Even college football needs a break every now and then. It's a long season, after all, and the occasional low-key weekend is necessary to help balance out the more exciting moments.
And after the chaos of Week 11, when four teams previously ranked in the top 10 of the Associated Press poll suffered critical losses, this weekend's slate has all the makings of a lazy afternoon at the beach in comparison. On paper, at least.
Only one Top 25 matchup is on the docket, though it does involve one of the four remaining unbeaten teams. Just six other ranked teams are playing on the road, but their foes...more
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The Madras High Court has upheld the conviction of M Natarajan, husband of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader V K Sasikala, and others in an appeal filed by them against a lower court's order on alleged manipulations related import of a Lexus car almost 23 years back.The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Chennai, has filed a charge sheet in 1998 before the Principal Special Judge for CBI Cases, Chennai against Natarajan, director of Tamilarasi Publication (P) Ltd, V Bhaskaran, an authorised agent of Natarajan, S Balakrishnan, Yogesh Balakrishnan son of S Balakrishnan...more
The U.S. government said it was seeking additional public input on plans by an oil company to build artificial islands to drill in the Beaufort Sea.
Twitter gave Jason Kessler a blue checkmark last week.
That might not sound noteworthy to someone removed from the daily drama of Twitter, but that single decision reinvigorated one of Twitter's oldest controversies: that neo-Nazis, white supremacists, and members of the alt-right operate in full view on Twitter, spreading hate speech.
This time, however, the move to verify Kessler, which happened on Nov. 7, and the resulting fallout, with him being stripped of his badge on Nov. 15, looks like it may have finally started a purge.
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