Theresa May in last-ditch bid to save Brexit deal despite growing mutiny | Politics

Theresa May is set to launch a last-ditch bid to win over mutinous Tory MPs before deciding whether to proceed with a vote on her Brexit deal on Tuesday, as one of her closest cabinet allies issued a stark warning that the UK should learn from Northern Ireland about “the damage that division can do”. […]

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Missing man, Aspley – Queensland Police News

Reginald Christie aged 61, was last seen leaving a residence on Renita Street, Aspley at 3.45pm on December 7 and has not been heard from since. Concerns are held for his welfare as his disappearance is out of character. He is described as Caucasian in appearance, around 181cms tall and has a proportionate build with […]

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Eagles’ Malcolm Jenkins Says Replay Officials Should ‘Stay off the Bottle’ | Bleacher Report

Mitchell Leff/Getty Images Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins had some choice words for the league’s replay officials following his team’s 29-23 overtime loss to the Dallas Cowboys that was littered with controversial calls. “That was a pretty terrible call,” Jenkins said of the officials’ decision not to give the Eagles the ball after Jourdan Lewis […]

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UAE players slam Karachi ground conditions in Emerging Teams Cup

UAE’s players, participating in the Emerging Teams Cup, have criticised ground facilities in Karachi, after a rain-enforced exit wiped out their hopes of a semi-final spot. The players took to Twitter to express their frustration after the abandoned match against Hong Kong on Sunday, but the tweets were later deleted and the team management refused […]

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This Jail Is Accused of Favoring Christians Who Agree to Live in ‘God Pod’

Volunteers and inmates pray at Central Juvenile Hall in Los Angeles in 1996. Not the facility in Virginia accused of discriminating against Muslims. (Photo by Bob Carey/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images) A version of this story was originally published by The Appeal, a nonprofit criminal justice news outlet. When Mitchell Young was detained in Virginia’s […]

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Who Is Australian Comedian Hannah Gadsby?

Last week, Kevin Hart stepped down as host of the 2019 Academy Awards, just over 24 hours after his appointment was announced. According to Hart, the academy had asked him to apologise for a number of homophobic tweets he penned that surfaced post his appointment, and he instead chose to bow out from the role. […]

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Search for missing man, Jourama Falls

Police have commenced a search for a 60-year-old man reported missing in the Jourama Falls area near Ingham yesterday. Shane Holian was travelling north to Cairns and was last spoken to a week ago when he advised he was staying overnight at Jourama Falls, south of Ingham, and was to travel on to Cairns the […]

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What’s Wrong with the Pittsburgh Steelers? | Bleacher Report

Ben Margot/Associated Press Exactly one month ago, the Pittsburgh Steelers looked like a prime Super Bowl contender. On Friday, November 9, 2018, Pittsburgh was celebrating some extra time off following a 31-point Thursday night victory over a Carolina Panthers team that at the time was 6-2.  Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had put together quite possibly the […]

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What it’s like to live there

Nathan Rundle with his Aussie brew.  Pablo Escobar: there, we’ve got it out of the way. We’ve checked off the inevitable mention of the former drug kingpin who immediately springs to mind whenever you think about Colombia, and in particular when you think about the city of Medellin. This is the place Escobar once called […]

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Lakers Trade Rumors: Trevor Ariza Being Discussed in Possible 3-Way Deal | Bleacher Report

Brandon Dill/Associated Press The Los Angeles Lakers reportedly have their eye on Phoenix Suns swingman Trevor Ariza.  According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.com, the Purple and Gold “are engaged” in trade discussions in an effort to land Ariza. Both sides are attempting to finalize a three-team deal that would give Phoenix “a playmaking guard and […]

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Roger the ripped kangaroo dies at Kangaroo Sanctuary Alice Springs, age 12

All muscle: Roger, the alpha male. Photo: Instagram/thekangaroosanctuary Roger, the ‘buff kangaroo’, from The Kangaroo Sanctuary Alice Springs in the Northern Territory, has died at the age of 12. The muscle-bound animal stood 2.007 metres from tip to tail and weighed in at 89 kilograms, putting him a head above the rest of the kangaroos at […]

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Live report: Australia v India, 1st Test, day five

3:00 AM ET Andrew McGlashanDeputy editor, ESPNcricinfo Close Deputy Editor Andrew arrived at ESPNcricinfo via Manchester and Cape Town, after finding the assistant editor at a weak moment as he watched England’s batting collapse in the Newlands Test. Andrew began his cricket writing as a freelance covering Lancashire during 2004 when they were relegated in […]

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All-party panel set out stances in Channel 4’s Brexit debate – as it happened | Politics

3.29pm EST15:29 We’ll now close tonight’s live blog. All eye’s to Tuesday’s crucial vote. Thanks for joining us! 3.25pm EST15:25 James Cleverly is back on social media already, reiterating the divisions among opponents to the deal – a strategy that Downing Street have been seen to increasingly pursue. James Cleverly (@JamesCleverly) On tonight’s @Channel4News Brexit […]

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Tyler Johnson on Possibility of Heat Tanking: ‘It’s F–king Dumb’ | Bleacher Report

Ron Hoskins/Getty Images The Miami Heat have had a tough start to the season, going just 11-14 this year, and many fans were already calling for them to tank, especially before they won four of their last five. But Tyler Johnson, at least, thinks that’s ridiculous. “It’s f–king dumb,” he told Shandel Richardson  of The […]

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Barcelona Reportedly Eye Harry Kane as Luis Suarez Replacement | Bleacher Report

OLI SCARFF/Getty Images Barcelona are reportedly “hellbent” on signing Tottenham Hotspur star Harry Kane next summer as they look to replace Luis Suarez. According to the Daily Star‘s Harry Pratt, Barca are looking for a successor to the Uruguayan, who has been dealing with knee issues in recent years and will be 32 in January. […]

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Jordi Alba Says Ballon d’Or a ‘Lie’ After Lionel Messi Snub | Bleacher Report

Soccrates Images/Getty Images Barcelona left-back Jordi Alba has called the Ballon d’Or a “lie” after his team-mate Lionel Messi only finished fifth in the standings. Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric won the prize recently, with Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo second, Atletico Madrid‘s Antoine Griezmann third and Kylian Mbappe of Paris Saint-Germain in fourth. Speaking after […]

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R Ashwin, Mohammed Shami leave Australia limping

Australia 235 and 4 for 104 (Marsh 31*, Shami 2-15, Ashwin 2-44) need another 219 runs to beat India 250 and 307 (Pujara 71, Rahane 70, Lyon 6-22) After Cheteshwar Pujara continued from his masterclass in the first innings and Ajinkya Rahane progressed to a busy fifty, R Ashwin and Mohammed Shami turned the screws […]

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NFL Week 14 Live Stream Info, TV Schedule Map and Start Times | Bleacher Report

James Kenney/Associated Press Week 14 in the NFL got off to a thunderous start, thanks to a game for the ages from Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry. The third-year pro rushed for 238 yards and four touchdowns in the Titans 30-9 win over the hapless Jacksonville Jaguars. The centerpiece of Henry’s performance was a […]

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Report: Napoli Set £90M Kalidou Koulibaly Value Amid Manchester United Rumours | Bleacher Report

Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images Manchester United would reportedly have to pay £90 million to sign Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly in the January transfer window. According to Duncan Castles of The Sunday Times, the Senegal international is the nidseason priority target for Red Devils manager Jose Mourinho, as he seeks to improve the team’s leaky defence. However, […]

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PSG Will Reportedly Join Eden Hazard Transfer Battle Amid Real Madrid Rumours | Bleacher Report

Shaun Botterill/Getty Images Paris Saint-Germain will reportedly compete for the signature of Chelsea forward Eden Hazard in the coming months. According to Neil Fissler of the Sunday Express, the French champions have long been admirers of the Belgium international and while they have UEFA’s Financial Fair Play regulations to adhere to, they “would love to […]

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