Mollie Tibbetts’ father pleads in op-ed: ‘Do not appropriate Mollie’s soul in advancing views she believed were profoundly racist’

Poweshiek County Emergency Management Agency Mollie Tibbetts’ father wrote in a Des Moines Register op-ed that he wants people to stop using his daughter’s name to push “profoundly racist” views. The revelation that Tibbetts’ suspected murderer was an unauthorized immigrant from Mexico reignited a national debate over immigration — but Rob Tibbetts wrote that he wants […]

Texas did everything wrong in the final 20 seconds to blow a big shot at an upset and advancing in the NCAA Tournament

Mark Humphrey The Texas Longhorns blew a 14-point second-half lead and lost in overtime to Nevada in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Texas had a good chance to win the game in regulation but committed several blunders in the final 20 seconds. Texas blew a 14-point second-half lead against Nevada, but it was […]

Canada aims for 3-peat after advancing to Spengler Cup final

Canada defeated Mountfield HK 5-2 in semifinal play Saturday at the Spengler Cup. Zach Boychuk scored in the third period and Maxim Noreau iced the victory with an empty-net goal. David McIntyre, Jay McClement and Cody Goloubef also scored for Canada. Lukas Cingel and Michal Dragoun tallied for the Czech side. HC Davos was scheduled to play Switzerland in the other […]

Syrian Army rapidly advancing on UK/US Special Forces base – reports

Published time: 16 May, 2017 10:03 Syrian government forces accompanied by Iranian and Hezbollah fighters are within 15 miles (24km) of a joint US/UK Special Forces base, sparking fears of a confrontation. British SAS troops were photographed at the heavily-fortified base at al-Tanf in 2016 and are thought to be operating alongside units from the […]