James Jeffrey, US special envoy for Syria Engagement, relayed a formal request to Berlin calling on the country to deploy troops to the Arab country to "partially replace" US forces and help the remainder fight Daesh*. Peter Schulze, Professor of Politics at Georg-August-University in Goettingen, Germany, expressed his opinion about the story. [Read More]
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Germany has a giant "Corbyn problem" of its own. [Read More]
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Colombian billionaire Jaime Gilinski Bacal has become the biggest investor in Metro Bank after its chief executive followed founder Vernon Hill out the door last week. [Read More]
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Two men are facing charges after being pulled over in a stolen car Sunday, according to the Olmsted County Sheriff's Office. [Read More]
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County workers at Oxbow Park found barbed wire snipped and a towable wood splitter out of place Friday morning... [Read More]
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The College Football Playoff caught a break this year, but the biggest problem with the four-team model persists. Here is what the CFP can take from the NFL. [Read More]
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The Pittsburgh coach is authoring the most astonishing chapter of his Hall of Fame career, and yet some still desperately wish to believe Tomlin is a substandard NFL coach. [Read More]
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David Njoku appears to be an obvious start based on our Week 15 fantasy TE PPR rankings, but it's worth looking at Jack Doyle and Vance McDonald as cautionary tales. [Read More]
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Our Week 15 fantasy PPR RB rankings are loomed over by injuries, along with the usual suspects like Alvin Kamara, James White, Kareem Hunt, Austin Ekeler, and Patrick Laird moving up the ranks. [Read More]
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Organizers prepared about 30,000 cookies for distribution at this year's event, held just ahead of the annual Christmas Parade on Dec. 7. [Read More]
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Veterans Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul were both suddenly sent away from the Houston Rockets. [Read More]
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Teresa Ann Evans, 61, Greencastle, passed away on Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 at Putnam County Hospital in Greencastle. She was born on Oct. 12, 1958 in Putnam County and was the daughter of Harold Leroy and Anna Mae (Carmichael) Evans. Teresa loved listening to music and playing electronic games. She liked to spend her evening spoiling her dog Peanut... [Read More]
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The Citrus Bowl appears to be must-see TV. [Read More]
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Veterans Administration health facilities across the country are experiencing severe staffing shortages, a report found, but the VA Boston System that includes Brockton is faring well, facility staff say. They point to recruitment efforts to fill positions, incentives for employees, and a good work environment as ways to attract employees and keep them. "We have a very supportive environment here," said Michael Charness, chief of staff of the VA Boston system. "Staff has a... [Read More]
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Eddy County Public Works Director is encouraging future partnerships with governing bodies and private business for upcoming public works projects. [Read More]
The calendar in the CV area is chocked full of fun times this upcoming weekend! You aren't going to want to miss out!The weekend kicks off with the Caney Valley High School homecoming ceremony on Friday, Dec. 13 at 5:45. The Trojans will be hosting Hominy. Go Trojans, beat the Bucks!The first annual Parade of Lights will be held on Saturday, Dec. 14 from 2 — 5 p.m. in Ramona with the parade beginning at 6 p.m. American Bank of Oklahoma is hosting pictures with Santa at the Ramona... [Read More]
The Oklahoma State men's basketball team is still struggling to find its footing with starting sophomore point guard Isaac Likekele out with illness.The Cowboys lost a second-straight home game without its leading scorer and facilitator, this time to a mid-major powerhouse right up I-35.Wichita State took it to OSU, rolling to a 80-61 win... [Read More]
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With the Kings offense gone cold and chances of a shocking win over the Mavericks seemingly waning, Sacramento's biggest play Sunday night was a rebound.Richaun Holmes hauled in a loose ball after a shot from Dallas' Luka Doncic hit the front of the rim with 4.4 seconds left. After a timeout following Holmes' rebound, the Kings immediately hit Nemanja Bjelica cutting to the hoop for an easy basket and Sacramento stunned... [Read More]
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This is a really weird thing to think let alone write but they say trust your eyes so here goes:The Chiefs just beat the Patriots 23-16, becoming the first visiting team to win here in more than two years, and really didn't play all that well.Look, the win is what matters. We're adults. We understand that.Beating the Patriots has been a significant achievement in the NFL for two decades, so we're not trying to... [Read More]
Walmart issued an apology for a Christmas sweater sold on its website that features an image of Santa Claus behind a table with white lines on it that appear to depict cocaine. [Read More]