• VAR to be used at World Cup, FIFA will monetize replays
VAR to be used at World Cup, FIFA will monetize replays

Ifab deferred a final decision on authorising the use of VAR beyond trials until its annual meeting in March but said the results of experiments were "positive and encouraging". Federation Internationale de Football Association has been trialling VAR for nearly two years now, with largely positive results. Various non-FIFA competitions such as the ...

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  • Still 'Pretty Damn Mad' Protesters Unite In Second Annual Women's March
Still 'Pretty Damn Mad' Protesters Unite In Second Annual Women's March

Women, men and children rallied in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne in solidarity with the "Women's March" movement being held across the globe. GARCIA-NAVARRO: Tell us why the organizers of the Women's March chose Las Vegas. Marches in Melbourne and Brisbane also attracted hundreds of supporters. In Palm Beach, a group of women wearing red cloak...

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  • Girl missing after first day of school found trapped inside school bus
Girl missing after first day of school found trapped inside school bus

A missing five-year-old Queensland child was found "petrified" and banging on the doors of a school bus, trying to get out last night, nearly five hours after she should have returned home from her first day back at school, her mother says.

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  • Group outruns NASA, books Uhuru Park for use on swearing-in day
Group outruns NASA, books Uhuru Park for use on swearing-in day

This comes even as U.S. ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec held a meeting with Mr Odinga yesterday at Capitol Hill, to convince him stop the plan for his "inauguration". According to a report by the Standard on Monday, January 22, the leaders said the agreement was to front co-leader Musalia Mudavadi (Amani) for president instead .

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  • Australia announces 60 million dollar plan to save Great Barrier Reef
Australia announces 60 million dollar plan to save Great Barrier Reef

He said he is confident " science will provide the answers" to help save the Reef after two extreme bleaching events in consecutive years. It has also endured damage from crown-of-thorns starfish and cyclones. "Rather than engaging in piecemeal exercises that ignore the biggest threat to the Reef, Malcolm Turnbull should place the interests of a...

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  • Democrats deliver votes to fund government, end shutdown for now
Democrats deliver votes to fund government, end shutdown for now

Hundreds of thousands of federal workers began shutting down operations on Monday with the United States government closed, as a bipartisan group of senators tried to negotiate a deal just hours before the full Senate planned another vote to restore funding.

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  • Manus refugees to be resettled in US
Manus refugees to be resettled in US

The longer the U.S. deal drags out, the more obvious it is that the Australian government does not have any real plan to resettle all the refugees on Manus and Nauru. I am very happy to be free of the hell that the Australian government made for us on Manus. "It is clear that the U.S. deal will not resettle all those people who have been found ...

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  • Women's marches across the globe take over social media
Women's marches across the globe take over social media

Saturday marked one year since racist, sexist USA president Donald Trump's inauguration. In Park City, Utah, where the annual Sundance Film Festival is in full swing, actress Jane Fonda and nationally known attorney Gloria Allred joined the women's march .

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  • See Which Former Players Will Be In Super Bowl LII
See Which Former Players Will Be In Super Bowl LII

They were No. 1 in scoring and No. 1 in yards. The Eagles , who lost star second-year quarterback Carson Wentz to a season-ending knee injury in a Week 14 game at the Rams, were not widely expected to get this far. They would shatter prices for the 2016 Broncos-Panthers Super Bowl 50 matchup. When it looked like the Atlanta Falcons might...

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  • Philadelphia Eagles 2018 Super Bowl Roster
Philadelphia Eagles 2018 Super Bowl Roster

And you can forgive him for being a little salty at all that he's had to read through. More than likely, the Patriots will win yet another Super Bowl , but Chiefs fans can at least say they beat both of the conference champions. Foles set a new Eagles playoff record 79% completions after his 77% last week vs Atlanta. The oft-injured Sam Bra...

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  • Drops 30 points in return to starting lineup
Drops 30 points in return to starting lineup

I'll lay the bucket with the home team here. When you shoot 59 percent from the floor, including 61.5 percent on three-pointers, and make 76.9 percent of your free throws, you nearly have to be ahead. The Rebels average 25.4 three pointers per game, which ranks 54th in the NCAA. He made 3 three-pointers, and when he ended his personal run with tw...

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  • African ambassadors to United Nations blast Trump remark as 'racist'
African ambassadors to United Nations blast Trump remark as 'racist'

On Friday, Durbin said: "I can not believe that in the history of the White House , in that Oval Office , any president has ever spoken the words that I personally heard our president speak yesterday. The president sought to shift from the defensive by portraying Democrats as not truly interested in an immigration deal. Lawmakers who were actua...

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  • House fire kills 7 children in United Arab Emirates
House fire kills 7 children in United Arab Emirates

It says all suffocated in the smoke. The deceased belonged to Al Suraidi family. The children's mother alerted the police, who along with civil defense and fire force rushed to rescue the kids. "A citizen's security and safety are our priority and the priority of all who work in our government", Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid tweeted. Sheikh Saif bin...

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  • US Senate breaks logjam, moves closer to ending federal shutdown
US Senate breaks logjam, moves closer to ending federal shutdown

Immigration and the budget are entangled because of Congress' failure a year ago to approve a budget on time by October 1, just weeks after Trump summarily ordered an end by March to Obama-era legal protections for young immigrants known as " Dreamers ".

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  • Undocumented Uber driver charged with multiple counts of rape
Undocumented Uber driver charged with multiple counts of rape

According to Dow, Alarcon-Nunez is accused of raping an intoxicated, 19-year-old female college student and burglarizing her home after she hired him to give her a ride on December 17 of last year. "If those services are not conducting adequate background checks to make sure they know the true identity of people that are driving, then those of us w...

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  • Macron Suggests EU Special Trade Deal For UK After Brexit
Macron Suggests EU Special Trade Deal For UK After Brexit

You join or you don't join. A former investment banker, Macron has vowed to shake the French economy out of its torpor. The first lady's office did not return CNN's request for comment. "It has top engineers, great entrepreneurs, one of the best education systems in the world, great infrastructure, and successful global companies", Google Chief...

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  • United States officials delay departure to Davos meeting amid shutdown
United States officials delay departure to Davos meeting amid shutdown

World leaders will mingle with business elites and activists from non-governmental organisations and charities. Further, the event each year also witnesses a large prominent celebrity guest list, with Cate Blanchett and Elton John set to be attending this year.

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  • US Supreme Court Sides with ND in Waters of the US Decision
US Supreme Court Sides with ND in Waters of the US Decision

In an interview with Reuters this month, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt disclosed plans to rewrite the Obama-era rule meant to clarify which water bodies are covered by the Clean Water Act. But the industry groups involved, led by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) [official website], say that under the ...

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  • How Would Russia's Departure From The OPEC Deal Impact Oil Prices?
How Would Russia's Departure From The OPEC Deal Impact Oil Prices?

But losses were limited by comments from top exporter Saudi Arabia that OPEC and other producers would continue to cooperate on their oil cuts beyond 2018 and prices also found some support from strong economic growth that underpinned demand.

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  • Pence calls Jerusalem 'Israel's capital' on visit with Netanyahu
Pence calls Jerusalem 'Israel's capital' on visit with Netanyahu

The vice president was preceded on the Knesset dais by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who lavished his guest with praise and gratitude. At his side, European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini reaffirmed the bloc's commitment to a two-state solution with Jerusalem as the shared capital of Israel and a future Palestine, saying i...

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  • Near term Outlook For Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)
Near term Outlook For Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)

Abbott Laboratories was covered by a number of analysts recently, 8 rated the stock as Buy, 8 rated Outperform, 4 rated Hold, 0 gave an Underperform and 0 rated sell. Therefore 68% are positive. Rio Tinto had 48 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NYSE:TEN) earned "Buy" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, Oct...

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  • Turkey's president receives update on Afrin operation
Turkey's president receives update on Afrin operation

Meanwhile Russia and Iran - who have a military presence in Syria and are working with Turkey on a peace process - have also expressed concern. The top United Nations official in Syria says the worldwide body is ready to help people who might flee from the Afrin enclave, where Turkish troops are battling a US -backed Kurdish militia.

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  • Jury finds former Sheriff Clarke's Facebook taunts didn't violate free speech
Jury finds former Sheriff Clarke's Facebook taunts didn't violate free speech

Black said in federal court Monday if you Google his name, the above meme will pop up. Clarke allegedly ordered six sheriff's deputies to take Black aside and question him upon arrival in Milwaukee, Wis., after Black showed disapproval of Clarke on a plane.

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  • DTE crews head to Puerto Rico to restore power
DTE crews head to Puerto Rico to restore power

According to the most recent report from the US Department of Energy, some 36% of PREPA customers are still without power four months after Maria caused widespread devastation on the island. However, he repeatedly stated the new system would be " based on renewable and environmentally friendly sources ", in order to aid in recovery efforts after na...

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  • Post-shutdown, uncertainty hangs over Trump Davos trip
Post-shutdown, uncertainty hangs over Trump Davos trip

But in the end, they said, Trump, the first sitting USA president to attend the forum since Bill Clinton in 2000, wanted to go to call attention to growth in the US economy and the soaring stock market. Apart from holding a series of meetings with business leaders , the PM will also hold bilateral talks with the President of Swiss Confederation,...

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