Monthly Archives: August 2015

BREAKING: Saskatchewan dumps top team official and head coach

Here are the details. The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced Monday night that they have relieved Vice President of Football Operations and General Manager Brendan Taman as well as and Head Coach Corey Chamblin of their duties. In the interim Assistant General … Continue reading

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Leading international concert pianist found dead in Britain

AFP has the story. Natalia Strelchenko, 38, died after suffering head and neck injuries in an attack in her home in the northwest city of Manchester. Police said a 48-year-old man had been arrested on suspicion of murder. Described as … Continue reading

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Rick Perry’s Iowa campaign staff totals one

Vanity Fair offers the latest evidence that former Texas governor Rick Perry is not long for the Republican presidential race. How broke is Rick Perry’s presidential campaign? It’s so broke that he has reportedly cut his entire Iowa staff down … Continue reading

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Bye bye block Pitt. Hello (again) script Pitt.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has the explanation. In an interview this week, Barnes confirmed that Pitt will ditch the block logo and reinstate the Pitt script logo as its primary mark across all sports. The goal is to have a roll-out … Continue reading

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Week 11 CFL Power Rankings

Well, well, well. Maybe Jim Popp was right? Meanwhile, it’s Calgary and Edmonton, and Hamilton and Toronto playing in back-to-back weeks. The CFL season is heating up! Here are the Week 11 CFL Power Rankings: 1. Calgary (7-2, vs Edmonton): Despite the … Continue reading

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West Point law professor suggests legal critics of war on terror can be attacked at mosques and “law school facilities, scholars’ home offices and media outlets where they give interviews”

The Guardian explores what William C. Bradford thinks can happen to lawyers who criticize the war on terror. In a lengthy academic paper, the professor, William C Bradford, proposes to threaten “Islamic holy sites” as part of a war against undifferentiated … Continue reading

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Shoot ’em up USA: Americans must rethink their attitudes on guns | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette… http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2015/08/29/Shoot-em-up-USA-Americans-must-rethink-their-attitudes-on-guns/stories/201508290050

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