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Wonder-ful news: 13-year-old girl wins Supreme Court decision over service dog

Wonder-ful news: 13-year-old girl wins Supreme Court decision over service dogYou may have seen photos of a young girl and her Goldendoodle, Wonder, on the steps of the Supreme Court on social media. So who is she and why is she smiling? Ehlena Fry, a 13-year-old girl with cerebral palsy, has won her Supreme Court case, which will allow her to sue her local school board for damages for the emotional distress she said she suffered by being denied the assistance of her service dog.

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 11:07 pm

U.S. reverses Obama-era move to phase out private prisons

U.S. reverses Obama-era move to phase out private prisonsThe U.S. Justice Department has reversed an order by the Obama administration to phase out the use of private contractors to run federal prisons. In a memo made public on Thursday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the Obama policy impaired the government’s ability to meet the future needs of the federal prison system. The Obama administration said in August 2016 it planned a gradual phase-out of private prisons by letting contracts expire or by scaling them back to a level consistent with recent declines in the U.S. prison population.

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 11:00 pm

Seeing Double? Puppy Born in Shelter Has Bizarre Image of Herself on Left Ear

Seeing Double? Puppy Born in Shelter Has Bizarre Image of Herself on Left Ear"We had put up a picture of her trying to get her adopted, and someone commented, 'Oh look, she's got a dog on her ear,'" said a shelter representative.

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 7:25 pm

The 2018 Range Rover Velar Is a Glass Roof With Some Car Attached

The 2018 Range Rover Velar Is a Glass Roof With Some Car AttachedAnd it shares its name with the first Range Rover prototype.

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 5:42 pm

France Is Training Eagles to Take Down Terrorist Drones

France Is Training Eagles to Take Down Terrorist DronesThe latest tool in ISIS's armory could soon be foiled by an original aerial ace.

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 5:41 pm

Nigeria summons South Africa ambassador over anti-immigrant violence

Nigeria summons South Africa ambassador over anti-immigrant violenceNigeria on Thursday said it had summoned South Africa’s top diplomat to register its fears about a fresh wave of violence against immigrants near Johannesburg and Pretoria. Junior foreign minister Bukar Ibrahim said the high commissioner would be “informed of (the) government’s concerns on the situation” and asked to ensure action was taken. “The Federal Government of Nigeria strongly urges the South African Government to take all necessary measures to protect the lives and property of foreigners living and working in South Africa,” he added in a statement.

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 5:39 pm

The Best Keyboards For Serious Typists

The Best Keyboards For Serious Typists

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 5:32 pm

Amazon’s $20 Netgear router deal is back

Amazon’s $20 Netgear router deal is backIf you need to blanket a massive house with lightning-fast Wi-Fi, this is not the solution for you. Head on over to our big in-depth mesh networking system comparison and you'll find what you're looking for. But if you need a solid router that offers fast data speeds and more than enough coverage for an apartment or a small to medium-sized home, you'll be excited to learn that Amazon is once again offering the NETGEAR N300 Wi-Fi Router with High Power 5dBi External Antennas for just $19.99. This terrific and affordable router has a 4-star rating from nearly 7,700 customer reviews, so you know it'll get the job done. And for a penny under $20, you really can't go wrong.
Here are a few key takeaways from the product page:

  • N300 Wi-Fi speed for faster downloads & Internet gaming
  • 5dBi antennas for improved Wi-Fi coverage. NOTE: This product comes with an ethernet cable.
  • Manage your home network with NETGEAR genie
  • Use Push-N-Connect to add devices to your WiFi network with a push of a button
  • GUEST NETWORK ACCESS for separate & secure WiFi access for guests
  • SECURE WIFI CONNECTIONS for highest level wireless security with WPA/WPA2
  • 4 MB flash and 32 MB RAM, Five (5) (1 WAN, 4 LAN) Fast Ethernet ports
  • This version of the product will have 'WNR2020-200PAS' stickered on box


Posted on 23 February 2017 | 4:54 pm

Pakistan on edge as eight killed in fresh Lahore bomb blast

Pakistan on edge as eight killed in fresh Lahore bomb blastAt least eight people were killed and 28 injured after a bomb ripped through Pakistan’s Lahore Thursday, officials said, the tenth attack in just under a fortnight pointing to a resurgence in Islamist violence. The blast, the second to hit the provincial capital this month, crumpled cars and sent panic rippling through the city after a wave of attacks across Pakistan killed more than 130 people. “My God, my God, I saw so many bodies,” said Imtiaz Ali, a barber in a Toni&Guy hair salon opposite the blast site in the posh Defence Housing Authority suburb of the city, replete with upscale boutiques and cafes.

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 4:05 pm

The Latest: Wis. gov tells conservatives 'go big, go bold'

The Latest: Wis. gov tells conservatives 'go big, go bold'OXON HILL, Maryland (AP) — The Latest on the Conservative Political Action Conference (all times local):

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 3:51 pm

Soccer – Google News

Google News

ExtraTime Radio: Celebrating soccer culture in the stands w/ MLS supporters – MLSsoccer.com


ExtraTime Radio: Celebrating soccer culture in the stands w/ MLS supporters
MLSsoccer.com
LISTEN: The happenings on the field often get the bulk of the coverage, but we all know true soccer culture lives in the stands with the supporters. Ahead of a banner 2017 season, the guys get supporters from Minnesota, Atlanta, Orlando, Portland and

Posted on 24 February 2017 | 12:02 am

Premier League Preview Show – talkSPORT.com


talkSPORT.com

Premier League Preview Show
talkSPORT.com
Tom Rennie is joined by the former Leicester striker, Iwan Roberts, ahead of the Foxes crucial Monday Night Football meeting with Liverpool following the sacking of Claudio Ranieri, just nine months after he led the club to the Premier League title
Soccer-United favourites but Southampton can harness spirit of '76Eurosport.com

all 177 news articles »

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 11:24 pm

Claudio Ranieri joins a very undesirable list of Premier League title winners – FOXSports.com


FOXSports.com

Claudio Ranieri joins a very undesirable list of Premier League title winners
FOXSports.com
It should come with a warning from a doctor: Winning the Premier League could be hazardous to your (job) health. Following Claudio Ranieri's sacking on Thursday, that makes for four of the last five Premier League title-winning managers not making to
Claudio Ranieri sacked by Leicester 298 days after Premier League title winESPN FC
Leicester's Soccer Fairy Tale Turns to DustNew York Times
Former Premier League Cinderella Leicester City fires manager Claudio RanieriCBS sports.com (blog)
The Guardian –Economic Times –UEFA.com –Leicester City
all 298 news articles »

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 10:40 pm

MLS to allow championship stars on Sounders’ replica jerseys after supporter protest – The Seattle Times


The Seattle Times

MLS to allow championship stars on Sounders' replica jerseys after supporter protest
The Seattle Times
The president of the team's Alliance Council was dissecting a Major League Soccer announcement Thursday that it had reversed a merchandising policy after a protest by Sounders fans. Previously, championship stars commemorating the team's MLS Cup …
MLS Beat: Big-time soccer in Minnesota 'a no-brainer,' Taylor Twellman saysTwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Major League Soccer fan focus: Top tifos from the 2016 seasonESPN FC (blog)
Mailbag: MLS predictions, US youth teams, USWNT players abroad, Falcao and moreSports Illustrated
Big D Soccer (blog) –FourFourTwo USA (blog) –Playing for 90
all 21 news articles »

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 8:22 pm

Power Ranking the Champions League Last 16 on Chance of Final Victory – Bleacher Report


ESPN FC (blog)

Power Ranking the Champions League Last 16 on Chance of Final Victory
Bleacher Report
… many would have expected, certainly after their slow start. Even if they turn things around in the second leg, they're unlikely to go on and win the Champions League itself—although, wasn't that what everybody said about the Premier League last
Highest-scoring Champions League first leg ties ever – ESPN Stats & InfoESPN FC (blog)

all 15 news articles »

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 5:44 pm

MLS and Real Madrid near deal to play in 2017 All-Star Game – sources – ESPN FC


ESPN FC

MLS and Real Madrid near deal to play in 2017 All-Star Game – sources
ESPN FC
The deal was not yet final as of last weekend, but an agreement is expected that would have the defending UEFA Champions League winner play a team of top MLS players on Aug. 2 at Soldier Field, the sources said. Real Madrid would become the first …
MLS Close to Naming All-Star Game Opponent: ReportNBC Chicago

all 3 news articles »

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 4:53 pm

Chicago Fire’s David Accam taking over the MLS Snapchat account – MLSsoccer.com


MLSsoccer.com

Chicago Fire's David Accam taking over the MLS Snapchat account
MLSsoccer.com
One day after New England Revolution forward Juan Agudelo took over @MLS on Snap, Chicago's Ghanaian international has the reins to the account. He'll be posting all day as the Fire continue their preseason training in Bradenton, Florida. MLS Snapchat …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 4:30 pm

Wiebe: Who will win the 2017 MLS Golden Boot? Not who you’d expect – MLSsoccer.com


MLSsoccer.com

Wiebe: Who will win the 2017 MLS Golden Boot? Not who you'd expect
MLSsoccer.com
You know the usual suspects. Until someone knocks Bradley Wright-Phillips, David Villa and Sebastian Giovinco off their perch atop the MLS goalscoring charts, the 2017 MLS Golden Boot goes through three guys who've combined for 121 goals over the …

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Posted on 23 February 2017 | 2:37 pm

Soccer weekend: What to watch in Europe’s main competitions – Washington Times


Washington Times

Soccer weekend: What to watch in Europe's main competitions
Washington Times
Jose Mourinho takes charge of United in a cup final for the first time with one eye on the more important pursuit of England's four Champions League places. United is sixth in the Premier League and Liverpool can pull further ahead Monday by beating …
Champions League has opened up for Manchester City, insists Yaya ToureThe Independent
Chelsea's Champions League pedigree still sets the standard for English clubsThe Guardian (blog)
Manchester City 5-3 Monaco, 2017 Champions League: Player RatingsBitter And Blue (blog)
ESPN FC –The National –Goal.com
all 1,216 news articles »

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 2:09 pm

FIFA 17 matches to be broadcast live on TV for first time by BT Sport – The Guardian


The Guardian

FIFA 17 matches to be broadcast live on TV for first time by BT Sport
The Guardian
Pitting the best FIFA 17 competitors in the world, fans will be able to watch virtual football on TV for the first time as competitors on BT Sport strive to become the ultimate champion, competing on both Xbox One and PlayStation4 consoles. Simon Green
BT Sport to broadcast FIFA 17 competition as they look to capitalise on growing popularity of eSportsDaily Mail
Fifa 17 matches to be screened live on BT SportTelegraph.co.uk
REVEALED: FIFA 17 Ultimate Team Winter Upgrade ratings refresh for La LigaGoal.com
Mirror.co.uk –Engadget –Express.co.uk
all 37 news articles »

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 1:07 pm

BBC Sport – Football

‘Unforgivable’, ‘a disgrace’ – reaction to Ranieri’s sacking

Leicester’s decision to sack Claudio Ranieri nine months after he won the Premier League is “unforgivable”, says Gary Lineker.

Posted on 24 February 2017 | 12:18 am

3-0 down on aggregate, but Gladbach knock out Fiorentina

Borussia Monchengladbach fight back from 3-0 down to beat Fiorentina, Lyon thrash AZ Alkmaar, Roma progress – Europa League round-up

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 11:45 pm

Leicester sack Ranieri nine months after title win

Manager Claudio Ranieri is sacked by Leicester City, nine months after leading them to the Premier League title.

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 10:54 pm

Lawro’s predictions v Let it Shine judge Martin Kemp

BBC football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Let it Shine judge Martin Kemp in this week’s Premier League fixtures and the EFL Cup final.

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 10:41 pm

Spurs knocked out of Europe by Gent

Tottenham Hotspur are knocked out of the Europa League at the last-32 stage as Gent hold them to a draw at a sell-out Wembley.

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 10:37 pm

Ranieri’s last Leicester news conference

Claudio Ranieri gives his final news conference as Leicester boss after their 2-1 defeat at Sevilla in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 9:34 pm

Wayne Rooney: Manchester United striker staying after links with China

England captain Wayne Rooney says he is staying at Manchester United, after being linked with a move to China.

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 6:16 pm

Tim Sherwood: Swindon director of football gets two-game stadium ban

Swindon director of football Tim Sherwood will serve a two-match stadium ban after admitting he abused a match official.

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 6:02 pm

Slavisa Jokanovic: Fulham boss signs new deal until 2019

Fulham manager Slavisa Jokanovic signs a new contract until the summer of 2019 with the Championship club.

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 5:35 pm

Juan Mata’s hipster guide to Manchester

Manchester United’s Spanish midfielder Juan Mata gives his personal guide to Manchester, including his favourite hangouts.

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 5:20 pm