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Sports Former football ace George Weah is new president of Liberia
Author: 0 Former football ace George Weah is new president of Liberia

Though the NEC has not made any pronouncement following the vote on Tuesday, unofficial results that are partly coming in appear to put Mr. Weah in the early lead against Mr. Weah, succeeds 79-year-old Nobel Peace Prize victor, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf who was the first African woman to be elected head of state and government and commander-in-chief of the defence forces.

Sports City weren't interested in Van Dijk, Guardiola insists
Author: 0 City weren't interested in Van Dijk, Guardiola insists

The Netherlands worldwide looks set to become the most expensive defender in the history of the game when he completes a January transfer to Anfield, barring any late super-bid from either Manchester City or Chelsea, who have both been credited with an interest in the 26-year-old.

Sports Durant Says He's on the Same Level as LeBron
Author: 0 Durant Says He's on the Same Level as LeBron

On the most egregious of the missed calls, LeBron lost the ball after driving to the basket. While Durant does not have almost the career numbers or accolades of James , they are 1-1 against each other in NBA Finals and neck-and-neck in head-to-head matchups statistically.

Sports Harry Kane won't necessarily join Barcelona or Real Madrid - Alan Shearer
Author: 0 Harry Kane won't necessarily join Barcelona or Real Madrid - Alan Shearer

Kane's hat-trick in Tottenham's 5-2 win over Southampton on Tuesday proved a landmark moment for the England star. Having previously scored a hat-trick in Saturday's 3-0 win over Burnley to move to 53 goals for club and country in the calendar year, Kane bagged another three goals on Boxing Day at Wembley.

Sports Giants remain Giants in hiring Dave Gettleman as GM
Author: 0 Giants remain Giants in hiring Dave Gettleman as GM

After Gettleman was sacked, former longtime Panthers GM Marty Hurney was hired in an interim role. He did an outstanding job as general manager in Carolina, and he was vital to our success during his tenure here. The Giants interviewed four men for the job: interim general manager Kevin Abrams, the assistant G.M. for 16 years; Giants vice president of player evaluation Marc Ross; and former National Football League personnel executive and current ESPN analyst Louis Riddick.

Sports Texans, Colts finish seasons sabotaged by injuries
Author: 0 Texans, Colts finish seasons sabotaged by injuries

The Colts sorely lacked Andrew Luck this season, as the team is just 30 in the league in scoring offense, 31 in total offense, and 30 in passing yards per game. The Texans' downward spiral has not only put O'Brien in harm's way relative to job security, it's knocked Houston into an unfamiliar position with O'Brien at the helm.

Sports Shehbaz Sharif leaves for KSA on Saudi plane
Author: 0 Shehbaz Sharif leaves for KSA on Saudi plane

A five-member bench of the Supreme Court had disqualified 67-year-old Sharif from the office of prime minister on July 28 in the Panama Papers scandal. The NAB executive board also approved an investigation against several former ministers and government officials in the Nandipur power project scam .

Sports Orange Bowl Preview and Prediction: Wisconsin vs
Author: 0 Orange Bowl Preview and Prediction: Wisconsin vs

One thing that people discussed all year about this Wisconsin team was the lack of strong opponents on their schedule as they avoided Ohio State, Michigan State and Penn State in their crossover games. 5 at noon CT. In-person orders at the Wisconsin Athletic Ticket Office, phone orders made by calling 1.800.GO.BADGERS and online orders at ‪UWBadgers.com will begin Tuesday.

Sports LeBron James fires at officials after Kevin Durant foul debacle
Author: 0 LeBron James fires at officials after Kevin Durant foul debacle

The Christmas Day rematch of the 2017 Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers had come down to the wire. No one is playing better defensively right now than the reigning NBA Finals MVP, who deserves to be an early favorite for the annual defensive award.

Sports Major League Baseball star Miguel Sano accused of sexually assaulting a photographer
Author: 0 Major League Baseball star Miguel Sano accused of sexually assaulting a photographer

The incident, Bissen confirmed, occurred after an autograph-signing appearance by Sano at Fan HQ, a sports memorabilia and apparel shop at Ridgedale Center in Minnetonka, on the next-to-last day of the 2015 regular season. "I wasn't going to give up my fight though", she continued. (I didn't want to cause a scene, so I went along),' she wrote. She was afraid that no one would believe her, and afraid of retribution from the Twins - specifically, that she'd be stripped of her access.

Sports Auburn, UCF enjoy Atlanta ahead of 2018 Peach Bowl
Author: 0 Auburn, UCF enjoy Atlanta ahead of 2018 Peach Bowl

They knocked off both their rivals in the regular season and now they have a chance to put another BCS bowl trophy on the shelf. The Tigers will likely need a strong performance from Johnson and QB Jarrett Stidham to take down the Knights. Georgia passed for 184 yards and 183 yards, respectively, in its two matchups against Auburn. "Kerryon was the SEC Offensive Player of the Year and anytime you have that guy on the field, it really gives you a boost", Malzahn explained.

Sports Jose Mourinho bemoans 's***' goals following Burnley draw
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho bemoans 's***' goals following Burnley draw

City spent nearly £100million to bring Kyle Walker and Benjamin Mendy to the Etihad, while also spending another £27m on Danilo, and Mourinho insists he needs more in order to be able to compete with Pep Guardiola's side. Wheeler added the player is seeking £170,000 per week and has turned down United's offer to improve his current £120,000-per-week earnings. "The boys do what they can".

Author: 0 CFL would approve of Ticats contract for Johnny Manziel

It's nearly two years to the day since Manziel's last meaningful snap: his last game with the Cleveland Browns was December 27, 2015. The process that led to this decision does, however, continue. Then-coach Mike Pettine benched Manziel for the Monday Night Football game against the Baltimore Ravens just seven days after naming the second-year signal-caller the starter for the remainder of the season.

Sports Tasaduq, Javaid take oath as ministers
Author: 0 Tasaduq, Javaid take oath as ministers

The other Minister sworn in on Thursday, Javaid Mustafa Mir has been allotted relief, rehabilitation, reconstruction and floriculture portfolio. In a simple and brief function, Governor NN Vohra administered the oath of office and secrecy to the two at the Raj Bhavan lawns.

Sports Chiefs to start Patrick Mahomes this week
Author: 0 Chiefs to start Patrick Mahomes this week

He'll become the first rookie QB to start a non-strike game for the Chiefs since 1979, according to ESPN. Despite the fact that Alex Smith has led Kansas City to the playoffs for three straight seasons, they are planning to trade him in the offseason in order to let Mahomes, who the traded up to select with the No.

Sports Novak Djokovic on forgettable 2017: 'A real roller-coaster ride'
Author: 0 Novak Djokovic on forgettable 2017: 'A real roller-coaster ride'

Maybe Novak, but I think nobody else will make a comeback like Roger and Rafa, it's too tough I guess. Djokovic has added Radek Stepanek to his new coaching team spearheaded by American great Andre Agassi. 20 Roberto Bautista Agut or World No. 39 Andrey Rublev Saturday at the International Tennis Centre in Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi . Their match also marks the very first time women have competed in this tournament.

Sports Tiger Zinda Hai smashes past 170 plus crore in just 5 days!
Author: 0 Tiger Zinda Hai smashes past 170 plus crore in just 5 days!

The movie which was released on December 23, has done an incredible business and managed to rake in Rs 173.07 crore at the box office. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the collections on his Twitter account, "#TigerZindaHai passes the crucial test on Tue: "First working day *after* two big holidays on Sun and Mon [#Christmas]...

Sports Carvalhal appointed Swansea manager
Author: 0 Carvalhal appointed Swansea manager

The Portuguese was sacked by Sky Bet Championship side Sheffield Wednesday on Christmas Eve, but has nearly immediately found work in a higher division. Carvalhal departed Hillsborough by mutual consent on Christmas Eve, and is said to have made a late request to watch Swansea's 5-0 hammering from the Anfield directors' box.

Sports LSU expected to replace OC Matt Canada after Citrus Bowl, report says
Author: 0 LSU expected to replace OC Matt Canada after Citrus Bowl, report says

Ensminger ran LSU's offense in 2016 once Orgeron became interim coach after the firing of head coach Les Miles and offensive coordinator Cam Cameron. CBS Sports will update this breaking news story shortly. "We're going to do what I want to do". They appeared most at odds after the embarrassing home loss September 30 against Troy, after which Orgeron said he asked Canada to scale back on the pre-snap motions and shifts for which the coordinator was known.