• Florida State hires Willie Taggart as coach
Florida State hires Willie Taggart as coach

Yahoo Sports' Pete Thamel reported that Taggart met with FSU officials on Monday in Arizona. Taggart was FSU's top choice and they've landed him only days after losing Jimbo Fisher. Who will lead OR into the Las Vegas Bowl vs Boise State. However, those mixed messages are done: Taggart is the third full-time coach at Florida State since 1976 ...

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  • Venezuela to launch oil-backed cryptocurrency to counter Washington's 'economic sabotage'
Venezuela to launch oil-backed cryptocurrency to counter Washington's 'economic sabotage'

However, other than that the President offered very few details. Maduro said the proposed cryptocurrency, called "petro", will help combat the US' "blockade" against the country. Currency controls and excessive money printing have led to a 57 percent depreciation of the bolivar against the dollar in the last month alone on the widely used black m...

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  • Harlem Rapper Finally Meets His 81-Year-Old 'Words With Friends' Buddy
Harlem Rapper Finally Meets His 81-Year-Old 'Words With Friends' Buddy

Find out more in the video above. Sleyon's tweet , and accompanying photos of the two embracing each other, have over one million likes and thousands of re-tweets - clearly, people love these two. Ms Butler said she has used the example of their friendship in sermons, as Spencer is a friend of her daughter's. The 1,000 mile journey was arrange...

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  • San Marcos Police Officer Shot and Killed While Serving Warrant
San Marcos Police Officer Shot and Killed While Serving Warrant

The unidentified suspect shot at all officers on the scene, but Copeland was the only one hit - and the bullets struck parts of his body unprotected by body armor. He worked just about every day off to provide for his kids and because he knows we're shorthanded and we need the help. They described him as a hard-working and well-liked member of the ...

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  • Over 5000 shifted as Gujarat braces for cyclone
Over 5000 shifted as Gujarat braces for cyclone

PM Narendra Modi also appealed to party workers in Gujarat to focus on helping people across the state. Read Also: Gujarat Elections 2017: Congress manifesto promises happiness for all The BJP also called off rallies and press conferences of Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Surat .

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  • IATA sees better airline profits in 2018 despite rising costs
IATA sees better airline profits in 2018 despite rising costs

This was contained in the International Air Transport Association's (IATA ). "And tight supply conditions in the fourth quarter should see the air cargo industry deliver its strongest operational and financial performance since the post-global financial crisis in 2010", said Alexandre de Juniac , director general and CEO of IATA.

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  • Mueller's Trump Finances Subpoena Was Never Sent, Here's Why
Mueller's Trump Finances Subpoena Was Never Sent, Here's Why

In a July 9 interview with the New York Times, Trump said Mueller should not extend his investigation into Trump's finances if they were not directly related to the Russian Federation accusations. (Trump's lawyer denies he meant the tweet this way, and Trump denies Comey's account of their conservation). The Trump International Hotel is shown...

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  • Shohei Ohtani turns down Yankees, Red Sox, per GMs
Shohei Ohtani turns down Yankees, Red Sox, per GMs

Because he wants to both pitch and start as a hitter when he's not starting as a pitcher, American League teams would seem to have an advantage. On Sunday, New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman informed reporters that Ohtani's representatives told the team they will not be invited to make a presentation for the starter/slugger.

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  • Nikki Haley's statement a 'bloodthirsty' stance on North Korea: Russian FM
Nikki Haley's statement a 'bloodthirsty' stance on North Korea: Russian FM

Russia's foreign minister has accused the USA ambassador to the United Nations of a "bloodthirsty" stance on North Korea that could significantly worsen tensions. "Naturally we are discussing with our European colleagues whether it's necessary to further increase the diplomatic pressure", Gabriel told reporters.

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  • 2 militants, trooper killed in Indian-controlled Kashmir gunfight
2 militants, trooper killed in Indian-controlled Kashmir gunfight

Meanwhile, Internet has been suspended in the area while the traffic movement remained suspended on the Srinagar-Jammu highway that passes through Qazigund. While the encounter was underway, officials said, a large crowd of local residents tried to disrupt the operation. The house, where from militants were firing on the security personnel, was d...

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  • North Korea warns joint US-South Korea military drill risks nuclear war
North Korea warns joint US-South Korea military drill risks nuclear war

The South Korean Air Force will dispatch F-15K, KF-16 and F-5 fighter jets and other planes for the exercises with about 230 aircraft at eight US and South Korean military installations being mobilized. The warning comes a day after North Korea's foreign ministry warned that the U.S. government is "begging" for a nuclear war. In addition to Ameri...

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  • Cyclone Ockhi: Maha, Guj on high alert; Kerala toll at 25
Cyclone Ockhi: Maha, Guj on high alert; Kerala toll at 25

Tamil Nadu State Revenue Control Room has said a total of 690 people have been rescued so far. Panneerselvam inspected the Cyclone Ockhi-hit Kanniyakumari district on Sunday and claimed that the destruction was minimal, thanks to adequate precautionary measures taken by the State government.

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  • Bill Belichick apologizes for Rob Gronkowski's 'bulls-' hit on Bills DB
Bill Belichick apologizes for Rob Gronkowski's 'bulls-' hit on Bills DB

The reason he was frustrated, he explained , was because he felt as though there should have been a flag on the play. A decision could come quickly, as several players suspended this season - Tampa's Mike Evans, Denver's Aqib Talib and Oakland's Michael Crabtree - were informed of their suspensions on Mondays.

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  • Ousted Yemen President Killed by Iranian-Backed Houthis
Ousted Yemen President Killed by Iranian-Backed Houthis

Saleh was killed by Houthis in a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) and shooting attack on his auto at a checkpoint outside Sana'a, according to Al Jazeera . But the head of the Houthis' Ansarullah group warned that the biggest victor from what he described as Saleh's "sedition" was the Saudi-led coalition.

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  • Ex-Yemeni President Killed by Huthi Rebels
Ex-Yemeni President Killed by Huthi Rebels

A senior Yemeni government official affiliated with Houthis' rivals and some of Saleh's associates, such as Nabil al-Soufi and Ali al-Bukhiti, confirmed his death on social media and TV interviews. The Houthi claim come as tensions soar between the insurgents and the Saudi-led coalition, which imposed a crippling blockade on Yemen in response to a ...

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  • Trump Working Overtime to Block Romney from the Senate
Trump Working Overtime to Block Romney from the Senate

While many Republican senators disdain the president - and some even criticize him publicly - the Utah senator speaks positively about Trump. Romney has reportedly been mulling a Senate bid in Utah for some time, taking steps after the new year and last summer to up his presence in the Utah political scene.

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  • MSK Prasad reveals why Jasprit Bumrah was selected
MSK Prasad reveals why Jasprit Bumrah was selected

India's Test squad for South Africa: Virat Kohli (captain), Murali Vijay, K. L. Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Wriddhiman Saha, Ravichandran Ashwin , Ravindra Jadeja , Parthiv Patel, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammad Shami, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah .

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  • Mattis seeks more cooperation with Pakistan on terror fight
Mattis seeks more cooperation with Pakistan on terror fight

Mattis departed today on a five-day trip to reaffirm the enduring US commitment to partnerships in the Middle East, West Africa and South Asia, Defense Department officials said . Since the start of the war in Afghanistan, militants in Pakistan have crossed the mountainous and ill-defined border to wage attacks against U.S., Afghan and allied forc...

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  • Congress hits back at PM Modi's jibe over its internal matters
Congress hits back at PM Modi's jibe over its internal matters

Bharuch is considered to be a stronghold of senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel. In Bharuch, Modi accused the Congress of stoking a Hindu-Muslim divide. Responding to a comment made in UP over 'Gujarat na gadheda (donkeys of Gujarat), he said donkeys in the desert region of Gujarat can outrun even cars.

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  • Hit-and-run driver rams into crowd on sidewalk
Hit-and-run driver rams into crowd on sidewalk

Authorities say it happened around 4:30 a.m. Sunday outside a hookah lounge in Queens. Police said two people got into a fight and stabbed each other before the deadly hit-and-run. Apart from the one person killed immediately and the one in critical condition at a hospital, the other four are in stable condition. Police are searching for the driv...

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