A defence spokesman had said that the troops resorted to firing when a mob tried to lynch a junior commissioned officer and snatch his service weapon. The filing of FIR against army personnel had become a bone of contention between the ruling allinace partners, PDP and the BJP. A BJP legislator demanded on the floor of the House that the FIR be cancelled.
That is exactly what Turkish side Konyaspor did when they announced the signing of four-time African player of the year victor Samuel Eto'o on Wednesday afternoon. The Cameroonian legend arrives from fellow sturgglers Antalyaspor , for who Eto'o scored 42 goals in 74 league games. Antalyaspor confirmed his departure in a statement on Tuesday, and the former Chelsea forward didn't waste any time finding a new club.
On Tuesday, Washington traded for Kansas City's Alex Smith and the two parties reportedly have agreed to a four-year, $94 million contract extension in principle that include $71 million in guarantees. Philadelphia Eagles face Super Bowl question: Are they enjoying the experience enough? Smith , a three-time Pro Bowler, has started four career games against the Packers.
Because the Bulls reportedly did not guarantee Mirotic's salary for 2018-19, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported that he blocked the transaction. They're in need of reinforcement after star DeMarcus Cousins suffered a season-ending Achilles injury last week.
The 25-year-old has not played since coming on as a late substitute against Strasbourg in a Coupe de la Ligue tie in December, with his last Ligue 1 appearance coming in November. And the two have occupied the wide spots in PSG's front three all season, leaving Moura no real hope of finding a way into the first team. A subsequent rating of 7.41 from WhoScored.com was his second highest in a league season in Paris, while a score of 7.60 in the Champions League was the best for a side with ...
Butler was among the NBA's more well-traveled players during his 14-year career. Butler's wife Leah LaBelle was a contestant during the 2004 season of ' American Idol '. Over his National Basketball Association career, Butler carved out a role as a solid shooter off the bench, connecting on 36.2 percent of his career attempts from downtown.
F1 promised to review its use of female models at races at the end of past year and on Wednesday announced its decision to change its pre-race practices. The news comes after The Women's Sport Trust, a leading voice calling for gender equality in sport, called for the banning of all women models in sport in light of the PDC decision.
It is now three and a half years ago when the Algerian worldwide was first linked with a transfer to Newcastle (see below), that being the disastrous window when as well as bringing in Remy Cabella, Siem de Jong, Jack Colback and Facundo Ferreyra, the Graham Carr striker choice was Emmanuel Riviere to replace the goals Loic Remy had contributed on loan the previous season.
The Predators announced Fisher's return Wednesday. His goal is to sign a contract with the team prior to the NHL's February 26 trade deadline. "Knowing we were so close to winning it all in June  only makes it more hard to leave [the game] behind", said Fisher upon retirement.
Jackson faces a further charge of sexual assault. Jackson from Oakleigh Park, and Olding, from Ardenlee Street, have both been charged with rape, while Jackson faces a further charge of sexual assault. He added that McIlroy, a friend of the players, entered the room naked, "thrust his penis at her" but did not make contact, and sought to have sex with her.
On the same day the Michigan State Board of Trustees apologized for their response to the Larry Nassar scandal, Brian Mosallam said he would listen to the people. They said they recommended that the interim president be a woman with experience devising and implementing anti-sexual harassment and sexual abuse programs.
Arsenal are close to securing the future of Mesut Ozil to a lucrative new contract, which would make the Germany global the highest paid player in the league. Arsenal may have announced the transfer of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang but this is the most important signing of the window. But according to the BBC , Ozil reached an agreement with Arsenal over the weekend and officially signed his new contract at the club's training ground on Wednesday.
So, am I being too harsh on the lad Llorente and am I the only one that wants to see the back of him at the club? Similarly, Tottenham will be reluctant to sell Llorente on a permanent deal - but an offer in-excess of the £15m spent to sign him from Swansea in August could tempt them.
The game was tied at 107-all after a basket by Marreese Speights with just under four minutes to play. In an outing where the Houston Rockets were without the services of Trevor Ariza , Eric Gordon and Chris Paul due to injury, James Harden managed to put together one of the finest performances of his career, as the six-time All-Star guard posted one of the most remarkable stat lines in the history of basketball.
However, to his misfortune, missed a penalty. And finally, West Brom's third goal of the night was reviewed for offside, but this time allowed to stand after it was decided by Marriner and Pawson that Jay Rodriguez had not touched the ball or interfered with play during the scoring of the goal.
Article 62 (1)(f) reads: "A person shall not be qualified to be elected or chosen as a member of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) unless-.he is sagacious, righteous and non-profligate, honest and ameen, there being no declaration to the contrary by a court of law".
Schiff said Republicans on the committee had officially launched an investigation of the FBI and the Justice Department, a contention that Rep. Mike Conaway of Texas, a Republican on the committee, disputed, saying the panel was simply reviewing a specific point in the memo.
Bangladesh have won the toss and elected to bat first against Sri Lanka at Chittagong's Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium. Mushfiqur Rahim made a superb 92 in Bangladesh's first Test since he was removed as captain, putting on 236 for the third wicket with Mominul before Suranga Lakmal (2-43) removed the wicketkeeper-batsman.
The North-London club have performed well since Alexis Sanchez departed for Manchester United and they will hope to continue on the same path in this tough looking encounter with the South Wales side. "Of course it's very important to have respect from your manager". The Armenia global struggled to adapt to the demands of Jose Mourinho at Manchester United and failed to replicate the form he showcased at Borussia Dortmund which saw him voted as the Bundesliga Player of the Season ...
The networks bid again this year, but their enthusiasm has waned with National Football League ratings down 9.7 percent this past regular season. The network is expected to outbid fellow broadcasters CBS and NBC for the rights to the fall 2018 package, according to our sister site Variety .
Previously, Chris Wheatley of Goal reported the Germany global would pen the extension in the coming days, with his current terms set to expire at the end of the season. Arsene Wenger has always been hopeful of keeping Ozil beyond the summer and will be delighted to have extended his deal. Barcelona and Premier League rivals Man United are two clubs to have been linked with moves for the 2014 World Cup victor.
He had his left hand amputated when he was just four-years-old due to a rare birth defect. "The entire nation was behind me and I couldn't do it without you", he said. "As long as I am going fast and making players, they are going to forget how many hands I have". Griffin recorded four tackles and was selected as the top overall practice player of the week leading up to the contest .
Saturday's game against the Wildcats will be at 6 p.m. on SEC Network while the Sunday game starts at 2 p.m. on ESPNU. Saturday, May 5 - at LSU, SEC Network, 7 p.m. ET. Auburn's TV slate will begin opening weekend of conference play as a part of the SEC Network's Bases Loaded special. Friday, May 4 will be the final scheduled national appearance for United Kingdom on ESPN's Bases Loaded where all SEC games will be features in "Red Zone" style with whiparound coverage from around the league.
The contract for the construction and transfer-of-technology (ToT) for six Scorpene submarines has M/s Naval Group of France as "collaborator". The submarines, designed by French naval defence and energy company DCNS, are being built by Mazagon Dock Limited here as part of Project-75 of the Indian Navy.
Feyenoord manager Giovanni van Bronckhorst has left the door open over a possible late swoop from Newcastle United for Nicolai Jorgensen despite the club having turned down their approaches this month. Similarly, while Watford were willing to listen to offers for their captain, Troy Deeney, at the start of the transfer window, they will hardly be keen to lose one of their most influential players with the deadline now less than two days away.