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News : Offbeat

Report: Lonzo Ball to come off bench to start season for Lakers

Tuesday  19:26,   25 september 2018
hoopshype

Per ESPN's Dave McMenamin, Lonzo Ball will start the season on the bench for the Los Angeles Lakers with Rajon Rondo starting.The slow start for Ball led many to assume he would not get the starting nod early in the season, which sounds like it...[...]

Lisa Murkowski: FBI investigation into Kavanaugh allegations 'would sure clear up all the questions, wouldn’t it?'

Tuesday  19:26,   25 september 2018
washingtonexaminer

Sen. Lisa Murkowski said an FBI investigation would "clear up" any uncertainty regarding the sexual misconduct allegations.“It would sure clear up all the questions, wouldn’t it?” Murkowski, R-Alaska, told CNN when asked whether the bureau should...[...]

Jacinda Ardern: Taking baby into UN can inspire change

Tuesday  19:26,   25 september 2018
cnn

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has told CNN she hoped the decision to bring her 3-month-old baby to the United Nations General Assembly would "create a path for other women."Ardern's daughter Neve was in the audience as her mother...[...]

US-S.Korea military readiness hurt by drill pause

Tuesday  19:05,   25 september 2018
msn

The suspension of US-South Korean drills this summer hurt the readiness of the two militaries, the nominee to head US and UN forces in South Korea said Tuesday. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {...[...]

Despite Ryan Fitzpatrick's heroics, Buccaneers must play Jameis Winston sooner rather than later

Tuesday  18:51,   25 september 2018
usatoday

Buccaneers fans glimpsed a reality Monday known in other NFL cities: Ultimately, the Fitzmagic Show is an illusion, and Jameis Winston must play.As wildly entertaining as The Fitzmagic Show can be ... ultimately, it's an...[...]

Jerry Jones weighs in on NFL's roughing the passer controversy

Tuesday  18:51,   25 september 2018
yardbarker

There has been no shortage of vocal critics of the NFL’s new interpretation of how roughing the passer should be called during games. There has been no shortage of vocal critics of the NFL’s new interpretation of how roughing the passer should...[...]

This Weekend in NFL Stupid: A whole bunch of 49ers miscalculations

Tuesday  18:51,   25 september 2018
thecomeback

This Weekend in NFL Stupid highlights the dumbest moments and decisions in football throughout the season. This Weekend in NFL Stupid highlights the dumbest moments and decisions in football throughout the season. Coming out of Week 3, we’re...[...]

Shoppers love rewards credit cards. Retailers hate them.

Tuesday  18:25,   25 september 2018
online.wsj

Consumers have become addicted to credit cards with generous rewards programs. Retail merchants are pushing for the right to reject such credit cards, which they complain are cutting into their profits. When shoppers pay with Visa or Mastercard...[...]

Ford's Lawyer Slams Plan to Use Prosecutor at Hearing

Tuesday  18:25,   25 september 2018
newsweek

Doubt has been cast over whether Christine Blasey Ford will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday.Protesters gather in front of the Supreme Court holding signs with the image of Judge Brett Kavanaugh that read "Kava Nope" and "We [...]

Alabama mom arrested after 5 kids test positive for cocaine

Tuesday  18:25,   25 september 2018
usatoday

Cordelia Adair faces five charges of chemical endangerment of a child.  The victims include Adair's 4-year-old son, 7-year-old daughter, 9-year-old daughter, 12-year-old son and 13-year-old son. The exposure to a controlled substance allegedly...[...]

Search for ‘person of interest’ in murder of woman in Marshfield, Mass. continuing

Tuesday  18:25,   25 september 2018
bostonglobe

MARSHFIELD, Mass. - Authorities on Tuesday continued their search for a Rockland man who allegedly murdered his estranged wife in this coastal town Monday night and then managed to avoid capture despite a massive manhunt by heavily-armed police...[...]

Woman killed in Mass. shooting, police searching for estranged husband

Tuesday  18:05,   25 september 2018
wcvb

Marshfield, Mass. police are searching for a shooter after a woman was fatally wounded on Main Street Monday evening, according to the district attorney. DA Tim Cruz said the situation began around 5:53 p.m. when a woman called 911 to report...[...]

Syria: Everyone else's battleground, in both war and peace

Tuesday  18:05,   25 september 2018
msn

Syria's war casts a shadow over talk of peacemaking at the U.N. General Assembly this week. Yet diplomacy hasn't served Syria well so far. Those same world powers trying to negotiate a peaceful outcome in Idlib have been using Syria as a...[...]

They were looking for the East Area Rapist -- but found a Colorado serial killer suspect instead

Tuesday  17:50,   25 september 2018
msn

Two years ago, as investigators were in their fourth decade of searching for a suspect in the East Area Rapist/Golden State Killer attacks, six California prosecutors sent a letter to Nevada's attorney general with a simple request. 1/4 SLIDES...[...]

Afghan 'mullah' faces stoning death over sex tapes scandal

Tuesday  17:50,   25 september 2018
msn

A self-proclaimed mullah in Afghanistan, who allegedly filmed himself having sex with women, is on the run after the videos went viral on social media, prompting religious leaders to order his death by stoning. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], [...]