 2018

Wheel of Trump

CartoonsWheel of TrumpCartoons23:51 30.01.2018Get short URL 0 10 With US President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address scheduled for Tuesday evening, speculation abounds as sources attempt to prep netizens for the political event. Following blowback from the recent government shutdown, criticism of his immigration proposal and more, it is difficult to predict which direction the US […]

Down Royal on weather watch

Wednesday’s meeting at Down Royal is subject to a precautionary inspection at 8am due to an adverse weather forecast. Conditions were described as heavy but raceable on Tuesday afternoon, but with snow and sub-zero temperatures forecast, course manager Mike Todd felt it prudent to call an early-morning check ahead of the seven-race card. Todd said: […]

Lawsuits say Mexican gray wolf recovery plan is flawed

U.S. wildlife managers failed to adopt a recovery plan for the endangered Mexican gray wolf that would protect against illegal killings and the consequences of inbreeding, according to lawsuits filed Tuesday by environmentalists. Two coalitions of environmental groups filed separate complaints in federal court in Arizona, marking the latest challenges in a decades-long battle over […]

Super League XXIII: Wakefield talking points

Will Wakefield hit the high Super League watermark they set themselves in 2017? Wakefield Captain: Danny Kirmond Coach: Chris Chester 2017 Position: Regular season – 5th. Super 8s – 5th Key player – Tom Johnstone Welcome back Tom Johnstone. The winger had been ripping up Super League with his finishing abilities before an untimely knee […]

Arsenal midfielder Marcus McGuane joins Barcelona B

Arsenal academy graduate Marcus McGuane has joined Barcelona’s B side for an undisclosed fee on a contract that could extend to five years. The 18-year-old came through the Gunners’ youth ranks after joining the London club at under-six level. England U19s midfielder McGuane has played twice for the Arsenal first team this season, in Europa […]

Sochi Congress Agrees to Set Up Syrian Constitutional Commission – De Mistura

Sochi Congress Agrees to Set Up Syrian Constitutional Commission – De Mistura © Sputnik/ Mikhail VoskresenskiyMiddle East21:55 30.01.2018(updated 22:59 30.01.2018) Get short URL110 Participants of the Syrian National Dialogue Congress have agreed to establish a constitutional commission, which will include delegates elected at the forum, as well as representatives of those groups that did not […]